Normandale News December 5, 2016

By Information collected from submissions, and through postings on Normandale's website

Normandale Music Department presents
Holiday Concert Series
  • Jazz Combo: Dec. 5, 7:30 pm, Lorenz Auditorium
  • Concert Band & Jazz Ensemble: Dec. 8, 7:30 pm, Lorenz Auditorium
  • Concert Choir & Vocal Ensemble: Dec. 9, 7:30 pm, Christ the King Lutheran Church (8600 Fremont Ave. S., Bloomington, MN)

For more information, click on the link below:
Major or Minor in Philosophy at Mankato State
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 1-3 pm, P 1810 - Partnership Center
Meet with Dr. Brandon Cooke, Chair of Philosophy at Mankato State University, to learn about opportunities at Mankato State for study in philosophy and interdisciplinary programs with psychology, political science, and economics. Free pizza served. 

For more information, email
Library Open Sunday, December 11
In order for students to have extra time to study before finals, the Library will be open Sunday, December 11 from 12:15-4:50 pm. Stop by to study, use the computers, check out a study room, or finish assignments.

For more information, email
"Stand By Me" Warm Layers Drive
Donate new or gently used layering clothes, such as hoodies, long sleeve t-shirts, long underwear, hats, scarfs and gloves. If you don't have any clothing to donate, non-perishable food items and food gift cards are accepted. These items will be distributed to homeless people within the Twin Cities community by Normandale students. Collection boxes are located in the College Services Building, the Kopp Student Center, and the Fitness Center Front Desk. The clothing drive runs until January 15, 2017. 

For more information and other ways to help, contact De'Andre Avaloz at de' or Paris Marcy at 
Hong Kong Study Abroad Opportunity
Join us to study business and hospitality in Hong Kong March 4-10, 2017. You can have the adventure of a lifetime, build your career, and meet new people. Cost is $3,716 plus tuition and includes airfare, hotels, some food, tours and transport. A $95 deposit will hold your spot. Financial aid may be used. The trip is open to any student or community member. Register for BUSN 2900-20 (3 credits) by November 30. Enroll online at and enter program number: 1846963NF.  

For more information call Dan Creed at 952-358-8689, email or stop by P 2823.
Need Research Help?
Students, as you finish up your semester, do any of your assignments require research? If your assignments require you to find books, articles, or other resources, come to the Library for research assistance from a Faculty Librarian. Librarians are available Monday - Friday to help you find the credible resources you need for your assignments. Drop by the Reference Desk in the Library or set up an appointment with a librarian by clicking on the link below..
Campus Wellness
Weekly Group Fitness Classes
  • Mondays: Zumba, 2-2:50 pm, A 1560 (ends Dec. 5)
                      Vinyasa Yoga, 3-4 pm, A 1560 (ends Dec. 5)
  • Tuesdays: ABSolutely Core, 1:15-1:35 pm, A 1560 (ends Dec. 13)
  • Wednesdays: Boot Camp, 12-12:50 pm, A 1560 (ends Dec. 14)
                            Restorative Yoga, 2-3 pm, A 1560 (ends Dec. 7)
  • Thursdays: Basic Strength, 10-10:30 am, Fitness Center (ends Dec. 15)
  • Fridays: Variety Class, 12-12:50 pm, A 1560 (ends Dec. 16) 
Intramural Sports
  • Basketball: Wed., 3-6 pm, Gym (ends Nov. 30), 
Open Gym
  • Badminton: Tues., 3-6 pm & Thurs. 4-6 pm, Gym 
  • Volleyball: Mon. 3-6 pm, Gym
Sign up at the Activities Desk or email
Mark Your Calendar!
    • Dec. 12-16: Final Exams
    • Dec. 15: Spring Semester Tuition Deadline
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