From Suffolk Times Website New Suffolk attorney and New York Times best-selling author Regina Calcaterra didn’t listen when she was told to get a job after high school instead of pursuing a college degree. It wasn’t feasible, her foster care counselor explained, because she simply didn’t have the social and economic means to obtain a …
About 700 people gathered at Hesston College Oct. 5, completely filling the Hesston Mennonite Church sanctuary, to hear Regina share her story of child neglect, interaction with the foster care system and how small acts of caring make a difference to a child in need.
Regina spoke at Hauppauge Library, in Hauppauge, New York, on Sept. 27, 2015.
[blockquote author=”- Lisa Sandick, Program Director for Special Events and Sponsorships, SUNY New Paltz ” link=”http://www.newpaltz.edu/”]We were thrilled to feature Regina Calcaterra at our Spring 2015 Distinguished Speaker Series. Regina’s triumphant story of courage resilience, optimism, and self-determination truly captivated her audience. A well-deserved standing ovation![/blockquote]
Regina Calcaterra, Author, New York Times best-selling author of this year’s One Book, One College selection Etched in Sand, spoke at four SPC campuses Jan. 28-29 to discuss her memoir, participate in Q&As and sign copies of her book. now is the time hellow there world now is the time hello again
[blockquote author=”- Roseann Magrane, William Paca Middle School Library Media Specialist” link=”#”]Regina’s book is meant to inspire children who are impoverished, abandoned and neglected and show them that they can pull themselves up if they believe in themselves[/blockquote]
Every year St. Petersburg College selects a book for its One College/One Read program. In December of 2014, after months of voting, the college announced that it selected Etched in Sand as the One College/One Read 2015 book.