Practically every community college in our region is recognizing March as Women’s History Month – a celebration of the contribution of women to modern society. Some highlights:
Berkshire Community College hosts the opening of its Women’s Center on International Women’s Day, Thurs., March 8 at 2 p.m. in the Susan B. Anthony Building. Before that, stop by a webinar in G-10 at 11 a.m. called “#LeadLikeAGirl: Power Moves to Unleash the Potential of Women.” It will help you to not only ignite your own impact, but also become a better mentor, leader, co-worker, and parent to this generation of women and the next.
At Rockland Community College all month long in the Student Union, Room 3214 will be an exhibit of student artwork celebrating “Women Superheroes.” Also at Rockland CC, stop by “Negotiation Skills for Women” on Tues., March 20, at 12:30 p.m. in Academic II, Room 2323.
At Schenectady County Community College, Kathleen McLean presents “Tools for Empowerment: Your Blueprint for Action” at noon on Wed., March 28, in the Mohawk Room. McLean, a sought after motivational speaker and CEO of her own consulting firm, will draw on her years of experience working with strong inspiring women in leadership roles, to share with SCCC’s students of all genders the tools for mindful action.
At Queensborough Community College on Wed., March 12 at 12:15 p.m. in Room LB-14, “The Empowered Voter: Women’s Activism & Modern Day Barriers” will be presented by NYPIRG. Brainstorm ways for you to take advantage of the voting rights you have and improve the system for those who don’t! Facilitated by Colin Hughs and Prof. Robin Ford.
At Nassau Community College on Tue., March 20, in CCB, Room 254 hear “Keeping Sexual Violence Out of Your Life: For Men and Women” — New York State Police Senior Investigator Lisa Lastorino discusses New York’s Enough is Enough law, affirmative consent, and sexual harassment and sexual assault on college campuses. For more information, call 516.572.7148.
At Herkimer County Community College, “Bringing in the Bystander: A Prevention Workshop for Establishing a Community of Responsibility” is on Wed., March 28, at 3 p.m. in the Robert McLaughlin College Center, Room 282/283. This is a sexual and relationship violence prevention workshop that emphasizes a bystander intervention approach which helps participants develop strategies and skills to intervene in situations in which friends, family members, acquaintances or strangers may be involved.
At Westchester Community College, visit the Great Books Forum’s “J.K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,’” led by Prof. Christine Timm, on Thurs., March 29 in the Gateway Center, Room 131, at 6 p.m.
For more events listings, visit Campus-News.org throughout the month!