The dinner will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6:00 PM- 8:30 PM in the Madame Cadillac Main Dining Hall.
The purpose of this unique event is designed to explore the historical significance of African American cuisine and its influences on the family and culture, as well as the importance of community development, leadership, and unity. Co-founding member of The Detroit 300, Teferi Brent, has been invited to deliver the keynote address focusing on Unity.
DATE: Friday, Feb. 22
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
PLACE: Marygrove Theatre
All tickets just $5 and can be purchased in the book store.
WHAT: Lenten Soup and Spiritual Cinema
WHERE: Student Center Building’s Green and Gold Room
WHEN: Thursdays from Noon until 1:00 p.m.
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This conversation will consist of a sampling of ongoing faculty scholarship. Discussing their current projects will be Audrey Becker, assistant professor of English; Mary Byrnes, assistant professor of sociology; Brian Crane, assistant professor of mathematics; Michael Martin, assistant professor of English; and Steve Scribner, associate professor of chemistry.
If you are working on a scholarly or creative project that you’d like to share with your colleagues, please join us. Please come, too, if you’d simply like to appreciate and talk about the variety of work that’s ongoing at Marygrove.
As always, refreshments will be available.
Marygrove College will provide bus transportation for students interested in attending the memorial service for Professor Chae-Pyong Song on Friday, February 15. The bus will leave campus at 6 p.m. from the front of the Madame Cadillac Building, so please be in the lobby of the MC building no later than 5:45 pm to board.
Because seating is limited to 13 spots, you will need to contact Ms. Laurie LePain Kopack by phone at 313.927.1383 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat.
For those interested in driving, here is the location of the memorial service:
Korean Presbyterian Church Of Metro Detroit
Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
27075 W 9 Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48033-3463
The 826michigan Orientation at Marygrove is scheduled for this Monday, Feb. 18 from 12:20 – 1:20 p.m. in LA 315. A group of interested Sigma Zeta members will be in attendance. Everyone is welcome to attend this event!
826michigan is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students aged 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
More info about the tutoring initiative 826michigan, which has recently expanded to Detroit, is available at http://www.826michigan.org/about/.
Schools Currently Involved:
- Amelia Earhart Elementary Middle School (4th and 5th grade, in Southwest Detroit)
- University Prep Middle School (8th grade, near Midtown/Cass Corridor area)
- Bunche (East side)
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2/13/13 Ash Wednesday Liturgy @ Noon in SC Chapel
Celebrant: Bishop Don Hanchon
(Bishop Hanchon will be available to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconcilliation – private confessions – from 11:30 a.m. to Noon)
2/14/13 – Thursday – IHM Fireside Chat @ Noon in Denk Chapman
“How Do We Handle Violence?” – Challenges in Building a Culture of Peace
Marie Gabriel Hungerman, IHM – Pat Rourke, IHM – Joan Chicoine, IHM
Lunch will be served.
RSVP appreciated to Jan Machusak @ email@example.com or 313.927.1301