Thursday, September 23, 2010
 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

September 20, 2010

 

Media Contacts

Paula Green, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626-914-8873
Dawn Coy-Medeiros, ITT Deep Space Network, 626-305-6208

Media Advisory – Photo and Interview Opportunity


ITT Systems Corporation to Host Unveiling of Mural Created by Citrus College Students,  Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.


What:            
ITT Systems Corporation will unveil of a 54-foot Deep Space Network-themed mural painted by Citrus College’s fine arts students.  The mural, which is located on the exterior side of the ITT Systems office building, depicts NASA’s, JPL’s and ITT’s mission to support past, present and future deep space missions.

Who:              
The following individuals/groups will attend:

--Joanne Montgomery, clerk/secretary, Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees

--Robert Slack, dean of the Citrus College Fine and Performing Arts Division

--Citrus College student artists

--Duveen Rivera, ITT Deep Space Network Program Manager

--Monrovia city officials and business leaders

When:            
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.          

Where:          
ITT Systems Corporation
1400 S. Shamrock Avenue
Monrovia, CA  91016

Why:              
The Deep Space Network mural was funded by an ITT Systems community involvement grant awarded to its Monrovia branch.  The mural, which was painted by Citrus College’s fine arts students, reflects ITT System’s objective to generate interest in space exploration and science among local students and                             members of the community.