Registerby today, Jan. 29, for the comprehensive non-credit/CEU course Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.
The class is designed for educators, healthcare professionals, counselors, social workers, and other helping professionals. However, anyone interested in learning an effective approach to stress reduction will benefit from the class. The class will develop effective communication and stress reduction strategies for work and home. It will also develop competency in administering pain management methods, and overcoming challenging emotions including anger, anxiety and depression, Finally, the class will develop ways to integrate this practice into the challenges and adventure of everyday life.
The class is led by Erica Thibodeaux. Participants earn 3 CEU credits or 30 Clock Hours. The class is $425.
Class dates are from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 5 through March 26, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14.
WSU's Mass Communication students will host the Campaigns Trade Show at 12:30 p.m. today, Jan. 29, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons.
Advertising/Public Relations Campaigns is the collaborative capstone course for senior Mass Communication students in the Advertising and Public Relations options. The class works with a real client throughout the entire spring semester in an effort to solve several of the client's real life communication problems. The class is divided into six different Integrated Marketing Communications agencies that compete to "win" the business of the client. The client this year is Edina Realty. The Trade Show includes a professional display of each agency's capabilities, often showcased through student work created over the past four years, as well as a new and unique brand identity for each agency.
WSU Social Worker Eunie Alsaker and WSU Counselor Jamie Sanders will host a one-day Grief Retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, in the President's Room in Toner Center, St. Mary's University.
The retreat is for young adults, ages 18-25, who have experienced the death of a loved one. Registration for the event is free.
WSU and the Theatre du Mississippi will host "Standing Ground: An Evening of Poetry, Music, and Farming," celebrating the work of poet, essayist, and activist Wendell Berry, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Masonic Temple, 255 Main St.
Local farmers will read poetry and prose from Berry's work, accompanied by the Winona Fiddlers and the bluegrass band Gravy Train.
Register for the Minnesota State Universities Job & Internship Fair by Sunday, Feb. 1. The fair begins at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center.
The MNSU Job & Internship Fair hosts approximately 150 employers and over 1,000 candidates and is open to all WSU upperclassmen and alumni. This full-day event offers the job seeker opportunities to network with employers, submit resumes, interview for entry-level jobs and internships, and take a professional photo for a LinkedIn or other social media account.
Pre-registration is $25 and includes round-trip travel and a $10 food voucher. Registration at the door is $30 and only includes a $10 food voucher.
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