Pioneer Con to be held online Oct. 15
Published 3:31 pm Friday, October 9, 2020
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Pioneer Con—Jefferson State’s half comic con, half academic conference—will be held virtually on Thursday, Oct. 15.
The event, themed “Virtually Magic,” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and admission to all sessions is free.
The online event will be hosted at JSCCPioneerCon.com.wixsite.com/home.
Pioneer Con 2020 will feature keynote author T.K. Thorne, interactive trivia, a remote cosplay contest, video panels, live streaming roundtables, an art gallery, online Dungeons and Dragons campaigns, faculty presentations, writing contests, a creative writing workshop and more.
Thorne’s presentation, “Putting Magic in Your Mystery,” will answer the question: “What happens when you mix a little magic with your murder?”
Thorne is a retired police captain and award-winning author.
Thorne will also hold a creative writing workshop limited to six students.
A full schedule and link to pre-registration can be found at JSCCPioneerCon.wixsite.com/home.
Pioneer Con is hosted by Jefferson State’s Eta Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the English honor society for two-year colleges.