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Arkansas State University Multicultural Center Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 3 November 2013 “Not just a Space, but a Place for ALL!” N Non-Traditional Student Appreciation Week! ational Non-Traditional Student Appreciation Week is November 4th—8th. The Office of Non-Traditional Student Services has a A-State Non-Traditional Student Appreciation Week week full of events that are educational and social to celebrate our nontraditional students. Non-traditional Students (25 years and older) will be honored on campus at the inaugural Non-traditional Student Recognition program Monday, November 4th Grab n Go Mondays 8:30am-11:30am Carl R. Reng Student Union—Multicultural Center held on Thursday, November 7th at 6:00 p.m. in Centennial Hall. Undergraduate non-traditional students who have a 3.75 or higher GPA will receive a certificate of achievement. The categories are school pride award, above and beyond award, leadership award, and volunteerism award. This program is invite only. “We have many academically astute non-traditional students who have the added pressures of balancing school with family and work. This program is to recognize and celebrate them for their hard work in the classroom,” stated Niya Blair, director of the multicultural center. Visit our website at for more information about Non-Traditional Student Services Come by the Multicultural Center to have coffee and pastries and meet other non-traditional students. Scholarship Opportunity for Study Abroad Noon Carl R. Reng Student Union—Multicultural Center Come hear from non-traditional student Jonathan Carmichael about how he received the Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Costa Rica. Tuesday, November 5th Educational Workshop: Affordable Care Act Info 101 Noon Carl R. Reng Student Union—Multicultural Center Learn about the Affordable Care Act and other insurance options . Wednesday, November 6th Motivational Wednesday Noon Carl R. Reng Student Union—Multicultural Center Hear success stories from non-traditional students on how they balance school, family, and work. Maria Villegas and young student Jorge Villegas and young student Thursday, November 7th Non-Trad Recognition Program 6:00pm Carl R. Reng Student Union—Centennial Hall Nominated non-traditional students will be recognized for their outstanding achievements inside and outside of the classroom. This event is invite only. Jorge Villegas, artist Families at paint night All photos courtesy of Maria Villegas Friday, November 8th Movie Night: Monsters University 7:00pm & 9:00pm showings Carl R. Reng Student Union—Auditorium 1

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