The goal of the common read is for every student to gain a new perspective about the power of the human spirit and their own resilience!
Please contact Common Read Committee Co-Chairs Margaret Eiden (Margaret.Eiden@sunywcc.edu) or Helen O'Brien (Helen.OBrien@sunywcc.ed) if you are interested in using Across that Bridge in your class.
Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation
Though I am gone, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.
Feb 24 (Weds):
Civil Unrest: Yesterday and Today: 11:00-1:00
With Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. Civil Rights Activist, Minister and Educator
A civil rights leader and scholar, his commentary on Yesterday can be drawn from his experiences as a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 1960. His discussion of Today will open the doors for the campus conversation of how we interact in society.
Q&A to follow
Please watch The Freedom Riders (PBS) in preparation
Look for a screening and discussion of Good Trouble in March!