Hip Hop, Basketball, Hinduism, Photography, and Tornado

We are excited to announce our talks scheduled for our TLC: Teaching & Learning Community event on Thursday, November 3rd starting at 11am (with a 2nd session at 12:30pm) in the library event space


Thursday, Nov 3rd

Skateboarding, Hip Hop, and Hatha Yoga: How I Became a Hindu
by Panshula Ganeshan
How does a serious skateboarder and hip-hop artist use Yoga to become a Hindu? Panshula Gaeshan explains how this confluence of activities that allowed for a new spiritual identity to emerge.

My Career Development Without a Plan: How a Passion Became a Profession
by Matt Grotto
Moraine Valley videographer Matt Grotto discusses crisscrossing the United States as a professional photographer working in journalism. From taking shots of Michael Jordan in Seattle, to photographing fisherman on the beaches of Florida, he will explore the relevance of every life experience.


Thursday, Nov 3rd

The Newspaper Headline Read: “This Was a House.” Keyword: Was
by Jodi Marneris
Jodi Marneris’ science teacher said it was near impossible for a tornado to hit the Chicago area. It wasn’t too long after that teacher was proven dead wrong. Jodi’s house was among the ruins of that day of devastation.

Ball is Life: How I Used Basketball and Did Not Allow It to Use Me
by DeWitt Scott
For DeWitt Scott, basketball was everything. It shaped his cultural, professional, and intellectual destiny as a young man. Ironically, it was during a break from basketball where he discovered a world beyond the court.

For links to past TLC talks, visit: http://ctl.morainevalley.edu/special-programs/tlc-teaching-learning-community/


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