Welding Demo

Date? October 26 and 27
Time? 11:00-12:00 each day
Where? Sculpture Lab
How Much? $75
The details… This demo is for sophomore students and above who absolutely cannot take the Sculpture, Construction class but need to weld for school related projects. If you pass the test, the 75 dollars allows you to weld for the rest of the school year. Next year you will not need to retake the test but you will need to pay a $100 fee. Wear leather shoes and bring a hat or bandanna for your head.
Contact email: emilybelknap@miad.edu
Contact name: Emily Belknap
Weblink http://blogs.miad.edu/riverrat

Halloween Events at MIAD

The details… Save the dates for the following Halloween events happening at MIAD:

Fright Fest – We will be taking a bus from MIAD and getting a group discount – Saturday, October 24th, all day.

Halloween Costume Dance Party – Union – Friday, October 30th 7-10pm…. $200 in prize money.

MIAD Haunted House – Union – During the party!

Look for more information to come soon on all of the Halloween Happenings at MIAD!

Contact email: rickyheldt@miad.edu
Contact name: Ricky Heldt

MIAD’s Pumpkin Carving Contest at Colleen Horners

Date? Friday, October 16th
Time? 4-5:30 pm… Awards at 6pm
Where? 191 N. Broadway
How Much? Its free but you must sign up in R45B asap.
The details… 1st place $200
2nd Place $100
3rd Place $50

Space is limited and the sign up sheet is filling up fast.

Contact email: chelseaatwell@miad.edu
Contact name: Ricky Heldt or Chelsea Atwell

Study Abroad Experience

Date? Thursday October 29th 2009
Time? Lunch hour 11AM -12.30 PM
Where? Fourth Floor Screening Room/Auditorium
How Much? Free
The details… Did you know MIAD has a Abroad Program? Ben Miller (ISA), Stevie Kinast (ISA), and Jillian Duckwitz (Printmaking and CD) will review and present their exciting experiences abroad at the Bauhaus Universität,(Weimar Germany,) and Warsaw Academy (Warsaw, Poland) from the Spring 2009 semester. Learn about their work, the schools they went to, traveling Europe, and get information on how you can apply for MIAD’s Mobility or Abroad Program. There will be a Q&A session and some of MIAD’s advisers will be in attendance.
Contact email: jillianduckwitz@miad.edu
Contact name: Jillian Duckwitz

RECONNECTION Preview for the MIAD Community

Date? Thursday, October 15
Time? 6 – 9 pm
Where? Layton Gallery
How Much? free
The details… The entire MIAD community is invited to a special preview of Reconnection on Thursday evening. Meet the artists and join in the camaraderie, libations and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Contact email: melissarichards@miad.edu
Contact name: Melissa Dorn Richards
Weblink http://miad.edu

MIAD has an online rider board.

The details… Are you planning on traveling over the holidays? Would you like someone to ride with you? Do you need a ride and don’t have a car? Use the link below to fill out a posting on the MIAD Ride Board… http://blogs.miad.edu/rideboard/submit/ or check out the board for available rides here… http://blogs.miad.edu/rideboard/
Contact email: rickyheldt@miad.edu
Contact name: Ricky Heldt
Weblink http://blogs.miad.edu/rideboard/about/

Are you satisfied?

The details… It is time for the college to administer the Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI). The SSI is a critical assessment tool that looks at important features of academic quality and student life at MIAD. It measures your level of satisfaction and how much you believe we are fulfilling your expectations.
Your professors will ask you to complete this survey during the week of October 19th. Please take advantage of this opportunity to provide us with honest feedback.
See your MIAD email for a message from our Provost, David Martin for more information.
Contact email: maryschopp@miad.edu
Contact name: Mary Schopp

Gallery Night Student Guided Tours

Date? October 16th
Time? 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where? Meet in the Student Union
How Much? FREE
The details… MIAD Mentors and RAs will guide interested students to local galleries…A fun way to experience Gallery Night for the first time.
Contact email: jennifercrandall@miad.edu
Contact name: Jennifer Crandall

One on One Volunteer Mentoring

Date? Ongoing
Time? Weekday Afternoons, 3-4:30pm or 4-5:30pm
Where? Sites meet at several locations throughout Milwaukee
How Much? free
The details… The YMCA One on One mentoring program is looking for MIAD students who would like to volunteer to mentor a middle school student. Visit www.ymcamke.org/mentoring for more information on how to get involved.
Contact email: jeggert@ymcamke.org
Contact name: Joanna Eggert
Weblink http://www.ymcamke.org/mentoring