THE MORAVIAN COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION'S LIFELONG LEARNING INITIATIVE PRESENTS ITS 3RD SPRING SYMPOSIUM:
"THE CRASH OF '08: REFLECTION ON AND LESSONS FROM THE GREAT RECESSION"
Saturday, March 31, 2012
MORAVIAN COLLEGE MAIN STREET CAMPUS
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Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex, Room 102
9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
The Moravian College Alumni Association’s Lifelong Learning Program is pleased to invite alumni, faculty, students and community members to its Spring Symposium.
Featuring faculty, alumni, student, and community speakers, this symposium will explore the causes, impact and lessons learned from the economic crises experienced within the U.S. over the past four years. The agenda will include discussion-provoking sessions that allow the audience and speakers to interact with each other to collaboratively analyze “The Crash of '08”.
Community speakers include:
Alan Jennings, Executive director of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Kamran Afshar, Ph.D., President, KAA, Inc., Former Moravian faculty member.
Films clips about the “Crash”, led by Tom Repasch ’72
Panel Discussion with President Christopher Thomforde, Professor John Rossi, Hillary Constable ’01, and Carrie Fellon ’04
A "Hunger Banquet,” which will be sponsored in partnership with The Moravian College Center for Leadership and Service.
All attendees are encouraged to attend The Hunger Banquet which will take place during the lunch break. As you enter, you will take a ticket out of a basket. On the ticket is a random assignment — either low, middle, or high income.You will then eat a meal that coincides with your income assignment, learn about hunger, and share conversation that illustrates some of the inequalities related to the topic of hunger.
No Charge - Registration Required.
Please register by March 21.
Participants are invited to donate canned goods and cereal for distribution to Second Harvest Food Bank.
Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Alumni Relations office at 610 861-1366 by March 23.