You’re Invited to a Business Etiquette Luncheon

Whether you are new to the work world or looking to be promoted, a proper understanding of business etiquette can move you up the ladder. One of the important skills you should master is the ability to act appropriately in a business lunch setting. A business lunch refers to any lunch you have with a boss, future boss, client or co-worker. Please join Student Life & Career Services for an information session and business etiquette luncheon to gain an understanding of the dos and don’ts of formal dining.

Mandatory 1-Hour Information Session (You only need to attend 1 | This will be your ticket to attend the 3-course luncheon | You need to bring a $10 deposit that will be refunded to you at the luncheon):

Cato Sessions: February 15 | noon | Cato III 024

                              February 21 | 11 a.m. | Cato III 024

Merancas Session: February 22 | 11:30 a.m. |CJ 131

Business Etiquette Luncheon

March 1, 2018 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: Central Campus, Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center 

SPACE IS LIMITED!!! Please register today or stop by the Student Life Office on your campus to register!

 

“Exploring the History and Current State of Hate and Extremism in the South”

“Exploring the History and Current State of Hate and Extremism in the South”
Sponsored by: CPCC Student Life, CPCC Behavioral & Social Sciences Division

Join special guest Lecia Brooks, Outreach Director with the Southern Poverty Law Center, for a presentation about the history and rise of hate and extremism, with particular focus on North Carolina. Her discussion will include recent data collected by the Center, an overview of hate crime incidents, and an overview and discussion of countercultures and hate groups, whose numbers and efforts have risen dramatically in recent years.

Central Campus
Tuesday, February 20
11-12:15 p.m.
Pease Auditorium

Levine Campus
Wednesday, February 21
12:30-1:50 p.m.
LV 2150 (auditorium)

 

Attend “Get Plugged In” Week at Central Campus

Career Services is hosting a PT Job Fest, Student Life & ESS will host Student Resources Day and Service-Learning will host a Volunteer Fair to connect students to CPCC.

Attend “Get Plugged In” Week at Central Campus!

Part-Time Job Fest: Tuesday, Aug. 29,  11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Student Resources Day: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Volunteer Fair: Thursday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Upcoming Student Life Events

Drum Circle

Thursday, May 4

Overcash Lawn

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Join Student Life and Drums 4 Life for a Drum Circle. Drumming has been linked to many therapeutic benefits. Come take a break from your busy day to do some drumming! All levels are welcomed to attend.

 

Vision Van

Thursday, May 4

Overcash Driveway

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Vision van will be staffed by doctors and aids that can check your eyes for various issues. Hearing screenings will also be available. Everyone is welcome and screenings are done on a drop-in basis.

 

Student Life Events

Living on a Shoestring Budget Lunch N’ Learn

Thursday, April 27

Overcash, Room 308

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Join Student Life and Single Stop as we discuss methods to manage your budget and life. Joan Edmondson, a Single Stop Financial Counselor, will be giving information on managing a tight budget and resources that can assist you with successfully managing your life with a slim budget. A light lunch will be served.

 

Stress Free Day

Tuesday, May 2

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Overcash Lobby

Join Student Life for some relaxing and stress reducing activities before exams. We will also have a mobile massage unit on hand to do massages to reduce physical stress.

 

Freedom Project

Wednesday, May 3

11 a.m.

Zeiss, Room 1106

Join Student Life as we explore modern slavery that occurs in many places across the world. We will be watching a film and having a discussion on modern day slavery and how we can end these human rights violations.

 

Drum Circle

Thursday, May 4

Overcash Lawn

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Join Student Life and Drums 4 Life for a Drum Circle. Drumming has been linked to many therapeutic benefits. Come take a break from your busy day to do some drumming! All levels are welcomed to attend.

Student Life Events

Sufi Soul

Monday, April 24

Zeiss, Room 1106

11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam, documents the many musical subcultures of Sufism as it was incorporated by different cultures in different regions. With many comparisons to Christianity, it displays how with all religions there are zealots and passivists, and the Sufi’s of Islam are passivists who focus primarily on music as a spiritual expression, much like the Christian troubadour or modern Christian Rock churches.

 

Living on a Shoestring Budget Lunch N’ Learn

Thursday, April 27

Overcash, Room 308

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Join Student Life and Single Stop as we discuss methods to manage your budget and life. Joan Edmondson, a Single Stop Financial Counselor, will be giving information on managing a tight budget and resources that can assist you with successfully managing your life with a slim budget. A light lunch will be served.

 

Drum Circle

Thursday, May 4

Overcash Lawn

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Join Student Life and Drums 4 Life for a Drum Circle. Drumming has been linked to many therapeutic benefits. Come take a break from your busy day to do some drumming! All levels are welcomed to attend.

Student Life Events

Documentary: 13th

Tuesday, April 18

Tate Hall (Overcash 2nd Floor)

10 a.m.-noon

“13th” takes an unflinching, well-informed and thoroughly researched look at the American system of incarceration, specifically how the prison industrial complex affects people of color. This analysis could not be timelier nor more infuriating. The film builds its case piece by shattering piece, inspiring levels of shock and outrage that stun the viewer, leaving one shaken and disturbed before closing out on a visual note of hope designed to keep us on the hook as advocates for change.

 

HIV/STI Testing Results

Wednesday, April 19

Belk, Room 2100

11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Test results will be made available for those that were tested on 4/8/17. Mecklenburg County Health Dept. will also be available with free information and condoms.

 

Sufi Soul

Monday, April 24

Zeiss, Room 1106

11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam, documents the many musical subcultures of Sufism as it was incorporated by different cultures in different regions. With many comparisons to Christianity, it displays how with all religions there are zealots and passivists, and the Sufi’s of Islam are passivists who focus primarily on music as a spiritual expression, much like the Christian troubadour or modern Christian Rock churches.

 

 

Viewing of “13th Screening” April 18

CPCC Library and CPCC Student Life invite students, faculty and the public to a viewing of Ava Duvernay’s Oscar Nominated Netflix Documentary titled, “13th Screening.” The event will be held on Tuesday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. inside Tate Hall on CPCC’s Central Campus. Admission is free and PD credit is available.

Part-Time Job Fests!

NOW HIRING

Part Time Job Fests!

4/11 – Central Campus, Overcash Lawn, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

4/18 – Levine Campus, first floor Levine II building, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Career Services and Student Life are excited to bring students the opportunity to meet with Charlotte-area employers who are hiring for part-time and summer jobs!

A link to event details as well as tips you can use to prepare is available at http://www.cpcc.edu/career/studentsgrads/ocr.

However, while it’s not required, we encourage students to dress in business casual attire, bring a resume and prepare an introductory speech. Career Counselors are available to help students prepare during Drop-In Lab Hours:

Levine Campus: Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m. in LV1408

Central Campus: Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in CH 122

 

Student Life Events

Sex Education Workshop

Thursday, March 30

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash, Rm 308

Join Student Life and the Mecklenburg County Health Department for a workshop on healthy sex habits, local statistics and other information on how to make safe decisions regarding personal health.

 

Deaf Jam

Monday, April 3

2-3 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1106

In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski seizes the day. She is a deaf teen introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry, who then boldly enters the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing Palestinian slam poet. The two women embark on a collaboration/performance duet – creating a new form of slam poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the Deaf.

 

Student Talent Showcase

Tuesday, April 4

7 p.m.

Halton Theater

Come out to see some of CPCC’s best talent at the Sensoria student talent showcase.

 

HIV/STI Testing

Wednesday, April 5

10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Belk, Room 2100

Mecklenburg County Health Department will be on hand for free and confidential HIV and STI testing. Free Condoms and information will also be available.

 

Read Me Different

Thursday, April 6

2-3 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1103

A shock of recognition in social work school leads, award-winning filmmaker Sarah Entine, to explore how undiagnosed dyslexia and ADHD have impacted three generations in her family, starting with her own struggles. With surprising candor, vulnerability and even a touch of humor, Read Me Differently reveals the strain of misunderstood learning differences on family relationships.

 

Student Life Events

Service Project Lunch N’ Learn

Monday, March 27

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Hall 215/216 

(Above Bookstore)

Join Student Life and Service-Learning for “Operation Sandwich” a service project involving Urban Ministries, a local non-profit. Students and staff are welcome. A light lunch will be served.

 

Networking Event

Tuesday, March 28

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash, Rm 308

Join Student Life and local networking specialist, Henri Allgood, as we discuss networking. Henri will be discussing the importance of networking and how to take advantage of your current network.


Sex Education Workshop

Thursday, March 30

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash, Rm 308

Join Student Life and the Mecklenburg County Health Department for a workshop on healthy sex habits, local statistics, and other information on how to make safe decisions regarding personal health.

 

Deaf Jam

Monday, April 3

2-3 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1106

In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski seizes the day. She is a deaf teen introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry, who then boldly enters the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing Palestinian slam poet. The two women embark on a collaboration/performance duet – creating a new form of slam poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the Deaf.

Upcoming Student Life Events

Drum Circle

Thursday, March 23

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash Lawn

Join Student Life and Drums 4 Life for a Drum Circle. Drumming has been linked to many therapeutic benefits. Come take a break from your busy day to do some drumming! All levels are welcomed to attend.

 

Service Project Lunch N’ Learn

Monday, March 27

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Hall 215/216

(Above Bookstore)

Join Student Life and Service-Learning for “Operation Sandwich” a service project involving Urban Ministries, a local non-profit. Students and staff are welcome. A light lunch will be served.

Upcoming Student Life Events

Self DefenseStudent Life

Thursday, March 9

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Worrell, Rm 2156

Join Student Life as we host Master Dwain Freeman from Denton School of Martial Arts. Master Freeman will be showing us self-defense and other techniques that will assist you with personal safety. All levels and abilities are welcome to participate.

 

Documentary-Generation Like Us

Monday, March 20

11:30-12:30 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1106

In Generation Like, author Douglas Rushkoff explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media and exposes the game of cat-and-mouse that corporations are playing with these young consumers.

 

Fear of a Father: Can We Save Our Sons?

Tuesday, March 21

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1106

Join Student Life as we host Dr. Rixon Campbell to discuss fears that many African Americans face in today’s world. Dr. Campbell’s time is a father’s plea to his own sons and yours to be diligent, careful, and also the best possible version of themselves if they are to avoid the hurdles and pitfalls of simply happening to be young, black and male in a fractured society.

 

Service Project Lunch N’ Learn

Monday, March 27

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Hall 215/216

(Above Bookstore)

Join Student Life and Service-Learning for “Operation Sandwich” a service project involving Urban Ministries, a local non-profit. Students and staff are welcome. A light lunch will be served.

 

Upcoming Student Life Events

Emergency Preparedness Lunch N’ Learn

Thursday, March 2

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Hall 215/216

(Above bookstore)

Join Student Life and CPCC Security as we host a Lunch & Leann discussing the official procedures related to CPCC in the event of an emergency.

 

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

Monday, March 6

11:30-12:30 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1106

This documentary profiles several of the VCL counselors who work the phones of this 24-hour service, providing support, guidance and hope to active and retired servicemen dealing with emotional, physical and financial troubles.

 

Self Care Lunch N’ Learn

Tuesday, March 7

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Hall 215/216

(Above bookstore)

Join Student Life for a Lunch & Learn on how you can and should care for yourself in ways that are beneficial to your health, well-being and ability to complete whatever task you set out to do! Self Care is key in being successful in any environment. Join us to discuss tips and strategies to assist with taking care of yourself during this busy time.

 

Teen Dating Violence

Wednesday, March 8

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash, Rm 220

Join us for a conversation regarding tips to get out of a violent relationship, recognizing dating violence and ways to help a friend who is a victim.

 

Self Defense

Thursday, March 9

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Worrell, Rm 2156

Join Student Life as we host Master Dwain Freeman from Denton School of Martial Arts. Master Freeman will be showing us self-defense and other techniques that will assist you with personal safety. All levels and abilities are welcome to participate.

 

Student Life Leadership Conference and Involvement Survey

CPCC Student Leadership Conference, March 31 – April 2 (Applications due March 10)Student Life

Each spring, the Office of Student Life takes a group of 40 students for a weekend-long leadership training. The CPCC Student Leadership Conference provides an exceptional learning opportunity for students who are involved in or are interested in serving in a leadership role in any campus student organization. The Leadership Conference is designed to recruit quality student leaders for the upcoming academic year, create camaraderie and team work among students, reduce cultural barriers among students, and give all participants an opportunity for personal growth and development.

o   Cost: $20 application fee

o   Application available online. Return to Student Life at any campus on or before March 10.

 

Student Involvement Survey

Do you have 5 minutes for a chance to win a $20 gift card? Complete our short survey to tell us your opinions related to a system that could potentially capture and track a student’s out-of-classroom experiences at CPCC – things like student participation in campus activities, services experiences, and other things that could help you be more marketable to transfer institutions and to employers. We need student input!