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‘Nine Things Millennials Should Know about Socialism’ to be Explored during Presentation at Ramapo College

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 26, 2016

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Sabrin Center for Free Enterprise at Ramapo College of New Jersey is presenting “Nine Things Millennials Should Know about Socialism” on Monday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Trustees Pavilion. Keynote speaker is noted professor and author Dr. Thomas DiLorenzo, who will explore the question: Should the future of America be Democratic Socialism?

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m.

Dr. DiLorenzo is professor of economics at Loyola University Maryland and a senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.  He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a B.A. in economics from Westminster College in New Willington, Pennsylvania. He is the author of dozens of academic journal articles and author/co-author of 15 books, including The Problem with Socialism; Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government; and The Real Lincoln.

Funding for this project was provided by the John Templeton Foundation through a grant from the Institute for Human Services.

For disability-related accommodations, and to RSVP, please email msabrin@ramapo.edu by Thursday, November 10.

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About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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