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2013 Academic Festival - April 3

NCC is proud to announce that its 16th annual Academic Festival will take place on Wednesday, April 3rd. The theme for this year’s Festival is "Journeys: Paths from the Past to the Future," and the keynote speaker is Roya Hakakian, a poet, memoirist, and human rights activist with expertise in Iran.

Among the events that will be offered throughout the campus are: a discussion of Roya Hakakian’s book Assassins of the Turquoise Palace, a reading of faculty and student creative work, live music by NCC’s own choir and the band “CC Rhythms,” a showcase of student ePortfolios, an open mic offered by the Speech Club, a display of student art work.

There will also be talks on such topics as labyrinths, Abraham Lincoln’s presidency, the psychology of young adulthood, the consolations of philosophy, transformations of iconic logos and brands, as much more. All are invited to attend and enjoy the day.

For additional information please visit the Academic Festival page or contact Academic Festival Co-Chairs Gary Capobianco at or Rebecca Hussey at

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