Women's History Month 2012
Women’s History Month at Penn College is dedicated to celebrating women and the contributions they have made to our society.
Tuesday, March 13
Women's Institute of Leadership with Distinction - W.I.L.D
Panel-style Keynote: noon, ACC Auditorium
Fun and Educational Sessions: 3 p.m., Campus Center, Penn's Inn
Want to get W.I.L.D. and be inspired by fellow women? This great FREE leadership opportunity features a panel-style keynote with sessions featuring topics ranging from career goals and success to diversity and self defense. Women from the Penn College community are encouraged to register for this day of leadership via theStudent Activities Portal Page on MyPCT. You will need to log in using your Penn College username and password. All participants must register by Tuesday, March 6 via the Student Activities Portal page. Questions can be directed to Debo Powell, the Assistant Director of Student Activities for Diversity and Cultural Life via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 23
Open Mic Night with Kim Adair
6 p.m., Dauphin Hall Lounge
As the calming waters of a stream flow gently over the surface of its bed, so is the voice of Mississippi native Kimberly Adair. Just as the powerful roll of a wave reaches and pulls at the shore, so does the soulful sounds of Inspirational recording artist Kimberly Adair reach in and pull at your heart.
Kimberly Adair was born into a musically blessed family in the small town of Okolona, MS. In preparation for destiny’s meeting with purpose,Kimberly began to sing in the church choir at five years old. When she turned seven, she began taking piano lessons. As music became more and more prevalent in her life, Kimberly added drums, clarinet, and writing to her list of musical talents. Through the years that followed; Kimberly has immersed herself into the constructions of many styles of music.
Kimberly has performed in such venues as TBN "Praise the Lord" (Trinity Broadcast Network), The Apollo Theater, Isaac Hayes', B.B. Kings, The Pyramid in Memphis TN, The FedEx Forum, DingoFest - Memphis in May, and many other events. She is also a professional member of the Gospel Music Association (GMA).
Currently, Kimberly is a piano and vocal instructor for The Uptown Music Collective and for the Campbell Street Center in Williamsport, PA. She performs at various venues throughout the United States as the lead singer and musician of Kimberly Adair and Soulful. Her debut project, “Voice of My Soul”, is underway for release the latter part of this year.
If you think you have what it takes and want to showcase your talent, then Open Mic night is where you want to be. Come out and enjoy a night of entertainment with some of Penn College's most talented with Kim Adair as host.
Tuesday, March 27
Awesome Women Exemplar (AWE)
6 p.m., Professional Development Center
Do you know just how AWESOME of a woman you are? Well the ladies and gentlemen of Penn College surely know the answer to that question. Women who have been nominated will be honored and have the opportunity to mingle with other extraordinary female students, staff and faculty at the Awesome Women Exemplar ceremony. Honorees will also be inspired as well as empowered by our guest speaker. Refreshments will be served.