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One Book, #OneLCC Community Read Kicks Off September 23

September 22, 2014

WHAT:

Lansing Community College invites Ingham County residents to read, engage, and grow by participating in a community reading experience, One Book #OneLCC. Join us in reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and engage in various programs and events throughout the year.

WHEN:

Tuesday, September 23; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:

LCC’s Downtown Campus in the following buildings:

  • The LCC Library, second floor of the Technology and Learning Center Building
    • Grab a light snack and learn more about the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, why Rebecca Skloot wrote the book, and explore visual representations of HeLa cells.
  • The Centre for Engaged Inclusion, StarZone in the Gannon Building
    • Learn more about Henrietta Lacks and issues of diversity, race, and ethics surrounding the themes of the book.
  • Science Innovation Center, Rm 402 of the Arts and Sciences Building
    • Join esteemed cell culture research and history expert Dr. James Trosko, Science Department faculty, and students in exploring the science of cell culture and human cells. View live cell cultures, historical slides, and even your own cells under a microscope!

For more information call Victoria Meadows at 517-483-1648 or visit lcc.edu/onebook.

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 20,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

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