Apr
12
Wed
Journey Event: Introduction to Tai Chi
Apr 12 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday, April 12, 10:30 AM – Noon, Glenn Massay Theater lobby

The regular practice of Tai Chi can strengthen muscles, improve balance, and reduce stress. Tai Chi focuses on slow movements through a series of forms or movements. Instructors will lead you in an exploration of the different patterns of change through these physical movements/forms. These practices will guide you in the release of tension and enhance your inner awareness bringing about a harmonious state of being.

Student Government Pizza Day @ Atrium
Apr 12 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Journey Event: Happiness Workshop – Self-Compassion
Apr 12 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, April 12, 4-5pm, FSM 206

Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore the basics of happiness. This week’s talk will cover self-compassion. Self-compassion is simply having compassion for oneself. Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore self-compassion n this Arctic Dragon – approved workshop. You will learn how we all can use more compassion, especially from ourselves. Get your passport stamped at this Dragon Approved workshop.

Apr
13
Thu
Tundra Talks: Alaskscape @ FSM204
Apr 13 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Alaskscape

HoneyThursday, April 13, 6:00-8:00 p.m., FSM 204.

Focus: how-to demonstrations and discussions on many things that will help get you ready for summer!

Speakers:

Dr. William Resinger: Model Airplanes

Sally & Hazel Koppenberg: Making Flower Baskets

Margaret Loew: Wheat Grinding

Apr
17
Mon
Journey Event: Happiness Workshop – Gratitude and Joy @ FSM 206
Apr 17 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Happiness Workshop – Gratitude and Joy

Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore the basics of happiness. This week’s talk will cover gratitude and joy. Joyous living increases health, and gratitude has been shown to increase an individual’s chances of surviving cancer and other illnesses.

Apr. 17, 4-5 pm, FSM 206

Apr
19
Wed
3rd Annual MSC Pi Day Event @ The Atrium
Apr 19 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Pi Day Poster_SP17

Throw Pies

and

Snack Sale

All proceeds benefit My House Mat-Su

Student Government Meeting @ JKB 108
Apr 19 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Apr
21
Fri
Student Showcase Presentations @ JKB124
Apr 21 @ 9:45 AM – 3:15 PM

Student Showcase Schedule '17

Apr
22
Sat
Tundra Talks: Alaskscape @ Multiple FSM Rooms
Apr 22 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

For full schedule and more details, visit the Tundra Talks webpage.

Spring Series for Life: Marriage/Relationships @ Snodgrass Hall 119
Apr 22 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Marriage/Relationships: Principles that make relationships work. What does research say are common traits to marriages that last? Does your relationship have some elements that are hindering growth and intimacy? Come participate in this interactive class and learn some practical steps to make your relationship even better!

April 22nd, 2:30pm-5pm. Snodgrass Hall 119

The HUMS Club is proud to announce their ‘Spring Series for Life.’ Food will be provided, as well as a limited supply of free books that are referenced in the talks. These are research-driven presentations focused on practical application, and are Dragon-Approved for Journey stamps.

Pre-registration is required –all you need to do is send an e-mail listing the talk you want to attend, and the name(s) of the attendee(s) to: dgbannan@alaska.edu.

Apr
26
Wed
Student Government Meeting @ JKB 108
Apr 26 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Apr
27
Thu
Journey Event: Thoughtful Thursdays @ FSM200
Apr 27 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Thoughtful Thursdays

Join Deborah Bannan, Assistant Professor of Human Services, for an informative discussion on stress and relaxation – just in time for finals! While you’re there, get your Dragon Field Guide stamped.

Apr. 27,  Noon-1 pm, FSM 200

Apr
28
Fri
Spring Series for Life: Parenting @ Snodgrass Hall 119
Apr 28 @ 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Parenting: Parenting with a plan. Being a parent is tough work, especially when you aren’t sure how to best address difficulties that arise. For problematic behavior, poor grades, unhealthy use of technology (or anything else), you can have a plan! Come learn some foundational guidelines to build a practical system in your home to address your concerns in a way that is positive and gets everyone on the same page.

April 28th, 10am-12:30pm. Snodgrass Hall 119

The HUMS Club is proud to announce their ‘Spring Series for Life.’ Food will be provided, as well as a limited supply of free books that are referenced in the talks. These are research-driven presentations focused on practical application, and are Dragon-Approved for Journey stamps.

Pre-registration is required –all you need to do is send an e-mail listing the talk you want to attend, and the name(s) of the attendee(s) to: dgbannan@alaska.edu.

Spring Series for Life: De-stress @ Snodgrass Hall 119
Apr 28 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

De-Stress by increasing learning skills: Effective strategies to learn and teach. Do you read and re-read the textbook and still not remember what it says? Do you spend hours preparing and delivering a lecture only to realize no one remembers anything you reviewed? Come and learn effective, research-based ways to make learning stick!

April 28th, 1:00-3:30pm. Snodgrass Hall 119.

The HUMS Club is proud to announce their ‘Spring Series for Life.’ Food will be provided, as well as a limited supply of free books that are referenced in the talks. These are research-driven presentations focused on practical application, and are Dragon-Approved for Journey stamps.

Pre-registration is required –all you need to do is send an e-mail listing the talk you want to attend, and the name(s) of the attendee(s) to: dgbannan@alaska.edu.

Apr
30
Sun
Liz Vice in Concert | Presented by Whistling Swan Productions @ Glenn Massay Theater
Apr 30 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
May
3
Wed
Student Government Meeting @ JKB 108
May 3 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
May
11
Thu
Textbook Sales Begin at Campus Cache
May 11 @ 8:30 AM
May
17
Wed
Campus Cache and Copy Center Closed
May 17 – May 18 all-day
May
29
Mon
Memorial Day Holiday (Campus Closed, No Classes)
May 29 all-day
Jun
2
Fri
Machetanz Arts Festival @ The Glenn Massay Theater
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day
Aug
18
Fri
New Student Orientation / Convocation @ The Glenn Massay Theater
Aug 18 @ 12:30 PM – 4:45 PM

NSO-Agenda FA '17Please note: most campus offices will be closed from Noon to 2pm.

Aug
25
Fri
Alaska Recovery Summit
Aug 25 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

August 25: Alaska Recovery Summit

  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Glenn Massay Theater (Awareness)

Alaskans face significant challenges in addressing substance abuse in their communities and providing support for recovery.  The summit will feature speakers, panel discussions, and a screening of the documentary Anonymous People. Attend all or part of the day as community members work together to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities statewide affected by addiction.

Sponsored by THRIVE Mat-Su, Fiend 2 Clean, and Cook Inlet Tribal Council.

Aug
30
Wed
Community Drumming
Aug 30 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

August 30: Community Drumming

  • Noon – 1:00 pm, Atrium (Connection)

Group drumming can reduce stress, rejuvenate, calm, and help develop right brain creativity. Drumming alone has healing power, but in a group, healing expands exponentially. For thousands of years, people have used the drum as a means of coming together to heal individuals and build communities. Drums provided and no musical ability required.

Aug
31
Thu
Community Drumming
Aug 31 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

August 31: Community Drumming

  • Noon – 1:00 pm, Atrium (Connection)

Group drumming can reduce stress, rejuvenate, calm, and help develop right brain creativity. Drumming alone has healing power, but in a group, healing expands exponentially. For thousands of years, people have used the drum as a means of coming together to heal individuals and build communities. Drums provided and no musical ability required.

Sep
6
Wed
Start Now – Bones for Life
Sep 6 @ 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

September 6: Start Now – Bones for Life

  • 9:00 – 10:15 am, FSM 204 (Off the Beaten Path)

Whether you are 16 or 60, start today to build strong bones for the future. Learn safe, gentle, weight-bearing movements that will challenge your bones to be strong and sturdy while improving balance, coordination, posture, ease, and power in movement!