SCC Announces Women's History Month Events in March

February 22, 2012

St. Charles Community College will host a variety of events in honor of Women’s History Month in March. The events include two lectures, a musician and an international film showing. They are all free and open to the public.

SCC WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH EVENT SCHEDULE:

Lunch and Learn: "Iron Jawed Angels"
12 p.m. Wednesday, March 21
Student Center Private Dining Room
Bring your lunch and join us for a free showing of “Iron Jawed Angels” (2004). This film traces the events leading up to the passing of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. This film is unrated. For more information, contact Grace Moser at gmoser@stchas.edu or 636-922-8310.

“We End Violence” Presentation by ALIVE
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, March 22
College Center Rotunda
A representative from ALIVE (Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments) will speak about domestic violence. For more information, visit www.alivestl.org.

Speaking Out: The Stacey Lannert Story
7 p.m. Thursday, March 22
Social Sciences Building Auditorium
In 2009, St. Louis native Stacey Lannert was released from prison where she served 18 years for fatally shooting the man who raped her from ages 8-18. That man was her father. She tells her story and speaks about overcoming childhood sexual abuse. A book signing will follow the lecture.

CHARIS Concert
7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27
Social Sciences Building Auditorium
CHARIS, The St. Louis Women’s Chorus, is a diverse group of women united in their mission to perform music that celebrates and encourages women and the LGBT community. Comprised of 25-40 women varying in age from 16 to 66, CHARIS represents a variety of ethnicities, sexual orientations, economic situations and abilities and disabilities. The program will include a wide repertoire of pop, classical, spirituals and world music. For more information, visit www.charischorus.org or contact Andrea Compton at acompton@stchas.edu.

For more information on SCC’s Women’s History Month events, contact Mandi Smith at 636-922-8469 or asmith@stchas.edu.

Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.

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