4th Annual Soup Per Bowl
Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties and the UM-Flint community will once again host the Soup Per Bowl in support of Flint residents experiencing homelessness and to raise funds for the Center for Hope Warming Center. The event includes a soup and sandwich meal, ceramic bowls available for $15 created by Jon Whitney, spoken word, and live music. The event is free to the community and is supported by Metro Community Development.
- Date: Friday, February 3
- Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
- Location: St. Michaels Church, 609 E. Fifth Ave., Flint
Click here for a flyer.
Questions? Contact Todd Womack, UM-Flint Social Work Adjunct Lecturer, at 810-762-3390.
Join members of the Flint community to discuss pages 81-100 of Ta-Nehisi Coates' book "Between the World and Me" and current issues of race and racism. Facilitators hope the Community Read discussions will go beyond verbal rhetoric and sharing of experiences by helping to build strong relationships among community members. Those who have not read the book, or have not attended prior sessions, are also welcome to attend.
- Date: Saturday, February 11
- Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Location: Flint Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd., Flint
Christopher Paul Curtis Writing Adventure
Flint fourth graders will enjoy a presentation and receive a writing challenge from local author Christopher Paul Curtis at the 8th Annual Writing Adventure.
- Date: Wednesday, February 15
- Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m.
- Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Click here to read a story about last year's Writing Adventure.
The Flint Teacher Project - Information Sessions
Learn how you can earn your secondary teaching license and your master's degree while working in urban classrooms. Refreshments will be served.
- Date: Tuesday, February 21
- Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
- Location: Southwestern Classical Academy
- Date: Thursday, February 23
- Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
- Location: Northwestern High School Library
Contact Dr. Mary Jo Finney with questions at 810-762-3260.
Critical Issues in Education
The Center for Educator Preparation will lead its second Critical Issues in Education - Brown Bag Series. This discussion will continue the December session about issues of race and racism as they relate to teaching. It will be an open dialogue about how people view these issues impacting the practice of teaching and learning in the school context. Education students, faculty, and the campus community are all welcome.
- Date: Wednesday, February 22
- Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
- Location: University Center Cultural Lounge, 2nd Floor
Contact the CEP Director, Thomn Bell, with any questions about this event: 810-762-3263.