Gavin Newsom Visits University of the Pacific, Part III
When San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom visited University of the Pacific for a campaign event on February 12, 2009 he began his campus visit by leading a seminar on politics and government with Pacific Political Science students. The seminar took place in Jacoby Center for Public Service and Civic Leadership. Professor Bob Benedetti, the Jacoby Center’s executive director moderated the seminar.
The mayor and the students discussed a range of issues including same-sex marriage, the California budget morass, education policy and others.
The mayor also offered career advice to the students: “You don’t have to be the best of the best… just be the only one that does what you do.”