News Release
For Immediate Release


Dave KochOct. 13, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DAVID KOCH AT 203-332-5710

CUTLINE: Professor David Koch at the site of Pickett’s charge in Gettysburg.

19th CENTURY INVENTIONS SUBJECT OF HCC TALK
HCC PROFESSOR TO SPEAK
 
Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.

BRIDGEPORT – Inventions of the 19th Century will be the subject of a talk Wednesday, Oct. 27 at Housatonic Community College.

HCC professor David Koch, who regularly speaks on historical subjects at public libraries in the area, will address the topic. Koch has worked for national historical and natural sites, promoting the nation’s historical and physical heritage.

He has also lectured for organizations across the country and in Europe on such topics as Civil War battles, politics in the Civil War, medicine in the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln’s life and political activities, and slavery and the American Experience. He has given specialized presentations on the Gettysburg National Cemetery, the Battle of Gettysburg, and Connecticut in the Civil War.

Koch’s talk, which is open to the public at no charge, will take place at 2 p.m. in the Events Center in Beacon Hall.

Housatonic Community College provides an affordable and accessible education through two-year degrees, transfer preparation, and certificate programs, as well as a wide variety of continuing education and personal/professional enrichment seminars and workshops.  In addition, HCC provides employee and occupational training for businesses, municipalities, government agencies, and professional associations to help develop the educated and skilled workforce required to meet regional business and industry needs.  HCC is nationally recognized as an “Achieving the Dream” institution.

HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Arena at Harbor Yard. Free parking is available in the Housatonic garage.