SLC at a glance: this week on campus

Photo from last week's SLAC Rad Queens of Pop dance part, held in the Bates Blue Room. Photo courtesy SLAC

Photo from last week's SLAC Rad Queens of Pop dance part, held in the Bates Blue Room. Photo courtesy SLAC

As September comes to a close and October begins, so does a week of new events at Sarah Lawrence. Check out the list below!

Thinking of a career in healthcare? Do you not know where to start or are not sure if you have the right amount of experience? Luckily for you, Career Services and Pre-Health Advisor Judy Levine are hosting a Future in Healthcare Workshop in Bates Meeting Room. Stop by on Tuesday, September 30 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. to learn about everything from pursuing internships to how to write your resume and cover letter.

Two informal brainstorming sessions on the Creation of a Campus Center will be held on Tuesday. The proposed center, which will be a mixed-use base for student life and activity, has been a long discussed need for the Sarah Lawrence community and students are asked to share their thoughts and ideas for how the building should be used. The first session will be held in Miller (Titsworth) Lecture Hall from 1 – 2 p.m. and the second session from 5 – 6 p.m. in Heimbold Room 208.

Former Sarah Lawrence college president and fiction writer Michele Tolela Myers, will be here on Tuesday from 2 – 3:30 p.m. at the Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre. Myers will host a Fiction Craft Talk where she will perform a reading form her first novel Fugue for the Right Hand, which will be followed by a discussion.

Thursday, October 2, begins with A Conversation with Laura Bickford ’84 at the Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. One of the film industry's leading producers, the SLC alumna is perhaps best known as Academy Award-nominated producer of the critically acclaimed film "Traffic.” Bickford will speak about her career followed by a discussion where students are invited to ask questions.

In Andrews House 103 from 5:30 the American Sign Language Club will be holding their weekly meeting with ASL teacher Gwen Rocque. Students, staff and faculty from beginning to advanced levels are welcome.

In addition on Thursday, the Child Development Institute Fall Film Series kicks off with a screening of “GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District.” The 2012 film is a documentary of a single day in the Pasadena Unified School District. Screening will begin at 6 p.m. in the Library Pillow Room followed by a discussion.

From 12:30 – 2 p.m., on Friday, October 3, Karen Williams, Assistant Director for Public Services, City of Houston Municipal Courts, and known as The Dividend Diva, will lead Let’s Talk Finance. Hosted by DAPS, this finance workshop will cover a wide variety of topics from budgeting to retirement to overall financial literacy.

Open to students, faculty and staff, the workshop is for those who are still learning how to manage their money as well as those who know how but need a new way to look at their budget.

Feeling more in a game-kind of mood? SLACetc presents JEOPARDisney! on Friday from 1 – 3:15 p.m. in the Seigel Center North Room. Think you know your Disney? Try it out with an afternoon of Disney themed Jeopardy! Prizes will be awarded at the end of the event.

Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement, begins Friday evening and, in honor of the Jewish High Holiday, Hillel at SLC will be hosting Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Services from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Following the services, from 6 – 8 p.m., Hillel will be hosting a dinner to break the fast after having observed Yom Kippur.

That covers this week Sarah Lawrence! For a complete list of campus events, be sure to check the Master Calendar at

by Mary Kekatos' 15

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