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Media advisory: Media arrangements for May 19 Landon Lecture by Luis Guillermo Solís

Thursday, May 12, 2016

LECTURER: Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís will present Kansas State University's 171st Landon Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union. The lecture is free and the public is invited.

NEWS MEDIA SEATING: Media can find reserved seats in the front row on the right side of Forum Hall and in the back row of the lower section near the audio distribution box. News media photographers and videographers must remain in place during the entirety of the lecture. If you plan to attend the lecture you must email media@k-state.edu or call 785-532-2535 by noon Tuesday, May 17, to reserve a seat.

NEWS MEDIA PARKING: If you have a parking pass from K-State News and Communications Services, you may park in any nonreserved or nonhandicap student or faculty/staff parking space. The K-State parking garage, south of the Union, is $1.50 an hour on a space-available basis. To access Forum Hall from the parking garage, enter through the south doors of the K-State Student Union. Due to construction, use elevator or stairs to reach ground level; signs will provide directions to Forum Hall. Please allow ample time for parking. See the interactive map of campus with K-State Student Union.

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: A brief media availability with Solís will be in Forum Hall shortly after the lecture.

CREDENTIALS: Although credentials are not required for the lecture, please bring your media identification with you in case it becomes necessary.

SECURITY: Media should be prepared to have camera bags, computer bags, etc., searched when entering McCain Auditorium.

LECTURE TEXT: No prepared text of the Solís' presentation will be available.

SATELLITE FEED: NO satellite feed of video and sound bites from the lecture will be available.

NEWS MEDIA HELP: Staff with K-State News and Communications Services can answer additional questions


Landon Lectures


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Luis Guillermo Solís, president of Costa Rica, will present a Landon Lecture May 19.

At a glance

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís will polish off the busy semester as the fourth Landon Lecture in spring 2016. He has an extensive background in education and politics.