Normandale News Feb. 22-26, 2016

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

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22, 2016
THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT
Current Issues of Race and Race Perception
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 5:30pm, Lorenz Auditorium
SOUL FOOD TASTING: Immediately follows event in the Fine Arts Foyer - $6 per plate
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
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. 
Normandale Department of Theatre 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
NEXT WEEK'S EVENTS
Normandale Music Department presents
Spring Concert Series:
  JAZZ COMBO | Monday, Feb. 29 
  CONCERT BAND & JAZZ COMBO | Thursday, March 3 
  Both performances at 7:30pm, in the Lorenz Auditorium
  CONCERT CHOIR & VOCAL ENSEMBLE | Friday, March 4
  Performance at 7:30pm, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 8600 Fremont Ave S, Blmgtn.
All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, click on the link below:
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/MUSIC
Normandale Community College Foundation presents
Normandale Performs | Mall of America
Here's your chance to perform onstage at a Twin Cities landmark!
SIGN UP DEADLINE: Monday, Feb. 29. To sign up, email aaron.moe@normandale.edu
Come and join in the fun and help support Normandale students! Showcase your talent for family and friends at the Mall of America March 19. Performers must be current or former Normandale students, faculty, staff or board members. All acts must submit: song of choice, a copy of any lyrics and be available for an audition March 14.

For more information, contact Aaron Moe at 952-358-8796.
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/PERFORMS
Normandale Community College presents
7th Annual Success Day | United in Learning
GREAT SESSIONS | KEYNOTE SPEAKERS | REFRESHMENTS
Tuesday, March 1, 8:30am-6pm, Campus-wide
This free event offers over 90 sessions and is open to students, staff and the community.
Success Day features a variety of workshops, lectures and presentations that center on themes of careers, education, finance, leadership and personal issues. 

For more information, click on the link below:
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/SUCCESSDAY
Normandale Dental Hygiene Department presents
Free Dental Care and Cash!
Screening Appointments: Tuesday, March 1, 10am-4pm, S 2410
Get paid $150 for free dental care and assist Normandale Dental Hygiene students to pass their clinical board exams. You may qualify if you have heavy tartar deposits on your teeth and it has been a long time since you have had a dental cleaning. Qualifying patients must be available for their cleaning appointment April 15-17 during clinical board exams. 

For more information, call the Dental Hygiene Department at 952-358-8608.
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
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!
  • March 1: Graduation application priority deadline
  • March 1: Success Day
  • March 7-12: Spring Break
WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/ACADEMIC-CALENDAR