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North Georgia College & State University lecture focuses on economy
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Lecture series
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays
Where: Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville
How much: Free

Tonight: “The Economy in Perspective: Where are we now? Where have we been? Where are we going?” by John L. Scott, associate professor and director of the Center for Economic Education
Oct. 4: “Engaging Science Students K-12: Motivating Tomorrow’s Scientists” by Michael B. McGinnis, chemistry professor
Oct. 11: “Mobilizing Creativity: Artmaking, Community and an Airstream Trailer” by Chris Dockery, assistant professor of art education
Oct. 18: “Leadership in Uncertain Times” by Ruben Boling, director of the Center for the Future of North Georgia, and Wendy Walker, assistant business professor
Oct. 25: “Preparing Teachers for 21st Century Students” by Barbara Dixon, coordinator for post-baccalaureate education studies
Nov. 1: “Childhood Obesity” by Elaine Taylor, associate nursing professor

North Georgia College & State University continues a lecture series tonight with a look at the economy.
Associate professor John L. Scott will present “The Economy in Perspective,” which will give audience members a snapshot of the economic situation regionally and nationally.

“It will provide some information for community members about how they might move forward with some best practices to deal with this, as we try to recover from the recession,” NGCSU spokeswoman Kate Maine said.

The free lecture is presented 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at the Gainesville Civic Center. The lecture also is presented Wednesdays at the Hampton Park Library in  Cumming and Thursdays at the university in Dahlonega. The series will cover a variety of topics as it continues Mondays through Nov. 1.