Mohawk Valley Community College is celebrating National Poetry Month with a Faculty/Staff Poetry Reading at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in room 116, Alumni College Center, at MVCC’s Utica Campus. Admission is free, and the event is open to all.

Four members of the MVCC faculty, including Assistant Professor David Nackley, Assistant Professor Brandon Shaw, Assistant Professor Thomas Townsley, and Instructor Sam McManus will read original poetry, as well as the work of others while discussing the meaning behind the poems and giving insight into the creative process. Light refreshments will be served.

Most Cultural Series events are $5 or less to the general public and many are free. Events include concerts, comedians, lectures, film screenings and discussions, workshops, family fun events, and more. The Cultural Series is brought to you by MVCC’s Cultural Events Council, in collaboration with MVCC’s Program Board, with significant support from the Student Activity Fee. The series maintains a major social media presence that can be followed on Facebook at “MVCC Cultural Series.” For the complete series lineup and ticket sales, visit<>.

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