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Sylvia Mendoza Lecture and Book Signing

Date(s): 10/1/2014

6:00-7:15pm

Rock Valley College Student Center Atrium
The Rock Valley College Hispanic Heritage Month Committee will host author Sylvia Mendoza, who is nationally recognized for her book, The Book of Latina Women: 150 Vidas (Lives) of Passion, Strength and Success. Women’s empowerment, education, among a few other topics has fueled her inspiration. She now shares her book, personal story, and successes with other women as she hopes to motivate them to make a positive mark in the world. Education, she describes, is the stepping stone to personal success.

Mendoza will speak to women and others about finding their career passion through education with her lecture Education as the Stepping Stone to Personal Success from 6:00-7:15 p.m. in the RVC Student Center Atrium. A book signing will immediately follow the lecture at 7:30 p.m.

This event will be open to Rock Valley College employees, students, and the community. On the same day, she will also offer motivational workshops and will visit a Spanish 203 classroom at RVC.
Sonia Reising, (815) 921-4102

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Award-winning Author and Producer of Fox TV series, Bones to Visit Northern Illinois University

Date(s): 10/23/2014

4:00 pm

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
Award-winning Author and Producer of Fox TV series, Bones to Visit Northern Illinois University

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the NIU Anthropology Museum, celebrated forensic anthropology Dr. Kathy Reichs will visit NIU and speak on her career as a scientist, author and tv producer of the show BONES. The Anthropology Museum at NIU is excited to welcome her to this signature event on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Dr. Reichs will speak at 4:00pm at the Sandburg Auditorium at the Holmes Student Center. She will also be the keynote speaker for the Anthropology Museum’s 50th Anniversary Gala Event beginning at 7:30 pm in Altgeld Hall.

For more information about the museum’s newest exhibit, Curated by DeKalb: 50 Years of the Anthropology Museum at NIU and Kathy’s visit, please log on to
http://www.niu.edu/anthro_museum. Kathy’s talk and book signing is free and open to the public. Registration information for the Museum Gala will be available on the museum’s website in September.

The Anthropology Museum at NIU
815.753.2520

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