Metropolitan State University

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700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul MN 55106-5000

Phone: 651-793-1302

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5th Annual Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival


The Asian Student Organization (ASO) and the Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship (ICES) invite you to join us for the 5th Annual Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival on Metro State’s St. Paul Campus today and tomorrow (May15-16th, 2014).

The Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival is a celebration of the success of Hmong stories that have been documented by Hmong filmmakers, inspiring Hmong individuals to tell their stories and gather Hmong filmmakers to network. It is a great opportunity to meet Hmong filmmakers, get inspired, and learn about Hmong artists, their work and their community.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Founders Hall Auditorium

We will kick off the film festival with an Opening Reception to introduce the filmmakers and photographers. Several short films will be screened with a theme of “Sacrifices,” at 8:00pm.

Friday, May 16, 2014 
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Founders Hall Auditorium

There will be educational cultural workshops led by the Hmong Cultural Center, 3HmongTV, 690AM Radio and Hmong Radio. Concurrently, a filmmakers’ group discussion will take place to discuss the successes, challenges and the importance of Hmong storytelling through film-making. At 7 PM, Hmong performances and the film “Triumph” will begin, followed by “Leaving a Legacy”. All films will be in English or subtitled.

The last day to drop first session and full-term summer 2014 courses with refund is May 18th, 2014.

Interim-Parking Update #4 


Week one of construction is wrapping up. You have most likely seen progress as the pavement on the
surface lot is being dug up.

We appreciate all of the feedback as we work through the challenges of the Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul Campus, Interim Parking .

Please be considerate of the shuttle driver. He has been blocked in and delayed by vehicles waiting in the Center Courtyard turnaround. If you are being picked up, or are picking someone up, please DO NOT wait in the Center Courtyard turnaround. When space is available, wait in the center parking lot or by the St Johns dock area off of 7th street.

The two parking lots by the First Lutheran Church on Maria Ave, Eight St and North St are reserved for students only. Parking permits has been issued to students and these lots will be monitored, starting on Monday, May 12, 2014. Parking Violation Tickets of $20 will be issued to anyone without a permit.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please email: interimparking@metrostate.edu

Thank you.

Take the GMAT Grad Prep course for OVER HALF THE PRICE!


Are you getting ready for Graduate School? Take the GMAT prep course!

The University Activities Board presents a GMAT Preparatory Course for Metropolitan State University students, alumni, staff, faculty, and community members.

Saturday, June 14th AND Sunday, June 15th, 2014
9:00am-6:30pm

- 16 hour long weekend course, typically a three day course.
- Cost will be as follow:
-$100 for Metropolitan State University students and alumni
-$335 for staff and faculty
-$395 for community members
Cost includes study material, course booklet, official GMAT Guide, practice test, online tools, and online support!
-Class size is limited!


RSVP to the University Activities Board (UAB) by May 16th! at:
student.activities@metrostate.edu

https://orgsync.com/43493/events/757784/occurrences/1574643

From the Library: May newsletter


The May issue of the Library’s newsletter, By the Book, is now online!

Read it now at:
http://libguides.metrostate.edu/newsletter

Items in this month’s issue:
* Library staff selfie!
* Summer library hours
* RefWorks subscription ending in June 2015
* World Labyrinth Day
* INFS 115: Your ticket to academic success

The latest library news can always be found on our Facebook page!
(https://www.facebook.com/metrostatelibrary)

Today’s the first day of the Saint Paul Campus parking construction. Read the current updates here:

http://www.metrostate.edu/msweb/resources/interim_parking/index.html

Today we Breathe Free and Breathe Easy!


Breathe Free, Breathe Easy everyone!

As of May 1, Metropolitan State University is smoke and tobacco free!


For more information about the policy, FAQs and cessation resources visit http://www.metrostate.edu/breathefree or e-mail breathefree@metrostate.edu.

Metropolitan State University ground break for the new parking ramp and student center.

MN TRIO Fundraiser - MN Twins Game June 30th


The TRIO department at Metro State invites you to purchase tickets to the MN Twins vs. the Kansas City Royals game for Monday, June 30th, 2014 @ 7:10 PM. Tickets are $17 each - $4 for each ticket sold goes to support the MN TRIO Association.

You are also invited to purchase MN TRIO t-shirts for $12 each. If you purchase a ticket and a t-shirt as a package for $25, you get a $4 savings! Wear your t-shirt to the game!

Your purchase makes a difference. Proceeds from ticket and t-shirt sales will go to support the MN TRIO Association and the professionals and students it serves. Students, staff, faculty, alumni, TRIO supporters, friends and family are invited to join us!

Please follow the link (http://www.metrostate.edu/applications/drep/files/Twins_Tickets_Tshirts_041814.pdf) to complete the order form. To make it easy to get your order in, all orders can be sent to Jennifer Bindner (FH L108A). For questions, email jennifer.bindner@metrostate.edu or call 651-793-1505. We accept checks, cash or purchase orders.

Please help spread the word! We thank you for your support!

Pulling it All Together: Successful Job Search that keeps you Offline and in Front of Employers

A special presentation for students and graduates of Metropolitan State University given by Amy Lindgren, President of Prototype Career Service and national employment columnist.

When: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Where: LIB 302


You’ve written your resume, practiced tough interview questions, built your networking list…Are you ready to get a job? Gulp. Before you leap into the search – especially before you jump online and start applying for posted positions – you need to do one more thing: Create a job search strategy that keeps you in front of employers. Here’s a hint: The best strategies won’t involve online applications. Come to this fast-paced, interactive session to learn how to get your next job without getting stuck in fruitless process. This is a must-do session for anyone who fears the market will be tough to crack. The tougher the market, the more important it is to pull your search together and take it offline – because that’s where the jobs are.


Space is limited. RSVP at Career Link, by e-mail career.services@metrostate.edu or call 651-793-1528.

For more information: http://www.metrostate.edu/applications/drep/files/AmyLindgren.pdf