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PREFACE Events Fall 2016


Why Studying History is Important 
Thursday, August 25, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom    
Dr. Andrew Myers, Professor of History


Liberal Education in the 21st Century: The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills in the Emerging Job Market 
Tuesday, September 6, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  
CLC Ballroom 
Dr. June Carter, Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Exploring the World One Language at a Time: Why Studying Foreign Languages is More Important than Ever
Thursday, September 8, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom
Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, Assistant Professor of French    

Liberal Education and Political Empowerment: How College Prepares Active Citizens
Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
CLC Ballroom 
Dr. Abe Goldberg, Associate Professor of Political Science

Why African-American Studies Matter
Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
URC Greatroom                        
Dr. Cassandra Jones, Assistant Professor of African-American Studies

Why English Studies Are Important
Thursday, September 29, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom
Dr. Celena Kusch, Chair of Languages, Literature and Composition                     


Class, Privilege, and Education: Exploring Attitudes toward Education across Different Social Strata
Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tukey Theater 
Dr. Clif Flynn, Professor of Sociology, Interim Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs      

From Sparta to Spartanburg: The Importance of Physical Education in Forming the Mind      
Tuesday, October 11, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom
Dr. Jim Kamla, Assistant Professor of Physical Education      

Education Matters: Education, HBCUs, and the Advent of Freedom
Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tukey Theater                        
Dr. Warren Carson, Professor of English

Navigating the Global Classroom: Notes from Studying Abroad
Tuesday, October 25, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.                 
CLC Ballroom
International student panel, moderated by Mr. Patrick McCleary


Why Studying Sociology is Importan
Thursday, November 3, 6:00 - 7:00  p.m.
CLC Ballroom
Dr. Lizabeth Zack, Associate Professor of Sociology

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