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.  NHTI is pleased to welcome Southern New Hampshire University as our presenting partner for the 2016-17 academic year. SNHU logo Presented in Partnership with Southern New Hampshire University

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.

Events scheduled for 2016-17 in​clude:

October 4, 2016 Ken Gloss
 
Kenneth Gloss, Rare Book Dealer

The proprietor of Boston’s internationally known Brattle Book Shop and a frequent guest on PBS’ Antiques Road Show, Ken will speak on the value of old and rare books, and offer free verbal appraisals of books that attendees bring with them. Special presentation in NHTI's Sweeney Auditorium.

November 15, 2016

John Bunker with apples

John Bunker, "The Apple Whisperer"

Few people in the world know as much about apples, apple history and culture, and apple agriculture as John Bunker. The author of several books on the subject, and co-founder of the Out On a Limb apple CSA through Super Chilly Farm in Palermo, Maine, John is a national treasure, not to mention a tremendously engaging teacher.

December 6, 2016
tiny house

Tiny Houses

The tiny house movement is a social phenomenon that redefines what makes a house a home and empowers people for a different future, leading a movement that breaks the mold. Between 100 and 400 square feet, the typical tiny house comes in all shapes, sizes and forms that enables simpler living in a smaller, more efficient space. Isa Bauer of Tiny House Northeast is the presenter. Special presentation in NHTI's Sweeney Auditorium.

February 21, 2017

solar garden

Solar Power in New Hampshire

In celebration of National Engineer's Week, our featured speaker will be Andrew Keller, owner of NH Solar Garden, the largest commercial scale solar developer in New Hampshire, www.nhsolargarden.com.  Co-sponsored with the NHTI Architectural Engineering Club.

March 7, 2017 crime graphic
 
Who Doesn't Love a Good Mystery?

Noted New England mystery authors Joy SeymourDale T. Phillips and Lea Wait present the “nuts and bolts” of successful mystery writing.

March 21, 2017

handwriting

Handwriting Analysis

Tracey Rancourt, owner of Handwriting Analysis of NH, will talk about how handwriting analysis is used in today’s world and what it reveals. (Note: Rescheduled from original date due to weather.)

April 4, 2017

globe

Culture in Many Societies

An NHTI international student shares insights of home and culture, and of adapting to a new life in New Hampshire.  This year's speaker is Anis Oveisi of Iran, a Paralegal Studies major who is also the keyboard artist in the progressive rock band Mavara.  Anis will talk about her country and culture, her move to the US, and her projects and professional life here.

April 25, 2017 Jake St. Pierre
 
Jake St. Pierre, Mountaineer
 
Jake, who was part of the American-Climber Science Program expedition to Mt. Everest in April 2014, shares his experiences of the events of that fateful expedition.  Co-sponsored with the AMC. Special presentation in NHTI's Sweeney Auditorium.

 

Wings hanging sculpture in NHTI library

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