Domestic Violence Prevention Week

Tuesday, November 28 Domestic Violence Prevention week begins with a white ribbon campaign in the Common Grounds Hallway. Join us between 11am – 1pm alongside SARC and the Women’s Shelter Society to promote the end of sexual violence and harassment against all people.

On Wednesday, November 29 you have the chance to learn the basics about self defense for FREE! Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from the professionals. A MUST attend for all!

Tech Talks

Tech Talks – This week on Nov 28 at noon the IT department is hosting a tech talk session. If you have any questions about how to use student portal or student dashboard or if you want to get Microsoft Office for FREE then make sure to swing by

Papa John’s Pizza

Pizza week is back with Papa John’s! When you’re ordering your next pizza in the next week make sure you give them one of the codes in the picture for a discount on your pie!

Movember Banger Bingo

Movember Banger Bingo is upon us! Enter our like and share contest on our Facebook page to win one of 2 VIP tables for yourself and 7 of your friends at our exclusive and entertaining event. We are teaming up with Banger Bingo to present a Movember Party you aren’t likely to forget!

With prizes such as: Know Thy Nuts Soap on a Rope, a set of Bike Balls, Mo Ride Air Freshener Packs and tickets to Theory of a Deadman, Ronnie Burkett, or Mahoney at the Esplanade you don’t want to miss out on this one!

Bob Wanner

Hey everyone! Bob Wanner will be on campus on November 23 to meet staff, faculty and students. This come and go event offers an opportunity to meet him and ask him any questions about parliament that you may have. Pop into the SA office on Thursday to say hi!

Community Newspaper 2018 Summer Internship Program for Students

The C.A. MacLean Foundation in conjunction with the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association will be introducing an internship program for students looking to broaden their horizons in the newspaper industry. After a successful inaugural year, we are hoping to expand our reach and garner even more student interest in this highly beneficial program.  We are reaching out to schools across Alberta in hopes that they can assist us in getting this information out to their students for consideration, whether that be posting the brochure/application form to an internal bulletin board, sharing the link to the Internship Program on our website, or sharing the information with a student or instructor you may think would be interested. Any support with this would be greatly appreciated as we are hoping to reach as many students as possible to give them the opportunity to apply.

For the 2018 program year, the C.A. MacLean Foundation is sponsoring six minimum ten-week internships during the summer of 2018 for journalism students. The internship program will allow students to learn first-hand the importance of community journalism, having them work alongside the editors, reporters and photographers of the community newspapers in Alberta or Northwest Territories. It is the foundation’s hope that this inaugural program will carry-over and become an annual sponsorship, helping to cultivate the next generation of great journalists.

Students do not have to be a journalism or communications major to be eligible, though first consideration will be given to those academic streams. Students should be completing their first year of post-secondary education at minimum in order to be deemed eligible for the funded program. An application form must be completed in full and include both the student’s resume (referencing any part time work, internships, activities, scholarships/awards) and samples of work. Completion of the form and additional information does not constitute an application of acceptances into this program.

All of the information regarding the internship program can also be found on our website at http://www.awna.com/camaclean.

The student application deadline is Friday, December 1, 2017.

e-Writing

e-Writing Support is now available to MHC students and is available through Blackboard! When logging into Blackboard, there is a new “Organizations Catalog” module on the opening My Institution page with a Student Supports folder. If you click on the folder the e-Writing Support service is listed, and you can self-enroll from there. Once enrolled, you have access to submit your assignments to the writing specialist, Taryn, in Blackboard for comments. You will get the same service from Taryn that you would in drop-in, but with the option of an online medium. The e-support also includes links to the writing support webpage, the library’s APA/MLA guides page, and to the academic calendar for plagiarism definitions. Any questions about this service can be directed to Taryn herself.

Halloween Party

*Update* October 25

We have teamed up with Deluxe Taxi, Spirit Halloween and The Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre to help create a fun filled, jam packed fun time on Friday. Deluxe Taxi will take care of getting you to the next party, Spirit Halloween is offering a 20% discount on one item (the most expensive of your purchase) along with some decorations for Crave. The Esplanade has donated some tickets to give away AND we have some pretty awesome prizes for costumes. Don’t forget that we will have popcorn, kernels toppings, Creepy Cocktails, music, dancing, and $2.50 hot dogs. Grab some friends after the art show or the Rattlers game (whatever your fancy) and come down to Crave on Friday night!

Join the SA on October 27 at 9pm in Crave for a howling good time!

Have friends from out of town? No problem. $5 cover fee is waved for all students and alumni with valid student ID.

Prizes will be dished out for costumes; best female, best male, best couple and best group (up to 5 people). Get creative and have fun!

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