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by Josiah Thomas, Campus Life Editor

For more information on Student Activities events contact (734) 462-4422 unless otherwise noted

Donate to Blessings in a Backpack

Now to Nov. 15

Student Activities Office, Lower Waterman Wing, VisTaTech Center

Help solve the problem of childhood hunger in Livonia Public Schools by donating non-perishable food items. Items include canned soup, granola bars, canned fruit and vegetables, crackers, and more. Please bring all donations to the Student Activities Office, Lower Level, or contact 734-462-4421 for items to be picked up.

Winter Coat Drive

Now to Dec. 1

Student Activities Office, Lower Waterman Wing, VisTaTech Center

MC 240, McDowell Center

LA 524, Liberal Arts Building

Help keep our veterans warm by donating coats, gloves, hats, socks and t-shirts. Schoolcraft is collecting all these items for veterans in Detroit, in association with Volunteers of America Detroit Veterans Housing Program. Participants may drop off items at the Student Activities Office, at the Veterans Resource Center at McDowell Center Room MC 240, or at the Honors Scholars Office at Liberal Arts Building Room LA 524.

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

Business Legal Issues

Nov. 27

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Jeffress Center, Room 122 (Use Southeast entrance)

Fee: $45.00

Gain an understanding of different types of legal entities that are appropriate for structuring and starting a new business. Topics covered include: tax and liability issues, basic elements of a contract, collections, licenses, registrations, employment and property issues, leasing and insurance. Prospective business owners will be guided in setting up the organizational structure that will help protect you from unnecessary legal challenges. For more information, Contact the Business Development Center at 734-462-4438.

A Meaningful Life with Alzheimer’s Disease
Nov. 29

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

VisTaTech Center

The Alzheimer’s Association will be holding its annual fall conference at Schoolcraft College. Hear Dr. Daniel C. Potts, Medical Director of Dementia Dynamics and co-author of A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver, share his father’s story of becoming an acclaimed author while in the throes of Alzheimer’s disease. This event will also feature Former Wisconsin Governor and award-winning crusader for Alzheimer’s caregivers, Martin J. Schreiber. For more information, contact Jean Barnas at jbarnas@alz.org or at (248)-996-1033.

Bach Festival Piano Auditions

Dec. 1

8 a.m.to 4 p.m.

In an effort to encourage excellence in musical performance and to recognize excellent teaching in the Metropolitan Detroit-Ann Arbor area, Schoolcraft College sponsors three Festival events each year in which students have the opportunity to perform and receive evaluations from a panel of judges.
Students selected by the judges will perform in the Honors Recital.

Contact Patricia Minnick at music@schoolcraft.edu or at 734-462-4403 for more info.

Divorce Solution Essentials – Money Matters in Divorce
Dec. 3

4 to 6 p.m.

McDowell Center, Hinkle Center, Room MC 119

Money Matters in Divorce provides an opportunity to speak with a certified divorce financial analyst about the financial concerns relative to divorce All sessions are facilitated by Vicki D. McLellan, a certified divorce financial analyst from Equitable Divorce Resolutions in Royal Oak. Clients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Anyone interested may sign in beginning at 3:30 p.m. on the day of the program. This service is free of charge and open to the public. Please note: If no one has signed in or called within 1/2 hour of the start time on the day of the program, the professional may leave.

For more information, please contact the Hinkle Center at 734-462-4443 or hinklecenter@schoolcraft.edu.

Financial Management

Dec. 4

9:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.

Become familiar with the basics of financial management. Topics covered include: how to apply the information from key financial statements to help you manage your business; accounting language, including debits and credits; preparation of the balance sheet and profit and loss statement; cash flow analysis; and break even with specific small business examples. Fee: $45.00 Registration Now Open. Registration is a two-step process.

Contact the Business Development Center at 734-462-4438 or visit their website at http://www.schoolcraft.edu/bdc for more info.

Wednesday Noon Classical Concert, Today’s Brass Quintet
Dec. 5

12 to 1 p.m.

Today’s Brass Quintet enjoys a reputation as one of the Midwest’s finest artistic ensembles. Since its inception in 1983, TBQ has concertized at a wide variety of festive and educational events.

TBQ programs its original arrangements from a full spectrum of styles, ranging from the sparkling baroque masterpieces of Bach and Pachelbel to the toe-tapping pleasures of Sousa, Gershwin and Ellington. Interesting commentary familiarizes the audience with the composers and their music, making for delightful entertainment sure to please all ages.

Contact Patricia Minnick at music@schoolcraft.edu or at 734-462-4403 for more info.

Help Us Erase Hunger Empty Bowl Luncheon

Dec. 5

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

VisTaTech Center, Henry’s Restaurant, Wilson Room

Enjoy a hand-crafted bowl of soup created and donated by our own ceramic students at Schoolcraft. Purchase a bowl of your choice and fill it with some hearty soup donated by Food Service, with some fresh-baked bread donated by Culinary Arts.

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