October’s Kind of from the Horse’s Mouth

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

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

Upcoming Events

Rest with Music program at Abrams Planetarium on Monday, October 10 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Free and open to all. To listen live, go to https://www.facebook.com/restwithmusic

Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (EST). Virtual Whole-Person Workplace Conference. Free and open to all MSU Employees. Registration Required.

Things to Know

Open enrollment begins. Use this handy checklist to help navigate through the system and view these Open Enrollment Events.

The MSU Benefits Fair will be held on October 19 from Noon to 7:00 p.m. at the Breslin Student Event Center. MSU Human Resources and benefit providers will be available to answer questions and help you enroll in your benefits on-site.

Already dealing with procrastination in yourself or that of your students. Share this resource on simple steps to implement.

MSU Dialogues returns this Fall, which is an intergroup dialogue program. Watch for updated registration information soon.

New resource available: Teaching Race and Racism that features essential takeaways by Dr. Dorinda Carter Andrews on: Tenets of critical race theory, myths and misconceptions, & tips for teaching in the classroom.

Other Fun Information

Interested in seeing the information Spartan families receive each semester? If so, check out this Spartan Flipping book. This resource guide contains information and materials useful for Spartan families, including resources and tools to promote student engagement, success, and meaningful connections! 

Did you ever want to learn about Concur, Word, Dungeons & Dragons, and the Dairy Store in one place? Look no further than the MSU Extension’s Ed Talks.

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 weekend!

Dr. Dustin De Felice, Associate Professor
Director, English Language Center
College of Arts & Letters | Michigan State University
B202 Wells Hall, 619 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-5961 defelic5@msu.edu   
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