Campus and Club Events

Campus Events

Compiled by Alexis Tucker, Managing Editor

Panera Bread on Campus Recruiting

Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Henry’s in the VisTaTech Center

Representatives from Panera will be on hand to discuss career opportunities and accept resumes. It is recommended to dress business casual.

Contact 734-462-4421 for more information.

Parties With Class on Campus Recruiting

Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Henry’s in the VisTaTech Center

There will be representatives from the company to discuss career opportunities and take resumes. It is recommended to dress business casual.

Contact 734-462-4421 for more information.

Social Media 101 for Small Businesses

Sept. 18 at 4 to 7 p.m.

Rm. 111 of Jeffress Center

Fee of $45

Attendees can learn basic social networking etiquette and how to leverage it for advantages in small business. Access WebAdvisor to pay the $45 fee.

Contact 734-462-4438 for more information.

School Daze Fall Festival

Sept. 19 and 20 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Between the Forum and Liberal Arts Buildings

Students leaders of clubs will be active at tables to discuss their organization with other students interested in joining. There are games and food to enjoy while students peruse the tables under the tent.

Contact 734-462-4422 for more information.

Government Contracting 101

Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. to noon

Rm. 123 of Jeffress Center

Fee of $45

This seminar will answer questions regarding government contracting such as how to be a good contractor, what resources are available to small businesses, and more. Access WebAdvisor to pay the $45 fee.

Contact 734-462-4438 for more information.

ScribeAmerica on Campus Recruiting

Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Henry’s in the VisTaTech Center

Representatives from ScribeAmerica will be available to discuss career opportunities with prospective applicants as well as to accept resumes from applicants. It is recommended to dress business casual.

Contact 734-462-4421 for more information.

Writing a Business Plan

Sept. 20 at 4 to 7 p.m.

Rm. 122 of Jeffress Center

Fee of $45

Other than the basics of writing a business plan, topics that will be included in the event is the specifics of marketing, legal, finance, regulatory, and operations issues as well as key components of information planning and management. Real examples of business plans will be used. Access WebAdvisor to pay the $45 fee.

Contact 734-462-4438 for more information.

Pageturners movie showing: “A Doll’s House”

Sept. 24 at 6:15 to 8:15 p.m.

Rm. 200 of Liberal Arts

The Pageturners book club will be watching the classic Henrik Ibsen play, “A Doll’s House” before the book discussion on Sept. 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Contact 734-462-7191 for more information.

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency on Campus Recruiting

Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Henry’s in the VisTaTech Center

Company representatives will take resumes as well as discuss position openings. It is recommended to dress business casual.

Contact 734-462-4421 for more information.

African Spirituality Across the Atlantic

Sept. 25 at noon to 1:30 p.m.

Rm. 200 of Liberal Arts

Students will learn to see modern spirituality from the perspective of African traditions and how it relates to other regions in the world.

Contact 734-462-7263 for more information.

Nonprofit Management Certificate: Info. Session

Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Rm. 127 of Jeffress Center

Interested students can meet with their possible-soon-to-be professors and ask questions about the program.

Contact 734-462-4448 for more information.

DSO Trio Noon Classical Concert

Sept. 26 at noon to 1 p.m.

Kehrl Auditorium of the VisTaTech Center

The DSO Trio is made up of Jeffrey Zook the flutist, Sheryl Sul Hwangbo and David LeDoux the cellist. Donations are welcome at the door, but the concert is otherwise free and open to the public.

Contact 734-462-4403 for more information.

Resume Essentials Workshop

Sept. 26 at 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oct. 10 at 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Rm. 100 of McDowell Center

The Career Services Office is once again hosting its Resume workshop to help students, alumni, and community members with creating just the right resume to appeal to employers.

Contact 734-462-4421 for more information.

Phi Theta Kappa Information and Orientation

Sept. 26 at 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Kehrl Auditorium

Anyone interested in joining Phi Theta Kappa is welcome. Students can learn all of the perks and opportunities available to members of Phi Theta Kappa. To be eligible for the organization, students must have a minimum of 3.5 GPA and have completed 12 credit hours in the 100 level or above.

Contact the Student Activities Office at 734-462-4422 for more information.

Water Olympics

Sept. 27 at 2 to 5 p.m.

Between Liberal Arts and the Forum

The Student Activities Board has set off to rejuvenate the summer vibes with this de-stress event. Participants can expect to get wet, so bring a towel and an extra set of clothes. At 5 p.m., refreshments and food will be provided in the Student Activities Center.

Contact 734-462-4422 for more information.

Marketing your Business

Sept. 27 at 4 to 7 p.m.

Rm. 113 of Jeffress Center

Fee of $45

Topics covered in the event include market analysis and research, target marketing, assessing competitors and key marketing implementation tools. Attendees will examine a well-planned approach to marketing with examples of hands-on marketing techniques and the application of these marketing concepts. Access WebAdvisor to pay the $45 fee.

Contact 734-462-4438 for more information.

Spirituality and Student Development

Sept. 28 at 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Rm. 200 of Liberal Arts

Dr. Debra Harmening will lead the session on spirituality and why it can be important and valuable for students to develop. There will be interactive activities to expand on what is said.

Contact 734-462-7263 for more information.

Michigan Blood Drive

Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Student Activities in the Lower Waterman, VisTaTech Center

The Michigan Blood Drive has come again to provide to a good cause. Donators should check whether they are eligible to give blood before coming in.

Contact 734-462-4422 for more information.

Dueling Piano Show

Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Student Activities in the Lower Waterman, VisTaTech Center

This is a free event for students the campus community to enjoy.

Contact 734-462-4422 for more information.

Image from iStockphoto

Health and Wellness Fair

Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Joe’s Sports Dome

There will be many community resources and businesses to give information to attendees of the event on fitness, health and wellness. There will be free yoga classes from 10:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 1:30 p.m. given by the Continuing Education Department. MercyElite Sports Performance will give a quick presentation.

Contact 734-462-4332 for more information.

They Call Me “Q” One Woman Show

Oct. 4 at 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Kehrl Auditorium

This is a free performance given by Qurrat Ann Kadwani about the story of a girl from Bombay, India, growing up in the Bronx and the balance between cultural pressure and acceptance in American culture.

Contact 734-462-4422 for more information.

Business Legal Issues

Oct. 4 at 4 to 7 p.m.

Rm. 113 of Jeffress Center

Fee of $45

Prospective business owners will learn to set up the organizational structure that will help protect from unnecessary legal obstacles. Topics the event will cover include tax and liability issues, basic elements of a contract, collections, licenses, registrations, employment and property issues, leasing and insurance.

Contact 734-462-4438 for more information.

Meditation and Prayer: The Brief Science of Spiritual Experience

Oct. 4 at 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Rm. 550 of VisTaTech Center

Spiritual experiences are found in every society and culture. Explore why people are driven to seek out transcendent experiences and learn how culture affects the meaning of these experiences. There will also be a comparison in brain activity before and after meditation.

Contact 734-462-7263 for more information.