New Facebook Group -The Housekeeper and the Professor
Please look up Community Book Connection on Facebook and join. This is a good place to invite students to join and start online forums and discussions.
Events Coming Up!
- CASH CAB, Kyassukyabu style! Cash Prizes!
- When: Tuesday May 3, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Where: Catonsville, Library Lobby
- When: Wednesday,May 4, 2:00- 3:00 p.m
Where:CCBC Essex Library
- When: Thursday, May 5, 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
Where:Student Lounge, Dundalk
Come catch a ride in CCBC's version of "Kyassukyabu", the Japanese form of Cash Cab! To win in our cab, you must correctly answer questions about the book The Housekeeper and the Professor. The top three most knowledgeable students will win CASH PRIZES!! Come to play or just to watch. It promises to be a load of fun! We will also have delicious Japanese goodies to sample. Contact Debra Sambuco: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund by sponsoring a FUNDRAISING CONTEST!
Read the Flyer
All Professors are encouraged to collect cash and checks made out to "Save the Children"The CCBC class that raises the most funds will receive a full pizza party, including drinks, and a dessert. Staff and administrators are encouraged to donate as well.Please deliver monetary donations directly to Kim Jensen.( Essex E 326) email@example.com by March 31, 2011. Please provide a tally for your class in the envelope!
CBC Philosophy Essay Award
Open to ALL CCBC students
Deadline Friday, March 25, 2011
We invite all CCBC students to write an essay on any philosophical issue raised The Housekeeper and the Professor.
Prizes: First: $300. Second: $200 Third: $100.
For complete guidelines contact Amir Salehi: Asalehi@ccbcmd.edu.
- The Philosophy Department is sponsoring (in conjunction with CBC) an essay contest. Please see the flyer for details. Please encourage your students to write a philosophical essay on any issue raised in The Housekeeper and the Professor. The deadline is Friday March, 25—and the cash prizes are BIG! Please contact Amir Salehi (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
This is open to ALL CCBC STUDENTS!
CBC Philosophy Essay Award—Open to ALL CCBC students—Deadline Friday, March 25, 2011 (For complete guidelines contact Amir Salehi: Asalehi@ccbcmd.edu)
Brain-Health Fair: “It’s ALL in your HEAD!”
When: Friday, March 31, 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Where: Catonsville, K-100
A keynote speaker is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Q Theater.
In honor of “Brain Injury Awareness Month,” the fair will focus on the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of brain injuries, which affect people of all ages. Join members of the College Community, agencies from Baltimore County, and students from the School of Health Professions as we offer presentations, posters, demonstrations, games, and prizes. A keynote speaker is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Q Theater. Contact Roseanne LeVan: RLevan@ccbcmd.edu
April 4 at 10:00 am,
April 5 at 1 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 1 at 8 pm;
Saturday, Apr. 2 at 8 pm;
Monday, Apr 4 at 10 am;
Tuesday, Apr 5 at 1 pm.
Where: Essex, B Theater
Directed by Julie Lewis, M. Butterfly tells the story of a French diplomat Rene Gallimard who is posted in China, and who is convicted of espionage after a twenty-year affair with a Beijing Opera diva. The singer spies on Gallimard for the Chinese government, using Gallimard's own fantasies of submissive Asian femininity to deceive and manipulate him. This fascinating play explores gender roles as well as East-West relations. Contact Julie Lewis: Jlewis2@ccbcmd.edu
CCBC Student Presentation: A Mother’s Love…A Daughter’s Life
When: Wednesday, April 6th 11:15-12:10,
Where: Catonsville, Building Q Lounge
When: Thursday, April 7, 11:10 to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Dundalk Campus, K Student Lounge
When: Thursday, April 7, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Essex, Building E, Recital Hall
Imagine going from being a healthy, active, fun-loving person to someone who has to re-learn to walk, talk, and remember. Imagine being told that the odds of a full recovery are next to nothing. Please join us as we hear from one CCBC student who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident, and from her loving mother who worked tirelessly to rehabilitate her. Their story, which has many similarities to The Housekeeper and the Professor, is about love, strength, and hope. Contact Michael Walsh: email@example.com.
Critical Thinking Day—Student Essay Contest Winners Receive Awards
When: Wednesday, April 13, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Dundalk, K Lounge
Awards are given to the winners of CBC Essay Contest as well as a lecture by philosophy professor Amir Salehi. Reception Provided. Contact Amir Salehi: firstname.lastname@example.org
Film Screening: From a Silk Cocoon
When: Tuesday April 12, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Essex, N room 220
When: Wednesday, April 13, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Catonsville, The Barn (co-sponsored by the International Club)
Among the 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent who were incarcerated in remote concentration camps in the United States during World War II, many were kibei, or second generation Japanese Americans. This sensitive documentary delves into the experience of a young kibei couple, Shizuko and Itaru Ina, who responded to the loss of their civil liberties by renouncing their American citizenship. This is a story of shattered dreams, forsaken loyalties, and the precarious balance between democracy and national security