Unidos Club – Day of the Dead

Unidos Club main purpose is to be an agent for positive change and growth among the various ethnic groups at Inver Hills Community College. This awareness is cultivated through peer support, cultural activities, and community outreach projects.

Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday observed throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.

Date/Time: Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 11AM – 1PM

Location: Green Room

Transfer Visits

It’s Transfer Week!!!  Start planning your transfer to a four year college.  The following colleges and universities will be set up in the College Center, 2nd Floor from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM:

Tuesday, Oct. 21st – University of Minnesota-Transfer Fair

Wednesday, Oct. 22nd – Minnesota Private College-Transfer Fair

Thursday, Oct. 23rd – Minnesota State College & University’s Transfer Fair

Blood Drive: Thursday, October 23

Inver Hills Student Senate is proud to sponsor another Blood Drive through the American Red Cross, here on campus, Thursday, October 23, from 9am-5pm in Heritage Hall 203. We have had an amazing participation rate from our students, faculty, and staff, in the past, and we hope to meet our goal of 72 units for this blood drive! In order to accomplish this, we do ask that you consider giving blood. We would love to see you! Please pass the word along to your friends on or off campus as well. You may sign up in the Cafeteria, near the Student Senate office, just outside the entrance to Fresh Stop Café. Whether it’s your 1st or 100th time, I hope you consider participating. If you are unable to give blood, we could also use volunteers the day of the blood drive. Please contact Jason Neuhaus, Director of Student Life at 651-450-3311 if you are interested in volunteering.

5th Annual Buckthorn Removal Day – Friday, October 24th from 9am-3pm

Did you know that Inver Hills Community College has a serious invasive species problem?!! Join Biology for the 5th Annual IHCC Buckthorn Removal Day Friday October 24th 9am – 3pm. Meet behind the Business Building, near the Community Garden/Outdoor Classroom. Wear long sleeves, pants and close-toed shoes. We will provide equipment and snacks!

Center for Experiential Learning Fall Workshops

Resume Writing Workshop, Wednesday November 5, 5-6pm, FA 196

Get employers attention by highlighting the experiences and knowledge you bring to the table.  Learn how to effectively capture your community and work based experiences and communicate your qualifications.

Workplace Professionalism and Employer Expectations, Tuesday November 4, 2-3pm, FA196

Learn employer expectations, workplace norms, and the skills they seek in new employees.

Inver Hills Community College to Host Charting the Future Gallery Walk

Our campus will host a Charting the Future (CTF) Gallery Walk on Thursday, Nov. 13 from 1-4 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Lobby. The open-house style event is designed to provide students, faculty, staff, and community members an opportunity to react to the concepts and themes proposed by the CTF implementation teams. Please mark your calendar and plan to stop by if you are available. To learn more about Charting the Future, visit chartingthefuturemnscu.com or inverhills.edu/ctf.

Inver Hills Scholarship Application Deadline – October 30

Tips of the Day

All scholarship applicants must complete the federal financial aid form (FAFSA) each year. Be sure that you have filed a complete application for 2014-15.

Respond to all five questions listed in the scholarship application narrative section. Complete responses are needed for your scholarship consideration.

Application forms are available at the Welcome and Career Center desks or download an online application. Complete scholarship applications are due in the Liberal Arts Administration office on October 30.

FLU SHOTS

Health Service is able to provide flu shots for 40 students who DO NOT have health insurance. These vaccines will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis as our supply is very limited. Please call 651-450-3524 to make an appointment for your flu shot if you qualify as non-insured. If you are uninsured and under the age of 18 years, you must bring a request for the vaccination signed by a parent or guardian.

All students who have health insurance should be able to get the vaccine without charge to them at either their regular health care provider or at retail clinics such as certain Target or CVS locations. Immunizations are mandated as included services for insurance providers by the Affordable Care Act.

Protect yourself this winter and get immunized for influenza as soon as possible!