150th Events: Submit your Mav TalkPage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/150/events/mavtalk.html
These brief presentations are an opportunity for faculty and staff to share history of the university as well as big ideas and real world thinking.
Submit a Mav Talk Application (Word) or (Online) to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Event Itself:
- Must meet the “Criteria for inclusion in Sesquicentennial events.”
- Should be “15.0” minutes in length
- Could be “solo” or grouped with other Mav Talks (recommend no more than three at one sitting).
- A Mav Talk could be partnered with a larger invent (e.g., to introduce or to contextualize a guest speaker or activity).
- We plan to record these talks for our archives (Cornerstone). We will ask you to sign a release form and set up the recording from you.
- It is recommended (but not mandated) that the topic be somehow connected to the history of our university (department, program, activity, facility, etc.).
- A topic could explore the “First, Best, Only” concept about any aspect of the university.
- The speaker is advised to not cover too broad a topic—15 minutes is a very limited amount of time.
- The speaker should take into consideration the target audience for this information (e.g., students; faculty/staff; community), so we can inform that segment of the public.
- A Mav Talk should have some additional time set aside for Q&A afterwards.
Questions? Please contact the Sesquicentennial Committee.