MT Engage Week 2021

MT Engage Week Prizes

Attend an MT Engage Week event for your chance to win great prizes!

 

GoPro Hero 8
Beats Pill+ Speaker
Beats Flex Earbuds
Blue Ice Snowball Microphone
MT Engage Merchandise
 
Check out our complete list of awesome events below! The more you attend, the more chances you have to win.

Get a CLUE! Scavenger Hunt

Clue 21Presented by College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, CBHS Advising
Monday, September 20-Friday, September 24
Get a CLUE! Connect, Learn, Utilize, Engage!  Join this smartphone-based scavenger hunt to learn about academic resources, make connections on campus, and have a lot of fun!  You will complete tasks for points and earn cool prizes! 
Main page: https://www.mtsu.edu/cbhsadv/clue
FAQs page: https://www.mtsu.edu/cbhsadv/clue/FAQs.php
 
 

LWV Presents: Immigration, Law, and Local Consequences: Current Issues for Immigrants and Refugees in Rutherford County

LWVPresented by MTSU University Honors College
Monday, September 20
3 p.m.
Student Union Building STU 201 or via Zoom
Panelists: Kellye Branson, Director, Refugee & Immigrant Services, Catholic CharitiesAbdou Kattih, Founder, Murfreesboro Muslim YouthModerator: Barbara Ibarra, LWV of M’boro/Rutherford County
 
 

Book Trivia Event

Book TriviaPresented by College of Education
Tuesday, September 21
2:30-4 p.m.
LRC (Learning Resource Center) 101
Come test your bookish knowledge and walk away with brand new, high-quality diverse BOOKS! Everyone who comes to the event will walk away with books for their home and classroom libraries. 
 

True Blue YOU: Virtual Escape Game

True Blue YouPresented by MTSU Career Development Center
Tuesday, September 21
2:30-3:30 p.m.

Save Lightning! Lend your unique skills in a team effort (randomly chosen) through puzzles and obstacles in our virtual escape game. This fun experience will provide new connections, confidence, and awareness of the special talents you possess…that employers value! Swag bags avail after event in the Career Development Center (KUC 328). 

Social Media and Mental Health

Social DilemmaPresented by School of Journalism and Strategic Media and Department of Psychology
Tuesday, September 21
4:30 p.m.
Bragg 104

MTSU students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the MT Engage event “Distracted and Dejected: Does Social Media Affect Your Mental Health?” on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Bragg Media & Entertainment Building. The event will include a screening of the movie “The Social Dilemma” followed by a panel discussion of social media and mental health. Attendees are encouraged to participate in the discussion and share their own experiences using social media. Free pizza slices will be available at the conclusion of the event.

ePortfolio Writing; Engaging in Reflection to Establish Connections

Presented by University Writing Center
Tuesday, September 21
5-6 p.m.
UWC Walker Library 3rd Floor
Reflective writing is an important component in ePortfolios, but engaging in reflection can be challenging.  The University Writing Center (UWC) and MT Engage have paired up to help! During MT Engage week 2021, the UWC ePortfolio Program Coordinator will facilitate a 60 min., interactive reflecting writing workshop designed to help students deepen their reflective practice. Students will be introduced to a reflective process that helps them brainstorm ideas, connect their academic and lived experiences, and make new meaning out of their reflections. Students will also consider how to write reflectively for a variety of audiences: MT Engage scholarship judges, MTSU faculty, and potential employers/graduate school admissions. Free sandwiches!

Tunnel of Love

Tunnel of Love

Presented by Health and Human Performance
Wednesday, September 22
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom

The Tunnel of Love is a walk-through event that provides students with information about the transmission and prevention of sexually transmitted infections. Students will be presented with information about common STIs, safer sex, and abstinence. Nashville Cares will be providing free HIV testing and students from HLTH 3000 ,Service Learning in Health Education, will be doing condom demonstrations and providing education materials. The Tennessee State Department of Health will also be providing information and giving away items. 

For questions about this event please contact Casie Higginbotham at  Casie.Higginbotham@mtsu.edu

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms

Presented by College of Education
Wednesday, September 22
3-4:15 p.m.
LRC 101

The workshop will help teacher candidates learn how to create trauma sensitive classrooms.

Chemistry Career Fair Resume Workshop

Presented by College of Basic and Applied Sciences
Wednesday, September 22
4-5 p.m.
SCI 1191

The Chemistry Career Fair will be returning this year on September 30th, 2021 from 12-3 pm in the Science Building Atrium.  We welcome all students to attend and explore exciting opportunities.  The chemistry department and pre-professional health sciences strive to bring employment prospects, internship positions, and options for furthering education at other institutions in the region.

The University will be offering resume workshops and events to assist students prepare for meeting with these prospective schools and companies.  The Chemistry Department is offering our annual resume workshop on September 22nd from 4-5 pm in the Science Building (SCI), Room 1191.  The Career Development Center will be offering a their Job Search Jumpstart event on Thursday, September 23rd from 12-1 pm in Keathley University Center (KUC), Room 324.

Makerspace Open House

Makerspace

Presented by Walker Library
Wednesday, September 22
5-7 p.m.
Walker Library Makerspace, 2nd floor

Have you ever wanted to learn more about our Makerspace? We're happy to bring back one of our favorite events with the Makerspace Open House, brought to you in partnership with MT Engage. Join us on Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as we feature demos from our 3D printers, laser etcher, robotics, virtual reality, and so much more. In addition to all of this, our staff will be on hand to answer questions about how to get started and the best ways to utilize the equipment. We hope to see you there!

The Walker Library Makerspace is an active learning environment for students, faculty, and staff to use technology to participate in experiential project-based learning. The value of the Makerspace experience is in innovation and access — the creation of new solutions to problems using technology that is accessible to all, despite academic discipline or focus.

Job Search Jumpstart

Job Search JumpstartPresented by MTSU Career Development Center
Thursday, September 23
12:00-1:00 p.m.
KUC 324

In this fun and fast workshop, you will rotate between 3 stations to get you ready to meet with employers. In just one hour, you’ll get a resume review, learn meet & greet etiquette (and how to handle nerves!), and visit our Career Closet for free interview clothes… tips on professional dress in a hybrid world included. Snacks, drinks, and swag bags provided! Register for free on Handshake!

Communities Surviving Together: Outdoor Fair

Communities SurvivingPresented by MTSU Communication Studies, Social Work, CBHS and more
Thursday, September 23
1:30-3:30 p.m.
SUB Lawn
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly disrupted our daily lives and brought various inequalities to light. During the pandemic, racialized police violence, anti-Blackness, gender inequities, and Anti-Asian rhetoric and violence appeared in the media daily and affected many of us directly. The pandemic further illuminated social and economic needs of vulnerable communities. In the face of visible injustice and inequity, community agencies and campus organizations have been essential. At the outdoor fair, students will have the opportunity to learn more about various local agencies, both on and off campus, who provide resources and services related to social justice, racial justice, and well-being during times of crisis. 

Marketing in a Diverse World: Raising Cultural Awareness

Presented by Jones College of Business, Marketing Department
Thursday, September 23
2:30-3:30 p.m.
BAS S326
Understanding the global marketplace is essential in today’s business environment. Students will learn about various differences in cultures around the globe and how this impacts marketing. They will be given the opportunity to try a variety of name-brand food products from around the world and engage in hands-on activities to recognize the vast amount of global products in the United States. Food, t-shirts, and prizes are included!

Communities Surviving Together: Panel Conversation

Communities SurvivingPresented by MTSU Communication Studies, Social Work, CBHS and more
Thursday, September 23
4:30-6 p.m.
ACB 104 or Zoom (link coming soon)
See the Facebook Event page for more info
The speaker panel features five activists/experts to discuss how crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affect historically marginalized groups and lessons learned from social justice organizing and working with diverse communities during the pandemic. Topics of conversation will include:
• Anti-Asian hate and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
• Gender and health inequalities in relation to the pandemic.
• Anti-racism education and organizing for racial justice.
• Legal issues that impact the lives of
low-income people, and COVID-19 resources.
• The pandemic’s impacts on communities in Nashville and the role of local government.
Each speaker will share their experiences and expertise, followed by the opportunity to engage with the panel through a moderated Q&A session. Through these interactive components, this event creates a learning opportunity for connecting multiple contexts and experiences, and thinking integratively about the unique historic moment we are in and the challenges and opportunities it has brought for members of marginalized communities.

Math Game Night

Math Game NightPresented by University College
Thursday, September 23
5-6:30 p.m.
Tom Jackson Building
Find out how fun and engaging math can be! Play games including Equations with BINGO, Probability with M&Ms, and more to win great prizes. Never say "I hate math" again! Have fun and win great prizes!
 

ePortfolio Writing; Engaging in Reflection to Establish Connections

Presented by University Writing Center
Friday, September 24
10-11 a.m.
UWC Walker Library 3rd Floor
Reflective writing is an important component in ePortfolios, but engaging in reflection can be challenging.  The University Writing Center (UWC) and MT Engage have paired up to help! During MT Engage week 2021, the UWC ePortfolio Program Coordinator will facilitate a 60 min., interactive reflecting writing workshop designed to help students deepen their reflective practice. Students will be introduced to a reflective process that helps them brainstorm ideas, connect their academic and lived experiences, and make new meaning out of their reflections. Students will also consider how to write reflectively for a variety of audiences: MT Engage scholarship judges, MTSU faculty, and potential employers/graduate school admissions. Free breakfast!

Visit Mammoth Cave!

Mammoth CavePresented by MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences Geosciences Department
Saturday, September 25
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Register by Sept. 10 at https://forms.gle/8seRUQkkwvSZLW587
Join us on this all expenses paid day trip to Mammoth Cave! At over 400 miles in length, Mammoth Cave has the largest mapped cave in the world. Lunch, transportation and tour included!
 
 
 

Chemistry Career Fair 

Presented by College of Basic and Applied Sciences
Thursday, September 30
1-3 p.m.
Science Building Atriu,

The Chemistry Career Fair will be returning this year on September 30th, 2021 from 12-3 pm in the Science Building Atrium.  We welcome all students to attend and explore exciting opportunities.  The chemistry department and pre-professional health sciences strive to bring employment prospects, internship positions, and options for furthering education at other institutions in the region.

 

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