November’s Kind of from the Horse’s Mouth

November’s Kind of from the Horse’s Mouth

A Monthly Blast on Upcoming Events, Things to Know, and Other Fun Information

Here’s the November blast on a variety of topics.

Upcoming Events 

Virtual Talk on WeChat and the Chinese Gig Economy by Dr. Julie Chen November 3rd 4:30pm ET. Open to all – Registration required.

Storytelling as Activism Speaker Series: Blackness Is, Blackness Ain’t: Racial Storytelling as Activism November 4th 1-2:30 pm ET. Open to all.

Sixth Annual Houseplant and Succulent Sale November 5th 8am to 4pm ET. Open to all.

Things to Know 

In Remembrance of Professor Emeritus, Dr. Cathy Day, EMU TESOL faculty member from 1982-2011, passed away on October 1, 2021 at the Arbor Hospice facility in Saline. She had been living with metastasized cancer for the last couple of years. Many of you may remember Cathy from her work on the boards of TESOL and MITESOL or from her years as a professor of TESOL at EMU, now in the EMU Department of World Languages

MSU Recycling has changed the types of plastics you can recycle on campus. Jugs and tubs are in, all other plastics have to go to other locations. Read more here.

Interested in being a Registered Student Organization Advisor? Complete this form to serve in this important role. More information available here.

Latest HR Blog: Mental Health Matters: Resources from MSU

Latest HR Blog: What’s Your Plan: Six Steps to Align Your Goals with What’s Important to You

Looking for career-related lesson plans? Contact Kristi Coleman, Director of Network Partnerships and Career Education at to be added to a D2L course with several detailed lesson plans and course modules for faculty use for virtual and in-person classes.

Other Fun Information 

Calling All First-Generation Faculty and Staff. Contributions from all faculty and staff are welcome. Please respond to their survey by November 8th.

If you have events that I missed, please add them to this shared Google Doc. Be sure to help me fill up each section with anything related to the ELC or our students in terms of upcoming events, things to know, and other fun information. 

Have a wonderful week! 

Dr. Dustin De Felice, Associate Professor
Director, English Language Center
College of Arts & Letters|Michigan State University
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