Senior Scholars at Queens Email Archive
Senior Scholars at Queens: Email Archive
Below you will find an archive of Senior Scholars at Queens weekly update(s). Browse e-mail blasts through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.


Senior Scholars, Update, Sent July 6 (Jul 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS July 6. 2020 The next update will be sent after the July 8th Board Meeting Virtual Presentations Of Interest-- The Foreign Policy Association has made the digital edition of the   Great Decisions Television Series  available on YouTube.  What to hear a presentation again? Friday presentations are available in the Archive section of our website Senior Scholars Meet

Senior Scholars, Dr. Kevin Soden Update, Sent July 3 (Jul 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS July 3, 2020 Dear Senior Scholars members,   Thought you would enjoy this short uplifting video by Senior Scholar member Kevin Soden, MD.     His message is a reminder of the cautious approach we need to take as we plan activities for the Independence Day weekend.     Happy Fourth to us all !  My respect,   Walt Romano Virtual Presentations Of Interest-- The Foreign Policy Association&nb

Senior Scholars, Update, Sent June 29 (Jun 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS June 29, 2020 The next update will be sent in a couple of weeks after the July 8th Board Meeting Virtual Presentations Of Interest-- The Foreign Policy Association has made the digital edition of the   Great Decisions Television Series  available on YouTube.  What to hear a presentation again? Friday presentations are available in the Archive section of our website

Senior Scholars, Update, Sent June 22 (Jun 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS UPDATE June 22, 2020 May 16, 2020   Dear Senior Scholars,   My thoughts are with you as we all hope for clear direction for a safe return to more stable times.   As seniors, we have health issues that challenge us in ordinary circumstances, but the threat of additional risk due to coronavirus understandably heightens our concern.   Warnings are being released that a fall/winter resurgence of the virus may coincide with the typical flu season.&nbs

Senior Scholars, Update, Sent June 15 (Jun 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS UPDATE June 15, 2020 May 16, 2020   Dear Senior Scholars,   My thoughts are with you as we all hope for clear direction for a safe return to more stable times.   As seniors, we have health issues that challenge us in ordinary circumstances, but the threat of additional risk due to coronavirus understandably heightens our concern.   Warnings are being released that a fall/winter resurgence of the virus may coincide with the typical flu season.&nbs

Senior Scholars, Update, Sent June 8 (Jun 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS UPDATE June 8, 2020 May 16, 2020   Dear Senior Scholars,   My thoughts are with you as we all hope for clear direction for a safe return to more stable times.   As seniors, we have health issues that challenge us in ordinary circumstances, but the threat of additional risk due to coronavirus understandably heightens our concern.   Warnings are being released that a fall/winter resurgence of the virus may coincide with the typical flu season. 

Senior Scholars, Update, Sent June 1 (Jun 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS UPDATE May 16, 2020   Dear Senior Scholars,   My thoughts are with you as we all hope for clear direction for a safe return to more stable times.   As seniors, we have health issues that challenge us in ordinary circumstances, but the threat of additional risk due to coronavirus understandably heightens our concern.   Warnings are being released that a fall/winter resurgence of the virus may coincide with the typical flu season.  Therefore

Senior Scholars, Important Update, Sent May 25 (May 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS IMPORTANT UPDATE Cancellation of Friday Meetings through May 29 May 16, 2020   Dear Senior Scholars,   My thoughts are with you as we all hope for clear direction for a safe return to more stable times.   As seniors, we have health issues that challenge us in ordinary circumstances, but the threat of additional risk due to coronavirus understandably heightens our concern.   Warnings are being released that a fall/winter resurgence of the vir

Senior Scholars, Important Update, Sent May 18 (May 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS IMPORTANT UPDATE Cancellation of Friday Meetings through May 29 May 16, 2020   Dear Senior Scholars,   My thoughts are with you as we all hope for clear direction for a safe return to more stable times.   As seniors, we have health issues that challenge us in ordinary circumstances, but the threat of additional risk due to coronavirus understandably heightens our concern.   Warnings are being released that a fall/winter resurgence of the vir

Senior Scholars, Food for Thought Sent May 11 (May 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES Cancellation of Friday Meetings through May 29 Dear Members,   Hoping this message finds you well and coping with this time of uncertainty.     Through an email vote, our Senior Scholars Board has canceled Friday morning meetings beyond the initial cancellation date of April 10 and extended the cancellation through May 29 to comply with recommendations and precautionary health mandates for group meetings in order to p

Senior Scholars, Food for Thought (May 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES Cancellation of Friday Meetings through May 29 Dear Members,   Hoping this message finds you well and coping with this time of uncertainty.     Through an email vote, our Senior Scholars Board has canceled Friday morning meetings beyond the initial cancellation date of April 10 and extended the cancellation through May 29 to comply with recommendations and precautionary health mandates for group meetings in order to p

Senior Scholars, Queens Food for Thought--April 30 and May 21 (Apr 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Queens University  invites you... Virtual Presentions April 30th and May 21st Cancellation of Friday Meetings through May 29 Dear Members,   Hoping this message finds you well and coping with this time of uncertainty.     Through an email vote, our Senior Scholars Board has canceled Friday morning meetings beyond the initial cancellation date of April 10 and extended the cancellation through May 29 to comply with recommendation

Senior Scholars, April 20th, Updates, Online Opportunities Copy (Apr 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Online Opportunities Cancellation of Friday Morning Meetings through May 29 Dear Members,   Hoping this message finds you well and coping with this time of uncertainty.     Through an email vote, our Senior Scholars Board has canceled Friday morning meetings beyond the initial cancellation date of April 10 and extended the cancellation through May 29 to comply with recommendations and precautionary health mandates for group meetings in o

Senior Scholars, April 13, Updates, Online Opportunities (Apr 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Online Opportunities Cancellation of Friday Morning Meetings through May 29 Dear Members,   Hoping this message finds you well and coping with this time of uncertainty.     Through an email vote, our Senior Scholars Board has canceled Friday morning meetings beyond the initial cancellation date of April 10 and extended the cancellation through May 29 to comply with recommendations and precautionary health mandates for group meetings in o

Senior Scholars, April 6, Online Opportunities (Apr 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Online Opportunities Cancellation of Friday Morning Meetings through May 29 Dear Members,   Hoping this message finds you well and coping with this time of uncertainty.     Through an email vote, our Senior Scholars Board has canceled Friday morning meetings beyond the initial cancellation date of April 10 and extended the cancellation through May 29 to comply with recommendations and precautionary health mandates for group meetings in o

Cancellation of Friday Morning Meetings through May 29 (Mar 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Cancellation of Friday Morning Meetings through May 29 Dear Members,   Hoping this message finds you well and coping with this time of uncertainty.     Through an email vote, our Senior Scholars Board has canceled Friday morning meetings beyond the initial cancellation date of April 10 and extended the cancellation through May 29 to comply with recommendations and precautionary health mandates for group meetings in order to prevent the

Senior Scholars sent 03/23 Meeting 03/27 Cancelled (Mar 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday March 27, 2020 Meeting Cancelled Due to COVID-19 the March 27th, April 3rd, and April 10th meetings have be cancelled.  We look forward to safely gathering again when the time is right.   Kevin Soden, MD The Coronoavirus Epidemic The presentation, recorded on March 19th, is available in linked YouTube format.  Streamed Presentation with audio and slides A new coronavirus called COVID-19 is i

Senior Scholars sent 03/16 Meeting 03/20 Cancelled (Mar 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday March 20, 2020 Meeting Cancelled In light of current information about COVID-19, the Board has made the decision to suspend weekly meetings. We look forward to safely gathering again when the time is right.   Kevin Soden, MD The Coronoavirus Epidemic Arrrangements are being made to provide a presentation on our website. Dr. Kevin Soden, an Emmy, Telly, and International Freddie Awar

Senior Scholars sent 03/12 Announcement (Mar 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday March 13, 2020 10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Dear Members of Senior Scholars,   In light of current information about COVID-19, I imagine all of you have been wondering whether we should continue holding our weekly Friday meetings.   Our Board met this afternoon.  Kevin Soden, MD was present in an advisory capacity to lay out a proposed course of action.  The Board made the decision to suspend weekly meetings b

Senior Scholars sent 03/09, Alexa Royden (Mar 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday March 13, 2020 10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Alexa Royden, Ph.D. Associate Professor Political Science & Sociology  Queens University   Great Decisions Topic India and Pakistan India’s National election in 2019, which resulted in Prime Minister Modi’s BJP Party capturing 303 seats of the Parliament’s 542, upended India’s secular democratic traditions and global reputation as the world’s most po

Senior Scholars sent 03/02, John M. Lewis (Mar 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday March 6, 2020 10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church John M. Lewis CEO Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Topic: The Future of Mass Transit in Charlotte   CONFUSED BY BLUE LINE, GOLD LINE, SILVER LINE? THIS FRIDAY, JOHN LEWIS WILL EXPLAIN IT ALL, INCLUDING CHARLOTTE'S MASS TRANSIT PLANS FOR THE FUTURE.   John M.Lewis is the Chief Executive Officer of the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS). He arr

Senior Scholars sent for Bach Akademie Performance TONIGHT (Feb 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Feb. 21, 2020  10 a.m. Providence United Methodist Church Senior Scholars members, as you know through the  web site posting, the Friday morning Bach Akademie presentation at PUMC is cancelled due to inclement weather, but the. . . Friday evening concert is unchanged and set for 8 pm   THIS MESSAGE FROM BACH AKADEMIE As of now, our "Bach & The Golden Rule" Concert for Friday evening is still as schedule

Senior Scholars sent for SNOW CANCELLATION (Feb 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Feb. 21, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Cancellation Notice Since Senior Scholars follows the CMS cancellation policy, the Friday, February 21, 2020--Bach Akademie program--will be cancelled.  Senior Scholars Meets Friday Mornings 10 AM - 11 AM Providence UMC, 2810 Providence Rd. Charlotte NC  28211   Do not reply to this email, use sscholars@yahoo.com for all replies, http://www.senior

Senior Scholars sent 02/24 Chris Lawing (Feb 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Feb. 28, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Chris Lawing Photographer Charlotte--The Signs of the Times Charlotte's signs tell a colorful story of the city's rich history and culture. For the last decade, 8th-generation-native-Charlottean and photographer Christopher Lawing has been telling this story through his photos of iconic signs from the past and present.   Christopher Lawing is one of the newes

Senior Scholars sent 02/17 Bach Akademie (Feb 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Feb. 21, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Bach Akademie Charlotte The Bach Akademie performance will be held in the Sanctuary. As in the past-- beverages are not allowed which includes covered containers.  Admittance to the Sanctuary will begin at 9:40. Arguably the world's most famous musician, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) produced over 1,100 pieces of music in his lifetime, a legacy that c

Senior Scholars sent 02/10 Cheryl L. Brown (Feb 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Feb. 14, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church   Cheryl L. Brown, Ph.D. I nterim Chair and Undergraduate Coordinator Associate Professor  Department of Political Science and Public Administration, UNCC Great Decisions Speaker ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DATA  Dr. Brown teaches courses on Chinese domestic and foreign policy; East Asian foreign policy; cyber security policy; privacy, ethics, and g

Senior Scholars sent 02/03 Kimberly Tuttle (Feb 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Feb. 7, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Kimberly Tuttle 2019 CMS Teacher of the Year  Topic: Releasing the Student in All of Us Being in high school for today's teens is equivalent to .... well.... life. Things may have changed a bit since your days in high school. Hear the CMS Teacher of the Year, Kimberly Tuttle, discuss how there's still a student within us all. Kim Tuttle is a 1996 graduate of Radford Uni

Senior Scholars sent 01/27 Chas Fagan (Jan 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Jan. 31, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church   Chas Fagan Stories.... From a Life in Art Chas Fagan's career path has been decidedly unplanned. From Presidents and Popes to downright impressive Americans, his journey through the art world has presented him with some fascinating people...and some unexpected situations. Chas will share a cherished selection of back stories behind some of his projects and creations.

Senior Scholars sent 01/20 Laura Belcher (Jan 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Jan. 24, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church LAURA BELCHER President & CEO   Habitat for Humanity Topic: Affordable Housing in Charlotte Housing costs in Charlotte are too high for many of its citizens. What are the statistics behind that charge, and what is being done about it?  Habitat for Humanity leader Laura Belcher has been in the thick of the issue. She will discuss the causes and som

Senior Scholars sent 01/13 Mark Kelso (Jan 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Jan. 17, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Mark Kelso, PhD Topic: BREXIT What Does It Mean For Us? Confused about BREXIT? What does the British public really want? Dr Kelso will review the history, the issues, the path ahead, and why it affects the US and the world. Dr. Kelso has been one of the most popular of our Senior Scholar Speakers. He has guided our Members through a wide range of co

Senior Scholars sent 01/06 Tom Hanchett (Jan 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Jan. 10, 2020  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church January 10, 2020 Tom Hanchett, Ph.D. Topic: The History of Segregated     Housing in Charlotte Popular speaker Dr. Tom Hanchett visits to talk about the new edition of his history of Charlotte, Sorting Out the New South City, just published by UNC Press. He'll explore Charlotte's growth -- and the surprising history of racial and economic segregation ov

Senior Scholars sent 12/04 Holiday Concert (Dec 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Holiday Concert Sunday Dec. 8, 2019  7 p.m. Providence United Methodist Church Magnificat  Chancel Choir  settings by Ruth Watson Henderson and Johann Sebastian Bach December 8, 2019  Seven O’ Clock in the evening  Providence United Methodist Church  2810 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211  The Concert is in the Sanctuary and is free to all                &n

Senior Scholars sent 11/25 Holiday Luncheon (Nov 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Holiday Luncheon Friday Dec. 6, 2019  12 noon Carmel Country Club Friday, December 6th Holiday Luncheon   Menu Where: Carmel Country Club (Map) Time: 12 noon Cost: $27/person email Carol Kesmodel  carolkesmodel@yahoo.com by December 1, 2019   2020 MEMBERSHIP ....Please renew your 2020 membership soon.... You don't want to be standing in a long line in January! Ren

Senior Scholars sent 11/17 Kevin Tully (Nov 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Nov. 22, 2019  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church   Friday, November 22    Kevin P. Tully Public Defender for Mecklenburg County     TITLE... Crime and the Courts  Beyond the Headlines TOPIC...   Crime and the Courts are often in the news headlines. But are the stories  accurate? Why does it matter?        In this talk, I will examine some recent

Senior Scholars sent 11/4 Major General Kate Leahy (Nov 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Nov. 8, 2019  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Friday, November 8    Major General Kate Leahy Commanding General  108th Training Command (IET) Charlotte The Role Of The United States Army Reserve In The Community Since 9-11     Major General Kate Leahy graduated from Providence College, Rhode Island, in 1985 and was commissioned as a Military Intelligence officer. During her fi

Senior Scholars sent 10/28/19 Joseph Kuhns (Oct 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday Nov. 1, 2019  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church     Joseph B. Kuhns III, Ph.D. Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology University of North Carolina at Charlotte Homicide Causes and Correlates: Exploring the Available Scientific Evidence   This presentation will examine the primary causes and correlates associated with homicide trends in Charlotte and elsewhere. Much of the presentatio

Senior Scholars sent 10/21/19 Joan Higinbotham (Oct 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  Oct. 25, 2019  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church Friday, October 25  Joan Higginbotham Electrical Engineer, NASA Astronaut (retired) Motivational Speaker    Joan Higginbotham was born in Chicago, IL, and enjoys motivational speaking, working out, and a variety of music genres.    She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University at

Senior Scholars sent 10/14/19 Harry I. Chernotsky (Oct 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  Oct. 18, 2019  10:00 am Providence United Methodist Church I Dr. Harry I Chernotsky Professor  Political Science  & International Studies UNCC   Great Decisons Topic "Middle East: Regional Disorder" How did the Middle East reach the crossroads it is today? The roots of the current disorder can be traced back to the aftermath of World War I when the region was carved up into six new states. A c

Senior Scholars sent 10/7/19 Aaron Mitchell Houck (Oct 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  Oct. 11, 2019  10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church Aaron Mitchell Houck, J.D., Ph.D.  College of Arts and Science Queens University of Charlotte Making Predictions About Politics: A Cure for Polarization? Can making bets about the future prevent nasty disagreements about politics? In this presentation, Dr. Aaron Houck, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Queens University of Charlotte, will make the case

Senior Scholars sent 9/30/19 Cheryl Russo (Sep 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  Oct. 4, 2019  10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker Cheryl Russo, MD   Cardiologist Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute  Cardiovascular Care The Essentials And The Extraordinary    T his presentation will address the continuum of cardiovascular care. Prevention measures will apply to all patients while state of the art procedures could be applicable to mor

Senior Scholars sent 9/23/19 Jacob Wobig (Sep 2019)
Wingate University SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  Sept. 27, 2019  10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Jacob Wobig, Ph.D., J.D. Associate Professor Political Science and Public Administration Department Wingate University     Great Decisions Topic  Nuclear Negotiations Back to the Future               Dr. Wobig grew up in a small ranching

Senior Scholars sent 9/16 David Goldfield (Sep 2019)
University of North Carolina Charlotte SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  Sept. 20, 2019  10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker David Goldfield, Ph.D. Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History  University of North Carolina Charlotte         There was a time in our history - in the two decades after World War II - when our government and our citizens worked together to build

Senior Scholars sent 9/9/19 Tommy Tomlinson (Sep 2019)
"WFAE--FM, ESPN, Charlotte Observer" SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  Sept. 13, 2019  10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Tommy Tomlinson WFAE--FM, ESPN, Charlotte Observer   Topic: How The Book Came To Be:            A Discussion of "The Elephant In The Room"     Tommy Tomlinson is the author of The Elephant In the Room (Simon & Schus

Senior Scholars Announcement 9/2 (Sep 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Providence United Methodist Church   A HELP WANTED MESSAGE . . .    "We need a new Senior Scholars Team member."         A person who has a team spirit, is willing to help us recognize our weekly speakers and is computer savvy with Word and Power Point.     Specifically, we're looking for someone to prepare a weekly personalized "Certificate of Appreciation" that is

Senior Scholars sent 7/30/19, Refugee Support Services (Jul 2019)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Providence United Methodist Church  From: Rachel Humphries <rachelhumphries@refugeesupportservices.org> To: "Sscholars@yahoo.com" <Sscholars@yahoo.com> Sent: Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 2:21:57 PM EDT Subject: Thank You   Dear Senior Scholars, Thank you all so very much for your donation to Refugee Support Services in honor of Dr. Beth Whitaker.   We are grateful to your group’s openness to learn about refugees. 

Senior Scholars sent 5/27/19, Mark Peres, JD, Johnson & Wales (May 2019)
Topic: "Charlotte, Citizenship and What Matters Most", Spring Lunch, Membership SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  May 31, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church LAST MEETING BEFORE SUMMER BREAK ! See You Next Time on Sept 13  Watch for E-Mails   Our Friday Speaker: Mark Peres, JD Professor of Leadership Studies Johnson & Wales University Topic : "Charlotte, Citizenship & What Matters Most" Mark wil

Senior Scholars sent 5/20/19, Beth Elise Whitaker PhD (May 2019)
"Great Decisions Topic: Global Migration", Spring Lunch, Membership SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  May 24, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Beth Elise Whitaker, PhD Associate Professor Political Science & Public Administration University of North Carolina at Charlotte "Great Decisions Topic : Global Migration" Dr.Beth Alise Whitaker is an associate professor of political sc

Senior Scholars sent 5/13/19, Allan DiDanto, CPCC (May 2019)
"Foundation of Rational Discourse", Spring Lunch, Membership 7 SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  May 17, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Allan DiDanto Instructor of Humanities & Philosphy at CPCC Topic : The Organon: Logic  – the Foundation of Rational  Discourse Allan Di Donato is an instructor of Humanities and Philosophy at Central Piedmont Community Colle

Senior Scholars sent 5/6/19, Jack Scheff PhD (May 2019)
"Climate Change: The Fascinating Scientific Story" SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  May 10, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Jack Scheff, PhD Assistant Professor of Geography & Earth Sciences, UNC Charlotte " Climate Change: The Fascinating Scientific Story" Much of the public discussion of climate change these days is highly charged.    In this presentation, I will step back f

Senior Scholars sent 4/29/19, Frank Dominquez, WDAV (Apr 2019)
"WDAV at 40: Still Classical After All These Years", Newcomer's Coffee SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday  May 3, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Frank Dominguez General Manager & Content Director WDAV, Davidson " WDAV at 40: Still Classical After All These Years!" Frank Dominguez has been a familiar voice since 1994 to classical music listeners on WDAV.  Over the years, he has

Senior Scholars sent 4/22/19, Judge Eric Levinson, JD (Apr 2019)
"Rule of Law in NC vs Iran, Afghanistan & Africa", LunchBunch, Spring Lunch SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Judge Eric L. Levinson, JD Topic: " Contrasting rule of law and justice experiences in North Carolina with those in international regions -- including Iraq; Afghanistan; and the rural expanses of Western Africa." Judge Levinson will share perso

Senior Scholars sent 4/15/19, Susan Evans MD (Apr 2019)
"Critical Care Decision-Making - It's Not Just Clinical", LunchBunch 9 SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, April 19, 2019, 10:00 AM Queens University Sports Conplex NOTE VENUE CHANGE ! ! Click HERE for Directions to Queens University Sports Complex next to Marion Dehil Center on Tyvola Road   Our Friday Speaker: Susan Evans, MD Surgeon, Atrium Health Topic: " Critical Care Decision-Making: It’s Not Just Clinical" This di

Senior Scholars sent 4/8/19, Margaret Commins, PhD (Apr 2019)
"Great Decisions: US & Mexico Partnership Tested ", LunchBunch, Membership SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, April 12, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Margaret Commins, PhD Assoc. Professor, Political Science & Sociology Dept. " A Great Decisions Topic: The US and Mexico Partnership Tested" Dr. Margaret Commins teaches courses in Latin American politics, U.S.-Latin American relations,

Senior Scholars sent 4/1/19, Rabbi Judith Schindler (Apr 2019)
"Anti-Semitism: Then and Now", Newcomer's Coffee, LunchBunch, Membership SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, April 5, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Rabbi Judith Schindler Associate Professor, Philosophy & Religion Dept. Sklut Professor of Jewish Studies " Anti-Semitism: Then and Now" What is antisemitism? What are its origins? Does the antisemitism differ from its ancient and medieval f

Senior Scholars sent 3/25/19, Dr Loren Fauchier (Mar 2019)
Great Decisions: Decoding USA-China Trade, LunchBunch, Membership SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, March 29, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church   Our Friday Speaker: Dr. Loren Fauchier Dir. of Global Education, Providence Day School VP, Global Education Benchmark Group Great Decisions Topic: " Decoding US-China Trade" Dr. Loren Fauchier is currently the Director of Global Education at Providence Day School in

Senior Scholars sent 3/18/19, Mr Rodney Mahone (Mar 2019)
State of the Charlotte Observer, LunchBunch 3/22, 2019 Wildacres, Memberhship SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, March 22, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church  Our Friday Speaker: Rodney Mahone President & Publisher of The Charlotte Observer "State of The Charlotte Observer: How has The Charlotte Observer managed through the digital transformation of the media industry" Rodney Mahone is president and publisher of

Senior Scholars sent 3/11/19, Dr Tony Zeiss (Mar 2019)
Museum of the Bible, Lunch Bunch 3/22, 2019 Wildacres & Memberhship SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, March 15, 2019, 10:00 AM QUEENS UNIV SPORTS COMPLEX NOTE: VENUE CHANGE ! !  Our Friday Speaker: Tony Zeiss, PhD Former Pres,  CPCC & Museum of the Bible, Wash, DC "The New Museum of the Bible" DON'T FORGET: DIFFERENT VENUE THIS FRIDAY ! Be SURE to go to Queens University Sports Complex on Tyvola Road (Click Here for Directio

Senior Scholars sent 3/4/19, Dr. Philip Dubois (Mar 2019)
10 Things to Watch at UNCC, Lunch Bunch 3/22, 2019 Wildacres & Memberhship SENIOR  SCHOLARS Friday, March 8, 2019, 10:00 AM Providence United Methodist Church  Our Friday Speaker: Philip Dubois, PhD Chancellor, UNC Charlotte "Ten Things to Watch at UNC Charlotte" A native of Oakland, California, Philip L. Dubois attended the University of California, Davis, where he graduated in 1972 with an undergraduate degree in politi

Senior Scholars sent 2/25/19, Magdalena Krajewska, Documenting Americans (Feb 2019)
Listen to prior speaker, Lunch Bunch 3/22, 2019 Wildacres & Memberhship Senior Scholars: Friday, March 1, 2019, 10 AM Magdalena Krajewska, PHD Associate Professor - History and Political Science Wingate University Great Decisions Topic: Documenting Americans A Political History of National ID Proposals in the US Dr. Magdalena Krajewska is an associate professor of political science at Wingate University. She joined Wingate in

Senior Scholars sent 2/18/19, Clarence D. Armbrister 14th President Johnson C. Smith University (Feb 2019)
Listen to Justin Conrad, Lunch Bunch 2/22, 2019 Wildacres & Memberhship Survey Senior Scholars: Friday, February 22, 2019, 10 AM Clarence D. Armbrister President of Johnson C. Smith University Clarence D. “Clay” Armbrister became the 14th president of Johnson C. Smith University on January 1, 2018. Armbrister, who brings over 35 years of experience in the private and public sectors, has an extensive background at all levels of ed

Senior Scholars sent 2/11/19, Mr. Bobbie Cavnar 2/15, Field trip 2/12 (Feb 2019)
Field Trip: 2/12 The Hindu Center. 2019 Wildacres & Memberhship forms😉, Survey Senior Scholars: Friday, February 15, 2019, 10 AM Mr. Bobbie Cavnar 2016 - 2017 North Carolina Teacher of the Year 2018  NEA Foundation's TopPublic School Teacher in the Nation Topic: Lessons from four years as “Teacher of the Year” In a period spanning 4 years of being a “Teacher of the Year,” I travelled the state, the nation, and the wor

Senior Scholars sent 2/4/19, Dr. Justin Conrad (Feb 2019)
Field Trip: 2/12 The Hindu Center, 2019 Wildacres & Memberhship forms, Survey Senior Scholars: Friday, February 8, 2019, 10 AM Dr. Justin Conrad Great Decisions Topic: U.S. Global Engagement and the Military Faculty Expert, International Conflict and Terrorism Department of Political Science & Public Administration UNC Charlotte Justin Conrad is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina a

Senior Scholars sent 1/28/19, Musical Program - Cantata Series (Jan 2019)
Field Trip: Hindu Center 2/12, 2019 Wildacres & Memberhship forms, Survey Senior Scholars: Friday, February 1, 2019, 10 A.M. Musical Program in the Sanctuary Cantata Series Lecture: BWV 65: "Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen" With the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra Artistic Director - Scott Allen Jarrett and the Cantata Choir Click to download the program (pdf) (The program is open seating and a special ticket is no

Senior Scholars sent 1/21/19, Alexa Royden, Ph.D (Jan 2019)
2019 Memberhship form, Survey, Sign up Lunch Bunch, Wildacres Retreat Senior Scholars: Friday, January 25, 2019 Alexa Royden, Ph.D Associate Professor Political Science & Sociology Department Queens University Topic: Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics* Dr. Alexa Royden teaches World Politics, Chinese Politics, Contemporary American Foreign Policy, International Human Rights, International Terrorism and CORE 220. Her res

Senior Scholars sent 1/14/19, Lynn Ivey (Jan 2019)
2019 Memberhship form, Survey, Sign up Lunch Bunch, Wildacres Retreat Senior Scholars: Friday, January 18, 2019 Lynn Ivey CEO and Founder The Ivey Memory Wellness Day Center Topic: My Six Steps from Hopeless to Empowered Along My Parents' Dementia Journey After 25 years in Corporate America, Lynn Ivey left a successful career behind for a very different life. The 61-year-old walked away from banking to care for her pare

Senior Scholars sent 1/7/19, Dr. Pamela Davies (Jan 2019)
2019 Memberhship form, Membership Survey, Sign up Lunch Bunch, Wildacres Retreat Senior Scholars: Friday, January 11, 2018 Dr. Pamela Davies President Queens University Topic: Queens -- Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Pamela Davies, who led Queens University of Charlotte as it transformed from a quiet liberal arts college to a university offering master's degrees and a suite of professional programs, said Tues

Senior Scholars sent 11/12, Scott D. Syfert, Queens, (Nov 2018)
11/13 & 11/16 Queens U:, 2019 Memberhsip form Senior Scholars: Friday, November 16, 2018 10 a.m. Scott D. Syfert        The First American Declaration of Independence? Tuesday, November 13th   6 to 7 p.m. Duke Energy Auditorium (registration required)  Healthcare Provider's Perspective on Education & Resource Stability   Faculty Facilitator: Dr. Tama Morris, Dean, Blair College o

Senior Scholars sent 11/5, Dr. Peter S. Turk 11/9, Queens, (Nov 2018)
11/7 Queens U:, Field Trip 12/04, 2019 Memberhsip form Senior Scholars: Friday, November 9, 2018 10 a.m. Dr. Peter S. Turk        The History of Cancer: From Halsted's Radical Surgeries to Novel Targeted Therapies Wednesday, November 7   6-7 p.m. Queens University Belk Chapel (registration required)  Lessons from the Past & Lessons for the Future  Moderator: Dr. Pamela Grundy Auth

Senior Scholars sent 10/31 PUMC Organ Concert (Oct 2018)
David Bashor Memorial rgan Concert Senior Scholars - you may be interested: Friday, November 2, 2018  7:30 pm Providence United Methodist Church: David Bashor Memorial Organ Concert Series Providence United Methodist Church (in the Sanctuary) @ 7:30 pm Organ Concert: Maurice Durufle Requiem Chancel Choir Dongho Lee: Organist About the Organ: The Sanctuary of Providence UMC is home to the Robinson Fam

Senior Scholars sent 10/29, Maestro James Meenas , Queens, (Oct 2018)
10/30 Queens U:, 2019 Memberhsip form Senior Scholars: Friday, November 2, 2018 10 a.m. Maestro James Meenas         General Director & Principal Conductor Opera Carolina  Tuesday, October 30 at 6 to 7 p.m.  Queens University    Hear From the West Charlotte Alumni  Moderator: Dr. Pamela Grundy  A panel of engaged community members who graduated West Charlotte share th

Senior Scholars sent 10/22, Dr. James Tabor 10/26, JD Vance 10/23, Queens, (Oct 2018)
10/24 Queens U:, order Great Decisions, 2019 Memberhsip form Senior Scholars: Friday, October 26, 2018 10 a.m. Dr. James Tabor Professor, Religious Studies Waco after 25 years, what have we learned and not learned? Tuesday, October 23 Knight Theater 7 pm J.D. Vance Author: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis Wednesday 10/24 at 6:30 - 8 p.m. Queens University in the Crown room The

Senior Scholars sent Oct 15, 2018, Dr. Kevin Sodden, MD, MPH, MA, Queens, : Field Trip, (Oct 2018)
10/18 Queens U:, Lunch Bunch, order Great Decisions, 2019 Memberhsip begins Senior Scholars: Friday, October 19, 2018 10 a.m. Dr. Kevin Sodden, MD, MPH, MA Topic: The Art of Medicine Thursday, October 18 (new) Kings Mountain National Military Park Leaving from Queens University Sports Complex @ 10 a.m. Thomas Jefferson called it "The turn of the tide of success." The battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7th, 1780, was

Senior Scholars sent 10/11 10/12 2018, by policy - meeting canceled (Oct 2018)
Next meeting 10/19 😁 Senior Scholars: 10/12 meeting canceled CMS closed: the meeting is canceled.  Stay safe, see you at our next meeting 10/19.   Senior Scholars Meets Friday Mornings 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Providence UMC, 2810 Providence Rd. Charlotte NC  28211   Do not reply to this email, use sscholars@yahoo.com for all replies. http://www.seniorscholars.net/speakers-events.html for a list of monthly speake

Senior Scholars sent Oct 8, 2018, Dr. Philip Dubois 10/12 Queens, : Field Trip 10/10, Lunch Bunch (Oct 2018)
Queens U 10/11, Order Great Decisions 2019 ed Senior Scholars: Friday, October 12, 2018 10 a.m. Dr. Philip Dubois  Topic: Research Facilities in Charlotte   1) Field Trip:  Wednesday,10/10 10 a.m. Kings Mountain National Military Park 2) Queens University: Thursday, 10/11 6 p.m. Healthcare Providers? Perspective on Education & Resource Stability 3) Friday 10/12 Speaker Dr. Philip Dubois, Chancellor, UNCC Topic: Research Facilit

Senior Scholars sent Oct 1, 2018, Dr. Cobarrubias 10/5 Queens, : Field Trip, Lunch Bunch (Oct 2018)
Queens U 10/4, Lunch Bunch, Order Great Decisions 2019 ed Senior Scholars: Friday, October 5, 2018 10 a.m. Dr. Sebastian Cobarrubias Topic:European Citizenship or European Apartheid: what future for the EU, its borders and European Identity? 1) Queens University: Thursday, 10/4 6 p.m. First Generation College Attendees’ Perspective on Community 2) Newcomer's Coffee Friday 9:30 a.m. meets by the membership desk, 3) Speaker Dr. Cobarrubias, UNCC Euro

Senior Scholars sent Sept. 24, 2018, Paul Brent Foushee, 10/3 Queens, : Field Trip, Lunch Bunch (Sep 2018)
Thirve Presentation, Queens U 10/4, Lunch Bunch, Order Great Decisions 2019 ed Senior Scholars: Friday, September 28, 2018 10 a.m. Paul Brent Foushee, {Retired Police Office, CMPD: Vice and Narcotics Unit} Topic: Societal use of Opioids & Heroin / How did we get here 1) Link to "Heal Your Gut" (presentation 9/21) 2) Queens University: Thursday, 10/4 6 p.m. Exploring Economic Opportunity 3) Field Trip:  Wednesday,10/10 10 a.m. Kings Mountain National Mil

Senior Scholars Sept. 17, 2018, Dr. Nancy Palermo, 10/3 Queens, : Field Trip, Lunch Bunch (Sep 2018)
Thursday 10/4 Explorng Income Opportunitites Senior Scholars: Friday, September 21, 2018 Dr. Nancy Palermo, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Field Trip:  Wednesday,10/3 10 a.m. Kings Mountain National Military Park Queens University: Thursday, 10/4 6 p.m. Exploring Economic Opportunity Dr. Nancy Palermo Thrive | Center for Personal Healthcare and Wellness  Topic: Heal my gut THRIVE is the passion of Dr. Amy Fletcher & Dr. Nancy Palermo to deliv




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