Monday, April 4, 2022

RVCC Holocaust Institute to Present Virtual Series for Genocide Awareness Month

In commemoration of Genocide Awareness Month, the Raritan Valley Community College Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies is partnering with World Without Genocide to offer an educational series in April. 

Genocide on Our Watch
a series of virtual presentations
WHEN: Fridays, April 1, 8, 15, 29, from 10-11 a.m.
The programs are all free of charge and registration is required. To register, visit
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The timely and informative online series will kick off April 1 with a program focusing on today’s concerns in Ukraine. Subsequent programs will focus on China (April 8), Ethiopia (April 15), and Burma/Myanmar (April 29). Students and community members will learn about the geography and events that led to current situations around the world.

The series is being facilitated by Dr. Ellen Kennedy, Executive Director of World Without Genocide.

To learn more about the series, or any programs sponsored by the Institute, contact Program Specialist Michelle Edgar at

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. 

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