Goldfarb Center Newsletter

Goldfarb Center Newsletter - February 27, 2012

February 27, 2012

In This Issue
- Accepting Requests for Funding Proposal for Goldfarb Center Grants - Deadline Next Monday, March 5th
- CCAK 10th Anniversary Celebration Featuring Seth Wescott
- Upcoming Events
- In The Community


Accepting Requests for Funding Proposal for Goldfarb Center Grants - Deadline Monday, March 5th

We are now welcoming Requests for Funding Proposal (RFPs) from faculty and/or students interested in undertaking projects related to public affairs or civic engagement. Grants are available for student internships, student or faculty research (both independent and collaborative projects), faculty sponsored conferences or visiting fellows, and civic engagement course development. Click here for detailed information on available grants.  

CCAK 10th Anniversary Celebration Featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Seth Wescott

The Colby Cares About Kids 10th Anniversary Celebration will take place this Friday, March 2, and will include a visit from central Maine native Seth Wescott, two-time Olympic gold medalist in snowboardcross. Mentors and mentees will gather together on campus during the day for sledding and other winter activities, and Seth will speak at 7 p.m. in Ostrove Auditorium after the originators of the CCAK program are honored with "Inspire Awards."


Upcoming Events

Embracing Peace in Afghanistan
Sulaiman Nasseri '12, recipient of the Project for Peace Grant
Tuesday, February 28, at 7:00 p.m. in Diamond 141

Global Studies Annual Hunt Lecture: The Red Market - Every Body Has A Price
Monday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. in Diamond 142
Scott Carney, investigative journalist
Co-sponsored by Global Studies and the Goldfarb Center's Lovejoy Visiting Journalist Program

The American Election From An International Student Perspective
Panelists: Ness Dong '14 (China), Jozef Moffat '15 (Zimbabwe), Jonathan Sommer '14 (Germany), Khaled Wardak '13 (Afghanistan); moderated by Assistant Professor of French Valerie Dionne
Wednesday, March 7, at 7:00 p.m. in Diamond 122


In The Community

Get Up Downtown - Leap Year Celebration at Mainely Brews
Wednesday, February 29 at 1 Post Office Square, Waterville

Enjoy buy one, get one free pizzas as well as appetizer and drink specials all evening.  See you downtown!
Co-sponsored by the Goldfarb Center and Waterville Main Street (www.watervillemainstreet.org)