The Education Department is excited to host a reception to meet award-winning children's author and Marietta College alumna Kathy Brodsky from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19th, in Erwin 102. Kathy will be signing a set of her books, which she has donated to Marietta College. Brodsky, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, writes and promotes quality books that are timely, visually exciting, entertaining, and educational and fun. A psychotherapist for more than 40 years, she is able to tap into universal emotions of people of all ages with themes that are evident in her books. Teachers have often used her messages for furthering social awareness in their students.