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In This Issue
Events Calendar
Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice
Dye-ing to Give Back
You're Invited: Zeta Phi Beta's Soul Food
"Our Town" by Miami Department of Theatre
Attend a Free Kaplan Test
Lessons in Leadership Speakers
Events at Goggin

 Events Calendar 

This Week: 


3/29: Alpha Delta Pi's "Battle of the Brains"


3/30: Pi Beta Phi's "Pie a Pi Phi PIE-lanthropy"


4/1: Alpha Gamma Delta and Sigma Alpha Mu's "Frisbee Golf Tournament" & Greek Awards 



Next Week:


4/2: Alpha Chi Omega, Sigma Pi, & Phi Kappa Tau's "Monday Night Football"





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As we head into the final stretch of the school year, we have a fun-filled next few weeks so be sure to check out our online calendar so you don't miss anything! 



Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice Available to MU students and alums!


The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be on the MU campus on tonight at 6:15pm in Psychology Building 127 to discuss careers in the field of community organizing with students interested in empowering their communities and working for social change.

Please RSVP your attendance by contacting Hannah Wittmer at or785.506.8915 with your name, phone #, email, and year in school.

The 2012 DART Organizers Institute will begin July 9, 2012.  Training locations and permanent placements will include cities in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia, Florida and South Carolina.  Typical starting salary for Associate Organizers is $32,500 plus benefits.  DART is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, therefore, employees of the DART network are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.


Dye-ing to Give Back


 DYEING TO GIVE BACK - Thursday, April 12th from 2:00-5:00 on Central Quad

The Sorority Corridor Representatives are hosting a tie dye fundraiser to support the Animal Adoption Foundation! We're selling Southern Tide inspired tanks to tie dye in Central Quad

Tanks are $5 pre-sale and $6 at the event - please fill out the google doc by this THURSDAY, March 29th if you wish to order a pre-sale shirt.  Money is due to the Cliff Office by April 4th.

Not only will there be tie dyeing but there is even a DJ and the animals are coming too!

If 25% of your chapter participates you will receive a non-alc point!

Please come out and support, this is a great cause and it's FUN!

You're Invited: Zeta Phi Beta's Soul Food


Soul Food Flyer   

"Our Town" by Miami Department of Theatre

Get excited to come see the Miami Department of Theatre Production of Our Town.

When: April 5-7, 12-14 2012, 8pm
             April 15 2012, 2pm

Storyline: Our Town is one of the most frequently staged American plays asking the question, what is truly important in life? The stage manager takes the audience through Grover's Corners as two families grow up, marry, live and die. Our Town embraces mundane routine, passionate desire, life changing rituals, and our attempts to grasp the eternal aspects of our existence.

Get a sneek peak of what you will get to see at this production: 

If you would like more information feel free to visit the host website:

Get your tickets for this great show at Miami Box Office. Now!! because this is something you would not want to miss out on. Look at this as a great week to bond as through brotherhood or sisterhood. It is a great thing to do with other people. So get your tickets now before they sell out. 

Follow all the hype about this and finish off the Year of the Arts by seeing this performance. So invited your friends out to see what Our Town is all about.


Attend a Free Kaplan Test


The admissions process for graduate school is becoming increasing competitive.  This makes your decision on how to prepare for your standardized test critical.


Between March 15th and April 15th, Kaplan is giving you and your members the opportunity to sample a FreeLSAT, MCAT, GRE, GMAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT Class. At these events, you will learn valuable strategies from one of our expert instructors.  Please share this information with those students who may be interested in attending this great free event.  These events will take place live and online in our Classroom Anywhere™ environment.


To sign up for one of these events, simply register using this web form:


You can also visit or call 1-800-KAP-TEST to register.


Take advantage of this free opportunity to get valuable instruction thatwill help you succeed on the test day, and learn why Kaplan is the only choice when it comes to your test preparation. 


Lessons in Leadership Speakers
Coming in April, the Wilks Leadership Institute is excited to announce that Provost Gempesaw and Erin Brockovich will be our next guest speakers for our discussion series Lessons in Leadership.
Lessons in Leadership is a dialogue series offering students the opportunity to explore leadership within a variety of contexts. It is a great forum for meeting new people at Miami and engaging in discussions with leaders from the community, campus, and the beyond.
On Thursday, April 5th from 6-7:30pm in 115 Benton Hall, Miami University Provost Gempesaw will be speaking about his perspectives on the leadership challenges he has faced and leading a discussion on how we can learn from those experiences and apply them to our leadership of the different organizations we are involved in.
Our second Lessons in Leadership event in April will feature Erin Brockovich as our guest discussion leader. The event will take place in the Ogden Hall Great Room on Monday, April 16th from 2:30-3:30pm.
Refreshments will be provided at both events, so don't miss out on your chance to interact with the Provost and Erin Brockovich and eat free food! 
For more information, or to answer any questions, please email or call (513) 529-0830.
Events at Goggin

Skating Fundraiser  Skate to Feed.... Put Hunger on Ice!

Saturday, March 31 from 3:30-5:300pm.  $1 of each admission goes to Miami's MobilePack Event


Spring Ice Show "Greetings from College"  Friday, April 20; 7:30pm and Saturday, April 21; 2:00pm

Performances feature local skaters as well as the

Varsity Synchronized Skating and Ice Hockey Teams!

Tickets on sale March 31st

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-The Cliff Alexander Office Staff