5th-annual Science Carnival - Nov. 2

Science CarnivalK-8 students and their families are invited to attend the 5th annual Science Carnival, 5-8 pm on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School in Oxnard.

The Science Carnival is a spooky science/ Halloween themed event that is designed to give kids a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Over 70 science activities and demonstrations are available for kids to experiment with. The event and parking are free. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes. Additional details are available at http://www.csuci.edu/sciencecarnival/.

Volunteers from the CI community are welcomed. If you are interested in volunteering, visit http://www.csuci.edu/sciencecarnival/volunteer.

For more information, contact Phil Hampton, Professor of Chemistry, at ext. 8869 or Philip.hampton@csuci.edu; or Sandra Birmingham, STEM Outreach Coordinator, at ext. 3597 or Sandra.birmingham@csuci.edu.


10th-annual Graduate & Professional School Fair - Nov. 6

Grad FairOn Wednesday, Nov. 6, Career Development Services will host the annual Graduate & Professional School Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Central Mall on campus.

CI students and alumni are invited to meet with graduate school representatives from local and regional programs to gain information about admissions requirements and distinctive program features.

For more information, contact Amanda Carpenter, Coordinator of Career Development Services & Henry L. "Hank" Lacayo Institute Internship Program, at ext. 3270 or Amanda.carpenter@csuci.edu.


Networking for Small Business Owners – Nov. 6

Come learn the importance of getting off the computer and getting out there to connect with other businesses and community organizations such as chambers of commerce, women’s networking and business groups, and service organizations.

This workshop is free and open to students, faculty, staff and community members throughout Ventura County. Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6 – 7 p.m. at the CI Thousand Oaks Campus, 501 Marin St, Suite 200, Thousand Oaks, CA.

To register or more information, contact Edward Padilla, Administrative Office Coordinator, Extended University & International Programs, at 805-777-1615 or edward.padilla@csuci.edu.

ESRM Career Development Day - Nov. 7

The Environmental Science & Resource Management (ESRM) program is proud to sponsor the fifth-annual ESRM Career Development Day on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the Broome Library Room 1320. Career Development Day provides an opportunity for students to explore the many types of professional career paths available by meeting noteworthy local professionals and asking questions.

Our participating vendors and experts include governmental agencies, private consultants and non-governmental organizations. This event is not a job fair, but it is an opportunity for our students to identify their goals and to assess their strengths with respect to their academic preparation and to learn about the skills that may be helpful for a particular career path. In preparation for that decision, we encourage students to seek out possible internships.

For more information, contact May Laurence, Academic Program Analyst, at ext. 3253 or mary.laurence@csuci.edu.

R.A.D. for Women Training Offered This Semester – Nov. 7 – 17

CI’s Police Department will be offering R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) training throughout the year for students, staff, and faculty. The next class will be held on campus Nov. 7, 12 and 14 from 6 – 9 p.m. and Nov. 17 from 3 – 6 p.m. This is a 12-hour class (3 hours each day) with a $20 registration fee due at sign-up. This fee is refunded upon completion of the training. Class size is limited and you may register at Public Safety located in Placer Hall.

R.A.D. is the largest women's self-defense training program in the country, being taught by more than 350 universities and municipal law enforcement departments nationwide. The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. The R.A.D. system is a comprehensive course for women, which begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

For more information, contact Rachel Huff, Community Involvement Coordinator, at ext. 8400 or Rachel.huff@csuci.edu, or RAD@csuci.edu.

MVS Speaker Series: Justin Bellante – Nov. 8

The MVS Speaker Series is delighted to welcome Justin Bellante, Co-founder, President and CEO of BioIQ, on Friday, Nov. 8 from 12 – 2 p.m. in Malibu Hall 100. BioIQ is a pioneering health improvement technology company that created the industry’s first integrated, customizable approach to optimizing investments in corporate health and wellness programs. Mr. Bellante is responsible for guiding development of strategy and execution of the company’s business plan. Since inception, he has helped guide BioIQ from concept to a well-established company. He has solidified corporate direction and strategic partnerships, developed the BioIQ wellness technology solution, and built a culture that is passionate about innovation in healthcare.

The Speaker Series is sponsored and presented by the Business Advisory Council of the MVS School of Business & Economics. RSVP at http://business.csuci.edu/events. View the full flier. (PDF, 1.1MB)

For more information, please contact Merissa Stith, Events Coordinator, at ext. 8548 or merissa.stith@csuci.edu.

Center for Community Engagement’s Annual Hunger Banquet: Across the World & in Our Backyard – Nov. 12

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) cordially invites the campus community to attend the 2013 Hunger Banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 4 – 6 p.m. in Malibu Hall 100. An initiative of the CCE, the event raises awareness about food inequalities and access to resources, with a focus on our local community. Come participate in an engaging activity that demonstrates these inequalities, and connect with local non-profit organizations actively working to bring an end to these injustices.

RSVP to the Hunger Banquet at http://go.csuci.edu/hunger.

For more information, contact Kaitlyn Cotton, Community Engagement Ambassador, at ext. 3619 or kaitlyn.cotton472@csuci.edu.

cinÉngage presents: "Not My Life"- Nov. 13

As a part of the documentary series, cinÉngage, the Center for International Affairs, the World Affairs Council of the Central Coast, and the Centers for Community and Multicultural Engagement present, Not My Life, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 4 – 6 p.m. in Malibu Hall 100.

The film depicts the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. It looks at cases on five continents in a dozen countries, showing us how millions of children are exploited every day through an array of practices, such as forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism, and child soldiering.

A 30-minute excerpt of the film will be shown, followed by panelists from non-governmental organizations working on these issues, a filmmaker from the film, Eden, which documents the same human trafficking issues, and the woman who is the subject of Eden; there will be information about how students can take action.

For more information, contact Pilar Pacheco, Associate Director for the Center for Community Engagement, at ext. 8851 or pilar.pacheco@csuci.edu.

Campus Invited to Experience Tunnel of Oppression – Nov. 13-14

Tunnel of Oppression

Housing & Residential Education will present the third annual ‘Tunnel of Oppression’ event occurring in the Grand Salon on Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Thursday, Nov. 14.

Based on the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, The Tunnel of Oppression is a 30 minute facilitated experience through a series of ‘rooms,’ which focus on various forms of oppression and disadvantage experienced by different social groups, such as racism, sexism, heterosexism, body image oppression, ableism, and classism. The Tunnel is a full sensory experience in which participants encounter facts, images, sounds, and live performances that highlight oppression that exists in both the past and present. At the end of this experience, participants will reflect on how one person can make a positive change, and take a pledge to fight oppression in our world.

All campus community members are welcomed and highly encouraged to attend. Participants can register for a specific tour here: http://tinyurl.com/CITunnel2013. Walk-ins will also be accepted on a space-available basis. Please allow at least five business days for accommodation requests.

For more information and for special accommodations requests, contact Cris Powell, Coordinator of Community Programs, at ext. 3513 or cris.powell@csuci.edu.

World AIDS Awareness Day Walk - Nov. 16

More than one million people are living with HIV in the U.S. and one in five living with HIV is unaware of their infection. African Americans and the LGBT community remain the nation’s most severely affected populations by the HIV epidemic. I Can Education (ICE) cordially invites you to join us as CI hosts its first annual AIDS Awareness Walk on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the North Quad.

RSVP to the walk at https://orgsync.com/52934/forms/88227.  To view the full flier, click here. (PDF, 221KB)

For more information, contact Laurita Franklin, ICE Advisor, at ext. 3335 or laurita.franklin@csuci.edu.

R.A.D. for Men - Nov. 16-17

CI’s Police Department will also be offering Men's R.A.D. training, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Nov. 16-17 for students, staff, and faculty. This is a 12-hour class (6 hours each day) with a $20 registration fee due at sign-up. The fee will be fully refunded upon completion of all 12 hours in the program. Class size is limited and you may register at Public Safety located in Placer Hall. Deadline to register for this class is Friday, Nov. 1st at 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Rachel Huff, Community Involvement Coordinator, at ext. 8444 or Rachel.huff@csuci.edu or RAD@csuci.edu.

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