From: Involvement Center
Date: April 19
Subject: Campus Life Today | Monday, April 19, 2021



MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2021

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Plastic Waste & Recycling Discussion Panel

Monday, April 19
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a virtual panel discussion to kick off Earth Week! We’ll be discussing sustainability and plastics on Monday, April 19th, from 6-7:30 pm. Join us via Microsoft Teams.

The individuals on the panel are:
- Sarah Rykal, UW-Stout Sustainability Manager
- Arthur Kneeland, Biology Professor and Sustainability Minor Advisor
- Dr. Thomas Pearson, Assistant Director of the Honors College and Anthropology Professor
- Abrina Leonhard, UW-Stout Senator of Sustainable Development
- Darrin Witucki, Director of Student Centers


Want to learn more about the issue before the event? Watch the PBS Frontline documentary "Plastic Wars."

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The Bridge to Hope Fundraiser

Thursday, April 22
2:00pm - 7:00pm
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In an effort to support our local community, The Student Leadership Assistants are organizing a fundraiser for The Bridge to Hope. Through your monetary donations. We will be purchasing items that are in high need such as:

-Gas Cards
-Health and Hygiene Products
-Spices
-Household cleaning supplies
-Paper Products

If you would rather donate new items that fall into these categories you will be able to drop them off in the MSC on Thursday April 15th and 22nd from 2pm-7pm. You can also contact us at sla@uwstout.edu to set up a donation time.

**Donations are not Tax exempt**

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Bad Bad Hats Virtual Show

Monday, April 19
7:00pm - 11:55pm
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Blue Devil Productions are proud to present Bad Bad Hats! This virtual show will be available from Monday, April 19th to Wednesday, May 5th on our website bdpstout.com.

This event is sponsored by Blue Devil Productions of the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Please call (715) 232-2432 or go to bdpstout.com for more information.

Nothing Gets Me High

Midway

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American Red Cross April Blood Drive Hosted by Gamma Sigma Sigma- MSC Great Hall

Tuesday, April 20
8:00am - 2:00pm
Great Hall, MSC
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Want to save lives and get tested for COVID-19 antibodies? Gamma Sigma Sigma is hosting our second blood drive of the semester! If you are interested in donating please visit, here and find the one for the University of Wisconsin-Stout on April 20th.

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Lauren Faber

Tuesday, April 20
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Great Hall, MSC
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This event is sponsored by Blue Devil Productions and is FREE to all. This event is a part of Blue Devil Productions comedy series. Please call (715) 232-2432 or go to our website or more information. For special accommodations at any of our events please email bdp@uwstout.edu

Lauren Faber is a feral comedian who was raised in a basement by the 90’s comedy specials of Ellen DeGeneres, Paula Poundstone and Elvira Kurt. (Yes, she sees the connection now.) Her thoughtful comedy and storytelling touches on sexuality, mental health, and her own questionable choices. 

Steam the event live, here.

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EVENT

60 Seconds of Civics: Carbon Footprint

Wednesday, April 21
10:30am - 1:30pm
Outside Involvement Center
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Come share how you lessen your carbon footprint and take home sustainability ideas from other students!

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Eco-Bingo

Wednesday, April 21
7:00pm - 8:00pm
MSC Ballrooms
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April is Earth Month and to commemorate the environment and Earth Day we are putting on a bingo night ensured to keep you going green. Join us in learning how you can do your part to stay sustainable while testing your luck to see if you can walk away from the Great Hall a winner with one of our green and eco-friendly BINGO prizes.

All attendees get to walk away with a cupcake!

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Natural Areas Club - Earth Week Plant Sale

Tuesday, April 20
9:00am - 3:00pm
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This spring, NAC will be celebrating earth week and kicking off our summer with our final plant sale of the 2020-21 school year! This time we'll be offering a nice variety of hardy succulents that'll thrive in the summer heat. The sale will take place this coming Tuesday, April 20th, from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

If you're worried about missing your friends this summer, then worry no more! Come buy a friend or two that will never leave you!

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PONG Spring "Cookout"

Wednesday, April 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lawn between HKMC and CKTO
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PONG is having our annual Spring "Cookout"! Come check out what we're about, play games, hang out, and grab a complimentary (individually wrapped) Erbert and Gerbert's sandwich to go!

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Kohl's: Virtual Career Trek 

Wednesday, April 21
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Industry: Retail Operations
Located: Wisconsin Locations: Menomonee Falls (Corporate). Retail stores in most major communities in the United States.

Description: Kohl's is leading omnichannel retailer with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl's offers amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and an easy shopping experience in our stores, online, and on Kohl's mobile app.

Learn more about Kohl's, here.
Learn more and see the schedule, here.

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Latinos Unidos Spring Speaker - CK Ledesma

Thursday, April 22
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jarvis Hall Science Wing, Room 112
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We are excited to welcome CK Ledesma to Stout. Come listen to them talk about how their culture and Afro Latino identity play a major role in their art. CK will also be talking about a new project they are working on involving traditional Caribbean dishes and the effects that slavery and colonization had on his Afro Caribbean culture.

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Soundbyte Trivia (and Pizza!)

Saturday, April 24
7:00pm - 8:00pm
MSC Great Hall
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This weekend's package includes an evening of Soundbyte Trivia! It will be an intense filled game of teamwork to see who can identify famous movie quotes, song lyrics and beats, TV show lines, and more! We'll be giving away great prizes! Work with a partner or group and stop by to see which team is the expert on identifying those sounds!

The Blue Devil Market is also having a pizza deal to commemorate. Make sure to stop there before or after this event to enjoy a slice or two.

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Jackbox Games | Virtual

Saturday, April 24
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us virtually for an afternoon of Jackbox Games. In the Microsoft Teams meeting we will share the game codes, go over rules, and meet some other Blue Devils! You can vote in the chat to determine which games you want to play and get the chance to play several rounds. We recommend signing onto a computer and splitting your screen with Teams and the jackbox.tv site or playing the game on your phone!

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Makers Night | Canvas Painting

Sunday, April 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
MSC Great Hall
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Gather all Makers for our last Makers Night of the semester. This craft night will include an evening of relaxing canvas painting. We will be sharing techniques, ideas, and of course the supplies!

We'll have a limited number of spots for students to attend in-person along with a virtual opportunity.

Be sure to register and choose which one works best with you!

Option 1 | Register to attend in person with our limited capacity seating. We provide the supplies
Option 2 | Register and attend virtually; pick up your supplies from the Involvement Center before the event
Option 3 | Register and attend virtually; we will send you a supply list and you purchase your own supplies

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STEAM Experience

Summer and Junior STEAM Experience Camp Activity Counselors and Teaching Assistants

We are seeking online activity counselors and online teaching assistants for the Summer STEAM Experience Camp, June 14 to 17, 2021; and for the Junior STEAM Experience Camp, June 21 to 25, 2021. Please visit CareerLink for job #26970032 for the Teaching Assistant position and #26970106 for the Online Activity Counselor for more information. Both positions will be virtually using the Canvas format

Sponsored by: Professional Education Programs and Services 
For more information contact: Denise J Wysocki Freeberg
Phone: 715-232-5022
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Challenge Course

Challenge Course Opening Summer 2021

The UW-Stout challenge course will be opening this summer 2021 for Stout students, faculty, and staff.

Team building and high adventure perfect for: boosting self-confidence, building team spirit, developing leadership skills, improving communication, strategic thinking and problem solving.

Reservations are by appointment. Fill out a request form on our website or contact us directly at 715-232-5625 or stoutreservations@uwstout.edu.

Sponsored by: University Recreation 
For more information contact: Samantha Carney
Phone: 715-232-5316
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Career Services Hiring

Career Services is HIRING!

Career Services is hiring student employees! Check out the available positions on CareerLink!  We would love to have you on our team!

Career Services: Website and Graphic Design Specialist
Job ID: 26975478
Career Services: Front Office Support
Job ID: 26974695 

Sponsored by: Career Services 
For more information contact: UW-Stout Career Services
Phone: 715-232-1601
CareerLink

Kim Uetz Wins Library Barnard Award

The Barnard Outstanding Service Award recognizes a library staff member who exemplifies collaborative initiatives with the larger Stout community, engages in leading-edge efforts, enhances library services/resources, and exemplifies outstanding customer service efforts. The recipient is chosen based on nomination statements submitted on the library staff member’s behalf by members of the Stout community.  Statements on Kim’s behalf recognized her “as one of the library’s few ‘essential workers’ throughout the early days of the pandemic” and multiple nominations mentioned her innovative work on the “E”ffordability Conference.

Kim always has the students’ best interests in mind, she creates strong relationships and provides the best service possible. She truly exemplifies the standards of excellence defined by this award. 

Sponsored by: University Library 
For more information contact: Ann Vogl
Phone: 715-232-1553
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Vice Chancellor Candidates

Student Meetings with Vice Chancellor Candidates This Week

All students are invited to meet with the three finalists for the the vice chancellor of enrollment and strategic initiatives position April 20, 21, 22. Information regarding these candidates and their interview schedules will be provided on the search site as it is available. The VCESI will provide strategic direction for enrollment and retention services. The VCESI supervises the following areas:  Admissions, Advisement Center, Financial Aid, Registration and Records, Stout Online, Continuing Education, and Professional Education. Each candidate has an event page in Connect, where a Zoom link to the meeting will be provided.

Sponsored by: Dean of Students 
For more information contact: Dominique Vargas
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Student Meeting with Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives Candidates

Tuesday, April 20
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Zoom, 302 10th Avenue East, 106 Memorial Student Center, Menomonie, WI 54751, United States
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UW-Stout is recruiting to hire a new Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives and we are seeking student feedback. We have set aside time for students to meet and engage with each candidate. We invite students to please join virtually as their schedules allow.

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Student Meeting with Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives Candidates

Wednesday, April 21
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom, 302 10th Avenue East, 106 Memorial Student Center, Menomonie, WI 54751, United States
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UW-Stout is recruiting to hire a new Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives and we are seeking student feedback. We have set aside time for students to meet and engage with each candidate. We invite students to please join virtually as their schedules allow.

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Student Meeting with Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives Candidates

Thursday, April 22
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom, 302 10th Avenue East, 106 Memorial Student Center, Menomonie, WI 54751, United States
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UW-Stout is recruiting to hire a new Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives and we are seeking student feedback. We have set aside time for students to meet and engage with each candidate. We invite students to please join virtually as their schedules allow.

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Thursday, February 11
Start End   Event         Location
9:00am 1:00pm American Red Cross Blood Drive-Hosted by Gamma Sigma Sigma Memorial Student Center-Great Hall
9:00am 10:00am Wired and Tired: Anxiety Workshop TBD
9:00am 2:00pm Hot Chocolate Thursdays Involvement Center, MSC
5:00pm 6:30pm Fostering Success - Family Dinner Bowman Hall 303
5:30pm 8:00pm Auto Club Shop Night Auto Club House
6:00pm 7:30pm Stout Catholic Friends and Fellowship The Ministry
6:00pm 7:00pm HSSO | Virtual General Meeting TBD
6:00pm 7:00pm LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Support Group Microsoft Teams
6:00pm 7:00pm First Meeting of Semester/Valentine's Day Celebration! Cranberry Creek Room - Price Commons
6:45pm 7:45pm ASL Club Meeting 2.11.21 JHSW 214 or Virtual via Microsoft Teams
7:00pm 9:00pm Vawentimes It's online.
Email us for the Discord.
7:30pm 9:30pm Cru Large Group In Person Watch Parties Cedar/Maple, Oakwood, & Northwoods Rooms in MSC
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 51.27

Tuesday, April 20
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, April 19
Start End   Event         Location Group
6:00pm 7:00pm Equity Diversity and Inclusion Council - Stout Student Association (SSA)
Tuesday, April 20
7:00pm 10:00pm University Student Senate 51.27 Teams Stout Student Association (SSA)
Thursday, April 22
12:00pm 1:30pm Red Cedar Trail Hike Private Location (rsvp to display) Stout Student Association (SSA)
Thursday, April 29
4:30pm 5:30pm Samuel E Wood Photo-Op Private Location (rsvp to display) Stout Student Association (SSA)
Friday, April 30
1:00pm 2:00pm Samuel E Wood Photo Op Private Location (rsvp to display) Stout Student Association (SSA)
Sustainability Survey

Civics on Monday - Sustainability

Here at Stout we're all about sustainability, and StoutReach wants to know what you do to reduce your carbon footprint. Stop by the Involvement Center from 10:30am to 1:30pm and add to our board, and answer our survey to be entered to win a Blue Devil Market voucher. Go green!

Sponsored by: StoutReach/Involvement Center
For more information contact: Simon Brown