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JC Speakers Directory

Exciting speakers... Experts in their field...

Jackson College is pleased to provide its Speakers Directory for your assistance.

The JC Speakers Directory is comprised of highly qualified faculty and staff members who want to share
with the community.

To inquire about a speaker for your next meeting or special event, give us a call at 517.796.8473

Topics:


The Arts

  • African American Literature – Geri Jacobs
  • "Best and Worst Backstage Stories – Cindy Allen
  • Entertainment Season at the Potter Center – Cindy Allen
  • Jane Austen – Paula Ashley Harris
  • Shakespeare – Geri Jacobs
  • Technical Theater – Sandy DiCesare
  • Theater Production – Sandy DiCesare

Business

  • Continuous Quality Improvement – Nancy Miller
  • "Improving Organizational Effectiveness Through Personality Science" – Anthony Cleveland
  • Strategic Planning – Nancy Miller

Careers

  • Assessing Career Options and What Fits for You – Nancy Miller
  • Automotive Careers – Les Coxon
  • "Considering Teaching as a Profession?" – Mary Belknap
  • Nursing as a Career – Peggy Comstock
  • Researching Career options – Nancy Miller
  • Resume and Interview Tips – Anthony Rana
  • "What does a Family and Consumer Science Teacher Do?" – Mary Belknap

Child and Family

  • A Family Approach to Mental Illness – Paula Ashley Harris
  • "Changing Your Life: Motivational Words for Women" – Paula Ashley Harris
  • Computer at Home – David Fitzgerald
  • Educating At-Risk Youth – Lee Hampton
  • Homelessness in America: The Faces of Mental Illness – Paula Ashley Harris
  • Jackson Great Start Collaborative – Mary Belknap
  • "Managing Your 401K, Roth IRA & Other Investments" – Steve Christian
  • "Why Start Retirement Planning at Age 15?" – Steve Christian
  • "Working With At-Risk Youth" – Mary Belknap

Current Events

  • Current Economic Conditions – Mark Schopmeyer
  • Economic Controversies – Mark Schopmeyer

Education

  • Academic Service Learning in the Classroom – Mary Belknap
  • Academic Success Tips – Charlotte Finnegan
  • Automotive Careers – Les Coxon
  • Black History Month – Lee Hampton
  • "Christa McAuliffe Fellowship" – Mary Belknap
  • Classroom Management: How to create an environment in the classroom that is conductive to learning as opposed to policing the student's behaviors – Amy Leighton
  • College Access and College Planning – Nancy Miller
  • Distance Learning – David Fitzgerald or Mark Schopmeyer
  • Evolutionary Biology – Victor Marshall
  • Internet Classes – David Fitzgerald
  • Kids, Computers and Education – David Fitzgerald
  • Martin Luther King Day – Lee Hampton
  • Michigan Community College Teacher Education Pathways – Mary Belknap
  • Online Classes – Mark Schopmeyer
  • Paying for College – Nancy Miller
  • Philanthropy Education – Mary Belknap
  • Service Learning – Amy Leighton
  • Teacher Education Programs and Michigan Community Colleges – Mary Belknap
  • Teaching Effective Reading Strategies – Amy Leighton
  • Technology Readiness of Students (of any age) and Community College Students – Angel Fonseca
  • The Nature of Science – Victor Marshall
  • What is a Teacher Education Program Partnership? – Mary Belknap
  • What is the Michigan Association of Community Colleges in Educator Preparation? – Mary Belknap
  • What is the National Association of Community Colleges in Teacher Education Preparation? – Mary Belknap

Environment

  • Human Population & the Environment – Victor Marshall
  • Resources & Environmental Issues – Victor Marshall
  • "Working With At-Risk Youth" – Mary Belknap
  • Youth and Service Learning – Mary Belknap

Health

  • Empowerment and Professional Nursing Practice – Marty Chamot
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology – Victor Marshall
  • Influenza: A Complete Overview – Patricia Visser
  • Mental Health Issues – Marina Martinez-Kratz
  • Nutrition – Marina Martinez-Kratz
  • "Optimizing Mental Health Via Medications and Psychotherapy" – Anthony Cleveland
  • "The Human Brain - Basic Structure and Function" – Anthony Cleveland
  • Stem Cell Research – Patricia Visser

History

  • Ancient Egypt – Cliff Taylor
  • Anthropology, Costumes and Culture – Larissa Nemoianu
  • Black History Month – Lee Hampton
  • Egyptian Women – Cliff Taylor
  • Globalization in Anthropology – Larissa Nemoianu
  • Greek City States – Cliff Taylor
  • History of Pyramids – Cliff Taylor
  • Martin Luther King Day – Lee Hampton
  • Mummification – Cliff Taylor
  • Napoleonic Era – Cliff Taylor
  • Origins of the Olympics – Cliff Taylor
  • "Pompeii - The Roman Unearthed City" – Cliff Taylor
  • Problems in Ancient History and Cultures – Larissa Nemoianu
  • Problems in Modern European History – Larissa Nemoianu
  • Roman Expansion in the Ancient World – Cliff Taylor
  • Victorian Women – Cliff Taylor

JC News

  • Center of Student Success – Marian Burlingham
  • Current Initiatives at the College – Daniel J. Phelan, JC President or Dr. Edward A. Mathein, JC Board Chair
  • Diversity at JC/Jackson – Lee Hampton
  • JC Programs and Resources – Amy Leighton
  • JC's Men Of Merit Initiative: How to Move Past the Challenges Facing African American Males – Amy Leighton

Special Interest

  • Angels – Cliff Taylor
  • Changes in Technology, eCommerce and Social Media – Angel Fonseca
  • Children's Literature – Geri Jacobs
  • Christians in a Changing World – Geri Jacobs
  • Computer Upgrades: Upgrading vs. Buying a New Computer – Amir Orandi
  • Identity Theft – Steve Christian or Amir Orandi
  • Mummification – Cliff Taylor
  • The Nature of Science – Victor Marshall
  • "Our Digital Society – David Fitzgerald
  • "The Role of the JCC Foundation and Philanthropic Opportunities – Jason Valente
  • "Sigmund Freud Meets Saint Paul - The Integration of Psychological Science and The Christian Religion" – Anthony Cleveland
  • "The Stock Market & Your Life" – Steve Christian
  • "What I Need to Know About Investing but Have Been Afraid to Ask" – Steve Christian
  • "Why Do We Forget?… The Nature of Memory" – Anthony Cleveland
  • "Why Start Retirement Planning at Age 15?" – Steve Christian
  • Wireless and Security Risks of Open Wireless – Amir Orandi

Tours

  • Potter Center - Backstage tours for groups up to 15 – Sandy DiCesare

World View

  • Building Throughout History – Cliff Taylor
  • Egypt Today – Cliff Taylor
  • Greece – Cliff Taylor
  • Human Population & The Environment – Victor Marshall
  • Importance of the Military in Nation Building – Cliff Taylor
  • Issues related to Eastern Europe and the Middle East – Larissa Nemoianu
  • Political/Geographical Divisions of the Middle East since WWI – Cliff Taylor
  • Politics of Oil – Cliff Taylor

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