Alumnus Hosts Paralegal Student Club Tour of Bureau of Engraving & Printing
City Tech alumnus Larry R. Felix, center, a 1980 graduate of City Tech's liberal arts program and Director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing since January 2006, hosted members of the Collegeís Student Law & Paralegal Club during their recent visit to the nationís capital. In addition to other sites, the students toured the Bureau, an agency of the Department of the Treasury that produces all U.S. paper currency and many other security documents, including 35 million notes a day with a face value of approximately $635 million. Its larger mission includes extensive efforts in the area of counterfeit deterrence.
Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Mr. Felix came to the U.S. when he was a child and was raised in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. A Brooklyn Tech High School graduate, he worked as a financial investigator the whole time he was a City Tech student in order to pay for college. He also holds a degree from City College of New York and has done doctoral work in political economy at Columbia University.