Woman to Woman Financial Essentials Workshops

Don’t miss your chance to attend a financial essentials workshop, especially for women at MSU. These free workshops will be held Nov. 12 and 13 at the MSU Union.Workshops Events Poster

Postcards from the Future: A Woman’s Guide to Financially Ever After is geared towards women who are 15 years or less away from retirement. The session will help participants identify how much they will need to retire and when, so they can have the retirement they want. The first session is on Tuesday, November 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. with lunch provided. Registration is available at https://publictools.tiaa-cref.org/public/tools/events?eventId=1-1JCXZGY.  The second session is from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. with snacks provided, and registration is available at https://publictools.tiaa-cref.org/public/tools/events?eventId=1-1JCTTT6.Continue Reading… Woman to Woman Financial Essentials Workshops

Thank You WKAR!

Quality programming can be hard to find, but thanks to WKAR at MSU there isn’t a need to look any further.

Ready to Learn at MSU
WKAR provides a variety of beneficial programming and services for people of all ages.

WKAR is part of MSU Broadcasting Services and is housed in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. It includes WKAR-TVWKAR RadioWKAR.orgRadio Reading ServiceWKAR Ready To Learn Service and Interactive Video Services.

WKAR-TV broadcasts on channel 23 and is a Michigan Public Television station. The station produces various programs about state and local issues. It also airs programming from PBS and other sources.Continue Reading… Thank You WKAR!

A Credit or Debit Card Equals Parking Success with New Parking Meters on MSU’s Campus

Parking at a meter without any loose change can be a nightmare, but new parking meters across campus are changing the way MSU faculty, staff and students are parking.

Parking meters at MSU
New parking meters on campus mean more ways to pay for MSU faculty, staff and students.

During the summer MSU police conducted a three-month trial run of solar powered parking meters that accept credit and debit cards in addition to cash and coins. Since then the meters have been placed in various areas around campus, such as the Dairy Store, the Union and Owen Hall.

The meter installation is now complete with a total of 600 new meters in operation. The meters accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Cards in addition to cash and coins.Continue Reading… A Credit or Debit Card Equals Parking Success with New Parking Meters on MSU’s Campus

Events Round-Up November 2013

Here are some events happening over the next month that may be of interest to MSU faculty and staff. Please visit the links for more information. Many events require registration.

Community Events

Wednesday, November 6

East Lansing Film Festival begins, 7:30 p.m., Okemos

Sunday, November 10

MSUFCU Family Discovery Day, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., MSU Museum

Wednesday, November 13

Uncorked Beer Tasting, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Kellogg Center

Barbara Presnell at the Center for Poetry Fall Writing Series, 7 p.m., C20 Snyder Hall

Saturday, November 16

Art of Nature, 10 a.m. – noon, Lansing

Monday, November 18

2014 U.S. Figure Skating Midwestern Sectional Championships begins, 11 a.m., East Lansing

Wednesday, November 20

Visiting Chef Series begins, 7 p.m., Kellogg Center

Thursday, November 21

“I’m not There” film screening, 8 p.m., MSU East Lansing Campus

Friday, November 22

Thursday, November 28

Lansing Turkeyman Trot 5k walk/run, 9 a.m., Lansing

Friday, November 29

Wonderland of Lights begins, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Lansing

Development, Training & Wellness

Tuesday, November 5

Impactful Introverted Leader, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., 10 Nisbet

Wednesday, November 6

Emotional Wellness Concept Series: Holiday Stress, 12:10 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.,  Berkey Hall Rm 207

Friday, November 8

MSU Budget Process, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., B110F Wells Hall

Tuesday, November 12

Google: Drive and Docs, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., 210 Computer Center

Wednesday, November 13

Smartphone and Tablet Productivity Tools, 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., 10 Nisbet

Friday, November 22

The Spartan Experience, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., 10 Nisbet

Wednesday, November 20

Parent Talk: Talking to Your Tween about the Tough Stuff, 12:10 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.,  Holden Hall Rm C135

Job of the Week 11/1/13

This week we are highlighting a Communications Manager I position with Communications and Brand Strategy (Posting #8610). The Communications Manager will assist with the development and implementation of multiple ongoing PR campaigns to promote the work of key MSU researchers; will research and identify key media and write releases and content for the researcher’s websites; will help track and evaluate plan metrics in order to assess the effectiveness of the plans and develop future efforts; will also research and help identify different vehicles and creative ways to promote the researchers. For a complete description of this position, and to view all of our current postings, please go to www.jobs.msu.edu and select Support Staff under the Fast Jobs Search.