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3:15 PM, Feb. 6, 2013  |  Comments
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Bellin College open house today

Bellin College in Bellevue will hold an open house for its Master of Science in Nursing program from 4:30 to 7 p.m. today in the college atrium, 3201 Eaton Road.

The program options of family nurse practitioner and nurse educator will be discussed. The program director and faculty members will be available to answer questions and provide guided tours of the campus.

For more information, go to www.bellincollege.edu or call (920) 433-6628.

Einstein Project adds board members

The board of directors from The Einstein Project of Green Bay voted at its board meeting last month to approve four new members.

They include Jeff Frick, dean of the college and academic vice president at St. Norbert College in De Pere; Michelle Langenfeld, superintendent of the Green Bay School District; Lori Suddick, vice president for learning at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay; and John Zegers, superintendent of the West De Pere School District.

The new board members will serve terms that end June 2015.

Wisconsin International open house dates

Wisconsin International School in De Pere will hold an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, and Thursday, March 7.

The independent school, located downtown at 405 Grant St., offers classes from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade with small class sizes, daily foreign-language instruction and classroom technology.

Parents/guardians of prospective students can meet the teachers, see the classrooms and review the curriculum at the open house.

Black History Month events at SNC

St. Norbert College in De Pere is honoring Black History Month in February with a number of events on campus.

Among them:

? Herman Boone will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Walter Theatre in Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts.

Boone is the high school football coach who inspired the movie "Remember the Titans."

Boone's appearance is open to the public with free admission.

? The college's annual Soul Food Dinner will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Michels Commons ballroom.

The event, which is open to the public, celebrates the contributions of African-Americans in scholarship, music and cuisine.

Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for students and $8 for children ages 6 to 12. Children 5 and younger are free.

Admission includes a buffet-style dinner featuring traditional African-American dishes, a keynote address from Drexel University assistant professor Gregory Cooke and cultural performances.

Cooke co-directed "Choc'late Soldiers," a documentary about African-American soldiers in World War II that premiered at the Smithsonian Institute in 2009.

Tickets for the Soul Food Dinner can be purchased in advance at the St. Norbert box office, online at http://bit.ly/Y186WI or by calling (920) 403-3950.

St. Norbert music scholarship auditions

St. Norbert College in De Pere will hold auditions Saturday, Feb. 9, for its incoming first-year students who plan to pursue a major or a minor in music or who simply enjoy music for the chance to earn a music scholarship.

Interested applicants don't have to be admitted to St. Norbert but need to have applied to the college and filled out the scholarship audition form at http://www.snc.edu/music/auditionform.html.

For more information, go to http://www.snc.edu/music/auditions or contact Holly Huntley by phone at (920) 403-3112 or email at holly.huntley@snc.edu.

Cat's Pajamas concert Feb. 26 at DPHS

De Pere High School will host a performance by The Cat's Pajamas Vocal Band at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the school auditorium, 1700 Chicago St.

The acclaimed five-man a cappella group is based in Branson, Mo., and has been touring the world since 2005.

Tickets are on sale for the concert. Ticket prices are $15 for reserved seating (lower half of auditorium) and $10 for general seating (upper half of auditorium).

A portion of the proceeds will go to De Pere High School's vocal music program.

To order tickets, call Tami Lang at (920) 337-1020, ext. 4569.

Great Decisions lecture series opens Wednesday

The 31st year of St. Norbert College's Great Decisions lecture series will start Wednesday, Feb. 13.

St. Norbert is one of only two schools in Wisconsin that present the entire eight-week lecture series, which brings together local, regional and national experts to discuss international issues of interest to the community.

All lectures are held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at Fort Howard Theater in F.K. Bemis International Conference Center on the St. Norbert campus.

The topic for the opening lecture Feb. 13 is "Iran: Nuclear Power or Not?", presented by Stephen Dachi from George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.

An advance subscription for the entire Great Decisions lecture series is $50 per person, which includes admission to all eight lectures and a copy of the Great Decisions briefing book. Admission to individual sessions is $5 at the door, and briefing books will be available for $15.

For more information, call (920) 403-4075 or go to http://www.snc.edu/cie/greatdecisions.html.

Knights on Broadway dinner show Feb. 16

St. Norbert College's musical theater group, the Knights on Broadway, will present the "Songs of Love" dinner show at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at F.K. Bemis International Conference Center on campus.

The group will pay tribute to Broadway's greatest love songs and stories.

The event will include fine dining, dessert, champagne and roses for the women.

Cost for the dinner and the show is $75. Entrée choices include shrimp, beef tenderloin or a vegetarian meal.

Dinner will be preceded by cocktails and a cash bar starting at 5:30.

Dinner-and-a-show tickets must be purchased by noon Wednesday, Feb. 13. Tickets for the show only (if any become available) will be $29 and can be purchased starting at noon Feb. 13.

To order tickets, go to https://tickets.snc.edu or call the St. Norbert box office at (920) 403-3950.

'Les Miserables' on summer theatre bill

St. Norbert College artistic director Dudley Birder recently announced that its music theatre was granted a production contract to present the internationally acclaimed musical "Les Miserables" during the summer season.

The music theatre will open the summer season with a repeat production of "South Pacific," which will be featured in nine performances from June 4-16 at Webb Theatre.

Ten performances are scheduled for "Les Miserables" from July 18-28 at Walter Theatre.

Auditions for "Les Miserables," which has 35 specific singing roles and a sizable chorus, will be held May 21-23. Auditions for some performers in "South Pacific" will be in April.

Individuals who are interested in information about the show auditions or working backstage on production crews should call Birder at (920) 403-3116.

Tickets are available for "South Pacific" and "Les Miserables." They can be purchased by calling the St. Norbert ticket office at (920) 403-3950 or online at http://tickets.snc.edu.

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