TODAY, 9/10/2015, Presentations at the Weber Center
The Adrian Dominican Sisters' Portfolio Advisory Board (PAB) invites the Siena community to join them for a special education day. The program begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 2:45 p.m. today in the auditorium at Weber Retreat and Conference Center at the Motherhouse campus. The program will involve presentations by guest speakers on a variety of issues and social service programs, including:
- Sarah Power will address the issue of human trafficking from 9:15-10:15 a.m.
- Pat Zerega will speak about climate change from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
- Charles Hammerman, president and CEO of Disability Opportunity Fund (DOF), will speak from 1-1:45 p.m. on supportive housing.
- James Balmer, president of Dawn Farm, and Charles Coleman, coordinator of the Chapin Street Project, will also speak on supportive housing and programs from 2-2:45 p.m.
The Social and Behavioral Sciences Division has adopted a project, "Snacks for Kids for Catholic Charities," for the Lenawee United Way Day of Action. Catholic Charities is requesting healthy snacks that it can provide to its clients either before or after counseling sessions. Individually wrapped and non-perishable healthy snacks, which might include fruit snacks, pretzels, trail mix, fruit cups and granola, are requested. Any individual, division, department, organization or group, willing to donate any items, please leave with Dalila John or Mickey Rawson in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division on the fourth floor of Sacred Heart Hall. All items must be collected by 5 p.m. Thursday, September 17.
Wednesday, 9/18/2015, United Way Day of Action
SHU will once again participate in the upcoming United Way Day of Action on September 18. SHU will partner with the HOPE Community Center for a morning project/activity from 9 a.m. to approximately noon. Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact team leader Doug Goodnough at email@example.com for details.
Tuesday, 9/22/2015, SRC Fall Brown-Bag Discussion on Socioeconomic Status
The Committee for Social Responsibility invites all members of the SHU community to a series of informal lunch-hour discussions on topics related to social justice and social responsibility. All discussions will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on the second floor of the dining hall. Participants will be required to pay for entrance into the dining hall. Please note that no previous knowledge of or experience with any particular topic is necessary. Participants need only have an interest in the topic.
Tuesday, 9/22/2015, Sustainable College Committee Documentary Series
The SHU Sustainable College Committee hosts the next in their environmental documentary series from 7-9 p.m. on September 22, when they will screen "Trashed: No Place For Waste" in the University Center Community Room. Because of limited seating, please RSVP in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All events are free to SHU students, faculty and staff as well as community members. There will be a short introduction before the showing of the documentaries. Following the showings, there will be an optional discussion on the topic of the movie and how well the issue was covered. This faculty-led program and any related discussion is for educational benefit only.
Tuesday, 9/29/2015, Common Dialogue Day, Call for Discussion Topics
Common Dialogue Day is quickly approaching! Faculty, staff and students again have the opportunity to present and lead discussion on their chosen topics with the community. This year's theme is "Justice," so pick a topic/title by yourself or with some friends and complete the online form. Let your thoughts be heard! Remember, the SHU community appreciates creativity. For more information or any questions, contact Julius Nagy at email@example.com.