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Campus Events Week of February 26th

2/26/2007 —

 

Tuesday, February 27th

EWABO

Be on hand for the Ewabo Reggae Band Concert, this Tuesday, February 27th at Noon, in the Cafeteria. A noted Caribbean Trio, Ewabo will bring the sounds of the islands to Penn State Worthington Scranton. Using steel drums, known as pan in their native Trinidad and Tobago, Ewabo is one of the top steel bands in the United States. The event is free and open to the public.

The group's skill has propelled them to prominence in the mainstream of international contemporary music. With the benefit of a variety of backgrounds in the arts, the musicians entertain, astound and educate audiences on the potpourri of Caribbean culture. Ewabos motto, "One Love," is demonstrated as they perform a variety of exceptional musical arrangements.

Ewabo is the winner of two consecutive National Steelband Music Festival Championships. Known for their engaging performances, they have entertained audiences from coast to coast.

AET Awareness Night

Penn State Worthington Scranton Admissions Team, Architectural Engineering faculty, student and grads invite the public to Architectural Engineering Technology Awareness Night from 6 to 8:00 p.m. in Dawson Room 10. Penn States Architectural Engineering degree is recognized as top quality by area builders, architects, designers and construction experts. Meet faculty, students and graduates and learn about an exciting future in Architectural Engineering. Hear what recent graduates have to say about their jobs. Ask faculty about the courses and talk to students about what its like exploring this awesome, exploding field. Call 963-2500 right now. Seating is limited.

 

Wednesday, February 28th

Slavery In New York

A presentation on Slavery in New York City, part of Penn State Worthington Scranton's celebration of Black History Month, will take place Wednesday, February 28th at Noon.

This presentation, previously postponed due to inclement weather, will explore the history of slavery in New York and will be presented by Eva Tettenborn, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Penn State Worthington Scranton. The presentation will take place in the K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge at Noon.
 
Dr. Tettenborn, Ph.D. completed undergraduate studies in English and American Literature at Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany. She earned her first of two master of arts degrees in English and American Literature at the State University of New York at Oswego. Her second was earned at Otto von Guericke University. Dr. Tettenborn earned her doctoral degree from Binghamton University, State University of New York in English and American Literature.
 
Prior to coming to Penn State Worthington Scranton, she was assistant professor of English at New York Institute of Technology.
 
Dr. Tettenborns bibliography lists several critical essays in such diverse publications as: Atenea: A Bilingual Journal of the Humanities and Social Science; Ann Petrys Short Fiction: Critical Essays; Callaloo; Notes on Contemporary Literature; and The CEA Critic. Her reference entries appear in Popular Contemporary Writers; The Encyclopedia of Themes in Science Fiction and Fantasy; and A Gift of Song: An Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African American Writers.
 
A prolific presenter and a much invited speaker throughout the United States, Dr. Tettenborns dissertation was entitled, Empowering the Past: Mourning and Melancholia in Twentieth-Century African American Literature.
 
 
 Blood Drive


The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive at Penn State Worthington Scranton in the K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge from 10:00 to a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  For additional information contact the Campus Health Office at 963-2681.


 
 Thursday, March 1

The Career Services Department of Penn State Worthington Scranton will hold a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop in the Study Learning Center, Room 32, from Noon to 1:00 p.m. for Penn State Business Club students.

 

A Global Warming Seminar, sponsored by the Non Traditional Student Organization will take place at Noon in the Study Learning Centers K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge. Guest speakers for this event will be Dr. Renee Bishop, assistant professor of Biology, and Dr. John O'Meara assistant professor of Physics.

As part of their commitment to community service, the Non Traditional Student Organization will present "An Inconvenient Truth,"  a film on Global Warming, in the K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

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