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Student Announcements

Week of September 22nd

Updates from Student Affairs

Three Good Things – hope you are practicing and enjoying this resiliency tool

·         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57ru-P7EuMw

·         http://www.dukepatientsafetycenter.com/


Refrigerator Clean Out Friday, September 26th

·         Please clean out anything you wish to keep by Thursday evening otherwise it will be thrown away


Thomas Jefferson School of Law: Jameson Crane III Writing Competition

·         Submitted papers may be on any topic relating to disability law including, legal issues arising with respect to employment, government services, and programs, public accommodations,  education, higher education, housing, and health care

·         See attached flyer for more information


Sail Nauticus Social Sail: Friday, September 26th 5:30- 7:30 PM

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·         Looking for a fun evening free of stress? Sail Nauticus is offering a free evening of sailing on the Elizabeth River to EVMS students. This is a great way to learn about their community sailing programs.

·         All you have to do is show up and Captains will be there to take you out on the river. Space is limited so RSVP with Eileen Little. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask.

·         For more information regarding Sail Nauticus check out their website: http://www.sailnauticus.org/

Ø  LOCATION Meet: 1 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA 23510- meet behind Nauticus Museum  at 5:30 PM



Upcoming Events

Food Is Medicine Lunch Meeting: Thursday, September 25th 12:00- 1:00 PM

·         Topics: 5 Points Farm Market and Food Deserts (Bev Sell will be speaking about her 5 Points Farm Market and her efforts in the community with the mobile market and Tidewater Gardens market. Dr. Dana Bradshaw will also be presenting on Food Deserts). 

·         Speakers: Bev Sell, R. Dana Bradshaw, MD, MPH (EVMS Family Medicine)

·         Lunch: provided free for FIM members (who have paid dues). $3 for non-members

·         RSVP for lunch:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AmKG6ekB8nwBdDMtclFmMzJqUHB4NVVYQ25xcXlHSEE&usp=drive_web#gid=16

Ø  LOCATION: Lester 104


First Responder to Crisis Incident Training: Thursday, September 25th 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM  

·         EVMS Police and Public Safety invites you to learn the art of using verbal skills to de-escalate crisis situations.

·         Instructor Bio- Officer Bostjancic is a police officer with over 31 years of experience in law enforcement. He currently works at EVMS.

·         Officer Bostjancic retired from the Norfolk Police Department where he was the Sergeant in charge of the Hostage Crisis Negotiation Team. He is currently the Virginia Director for the International Association and training of Hostage Negotiators. He has assisted the CIA in forming and training their Negotiation Team. Officer Bostjancic is certified in 11 states as an expert witness in crisis negotiation and civil litigation.

·         Contact Officer Bostjancic to sign up, or for more information.

Ø  LOCATION: Hofheimer Hall- Room 752


Radiology Club Lunch Meeting: Thursday, September 25th 12:00-1:00 PM

·         Dr. Susan Shaves, Radiologist -Introduction to Body Imaging -Will teach students interested in learning more about CTs,XRays, and MRIs

·         Great Step1 prep!


Lions Club Meeting: Friday, September 26th  12:00 – 1:00 PM

·         We will be having an informational meeting. New and ongoing Lions Club projects will be discussed. 

·         A representative from the local chapter will be present with vision screening equipment. 

·         RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18tEuLixotBbtFq6LyTW250XD0ksBtJLUMHQGwz8f8HY/viewform

Ø  LOCATION: Lester 104


Global Health Coalition- “Community and Global Medicine at EVMS”: Thursday, October 2nd 12:00 -1:00 PM

·         Join us to hear Dr. Terri Babineau and Dr. Cynthia Romero speak on topics related to community and global health.

·         This is a great chance to learn more about global opportunities available during your four years at EVMS.

·         RSVP here by Friday (9/26). We will be serving Thai food from Rama Garden (covered by member dues or $5 per lunch).

Ø  LOCATION: Lester 135


Volunteers Needed for Motor Coordination in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Down syndrome Study

·         20 “normative” students (students with no personal or family history of major psychiatric or substance abuse disorders) are needed for a two visit study.

·         Each participant will receive a cash incentive following completion of the study.

·         IRB approval # is 14-04-FB-0069S.

·         See attached flyer


Become a Student Ambassador! 

·         The Student Ambassador Program is designed for EVMS students to serve as leading representatives of the school before a variety of constituent groups. 

·         As a Student Ambassador, you will:

o   Be part of a select group of students trained to advance EVMS’ mission. 

o   Network with trustees, community leaders, alumni and donors. 

o   Represent EVMS at significant events and activities.

o   Give tours to prospective donors and community members. 

o   Speak of your experiences as a student to alumni, donors, civic and cultural leaders, and friends of EVMS. 

·         Apply online: www.evms.edu/studentambassador  

·         Applications are due September 30, 2014

Weekly Events

Mobile Produce Market: Every Wednesday 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

·         Food is Medicine Mobile Market is on campus every Wednesday, 11am-2pm, and throughout the summer

·         In collaboration with Five Points Community Farm Market, a mobile van with fresh will be on the Townbank Lawn (outside Lester Hall)

·         Cash, credit/debit cards, EBT cards accepted

·         Looking for EVMS student volunteers to sign up for nutrition education on market days, 12-1pm - look out for the sign-up sheet!

·         FIM will also be selling grocery totes ($3)!

Ø  LOCATION: Townebank Lawn


EVMS Knitting & Crochet Club: Every Thursday 12:00- 1:00 PM

·         The EVMS Knitting / Crochet club is a no dues casual club. 

·         Don’t know how to knit or crochet?  We’ll teach you!

·         For our beginners we’ve got some knitting needles you can borrow and some scrap yarn you can have!

·         (Eventually beginners you’ll want to bring 100% cotton yarn a crochet hook G / H/ I or if you want to learn to knit size 7 bamboo or wooden knitting needles.  You can knit a dish rag!)

·         Everyone else just bring the project you are working on.  (Forgot your project?  Come anyway!)

·         Lunch is not provided.  If you want to bring your lunch with you please do.

·         Any questions contact Ruth Smith

Ø  LOCATION: Student Lounge


Yoga: Every Friday 12:00-1:00 PM

·         Multilevel yoga session every Friday from 12 to 1 in Lewis Hall 1116

·         All are welcome, including those with no experience as well as faculty and staff; mats are provided

·         Contact Matthew Badgett badgetmb@evms.edu with any questions!

Ø  LOCATION: Lewis Hall 1116 on Fridays, Towne Bank Lawn on Wednesdays


Upcoming Conferences & Symposiums


Upcoming  EVMS CME

Upcoming EVMS CME conferences and lectures http://www.evms.edu/education/cme/


Upcoming CHKD CME

Upcoming CHKD conferences and lectures http://www.cvent.com/Events  


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