August 13, 2011 8:37:00 PM
The Mississippi University for Women Gordy Honors College Forum series opens Thursday, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. at Nissan Auditorium in Parkinson Hall on campus. The Forum Series continues through November, presenting lectures and undergraduate research.
Dr. Thomas G. Velek, director of the Gordy Honors College, is pleased that the Forum Series continues to be one of the premier lecture series in the state. The series strives to offer dynamic and stimulating presentations for the MUW campus and surrounding communities as a whole.
The series opens with a discussion by Velek on the importance of study abroad in the 21st century. Opportunities for study abroad will be presented.
On Sept. 29, Dr. Deborah Miranda will speak on the topic "Men, Nursing and Masculinity."
Equaoje is the technical director for the Mississippi Soccer Association. His presentation is co-sponsored by the Columbus United Soccer Club.
"It is exciting that we have so many students doing undergraduate research that we have had to expand this to two evenings," noted Velek.
All presentations are at 6 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium and free and open to the public. Speakers are available afterward to meet and greet members of the audience. For further information or to reserve group seating, contact Velek at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-241-6850.