Community leaders address next steps after confederate statue removal

Community leaders address next steps after confederate statue removal

A panel of community leaders and activists addressed next steps regarding the removal of confederate statues for Health Sciences Park Feb. 13.  The event, entitled "Taken Down:  Now What," was held in the Little Theatre.

Johnson returns as interim library chief

Johnson returns as interim library chief

Former instructional librarian, Dr. Catherine J. Johnson, has returned to the Hollis F. Price Library as interim library director, assuming the position vacated last semester by Annette Berhe-Hunt.

Co-workers, students share as three faculty retire

Co-workers, students share as three faculty retire

Faculty, staff and students from across the campus gathered in Brownlee Hall Dec. 1 to celebrate the retirements of H.B Rajendra, associate professor of Business Administration, Annette Hunt, head librarian, and Dr. Femi Ajanaku, professor of Social Sciences. The three have collectively served the college for 106 years.  Barbara Frankle, former vice president of Academic Affairs, reminisced and shared memories about the honorees.

Local business educates female students about breast health

Local business educates female students about breast health

Representatives from A Fitting Place provided breast health information and fitted female students for bras in the student center Oct. 20. Belinda Durham, A Fitting Place owner and her daughter, Abby, addressed participants during a "Bra 101" session where the mother-daughter duo encouraged the ladies to ask questions about bras, bra sizes, bra types and personal tips.

Music majors showcase talents

Music majors showcase talents

Music majors performed on the Steele Hall lawn this morning despite the hot weather. “We just want to give students and the staff a sample of the different ensembles we have,” said Arlen Chongson, assistant professor of music and area coordinator.

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