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June 15, 2024 1:38 am

Foundation of WCC announces spring Arts and Humanities schedule

GOLDSBORO — The Foundation of Wayne Community College’s spring Arts and Humanities series is designed to educate, entertain, and inspire.

“The Showboat: The USS North Carolina (BB-55)” lecture by Jeff Bockert (the Kirk Keller Memorial Lecture) will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 13 in Moffatt Auditorium, in the Wayne Learning Center (building with flag poles in front) on the college’s campus at 3000 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro.

A “Whirligig Wonder” lecture by Kimberly Van Dyk and Keith Barnes will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 20 in Moffatt Auditorium.

“The Vice Presidency: From John to Kamala with a Few Stops in Between,” a lecture by Tommy W. Jarrett, will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 27 in Moffatt Auditorium.

“Photography and Freedom: The Enduring Legacy of Civil Rights Photographs in the American South – 1960-1970,” a talk by Dr. William Ferris, will be held at 5 p.m. April 2 in Moffatt Auditorium.

“Edible North Carolina: A Journey Across a State of Flavor,” a lecture by Dr. Marcie Cohen Ferris, will be held at noon, April 3 in Room 101 of the Walnut Building on the college’s main campus.

“A Trek to Wilson’s Whirligig Park” on April 12 includes college-provided travel and a guided tour of the park. The activity costs $15 plus the cost of lunch at Parker’s Barbecue. Contact the Foundation at 919-739-7017 for more information and to register.

Detailed descriptions can be found at www.waynecc.edu/foundation/arts-and-humanities/.

Those who cannot attend the lectures in person can watch their livestream or view them after the event from the same webpage.

No registration is required and there is no charge for any except the trip to Wilson.

— From Wayne Community College Public Information