Sykes Residence

Contemporary Issues Forum ~ Congresswoman Constance Morella ~ Lecture: Tripping on High Heels: Women's Progress Despite the Potholes and High Hurdles"

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES FORUM

FALL 2014 THEME:  Can We Fix Congress?

Congresswoman Constance Morella
Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow
and
Former Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

Lecture:  “Tripping on High Heels:  Women's Progress Despite the Potholes and High Hurdles”
Monday, December 1st

4:30pm
Sykes Common Room

Crash Course in Environmental Activism and Leadership

Join environmental leaders from Clarkson, St. Lawrence, SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam for this training.  We’ll focus on running campaigns, power mapping, building allies, running effective meetings, planning events and more.

Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Direct questions to: lgava@stlawu.edu

Training run by Alliance for Climate Education and sponsored by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Writers Series presents Steven Church

A practitioner of creative non-fiction, Steven Church  is the author of The Day After The Day After: My Atomic Angst and Theoretical Killings: Essays and Accidents. He teaches in the MFA program at Fresno  State and is a founding editor of The Normal School:  A Literary Magazine.  His work has been published in several  national magazines and been nominated for three  Pushcart Prizes.

Mocktail & Networking Reception with SLU Faculty and Staff

You are cordially invited to join us for a Mocktail and Networking Reception with St. Lawrence University Faculty and Staff.

Tuesday, October 14th (5:00PM-6:00PM)
Sykes Formal Lounge
Hosted by: CSTEP, McNair and Career Services

This is a wonderful opportunity to interact with faculty and staff, and share your research interests, as well as your career and graduate school goals.

 

English - Major/Minor Night

To Be Or Not To BE...........a SLU English Major................THAT is the question we will answer for you at Major/Minor Night!

 

You are cordially invited to attend the English Department’s Major/Minor Night

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 – 5:30pm

Sykes Common

Listen to your peers discuss:

Town hall Meeting: Gaza Crisis Summer of 2014

5 experts from various programs across campus will discuss the events in Gaza this past summer and engage the audience in questions about our role, what we can do? What is different about this conflict, or if you don’t know anything and are curious – come and ask any question! Discussion will be facilitated by Mary Jane Smith (History), experts include Ronnie Olesker (Government), John Collins (Global Studies), Howard Eissenstat (History), Mahrou Zhaf (Women and Gender Studies), Karl Schonberg (Associate Dean of CIIS and Government).

Town Hall Meeting on the War on Gaza

Join us for a discussion on the recent war between Israel and Gaza. The format will be a bit different: we have 4 different speakers who will briefly answer three questions about the conflict and then we will open the discussion to the audience with another faculty member helping to facilitate the discussion. If you were wondering what happened in Gaza? Why was there a war there? What can we do about it? Or you just want to learn more, this is the discussion for you!

participants: Ronnie Olesker, Howard Eissenstat, John Collins, Mahrou Zhaf, facilitator: Mary Jane Smith 

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