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Metropolitan College Student Appreciation Week 2021: September 27, 2021 - October 1, 2021

 

2021 Schedule of Events

Metropolitan College Student Appreciation Week 2021

September 27– October 1, 2021

(Subject to change without notice. Check back for updates.)

Metropolitan College Student Appreciation Week 2021 will take place from Monday, September, 27, 2021 – Friday, October 1, 2021. This week is designed to celebrate and recognize the contributions, impact, and value of our Metropolitan College student community. Participating students in the Metropolitan College (MC) program work nights at UPS and get their full-time undergraduate tuition paid to the University of Louisville (UofL) or Jefferson Community & Technical College (JCTC) as well as other benefits.

We invite faculty, staff, partners, supporters, community members, and students and alumni to help us show our appreciation to the MC student community.  Please feel free to share this MC Student Appreciation Week 2021 Digital Toolkit with your friends, families, and coworkers. Help us make our MC Student Appreciation Week 2021 a huge success!

Below is a schedule of events and giveaways throughout the week. 

Questions? If you have any questions or interest in in helping to plan and support future MC Student Appreciation Weeks, contact Renecia Griffie Davis, MC Student Development Counselor at renecia.davis@kctcs.edu

CHECK OUT ON-GOING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES HAPPENING THIS WEEK

THANK A MC STUDENT!

Help us kickstart the week with GRATITUDE! We are incredibly grateful to our MC students for serving as essential workers during this pandemic. We invite faculty, staff, partners, supporters, community members, and students and alumni to show their appreciation to the MC student community and sayTHANK YOU to a MC student for their tremendous efforts, contributions, and hard work.  

CELEBRATE MC STUDENT APPRECIATION WEEK WITH A VIRTUAL BACKGROUND

To help celebrate MC Student Appreciation Week 2021, we also have created some optional Virtual Backgrounds that you can use to show your appreciation of our MC student community. Download the MC Student Appreciation Week 2021 Digital Toolkit

READ SPOTLIGHT STORIES AND WATCH TESTIMONIAL VIDEOS

Read spotlight stories and watch testimonial videos about the incredible accomplishments of our current MC students and alumni, how MC helped to shape their future, and their advice for other MC participants. Check out the new MC student recognition website.

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN $100

Want to be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card courtesy of Commonwealth Credit Union? All you have to do is go follow their Metro College Instagram page, @ccumetrocolllege before midnight on Friday, October 1st.

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN $1,000

Another chance to win, brought to you by Commonwealth Credit Union! Log into your High 5 Financial Empowerment portal (https://highfive.igrad.com/monthly-challenge), powered by iGrad, for a chance to win $1,000 in iGrad’s national Monthly Challenge sweepstakes!

If you complete your sweepstakes entry before midnight on Thursday, September 30th, you will ALSO be entered to win a $50 Visa gift card to be awarded to a current Metropolitan College student.

COMPLETE THE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SURVEY

Metropolitan College is creating a Diversity and Inclusion Statement that reflects our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace culture which guides our customer service, resources, policies and procedures. We want this statement to reflect feedback from MC staff, partners, supporters, community members, and students.

This survey is anonymous and we encourage you to provide honest feedback. Click here to complete the Diversity and Inclusion survey. Your feedback is very important to us. 

VOLUNTEER - BECOME A MC CAREERGUIDE ONLINE MENTOR

Help us to give our MC students the mentorship and career guidance they need to succeed. We are looking for exceptional leaders in all career industry areas to volunteer to be CareerGuides for the Metropolitan College CareerGuide Online Mentorship Program. 

This unique and online mentorship program is meant to be a one-time exchange between the students and CareerGuides so there is no lengthy time commitment involved. 

Students are connected with professionals who will serve as their "CareerGuides" and provide valuable “one-time” feedback through an email-based platform utilizing a guided mentorship engagement form on career documents, such as the resume, online career portfolio, and LinkedIn profile.

Learn more and sign up to be a MC CareerGuide Online Mentor! Refer a colleague or a friend. 

Tuesday, September 28 | Thursday, September 30

MC STUDENT APPRECIATION NIGHT AT UPS

All current MC students are invited to join us for MC Student Appreciation Night from 8:30 PM EDT to 11:30 PM EDT at UPS Worldport (911 Grade Lane, Louisville, KY 40213) for free giveaways while supplies last. Face masks and social distancing required. Special giveaways include: MC tote bags with educational partner logos, t-shirts, gloves, and door prizes. NOTE: MC staff and partners will be located in the APFE training tent in the parking lot located near light post 1H.

 ***Are you a Metro College Themed Community Student? You are also invited to attend MC Student Appreciation Night and register for courses during priority registration on November 1st to be entered to win extra swag. More information to follow.***

Thursday September 30 at 2:00 PM EDT

HIGH 5 INFORMATION SESSION AND GROUP ENROLLMENT OPPORTUNITY (1 HOUR)

Join MC and Commonwealth Credit Union (CCU) for an interactive online session to learn more about the MC High 5 program. The High 5 Program is a free program designed to help MC students create a budget, save money, make sound financial decisions, and build their wealth. MC students get access to a Wealth Ambassador and exclusive products to grow their wealth from earned employment wages, bonuses, book reimbursement, and financial aid residual funds (if applicable). 

If you already have an account at a different bank or credit union, you can still access the financial benefits of this program. This interactive session will provide opportunities for attendees to learn more about the financial benefit of this program, ability to ask questions, and an opportunity to open a High 5 Account (membership) with CCU, where CCU will provide you with the first $5 deposit.

How to join the session: This interactive online High 5 information session is for current MC students.  For security purposes this session will be presented on Cisco Webex. You will need to download Webex Meetings on your phone, tablet, or computer in order to view the presentation. You may be prompted to do so when you click the “Join meeting” button below.

September 30th @ 2:00PM

Join Meeting

  • Meeting Number (access code):  2305 771 5003
  • Meeting password: umPD7qM7v4S
  • Dial-in:  1-844-621-3956

To help you connect fully with this opportunity, it is suggested that you have the following with you to assist with the online application process:

  • a second device (phone, tablet, etc.), if available
  • your social security number
  • your unexpired driver’s license or other government issued photo ID
  • proof of address (only one type needed) if the address on your ID does not match your current permanent address:
    • Utility bill
    • Lease agreement/housing agreement
    • Official paystub
    • Letter of employment from UPS

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE ONLINE SESSION!

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SPECIAL THANKS!

To Our MC Students

Thank you for serving as an essential worker during this pandemic. You are appreciated more than you know!

To Our Partners and Sponsors

Many, many thanks to our partners and sponsors: UPS and Commonwealth Credit Union. You are important to us and we want you to know how much we appreciate you and your contributions to the Metropolitan College student community!