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Residential Life Newsletter 4-12-12

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/reslife/newsletters/news_4_12_12.html

 

March 29, 2012  

Miss Representation Film Screening

Sponsored by The violence  Awareness and Response Program and The Women's Center with the Assistance of Residential Life

Minnesota State University, Mankato will be presenting Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Programs during the month of April.  The Violence Awareness and Response Program and the Women's Center are proud to host programs and events all month long.  The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals about prevention of sexual violence.  Planning and implementation of these programs were made possible with assistance from: MSU's Department of Residential Life, Committee Against Domestic Abuse, The MSU student group "Men Against Violence," The Office of Affirmative Action, the LGBT Center, La Mano and Student Health Services.

Wednesday, April 4, 7:00 p.m. - Ostrander Auditorium - Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see.  This film explores how the media's misrepresentations of women have  led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence.  Entertainment Weekly called film, "Inspiring" and Variety wrote, "An admirable work of media literacy education." 

End of Semester Check Out Information Coming April 18

The end of the academic year will be here soon.  Just a heads-up that you will receive your Residence Hall Check-Out information starting April 18.  You'll get a flier in your mailbox with all the dates, times and procedures for a smooth and easy residence hall checkout, and details will also be available on our website.

Good-Bye Week - Sponsored by RHA

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) has scheduled these activities for the week of April 16.

Monday, April 16, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m          - Community Council picnic on the Crawford Lawn
Tuesday, April 17, 9:00 p.m - 11:00 p.m.      - Family Feud and Team Jeopardy Location TBD
Wednesday, April 18 - Time TBD                   - Gage Good-Bye Party at Gage
Thursday, April 19, 8:00 p.m - 10:00 p.m.     - Capture the Flag (Campus Rec and RHA) by the Bell Tower

RHA Election Results

The following residents have been elected to RHA leadership positions for the 2012-2013 academic year:

President - Page Sparkman
Vice President - Courtney Toft
National Communications Coordinator - Kendra Jones
Secretary - Na Chum
Treasurer - Maslah Ali
Programming Communications Coordinator - Jenny Ulrich
Technology/Design Chair - Morgan Egesdal

NRHH elections for next year will be held at their next regular meeting April 11.

Maverick 160 Flex Dollar Conversion Deadline

The last day for students who now have the Maverick 160 plan to convert meals to Flex Dollars for spring semester is April 30.  Maverick 160 meals can be converted into Flex Dollars at a rate of $5.10 per meal, two times each semester. Your converted Flex Dollars can be utilized at any dining location on campus at any time of the day.  Converted Flex Dollars not used by the end of the semester are forfeited.

There are three ways you can convert:

Please allow up to three business days from the time your change is submitted for Maverick 160 Converted Flex Dollars to be available through your MavCARD.

2012-2013 Housing for Current Students

Students who are interested in living on campus for the 2012-2013 academic year may place their names on our waiting list by either contacting the Department of Residential Life or by submitting their name via our online form

The number of students living in the residence halls opportunities are limited for the 2012-2013 academic year and not every student will be able to return to the residence halls.

Students can also find out about off-campus housing options online.

Apply Now for Summer 2012 On-Campus Housing

Summer 2012 Housing  is available for students enrolled in at least one summer course at Minnesota State University, Mankato.  Space is limited and assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis.  Get online details, rates, the application form and contract now, or stop by the Residential life office, 111 Carkoski Commons.

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