On Sunday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Spiro Sports Center’s Sutter Gymnasium, the Archaeology Society of Staten Island will hold its 2014 Archaeology Fair. Join Wagner College students and professors as they explore ancient cultures of Egypt and Mesopotamia, analyze human remains, and dig their way through a mock excavation to find interesting artifacts! Many other hands-on activities, informative talks and authentic artifact displays will be featured at this event. For more details, visit the fair’s Web page, and see this page for a list of exhibitors.
On Wednesday, April 23 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Union 203, join the Center for Leadership and Engagement for a discussion of the Oscar-nominated documentary film, “5 Broken Cameras,” which was screened earlier in the week. The film presents “an extended, highly personal view of life in a West Bank village adjacent to Israel’s controversial security fence,” according to the New York Times review by A.O. Scott. Watch the trailer on the film’s website.
On Friday, April 11 at 6 p.m. in Union 201, Wagner College Hillel invites you to join its members for a delicious “Chocolate Seder” service as they prepare for Passover (April 14 &15). Come learn about the meaning of Passover, a celebration of the Jews’ liberation from Egypt in Biblical times, and enjoy some chocolate! Read the Staten Island Advance story about an earlier “Chocolate Seder” hosted by Wagner Hillel.
On Friday, April 11 from 12 to 2 p.m. in Union 201, join us for a Social Justice Dialogue luncheon discussion about the deaf community on Staten Island: what history taught them, what can we learn from it and how we can come together to have a cohesive community. Lunch provided! Sponsored by Disabilities Services and the Center for Intercultural Advancement. Email for additional information.
On Friday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Hall Performance Center, please join the Provost’s Office and the Music Department for a master class with Broadway veteran and Grammy Award winner Larry Marshall, with pianist Ok Kyun Kang. Marshall, a master teacher and performer, will give helpful tips as young, aspiring singers each perform one song for critiquing. There will also be a question-and-answer session (about a half hour in length) after Marshall has heard all of the singers. The event is free and is open to the community.
On Wednesday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Foundation Hall’s Manzulli Boardroom, please join Campus Ministry for a talk with Brett Krutzsch and a panel discussion, “Being Both: Queer & Religious, Exploring Queer Religious Possibilities.” Krutzsch, a graduate student at Temple University, will be joined by panelists Campus Life Dean Sara Klein, history professor Cyril Ghosh and psychology professor Amy Eshleman. For more information, email Chaplain Intern Steve Belo.
On Tuesday, April 1 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Spiro Sports Center’s VIP Room, join CACE for a GRE Strategy Seminar. Learn about the graduate school admissions process, application tips and the structure and scoring of the GRE entrance exam required by most graduate programs. Included: test-taking strategies and sample practice questions. This presentation is ideal for sophomores and juniors considering graduate school. For more info, email CACE.