UMSL Events for Aug. 27-Sept. 2

University Marketing and Communications posts UMSL Events each Friday. UMSL Events contains information about events that will occur in the seven days following publication (Saturday-Friday). UMSL Events contains information compiled from the UMSL Campus Calendar [ https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/weboffice/calendar/calendar.cfm ]. Since the calendar is self-populated, University Marketing and Communications is not responsible for the content that appears here or its accuracy.

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Midwest Madness Comedy Show Tickets on Sale!
Date/Time: August 27, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Touhill PAC
Audience: Open
Description: Get over that mid-week hump at the Midwest Madness Comedy Show, September 14! St. Louis’ own B-Phlat, Detroit’s Tony Roberts, and Chicago’s Damon Williams will have you laughing for days. Advance tickets are $7 for students and $10 for staff/faculty. Both groups must present their UMSL ID and may purchase a maximum of two tickets at the discount. This event is open to the public; advance tickets are $15. All ticket prices will change the day of the event. The show is a reserved seating event.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Pint for a Pint Blood Drive Registration
Date/Time: August 27, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Online and Office of Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Please join the Office of Student for our first blood drive of 2011-2012 academic year. The blood drive will be held Monday, August 29 from 10am-3pm in the JC Penney Summit Lounge. Our campus goal is 52 units of blood! Each donation can save up to three lives! All donations go to the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, which serves the needs of the St. Louis area and the Midwest. Please note, there must be at least 56 days between each donation. Your last donation time must have been on or before 07/04/11. To schedule an appointment: STOP by 366 MSC CALL the Office of Student Life x5291 LOG-ON to [ http://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/index.cfm?group=op&es=true ] (sponsor code: 9275). WALK-IN on August 29. Each person who completes a donation will receive a pint of ice cream.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314.516.5291

School Supply Drive
Date/Time: August 27, 2011
Location: MSC, Student Life, South Campus Library, Seton Hall
Audience: Faculty/Staff/Students
Description: Student Nurses Association is collecting school supply donations August 8th through August 31st to benefit those in need in the St. Louis community. Donation locations are: outside bookstore in MSC, inside Student Life Office, outside South Campus Library, and in Seton Hall outside SNA office. Any school supply donations are accepted and are greatly appreciated.
For Info: Mindy Dettenwanger at 573-823-0411

Registration for Panhellenic Recruitment
Date/Time: August 27, 2011 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Office of Student Life
Audience: Student
Description: Registration for Panhellenic recruitment is open until 5:45 on Tuesday, August 30. If you are interested in joining one of UMSL’s Panhellenic sororities: Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Zeta, and Zeta Tau Alpha, then you need to register for and participate in recruitment. The application and more details are available on our website: [ http://www.umsl.edu/studentlife/greeks/recruitment.html ].
For Info: Kelly Forsythe at 314-516-4114

Midwest Madness Comedy Show Tickets on Sale!
Date/Time: August 28, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Touhill PAC
Audience: Open
Description: Get over that mid-week hump at the Midwest Madness Comedy Show, September 14! St. Louis’ own B-Phlat, Detroit’s Tony Roberts, and Chicago’s Damon Williams will have you laughing for days. Advance tickets are $7 for students and $10 for staff/faculty. Both groups must present their UMSL ID and may purchase a maximum of two tickets at the discount. This event is open to the public; advance tickets are $15. All ticket prices will change the day of the event. The show is a reserved seating event.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Pint for a Pint Blood Drive Registration
Date/Time: August 28, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Online and Office of Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Please join the Office of Student for our first blood drive of 2011-2012 academic year. The blood drive will be held Monday, August 29 from 10am-3pm in the JC Penney Summit Lounge. Our campus goal is 52 units of blood! Each donation can save up to three lives! All donations go to the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, which serves the needs of the St. Louis area and the Midwest. Please note, there must be at least 56 days between each donation. Your last donation time must have been on or before 07/04/11. To schedule an appointment: STOP by 366 MSC CALL the Office of Student Life x5291 LOG-ON to [ http://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/index.cfm?group=op&es=true ] (sponsor code: 9275) WALK-IN on August 29. Each person who completes a donation will receive a pint of ice cream.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

School Supply Drive
Date/Time: August 28, 2011
Location: MSC, Student Life, South Campus Library, Seton Hall
Audience: Faculty/Staff/Students
Description: Student Nurses Association is collecting school supply donations August 8th through August 31st to benefit those in need in the St. Louis community. Donation locations are: outside bookstore in MSC, inside Student Life Office, outside South Campus Library, and in Seton Hall outside SNA office. Any school supply donations are accepted and are greatly appreciated.
For Info: Mindy Dettenwanger at 573-823-0411

Panhellenic Recruitment Orientation
Date/Time: August 28, 2011 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: MSC Pilot House
Audience: Open
Description: Interested in joining a sorority? Come learn more about more about Panhellenic recruitment process and our member sororities: Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Zeta, Zeta Tau Alpha. Registration for Panhellenic recruitment will be open at this event so if you still need to register please bring four photos of yourself, your high school or college transcripts, and $25. More details available on our website: [ http://www.umsl.edu/studentlife/greeks/recruitment.html ].
For Info: Kelly Forsythe at 516-4114

Pint for a Pint Blood Drive Registration
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Online and Office of Student Life
Audience: Open
Description: Please join the Office of Student for our first blood drive of 2011-2012 academic year. The blood drive will be held Monday, August 29 from 10am-3pm in the JC Penney Summit Lounge. Our campus goal is 52 units of blood! Each donation can save up to three lives! All donations go to the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, which serves the needs of the St. Louis area and the Midwest. Please note, there must be at least 56 days between each donation. Your last donation time must have been on or before 07/04/11. To schedule an appointment: STOP by 366 MSC CALL the Office of Student Life x5291 LOG-ON to [ http://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/index.cfm?group=op&es=true ] (sponsor code: 9275) WALK-IN on August 29. Each person who completes a donation will receive a pint of ice cream.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314.516.5291

Midwest Madness Comedy Show Tickets on Sale!
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Touhill PAC
Audience: Open
Description: Get over that mid-week hump at the Midwest Madness Comedy Show, September 14! St. Louis’ own B-Phlat, Detroit’s Tony Roberts, and Chicago’s Damon Williams will have you laughing for days. Advance tickets are $7 for students and $10 for staff/faculty. Both groups must present their UMSL ID and may purchase a maximum of two tickets at the discount. This event is open to the public; advance tickets are $15. All ticket prices will change the day of the event. The show is a reserved seating event.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

Pint for a Pint Blood Drive
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Summit Lounge, JC Penney Conference Center
Audience: Open
Description: Please join the Office of Student for our first blood drive of 2011-2012 academic year. The blood drive will be held Monday, August 29 from 10am-3pm in the JC Penney Summit Lounge. Our campus goal is 52 units of blood! Each donation can save up to three lives! All donations go to the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, which serves the needs of the St. Louis area and the Midwest. Please note, there must be at least 56 days between each donation. Your last donation time must have been on or before 07/04/11. To schedule an appointment: STOP by 366 MSC CALL the Office of Student Life x5291 LOG-ON to [ http://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/index.cfm?group=op&es=true ] (sponsor code: 9275) WALK-IN on August 29. Each person who completes a donation will receive a pint of ice cream.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314.516.5291

School Supply Drive
Date/Time: August 29, 2011
Location: MSC, Student Life, South Campus Library, Seton Hall
Audience: Faculty/Staff/Students
Description: Student Nurses Association is collecting school supply donations August 8th through August 31st to benefit those in need in the St. Louis community. Donation locations are: outside bookstore in MSC, inside Student Life Office, outside South Campus Library, and in Seton Hall outside SNA office. Any school supply donations are accepted and are greatly appreciated.
For Info: Mindy Dettenwanger at 573-823-0411

Black Student Nurses Association
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Location: Seton Lobby
Audience: Open
Description: The Black Student Nurses Association will be holding their first meeting of the year and invite anyone interested in joining to come. If you are not able to make the meeting, but are still interested in the events please e-mail [ umsl_bsna@umsl.edu ] and let us know that you want to be a part. You do not have to be in the clinical part of Nursing to join!
For Info: Jazmin Shawell-Wallace at 901-490-1144

Study Skills That Make a Difference
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success (Millennium Student Center 225)
Audience: Student
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 516-5300

Panhellenic Recruitment
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MSC Century Rooms
Audience: Student
Description: Interested in joining a sorority? Come learn more about more about the Panhellenic recruitment process and our member sororities: Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Zeta, Zeta Tau Alpha. Registration for Panhellenic recruitment will be open at this event so if you still need to register please bring four photos of yourself, your high school or college transcripts, and $25. More details available on our website: [ http://www.umsl.edu/studentlife/greeks/recruitment.html ]
For Info: Kelly Forsythe at 314-516-4114

International Students Studying in America: Let’s Talk
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success – Millennium Student Center 225
Audience: Student
Description: In this workshop, you will meet other international students, discuss issues relating to adjusting to college and living in the U.S., discuss customs and language and learn how to manage stress of living abroad and learn how to succeed in American classrooms.
For Info: Antionette Sterling at 516-5300

Laser Tag
Date/Time: August 29, 2011 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Location: MSC Lawn
Audience: Open
Description: Come out and play with lasers! See who you can get in the night…
For Info: Erin Potts at 314-516-5531

Midwest Madness Comedy Show Tickets on Sale!
Date/Time: August 30, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Touhill PAC
Audience: Open
Description: Get over that mid-week hump at the Midwest Madness Comedy Show, September 14! St. Louis’ own B-Phlat, Detroit’s Tony Roberts, and Chicago’s Damon Williams will have you laughing for days. Advance tickets are $7 for students and $10 for staff/faculty. Both groups must present their UMSL ID and may purchase a maximum of two tickets at the discount. This event is open to the public; advance tickets are $15. All ticket prices will change the day of the event. The show is a reserved seating event.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314.516.5291

School Supply Drive
Date/Time: August 30, 2011
Location: MSC, Student Life, South Campus Library, Seton Hall
Audience: Faculty/Staff/Students
Description: Student Nurses Association is collecting school supply donations August 8th through August 31st to benefit those in need in the St. Louis community. Donation locations are: outside bookstore in MSC, inside Student Life Office, outside South Campus Library, and in Seton Hall outside SNA office. Any school supply donations are accepted and are greatly appreciated.
For Info: Mindy Dettenwanger at 573-823-0411

Succeeding in Online Classes
Date/Time: August 30, 2011 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success – Millennium Student Center 225
Audience: Student
Description: Are you thinking about enrolling in an online course, but you are not sure about the expectations for this type of instruction? Or, are you already enrolled in one and would like to gain tips on how to succeed? This workshop is intended to give you a comprehensive look at online learning. We hope that it not only answers some questions about online courses but that it also provides “tools” necessary to succeed in this relatively new, and exciting, method of learning.
For Info: Antionette Sterling at 516-5300

Panhellenic Recruitment
Date/Time: August 30, 2011 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MSC Century Rooms
Audience: Student
Description: Interested in joining a sorority? Come learn more about more about the Panhellenic recruitment process and our member sororities: Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Zeta, Zeta Tau Alpha. This is the last night to register for Panhellenic recruitment so if you still need to register please bring four photos of yourself, your high school or college transcripts, and $25. More details available on our website: [ http://www.umsl.edu/studentlife/greeks/recruitment.html ]
For Info: Kelly Forsythe at 314-516-4114

It’s about Time (Management)!
Date/Time: August 30, 2011 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success – Millennium Student Center 225
Audience: Student
Description: Learn how to improve grades, improve your quality of life and divide time between work and recreation. This workshop will help you examine how you spend your time and how you might be able to become more efficient in your role as a student.
For Info: Antionette Sterling at 516-5300

Midwest Madness Comedy Show Tickets on Sale!
Date/Time: August 31, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Touhill PAC
Audience: Open
Description: Get over that mid-week hump at the Midwest Madness Comedy Show, September 14! St. Louis’ own B-Phlat, Detroit’s Tony Roberts, and Chicago’s Damon Williams will have you laughing for days. Advance tickets are $7 for students and $10 for staff/faculty. Both groups must present their UMSL ID and may purchase a maximum of two tickets at the discount. This event is open to the public; advance tickets are $15. All ticket prices will change the day of the event. The show is a reserved seating event.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314.516.5291

School Supply Drive
Date/Time: August 31, 2011
Location: MSC, Student Life, South Campus Library, Seton Hall
Audience: Faculty/Staff/Students
Description: Student Nurses Association is collecting school supply donations August 8th through August 31st to benefit those in need in the St. Louis community. Donation locations are: outside bookstore in MSC, inside Student Life Office, outside South Campus Library, and in Seton Hall outside SNA office. Any school supply donations are accepted and are greatly appreciated.
For Info: Mindy Dettenwanger at 573-823-0411

Mindfulness Meditation
Date/Time: August 31, 2011 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, 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: Jamie Linsin at 516-5711

Teaching in a Technology Classroom
Date/Time: August 31, 2011 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: SSB 134
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: This informative training session is for those wishing to know more about how to get the most out of the Technology Enhanced Classroom Experience. Topics for discussion include: using the Instructor computer, controlling the projector, accessing your files while on or off campus, specialty software/hardware available, controlling the student computing environment, data/file management, using various media, and more.
For Info: Christopher Boyce at

Study Skills That Make a Difference
Date/Time: August 31, 2011 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success – Millennium Student Center 225
Audience: Student
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 516-5300

BLOC General Body Meeting
Date/Time: August 31, 2011 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: CLARK HALL 217
Audience: Open
Description: This is the first Black Leadership Organizing Council meeting of the semester. Come on out to hear about what BLOC is, upcoming events and you can develop your leadership skills.
For Info: Aleshia Patterson at 314.265.5094

Midwest Madness Comedy Show Tickets on Sale!
Date/Time: September 1, 2011 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Touhill PAC
Audience: Open
Description: Get over that mid-week hump at the Midwest Madness Comedy Show, September 14! St. Louis’ own B-Phlat, Detroit’s Tony Roberts, and Chicago’s Damon Williams will have you laughing for days. Advance tickets are $7 for students and $10 for staff/faculty. Both groups must present their UMSL ID and may purchase a maximum of two tickets at the discount. This event is open to the public; advance tickets are $15. All ticket prices will change the day of the event. The show is a reserved seating event.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314.516.5291

Breakfast and Business
Date/Time: September 1, 2011 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: SGA Chambers, MSC
Audience: Open
Description: Breakfast and Business is sponsored by the College of Business Administration. The discussion topic for the event is “St. Louis is a World Class City.”
For Info: Jane Ferrell at 5883

Midwest Madness Comedy Show Tickets on Sale!
Date/Time: September 2, 2011
Location: Touhill PAC
Audience: Open
Description: Get over that mid-week hump at the Midwest Madness Comedy Show, September 14! St. Louis’ own B-Phlat, Detroit’s Tony Roberts, and Chicago’s Damon Williams will have you laughing for days. Advance tickets are $7 for students and $10 for staff/faculty. Both groups must present their UMSL ID and may purchase a maximum of two tickets at the discount. This event is open to the public; advance tickets are $15. All ticket prices will change the day of the event. The show is a reserved seating event.
For Info: Ashlee Roberts at 314-516-5291

UMSL Women LEAD
Date/Time: September 2, 2011 to 5:00 PM
Location: Sue Shear Institute
Audience: Open
Description: The Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life is now accepting applications for UMSL Women LEAD, a program to support and encourage civic engagement and women’s leadership at UMSL. Participants in UMSL Women LEAD will meet 5 times during the semester to assess their personal leadership style, practice effective leadership strategies and skills, meet women leaders in public life, and develop confidence and friendships that will last long after graduation. Graduate and undergraduate students from all majors are encouraged to apply. The Application Deadline is Friday, September 2, 2011 at 5pm. Please direct any questions to Claire Regnier at [ cer895@mail.umsl.edu ] or call the Institute at 516-4727.
For Info: Claire Regnier at 314-809-7403

IC Short Course – Microsoft Excel 2010 – Basics Session 1
Date/Time: September 2, 2011 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: SSB 102
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: This course is designed to teach you the basic beginning steps of MS 2010 Excel. Learn how to use this application for creating spreadsheets, financial reports, papers and more that may be required for classes, your job or for your own record keeping. Topics include: number manipulation, automatic adding of a column of numbers, proper font size and type, cell margin settings, inserting tables for formatting purposes, renaming spreadsheets, etc.
For Info: Dale/Instructional Computing Staff at

IC Short Course – Microsoft Excel 2010 – Basics Session 2
Date/Time: September 2, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: SSB 102
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: This course is designed to teach you the basic beginning steps of MS 2010 Excel. Learn how to use this application for creating spreadsheets, financial reports, papers and more that may be required for classes, your job or for your own record keeping. Topics include: Inserting data to create a database, managing & manipulating a database, using drop down menus, and creating a home budget.
For Info: Dale/Instructional Computing Staff at

IC Short Course – File Management
Date/Time: September 2, 2011 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: SSB 102
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: This course is designed to teach you the basic beginning steps of how to organize, save and access your files on a Windows based PC that may be required for classes, your job or for your own computing purposes.. Topics Included: Organizing Windows Live Email, backing up data, properly organizing files and folders, etc.
For Info: Dale/Instructional Computing Staff at

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan
Date/Time: September 2, 2011 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: J.C. Penney Conference Center
Audience: Open
Description: This workshop will provide you with step-by-step instructions for writing each major section of your business plan, including the Business Description, Marketing Plan, Operations Plan and Financial Plan. You will learn how to access and use our Financial Projections Excel Spreadsheet to produce 3-year projections of your income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement. You will also receive guidance on overall style and appearance. Following this workshop, it is recommended that you register for “Financing Your Business” if you plan to seek financing from a lender. Cost: $59
For Info: Erica Candela at 314-516-5908

UMSL Roller Hockey Tryouts
Date/Time: September 2, 2011 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Queeny Park (Midwest Sport Hockey)
Audience: Open
Description: Must be enrolled in a min. of 9 Credits $20 Any questions please contact Andy @ 314.422.5426
For Info: Andy Meade at 314-422-5426

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