ASC announces fall 2009 free faculty lecture series


The Adams State College Faculty Lecture Series for the spring 2009 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. Rob Benson, associate professor of geology, "Economic Geology of Africa" on September 2; Dr. Ed Crowther, history/government/philosophy department chair, "Lincoln: Race and Slavery" September 23; Masood Ahmad, director of student engagement and success, "Pakistan: From the Silk Road to the Taliban" on October 7; Dr. Mark Finney, assistant professor of mass communications, "Salamosa: Local News Coverage of Community Crises" on October 21; Dr. Brent King, assistant professor of psychology, "He Said, She Said: Gender Communication and Sexual Harassment" on November 11; and Cindy Whitney, assistant professor of sociology, "Women and Gun Ownership" on December 9.

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: