Student Announcements

Innovate 1858 students designed an orientation T-shirt

Students visiting campus for orientation can take home a piece of innovation with a custom T-shirt designed by students in the Innovate 1858 store at the Student Innovation Center. Orientation 2024 T-shirts are $14.99 and available online and during the orientation resource fair (10 a.m.-noon) at the retail store. Proceeds from the shirt will support the student experience at Innovate 1858 and a portion will go to the Cyclone Aide program.

Brunnier Art Museum will close for the summer on June 3

Due to the remodeling project on the east side of the Scheman Building, Brunnier Art Museum will be closed June 3-Aug. 26. The program on Sunday, June 2, will be the last of the summer (all other Sunday tours have been canceled). The University Museums office will remain open during construction.

Sign up to help out at College Creek cleaning

In recognition of June as National Rivers month, you're invited to volunteer at the 15th annual College Creek cleanup on Saturday, June 22 (10 a.m.-2 p.m., check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Forker Building parking lot). Small groups will walk designated sections of the creek and pick up trash along the banks. No time commitment is required, and all help is appreciated. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes. Supplies (bug repellent, sunscreen, gloves, bags and trash grabbers) will be provided. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own supplies. Refreshments also will be provided. Pre-registration is requested to ensure adequate quantities of supplies. This event is hosted by the Live Green! initiative in the office of sustainability.

North campus sidewalk closing for two weeks

The sidewalk along the east side of Metals Development Building (north campus on Pammel Drive) will be closed May 28-June 14 so equipment can be safely removed from the building. Employees and students who park in lots 28A, 29 or 30 north of Metals Development are asked to use the sidewalks either (to the west) between Metals Development and Molecular Biology or (to the east) between the Advanced Machines Systems Lab and the prairie plot. Pedestrian detour signs will be posted. Map.

Community radio's summer concert is June 18

Ames-based KHOI community radio will host its annual fundraising concert on Tuesday, June 18 (7 p.m., Stephens Auditorium). It will feature a new Iowa folk duo of singer/songwriter Chad Elliott and fiddler Kathryn Fox: the Weary Ramblers, who are releasing their first album this summer and first played together in Stephens' Goldfinch Room in June 2021. General admission tickets are $20. Two ticket packages that start with reserved seating in the first 11 rows also are available: $45 VIP or $100 Premium VIP. 

Graduating students can recycle their regalia

STORIES (Students on the Rise in Educational Success) and The Closet in the Memorial Union are partnering to collect graduation caps and gowns following commencement ceremonies this spring. Items will be shared with graduating Cyclones at future events. Collection box locations and dates are:

  • Memorial Union west entrance (facing the lake), May 9-16
  • Ames Public Library, May 28-June 2
  • Gilbert High School, May 28-31

Graduation sets also can be mailed to: 2302 Osborn Dr., 131 MacKay Hall, Ames, Iowa 50010.

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