BU student to lead session at national summit

For Immediate Release

Date:  February 15, 2006


BLOOMSBURG— A Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania student will lead a session at the fifth annual Democracy Matters National Summit this weekend.

John Latini, president and campus coordinator of BU’s Democracy Matters, will discuss successful campus activities during a break-out session at the summit. Latini is a junior political science major from Yardley.

Democracy Matters was established to encourage community activism and pro-democracy reform in a new generation of leaders. The summit in Albany, N.Y., will bring together students from Democracy Matters chapters across the nation for a weekend of planning, networking and strategizing. The summit will run from Friday through Sunday, Feb. 17 to 19. 


Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 18 master’s and one doctoral degree.