May 4, 1998
'CINCO DE MAYO"--Dr. Nancy Barcelo, Associate Vice President for Minority Affairs is the keynote speaker for the "Cinco de Mayo" celebration scheduled May 5 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the Bede Ballroom. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Mario Prada, Hill Hall.
BEDDING PLANTS FOR SALE--The UMC Horticulture Department and club will have their
annual bedding plant sale Wednesday, May 13 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Bring your University
I.D. for admittance. Thursday, May 14 the sale will run from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The
sale will be at the Horticulture Production Greenhouses (across from Parking Lot A). There
will be a good selection of geraniums, annuals, hanging baskets and vegetable plants to
choose from. See you at the sale!!
"LURKING ON THE RAILROAD OR WILL SHE GIVE HIM A WIDE BERTH"--The Music-Theater Department is presenting the two-act musical melo-drama "Lurking On the Railroad or Will She Give Him a Wide Berth" May 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium. The cast of 18 students includes Eric Perkins, Darci Delage, Bridget Stortroen, Rebekah Strotroen, Kiowa Ackley, Shane Naslund, Keturah Kelley, Matt Smith, Eric Klindt, Rachel Sunbom, plus chorus. Admission is $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for students and children. The show, which features a lot of slapstick and comedy, is suitable for everyone.
SUMMER EMPLOYMENT IN RESIDENTIAL LIFE--Painting, cleaning, and various other maintenance duties. Preference to UMC students. For more information or to apply stop by the Office of Residential Life in McCall Hall.
LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO LIVE THIS SUMMER--Rooms in McCall Hall and Brink Apartment will be available for students and or staff this summer. Contact the Office of Residential Life in McCall for further information.
FACT--Forty-two percent of college women who are raped tell no one about their assault.
DON'T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF--sale at the Bookstore--Come in for BIG savings on sweatshirts. 25% off all sweatshirts and 50% off all Gear sweatshirts. Sales ends May 8th so stop in today!!
ATTEND GRAD FEST 98--The Counseling and Career Center, Registrar's Office, Financial Aid Office, Bookstore and Alumni Office invites you to attend the UMC "Grad Fest 98" in Sahlstrom Conference Center 131 on May 12 from 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Stop by and congratulate the graduating UMC students. This is to honor our graduates, give them an opportunity to register for graduation, pick up their cap and gown, check their financial aid standing with financial aid, register with the Career Center, sign up with the UMC Alumni organization and much more. Look for more information about this event in the future and plan to stop by.
CPR RECERTIFICATION--CPR Recertification class will be offered May 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Dowell Hall 205. There will be a $5.00 fee. Questions may be directed to Sonia Spaeth at Sspaeth or call 281-8280.
$$$$ WIN A $50.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE$$$$--If you enjoyed the opportunity to share your views when you completed the web-based "Student Service Fee Survey" you'll love indicating your satisfaction (or dissatisfaction) with a variety of other UMC services and programs when completing the "Student Satisfaction Survey". You'll also have the opportunity to win one of four $50.00 gift certificates from the UMC Bookstore. The survey asks your opinion on such things as: academic advising, dining services, financial aid, parking, personal security/safety, bookstore, concern for you as an individual, residence hall rules and regulations and many more topics. You can complete the survey by pointing your web browser:http://webhome.crk.umn.edu/~NELSON/surveys/Stu_op98.htm Four students will be selected at random to win a $50.00 gift certificate from those completing the survey. All you have to do to have a chance to win is complete the survey. Help UMC learn how to better serve its students and possible win $50.00. Complete the survey today.
SUMMER HOURS FOR THE BOOKSTORE--The Bookstore hours this summer will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 26 through August 28, 1998. If you have any questions contact Leela in the Bookstore.
REGAL’S REPORT IS NOW ONLINE--http://126.96.36.199/~kthingel/regalsreport/index.htm
SEMESTER TRANSITION WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS--Workshops to inform students on semester transition issues have been scheduled. Transition students are students who are attending UMC under the quarter system and will attend UMC under the semester system. The workshops will answer some common questions about semesters, introduce students to new transition tools, explain options available to students to complete either quarter or semester requirements, and provide tips to make for a smooth transition. Workshop sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, May 5 at 12:00 Noon; Thursday, May 7 at 3:00 and 5:00 p.m., and on Friday, May 8 at 9:00 a.m. All sessions will be held in Dowell Hall, room 115.
TWENTY AMERICORPS*VISTA VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for an eight week, full-time summer service program in Minneapolis, Minnesota working with K-3 grade reading skills. Must be 18 years or older, able to work with people from a variety of backgrounds, able to work a flexible schedule (evenings and weekends), self motivated. $1,320.00 stipend, $1,000.00 educational award. Positions run June 15 through August 7. Contact Michele Sterner Vista Volunteer at the Minnesota Literacy Council at 612-645-2277 email@example.com for more information.
HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN YOUTH HOSTELS--One Small Card Gives You One Big World!--If you're traveling anywhere in the world this year and you're on a budget, make sure you get the Hostelling International (HI) card. It's an international membership card that gives you complete access to affordable accommodations and services at nearly 5,000 hostels in over 70 countries. The HI card can greatly reduce your costs when visiting exciting cities like London, Paris, Rome, Tokyo or Sydney, with the average hostel bed costing just $15.00-$25.00/night. The International Booking Network (IBN), Hostelling International's computerized reservation service, allows you to make easy and affordable bookings in advance by calling 202-783-6161. The HI card is also recognized around the world for local discounts. So, whether you're visiting a museum in Berlin, a castle in Scotland, a restaurant in Melbourne or booking a flight in New Zealand, the HI card can save you money every day that you travel. For more information on hostels in the USA and overseas and a copy of our free brochure contact: HI-AYH, 5,000 Hostels, 733 15th Street NW #840, Washington, DC 20005. Telephone: 202-783-6161; Fax: 202-783-6171; Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.hiayh.org
EMAIL ADDRESS--Want to know a student's email address on campus? Go to: webhome.crk.umn.edu/~tmulvane Click on "Student User ID's. Most faculty/staff ID's are simply their first initial with the first seven digits of their last name.
NOTEBOOK COMPUTERS--Reminder that ALL student notebooks are due back to the Help Desk, Dowell Hall 104, by FRIDAY, May 22. This is commencement and the last day of finals.
UMC CHOIR IS PLANNING AN INTERNATIONAL TOUR--The UMC Choir is planning their upcoming 1999 Tour to London, England, Paris and France. If you are interested in going to these places with the choir please contact Shon Naslund (USAN005), Rebecca Preisler (URAP001), or George French (Gfrench).
SEVERE PENALITIES/LATE FEES will apply if you return your computer late. We are under a very tight time constraint for the return of these machines and would appreciate it if you would clean your computer before it's returned. Wipe the outside of your computer with a slightly damp towel. Screens should be cleaned with the same, but remove streaks with glass cleaner. Paper towels work great, but don't use tissue--it's too linty. Ensure you have all of your parts when you come to return: Notebook, floppy drive, AC adapter, multiport and lan cable. We will not accept your notebook until you have everything. We will issue a receipt upon successful completion of the above. Please keep the receipt to prove you have returned your notebook. If you have any questions, please stop by the Help Desk or call 281-8000.
"A DANGEROUS CROSSING"--The French Cultural Organization in this area (AFRAN) is producing a play, "A Dangerous Crossing," on August 22 and 23 at their Chautauqua near Red Lake Falls. The drama is based on true life adventures which occurred at the Red River from the 1820's to the 1840's. Persons who are going to be in this area over the summer are welcome to audition for a part. Contact George French at 281-8266 or Gfrench for more information about audition times. There is a copy of this play on reserve in the Library under his name.
SUMMER CAMP EMPLOYMENT BOOK--The new 1998 Summer Camp Booklet has just arrived at the Counseling and Career Center, Bede Hall, room 106. Comprehensive nationwide job listings for day and resident camps. Positions available for all majors. Detailed descriptions, salary ranges and employment benefits listed for some camps. Web site:www.greatsummerjobs.com Stop by today and check it out!
UMC FITNESS CENTER is open Monday through Saturday from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The center is open weekdays from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. as well.
Saturday the Center is open from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Please renew your
spring quarter membership. Cost is $15.00 per quarter for UMC employees, $40.00
for a family membership per quarter. To purchase a membership or if you have
any questions about the Center please contact Pete Tyler at 281-8416.
FINANCIAL AID REMINDER--Just a quick reminder to students that in order to renew your financial aid for next year, you should be completing the 1998-1999 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at this time. If you did not receive a renewal application in the mail, you may pick up a FAFSA packet outside of the Financial Aid Office, 4 Hill Hall.
DAKOTA HEARTLAND HEALTH SYSTEM JOB OPENINGS are posted at the Counseling and Career Center, Bede Hall, room 106 weekly. Stop by and check out the open positions. Also available is a 24 hour job line.
LED READOUT BOARDS--If you would like a message on the LED readout board, please fill out a pink card at the Bede Info Desk and your message will run.
WIN A FREE GIFT--REGAL’S PICK—Regal’s pick to WIN a Bookstore gift certificate. Each week a different student’s name will appear in the Regal’s Report. Spot your name to receive your movie pass and bring your I.D. to the Student Activities Office, 120 Bede Hall.
ARE YOU WONDERING WHAT YOU CAN DO IN CROOKSTON FOR EXCITEMENT? We have the workstudy opportunity for you! America Reads is looking for students with positive attitudes who want to make a difference in a child’s life. You have a chance to tutor in the Crookston Public School system. What a great experience. For questions, contact Pam Holsinger-Fuchs, 120 Bede Student Center.
MANAGE YOURSELF—PURCHASE AN ERP DISK--GET YOUR RESUME ON LINE—The Counseling and Career Center has an Early Registration Disk available for UMC students. Price $10.00. Stop by and fill out the disk and have your resume and development plan on-line. For more information stop by the Counseling and Career Center, Bede Hall, room 106.
DROPPING AND ADDING CLASSES--Students eligible to use web self-registration may drop classes through April 20th. See page 25 of the Spring 1998 Class Schedule for more specific information. Students must meet two conditions to be eligible to use web self-registration: 1) Must have a UMC cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00, and 2) Be officially admitted as a UMC degree-seeking students (PSEOA, NWTC-EGF, Adult Special, and College in the High School students are not eligible). All other students must process changes in registration in-person at the Office of the Registrar and must have adviser and all other required approvals.
COMMUTER STUDENTS--Do you bring your lunch to campus or do you want to bring your lunch to campus and don't have a place to keep it cold? Well we have a refrigerator and a microwave oven for you to use in Bede Hall, room 116 (right across the hall from the Bede Info Desk. If you have any questions, please stop at the Bede Info Desk.
UMC HAS JOBTRAK ON-LINE--JOBTRAK is an on-line job listing service which partners with hundreds of colleges and University Career Centers nationwide. It is utilized by over 200,000 employers, 450+ college career centers and millions of college students and alumni. Services are provided in three areas: Job Listings, Company Profiles, and College Information. Access to JOBTRAK will enable students, alumni, and personnel to receive employment opportunities via the internet. To access JOBTRAK at UMC stop by the Counseling and Career Center, Bede Hall, room 106 and pick up a sheet.
NEW DEADLINE FOR REGAL REPORT ARTICLES--The new deadline to have an article in the weekly Regal's Report is Thursday at Noon. Submit articles to Kellee, Counseling and Career Center, Bede Hall, room 106 or kthingel.
RELAX WITH A GAME OF POOL—Stop by the Bede Info Desk and check out the pool equipment. Pool tables are located on the second floor of Bede along with foosball and table tennis.
THE GLOBAL CAMPUS--The Global Campus, the U's study abroad office, has created a new study abroad scholarship fund totaling $25,000. Thirty-five scholarships of up to $1,000.00 will be awarded annually. To be considered, students must be admitted into a degree program at any campus of the U, be officially accepted in one of the study abroad programs granting scholarships, and submit an essay regarding their study abroad expectations. For information, call 612-626-9000, e-mailUmabroad@tc.umn.edu, or visit the Web site at www.Umabroad,umn.edu/
MORSEL MUGS ARE IN--The new Morsel Mug is finally in. Price: $4.00/mug. For $.30 you can get refills of coffee or pop. Friday til 10:00 a.m. you can fill your mug FREE with pop or coffee. Stop by Morsel's today and get your mug!
SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE CAREER CENTER—Undecided about a career? Come to the Counseling and Career Center and take the Campbell Interest and Skills Inventory, the Myers-Briggs, and check out the Discover Program. Available to UMC students for $12.00; High School students, $15.00; UMC affiliate, $10.00; Non-student, $30.00.
NEW MAJOR AT UMC: SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION—This is one of the fastest growing job areas according to *Money* magazine. Great starting salaries in this field and a wide variety of job possibilities. Contact Traci Kelly (ext. 8372 or email at <tkelly>) for more information or go tohttp://www.umcrookston.edu/yourcareer/academics/ scitechomm/stc.htm
RELAX IN THE LOUNGE ON WEEKENDS--BEDE STUDENT CENTER WILL BE OPEN ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAYS—We have just received great news that we will be able to have Bede Student Center open on Saturdays and Sundays for the remainder of the year. This will allow students easy access to the game room, outdoor recreation equipment, a place to study and be. The hours will be Noon to 5:00 p.m..
TRANSCRIPT UPDATE—In compliance with new national transcript guidelines, your University transcript no longer lists courses (and grades for those courses) taken at other institutions. Your University transcript will continue to list the name of the previous institution and the number of credits transferred. A new report, the Student Course Report, will list all transferred courses (including the title and grade for each) as well as all your University coursework. Reports are available at the Office of the Registrar, 109 Selvig Hall.
FAX MACHINE AVAILABLE FOR UMC STUDENT USE—You may send or receive a fax in the Counseling and Career Center, Bede Hall, room 106 for only $.50 per page.
STUDENT/STAFF TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES—Students living off campus can pick up their copy of the Student/Staff Directory at the Registrar’s Office in Selvig Hall. On-campus students should have received their copy of the directory from their RA.
NEED MONEY—If you are a student who would like to earn $6.18 per hour without leaving campus to do it, consider signing up to read textbooks for students with reading disabilities. You do not have to be workstudy eligible for this job, but you must possess strong reading abilities and be able to complete work in a timely way. See Linda Rains in the Academic Assistance Center, Owen 217 for more information.
LIFT KEYS—Lift keys are available at the Bede Info Desk.
QUESTIONS ABOUT A JOB SEARCH IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY—Students with disabilities planning to begin a job search or participate in interview experiences are urged to stop by the Office for Students with Disabilities in 119 Bede Hall to discuss your work seeking strategies! Be familiar with employment rights and responsibilities for persons with disabilities, discuss interview techniques, and consider when and if to disclose your disability to a potential employer. A variety of publications from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as many other resources exist to assist you with your career search process.
RIDES TO CHURCH—If you need a ride to Church on Sunday please call (by Thursday) Collette, Campus Ministry Director at 281-8516 to arrange transportation.
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION PACKET (ERP)—Stop by the Counseling and Career Center and pick up your 1stPlace! Electronic Disk. Price $15.00. Freshman special $10.00. UMC Counseling and Career Center, Bede Hall, room 106.