Michelle Gaynier, Communications Specialist
Did you know that May is May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Older Americans Month, Jewish American Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month? As such, Monroe County Community College is celebrating with a full slate of programming, including presentations by MCCC faculty and staff and other regional experts as part of the college's monthly diversity series.
All of these presentations and discussions can be accessed via Zoom and are free and open to anyone in the community. For Zoom connection and participation information in any of these, or any MCCC sponsored event, please visit www.monroeccc.edu/events and select the appropriate event. Most of these events are scheduled to last one hour.
On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Catherine Cangany, executive director, Jewish Historical Society of Michigan, will present "Henry Ford’s anti-Semitism and the Detroit Jewish Community’s Response." Log in at https://zoom.us/j/92043129639?pwd=NE92SFc3a2NpTkpSd0dpdzdkODc3dz09
On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Dr. Ijaz Ahmed, MD, MS, RRT, RCP, director of the MCCC Respiratory Therapy Program, will present "Culture and Diversity in Pakistan." Log in at https://zoom.us/j/99760617710?pwd=NSs2UElNV2ZITlFkSThOZXU3dHBwUT09
On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 11 a.m. - noon, Michele Toll, MA, professor of English at MCCC, will present "Yiddish Words and Phrases in American Culture." Log in to https://zoom.us/j/91242418498?pwd=MkdVK3JjK2NaUnZlaGVOeFE1WEhTdz09
On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 3 – 4 p.m. Steve Spreitzer, president of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Equity, will present "Becoming an Inclusive Community: Our Journey to the 'Other'." Log in at https://zoom.us/j/92583533168?pwd=TVArSGNXWCtGTEpqbE9pMDVneWR1dz09
On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 11 a.m. – noon, Crystal Palmer and Kellie Rutledge, clinical program directors from Monroe County Mental Health, will present, "MIND Your Health." Log in at https://zoom.us/j/97390549131?pwd=TGk2REROd2V1bms3M3lySUNkVXpudz09