From: Involvement Center
Date: November 4, 2020
Subject: Campus Life Today | Wednesday, November 4, 2020



Virtual Bingo

Wednesday, November 4
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Video Conferencing Link
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Join us for a friendly game of virtual bingo on select Wednesday nights this semester! Free prizes and fun!



Makers Night | Twine Gourds

Sunday, November 8
7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Terrace, Memorial Student Center
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Want a fun way to spice up your fall decor? Gather with other makers for a friendly evening of crafting! This month's activity is creating Twine Gourds! We have three ways you can take part in the event. 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



2020 First-Generation Celebration

Monday, November 9
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Microsoft Teams
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Tune in on Monday, November 9th at 12pm-1pm to listen to staff/faculty and your peers share their first-generation experiences. Click the link above to join the panel discussion.

There are a lot of barriers including psychological hurdles that first-generation students experience during their college journeys, and sometimes they don’t realize they’re not alone! The event is not only about recognizing some of the unique challenges of being the first in your family to attend college, it’s about celebrating the successes and every milestone achieved.

About half of Stout students are first-generation students, so join in celebrating current and former trailblazers! 


Annual Campus Night Walk (Campus Exteriors Committee)

Wednesday, November 4th | 5:15 pm

The Campus Exteriors & Development Committee invites students, faculty, and staff to participate in the annual night walk, to assess the campus grounds and exterior spaces for aesthetics, lighting, visibility, and overall safety. Night Walk will take place Wednesday, November 4 at 5:15pm. Those interested should MEET in the lobby of the General Services Building. Meet some new people while assessing a portion of campus as a team. It's fun and the weather looks good! Night Walk takes about 1 hour, 15 minutes. (masks & distancing required).

Sponsored by: Campus Exteriors & Development Committee (CEDC)
For more information contact: Darrin Witucki (CEDC Chair)

Internship Draft Day

Stout Students can win a $1500 or a $500 scholarship! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet with 40+ potential employers. You’ll have a chance to pre-schedule your own 15-minute virtual interviews with the companies of your choice, learn about their business, and discuss possible internships or job opportunities with them. Download the Career Fair Plus App and prepare to join this virtual experience live from Lambeau Field in Green Bay! Registration deadline is Friday, November 6th. Internship Draft Day 2020 happens on Tuesday, November 10 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Click here to register.

Sponsored by: Career Services
For more information contact: Career Services

Veterans Week Flag Display

Veterans Club will still be putting up flags this year in memory of those who have fallen and in honor of other Veterans! Because of COVID, we are doing this survey instead of an in person sign-up. If you would like to honor someone with a flag during Veterans Week, please fill out this survey with the person's name and the branch that they served in. We are limiting the sign-up to only yourself or family members that have served. You are allowed to put multiple family members. Click here to access the survey.

Sponsored by: Veterans Club
For more information contact: Dana Hilbert

Wednesday, November 4
Start End   Event         Location
8:00am 10:00pm Mask Free Zone Green Rooms 227 and 231 in the Memorial Student Center
2:00pm 3:00pm American Family Insurance Virtual Career Trek hosted by University of Wisconsin-Madison Video Conferencing Link
5:00pm 6:00pm LGBTQIA+ Anxiety Support Microsoft Teams
5:00pm 6:00pm Stout Model United Nations Weekly Virtual Meeting Video Conferencing Link
5:15pm 6:30pm Annual Night Walk (Campus Exteriors Commitee) General Services Building Lobby (Meet-Up Starting Point)
6:00pm 7:00pm GreenSense Cranberry Creek Room, Merle Price Commons
6:00pm 7:00pm Solid Works Electrical Video Conferencing Link
6:00pm 6:30pm Stout Typographical Society (STS) Meeting Video Conferencing Link
6:00pm 7:30pm Packaging Association Weekly Meeting -
6:00pm 7:00pm Engineer's Without Borders-Meeting Cedar/Maple Room
7:00pm 8:00pm PDS Meeting: How Companies Have Adapted to COVID 19 Jarvis Science Wing, Room 112
7:00pm 8:00pm Blue Devil Lifting Meeting Video Conferencing Link
7:30pm 8:30pm Athletes In Action Weekly Meeting Gilbert Creek Room, Merle Price Commons
UW-Stout COVID Update

Remaining Diligent with COVID Safety

It continues to be important for our university community to come together and support each other through this pandemic. We all must do our part to promote health and safety and model responsible behavior. Please continue to wear masks, social distance, wash your hands, limit travel and gatherings, get your flu shot, and keep our environments clean. Our university community has done an exceptional job adhering to health and safety protocols to date. Please keep up the good work and thank you all for your efforts!

Sponsored by: Campus Recovery Team
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Career Ready Wednesday

November is Career Development Month. “Career Readiness” is what employers are looking for!

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE): Employers want to hire talented college students and graduates who can demonstrate these skills, talents, and strengths.  Mastering the skills listed will make you a competitive candidate for future employment.

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving:

Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems while using knowledge, facts, and demonstrating originality and inventiveness.

Digital Technology:

Leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals while demonstrated adaptability to new and emerging technologies.

Teamwork & Collaboration:

Build collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers representing  diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, lifestyles, and viewpoints.

Global & Intercultural Fluency:

Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders,


Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals, and use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others while managing his/her emotions and those of others.

Oral & Written Communication:

Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in both written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization.

Career Management:

Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals while identifying potential growth areas.

Professional & Work Ethic:

Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits, while understanding the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image.

If you need ideas or suggestions on how to attain these skills while in college, make an appointment in CareerLink or call 715-232-1601 to meet with a Career Counselor!

Sponsored by: Career Services
For more information: or StoutCloud
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