NCCC offers free summer lectures at Ti campus

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Date:13 Jun, 2018

NCCC offers free summer lectures at Ti campus

Ticonderoga – Local history, career skills and gardening are among the many topics that will be featured in a series of free lectures at North Country Community College’s Ticonderoga campus.

The college’s Summer Lecture Series, which begins June 14, is a continuation of NCCC’s 50th anniversary celebration. Most of the lectures will be given by NCCC faculty.

“We’re excited to have our world-class professors present their knowledge on a range of topics of local interest to the public,” said Selina LeMay-Klippel, a nursing professor at the college and its Ticonderoga campus coordinator. “People really enjoyed our lecture series last summer, and we’re pleased to do it once again.”

All lectures begin at 7 p.m. and will take place at the NCCC Ticonderoga Campus, 11 Hawkeye Trail, Ticonderoga, NY 12883. The schedule is as follows:

-June 14, 2018, “Fire on the Mountain: The Battle of Fort Anne – July 7-8, 1777,” with Tom McGrath

-June 28, 2018, “Bald Peak: The Most Important Mountain in New York History,” with Peter Nelson

-July 12, 2018, “Gardening for Climate Change,” with Diane O’Connor

-July 26, 2018, “Through the Gates of Hell: The Civil War Odyssey of Benjamin Hall,” with Tom McGrath

-Aug. 2, 2018, “The Intrigues of Medad Mitchell,” with Peter Nelson

-Aug. 9, 2018, “Drumming for Inner Peace,” with Mae Pagan

-Aug. 16, 2018, “New York’s Doughboys: The Empire State in the Great War,” with Brian O’Connor

-Aug. 23, 2018, “21st Century Skills: Exploring the Expectations for Today’s Job Market,” with Robin McGrath

For more information contact Chris Knight, NCCC Communications Director, at 518-891-2915 ext. 1267 or cknight@nccc.edu.