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In honor of Dr. Roy Church’s 30 years of service as President of Lorain County Community College, the Lorain County Community College Foundation created The Roy and Bobbi Church Visionary Leadership Institute in 2016 to bring the nation’s top thought leaders to our community. The Institute strives to enhance our economy and create a thriving community by nurturing and inspiring purposeful leadership.

Save the Date: October 30, 2017

The Roy and Bobbi Church Visionary Leadership Institute’s Annual Speaker Series welcomes New York Times Columnist and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Thomas L. Friedman, on October 30, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to noon, in the Spitzer Conference Center on LCCC's Campus. Thomas Friedman will address the audience and a panel of local leaders will continue the discussion around ways to implement Mr. Friedman's concepts within our region. Please contact the LCCC Foundation at (440) 366-4039 for more information.

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About Thomas Friedman

Bestselling author of The World is Flat and New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman is renowned for his direct reporting and sophisticated analysis of complex issues facing the world. According to Foreign Policy magazine, “Friedman doesn’t just report on events; he helps shape them.” Winner of three Pulitzer Prizes, he has covered the monumental stories from around the globe for The New York Times since 1981. In his latest bestseller, Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, Friedman offers a blueprint for overcoming the stresses and challenges of a world being transformed by technology, globalization, and climate change.