This week in Collo, 9/26…


  • Tuesday, 9/26, Yoakley Great Room, 5:15, First-year Midways should meet with me.
  • UHS 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:

  • Tuesday, 9/26, 1:30 – 2:45 pm, Brown Hall 304, What evolutionary theory and developmental psychology tell us about making a better future. This is the first part of a two-part series of lectures by Dr. Jason Steadman, Assistant Professor, ETSU Dept. of Psychology.
  • Wednesday, 9/27, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Culp Ballroom, 2017 FALL CAREER & GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR. You are invited to attend the 2017 Fall Career and Graduate School Fair hosted by University Career Services! Freshman and Sophomores can network with recruiters or seek internships or part-time jobs.  Encourage them to take advantage of this great opportunity to network! Experience is a must! Juniors and Seniors can meet with recruiters face to face and explore the various job occupations/industries!  Students can visit with potential future employers and future graduate schools! Students should bring copies of their resumes and dress appropriately!
  • Wednesday, 9/27, 5:00 pm, Borchuck Plaza, Walk of Hope. Join us as we celebrate mental health and wellness. Activities start at 10:00 a.m. including DIY stress balls. Registration & T-shirt hacking starts at 4 p.m. 5K campus walk starts at 6 p.m. with a brief inspirational program. After the walk food will be provided. First 100 walkers to register get a free T-shirt. Students, faculty, staff and families are welcome!
  • Thursday, 9/28, 12:00 pm, Culp East Tennessee Room, Sound Awareness Workshop with Melanie DeMore. DeMore’s workshop deals with the political, emotional, and cultural effects of the media – in particular music and sound – on young people.  In addition to her  solo work and workshop presentations, she is on the music faculty at St. Paul’s School in Oakland, California, where she teaches a cappella singing.  DeMore is also a founding member of the Grammy-nominated, critically acclaimed vocal ensemble ‘Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir’, a group that tours extensively in the United States and abroad.
  • Friday, 9/29, 3 – 5 pm, Culp Ballroom, Shawn Johnson lecture. Buctainment and Frontier Health Invite YOU to the 2nd Annual Stigma Stops now Event, featuring Four Time Olympic Medalist, Mrs Shawn Johnson.
  • Friday, 9/29, 7:30 pm, Brown Hall auditorium (112), Department of Music Hurricane Relief Concert. Join the Department of Music as they collect money for the survivors of the most recent hurricanes.  Both faculty and students will be performing in this joint effort to offer financial assistance with donations going to Samaritan’s Purse.
  • Sunday, 10/1, 6 – 8:30 pm, Mini Dome, Adoration 2017. This event aims to mobilize churches against the prescription drug abuse epidemic in Appalachia. Website: http://adorationlife.comFacebook:

Volunteer opportunities:

  • Friday, 10/6 and Saturday, 10/7. Volunteer with Student United Way and Habitat for Humanity. Shifts are from 8:30 – 12:30 and 12:30 – 4:30 each day. Get more information and sign up here– Get involved with Student United Way here–
  • Saturday, 10/21 and Saturday, 11/4, ETSU Open House, Culp Ballroom, 9:45 am – 12:oo pm. The Honors College will have tables set up at the Open House and we would like to have one or two students at each event to talk with prospective students about the Honors programs. If you’re interested in helping on either day, please email me and let me know.


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