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Jesse Owens, 1936 Olympic Gold Medalist


DATE:                  October 17, 2016                            

TO:                       Ammerman Campus Community

FROM:                  P. Wesley Lundburg, Executive Dean



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

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,


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


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.