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Campus Updates - Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
EMCC EMT Students Get Hands-On Training

EMCC students participate in EMT drills on campus, with the most recent one occurring this summer. During the drill, students learn to prepare for real life situations and focus on tasks at hand, acclimating to possible distractions. Watch on MaricopaCollegesTV.

Campus Events and Programs Support Student Success

As students return to campus, activities welcome and connect students to the college. Let students know about:

  • Welcome Week: begins Saturday, August 17 - Student Life and Leadership provides information and literature about campus programs, clubs and organizations during the week.
  • Engage Estrella Mentoring: student applications due Friday, August 30 - Program is open to all EMCC students and applications are submitted online.
  • Estrella Hall Expansion Grand Opening: kickoff Thursday, September 5 - Weeklong scavenger hunt kicks off with mascot reveal and Estrella Hall tours.

Campus Updates Published 1st and 3rd Wednesday of Each Month

The bi-weekly newsletter, Campus Updates, provides information to the campus community. While activities and events are listed, the primary focus is about the PEOPLE who work and contribute to our college. The President's Office continually collects information for the newsletter; if you have events to publicize and people to recognize, send the information by the Friday before the issue is sent (Friday before the 1st or 3rd Wednesday of each month).

Conferences and Workshops Offer Training/Education

As staff and faculty gear up for the Fall semester, many off-campus conferences are available for continued education throughout the year. A few upcoming opportunities, include:

MCCCD events are listed online at MCLI or District HR.

  • Fall 2013 Assessment Happens
  • At the start of each semester, EMCC faculty and staff gather to discuss assessment at the campus-wide event.

    • Date: Tuesday, August 13
    • Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
    • Location: CTL
  • Love Your Body Committee Meeting
  • EMCC students and employees meet to plan events for Love Your Body Week.

    • Date: Wednesday, August 14
    • Time: 10:00-11:00am
    • Location: EST North Conference Room 266
  • Fall 2013 All Employee Meeting
  • A gathering of employees and ideas. Information about District and campus initiatives shared. Continental breakfast served!

    • Date: Thursday, August 15
    • Time: 7:45-9:30am
    • Location: Estrella Conference Center
  • 2013 Day of Learning
  • Celebration and renewal of college values with conference-style activities, food and festivities. See schedule.

    • Date: Thursday, August 15
    • Time: 9:45am-3:00pm
    • Location: EMCC campus