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Posted on 22 October 2014 by admin

Administrators take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, guests speakers on campus and more

STLCC - Meramec President Pam McIntyre (center) accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, along with Vice President of Academic Affairs Andrew Langrehr (left) and Vice President of Student Affairs Kim Fitzgerald (right.) They were challenged by TRiO, the student support service program, on Oct. 8. PHOTO | SPENCER GLEASON

STLCC – Meramec President Pam McIntyre (center) accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, along with Vice President of Academic Affairs Andrew Langrehr (left) and Vice President of Student Affairs Kim Fitzgerald (right.) They were challenged by TRiO, the student support service program, on Oct. 8. PHOTO | SPENCER GLEASON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Victor Rios to Speak at Meramec Oct. 23

UC-Santa Barbara Professor and Author Dr. Victor Rios will present “Punitive Social Control, the Youth Control Complex, and Restorative Justice” at 7 p.m. in the Meramec Theater.

The event is hosted by The St. Louis Community College-Meramec Global Studies program.

In the presentation, Rios will talk about how juvenile crime policies and criminalization are affecting the nation’s youth.

The event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow. For more information, call 314-984-7689.

Dr. Faye Harrison to Present Oct. 27

Dr. Faye Harrison presents “A Global Critical Race Feminist Perspective on Rights and Justice: Transnational Implications of the Crisis in Ferguson” Monday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. in the Meramec Theatre.

Harrison will discuss three cases of women of African descent in the United States, Brazil and Cuba who have taken their forms of anti-racist activism to a national level for setting an agenda for social and economic justice.

The lecture will brush on how these activists confront social injustices and other kinds of repressive social control.

NAMI: In Our Own Voice Presentation Oct. 23

The organization will talk about mental illness. “In Our Own Voice” speakers will speak from their own experiences.

The event will be held from 2 to 3:15 p.m. in the Library Confluence Room and is hosted by the Focus on Ability Club. Admission is free and open to the public.

The presentation includes a DVD with “additional stories of hope.”

President’s Forum Oct. 23 at Meramec

A President’s Forum will be held at 3 p.m. in SC 200. Joining President McIntyre will be Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Kent Kay, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Donna Dare, and Interim Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Brad Bankhead.

Gem and Fossil Sale Oct. 22-23

The Geology Club’s Fall Gem and Fossil sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center cafeteria.

Spring 2015 Registration Begins This Month

Spring 2015 registration commences Oct. 29th.

Priority registration: Oct. 29 to Nov. 5.

Oct. 29: registration opens for students with 50 or more earned hours.

Oct. 30: registration opens for students with 30 or more earned hours.

Oct. 31: registration opens for students enrolled for Fall 2014 with fewer than 30 hours.

In-Person Registration Begins Nov. 5 at 8 a.m. Mail-Fax Registration begins Nov. 6

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