Thursday, February 7th (link)
|8:30 am-5:00 pm||Mixed Media Drawing: Stephen Nevitt (HPAC) Humanities and Performing Arts Building|
|8:30 am-5:00 pm||Exhibit: Carolina High School (HPAC) Humanities and Performing Arts Building|
|8:00 am-9:00 am||Breakfast With The Chancellor Greenville Campus|
|10:00 am-1:00 pm||60 Seconds of Service (Smith) Horace C. Smith Building|
Do you have just a minute to help others out in the Spartanburg Community and support USC Upstate’s “60 Seconds of Service” on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2012, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Jazzman’s Quad. At the “60 Seconds of Service” event, you will have the opportunity to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for those who are living in poverty and financially unable to feed themselves. We will be donating all the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the Second Presbyterian Soup Kitchen in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Soup Kitchen feeds those who are hungry and works to alleviate the root causes of hunger in Spartanburg. We will also be teaching those who are making the sandwiches about the Second Presbyterian Soup Kitchen and how they can do more to serve the Spartanburg community.
|11:30 am-2:00 pm||Scribes Stat Information Session Rampey Building|
Scribes STAT is looking to hire and train Medical Scribes to work in the Emergency Department of Upstate Carolina Medical Center in Gaffney, SC. This is a great position for anyone looking for a career in medicine, as you are shadowing a physician for their entire shift and completing the medical chart in real-time! We typically hire juniors, seniors and alumni for this position since they have completed their core science classes. However we welcome anyone to attend this information session to learn more about the position and hope that you would be interested in Scribing in the future as we are constantly hiring as our current Scribes move on to med school! One year commitment required.
|4:30 pm-5:30 pm||Communication Studies Lecture Series: The Power and Peril of Narrative Evidence (HPAC) Humanities and Performing Arts Building|
Presentation Description: Fisher (1984) argues humans are by nature storytelling beings. Despite this natural inclination toward stories, when it comes to providing evidence for an argument, narratives are often viewed with suspicion. This presentation will discuss the inherent power found in narrative evidence, while also cautioning speakers regarding the use of narratives as support material. Presentation by Leah White, Ph.D.
|6:00 pm-7:00 pm||Preface 2012-2013: Throwing Like a Girl, catching like a boy - A talk about men, women, and how they Library|
As part of the yearlong freshman focus on the book, "Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior," the Department of Languages, Literature, and Composition will host a series of discussions and activities relevant to topics in the book. Lisa Johnson and Peter Caster will lead the discussion on “Throwing like a girl, catching like a boy: A talk about men, women, and how they’re expected to behave.”
ics format for events on Thursday, February 7th