September 30, 2008
08-165

Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

Natalie Quinn Student Intern

October At a Glance

October 1 -3, 6-10
8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. - Inspired by the Past: VSU Art Faculty Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery

October 4-5
9 a.m.- 3 p.m. - Rape Aggression Defense Classes, Centennial Hall

October 6-9
8:30-11:30 a.m. - Leading and Developing Others, Rose Room (faculty and staff only) http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml

October 6-10
All day - The Clothesline Project, All over campus

October 7 and 9
7:30-8:30 p.m. - Faculty Recital, Whitehead Auditorium

October 20-24, 27-31
8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. - Todd Bertolaet: Southern Autographics, Fine Arts Gallery

October 20-23
All day- The Handprint Project, All over campus

October 23-25
7:30-8:30 p.m. - Beyond The Footlights, the VSU Repertory Dancer's annual concert, Sawyer Theatre

October 27-29
8-10 p.m. - "Scream Extreme" haunted trail, Student Recreation Center, ropes course

October 1
12-1p.m. - Baptist Collegiate Ministries Focus Café Luncheon (students only)
4-5 p.m. - Secon Guide to Professionalism Workshop, Powell Hall-West
6 p.m. - Opening for Luis G. Bejarano, "Angles, Places and People," photography exhibit, Odum Library Hub Area
6-7 p.m. - Regents’ Workshop Reading, Powell Hall (students only)
8-9:30 p.m. - S.A.V.E. movie night watching Kilowatt Ours, Palms Quad

October 2
9 a.m.-noon - General Session Partners For Campus Excellence, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
5-6 p.m. - Secon Interviewing Workshop, Powell Hall-West
7 p.m. - French professor, Dr. Daniel Royot will present "Bald Eagle and Rooster: The Paradox of Americanization and Anti-Americanism in France, UC Magnolia Room
8-9 p.m. - A Comedy Show with Tom Cotter, Bailey Science theatre (students only)

October 3
All day - Last day to register for Website Usability Testing, a chance to win a 8GB jump drive and many other prizes with free pizza and drinks, Odum Library (students only)
9 a.m.-noon - General Session Partners For Campus Excellence, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Lunch-n-Learn: Coping with Depression, Palms Quad (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
4-10 p.m. - College Night at Wild Adventures, $19 admission with valid ID

October 4
9 a.m.-3 p.m. - Fly Fishing Fun for Parents and Kids, Regional Center for Continuing Education (RCCE),
(229) 245-6484
7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. - Faculty Recital, Episcopal Church

October 6
11 a.m.-noon- Website Usability Testing, a chance to win a 8GB jump drive and many other prizes with free pizza and drinks, Odum Library (students only)

October 7
4-5 p.m. - Website Usability Testing, a chance to win a 8GB jump drive and many other prizes with free pizza and drinks, Odum Library (students only)
5-6 p.m. - Secon Resume Construction Workshop, Powell Hall-West (students only)
6:30-7 p.m. - Study Abroad Forum, hear stories of experiences in Peru, Mexico and Spail, West Hall 138
7 p.m.- Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) colloquia series, University Center Theatre
7-10 p.m. - Comedy Show, UC Magnolia Room (students only)
7:30-8:30 p.m. - Faculty Recital, Whitehead Auditorium

October 8
12-1p.m. - Baptist Collegiate Ministries Focus Café Luncheon (students only)
4-5 p.m. - Georgia Hall groundbreaking ceremony, former Georgia Hall site
7-9:30 p.m. - "Love in the Time of Cholera," University Center Theatre
7-9 p.m. - Wings and Things Pop Culture Trivia, UC Magnolia Room (students only)

October 9
2-4 p.m. - Wellness Fair, University Center Magnolia and Cypress Room (faculty, staff, students and retirees)
2-4:30 p.m. - flu shots cost $15 each - on-site payment by cash or check only, Wellness Fair at the UC North
6-7p.m. - Fats and Oils: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, RCCE, (229) 245-6484
6-8 p.m. - Home Staging Tips and Techniques with the Ladies of RCCE, RCCE, (229) 245-6484
7-8:30 p.m. - Live Poetry with Gabriela Garcia-Medina, Powell Hall Auditorium
7:30-8:30 p.m. - Faculty Recital, Whitehead Auditorium

October 10
4-10 p.m. - College Night at Wild Adventures, $19 admission with valid ID
8 p.m. and 9 p.m. - VSU Planetarium presents "The Story of Planet X," free but reservations are required, (229) 333-5752

October 11
9-11 a.m. - Advanced Fly Fishing, RCCE, (229) 245-6484

October 14
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - How to Turn Conflict into Collaboration, Plant Ops (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
5:30-7 p.m. - South Georgia Political Forum, hosted by the American Association of University Women, James H. Rainwater Conference Center
6-9 p.m. - ServiceRICH: Making Your Customer Service Top Class, RCCE, (229) 245-6484
6:30-9 p.m. - Beginning Guitar, RCCE, (229) 245-6484

October 15
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Crisis Prevention Instructions, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
12-1 p.m. - Campus Wellness presents "Breast and Prostate Cancer Awareness Education Session," www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training
12-1 p.m. - Baptist Collegiate Ministries Focus Café Luncheon (students only)
12-1 p.m. - Secon Interviewing Workshop, Powell Hall-West
6-11 p.m. - VSU Night at Wild Adventures, enter free with valid ID, buses will run between VSU and WA from 5:30-11:30 p.m. (students only, no guests)
7:30-9 p.m., Latin dancing lessons and fiesta, hosted by Ellen Friedrich, UC Cypress Room
6-9 p.m. - Video Editing with Adobe Premier Elements, RCCE 229-245-6484

October 16
11 a.m.-2 p.m. - 2008 Annual Alcohol Awareness Fair, Palms Quad
3-4 p.m. - DL-Webinar: Virtual Classroom Software, Odum Library 2619 (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
6-7 p.m. - Pops In the Park, Fine Arts Amphitheatre (students only)
7 p.m. - VSU Pep Rally, PE Complex
7-8 p.m. - Community Walking Candlelight Vigil, Remerton
7-9:30 p.m. - "Apocalypto," Bailey Science Center 3009

October 17
8:30 a.m. Golf Tournament, $100 per person, $400 per team, (229) 333-5797
10 a.m. - Spanish guitar master class for music majors with Maestro Francesc de Paula Soler, Fine Arts Building, Music studio
4-10 p.m. - College Night at Wild Adventures, $19 admission with valid ID
6 p.m. - Homecoming parade, Patterson Street
7 p.m. Homecoming Celebration featuring Sister Hazel and Ocean Street, front lawn

October 18
8 a.m. - Homecoming 5K Fun Run/Walk, http://www.valdosta.edu/recreation/
9-11 a.m. - Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Breakfast honoring 2008 Distinguished Alumnus and Graduate of the Last Decade, $15, https://www.valdostastate.org/NetCommunity/SSLPage.aspx?&pid=343&srcid=183
9-11 a.m. - The History and Geography of Coffee, The Beanery Roasting Co., (229) 245-6484
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - College of Nursing 40th Anniversary Open House
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - VSU Tailgate Party in the VSU Bookstore parking lot, no cost, reservations required, https://www.valdostastate.org/NetCommunity/SSLPage.aspx?&pid=343&srcid=183
1 p.m. VSU vs. Harding Homecoming game, tickets are $8 or $4 for seniors and children
https://www.valdostastate.org/NetCommunity/SSLPage.aspx?&pid=343&srcid=183
1-5 p.m. - Me and You massage Basics, Mindful Massage and Body, (229) 245-6484
7 p.m. Step Show, PE Complex
7:30-8:30 p.m. - Spanish acoustic guitar concert, Maestro Francesc de Paula Soler, "The Poet of the Guitar," a musical journey through the Hispanic World, Whitehead Auditorium
8 p.m. Soul-Mixer


October 19
7:30-8:30 p.m. - Student Recital, Whitehead Auditorium

October 20
noon-6 p.m. - 7th Annual VSU vs West Georgia Rivalry Blood Drive Challenge, Bailey Science Center Atrium, (229) 333-5674
1-3 p.m. - Jive IM Training, Pine Hall lab (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
1:30-4:30 p.m. - Building a Team and Motivating Your Workforce, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
6-7:30 p.m. - Play it Safe! Parent and Child Internet Safety, RCCE (229) 245-6484
7 p.m. - Dr. Cristobal Serran-Pagan presents "Jews, Muslims and Christians of Spain throughout the Ages," UC Dogwood Room
7-9 p.m. - CAB Movie Night, UC Theatre, (students only)

October 21
8 a.m.-5 p.m. - ServeSafe: Serving Safe Food, RCCE (229) 245-6484
9 a.m.-noon - Defensive Driving, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
1-4 p.m. - Fall Career Expo, James H. Rainwater Conference Center (students and graduates only)
2-4 p.m. - Smart Classroom Training, Pine Hall Lab (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml

October 22
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - TeamRICH: Building a Better Employee Culture, RCCE (229) 245-6484
9 a.m.-noon - Guiding Your Staff Through Change, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
11 a.m.-1 p.m. -Flu shots cost $15 each, on-site payment by cash or check only, palms Quad
12-1p.m. - Baptist Collegiate Ministries Focus Café Luncheon (students only)
2 - 3:30 p.m. - Flu shots cost $15 each, on-site payment by cash or check only, Bailey Science building Atrium
4- 5 p.m. - Managing Stress for College Success Presented by Victor Morgan, Ed.D., University Center Theatre
7:30-9 p.m., Latin dancing lessons and fiesta, hosted by Ellen Friedrich, UC Cypress Room
7-9 p.m. - Talent Show, Bailey Science Auditorium, (students only)

October 23
9-11 a.m. - Office 2007 Orientation, Pine Hall Lab (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
9 a.m. - noon- Defensive Driving, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
12-1 p.m. - Secon Resume Construction Workshop, Powell Hall-West
4-5 p.m.- Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Relationships, on Campus
4-5 p.m. - Is It ME or YOU or US? Presented by Leah McMillan, University Center Live Oak Conference Room
6:30-8:30 p.m. - Italian Cooking on the Light Side, RCCE, (229) 245-6484
7-9:30 p.m. - "El Cantante," Bailey Science Center 3009
8-10 p.m. - Jay the Magician, Bailey Science Auditorium (students only)

October 24
9-11 a.m. - Contribute Basics, Pine Hall Lab, (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml

October 25
9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. - Digital photography workship by artist Todd Bertolaet, Southern Autographics, $25 each or $15 each for students, call (229) 333-5835
10 a.m.-noon - Do-It-Yourself Basic Car Maintenance, RCCE, (229) 245-6484

October 27
12-2 p.m. - Get into the CAB, pedestrian mall (students only)
7:30 p.m. - Connell Visiting Lecture Program, Dr. Craig Packer, University of Minnesota, presents "Why Lions are Disappearing From Africa. Can Research Help?" in the Bailey Science Center auditorium
7:30-8:30 p.m. - New jazz ensemble/Spotlighters, Whitehead Auditorium

October 28
All day- Love Your Body Day
9-10 a.m. - Flu shots cost $15 each, on-site payment by cash or check only, Crane Plaza on North Campus
9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Homeroom 101, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Crystal Images, UC Lobby (students only)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Flu shots cost $15 each; on-site payment by cash or check only, Education Building (near Einstein Bagel)
4-5 p.m. - Secon Intern Workshop, Powell Hall-West

October 29
10-11 a.m. - Homeroom 101, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
11 a.m. - 1p.m. - Flu shots cost $15 each, on site payment by cash or check only, On the Front Lawn of Student Health Center
12-1p.m. - Baptist Collegiate Ministries Focus Café Luncheon
12-1 p.m. - Secon Graduate School Workshop, Powell Hall-West
2-4 p.m. - Effective Meetings, Rose Room (faculty and staff only)
http://www.valdosta.edu/finadmin/training/index.shtml
7 p.m. Pippa Holloway, associate professor of history at Middle Tennessee State University will present "Venereal Disease and the Politics of Social Control in Virginia 1920-1940, Bailey Science Center Auditorium
7:30-9 p.m., Latin dancing lessons and fiesta, hosted by Ellen Friedrich, UC Cypress Room
7-11 p.m. - Nightmare on Palms Quad, Palms Quad, (students only)
7-11 p.m. - Disturbia on the Front Lawn, Front Lawn (students only)

October 30
9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Secon GEICO, Powell Hall-West
2-4 p.m. - How to Run Effective Meetings, RCCE, (229) 245-6484
7-9:30 p.m. - "El Orfanato," Bailey Science Center 3009

October 31
10-11 a.m. - VSO Youth Concert, Whitehead Auditorium