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MCAD Art Sale Registration is LIVE

Dear MCAD Students,

Thank you for reaching out with your excitement and questions after our initial Art Sale announcement. The Art Sale is a team effort and we are thrilled to offer it this year online.

If you are new to the sale (hey new students!) or are interested in more information, check out our MCAD Art Sale Online Q & A.

Here are a few important updates to note from our last email:

Tuesday, September 29

Internship Spotlight

September 29, 2020

This week's spotlights include Visual Arts, Elizabeth Krueger Design, Epic Games, and Find Your Power

Weekly Internship Spotlights

Job Title: Internship for Art Gallery/Consulting Firm

Organization Name: Visual Arts
Wage/Salary: $10/hr

Opportunity Summary:
Multi-faceted business dealing with art for commercial projects. Must have some art knowledge and experience, social media, graphic design.

Tuesday, September 29

Internet Update

Dear MCAD Community,

MCAD's internet / server outage has been resolved and the campus is back to a normal operating status.

We want to thank you-students, faculty, and staff-for your patience and understanding today as we had to quickly work through an unexpected failure of our hardware system during a routine maintenance update yesterday. Thankfully our IT team worked diligently this morning to find a solution to get us back up and running before midday. Over the next several weeks we will work on improving on-campus internet service.

Tuesday, September 29

Cafe Menu & 50% Off Special

Week of 9.28.20

50% OFF on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for any purchases made by students, faculty or staff.

Feature Menu item offered all week is our PASTA BOWL topped with your choice of Sausage Meatballs, Sliced Grilled Chicken, Tofu or Roasted Vegetables and your choice of Marinara or Alfredo Sauce. Both sauces are vegetarian and the Marinara sauce is also vegan. Each bowl is served with a warm bread stick.

Monday, September 28

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.

Wednesday, September 23

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

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:

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.

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.

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:

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 :)

Thursday, September 10

Google Drive Changes


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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Thursday, September 3


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