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February 2007


Correction In the last issue of Communique, incorrect information appeared about Lynette M. Brown-Sow and her role in YAP, Inc. Communique apologizes for this oversight. The correct information is as follows:

Lynette Brown-Sow,vice president for Marketing and Government Affairs, became the first elected chairperson of the board of Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. in November. YAP is an international non-profit organization that has been providing behavioral and educational services to youth for 31 years.

Gil Gonzalez, graphic designer in the Office of Marketing and Communications, helped organize “Dream Alive, Love Alive” in the evening on February 10 in tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision and mission. Gil, as co-founder of Girard Nights, a singular multicultural First Friday event in Philadelphia, worked in association with La Colectiva and Charging Bull Massive Productions LLC to plan an evening of performances, raffles, auctions and socialization that centered around the local arts community and a desire to build upon Dr. King’s legacy.

Shirley Adelman Kenig, adjunct instructor in English, published poetry in 2006 in the following journals: Canadian Woman Studies, a York University publication; Jewish Affairs, a South African publication; Kaleidoscope: Exploring the Experience of Disability Through Literature and the Fine Arts; Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues, a publication of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies Jerusalem, the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and Indiana University Press; Blue Collar Review; and Cell 2 Soul: A Journal of Humane Medicine and the Medical Humanities.

Jeffery Reed, professor of Art, had a solo exhibition of recent paintings at the Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia. The show, drawings and paintings of landscapes and interiors, ran through February 20. Jeffery painted the landscapes on location in Ireland, Maine and Pennsylvania. He was also a visiting artist and lecturer at the College of William and Mary earlier this month, where he was in a two person show with Richard Crozier of the University of Virginia. The show at William and Mary is also a landscape show.

Dr. Mike Remshard, assistant professor of Counseling, and Jon Brown, chairperson of the Counseling department, have had a presentation accepted for the National Career Development Association Global Conference in Seattle this summer. The title of their presentation is “Career Counseling At-Risk Urban Multicultural College Students: Direction and Support.” This year’s conference is titled “Integration and Collaboration Within a Multicultural World.” The theme focuses on three areas: multicultural issues in the workplace; international career development and services; and collaborations among career professionals from various organizations. NCDA Global Conference is considered the premiere international conference for career development professionals across all areas of career development and in all settings. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Seattle in Seattle, Washington from July 6 to 8, 2007. See the NCDA Web site at


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Rotunda Schedule

Last month in the Rotunda, Phi Theta Kappa hosted an exhibit about Golds, Gods and Glory: the Global Dynamics of Power.

This month, a colorful and moving display entitled Points of Departure-Final Destination: Personal Stories of Migration in the African Diaspora can be viewed in the Rotunda in reference to African Heritage Month.

Next month, look forward to student photography in a show hosted by the Photographic Imaging department.

February 5-27
Points of Departure-Final Destination: Personal Stories of Migration in the African Diaspora
Part of African Heritage Month

March 1-25
Student Photography
Photographic Imaging

April 2-20
April is Art
Student exhibition from the Art department

May 1-31
Celebrating the College Family
Sponsored by the Marketing department

Teaching Center’s Art Exhibits

February 26- March 16
John Joyce

Rebekah Higgins, Terry Peterson

Film Series 2006-2007

African Diaspora Film Series

March 15, 2007
11:00 a.m./BG-11

April 12, 2007
Yesterday (South Africa)
11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m./ BG-11

Asian Film Series

March 21, 2007
The Chinese Feast (China)
11:00 a.m./BG-11

April 18, 2007
Memoirs of a Geisha
11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m./ BG-11

International Film Festival 2007

April 3, 2007
Argentina: Hope in the Hard Times (Argentina)
11:00 a.m./BG-11

April 4, 2007
Oil on Ice
11:00 a.m./BG-11

April 5, 2007
Silent Killer (International)
11:00 a.m./BG-11