Success Series Events

January 2018

 

January 14, 21, & 28

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pm

Every Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

January 15

** UofL MLK Day of Service
Various Locations

8:30pm12:30pm

Meet in the Student Recreation Center

Join the Engage Lead Serve Board for the 9th Annual MLK Day of Service to commemorate MLK Jr's legacy by volunteering in the city of Louisville. Transportation provided to and from service sites. 

January 16

** Louisville Civil Rights Bus Tour
Depart from Cultural Center

12:00pmThe City of Louisville was an active site during the Civil Rights Movement. Join Cultural Center and Anne Braden Institute on this free bus tour (approx. 1.5 hours) to explore Louisville's Download Civil Rights Trail. Limited space. Register: bit.ly/uoflrightstour

January 17

Filming Screening "American Experience: Freedom Riders"
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

5:30pm

In 1961, segregation seemed to have an overwhelming grip on American society. That is, until an integrated band of college students - many of whom were the first in their families to attend a university - decided, en masse, to risk everything and buy a ticket on a Greyhound bus bound for the Deep South. They called themselves the Freedom Riders—come out to learn about their story.


January 19

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pm

Join the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.

January 19

Maple Tapping Workshop
UofL Garden Commons at Cultural Center

1:00pm2:00pm

Community partner Dave Barker will be coming to the Garden Commons to give a lesson about maple tapping and tap some trees. Sign ups will be circulating for maintenance of those maple trees for the remainder of the tapping season.

January 21 & 28

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pmVinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

January 22

First Things First: Getting Back on Track
Red Barn

11:00am1:00pmA fair highlighting opportunities and resources available for for first generation college students and students who may feel unsure of the next steps to take.

January 23

Panel Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform
PNC Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall, College of Business

4:30pmModerated by UofL Department of Criminal Justice professor Michael Losavio, a panel of nationally recognized experts will discuss criminal justice issues. Presented by the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise. Free pizza for attendees.

January 24

Crossing Arizona Film Screening
Etscorn Honors Center

5:30pm7:30pm

Crossing Arizona is a documentary centering on immigration and its effect on people on all sides of the debate. Students are invited to watch and discuss the film! Everyone is encouraged to attend. Snacks and drink will be provided!

January 31

Study Abroad Fair
Red Barn

10:00am2:00pm

Join the Office of Study Abroad and International Travel at the Spring 2018 Study Abroad Fair! New this year -  multiple prizes awarded! Submit your name upon entering the Red Barn and winners will be drawn every half hour for a chance to spin the Prize Wheel for loot from our program providers! Free lunch from Bootleg BBQ will be provided from 11 am until we run out.

February 2018

February 2

Sustainability Roundtable
Urban Studies Institute

11:00am12:00pmA 30-40 minute presentation is followed by a 20-30 minute open discussion. Occurs every other Friday.

February 4, 11, 18, & 25

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pmEvery Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

February 4, 11, 18, & 25

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pmVinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

February 6

Barre3 Class
Red Barn

6:00pm8:00pm

Barre3 mixes the best moves of yoga, pilates, cardio, and weight training to balance your body while giving you a deep muscle burn and endorphin high.

February 7

Health Career Fair
CTR Building, HSC

3:00pm5:00pm

Ready to start your career in the medical field? Our Spring Health
Career Fair is a great opportunity to meet with a multitude of employers that
want to hire YOU for their open positions! All HSC students and majors are
welcome.

Please dress professionally, bring your resume and
remember - you've got this!

February 8

Axton Reading with Kristen Radtke
Ekstrom Library, Writing Center

7:30pm9:00pm

Kristen Radtke is the author of the graphic nonfiction book Imagine Wanting Only This (Pantheon, 2017). She is the art director and New York editor of The Believer magazine.  She will be giving a reading of her work and doing a Q&A.

February 10

** Engage Kentucky Symposium
SAC Floyd Theater & College of Education

9:00am3:00pm

The Engage Kentucky Symposium, hosted by the Engage Lead Serve Board is a one day conference on advocacy and socio-economic status in the state of Kentucky. Keynote speaker Chanelle Helm kicks off the program at 10:00, followed by three rounds of breakout sessions with leaders from community groups ranging from the ACLU to the Secretary of State's office and student leaders from UofL. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees.

February 10

Mindfulness Retreat
Speed Art Museum

11:00am3:30pm

A silent retreat for UofL & Bellarmine students, faculty & staff.
No mindfulness practice experience required. $5 enrollment fee includes lunch.

February 15

Ableism and Mental Health Roundtable
Red Barn

5:00pm6:30pm

This roundtable discussion is designed for any and all students to come together and discuss the intersections between mental health and ability. It is a safe space for students to share experiences with other students while enjoying hot chocolate and desserts!

February 16

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pm

Join the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.

February 21

** Gender in the Workplace-- Employment Opportunity or Obstacle?
Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium

6:30pm8:00pmThe Malcolm X Debate program and First Year Initiatives collaborate using topics crafted from the university’s Book-in-Common, Hidden America.The debate revolves around a question that frames the issue, or clash, invoked by some segment of the BinC. Speeches on each side of the issue—pro and con—are presented by two undergraduate students, followed by “rebuttals” from the audience. Starting speeches will be driven by the question, “Does gender determine employment opportunities in the United States?”

February 22

** Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-- and How to Achieve Real Reform
PNC Horn Auditorium, COB

4:30pm

Author John Pfaff will discuss his book, as part of the
BB&T Speaker Series. Co-sponsored by the Schnatter Center.

February 28

Diversity Career Fair
Red Barn

11:00am1:00pm

The Diversity Career Fair is a great opportunity for students
to connect with companies and organizations looking to hire diverse
populations. If you're interested in attending, please dress professionally, bring your resume, and
come join us! All majors are welcome!

March 2018

March 1

Internship Fair
Red Barn

11:30am1:30pm

Check out the Young Communication Professionals Internship Fair going on March 1st! Whether you're in the midst of searching for an internship for this summer, or you're just checking out employers for a future internship, we invite you to stop by and say hello!

March 1

Axton Reading feat. Tess Taylor
Ekstrom Library, Bingham Poetry Room

7:30pm9:00pmThe San Francisco Chronicle called Tess Taylor's first book, The Forage House, "stunning." Her second book, Work & Days, was called "our moment's Georgic" by critic Stephanie Burt and was named one of the 10 best books of poetry of 2016 by the New York Times. Taylor currently chairs the poetry committee of the National Book Critics Circle, and is on-air poetry reviewer for NPR's All Things Considered. She was most recently a Distinguished Fulbright US Scholar at the Seamus Heaney Centre in Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Tess Taylor will be giving a reading of her material and doing a Q&A.

March 7

REDTalks
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

6:00pm9:00pm

REDTalks is a seminar series designed to give professors a platform to share their passions with students. Four professors are chosen by Honors Student Council, and given free reign to talk about whatever topic they prefer for 30 minutes. This results in informal discussion of ideas, and unique interactions between students and professors outside of the classroom punctuated by coffee, hors d'oeuvres, and conversation.

March 4, 11, 18, & 25

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pmEvery Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

March 4 & 25

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pmVinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

March 23

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pmJoin the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.

March 28

** Local Crime & Justice Issues
PNC Horn Auditorium, COB

4:30pm

Public policy researcher Josh Crawford and community activist Christopher 2X will share their insights and theories on what’s wrong with our local system and how to begin to fix it.

March 29

Axton Reading feat. Jos Charles
Ekstrom Library, Bingham Poetry Room

7:30pm9:00pmJos Charles is the author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah (forthcoming September, 2018) and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016). She is the recipient of the 2016 Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship through the Poetry Foundation and the 2015 Monique Wittig Writer's Scholarship. Jos Charles received an MFA from the University of Arizona and currently resides in Long Beach, CA.  Jos Charles will be giving a reading of his material and also doing a Q&A.

April 2018

April 1 & 8

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pmEvery Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pmVinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

April 11

Spring Career Fair
Thornton's Center of Academic Excellence

11:00am1:00pm

Ready to start looking for a career? Whether you're searching for a part-time, internship, or full-time role, we invite you to come meet with
a multitude of employers at our Spring Career Fair and learn more about the
available jobs! All majors are welcome!

Be sure to dress professionally, bring your resume and
remember- you've got this!

April 13

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pmJoin the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.

April 24

Calm Cafe
SAC W309K

11:00am4:00pmA quiet atmosphere with massages, coffee, a variety of soothing and invigorating teas, and tasty snacks. Stretch out on a yoga mat, take a flash nap, and pick up stress tips while you prepare for finals.