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Colleges

Campus events

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 9, 2007


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Area universities and colleges offer educational lectures and programs open to the public. The Times lists these events in an occasional column. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Send information at least two weeks in advance to Catherine Cushing, the Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.

Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave. S

St. Petersburg, 864-7979

Terry Arndt, president and founder of Life After Graduation, will present From Backpack to Briefcase at 7:30 p.m. today at Fox Hall. Arndt provides advice and practical information to recent graduates who are going from college to the workplace.

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

140 Seventh Ave. S

St. Petersburg, 873-4456

Asbury Sallenger, oceanographer at the USGS Center for Coastal & Watershed Studies; Graham Tobin, professor in the USF Department of Geography; and Thomas Birkland, professor at the SUNY Albany Center for Policy Research; will discuss Coping with Disaster: Will we ever learn? at noon Friday at the USGS First Floor Conference Room, 600 Fourth St. S. The speakers will talk about repeated disasters and rebuilding in particularly vulnerable communities, the challenges to community resilience, the policy process and preparing for unanticipated disaster. This is part of the Community, Science and Environmental Policy Brown Bag Discussion series. Bring a bag lunch. Call 553-1186 or e-mail cwall@marine.usf.edu.

St Petersburg College

6605 Fifth Ave. N

St. Petersburg

Tampa Bay clarinet quartet Licorice Schtick will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Music Center. The group plays jazz arrangements, original compositions and transcriptions of classical music. Call 319-9164 or go to www.licoriceSchtick.com.

[Last modified May 8, 2007, 20:26:08]


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