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Foundation Announces Spring Arts and Humanities Schedule

February 15, 2023

The Foundation of Wayne Community College’s spring Arts and Humanities series is designed to educate, entertain, and inspire.

The events include

Jeff Bockert

“The Showboat: The USS North Carolina (BB-55)” lecture by Jeff Bockert (the Kirk Keller Memorial Lecture) – 5:30 p.m., March 13 in Moffatt Auditorium, in the Wayne Learning Center (building with flag poles in front) on the college’s campus at 3000 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro;




Kimberly Van Dyk
Keith Barnes

“Whirligig Wonder” lecture by Kimberly Van Dyk and Keith Barnes – 5:30 p.m., March 20 in Moffatt Auditorium;

Tommy Jarrett

“The Vice Presidency: From John to Kamala with a Few Stops in Between” lecture by Tommy W. Jarrett – 5:30 p.m., March 27 in Moffatt Auditorium;





Dr. William Ferris

“Photography and Freedom: The Enduring Legacy of Civil Rights Photographs in the American South – 1960-1970” talk by Dr. William Ferris – 5 p.m., April 2 in Moffatt Auditorium; and





Dr. Marcie Cohen Ferris

“Edible North Carolina: A Journey Across a State of Flavor” lecture by Dr. Marcie Cohen Ferris – noon, April 3, Room 101 of the Walnut Building on the college’s main campus; and





The Foundation is planning a trip to the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in Wilson.“A Trek to Wilson’s Whirligig Park” on April 12 includes college-provided travel and a guided tour of the park. The activity costs $15 and plus cost of lunch at Parker’s Barbecue. Contact the Foundation at 919-739-7017 for more information and to register.

Detailed descriptions of these events can be found on the Foundation’s website.

Those who cannot attend the lectures in person can watch their livestream or view them after the event from the same website.

No registration is required and there is no charge for any except the trip to Wilson.

The Foundation of Wayne Community College is a non-profit organization that works to broaden the base of community support for educational opportunities at the college. In addition to providing cultural activities such as those in its Arts and Humanities Program, the Foundation assists students with scholarships and funds innovative campus projects and employee recognition opportunities.

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves more than 10,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 165 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.