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St. Norbert College Briefs

10:38 AM, Sep. 11, 2013  |  Comments
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Voss Center dedication, concert on Wednesday

A dedication and benefit concert for the new Cassandra Voss Center on the campus of St. Norbert College in De Pere will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18.

The center is located at 311 Grant St. in the former St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The facility is named for Cassandra Voss, who was set to become the first St. Norbert graduate to major in women's and gender studies before she died in a car accident in 2007.

It will house the Joan P. Schaupp Women's Center, the Men's Initiative, and the women's and gender studies program.

Dedication events at Cassandra Voss Center on Wednesday include prayer and reflection from 8:30 to 9 a.m., an open house with tours and refreshments throughout the day and a formal dedication ceremony at 3 p.m.

A concert that will benefit the center will start at 7 p.m. It will feature three live musical acts, headlined by the Street Corner Symphony a cappella group, which finished runner-up on NBC's all-vocal reality competition "The Sing Off." National recording artist Alyssa Bonagura and England-born country singer Fiona Cully also will perform.

Tickets for the concert are $25. They are available online at https://tickets.snc.edu/s600or by calling (920) 403-3950.

Mulva Studio open house Monday

St. Norbert will host a public open house for the Mulva Studio from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16.

The studio is the college's newest student-centered learning space that was designed with the needs of 21st-century learners in mind. It's located in the lower level of Miriam B. and James J. Mulva Library, 400 Third St.

The open house is free.

Ceremony for peace awards next week

The college's Peace and Justice Center will present the St. Norbert Ambassador of Peace award to the Rev. Jack MacCarthy, O. Praem., his brother Charles MacCarthy and Charles' wife Peggy at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Dudley Birder Hall, 400 Grant St.

The event is free and open to the public.

Charles and Peggy MacCarthy are the founders of the Good News Project, which has provided humanitarian support to communities in the West Indies and medical equipment to families in north-central Wisconsin the last 30 years.

Jack MacCarthy, Charles' younger brother, serves in Iquitos, Peru, as a medical missionary to the indigenous Quechua people in Santa Clotilde, a remote parish in the Amazon basin more than 180 miles from any road.

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