‘Issues & Insights’ Programs Examine Gun Culture, Social Media

by Diane VanDyke

Montgomery County Community College is pleased to present the spring installment of the interview/talk show program “Issues and Insights” on April 10 and 17 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Science Center Auditorium 214, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. The programs will be simulcast to the College’s West Campus in South Hall room 221, 101 College Drive, Pottstown.

Hosted by Professor of Political Science Dr. Thomas Kolsky, the “Issues and Insights” program focuses on two subjects and their impact on American culture:  guns and social media. The purpose of these events is to stimulate discussion and public awareness of matters of current concern for American society.

On Wednesday, April 10, a panel of four MCCC participants—Director of Campus Safety Joseph S. McGuriman; Assistant Professor of History Theresa Napson-Williams; Director of Criminal Justice, Fire, Science and Emergency Management Benn Prybutok; and Assistant Professor of Sociology Mustafa Saatci—will discuss “The American Gun Culture.”

On Wednesday, April 17, panelists include Associate Professor of Psychology Ann Marie Donohue, Instructional Technology Specialist Kathryn Ishler, Instructor of Anthropology Lynn Swartley O’Brien and Assistant Professor of Sociology Mustafa Saatci. They will discuss “Social Media and Interpersonal Relations.”

“Issues and Insights” is free of charge and open to the public. For information, contact Dr. Thomas Kolsky, Professor of Political Science, at 215-641-6380 or tkolsky@mc3.edu.

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