Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Be The Match Registry Event
10:00 AM until 2:00 PM
Organization: Campus Life Office
Description: The Be the Match Registry recruits potential marrow donors for patients across the country and around the world. This event will give students, faculty/staff, and the public an opportunity to learn more about the program, and to add themselves to the registry to potentially save a life.
Location: Kenneth J. Shouldice Library
Contact: Emilee Bruner firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty/Staff Lunch at the Quarterdeck
11:00 AM until 1:30 PM
Organization: Food Service
Description: Faculty and staff are invited to lunch at the Quarterdeck for only $3.50 on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Location: Walker Cisler Center Quarterdeck
Contact: Ray email@example.com
Cappuccino Corner Specials
11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Organization: Food Services
Description: Today's special is beef and broccoli stir-fry with jasmine rice.
Location: Cappuccino Corner, Shouldice Library
Contact: Daniel Martinez firstname.lastname@example.org
Master Class with Nikky Finney
2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Description: Join us for a special master class with award-winning poet Nikky Finney. There is no cost to attend and the class is open to all aspiring poets. Registration for the class is recommended via email to email@example.com. Space is limited. This master class is part of a literary initiative called Opening a Literary Dialogue in the Easter Upper Peninsula, which has been made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an Affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Location: Crawford Hall, Rm 204
Contact: Prof. Janice Repka firstname.lastname@example.org
Lake State After Hours at SBC
5:00 PM until 6:30 PM
Description: Join your friends for Lake State After Hours, a gathering of Laker alumni, employees, friends and fans, which meets on the first Thursday of every month at various local establishments and on campus. After Hours is sponsored by the LSSU Alumni Association, with free snacks and door prizes each month. This month, come on down to Soo Brewing Company for pizza-and-a-slice and enjoy some free con queso. We always give away a couple door prizes, too. We'll be there until 6:30 p.m. or so.
Location: Soo Brewing Company, Portage Avenue
Contact: Susan Fitzpatrick email@example.com
Nikky Finney Poetry Reading and Reception
7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Description: Nikky Finney, winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Poetry for Head Off & Split, will be visiting campus today. Join us for a poetry reading and reception that is open to the public. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served. This program is part of a literary initiative called Opening a Literary Dialogue in the Easter Upper Peninsula, which has been made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an Affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Location: Shouldice Library Auditorium
Contact: Prof. Janice Repka firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Government Meeting
8:00 PM until 9:30 PM
Organization: Student Government
Description: Student Government meets weekly to discuss ways to improve our university, develop new programs, support student groups and athletics, address concerns, and serve as the elected unified voice of Laker students.
Location: Cisler Center (Anchor or East Superior Room)
Contact: Ramsey A've email@example.com
MIPSA Meeting Presentation - Arthur Lupia
8:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Description: LSSU students and employees, as well as members of the public, are invited to hear two speakers being brought to campus this week for the Michigan Political Science Association annual meeting - the organization's first in the U.P. The conference's keynote speaker is Arthur Lupia Ph.D., a University of Michigan political science professor, award-winning author and one of the country's preeminent experts on elections and voting behavior. He spoke on campus in September 2008. His address, to be delivered at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Walker Cisler Center Superior Room, is titled, "The Trouble with Voters and Those Who Try to Fix Them." The conference will also host Bill Ballenger, former state representative, state senator and current editor of Inside Michigan Politics. He will present "Campaign 2012: What Will Happen in Michigan?" at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, in the Cisler Center. Ballenger, who has been called 'Michigan's undisputed crown prince of pundits," appears regularly on radio and television throughout the country. Admission is free to both presentations. Read more about the MIPSA meeting at lssu.edu/whats_new
Location: Walker Cisler Center
Contact: Prof. Gary Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org, 635-2763