Glenn Geher (Psychology), director of the Evolutionary Studies Program, gave the keynote address, “Darwin’s Bottom Line and the Nature of Human Intelligence: Understanding the Elements of the Mind’s Reproductive System,” on Feb. 13 at a State University of New York at Albany conference celebrating Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday.
Rachel Reuben (Public Affairs) presented a Webinar for HigherEdExperts.com on Feb. 4 called “Recruiting on a Budget 101: Master Plan to Win the Social Media Jackpot with Prospective Students.” In March, she will be speaking at the OmniUpdate Users Conference in a presentation titled “Using OmniUpdate CMS in a Luminus Portal.” In June, Reuben and Shana Circe (Admissions) will present a session on social media and e-recruiting at the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC) Conference. Reuben will also speak at the Stamats Integrated Marketing Conference, at a session called “Using Social Media to Further Existing Strategic Goals on Your Campus,” in July.
Alon Levin, artist-in-residence with the college’s Sculpture program, will discuss his work on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Lecture Center, room 102. Levin, a Dutch sculptor, is on campus this semester completing a residency as part of the Hudson Quadricentennial celebrations. His visit will culminate in an exhibition of contemporary Dutch artists’ work at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill. The exhibition, “Double Dutch,” opens Sept. 13 and runs through May 2010.