Tom Ridge to speak at NMSU’s first Domenici Institute Forum

October 6, 2010 by Justin Bannister, NMSU News Center

WHAT: The first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge will take part in New Mexico State University’s first Domenici Institute Forum.

WHEN: 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7.

WHERE: PSL Auditorium inside Anderson Hall on the NMSU campus.

The first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge will take part in New Mexico State University’s first Domenici Institute Forum from 9-10 a.m. Oct. 7 at the PSL Auditorium, located inside Anderson Hall. His talk will focus on national security and will be followed by a question and answer session.

Ridge, the nation’s first secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania, currently serves as the president and CEO of Ridge Global, an international security and risk management firm, headquartered in Washington, D.C. From 1995-2001, he served as the 43rd governor of Pennsylvania. He also served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Domenici Institute Forum is designed to be an extension of the university’s yearly Domenici Public Policy Conference. Its goal is to engage the public and encourage them to take part in the discussion on issues of public interest, specifically when it comes to important policy matters. The Domenici Institute plans to hold forums regularly throughout the year.

KRWG-TV News: Tom Ridge talks national security at NMSU

KRWGnews | October 07, 2010
10.8.10 (LAS CRUCES) – Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge visits NMSU. KRWG’s Jared Andersen reports.

Tom Ridge, left, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, speaks with Garrey Carruthers in the PSL auditorium on the NMSU main campus in Las Cruces. (photo by Darren Phillips)

Tom Ridge, left, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, speaks with Garrey Carruthers in the PSL auditorium on the NMSU main campus in Las Cruces. (photo by Darren Phillips)

Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, speaks in the PSL auditorium on the NMSU main campus in Las Cruces. (photo by Darren Phillips)

Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, speaks in the PSL auditorium on the NMSU main campus in Las Cruces. (photo by Darren Phillips)


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