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   SPEAKER SERIES EVENTS

The views and opinions expressed during the College speaker series and/or by its participants and guests are solely their current opinions and do not necessarily represent or reflect the official policy or position of SJR State.


November 1, 4:00 p.m. | St. Augustine Campus, Room L112
THE VALUE OF A ROTARY MEMBERSHIP

Presented by St Augustine Rotarian Charles Haupt
Haupt is the Director of Voice Services, The Network Operations Company, a Managed IT Services. company. Mr. Haupt will speak on the value of Rotary to his life and offer vocational advice in the field of Internet Technology services.


November 6, 7:00 p.m. | Orange Park Campus, Room D14
SCIENCE CAFE - Winter glimpse at the Andes’ highlands: Winicunca and Marcahuasi

Presented by Walter E. Lara, RBP, scientific photographer and educator
During the summer months, Lara travels abroad, contributing with The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve as visitor photographer and Google Places 360.
A native of Peru, Lara was educated in Lima, Miami, Rochester New York, and Jacksonville. As a graduate from the most prestigious school of photography, The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT, 90), his programs of study included, graphic arts and biomedical photographic communications. He is a Registered Biological Photographer (RBP). He also holds master’s degrees in business (MBA Marketing) and computer science (MS).
Lara is also an instructor for SJR State and Florida School of the Arts.


November 8, 6:00 p.m. | St. Augustine Campus, C116
PTK's VIKING TALK - Technically Speaking: Creative Mindsets for the Future

Presented by Alain Hentschel, Dean, Florida School of the Arts
Creativity has become a catchword for those who are chasing the next big thing to better themselves economically. Clearly in the current economy people will have to re-tool themselves and adapt to a job market that is no longer just looking for manual laborers, computer programmers, or systems analysts.
But what is this mysterious quality called creativity and how does one commercialize it?
And is that the true purpose of creativity?
Where does creativity come from and how does one channel it?
These and other questions will be addressed.  


November 14, 6:00 p.m. | Orange Park Public Library
SPARK YOUR INTEREST SESSION - Notions of Citizenship in National Socialist Germany

Presented by SJR State history professor Gregory Shealy
How did Germans define citizenship during the Nazi Period and what were the reasons why Jews, Slavs, Homosexuals, and others were excluded? This presentation looks at notions of belonging to the German nation from the 1700s to the 1930s.


November 14, 6:00 p.m. | Fleming Island Public Library
SPARK YOUR INTEREST SESSION - Managing Your Credit

Presented by SJR State business professor Antoinette Richardson
Managing credit is an important part of personal financial planning. Consumer credit can be used in one form or another to purchase just about every type of good or service imaginable. It is a convenient way to make transactions, but when consumer credit is misused it can lead to real problems. It is important for you to understand where consumer credit fits into your financial plans so that it is used wisely.


November 29, 12:00 p.m. | St. Augustine Campus, Room L112
TRENDING TOPICS - Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

This is a documentary screening with discussion.