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Spartan Virtual Events Fall Series

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Join us this fall as we kick off our Spartan Virtual Events Fall Series! We have several events over the course of the next few weeks, so be sure to reserve your spot TODAY by registering HERE


Non-violence in a Polarized TimeOctober 274 p.m. Zoom 
COVID PanelNovember 57:30 p.m.Zoom
Understanding the 2020 ElectionNovember 104 p.m.Zoom


October 27 at 4 p.m. EST:
Join us to discuss Non-violence in a Polarized Time with alum Matt Guynn ’95. Matt is the director of church and community organizing with On Earth Peace, part of the online training team for Training for Change, and a member of the Coordinating Committee for the Oregon Poor People's Campaign. In this session, we will share conversations around the emerging future, understanding what is going on in the world around us, becoming a change agent and working for change. 

November 5 at 7:30 p.m. EST: Let’s hear it firsthand from our COVID First Responders! This panel-led discussion will focus on individual experiences in the recent pandemic and in treating infectious diseases, whether at a hospital treating Coronavirus patients, educating families on how to best avoid the virus or treating them for it, and sharing how infectious diseases work. Our panel will consist of: Dr. Angela Rogers ’96, an expert in pulmonary and critical care Medicine at Stanford in San Francisco; and Dr. Josh Kline ’98, chief medical officer with Parkview Physicians Group in Fort Wayne; Dr. Trent Towne, associate professor of pharmacy practice and a clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

November 10 at 4 p.m. EST: Calling all parties to join this educated discussion on Understanding the 2020 Election with David Waas ’47, Professor Emeritus of History, and Leonard Williams, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Political Science. Join in as they dive into the most recent elections and the 2020 election cycle. Dr. Williams will provide an overview of the recent elections, highlight the results, and offer explanations based on political science while sharing maps, exit polls, and other data. Dr. Waas will take us back in history to explain different political trends and how they have evolved into what they are today. Be sure to stay tuned until the end when you will be able to ask questions!



To register, click HERE

Did you miss our summer events? No problem, check out the recordings below! 

Judging a Beer By Its Cover  (audio only)

Take a Hike with Tim

Watercolors with Professor Diesburg

Hosta and Shade Gardening (Click on the video below!)