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February 2022

P&J Coffeehouse

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bentley Fellowship Hall, 265 Cascade St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life is hosting a Peace & Justice Coffeehouse (P&J Coffeehouse). We'll have FREE Camden's Coffeehouse coffee and snacks! Jasmin Pittman Morrell is a writer and editor interested in narratives centering and celebrating Black and Indigenous presence, food, and art. Her essays are included in Meeting at the Table: African-American Women Write on Race, Culture and Community (2020), The Bitter Southerner, The Porch Magazine, and Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time…

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March 2022

First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee

March 03 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ferguson Health Sciences Center Rm 306, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Join the Indigenous Student Association and the Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies for a screening of First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee (2014, 56 mins, dir. Neal Hutcheson and Danica Cullinan). The film explores the extraordinary steps the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are taking to revitalize the Cherokee language. We will be joined by Rainy Brake, who is the head of the Cherokee Language Program at Western Carolina University. She was the first certified teacher in the New…

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Lip Sync Battle

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Blue Lounge, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Join us for Lip Sync Battle! Sign-ups are open til March 11th. Teams of 4 - 5 will complete in full attire and lip sync to two songs.

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Guest Speaker: Sarah Adams

March 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Belk Auditorium, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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“Jappalachia": Cross-Cultural Connections between the Appalachian Trail and Japan’s Shinetsu Trail Sarah Adams, Trail Researcher and Appalachian Trail Conservancy Regional Manager Bio (from appalachiantrail.org): Sarah grew up in Dahlonega, GA, where the A.T. has always been a presence in her life. During her undergrad at Yale, she was an Environmental Studies major and pursued learning environmental humanities approaches to research, policy, and community engagement. Her senior thesis examined cross-cultural connections between the A.T. and Japan’s Shinetsu Trail, which was heavily…

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Women’s History Month Movie Night

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Belk Auditorium, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Enjoy a showing of Hidden Figures as we celebrate the closing of Women's History Month. In partnership with NOW and BSA.

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April 2022

Old-Time Music Origins & Black Traditions

April 02 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
James Thomas Black Box Theatre Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States + Google Map

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist and ethnomusicologist Jake Blount will give a talk about the banjo’s origins in Black communities. This talk is free, but be sure to get tickets to the evening concert by Jake Blount and dancer Nic Gareiss! (Concert is free to MHU students with MHU ID.)

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MHU Unity Day Interest Meeting

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Day Hall, 2nd Floor, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Mars  Hill University will be hosting a Unity day this Spring! Come to the interest meeting to see how you can represent your culture, religion, heritage, etc. April 18, 2022 at 5pm - Day Hall, 2nd Floor If you cannot attend please contact Sabrina Paul, sabrina_paul@mhu.edu, or Cora Lashua, cora_lashua@mhu.edu.

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Latin Experiences

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Timberline, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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MHU welcomes Bilingual Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Eduardo Fabian Moreno to the Mental Health Summit for a discussion on Latin Experiences.  PAWS credit is available. The Mental Health Summit is sponsored by the Office of Campus Engagement and Leadership, the Counseling Center, and the Mental Health Club.

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Change Agent Cooper: Affrilachia Strong

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Belk Auditorium, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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MHU welcomes Change Agent Philip Cooper as a part of the Mental Health Summit.  Change Agent Cooper will share his lived experience with addiction and recovery as a Black Man in Western North Carolina. The Mental Health Summit is sponsored by the Office of Campus Engagement and Leadership, the Counseling Center, and the Mental Health Club.

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Cadenza Unveiling

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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An unveiling of the 2022 MHU Cadenza Arts and Literature magazine! We'll be giving out awards to creative writers and artists featured in the magazine. This is an opportunity to hear the winners speak about and read from their work. We'll distribute free copies of the magazine at the end of the night.

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May 2022

International Food Festival

May 02 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bentley Fellowship Hall, 265 Cascade St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Explore and celebrate countries and cultures represented by the MHU student body at the International Food Festival on Monday, May 2nd, 7:00 pm - 9:00 in Bentley Fellowship Hall. Join us!

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SGA General Assembly Meeting

May 08 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 08

Redway Dining Room, 121 Cascade St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Join us for our General Assembly Meeting every Sunday in Redway (in Pittman Dining Hall) where you can hear more about what the Student Government Association is currently working on.

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