Normandale News October 17, 2016

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

Normandale Art Department presents
Artist Talk with Matthew Winkler
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6-7 pm, Fine Arts Gallery
JArtist Matt Winkler will share how he explores art-making using various materials and methods such as drawing, cut paper, paint, photography, and collage in an attempt to represent the experience of place. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served. 

Questions? Contact For more information click on the link below.
Mental Health Awareness Day
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 11 am-1 pm, C 1110 - Student Affairs Office
Join us for resources and information about mental health and wellness. Free pizza will be served. 

For more information, contact the Office Student Affairs Office at 952-358-8926.
College Goal FAFSA Completion Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 20, 9:30-10:30 am, P 1804
Anyone is welcome to come and get help completing their FAFSA. All students who attend will be able to complete an entry form for a scholarship. Sponsored by Normandale Upward Bound and Normandale Financial Aid Office.

For further information, email
Normandale Diversity Center presents
"Stand By Me" Photo Exhibit by Artist De'Andre Avaloz
On display October 24-November 16, Gallery Wall, Kopp Student Center
The exhibition features Avaloz's project documenting the homeless in Minnesota. This raw, compelling, and emotional exhibition will inform, enlighten, and move you.

For further information, call 952-358-8120.
Artist Talk with Artist De'Andre Avaloz
Wednesday, October 26, 10:30-11:30 am, Garden Room - Kopp Student Center
According to the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, well over 10,000 Minnesotans are homeless, a six percent increase from a previous study. For more than a year, Normandale's own De'Andre Avaloz photographed and conducted interviews with many homeless people in the Twin Cities to bring their stories and experiences to light. Join us to hear more about Avaloz's experiences and the inspiration for his work.

For further information, call 952-358-8120.
Normandale Music Department presents
Fall Concert Series
  • Jazz Combo: Oct. 24, 7:30 pm, Lorenz Auditorium 
  • Concert Band & Jazz Ensemble: Oct. 27, 7:30 pm, Lorenz Auditorium 
  • Concert Choir & Vocal Ensemble: Oct. 28, 7:30 pm, Christ the King Lutheran Church (8600 Fremont Ave. S., Bloomington, MN)
  • Guest Performance: Metro Brass: Nov. 4, 7:30 pm, Lorenz Auditorium
Help Plan Normandale's 50th Anniversary!
Monday, Oct. 24, 4-6 pm and Wednesday, Oct. 26, 11 am-1 pm, at the Campus Store and the Center for Experiential Education
Normandale's 50th Anniversary is coming up in 2018 and we want to hear your ideas! We will be having two poster sessions to solicit ideas from students, staff and faculty members to hear your thoughts on ways we can best celebrate this momentous occasion. 

Please stop by one of the poster sessions and share your thoughts and suggestions on how we can best celebrate Normandale's perseverance and success over the past 50 years!
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), 
Extramural Sports
  • Soccer: Mondays, Mon., Wed. & Fri. (ends Oct. 31)
  • Flag Football: Tues. & Thurs. (ends Oct. 20)
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!
    • Oct 20-22: No classes faculty workshops
    • Oct 24: Spring registration begins - current students
    • Nov 1: Graduation application priority deadline
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