Regis College First Year Reading Series

Regis College's Core Studies helps incoming first-year students understand and explore the question, "How ought we to live?" Regis' education is rooted in the value of developing the person as a whole. As part of that education, the Regis College Dean’s Office, Regis College Education Department, Regis College Sociology Department, Regis University Office of Diversity, Regis University Office of Mission, and the Institute on the Common Good present the Regis College First Year Reading Series, featuring the following events, discussions and opportunities for growth.

The following are free and open to the public. Call 303.458.4040 for more information.

Friday, Sept. 19

“Poverty in America: Why Can’t We End It?” with Dr. Allan Brunner, Economics
9 – 10:15 a.m., Loyola 27
Coffee and tea provided

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Children in America’s Schools, a film, with Dr. John Cross, Education
12:15 – 1:30 p.m., Regis Room
Dessert provided

Tuesday, Sept. 30

First Year Reading Selection: “The Shame of the Nation,” with Jonathan Kozol
7 p.m., St. John Francis Regis Chapel
Reception to follow

Wednesday, Oct. 1

“Ending Inequality in American Education,” a roundtable discussion
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Clarke 136/137
Featuring Fr. Pres. John P. Fitzgibbons, Provost Pat Ladewig, Regis College Dean Tom Bowie, State Senator Rachel Zenzinger, teacher Jessica Joy Cuthbertson, Arrupe Jesuit High School Director of Curriculum Brooke O’Drobinak, Denver Scholarship Foundation Director Nate Easley, and former Denver Public Schools board member Jeanne Kaplan
Space is limited; call 303.458.4040 to reserve a spot. Lunch provided.