The Camden County College Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility (CCLR) is offering five-week mini-courses starting in September. Each course costs $45. For $100, you may take unlimited mini-courses courses through August 2020. In addition, the CCLR offers a free lecture series, special events, and a free 15-week course.

For more information, call 856-227-7200, ext. 4333 or visit visit www.camdencc.edu/civiccenter.

Free 15 Week Course

  • Sept. 4-Dec. 11 Topics in History: Russia and America

Free lecture series at Blackwood Campus

Russia lectures

  • Sept. 18 – Vladimir Lenin: From Revolutionary Outcast to Secular Saint
  • Sept. 25 – Krushchev and Gorbachev: Could Soviet Russia Have Been Reformed
  • Oct. 2 – Election 2016: What Did Russia Do, and Why?
  • Oct. 30 – Joseph Stalin: The Lifecycle of a Revolutionary and the Fate of Revolution
  • Nov. 6  – The Putin Effect and Russia’s Hybrid War on the West

Middle East lectures

  • Sept. 19 – No Deal: Where Does the Myth of a US-Saudi Special Relationship Come From and Why Do We Believe It?
  • Oct. 3 – Where Do We Go Now? Film Screening and Syrian Food Tasting
  • Oct. 10 – Algeria’s Long Transition: The Struggle for Accountable Government in a Wide-Awake Petro State
  • Nov. 7 – The Iranian Nuclear Issue: A View from History
  • Dec. 5 – Women in Islamic History: The Warrior, The Princess, and the Mystic

Autism Awareness lectures

  • Sept. 24 – A Basic Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Oct. 1 – Positive Reinforcement: What is it? How do we use it?
  • Oct. 8 – History of Intensive Instruction and Future Outlook
  • Oct. 15 – How to Approach an IEP Meting to Get the Services Your Child Needs (NJ and PA)
  • Oct. 22 – Choosing Functional IEP Goals

Free lectures at Haddon Fortnightly, Haddonfield

Tales and Truths: Defining Artists of the Early Republic

  • Sept. 19 – Benjamin West
  • Sept. 24 – Charles Willson Peale
  • Oct. 15 – John Lewis Krimmel
  • Oct. 22 – Thomas Birch
  • Oct. 29 – Samuel F.B. Morse

Addiction Awareness Series at Blackwood Campus

  • Sept. 19 – Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening. Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT).
  • Oct. 16 – So, You’re in Recovery: Now What? How to get a JOB, Stay Productive, Busy, and Sober!
  • Nov. 6 – Evidence-Based MAT in a Behavioral Health World: How Does It Integrate?

Free special events at Blackwood Campus

  • Sept. 10 – Civil War Presentation: Following the Ghost of Corporal George Garman
  • Sept. 16 – Constitution Day Lecture: The Electoral College—Fair or Foul

Mini-courses

Weekly evenings at Blackwood campus

  • Sept. 9-Oct. 14 – The Stories of the Top Ten Inventions of the 20th Century
  • Sept. 9-Oct. 14 – Opera: Passion, Politics and Power
  • Sept. 10-Oct. 15 – The Power Behind the Throne
  • Sept. 11-Oct. 16 – Artistry on Film: The Classic Film Musicals of Vincente Minnelli
  • Sept. 11-Oct. 16 – Global Climate Change
  • Sept. 12-Oct. 10 – Frida Kahlo: The Tortured Artist
  • Sept. 12-Oct. 10 – Visiting the Middle East During a Time of Terror

Weekly evenings at Rohrer Center in Cherry Hill

  • Sept. 9-Oct. 14 – Conspiracy Theories: What They Don’t Want You to Know
  • Sept. 9-Oct. 14 – The Barnes Foundation: Beyond the Mainstream
  • Sept. 11-Oct. 16 – The Emergence of Flight in America & NJ
  • Sept. 11-Oct. 16 – Influential Women in Music
  • Sept. 12-Oct. 10 – The History of Criminal Forensics
  • Sept. 13-Oct. 11 – History Mysteries: The Things They Didn’t Teach You in High School
  • Oct. 25-Nov. 22 – Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics
  • Oct. 25-Nov. 22 – Adoration of Music: Pop and Emotion Post-Early 2000

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