– As part of its Humanities Lecture Series, Florida Tech presents “Homeland Communities: Model Designs for the National Interest.” The presentation is Oct.
2 at 7 p.m. in the Life Sciences Building Auditorium (130LS) on University Blvd. It is open to the general public at no cost.
The lecturer, Dr. Bruce Stephenson, is professor of environmental studies and director of growth management studies at Rollins College in Orlando. He
describes homeland communities as “energy-efficient, interconnected neighborhoods providing residents pedestrian access to civic institutions and
Dr. Stephenson is the author of the book, Visions of Eden: Environmentalism, Urban Planning, and City Building in St. Petersburg, Florida, 1990-1995. He
lectures regularly in Florida, has appeared on several local PBS specials and has delivered guest lectures at Cornell University and the University of
Miami School of Architecture.
Dr. Stephenson holds a master’s degree in city and regional planning from Ohio State University, and a doctoral degree from Emory University.
Presented by Florida Tech’s humanities and communication department, the series is made possible through the generous support of the Krieger Publishing
Company in Malabar and the Florida Tech Campus Activities Board. Professor Gordon Patterson is the series director. For more information, call Marilyn
Goravitch at (321) 674-8073.