Briefly Speaking Friday, Sept. 24

Health Sciences Information Session
The Health Sciences division is holding an information session at 12:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Tues, October 5 in the Student Center Main Dining Room. The session will include information about the admission and application process, curriculum and pre-requisites, among other things. Students may attend either the afternoon or evening session; each lasts about one hour.

Article-Golden Apple Nomination Deadline
What is always right, never gets rich, but deserves a million bucks? Teachers! If you can remember a time when a teacher from kindergarten through high school made an impact on your life, consider nominating them for a Golden Apple Award. Take a few moments to write about a teacher that made a difference in your life. Recognition may not be a million bucks, but it comes close. Submit your response through the Community Section of D2L by 5 p.m. Oct. 1. For more information, contact Lisa Will at

Great Honors Issues
The 2010-2011 Great Issues Lecture Series will examine the “Democratization of Information.” The discussion will include: “Who has control? Who makes decisions? How does access to information connect to power?” Professor Toni Castillo, honors program coordinator, said. Wednesday, Sept. 29 marks the launch of the lecture series with speaker Suzanne Thomas, professor of art. Lectures for the series are held on Wednesdays from 3 -4 p.m. in the RSC Lecture Hall, and are open to all students and local community. For more information, contact Professor Castillo at

Phi Theta Kappa Meetings
Phi Theta Kappa, an international honors society for community college students, welcomes new and old members to their meetings every first and third Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. in Student Center, Room 123 to help plan events and activities. The next meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 7.

Flu Shots
RSC students and employees and Wellness Center community members can receive flu shots 1 – 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 in the Wellness Center Lobby. Flu shots are offered for $25, flu mist for $30, and pneumonia shots for $35. No appointments are necessary.

“Ghana, Gateway to Sub-Sahara Africa”
Dr. Adjoa Richardson Ahedor, professor of life sciences, will be the presenter at “Ghana, Gateway to Sub-Sahara Africa” 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 in the Student Center Raider Room. Free refreshments will be provided at the event.

The second annual Treadmill-athon begins Oct. 1. Participants must go to the Wellness Center lobby to sign up. Those who complete 26.2 miles during the month of October will receive an “I SURVIVED” T-shirt and those who complete 26.2 miles before Chris Leland, director of health and wellness activities, might win a grand prize.

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