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Past Events and Activities

Tuesday, November 16, 2010  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  CVCC  East Wing Auditorium

GUEST SPEAKER:  JEANNIE VANG

Hear about life as a child in Laos, a refugee in Thailand, and the transition to the United States by a current CVCC student.

Thursday, November 4, 2010 FILM:  BUILDING BRIDGES Deepening Understanding between Long – Term Residents & New Immigrants

The Hickory International Council invites you to attend part 3 in this 3 part series entitled The New Americans. This themed documentary addresses issues related to refugees and immigrants as they leave their native countries to start a new life in the United States.

Screenings will take place at: The Arts & Science Auditorium, SALT Block,
243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory.

Pre and post screening discussions provide opportunities to explore what it means to be an "American" today. Admission is free.

Refreshments in the Coe Gallery, Hickory Museum of Art beginning at 6:00

Pre Screening Discussion: beginning at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm

Tuesday, November 16  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  CVCC  East Wing Auditorium

GUEST SPEAKER:  JEANNIE VANG

Hear about life as a child in Laos, a refugee in Thailand, and the transition to the United States by a current CVCC student.

 

OCTOBER 2010

Friday, October 22  12 noon - 1:45 pm CVCC East Wing Auditorium

GUEST SPEAKER:  ADRIAN RICE AND THE BELFAST BOYS

Adrian Rice, adjunct English professor, will present photographs of his native Ireland and address some of the issues related to the historical and political circumstances surrounding the unrest as well as past and contemporary conflicts in this culture. 

Alyn Mearns, his musically gifted companion, will be performing along with Adrian.

APRIL 2010

Wednesday, April 21 12:30 pm - 2 pm  CAD 444

FILM:  "Tribal Religions"

 

Monday, April 12  2 pm - 3:15 pm  CAD 214

FILM:  "Different Paths:  Shanmanism, Cults, & Religion on Demand"

MARCH 2010

Tuesday, March 30  12:30 pm - 2 pm  CAD 444

FILM:  "Religions of China"

FEBRUARY 2010

February 23, 2010  MPC

8th Annual Black History Celebration

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs

JANUARY 2010

January 19, 2010  MPC  Professional Development Day for Faculty/Staff

SPEAKER:  Dr. Neil Bolick, Associate Director of World View

Dr.Bolick will present an educational andTuesday, November 16 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CVCC East Wing Auditorium GUEST SPEAKER: JEANNIE VANG Hear about life as a child in Laos, a refugee in Thailand, and the transition to the United States by a current CVCC student. informative program titled "World View as a Tool for Adopting

Global Perspective."

World View is an international program for educators based at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC.

 
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