In advance of the Inauguration, the greater New London community is invited to meet Connecticut College President Katherine Bergeron at a special community reception. Drop in any time between 5 and 7 p.m., meet President Bergeron and other College administrators, faculty, staff and students, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a student a cappella performance. A short speaking program will begin at 5:45 p.m.
(Through Monday, June 2) An exhibit of photos and artifacts showcasing the accomplishments of the presidents who have presided over the College since its founding in 1911. The exhibit includes some of the unusual and artful greetings sent by other colleges and universities on the occasion of Katherine Bergeron's Inauguration.
Student, faculty and alumni panelists will share their experiences with technological advances that have made it possible for people to make and share creative work, and the effects of technology on the arts in contemporary culture. Read more »
The campus community and Inauguration guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast before the day’s events begin. (A full breakfast will be served in Harris Refectory from 7-10 a.m.)
Student, faculty and alumni panelists will discuss the growing need for individuals to broaden the scope of their engagement and how institutions like Connecticut College can encourage and prepare students to be global citizens. Read more »
The Class of 2014 scholars in the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy’s Certificate Program in Community Action and Public Policy will present their senior integrative projects. The presentation schedule is as follows:
“Critical Education in the 21st Century”
3 p.m., 1941 Room, College Center at Crozier-Williams Hillary Coleman, Isabel Hibbard, Jannette Rivera, Allan Rogers
“Social and Political Impacts of Public Health Issues”
3 p.m., Cro’s Nest, College Center at Crozier-Williams Haley Dumke, Valentine Goldstein, Kelsey Munger-Elofson, Anthony Sis
“International Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Aid”
3 p.m., Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room, Charles E. Shain Library Alanna Jamner, Laura Simmons-Stern, Blair Southworth
4:15 p.m., 1993 Common Area, College Center at Crozier-Williams Coffee and Refreshments
“Psychological and Developmental Processes”
4:30 p.m., 1941 Room, College Center at Crozier-Williams Jenna Adler, Margaret DeJong, Katharine Evans, Carolyn Sundstrom
“Social Change: Creative Arts, Collaboration and Community”
4:30 p.m., Cro’s Nest, College Center at Crozier-Williams Gabrielle Arenge, Kaitlin Fung, Amber Villanueva, Anna Volpe
“Urban Problems: Risk and Resilience”
4:30 p.m., Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room, Charles E. Shain Library Gabrielle Dann-Allel, Liam Lawson, Julian Perez, Alia Roth
The College community is invited to participate in the seventh annual Walk for the Homeless, organized by students in the Holleran Center's Certificate Program in Community Action to benefit the New London Homeless Hospitality Center.