Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Scottish poetry hour - Wed, 9/17

Next month Scottish voters will go to the polls to decide whether Scotland should be independent from the United Kingdom.  On the eve of this historic referendum, Wednesday, September 17 at 2:30 in Phillips 325, our own Scotsman in exile, economics instructor Tom Beveridge, will present “’A Parcel of Rogues’:  United or Untied?” Come explore how the issues of Scottish independence have been debated in poetry from the seventeenth century to the present day.  Refreshments will be served.   

SPA 111 Review Workshops being offered - 8/28 and 8/29

Are you in SPA 112 this semester (or a higher course) and would like a refresher on first semester material?

Spanish faculty are leading two guided review sessions to better prepare you for success in SPA 112. The same material will be covered in both workshops. There will be some time for questions at the end of each session.

Thursday, August 28 3-4 p.m., Phillips 378
Friday, August 29 10-11 a.m., Phillips 307

Monday, August 25, 2014

Student leadership development opportunities through Student Senate

The Student Senate invites all interested students
Lunchtime Leadership Learning Labs will begin on Thursday, September 25, Noon – 1:30 p.m. Labs are open to all Durham Tech students, faculty, and staff. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch with them. The Senate will provide drinks and snacks.

Check out the seminar schedule.

Fall 2014 Science Seminars announced

Come join fellow students and faculty to learn about an interesting set of science topics this fall at the Science Seminars series. We have invited several distinguished guests from the local science community to talk about their work.

Dr. David McNelis from UNC will be speaking on sustainable energy, Dr. William Fischer from UNC will talk about his recent work in Africa treating patients with Ebola, and Dr. Warren Warren from Duke will talk about the use of 3-D laser microscopy to analyze the composition of paint used in Renaissance paintings. 

All seminars are at 3:30 pm in Collins 278.

Science seminar flyer

C-STEP program for transfer to UNC-CH

C-STEP Information Sessions
Are you an academically-strong student who has always wanted to go to Carolina?   Are financial issues holding you back?  If you answer yes to these questions then come to a C-STEP (Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program) Information Session and learn how to earn guaranteed admission to UNC-CH. We are looking for students who have completed all developmental studies courses but have completed fewer than 30 hours of transferable work, with a GPA above 3.0.
Teaching-Learning Center:  Phillips 325
Wednesday, August 27, Noon – 1 p.m.
Thursday, August 28, 5 – 6 p.m.
Monday, September 8, 5 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, September 9, Noon – 1 p.m.

Orange County Campus
Thursday, September 11, Noon – 1 p.m.

Can't make it to a session? General information about the program can be found at http://www.durhamtech.edu/asut/cstep.htm
or by contacting Mary Marsha Cupitt in the Transfer Center, Phillips 303