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Published on December 1st, 2017 | by University Communications

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Go “Beyond the Classroom”: discussion series in Virginia

The second session of “Beyond the Classroom” will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 27. Saint Leo University’s School of Arts and Sciences is presenting “Beyond the Classroom,” a series of discussions by faculty members who teach in Virginia in the university’s English, religion, sociology, and psychology departments. The goal of the series is to demonstrate the relevance and applicability of arts and sciences coursework to various fields.

“I’m a Psychologist and No, I Don’t Do Therapy” will be presented by Dr. Robert Faux, assistant professor of psychology, Langley Air Force Base Education Office, at the Newport News Education Center, One BayPort Way, Suite 160 Newport News, VA 23606;

The public, as well as Saint Leo University students, alumni, faculty, and staff, are invited to this free event. All talks will be at 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

The series includes the following sessions:

  • “When Theology Matters and Gets Real: Black Liberation Theology and the 1960s and Beyond,” presented by Dr. Marc Pugliese, assistant professor of religion and theology, 1 p.m., Saturday, February 24, at Saint Leo University’s Newport News Education Center, One BayPort Way, Suite 160, Newport News, VA 23606; and,
  • “If Beyonce, LeBron & Oprah Can Make It, Can’t Anyone? The Persistence of the Glass Ceiling in the Entertainment Industry,” presented by Dr. Eileen O’Brien, associate professor of sociology, 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Saint Leo University’s Newport News Education Center, One BayPort Way, Suite 160, Newport News, VA 23606.

For information, contact Megan Orendorf at jennifer.orendorf@saintleo.edu.

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