The Third Annual No Impact Week Begins October 12

the-earth-seen-from-apollo-17Please join us as we kick off our third annual “No Impact Week” held October 12-19, 2015. Below you’ll find a complete list of presentations and activities.

Monday October 12, 2015
Marygrove Activity 12:30 until 1:30 PM Liberal Arts Building 242
The Story of Stuff
Jesse Cox, Director of Mission Integration and Campus Ministry, presenter

Tuesday October 13, 2015
Marygrove Activity 3:30 until 4:30 PM Liberal Arts Building 242

Gandhi’s Gift: Was Mahatma Gandhi the first environmentalist?
Be the among first to see
Cynthia Lukas, Film Producer, Presenter

Wednesday October 14, 2015
Marygrove Activity 3:30 until 4:30 PM Liberal Arts Building 242
Reflection on Laudato Si (Encyclical on Care for the Environment)
Abigail Fusaro, Assistant Professor of Biology, natural Sciences and Mathematics, presenter

Thursday October 15, 2015
Marygrove Activity Morning 9:00 until 11:00 AM Room 406 Art Studio in Liberal Arts Building
T-Shirt Making   [Bring a used, clean T-Shirt and give it a new life!]
Mary Lou Greene, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, professor

Marygrove Activity 3:30 until 4:30 PM Liberal Arts Building 242
Organic Farming
Michael Martin, Ph.D., Professor of English and Modern Languages, presenter

Friday October 16, 2015
Marygrove Activity 3:30 until 4:30 PM Liberal Arts Building 242
Green Initiatives on Campus: the ISC 312 recycling project, part of a “campus sustainability initiative”
Alixandria Pappas, Rosario Parada and Sarah Suppelsa, presenters

Monday October 19, 2015
Marygrove Activity-12:30 until 1:30 PM Liberal Arts Building 242
Share your experience of the week while enjoying a sustainable meal!

Evening Activity 3:00 until 5:00 PM Liberal Arts Building 242
“No Impact Man Movie” Sponsored by Sigma Zeta
Snacks will be served!

Visual and Performing Arts Division’s Faculty Showcase Events

image001Join us in an evening that showcases talents of the Visual and Performing Arts Division’s faculty on Friday, October 9th!!!!!!
Schedule of Events:
5:00pm – 8:00pm      The Gallery        Faculty Exhibition/Closing Reception     
7:30pm – 8:45pm      MG Theatre       Dance & Music Faculty Performance
9:00pm – 10:30pm    The Gallery        Faculty Exhibition/Closing Reception
*Faculty and staff receive 2 complimentary tickets for the Theatre performance…available in the dance office (LA 203) on Monday, October 5th.

IMD & Marygrove Dance Department Collaborate to Host African Dance Conference

IMD 1The Institute of Music & Dance and the Marygrove Dance Department worked together to facilitate and host an African Dance Conference, by the Rowe Niodior African Dance Company, who received funding from the Knight Foundation for the four day event.
Master classes were held September 24 – 27, 2015, in different styles of African dance, and a performance was featured in the Marygrove College Theatre on Saturday, September 26. IMD students, undergraduate dance IMD 2students as well as metropolitan Detroit and out-of-state dance communities attended. All were inspired and energized by the teachers, drummers and choreography.

Pictured: Marie Basse Instructing

Watch Marie Basse and students in Master Class:    3


IMD Receives Grant from James and Lynelle Holden Fund

The Institute of Music and Dance is pleased to announce that the James and Lynelle Holden Fund has awarded a $2,000.00 grant to IMD for its community outreach programming. The Holden Fund has been a stalwart supporter of the work of the Institute of Music and Dance. With this award the James and Lynelle Holden Fund confirms its
commitment to IMD.