The Clark Library Digital Lab will be offering workshops in October and November that are open to current students, faculty, and staff. Workshops include iMovie for Beginners, Still Life/Product Photography, Digital Printing for Beginners, and Working with Audio. Dates, times, and descriptions are available at this link. Sign up by e-mailing José Velazco, library, at email@example.com, or by calling the digital lab service desk at 7796.
The annual residence hall trick-or-treating event for children of faculty, staff, and neighbors will take place on Thursday, October 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. Kids through sixth grade are welcome to trick-or-treat in a safe, controlled (and FUN) environment. All trick-or-treaters must be accompanied by parent/guardian with picture ID. Families can meet in front of the Chiles Center to check-in and receive their wrist bands; escorts will take them to the halls to trick-or-treat. At 7 p.m. in the Chiles Center, there will be a Portland Pilots volleyball game with prizes for the best costumes, free for those wearing trick-or-treat wristbands. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 7205.
Volleyball continues West Coast Conference action at home this week as the Pilots host Brigham Young and San Diego. The games kick off on Thursday night when BYU comes to the Chiles Center to play the Pilots at 7 p.m. The game is also Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Night with free admission for all CYO kids and their families. To RSVP for CYO Night, please email Mcnaryro15@up.edu or call 7431. Then the games continue on Saturday at 1 p.m. when the Pilots take the court to play University of San Diego. For more information and tickets, please visit PortlandPilots.com or call 7525.
Make plans to join the women’s soccer team as they return home, after a 4-game road trip, to open West Coast Conference play versus rival Gonzaga. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Saturday. All fans are encouraged to invite friends to the game and help the Pilots maintain the NCAA attendance record for the ninth consecutive season. To claim a free ticket for you and your guest, please print out this article and bring it to the Pilot Box Office on the day of the game (Saturday, October 19). Limit two free tickets per person. For more information or for tickets, call the Pilot Box Office at 7525.
Merlo Madness is coming. Help the Pilots set an all-time record attendance at Merlo Field when the Pilots take on BYU on Saturday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the game and help the University of Portland pack the stadium to help do their part in being part of Merlo Madness and history. There will also be a push to get 2,000 students to the game, with a contingent plan to expand the student section to accommodate for overflow. To purchase your tickets in advance, please visit the Pilot Box Office or call 7525. For more information, visit PortlandPilots.com or call 7431.
The next Math Colloquium will be held the Wednesday after fall break on October 23, from 4 to 5 p.m., in Buckley Center room 207. The speaker will be Elise Lockwood from Portland State University, who will present “You’re close, but you’re off by a million: Helping students solve counting problems.” Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Carol Bruce, mathematics, at 7166 or email@example.com.
All UP employees, both faculty and staff, are welcome to take part in the second Employee Kickball Extravaganza on Thursday, October 17, at 4:30 p.m., on the Shipstad Quad, according to Mary Beebe and Joe Kuffner, marketing and communications. What better way to celebrate the fall break but with some muddy kickball? Come rain or shine! If you want to participate but don’t want to play, we also need referees…and cheerleaders. Please RSVP to Kuffner at firstname.lastname@example.org or Beebe at email@example.com.
Printing and mailing services will be closed from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, October 25 so staff can attend the university relations divisional meeting at that time, according to Mary Scroggins, supervisor. The morning mail run will only be done once that day. For more information contact Scroggins at firstname.lastname@example.org.