From: Involvement Center
Date: March 29
Subject: Campus Life Today | Monday, March 29, 2021



MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021

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Monday Meet Up | Paint Your Art Out

Monday, March 29
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Great Hall, MSC
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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. As part of the Involvement Center's Stoutreach program, we'll have mental health-related art activities and stations to partake in. Cookies will be given to all attendees.

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Monday Meetup | Poetry Celebration

Monday, April 12
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Great Hall, MSC
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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’s Monday Meet Up is all about Poetry to commemorate National Poetry Month! This event was helped put together with the English and Philosophy Department and the Literature Committee to allow us to bring in Karen Loeb, Professor Emerita UW Eau Claire, and Eau Claire Writer in Residence from 2018-2020. UW Stout's creative writing professor Daniel Ruefman will lead a mini-workshop following Karen's reading. You can also learn about some types of poetry and techniques and also allow you to submit and share some of your own work! We look forward to seeing you at this upcoming Monday Meetup!

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Gully Boys Virtual Show

Wednesday, March 17 at 7:00pm
to Wednesday, March 31 at 11:55pm
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Blue Devil Productions is proud to present Gully Boys! This live show will be available on our website from March 17th to March 31st, 2021. Citing influences such as No Doubt and Hole, Gully Boys have crafted a sound that brings a new life to the nostalgic '90s grunge rock that is irresistible to many. They released their debut album, Not so Brave, which was recorded at the iconic Pachyderm Studio, back in the summer of 2018. In the same year, they were named City Pages' number one “Picked to Click, Best New Band”. Most recently, they released a new EP, Phony, at the end of 2019. - currently on regular rotation on Seattle’s KEXP and Minneapolis’ The Current.

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.

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Virtual Bingo

Wednesday, March 31
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Are you a Bingo fan? We have bingo nights happening every Wednesday of the semester. Join us on Teams to play virtually. Those lucky enough to get a BINGO (or two) can win virtual giftcards and prizes. Join us alongside your other fellow Blue Devils for a night of *virtual* fun!

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Kenosha Unified School District: Virtual Career Trek 

Wednesday, March 31
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Learn more about Kenosha Unified School District

Industry: Education
Located: Kenosha, WI 

Description: The Kenosha Unified School District was created in 1967. The District includes the City of Kenosha, Village of Pleasant Prairie, and Town and Village of Somers.

While it is called the Kenosha Unified School District, it is actually a common school district and holds an annual meeting of electors. Our school district consists of: 23 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools, 4 charter schools, 3 choice schools, 1 specialty school & 1 Head Start child development center.

Learn more and see the schedule here

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Sally Ann Hall

Tuesday, March 30
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Great Hall, MSC
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Blue Devil Productions is proud to present Sally Ann Hall, on Tuesday, March 30th, at 8:00 PM CST in the MSC Great Hall as well as streaming live at livestream. This event is FREE to all.

Inspired by the fiery volcanoes of Alaska and the swampy potato marshes of Idaho from which she hails, Sally Ann Hall has a comedic style that combines wit and charm with childlike bladder control. She is the winner of both the 2018 Laughing Devil Comedy Festival and the 2017 She Devil Comedy Festival in New York City, where she is based. She’s also performed at the 2018 Women in Comedy Festival, NC Comedy Festival and the Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta and is a regular performer at Comic Strip Live, LOL Comedy Club, The Stand, New York Comedy Club, Greenwich Comedy Club, Eastville, and Gotham.

This event is a part of Blue Devil Productions comedy series. Please call (715) 232-2432 or go to our website for more information. For special accommodations at any of our events please email bdp@uwstout.edu.

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60 Seconds of Civics: Know Your Rights

Wednesday, March 31
10:30am - 1:30pm
Outside Involvement Center
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Come test your knowledge of the Bill of Rights and share what each Amendment means to you!

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Skyward | Employer in Residence

Tuesday, April 6
2:00pm - 2:30pm
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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. 

2:00pm – 2:30pm
VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION

Skyward is not your ordinary technology firm. Family owned and operated in Stevens Point, Wisconsin for more than 35 years, Skyward supports 500-plus employees with training, advancement, teamwork culture and more. Skyward offers a casual work environment where employees are continuously challenged to provide SIS and ERP solutions to K-12 school districts and municipalities around the world.

Learn more about Skyward

Link to recording once available can be found, here.

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Call For Poetry

Call for Poetry | Sharing at Monday Meetup | Poetry Celebration

April is National Poetry Month! On Monday, April 12th the Literature Committee, English and Philosophy Department and the Involvement Center are putting together a Poetry Celebration taking place from 7:00 – 9:00 PM in the MSC, Great Hall or virtually on Teams. To partake in the event, register on Connect here: Register

The event will entail listening from a featured and publish Poet, Karen Loeb, Professor Emerita UW Eau Claire and Eau Claire Writer in Residence from 2018-2020. UW Stout's creative writing professor Daniel Ruefman will lead a mini-workshop following Karen's reading. Attendees can also learn about some types of poetry and techniques and also allow you to submit and share some of your own work!

This is where you can be apart of the celebration! To submit work to be selected to be read during the Poetry Showcase, please complete this form by Monday, April 5th at 11:59 PM. Selected poetry will also be printed and on display at the Involvement Center’s following Monday Meetup on Monday, April 26th at 7 PM (with the author’s permission).

Sponsored by: Involvement Center
For more information contact: Involvement Center
Phone: 715-232-1772
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Math TLC

Now Hiring Math TLC Teaching Assistants for 2021-2022

The Math TLC is NOW HIRING Teaching Assistants (TAs) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Math TLC TAs support students in MATH 10 (Fundamentals of Algebra) and MATH 90 (Intermediate Algebra) courses with an integrated online/classroom/tutor lab requirement.

Minimum qualifications include: 

• Successful completion of MATH 90 in the Math TLC with a grade of A or A- and a recommendation from your instructor -OR-
• Completion of MATH 118 or higher with a grade of at least B+ -OR-
• Math Placement Test score of Level 4 or higher and concurrent enrollment in calculus


For more information or to apply, please visit our StoutCloud page.

Questions? Contact Amanda Larson, Math TLC Coordinator, at larsonam@uwstout.edu  

Completed applications can be turned in to Amanda via email or office 202E JHSW.  

We look forward to seeing your application!

Sponsored by: MSCS/Math TLC
For more information contact: Amanda Larson - (715) 232-1757
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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 contact: Nicole Eastman - (715) 232-5622
Graduation Sign Up

Regents Oppertunity Scholarship - minimum $2,500 award | Deadline April 18th! 

UW-Stout is seeking nominations for the 2021-2022 Regents Opportunity Scholarship (ROS). The ROS is a UW System scholarship intended to recognize underrepresented and underserved students who demonstrate financial need and who have overcome adversity, have strong academic performance, significant personal achievements, and provided service to their communities. Current UW-Stout undergraduate students who meet eligibility requirements and plan to attend Stout in Fall 2021 should apply. Scholarship guidelines and eligibility criteria can be found, here

UW-Stout will award scholarships to current undergraduate students who plan to continue to attend UW-Stout or graduate during the 2021-2022 academic year. Students need to complete an online application and ask a faculty, staff or administrator to write a letter of support for their nomination to be submitted online, both to be turned in by April 18, 2021. Any questions should be directed to Dominique Vargas. 

Online Application | Apply Here
Letter of Support | Submit Here

Sponsored by: Dean of Students Office
For more information contact: Dominique Vargas - (715) 232-1181
Scholarship Information

MCSII Student Civil Liberty Contest

MCSII Student Civil Liberty Contest

There are only a few days left to enter the MCSII Spring Student Civil Liberty Contest! Top prizes are $500, $200, and $100! Don't miss your chance on some easy cash and a fun opportunity. Preferred topics include freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and the right to vote. Deadline is April 2nd.

Sponsored by: Menard Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation
For more information contact: Tim Shiell
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Service Center is Hiring! 

UW-Stout MSC's Service Center is hiring!

Application link

Any questions please reach out to Rhonda Paul.     

Sponsored by: UW-Stout Memorial Student Center Service Center 
For more information contactRhonda Paul
Phone: 715-232-2133

Register for Research Day 2021 

Research Day is a campus-wide event in which students and faculty disseminate their research and celebrate their hard work throughout the academic year. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and best social distancing practice, the event will be held virtually via Canvas. Research can be presented as a poster, screencast, or lecture format - if you'd like to participate in Research Day, please register by April 18 via the link below!     

Sponsored by: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 
For more information contactStephen Eibes
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WiSys Quick Pitch

Register for WiSys Quick Pitch

Register for the WiSys Quick Pitch! A student “pitch” competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their research and their ability to articulate its larger importance to society.

The winner from each campus wins a $300 prize and a spot in the Quick Pitch State Final! Plus, WiSys will provide training and support to craft your presentation. A training session is required to present.

Register via the link below!

Sponsored by: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs/WiSys
For more information contact: Ray French
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SSA Election Debate Night

2021 SSA Election Debate Night!

The Stout Student Association’s elections are quickly approaching! To give students an opportunity to learn more about candidates, there will be a debate night held with the candidates that will appear on the ballot and any write-in candidates that wish to come.

The SSA Election Debate will be held on April 1st, 2021 at 6pm virtually through Microsoft Teams. The event is open to all to ask questions of the people running for these incredibly important positions! Event details: Debate Night

Come and see potential student leaders present their case for why they should represent and advocate for you, ask questions about them and their future plans for the Stout Student Association, and get involved in your student association!

If you want to run for a position but missed the candidate nomination period, never fear- write-in campaigns are welcome and encouraged! This is a great opportunity to ask people for votes so people will write you in for that position on the ballot when it is sent out. Email the Clerk of Elections to confirm you will participate in the debate.

Sponsored by: Stout Student Assocation
For more information contact: SSA Vice President Chris Johnson
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Monday, March 29
Start End   Event         Location
4:30pm 6:30pm Financial Affairs Committee -
5:00pm 6:00pm Street Level Ministries - Weekly Meeting Elk Creek Room - Merle Price Commons
5:00pm 6:30pm Open Door -
5:00pm 5:30pm HLC Bi-Weekly Meeting Microsoft Teams
5:00pm 6:00pm Entrepreneurship Club Meeting Private Location (rsvp to display)
5:30pm 6:30pm Running Club Private Location (rsvp to display)
6:00pm 7:00pm FLIGHT Club Meeting Northwoods (MSC)
6:00pm 7:00pm Lutheran Campus Ministry Connect Night The Ministry located in the Clock Tower Plaza, next to Harvey Hall
6:00pm 7:00pm Tea Time Animation Weekly Meeting Discord
6:00pm 7:00pm BDP General Meeting Cedar/Maple Room
6:00pm 7:00pm SSDA Member Meeting Online Meeting
6:00pm 8:00pm AFS and SWE Cuttlefish Bone Casting Open Pour Fryklund Hall Rm. 11
6:30pm 7:30pm Stout Association for the Education of Young Children - Binder Making Activity Heritage Hall -- Rooms 103 & 105
7:00pm 8:00pm SWE Meetings Fryklund Hall 322
7:00pm 8:00pm Monday Meet Up | Paint Your Art Out MSC, Great Hall
7:00pm 10:00pm Spikeball League Private Location (rsvp to display)
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 51.24

Tuesday, March 30
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 29
Start End   Event         Location
4:30pm 6:30pm Financial Affairs Committee -
Tuesday, March 30
7:00pm 10:00pm University Student Senate 51.24 Link
Thursday, April 1
6:00pm 9:00pm SSA Elections Debate Night Virtual
Friday, April 2
12:30pm 1:30pm Student IT Committee -
1:30pm 2:30pm Organizational Affairs Committee -
Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights 

We've been hearing a lot about the Bill of Rights lately, and StoutReach is hosting an event this Wednesday to talk about them! Stop by the Involvement Center on the 31st, and/or answer our trivia question to be entered to win a BDM voucher! Trivia: What year was the American Bill of Rights ratifed? Send your answer in here!     

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