Foundation’s Lecture Series Begins Online

October 02, 2020

The Foundation of Wayne Community College has moved its fall 2020 Arts and Humanities schedule into the virtual realm.

The lectures will be provided live online. Descriptions and links to the lectures can be found on the Foundation’s website. No registration is required and the lectures are free.

The speaker series includes
“World War II: A Retrospective” presented by Dr. Roy “Doc” Heidicker, retired 4th Fighter Wing historian – Oct. 5;
“American Travelers and the Old World” presented by Dr. Lloyd Kramer, a history professor and Carolina Public Humanities director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Oct. 12;
“Wasn’t It Romantic? F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby” presented by Dr. Daniel Rollins, WCC Language and Communication Department chair – Oct. 19;
“From Wartime Emergency to Peacetime Permanence: The Founding of Fort Bragg” presented by Charlotte Brow, a retired WCC history instructor and department chair– Oct. 26;
“Realistic Hope: Hans Rosling’s Optimistic Fact-Based Future” presented by Allyson Daly, a WCC English instructor and Global Education leader with UNC-CH World View – Nov. 2; and
“Religious Freedom in American History” presented by Joanna Smith, a PhD candidate in the UNC-CH Religious Studies Department – Nov. 9.

All lectures begin at 7 p.m. There will be time after each live talk for virtual attendees to ask questions.

Past lectures, and these presentations after they have been shown live, can be viewed on YouTube.

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 11,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 140 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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