What’s Happening for Week 14 of Spring Classes at OCC

What’s up, guys, this is Seph with your weekly news update. This week is Math appreciation week, and we’ll have a math-related event every day around noon. Be sure to also check out the Asian Pacific American Book Display in Coulter Library, which will be displayed all this week.

Don’t forget that April’s Maker Challenge is to make a library-themed Lego masterpiece in celebration of National Library Week. Use the Legos provided in the Makerspace or share a photo on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #OCCmakers. All entries received by April 29 will be entered into a drawing for an iTunes or Google Play gift card.

Monday, April 22, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Mawhinney M245, Math Magic Monday

  • Event for Math Appreciation Week.

11:10 AM – 12:12 PM, Ann Felton Multicultural Center, Asian Pacific Cultural Sampler

  • Stop by to enjoy Asian/South Asian food and drinks, sample board games from other countries, practice Asian name writing and calligraphy, and much more!

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Storer Auditorium, Red Cross Blood Drive

  • Do your part and donate blood!

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Gordon Bistro, #YouMatter

  • Brandon DeFrancesco has struggled with mental health issues his entire life. Hear his powerful message and learn why he’s now starting the #YouMatter campaign.

5:00 PM, SRC Arena, Faculty vs Students Basketball Tournament Fundraiser

  • Admission is $2 OR you can bring a canned food item and $1. All canned food goes to the Community Care Hub. See an act by the Below Zero Step Club at halftime! Prizes are available.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Mawhinney M245, Tomfoolery Tuesday

  • Event for Math Appreciation Week. Includes math-related jokes!

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Storer Auditorium, Red Cross Blood Drive

  • Do your part and donate blood!

4:00 PM, OCC Liverpool Campus, OCC @ Liverpool Book Club

  • Join OCC @ Liverpool’s Book Club for this month’s discussion of “The Goldfinch,” a novel by Donna Tartt. Interested in the movie? Read the book first!

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Mawhinney M245, Wacky Wednesday

  • Event for Math Appreciation Week. Discussion about famous mathematicians and some of their contributions!

11:10 AM – 12:20 PM, Mawhinney M113, Talk & Discussion: “Sino-American Education”

  • Professors Richard Blankenship and David Guo discuss Eastern and Western Drama as well as give an overview of Higher Education in China. Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Mawhinney M245, Math Movie Trivia Thursday

  • Event for Math Appreciation Week.

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Mawhinney M345, Panel Discussion: Be An Ally – Using ASL in Various Careers

  • Panel discussion with professionals who use ASL in their careers to work as allies of the Deaf community. ASL-English interpretation provided.

Friday, April 26, 2019

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Coulter Library C116, Book Signing with Laurie Halse Anderson

  • Meet-n-Greet with OCC Graduate and Bestselling Author Laurie Halse Anderson.

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM, SRC Events Center, Speaking Up About Hard Things: Laurie Halse Anderson ‘81

  • Listen to Laurie share stories that impacted her life; Uncover the power of literature to help develop empathy, resilience, and moral courage; Discover what she has learned from her readers. Attendees will be entered to win a signed copy of Laurie’s new book Shout! Admission is free.

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Mawhinney M245, Funky Friday

  • Event for Math Appreciation Week. Includes music and math!

11:10 AM – 12:20 AM, Ann Felton Multicultural Center, Bollywood Dance and Henna

  • Part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration 2019.

About SephNichols

A part-time blogger for SUNY Onondaga Community College. I'm majoring in Computer Science, and doing this job to put my skills at writing to use.

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