Upcoming Events—October 9

Learn more about events including Kick Cancer soccer game, Financial Literacy Week, performances, exhibitions and more

Fall Break
October 10-13 (Classes resume October 14)

Kick Cancer/Run for Riggs
Sunday, October 13, 2 p.m. (game kickoff), 4:30 p.m. (5K run)
Meredith Athletic Field

In support of Assistant Soccer Coach Ashley Riggs, the team will host the 5K Run for Riggs in conjunction with the Kick Cancer game scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 13, versus William Peace University. The $10 participant entry fee will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in honor of Riggs as she begins her battle with cancer.

Financial Literacy Week
Meredith College will hold Financial Literacy Week in October. Encourage students to attend the following events October 15-21.

Negotiate Your Way to Better Pay
Tuesday, October 15
6 p.m.
Kresge Auditorium

Do you want to negotiate your pay? Learn how to convey your worth to employers from guest speaker Shontera Coleman, human resources professional and Director of Talent Acquisition & Employee Relations for WakeMed Health & Hospitals.

How to Legally Minimize Your Student Loan Payments
Thursday, October 17
4 p.m.
Ledford 101

Will you owe student loans when you graduate? Do you want to keep as much hard earned money in your pockets as you can? Discover how from Meredith Director of Financial Assistance Kevin Michaelsen.

Saving with a 401k: Retire Like a Queen!
Monday, October 21
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Harris 214

Planning your future? Do you want to live comfortably after retirement? Develop a life plan and learn how from Chad Gransden from BB&T Retirement Services.

The Writings on the Wall: Language as Art Work by Michael Klauke
Through October 27
Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery 
Michael Klauke’s interests in graphic design, conceptual art, traditional painting and drawing and the complexities of language converge in artwork in which words and images are both interrelated and interdependent. He uses thousands of tiny, handwritten words to form compositions inspired by politics, current events, literature, art history and religion. Curated by Adriana Burkins, ’14.

Pieced Together: Collaged Drawings by Drawing II Students
October 7-17
Rotunda Gallery

Students created the large scale compositions in this exhibition by cutting up and recombining studies, experiments and earlier drawings to express a personal concept. The work was done in Cameron Johnson’s advanced drawing class

Friday, Nov. 1
3:30 p.m. Parade on front drive
6 p.m. Class competition in McIver Amphitheater

Faculty and staff will receive an email on Monday, October 14 with instructions to request seating in the McIver Amphitheater for Cornhuskin'.  RSVPs are due Monday, October 21.

MBA Preview for Prospective Students
Monday, November 4, 5:30-8 p.m.
Harris Building

The Meredith MBA Program will hold an MBA Preview, which will include an information session, class visit and dinner with 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. For more information or to sign up, visit  Meredith MBA Program for more information.

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Melyssa Allen

News Director
316 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8087
Fax: (919) 760-8330