Dr. Regina Birchem to speak on “Water, Thirst and Greed – the Global Water Crisis”

Greensburg, PA – Seton Hill University is proud to present Dr. Regina Birchem, President of the International League for Peace and Freedom, to speak on “Water, Thirst and Greed – the Global Water Crisis.” Dr. Birchem will speak on Wednesday, October 27 at 7 p.m. in Lynch Auditorium in Lynch Hall on Seton Hill’s Greensburg, Penna. campus. The lecture, presented by the JoAnne Boyle World Affairs Forum, is free and open to the public.

Dr. Regina Birchem has been a social activist on a global scale for over twenty years. Among her accomplishments while working with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) are: serving as the WILPF’s liaison with Africa, which included participation in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Pan-African Women’s Conference on a Culture of Peace and the United Nations Conference on New and Emerging Democracies; organizing the Helsinki-Beijing Peace Train; organizing the International Women of Vision Project; serving as co-coordinator of the International Working Group on the Environment; and leading an international delegation with WILPF and People to People International to China.

For more information on Dr. Birchem’s October 27 lecture or the JoAnne Boyle World Affairs Forum, please contact Dr. John Spurlock, chair of the Humanities division at Seton Hill University, at 724-830-1021.

Seton Hill University, chartered in 1918, is a coeducational Catholic liberal arts university with more than 30 undergraduate programs and 8 graduate programs, including an MBA. Seton Hill brings the world to its students through its distinguished lecturers and nationally and internationally renowned centers. Twice recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the nation’s Top 100 Entrepreneurial Universities, Seton Hill has also been named one of the Best Mid-Atlantic Colleges by The Princeton Review and one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Businesses by Pennsylvania Business Central. For more information on Seton Hill please visit www.setonhill.edu or call 1-800-826-6234.