Upcoming culture events at UCCS, in Colorado Springs

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March 13, 2018

March 13

    The Writing Center presents the Graduate Writing Workshop from 4 – 5 p.m. on beginning March 13. “Students supporting students” is the goal of the workshop, which hosts its first session this week.

   Students can contact Matthew Balk, director of the Writing Center, at mbalk@uccs.edu.

    Manual Cinema, a performance collective, will employ creative means to “transform the cinematic experience” at 7:30 p.m. in the Ent Center for the Arts. The performance will blend shadow puppetry, live performance and screens for storytelling on the stage and the screen.

March 14

   Students are invited to learn more about adding a language major or minor at the Languages Career Panel from 3 – 5 p.m. on March 15. La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispanica Omega Tau Sigma Delta Pi Chapter will host the event in UC 116.

    Free food and drinks will be available via the Department of Languages and Cultures.

    For more information, contact Balvina Rios at brios@uccs.edu.

    MOSAIC will host the Asexuality Panel and Discussion at 6 p.m. in UC 302. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about identifying as asexual, demisexual, grey-A or on the spectrum at the event

    For more information, contact the LGBT+ Resource Center at lgbtrc@uccs.edu.

March 15

    Building relationships is the theme of Career Networking Night, hosted in Berger Hall at from 6 – 8 p.m. The event is hosted by the College of Business and the Career Development Center.

     Students will interact with businesses, alumni, faculty and staff to share internship and work opportunities. Students should bring business cards and prepare to provide a brief overview of who they are, their intended career path and their hobbies.

    The event is free to students. For more information, contact the Career Development Center at cobplace@uccs.edu.

    GOCA’s second event in their Chit Chat series, Mash Up Talks on Contemporary Culture, will be held from 7 – 8 p.m. in GOCA 121, located at 121 S. Tejon St.

    Jina Brenneman, independent curator of visual arts, will present on minimalism at the talk. Micro-distiller Stephen Winchell will also provide a tasting experience and history of mezcal.

    Tickets cost $13.50 – $21.50. For more information, contact Daisy McGowan at gallery@uccs.edu.

March 16

     Students can participate in a scavenger hunt on campus from 2 – 3:30 p.m. on March 16. Compete as an individual or in a team and win prizes.

    Contact the Office of Student Activities at osa@uccs.edu with questions.

  The Asian Pacific Islander Student Union will host the fifth annual Fusion event from 6 – 8 p.m. in Berger Hall.

     The event will feature Jun Curry Ahn, a youtuber and violinist, along with performances from the Colorado Bhangra Team, the Bollywood Dance Team, a Taekwondo demo group and other student performances.

     The event is free to students and will include food and prizes.

    For more information, contact Alex Monson at amonson2@uccs.edu.

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