Week 13: April 2 – 8

Scholars Forum: Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band

Currituck Ballroom, Talley Student Union
Monday, April 2
3:00 PM
Guitarist Ed Stephenson’s virtuosity traverses the Classical Spanish, Flamenco and Flamenco Fusion genres. He’s performed as a soloist and as a member of the North Carolina Guitar Quartet, as well as in The Paco Band, a Spanish music and Nuevo flamenco ensemble. Ed and the Paco Band will be joined by two flamenco dancers for the Scholars Forum. Start exercising them ankles now–much toe-tapping anticipated.


Preston Keith: The Intersectional Revolution of Being Black, Gay, & Male in Elitist Higher Education

Piedmont Ballroom, Talley Student Union
Monday, April 2
9:00 AM
As a part of the Women’s Center’s Gender and Equity Research Symposium, Preston will examine the ways in which gender, sexuality, race, and class intersect to provide a lens for my understanding of opportunity, access, and survival within institutions constructed in opposition of intersectional identities. Through the connection of Preston’s lived experiences, and the journey to discovering, naming, and reclaiming identities, Preston will unpack how to navigate oppressive systems in hopes of survival.  This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Kiera Jonson.

Gender & Equity Research Oral Presentations

Room 3285, Talley Student Union
Monday, April 2
2:30 PM
Come listen and engage with 6 students, staff, and faculty as they share their research aligned with gender and equity ranging from gender difference and bias, gender inclusive housing practices, the experiences of college women in engineering, and the war on womxn. Presenters will share their research for 10 minutes and have time for Q&A. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Anna Wojciechowski.

NCSU Libraries presents: State of Sound – Criminal podcast’s Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer

Fishbowl Forum, DH Hill Library
Monday, April 2
4:00 PM
Co-creators Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer will discuss how they combined quality content, some technical experience and lots and lots of persistence to develop Criminal — their popular and critically acclaimed true crime podcast. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Marian Fragola.

Architecture Lecture Series: Michael Nieminen & Michael Maza

Burns Auditorium, College of Design

Monday, April 2

6:00 PM

Learn about what is happening on the cutting-edge of architecture in the NC State School of Architecture Lecture series. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Natalie Sherwood.

Clean the World – Worldwide Water, Hygiene, & Sanitation Issues

Hatteras/Currituck Ballroom, Talley Student Union
Monday, April 2
7:00 PM
Learn about ongoing Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene (WaSH) issues in the developing world, and also help build hygiene kits which will be donated to a local charity. Speakers include NC State Professor, Dr. Joshua Kearns, and Dr. Anne Mikelonis from the Clean Water Science Network. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Caitlin Cassidy. Please register for this event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clean-the-world-worldwide-water-sanitation-and-hygiene-issues-tickets-44309029500.

Identity Theft, Scams, and Fraud

Room 3285, Talley Student Union
Tuesday, April 3
12:00 PM
As part of Financial Literacy Month, Campus Police and PNC Bank will present on identity theft and proactive ways to protect yourself. Will include how to keep important documents safe and how to identify suspicious emails and other scams. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Katie Lucas.

 

Exploring Mental Health in the APIDA Experience

Witherspoon Campus Cinema
Tuesday, April 3
7:30 PM
A panelist discussion where the audience can submit anonymous questions relative to mental health and the Asian American, pacific islander, desi American experience. Panelists will include people from this community but all are encouraged to attend! After the panelist discussion, there will be smaller breakout groups that will be monitored by mental health ambassadors. The mental health topics that will be covered are; stigma in the APIDA community, LGBTQ+ and APIDA, model minority myth, and talking to family members about mental health. We want to culminate a space that allows for open discussion of difficult topics and how those from different backgrounds have different experiences with mental health! This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Helen Glazunov.

Money Basics After Graduation

Room 3285, Talley Student Union
Wednesday, April 4
5:00 PM
Our own Melissa Hart, Personal Finance Instructor, shares tools you will need to manage your finances after graduation. She will address the cost of living in different cities and decision making tips for purchases made after college. A must see for seniors! This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Jazzlyn Hill.

Global Health Council Film Screening: Bending the Arc

Room 210, Park Shops
Wednesday, April 4
6:00 PM
Bending the Arc is a documentary about a team of young people—Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, Ophelia Dahl—whose charitable medical work 30 years ago ignited a global health movement. Their goal was simple but daring: to make high-quality health care available to everyone, even in the world’s poorest countries. Fighting entrenched diseases, political and bureaucratic machinery, and the existing charity and medical establishments, these crusaders took their fight from the village to the world stage, to ensure that health care is a right for all and that geography should not determine destiny.  There are 29 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Anna Wojciechowski.

Middle East Film Series: Omar

Auditorium, DH Hill Library
Wednesday, April 4
6:30 PM
Join the 18th Annual Middle East Film Festival, showcasing films pertinent to the issues embedded in the Middle East. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Jamal Alexander.

Sustainable Business Forum

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Thursday, April 5
5:15 PM
This is the College of Textiles third annual Forum event where industry professionals who have created their own companies inspired by the ethical/sustainable treatment of business processes will present. This year, there are two entrepreneurs from local businesses: Pamut Apparel and TS Designs, that will come out and speak to the audience about what it takes to create and run their own sustainability business. Event attendees will also be able to have a question and answer session to further engage with the speakers on a personal level. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Ali Davis.

Gregg Museum: Carolina Awakens in the Modern World

Meet at the Gregg Museum
Thursday, April 5
6:00 PM
Jennifer Sudul Edwards, Ph.D., curator of Charlotte’s Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, offers vivid context and insight for Design Duet.  This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Jamal Alexander.

Fidelity Investment Leadership Series: Thomas Triumph: The Call to Innovate

Room 1231, EBII
Thursday, April 5
6:00 PM
We see and experience evidence that the world is rapidly changing. These shifts are impacting our working, social and personal lives. This engaging and fun talk is geared towards students (we all SHOULD be students of life & learning!), and explains how to not just survive – but thrive and contribute! This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Anna Stewart.

Architecture Lecture Series: Albert McDonald

Alfred Gallery, Kamphoefner Hall Room G10

Friday, April 6

12:00 PM

Learn about what is happening on the cutting-edge of architecture in the NC State School of Architecture Lecture series. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Natalie Sherwood.

NCSU Libraries presents: A/V Geeks – A Story about a Parable

Teaching and Visualization Lab, Hunt Library
Friday, April 6
6:00 PM
Dr. Anna Bigelow of NC State’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and A/V Geeks’ Skip Elsheimer present and discuss the religious short film “Parable (1964)” When first released at the 1964 World’s Fair, it caused controversy but ended up being added to the National Film Registry. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendance will be taken by Justin Kuhn.

NCSU Music presents: Spring Choral Ensembles Concert

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Friday, April 6
6:15 PM
Enjoy a musical performance by NC State’s own choral ensembles. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Kiera Jonson. Please note: The performance will begin at 7:00 PM at Stewart Theatre.

USP Service Event: Food Bank of Eastern North Carolina

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Saturday, April 7
12:15 PM
Join us for an afternoon of service fun helping to sort and organize food for those in need at the Food Bank of Eastern North Carolina. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Katie Lucas.

Hemlock Bluffs Hike

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Saturday, April 7
1:15 PM
Join the naturalists at Hemlock Nature Preserve for an enjoyable nature hike. Experience the park and get a glimpse of the wildlife. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Caleb Drum.

NCSU Music presents: Ladies in Red

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Saturday, April 7
6:15 PM
Enjoy a performance by NC State’s Ladies in Red. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Bryana Polk. Please note: The performance will begin at 7:00 PM at Stewart Theatre.

NCSU Music presents: Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra

Meet in 102 Sullivan Hall
Sunday, April 8
3:15 PM
Enjoy a performance by the Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required. Attendance will be taken by Kelsey Shevlin. Please note: The performance will begin at 4:00 PM at Stewart Theatre.