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Women's History Month Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 1, 2017
CONTACT: Maralin Roffino
845-574-4244
mroffino@sunyrockland.edu

Women’s History Events at Rockland Community College
free and open to the public

RAMAPO: All are welcome to Rockland Community College to attend the following free events in honor of Women’s History.

Tues., March 14
12:30-1:00 pm
Academic II, 2323
Workshop: Women and Investments: Importance of Investing at an Early Age presented by George Repic, Business Chair.

Tuesday, March 14
1:00-1:30 pm
Academic II, 2323
Workshop: Retirement and Social Security: What You Need to Pay Attention to As You Are Reaching the Retirement Age
Presenter: Natalia Lubarsky, Business Faculty

Thurs., March 16    1:30-2:45 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse (8180)
Lecture:  Jails and Injustice:  Sexism, Racism, and the Ongoing Problem of Differential Treatment
Presenters: Ashley Okonkwo, Multicultural Studies, and Sabrina Rieder, Psychology
Professors Okonkwo and Rieder will focus on findings and debates about disparities in the contemporary prison system.

Tuesday, March 21
9:30-10:45 am
Tech Center, Ellipse (8180)
Lecture: Rescuers & Resisters: Women During the Holocaust
Presenter: Carol King-Berkman, History
Professor King-Berkman profiles the stories of heroic women who resisted Nazi policies and who put their own lives in peril to assist their fellow human beings.

Wed., March 22   Noon-1:00 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Slide-Illustrated Lecture: Witch Hunts and the Western World: The Demonization of Women in the Late Medieval to Early Modern Eras
Presenters: Sabrina Rieder, Psychology, and Dino Ritsatos, History
Using paintings and other historical sources, Professors Rieder and Ritsatos will explore the history of the “witch hunts” in Europe and the American colonies.



For more information about the events, please contact Women’s History Month Co-Chairs, Dr. Kristie Morris at 845-574-4434, kmorris@sunyrockland.edu or Dr. Christina Stern at 845-574-4438, cstern@sunyrockland.edu.