Event Calendar

FSCJ will hold events to build awareness of Tembi Locke’s book and the topics it addresses. Please join us for one or more of these events. Additional events will be added as they are scheduled.

Library Learning Commons Events

Every Thursday in February - Virtual Reality Thursdays

Each Thursday in February, we will be showing Italy in virtual reality. It is not easy to travel unless you put on the goggles and go! Visit any campus/center LLC from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to book your virtual trip to Italy!

Book Chat with Susan Slavicz - South Campus, LLC

  • February 8 at 1 p.m.
    Come join Dr. Slavicz as she explores the ideas in this year’s book. Bring ideas and come to discuss the culture, topics and lessons learned in this memoir, From Scratch, by Tembi Locke.

Learn Italian!

  • February 16 at 2 p.m.- South Campus LLC

    Come learn beginner’s Italian with Ashli Archer. No experience necessary to learn some basic words and phrases. It will inspire you to want to visit this beautiful country.

  • February 23 at 3 p.m.- Kent Campus LLC

    Come learn Italian with Glenna Veiga. Learn some phrases, some gestures and have some fun exploring this beautiful language.

Center for Cultures, Languages and Societies

  • February 10 at 3 p.m. Kent Campus

    Italians talking about Italy

    Three Italians speak about their culture. This is what you never knew to ask an Italian. The topic will be fun and full of unscripted surprise from some folks from the boot-shaped country. Discussion led by Professor Carl Colavito. This event will also be held virtually through WebEx.

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  • Language Tables

    Click here for an updated Language Tables schedule. For more information, contact C4clas@fscj.edu

Psychology-Related Virtual Talks

  • February 15 at 3 p.m.

    Navigating Loss and Grief

    Community Hospice counselor, Angela Atkins, will discuss how to navigate the difficult times. Patrick Finn-Schultz is a licensed mental health counselor and social worker and he will offer suggestions to help people better understand the loss of a loved one.

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  • February 17 at 3 p.m.

    Caring for the Caregiver

    Psychology professors, Dana Kuehn and Alisa Aston, will discuss some ways to cope when caring for others. Many people are in the sandwich generation and are caring for kids and caring for others. She will offer suggestions to help find a balance in your life.

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Service-Learning Projects

Culinary Connection

  • February 22, at 3 p.m.

    Downtown campus, Café Frisch

    Chef Shawn Hubbell and Chef Kasey Anderson will present a cooking demonstration of the popular Italian dish of risotto, paired with an arugula salad and tiramisu for dessert. This event is limited to 20 people. You will need to register to attend. This event is open on a first come, first served basis. This event will also be held virtually through WebEx 

    Register to Attend in Person Event Link

  • FSCJ Italian Cookbook
    All faculty, staff and students are welcome to contribute their Italian recipes to our virtual cookbook. Please submit them to Melissa.boyd@fscj.edu. We will need a title, ingredients and their amounts and clear instructions on how to make the dish. Please submit by March 30. The virtual Italian cookbook will be posted on the FSCJ libguide for the Author Series.

Art Gallery

  • Art inspired by the book, “From Scratch” will be seen in the South Campus Art Gallery. Various FSCJ students will be participating in different media. The art gallery show will be on display from February 24 - March 10.