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Clarke Lecture to Discuss Bipolar Disorder

posted on October 10, 2007

The Clarke College Biology Club will host its annual Danielle Pierce Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, October 16, at 7 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall on the Clarke campus. This year’s lecture, entitled “Bipolar Disorder: Reality, Recovery and Hope,” will be presented by Carolyn Ingram. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Ingram is a wellness and recovery education and counselor with Hillcrest Family Services and she is coordinator of the organization’s Wellness Center. She holds a bachelor’s of science degree in psychology and a master of science in education degree in counselor education, both from the College of Wisconsin – Platteville. She has also taught at UWP and has varied experience, including ecotourism work in Costa Rica and studies in philosophy/ethics, education and counseling.

The Danielle Pierce Memorial Lecture was established in memory of Clarke biology major Danielle Pierce, who suffered from bipolar disorder.  Each year the lecture, which deals with the subject of depression or related topic, is funded by an allocation from the Clarke Student Association.

For more information, contact the Clarke College Public Relations Office at (563)588-6318.

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