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Citadel News Service
13 Dec 2006

CGPS announces Spring 2007 Senior Scholars Program

From poetry and great literary icons to local and international history, the spring 2007 Senior Scholars Program is filled with entertaining and educational information for area seniors.

The Senior Scholars Program is designed for mature adults who want continued intellectual and social interaction in a scholastic setting. The group meets from 2 to 4 p.m. about every other Wednesday in Mark Clark Hall during the academic year.

No formal education is required for membership, but participants are considered non-degree students of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and are authorized to use the library, computer labs, and recreational facilities. They also can attend cultural events and are entitled to student rates for tickets to athletic contests. During scheduled programs, members enjoy refreshments and light snacks and share their experiences with guest speakers from the faculty and from the business and professional community.

Cost is $35 per semester. For more information about this program call 953-5089 or visit the Senior Scholars Program by clicking here.

The spring program:

Jan. 24
Alan Cambeira, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor, The Citadel
Topic: “Daughters of Calibán: Women’s Voices in Today’s Caribbean as a Challenge to Traditional Exclusion and Exploitation.”

Feb. 7
Richard W. Hatcher III, historian, Fort Sumter National Monument
Topic: “The Siege of Charleston 1863-1865”

Feb. 21
Paul Allen, Jr., singer/songwriter; professor of English, College of Charleston
Topic: “Poetry and Music”

March 7
Ashton Cobb, history instructor, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Topic: "The History of Kiawah Island, South Carolina”

March 21
Gretta A. Middleton, director, International African American Museum
Topic: “International African American Museum”

April 4
Scott Peeples, professor, College of Charleston
Topic: “The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe”

April 18
Craig Hadley, managing director, The Living History Group
Topic: "William Henry Drayton - Revolutionary Patriot"

May 9
End of year extravaganza
The Citadel Beach House, Isle of Palms

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