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Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Take Back the Night (moon graphic)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), an annual event led by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). This campaign to educate and engage the public in addressing the widespread issue of sexual assault is now in its 20th year of spreading awareness and prevention of sexual assault, harassment and abuse. Its mission is […]

Your New Favorite Holiday

FRCC Math Teachers on Pi Day 2019

What special holiday is celebrated near the middle of March?  Chances are you’re thinking of a day involving shamrocks, pots of gold and green attire. And yes, while that is one holiday to celebrate in mid-March, there’s another special day you may be forgetting to put on the calendar. This holiday is celebrated by mathematicians, […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women's Day graphic with calendar (March 8)

March is Women’s History Month, and today is International Women’s Day. This day is a global celebration of women’s history and of the continued movements for gender equity and inclusion. How It Started From the 1880s to the 1920s, millions of women around the world collaborated to build movements for women’s suffrage, improved working conditions […]

How to Be Thankful in 2020

There’s one thing we can all agree on: 2020 has been challenging (crazy … unexpected … depressing … the adjectives go on and on …) with illness and death from an insidious disease. And here we are in the month of giving thanks, but let’s face it: Life hasn’t been easy lately. How can you […]

We Honor Those Who Served Our Country

Thank You Veterans

Veterans Day is the day we honor those who have bravely served our country. Your community may have a recognition planned, most likely virtually, so, as they say, check your local listings. But here are a few other virtual options: The Veterans Administration has joined with musical stars for a virtual Concert for Veterans with […]

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