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Digital Podium: Miami in 1980

Nicholas Griffin P’25 ’27 and Maurice Ferré ’79, P’10 ’13 will join Head of School Penny Townsend for at 7 p.m. on October 28 for the first Paul Ransom Digital Podium of 2020-21; we expect a lively conversation about a formative period in South Florida's history: Miami in 1980. Maurice observed this wild year from a unique vantage point – as the mayor’s son – and Nick chronicled the time in his critically acclaimed book, The Year of Dangerous Days: Riots, Refugees, and Cocaine in Miami 1980. During this inaugural Paul Ransom Digital Podium of 2020-21, Nick and Maurice will trade tales, consider how 1980 shaped the Magic City of today, and take questions. All members of the RE community are welcome! Register here.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.