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9/14/17 Fall Presidential Lecture Series Guest: Ndaba Mandela

August 28, 2017

TO:                  The College Community

FROM:            Dr. Shaun L. McKay, President

SUBJECT:     Fall Presidential Lecture Series Guest Announced:

Ndaba Mandela – Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11 a.m.

 

I am pleased to announce the fall 2017 Presidential Lecture Series to be presented at Suffolk County Community College. This forum is meant to engage the college community in meaningful conversations that can inspire each of us to bring about positive change in our communities. It also provides the College with an opportunity to meet its mission-related strategic goal of enhancing community enrichment through increased participation in social and cultural events and activities conducted by the College or in partnership with external stakeholders.

This semester’s presentation will be delivered by Ndaba Mandela, grandson of the South African activist and former president, Nelson Mandela. Ndaba’s lecture is entitled, “From Prisoner to President: The Mandela Legacy Lives On.”  The lecture will take place on Thursday, September 14th at 11 a.m. in the Shea Theater on the Ammerman Campus in Selden; it will also be streamed to the Sagtikos Theater on the Michael J. Grant Campus and the Montaukett Learning Resource Center, Room 107/108.

In his presentation, Ndaba describes what it was like to first meet his iconic grandfather at age 11—when Nelson Mandela was finally released from prison and Ndaba lived with him in the Presidential Palace shortly thereafter. Ndaba tells tales and shares the inspiring, and often amusing, anecdotes told to him directly from his doting grandfather. Ndaba also describes to his audiences, both the joy and the strain he feels having the awesome responsibility of the world’s expectations to be counted on, and considered as, the “2nd chapter” of the Mandela story.

Tickets will be required for this event on the Ammerman Campus. If you would like to reserve space for your class, or for more information about the presentations, please contact Jill Santiago at the Center for Social Justice and Human Understanding at santiaj@sunysuffolk.edu.

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Jesse Owens, 1936 Olympic Gold Medalist

SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

DATE:                  October 17, 2016                            

TO:                       Ammerman Campus Community

FROM:                  P. Wesley Lundburg, Executive Dean

SUBJECT:            PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

JESSE OWENS, 1936 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST

The Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding will host a talk by Gina Hemphill-Strachan, the granddaughter of 1936 Olympic star Jesse Owens. She will discuss the impact of his performance in the context of diversity and intolerance.  The talk will be held on:

Thursday, October 27, 2016   11:00 AM
Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building
Ammerman Campus, Selden
533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784
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Please let us know if you intend on bringing a class (631) 451-4117 or chdhu@sunysuffolk.edu

Steven Schrier, Executive Director,

Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding, Inc.
533 College Road, Selden, N.Y.  11784
631-451-4113, fax 631-451-4697, www.chdhu.org

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Suffolk County Community College to Host Day of Reflection – Thursday, June 23rd

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Suffolk County Community College to Host Day of Reflection – Thursday, June 23rd

The College’s LGBTQ Task Force invites the college community to come together in a show of support for the people of Orlando and to remember the beautiful lives lost and impacted by the Orlando tragedy, on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to provide a peaceful space for people to gather and be with one another.

Campus gathering locations are as follows:

• Ammerman Campus Brookhaven Gymnasium – Alumni Room
• Eastern Campus Peconic Building – Room 100
• Michael J. Grant Campus Captree Commons – Student Lounge

A Mental Health Coordinator, as well as an LGBTQ Task Force member will be present at each location. Please make every effort to place this event on your calendar and attend. The general public is also invited and you can forward these details to anyone you know who is seeking comfort and support from others.

For further information, you may contact Professor Deborah Provenzano at 451-4183 or the College’s Affirmative Action Officer Christina Vargas at 451-4950.