Cupola Now February 23, 2012

  Pachis > Film Screening to be Held in Memory of Organizer
Tonight’s presentation of the film "Girlfriend" will be held as scheduled, but in memory of the event’s chief organizer, Cindy Pachis, who passed away Wednesday.


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Gladys’ Interests on Pinterest
MBC’s much-loved mascot has been on Facebook for years. Now, she collects inspiration for all things squirrel, pearl, and acorn on her new Pinterest account.

  SUmmer > College Prepares for Launch of Summer Programs
The addition of the Heifetz International Music Institute and new American Shakespeare Center camps to Mary Baldwin in 2012 will invigorate the college grounds in the summer months and help fulfill MBC’s ambition for year-round campus use.

   RHA > Residence Hall Program, Students Earn Statewide Recognition
The spirited MBC delegation raised enough funds this year to send 10 RHA members to the conference at the University of Virginia. And once again, they brought home top honors.

  Rod Owen > Exploring a Multifaceted India
Professor of Philosophy Roderic Owen paints two contrasting pictures of India in one of his latest travel missives from Madurai.

  Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments from the School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.

MBC in the News
  News Leader > Churches step back in time with plantation service
"I think it was awesome," said Anissa Scott, one of 75 Mary Baldwin College students who helped plan the church service. "It reminded me of my grandmother. It’s remembering who you are."
  News Leader > ‘Girlfriend’ film screening highlights intellectual disabilities
In "Girlfriend," a 2010 film that Mary Baldwin College will screen this Thursday at the campus’ Francis Auditorium, the central character is a besotted young man with Down syndrome.
  Featured Event

  Wisdom > February 23 (TODAY!)
College Theme Faculty Forum
Faculty members Paul Callo, Lowell Lemons, Edward Scott, and Abby Wightman will explore the concept of wisdom — the 2011–12 college-wide theme — from the perspective of their academic disciplines at the second annual College Theme Faculty Forum. Seniors Shavoni Yarborough and Elena Nguyen also will present their winning essay and poem, respectively, winning submissions from this year's student competition. 12:15 p.m. in Francis Auditorium.


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