Wings of Knowledge

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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December 3, 2019 mushroomsMushrooms: 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 National Engineers Week logo
 
Celebration of National Engineers Week

 

Co-sponsored by the NHTI Architectural Engineering Club.  Program TBD.

March 3, 2020 bee hives
 
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

Mark Synnott Wings SpeakerGlobal 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 globe
 
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
 
Seven Summits
 

 

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 picture of a tickLyme 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 covered bridgeBill 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.

 

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

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