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Virtual Storytime with Mackenzie Smith – “My New Normal” – Saturday, February 13, 2021/0 Comments/in News, Related Stories /by cogs
The Student Parent Resource Center would like to invite you to a virtual book reading by a phenomenal 7-year-old little girl, Mackenzie Smith who wrote a book about her experience during COVID-19 titled, “My New Normal.” This event is geared toward students pre-school through 5th grade, however; anyone is welcome to join as we all have to experience this “new normal” way of living and can relate to the process of dealing with challenges of every day life during COVID-19.
Mackenzie will be available to answer any questions children or parents may have on becoming one of the youngest authors or why she decided to write her book, etc.
For more information on how to get a copy of the book “My New Normal” and obtain access to the virtual link, please click https://forms.gle/nfYUjftQvE5nTnty9 and fill out the google doc.
MSU Enhanced Physical Distance Directive in Place Until Feb. 13th/0 Comments/in News, Related Stories, Views /by cogs
East Lansing City Council Announces Adoption of Emergency Ordinance/0 Comments/in Advocacy, News, Related Stories /by cogs
January 29, 2021
“This ordinance will provide our police officers with the continued ability to write tickets for violations of public health orders, including the current gathering limits that have been put into place for the health and safety of community members,” said East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas. “With a new, more contagious variant of COVID-19 detected in our state, it is more important than ever to be vigilant. That means continuing to wear a mask, practice safe physical distancing, avoid gatherings and practice regular hand washing.”
Community members are reminded of the following public health and emergency orders:
- Indoor gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people and two households.
- Outdoor gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people and three households in parts of East Lansing. The restricted area stretches from the northern edge of the MSU campus to Burcham Drive and is bounded by Harrison Road to the west and Hagadorn Road to the east, including properties adjacent to those streets.
- Outdoor gatherings at residential venues throughout the remainder of the community are limited to no more than 25 people and three households.
- All persons participating in gatherings must wear a face mask over their mouth and nose, including gathering for the purpose of transportation and at businesses, offices, schools, organized events and more.
- Face masks are required within the boundaries of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority, both inside businesses and in outdoor public spaces.
Read the full Press Release.
2021-22 COGS Leadership Endowment Fellowship Recipients/0 Comments/in News, Related Stories /by cogs
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2021-2022 COGS Leadership Endowment Fellowship Recipients:
- Chelsie Boodoo
- Sarah Galvin
- Amanda Koenig
- Tracy Melvin
- Corbin Standley
More information and biographies here
50% off Spring’21 Fitness Center Passes for Graduate & Professional Students/0 Comments/in News, Related Stories /by cogs
CAPS Announces Graduate Student Support Groups for Spring 2021/0 Comments/in News, Related Stories /by cogs
Graduate Student Support Groups start January 22, 2021 and run through May. Fridays from 9:00-10:00 AM.
More info here: https://caps.msu.edu/services/groups/GradStudentSupport%20.html
Additional CAPS support groups here: https://caps.msu.edu/services/groups/index.html
Virtual Fall Grad School Orientation Page Open to Access Resources/0 Comments/in News, Related Stories /by cogs
Whether or not you were able to make it to the virtual graduate school orientation event, The Graduate School has kept the event page active so that you are able to access the breadth of resources uploaded. Find more at https://grad.msu.edu/ResourceFair2020
Virtual Epic for Spring 2021/0 Comments/in News, Related Stories /by cogs
Virtual EPIC (English Partners in Communication), offered by the TESOL program, will return in the spring of 2021 to help adult nonnative speakers of English develop their oral communication skills. Since EPIC is virtual (and will be free!), it is open to individuals outside of the Greater Lansing area.
Some of the benefits of participating in EPIC include the following:
- Organization of classes into different levels of proficiency
- Experienced teachers and conversation partners
- Opportunities to build vocabulary, learn idioms, and develop speaking confidence
- Conversations about American culture
- Tips on how to offer suggestions in group discussion
- Opportunities to practice small talk.
Registration for classes will be held online from January 25 through February 5, 2021. Placement interviews will be conducted via Zoom, and synchronous classes will then be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting at 6:30 p.m. EST on Zoom from March 9 to April 25, 2021. A link to begin the registration process will be available on our website where more information is posted: https://elc.msu.edu/epic
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Debra M. Hardison, email@example.com
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