UMSL Events for April 26-May 2, 2013

Events at UMSL

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Bleacher Bash Food Drive: Cans ‘Til We Can’t
Date/Time: April 26, 2013 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Help us collect 500 cans for the Pagedale Family Support Center’s Food Pantry. Prizes will go to the individual, department, and student organization that donates the most. Winners will be announced at Bleacher Bash. All donations must be in by 4:30 p.m. on May 1 at the baseball stadium.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Procurement’s April Surplus Property Tag Sale
Date/Time: April 26, 2013 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: SCCB Garage, Lot YY
Audience: Open
Description: Procurement Services is hosting our monthly surplus property tag sale on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Items to include desks, chairs, sofa tables, wingback chairs, Cpu’s, monitors, copiers, printers, laptops (limited quantity), keyboards, mice. Items too numerous to mention. Just received several loads of items. The sale is open to everyone.
For Info: Tangie Brooks at 314-516-5361

Skyzone Trip
Date/Time: April 26, 2013 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Skyzone (17379 Edison Ave Chesterfield, MO 63005)
Audience: Open
Description: We are headed to jump at Skyzone and have the place reserved for us from 1-3pm. It is at a discounted price of $6 an hour so come hop into this bouncy good time! Let Rachelle know if you are coming!
For Info: Rachelle Simon at 314-385-3455

Alarm Will Sound: 1969
Date/Time: April 26, 2013 8:00 PM
Location: Lee Theater, Touhill Performing Arts Center
Audience: Open
Description: This 20-member contemporary classical ensemble has been making waves in world of modern chamber music since the members began playing together while studying at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. The members have diverse experience in composition, improvisation, jazz, early music and world music, and are committed to innovative performances and recordings of today’s music. The versatility of Alarm Will Sound allows it to take on music from a wide variety of styles. Its repertoire ranges from European to American works, from the arch-modernist to the pop-influenced. It has a reputation for performing demanding music with energetic skill. This is an E3! performance. Discounted SNAP student and faculty/staff tickets available – Hurry, quantities are limited.
For Info: Ticket Office at 314-516-4949

Bleacher Bash Food Drive: Cans ‘Til We Can’t
Date/Time: April 27, 2013 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Help us collect 500 cans for the Pagedale Family Support Center’s Food Pantry. Prizes will go to the individual, department, and student organization that donates the most. Winners will be announced at Bleacher Bash. All donations must be in by 4:30 p.m. on May 1 at the baseball stadium.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Weekend Tour – Broad Horn Flat Boat
Date/Time: April 27, 2013 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: St. Louis Mercantile Library
Audience: Open
Description: Join us at the Mercantile Library at UMSL for a free, docent-led tour which focuses on a specific aspect of St. Louis or Missouri history. Our weekend tours provide a wonderful opportunity for lively discussions about topics ranging from the founding of St. Louis to the Mercantile’s art collections, plus much more! No reservations are required. Please call 314-516-7248 for more information.
For Info: Valenda Curtis at 314-516-7248

Bleacher Bash Food Drive: Cans ‘Til We Can’t
Date/Time: April 28, 2013 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Help us collect 500 cans for the Pagedale Family Support Center’s Food Pantry. Prizes will go to the individual, department, and student organization that donates the most. Winners will be announced at Bleacher Bash. All donations must be in by 4:30 p.m. on May 1 at the baseball stadium.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Bleacher Bash Food Drive: Cans ‘Til We Can’t
Date/Time: April 29, 2013 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Help us collect 500 cans for the Pagedale Family Support Center’s Food Pantry. Prizes will go to the individual, department, and student organization that donates the most. Winners will be announced at Bleacher Bash. All donations must be in by 4:30 p.m. on May 1 at the baseball stadium.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Apply to live in the International House!
Date/Time: April 29, 2013
Location: MSC 261
Audience: Student
Description: Interested in being an international student leader? We have openings for a few dynamic students to live in the International House this fall! We welcome both international students and internationally-minded domestic students to apply. International student leaders reach out to welcome new international students to UMSL and promote intercultural interaction between all UMSL students. Responsibilities include planning and publicizing programs, hosting meetings and events, and collaborating with diverse student groups. Applications are due May 1 by 5pm. For an application or more information, contact petersla@umsl.edu or popec@umsl.edu.
For Info: Christina Pope at 314-516-6780

Stories of Riches Lost and Found From the Ozarks
Date/Time: April 29, 2013 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
Location: 402 J.C. Penney Conference Center
Audience: Open
Description: Sue Hinkel paints pictures with her words and is a storytelling artist. A teacher of adult art and storytelling, she shares stories of resourceful native Ozark families. These rich tales of famous Missourians inspire you with their clever and natural humor with life’s unexpected challenges. We also preview the 34th annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival, which runs May 1-4, 2013.
For Info: Karen Lucas at 314-516-5698 

Winning the Procrastination Battle Workshop
Date/Time: April 29, 2013 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Location: 225 MSC (Center for Student Success Conference Room)
Audience: Open
Description: Explore the causes of procrastination and techniques for avoid putting things off to last possible moment.
For Info: Antionette Sterling at 314-516-7994

Coed Wallyball Tournament
Date/Time: April 29, 2013 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Mark Twain Rec Center (Racquetball Courts)
Audience: Open
Description: Wallyball is a fun, fast-paced game of volleyball played in a racquetball court! Campus Rec’s Coed Wallyball Tournament is tonight. Fun for everyone, regardless of skill. It’s not too late to enter. Register your team in advance at the Rec Office, 203MT, 516-5326. Deadline is 4:00PM today.
For Info: Campus Recreation Office, 203MT at 314-516-5326

Bleacher Bash Food Drive: Cans ‘Til We Can’t
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Help us collect 500 cans for the Pagedale Family Support Center’s Food Pantry. Prizes will go to the individual, department, and student organization that donates the most. Winners will be announced at Bleacher Bash. All donations must be in by 4:30 p.m. on May 1 at the baseball stadium.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Apply to live in the International House!
Date/Time: April 30, 2013
Location: MSC 261
Audience: Student
Description: Interested in being an international student leader? We have openings for a few dynamic students to live in the International House this fall! We welcome both international students and internationally-minded domestic students to apply. International student leaders reach out to welcome new international students to UMSL and promote intercultural interaction between all UMSL students. Responsibilities include planning and publicizing programs, hosting meetings and events, and collaborating with diverse student groups. Applications are due May 1 by 5pm. For an application or more information, contact petersla@umsl.edu or popec@umsl.edu.
For Info: Christina Pope at 314-516-6780

IRS Workshop: Small to Medium-Sized 501(c)(3) Organizations
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: J.C. Penney Conference Center
Audience: Open
Description: IRS staff will present a workshop on important issues for small to medium-sized 501(c)(3) organizations. The Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program is proud to present this important workshop. If you care about the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status of your organization, come learn directly from the IRS, as the major regulatory agency overseeing tax-exempt authorization for nonprofit agencies. Cost to attend is $55 in advance, $70 at the door. Call Dan Sise at 516-6378 for more information.
For Info: Dan Sise at 314-516-6378

Weight Watchers at Work
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: 225 MSC, Conference Room
Audience: Open
Description: Come join Weight Watchers at Work on-campus any Tuesday. A group of faculty and staff meet with a Weight Watchers facilitator on a weekly basis. To initiate the process, follow these instructions: Go to https://wellness.weightwatchers.com Enter Company ID: 46814 Enter Company Passcode: WW46814 Register as a new member GENERAL INFORMATION: Meeting Times are Tuesdays 11:30am-12:30pm in 225 MSC $39.95/month Includes free access to E-Tools, an on-line resource to help with your success Questions or interest in the program? Contact Teresa Balestreri (ext. 5002; tkb@umsl.edu)
For Info: Teresa Balestreri at 314-516-5002

Sigma Xi Seminar
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 217 Clark Hall
Audience: Open
Description: Prof. Peter Marina, Department of Sociology, UMSL will present a talk based on his research and recently published book entitled – “Getting the Holy Ghost: Urban Ethnography in a Brooklyn Pentecostal Tongue-Speaking Church”. The talk is open to all interested attendees. Sponsored by the UMSL Chapter of Sigma Xi. (rescheduled from 4/18)
For Info: Keith Stine at 314-516-5346

International Trivia Night 
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Pilot House in the MSC
Audience: Open
Description: WE DARE YOU! Think you know a lot about the world you live in?! Come and find out! When: Tuesday, April 30th Time: 4PM – 6PM Where: Pilot House Beverages and prizes included! Sponsored by: Hispanic Latino Association Vietnamese Student Association China-America Corner Chinese Student Association Japan-America Student Association Indian Student Association
For Info: Dayanna Nieto Tafur at 314-620-6995 

Test-taking Strategies Workshop
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Location: 225 MSC (Center for Student Success Conference Room)
Audience: Open
Description: Learn tips for taking different types of tests and how to better manage test-taking jitters.
For Info: Antionette Sterling at 314-516-7994

Mass and Soup
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Catholic Newman Center
Audience: Open
Description: Every Tuesday we gather at the Newman Center in our Living Room. All are welcome, we are a friendly group and would love to see you. This Mass is very relaxing, so you should check it out if you need some quality time with God. Also, we have a simple but delicious meal of homemade soup and bread available afterwards.
For Info: Rachelle Simon at 314-385-3455 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The Story of Salisa Luster
Date/Time: April 30, 2013 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 315 MSC
Audience: Open
Description: Every year, an average of 207,754 people are victims of sexual assault. 66% of assaults are committed by someone the victim knows. 54% of sexual assaults go unreported. Hear one mother’s story of her daughter’s assault, how you can protect yourself, or help someone if they are a victim of sexual violence. *This event may contain content for a mature audience*
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Bleacher Bash Food Drive: Cans ‘Til We Can’t
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 12:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Student Life; Baseball Field (South Campus)
Audience: Open
Description: Help us collect 500 cans for the Pagedale Family Support Center’s Food Pantry. Prizes will go to the individual, department, and student organization that donates the most. Winners will be announced at Bleacher Bash. All donations must be in by 4:30 p.m. on May 1 at the baseball stadium.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Keeping sane for Finals!
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 11:00 AM
Location: Fireside Lounge
Audience: Open
Description: It is the week before finals. You have a ton of studying to do and you are not sure of what to do to keep your sanity. UPB is here to help you! Come and get tips for keeping your sanity during the stress of FINALS! Goody bags will be given out! Don’t forget! Every UPB event you go to is another chance to win a New iPad! All you have to do is fill out a survey after the event and you’re entered to win!
For Info: Erin Potts or other UPB member at 314-516-5531

Mindfulness Meditation
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success conference room– 225 MSC
Audience: Open
Description: Mindfulness Meditation is a proven—and increasingly popular—method for reducing stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and a variety of medical conditions. Incorporating Mindfulness into your schedule can enhance your overall well-being and allow you to live your life more fully. These weekly guided Mindfulness activities are free and open to beginning as well as experienced meditators.
For Info: James Linsin at 314-516-5711

Bleacher Bash
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Baseball Field – South Campus
Audience: Open
Description: Come out and cheer on the UMSL Tritons Baseball Team as they take on McKendree! Free food, free giveaways, and free fun!
For Info: Tegan Klevorn at 314-516-5291

Pursuing Degrees & Exploring Careers
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 278 MSC, Career Services Conference Room
Audience: Student
Description: Have you questioned your choice of major or career path? Come learn about misconceptions and career development strategies and resources that can assist you in the career decision making process. Please register at careers.umsl.edu
For Info: Rachel Boehlow at 314-516-5111

Effective Studying Workshop
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Location: 225 MSC (Center for Student Success Conference Room)
Audience: Open
Description: Find out about effective techniques for note-taking, goal setting for studying, concentration, reading a textbook and basic test preparation.
For Info: Antionette Sterling at 314-516-7994

Tarnation: An Evening with the Filmmaker
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: JC Penney Auditorium
Audience: Open
Description: Join us for a presentation of this Award Winning Documentary followed by a Questions and Answer Session with Jonathan Caouette, the filmmaker. Wednesday, May 1st J.C. Penney Conference Center Room 101 Doors Open at 5:30 pm Documentary Starts at 6:00 pm Light Refreshments will be served Sponsored by The 50th Jubilee Committee School of Professional & Continuing Studies Missouri Institute of Mental Health
For Info: Rita Adkins at 314-877-6454 

Piano Studio Spring Concert
Date/Time: May 1, 2013 7:30 PM
Location: Lee Theater, Touhill Performing Arts Center
Audience: Open
Description: The University Piano Studio presents a wonderful evening of piano music. Join us to enjoy this marvelous event. The University Piano Studio features the students of Alla Voskoboynikova, Director of Keyboard Studies.
For Info: Touhill Ticket Office at 314-516-4949

Free Hugs
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 11:00 AM
Location: Various Locations
Audience: Open
Description: It is that time of the year for Free Hugs! All you have to do is find a person with a Free Hugs Shirt and ask for a hug! It is one of the best days of the year! We will be stationed randomly around campus, so keep your eye out for your chance to get a hug from a kind UPB member.
For Info: Katie Green or other UPB member at 314-516-5531

Multicultural Spring Festival
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Millennium Student Center Nosh
Audience: Open
Description: Come join the Office of Multicultural Relations for a cultural experience intended to educate, impact, and promote cultural awareness. You will be provided with opportunities to appreciate various cultures through food, song, dance and resource opportunities. Come celebrate the many faces of UMSL!
For Info: Office of Multicultural Relations at 314-516-6807 

Using Cognos Student Reports
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: 65 JCP
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: This session is intended for individuals interested in using the student reports available via Cognos. These reports contain data at the student or course level and are operationally-oriented, rather than high-level summaries. The goal of this session is to familiarize UMSL faculty and staff with the Cognos environment and available student-oriented reports. Topics in this hands-on session include: set-up activities; signing on; setting the default folder; effectively navigating in the application; an overview of the reports; how to run reports; and where to find documentation. There will be ample time for questions. Verify your access to Cognos by following the directions at: http://www.umsl.edu/~ir/files/pdfs/VerifyCognosAccess.pdf 

Time Management Workshop
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Location: 225 MSC (Center for Student Success Conference Room)
Audience: Open
Description: Learn how to improve your grades, quality of life, and divide time between work and recreation.
For Info: Antionette Sterling at 314-516-7994

Annual Psi Chi Lecture in Psychology
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Weinman Auditorium, Center for Trauma Recovery, S Campus
Audience: Open
Description: The speaker for the annual Psi Chi Lecture in Psychology is Dr. Richard Harvey from St. Louis University. His talk is entitled “Organizational Identity and Piping”. Dr. Harvey is an Associate Professor at St. Louis University with research interests in both Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology. His research focuses on Collective Identity and Identification (e.g., Organizational, Work-group, Racial) and how these factors relate to phenomena such as organizational attitudes and performance and prejudice and social stigma.
For Info: Jean Mayo at 314-516-5393 

Bible Study
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Catholic Newman Center
Audience: Open
Description: Join us to reflect on and discuss the upcoming Sunday readings.
For Info: Rachelle Simon at 314-385-3455 

Information Systems Mentor Event
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 204 ESH – Grace’s Place Computer Museum
Audience: Open
Description: Day in the Life of an IS Professional
For Info: DR. JOSEPH ROTTMAN at 314-516-6286 

Bingo Study Break Party
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Provincial House on South Campus
Audience: Open
Description: Bingo sponsored by Campus Recreation, 7:00pm tonight at the Provincial House on South Campus. Take a break from your studies and join us for FUN, FOOD and PRIZES! Best of all, it’s FREE! Bring friends! No advance registration necessary; just be there.
For Info: Campus Recreation Office, 203MT at 314-516-5326

Spring Jubilee Celebration Concert
Date/Time: May 2, 2013 7:30 PM
Location: Touhill Performing Arts Center: Lee Theater
Audience: Open
Description: Come join in the celebration of the 50th year Jubilee Spring Concert. Featuring an original piece by Dr. Robert Ray, World Renowned Professor of Music.
For Info: Desiree at 314-369-1023


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