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Lunch Hour Series Kicks Off with Published Poet
Yvonne Murphy is Author of Book of Poetry
Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern
Murphy is professor at SUNY Empire State College
Utica, NY (02/12/2014)- The Professor Harry F. and Mary Ruth Jackson Lunch Hour Series at Utica College kicks off the spring semester with poet Yvonne Murphy on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 12:30 p.m. in Macfarlane Auditorium, located in DePerno Hall, on the Utica College campus.
Murphy’s first book of poetry, Aviaries, was published in March 2011. She is professor of the arts at SUNY Empire State College in East Syracuse and has a Ph.D. in creative writing and literature.
Murphy has worked as an editor, publications writer, journalist, storyteller, researcher and artist-in-residence in public schools, community organizations, hospitals and museums.
The Professor Harry F. and Mary Ruth Jackson Lunch Hour Series presents a series of musical and literary programs each semester. All programs are free and open to the public.
Literary programs are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.
For more information on the Lunch Hour Series, call 315-792-3028 or visit www.utica.edu/jackson.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and certification programs.
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