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John Thompson III to Participate in Athletics Panel during John Carroll Weekend in New York City
Head Coach John Thomposn III

Head Coach John Thomposn III

April 15, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Georgetown University department of athletics has put together a discussion panel on the University's profound impact on the world of sports as the Georgetown community convenes this week in New York City as part of John Carroll Weekend.

Georgetown Athletics will present the panel discussion on Friday, April 17 with some of the foremost Hoyas in the world of sports. The panelists are:
Tim Brosnan (C'80), Executive Vice President of Business, Major League Baseball
Aimee Mullins (F'98), athlete, actor and activist
Paul Tagliabue (C'62), former Commissioner of the National Football League and incoming Chairman of the Board of Directors for Georgetown University
John Thompson III, Head Men's Basketball Coach

The panel will be moderated by Rich Battista (B'86), President of Fox National Cable Networks with welcoming remarks from Bernard Muir, Director of Athletics.

The event will take place at the Intercontinental The Barclay New York, a luxury business hotel located at 111 East 48th Street in New York City, from 2-4 p.m.

Limited seating is still available. Please contact the Georgetown University Special Events Hotline at (202) 687-2064 or email the event staff at by noon on April 17.

Since 1952, the John Carroll Weekend has traveled to a different city each year, gathering the local Georgetown community and alumni, parents and friends from around the globe to celebrate the best of Georgetown.

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