“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
A musical comedy by Sheinkin & Finn
February 15-19, 8 p.m. February 20, 3 p.m.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” by Rachel Sheinkin with music & lyrics by William Finn is a recent Tony award winning musical. This hilarious show celebrates the mania of competition as the funniest, most loveable, and sardonically nerdy contestants compete for the Spelling Bee title. Don't miss this witty and wise Broadway hit about coming of age on stage!
Tickets: Free for Meredith faculty, staff and students. $10 adults, $5 students/seniors
Filmmaker Brenda Hughes
Guest speaker in Media Writing
February 21, 2 p.m.
Meredith alumna Brenda Hughes, ’70, will be a guest speaker in the Media Writing course taught by Associate Professor of Mass Communication Doug Spero. Hughes is an Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker. Her latest production, Marching Once More, aired on PBS stations, including UNC-TV, in January. Read more at www.wetbirdproductions.com. The lecture is free and open to all members of the Meredith community.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Sponsored by the Master of Science in Nutrition Program, featuring events coordinated by graduate student Michelle Adolphsen
Meredith College campus
February 20 at 1 p.m.
Outside Gaddy-Hamrick Art Center
Art Display: SMB Atrium
February 21 noon-4 p.m.
Information Booth, Cate Center
Tuesday, February 22 7 p.m.
Ellen L. Morrison, MS, RD/LDN, ED Specialist
with recovered patient
Wednesday, February 23 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Belk Dining Hall
“Portion Distortion”: Healthy meal planning
Thursday, February 24 7 p.m.
Showing of film “Beauty Mark” and Panel Discussion
Sponsored by The Center for Women, Ethics & Public Life
Friday, February 25 7 p.m.
Johnson Hall Rotunda
Fashion Show & Art Show
Sponsored by the Meredith Fashion Club
Visit www.raleighnedawalk.com/NEDAwareness_Week.html for more information and to reserve free tickets for these events.
“The Catapult Principle: Critical Success Factors for the New World of Women’s Entrepreneurship”
February 23, 6:30 p.m.
Join the School of Business for a lecture by Sharon G. Hadary, founding executive director of the Center for Women’s Business Research. During the event, the first and second place winners of Meredith College’s Business Plan Competition will be announced. This event, which is free and open to the public, is part of Meredith’s Entrepreneur Week.
Meredith Concerto/Aria Concert
February 26, 8 p.m.
Meredith students perform with the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina Presidential Lecture Series
Featuring Maureen Hartford
February 28, 7 p.m.
Meredith College President Maureen A. Hartford will present a lecture on “Critical Thinking in Women’s Education.” Click here for more information.
Spring Dine and Discover
March 9, 2011, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Staff Affairs Committee
Carlyle Campbell Library
Where can you borrow a bestselling book or DVD, read The Durham Herald-Sun, and get a hot cup of coffee?
Where can you watch, read or listen to 20 versions of Cinderella?
Where can you research your next car purchase or find a repair manual for your current car?
Where can you borrow a camera and film your next outing with grandchildren or scan photos of your grandparents?
The library is a treasure trove of resources for everyone at Meredith. Come find your own gems as the library staff demonstrate the many things available in the library building and online through the library website.
RSVP: Mattie Hawkins (email@example.com).
Please type the words "Dine and Discover on March 9" in the subject line of your response.
Hartford to Speak During Founders' Day Observance
New Stationery Program Announced
A Historical Facebook: College Archives Find New Life Online
Students Tackle 30th Annual Vivian Kraines Competition
Participate in The Meredith Fund Faculty/Staff Initiative
Have you presented research or attended a professional meeting recently? Has your department earned an award? Share news of these accomplishments and more with the Meredith community. Faculty and staff are invited to email items to Melyssa Allen, “Campus Connections” editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.