The Coming Week in LSSA – February 17 – February 23

Hey Everyone,

Check out what is happening this week in LSSA!

Executive Summary:

  1. Campus Toastmasters Event (Wednesday)
  2. IRP Seminar with Eric Grodsky (Thursday)
  3. Policy and a Pint with Tamarine Cornelius (Thursday)
  4. Brown Bag with WI Department of Health Services (Friday)
  5. Legislative Fiscal Bureau Site Visit

 

1. Campus Toastmasters Event

Wednesday, February 19th, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Memorial Union TITU

Interested in improving your public speaking skills? Attend this free event to learn tips, listen to presentations, and hear critiques. Contact Terry Shelton with any questions you may have.

 

2. IRP Seminar with Eric Grodsky

Thursday, February 20th, 12:15pm-1:30pm, 8417 Social Sciences

Eric Grodsky, Associate Professor of Sociology here at UW-Madison, will present his talk “State Policy on the Ground: The Varied Effects of Remediation Policies across the California State University System”

 

3. Policy and a Pint

Thursday, February 20th, 5-7pm, Brocach, 7 W Main Street

1999 La Follette Alum Tamarine Cornelius will lead a discussion on her work on KidsCount and the Wisconsin Budget Project as a part of her position with the Wisconsin Council of Children and Families. Snacks will be provided!

 

4. Brown Bag with WI Department of Health Services

Friday, February 21st, 12:00pm-1:00pm, La Follette School Conference Room

Attend this event with Dave Varana, Section Chief, to hear about the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Long Term Care’s work, issues in health policy, and their prospective hiring plans.

 

5. Legislative Fiscal Bureau Site Visit

Friday, February 22nd, 1:00pm, 1 E Main St. #301

Join LSSA for the first site visit of the Spring Semester! The Fiscal Bureau has hired many La Follette Students in the past. The visit will give students an opportunity to learn more about the LFB, network with current employees, and ask any questions they may have. Please contact Joe Dvorak to RSVP or if you have any questions. 

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