CNCC hosts Global Awareness Week with variety of offerings

Global Awareness Poster 11 copyRANGELY I International perspectives can come from anywhere, even a rural community college in Rangely. From Nov. 2-5, Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) invites the surrounding communities to attend Global Awareness Week on the CNCC Rangely Campus in the Rector Arts & Science Building—Rangely Community Lecture Hall.

Highlighting the week will be Brian Stiedle, a former U.S. Marine Corp captain and current CNCC student in the NPS Academy, who documented the atrocities of the Darfur genocide and then encouraged people like Steven Spielberg and Condoleezza Rice to encourage others to take action.
Joining Stiedle will be a panel of international students currently attending CNCC; David Boles, a veteran pilot who has flown commercial and private planes in the Middle East; a panel of CNCC faculty and staff who will discuss work, travel and volunteer opportunities abroad.
Events begin Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. with a short preview of the documentary Life in A Day. Produced by National Geographic, this film showcases families and individuals across the world on a single day, July 24, 2010. Foreign students from Brazil, Australia, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and East Africa attending CNCC will then share their perspectives on living in another country.
On Nov. 3 at 7 p.m., Brian Stiedle will present the documentary, “The Devil Came on Horseback,” with an update on the current Darfur crisis.
Director of Aviation Flight at CNCC, David Boles, will present never before seen images of Syria on Nov. 4 at 8:30 pm. During his presentation, he will share his experiences and insight.
Completing the event on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., a panel of seasoned internationalists will discuss ways to get involved in world affairs. Topics will include joining the U.S. Peace Corps, finding volunteer work in Africa and working or studying abroad.
All week, international dishes will be served during lunch in the Rangely Dining Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a cost of $7.65 for an all-you-can-eat buffet. The public is encouraged to come and taste different treats from around the world and be inspired to learn more about life outside the United States each evening.
For more information and marketing materials, please contact Ryan Wilson at 970-675-3288 or ryan.wilson@cncc.edu.