News Briefs 12/12

Prepare for Presidents’ Ball

Just a month after students return from winter break, Grand Valley State University will hold its annual Presidents’ Ball. Students are encouraged to bring their formal wear back to school with them in preparation for the event.

The night is a formal occasion with dinner and a dance celebration. The event is hosted by Laker Traditions and will take place Friday, Feb. 3. A theme has not been released yet, but students can check for any updates and more detailed information about the event, including cost, transportation and frequently asked questions.

OMA Open for Exams

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) at Grand Valley State University will open its doors as a study space from Monday, Dec. 12 to Wednesday, Dec. 14. The office is located in Kirkhof Center Room 1240 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be movies and music playing and food and quiet spaces available. The staff will also be available for support and encouragement. Any students having a difficult time finding a spot in the library, or who simply want to get out of their rooms, are encouraged to study at OMA.

COM 498 Symposium

Students enrolled in COM 498 – Senior Thesis Project at Grand Valley State University will present their final work in a public symposium Monday, Dec. 12. The event will be held in Lake Superior Hall Room 246 from noon to 3 p.m. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to drop in at any time to view the cross-disciplinary work.

Refreshments will be provided, and students of the class will be available to discuss their work and answer questions.