October 22, 2012

Upcoming Events
Today, October 22--Flu Shots available (.pdf file)
October 22-November 2--
Grubby Days (.pdf file)
Thursday, October 25--MC Music Ensembles Concert
Saturday, October 27--Access Midland (.pdf file)

Tuesday, October 30--Relax, refresh and rejuvenate with English Department poetry reading
Thursday, November 1--40th Anniversary Celebration (.pdf file)
Tuesday, November 13--BEDC hosts Home-Based Business Expo (.pdf file)
Wednesday, January 30--Harlem Globetrotters at Chap Center--Get Your Tickets Now!

Wednesday, October 31--Halloween!
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.--Student Services in conjunction with the Hospitality Committee hosts special  luncheon (.pdf file) featuring Ghoul Burgers, Chilling Chips, Witches Brew Soda and Deathly Desserts
12:45 p.m.--Employee Halloween Costume Contest (.pdf file)
1:00-3:00 p.m.--United Way Silent Auction in Carrasco Room
3:30-4:30 p.m.--Helen L. Greathouse Children's Center Trick or Treat
(.pdf file)

Basketball Season!
The start of the Chaparrals and Lady Chaps basketball season is less than a month away.  Mark your calendars now.  The first home game (.pdf file) starts November 15.

See MC, 2013!
Mark Your Calendars--See MC scheduled for Saturday, April 20
, 2013, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Event Chair Alfredo Chaparro announced, "Just like last year, there will be MC booths, college presentations and campus tours.  In addition, for the 2013 event, the award-winning documentary "First Generation" will be screened.

Jeanette McNelly, principal of Early College High School @ MC, stated, 'First Generation' is a must-see for all families who want to navigate their way through the college admissions and financial aid process."

Kudos and Accomplishments

Ken Riley has been recognized with the Keep Texas Beautiful Spotlight Award!
Happy Birthday! (.pdf file)
Welcome, Lesley Isaacs (.pdf file)

Student Organization Spotlight--
Students in Philanthropy (.pdf file)

Standing Committees

Education/Information Technology (.pdf file)
Emergency Management Operations Team (.pdf file)

Emergency Management Operation Team - Strategies of Behavior Intervention forms (.pdf file)
Employee Benefits (.pdf file)

Professional Development Opportunities

Lunchtime Learning - Improving Motivation (.pdf file)
Payroll Refresher Training (.pdf file)

State of Higher Education
At the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 2012 Texas Higher Education Leadership Conference, Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes delivered the State of Higher Education Address (.pdf file).

Early voting and Election Day voting available at the MC Scharbauer Student Center, Student Senate Room, and Cogdell Learning Center.

Early voting begins October 22.

Election Day voting available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6

Miscellaneous Announcements
The Academic Calendar (.pdf file) has been revised.  Spring Interim registration dates have been moved up to coincide with registration dates for the Spring Semester.  Online registration for both the Spring Semester and the Spring Interim Semester begins on November 12.  Walk-in registration for both semesters begins December 3.

Information Technology Help Desk Work Orders and Responses (.pdf file)

Getting rid of office furniture or other items?  Read this (.pdf file) before sending to the warehouse.

Can't you just taste a sweet, warm, fresh Krispy Kreme doughnut melting in your mouth? The Upward Bound Parent Coalition wants to satisfy your sweet tooth and "raise some dough" for student activities by selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts!
(.pdf file)

Recycle properly (.pdf file)

TexFlex Deadlines (.pdf file)