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Celebration of Teaching and Learning to be held April 20

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The Mount’s annual Celebration of Teaching and Learning returns Thursday, April 20, 2017. With a Keynote presentation, poster sessions, poetry readings, an Honors Convocation, and more, we are proud to celebrate the scholarship and achievements of the Mount community.

Keynote Address

This year’s Keynote Address focuses on the theme of “Using Awareness to Serve and Empower” and explores the challenges, misconceptions, and larger inequalities faced by the homeless and mentally ill of our country. The address will begin with a short documentary created by Mount Psychology student Rachel Jackson, followed by a panel discussion featuring leaders from the community.

Keynote Presenters:
Rachel Jackson, MSJ Psychology Student
Dr. Tracy McDonough, MSJ Psychology Faculty

Panel Discussion:
Mr. Russell Winters, CEO of Tender Mercies
Dr. Mark Mussman, Director of Education at the Greater Homeless Coalition
Dr. Tracey Skale, Chief Medical Officer of Greater Cincinnati Behavior Health Services

Location: University Theatre
Time: 9:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Read more about Jackson and the documentary in "Rachel Jackson Spreads Awareness on Homelessness through Documentary."

Complete Schedule of Events

8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.       Coffee Bar in Theatre Lobby

9:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.    Keynote Presentation in University Theatre

10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.  Break Out Sessions

  • 10:50 – 11:20 a.m.            Jennifer Morris (Corona Room)
  • 10:50 – 11:20 a.m.            Gene Kritsky (Clifford Room)
  • 11:30 – 12:05 p.m.            Beth Murray (Corona Room)
  • 11:30 – 12:05 p.m.            Drew Shannon (Clifford Room)
  • 10:50 – 12:05 p.m.            Poetry Session: Readings from Mount and high school students, facilitated by Dr. Buffy Barkley (Recital Hall)

12:05 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.    Lunch in the 5/3rd Dining Hall, courtesy of the Academic Affairs Office

1:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.      Honors Convocation in University Theatre

3:05 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Poster Sessions in the Harrington Gym

  • Athletic Training
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Criminology
  • Health & Wellness
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Religious & Pastoral Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Art & Design Senior Thesis and Senior Projects on display in Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery