HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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DATE: 1-08-04

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HCC’S DR. MICHAEL GERMANO PRESENTED PAPER AT NEAR EAST ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING

Haywood Community College’s Vice President of Academic Services, Dr. Michael P. Germano, recently presented a paper at the Near East Archaeology Society Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia. The paper titled, The Ancient Church of the Apostles: Revisiting Jerusalem’s Cenacle and David’s Tomb was presented during the meeting’s general session.

Germano has held responsibilities in excavations at the south Temple Mount, the Umm el-Jimal Project, the Mozan Expedition, and the Hazor Excavations. Germano is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds doctorates from the University of Southern California and the University of La Verne. Based on his research, he has a forthcoming book entitled The Ancient Church of the Apostles.

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