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Digital Academy hosts ‘Digital Jam Session’ March 26-27
A convergence of wide ranging digital technology users will meet at the University on March 26 – 27 for the second annual Digital Content Consortium (DCC) “Brick and Mortar” Conference 2004.
Educators, artists, photographers, musicians, filmmakers, Web designers, disabled persons, Apple users and PC users are invited to the second annual “Brick and Mortar” Conference. A wide variety of seminars and workshops are planned by professional digital users of all types, said Dr. John Labadie, director and co-founder of UNCP’s Digital Academy.
The 2004 Brick and Mortar Conference is $14.99 for non-students. For printable registration forms go to www.uncp.edu/digital_academy/. For conference information, please email Margie Labadie at LabadieM@uncp.edu or call (910) 522-5781.
The conference kicks off with a concert by high-functioning quadriplegic Mike Hamer - storyteller, songwriter, hammer dulcimer performer and digital user - at 8 p.m., Friday in Sampson-Livermore Library’s Main Reading Room. It is free for registered conference attendees and $5 for the general public.
At the 2004 DCC conference on Saturday, March 27, many interesting and informative sessions on a variety of topics will be offered, including:
Wednesday, March 24
Thursday, March 25
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science will host the 23rd annual Mathematics Contest in GPAC on March 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at GPAC. The contest is for high school and middle school students throughout North Carolina.
Friday, March 26
The 12th annual Social Work Symposium will be in the U.C. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 28
The Retirement Luncheon, honoring employees who have retired in the past year, is 2 p.m. in the University Center Lounge.
Wednesday, April 7
A Taste of Culture begins at 10:15 a.m. in the U.C. Lounge.
Friday, April 23
Books, Barbecue, and Bluegrass is 6 p.m. in the Sampson-Livermore Library. It is a scholarship benefit, featuring D.G. Martin, the Stephenson Family Band, Bluegrass legend Les Sandy, Fiddler Michael Munford (Library), dinner and an auction. The cost is $50 per person.