Wings of Knowledge

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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.

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April 24, 2018 beer
BEER: The Science and Cultural Phenomenon

Join Wings for a special presentation on the science, industry, and cultural phenomenon of BEER. What would civilization be without fermentation?  A special presentation in the Concord Orthopaedics Auditorium (Grappone Hall 106).  Must be 21 or older w/ ID to participate in tasting.  Learn more.

Other events for 2017-18:

October 3, 2017 Anthony Mento
Anthony Mento

Anthony Mento, Assoc. AIA, Project Manager with SMP Architecture, will speak on "Architecture that Supports the New Methods of Community Corrections," and share thoughts on designing correctional facilities in the 21st century.

November 7, 2017 Dr. Luba Richter
Dr. Luba Richter

Orthodontist Dr. Luba Richter will share her experiences and insights – personal and professional - in coming from St. Petersburg, Russia to ultimately settle and practice in Concord, New Hampshire.

December 5, 2017 silvopasture

Dr. Richard Smith, UNH Associate Professor of Cropping Systems Ecology and Management, will speak on Silvopasture: “cows dining among the trees” – as well as other developments in the exciting field of Sustainable Agriculture.

February 6, 2018 healing bowls
Singing Bowl Sound Meditation

Dr. Carlos A. Perez, DC, RMT of Back In Motion, PLLC, will discuss and demonstrate creating balance in people’s lives by offering guided sound therapy meditations using Crystal and Tibetan Singing Bowls.

February 20, 2018 house plans
Emergency Preparedness in NH

Kenneth Walsh from the NH State Fire Marshall's Office will be speaking about New Hampshire building codes and regulations that impact emergency preparedness and response during a disaster.  Co-sponsored by the NHTI Architectural Engineering Club in celebration of National Engineers Week.

March 6, 2018 Appalachian Odyssey book cover
Appalachian Odyssey

Jeffrey Ryan, author of Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-Year Hike on America’s Trail, shares insights, humor, history and geology of the Trail. “You can’t walk 8,000 miles without developing a unique view of the world and an ability to find complete contentment along the way.”  Special presentation in Sweeney Auditorium.  

April 3, 2018 Ali Abdulridha
Culture in Many Societies

Come join us as we take a trip to the Kurdish lands of northern Iraq. Come hear Ali Gibran, who recently transferred from NHTI to UNH’s political science program, as he shares his Kurdish heritage.  Ali will speak about the Kurdish land and people, and their socio-political position in the Middle East.


Wings hanging sculpture in NHTI library

Wings of Knowledge
NHTI, Concord's Community College
31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4028

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