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August 2016
August 2016

Tue. 2 Aug, 2016

Freshman & Transfer Orientation (Tue. 2 Aug, 2016 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Ody OwlOrientation assists students as they transition to MUW, whether they are transferring from another college setting or entering as a first-time college student.

At Orientation, students will:

  • Meet with an academic advisor and register for classes
  • Receive information about on-campus living and commuting to campus
  • Learn about various resources made available to W students
  • Have university ID made
  • Meet new and current W students

Find out more at www.muw.edu/orientation

Wed. 17 Aug, 2016

Thu. 18 Aug, 2016

Fri. 19 Aug, 2016

Sat. 20 Aug, 2016

Blues Week-Move In Day (All day)

Blues Week 2016 kicks off with move-in day! We're excited to welcome all of our new and returning students to The W!

Blues Week events are open to all students, residential and commuters.

 

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Blues Week 2016-Welcome Back BBQ (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Kick off Blues Week 2016 events with the Welcome Back Blues Week Picnic. The picnic is a great opportunity for new students parents and family members and the Blues Week Team to relax, enjoy dinner, network, and reconnect.

Blues Week 2016-Screen on the Green (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 9:00 pm - Sun. 21 Aug, 2016 12:00 am)

Grab your blanket and join us on the Green Space behind Kincannon Residence Hall for a movie on the lawn. 

 

Rain Location: Nissan Auditorium

Sun. 21 Aug, 2016

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Blues Week 2016-Campus Ministries Worship (Sun. 21 Aug, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Join the Campus Ministry Teams for a inter-faith worship.

Blues Week 2016-Blue Rally (Sun. 21 Aug, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

This high energy, interactive event is the perfect way to make new friends at the W. Blue Rally is a team-building experience that you'll find has a long-lasting, positive effect.

Come get connected with your peers!  Required for all new students!

Mon. 22 Aug, 2016

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Using Social Media to Promote your Department (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 10:15 am - 11:00 am)

This workshop will present you with successful strategies for using social media like Facebook, Twitter, and more to promote your department. This will be helpful for faculty and staff. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Online Teaching Tips for Active Learning and Engagement (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 10:15 am - 11:00 am)

In this workshop three MUW faculty from different academic disciplines will describe their best tips for actively engaging students in online courses. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Game Play as Active Teaching Workshop (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 10:15 am - 11:00 am)

This workshop will describe how game-play assignments can increase student engagement and active learning. Includes examples of games played in face-to-face and online courses. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Student Work (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 11:15 am - 12:00 pm)

In this workshop faculty from three different disciplines will describe the process and outcomes of engaging students through interdisciplinary projects. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Respondus Monitor for Online Testing (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 11:15 am - 12:00 pm)

In this workshop two faculty members will describe their experience using Respondus Monitor for online exam proctoring. The Instructional Technologist will also be on hand to answer questions about the software. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Recognizing and Supporting Students in Crisis (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 11:15 am - 12:00 pm)

This workshop will address ways to recognize and support struggling students, with advice from both the pedagogical and Student Affairs perspectives. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Drop-In Canvas Assistance (Faculty) (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Drop-in assistance for faculty with Canvas questions. No appointment needed.

Respondus Monitor Training Workshop (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Learn how to use Respondus Monitor to proctor your online tests in this hands-on workshop.

Blues Week 2016-Organization Fair (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

Browse student invovlement opportunitties by visting with the Registered Student Organizaitons, and learn about businesses in Columbus, MS.

RHAve (Mon. 22 Aug, 2016 9:00 pm - Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 12:00 am)

Come show off your best dance moves at the RHAve!

This event is free and open to MUW Students

Rain Locaiton: Pohl Gym

Tue. 23 Aug, 2016

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Compliance, Financial Aid, and Academic Updates (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 8:30 am - 10:00 am)

Learn about important updates concerning compliance reporting, Fant Library, state financial aid and student eligibility changes, academic advising, and disability accomodations. For the full Fall Development Conference schedule please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning's website.

Blues Week 2016-HOOT Service Day (All day)

Learn about Columbus agencies and gain volunteer experience during the Blues Week 2016 Helping Out Our Town (HOOT) Service Day! 

Team A: 8:30AM-11:30AM

Team B: 2:00PM-4:00PM

Getting Acquainted/Talk-Back with Amanda Clay Powers (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 10:15 am - 11:00 am)

Get to know our new Dean of Library Services and discuss her plans for the Fant Library. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Dealing with Distracted Students in the Classroom (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 10:15 am - 11:00 am)

In this workshop you will learn strategies to discourage students from becoming distracted by laptops, phones, and other digital devices in the classroom. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Firearms on Campus and Political Activity (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 11:15 am - 12:00 pm)

Hear from important updates from the University Counsel about campus policies on firearms and political activity. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Office Mix: Free Tool for Lecture Casting (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 11:15 am - 12:00 pm)

Learn about how one faculty member has used Office Mix for lecture casting and why you might want to do the same. The Instructional Technologist will also be on hand to answer questions about the software. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Drop-In Canvas Assistance (Faculty) (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

Drop-in assistance for faculty with Canvas questions. No appointment needed.

Office Mix Training Workshop (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm)

Learn how to use the free Office Mix software for lecture casting in this hands-on tutorial. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Blues Week 2016-Traditions 101 (Tue. 23 Aug, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Learn about campus traditions at Traditions 101

Wed. 24 Aug, 2016

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Success Welcome-College of Arts & Sciences (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 11:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Attend your College open-house Reception.  This is a great opportunity to meet your faculty, tour your academic buildings, connect with classmates, and gain tips on how to be successful your first semester in the college. 

Success Welcome-College of Business & Professional Studies (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 11:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Attend your College open-house Reception.  This is a great opportunity to meet your faculty, tour your academic buildings, connect with classmates, and gain tips on how to be successful your first semester in the college. 

Success Welcome-College of Nursing & Speech Language Pathology (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 11:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Attend your College open-house Reception.  This is a great opportunity to meet your faculty, tour your academic buildings, connect with classmates, and gain tips on how to be successful your first semester in the college. 

Smarter Proctoring Training Workshop (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Learn how to use Smarter Proctoring, our new proctoring software, to easily set up a proctored exam within Canvas. Please visit the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning website for the full 2016 Fall Development Conference schedule.

Success Welcome-College Eductaion and Human Sciences (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Attend your College open-house Reception.  This is a great opportunity to meet your faculty, tour your academic buildings, connect with classmates, and gain tips on how to be successful your first semester in the college. 

Drop-In Canvas Assistance (Faculty) (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Drop-in assistance for faculty with Canvas questions. No appointment needed.

Blues Week 2016-Ody Showdown Gameshow (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

 The Ody Showdown if filled with high energy minute-to-win-it games and prizes. You dont want to miss it!

Blues Week 2016-Late Night Breakfast (Wed. 24 Aug, 2016 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Traditionally, the night before classes and finals students are invited for breakfast at 9:00pm in the Hogarth Cafeteria, do not miss it! This event is free and open to MUW students

Thu. 25 Aug, 2016

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.

Common Reading Initiative website

Blues Week 2016-Kickball Welcome Back Social (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

Inbetween classes join us for a pick up game of kick-ball.

Blues Week 2016- Social Club/Greek Life Ice Cream Social (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Learn about the Social Clubs and Greek Life organizations on campus. 

Enjoy Free Ice Cream And Karaoke! 

Fri. 26 Aug, 2016

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.

Common Reading Initiative website

Blues Week-Slip 'n' Slide Softball (Fri. 26 Aug, 2016 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Join the Coretta Social Club for Slip 'n' Slide Softball!

Sat. 27 Aug, 2016

Blues Week 2016 (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 pm)

Mark your calendars for Blues Week 2016! The Office of Student Life hosts a week full of exciting events to get the new and returning students connected to campus. Events are hosted by campus departments and Registred Student  Organizations.

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.

Common Reading Initiative website

Blues Week 2016- Mud Volleyball Tourney (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

GET READY FOR MUD VOLLEYBALL 2016! Coming at you on August 27 at 10:00 am! Start preparing your teams now!

 

Sun. 28 Aug, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.

Common Reading Initiative website

Mon. 29 Aug, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.

Common Reading Initiative website

Junior/ Senior Rivalry (Mon. 29 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm - Wed. 31 Aug, 2016 9:00 pm)

If you are a Junior of Senior and interested in being part of a Two Year Social Club then sign up to be part of Junior/ Senior Rivalry. Rivalry is an event shocked deep with the tradition. Rivalry begins Monday, August 29th at 7:00pm with a Game Night in Cochran Limbert Assembly Room. This night gives you an opportunity to meet with all the lovely ladies of the Blacklist, Jester, and Masker Social Club. Tuesday and Wednesday you will get to partake in events that are about tradition, these events will include serenade, stroll, and feature night. If interested sign-up online through OrgSync under the Two Year Council Portal. 

Tue. 30 Aug, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.

Common Reading Initiative website

Junior/ Senior Rivalry (Mon. 29 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm - Wed. 31 Aug, 2016 9:00 pm)

If you are a Junior of Senior and interested in being part of a Two Year Social Club then sign up to be part of Junior/ Senior Rivalry. Rivalry is an event shocked deep with the tradition. Rivalry begins Monday, August 29th at 7:00pm with a Game Night in Cochran Limbert Assembly Room. This night gives you an opportunity to meet with all the lovely ladies of the Blacklist, Jester, and Masker Social Club. Tuesday and Wednesday you will get to partake in events that are about tradition, these events will include serenade, stroll, and feature night. If interested sign-up online through OrgSync under the Two Year Council Portal. 

Theatre Interest Meeting (Tue. 30 Aug, 2016 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

Are you interested in the theatre? Would you like to try your hand at acting onstage? Or perhaps building and painting a set, creating costumes or learning about what it takes to put on a show.

If so, then please join us at the Theatre in Cromwell and learn all about the MUW Theatre department and your place in it.

Also, there are scholarships available for participating on a show!

This meeting is open to ALL students, but it is mandatory for Theatre majors and minors

 

Wed. 31 Aug, 2016

Common Read: "Brown Girl Dreaming" (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 9 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.

Common Reading Initiative website

Junior/ Senior Rivalry (Mon. 29 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm - Wed. 31 Aug, 2016 9:00 pm)

If you are a Junior of Senior and interested in being part of a Two Year Social Club then sign up to be part of Junior/ Senior Rivalry. Rivalry is an event shocked deep with the tradition. Rivalry begins Monday, August 29th at 7:00pm with a Game Night in Cochran Limbert Assembly Room. This night gives you an opportunity to meet with all the lovely ladies of the Blacklist, Jester, and Masker Social Club. Tuesday and Wednesday you will get to partake in events that are about tradition, these events will include serenade, stroll, and feature night. If interested sign-up online through OrgSync under the Two Year Council Portal. 

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