Brenau Sustainability Center

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At UNG (former Gainesville State College), the Students for a Progressive Society have a rich menu of events to go to.
The schedule includes guest talks, movies, and more.

SPS Events for Spring 2013

1.     Women in Islam
a.     Wednesday, March 27th, 6:00 to 8:00
b.     Continuing Education & Performing Arts auditorium
c.      Zaynab Ansari (Islamic Speaker’s Bureau)
d.     Dr. Chris Bell (University of North Georgia)
e.      Dr. Victoria Hightower (University of North Georgia)
f.       Tanjina Islam (Georgia State University)

2.     EARTH MONTH: Social Sustainability in North Georgia
a.     Wednesday, April 3rd, 12:00 to 1:00
b.     Continuing Education & Performing Arts auditorium

c.      Kevin Arita<> (Yonah Coffee)
d.     Dick Stafford (Yonah Coffee)
e.      Kat Stratton<> (Cedar Hill Enrichment Center)

3.     EARTH MONTH: Heirloom Seed keepers & their Stories
a.     Monday, April 8th, 12:00 to 1:00
b.     Continuing Education & Performing Arts auditorium
c.      Jonathan Winskie<> (University of North Georgia)

4.     EARTH MONTH: The Island President
a.     Wednesday, April 17th, 7:00 to 9:00.
b.     Film screening of the Island President, followed by a webinar with activists and organizers from the climate change community.

5.     EARTH MONTH: The Politics of Climate Change
a.     Monday, April 22nd, 12:00 to 1:00
b.     Dr. Jamie Mitchem (University of North Georgia)
c.      This presentation will focus on discussing the consensus in the scientific community and the money involved with the politics of climate change doubt.

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