September 13 - Hudda Ibrahim
Hudda Ibrahim's recently released book, "From Somalia to Snow: How Central Minnesota became Home to Somalis," provides readers with a greater understanding of the Somali culture, tradition, religion and issues of integration and assimilation. She will discuss the reasons why thousands of Somali refugees came to live with people of predominantly European descent in this cold and snowy place. Hudda also is an educator and advisor at St. Cloud Technical & Community College.
October 11 - Bruce Mohs
Technical High School is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Bruce Mohs, a 1962 Tech graduate and member of the school's Alumni Association, will share school highlights and talk about the school's impact on the greater St. Cloud community through its alumni and educators.
November 8 - Stan Lewis
Stan Lewis, a retired St. Cloud State University professor who taught for 40 years, will examine the history of photography, including tin types and cabinet cards. He also will discuss the work and stories of early St. Cloud Photographers Nancy Allen Farwell, Margaret Brennan Lauermann, and Joseph and Eugene Hill.