The University of Michigan Union April 23 to April 29, 1990
Register Now for FestiFall '90
FestiFall '89 was a tremendous success with over 180 groups partici-
pating, and plans are well underway for FestiFall '90 to be held Friday,
September 14th from 11am-4pm on the Diag. This is the largest
student organizations fair on campus with booths, activities, and
games so you can recruit new members and publicize your organiza-
tion and have fun at the same time.
You may choose roving performances (if you are mimes or singers),
tables and booths (if you are the Young Politicians Party), or a lawn
area for display of large equipment or activities (if you bring your own
airplane or have a game booth). Be creative when planning the
participation of your organization! (Be creative but don't go over-
board. Not every idea will be feasible. Also, electricity will not be
Sign up NOW for FestiFall. The pre-registration fee is $10 per space.
After May 1, the registration fee will be $15 for each space.
The Student Organization Development Center, 2202 Michigan Union,
will be glad to help you plan how to spotlight your organization. If
you want some help or more information, call them at 763-5900.
Student Recognition and Achievement Award
The University presented the eleventh annual Student Recognition
Awards on Wednesday, April 18th. The awards are presented to
individuals and student organizations who have demonstrated
outstanding leadership qualities, shown initiative, and made signifi-
cant contributions beyond the classroom to the University and the
Congratulations to all of you!
1990 Senior Swing Out Honors Grads!
There are several events planned to honor the graduates of the
Michigan class of 1990. Be sure to attend at least one (and preferably
more!) before you leave.
** Senior Happy Hour: Bash for graduating seniors. The U-Club,
Michigan Union, Wednesday, April 25 from 4-8pm, admission free.
** Presidents Reception: The class of '90, family, friends, and alumni
are invited. Alumni Center, Friday, May 4 from 3-5pm.
** Jazz on the Terrace: The class of '90 and family will enjoy a local jazz
band, hor d'oevres, and cash bar. The U-Club Terrace, Michigan
Union, Friday, May 4 from 9pm-1am.
** Minority Graduate Reception: Gathering for class of '90 and family.
William Monroe Trotter House, 1443 Washtenaw, Saturday, May 5
** Commencement Brunch: For the class of '90 and family. The U-
Club, Michigan Union, Saturday, May 5 from 9am-4pm. Reservations
required: call 763-4648.
Kristi Ann Johnson
Lynn Marie Bergquist
L. Dirk Wyngarden
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Michigan Cares About AIDS
Society of Women Engineers
U of M Ambassadors
U of M Friends of Common
The Angel Club
Arnold Air Society
Business Intern Program
Volunteers - S.A.P.A.C.
Galens Medical Society
The Green Project
Lesbian and Gay Law
Peer Educators Counselors-
Peer Phone Counselors-
Rainforest Action Movement
Safewalk and Northwalk
Tau Beta Pi
University Activities Center
University Students Against
Office Needs Muscles
Do you have muscles and like to
display them? Would you like
to earn money while displaying
them? The Michigan Union
Scheduling Office is now
accepting applications for spring
and summer term positions with
the Set-Up Staff. These employ-
ees are responsible for the
moving and arranging of
furniture and equipment to be
placed in conference rooms at
the Union. Shifts run through-
out building hours. Applica-
tions are available at the
Michigan Union Scheduling
Office, room 1400 Michigan
Project Community as Seen from the Inside ote: The Name i
A member of the student staff reflects on her experiences in Pr ct
Community this term. Project Community sal ted its
many volunteers in t April 9th
"I think that my biggest surprise this term deals w something that Back Page. Unfortu ately, one
has affected seminar, site, staffing AND mysel his surprise is the name was misspe d. Kudos to
level of enthusiasm that I have seen in ever aspect of Project Commu- Kathleen Doher , a Chemical
nity. Being a Coordinator this term, I h e been able to see the Dependency P oject Coordina-
workings within Project Communit nd outside the Juvenile Deten- tor!
tion Center. What I have seen is onderful group of individuals
with an incredible willingness serve the community and the
eagerness to learn from the perience. My group in the seminar and
at site are so enthusiasti nd this benefits the discussions that we
engage in during se ar and it is obvious that the kids have a great
time due to this en usiasm. Yes, I have to admit it, this is a surprise.
I thought that w all the responsibilities of being a Coordinator, I
would get losn all the stress, but this is not the case. I look for rd
to site ever.week and getting together with my group for a .at
seminar. e enthusiasm that I have is sincere, not just a f e smile
that is stered on my face in hopes of fooling everyo that I am
havin a good time."
Winter '90 Volunteer Coordinato Get Involved with Proje
Washtenaw Count nile Detention Center
Project ommunity is a service-learning course with over 30 sites in Volunteer a little of your spare tir
the program areas of chemical dependency, criminal justice, educa- You probably have more time du
tion, and health and well-being. Two, three, and four credit opportu- the school year, and there are lots
nites are available now for the Fall '90 term. To find out more, stop by involved, either in Ann Arbor, or
our office at 2205 Michigan Union or call us at 3-3548 for more
information. Hours are Monday-Friday from 8-5. There are over 150 agencies here
The NIB Buffet goes
Lunch on Wednesday can be
molto bene if you know where to
eat. The Eateries and Commons
in the North Ingalls Building is
having their Wednesday Buffet,
and the menu is Spaghetti with
NIB Tomato Sauce, Antipasta
Salad, and Garlic Bread. At $4.95
per person, this is truly fantas-
ct S.E.R.V.E. This Summer
me over the summer to a good cause.
ring the summer than you do during
s of opportunities for you to get
wherever you spend your summer.
in Ann Arbor that need you, either
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Project Community: where service and learning intersect.
North Campus Com-
mons Jazzes it Up
This is the last week to hear a U-
M Music School student jazz
ensemble at the Jazz at Noon
concert..Wednesday at noon,
the atrium at North Campus
Commons resounds with great
sounds, and you can be there.
Buy some lunch from the
Commons dining room or bring
your own: then enjoy an hour
without worries. Music hath
charms to soothe even the most
Sculpture by Blome in
Eric Blome, a figurative sculptor
and student at the U-M, will be
exhibiting both sculpture and
drawings in the Art Lounge on
the first floor of the Union.
These artworks will be on
display from today, April 23,
through May 11. Sponsored by
Michigan Union Arts and
oareular b~asis, or for a one-time project. ror example, te e epart-
ment of Social Services needs someone to do childcare for a parenting
class on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 1-2:30. Or,
you could volunteer for a one-time project such as helping build a
handicapped accessible playground at Eberwhite Elementary School.
Over 1000 volunteers are needed to work on this project between May
For those of you who are graduating, going home, or going away to a
summer job, there are still ways to be helpful. Stop by the office and
look at our directory of volunteer clearing houses throughout the
country. There's probably something available right in the area where
you are going to be.
Whether you help here or there, you'll be surprised at how much you
can help AND how much you'll get out of it. If you are interested in
hearing more about these or any other volunteer opportunities, please
stop by the S.E.R.V.E. Office, 2211 Michigan Union, or call 936-2437.
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