You are invited to join us this upcoming Friday for the following event:

A Great Books Discussion

October 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Special Event

The book that will be discussed during the Fall 2021 semester is The Overstory by Richard Powers, a Pulitzer Prize winning novel acclaimed for its focus on the environment and as a notable book of the 21st century.

For further information, contact Professor I.J. Byrnes at

These events may be attended via Zoom or live.

The following is the Zoom link for these sessions:

Location: Live in Titchener Building, Room 203

Sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa and the English Department

This discussion will occur each Friday of the Fall 2021 semester beginning on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 12 noon and continue through the semester except November 26.

Irene Byrnes Spring 2022

Spring 2022 Series of lectures, interactive events, and discussions

In an effort to encourage deliberation and debate on important public issues, the Liberal Arts Division will sponsor the following series of events this semester. Events throughout the year will address the College’s academic theme (adopted from the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society), To the Seventh Generation: Inheritance and Legacy, with a particular emphasis on climate change.

Note: These events are open to all students, faculty, staff, and members of the community

The College encourages the free and open expression of ideas in a civil and respectful manner.

View the full schedule here