Cupola Now January 31, 2013

  Pottenger > Vice Admiral to Deliver Leadership Keynote
Carol Pottenger will discuss military leadership, achieving success in the Navy, and keys for breaking down gender barriers.


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Thanks for TAG
Students signed and sent letters of thanks to state lawmakers for the Tuition Assistance Grant, or TAG, that provides thousands of students with private college funding. See more on  Facebook.

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Princeton Professor to Share Awareness of Environmental Justice

College Contingent Will Lobby for TAG

Daily Announcements

  Super Saturday > Super Saturday Offers Free Financial Aid Advice
The focus of the session will be filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FASFA, a form used to determine eligibility for federal and state student aid.

  Lisa Shoaf > Physical Therapy Association Taps Murphy Deming's Shoaf for Fellowship
The director of physical therapy for the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences will participate in the American Physical Therapy Association's Educational Leadership Institute Fellowship.

  Rachel Potter > Autism Educator Shares Expertise With Police
"The participants seemed engaged; several asked questions. My impression was that they got something out of it," said Rachel Potter, director of Graduate Teacher Education.

  Muslim Dress > Islam Awareness Week Puts Spotlight on Women's Dress
Junior Amelia Karak addressed several aspects of Muslim dress, including makeup, the use of the color green, and a frequently misunderstood topic: the head covering.

MBC in the News
  News Leader > End of combat ban well-received at Mary Baldwin's VWIL
When Mary Baldwin College sophomore Tatiana Western heard that the ban on women fighting in combat units had been lifted, her first reaction was excitement about an opportunity once closed to her.

Featured Events
> February 11 – March 1
Exhibition: In Other Spaces: Recent Paintings by Margy Rich
Paintings by this Sarasota-based artist emerge from an interest in unoccupied space and the ambiguity that exists in this emptiness. A reception will be held for the artist from 4:30 to 6 p.m. February 11 in Hunt Gallery.
  Three Tall Women
> February 13–17
Three Tall Women
Mary Baldwin College Theatre presents Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Three Tall Women. Assistant Professor Janna Segal's direction brings to life Albee's profound, theatrically compelling portraits of three women at three different stages of life. 7:30 p.m. February 13–16 and 2 p.m. February 17 at Fletcher Collins Theatre, Deming Fine Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased  online, by phone (540-887-7189), or at the door. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for students, MBC faculty and staff, and seniors. Seating is general admission.

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