Campus updates for Nov. 20

Clarion staff report

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Chinese calligraphy exhibit

Throughout November, the Center for International Education is hosting a traveling Chinese calligraphy exhibit in the Truax Gateway in conjunction with International Education Week.

The exhibit was created by the University of Michigan and the Midwest Institute for International and Intercultural Education. The exhibit includes 12 large panels detailing the history of Chinese writing as well as an exhibit of 16 framed calligraphy works by He Bing Wu, professor and director of the Institute of Ancient Texts at the Academy of Social Sciences in Sian, Shaanxi province and a published scholar on Chinese calligraphy.

Show Choir Holiday Pageant

The college will hold its annual Show Choir Holiday Pageant on December 8 at 2 p.m. in the Mitby Theatre. Regular admission is $8 and $7 for students and seniors. However, Madison College students can get in for free with their OneCard.

Hybrid Speech class

The college will have a three-credit Hybrid Speech course (10-801-198) in the spring semester.  The course combines five on-campus sections with online work and starts with an on-campus orientation the first week of the semester. The class culminates with a speech on the last in-class meeting during the 16th week of the semester. There are also in-class meetings during the fourth, eighth and 12th weeks of the semester. Sections are capped at 12 students. For more information, contact [email protected].

December Math Club lecture

Professor John Frohliger of St. Norbert College will give the next Math Club lecture entitled “A Mathematical Walk Through the Seventh Guest.” The session will be on Dec. 6 in room A2021 at Truax.

Volunteer Appreciation Day

The Volunteer Center will hold their Volunteer Appreciation Day on December 6 from 4-6 p.m., in the Truax Student Lounge. They will recognize student volunteers and will have a guest speaker yet to be determined. There will be refreshments available. For more information, email the Volunteer Center at [email protected].

Campus closings

Madison College campuses will be closed the day of Thanksgiving, November 28 and the following day, November 29.

Basketball Parents Night

The WolfPack basketball teams will hold their annual Parent’s Night on December 3 as both teams play Elgin Community College. The women’s game starts at 5:30 p.m. and the men’s game starts at 7:30 p.m.

Smashing Wednesdays

Student Life is hosting “Smashing Wednesdays” every Wednesday from 3-5:30 p.m. in the WolfPack Den. Students have the chance to go meet others and have fun while playing “Super Smash Bros. Brawl.”

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