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March Author Series Features Local Authors' Second Book

02 Apr 2018 1:31 PM | Anonymous

Local author features The Ohio State University in newest book in the next Author Series


Editor’s note:  The following information was written by Friends of the Library board member, Marysville resident and community volunteer Florence Allen.


Bill Shkurti, will introduce Marysville residents to his second book, “The Ohio State University in the Sixties”.  The author’s visit is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Bill will talk about his experiences in life and his way of sharing them on March 27th at 7:00 PM at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 233 6th St., Marysville, OH 43040.


Shkurti is currently an Adjunct Professor at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs and an author, who writes and gives book talks throughout central Ohio.  In his second book he writes about OSU campus in the Sixties.  His book gives a full account of the issues and events on campus during the controversial times of the Viet Nam era.


Mr. Shkurti shares that he was born in Akron, Oh and majored in economics at OSU.  After serving as an army artillery officer in Germany, Vietnam and Fort Meade, Maryland.  His first book, “Soldiering in a Dying War” is a firsthand account about the war.


He returned to OSU to earn an advanced degree.  The State of Ohio hired him for a number of positions, including state budget director.  He returned to OSU and served as the chief financial adviser at Ohio State until his retirement in 2010.


Bill gives book talks throughout central Ohio.  Attendees will certainly enjoy hearing stories about our local university at our Veterans Auditorium.  You’re invited to come share your love of reading and meet the author.  Books will be available for purchase and the author will sign your selection.    


Students will be admitted free. Tickets are available for purchase for $5.00 each at the door or at the Maysville Public Library.  For more information about the author go to Bill Shkurti and read about him on the internet.

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