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Join Georgian Court University for Critical Concerns Week 2013

GCU presents “A Year of Hope & Resilience,” a series that reflects on the ways Sandy changed our lives, strengthened our resolve, and presented us with environmental challenges.

Sunday, October 27

1:00-3:00 p.m., GCU Casino
Hope & Resilience: A Year After Sandy
Guest speaker: Robert Wicks, Psy.D., Professor of Pastoral Counseling at Loyola University. Organizations and individuals who demonstrated extraordinary courage and generosity in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy will be honored.

Monday, October 28

7:00 p.m., GCU Little Theatre
“Impact Of Sandy on the Ecology of Barnegat Bay”
Guest speaker: Willie deCamp, chairman and past director of Save Barnegat Bay.
Mr. deCamp, a Mantaloking resident who personally experienced some of the suffering and devastation wrought by Sandy, advocates for the protection of the Barnegat Bay watershed.

Tuesday, October 29

Noon, University Chapel
Mass of Remembrance
Father Anthony DiPalma, University Chaplain

2 p.m., GCU Little Theatre
Mercy Garden: Building Communities
Guest speaker: Rich Mohr, GCU Sustainability Initiatives Educator/Manager

5 p.m. (departure time), Various shore locations
Light Up New Jersey
GCU student leaders and their peers will journey to Jenkinson’s in Point Pleasant and other shore locations as they participate in Townsquare Media’s statewide initiative to commemorate the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Read more about this regional event at http://nj1015.com/light-up-new-jersey/

Wednesday, October 30

7:00 p.m., GCU Little Theatre
“Hurricane Sandy: Where Were You Then and Who Are You Now?”
Guest speaker: Robin Graham, of New Jersey Hope & Healing, will discuss the ongoing outreach efforts sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services.

For information, contact the GCU Office of Conferences & Special Events at specialevents@georgian.edu or 732.987.2263.

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