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Legislation #: 060598 Introduction Date: 5/25/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER NASH
Title: Welcoming Valeria Garavini Magistrelli to Kansas City, Missouri.

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5/25/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/25/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060598

 

Welcoming Valeria Garavini Magistrelli to Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Valeria Garavini Magistrelli has been conducting a course for Visiting Global Scholars Program at Park University called Selected Topics in Modern Languages; and

 

WHEREAS, this course outlined the origins and development of Italian Renaissance and Humanism including Machiavelli and the Medici Family and how this period and its new ideas have affected all aspects of Western Civilization; and

 

WHEREAS, the course also traced the Fall of the Roman Empire through a period of confusion during the Roman Barbarian times, to the Middle Ages, also known as the Dark Ages; and

 

WHEREAS, since 1996, Valeria Garavini Magistrelli has been a freelance instructor for different universities in Italy, including Catholic, Bocconi, and the Modern Languages Institute; and

 

WHEREAS, before freelancing, Valeria Garavini Magistrelli was a faculty member at several schools and also served as Vice-Principal at Scientific High School, Blaise Pascal; and

 

WHEREAS, since 1988, Valeria Garavini Magistrelli has been President of People to People Italy and also a member of the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors of People to People International; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome Valeria Garavini Magistrelli to Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Valeria Garavini Magistrelli with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for enlightenment on the Italian Renaissance.

 

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