Genesee Community College Presents: Images and Perceptions of Wealth and Poverty in Amsterdam

Students and faculty from the Genesee Community College and SUNY Brockport summer 2010 study abroad in Amsterdam trip will present ‘Images and Perceptions of Wealth and Poverty in Amsterdam' on Monday, September 9, 2010.

Students and faculty from the Genesee Community College and SUNY Brockport summer 2010 study abroad in Amsterdam trip will present ‘Images and Perceptions of Wealth and Poverty in Amsterdam’ on Thursday, September 9, 2010. The panel discussion presentation will take place in T102 at the Batavia Campus from 12:30pm-2:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Presenters include Josephine Kearney, Genesee instructor of Sociology/Human Services who lead the study abroad trip, John Condon, Genesee graduate and study abroad participant, Mike Neumire, SUNY Brockport History major and study abroad participant and Steve Gregory, SUNY Brockport History major and study abroad participant. The presentation will be in a panel discussion form.

“This is an excellent cultural event to kick-off the start of the fall semester,” Josephine Kearney, Sociology instructor at Genesee said. “The students from the study abroad trip are eager to share their knowledge and perceptions of the unique cultural of the Netherlands and the cultural hub that is Amsterdam.”

This event, along with many other cultural awareness events, is developed through the Global Education Committee at Genesee. The Global Education Committee is dedicated to recognizing, embracing, and celebrating the diversity of the human family. Through its varied activities, the Global Education Committee fosters multicultural awareness, understanding and appreciation, and provides opportunities to demonstrate global citizenship.

For further information, please contact Josephine Kearney at Genesee Community College at 585-343-0055 ext.6344 or jbkearney@genesee.edu.


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