Year: 2014

WISHING FOR PEACE AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS FOR ALL!

Happy Holidays With sincere appreciation for your friendship and good will, we wish you all the joys of this holiday season. May peace, prosperity, and happiness be yours throughout the holidays and new year. Look forward to seeing you at our events in 2015. PLEASE REMEMBER WACH IN YOUR YEAR-END GIVING!

THANKS TO OUR KEYNOTE POETS!

THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED! THIRD ANNUAL MLK DAY INTERNATIONAL POETRY & STORYTELLING FESTIVAL  Harrisburg Poet Laureate Rick Kearns  Acclaimed Sufi Poet Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore    Award-winning Poet, Professor and Performer Maria James-Thiaw MANY THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

Religion and Terror in Nigeria

Rev. Dr. Musa Mambula knows well the terror of Boko Haram, the militant group committing mass murder in Nigeria in the name of God.  Rev. Mambula is the national spiritual adviser of Ekklesiyar Yan ‘Uwa a Nigeria – the largest national body of Church of the Brethren in the world. He will tell his story …

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HARRISBURG ACADEMY TEAM COMPETED WELL IN NATIONAL WORLDQUEST!

  Thanks to Elizabethtown College’s Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking for hosting the 2015 Academic WorldQuest Competition! CONGRATULATIONS to the winning teams: Harrisburg Academy – First Place!  Second consecutive year as top team! Cumberland Valley High School – Second Place!  Fifth year in a row placing in winning teams! Cedar Cliff High School – …

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Shale energy revolution: James Clad, former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense

Join us for the discussion on shale energy revolution with former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense – James Clad. November 17, 6.00 pm, Widener School of Law Spurred by the shale energy revolution in the United States and a vast new thirst for energy in Asia, global energy trends are changing dramatically. James Clad, former …

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Great discussion on the Future of American Higher Education!

THANK YOU TO ALL PANELISTS AND PARTICIPANTS OF THE PRESIDENTS’ FORUM ON GLOBAL EDUCATION! SPECIAL THANKS TO HARRISBURG UNIVERSITY FOR HOSTING THIS IMPORTANT EVENT! DR. CARL STRIKWERDA, PRESIDENT, ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE DR. ERIC DARR, PRESIDENT, HARRISBURG UNIVERSITY Dean Christine M. Nowik Dean of Student and Academic Success, Harrisburg Area Community College DEAN ROBYN MEADOWS, WIDENER SCHOOL …

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Sylvia Longmire “Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences, and Drones Aren’t Making Us Safer”

Great Female Authors dinner featuring Sylvia Longmire November 12, 5.30 pm Ms. Longmire is a [medically] retired Air Force captain and former Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. During her eight years with AFOSI, she conducted numerous criminal investigations and worked extensively in the fields of counterintelligence, counterespionage, and force protection. …

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Presidents’ Forum on Global Education: Are American Students Ready for the World?

PRESIDENTS FORUM ON GLOBAL EDUCATION: ARE AMERICAN STUDENTS READY FOR THE WORLD? HARRISBURG UNIVERSITY Reception: 6:30 P.M. OCT. 16, 2014 7 p.m. – Discussion (Students Attend Free) – Purchase tickets HERE Associates can rsvp – wacharrisburg@gmail.com Featuring DR. CARL STRIKWERDA, PRESIDENT, ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE DR. ERIC DARR, PRESIDENT, HARRISBURG UNIVERSITY DEAN ROBYN MEADOWS, WIDENER SCHOOL OF …

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Council President Joyce Davis Appears on the Mark Steiner Show!

Council President Joyce Davis participated in the Mark Steiner Show with noted scholars to talk about the threat from the Islamic State.  Listen to podcast here: http://www.steinershow.org/podcasts/international-politics/islamic-state-update-why-westerners-are-joining-islamic-state/

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