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Upcoming Events 9/3/14

Learn more about upcoming events including the 10th annual Sizzlin' September concert, NC Dance Festival, Human Environmental Sciences Department 100th Anniversary Kick-off, and more.

10th Anniversary Sizzlin’ September Concert to Feature The Cab
Friday, September 5, 8 p.m.
McIver Amphitheater

Meredith College will feature The Cab as the headliner of the College’s 2014 “Sizzlin’ September” concert on Friday, Sept. 5 in Meredith’s outdoor McIver Amphitheater.  D.Veloped will open the show. The concert is sponsored by the Meredith College Campus Activities Board. Gates open at 7 p.m. for the show, which will begin at 8 p.m. Rain location is Dorton Arena on the NC State Fairgrounds.

Ticket Information:  Faculty and staff tickets are FREE with Meredith ID. Employees may also receive one free guest ticket. Ticket distribution and sales will be in 202 Cate Center (Office of Student Leadership and Service) through Friday, September 5 at 5 p.m. (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Employees may also pick up tickets at the concert. To pick up your free tickets, please bring your Meredith ID with you. Public tickets are $8. Tickets can be purchased in 202 Cate Center or online at

Summer Reading Program Small Group Discussions
Monday, September 8, 10 a.m.

The Paralegal Program is Accepting Applications for Fall 2014
Want to learn more? Drop in or register to attend an Information Session: You can register to attend an information session at

Upcoming Information Sessions
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6 p.m. in Harris 102
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 12 p.m. in Harris 214
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6 p.m. in Harris 122
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12 p.m. in Harris 122
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 10 a.m. in Harris 214
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 12 p.m. in Harris 214

Questions? Please send an email to or call 919.760.2855 for further assistance

Nutrition Graduate Student Association Fundraiser
Thursday, September 11, 5 p.m.
Patrick Jane’s Gourmet Pizza Kitchen
1353 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary

The Nutrition Graduate Student Association’s fundraiser will support Meredith’s Campus Kitchens project. Patrick Jane’s Gourmet Pizza Kitchen is a farm-to-table restaurant with local food and extensive gluten-free options. The event will also feature a jazz band. Meredith faculty/staff are encouraged to attend.

Happy 100th Birthday Human Environmental Sciences Department
Year of Celebration Kick-off
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Johnson Hall Rotunda

The Human Environmental Sciences Department has been going STRONG for 100 years!  Please join the department for birthday cake and to kick- off a year of celebrations.  Classes in Home Economics began on September 12, 1914. This is the first of many events being planned for the 2014-2015 school year. President Jo Allen, Dr. Deborah Tippett, current department head, and Dr. Marilyn Stuber, retired department head, will be bringing greetings.

MBA Information Session for Prospective Students
Thursday, September 18, 5:30- 8 p.m.
Harris 110

The event will include an information session, class visit, and dinner with recent MBA graduates who will answer questions about their experiences in the program. Meredith employees who are interested in applying for the MBA program are encouraged to attend. Visit the website for more information or to sign up.

NC Dance Festival Weekend
September 21-22

The North Carolina Dance Festival Weekend includes community dance classes, a master class, and two mainstage performances. Two mainstage concerts will be held, the NC Dance Festival performance Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and the ALL-Dance Festival will be Sunday at 3 p.m. The shows are free for Meredith students, faculty, and staff.  For ticket reservations call ext. 2840. See NC Dance Festival Opens Season at Meredith for more information on the weekend’s events.

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
Continues Through Wednesday, September 24
Rotunda Gallery

This annual survey exhibition highlights the range and depth of Meredith College’s art students’ work in sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, textiles, graphic design, ceramics, and mixed media.

Submit items for the next edition of Upcoming Events to The next issue will publish September 17.

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