ASC announces fall 2008 free faculty lecture series


The Adams State College Faculty Lecture Series for the fall 2008 semester includes unique speakers, addressing a variety of topics. The free lectures begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in Porter Hall (the science building) room 130 throughout the semester.

The schedule includes Dr. Stuart Hilwig, associate professor of history; Dr. Mari Centeno, assistant professor of government; and Masood Ahmad, director of student engagement and success; speaking on "A Visit to the Karakoram: A Roundtable Discussion of the Pakistan and Central Asia of 'Three Cups of Tea,'" on Sept. 3; Dr. Mark Abendroth, assistant professor of teacher education, "Cuba's National Literacy Campaign: A Revolutionary Movement from 1961 to Today," on Sept. 17; Marianna King, adjunct professor of sociology, "School Violence - What's Going On?," on Oct. 1; Dr. Brent King, assistant professor of psychology, "Virtual Track Marks: A Discussion on Technological Addictions," on Oct. 22; Dr. Donna Stout, associate professor of teacher education, "Professional Identity: Research Study Findings of Teachers in Colorado, Australia, and Holland," on Nov. 12; and Dr. Martin Jones, professor of chemistry, "Michael Faraday's Christmas Candle Lectures," on Dec. 3.

All talks are free and the public is invited. Complimentary light refreshments will be offered. For further information on the series of lectures, contact Dr. Robert Astalos, assistant professor of physics, at 719-587-7821, or by email Dr. Robert Astalos.