Monday, April 29, 2019
11am - 1:45pm
T Tower 11
Come Celebrate Women's History Month with Carmen Maria Machado
Carmen Maria Machado's debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Kirkus Prize, LA Times Book Prize Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the World Fantasy Award, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Prize. In 2018, the New York Times listed Her Body and Other Parties as a member of "The New Vanguard," one of "15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century."
Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Granta, Harper’s Bazaar, Tin House, VQR, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, The Believer, Guernica, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Michener-Copernicus Foundation, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the CINTAS Foundation, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. She is the Writer in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia with her wife.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Outside the PE Complex
$20 entry donation
For more than 19 years the Intramural Sports Department with the financial backing of the FSA and the NCC Alumni Association has joined forces to facilitate the Fun Run benefiting, “The Carleigh Mac Foundation”.
100% of MONEY collected goes directly to the Foundation
Carleigh with the help of her family and friends
has transformed the lives of many thousands who are born
with congenital heart defects."
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Come hear the tones featuring... Small Combos, Vocal pieces to the full Big Band
The Jazz Ensemble will be performing the music of:
Thelonious Monk, Joe Zawinul, Percy Mayfield, Otis Redding, Irving Berin and More!