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Archive for March, 2010

The English Department is still seeking entries for its interactive poetry collaboration, “Poem on the Range,” a project in recognition of National Poetry Month (April). The preliminary site is well underway, with a few early entries, and can be found here:

http://faculty.mc3.edu/ccarsley/Poem_on_the_Range/Welcome.html

All are welcome to participate! Consider submitting a favorite “place” poem, along with a picture and reflection. Alternatively, send in an original poem describing a specific place. Entries are due by April 10; an on-campus reading by selected entrants has been scheduled for April 20 at 12:45 in ATC 101 and SH 216. Browse the site and become inspired by the poetry — and places — beloved by our own community.  Direct questions to ccarsley@mc3.edu.

Dr. Catherine Carsley
Assistant Professor of English
Coordinator, Liberal Studies Program
Arts and Humanities Division
Montgomery County Community College
(610) 405-3110

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Montgomery County Community College’s International Club invites the community to join students and faculty at its inaugural International Festival on Tuesday, April 20, from 6-9 p.m. at the Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

The student-led International Club will transform the outdoor quad area into multi-cultural celebration with various performances by dancers, singers, musicians, storytellers and poets. Artists, including painters, sculptors, glass blowers and jewelry makers, will share their artwork at various display tables throughout the quad.

Samples of international cuisine prepared by students and donated by ethnic restaurants will be served at tables decorated with items from different countries.

One of the evening’s highlights is a fashion show featuring clothing styles from around the globe.

Throughout the evening, volunteers will accept donations and raffle gift baskets and prizes to raise funds for Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

For more information or to sponsor an activity, contact student Brittany Delaware at bdelaware2060@students.mc3.edu. Donations of food, international clothes and prizes are needed. Volunteers, including artists and performers, are welcome.

The rain date for the event is Friday, April 30, in the Physical Education Center at the College’s Central Campus.

The event is co-sponsored by the College’s Office of Student Leadership & Involvement.

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Professor Rob Kuhlman

Wednesday, April 7

12:30-1:20

Community Room

South Hall, West Campus

Montgomery County Community College will hold the third spring semester installment of its West Campus Speaker Series, with Earth Science/Geology Professor Rob Kuhlman, on Wednesday, April 7 from 12:30-1:20 p.m. Kuhlman will speak on “Climate Change: What We Know and What We Think We Know.” The presentation will be held in the South Hall Community Room, 101 College Drive, Pottstown. It is free of charge and open to the public.

Kuhlman is an accomplished scientist and professor who has taught at Montgomery County Community College since 1977. He developed the College’s first online laboratory science course centered on the scientific method, and he played a critical role developing the College’s new Environmental Science program.  Most recently, Kuhlman is leading the College’s collaboration with Dickinson College through a grant provided by NASA that will promote interdisciplinary teaching about climate change.

Kuhlman belongs and contributes to the National Geological Society of America and the National Association of Geoscience Teachers.

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The Office of Student Leadership and Involvement will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 13 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The Blood Mobile will be located in the Physical Education Center parking lot off on Cathcart Road at the College’s Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

To register, call Jenna Meehan at 610-718-1973.

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