Hannah Farrell, a senior at Merrimack College, who majors in Human Development with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and a Religious and Theological Studies minor, will present the 2014 First Lecture, Hannah is a member of the Honors Program, a class representative for the 2014 Class Council, a member of Theta Phi Alpha sorority, serving a year’s term as the sorority’s co-vice president, and a member of the Order of Omega, the Greek life honor society. Hannah has served as an elementary classroom assistant in surrounding communities, as well as a tutor at the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence. Hannah wants to become a kindergarten teacher.
In partnership with the Girard School of Business, the O’Brien Center for Student Success and the Office of Alumni Relations are hosting an Executive Development II night for our graduate students in the Master of Science in Management.
Co-sponsored by the College of Education and Social Policy and O’Brien Center for Stuent Success. Employers from the nonprofit, government and education sectors in atttendance seeking permanent hires and interns. This event will be open to all students and the general public.
Henry Petroski, the aleksander S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and a professor of history at Duke University, will speak on failure, paper clips, and more. His many books include To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure and Success through Failure: The Paradox of Design.
Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering at Duke University and author of many books, including, most recently, To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure. He will read and talk about his work. 3 pm.
Come celebrate the rich tradition of 20th century American choral music, featuring Ronald Perera’s “Why I Wake Early,” a selection of eight poems by Pulitzer Prize-Winning poet and American icon Mary Oliver. …more
Join the cast of the New England Civic Ballet Co as they bring the fairytale favorite to life. Join the cast in the main lobby after the matinee for photos and autographs with your favorite characters.
Bob Hicok reads from his newest book, Elegy Owed, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the author of eight poetry collections. Hicok’s awards include fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as three Pushcart Prizes. He is an associate professor at Virginia Tech.
The Women’s History Month Lecture, sponsored by Women and Gender Studies Department, presents Piper Kerman, author of the bestselling memoir “Orange is the New Black,” which inspired the Netflix series of the same name.
This career fair style event will feature employers representing the sales, marketing, pr, media and communications industries. Students will be eligible to attend this event after attending a networking workshop.
“Public Discourse and Social Change.” John Favreau will share his insights and experiences from working alongside the President of the United States to providing inspiration to future leaders entering lives of public service.
Hold the date! The Department of Biology will be hosting the annual Eastern New England Biology Conference. Between 100 and 200 students and faculty from the Boston area will attend. More info to come.
An unforgettable night of traditional and contemporary jazz tunes of all styles. The ensemble is composed of students, faculty and alumni of Merrimack College and will perform a program featuring traditional music in the big band style of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and others, as well as be-bop and pop tunes.
The Merrimack College Class of 2014 M.Ed. Candidates in Community Engagement present their lived experiences of learning, engaging and changing throughout their time in the program. Join the students in celebrating community and personal growth as they embrace the power of artistic expression as a means to share stories.
The most popular and sought-after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. This band was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.
Join Merrimack Valley’s premiere children’s chorus, Treble Chorus of New England, for a special Mother’s Day treat as they present their annual springtime concert under the artistic direction of Valerie J. Becker.
The O’Brien Center to work with seniors over a cold beer to conduct final resume tweaks in preparation for the world of work. Contact information: Lori Dameron, O’Brien Center firstname.lastname@example.org (978) 837-5442.