2nd Annual MIAD Advising Excellence Awards

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Consider nominating your academic advisor for a MIAD Advising Excellence Award. This is the second year that Advising and Career Services is sponsoring this award nomination process. You have the opportunity to nominate your assigned academic advisor to be recognized for excellence in their service to students in an advising capacity. More than one advisor can be recognized with an award and nominations will be reviewed by a panel of students, faculty, and staff selected from the Advisory Council for Advising and Registration.
Nominations are due by Monday, April 10, 2017 at 4:30pm. Advisors will be recognized at the MIAD Define event on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Click on the website link below to see the nomination guidelines and to submit your nomination.
Last year’s recognized advisors were Thornton Lothrop from Industrial Design, Chelsea Holton From Art History who serves as a Foundations Advisor, and Duane Seidensticker from Career Services who serves as a Communication Design Advisor.
Contact Email * michellekampa@miad.edu
Contact Name * Michelle Kampa
Website Link https://miadforms.wufoo.com/forms/z1s2bp3b1oxwg7x/

It’s Time to Start Thinking About MIAD DEFINE!

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Students, faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals for afternoon panels, discussions, activities and presentations at MIAD DEFINE.

The April 26th event is a day-long discussion and inquiry about art and design as practiced by MIAD artists, designers and educators.

Proposal forms are available outside office 450B. Proposals are due March 27th.

Contact Email * jkrantz@miad.edu
Contact Name * Jenny Krantz

Smart Kitchen Guide Scholarship

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Smart Kitchen Guide is offering a $1000 scholarship for the next academic year. To apply for the scholarship the students need to submit an essay, article or blog post of 500-600 words. The written essay, article or blog should express the ideas and opinions of the students on the topic relating to kitchen, nutrition, cooking, home décor, appliance repairing and food in a creative and thought-provoking manner. Your content should be well researched, well-written and original. Please see the link for additional information.
Contact Email * alex@smartkitchenguide.com
Contact Name * Alex Taylor
Website Link http://www.smartkitchenguide.com/smart-kitchen-guide-scholarship/

Adulting 101: Grocery Shopping and Meal Planning like a Pro

Date Of Event * Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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7:00pm – 8:30pm
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Marquette University: Alumni Memorial Union Ballroom C
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The MU Counseling Center, along with the Medical Clinic are sponsoring this event for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Tatiana Castellino, RD, MS, CD will be presenting, Adulting 101: Grocery Shopping and Meal Planning like a Pro.

Learn how to grocery shop and get your nutritional needs met more effectively and within your budget.

Identify how to develop a healthier, balanced life style.

Includes a Q & A Talkback panel after the presentation at 8:00pm

The presentation is free and is open to students, faculty, staff and the community. They will be serving free appetizers and will be raffling off three $25 gift cards to Pick and Save the evening of the presentation.

Contact Email * sarathor@miad.edu
Event Coordinator * Sara Thor
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Digital Marketing Scholarship

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Scholarship Details

Our mission is to share expert knowledge to help our readers and community make informed decisions when choosing a product. This scholarship opportunity provides the perfect channel to encourage young minds interested in digital marketing and many related industries. Students who are taking classes in Marketing, Business, Technology or Communications may be extremely interested in this scholarship program. Applicants are not required to have specific expertise in these subject areas, passion for digital marketing content creation is enough.

Award Amount: $1,000.00 USD

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2017

Finalist Selected: January 15, 2018

Contact Email * ben@thesweetflow.com
Contact Name * Ben Hunter
Website Link http://www.thesweetflow.com/scholarship/

Interested in Studying Chinese or Japanese? SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!!!

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ALLEX partners with Washington University in St. Louis to offer the nation’s premier intensive language program for students who are serious about Chinese and Japanese language proficiency.

This program is designed to train students to speak and listen to Chinese or Japanese, and to introduce students to reading and writing the language. At the end of the course students will be expected to perform in all four skills—speaking, listening, reading and writing—at a basic level of proficiency. Students will not only learn to speak the language; they will also develop an understanding of Chinese or Japanese interpersonal behavior. The ultimate goal is to teach students not just to speak Chinese or Japanese, but to function successfully in Chinese or Japanese culture—to present yourself as an intelligent person in the culture using the language. Students will learn to speak and perform correctly in a variety of social situations.

Please see the link for details.

Contact Email * kristinaalvarez@miad.edu
Contact Name * Kristina Alvarez
Website Link https://www.allex.org/summer-chinese-or-japanese/

Goedeker’s Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

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Goedeker’s Appliances is offering a $500 scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. To apply submit an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Application deadline is July 9th.
Contact Email * kristinaalvarez@miad.edu
Contact Name * Kristina Alvarez
Website Link https://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship?utm_source=Goedeker%27s+College+Scholarship&utm_campaign=527cbfbee6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_02_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_cd1c2d9f30-527cbfbee6-399088213&mc_cid=527cbfbee6&mc_eid=a90d6f3246

LRC Tip of the Week: Success through Resilience!

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Being able to maintain your resilience can have positive results for college students according to Christine Harrington, author of, SMART SUCCESS STRATEGIES, Here are a few of her suggestions:

1. Believe in yourself [According to some studies, your belief in yourself is more important than what study strategies you use!]

2. Take risks [Have the courage to try something new, risk failure, and learn.]

3. Adopt an optimistic attitude [This is the most powerful factor associated with being resilient! Challenge yourself to view situations from a positive perspective.]

So, it seems that Mindset is important to being able to bounce back and keep life in balance!

What a great day, hey?

Contact Email * cathrynwilson@miad.edu
Contact Name * Cathryn Wilson

Movie Marathon Voting Ends Monday!

Date Of Event * Monday, February 20, 2017
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MIAD Student Union
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The race is close between Disney & Cult Classics – get your vote in for what movie genre you’d like to see @ our upcoming Movie Marathon (March 25th)!


Contact Email * studentgovernment@miad.edu
Event Coordinator * Student Party