Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Get spooky this week with Midland College

From Rebecca Bell
Dean of Community Relations & Special Events

Midland College (MC) is hosting a number of events this week to celebrate fall and Halloween. Throughout the week, watch out for zombies on the MC main campus as students participate in “Humans vs. Zombies” activities. Winners will be announced at the Halloween party on Thursday.

Tonight, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., the MC Alumni Association is hosting a mixer at Twist inside the Midland Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 5518 Starboard Drive, near Grande Stadium. The special alumni mixer will feature $2 draft beer and house wine for two hours.
On Wednesday, October 26, vampires (aka United Blood Services staff and Health Sciences Continuing Education students) will be at the MC Advanced Technology Center, 3200 W. Cuthbert, for blood donations. The community is invited to participate in this annual blood drive from 2:00-8:00 p.m.

Wednesday evening, the International Student Club will host movie night featuring Haunted Mansion, the 2003 fantasy comedy horror starring Eddie Murphy. The movie will be shown in the Scharbauer Student Center Lounge from 7:15 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Thursday’s activities begin at 6:00 p.m. in the PE Building with the community Fall Karnival hosted by the Kinesiology Club. Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and participate in the games and activities. MC Students in Philanthropy will host hayrides until 8:00 p.m.

At 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, the English Department will offer a special Halloween edition of the popular monthly LitFlix movies. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies will be shown in Room 138 of the Allison Fine Arts Building. The event is FREE and includes pizza.

Thursday’s activities will culminate with a student Halloween party hosted by the Student Government Association from 9:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight in the Scharbauer Student Center.

On Friday from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., the MC Chemistry Club will be in the Carrasco Room of the Scharbauer Student Center selling homemade goodies ... AND nachos for lunch. Bake sale proceeds will be used for Chemistry Club students to attend conferences.

At 12:00 noon on Friday, the Math department will host a special seminar entitled “Predicting Elections and Undergraduate Research.” The seminar will be presented by Texas Tech University faculty and will be held in the Scharbauer Student Center Carrasco Room. The community is invited to bring lunch and learn how to predict the upcoming presidential elections at this FREE seminar.

On Friday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m., the LGBTQ+ Club will host Bingo Night in the Scharbauer Student Center Carrasco Room.

For more information on these activities, visit www.midland.edu/events or contact the MC Community Relations Office at (432) 685-4556.

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