MindScape Program featured topic at monthly breakfast

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2004-04-01
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College’s MindScape program, a collaborative effort between Huntington College and a number of local community schools to enhance traditional classroom instruction, improve students’ attitudes toward learning and encourage students in Indiana to attend some form of higher education, will be the focus discussion at the April Huntington College Foundation breakfast. Jule McKanna, MindScape program director at Huntington College’s Thornhill Nature Preserve, will present an outline of the MindScape program during the breakfast on April 14, 2004.

The public is cordially invited to attend. The breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m., in the Habecker Dining Commons and conclude by 9:00 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $6.00 per person. First time attendees to the breakfast series eat free. Breakfast meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May. For more information, please contact the Huntington College Foundation at (260) 359-4066 or by email at hcfoundation@huntington.edu.

All classes offered through MindScape are taught outdoors at Huntington College’s Thornhill Nature Preserve. Huntington College operates Thornhill Nature Preserve for the educational enrichment of its own students and the regional community. The 77-acre property includes a variety of diverse habitats, including evergreen and deciduous forest, a woodland pond, meadows, and wetlands. The diverse ecosystem supports a wide variety of wildflowers, mammals, and birds.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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