Climate Change: Looking for Solutions / Wildacres Retreat by ETSU

Wildacres Retreat 1565 Wildacres Road, Little Switzerland, NC

Climate Change: Looking for Solutions, Wildacres Retreat. August 29 - September 2, 2022.
Dave Hrivnak will help us learn to live sustainbley by taking steps to become more enviromentally aware. Topics covered will be climate change data, solar energy, electric vehicles and driving to net zero.

NC Museum of Natural Sciences with Dr. Chris Tacker, Research Curator Geology

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: Earthquakes in the Carolinas In this talk, we'll explore the assembly of the Carolinas in the context of the tectonic story of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Today's faults are the scars of plate tectonics. What does that mean for current earthquake activity? BIOGRAPHY Dr. Chris Tacker graduated in 1983 from the University of North […]

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Update with Marcellus Turner, CEO & Librarian

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library: Today and Tomorrow Marcellus Turner will share the work of the new library and how Charlotte Mecklenburg Library serves everyone. Biography With a storied career of opportunities, experiences and learned lessons working in libraries, Marcellus “MT” Turner wants all who meet him to know his passion for libraries as both institutions and […]

Women’s Rights with Marjorie J. Spruill

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women's Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics Professor Spruill will give highlights from her book, Divided We Stand, which will be the basis of her presentation at Wildacres this spring 2023. She describes how in the early 1970s, an ascendant women's rights movement had strong support from […]

State of Center City with Michael Smith

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: State of the Center City Charlotte Center City Partners President & CEO Michael Smith will share the latest data and trends regarding the vibrancy of Charlotte's Center City, including Uptown, South End, and Midtown. Biography Michael J. Smith is the President and CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners, an organization that envisions and implements […]

White Privilege & Racism with Judy Goldman

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women's Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics Judy Goldman will talk about how she came to write CHILD: A MEMOIR, which tells the story of Mattie Culp, the Black woman who worked for her family, lived in, helped raise her — the unconscionable scaffolding on which that […]