WSU's Warrior Success Center will sponsor the WSU Career Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Oct. 8, in McCown Gymnasium.
Upperclassmen students and alumni seeking internships and full-time employment are invited to attend.
The Career Expo will provide an opportunity to network with company representatives across many industries. Employers will be collecting resumes, with select employers extending interview for full time and internship positions the next day.
The Career Expo is a free event. No pre-registration is required.
WSU's American Democracy Project will host a pilot National Issues Forum Issue Guide on Economic Equality, "Making Ends Meet: How Can We Spread Prosperity and Improve Opportunity" from 12:30 to 2 p.m. today, Oct. 8, in Dining Rooms C and D, Kryzsko Commons.
WSU's Digital Humanities Speaker Series will host "Formalism, Realism, and Phenomenology in Visual Media Arts" with Francisco Ricardo at 5 p.m. today, Oct. 8, in Stark 103.
Throughout the 20th century, visual arts underwent significant transformations in content, medium, and relationship to viewers. Ricardo will explore three main lines of development—the formalist, the realist and the phenomenological—in different expressive modalities as film, photography and sculpture.
WSU and MnSCU will host an ISRS/eServices Next Generation Listening Session Friday, Oct. 9, in Maxwell 158. This session offers the WSU campus the opportunity to share experiences using ISRS and help "re-imagine ISRS" in the future.
Each 45-minute session will allow participants to provide feedback and ideas on how to improve the user experience in online services such as web registration, financial aid, DARS, and bills and payment.
Sessions will begin at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., and 5 p.m.
Those unable to attend the Listening Session in person are invited to complete an online survey. The link will stay open through Oct. 23. Feedback may also be sent via email.
For more information call WSU Communications at 507-457-5024.
WSU's Friends of the Landscape Arboretum at Winona State University will host a Prairie Garden Work and Learn Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, outside the Integrated Wellness Complex.
Some garden tools will be available, but participants are welcome to bring their own. The volunteer event will fulfill requirements of WSU as a Tree Campus USA. A presentation will be given over lunch, which is not provided. Advanced registration is not required.
The WSU RE Initiative will host the fourth annual Winona Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at Windom Park (on Broadway and Huff).
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international men's march to end rape and sexual and domestic assault. The walk is an opportunity to rally the community to prevent violence, raise money, and raise awareness on this issue. All proceeds will benefit local victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence served by the Winona Women's Resource Center (WRC).
Teams can register by mail or drop off registration forms at the WRC, 77 East Fifth Street. Pledge drop off is at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10.
WSU will host the theatre performance, "When..." at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, and Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Harriet Johnson Auditorium, Somsen Hall.
"When…" is an interactive theatre production based on the theory of Theatre of the Oppressed that utilizes audience participation to promote a violence-free community. Written by artist Megan Rae, "When…" will be performed by WSU students.
"When…" is sponsored by RE Initiative, Sexual Violence Advisory Committee, and the Office of Affirmative Action/Equity.
WSU's English Department will host The Winona Prize creative writing contest. There will be three $1,500 prizes: one in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.
The contest is open to all students who have taken English 222: Intro to Creative Writing. The gift is intended to encourage students in their writing and literary pursuits, while helping them financially to reach their educational goals. Full guidelines can be found online.
Manuscripts will be screened by the creative writing faculty, and the final judges in each genre will be visiting writers from our John S. Lucas Great River Reading Series or other acclaimed authors published in the appropriate genre. The winners will be published in the WSU literary and arts magazine Satori.
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