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MCAD Network Maintenance

Sunday, September 27, 5:00-8:00 a.m.

To all students, staff and faculty.

Sunday, September 27th between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. MCAD ITS will be performing network maintenance and upgrades. During these hours, MCAD’s servers and network infrastructure will be down. We ask that you plan accordingly around this scheduled maintenance window. If you have any questions, please contact computer support.

Thanks,
MCAD ITS

Posted: 
Friday, September 25

Media Center Staffing Updates!

Hello, everyone!

We've all had quite the year and some new faces at the Media Center, so we figured we should give you an update on who to look out for at the Media Center:

We want to congratulate Emma Young on being promoted from Media Circulation Specialist to Media Circulation Coordinator! Emma has worked at MCAD for just over a year and has shown a tremendous drive to get things done and willingness to help anyone in need! You'll see her at the counter from 11-7pm Monday-Friday on the 1st and 3rd week of each month.

Posted: 
Wednesday, September 23

Internship Spotlight

September 22, 2020

This week's spotlights include Coffee House Press, Riot Games, Ameriprise Financial, and Sezzle

Weekly Internship Spotlights

Job Title: Publishing Internship--Spring 2021

Organization Name: Coffee House Press
Wage/Salary: $700 Stipend

Opportunity Summary:
"Coffee House Press is a nationally known and renowned nonprofit publishing house located in Northeast Minneapolis. We publish annually sixteen to twenty books--novels, short stories, poetry, and literary essays.

Posted: 
Tuesday, September 22

Cafe Menu & Specials

Week of September 21, 2020

We look forward to seeing you this week.

Our Combo meals are more than beef burgers, chicken strips and fries. We offer veggie burgers, turkey burgers and grilled chicken sandwiches as healthy alternatives. You choose. your side including salad bar, soup, hand-cut fries, mac & cheese or fruit. Your choice of beverage including bottled water, fountain pop, coffee or tea is included.

Posted: 
Monday, September 21

News from the Student Counseling and Wellness Office

Student Wellness Group Registration is open
  • Interested in connecting with other MCAD students?
  • Looking for a place to share experiences, and to further develop personal strategies for managing stress?
  • Would you enjoy having a regular time to meet with others interested in topics related to self-care and wellbeing?

Coping and Connecting in College
Fall semester-Tuesdays from 10:30-12 weekly
Held virtually via "telehealth"
Start date will be Tuesday, September 22

Posted: 
Wednesday, September 16

MCAD Notetaker Job Opportunities

Dear Students,

My name is Timothy Gardner, and I am the Learning Center and Disability Services Director at MCAD.

I am writing to you because we are looking for notetakers. Being a notetaker is a position that pays $13.25/hour. You are paid for your time in class spent taking notes, and up to 30 minutes outside of class spent scanning or typing your notes. For studio classes, this can be 30 minutes or more per class, and for Liberal Arts classes, this can be up to three hours per class.

The requirements to be considered to be a notetaker are:

Posted: 
Wednesday, September 16

Virtual Mock Interview Day

October 14, 2020

Career Development is, once again, hosting Virtual Mock Interview Day. This is a great opportunity to practice your interviewing skills. This semester, we are featuring professionals from the staffing/recruitment firm, Creative Circle. 

Mock Interview Day is Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Virtual mock interviews begin at 9:00 a.m. and run until 3:30 p.m. They will occur via Google Meet.

Posted: 
Monday, September 14

Artwork Documentation Assistant!

The Media Center is pleased to announce a new member being added to our team - Isabel Gloss will be working at the Media Center this semester as an Artwork Documentation Assistant starting September 15th! Isabel is here to help you document your artwork around campus or in the Black and Gray Studios.

Posted: 
Monday, September 14

Updates to Google Chat Client on September 28th

Hello MCAD,

Google is changing its chat client from "Hangouts Chat" To simply "Chat". Chat has a different UI, and among the new features are team rooms that support better team collaboration.

Beginning September 28th, all teams will be using Chat for 1:1 direct messages (DMs), group messages, and team discussions. Classic Hangouts apps will be turned off.

How do I get Google Chat?

It's important to do the following before September 28th as classic Hangout apps will stop working:

Posted: 
Monday, September 14

Art Cellar Hours Next Week

Hello MCAD!

The Art Cellar's hours will change to our normal semester hours starting next Monday, September 14.

We will be open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for the rest of the semester.

If you haven't stopped by the store yet this semester please do, we would love to see everyone :)

Posted: 
Thursday, September 10

Google Drive Changes

Hello,

Starting October 13, 2020, Google Drive is making a change so that its trash behaves more consistently with the rest of the G Suite services with regards to automatic deletion. This means that any file that is put into Google Drive's 'My Drive' trash will be automatically deleted after 30 days.

Posted: 
Thursday, September 10

Social Media Opt-In

Hello Students, Faculty, and Staff,

We want to share more of your unique MCAD experience and creations on our social media channels!

My name is Canaan Mattson, MCAD's new Social Media Specialist, and I am thrilled to start sharing your inspiring stories and discoveries being made daily within our community.

If you would like us to follow your artistic accounts please opt-in and provide your information.

Posted: 
Thursday, September 10

MCAD Clubs

Want to start a club?
Want to continue a club from last year?
Have a hobby you want to share?
Want to resurrect a club?

Let's make it happen! We can find ways to hang out online and in person this semester. There will be an Online Club Fair next week, but the first step is to let me know what you are thinking...

Fill Out the Student Club Proposal Form!

Posted: 
Thursday, September 3

MCAD Art Sale Online

November 19-21, 2020

Dear MCAD Students,

I am writing to introduce myself and share some exciting news: MCAD Art Sale will take place fully online! With so much uncertainty about what the fall holds, this approach ensures we can prioritize health and safety while still offering this crucial professional development opportunity that so many of you rely on. My name is Grace Olson '19, MFA, and I joined the Institutional Advancement team this spring as the Events and Special Projects Coordinator. I am excited to be your primary point of contact and resource during the Art Sale.

Posted: 
Thursday, September 3

Parking Lot Information

Beginning Monday, September 14 at 12:01 a.m. the parking gates will be lowered and non-resident students, staff and faculty wishing to park in lot C will need to purchase stored value parking cards in the Art Cellar. SVC cards can be purchased in $5, 10, 20 and 40 amounts.

Parking rates are $.25/hr from 7:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. and $.15/hr after that and on weekends.

For more information on parking and other commuting options visit the Transportation Information page on the campus Intranet.

Posted: 
Thursday, September 3

MCAD Cafe - Fall Semester Updates & News

Welcome new and returning students, faculty and staff! We look forward to seeing you this fall.

New Updates - You'll find many updates have taken place this summer including new furniture throughout the college center, an expanded serving line, relocated vending machines, a new meal card system, and a new mobile ordering system allowing you to grab a meal on the run or have it delivered to your office or studio space. Learn more at mcad.edu/cafe.

Posted: 
Monday, August 31

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