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City Year Information Session

City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service in 25 urban locations to keep students in school and on track to graduation. Rod Swain, a City Year recruiter, will hold an information session on Thursday, September 18, at Noon in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons (Landrum Bolling Center, 1st floor). Pizza will be provided. To learn more about City Year, visit <www.cityyear.org>.


Earlham Athletics Events on Wednesday

There are three athletics events on Earlham's campus on Wednesday, September 17. The women's soccer team meets Wilmington on Matlack Field at 4 p.m. The women's tennis team faces Transylvania at 5 p.m. The volleyball team entertains IU East on Schuckman Court at 7 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


Real Talk: EC Majors Uncovered

Trying to choose a major? Come to the Center for Integrated Learning Commons at 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, September 17, to listen to a student panel discussion of EC majors. They'll talk about how they chose a major, what their classes are like, and how they've made the most of their major through co-curricular experiences. For more information, contact Jen Banning at <bannije@earlham.edu>.


Rose City Coffee Co-op Fall Hours

Rose City Coffee Co-Operative is a non-profit, student-run coffee shop located across from Hoerner Hall and near the Athletics and Wellness Center parking lot. The menu offers quality coffee and espresso drinks, as well as chai and tea products. Rose City is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - Midnight, Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to Midnight. The Co-op is closed on Saturday. For more information, contact Sorcha Vaughan at <stvaugh12@earlham.edu>.


France Program Information Session

There will be an information session for the France Program on Thursday, September 18, from Noon to 1:00 p.m., in Carpenter Hall - Room 213. Karim Sagna will discuss details about the France Program for Fall Semester 2015. Applications are due in the International Programs Office (IPO) on November 15, 2014. For more information, contact Marcia Sparks at <sparkma@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship

The next College Meeting For Worship is this Sunday, September 21, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. Max Raskin, a senior Spanish and Hispanic Studies major, will speak on “Translating Memories” for the fall theme of “Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World.”


Share Your Earlham Experiences with Prospective Students

Current students wishing to host prospective students and/or chat with visitors about your experiences at Earlham are invited to join the Red Folder Volunteer (RFV) Program. RFV students serve as hosts during the College's large visit events (the next one is October 12) and as greeters in the Admissions Office. If you are interested, contact Ingrid Kocher <ilkocher11@earlham.edu>, Erica DeBruyne <eadebru12@earlham.edu> or Laura Honsig <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


EC Faculty Chosen for Exhibition

Nancy Taylor, Sungyeoul Lee and Walt Bistline each had two artworks chosen by juror Brian Byrn of the Midwest Museum of American Art for inclusion in this year's "Art About the Land" exhibition. The exhibit is on display at the Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie through September 28. It then travels to the Art Association of Henry County, and finally to The Anderson Center for the Arts.


Exploration Workshop: Starting the Journey

After utilizing tools to answer questions about the future and listening to the unique paths of others, take time to reflect on the next steps of your own path at EC. Join the Career Advisers on Tuesday, September 23, in the CIL Commons on the Landrum Bolling Center's first floor at Noon for lunch to learn about major and career possibilities in each division. For more information, contact Katie Elliott at <ellioka@earlham.edu>.


City Year Information Session

City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service in 25 urban locations to keep students in school and on track to graduation. Rod Swain, a City Year recruiter, will hold an information session on Thursday, September 18, at Noon in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons (Landrum Bolling Center, 1st floor). Pizza will be provided. To learn more about City Year, visit <www.cityyear.org>.


Earlham Athletics Events on Wednesday

There are three athletics events on Earlham's campus on Wednesday, September 17. The women's soccer team meets Wilmington on Matlack Field at 4 p.m. The women's tennis team faces Transylvania at 5 p.m. The volleyball team entertains IU East on Schuckman Court at 7 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


Grad School in the Humanities Panel

Are you considering graduate school in a Humanities field? Come to a panel discussion in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 124 at Noon on Thursday, September 18, to get your questions answered by faculty from the Libraries, M.A.T. program, Humanities Division, and the Center for Integrated Learning. A pizza lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Jen Banning at <bannije@earlham.edu>.


Real Talk: EC Majors Uncovered

Trying to choose a major? Come to the Center for Integrated Learning Commons at 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, September 17, to listen to a student panel discussion of EC majors. They'll talk about how they chose a major, what their classes are like, and how they've made the most of their major through co-curricular experiences. For more information, contact Jen Banning at <bannije@earlham.edu>.


Homecoming Committee

Do you want to plan and organize the Homecoming Dance? The Student Activities Board (SAB) is looking for more students to join the Homecoming Committee. Students don't have to join SAB to join this specific committee. Please contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu> if you are interested.


Spoken Word Artist to Perform on Friday

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Black Ladies United at Earlham (BLUE) are hosting poet Odd?Rod on Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the Comstock Room of Runyan Center. This event is dedicated to Maya Angelou. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu>.


Rose City Coffee Co-op Fall Hours

Rose City Coffee Co-Operative is a non-profit, student-run coffee shop located across from Hoerner Hall and near the Athletics and Wellness Center parking lot. The menu offers quality coffee and espresso drinks, as well as chai and tea products. Rose City is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - Midnight, Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to Midnight. The Co-op is closed on Saturday. For more information, contact Sorcha Vaughan at <stvaugh12@earlham.edu>.


Faculty Forum on Friday

The next Faculty Forum will take place this Friday, September 19, at 4:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211. Peter Blair will start by discussing some of his current work, “Parasites among us: a global to local perspective on collaborative student-faculty research.” After his presentation, there will be some time for additional discussion and reflection. Snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Darlena Rankin at <rankida@earlham.edu>.


France Program Information Session

There will be an information session for the France Program on Thursday, September 18, from Noon to 1:00 p.m., in Carpenter Hall - Room 213. Karim Sagna will discuss details about the France Program for Fall Semester 2015. Applications are due in the International Programs Office (IPO) on November 15, 2014. For more information, contact Marcia Sparks at <sparkma@earlham.edu>.


Students Can Attend GLCA's Students of Color Leadership Conference

The Great Lakes Colleges Association is holding its annual Students of Color Leadership Conference at DePauw University from November 7-9, 2014. The theme of this year's conference is "Who Am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist." A total of 15 Earlham students have the opportunity to attend and are encouraged to complete conference applications soon. Applications are due no later than Tuesday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Director of Diversity and Inclusion Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> for details and an application if you need one. Transportation, overnight lodging and meals are provided at no cost to students for this leadership development opportunity.


Soup and Wraps with Susan Lee

Students are invited to a "meet and greet" lunch with Susan Lee, Director of Diversity and Inclusion/Associate Dean of Student Life, on Friday, September 19, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the Runyan Center's Orchard Room.


College Meeting for Worship

The next College Meeting For Worship is this Sunday, September 21, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. Max Raskin, a senior Spanish and Hispanic Studies major, will speak on “Translating Memories” for the fall theme of “Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World.”


Share Your Earlham Experiences with Prospective Students

Current students wishing to host prospective students and/or chat with visitors about your experiences at Earlham are invited to join the Red Folder Volunteer (RFV) Program. RFV students serve as hosts during the College's large visit events (the next one is October 12) and as greeters in the Admissions Office. If you are interested, contact Ingrid Kocher <ilkocher11@earlham.edu>, Erica DeBruyne <eadebru12@earlham.edu> or Laura Honsig <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


EC Faculty Chosen for Exhibition

Nancy Taylor, Sungyeoul Lee and Walt Bistline each had two artworks chosen by juror Brian Byrn of the Midwest Museum of American Art for inclusion in this year's "Art About the Land" exhibition. The exhibit is on display at the Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie through September 28. It then travels to the Art Association of Henry County, and finally to The Anderson Center for the Arts.


Sign Up for Blood Drive at Runyan Center

The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on campus on Wednesday, September 24, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., in the Comstock Room. Donors are strongly encouraged to make an appointment this week at the table in Runyan Center during lunchtime. First-time donors are welcome.


Japanese Studies Department Presents “HAFU:ハーフ”

The documentary film “HAFU:ハーフ” will be shown on Saturday, September 20, at 7:00 p.m., at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. Hafu means someone of half Japanese and half other descent. The film documents the daily lives and experiences of five Hafu who have either lived most of their lives in Japan or are visiting for the first time in an effort to learn more about their Japanese heritage. “HAFU:ハーフ” was the winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. Hafu has been shown in London, Japan, Mexico and the U.S. Admission is free, and no ticket is required. For more information, contact Yasumi Kuriya at <kuriyya@earlham.edu>.


Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir Concert

The Earlham Artist and Lecture Series presents the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir on Tuesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m., in Goddard Auditorium. Under the direction of Ambroise N'Diong, the group performs interpretations of Gospel/Negro Spirituals, traditional African songs, and the magnificent masses that Julien Jouga composed in his country’s four national languages: Ouolof, Diola, Sérère and Portugese Creole. The group interprets and combines both the Catholic liturgy and the indigenous Muslim songs of Senegal to create an extraordinary harmony between the two cultures that comprise the nation of Senegal. Tickets are required: $10/adults, $5/students and seniors. One free ticket with an Earlham ID. For more information, visit the Events website at <www.earlham.edu/news/events>.


Free STD Testing on September 26

HIV, Hep C and syphilis testing will be available on Friday, September 26, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Health Services. Call 765-983-1328 or come to Health Services to make an appointment.


Exploration Workshop: Starting the Journey

After utilizing tools to answer questions about the future and listening to the unique paths of others, take time to reflect on the next steps of your own path at EC. Join the Career Advisers on Tuesday, September 23, in the CIL Commons on the Landrum Bolling Center's first floor at Noon for lunch to learn about major and career possibilities in each division. For more information, contact Katie Elliott at <ellioka@earlham.edu>.


City Year Information Session

City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service in 25 urban locations to keep students in school and on track to graduation. Rod Swain, a City Year recruiter, will hold an information session on Thursday, September 18, at Noon in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons (Landrum Bolling Center, 1st floor). Pizza will be provided. To learn more about City Year, visit <www.cityyear.org>.


Earlham Athletics Events on Wednesday

There are three athletics events on Earlham's campus on Wednesday, September 17. The women's soccer team meets Wilmington on Matlack Field at 4 p.m. The women's tennis team faces Transylvania at 5 p.m. The volleyball team entertains IU East on Schuckman Court at 7 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


Grad School in the Humanities Panel

Are you considering graduate school in a Humanities field? Come to a panel discussion in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 124 at Noon on Thursday, September 18, to get your questions answered by faculty from the Libraries, M.A.T. program, Humanities Division, and the Center for Integrated Learning. A pizza lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Jen Banning at <bannije@earlham.edu>.


Real Talk: EC Majors Uncovered

Trying to choose a major? Come to the Center for Integrated Learning Commons at 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, September 17, to listen to a student panel discussion of EC majors. They'll talk about how they chose a major, what their classes are like, and how they've made the most of their major through co-curricular experiences. For more information, contact Jen Banning at <bannije@earlham.edu>.


Homecoming Committee

Do you want to plan and organize the Homecoming Dance? The Student Activities Board (SAB) is looking for more students to join the Homecoming Committee. Students don't have to join SAB to join this specific committee. Please contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu> if you are interested.


Spoken Word Artist to Perform on Friday

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Black Ladies United at Earlham (BLUE) are hosting poet Odd?Rod on Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the Comstock Room of Runyan Center. This event is dedicated to Maya Angelou. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu>.


Rose City Coffee Co-op Fall Hours

Rose City Coffee Co-Operative is a non-profit, student-run coffee shop located across from Hoerner Hall and near the Athletics and Wellness Center parking lot. The menu offers quality coffee and espresso drinks, as well as chai and tea products. Rose City is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - Midnight, Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to Midnight. The Co-op is closed on Saturday. For more information, contact Sorcha Vaughan at <stvaugh12@earlham.edu>.


Faculty Forum on Friday

The next Faculty Forum will take place this Friday, September 19, at 4:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211. Peter Blair will start by discussing some of his current work, “Parasites among us: a global to local perspective on collaborative student-faculty research.” After his presentation, there will be some time for additional discussion and reflection. Snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Darlena Rankin at <rankida@earlham.edu>.


France Program Information Session

There will be an information session for the France Program on Thursday, September 18, from Noon to 1:00 p.m., in Carpenter Hall - Room 213. Karim Sagna will discuss details about the France Program for Fall Semester 2015. Applications are due in the International Programs Office (IPO) on November 15, 2014. For more information, contact Marcia Sparks at <sparkma@earlham.edu>.


Students Can Attend GLCA's Students of Color Leadership Conference

The Great Lakes Colleges Association is holding its annual Students of Color Leadership Conference at DePauw University from November 7-9, 2014. The theme of this year's conference is "Who Am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist." A total of 15 Earlham students have the opportunity to attend and are encouraged to complete conference applications soon. Applications are due no later than Tuesday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Director of Diversity and Inclusion Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> for details and an application if you need one. Transportation, overnight lodging and meals are provided at no cost to students for this leadership development opportunity.


Soup and Wraps with Susan Lee

Students are invited to a "meet and greet" lunch with Susan Lee, Director of Diversity and Inclusion/Associate Dean of Student Life, on Friday, September 19, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the Runyan Center's Orchard Room.


College Meeting for Worship

The next College Meeting For Worship is this Sunday, September 21, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. Max Raskin, a senior Spanish and Hispanic Studies major, will speak on “Translating Memories” for the fall theme of “Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World.”


Share Your Earlham Experiences with Prospective Students

Current students wishing to host prospective students and/or chat with visitors about your experiences at Earlham are invited to join the Red Folder Volunteer (RFV) Program. RFV students serve as hosts during the College's large visit events (the next one is October 12) and as greeters in the Admissions Office. If you are interested, contact Ingrid Kocher <ilkocher11@earlham.edu>, Erica DeBruyne <eadebru12@earlham.edu> or Laura Honsig <llhonsig13@earlham.edu>.


EC Faculty Chosen for Exhibition

Nancy Taylor, Sungyeoul Lee and Walt Bistline each had two artworks chosen by juror Brian Byrn of the Midwest Museum of American Art for inclusion in this year's "Art About the Land" exhibition. The exhibit is on display at the Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie through September 28. It then travels to the Art Association of Henry County, and finally to The Anderson Center for the Arts.


Sign Up for Blood Drive at Runyan Center

The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on campus on Wednesday, September 24, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., in the Comstock Room. Donors are strongly encouraged to make an appointment this week at the table in Runyan Center during lunchtime. First-time donors are welcome.


Japanese Studies Department Presents “HAFU:ハーフ”

The documentary film “HAFU:ハーフ” will be shown on Saturday, September 20, at 7:00 p.m., at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. Hafu means someone of half Japanese and half other descent. The film documents the daily lives and experiences of five Hafu who have either lived most of their lives in Japan or are visiting for the first time in an effort to learn more about their Japanese heritage. “HAFU:ハーフ” was the winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. Hafu has been shown in London, Japan, Mexico and the U.S. Admission is free, and no ticket is required. For more information, contact Yasumi Kuriya at <kuriyya@earlham.edu>.


Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir Concert

The Earlham Artist and Lecture Series presents the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir on Tuesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m., in Goddard Auditorium. Under the direction of Ambroise N'Diong, the group performs interpretations of Gospel/Negro Spirituals, traditional African songs, and the magnificent masses that Julien Jouga composed in his country’s four national languages: Ouolof, Diola, Sérère and Portugese Creole. The group interprets and combines both the Catholic liturgy and the indigenous Muslim songs of Senegal to create an extraordinary harmony between the two cultures that comprise the nation of Senegal. Tickets are required: $10/adults, $5/students and seniors. One free ticket with an Earlham ID. For more information, visit the Events website at <www.earlham.edu/news/events>.


Free STD Testing on September 26

HIV, Hep C and syphilis testing will be available on Friday, September 26, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Health Services. Call 765-983-1328 or come to Health Services to make an appointment.


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