FDTC hosting inaugural Arts, Science Fest this week
Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) is hosting their inaugural Arts and Sciences Festival Monday through Thursday, March 28-31. The week-long event is set to host an array of events that will showcase the newly formed Arts and Sciences Department at FDTC. Students, faculty and staff from around the college will come together and demonstrate their unique skills and talents. The community is also invited.
Dr. Marc David, Associate vice president of FDTC’s Arts and Sciences Division organized the event. “Our festival is a great way to establish an identity for the FDTC’s newest division.” On Monday morning, students went head-to-head in the first two opening rounds of the FDTC Debate Team March Madness. Monday night, the Chorale and Concert Choir performed in the Fred C. Fore Auditorium. Tuesday’ss events included the “Poetry and Spoken Word Open Forum” at 11 a.m. featuring students reciting famous pieces of poetry.
At 3:30 p.m. during the “Why they DON’T Get Away with Murder: Careers in Mathematics” in Room 7210 of the 7000 Building, the Mathematics Department explained how important it is to pursue a career in the field. Jazz on the Plaza kicks off Wednesday, March 30, at 11 a.m. with the smooth sounds of jazz music filling the air on the first floor of the 5000 Building. That afternoon, 1-5 p.m. in the Fred C. Fore Auditorium, “A Literary Affair” gives an opportunity to meet with local authors.
The final day, Thursday, March 31, will be packed with a variety of events. The College Debate Championship in Room 7210 in the 7000 Building will begin at 12:30 p.m. At 2 p.m., the featured movie, “The Happening,” will be shown on the first floor of the 5000 Building. The week concludes with the Technically Dramatic Club in the Fred C. Fore Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. to act out “Wind in the Willows’ and “Rikki Tikki Tavi.” There is a $5 cover charge for adults to attend the two plays. Seniors and children tickets are only $3.