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NOVEMBER 2014

 

11/1: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

11/5: Merrick Community Services Board Retreat
Time: 5p.m. - 8 p.m.                         Location: Lib. 302

 

11/5: Forum on Radicalization and Terrorism
Radicalization and Terrorism: Implications for our Dynamic and Diverse Communities” will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 4 – 5:30 p.m. in LECJEC 112 (Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center, 9110 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Park MN 55455.) A distinguished panel of community leaders and law enforcement officials will bring multiple perspectives to understanding this issue locally. Read the brief and explore more resources on Events in Ferguson, the first in this series of four community forums on critical issues in criminal justice and related disciplines. 

Time: 4-5:30 p.m.   
                            
Location: LECJEC 112 (Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center, 9110 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Park MN 55455.


11/7: AVID: LInwood Monroe Upper Campus Visit
Eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 

11/8: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 
11/10: Academic Internship Information Session
Internship Information Sessions will include information about policies and procedures, strategies for locating internship sites and instructions on completing internship forms. University students and alumni are welcome to attend.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.            Location: Midway Campus, Room 27
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.               Location: Midway Campus, Room 27

 

11/11: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.               Location: Lib. 302

 

11/13: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 310

 

11/14: Sunrise Park Middle School Campus Visit
Time: 9:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 307 & Lib. 308

 

11/14-15: Overcoming Racism Conference: Cultivating Transformation
Presented by the Facilitating Racial Equity Collaboration (FREC)

Keynote speakers are MayKao Y. Hang, President and CEO of the Wilder Foundation, and Sam Grant, lifelong organizer and community faculty member at Metropolitan State University. Join us for a full slate of workshops and opportunities to reflect, connect and commit to eliminating racism. FFI, visit www.overcomingracism.org.

Conference Schedule

Friday, Nov. 14: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (plus free film and discussion event Friday evening!)

Saturday, Nov. 15: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: St. Paul Campus

 

11/18: Higher Ground Academy Campus Visit
Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

11/21: Central Middle School Campus Visit
Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                    Location: St. Paul Campus

 

11/21: Faculty Learning Circle on Community-Engaged Scholarship
Dates: Fridays, Sept. 5, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Feb. 20, March 20 and April 17
Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship, Community.engagement@metrostate.edu

Are you interested in integrating community engagement activities into your course design and scholarship, but unsure how to begin? Or, are you already utilizing community engagement and interested in deepening your knowledge of best practices through interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration? If so, the members of the ICES Faculty Work Group warmly invite you to participate in a Faculty Learning Circle on Community-Engaged Scholarship during FY15.

The goals of this learning circle are to:

    • Create a space for dialogue about the foundational elements of community-engaged scholarship,
    • Widen the circle of faculty members who undertake and promote best practices in community-engaged teaching, learning and research, and
    • Deepen relationships among faculty and the possibilities for interdisciplinary community-engaged scholarship.

A common text, A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future, will provide a framework for conversation that draws on your own experience and questions.

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: CWA Conference Room at Energy Park Place (EPP), 1380 Energy Lane, Suite 205

 

DECEMBER 2014

 

12/4: AVID: Folwell Middle School Campus Visit
Time: 9:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 


12/5: AVID: Linwood Upper & Murray Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

12/6: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

12/8: Academic Internship Information Session
Internship Information Sessions will include information about policies and procedures, strategies for locating internship sites and instructions on completing internship forms. University students and alumni are welcome to attend.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.            Location: Midway Campus, Room 27
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.               Location: Midway Campus, Room 27

 

12/9: Higher Ground Academy Campus Visit
Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

  

12/9: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.               Location: Lib. 302

 

12/11: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 310

 

12/12: AVID: Highland & Humboldt Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus

 

12/13: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

12/18: MPLS Teenage Pregnant/Parenting Program Campus Visit
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus

 

JANUARY 2015

 

1/3: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

1/9: AVID: Farnsworth Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 

1/10: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

1/13: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

1/16: College for Kids (Dayton's Bluff)
College for Kids is a chance for local fourth and fifth graders to experience a college environment and dream about the future. Students arrive late in morning, register for classes, and attend two fun classes designed and taught by university students and faculty, and participate in a special graduation ceremony.
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.                 Location: St. Paul Campus

 

1/30: AVID 7: Lake Nokomis Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus

 

FEBRUARY 2015

 

2/6: AVID: Battle Creek Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 

2/7: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

2/10: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

2/12: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 302

 

2/14: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

2/20: AVID: Hazel Park Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 

MARCH 2015

 

3/7: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

3/10: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

3/12: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 302


 

3/13: AVID: American Indian Magnet & Ramsey Middle School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 

 3/14: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

APRIL 2015

 

4/1: President's Circle Reception
Time: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.                      Location: New Main, Great Hall

 

4/4: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

4/9: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 302

 

4/10: AVID: Washington Technology Magnet School Campus Visit
Seventh and eighth graders from AVID will have the chance to experience a college environment and dream about the future when they visit Metropolitan State. The middle school students arrive in the morning, participate in a scavenger hunt around campus, register for classes, attend a fun class designed and taught by university staff, faculty, and students.
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.                       Location: St. Paul Campus

 

4/11: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

4/14: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

MAY 2015

 

5/1: Northwestern Suburban Integration School District Campus Visit
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.                     Location: St. Paul Campus

 

5/2: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

5/8: College for Kids (Eastern Heights)
College for Kids is a chance for local fourth and fifth graders to experience a college environment and dream about the future. Students arrive late in morning, register for classes, and attend two fun classes designed and taught by university students and faculty, and participate in a special graduation ceremony.
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.                      Location: St. Paul Campus

 

5/9: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

5/12: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302


5/22: College for Kids (Eastern Heights)
College for Kids is a chance for local fourth and fifth graders to experience a college environment and dream about the future. Students arrive late in morning, register for classes, and attend two fun classes designed and taught by university students and faculty, and participate in a special graduation ceremony.
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.                    Location: St. Paul Campus

 

JUNE 2015

 

6/6: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

6/9: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302

 

6/13: Teen Digital Media Workshop with In Progress
Join us in the Zone on the second Saturday of each month to develop skills as storytellers, artists and leaders through the use of digital media like digital cameras, video recorders and different software programs. Workshops are led by In Progress in partnership with Metropolitan State University.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.              Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 



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