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Earlham Writing Center Opens on Sept. 4th

Beginning on Sunday, September 4, the Earlham Writing Center will be open 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays. You can make an appointment at our website www.earlham.edu/writing-center or just walk in. You can have a conversation with a writing consultant at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming and understanding assignments to final revising. We are on the main level of Lilly Library, behind the Ronald Gallery, so come visit to collaboratively work on your writing!


Weekly Writing Appointment Information Session on Friday

Are you interested in a weekly appointment at the Writing Center to improve your writing over time? Come to the WCIT (Writing Center Intensive Tutorial) information meeting in the Writing Center on Friday, September 2. We'll talk about the benefits of signing up to meet with the same consultant once a week for a semester and get you signed up for a session. Stop by any time between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. or between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to ask questions or sign up. If you cannot attend, email Laura at leavila@earlham.edu to learn more or schedule your WCIT. The Writing Center is located on the main floor of Lilly Library behind the Ronald Gallery.


Students Needed to Work Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Want to earn money and have fun while working at the largest event of the fall? Be a Student Alumni Ambassador. These students represent Earlham at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2016 and assist the Alumni office with various tasks. Shifts start on Friday, October 14, and go through Sunday, October 16, with possible work in the weeks prior to the event. This job is available to students with or without work-study awards. You will receive a shirt to be worn during the weekend that will be yours to keep. A full job description and application instructions are available in Simplicity.


Calling All Conveners - Involvement Fair

Welcome back everyone. The Student Organizations Council (SOC) requires updated contact information for clubs. We will have an Involvement Fair on Tuesday, August 30, 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. on The Heart. Please fill out the form to reserve a table and update your contact information, or you will no longer receive updates. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfT0MokiQudJ7G9WS0kCE54Ye2dwJKtV03ZoGYGGKYvq0cNtg/viewform) Contact Eric Nicholson (esnicho13@earlham.edu).


Calling all Knitters (or Wannabe Knitters): Knit for Justice? Yarn Bombing?

The Center for Social Justice is looking to spin out a Knit for Justice and/or Yarn Bomb collective. If you would like to be involved, please contact Welling Hall at wellingh@earlham.edu or x1208.


Auditions: Seeking Diverse Group of Actors for Fall Plays

Do you enjoy acting? Have you thought about it but never had the time to try? Guest directors Ansley Valentine and Catherine Blencowe seek student, faculty, staff and community actors of all ages, body types, races, ethnicities, abilities, and experience levels to audition for "Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Actors will also be considered for "I and You" and the Student Directed One Acts. Applied Theatre credit is available. General auditions begin in Runyan Center’s Wilkinson Theatre at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, and Monday, August 29. Audition preparation details are posted on the board across from the McDaniel Studio Theatre (CVPA 143). Please sign up for one half-hour general audition appointment on Sunday or Monday. Call-back auditions will be Tuesday. Details are on the Earlham Theatre Arts Facebook page.


Involvement Fair

Get involved in Richmond and at Earlham. Come to the Involvement Fair on Tuesday, August 30, 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. on The Heart. Enjoy ice cream treats (thanks to Metz) and chat with representatives from many Richmond nonprofits, schools and government agencies looking for volunteers, work-study eligible students and Bonner Scholars as well as dozens of Earlham clubs and other on-campus activities and members of several local faith communities. Don’t miss this once-a-year chance to check out so many cool things to do all in one place. Rain location is the Wellness Center Trueblood courts.


Earlham Writing Center Opens on Sept. 4th

Beginning on Sunday, September 4, the Earlham Writing Center will be open 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays. You can make an appointment at our website www.earlham.edu/writing-center or just walk in. You can have a conversation with a writing consultant at any stage of your writing process, from brainstorming and understanding assignments to final revising. We are on the main level of Lilly Library, behind the Ronald Gallery, so come visit to collaboratively work on your writing!


Weekly Writing Appointment Information Session on Friday

Are you interested in a weekly appointment at the Writing Center to improve your writing over time? Come to the WCIT (Writing Center Intensive Tutorial) information meeting in the Writing Center on Friday, September 2. We'll talk about the benefits of signing up to meet with the same consultant once a week for a semester and get you signed up for a session. Stop by any time between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. or between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to ask questions or sign up. If you cannot attend, email Laura at leavila@earlham.edu to learn more or schedule your WCIT. The Writing Center is located on the main floor of Lilly Library behind the Ronald Gallery.


Students Needed to Work Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Want to earn money and have fun while working at the largest event of the fall? Be a Student Alumni Ambassador. These students represent Earlham at Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2016 and assist the Alumni office with various tasks. Shifts start on Friday, October 14, and go through Sunday, October 16, with possible work in the weeks prior to the event. This job is available to students with or without work-study awards. You will receive a shirt to be worn during the weekend that will be yours to keep. A full job description and application instructions are available in Simplicity.


Calling All Conveners - Involvement Fair

Welcome back everyone. The Student Organizations Council (SOC) requires updated contact information for clubs. We will have an Involvement Fair on Tuesday, August 30, 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. on The Heart. Please fill out the form to reserve a table and update your contact information, or you will no longer receive updates. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfT0MokiQudJ7G9WS0kCE54Ye2dwJKtV03ZoGYGGKYvq0cNtg/viewform) Contact Eric Nicholson (esnicho13@earlham.edu).


Calling all Knitters (or Wannabe Knitters): Knit for Justice? Yarn Bombing?

The Center for Social Justice is looking to spin out a Knit for Justice and/or Yarn Bomb collective. If you would like to be involved, please contact Welling Hall at wellingh@earlham.edu or x1208.


Auditions: Seeking Diverse Group of Actors for Fall Plays

Do you enjoy acting? Have you thought about it but never had the time to try? Guest directors Ansley Valentine and Catherine Blencowe seek student, faculty, staff and community actors of all ages, body types, races, ethnicities, abilities, and experience levels to audition for "Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege." Actors will also be considered for "I and You" and the Student Directed One Acts. Applied Theatre credit is available. General auditions begin in Runyan Center’s Wilkinson Theatre at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, and Monday, August 29. Audition preparation details are posted on the board across from the McDaniel Studio Theatre (CVPA 143). Please sign up for one half-hour general audition appointment on Sunday or Monday. Call-back auditions will be Tuesday. Details are on the Earlham Theatre Arts Facebook page.


Now Accepting McNair Scholarship Applications

Are you, or someone you know, interested in pursuing a doctoral degree or graduate studies? The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to prepare high-achieving students who have traditionally been underrepresented in graduate studies to prepare for the journey leading to a Ph.D. The program serves students who are first-generation college students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds as well as minority students. As participants in the program, students will have access to skills-building courses and tutoring, research experiences with a faculty mentor, and individualized assistance through the graduate school application process. Students must meet the eligibility requirements for the program and must show an interest in attending graduate school. You must be a citizen or national of the United States or a permanent resident of the United States. If you are interested, please complete a preliminary application found on the McNair home page. Contact Joe Green (greenjo1@earlham.edu) or Donna McCormick (mccordo@earlham.edu.) The deadline for applications to the McNair Program is Friday, September 9th at 5 p.m. Space is limited, so please fill out an application soon.


Involvement Fair

Get involved in Richmond and at Earlham. Come to the Involvement Fair on Tuesday, August 30, 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. on The Heart. Enjoy ice cream treats (thanks to Metz) and chat with representatives from many Richmond nonprofits, schools and government agencies looking for volunteers, work-study eligible students and Bonner Scholars as well as dozens of Earlham clubs and other on-campus activities and members of several local faith communities. Don’t miss this once-a-year chance to check out so many cool things to do all in one place. Rain location is the Wellness Center Trueblood courts.


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