DCCC Announces Spring Student Life Events

Jan. 9, 2015 – Davidson County Community College will feature an exciting lineup of events open to the community during the 2015 spring semester. Events include music, cultural performances and well-known speakers.

“The college is excited to offer our students and the community a wide range of quality cultural programs and motivational speakers as well as opportunities for civic involvement that will enhance their college and life experiences,” says Lynne Watts, director of student life and leadership at DCCC. 

Student life events scheduled for the spring semester include the following:

January

Jan. 15
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 
J. Bryan Brooks Student Center Lounge 
American Red Cross Blood Drive, co-sponsored by the SGA 

Jan. 28
1 p.m.
Dr. Edgar Holton Reich Building 
“Rosa Parks and Forgotten Friends,” a drama from the Bright Star Touring Theatre of Asheville, celebrates the life and work of Rosa Parks and many others who made momentous contributions to American history.  

February 

Feb. 4
11 a.m.-noon
Dr. Edgar Holton Reich Building
The Charlotte Ballet Company, known for their ability to perform traditional ballets as well contemporary dance styles, is certain to engage and entertain with grace, poise and plenty of energy. 
 

Feb. 4
3-5 p.m.
Mary E. Rittling Conference Center, Room 110
“Anna Karenina,” a powerfully epic film, set in Imperial Russia during the late 19th-century. Following the film will be a discussion with Russian Fulbright Scholar Valentina Diulger. 
 

Feb. 12
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Davie Campus in Mocksville, Administration Building 
“Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement Play,” a powerful show presented by the Bright Star Touring Theater, brings to the stage pivotal moments of the American struggle for civil rights. 

Feb. 18
3-5 p.m.
Mary E. Rittling Conference Center, Room 110
“Summer in La Goulette,” a eye-opening and moving film, set on the beaches of Tunisia during 1967. Following the film will be a discussion with Tunisian Fulbright Scholar Ghada Somrani. 

Feb. 25
11 a.m.
Dr. Edgar Holton Reich Building
“Ain’t I a Woman?,” a chamber music theater work of the Core Ensemble Theater Company, celebrates the life of four African-American women – Sojourner Truth, Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter and Fannie Lou Hamer. 

March

March 5
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Davie Campus in Mocksville, Administration Building
One World Taiko, a Japanese Drum and Dance Ensemble, presents a contemporary style of Japanese drumming that incorporates dynamic and fluid movement as well as heart pounding percussion. 

March 25
1 p.m.
Dr. Edgar Holton Reich Building
Carolina Ceili Irish Steppers, four talented musicians, are sure to get the audience tapping their toes with their lively and fun performance.  

March 31
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
J. Bryan Brooks Student Center Lounge
American Red Cross Blood Drive, co-sponsored by the SGA  

April

April 16
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Davie Campus in Mocksville, Administration Building
Native Pride, a production of the Core Ensemble Theatre Company, presents traditional stories, musical styles and the history of Native American life. 

A full calendar of campus events and activities is available on the college website at www.davidsonccc.edu.

*Editor’s note: In the attached photo, pivotal moments of the American struggle for civil rights will be presented in a production of “Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement Play,” set for Feb. 12 on DCCC’s Davie Campus.

Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully-accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and is looking forward to serving students in Davidson and Davie counties for many years to come. The college is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations, and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College on the Web atdavidsonccc.edu.