Professor of the Month Talk with Morgan Tyree
Stop by the Cody Kids’ Library to sign up for Family Winter Reading this February. The calendars and stickers are ready to go! Every day your family reads together at least 20 minutes, add a Dr. Seuss sticker to your calendar. Get a star on the days that you visit the Library. We hope your calendar is full of stars! Receive a special treat during the week of February 14 when you bring your calendar in.
Then join us for a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party complete with an appearance by The Cat in the Hat, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1.
The first Professor of the Month Talk with be with Northwest College history instructor Amy McKinney at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. McKinney will examine the ground-breaking work of Harriette Cushman.
One of the first women in her field, Harriette Eliza Cushman (1890-1978) worked as Extension Poultry Specialist at Montana State College from 1922 – 1955.
Cushman promoted cooperative marketing, taught scientific practice and promoted poultry farming to Native Americans across Montana. She was an advocate for the environment and actively mentored 4-H clubs.
McKinney is an associate professor of history at Northwest College. She earned her masters at Montana State University in Bozeman and her doctorate at the University of Calgary.
Upcoming Professor of the Month talks include:
- Morgan Tyree’s drone photography display and more about the technology at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018.
- Astrid Northrup will examine the Women in STEM (science, technology engineering and mathematics) 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018.