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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Oct. 27, 2009

MTV reality star, fashion designer gives Oct. 28 lecture


Reality show cast member and fashion designer Whitney Port from MTV's "The Hills" and "The City" will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts.

The free event is sponsored by Northwest's Student Activities Council. However, tickets must be picked up between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Student Services Center on the first floor of the Administration Building.

Port will talk about starting her career in the public eye immediately following college.

"I think both the campus and community are excited to have Whitney come and speak," said Rob O'Doherty, SAC lecture chair. "There definitely seems to be a buzz going around campus about her appearance, and I think the event will be exciting for everyone."

For more information, contact the SAC office at or 660.562.1226.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468