UMSL Events for Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2013

Events at UMSL

Note: UMSL Events contains information about events that will occur in the seven days following publication (Friday-Thursday). It contains information compiled from the UMSL Campus Calendar. No submissions are accepted, and since the calendar is self-populated, University Marketing and Communications is not responsible for the content that appears here or its accuracy. If you would like to receive UMSL Events via e-mail, you can subscribe to UMSL Daily or UMSL Daily Events.

Tablets and Smartphones
Date/Time: August 30, 2013 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: SSB 102
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: Do you own or use a table or a smartphone? This short course is designed to help you learn new and exciting ways to use what is quickly becoming the fastest growing technology area. What are some must-have apps? I have a tablet; what can I do with it? Bring your device and get more enjoyment and use from your tablet or smartphone.
For Info: Samuel & Tejas at

MyGateway & Electronic File-Saving
Date/Time: August 30, 2013 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: SSB 102
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: This course is designed to teach you how to use MyGateway and electronic file-saving. This overview will guide you through various areas of usage, arranging the desktop, adding modules and taking a look at some of the tools available to you as a user. Whether you’re a faculty member or a student, there will be many areas of interest to you, along with a question and answer time. Also, help our campus stay green and save some trees with electronic file saving. Across the country people understand the importance of helping our environment. Learn how you can, too.
For Info: Samuel & Tejas at

Free Wellness Classes This Week
Date/Time: September 3, 2013
Location: Mark Twain Recreation Center
Audience: Open
Description: Campus Rec’s Aerobics and Spinning classes are FREE this week, Sept. 3-9! Drop by the Mark Twain Rec Center and check them out. When you experience the fun and benefits, you’ll want to register for our fall classes that run through Dec. 7. Certified fitness instructors teach classes such as Spinning, Body Challenge, Pilates, Turbo Sculpt, Yoga, Water Exercise Training, and more. Register for classes at the Campus Rec Office, 203 MT.
For Info: Pam Steinmetz at 314-516-5326

Weight Watchers at Work
Date/Time: September 3, 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 wellness.weightwatchers.com. Enter Company ID: 46814; enter Company Passcode: WW46814; register as a new member. General information: Meeting times are 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays in 225 MSC. $39.95/month includes free access to E-Tools, an online resource to help with your success. For questions or interest in the program, contact Teresa Balestreri at ext. 5002 or tkb@umsl.edu.
For Info: Teresa Balestreri at 314-516-5002

German-Americans in Missouri During WWI
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: SSB 331
Audience: Open
Description: Dr. Petra DeWitt will discuss her new book “Degrees of Allegiance” which explores the experiences of Missouri’s German-American community during World War I. The event is presented by the German Culture Center-UMSL. RSVP to gcc@umsl.edu or call 314-516-6620. More information is at www.germanculturecenter.org.
For Info: Larry Marsh at 314-516-6620

Mindfulness Meditation
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
Location: Student Retention Services 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

Kickball Kraze
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: MSC Front Lawn
Audience: Open
Description: Come play Kickball with the Minority Student Nurses Association. Cold beverages will be provided. It’s a great way to have fun and meet new friends at the start of the year.
For Info: Brittany Ferrell at 314-910-3402

German Culture Center Reopens in New Location
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: SSB 440
Audience: Open
Description: The German Culture Center will reopen with special ceremonies and reception in its new quarters in SSB. RSVP to gcc@umsl.edu. The GCC was formerly located the Campus Police Building. Center coordinator Larry Marsh feels that the new location, closer to the heart of the campus, will encourage more UMSL students to take advantage of the center’s programs and resources, which include a large number of German books, films and other videos. Plans are underway for weekly “Kaffeestunden,” coffee hours, during which students and others can practice their German or explore aspects of the cultures of German-speaking countries.
For Info: Larry Marsh at 314-516-6620

Office of Student Life Open House
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 366 Millennium Student Center
Audience: Faculty/Staff/Students
Description: Get the inside scoop on the events the Office of Student Life has planned this semester and meet the staff all while touring our space in the MSC. Enter to win great door prizes, including Rams tickets! Light refreshments provided.
For Info: Office of Student Life at 314-516-5291

Internship/Job Fair Success Employer Panel
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: SGA Chambers, MSC 3rd Floor
Audience: Student
Description: Come hear directly from a panel of recruiters attending the UMSL Fall Internship & Job Fair on how to be successful at the September 13th fair! Please register at careers.umsl.edu and click on Employer & Career Events.
For Info: Career Services at 314-516-5111

Intro to Music Business
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: University of Missouri-St. Louis & Notifi Record
Audience: Open
Description: In collaboration with Ira DeWitt, president and founder of Notifi Records, and Ronnie Notch, the Department of Music and the Touhill Performing Arts Center, PCS/COFAC is proposing a non-credit Chancellor’s Certificate in Audio Recording, to be offered on the campus of the University of Missouri St. Louis and at the studios of Notifi Records. 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. Fee: $375.
For Info: Jennifer Clemente at 314-516-5994

Young Activists United Meet & Greet
Date/Time: September 4, 2013 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Pilot House MSC
Audience: Open
Description: Come and socialize with fellow students and activists! Learn what Young Activists United does in St. Louis and on campus. We will have a discussion around the question, “Is education a right?” and discuss ways to make change on campus. Refreshments will be provided!
For Info: Courtney M. Hayes at 314-359-2640

Entry Deadline for Campus Recreation Activities
Date/Time: September 5, 2013
Location: Mark Twain Recreation Center
Audience: Faculty/Staff/Students
Description: Today is the sign-up deadline for the following Campus Recreation Leagues: Coed Volleyball (Monday nights beginning Sept. 9); Flag Football (men’s 7-on-7, Tuesday afternoons beginning Sept. 10); and Indoor Soccer (men’s 6-on-6, Wednesday nights beginning Sept. 17). Team and individual entries accepted. Online registration is required by today. Go to: umsl.edu/services/recsport/assets/pdfs/TeamSportSignup.pdf.
For Info: Pam Steinmetz at 314-516-5326

‘Galway Bay’ with Mary Pat Kelly
Date/Time: September 5, 2013 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Location: 331 Social Sciences & Business Building
Audience: Open
Description: Author Mary Pat Kelly will discuss her book “Galway Bay.”
For Info: Bob Ell at 314-516-7299

Accountants’ Networking Night
Date/Time: September 5, 2013 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: MSC Century Rooms A & B
Audience: Open
Description: This is a GREAT opportunity to meet recruiters from many of St. Louis’ best accounting firms, talk to them face-to-face, and personally hand them your resume!
For Info: Traci Hodges at 314-516-6264

University Program Board Hunt for S’mores
Date/Time: September 5, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MSC Patio
Audience: Open
Description: Come on out to the MSC patio and go on a scavenger hunt around North Campus. Find all the clues and get hotdogs and s’mores!
For Info: University Program Board at 314-516-5531

Music Production + Lab
Date/Time: September 5, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: University of Missouri-St. Louis & Notifi Records
Audience: Open
Description: In collaboration with Ira DeWitt, president and founder of Notifi Records, and Ronnie Notch, the Department of Music, and the Touhill Performing Arts Center, PCS/COFAC is proposing a non-credit Chancellor’s Certificate in Audio Recording, to be offered on the campus of the University of Missouri–St. Louis and at the studios of Notifi Records. 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. Fee: $375.
For Info: Jennifer Clemente at 314-516-5994

 

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