THE UD ASSOCIATE IN ARTS PROGRAM FALL SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS:
Guest Speakers Jill Itzkowitz, Kim Wells, and Patti Christopher from the Delaware chapter of the League of Women Voters will join us to share general information about the process of voting in Delaware, as well as recent changes to voting laws in our state.
Join the AAP as we welcome our first speaker for the Fall 2022 Guest Speaker Series, Ben Warrington!
Former AAP student Ben Warrington joined WBOC-TV 16 as an intern during his sophomore year in 2015. He then moved to WMDT (47abc), where he worked throughout the rest of his UD career. After graduating with his degree in Communications/Media Production from UD in 2018, he joined FOX 29 in Philadelphia as newscast director. Join us on Zoom on Monday, September 19, for a program-wide conversation with Ben about his experiences as an AAP student, his transition to the Newark campus, his fast-paced career as a news director, and more!
“It is a cliché about philosophers that they ponder the meaning of life. Except they don’t! In recent philosophy, the question of life’s meaning is usually dismissed as nonsense; and for most earlier philosophers, the question doesn’t arise. In this talk, I’ll use the surprisingly recent origins of “the meaning of life” to argue that the question of life’s meaning does make sense, I’ll relate this question to the problem of life’s absurdity, explaining how it could have a positive answer- even if there is no God – and how the answer depends on us.”
Friday, September 16th, 3:30pm
Gore Hall, Room 103
Free and Open to the Public- reception to follow in Gore Hall Lobby
The Associate in Arts Program continues the Spring Guest Speaker Series by presenting a Panel of Professional Artists!
A career in the arts can be fulfilling, but challenging! If you are interested in pursuing a career in the arts —music, acting, film, TV, visual art, photography — join us on April 25 for a panel discussion with four professional artists from Delaware and hear about their inspirations, the benefits and drawbacks of their chosen field, how they launched their careers, and much more!
Join us via Zoom (link below) on Monday, April 25th during the AAP Common Hour, 12:25-1:25pm
Cliff Hillis- Singer-Songwriter
Rob Waters- Filmmaker & Illustrator
Keith Mosher- Visual Artist, Photographer, Clothing Designer
Michael Sprouse: Visual Artists, Journalist, Television & Radio Host
The Associate in Arts Program is excited and honored that we will be joined by members of the Full Circle Everest Expedition, Philip Henderson (team lead) and Eddie Taylor on Monday, March 14 at 6:30 pm. Full Circle Everest Expedition is the first all black team to attempt to summit Mt. Everest. They will be joining us to discuss their reasons for climbing, their experiences in the outdoor industry, the importance of representation in the outdoor industry and STEM, citizen science, and their respective journeys to this point in their careers.
We are excited to kick off our Spring 2022 Speaker Series on Monday February 21, during Common Hour (12:25 pm – 1:20 pm). Our speaker is our very own Ethan Joella. Ethan is an AAP English and Psychology professor and recently released his debut novel, “A Little Hope.” He is excited to discuss writing, publication, and much more!
Join the CBC for: A Cultural Excursion to Step Afrika! Saturday, February 12 at 6pm (buses depart CBC @5pm)
The Grand Opera House- Wilmington DE
Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique and leaves the audience with their hearts pounding.
Cost: $10 for current UD students
Includes transportation, snacks, and show!
Financial assistance may be available for those that need it. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
RSVP and payment of $10 are required by February 10th and must have current UD Student ID.