Summer Weekends - Fake News and Fake Food

Summer Weekends - Fake News and Fake Food

Weekend Seminars are 3-credit courses, held three times a year, which explore current topics in our society.  Students attend Friday night from 6 to 10 pm; Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm; and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Following the weekend, students will research and write a paper that uses their self- created outcomes; the paper is due two-and-a-half weeks after the class. 

Critical Thinking in a Post-Truth World is our May Weekend Seminar.   How and why did we become so distrustful?  Whom can we believe? Learn about propaganda and the manipulation of statistics.  Decide for yourself what ethics should be applied to the role of truth in our society.

This 3-credit course will be held May 11 through 13 and will fulfill the following requirements:

  • Upper-Level Corporate Communications Elective
  • Upper-Level Business Administration Elective
  • Upper- Level Health Care Administration Elective
  • Upper-Level Human Services Elective
  • Values, Choice and Justice
  • General Elective

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Food: It Does a Body Good (or Does It?) is our August Weekend Seminar. What on Earth are we eating?  How much of what we eat actually comes from the Earth? How safe is our food and how can we take more control over what we put in our bodies?  Find out how we differ from other countries in our nutrition, and discuss where you think the government belongs in all of this.

This 3-credit course will be held August 10 through August 12 and will fulfill the following requirements:

  • Upper-Level Business Administration Elective
  • Upper-Level Corporate Communication Elective
  • Upper-Level Health Care Administration Elective
  • General Elective
  • Social World
  • Values, Choice and Justice