Category Archives: Events

Public Speaking Workshops: Toastmasters Information Session

toastmastersDo you need to improve your public speaking skills? Would you like to gain leadership experience? Apply to take part in a free series of Toastmaster Public Speaking workshops! Space is limited, so apply quickly.

Toastmasters is a well-known, non-profit educational organization focused on enhancing public speaking and leadership skills. Their mission is to empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. With more than 345,000 members in 142 countries, their clubs and workshops teach and refine the speaking and leadership abilities of their members.

  • Only 20 students may participate in the program for the fall semester. You must attend the information session to participate.
  • Toastmasters will offer 12 weekly sessions on Fridays from 10 to 11:30 am in SAS 101, starting September 9.
  • During the sessions, students will be encouraged to work on class presentations/assignments to receive coaching from the presenters
  • Toastmasters will provide workbooks at no cost; student services will provide coffee/refreshments for each session
  • The program will conclude with a completion ceremony on 12/9/16, that includes:
    • Speech contests
    • A certificate of completion
    • Awards
    • Refreshments

Moreno Valley College will host an Information Session on Friday, September 2 at 10am (Student Services Bldg. Room 101) to discuss the program to interested students.

For more information, view the Information Session flyer.

The 13th Annual UC Davis Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professions National Conference

ucdconfThe 13th Annual UC Davis Pre-Health Student Alliance Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professions National Conference provides community-college, university, post-bac, and high school students, parents, and counselors with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the medical and health-professions school admission process. It provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with medical school deans of admission, admission officers, financial aid officers, faculty, and staff.

The 2015 Conference will be held at the University of California, Davis on October 10-11, 2015.

This event is OPEN to EVERYONE, regardless of level of school completed: high school, community college, state university, private university, post-baccalaureate, graduate, and professional level students are welcome.

This is a great opportunity for MVC STEM students! But please remember, registration fills up quickly. 

Are you interested? For 95$, the All Inclusive Package will cover your meals, transportation, housing, admittance to the conference, and more. The registration deadline for this package is October 4, 2015.

Cesar Chavez Scholarship Breakfast

CC_flierMarch 27, 2015 marks the date of Moreno Valley College’s Second Annual Cesar Chavez Scholarship Breakfast.

For more information, view the official Cesar Chavez Scholarship Breakfast Flier. [pdf]

Celebrating Cesar E. Chavez’s lifetime of achievements, student participants have a chance to earn a scholarship based on art submissions depicting Chavez’s many accomplishments.

CC_sympWinners will be announced during the Scholarship Breakfast, which takes place from 7:30 to 9:30 am.

Afterwards, students have a chance to attend a symposium with Judge Jorge Hernandez, which takes place after the breakfast from 10 to 11:30 am in the Student Academic Services building, room 121.

See the Student Symposium flier for more information about Judge Hernandez. [pdf]

If you have any questions or need more information about the events, please contact Maureen Chavez at Maureen.Chavez@mvc.edu or call (951) 571-6260.

STEM”U”LATE YOUR MIND: PI DAY

STEMULATE_Flier MORENO VALLEY COLLEGE’S Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) AND STEM Student Success Center (SSSC) PRESENT:

STEM”U”LATE YOUR MIND: Pi Day[pdf  flier]

MVC is hosting its first all day STEM event targeting K-12 and community college students. This year’s inaugural event features hands-on STEM activities designed to enage students and promote STEM programs and fields of study. STEM”U”LATE YOUR MIND: Pi Day is scheduled on 3/14/15 from 9:26 am to 3 pm.

If you are interested in volunteering, donating a pie for the event, or want more information, please contact Maureen Rubalcaba at (951) 571-6259 or Micki Clowney at (951) 233-3719.

Interested in becoming a vendor? Download this event letter and form. [pdf]

Documents:
STEM Release of Liability Pi Day Parent-Guardian form[pdf]
Pi Day Vendor Info[pdf]

VOLUNTEER INFO:

For those volunteers available all day, please report at the field to the right of Parkside Complex (in front of the playground) at 7:30am.

PI DAY EVENT MAP[pdf]

All-day volunteers will recieve a STAFF t-shirt and a complimentary lunch. All other volunteers will recieve a complimentary meal.

If you have questions or need more information, please call the STEM Student Success Center at (951) 571-6363.