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Virtual Lectures & Events
West Shore Community College is proud to bring you the fifth year of the humankind series, focusing on Movement. Here, you can experience LIVE virtual lectures from presenters around the globe from the comfort of your own home. We hope you enjoy!
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Moving through Challenges: Understanding Disability in Our Community
September 29, 2021 : 7pm EST
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On Wednesday, September 29, West Shore Community College’s Humankind team will moderate a panel discussion entitled “Moving through Challenges: Understanding Disability in Our Community.” The panel will feature Nicole Boerema, West Shore ESD special education teacher for MoCI; Stephanie Carlson, vocational rehabilitation counselor at Michigan Rehabilitation Services; Devon Hernandez, customer engagement coordinator at West Michigan Community Mental Health; and Dawn McHale, disability advocate.
Claire Ashley: Cosmic Gasp
October 22, 2021 : 5pm – 8pm
Ludington Center for the Arts
The West Shore Community College Humankind Series is hosting an exhibition of artist Claire Ashley’s work at 5 locations throughout the College’s campus and at Ludington Area Center for the Arts (LACA) beginning Friday, October 22nd. The exhibition, titled Cosmic Gasp, will run through December 10th, 2021.
Growing Up Rural: Opportunity Gaps for Young People in Rural America
November 10, 2021 : 7pm
West Shore Community College is pleased to announce a collaborative book discussion and presentation featuring Dr. Erwin Selimos, focusing on social mobility and opportunity gaps.
Who’s Invited to the Party? A Discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
November 10, 2021 : 7pm
The discussion will be led by District Health Department #10 Health Educator Qu’ran Griffin and Lake County Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Shawn Washington.
The presenters will define terms like diversity, equity, and inclusion, and explain why they are important. “We want to spark a conversation,” said Griffin. “We want people to leave our presentation and speak to their friends, co-workers, and family members about these ideas.”
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Come together with West Shore Community College as we embark on an exciting adventure to explore what it means to be human.
This series of lectures, exhibits, texts, film, activities and performances will provide diverse perspectives on a regions throughout our world . Connect with the cultures and peoples across all cultures and open yourself up to this opportunity to explore similarities and differences with our lives here in the US and lives half a world away.
for your interest in the West Shore Community College humankind Series! Check back soon as we will continue to add more programming for future events.
Special Thanks To
Manierre Dawson Gallery
M-TH: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
F : 9 a.m. – 1 p.m
Weekends during performances
on Center Stage Theatre