WACDFW News Releases

2014 Releases:

February 04 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL PARTNERS WITH NEW CITIES SUMMIT IN DALLAS, TEXAS, JUNE 17 – 19
January 13 CNN HOST HEADLINES EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR LUNCHEON

 

2013 Releases:

November 12 ADMIRAL LAUNCHES UNT KUEHNE SPEAKER SERIESON NATIONAL SECURITY
July 24 DALLAS DEVELOPER LUCY BILLINGSLEY TO RECEIVE COUNCIL'S HIGHEST HONOR
March 29 JEB BUSH AND THE AMERICAN PROMISE
March 13 Exxon Mobil's Tillerson to Discuss the New Era of Energy
March 13 WAGNER TO KEYNOTE LUNCHEON HONORING 2013 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
February 25 Henry Kissinger To Speak in Dallas March 15
February 7 Whole Foods Market's John Mackey Launches Global CEO Series
January 4 FORMER FOUR-STAR GENERAL TO DISCUSS NEW MEMOIR IN DALLAS

 

2012 Releases:

November 30 HENRY KISSINGER TO APPEAR IN DALLAS IN MARCH
April 30 2011 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER LEYMAH GBOWEE TO SPEAK IN DALLAS
April 23 PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL WINS NATIONAL ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST COMPETITION
April 13 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2012 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENT
April 3 THE HONORABLE ALVARO URIBE VELEZ TO SPEAK AT FUNDRAISER IN FORT WORTH
March 19 FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR TO KEYNOTE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD LUNCHEON
January 25 THE HONORABLE JEAN CHRÉTIEN TO SPEAK AT FUNDRAISER IN FORT WORTH

 

2011 Releases:

December 20 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW 2012 BOARD OFFICERS, DIRECTORS
October 17 SECRETARIES OF STATE JAMES A. BAKER, III, AND CONDOLEEZZA RICE TO SPEAK IN DALLAS
May 3 Plano Senior High School team Wins NATIONAL ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST Competition
April 18 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL AND PARTNERS SELECTED AS RECIPIENT OF FULBRIGHT-HAYS STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM
March 7 NORTH TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC COMPETITION
February 16 GLOBAL CITIZEN ALERT
January 10 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES WINTER/SPRING SPEAKER LINEUP

 

2010 Releases:

December 17 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW 2011 BOARD OFFICERS, DIRECTORS  
September 16 SECRETARY JANET NAPOLITANO TO SPEAK TO A WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL AUDIENCE
September 16 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 27TH H. NEIL MALLON AWARD DINNER HONOREE AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER
September 14 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2010 FALL SCHEDULE
September 13 HIGH-LEVEL IRAQI DELEGATION VISITS NORTH TEXAS TO STUDY U.S. POLITICAL SYSTEM AND ROLE OF FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
August 31 LATIN AMERICAN DELEGATION VISITS NORTH TEXAS TO STUDY COMMUNITY POLICING
August 30 AMBASSADOR RYAN CROCKER TO SPEAK ABOUT FUTURE ENGAGEMENT IN IRAQ
July 12 2010 MALLON AWARD DINNER TO HONOR JEFFREY P. FEGAN, CEO OF DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
May 12 MORE THAN 400 NORTH TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO TAKE PART IN GLOBAL CITIZENRY FORUM
May 6 FORMER SENATOR TOM DASCHLE TO SPEAK ABOUT HEALTH CARE REFORM
April 16 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2010 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENT
March 10 LEWIS, AUTHOR OF THE BLIND SIDE AND MONEYBALL, TO SPEAK IN DALLAS ON HIS LATEST BOOK, THE BIG SHORT
February 25 karl rove, former senior advisor to president george w. bush, to speak in dallas and forth worth about HIS new memoir
February 10 Plano Senior High School Wins Local Academic WorldQuest Competition, Advances To Nationals In D.C.
February 2 RANDALL STEPHENSON, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF AT&T, makes his first dallas address of 2010
January 8 General David Petraeus, commander of CENTCOM, visits Dallas to speak for World Affairs Council audience

 

2009 Releases:

October 15 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL CELEBRATES TURKISH REPUBLIC DAY BY GIVING STUDENTS AND TEACHERS A TASTE OF TURKISH CULTURE
September 15 World Affairs Council Hosts Islam Forum For Educators
July 21 2009 MALLON AWARD DINNER TO HONOR DR. KENNETH COOPER, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF COOPER AEROBICS CENTER 
May 27 TOWN OF ADDISON AND WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PRESENT WORLDFEST - OCTOBER 24
April 22 2009 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED TO TEACHER AT HEB ISD’S L.D. BELL HIGH SCHOOl
April 8 PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL TEAM TAKES BRONZE AT NATIONAL WORLDQUEST COMPETITION IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
March 4 PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL WINS GOLD IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS COMPETITION
January 16 HUNDREDS OF N. TEXAS STUDENTS WILL GATHER TO LAUNCH “TAP PROJECT”

 

2008 Releases:

October 9 World Affairs Council Announces 25th Anniversary H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner Announces Honorees and Keynote Speaker
October 6 DFW International Airport International Essay Contest Offers Cash Prizes to North Texas Students Who Know Their World
September 16 DALLAS ISD MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT LEADERS TO ATTEND LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL EVENT
September 12 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED TO TEACHER AT DALLAS ISD’S SKYLINE HIGH SCHOOL
June 4 FOUR METROPLEX TEACHERS AWARDED STUDY TOURS OF  TURKEY AS PART OF WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL’S TURKEY EDUCATION PROGRAM
April 14 BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS VICE CHAIR AND DIRECTOR
April 10 STUDENT FORUM ON GENOCIDE AND DARFUR WILL FEATURE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER NICHOLAS KRISTOF
January 10 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

 

2007 Releases:

February 6 World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth Presented Top Award By World Affairs Councils of America
February 28 Jasper High School Takes Gold in North Texas Academic Worldquest Competition
April 30 Dallas ISD Joins Forces With World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth to Put Students on Top of the World
September 10 Alyson Farmer Named Executive Director of the World Affairs Council's Fort Worth Center
November 2 Dallas Public Library and World Affairs Council to Present Authorspeak

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