Movie: “The Last Mountain” (LLB-A)
“The Last Mountain” is a movie about mountaintop removal and its effects on people who live on and near those mountains. Discussion will follow. Sponsored by the Georgetown Sustainability Initiative.

  • Thursday, September 12th, 2013
    (8:30 p.m.)
    Asher Science Center Room 112

Science & Technology:
Policy, Programs, & Entrepreneurship

In his session on “Science and Technology: Policy, Programs, and Entrepreneurship”, Mr. Kimel will be describing the role his business takes in helping people start their own businesses in Kentucky. The concept for his nonprofit company, KY Science & Technology Corporation, came out of a committee on which he and Dr. Lee Todd served. Mr. Kimel will talk about how his company implements goals related to science education, research, and innovation specifically in Kentucky.

  • Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
    (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
    Asher Science Center Room 112

Frankfort Spring Semester Internship Program Info Session
Are you interested in politics and state government? Have you ever considered internships with a state representative or a state agency? The Frankfort Semester is a program specifically designed for students from Kentucky’s private and independent colleges and universities. If selected for this program then you will have the opportunity to intern for a full semester with either an elected state official or a state government agency. The director of the Frankfort Semester Program, Mr. Richard Wilson, will be on campus to lead an information session and answer any questions that students may have. We hope you will consider attending!

  • Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
    (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
    The Meetinghouse Conference Room

PowerPoint and Beyond
Do you need to give a presentation?  If so, then attend “PowerPoint and Beyond” to learn about different presentation tools.  Believe it or not, there is more than just PowerPoint.  In this session you will learn about presentation tools like PowerPoint, Prezi, and Presify (just to name a few), and how you can use these tools to create great presentations.

  • Wednesday, September 19th, 2013
    (2:00 p.m.)
    Ward Room of LRC

Teaching Christian Sports Ethics (LLB-B)
Pastor Joey Rogers will be speaking about teaching Christian ethics through sports. He is the senior pastor at Means Baptist Church in Menifee County and he has also practiced the disciplines of boxing, submission grappling, kickboxing, and Judo. He will specifically be discussing his experiences in teaching full combat sports and Christian based morality to Menifee County High School students.

  • Thursday, September 19th, 2013
    (11:00 a.m.)
    Asher Science Center Room 112

An Evening with Nathan Reich (LLB-C)
Nathan Reich is a nationally touring contemporary folk musician and singer-songwriter. He will be sharing his blend of intricate guitar playing and thoughtful lyrics with the Georgetown community during an intimate set in the Lab Theatre. The show will be followed by a Q&A session with Nathan.

  • Friday, September 20th, 2013
    (7:00 p.m.)
    Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre

Appalachian Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice in Mountain Communities
Dr. Bell’s recent research has focused on the power of the coal industry and the ways in which the social and environmental impacts of this industry have affected communities, social movement participation, and the individual lives of residents living in the coal-mining region of Central Appalachia. In a recent project, she used the participatory action research method of “Photovoice” to study the barriers to local participation in the environmental justice movement in southern West Virginia.

  • Monday, September 23rd, 2013
    (7:00 p.m.)
    Hall of Fame Room