From: Jackie Dunn
Date: November 9, 2022
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter November 9, 2022

MIT Sloan Student Life

Here with you, for you.

November 9, 2022

November is National Veterans and Military Families Month 

The entire month of November has been designated as National Veterans and Military Families Month. Student Veteran Success would like to thank all family members who have supported and continue to support their loved ones serving in the military. Please see their November newsletter here. Veterans Day is Friday, November 11th. Veterans day is a federal holiday that honors military veterans and their service. 

This month, the Student Life Office and DEI Office invite the entire Sloan Community to recognize and support veterans by participating in the MIT Student Veterans Success Winter Clothing Collection taking place the entire month of November. Dropoff Locations: 5-117, E19-711, E52-101 (Student Life & DEI Office)

To support NECHV’s mission and work, new clothing items ÔÇï(ÔÇïÔÇïÔÇïÔÇïÔÇïÔÇïsocks, underwear, t-shirts, sweatpants, and winter jackets) will be collected via donation bins on campus. Clothing items sized to fit all genders are welcome.

Additionally, clothing and food items can be donated through the NECHV’s Amazon wish list. If you choose to donate through the Amazon wish list, please include “MIT Veterans Winter Clothing Drive” in the notes section of the order form. 

Student Life Events
Nia wearing a pink suit; Lunch Chats with Nia sponsored by the Student Life Office

Lunch Chats with Nia 
Wednesday, November 16th

Student Life Office, E52-101
Sign up for a lunch chat with Student Life Director, Nia DeYounge! 


Dark Blue background: white Sloan Supper Club with stars at top

Sloan Supper Club 
Monday, December 12th

The Sloan Events Committee (SEC) is excited for a special night out in Boston. Attendees will be placed into small randomized groups that will go for dinner at a local Boston restaurant or a Sloanies home. The SEC will be providing funding to offset the costs of each dinner and the night will conclude with Karaoke and dancing at Hong Kong Restaurant in Harvard Square.
Are you interested in hosting a dinner or organizing a reservation for a group? Sign up to be a dinner leader via this link!

Course XV Dinner; fancy table spread

Course XV Dinner 
Wednesday, November 16th
Course XV Dinners are an opportunity for 15 students from across programs to have a free, delicious, three course dinner at a local venue with a member of the Student Life and DEI Offices. This is the second to last Course XV Dinner of the year!


Rolling Sloans, man singing into microphone on stage

Rolling Sloans Concert
Thursday, December 8th

Middle East
Join the Rolling Sloans for their first concert of the year! Join them at the Middle East Nightclub and watch 30+ of your fellow Sloanies and SOs cover pop hits, rock classics, ballads and much more.
Tickets: $10


Community EVENTS
LABC CDX in pink writing on tan background: Come celebrate latin american culture through food, dances, and much more! Dancers in bottom corners.

Thursday, November 17th

Walker Memorial
Please join Latin American Business Club (LABC) in celebrating Latin American culture at MIT Sloan. Come explore different countries, taste wonderful cuisines, and experience folkloric dances for a night of incredible fun.
Open to Significant Others 
Ticket: $5


Still Broke: Walmart's Remarkable Transformation and the Limits of Socially Conscious Capitalism
Thursday, November 17th

Join MIT IWER and the Sloan People & Organizations club for a conversation with award-winning author Rick Wartzman about his new book "Still Broke: Walmart's Remarkable Transformation and the Limits of Socially Conscious Capitalism." Lunch provided.
Open to Significant Others 


Colorful ball of Yarn, The Yarn at MIT Sloan

The Yarn: Holiday Season Edition 
Wednesday, November 30th

Wong Auditorium
The Yarn is a storytelling platform where Sloanies share personal stories with one another about the things that matter most in their lives. 


PM Virtual Networking Night, hammer and masks

PM Lab Networking Night
Wednesday, November 9th

Join the event to talk to the host companies directly about the PM Lab projects you are interested in.



ISO Hosting Immigration Attorney Visit
– “Life After Practical Training” –
Wednesday, November 9, 5:00pm-7:00pm,
Building 10, Room 250 (10-250)

Want to learn about the array of employment visa options in the U.S. available to international students after completion of their degree and their F-1 Optional Practical Training or J-1 Academic Training authorization? Do you want to develop a startup in the U.S. and need to know what visa statuses will allow you to pursue that goal? What is the H-1B visa lottery process and how long does it take for a company to sponsor you for an H-1B visa? How does one become eligible for U.S. Permanent Residency (Green Card)?

Jay Peak | Jan 27-30, 2023

The Ski Trip is open to all MIT graduate students and postdocs. The trip includes three days of skiing, boarding, and frolicking. Jay Peak ranks among the finest ski resorts in New England with plenty of trails for all levels of skiing and boarding. A system of 9 lifts will take skiers and boarders to 79 trails, slopes, and glades.

With forecasts of a snowy winter, we're super excited to bring MIT up to Jay Peak this year. So, save the date! The trip cost is either $339, or $399 per person depending on transportation needs. Get Your Ticket Here!

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