The Sage Colleges - Student Life Newsletter

www.sage.edu/studentlife JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2014
Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome new and returning students! We wish you a successful Spring semester and hope that you stop in to see us in the various departments of Student Life. A special warm welcome to our students that have come from China! We are excited to have them join our community, and we know their experiences here will both enrich them and our already globally diverse campuses.

Coming Up...

» January 23rd: Men's Basketball vs. SUNY Purchase, 7 pm, Kahl Gymnasium; Secret Swamp/Ugly Sweater Night

» January 29th: Men's Volleyball (home opener) vs. SUNYIT, 7 pm, Kahl Gymnasium

» The deadline for May applications is February 15th. There is a $50 non-refundable diploma application fee.

» Coming in February, information on: becoming an RA, the selection process, and room selection.

» Wednesday, March 5: Aaron Cooksey, 12:30 pm, Bush Memorial ("Drop Your Pride" Alcohol Awareness Program; http://dropyourpride.org/)

» Spring Break , Residence halls are CLOSED March 8th at 11 am until March 16th.

COMING UP...

1/21-3/2 SCA Art + Design Faculty Show Various
1/21 SCA Beyond the Wall Poster Sale 10:00am
1/21 SCA Student Government Meeting 8:00pm
1/23 RSC Red Cross Blood Drive 10:00am
1/23&24 RSC Movie Night in Bush "About Time" 7:00pm
1/24 SCA Karaoke Party 8:00pm
1/31 SCA Rollerama Skating Center 6:30pm
1/31 RSC Dance Ensemble Presents: "Showtime" 8:00pm
2/1 RSC Dance Ensemble Presents: "Showtime" 8:00pm
2/2 SCA Freddies 5th Annual Super Bowl Party 6:00pm
2/3 SCA Black History Month Kickoff 11:00am
2/6 SCA Tronsystem Laser Tag 7:00pm
2/3 SCA Black History Month Kickoff 11:00am
2/6 SCA Tronsystem Laser Tag 7:00pm
2/7&8 RSC Movie Night in Bush "Catching Fire" 7:00pm
2/11 RSC Kickoff Rally 9:00pm
2/12 SCA Dave & Busters 6:30pm
2/14 SCA Valentine's Day Bash 10:00pm
2/18 SCA On-Campus Screening of 42 9:00pm
2/18 RSC Rally 1 9:00pm
2/20 SCA Journey Through Our Roots 7:00pm
2/21 RSC Rally Night and After Party 7:00pm
2/28 SCA Paint & Poetry 8:00pm
2/28 SCA Evolution of Hip Hop Dance Party 10:00pm
Make your move!

Make your move!

When dealing with violence, very often people feel they only have two options: to physically get involved or do nothing at all. MVP is a leadership program that motivates both men and women to play a central role in solving problems that historically have been considered "women's issues" such as rape, battery, and sexual harassment. This program utilizes a creative "bystander" approach to gender violence and bullying prevention.

The goals of the MVP Program are to:

» Challenge thinking by countering mainstream messages about gender, sex and violence.

» Open dialogue by creating a safe environment for men and women to share their opinions and experiences

» Inspire leadership by empowering participants with concrete options to effect change in their respective communities

Dates: 1/22, 1/29, 2/12, 2/19

Time: 3-5pm

Location: Albany campus, Armory room 102

All members of the Sage Community are encouraged to be a part of our mission to raise awareness and end sexual violence.

If you are interested in either the MVP program or joining Sage ASAP (The Alliance for Sexual Assault Prevention) please contact Brianna Valesey at valesb@sage.edu

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Black History Month Celebration at The Sage Colleges

2/3 Kickoff, RSC, Buchman Pavilion, 11am-1pm

2/3 Kickoff, SCA, KCC Dining Hall, 11am-1pm

2/5 Screening of The Butler, RSC, Bush Memorial, 7pm

2/7 Open Mic Night, SCA, Opalka Lecture Hall, 9-11pm

2/10 Screening of Slavery By Another Name, SCA, Opalka Lecture Hall, 6pm

2/12 Freedom Riders World Series Event, RSC, Bush Memorial, 1-2pm

2/12 Screening of Freedom Riders, RSC, Schacht Fine Arts Center, Art Wing B, 7pm

2/17 Trivia Game Show, RSC, Student Center, 7pm

2/19 Screening of The Loving Story, SCA, Opalka Gallery Hall, 1pm

2/20 Journey Through Our Roots, SCA, KCC 224, 7-10pm

2/24 Black History Month Keynote Address, RSC, Bush Memorial , 7pm

2/24 Screening of No Way Out, SCA, Froman 301, 6pm

2/26 Black History Month Movie Night feat. TBD , RSC, Bush, 7pm

2/27 BLSA Culture Café, RSC, French House Dining Room, TBD

2/28 Bokandeye African American Dance Theater, RSC, Bush, 7pm

2/28 The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dance Party, SCA, Armory, 10pm-2am

 

Please visit: sage.edu/blackhistory for more information.

For more events information please visit: www.sage.edu/events
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