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Learn the Latest Budget News Tuesday, April 6 at MC-Takoma Park/Silver Spring

From the Board of Trustees

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Listening Sessions for the Presidential Search, April 14

MC in the News

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New York Times Article Quotes Dr. Pinkney, MC Student

Other

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Buy Discounted Hershey Park and Dutch Wonderland Tickets Online

College/Campus News

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Non-Bargaining Staff: Your Staff Senate Needs You

What's on MCTV?

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MCTV Offers Many New Programs in April

It's Academic

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Efficiencies in Online Teaching: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion

Professional Development

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Attend Writing in the Disciplines Workshop on April 7 in Rockville

Library News

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MC Libraries Closed May 17 to May 28 for Inventory

MC Events

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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Annual Poster Session

Arts at MC

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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Highlights Montgomery College's WillPower!

Accolades

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Montgomery College Team Named SIFE Regional Champions

Wellness News

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Nutrition Workshop for International Students, April 7 at MC-Rockville

Planning Matters

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Tax Tips for 2009: Standard or Itemized Deductions

Grants Update

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April 9 Deadline for Make It Happen! Innovation Proposals Approaching

The Paul Peck Institute for American Culture and Civic Engagement's Expanded Events Schedule

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Category: MC Events

Published: Apr 6 2010 12:00AM

The Paul Peck Institute for American Culture and Civic Engagement at Montgomery College is pleased to announce its schedule for April-May 2010, including special events and Jefferson Cafe discussions at all three campuses. More events will likely be added later; for updates, check the Institute calendar at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/departments/americanculture.

SPECIAL EVENTS (open to all, with no pre-registration):
<ul><li>Wednesday, April 7, 1:00-2:15 p.m. ST 301 (Student Services Center), TP/SS Campus. Michael Petty, Adjunct Professor of History and Wilderness Studies at the Rockville Campus, speaks on "Approaching the National Parks." For more information, contact Dr. Francine Jamin at 240-567-1385 or francine.jamin@montgomerycollege.edu.

<li>Tuesday, April 27, 7 p.m. Theater Arts Arena, Rockville Campus. Author Brian McLaren reads from and discusses his book, A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That are Transforming the Faith. For more information, contact Dr. Lee Annis at 240-567-5281 or lee.annis@montgomerycollege.edu.

<li>Wednesday, April 28, 7 p.m. Theater Arts Arena, Rockville Campus. Author Craig Shirley reads from and discusses his book, Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America. For more information, contact Dr. Lee Annis at 240-567-5281 or lee.annis@montgomerycollege.edu.</ul>
JEFFERSON CAFE DISCUSSIONS (pre-registration and pre-Cafe reading required):
<ul><li>Wednesday, April 7, 2:45-4:30 p.m. ST 301 (Student Services Center), Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. TOPIC: The History and Concept of the National Parks. READING: from The National Parks: America's Best Idea, by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns. THIS CAFE IS FULL.

<li>Monday, April 12, 3:30-5 p.m., HU 103 (Humanities Building), Rockville Campus. TOPIC: The writings of Reinhold Niebuhr. READING: from Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., "Forgetting Reinhold Niebuhr." To register, please contact Dr. Lee Annis at 240-567-7281 or lee.annis@montgomerycollege.edu.

<li>Tuesday, April 13, 1:30-3 p.m. Goldenrod Building 105, Germantown Campus. TOPIC: Social Values and the Arab-American Family. READING: from Ralph Nader, The Seventeen Traditions. To register, please contact Elana Lippa at 240-567-5287 or elana.lippa@montgomerycollege.edu. This is a NEW CAFE SERIES on the Germantown Campus. The inaugural session celebrates Arab-American Heritage Month.

<li>Friday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Chevy Chase Library, 8005 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD. TOPIC: Immigration in Today's America. READING: from "New Immigrants in New Places: America's Growing 'Global Interior,'" by Anne Farris (Carnegie Reporter, Fall 2005; copies available at the library). To register, please contact Mary Borders at 240-773-9590 or mary.borders@montgomerycountymd.gov.

<li>Monday, May 3, 3:30-5 p.m., HU 103 (Humanities Building), Rockville Campus. TOPIC: The United States' Policy toward Iran. READING: To be announced. To register, please contact Dr. Lee Annis at 240-567-7281 or lee.annis@montgomerycollege.edu.

<li>Wednesday, May 5, 2:45-4:30 p.m. ST 301 (Student Services Center), Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. TOPIC: Philanthropy. READING: To be announced. To register, please contact Dr. Francine Jamin at 240-567-1385 or francine.jamin@montgomerycollege.edu.</ul>

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