This week in Collo, 9/18…

Class:

  • Tuesday, 5:15 pm, Yoakley Great Room (109), FPA Freshmen should meet with me.
  • PHCSS Freshmen should do the library scavenger hunt (attached to email) this week. We will not meet to do this. You can do it during Collo or on your own time. You should turn it in to me when we next meet for Collo.
  • No class for anyone else.

Collo-eligible events:

  • Monday, 9/18, 4:30 pm, Yoakley 210, Honors College Student Council meeting.
  • Monday, 9/18, 5:00 pm, Yoakley Great Room (109), Washington Center information session and pizza party. Kevin Nunley, Vice President of Student Affairs, The Washington Center will be presenting information and answering questions on TWC programs. Former ETSU interns at TWC will attend to share their experiences. During your semester of choice fall, spring, or summer you will live in the Washington D.C. area; gain real-world experience by working for a government agency, a non-profit, or a business; and, at the same time, take part in coursework and programming, and networking and social activities. The Washington Center’s internship program is often referred to as an internship wrapped around an academic experience.
  • Tuesday, 9/19, 7:00 pm, Yoakley Great Room (109), Student United Way Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Bucky’s Food Pantry, and information session about SUW. $4.
  • Tuesday, 9/19, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, ETSU pedestrian mall, Study Abroad Fair. Have you ever wondered whether you can take classes in Italy, France, Japan, Argentina, Spain, etc. while still earning credits towards your degree?! Then the Study Abroad Fair is the right place for you to start your search.
    Come to the Study Abroad Fair to learn more about the many exciting study abroad programs available at ETSU. There will be booths featuring information about ETSU’s wide variety of study abroad programs and representatives will be available to answer questions.
  • Tuesday, 9/19, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Culp Meeting Room 6. Washington Center information. Kevin Nunley, Vice President of Student Affairs, The Washington Center will be presenting information and answering questions on TWC programs. Former ETSU interns at TWC will attend to share their experiences. During your semester of choice fall, spring, or summer you will live in the Washington D.C. area; gain real-world experience by working for a government agency, a non-profit, or a business; and, at the same time, take part in coursework and programming, and networking and social activities.
  • Thursday, 9/21, 5 pm, Slocumb Galleries, Absurdity of Truth: Public Lecture and Reception by John Feodorov. ‘Absurdity of Truth’ is a multimedia exhibition by prominent contemporary artist John Feodorov. As a visual artist with Navajo lineage, Feodorov has strong position about the politics of identity, he states, “I am for an art that kicks my soul in the ass. And if we do not have souls, I am for an art that makes me feel like I have a soul, and that it has just been kicked in the ass”.
  • Thursday, 9/21, 10 am – 6 pm, Amphitheatre, Native American Festival. ETSU celebrates the Native American Heritage through art, music and historical legends with an emphasis on the Cherokee culture. This two-day celebration includes award- winning dancers, story tellers, artists and musicians gathering at the Amphitheatre to share knowledge, celebrate heritage and demonstrate skills including: Women’s Jingle Dress, Fancy Shawl, Bucskin, Northern Traditional and Southern Straight dances, Shell/Stone/Wood Carving and many more.
  • Friday, 9/22, 11 am – 6 pm, Amphitheatre, Native American Festival. ETSU celebrates the Native American Heritage through art, music and historical legends with an emphasis on the Cherokee culture. This two-day celebration includes award- winning dancers, story tellers, artists and musicians gathering at the Amphitheatre to share knowledge, celebrate heritage and demonstrate skills including: Women’s Jingle Dress, Fancy Shawl, Bucskin, Northern Traditional and Southern Straight dances, Shell/Stone/Wood Carving and many more.
  • Friday, 9/22, 3 pm, CPA field, Honors College Cricket match. Join other Honors College students for a Cricket match – the most popular bat-and-ball game played internationally!
    No Cricket expertise required! Email Dr. Whitelaw if you are interested. whitelaw@etsu.edu
  • Saturday, 9/23, 3:30, William B. Green, Jr. Stadium, ETSU vs. Mercer football.
  • Saturday, 9/23, 8 – 10 pm, Powell Observatory, Observatory Open House. The ETSU Astronomical Observatory, the Harry D. Powell Observatory, will be open to the public. Telescopes will be set up for viewing of astronomical objects. ETSU Astronomer Dr. Beverly Smith will give a short talk entitled `The Legacy of the Cassini Spacecraft’. The Open House will be canceled if the sky is cloudy.

International Day of Peace

Thursday, September 21 – Saturday, September 23

Thursday, September 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Peace Education Tabling – Pedestrian Walk
What does peace mean to you? Hand print Peace Sign
Student Organizations Tabling, Peace Crane Making
Moment of Silence: 12 noon

Vigil with The Gospel Choir, lighting of candles, speakers and Balloon Release
Borchuck Plaza
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

Friday, September 22, 7:00 p.m.
Stories of Peace & Conflict
Campus House
9:30 p.m.
Hear real stories from International Students at ETSU

Saturday, September 23
Peace Activities at Football Tailgating 
South Dossett Drive
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

ETSU vs. Mercer Football Game Human Peace Sign at Halftime!!
William B, Greene Jr. Stadium
Game starts at 3:30 p.m.
Wear White!!

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