The Purdue North Central Women’s Association’s International Friendship Group will present the program, “Zika: Lessons from the Past, Concerns About the Present, and Brazil’s Olympic Nightmare” on Monday, Feb. 15 from noon to 1 p.m. in the PNC Library-Student-Faculty Building, Assembly Hall, Room 02. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The program will be presented by Dr. Kenneth Kincaid, PNC associate professor of History, who recently returned from South America where he was on sabbatical working on research.
Guests are welcome to bring a friend, grab a lunch and come to attend this discussion that will explore the characteristics of the virus, a history of it, its historical and pathogenic context, its potential as a global pandemic and its impact on Latin America and the United States.
The Purdue North Central Women’s Association (PNCWA) was established on March 21, 2001, to serve the women of Purdue North Central as well as the women in our local communities. PNCWA offers a variety of social and educational activities for its members and the public.
The PNCWA International Friendship group gathers to share culture, traditions and friendship. Its purpose is to address issues of interest and concern, to promote an educational and cultural atmosphere and to develop an atmosphere of friendship, cooperation and camaraderie through its members and programs.
Further information can be obtained by contacting Martha Garcia-Saenz at (219) 785-5522. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Garcia-Saenz.