2011 Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Founder's Day Celebration: Speech by the Honorable Sam Nunn, Inaugural Recipient of Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage

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Summary Sentence: Senator Nunn will address faculty, staff, students, and guests upon accepting the award.

Full Summary: Former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn will be honored at a special luncheon hosted by the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.  Georgia Tech President G. P. "Bud" Peterson will present Senator Nunn with the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage.  Doors to the ballroom will be opened at about 1:30 pm and faculty, staff and students are welcomed to hear Senator Nunn's acceptance speech.

Senator Nunn is the inaugural recipient of Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage.  His speech will take place during the The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Founder's Day Celebration which takes place March 14-15, 2011. 

Hosted by Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Dean Jacqueline Jones Royster and the Founder’s Day Committee, the two-day event will illuminate the legacy of Ivan Allen Jr. and recognize the Honorable Sam Nunn for his visionary leadership and social courage.

The Allen Prize Symposium:  "Global Challenges, Courage, Leadership," takes place March 14, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Global Learning Center,
2nd Floor, Room 236.  The Symposium will be webcast LIVE at http://dllive.gatech.edu/AllenPrizeSymposium

Among the distinguished participants are: 

G. P. " Bud" Peterson

The Honorable Henry A. Kissinger

The Honorable William J. Perry

Ms. Michelle Nunn

The Honorable Sam Nunn

Mr. Bob Schieffer

The Honorable George P. Shultz

Admiral James G. Stavridis

Dr. Adam N. Stulberg

Mr. William J. Todd

The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Founder’s Day Celebration continues on Tuesday, March 15 with a Cross-College Research Roundtable:  "The Challenge of the Allen Legacy" from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm in the Imperial Ballroom at The Biltmore.

 "Politics and Protest in the Middle East"

Dr.  Lawrence Rubin, INTA

Panel 1:
"Water and Conflict"

Moderator:  Ms. Sally Bethea, Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

Dr.  Susan Cozzens, SPP

Dr. Aris Georgakakos, COE, Georgia Water Resources Institute

Dr. Barbara Deutsch Lynch, INTA

Dr. Bruce Stiftel, COA

Panel 2: 
"The Future of Media"

Moderator:  Mr. Phil Sharpe, Turner Broadcasting

Dr. Michael Best, INTA, COC

Dr. Ian Bogost, LCC

Dr. Alexandra Mazalek, LCC, COC

At 1:30 pm, the Honorable Sam Nunn, recipient of Georgia Tech's 2011 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage, will speak at The Biltmore, Georgian Ballroom. 

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