Andrew Carroll to Present Million Letters Campaign at Hodges University
aficionados and military veterans in Southwest Florida will have the
opportunity to learn and participate in a unique event featuring a collection
of war letters written by United States soldiers throughout history. Hosted by
Hodges University’s Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning,
best-selling author Andrew Carroll will present The Million Letters Campaign on
November 14 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Hodges’ Naples campus.
who is the director of the Center for American War Letters (CAWL) at Chapman
University, is traveling the country to seek 1,000,000 war-related letters from
every conflict in United States history.
with showing audience members extraordinary, original letters from CAWL’s
collection, Carroll will discuss his latest book, “My Fellow Soldiers: General
John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War.”
Carroll is preserving the part of American history known only by veterans and
their families. In bringing this project to Naples and to the multitude of
veterans within our community, these letters open a window into the personal
experiences of the bravest amongst us,” said Katharine Sittler, assistant for
the Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning.
will also have the opportunity to participate in the first Hodges University
viewing of original photographs donated to the university by the late Hodges
professor Anthony D'Amore Sr.
event is free and open to the public; however, individuals must register to
attend. Registration is available by completing the form online at https://www.hodges.edu/lifelonglearning/
and mailing it to Hodges University, 2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, FL 34119.
Please include Attn: CLL when mailing. Individuals may also email the Center
for Lifelong Learning at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (239) 598-6143 to register.
the Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning:
University's Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning was established in
1996 by the university and local leaders as the first lifelong learning program
in Collier County. The CLL provides quality year-round educational programs for
adults in the community.