Normandale News Feb. 15-19, 2016

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

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 15, 2016
THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT
The Changing Demographics of Minnesota
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2-3:30pm, P 0808 - Partnership Center Bldg.
Presented by Andi Egbert, Minnesota State Demographic Center. There will be a 60-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute discussion on how to apply the information.

Co-sponsored by the President's Diversity Council and Normandale Black Student Alliance.
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/EVENTS
Anthropology Film Festival 2016
Featuring the films: SUN COME UP  *  FIRE AND ICE  *  TRASHED WITH JEREMY IRONS 
Thursday, Feb. 18, 3-7:30pm in C 1095 - College Services Bldg.
Award-winning films and discussion focused on culture and climate change. Refreshments served. For more information, click on the link below:
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/EVENTS
Normandale Art Department presents
South Suburban High School Conference Art Show
February 19-March 17, Fine Arts Gallery
The exhibit includes works by students from the following high schools: Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Eastview, Lakeville North, Lakeville South, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Shakopee, and School of Environmental Studies. A gallery reception and awards ceremony will take place at Normandale Tuesday, March 8, from 6-8pm. For more information, click on the link below:
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/FINE-ARTS-GALLERY
NEXT WEEK'S EVENTS
Normandale Advising and Counseling Department presents
Susan Gekas Memorial Mental Health Screening Day
Thursday, Feb. 25, 10am-6pm, Nath Advising Center (C 1032)
Screenings are free, anonymous and last approximately 30 minutes. Drop in anytime between the above hours to fill out an assessment. For more information, call Normandale Counseling Department at (952) 358-8254. 
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT
Current Issues of Race and Race Perception
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 5:30 pm, Lorenz Auditorium
(Soul Food Event follows presentation in Fine Arts area outside Auditorium - more details to come)
Presenter is Keith Mayes, author and professor at the University of Minnesota. Mayes is an expert on African American history, primarily of 1960s to present. He has special expertise on social and political movements and current issues of race and perception.

Co-sponsored by the President's Diversity Council and Normandale Black Student Alliance.
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/EVENTS
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Normandale Theatre Department presents
The Dining Room
By A.R. Gurney | Directed by Kathleen Bagby Coate
Opens February 25, 7:30pm, Black Box Theatre
A thoughtful comedy that is funny, rueful and very moving. Performances are Feb. 25-27 and March 2-4 at 7:30pm. Matinees are Feb. 27 and March 5, at 2pm. Tickets at $10/$5 may be reserved in advance or purchased at the door. Phone (952) 358-8884 to reserve your ticket. For more information, click on the link below:
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/THEATRE
ONGOING MEETINGS
Campus Wellness
Weekly Group Fitness Classes
  • Mondays: Basic Strength, 2:15-2:45pm, A 1560
                      Intermediate Vinyasa Flow Yoga, 3-4pm, A 1560
  • Wednesdays: Restorative Yoga, 2-3pm, A 1560
  • Thursdays: Beginner Vinyasa Yoga, 1-2pm, A 1560
  • Fridays: Boot Camp, 12 noon-12:45pm, A 1560
Intra/Extramural Sports
  • Ice Hockey: Tues. & Thurs., 1-2:30pm, Bloomington Ice Garden
  • Soccer: Mon. & Thurs., 4:30-6pm, Gym
  • Basketball: Wed., 3-6pm, Gym, begins 2/17/16
Open Gym
  • Volleyball: Tues., 3-6pm, Gym
  • Badminton: Tues., 3-6pm & Thurs., 2:30-4:40, Gym
Sign up at the Activities Desk or email aimee.broman@normandale.edu.
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
Mark Your Calendar!
  • February 15: Holiday: President's Day, no classes
  • March 1: Graduation application priority deadline
  • March 1: Success Day
  • March 7-12: Spring Break
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/ACADEMIC-CALENDAR