From: Involvement Center
Date: March 15
Subject: Campus Life Today | Monday, March 15, 2021



MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2021

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion - Student Town Hall

Tuesday, March 16
3:30pm - 5:00pm
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All students are invited to join our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Team in our Spring 2021 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall. The Town Hall is March 16 from 3:30pm-5:00pm on Teams. During this time students will hear updates on our university’s EDI initiatives, and then there will be breakout groups for small group discussions to talk through what Stout students would like to see from the
university in regard to continuing our commitment to EDI.

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St Patty's Day Bingo

Wednesday, March 17
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Great Hall, MSC
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Test your *LUCK* at a shamrock-filled evening on yet another Wednesday night of Bingo. Join us wearing green celebrating and seeing if you can walk away from the Great Hall with a pot of gold (or some of the prizes!) Treats will be given to all attendees.

Round 1 | 7:00 PM
Round 2 | 8:30 PM

Participants are required to register ahead of time and can only register for one round.

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Stout COVIDversary

Wednesday, March 17
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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On March 17, 2020, our campus closed to the public in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID pandemic. On Stout’s first COVIDversary, join the UW-Stout Archives to view recordings from its June 2020 COVID campus oral history project and learn more about how some members of the Stout community coped with the Spring 2020 closure. We’ll leave time for meeting participants to share their thoughts and stories. Register to reserve your spot and receive the Teams meeting link.

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Monday Meet Up | Yoga and Zumba

Monday, March 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Monday Meet Ups are a series of collaborative, various themed evening events that allow you to get to know other Blue Devils and take some time to refresh and learn more about you. This week we are collaborating with URec to promote wellness with an evening including both Zumba and Yoga in the Great Hall. Bring a mat if you have one or feel free to use one of ours. Cookies will also be provided to all attendees.

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Psi Chi Dietetics and Yoga Night

Tuesday, March 16
4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Dietetics club will come in and discuss their club and stress the importance of eating healthy for 30 minutes. A guest speaker from Rize will come in and discuss the importance of yoga for a healthy mind for 30 minutes

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Calling All The Shots: A COVID Vaccine Information Panel

Wednesday, March 17
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Not sure if you plan to get vaccinated? Find out about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines, how they work, the possible side effects and the importance of continuing to take infection prevention steps. Join us for an informational panel and get your questions answered to make the best decision for you.

Panelist include:

Dr. Erin Hall-Rhoades, Physician at UW-Stout
KT Gallagher, Health Officer/Director at Dunn County
Sandi Scott, Dean of Students at UW-Stout
Dr. Alex Hall, Biology Professor & Physician at UW-Stout

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Menards | Employer in Residence

Thursday, March 18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Employer in Residence is an opportunity to engage with industry professionals, expand your network and increase your awareness of career possibilities. 

Wealth of opportunities available with a thriving company right in your backyard! Lots of entry level management positions available that they can quickly turn into a career as Menards is growing and promotes from within based on individual’s performance.


Majors:
B.S. in Business Administration
B.S. in Management
B.S. in Supply Chain Management
B.S. in Computer Networking and Information Technology
B.S. in Information Technology Management
B.S. in Graphic Design and Interactive Media
B.S. in Construction

Link to recording once available can be found here

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Royal Credit Union: Virtual Career Trek 

Wednesday, March 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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This event is part of the UW System Spring 2021 Virtual Career Trek series, and is hosted by UW Eau Claire. All UW System students are invited to attend!

Attending a Virtual Career trek is an opportunity:
• to engage with industry professionals
• expand your network
• increase your awareness of career possibilities

Learn more about Royal Credit Union


Industry: Banking/Finance

Learn more and see the schedule here 

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Looking For a Creative Writing Project? Write About Blaze!

Want to help build Blaze’s Backstory of how our mascot came to be? Submit your story in Word to stoutstories@uwstout.edu by Wednesday, April 14.    
•    Use historical, geographical references to Menomonie, UW-Stout  
•    Submit a Participant Release Form    
MarCom may edit or use part of your story to build the final version and will own Blaze’s Backstory. Contributors will be acknowledged.

Sponsored by: Marketing Communications
For more information contact: Marketing Communications
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MCSII Student Civil Liberty Contest

MCSII is calling for students to submit their essay, poetry, photo, artwork, video, or other creation on a civil liberty topic to help educate others and for the chance to win a prize.  
1st Prize: $500  
2nd Prize: $200  
Up to Three Honorable Mention Prizes: $100 each  

Preferred topics include freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and the right to vote. Entries must be received by 12:30 pm, Friday, April 2, 2021. 

Sponsored by: Menard Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation
For more information contact: Tim Shiell
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University Student Senate Election Nominations 

Are you looking to get more involved on-campus? Do you want to make a difference at UW-Stout? Are you passionate about student life and student issues? Getting involved in the Stout Student Association, YOUR Student Government, is a great way to do so! As a representative in UW-Stout's student government, you will have many opportunities to make an impact on campus.

Our annual elections are happening soon, so now is the time if you want to run for any of our open positions! You can learn more about open positions, key dates, and how to nominate yourself for a position here: website

All nominations must be completed and turned in by noon on March 18th to appear on the ballot. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Clerk of Elections at email.

Sponsored by: Stout Student Association  
For more information contact: Chris Johnson
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Rainbow Graduation

Graduating students can now sign up to participate in the Qube's Rainbow Graduation ceremony and receive a free rainbow tassel. Rainbow Graduation will be on April 29th from 6-8PM. Sign up here

Sponsored by: QUBE 
For more information contactNicole Eastmann
 



UW-Stout is competing in Campus Race to Zero Waste (formerly known as Recyclemania), an eight-week waste reduction competition until March 27. Our cumulative results for weeks 1-5 are:

Recycling:  20% of total waste (32,000 lbs)
Compost: 17% of total waste (26,720 lbs)
Trash: 63% of total waste (101,600 lbs)

Last year, we placed #1 in the UW System. Currently we're in second place behind UW-Platteville. You can help us stay #1 by reducing, reusing, composting and recycling as much as possible.

Sponsored by: Sustainability Office & Waste Reduction Workgroup 
For more information contactSarah Rykal

Monday, March 15
Start End   Event         Location
8:00am 4:00pm Counseling Center Virtual Vacation Social Media
3:00pm 4:00pm Wired and Tired: Anxiety Workshop TBD
4:30pm 5:30pm Making the News: UW-Stout Students Contribute to Local Journalism TBD
4:30pm 6:30pm Financial Affairs Committee -
5:00pm 6:30pm Open Door | Qube -
5:00pm 6:00pm Entrepreneurship Club Meeting Private Location (rsvp to display)
5:00pm 5:30pm HLC Bi-Weekly Meeting Microsoft Teams
6:00pm 7:00pm Equity Diversity and Inclusion Council -
6:00pm 7:00pm FLIGHT Club Meeting Northwoods (MSC)
6:00pm 7:00pm Tea Time Animation Weekly Meeting Discord
6:00pm 9:00pm Phi Sigma Phi General Meeting Jarvis 110
6:00pm 7:00pm BDP General Meeting Cedar/Maple Room
6:00pm 7:00pm SSDA Member Meeting Online Meeting
7:00pm 8:00pm SWE Meetings Fryklund Hall 322
7:00pm 8:30pm Monday Meet Up | Yoga and Zumba MSC, Great Hall
News From The Stout Student Association

Stay informed with the Stout Student Association. University Student Senate meetings are held weekly on Tuesdays with standing committee meetings throughout the week! 

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University Student Senate 51.22

Tuesday, March 16
7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Please join us for this week's meeting of University Student Senate! All are welcome to attend virtually through the meeting link, call-in number, or by tuning into the SSA Facebook page. Access the meeting materials here.

Anyone in need of accommodations should contact the Director of Communications in advance at ssacommunications@uwstout.edu.

Want to learn more about the Stout Student Association? Click here!

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Monday, March 15
Start End   Event         Location
4:30pm 6:30pm Financial Affairs Committee -
6:00pm 7:00pm Equity Diversity and Inclusion Council -
Tuesday, March 16
7:00pm 10:00pm University Student Senate 51.22 Meeting Link
Wednesday, March 17
12:00pm 5:00pm Gentz Virtual Office Hour Private Location (rsvp to display)
Friday, March 19
1:30pm 2:30pm Organizational Affairs Committee -