Shoni Schimmel: UConn Community Screening of “Off the Rez” & Meet and Greet
UConn’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program as well with the Sport Management Program in the Department of Educational Leadership are pleased to announced that ex-Louisville women’s basketball star Shoni Schimmel will be visiting our campus Monday and Tuesday November 9th-10th for the Screening of “Off the Rez” and a Meet and Greet event with our UConn community. Both events are open up to the public, free of charge, and we encourage all to come out and show support to Shoni Schimmel, and both organizations who are responsible for bringing this event to our UConn community.
The first event, Screening of “Off the Rez” will take place Monday November 9th from 6:00-8:00pm in Laurel Hall room 101. This film documents Shoni Schimmel’s journey from her upbringing in Oregon to playing collegiate basketball for the University of Louisville. The next event, Lecture with Shoni Schimmel will take place on Tuesday November 10th from 7:00-8:00pm in the Student Union Theater. The Lecture with Shoni Schimmel event will include a question and answer format style that will allow people in attendance to ask Shoni Schimmel questions about her life journey. In addition, prior to the question and answer part of the event, there will be a Meet and Greet with both Shoni and Jude Schimmel in the North Lobby of the Student Union from 8:00-9:00pm.