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April 2015

 

4/14: Understanding and Responding to the Mass Incarceration
What does reform look like?

Questions that will be discussed:

  • How do we reform the criminal justice system?
  • What does reform look like?
  • Do you want to see changes?
  • Is the criminal justice system broken?

Free food and drinks will be provided.

Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus
                                                          New Main Great Hall

 

MARCH 2015

 

3/6: College for Kids (Eastern Heights)
College for Kids is a chance for local fourth and fifth graders to experience a college environment and dream about the future. Students arrive late in morning, register for classes, and attend two fun classes designed and taught by university students and faculty, and participate in a special graduation ceremony.
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus

3/7: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

3/10: Tax Fair
Tax preparation assistance for low-income families. Co-sponsored by the Metropolitan State University Accounting Department. Open to the public.
Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.                        Location: Lib. 312

3/10: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

3/12: Tax Fair
Tax preparation assistance for low-income families. Co-sponsored by the Metropolitan State University Accounting Department. Open to the public.
Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.                        Location: Lib. 312

3/12: FAFSA Workshop
Get assistance completing the FAFSA application. Open to the public.
Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.                        Location: Lib. 321

3/12: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting. If you're interested in participating, please contact the Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship at community.engagement@metrostate.edu or 651-793-1285.

Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 306

3/13: AVID: American Indian Magnet & Ramsey Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

3/14: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

3/20: Gear Up: Robbinsdale High School Campus Visit
Ninth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.

Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

3/23: Academic Internship Information Session
Internship Information  Sessions will include information about policies and procedures, strategies for locating internship sites and instructions on completing internship forms. University students and alumni are welcome to attend.

Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.                       Location: Midway C
Time: 4-5 p.m.                                     Location: Midway C

3/27: College for Kids (Eastern Heights)
College for Kids is a chance for local fourth and fifth graders to experience a college environment and dream about the future. Students arrive late in morning, register for classes, and attend two fun classes designed and taught by university students and faculty, and participate in a special graduation ceremony.
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus

APRIL 2015

 

4/1: President's Circle Reception
Time: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.                      Location: New Main, Great Hall

 

4/2: TeenVenture Campus Visit
Time: 9: 30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.          Location: St. Paul Campus

 

4/4: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

4/9: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting. If you're interested in participating, please contact the Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship at community.engagement@metrostate.edu or 651-793-1285.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 306

 

4/10: AVID: Washington Technology Magnet School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 

4/11: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

4/14: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

4/17: Sprockets Campus Visit
Fourth through Seventh graders from a variety of St. Paul youth organizations will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.                   Location: St. Paul Campus

 

4/22: Symphony of the Soil Film and Reception
This Earth Day, celebrate one of our most precious resources—soil. Join Urban Oasis, Metropolitan State University, and other local soil and health advocates on April 22 for a film screening of Symphony of the Soil. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required.



 4/23-25: Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival
The Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival takes the tools of contemporary American storytelling and places it into the hands of Hmong artists. It is from this venue that Hmong stories find a contemporary platform in which to be heard. Metropolitan State University hosts the annual QDN Film Festival through co-sponsorship with ICES and the ASO, providing opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community to view film screenings, view a photography exhibit and engage in discussions with Hmong film makers.

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.            Location: St. Paul Campus

4/27: Academic Internship Information Session
Internship Information  Sessions will include information about policies and procedures, strategies for locating internship sites and instructions on completing internship forms. University students and alumni are welcome to attend.

Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.                       Location: Midway C
Time: 4-5 p.m.                                     Location: Midway C

 

MAY 2015

 

5/1: Northwestern Suburban Integration School District Campus Visit
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.                     Location: St. Paul Campus

 

5/2: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

  

5/9: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

5/12: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

JUNE 2015

 

6/6: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

6/9: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

6/11: Sprockets Conference
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus

 

6/13: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 



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