UMSL Events for May 24-30, 2013

Events at UMSL

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Benefit Concert for UMSL Catholic Newman Ctr: Peg Roach Loyd
Date/Time: May 24, 2013 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: UMSL Catholic Newman Center, 8200 Natural Bridge Rd
Audience: Open
Description: Suggested Donation of $10 benefits the UMSL Catholic Newman Center. UMSL alumna, author and singer-songwriter will present a concert of original & traditional Irish/Celtic songs from her CD, Carving in Stone and new book, The Path – Songs and Stories to Quiet the Mind, Calm the Heart & Inspire the Soul.
For Info: Peg Roach Loyd at 501-920-8534

Gypsy Caravan
Date/Time: May 27, 2013 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: UMSL North Campus
Audience: Open
Description: This annual Saint Louis Symphony Volunteer Association’s fund-raising event is the Midwest’s largest antique, craft and flea market. General admission – $10: Early Bird admission (7-9 a.m.)-$20. Children under 12 free at all times. Gypsy Hotline – 314-286-4452
For Info: Cindy Vantine at 314-516-5442

Weight Watchers at Work
Date/Time: May 28, 2013 11:30 AM to 12:30 AM
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 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;
For Info: Teresa Balestreri at 314-516-5002

Spring Training Institute
Date/Time: May 29, 2013 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, Missouri
Audience: Open
Description: This conference is designed for anyone interested in behavioral health. You may view the program schedule,find other info or register at:
For Info: Karen Rhodes at 314-877-6411

Mindfulness Meditation
Date/Time: May 29, 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: Jamie Linsin at 314-516-5711

What’s a Bylaw? Why they are needed, and how to draft them
Date/Time: May 29, 2013 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: J.C. Penney Conference Center
Audience: Open
Description: Are you attempting to draft bylaws for a nonprofit corporation? Does your existing Nonprofit Corporation have a set of bylaws that could use a review, or overhaul? Are you interested in learning more about how a well-crafted set of bylaws can lead to good governance and management of your nonprofit organization? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should attend this class on “Understanding and Drafting Bylaws”. Samples and examples will be provided during class, as will a list of other helpful sources of information that will guide your organization towards an effective and well-crafted set of bylaws. Cost to attend is $25. For more information, call Dan Sise at 516-6378
For Info: Dan Sise at 314-516-6378

What’s a Bylaw? How Does My organization Need Them
Date/Time: May 29, 2013 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: JC Penney Conference Center
Audience: Open
Description: Whether you’re trying to draft, revise or just learn more about bylaws for a nonprofit organization, you should attend this class. Samples and examples will be provided during class as will a list of helpful sources of information that guide your organization towards an effective and well crafted set of bylaws.
For Info: Mattie Lewis at 314-516-5655

Performance Management (Management)
Date/Time: May 30, 2013 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Arts Administration Building, HR Training Center (Room 222)
Audience: Faculty/Staff
Description: Monthly classroom training sessions are offered to staff on a first-come-first-serve basis. Participants can sign up and find a schedule of courses through myLearn. To enroll in this course, view the catalog and select UMSL Instructor Led Training. Select desired course. For other training opportunities, please visit:
For Info: Tara VanDeVoorde at 314-516-5258

Audio Engineering II
Date/Time: May 30, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: University of Missouri-St. Louis & Notifi Records
Audience: Open
Description: The certificate program is designed to prepare participants to develop technical skills related to the production of high quality sound recordings. Through a mix of lecture-based courses and hands-on studio training, participants will learn to use audio technology, including recording consoles, microphones, and the widely used audio software program Pro Tools. In addition, the program will feature an Introduction to Music Business course. Fee: $375
For Info: Jennifer Clemente at 314-516-5994


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