Launched in 2001-02, Wings of Knowledge is an annual series of cultural events which are free and open to the public. The series supports and expands upon NHTI’s wide variety of academic offerings, and is another element in the college’s expanding community college mission.
All presentations start at 6:00 pm, with refreshments to follow. Events take place in the NHTI Library Living Room unless otherwise noted. Wings of Knowledge is generously supported by the NHTI Student Senate and Campus Activities Board. For further information call (603) 230-4028.
|December 3, 2019||
Mushrooms: Can We Eat These?
Dr. Rick Van de Poll is the founder of Ecosystem Management Consultants of New England, he will share his knowledge and experience in the exciting and rapidly growing field of mycology in the context of global climate shifts. Dr. Van de Poll beli
Other Events for 2019-20:
|February 18, 2020||
Celebration of National Engineers Week
Co-sponsored by the NHTI Architectural Engineering Club. Program TBD.
|March 3, 2020||
Buzz About Bees
Martin Marklin of Marklin Candle Design, Windover Farm and Der Markt maintains apiaries in local communities and will share his knowledge and experience about the importance and future of bees in our changing environment.
|March 24, 2020||
Global Explorer and Man of Adventure
Mark Synnott is a world-renowned American professional rock climber, explorer, and author who appeared in the film Free Solo. He is an internationally certified mountain guide and member of The North Face athlete team. He specializes in remote first ascents of big wall climbs and will be talking about his book, The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life.
|April 7, 2020||
Culture in Many Societies
NHTI has students from over 60 countries of origin. Hear one of them share insights of home, culture and coming to New Hampshire as NHTI celebrates its diversity.
|April 28, 2020||
Mark Milewski is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Tunxis (CT) Community College who will share his other advocation - summiting Seven Summits on Seven Continents, one of the great mountaineering challenges and accomplishments
|October 1, 2019||
Lyme Disease: Issue, Prevention, and Treatments
Dr. Amanda Hegnauer, NC practices naturopathic medicine, a complement to conventional medicine which is dedicated to the study of holistic health and healing. A special presentation in Sweeney Auditorium.
|November 5, 2019||Bill Caswell from the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges, Inc. will be speaking about the fact that of the more than 12,000 covered bridges built in this country, fewer than 1,000 of the structures survive nationally and only fifty-five remain in New Hampshire, including America’s longest covered railroad bridge located in Contoocook.|