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.
|April 2, 2019||
NHTI has students from over 50 foreign nations. Come join us as Human Service student Chekeri Byimanikora shares the wonders and beauties of her homeland, Rwanda. Known as Igihugu cy’I misozi Igihumbi, or Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda is rich in natural beauty. Come discover this amazing country, its people, its culture, its geography from a woman who will always have this special place close to her heart.
Other events for 2018-19:
|October 9, 2018||
Social Architect and member of the worldwide Time Exchange Movement, Linda Hogan will share Reclaiming Community Currency -- for Individuals, Businesses and Non-profit Organizations; where the exchange of any service is equal to an hour of any other service. The relationship currency is grounded in trust and tracked by time, not money.
|November 13, 2018||
Pamela Langley and Jim Bullock
Pamela Langley and James Bullock will perform works for two pianos by Brahms, Infante, Barber, Piazzolla, and more! Special presentation in Sweeney Auditorium.
|December 4, 2018||
Barn historian and UNH Extension Professor Emeritus John Porter will share The History of Agriculture as Told by Barns. The evolution of barn architecture tells the story of New Hampshire agriculture. Barns were adapted from the early English style, to Yankee style, to gambrel and then pole barns to accommodate the development of local agriculture. This presentation is a chronological walk through time, with photo illustrations of barns from around the state.
|February 5, 2019||
Noted Forest Society naturalist Dave Anderson presents Sweet Ramblings About All Things Maple Syrup – Myth, Magic, and Realities. In a time of changing climate what does the future hold for forests, maple sugaring and New Hampshire traditions?
|February 19, 2019||
In celebration of National Engineers Week, Wings of Knowledge presents Victoria Sheehan, Commissioner of the NH Dept. of Transportation, speaking on Emerging Technologies and Transportation Innovation. Co-sponsored by the NHTI Architectural Engineering Club.
|March 5, 2019||
Bill Halacy will share the Benefits of Asian Medicine in a presentation on Tai Chi and Acupuncture. Following years of study and licensure, Bill – with a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and a nationally certified Diplomate in Acupuncture - opened a practice in Asian medicine specializing in Tai Chi as well as Chinese and Japanese acupuncture.
|April 23, 2019||
Ty -- chief executive officer of New Hampshire Public Risk Management Exchange (Primex3) and a certified Wilderness First Responder -- will present Where You’ll Find Me: Risk, Decisions, and the Last Climb of Kate Matrosova, and why Matrosova’s story represents such a poignant, intriguing and informative case study in risk analysis and decision-making. Special presentation in Sweeney Auditorium.