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The Writers Studio at Arapahoe Community College will hold its Seventh Annual Literary Festival, Writing that Springs, on Saturday, Apr. 13, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Half Moon (Room M1800) at the Littleton Campus.
Join us for a day of celebration as ACC's Writers Studio facilitates a workshop to provide students and the community with access to the best writers in Colorado. The 2013 Literary Festival will include award presentations, workshops, readings and lunch. Workshop participants will be able to choose from morning and afternoon workshops in creative nonfiction, poetry and fiction taught by nationally-published, award-winning writers who are highly experienced in teaching writing workshops.
The festival will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the presentation of awards, as well as readings from the winners of the 2013 Writers Studio Literary Contest. The morning workshops, featuring William Haywood Henderson and Marilyn Krysl, will run from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and readings by workshop faculty from 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. The afternoon workshops, featuring Kate Hopper and Brian Kiteley, will run from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Advanced reservations are required, as each workshop will be capped at 20. Fee for non-ACC students is $25 for one workshop session (morning or afternoon), or $45 for both workshops. The full-day fee for ACC students is $20. Lunch is included with all reservations, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Writers Studio Scholarship Fund. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Apr. 10. For more information, please contact Dr. Kathryn Winograd at 303.797.5815.
The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host "star parties" to observe the night sky on Feb. 15, Mar. 15 and Apr. 12 at the Littleton Campus (outside on the West Lawn; between the main building and lot G).
All three star parties will be held in an open house format from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. (please dress appropriately for these outdoor events), and attendees are welcome to arrive at their convenience. ACC will provide a telescope at all three star parties, which are free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary).
Additionally, FREE hot cocoa and cookies will be served.
Join ACC Astronomy Professor Jennifer Jones at these star parties for your chance to observe the celestial bodies and explore the vastness of the universe. For more information, please contact Jennifer Jones at email@example.com or 303.797.5839.
All students and student leaders from Arapahoe Community College and Colorado’s community colleges are invited to attend the ACC Student Leadership Symposium on Friday, Apr. 12, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Littleton Campus.
This event, which will be held in conjunction with the Talking it Out: Getting to Agreement photo and story exhibit held at ACC from Apr. 3-25, is sponsored by ACC Student Government, the ACC Foundation and the Student Affairs Office.
The symposium will be comprised of presentations throughout the morning on leadership, group dynamics, being involved, mediation and communication. After lunch, The Conflict Center (Denver) will present an interactive session for all participants on the valuable art of negotiation.
There is no cost to attend this symposium. Please RSVP for this event by Tuesday, Apr. 9, and please include your name, school and any dietary restrictions.
For more information about this symposium, or to RSVP, please contact Charlotte Mattsson-Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.797.5946.
College in Colorado is encouraging students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans to celebrate higher education and show their pride by wearing their favorite college/university attire on College Friday (Apr. 12).
College Friday is a fun opportunity to celebrate a statewide day of college pride while recognizing the importance of higher education.
For more information, please contact Chase Squires, Director of Communications for College in Colorado, at email@example.com or 720.264.8571.
The Student Affairs Office and the Career and Transfer Center will co-sponsor a presentation by The Wild Animal Sanctuary (Keenesburg, Colo.) on Thursday, Apr. 11, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Half Moon (Room M1800). NO LIVE ANIMALS will be present at this event.
This presentation will cover The Wild Animal Sanctuary's mission, current status, how and where they get their animals, rescue capabilities, great detail about the captive wildlife crisis, success stories, goals and ways to help. A question/answer session will follow the presentation, which is free and open to the public.
For information or accommodations, please contact 303.797.5668 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Science Café presents "Brain Invaders" with guest speaker Dr. Stephanie Schittone on Wednesday, Apr. 10, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Room M3750.
Discussion will include infections of the brain and spinal cord, and how the cells respond. Reovirus myelitis and neuroinflammation (diseases of the nervous system) will be examined.
Refreshments will be provided at this event, which is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Celia Norman, Biology Faculty and Department Chair, at email@example.com or 303.797.5851.