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 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 9/30/19 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 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 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 10/21/19 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 10/28/19 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 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 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 11/25 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 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 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 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 01/20 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 01/27 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 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 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 02/17 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 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 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 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 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 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 03/12 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 03/16 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 03/23 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

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, 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

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 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 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 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 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, 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 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, Update, Sent July 13 (Jul 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS BOARD MEETING UPDATE July 13, 2020 Dear Senior Scholars,   A pleasant morning to you all . . .      At a meeting on July 8, the Senior Scholars Board approved a virtual format for speaker presentations for September, October and November.  In light of this shifting and unpredictable pandemic and the restrictive measures that are certain to continue, the Board determined that this is our best option.  Even if safety measures

Senior Scholars, Sent July 16, Lunch Bunch Survey (Jul 2020)
SENIOR  SCHOLARS Zooming to Lunch July 16, 2020 The Lunch Bunch crew--BG, Ruth, and Carol--need your help. Would you consider joining the fun and chats virtually? Zoom lunch will be an hour spent with a small group of your fellow Senior Scholars and a host to lead the conversation.  Please click this link, answer the four questions and submit your response.Your help is greatly appreciated! 1900 Selwyn Avenue MSC 1409 , Charlotte, NC, 28274 Unsu

Senior Scholars, Sent December 7th, Happy Holidays (Dec 2020)
   SENIOR SCHOLARS   Happy Holidays January 8th Registration   Dear Senior Scholars,   As the holidays approach, many of us will adjust our plans due to the unusual circumstances in which we find ourselves.  We shall miss enjoying the company of others.  However, we can all take heart that safer times are coming in the not-too-distant future.    The new year holds the promise of good things, and we hope to be in your good company a

Senior Scholars, Sent January 4 (Jan 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   January 4th Welcome Back Upcoming Presentations Membership Information Great Decisions ebooks     Well, Senior Scholars, we made it through 2020 - a year we will always remember as the year of COVID!     The battle is not quite over, but in 2021  we can see on the horizon the possibility to get back to normality - our weekly on-site talks at PUMC, our LunchBunch gatherings, and even our Wildacres Retreat.   W

Senior Scholars, Sent January 11 (Jan 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   January 11th  Upcoming Presentations Membership Cancer has been called the "Emperor of All Maladies” because it has plagued mankind for thousands of years.  Yet, in just the past ten years we have seen incredible progress in the treatment of cancer.  Click on the “Register” button below to learn about this progress and where it could lead in the future from Dr. Derek Raghavan.  Don’t miss this one!   Don Campbell Pres., Seni

Senior Scholars, Sent January 14 (Jan 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   January 14th  Tomorrow's Presentation   Cancer has been called the "Emperor of All Maladies” because it has plagued mankind for thousands of years.  Yet, in just the past ten years we have seen incredible progress in the treatment of cancer.  Click on the “Register” button below to learn about this progress and where it could lead in the future from Dr. Derek Raghavan.  Don’t miss this one!   Don Campbell Pres., Senior S

Senior Scholars, Sent January 18 (Jan 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   January 18th  Upcoming Presentations Membership Information   We are the world’s richest nation, yet we have citizens (and children) sleeping in cars and tents, and on park benches?  How did this happen? Our speaker on Friday explains the causes of homelessness, and, more importantly, the solutions.    Don Campbell Pres., Senior Scholars January 22, 2021   The Roots and Reality of Homelessness READ

Senior Scholars, Sent January 21 (Jan 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   January 21 Tomorrow's Presentation   We are the world’s richest nation, yet we have citizens (and children) sleeping in cars and tents, and on park benches?  How did this happen? Our speaker on Friday explains the causes of homelessness, and, more importantly, the solutions.    Don Campbell Pres., Senior Scholars January 22, 2021   The Roots and Reality of Homelessness READ MORE   Liz Clasen-Kelly CE

Senior Scholars, Sent January 25 (Jan 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   January 25th  Upcoming Presentations Great Decisions Books When COVID struck the world last February, we looked for leadership to tell us what to do.  How well did the World Health Organization perform in showing the way out of the pandemic? Jane Zimmerman recounts the early skirmishes and the continuing battles around the world against COVID. Click on the “Register” button below and join us to hear about the defeats as well as the victories!

Senior Scholars, Sent January 28th (Jan 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   January 28th Tomorrow's Presentations   When COVID struck the world last February, we looked for leadership to tell us what to do.  How well did the World Health Organization perform in showing the way out of the pandemic? Jane Zimmerman recounts the early skirmishes and the continuing battles around the world against COVID. Click on the “Register” button below and join us to hear about the defeats as well as the victories!  Don’t miss th

Senior Scholars, Sent February 1st (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 1st  Upcoming Presentations Start the engines, we are off on a trip across the Solar System to Mars!  Our guide will be Dr. Robert Zubrin, an expert on our nearest planetary neighbor.  Listen as he describes the efforts to send astronauts to the Red Planet before 2035.  Click on the “Register” button below and join us on an incredible journey!   Don Campbell Pres., Senior Scholars February 5, 202

Senior Scholars, Sent February 4th (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 4th  Tomorrow's Presentation February 5, 2021 The Case for Space Dr. Robert Zubrin President, Mars Society Read More Register Here Some Helpful Links. . . Upcoming Speakers Senior Scholars Website Membership Information Senior Scholars Calendar   Speaker Archives Email Senior Scholars Email Archives Queens University Calendar Senior Scholars Meets Virtually Friday Mornings 10-11am Unsubscribe

Senior Scholars, Sent February 8th (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 8th  Upcoming Presentations Great Decisions Books From the Management Team. . . .   In his first foreign policy address, President Biden described China as “the most serious competitor” to the United States. Nowhere is the competition more evident than in Africa where China’s “Road and Belt Initiative” (an infrastructure development plan sometimes referred to as “The New Silk Road”) has many looking to the East for help. Click the “

Senior Scholars, Sent February 11th (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 11th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   In his first foreign policy address, President Biden described China as “the most serious competitor” to the United States. Nowhere is the competition more evident than in Africa where China’s “Road and Belt Initiative” (an infrastructure development plan sometimes referred to as “The New Silk Road”) has many looking to the East for help. Click the “Register” butt

Senior Scholars, Sent February 15 (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 15th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Charlotte’s renowned Mint Museum holds a mind-boggling, eclectic collection of art, ranging in style from traditional to contemporary, in origin from American to Asian, a collection that runs the gamut from crafts to fashion, from coins to costumes.  Come along as Museum CEO Todd Herman explains how to find the particular art that appeals to you in this e

Senior Scholars, Sent February -- Let's Talk (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   Let's Talk Beginning the week of February 22nd   LET’S TALK 2020-BYE, BYE! Welcome 2021 The past is in the rearview mirror! Let’s get on with the new year!   Senior Scholars, let’s do some Zoom until we can get our groups together at a restaurant, maybe at the end of March or early April?   As for now, please join small chat groups on Zoom. We sure have a lot to talk about, from our speakers, to coping with Covid 19 rest

Senior Scholars, Sent February 18 (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 15th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Charlotte’s renowned Mint Museum holds a mind-boggling, eclectic collection of art, ranging in style from traditional to contemporary, in origin from American to Asian, a collection that runs the gamut from crafts to fashion, from coins to costumes.  Come along as Museum CEO Todd Herman explains how to find the particular art that appeals to you in this e

Senior Scholars, Sent February 18th (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 15th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Charlotte’s renowned Mint Museum holds a mind-boggling, eclectic collection of art, ranging in style from traditional to contemporary, in origin from American to Asian, a collection that runs the gamut from crafts to fashion, from coins to costumes.  Come along as Museum CEO Todd Herman explains how to find the particular art that appeals to you in this e

Senior Scholars, Sent February 22 (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 22nd  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   The Sixth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees anyone accused of a crime within our borders “the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury.” Violations of the speedy trial rule are taken seriously. Join us as Missy Owen, a Charlotte attorney, discusses what has been done during the pandemic to balance constitutional protectio

Senior Scholars, Sent February 22nd (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 22nd  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   The Sixth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees anyone accused of a crime within our borders “the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury.” Violations of the speedy trial rule are taken seriously. Join us as Missy Owen, a Charlotte attorney, discusses what has been done during the pandemic to balance constitutional protectio

Senior Scholars, Sent February 25 (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 25  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   The Sixth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees anyone accused of a crime within our borders “the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury.” Violations of the speedy trial rule are taken seriously. Join us as Missy Owen, a Charlotte attorney, discusses what has been done during the pandemic to balance constitutional protection

Senior Scholars, Sent February 25th (Feb 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   February 25th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   The Sixth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees anyone accused of a crime within our borders “the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury.” Violations of the speedy trial rule are taken seriously. Join us as Missy Owen, a Charlotte attorney, discusses what has been done during the pandemic to balance constitutional protecti

Senior Scholars, February 26th -- "Can You Help?" (Feb 2021)
  SENIOR SCHOLARS    " Can You Help?" In the 48 years of its history, Senior Scholars, an all-volunteer organization, has never before asked for donations. We are asking now. “Can you help?”   COVID-19 has altered our lives in ways we never thought possible. We have all made sacrifices as we looked about, assessed the risks, and determined the changes we needed to make in order to be safe and responsible.   We have missed the chance to socialize

Senior Scholars, Sent March 1, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 1st  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Back in ’41 Duke Ellington’s signature song advised fans to “Take the ‘A’ Train,” the “quickest way” to go where good things are happening. Join us as we hop abord the Blue Line and head north to the campus of UNC-Charlotte where Dr. Sharon Gabar, the new chancellor, will talk with us about her plans to ensure that good things happen for faculty, students, and members

Senior Scholars, Sent March 1st, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 1st  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Back in ’41 Duke Ellington’s signature song advised fans to “Take the ‘A’ Train,” the “quickest way” to go where good things are happening. Join us as we hop abord the Blue Line and head north to the campus of UNC-Charlotte where Dr. Sharon Gabar, the new chancellor, will talk with us about her plans to ensure that good things happen for faculty, students, and members

Senior Scholars, Sent March 3rd -- Volunteers (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 3rd   Consider Helping as a Volunteer   Subject: Senior Scholar Will You Consider Helping as a Volunteer? Hi, Senior Scholar - I know, you’re retired.  And yes, I know you want no more responsibilities.  But, c’mon! You’re still skilled and talented.  And we badly need your skills as a volunteer.  We promise - we only want a tiny slice of your free time.  And we guarante

Senior Scholars, Sent March 4, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 4th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   Back in ’41 Duke Ellington’s signature song advised fans to “Take the ‘A’ Train,” the “quickest way” to go where good things are happening. Join us as we hop abord the Blue Line and head north to the campus of UNC-Charlotte where Dr. Sharon Gabar, the new chancellor, will talk with us about her plans to ensure that good things happen for faculty, students, and member

Senior Scholars, Sent March 4th, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 4th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   Back in ’41 Duke Ellington’s signature song advised fans to “Take the ‘A’ Train,” the “quickest way” to go where good things are happening. Join us as we hop abord the Blue Line and head north to the campus of UNC-Charlotte where Dr. Sharon Gabar, the new chancellor, will talk with us about her plans to ensure that good things happen for faculty, students, and member

Senior Scholars, Sent March 8, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 8th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Remember the tag line from “Ghostbusters”? Who ya gonna call?” If your question is about infectious diseases, the smart call in Charlotte will go to Dr. Katie Passaretti, Director of Infection Prevention at Atrium Health. Senior Scholars called. She'll answer with up-to-date information that will help to keep you and yours safe.   Dr. Dave Collins Assistant Tre

Senior Scholars, Sent March 8th, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 8th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Remember the tag line from “Ghostbusters”? Who ya gonna call?” If your question is about infectious diseases, the smart call in Charlotte will go to Dr. Katie Passaretti, Director of Infection Prevention at Atrium Health. Senior Scholars called. She'll answer with up-to-date information that will help to keep you and yours safe.   Dr. Dave Collins Assistant Tre

Senior Scholars, Sent March 10th -- Wildacres Survey (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 10th   We are taking a survey for Wildacres Retreat 2021!   Senior Scholars is planning the 2021 Wildacres Retreat on April 26-29, in compliance with North Carolina and CDC Covid restrictions. We are surveying Senior Scholars to determine how many will attend given the understandable concerns over Covid and the steps necessary to prevent infections.   The featureed speaker will be Frye Gaillard, no

Senior Scholars, Sent March 11, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 11th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   Remember the tag line from “Ghostbusters”? Who ya gonna call?” If your question is about infectious diseases, the smart call in Charlotte will go to Dr. Katie Passaretti, Director of Infection Prevention at Atrium Health. Senior Scholars called. She'll answer with up-to-date information that will help to keep you and yours safe.   Dr. Dave Collins Assistant T

Senior Scholars, Sent March 11th, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 11th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   Remember the tag line from “Ghostbusters”? Who ya gonna call?” If your question is about infectious diseases, the smart call in Charlotte will go to Dr. Katie Passaretti, Director of Infection Prevention at Atrium Health. Senior Scholars called. She'll answer with up-to-date information that will help to keep you and yours safe.   Dr. Dave Collins Assistant T

Senior Scholars, Sent March 15, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 15th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Though society has come a long way since the ‘60s, occupations still tend to be segregated by gender.  Not to mention the problems of the glass ceiling and sexual harassment.  Join us as Dr. Jill Yavorsky talks about the current state of gender equality and highlights policies that will help us all.   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, Sent March 15th, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 15th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Though society has come a long way since the ‘60s, occupations still tend to be segregated by gender.  Not to mention the problems of the glass ceiling and sexual harassment.  Join us as Dr. Jill Yavorsky talks about the current state of gender equality and highlights policies that will help us all.   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, Sent March 18, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 15th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Though society has come a long way since the ‘60s, occupations still tend to be segregated by gender.  Not to mention the problems of the glass ceiling and sexual harassment.  Join us as Dr. Jill Yavorsky talks about the current state of gender equality and highlights policies that will help us all.   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, Sent March 18th, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 15th  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Though society has come a long way since the ‘60s, occupations still tend to be segregated by gender.  Not to mention the problems of the glass ceiling and sexual harassment.  Join us as Dr. Jill Yavorsky talks about the current state of gender equality and highlights policies that will help us all.   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, Sent March 22, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 22nd  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . ,   BREXIT - Britain’s exit from the European Union - Why has this messy divorce dragged on for so long, and why should Americans care?  Dr. Mark Kelso returns to give us an update that explains the latest twists in this historic split-up.  Come join us!   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars March 26, 2021 Great Decisions Topic BREXIT and

Senior Scholars, Sent March 22nd, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 22nd  Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . ,   BREXIT - Britain’s exit from the European Union - Why has this messy divorce dragged on for so long, and why should Americans care?  Dr. Mark Kelso returns to give us an update that explains the latest twists in this historic split-up.  Come join us!   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars March 26, 2021 Great Decisions Topic BREXIT and

Senior Scholars, Sent March 25, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 25th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . ,   BREXIT - Britain’s exit from the European Union - Why has this messy divorce dragged on for so long, and why should Americans care?  Dr. Mark Kelso returns to give us an update that explains the latest twists in this historic split-up.  Come join us!   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars March 26, 2021 Great Decisions Topic BREXIT an

Senior Scholars, Sent March 25th, Tomorrow's Presentation (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 25th  Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . ,   BREXIT - Britain’s exit from the European Union - Why has this messy divorce dragged on for so long, and why should Americans care?  Dr. Mark Kelso returns to give us an update that explains the latest twists in this historic split-up.  Come join us!   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars March 26, 2021 Great Decisions Topic BREXIT an

Senior Scholars, Sent March 26th - Please Join Us (Mar 2021)
Interested in Senior Scholars membership?  SENIOR SCHOLARS   You signed up to follow us - won't you join us?  We are writing to non-members who have asked to be included in our emails.   Have you attended one or more of our streamed speaker presentations? Maybe you have taken advantage of the archived speaker presentations available on our website? We are hoping that your interest in our emails, your viewing of our streamed presentations and/or our

Senior Scholars, Sent March 29, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 29 Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . ,   Theodore Roosevelt often tops the historical rankings of U.S. presidents for his efforts on behalf of conservation and nature.  Historian and writer David Gessner will be joined by Roosevelt himself to discuss Roosevelt’s famous declaration to "Leave it as it is!”. Don’t miss this one!”   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars April 2, 2021 Leave It

Senior Scholars, Sent March 29th, Upcoming Presentations (Mar 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   March 29th Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . ,   Theodore Roosevelt often tops the historical rankings of U.S. presidents for his efforts on behalf of conservation and nature.  Historian and writer David Gessner will be joined by Roosevelt himself to discuss Roosevelt’s famous declaration to "Leave it as it is!”. Don’t miss this one!”   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars April 2, 2021 Leave

Senior Scholars, Sent April 1, Tomorrow's Presentation (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 1   Tomorrow's Presentation From the Management Team. . . ,   Theodore Roosevelt often tops the historical rankings of U.S. presidents for his efforts on behalf of conservation and nature.  Historian and writer David Gessner will be joined by Roosevelt himself to discuss Roosevelt’s famous declaration to "Leave it as it is!”. Don’t miss this one!”   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars April 2, 2021 Leave It

Senior Scholars, Sent April 1st, Tomorrow's Presentation (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 1st Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . ,   Theodore Roosevelt often tops the historical rankings of U.S. presidents for his efforts on behalf of conservation and nature.  Historian and writer David Gessner will be joined by Roosevelt himself to discuss Roosevelt’s famous declaration to "Leave it as it is!”. Don’t miss this one!”   Don Campbell, President, Senior Scholars April 2, 2021 Leave

Senior Scholars, Sent April 5, Upcoming Presentations (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 5 Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Our roads and bridges need immediate attention. The electric grids, gas lines, and water systems are outdated and overloaded. High speed rail lags behind the rest of the world and tracks for standard trains are aging out. Although our infrastructure has received increased attention, our processes are slow and expensive. What if we could build a more durable system more quick

Senior Scholars, Sent April 5th, Upcoming Presentations (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 5th Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Our roads and bridges need immediate attention. The electric grids, gas lines, and water systems are outdated and overloaded. High speed rail lags behind the rest of the world and tracks for standard trains are aging out. Although our infrastructure has received increased attention, our processes are slow and expensive. What if we could build a more durable system more qui

Senior Scholars, Sent April 8, Tomorrow's Presentation (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 5 Tomorrow's Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Our roads and bridges need immediate attention. The electric grids, gas lines, and water systems are outdated and overloaded. High speed rail lags behind the rest of the world and tracks for standard trains are aging out. Although our infrastructure has received increased attention, our processes are slow and expensive. What if we could build a more durable system more qui

Senior Scholars, Sent April 8th, Tomorrow's Presentation (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 5th Tomorrow's Presentation   From the Management Team. . . .   Our roads and bridges need immediate attention. The electric grids, gas lines, and water systems are outdated and overloaded. High speed rail lags behind the rest of the world and tracks for standard trains are aging out. Although our infrastructure has received increased attention, our processes are slow and expensive. What if we could build a more durable system more qu

Senior Scholars, Sent April 12th, Upcoming Presentations (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 12th Upcoming Presentations   Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   With four nations determined to chart the future of the Korean peninsula—South Korea and the United States, North Korea and China—the area is a potential tinderbox. Click below to join us as Professor Hye-Sung Kim helps us to understand what lies behind Kim Jong-un’s sabre rattling and the role the United States and South Korea must play to bring peace and

Senior Scholars, Sent April 15th, Tomorrow's Presentation (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 15th Tomorrow's Presentation   Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   With four nations determined to chart the future of the Korean peninsula—South Korea and the United States, North Korea and China—the area is a potential tinderbox. Click below to join us as Professor Hye-Sung Kim helps us to understand what lies behind Kim Jong-un’s sabre rattling and the role the United States and South Korea must play to bring peace an

Senior Scholars, Sent April 19, Upcoming Presentations (Apr 2021)
 SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 19th Upcoming Presentations   From the Management Team. . . .   Charlotte’s airport is constantly growing and is now the 6th busiest in operations in the United States, but Charlotte’s travelers wonder: will the construction EVER be completed?  We have the boss of the airport, Jack Christine, on hand with all the answers for you!  Be sure to register for this one!   Don Campbell - President - Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, Sent April 19th, Upcoming Presentations (Apr 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 19th Upcoming Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Charlotte’s airport is constantly growing and is now the 6th busiest in operations in the United States, but Charlotte’s travelers wonder: will the construction EVER be completed?  We have the boss of the airport, Jack Christine, on hand with all the answers for you!  Be sure to register for this one!   Don Campbell - President - Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, Sent April 26, Upcoming Presentations (Apr 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 26th Upcoming Presentations From the Management Team. . . .   The Scots-Irish played a significant role in the founding of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The presentation looks at the history of the Scots-Irish, Native Americans, African Americans, and Germans living in the area, their interaction with the British government, and the founding of Mecklenburg County and Charlotte.   David Collins - Assistant Treasurer - Senior Sc

Senior Scholars, Sent April 26th, Upcoming Presentations (Apr 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 26th Upcoming Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   The Scots-Irish played a significant role in the founding of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The presentation looks at the history of the Scots-Irish, Native Americans, African Americans, and Germans living in the area, their interaction with the British government, and the founding of Mecklenburg County and Charlotte.   David Collins - Assistant Treasurer

Senior Scholars, Sent April 29, Tomorrow's Presentation (Apr 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 29th Tomorrow's Presentation From the Management Team. . . .   The Scots-Irish played a significant role in the founding of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The presentation looks at the history of the Scots-Irish, Native Americans, African Americans, and Germans living in the area, their interaction with the British government, and the founding of Mecklenburg County and Charlotte.   David Collins - Assistant Treasurer - Senior S

Senior Scholars, Sent April 29th, Tomorrow's Presentation (Apr 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   April 26th Tomorrow's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   The Scots-Irish played a significant role in the founding of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The presentation looks at the history of the Scots-Irish, Native Americans, African Americans, and Germans living in the area, their interaction with the British government, and the founding of Mecklenburg County and Charlotte.   David Collins - Assistant Treasurer

Senior Scholars, May 3, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 3rd Upcoming Presentations From the Management Team. . . .   The U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 upset the delicate balance of power in the Persian Gulf and led to heightened competition between regional powers—Iran and Saudi Arabia—for dominance. To protect the flow of oil vital to the world’s economy, the United States has established no fewer than ten military bases in the region. And yet tensions persist. Will policy changes instituted by Presiden

Senior Scholars, May 3rd, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 3rd Upcoming Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   The U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 upset the delicate balance of power in the Persian Gulf and led to heightened competition between regional powers—Iran and Saudi Arabia—for dominance. To protect the flow of oil vital to the world’s economy, the United States has established no fewer than ten military bases in the region. And yet tensions persist. Will policy changes instit

Senior Scholars, May 6, Tomorrow's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 6th Tomorrow's Presentation From the Management Team. . . .   The U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 upset the delicate balance of power in the Persian Gulf and led to heightened competition between regional powers—Iran and Saudi Arabia—for dominance. To protect the flow of oil vital to the world’s economy, the United States has established no fewer than ten military bases in the region. And yet tensions persist. Will policy changes instituted by Preside

Senior Scholars, May 6th, Tomorrow's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 6th Tomorrow's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   The U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 upset the delicate balance of power in the Persian Gulf and led to heightened competition between regional powers—Iran and Saudi Arabia—for dominance. To protect the flow of oil vital to the world’s economy, the United States has established no fewer than ten military bases in the region. And yet tensions persist. Will policy changes insti

Senior Scholars, Sent May 10, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 10th Upcoming Presentations From the Management Team. . . .   One in nine Americans over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s Disease. Two-thirds of those afflicted are women. That’s more than six millions people... and the number is projected to grow to 12.7 million by 2050. Listen in as Dr. Mark Pippenger of Novant Health brings the members of Senior Scholars up to date on advances in the diagnosis and treatment of a disease that touches so many lives &n

Senior Scholars, Sent May 10th, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 10th Upcoming Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   One in nine Americans over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s Disease. Two-thirds of those afflicted are women. That’s more than six millions people ... and the number is projected to grow to 12.7 million by 2050. Listen in as Dr. Mark Pippenger of Novant Health brings the members of Senior Scholars up to date on advances in the diagnosis and treatment of a disease that touches

Senior Scholars, May 10th, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 10th Upcoming Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   One in nine Americans over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s Disease. Two-thirds of those afflicted are women. That’s more than six millions people ... and the number is projected to grow to 12.7 million by 2050. Listen in as Dr. Mark Pippenger of Novant Health brings the members of Senior Scholars up to date on advances in the diagnosis and treatment of a disease that touches

Senior Scholars, May 13th, Tomorrow's Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 13th Tomorrow's Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   One in nine Americans over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s Disease. Two-thirds of those afflicted are women. That’s more than six millions people ... and the number is projected to grow to 12.7 million by 2050. Listen in as Dr. Mark Pippenger of Novant Health brings the members of Senior Scholars up to date on advances in the diagnosis and treatment of a disease that touche

Senior Scholars, May 17, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 17th Upcoming Presentations From the Management Team. . . .   Everyone agrees that Charlotte needs a plan to guide the City into the future, 2040 and beyond.  Now the Plan is ready, but some developers and neighborhood groups are not on board. Hear why the 2040 Plan is our best bet for the future. Click on the “Register” button below and join the debate!   - Don Campbell, Pres., Senior Scholars - Senior Scholars May 21,

Senior Scholars, Sent May 17th, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 17th Upcoming Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Everyone agrees that Charlotte needs a plan to guide the City into the future, 2040 and beyond.  Now the Plan is ready, but some developers and neighborhood groups are not on board. Hear why the 2040 Plan is our best bet for the future. Click on the “Register” button below and join the debate!   - Don Campbell, Pres., Senior Scholars - Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, May 17th, Upcoming Presentations (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 17th Upcoming Presentations Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Everyone agrees that Charlotte needs a plan to guide the City into the future, 2040 and beyond.  Now the Plan is ready, but some developers and neighborhood groups are not on board. Hear why the 2040 Plan is our best bet for the future. Click on the “Register” button below and join the debate!   - Don Campbell, Pres., Senior Scholars - Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, May 20, Tomorrow's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 20th Tomorrow's Presentation From the Management Team. . . .   Everyone agrees that Charlotte needs a plan to guide the City into the future, 2040 and beyond.  Now the Plan is ready, but some developers and neighborhood groups are not on board. Hear why the 2040 Plan is our best bet for the future. Click on the “Register” button below and join the debate!   - Don Campbell, Pres., Senior Scholars - Senior Scholars May 21

Senior Scholars, Sent May 20th, Tomorrow's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 20th Tomorrow's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Everyone agrees that Charlotte needs a plan to guide the City into the future, 2040 and beyond.  Now the Plan is ready, but some developers and neighborhood groups are not on board. Hear why the 2040 Plan is our best bet for the future. Click on the “Register” button below and join the debate!   - Don Campbell, Pres., Senior Scholars - Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, May 20th, Tomorrow's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 20th Tomorrow's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Everyone agrees that Charlotte needs a plan to guide the City into the future, 2040 and beyond.  Now the Plan is ready, but some developers and neighborhood groups are not on board. Hear why the 2040 Plan is our best bet for the future. Click on the “Register” button below and join the debate!   - Don Campbell, Pres., Senior Scholars - Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars, Sent May 24th, Friday's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 24th Friday's Presentation From the Management Team. . . .   Private universities across the country have been hard-hit by the Covid Pandemic - tight finances, staff losses, and declines in enrollment.  However, Queens University President Dan Lugo has a plan to bring Queens back stronger than ever!  Get all the details by clicking on the “Register” button below and joining our last Zoom talk before the Summer Break!   - Don Campbell,

Senior Scholars, May 24, Friday's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 24th Friday's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Private universities across the country have been hard-hit by the Covid Pandemic - tight finances, staff losses, and declines in enrollment.  However, Queens University President Dan Lugo has a plan to bring Queens back stronger than ever!  Get all the details by clicking on the “Register” button below and joining our last Zoom talk before the Summer Break!  

Senior Scholars, May 24th, Friday's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 24th Friday's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Private universities across the country have been hard-hit by the Covid Pandemic - tight finances, staff losses, and declines in enrollment.  However, Queens University President Dan Lugo has a plan to bring Queens back stronger than ever!  Get all the details by clicking on the “Register” button below and joining our last Zoom talk before the Summer Break!  

Senior Scholars, Sent May 27th, Friday's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 27th Friday's Presentation From the Management Team. . . .   Private universities across the country have been hard-hit by the Covid Pandemic - tight finances, staff losses, and declines in enrollment.  However, Queens University President Dan Lugo has a plan to bring Queens back stronger than ever!  Get all the details by clicking on the “Register” button below and joining our last Zoom talk before the Summer Break!   - Don Campbell,

Senior Scholars, May 27, Friday's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 27th Friday's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Private universities across the country have been hard-hit by the Covid Pandemic - tight finances, staff losses, and declines in enrollment.  However, Queens University President Dan Lugo has a plan to bring Queens back stronger than ever!  Get all the details by clicking on the “Register” button below and joining our last Zoom talk before the Summer Break!  

Senior Scholars, May 27th, Friday's Presentation (May 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   May 27th Friday's Presentation Greetings! From the Management Team. . . .   Private universities across the country have been hard-hit by the Covid Pandemic - tight finances, staff losses, and declines in enrollment.  However, Queens University President Dan Lugo has a plan to bring Queens back stronger than ever!  Get all the details by clicking on the “Register” button below and joining our last Zoom talk before the Summer Break!  

Senior Scholars, June 14th Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 14th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 14, Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 14th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 14th, Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 14th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 21st, Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 21st Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 21 Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 21st Special Event Available   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your household was one

Senior Scholars, June 21, Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 21st Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 21st Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 21st Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 28 Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 28th Special Event Available   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your household was one

Senior Scholars, June 28th, Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 28th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 28, Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 28th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, June 28th Special Event (Jun 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   June 28th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   Discounted $20 Registration is available to Senior Scholars through July 6th   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If your h

Senior Scholars, July 5th, Special Event (Jul 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   July 5th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   The discount offer will expire on Tuesday July 6, 2021. Check for future Field Trips on the website. You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with ma

Senior Scholars, July 5 Special Event (Jul 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   July 5th Special Event Available   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   The discount offer will expire on Tuesday July 6, 2021. Check for future Field Trips on the website.     You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with madness. If yo

Senior Scholars, July 5, Special Event (Jul 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   July 5th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   The discount offer will expire on Tuesday July 6, 2021. Check for future Field Trips on the website.   You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts

Senior Scholars, July 5th Special Event (Jul 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   July 5th Special Event Available Greetings!   The Smithsonian Associates Present  “Finding the Real Queen Charlotte”    Thursday, July 22nd   The discount offer will expire on Tuesday July 6, 2021. Check for future Field Trips on the website. You live in the Queen City, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife to King George III and virtual ruler of England during his recurring bouts with ma

Senior Scholars, August 25th (Aug 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS     Fall Meeting Format Greetings! Dear Senior Scholars,   Well, we thought we were on target to resume live presentations of Senior Scholar speakers, but the emergence of the dreaded Delta variant of Covid-19 and the spike in new infections has prompted us to cancel our plans for live performances in 2021.   Thanks again for the support you have given Senior Scholars through your membership, your participation and your

Senior Scholars, August 30th (Aug 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS     September 10th Meeting Speaker Information  Greetings! About the fall meetings...a video from President Don The Link...Click Here From the Management Team. . . . Domestic terrorism - it’s in the headlines, and Senior Scholars have the FBI on hand to talk about it!  From John Wilkes Booth to the Oklahoma City Bombing to the Attack on the Capital, our democracy has always faced threats. Join us on Fri

Senior Scholars, September 6th (Sep 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   September 6th Friday's Presentation   Greetings! About the fall meetings...a video from President Don The Link...Click Here From the Management Team. . . . Domestic terrorism - it’s in the headlines, and Senior Scholars have the FBI on hand to talk about it!  From John Wilkes Booth to the Oklahoma City Bombing to the Attack on the Capital, our democracy has always faced threats. Join us to hear Agent Michael

Senior Scholars, September 9th (Sep 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   September 9th Tomorrow's Presentation   Greetings! From the Management Team. . . . Domestic terrorism - it’s in the headlines, and Senior Scholars have the FBI on hand to talk about it!  From John Wilkes Booth to the Oklahoma City Bombing to the Attack on the Capital, our democracy has always faced threats. Join us to hear Agent Michael Scherck discuss the ongoing fight against the threat of domestic terrorism. See you the

Senior Scholars, September 13th (Sep 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   September 13th Friday's Presentation   Greetings! From the Management Team. . . . Access to larger markets, cheaper consumer goods, increased opportunities for innovation . . . globalization has had any number of positive effects. But there are negatives as well – job insecurity, currency fluctuation, price instability. Join us as Dr. Jacob Wobig examines recent history, weighs the pros and cons, and charts a course into the future.  

Senior Scholars, September 16th (Sep 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   September 16th Tomorrow's Presentation   Greetings! From the Management Team. . . . Access to larger markets, cheaper consumer goods, increased opportunities for innovation . . . globalization has had any number of positive effects. But there are negatives as well – job insecurity, currency fluctuation, price instability. Join us as Dr. Jacob Wobig examines recent history, weighs the pros and cons, and charts a course into the future. &nbs

Senior Scholars, September 20th (Sep 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   September 20th Friday's Presentation   Greetings! From the Management Team. . . . Covid-19 came to the United States in January 2020. We stayed home and wore masks. We waited not-so-patiently for safe and effective vaccines. Fear of the Delta-variant has encouraged more people to take action, but only 54% of Americans are fully vaccinated. Mask mandates are back in some locations – as is resistance to mask mandates. Some employers are mak

Senior Scholars, September 23rd (Sep 2021)
SENIOR SCHOLARS   September 23rd Tomorrow's Presentation   Greetings! From the Management Team. . . . Covid-19 came to the United States in January 2020. We stayed home and wore masks. We waited not-so-patiently for safe and effective vaccines. Fear of the Delta-variant has encouraged more people to take action, but only 54% of Americans are fully vaccinated. Mask mandates are back in some locations – as is resistance to mask mandates. Some employers are m

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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