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The Daily Blast

Friday - 3-27-2015

This communication is intended for the Woman’s Day College.

Today at Columbia College

WASHINGTON DC SEMESTER APPLICATIONS ARE STILL OPEN!

Interested in interning in a vibrant and dynamic city? Apply to study in Washington DC this fall. Applications are open until April 3rd. Email ecarlson for more info!

https://www.facebook.com/TheInstituteatColumbiaCollege?fref=nf

LAST CALL FOR SPEARSFEST SUBMISSIONS!

Friday, March 27th is the last day to submit a proposal to present at SpearsFest. IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE FOR A CLASS!! Individual presentations are only 25 minutes long; you can do that! Sign up here:

http://tinyurl.com/qxdfzb3

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A DESK ASSISTANT?

Applications for Fall 2015 will be available starting on 3/27/15 and will be due to the The Office of Residence Life and Housing by 4/6/15 @ 4:00 PM. For questions please contact AC Amanda Williams at awilliams@columbiasc.edu

EXPLORE COLUMBIA: CORNBREAD FESTIVAL

The annual Cornbread Festival is this Saturday, March 28. Sign up in OSA. Transportation provided; leaving at 1pm. Admission is FREE, but bring money for food and shopping. We will return by 5:00PM.

http://www.sccornbreadfestival.com/

POETRY WORKSHOP WITH POET LAUREATE MARJORY WENTWORTH

S.C. Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth will conduct a poetry workshop on Friday, March 27, 1-2 p.m. Lunch is provided. Registration is limited. Email mmerry@columbiasc.edu to register.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1429058407392043/

LAST WEEK TO SIGN UP FOR SPEARSFEST

This week is the last week for poster board and presentation sign-ups for SpearsFest. Registration will end on Friday, March 27th!

Poster Board Sign Up: https://theleadershipinstitute.wufoo.com/forms/qec8cz71co77mz/

Presentation Sign Up: https://theleadershipinstitute.wufoo.com/forms/m1imvrxp1yg5des/

Academic Life

APPLICATIONS FOR MODEL UNITED NATIONS 2015

Deadline Monday April 11, 2015. Modle UN applications are now available online and in WLG 105B & WLG lobby contact Dr. Jones jones@columbiasc.edu or x3628 for more info.

http://www.columbiasc.edu/images/MODEL_UN_APPLICATION_2015.pdf

WASHINGTON DC SEMESTER INFO SESSION

Interested in applying for Washington DC semester and want to know more about the experience? Join Sashay, Brianna and others as they discuss their experiences and answer your questions! Thurs, Mar 26 at dinner & Fri, Mar 27 at lunch in the dining hall.

https://www.facebook.com/TheInstituteatColumbiaCollege

MARCH MATH MADNESS

Stop by the Math Lab (BSC 126) to complete a scavenger hunt and to learn how math improves March Madness Predictions. Enter to win a surcie.

Campus Events

NIMBAYA ON CAMPUS POSTPONED, HOWEVER…

The partnership between CC Dance and Nimbaya will bring us a virtual dance experience on the 28th. Their live performance on campus scheduled for Saturday for Women's History Month is postponed. Look for updates!

SPRING FORMAL PICTURES

Special thanks to Dr. Sharon Jones for serving as our official Spring Formal photographer. Check out Spring Formal pictures at the link below. Please contact Dr. Jones if you would like to request a full resolution photo.

https://www.facebook.com/sljones2002/media_set?set=a.10203376292957441.1073741992.1515044911&type=1&pnref

NEED A PRAYER BREAK?

All seeking a time of prayer and/or meditation are invited to Mitzi's Garden on Tuesday, March 31 from 12:30-12:45 pm. You don't have to be of any particular religion to participate. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Student Services

IT HELP DESK HEADSETS

If you have borrowed a headset from the IT Help Desk and have not returned it, please do so immediately! We want to accommodate all students. Please be considerate so others have the capability of using headphones in the lab.

The Daily Blast

Thursday - 3-26-2015

This communication is intended for the Woman’s Day College.

Today at Columbia College

FREE STORE OPENING THURSDAY!

The Free Store will be open for shopping on Thursday, March 26 from 10:00-12:00.

WASHINGTON DC SEMESTER INFO SESSION

Interested in applying for Washington DC semester and want to know more about the experience? Join Sashay, Brianna and others as they discuss their experiences and answer your questions! Thurs, Mar 26 at dinner & Fri, Mar 27 at lunch in the dining hall.

https://www.facebook.com/TheInstituteatColumbiaCollege

POETRY READING BY SC POETRY LAUREATE MARJORY WENTWORTH

S.C. Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth will read from her work at Columbia College on Thursday, March 26, in Breed 201-202 at 7 p.m. The reading will be followed by a question-

https://www.facebook.com/events/1550500285215766/

COMMUNITY PRAYER

Community Prayer today from 12:30-12:45pm in Mitzi's Meditation Gardens. Come out and pray silently, together, or simply walk the labyrinth or path in the garden.

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE CENTENNIAL - OPPORTUNITY

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 15 remaining spots for "Women on Paper" Student Ambassador Program for the Georgia O'Keeffe Centennial. ALL MAJORS WELCOME. Deadline Apr 2. Applications are posted around campus. For more information:

MARCH FRENCH & SPANISH LANGUAGE LUNCH

Join your fellow language students and professors for some informal conversation practice during lunch at our reserved tables. 12:30-1:20pm.

Academic Life

X.J. HONEYCUTT AND THE PAULA SHIRLEY WOMEN’S STUDIES RESEARCH AWARDS DEADLINE

There is an extension for proposals for the X.J. Honeycutt + Paula Shirley awards. They will now be due on March 31st. For more information, please see Facebook page or contact Dr. Mann at cdmann@columbiasc.edu.

https://www.facebook.com/ColumbiaCollegeGenderAndWomensStudiesProgram/posts/216462715195384

MARCH MATH MADNESS

Stop by the Math Lab (BSC 126) to complete a scavenger hunt and learn how math improves March Madness Predictions. Enter to win a surcie.

APPLICATIONS FOR MODEL UNITED NATIONS 2015

Deadline Monday April 11, 2015. Modle UN applications are now available online and in WLG 105B & WLG lobby contact Dr. Jones jones@columbiasc.edu or x3628 for more info.http://www.columbiasc.edu/images/MODEL_UN_APPLICATION_2015.pdf

POETRY WORKSHOP WITH POET LAUREATE MARJORY WENTWORTH

S.C. Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth will conduct a poetry workshop on Friday, March 27, 1-2 p.m. Lunch is provided. Registration is limited. Email mmerry@columbiasc.edu to register.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1429058407392043/

Campus Events

FREE WALMART TRIP

Do you need items from the store? There will be a FREE Walmart trip on Friday March 27th. The bus will leave at 2 pm in front of McNair Hall & return to campus by 4 pm. Sign up by emailing vhairston@columbiasc.edu by Thursday March 26.

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES

Join the Columbia College: P.L.A.C.E. Sets the Pace team as our very own P.L.A.C.E. Fellows set the pace for our walk along with CCAB, CCPD, and other campus partners on April 15. Sign up online at the link below.

http://tiny.cc/CCWAM

SPRING FORMAL PICTURES

Special thanks to Dr. Sharon Jones for serving as our official Spring Formal photographer. Check out Spring Formal pictures at the link below. Please contact Dr. Jones if you would like to request a full resolution photo.

https://www.facebook.com/sljones2002/media_set?set=a.10203376292957441.1073741992.1515044911&type=1&pnref

PUT YOUR MONEY TO WORK!

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Diversity Committee and BEA/Enactus are offering a Financial Literacy workshop with Steven Hughs; March 26, 12:30pm in BLC 103. Learn essentials about credit cards, building credit and financial success.

Student Services

RESIDENCY EXEMPTION FORMS DUE MAY 8TH

All students that will be considered as 1st or 2nd years next year need to complete an Exemption Request Form (available in the Res. Life office) prior to May 8th. Room and board will be added to all applicable accounts after this date.

IT HELP DESK HEADSETS

If you have borrowed a headset from the IT Help Desk and have not returned it, please do so immediately! We want to accommodate all students. Please be considerate so others have the capability of using headphones in the lab.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES OPEN FORUM

OSA has a display in the Dining Hall this week to collect your ideas for 2015-2016 events. Please stop by and share your ideas. You can also use the link below to submit your ideas.

https://columbiacollegesc.wufoo.com/forms/m19awado12gofcn/

The Daily Blast

Wednesday - 3-25-2015

This communication is intended for the Woman’s Day College.

Today at Columbia College

THE F-WORD: IS BEYONCE A FEMINIST?

Join us Wednesday March 25, McNair Classroom, 6:30 pm. In honor of Women's History Month, come discuss feminism, race & pop culture. Enjoy music, discussion and snacks. Sponsors-Office of Multicultural Affairs & CR/ Office of Residence Life & Housing.

IT HELP DESK HEADSETS

If you have borrowed a headset from the IT Help Desk and have not returned it, please do so immediately! We want to accommodate all students. Please be considerate so others have the capability of using headphones in the lab.

SPRING FORMAL PICTURES

Special thanks to Dr. Sharon Jones for serving as our official Spring Formal photographer. Check out Spring Formal pictures at the link below. Please contact Dr. Jones if you would like to request a full resolution photo.

https://www.facebook.com/sljones2002/media_set?set=a.10203376292957441.1073741992.1515044911&type=1&pnref

US ARMY RESERVE INFORMATION SESSION

US Army Reserve Recruiter Staff Sergeant D’ontray Townsend will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday, March 25 at 3pm in C3PD. Sponsored by C3PD.

COLLEGE CHAPEL THIS WEEK

Wednesday at 1pm - College Chapel - Dean Budden to speak on "Esther" in our Women of the Bible series. Heavenly Creations Gospel Choir will be singing. Hope to see you at 1pm.

CHAT N CHEW WEDNESDAY, 3/25 12PM AT C3PD

Interested in pursuing a health or medical career? This monthly series will provide resources to aid you to career success. Please contact Justin Thompson jathompson@columbiasc.edu for more information. Sponsored by C3PD.

STANDOUT! APPLY TO BE AN EDITOR!

Applications can be picked up in Student Affairs (Harrelson 201) for The Criterion Literary Editor or Art Editor and The Columbian Editor-in-Chief or Assistant Editor-in-Chief positions. Return your application by Thursday, April 2.

https://www.facebook.com/columbiacollegestudentgovernmentassociation/photos/a.484345438264697.122979.4790336

WHY MINOR?

Have you ever wondered how much a minor is worth? Stop by the Minor’s Information Table in the Dining Hall on March 25th from 12pm to 1:30pm to receive information about all of the minors that are offered at CC.

Academic Life

MARCH FRENCH & SPANISH LANGUAGE LUNCH

Join your fellow language students and professors for some informal conversation practice during lunch at our reserved tables. 12:30-1:20pm.

APPLICATIONS FOR MODEL UNITED NATIONS 2015

Deadline Monday April 11, 2015. Modle UN applications are now available online and in WLG 105B & WLG lobby contact Dr. Jones jones@columbiasc.edu or x3628 for more info.

http://www.columbiasc.edu/images/MODEL_UN_APPLICATION_2015.pdf

MARCH MATH MADNESS

Stop by the Math Lab (BSC 126) to complete a scavenger hunt and learn how math improves March Madness Predictions. Enter to win a surcie.

WASHINGTON DC SEMESTER INFO SESSION

Interested in applying for Washington DC semester and want to know more about the experience? Join Sashay, Brianna and others as they discuss their experiences and answer your questions! Thurs, Mar 26 at dinner & Fri, Mar 27 at lunch in the dining hall.

https://www.facebook.com/TheInstituteatColumbiaCollege

Campus Events

FREE WALMART TRIP

Do you need items from the store? There will be a FREE Walmart trip on Friday March 27th. The bus will leave at 2 pm in front of McNair Hall & return to campus by 4 pm. Sign up by emailing vhairston@columbiasc.edu by Thursday March 26.

POETRY READING BY SC POETRY LAUREATE MARJORY WENTWORTH

S.C. Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth will read from her work at Columbia College on Thursday, March 26, in Breed 201-202 at 7 p.m. The reading will be followed by a question-answer period.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1550500285215766/

NEED A PRAYER BREAK?

All seeking a time of prayer and/or meditation are invited to Mitzi's Garden on Tuesday, March 31 from 12:30-12:45 pm. You don't have to be of any particular religion to participate. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES

Join the Columbia College: P.L.A.C.E. Sets the Pace team as our very own P.L.A.C.E. Fellows set the pace for our walk along with CCAB, CCPD, and other campus partners on April 15. Sign up online at the link below.

http://tiny.cc/CCWAM

EXPLORE COLUMBIA: CORNBREAD FESTIVAL

The annual Cornbread Festival is this Saturday, March 28. Sign up in OSA. Transportation provided; leaving at 1pm. Admission is FREE, but bring money for food and shopping. We will return by 5:00PM.

http://www.sccornbreadfestival.com/

PUT YOUR MONEY TO WORK!

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Diversity Committee and BEA/Enactus are offering a Financial Literacy workshop with Steven Hughs; March 26, 12:30pm in BLC 103. Learn essentials about credit cards, building credit and financial success.

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE CENTENNIAL - OPPORTUNITY

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 15 remaining spots for "Women on Paper" Student Ambassador Program for the Georgia O'Keeffe Centennial. ALL MAJORS WELCOME. Deadline Apr 2. Applications are posted around campus. For more information:

Student Services

STUDENT ACTIVITIES OPEN FORUM

OSA has a display in the Dining Hall this week to collect your ideas for 2015-2016 events. Please stop by and share your ideas. You can also use the link below to submit your ideas.

https://columbiacollegesc.wufoo.com/forms/m19awado12gofcn/

RESIDENCY EXEMPTION FORMS DUE MAY 8TH

All students that will be considered as 1st or 2nd years next year need to complete an Exemption Request Form (available in the Res. Life office) prior to May 8th. Room and board will be added to all applicable accounts after this date.

FREE STORE OPENING THURSDAY!

The Free Store will be open for shopping on Thursday, March 26 from 10:00-12:00.

The Daily Blast

Tuesday - 3-24-2015

This communication is intended for the Woman’s Day College.

Today at Columbia College

WHY MINOR?

Have you ever wondered how much a minor is worth? Stop by the Minor’s Information Table in the Dining Hall on March 24th and 25th from 12pm to 1:30pm to receive information about all of the minors that are offered at CC.

INSIDE THE CORNER OFFICE TONIGHT!

Don't forget that Inside the Corner Office is TONIGHT--March 24th from 5:30 to 7pm in Spears Concert Hall. Our guest this month is Heather Siegfried, alumna and regional recruiting director for City Year. All LA 201 students are required to attend.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES OPEN FORUM

OSA has a display in the Dining Hall this week to collect your ideas for 2015-2016 events. Please stop by and share your ideas. You can also use the link below to submit your ideas.

https://columbiacollegesc.wufoo.com/forms/m19awado12gofcn/

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES

Join the Columbia College: P.L.A.C.E. Sets the Pace team as our very own P.L.A.C.E. Fellows set the pace for our walk along with CCAB, CCPD, and other campus partners on April 15. Sign up online at the link below.

http://tiny.cc/CCWAM

MOVIE NIGHT: INTO THE WOODS

Into the Woods is out and you can watch it in Cottingham Theatre tonight at 7pm! You spoke, Student Activities listened! You want movies and events on weeknights too. Keep those suggestions coming.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10202721990650754&set=pcb.10202721996850909&type=1&theater

INTERESTED IN WASHINGTON DC SEMESTER?

Do you see yourself living in a bustling city and working hard to make real change in the world? Students in ALL majors can apply to spend FALL 2015 in Washington DC. Questions? Email ecarlson or call 3311! See our FB page for more details!

https://www.facebook.com/TheInstituteatColumbiaCollege

Academic Life

LATE MARCH CAFÉ CONVERSATIONS

French students are invited to participate in another coffee-kissed conversational event. March 31, 2pm, SU Lounge. Hosted by French tutor Bonnie Willis.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1605681349652092/

MARCH MATH MADNESS

Stop by the Math Lab (BSC 126) to complete a scavenger hunt and learn how math improves March Madness Predictions. Enter to win a surcie.

X.J. HONEYCUTT AND THE PAULA SHIRLEY WOMEN’S STUDIES RESEARCH AWARDS DEADLINE

There is an extension for proposals for the X.J. Honeycutt + Paula Shirley awards. They will now be due on March 31st. For more information, please see Facebook page or contact Dr. Mann at cdmann@columbiasc.edu.

https://www.facebook.com/ColumbiaCollegeGenderAndWomensStudiesProgram/posts/216462715195384

INFO SESSION ON WASHINGTON DC SEMESTER

Interested in applying for Washington DC semester and want to know more about the experience? Join Sashay, Brianna and others as they discuss their experiences and answer your questions! Thurs, Mar 26 at dinner & Fri, Mar 27 at lunch in the dining hall.

https://www.facebook.com/TheInstituteatColumbiaCollege

POETRY WORKSHOP WITH POET LAUREATE MARJORY WENTWORTH

S.C. Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth will conduct a poetry workshop on Friday, March 27, 1-2 p.m. Lunch is provided. Registration is limited. Email mmerry@columbiasc.edu to register.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1429058407392043/

Campus Events

US ARMY RESERVE INFORMATION SESSION

US Army Reserve Recruiter Staff Sergeant D’ontray Townsend will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday, March 25 at 3pm in C3PD. Sponsored by C3PD.

CHAT N CHEW WEDNESDAY, 3/25 12PM AT C3PD

Interested in pursuing a health or medical career? This monthly series will provide resources to aid you to career success. Please contact Justin Thompson jathompson@columbiasc.edu for more information. Sponsored by C3PD.

GRADUATION TICKETS AND REGALIA

Please note correction date for graduation tickets and regalia pick up begins Monday, April 27 NOT Monday, April 20. Any questions please call Student Affairs at 803.786.3720.

FREE WALMART TRIP

Do you need items from the store? There will be a FREE Walmart trip on Friday March 27th. The bus will leave at 2 pm in front of McNair Hall & return to campus by 4 pm. Sign up by emailing vhairston@columbiasc.edu by Thursday March 26.

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE CENTENNIAL - OPPORTUNITY

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 15 remaining spots for "Women on Paper" Student Ambassador Program for the Georgia O'Keeffe Centennial. ALL MAJORS WELCOME. Deadline Apr 2. Applications are posted around campus. For more information:

PUT YOUR MONEY TO WORK!

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Diversity Committee and BEA/Enactus are offering a Financial Literacy workshop with Steven Hughs; March 26, 12:30pm in BLC 103. Learn essentials about credit cards, building credit and financial success.

COLLEGE CHAPEL THIS WEEK

Wednesday at 1pm - College Chapel - Dean Budden to speak on "Esther" in our Women of the Bible series. Heavenly Creations Gospel Choir will be singing. Hope to see you at 1pm.

EXPLORE COLUMBIA: CORNBREAD FESTIVAL

The annual Cornbread Festival is this Saturday, March 28. Sign up in OSA. Transportation provided; leaving at 1pm. Admission is FREE, but bring money for food and shopping. We will return by 5:00PM.

http://www.sccornbreadfestival.com/

THE F-WORD: IS BEYONCE A FEMINIST?

Join us Wednesday March 25, McNair Classroom, 6:30 pm. In honor of Women's History Month, come discuss feminism, race & pop culture. Enjoy music, discussion and snacks. Sponsors-Office of Multicultural Affairs & CR/ Office of Residence Life & Housing.

Student Organizations

NATIONAL ARTS ADVOCACY DAY!

It's National Arts Advocacy Day! Come by the CCNDEO table at lunch & dinner on March 23rd and 24th to fill out a letter to your legislator thanking them for or encouraging them to support the arts. Help keep the arts alive! Materials are provided.

Student Services

RESIDENCY EXEMPTION FORMS DUE MAY 8TH

All students that will be considered as 1st or 2nd years next year need to complete an Exemption Request Form (available in the Res. Life office) prior to May 8th. Room and board will be added to all applicable accounts after this date.