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Greening the Statehouse

This is a free all day environmental advocacy event on December 2nd, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Danville, Indiana. You will learn how to organize in your community, engage with lawmakers, communicate with the media, and more tools to use for environmental causes important to you. Email <mglanzi16@earlham.edu> by September 26th if you are interested in attending this gathering or have any questions.


Open Meditation at Bodhi (Hicks) House

Quick, you are running out of time. Except - wait, no your'e not - because a member of Bodhi House will be leading guided meditation every Sunday - Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Meditation is proven to help lower stress and anxiety, improve focus, and increase immunity which will come in handy for the next plague. So, bring your friends and let's get healthy by literally sitting down and doing nothing for 20 minutes. Happy meditating.


Counseling Services Updated Hours for the Week of 9/25-9/29

Counseling Services will be closed on Monday, September 25. The office will then be on a modified schedule the following day, September 26, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Normal office hours resume on Wednesday, September 27. In the case of an emergency, please call 911 or campus Public Safety at (765) 983-1400. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is also available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, by calling 1-800-273-8255(TALK). Normal office hours are available and appointments for Counseling Services can be made confidentially online at: <https://earlham.edu/counseling-services/>.


Graduate School Fair on Earlham's Campus

The annual Graduate School Fair, hosted by the Center for Career and Community Engagement, will be Tuesday, September 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Athletics and Wellness Center. This fair is a unique opportunity to meet recruiters from over 40 graduate programs. Students who complete the CCE passport at the event by talking to at least five recruiters will receive a messenger bag (while supplies last). Learn more about the fair, the attending grad schools, and other upcoming graduate school events at <http://earlham.edu/careers/upcoming-career-events/2017-graduate-school-and-fellowship-fair>.


Bachelors, and Master, and Doctorate, Oh My. Grad School Fair Prep Session

With the Graduate School Fair coming up on Tuesday, September 26th, there are lots of questions about how to prepare. Some include: What is a graduate school fair and should I attend? I do not know if I am going to graduate school so should I attend? Should I bring a résumé? What do I wear? How do I talk to school representatives? How do I find out if a school has a program I want? These are just a few examples, but if any sound familiar then you should join the CCE Career Coaches on Monday, September 25th, in the Friends Room (bring your lunch). It will be a roundtable discussion with valuable information and space to ask any questions you have about how to prepare for a graduate school fair.


SAB Seeks New Team Member

Do you enjoy the events on campus? Do you have experience in sound/tech? Then the position in SAB is perfect for you. Join SAB as we prepare, plan, and put on events every week. We will provide training, experience, and fun. Check out the post on Handshake for more details and be sure to submit your applications.


Don't Forget about Bike Share

Enjoying the beautiful weather? Celebrate it by stopping by Public Safety to borrow a bike for free. A perfect way to get around Richmond or just around the general Earlham campus.


Presentation of Learning: Peru: Global Health, Culture & Service Learning

Ever wonder what an off-campus May Term is like? Know someone who went on the trip to Peru last spring? Come support students from last year's Peru: Global Health, Culture & Service Learning May Term as they present their Presentation of Learning. They will be talking about all of the exciting adventures that they had and all of the people that they met along the way. This is a great way to learn more about our Global Health May Terms and begin thinking about applying to one. The POL will take place in the CoLab on Wednesday, September 27th, at 12 p.m. Pizza will be provided.


Family Weekend at Earlham College

This year's Family Weekend will be on Friday, October 6, – Sunday, October 8. We have a fun weekend planned for parents, family, and friends with a variety of events, activities, and community. Please plan to join us - and tell your family. To learn more about the Family Weekend schedule as well as to RSVP, please visit <www.earlham.edu/student-life/family-weekend-2017>. Questions? Email <familyweekend@earlham.edu> or call 765-983-1317.


Request for Student Input for Activist-in-Residence Workshop

Daniel Hunter '01, an organizer and strategist with the activist training group Training for Change, will be on campus as a part of the Center for Social Justice's Activist/Alumni-in-Residence series. Daniel has trained activists in over a dozen countries and is an expert in organizing and direct action. Daniel will be leading a workshop specifically for students on Monday, October 2, at 12 - 1 p.m. in the Multicultural Resource Room. In preparation for the workshop, Daniel would like to know what your preferences are for the workshop: 1)Dealing with activist burn-out (which covers a range of things), 2) Training for meeting facilitation, or 3) Teaching campaign strategy (especially how to build, maintain, and successfully win targeted campaigns). To vote for your preference, please visit <https://goo.gl/forms/I93OmE1JyFlO30Wn1>.


Greening the Statehouse

This is a free all day environmental advocacy event on December 2nd, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Danville, Indiana. You will learn how to organize in your community, engage with lawmakers, communicate with the media, and more tools to use for environmental causes important to you. Email <mglanzi16@earlham.edu> by September 26th if you are interested in attending this gathering or have any questions.


Faith and Values Luncheon … It’s Back

We hope you can join us for the return of the Faith and Values Luncheon on Thursday, October 5th, at Noon in the Richmond Room of the Landrum Bolling Center. Scott Thomas, Administrative Assistant/Facilities Department, speaks about the faith and values that have shaped his life with his talk entitled “Step by Step: A Work in Progress.” The cost for lunch is $4. Please make your reservation by Friday, September 29, to Susan Wilson at <wilsosu@earlham.edu> or ext. 1413.


2018 Germany/Austria Program Information Session

Ferit Güven, faculty leader of the 2018 Germany/Austria Program, will hold a program information session on Thursday, September 28, at noon in LBC 124. Interested students can learn more information about the program here: <http://earlham.edu/academics/off-campus-study/programs/germanyaustria-semester/>. Applications are due in the Center for Global Education on November 15.


Open Meditation at Bodhi (Hicks) House

Quick, you are running out of time. Except - wait, no your'e not - because a member of Bodhi House will be leading guided meditation every Sunday - Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Meditation is proven to help lower stress and anxiety, improve focus, and increase immunity which will come in handy for the next plague. So, bring your friends and let's get healthy by literally sitting down and doing nothing for 20 minutes. Happy meditating.


Counseling Services Updated Hours for the Week of 9/25-9/29

Counseling Services will be closed on Monday, September 25. The office will then be on a modified schedule the following day, September 26, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Normal office hours resume on Wednesday, September 27. In the case of an emergency, please call 911 or campus Public Safety at (765) 983-1400. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is also available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, by calling 1-800-273-8255(TALK). Normal office hours are available and appointments for Counseling Services can be made confidentially online at: <https://earlham.edu/counseling-services/>.


Graduate School Fair on Earlham's Campus

The annual Graduate School Fair, hosted by the Center for Career and Community Engagement, will be Tuesday, September 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Athletics and Wellness Center. This fair is a unique opportunity to meet recruiters from over 40 graduate programs. Students who complete the CCE passport at the event by talking to at least five recruiters will receive a messenger bag (while supplies last). Learn more about the fair, the attending grad schools, and other upcoming graduate school events at <http://earlham.edu/careers/upcoming-career-events/2017-graduate-school-and-fellowship-fair>.


Bachelors, and Master, and Doctorate, Oh My. Grad School Fair Prep Session

With the Graduate School Fair coming up on Tuesday, September 26th, there are lots of questions about how to prepare. Some include: What is a graduate school fair and should I attend? I do not know if I am going to graduate school so should I attend? Should I bring a résumé? What do I wear? How do I talk to school representatives? How do I find out if a school has a program I want? These are just a few examples, but if any sound familiar then you should join the CCE Career Coaches on Monday, September 25th, in the Friends Room (bring your lunch). It will be a roundtable discussion with valuable information and space to ask any questions you have about how to prepare for a graduate school fair.


SAB Seeks New Team Member

Do you enjoy the events on campus? Do you have experience in sound/tech? Then the position in SAB is perfect for you. Join SAB as we prepare, plan, and put on events every week. We will provide training, experience, and fun. Check out the post on Handshake for more details and be sure to submit your applications.


Don't Forget about Bike Share

Enjoying the beautiful weather? Celebrate it by stopping by Public Safety to borrow a bike for free. A perfect way to get around Richmond or just around the general Earlham campus.


Presentation of Learning: Peru: Global Health, Culture & Service Learning

Ever wonder what an off-campus May Term is like? Know someone who went on the trip to Peru last spring? Come support students from last year's Peru: Global Health, Culture & Service Learning May Term as they present their Presentation of Learning. They will be talking about all of the exciting adventures that they had and all of the people that they met along the way. This is a great way to learn more about our Global Health May Terms and begin thinking about applying to one. The POL will take place in the CoLab on Wednesday, September 27th, at 12 p.m. Pizza will be provided.


Family Weekend at Earlham College

This year's Family Weekend will be on Friday, October 6, – Sunday, October 8. We have a fun weekend planned for parents, family, and friends with a variety of events, activities, and community. Please plan to join us - and tell your family. To learn more about the Family Weekend schedule as well as to RSVP, please visit <www.earlham.edu/student-life/family-weekend-2017>. Questions? Email <familyweekend@earlham.edu> or call 765-983-1317.


Request for Student Input for Activist-in-Residence Workshop

Daniel Hunter '01, an organizer and strategist with the activist training group Training for Change, will be on campus as a part of the Center for Social Justice's Activist/Alumni-in-Residence series. Daniel has trained activists in over a dozen countries and is an expert in organizing and direct action. Daniel will be leading a workshop specifically for students on Monday, October 2, at 12 - 1 p.m. in the Multicultural Resource Room. In preparation for the workshop, Daniel would like to know what your preferences are for the workshop: 1)Dealing with activist burn-out (which covers a range of things), 2) Training for meeting facilitation, or 3) Teaching campaign strategy (especially how to build, maintain, and successfully win targeted campaigns). To vote for your preference, please visit <https://goo.gl/forms/I93OmE1JyFlO30Wn1>.


Greening the Statehouse

This is a free all day environmental advocacy event on December 2nd, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Danville, Indiana. You will learn how to organize in your community, engage with lawmakers, communicate with the media, and more tools to use for environmental causes important to you. Email <mglanzi16@earlham.edu> by September 26th if you are interested in attending this gathering or have any questions.


Faith and Values Luncheon … It’s Back

We hope you can join us for the return of the Faith and Values Luncheon on Thursday, October 5th, at Noon in the Richmond Room of the Landrum Bolling Center. Scott Thomas, Administrative Assistant/Facilities Department, speaks about the faith and values that have shaped his life with his talk entitled “Step by Step: A Work in Progress.” The cost for lunch is $4. Please make your reservation by Friday, September 29, to Susan Wilson at <wilsosu@earlham.edu> or ext. 1413.


2018 Germany/Austria Program Information Session

Ferit Güven, faculty leader of the 2018 Germany/Austria Program, will hold a program information session on Thursday, September 28, at noon in LBC 124. Interested students can learn more information about the program here: <http://earlham.edu/academics/off-campus-study/programs/germanyaustria-semester/>. Applications are due in the Center for Global Education on November 15.


Open Meditation at Bodhi (Hicks) House

Quick, you are running out of time. Except - wait, no your'e not - because a member of Bodhi House will be leading guided meditation every Sunday - Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Meditation is proven to help lower stress and anxiety, improve focus, and increase immunity which will come in handy for the next plague. So, bring your friends and let's get healthy by literally sitting down and doing nothing for 20 minutes. Happy meditating.


Counseling Services Updated Hours for the Week of 9/25-9/29

Counseling Services will be closed on Monday, September 25. The office will then be on a modified schedule the following day, September 26, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Normal office hours resume on Wednesday, September 27. In the case of an emergency, please call 911 or campus Public Safety at (765) 983-1400. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is also available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, by calling 1-800-273-8255(TALK). Normal office hours are available and appointments for Counseling Services can be made confidentially online at: <https://earlham.edu/counseling-services/>.


Graduate School Fair on Earlham's Campus

The annual Graduate School Fair, hosted by the Center for Career and Community Engagement, will be Tuesday, September 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Athletics and Wellness Center. This fair is a unique opportunity to meet recruiters from over 40 graduate programs. Students who complete the CCE passport at the event by talking to at least five recruiters will receive a messenger bag (while supplies last). Learn more about the fair, the attending grad schools, and other upcoming graduate school events at <http://earlham.edu/careers/upcoming-career-events/2017-graduate-school-and-fellowship-fair>.


Bachelors, and Master, and Doctorate, Oh My. Grad School Fair Prep Session

With the Graduate School Fair coming up on Tuesday, September 26th, there are lots of questions about how to prepare. Some include: What is a graduate school fair and should I attend? I do not know if I am going to graduate school so should I attend? Should I bring a résumé? What do I wear? How do I talk to school representatives? How do I find out if a school has a program I want? These are just a few examples, but if any sound familiar then you should join the CCE Career Coaches on Monday, September 25th, in the Friends Room (bring your lunch). It will be a roundtable discussion with valuable information and space to ask any questions you have about how to prepare for a graduate school fair.


SAB Seeks New Team Member

Do you enjoy the events on campus? Do you have experience in sound/tech? Then the position in SAB is perfect for you. Join SAB as we prepare, plan, and put on events every week. We will provide training, experience, and fun. Check out the post on Handshake for more details and be sure to submit your applications.


Don't Forget about Bike Share

Enjoying the beautiful weather? Celebrate it by stopping by Public Safety to borrow a bike for free. A perfect way to get around Richmond or just around the general Earlham campus.


Presentation of Learning: Peru: Global Health, Culture & Service Learning

Ever wonder what an off-campus May Term is like? Know someone who went on the trip to Peru last spring? Come support students from last year's Peru: Global Health, Culture & Service Learning May Term as they present their Presentation of Learning. They will be talking about all of the exciting adventures that they had and all of the people that they met along the way. This is a great way to learn more about our Global Health May Terms and begin thinking about applying to one. The POL will take place in the CoLab on Wednesday, September 27th, at 12 p.m. Pizza will be provided.


Family Weekend at Earlham College

This year's Family Weekend will be on Friday, October 6, – Sunday, October 8. We have a fun weekend planned for parents, family, and friends with a variety of events, activities, and community. Please plan to join us - and tell your family. To learn more about the Family Weekend schedule as well as to RSVP, please visit <www.earlham.edu/student-life/family-weekend-2017>. Questions? Email <familyweekend@earlham.edu> or call 765-983-1317.


Request for Student Input for Activist-in-Residence Workshop

Daniel Hunter '01, an organizer and strategist with the activist training group Training for Change, will be on campus as a part of the Center for Social Justice's Activist/Alumni-in-Residence series. Daniel has trained activists in over a dozen countries and is an expert in organizing and direct action. Daniel will be leading a workshop specifically for students on Monday, October 2, at 12 - 1 p.m. in the Multicultural Resource Room. In preparation for the workshop, Daniel would like to know what your preferences are for the workshop: 1)Dealing with activist burn-out (which covers a range of things), 2) Training for meeting facilitation, or 3) Teaching campaign strategy (especially how to build, maintain, and successfully win targeted campaigns). To vote for your preference, please visit <https://goo.gl/forms/I93OmE1JyFlO30Wn1>.


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