Italian culture offered on Study Abroad trip

Study Abroad is taking a group of students to Florence, Italy in fall when students can indulge in Italian food, culture, and art studies.Rita D. Amicio and Karen Carlisi, instructors leading the trip, have prepared am itinerary that includes 11 transferrable course units, exciting excursions, and classes that equip students in Italian culture.

REVIEW: ‘Mudbound’ engages readers

Taking place in the 1940s on a Mississippi Delta farm, “Mudbound” by Hillary Jordan is an intriguing read that grabs ahold of the reader, refusing to let go until that final page is read.The book and author been awarded many honors, most notable the 2006 Bellwether prize – an award that goes to an unpublished manuscript that addresses issues involving social justice.

Music instructor wins service award

The PCC PTSA presented a surprise Honorary Service Award to music instructor Kyle Luck this year for outstanding service to children at its annual luncheon on March 23. Individuals who have given to the community and gone beyond their job description are recipients of the award, according to Angie O’Brien, membership chairwomen.