From J-Term

Building hours over January Term

Are you going to be on campus for J-Term? Check out building hours for most commonly used buildings on campus (effective Jan. 6-24):

Olmsted Center (Underground Fitness is closed):
M-F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. closed on weekends
Olmsted Coffee Shop:
M-F 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. , closed on weekends
Bell Center:
M-Th 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat and Sun 1 – 5 p.m.
Cowles Library:
M-Th 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., F 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat 1-5 p.m., Sun 1 – 7 p.m.
Hubbell Dining Hall (Quad Creek Creek Cafe):
M-F 7:30-9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., 5 – 6:30 p.m., Sat and Sun 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Residence Halls:
All halls re-open for residents at noon on Jan. 25.

Senate Meeting > 4/19

https://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/193173449299083264
https://twitter.com/#!/KayleighKoester/status/193166774836006912

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/193162124925739010
http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/193161241118777344
http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/193161025137283072

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/193115147798200323

J-Term Updates

Here we will present you with course updates on J-Term as they become available. 

  • ART150 Adobe InDesign Maste Class: No longer requires ART021 or JMC059 as a prerequisite.
  • Leadership at Sea: Preference will be given to students enrolled in the LEAD concentration and/or the Adams Leadership Academy.
  • ART150 Introduction to Letterpress: New course that is pursuing approval as Artistic Experience AOI. Contact Professor Sarah McCoy with questions.

J-Term Logo Design Contest

MAKE YOUR MARK ON CAMPUS

Brand the University’s new J-Term Program

Enter your logo designs and make a lasting impression on campus culture.

Students of all majors are welcome to submit their designs for this new part of the Drake experience.

Submit your designs in the drop box outside Meredith Hall 110 by 3pm February 22.

The winning design, as selected by an area professional, will be unveiled at the J-Term Fair February 28 in Parents Hall, where the winner will receive a $50 gift card to the University Bookstore.

For questions please contact Dorothy Pisarski, Associate Professor of Advertising, at x1857 or Dorothy.Pisarski@Drake.edu

Requirements:

  • Provide paper copies of work in both portrait and landscape formats set where you deem appropriate for letterhead design.
  • You must submit the work in black-and-white, with an additional option for a color design as well.
  • No personal identification should appear on your entries. Submit a cover sheet listing your name, phone number and email address with the entry packet. The packet can be clipped together; you can also use a folder or envelope.

Senate Meeting > 12/1/11

For reference, here is the BSC resolution referred to from April 7, 2011.

https://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/144993076736303104

https://twitter.com/#!/KayleighKoester/status/144992182015766528

https://twitter.com/#!/KayleighKoester/status/144990441002123264

https://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/144980462639648768

https://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/144979652954431488

https://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/144962862366990337

Senate Meeting > 10/27/11

Watch tonight’s meeting LIVE thanks to Drake Broadcasting at drakebroadcasting.com/live!

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/129765577718890496

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/129763111967268865

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/129761865713725440

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/129756274949767168

http://twitter.com/#!/mriebel04/status/129755257294168064

http://twitter.com/#!/mriebel04/status/129749408374996993

http://twitter.com/#!/mriebel04/status/129748299572985856

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/129744260487581696

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/129741184536031232

http://twitter.com/#!/mriebel04/status/129740628190953472

Other updates:

24 hour study space is being worked on. Updates to follow as they become available.

Drake will be host the Iowa Caucuses on December 10th. The event will be aired nationwide on ABC News. More on the ABC News website.

J-Term dates still waiting to be finalized by faculty. It would start no earlier than December 27th. This would adjust the spring semester to have 7 weeks, Spring Break, 7 more weeks of schooling then finals week.

Senate Meeting > 10/6/11

http://twitter.com/#!/KayleighKoester/status/122143379176951808

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/122137508397060097

http://twitter.com/#!/DrakeStuSenate/status/122137281351000064

Other updates:

DART is working on a new transit route toward downtown Des Moines. They’re also working on getting a mobile out within the next year.

– Senator/Student Services Committee Chair Nate Bleadorn

College of Arts & Sciences working to improve website and social media efforts

– College of Education Senator Carly Hamilton on behalf of Senator/Academic Affairs Committee Chair Amanda Laurent

TV channel guides that tell students what channel corresponds to what station will be available in residence halls starting next year.

 – Senator/Campus Advancement Committee Chair David Karaz

Ice machines requested by some students are unfortunately not able to be implemented into residence halls.

 – Senator/Campus Advancement Committee Chair David Karaz