President Clinton to speak at ASU Feb. 11

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JONESBORO – President Bill Clinton, the founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, will speak at Riceland Hall of Fowler Center on the Arkansas State University campus, Monday, Feb. 11.

“An Evening with President Clinton” will be part of the Riceland Distinguished Presentation Series, and will begin at 5:30 p.m.

William Jefferson Clinton led the United States to the longest economic expansion in American history, including the creation of more than 22 million jobs. After leaving the White House, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation in order to continue working on the causes he cared about.  Since its founding, the Clinton Foundation has endeavored to help build more resilient communities by developing and implementing programs that improve people’s health, strengthen local economies, and protect the environment.

In addition to his Foundation work, President Clinton served as the top United Nations envoy for the Indian Ocean tsunami recovery effort and the UN Special Envoy to Haiti, and he has partnered numerous times with Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush to support relief efforts for communities devastated by natural disasters.

Admission is free, courtesy of the Riceland Distinguished Presentation Series, but all seats are reserved and must be requested in advance.

Tickets may be requested online at AState.edu/RicelandSeries, with the ticket portal opening on Monday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. CT.  Students, faculty and staff will be asked to verify themselves as members of the A-State community.  A number of seats will be available to the general public through the portal on a first-come, first-served basis.  Only one seat per person may be requested.

Fowler Center is located at 201 Olympic Dr. in Jonesboro.  For further information, contact Fowler Center at (870) 972-3471 or FowlerCenter@AState.edu.

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