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Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave. S

St. Petersburg, 864-7979

Jay Friedman, a writer and sex educator, will present The J Spot: A Sex Educator Tells All at 7 p.m. today at Fox Hall. Friedman has written articles about a variety of sexuality issues, including a national award-winning piece in the Journal of American College Health and a curriculum for Cornell University's male sexuality peer education program entitled "How to Be a Better Lover," and was a writer and advice columnist for a health and wellness Web site.

• The Tampa Bay community is invited to a Sukkot Celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday at Hough Quad. This Jewish holiday celebrates the harvest and commemorates the 40 years that the Jews wandered in the desert. The celebration will include traditional reading and rituals, music and refreshments.

• Paul Tash, editor of the St. Petersburg Times and chairman and CEO of the Times Publishing Co., will speak on Challenging Times: How Florida's Leading Newspaper is Adapting to New Realities at 4 p.m. Friday at Lewis House. This is part of the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College Public Forum Series.

• Catherine Breillat's 2008 film The Last Mistress will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday at Miller Auditorium. Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage of an impoverished young playboy marrying for money and a young woman of the French aristocracy marrying for love. In French with subtitles.

• Robin Sears, a forest ecologist and academic dean of the School for Field Studies in Salem, Mass., will speak on the Benefits of International Environmental Fieldwork: Examples from Brazil, Peru, the United Nations, and the School for Field Studies at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Auditorium. Sears has worked with smallholder farmers in tropical rainforest countries for 15 years on issues related to agriculture and forestry production, biodiversity conservation and rural development.

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

140 Seventh Ave. S

St. Petersburg, 873-4456

Chris D'Elia will lead a discussion on the Energy Crisis: The Time to Act is Now at 6 p.m. today at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, Room 234. D'Elia is the regional associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, Research and Graduate Studies at USF St. Petersburg; director of the International Ocean Institute – USA; and professor of Environmental Science and Policy and marine science. For information, call 873-4400.

• Prospective students and their families are invited to the Fall Open House from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Campus Activities Center, at Second Street S and Sixth Avenue S. Those attending can tour the campus and resident hall, attend information sessions and speak to admissions counselors, academic advisors, financial aid counselors and other college representatives. Students who apply for admission at the open house will receive a waiver for the $30 application fee. Free parking is available in the Fifth Avenue S parking garage, between Third and Second streets. For information, call 873-4879.

St. Petersburg College

6605 Fifth Ave. N

St. Petersburg

Free writing workshops are held at 1 p.m. Saturdays at the West Community Library at SPC. For information, call 381-1030.

Campus events 10/14/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 3:46pm]
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