Saturday, September 28
You’re cordially invited to join us to celebrate the dedication of our newly purchased building near the Virginia Tech campus! Our dedication is on Saturday at 1pm followed by coffee, tea, and desserts. Don’t miss the opportunity to tour our new facility! In addition to the ceremony on Saturday, we will host several other events at the study center to highlight the building and ministry of the study center:
Pinocchio and the Positronic Brain: Defining Personhood in a Post-Modern World
Thursday, September 26, 7pm
What does it mean to be a person? Are we on the verge of conquering death? What resources can the Christian faith offer to these questions? This talk will explore the changing relationship between humans and technology as we rapidly move toward developing machines that look and act like humans.
Talk by Dr Dianne Martin retired Professor of Computer Science at George Washington University, with a response by Dr Sylvester Johnson, Director of the Center for Humanities at Virginia Tech. Q&A to follow.
Friday, September 27, 3-6pm
Bring your friends and celebrate the Hokies! We’ll host our first tailgate at the study center to cheer on the football team to victory! Even if you don’t plan to attend the game, come out and tour our building! Go Hokies!
Dedication Celebration Ceremony
Saturday, September 28, 1pm
Join us for a celebration of our new facility near the Virginia Tech campus! Dr Ken Elzinga, professor of economics at the University of Virginia, will offer a keynote talk on the role for Christian study centers at universities today. A reception will follow immediately after the ceremony.
All of our events are free and open to the public, but please RSVP so we know that you are coming!