30 Days of Blue

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The beginning of a new academic year is the best time to get involved in exciting activities happening on campus.

Mount Royal University is hosting tons of events for your first 30 days on campus. Check them out and don’t miss out!

 

 

Enter the #30DaysOfBlue contest

Each time you use the hashtag #30DaysOfBlue you will be entered in to a draw for a gift certificate to the Mount Royal's BookStore.

 

 

Campus Events

Calgary Pride Parade

A delegation of enthusiastic staff, faculty and students from MRU will take part in Calgary’s annual Pride Parade. Details.
  Sun. Sept. 3 at noon
Downtown Calgary along 6th avenue and 6th street

 

Parent Orientation

Drop-in event with important information around transition and success of new students to Mount Royal. This event is for parents or supporters who want to learn more about their role, the student life cycle and supports on campus. Students are welcome to attend, but the event will be directed at parents. Details.
  Sun. Sept. from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Riddell Library and Learning Centre

 

New Student Orientation

Meet other new students, hear from student service providers and most importantly develop relationships with senior students. Lunch will be provided as you learn about what to expect at Mount Royal and what you can do to be successful academically and socially during your time on campus. Details.
Sept. 5 & 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mount Royal University

 

Riddell Library and Learning Centre Grand Opening and Block Party

Celebrate the grand opening of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre. There will be YYCFoodTrucks, compelling discussion and giveaways.
  Thurs. Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Riddell Library and Learning Centre

 

UFest Featuring Coleman Hell

Kick off the school year with a free welcome back all-ages concert. Enjoy great live bands, food trucks, a licensed area, fun activities and a chance to win great prizes (like a semester of free parking!). No tickets necessary. Details.
  Fri. Sept. 8 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Mount Royal University amphitheatre

 

Flora Fest

Get to know your campus, have fun, and make some new friends. Local dance music duo We The Vikings will be spinning tunes to keep the party pumping. Details.
   Fri. Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.
  The Hub

 

Clubs and Campus Expo

Find out more about the clubs and services at MRU. Meet people with similar interests and find out about what services can offer you. Details.
  Tues. Sept. 12 to Thurs. Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mainstreet

 

First Week Back Party

Celebrate the start of the Fall semester at the First Week Back Party.
  Tues. Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
East gate lawn

 

Reconciliation and the Solutions Economy

Social entrepreneur Shaun Loney will take participants through a 7 part process to dig into the art and science of solving complex problems, particularly at the local community scale. Details and tickets.
  Mon. Sept. 11 to Wed. Sept. 13 from 8 a.m. to noon
EB 3047

 

Community of Colour

Community of Colour offers a space for students and employees of colour to share in their varying experiences as people of colour at MRU, in Calgary, and beyond. Engage in discussions, view films, and be in community with those who share the intersections of your experiences, and work towards solidarity by spending time building connection. Details and registration.

Food and drink will be provided!
   Tues. Sept. 12 & Tues Sept. 26 from 4 - 8 p.m.
  U 111

 

Get Rec'd Expo

Find out all the ways you can play at MRU Recreation. This event is an opportunity to check out the Rec centre, meet the friendly staff, learn about leadership opportunities, ask questions and try some of the activities offered for free. All are welcome. Details.
  Wed. Sept. 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
U 130

 

Club Days

Clubs will be set up to recruit new members and help you get engaged in your campus community. SAMRU and MRU will be in attendance to offer information on services available to students. Email clubs@samru.ca for details.
  Wed. Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mainstreet

 

Beakerhead: Science of Cats and Dogs

Seeking to discover what mysteries lurk beneath all of that fur, and what our fascination with these two domesticated species tells us about the housebroken human, this special Beakerhead presentation will use science (and music, and comedy) to find out. Details and tickets.
  Thurs. Sept. 14 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Bella Concert Hall

 

Colour-U-Blue Run

Kick off your school year by getting MRU blue! Grab your friends and go blue crazy in Calgary’s original colour run where the only thing that matters is having fun. Details and registration.
  Sat. Sept. 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mount Royal University

 

Otahpiaaki

A social innovation project with dynamic events happening in and around campus. The project was inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the 94 calls to action to advance the process of reconciliation and redress the legacy of residential schools. Details.
  Mon. Sept. 18 to Sat. Sept. 23 — various times
Various locations

 

School of Nursing and Midwifery - 50 year Historical Timeline

The School of Nursing and Midwifery will be creating a historical timeline that demonstrates the evolution of nursing over the past 50 years since nursing education programming was first offered on our campus.
  Tues. Sept. 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Mainstreet

 

An Evening With Feist - 3 Nights

Feist’s first album in six years reflects on secrets and shame, loneliness and tenderness, care and fatigue and is at it’s core a study on self-awareness. As the fourth full-length from the Canadian singer/songwriter, Pleasure builds off the warm naturalism of the Polaris Prize-winning Metals and emerges as Feist’s most formally defiant and expansive work so far. Details and tickets.

  Wed. Sept. 27 to Fri. Sept. 29
  Bella Concert Hall

 

Nursing 50th Anniversary Gala

The School of Nursing and Midwifery will gather together current and former students and faculty to reflect, reconnect and look forward to the next half-century of nursing excellence. Details and tickets.
  Thurs. Sept. 28 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  Ross Glenn Hall

 

 

Workshops/Trainings

Catholic Mass

Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary Holy Mass at MRU with Fr. Sajo Jacob
   Tues. & Fri. in Sept. at noon | Thurs. in Sept. at 3:30 p.m. Details.
  W201 (Meditation Centre)

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation

   Fri. in Sept. from 1:30 - 11:30 a.m. Details.
  Mon & Wed - U111 | Tues. - T134

 

Latter Day Saints

   Mon., Tues. & Wed. in Sept. from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Details.
  Mon & Wed - U111 | Tues. - T134


 

MSA Friday Prayers

   Fri. Sept. 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 1 - 2:00 p.m. Details.
  U111

 

Interfaith Dialogue

Authentic talk about topics that matter. No religious affiliation needed to participate. Details.

   Tues. Sept. 12, 19 & 26 from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
  F122 (Chaplaincy Offices)

 

The Well

Worship at The Well Christian community with Craig Murray. Details. 
   Wed. Sept. 13, 20 & 27 from noon - 12:45 p.m.
  U111

 

Strategic Textbook Reading Workshop

Acquire strategies to select, understand, and retain key content from your textbooks.
  Tues. Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
EL 1451B

 

Time Management

Set goals to balance coursework, assignments and your personal life.
  Tues. Sept. 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

Social Justice 101: Privilege, Power, and Oppression

Delve into the action piece of gaining awareness about the world we live in, and how systems and institutions operate differently for marginalized and privileged identities. Learn about power, privilege, and their resultant oppression, which are key terms and concepts that contribute to a more nuanced understanding of how we relate to one another and our complex intersectional identities. Register.
  Tues. Sept. 19 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
U 111

 

Planning Research Papers

Organize ideas into an outline that will guide your research paper process.
  Wed. Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
EL 1451B

 

APA I: The Basics

Grasp the APA basics for citing sources.
  Wed. Sept. 20 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

The Working Mind

Attend this education-based program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting. Register.
  Wed. Sept. 20 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
E 161

 

Time Management

Set goals to balance coursework, assignments, and your personal life.
Thurs. Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
EL 1451B

 

Maximize Your Memory

Learn and practice techniques for remembering challenging course content.
Thurs. Sept. 21 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

Planning Research Papers

Organize ideas into an outline that will guide your research paper process.
Tues. Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
EL 1451B

 

Paraphrasing, Not Plagiarizing

Put other people's ideas in your own words and cite to avoid plagiarism.
Tues. Sept. 26 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

Creating a Culture of Consent: Let's Talk About Sex

This workshop will focus on what consent realistically looks, sounds, and feels like in practice. We will explore the impact of gender norms, scripts, and stereotypes on practicing consent. Participants will leave this workshop with a deeper understanding of consent, as well as tools to talk about and practice healthy communication in relationships. Register.
Tues. Sept. 26 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
EA 1055

 

Strategic Textbook Reading

Acquire strategies to select, understand, and retain key content from your textbooks.
Wed. Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
EL 1451B

 

Studying for Tests

Explore active learning strategies and develop effective study tools from your notes.
Wed. Sept. 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

MLA Referencing

Learn the MLA basics for citing sources.
Thurs. Sept. 28 from 9 to 9:50 a.m.
EL 1451B

 

APA I: The Basics

Grasp the APA basics for citing sources.
Thurs. Sept. 28 from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m.
EL 1451B

 

 

MRU Cougars Home Games

MRU Cougars Women's Soccer Home Opener

MRU Cougars take on the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. Come out and cheer on your women's soccer team! Free with MRU id. Details.
   Sat. Sept. 9 at 11 a.m.
  Mount Royal University

 

MRU Cougars Women's Soccer

MRU Cougars take on the University of Calgary in their first derby match of the season. Free with MRU id. Details.
   Sun. Sept. 10 at 11 a.m.
  Mount Ryal University

 

MRU Cougars Men's Soccer

MRU Cougars take on the TRU WolfPack. Details.

   Sat. Sept. 23 at 1:30 p.m.
  Mount Royal University


 

MRU Cougars Men's Soccer

MRU Cougars take on the UBCO Heat. Details.

   Sun. Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m.
  Mount Royal University

 

MRU Cougars Men's Basketball

MRU Cougars take on the UNBC Timberwolves. Details.

   Fri. Sept. 29 at 7:00 p.m.
  Mount Royal University

 

MRU Cougars Men's Basketball

MRU Cougars take on the UNBC Timberwolves. Details.

   Sat. Sept. 30 at 7:00 p.m.
  Mount Royal University

 

MRU Cougars Women's Soccer

MRU Cougars take on the University of Saskatchewan Huskies . Details.

   Sat. Sept. 30 at 11:00 a.m.
  Mount Royal University