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July 25, 2019
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Hispanic Film Series Fall 2019

The Hispanic Film Series has returned for several events this semester. This fall five films included in the series will all be held on Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m. in Lamar (room TBA). Admission is free and all films include English subtitles. For more information contact Prof. Diane Marting, dmarting@olemiss.edu.

Film Series:
Birds of Passage      Thursday, September 19
Bad Hair                   Thursday, September 26
Everybody Knows   Thursday, October 3
A Translator             Thursday, October 10
Future Perfect          Thursday, October 17

Sponsors:

The Spanish Film Club,  The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, The Center for Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Engagement, Alpha Lambda Delta, Modern Language, and Pragda. The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, SPAIN arts and culture, and the Secretary of State for the Culture of Spain.

August 26, 2019

Classes Begin

September 12, 2019

Critical Language Scholarship Information Session

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Thursday, September 12 and Wednesday, September 25
in the Gerald M. Abdalla Boardroom (Croft 305)

The Critical Language Scholarship Program is an intensive, overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend 8-10 weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages essential to America’s engagement with the world. This workshop will provide an overview of the scholarship, application, and deadlines.

For more information or questions, please email Tim Dolan

September 13, 2019

Alumni Talk: Kennedy Horton

Kennedy Horton
Managing Director and General Manager

of GNC EU in Dublin, Ireland

 Kennedy graduated from Croft in 2009 and then received his MBA from Ole Miss in 2011. After his MBA, Kennedy began working as a financial analyst at FedEx in Memphis until 2016 when he started working for GNC, as Senior Manager of their International Business Department in Pittsburgh. From 2016 to 2019, Kennedy worked for GNC in Shanghai until June when he moved to Managing Director of GNC EU in Dublin, Ireland.

Friday, September 13 at 3:00 pm
in the Gerald M. Abdalla Boardroom (Croft 305)

The Alumni Talk is open to anyone interested! We encourage all students to attend who have an interest in international business and marketing!

All who are unable to attend but would like to remotely view the session can use this link—https://call.lifesizecloud.com/174353. You may either download the Lifesize app or go directly to the link in a Chrome browser.

For more information, please email Bree Starnes. 

September 19, 2019

Hispanic Film Series: Birds of Passage

Thursday, September 19 at 6:00 p.m. in Lamar Rm (TBA)
Directed by Cristina Gallego & C. Guerra, 2018, Columbia

Admission is free and English subtitles are provided.

October 3, 2019

Croft Fall Reception

The Croft Institute invites all Croft students, faculty and staff to the annual Croft Fall Reception for an evening of food on Thursday, October 3rd at the Brandt Memory House on campus.

5:30-7:00 pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Brandt Memory House

We hope all of the Croft community will be able to attend!
More details on the event will be shared closer to the date.

October 4, 2019
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Croft Alumni Panel

Three Croft alumni will be participating in a panel on Friday, October 4, at 3:00 p.m. in the Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107). We are happy to welcome back Talley Diggs, Ryan Ezelle, and Elizabeth Harrington Reep back to the Croft Institute. The panel will be followed by break-out sessions to allow students an opportunity to speak in depth with individual alumni.

  • Talley Diggs (B.A. 2015) Associate for the Africa practice at McLarty Associates

  • Ryan Ezelle (B.A. 2013) Asylum Officer of Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Directorate for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

  • Elizabeth Harrington Reep (B.A. 2007) Independent Consultant

Friday, October 4 at 3:00- 4:00 p.m.
Break-out sessions to follow
in the Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107)