The Toxic Closet, presented by Bernadette Barton, Ph.D.
Wednesday, April 4, 7 p.m. (Reception to follow)
Bernadette Barton, a member of the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology at Morehead State University, will give a multi-media presentation titled “The Toxic Closet.” The talk is based on her forthcoming book, “Pray Away the Gay: The Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays.” Barton is also the author of “Stripped: Inside the Lives of Exotic Dancers.” This event counts as a convocation. This talk is sponsored by the Sociology Department, the Department of Religious and Ethical Studies, The Gullick Fund, The Diversity Council, and the Convocations Committee.
Daisy Dash 5K
Tuesday, April 10 walk/run begins at 5 p.m.
On campus 5K walk/run sponsored by the Meredith’s Sports Science Association. The Daisy Dash is open to all Meredith community members, including faculty and staff.
Carolinas Psychology Conference
Saturday, April 14
The Carolinas Psychology Conference is a meeting of undergraduate students in psychology and related fields. Students travel from across the Southeast to attend the conference events and to present papers. The conference, which began in 1976, is one of the longest-running undergraduate conferences in the nation. Approximately 300 people are expected to attend, with 84 presentations by students from 22 different colleges and universities representing North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Maryland. Visit www.meredith.edu/psych/cpc for more information and a full schedule.
Celebrating Student Achievement Day
Tuesday, April 17
A full day of events begins at 7:45 a.m. and includes a research conference, two awards ceremonies, dance and musical performances, art exhibits and panel discussions
Wind Panel Discussion
Hosted by the Sierra Club and Meredith’s Angels for the Environment
Wednesday, April 18, 7 p.m.
A panel of experts from the wind developer, manufacturing and advocacy communities will discuss North Carolina's offshore wind resources and what its development could mean for the state’s energy, environmental, and economic future.
Emerging Artists Concert: Friday, April 20 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 3 p.m.
Mainstage Artists Concert: Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m.
Gala: Sunday, April 22 at 8 p.m.
Tickets: Free to faculty/staff, $10 general, $5 students/seniors.
Faculty and Staff Awards and Recognition Celebration
Friday, April 20, 2012
2:30 p.m.—Reception, Chapel Porch
3 p.m.—Program, Jones Chapel
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Inauguration Held for Meredith’s Eighth President
Meredith Student Earns State Department Internship in China
Sophomore Monserrat Alvarez Named a Newman Civic Fellow
Engineering Dual Degree Student Selected for NASA Program
Employee Giving Participation Nears Goal
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