Sample Stimulating Lectures from Experts

The College is alive and engaged with stimulating lectures on a wide range of contemporary and historical issues. Topics range from politics to science to student leadership. Be part of the action by listening to a podcast.

Click on any of the podcasts listed below. You can also copy and paste the podcast url into ITunes under “Subscribe to Podcast” to automatically receive additional podcasts to your ITunes account when they become available.

RVCC Science Seminar Series podcasts are available on YouTube.

The Journey of Women in Leadership" (video) This lecture is sponsored by the TD Bank Leadership Development Series. Panelists include: Kim Miner, Peg Wright, and Pat Nydick. Moderated by Dr. Liz Henry. Recorded March 24, 2016.

"The Paul Robeson Institute for Leadership and Ethics presents Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad" (audio only) Dr. Muhammad is a Visiting Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center and the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (Harvard), which won the 2011 John Hope Franklin Best Book award in American Studies. Recorded March 21, 2016.

“Diversity: The Key to Leadership with Keith B. Henry" (audio only) Mr. Henry is the Market Executive at Merill Lynch, Bridgewater. He was recently awarded the CEO Diversity & Inclusion Award. This presentation is sponsored by the TD Bank Leadership Series and RVCC SGA. Recorded Feburary 25, 2016.

“In Search of Our Humanity” Keynote Speaker: Dr. Victor Aloyo, Jr. (video) (audio only)  Dr. Aloyo is currently the Chief Diversity Administrator and Director of Multicultural Relations at Princeton Theological Seminary. This lecture is sponsored by the Raritan Valley Community College Celebration of the UN Day of Tolerance and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Recorded February 23, 2016.

"Rethinking Intersectionality, A Conversation about Gender, Race, and Popular Culture with Professor Brittney Cooper". (video) (audio only) Brittney Cooper is Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. She is a Black feminist theorist who specializes in the study of Black women's intellectual history, Hip Hop, generation feminism, and race and gender representation in popular culture. The lecture was sponsored by the RVCC Women's Center. Recorded February 12, 2016.

"Leadership and Cooperation in the 21st Century" (audio only) Presented by Steve Lang, CEO and President of DS&D. This lecture is sponsored by the RVCC club Enactus Seminar Series. Recorded February 4, 2016.

"Oh the Places You'll Go!" (audio only) Presented by Gene Bulmer, Life Leadership Speaker. This lecture is sponsored by the TD Bank Leadership Seminar Series. Recorded February 4, 2015. 

"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Partner Breakfast" (video) This event honors local community partners who provide service learning opportunities to the students of RVCC. Panelists include: Professor Tracy Rimple and RVCC Business students/club Enactus members. ENACTUS projects such as Big Dan’s Bike Shop, Hunger Campaigns and Financial Literacy projects are discussed. Recorded January 22, 2016.

"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Read-In Event" (video) Members of the RVCC Community share poems, readings and music on the MLK legacy theme 'Economic Justice".  Recorded January 21, 2016.