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'Every 28 Hours: New Haven' Plays at Lyman Center - Southern Connecticut State University

May 4, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm
An evening of one-minute plays responding to the contested statistic that every 28 hours a black person is killed in America."Every 28 Hours" is a project co-created and produced by Claudia Alick of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Dominic D'Andrea of The One-Minute Play Festival, with the participation of theater artists around the country. Originally created and produced on the ground in the St Louis community, and in Ferguson, the third phase of the project is a coordinated series of…See More
Apr 27
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The 19th Annual Mary and Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture at John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern CT State University

May 5, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer and a six-time NBA champion. He is also a New York Times best-selling author, and a regular contributing columnist for The Washington Post and Time Magazine where he shares his thoughts on some of the most socially and politically relevant topics in our nation. In 2008, Kareem was diagnosed with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), making his struggle public and leading a high-profile awareness campaign.Kareem's talk will weave…See More
Mar 22
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"Newtown": Film Screening and Panel Discussion at SCSU John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

November 10, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm
Join the SCSU community for a special screening of the film Newtown, which chronicles the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history: a shooting that took the lives of 20 elementary school children and six educators in Newtown, Conn., on December 14, 2012.The film screening will be followed by panel discussion and Q&A featuring director Kim Snyder and David Wheeler, whose youngest son Ben was one of the 20 children killed in the Dec. 14, 2012, attack at…See More
Nov 7, 2016
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"Newtown": Film Screening and Panel Discussion at SCSU John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

November 10, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm
Join the SCSU community for a special screening of the film Newtown, which chronicles the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history: a shooting that took the lives of 20 elementary school children and six educators in Newtown, Conn., on December 14, 2012.The film screening will be followed by panel discussion and Q&A featuring director Kim Snyder and David Wheeler, whose youngest son Ben was one of the 20 children killed in the Dec. 14, 2012, attack at…See More
Oct 21, 2016
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CANCELLED: Camille Paglia on 'Women, Ethnicity, and Race in Modern Media' at Southern Connecticut State University, Engleman Hall C112

October 5, 2016 from 1pm to 2pm
** NOTE: This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances and will be rescheduled. The university apologizes for any inconvenience. **A talk by Camille Paglia: "Women, Ethnicity, and Race in Modern Media: How minority women have been portrayed in the film and music industries from the 1920s to now." Paglia is the University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she has taught since 1984.  She received her B.A. from the State…See More
Oct 5, 2016
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A Forum on Judaism at Southern Connecticut State University, Adanti Student Center Ballroom

September 28, 2016 from 12pm to 2pm
The Faculty Senate and Judaic Studies Program at Southern Connecticut State University will sponsor a panel of speakers to explore aspects of Judaism as a religion and culture; discuss anti-Semitism and the relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; and explain elements of Jewish life such as the Torah, Jewish holidays, and Jewish views on topics such as sin, afterlife, prayer, and charity. Speakers will include: Rabbi Stacey Offner, Temple Beth Tikvah, Madison, Conn.; Marji…See More
Sep 26, 2016
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Gender and Sexual Diversity/Equality in CT at SCSU, Engleman Hall A120

October 5, 2016 from 5pm to 7:30pm
To address what is happening on the gender/sexuality rights front in Connecticut, Southern Connecticut State University will hold a panel discussion, “Social Justice for All: A Forum on Gender and Sexual Diversity/Equality in Connecticut.”  This forum will consist of a panel of speakers made up of Connecticut Congressional representatives and candidates who have been invited to discuss social justice in the context of fostering a positive climate of gender and sexual equality and diversity in…See More
Sep 21, 2016
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A Conversation with Jahana Hayes: 2016 National Teacher of the Year at John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern Connecticut State University

September 16, 2016 from 5pm to 6:30pm
SCSU alumna Jahana Hayes, '05, a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Conn., was named the 2016 National Teacher of the Year.A veteran history teacher, Hayes also sees herself as an advisor, counselor, confidant and protector. She endeavors to fill the role her own teachers had in her life, guiding students to be their best selves and encouraging them to take ownership of their communities.For Hayes, being a teacher is a privilege and an opportunity to transform lives…See More
Sep 16, 2016
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A Conversation with Jahana Hayes: 2016 National Teacher of the Year at John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern Connecticut State University

September 16, 2016 from 5pm to 6:30pm
SCSU alumna Jahana Hayes, '05, a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Conn., was named the 2016 National Teacher of the Year.A veteran history teacher, Hayes also sees herself as an advisor, counselor, confidant and protector. She endeavors to fill the role her own teachers had in her life, guiding students to be their best selves and encouraging them to take ownership of their communities.For Hayes, being a teacher is a privilege and an opportunity to transform lives…See More
Sep 9, 2016
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Film Screening of 'Tested' and Q&A with Writer/Director Curtis Chin at Southern CT State University - Adanti Student Center Theater

September 23, 2015 from 7pm to 9:30pm
"Tested" looks at the lack of racial diversity at the top public high schools in New York City by following a dozen families from different racial, socio-economic and religious backgrounds as they prepare to pass the grueling entrance exam. Already, the film has been getting a great response from places like the White House Initiative on African American Education Excellence, the American Educational Research Association and the New York Times.The gap in opportunities for different races in…See More
Sep 21, 2015
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"Eco-Labels and Ethical Consumption" at Southern on the Green

September 22, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Food labeling is very much in the news: the U.S. House recently passed a bill limiting labels for GMOs (genetically modified organisms), and a companion bill is anticipated to be introduced in the Senate this fall. A New York Times poll has shown that 93 percent of American consumers want their food labeled with GMO information. But what exactly do these food labels mean? As the global marketplace sees an increase in ethical consumption practices, the complexities of environmental food labeling…See More
Sep 21, 2015
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"Eco-Labels and Ethical Consumption" at Southern on the Green

September 22, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Food labeling is very much in the news: the U.S. House recently passed a bill limiting labels for GMOs (genetically modified organisms), and a companion bill is anticipated to be introduced in the Senate this fall. A New York Times poll has shown that 93 percent of American consumers want their food labeled with GMO information. But what exactly do these food labels mean? As the global marketplace sees an increase in ethical consumption practices, the complexities of environmental food labeling…See More
Sep 10, 2015
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"Financial Planning for College" - For First-Generation Collegebound Students & their Parents at Southern on the Green

May 13, 2015 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
First-generation college-bound students are often at a disadvantage due to lack of resources and knowledge of the higher education process and structure. Southern Connecticut State University is hosting a series of information workshops designed to educate parents on preparing their children for higher education. Presented by: Lewis J. DeLuca, Jr., M.Ed.SCSU Coordinator of Student Financial Literacy and AdvisingSee More
May 11, 2015

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Southern Connecticut State University
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Office of Public Affairs
Job Title
assistant director
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203-392-6589
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beacomb1@southernct.edu
Website
http://www.southernct.edu
Interest
Education
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Southern Connecticut State University provides exemplary graduate and undergraduate education in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. As an intentionally diverse and comprehensive university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good.

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At 9:33am on June 18, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Hi Betsy,
Welcome to GNH Community. Please post information that you think will be of interest to staff of area nonprofits and the people that they serve. When posting an event that you want to get out to the broader community send me a not and in addition to featuring it on this site I will use Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to get the word out to about 1200 people to whom I am connected. Thank you for your interest in the nonprofit community of Greater New Haven.
 
 
 

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