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Distinguished Teacher and Adviser Award Nominations

Inside the Dramaturge's Studio: A Conversation with Traven Rice

Breaking Barriers

3
Distinguished Teacher and Adviser Award Nominations

Mind and Body Wellness

Crafting With the Bestie(s)

4
Distinguished Teacher and Adviser Award Nominations

CCPD Lunch & Learn Series – Building a Cover Letter

"Color of Courage" Film Screening

Keep It Green

Get Real Beautiful

5
Distinguished Teacher and Adviser Award Nominations

Anxiety and Stress Management Group

Stars vs. Hannibal-LaGrange University

Appreciation Event

Sending Some Love

6
Distinguished Teacher and Adviser Award Nominations

Antigone

7
Antigone

Stephens College In-Season Dance Challenge

8
Antigone

9
10
Effective Group Work

"Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock" Documentary

Play Reading

11
FAFSA Frenzy

CCPD Lunch & Learn Series – Job Search Strategies for Internships and Full-Time Jobs

Vespers

12
Anxiety and Stress Management Group

Stars vs. Williams Baptist College

Valentines Day Financial Aid Cookie Party

13
Freaky Friday Dance

14
15
16
Open House (Presidents Day)

17
Express Yourself

Discovering Our Roots

Game Night

18
CCPD Lunch & Learn Series – Internship 101

On It! with Stephens Life

Write-In Pajama Party

19
Anxiety and Stress Management Group

What Every Girl Should Know

Breast Cancer Awarness Pink Game (vs. Columbia College)

Citizen Jane Film Series: Warrior One

20
What Every Girl Should Know

Break Day (no on-campus classes)

21
What Every Girl Should Know

22
What Every Girl Should Know

23
Eating Disorder Screenings

Cherisse Thibaut from Missouri Kids First

Stars vs. Lyon College

24
Express Yourself

Preparing for Essay Exams

Eating Disorders: Raising Awareness through Documentary and Discussion

Movie Night: Breakfast at Tiffany's

25
Ten Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Was in College

CCPD Lunch Series – Sharpen Your Interviewing Skills

IFA Black History Month Presentation

Stephens Cru Movie Night

Body Positive Yoga Workshop

Open Mic Night

26
Bach’s Lunch Student Recital Series

The Day. The Dress. The Dream.

Anxiety and Stress Management Group

Stars vs. Missouri Baptist University

Poets of Infinity: Express Yourself

27
The Day. The Dress. The Dream.

APA Style & Formatting

Annual Dance Company Spring Concert

28
The Day. The Dress. The Dream.

Annual Dance Company Spring Concert

Open House and Auditions

Feb 02
thru
Feb 06


Distinguished Teacher and Adviser Award Nominations

(Campus - Student)

Time: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 5-6:30 p.m.
Location: Stamper Commons (The Pit)

Students have the opportunity to nominate the instructor and/or adviser they would like to receive the Distinguished Adviser or Teacher of the Year awards. From these nominations, candidates will be selected and given special recognition at the Spring Honors Convocation.

Feb 02


Inside the Dramaturge's Studio: A Conversation with Traven Rice

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Student Union

A discussion and Q&A with Traven Rice about women in the industry of film and theater.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 02


Breaking Barriers

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Charters Lecture Hall

Join us for enriching and thought-provoking conversation as we discuss the cultural-specific issues faced by the QPOC (Queer People of Color) community, including, sexuality, faith, dual minority status and specific marginalization.

Sponsored by SGA.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 03


Mind and Body Wellness

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Wood Hall

A speaker will talk about why it is important to keep both your mind and body healthy. Healthy snacks will be provided.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 03


Crafting With the Bestie(s)

(Campus - Student)

Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: Roblee Lobby

Come make a friendship bracelet for your bestie with your bestie! Supplies (and candy) will be provided.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


CCPD Lunch & Learn Series – Building a Cover Letter

(Campus - Career)

Time: 12-12:50 p.m.
Location: Student Union in Stamper

Cover letters can be one of the toughest parts to complete when applying for a position. Attend this session to learn the basics and get a start on cover letter writing. Feel free to grab lunch and bring it to the session.

Sponsored by Veterans United.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


"Color of Courage" Film Screening

(Performing Arts - Film)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Charters Lecture Hall

The Citizen Jane Lecture Series will present the screening of “Color of Courage,” which premiered at the 1998 Chicago Film Festival before appearing on the USA Network in 1999. Inspired by a true story, the film is about an African-American family who moves into an all-white neighborhood in the early 1940s.

A Q&A session with the director, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, will follow the film. She is a writer, producer and playwright whose TV credits include “Little House on the Prairie,” “The Cosby Show,” “Touched by an Angel” and “South Central.”

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


Keep It Green

(Campus - Student)

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Wood Hall

Join Wood Hall 2nd Floor in going GREEN. We'll watch the movie "The Lorax" and craft recycling bins and reminder signs!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 04


Get Real Beautiful

(Campus - Student)

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Prunty 3rd Floor Lounge

Overcome pressures to adhere to unrealistic beauty standards at this event celebrating what we like about ourselves. Activities include making compliment cards, positive change pledges and more!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 05


Anxiety and Stress Management Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Stephens College Counseling Center (Lower level of Stamper Commons)

Come join us in the Counseling Center for the opportunity to learn:

  • Cognitive skills to develop a more realistic and flexible mindset, manage negative self-talk, and put things into perspective
  • Mindfulness skills to calm your anxious mind and get out of the cycle of worry and rumination
  • Stress management skills to take care of yourself every day with relaxation, self-soothing and pleasurable activities
  • Behavioral skills to stop avoiding what you fear and confront anxiety in a safe way

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 05


Stars vs. Hannibal-LaGrange University

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

Address: Silverthorne Arena | Dorsey Street – Columbia, MO 65215

Tickets: $5 - general public; $20 all-sports annual pass; FREE – students w/ Stephens ID

To view the complete basketball schedule, click here.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 05


Appreciation Event

(Campus)

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Pit (Stamper Commons)

This fun social event aims to remind Stephens students about their own self-worth and to improve their self-esteem. Students will make "Respect Myself" banners and "Why I Love Myself" bags. A peer discussion also will be held about what self-worth is and what self-esteem means.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 05


Sending Some Love

(Campus - Student)

Time: 8-10 p.m.
Location: Prunty Hall Main Lounge

Join us to enjoy some snacks and create Valentines to send to the Columbia Meals on Wheels program. They have 100 clients, so let's try to make 100 cards and make their days! All students are welcome!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 06
thru
Feb 08


Antigone

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

7:30 p.m., Feb. 6-7; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees, Feb. 7-8

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

By Jean Anouilh

[Classic, PG]

A timeless story of rebellion, passion and power as seen through a modern lens 

In a world fraught with moral compromise, how does one maintain personal integrity—and at what cost? That’s the dilemma faced by faithful sister Antigone as she mourns her two dead brothers in this thoughtful adaption of Sophocles’ classic Greek tragedy.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 07


Stephens College In-Season Dance Challenge

(Athletics - Competitive Dance)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

Address: Silverthorne Arena | Dorsey Street – Columbia, MO 65215

Tickets: $5 - general public; FREE – students w/ Stephens ID

 

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 10


Effective Group Work

(Campus - Success)

Time: 4:30-5:20 p.m.
Location: Dudley 223

A Student Success Center workshop.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 10


"Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock" Documentary

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Student Union

Join us for popcorn and soda as we watch this documentary that covers the story of a seven-year journey by filmmaker Sharon La Cruise as she unravels the life of a forgotten civil rights activist named Daisy Bates. Beautiful, glamorous and articulate, Bates was fearless in her quest for justice, stepping into the spotlight to bring national attention to issues—and some say herself.

This event is open to the campus community.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 10


Play Reading

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Library Penthouse

Come and join us as we read plays written by and/or for women. You can sit and listen as others read or volunteer to read characters from the script. It is a fun way to get some light reading in as well as to socialize.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 11


FAFSA Frenzy

(Campus - Student)

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m.
Location: Stamper Mac Lab

Get help with your 2015-2016 FAFSA.

Feb 11


CCPD Lunch & Learn Series – Job Search Strategies for Internships and Full-Time Jobs

(Campus - Career)

Time: 12-12:50 p.m.
Location: Student Union in Stamper

Searching for a full-time job is a full-time job. Let us help you strategically scope out the market and potential hiring locations to get you in the work field faster. Bringing lunch to the session is welcomed. 

Sponsored by Veterans United.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 11


Vespers

(Campus - Student)

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Firestone Baars Chapel

Take a break from stress and join President Dianne Lynch for quiet time and reflection at Vespers, a Stephens tradition

Community Engagement Points: 6

Feb 12


Anxiety and Stress Management Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Stephens College Counseling Center (Lower level of Stamper Commons)

Come join us in the Counseling Center for the opportunity to learn:

  • Cognitive skills to develop a more realistic and flexible mindset, manage negative self-talk, and put things into perspective
  • Mindfulness skills to calm your anxious mind and get out of the cycle of worry and rumination
  • Stress management skills to take care of yourself everyday with relaxation, self-soothing, and pleasurable activities
  • Behavioral skills to stop avoiding what you fear and confront anxiety in a safe way

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 12


Stars vs. Williams Baptist College

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

Address: Silverthorne Arena | Dorsey Street – Columbia, MO 65215

Tickets: $5 - general public; $20 all-sports annual pass; FREE – students w/ Stephens ID

To view the complete basketball schedule, click here.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 12


Valentines Day Financial Aid Cookie Party

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Upper level of Student Union

The Financial Aid Peer Counselors are throwing a cookie decorating party to encourage students to come and listen to a presentation on how to save, pay and receive loans for college.

Feb 13


Freaky Friday Dance

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom

Join us for the all-campus Freaky Friday dance! Come as freaky-formal or casual as you like, Featuring a live DJ, free food and drinks.

You do not need a date for this event, but you are allowed one guest!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 17


Express Yourself

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 11:15 a.m.
Location: The Pit

Students will be asked to create a small poster in the pit in preparation for Poets of Infinity Presents: Express Yourself.

Feb 17


Discovering Our Roots

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Student Union

Students will watch select clips of the film "Roots" and have an open forum discussion about the views.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 17


Game Night

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Prunty Hall Main Lounge

Join us for a fun game night and snacks!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 18


CCPD Lunch & Learn Series – Internship 101

(Campus - Career)

Time: 12-12:50 p.m.
Location: Student Union in Stamper

Attend this workshop to learn about the requirements for credited internships. Feel free to grab lunch and bring it to the session.

Sponsored by Veterans United.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 18


On It! with Stephens Life

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: CAT TV - Studio A

Have you ever been part of a live television show audience? Here's your chance! Join your favorite TV hosts, Jessica Langford and Brianna Jackson, on our first episode of the year! In this episode, we will talk about current events, the hottest new trends, and the new Career Services office.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 18


Write-In Pajama Party

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: The Penthouse

Students can bring their scripts and screenplays to be read and workshopped by peers. This is an informal event, and students are welcome to wear pajamas. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 19


Anxiety and Stress Management Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Stephens College Counseling Center (Lower level of Stamper Commons)

Come join us in the Counseling Center for the opportunity to learn:

  • Cognitive skills to develop a more realistic and flexible mindset, manage negative self-talk, and put things into perspective
  • Mindfulness skills to calm your anxious mind and get out of the cycle of worry and rumination
  • Stress management skills to take care of yourself everyday with relaxation, self-soothing, and pleasurable activities
  • Behavioral skills to stop avoiding what you fear and confront anxiety in a safe way

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 19
thru
Feb 22


What Every Girl Should Know

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

7:30 p.m., Feb. 19-21; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, Feb. 22

Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

By Monica Bryne

[Drama, PG-13 for Sexual References]

In light of recent controversies, this look at young women and their reproductive rights resonates and provokes thought 

Four young Catholic suffragettes in early 20th century New York City adopt birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger as their patron saint. “Top to bottom, start to finish, What Every Girl Should Know is an excellent piece of theatre … as long as the war over women’s reproductive rights rages on, [this is] a story people need to keep telling.” —NYTheatre.com

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 19


Breast Cancer Awarness Pink Game (vs. Columbia College)

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

Address: Silverthorne Arena | Dorsey Street – Columbia, MO 65215

Tickets: $5 - general public; $20 all-sports annual pass; FREE – students w/ Stephens ID

To view the complete basketball schedule, click here.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 19


Citizen Jane Film Series: Warrior One

(Performing Arts - Film)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Charters Auditorium

Join us for a screening of "Warrior One," a film by Jill Wheeler and Jon Fitzgerald. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Free and open to the public.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 23


Eating Disorder Screenings

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 12 p.m.
Location: The Pit

As part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the Stephens College Counseling Center will be offering free, computer-based Eating Disorder risk screenings. This assessment is a self-paced, confidential tool that will help you understand your potential risk for developing an eating disorder. The assessment is done individually and takes about 5-10 minutes. No diagnosis will be given, just information about your personal risks and available resources.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 23


Cherisse Thibaut from Missouri Kids First

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Student Union

Cherisse Thibaut from Missouri Kids First will give a speech to raise awareness about child abuse. This event is being put on by Kappa Delta as part of the Shamrock 5K on March 7. She will also speak at the 5K.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 23


Stars vs. Lyon College

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

Address: Silverthorne Arena | Dorsey Street – Columbia, MO 65215

Tickets: $5 - general public; $20 all-sports annual pass; FREE – students w/ Stephens ID

To view the complete basketball schedule, click here.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 24


Express Yourself

(Campus - Student)

Time: 11:15 a.m.
Location: The Pit

Students will create posters in the Pit in preparation for Poets of Infinity Presents: Express Yourself.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 24


Preparing for Essay Exams

(Campus - Success)

Time: 5-5:50 p.m.
Location: Dudley 223

A Student Success Center workshop.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 24


Eating Disorders: Raising Awareness through Documentary and Discussion

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Charter Auditorium

As part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Stephens will screen "Someday Melissa," a documentary about a 19-year-old who died from bulimia. Dr. Stephanie Bagby-Stone, from McCallum Place Eating Disorder Center in St. Louis, will conduct a Q&A following the documentary.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 24


Movie Night: Breakfast at Tiffany's

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Prunty Hall Main Lounge

Weekly movie nights in Prunty are back! Join us to watch Breakfast at Tiffany's. All students are welcome!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25


Ten Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Was in College

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall

Stephens College Trustee Daryll Griffin '72 presents: "Ten Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Was in College: How to Become a Successful, Powerful and Influential Entrepreneur and Business Owner." Griffin is president of Accolades, an award-winning marketing firm in Atlanta. 

Community Engagement Points: 6

Feb 25


CCPD Lunch Series – Sharpen Your Interviewing Skills

(Campus - Career)

Time: 12-12:50 p.m.
Location: Student Union in Stamper

Your resume can secure you an interview ... but an interview can secure you the job. Gain exposure to potential interview questions, practice calming techniques and learn tips on how to look confident. Feel free to bring your lunch with you.

Sponsored by Veterans United.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25


IFA Black History Month Presentation

(Campus - Student)

Time: 4 p.m.
Location: 210 Dudley Hall

Join IFA as we chat with Pulitzer Prize winner and former Washington Post writer Robin Givhan about her book, "The Battle of Versailles." We'll discuss this historical event as well as diversity within the fashion industry in general. Afterwards, we'll watch Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution, which gives a behind-the-scenes story of competition between French and American designers that resulted in the elevation of the U.S. fashion industry and the breaking of the color barrier for black models.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25


Stephens Cru Movie Night

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Student Union

Come join Stephens Cru for a movie night. We'll be watching The Chronicles of Narnia!

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25


Body Positive Yoga Workshop

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Library Penthouse

As part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Sady Mayer-Strand will offer a body-positive, gentle yoga class that blends yoga, guided meditation and journaling in order to bring an affirming message of self-love and positivity. Come join us! 

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 25


Open Mic Night

(Campus - Student)

Time: 10:30 p.m.
Location: Arena Classroom

Open Mic Night is an event that the Warehouse Theatre Company sponsors monthly. It's a time for people to perform songs, poetry, jokes, a dance, or whatever you choose to express yourself. Laughter is inevitable.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 26


Bach’s Lunch Student Recital Series

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall, 100 Waugh St.

Free monthly recitals bring uplifting art to your lunch hour

Relax in the elegant surroundings of Historic Senior Hall and support Stephens students as they perform a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works. These monthly recitals are free and open to the public.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 26
thru
May 10


The Day. The Dress. The Dream.

(Community)

Time: Thursdays 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 12-3 p.m.
Location: Historic Costume Gallery, Lela Raney Wood Mezzanine

This semester's much-anticipated exhibit features bridal gowns and wedding attire from three centuries. Highlights include a dress worn at Grace Kelly's wedding; a Vera Wang dress and a 1949 design by Ceil Chapman. Also on display will be custom designs by Stephens alumnae; multi-generational dresses worn by grandmothers, mothers and daughters; and other wedding attire such as mother-of-the-bride dresses and grooms' attire.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 26


Anxiety and Stress Management Group

(Campus - Wellness)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Stephens College Counseling Center (Lower level of Stamper Commons)

Come join us in the Counseling Center for the opportunity to learn:

  • Cognitive skills to develop a more realistic and flexible mindset, manage negative self-talk, and put things into perspective
  • Mindfulness skills to calm your anxious mind and get out of the cycle of worry and rumination
  • Stress management skills to take care of yourself everyday with relaxation, self-soothing, and pleasurable activities
  • Behavioral skills to stop avoiding what you fear and confront anxiety in a safe way

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 26


Stars vs. Missouri Baptist University

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

Address: Silverthorne Arena | Dorsey Street – Columbia, MO 65215

Tickets: $5 - general public; $20 all-sports annual pass; FREE – students w/ Stephens ID

To view the complete basketball schedule, click here.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 26


Poets of Infinity: Express Yourself

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall

Poets of Infinity will host a poetry slam. There will be several performances and a special tribute to Black History Month.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 27


APA Style & Formatting

(Campus - Success)

Time: 12-12:50 p.m.
Location: Dudley 223

A Student Success Center workshop.

Community Engagement Points: 3

Feb 27
thru
Mar 01


Annual Dance Company Spring Concert

(Performing Arts - Dance)

7:30 p.m., Feb. 27-28; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, March 1

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Celebrate the many styles of dance and the rare beauty of expression

An eagerly anticipated Stephens tradition, the Spring Dance Concert features a variety of dance forms such as classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance. The evening of dance is highlighted by world dance selections choreographed by visiting guest artists. For lovers of dance or anyone intrigued by the diverse beauty of the human experience.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Contact: Box Office
Phone: (573) 876-7199
Email Contact

Community Engagement Points: 3