“Exercising Your Brain with Books and the Importance of School” topic of Binghamton University Forum

2010-09-20

BINGHAMTON, NY -- Former NFL football player, lawyer, author and sports broadcaster, Tim Green, will discuss “Exercising Your Brain with Books and the Importance of School” at the Binghamton University Forum breakfast, Thursday, September 23. A breakfast buffet will begin at 7:30 a.m., with the formal program beginning at 8 a.m.

Green’s bestselling works include a suspense novel, Above the Law, and The Dark Side of the Game, based on his professional football-playing years and which was featured on CBS’s 60 Minutes. Green is also the author of a memoir titled A Man and His Mother: an Adopted Son’s Search, which was featured in People magazine, Entertainment Tonight and ABC’s Prime Time.

In addition, Green’s commitment to literacy and youth has led him to his most recent endeavor – a series of chapter books for young readers set in the world of professional sports.  Since beginning the young-adult book series, Green has spoken to thousands of young people regarding the importance of reading and school.

The Binghamton University Forum serves business, professional and community leaders by bringing nationally known authorities to speak at functions throughout the year.  For more information, call the Forum office at (607) 777-4390.

 

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