Visit the lobby of Parham Campus Library to see this new display…
The Multicultural Committee put up this display on alternative medicine. They concentrated on acupuncture, herbal remedies, pilates and yoga. We used Wordle.net for help in creating the background.
Gordon Parks was an African-American photographer, filmmaker and author, best known as a Life photographer and as the director of the hit movie Shaft.
Visit the J. Sargeant Reynolds Library lobbies to see this new display. (DTC Library display pictured above and below.)
Click here to find out more about his life.
Click here to see more of his amazing pictures.
More of the display with some of his photographs and books including this 1952 article in Life Magazine.
The Library Technology Center on the Parham Road Campus has eight group study rooms, each of which can accommodate six to eight people for up to 2 hours. All study rooms are equipped with wireless Internet access, white boards, and wall-mounted flat-panel display screens. JRSCC students with a valid student ID are welcomed to use the study rooms for academic and college-related activities, such as collaborative learning projects, small meetings, advising or tutoring sessions, etc. At the end of the semester, we recommend reserving a room in advance. Please read the Group Study Room Policy before you make a reservation.
A Study Room can be reserved with any ONE of the following three methods. Please come to the Lower Information Desk to get your room at your reserved time.
- Call the Library Information/Circulation Desk at 804-523-5220
- Walk in and reserve at the Information/Circulation Desk
- Fill out the following online reservation form
Who was Henrietta Lacks?
Her cells traveled into space. Her cells redefined 20th century modern medicine, human health, and research for the polio vaccine, cloning, in vitro fertilization, and so much more. Her cells continue to live in thousands of medical and research facilities throughout the world.
And yet, Henrietta Lacks — a native of Virginia — died in 1951.
Participate in the upcoming Book Discussion and learn how Henrietta Lacks achieved a troubling but amazing and powerful immortality through her living cells.
The winner of numerous awards and recognitions, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks brings history, humanity, science, and ethics together in a fascinating story that focuses centrally upon one woman, one life, and her transformative impact upon the world. Read more about her story , see the book display in Parham Campus library, and attend the book discussion this week!
When? Thursday, March 29 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Where? The Gallery, downstairs in Georgiadis Hall, Parham Campus
Food? Light Refreshments will be served.
Around the World Through Books is a free community event sponsored by the Multicultural Enrichment Council at JSRCC.
This week, April 18-21, J. Sargeant Reynolds is celebrating Earth Week! We’re kicking off a new recycling program with pep rallies on Thursday. For more information, see the Green Initiatives page on the JSRCC website.
In addition, check out our Go Green Libguide for books on environmental sustainability as well as some tips to save money and trees! Parham Road Campus also has several “Go Green” themed books on display – all are available for check-out, just ask a librarian.
Feel free to add your own “Go Green” tips to our libguide or the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!