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I-Comm Week

Celebrating Information and Communication

As the college prepares for its annual I-Comm Week, the eighth edition, on Oct. 8-11, we hope you’ll mark your calendars and drop in to hear some of our sessions. The presentations cover all the disciplines of both our schools with an array of professionals, alumni, faculty and students participating. You’ll find a calendar of events here.

I-Comm Week — it’s “I” for information and “Comm” for communications — always seems to arrive quickly and surprise us, even though co-chairs Lisa Sisk and Dr. Kendra Albright have been working for months to assemble the program. But it also surprises us in other ways. Our students enjoy learning from the professionals. Our alumni and visitors love to see what we’re doing in the college. And our guest presenters always are pleased to share their time and expertise with us. Each year, we’re surprised — and delighted — by their growing enthusiam.

Check out the full schedule below. And please make a point to share in the I-Comm Week experience with us.

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     Schedule

Thursday

October 8 - 26
Open through Oct. 26
Thomas Cooper Library
Associated Press Presidential Photo Exhibit
This exhibit shows American presidents at war and at peace, in victory and defeat, confronting national crises and personal scandal, running for office and leading the country on the world stage.
   
Thursday, Oct. 11
   
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Harper College, Gressette Room

Graduate student poster sessions and presentations
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12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
PHRC 114
"Set Your Brain on Fire"
Greg Cordell, chief inspiration officer, Brains on Fire
Join Cordell for a brains-on-fireside chat as he addresses best practices in the advertising field: Things to embrace and accept. Things to avoid and ignore. Things to fight for. He’ll share case studies and creative work, and talk about what he and his colleagues wish they’d learned in college.
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2 - 3:15 p.m.
Carolina Coliseum, Room 3001

"Corridor of Shame"
Charles T. (Bud) Ferillo Jr
., producer and director of Corridor of Shame and 2012 Travelstead Award winner for courage in education. 

   
7 p.m.
PHRC 114

"A Better Place: St. Helena, South Carolina"
Dr. Robin (Buz) Kloot, research associate professor, associate director, Earth Sciences and Resources Institute
Denise McGill, assistant professor, SJMC
Filmmakers spent a year on St. Helena Island, S.C., recording farmers and fishermen who keep their Gullah/Geechee traditions. Their documentary addresses the clash of land conservation, traditional culture and modern development. See the movie and meet the filmmakers, with a reception to follow. 
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