Schedule of Activities

Below is the list of Iowa Alpha Activities planned for the 2019 Fall Semester.
Date/Time Event Location
August 25 (Sun), 12:00-2:00 pm WiSE Kickoff Picnic Central Campus
August 25 (Sun), 1:00-2:30 pm Advisory Board Meeting Howe Atrium
August 25 (Sun), 5:00-7:00 pm Scholars’ Welcome Picnic Linden Shelter, Brookside Park
August 27 (Tue), 10:00-11:00 am Meeting with Dean Easterling 4100K Marston Hall
September 3 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 pm Cabinet Kickoff Meeting 1304 Howe
September 10 (Tue), 7:00-8:30 pm General Meeting & Scholars’ Resume Workshop 1304 Howe
September 15 (Sun), 1:00-3:00 pm Initiate Letter Stuffing Party Howe Hall Atrium
September 24 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 pm General Meeting & Post-Career Fair Ice Cream Social 1304 Howe
September 26 (Thu), 7pm-8:00 pm Initiation Kickoff Info Session + Pizza Party 1213 Hoover Hall
September 28 (Sat), 9am-11:30 am Pi Mile Run Design Center & Central Campus
September 30-October 4 Initiate Small Group Sign-up Online via Canvas
October 7-11 Small Group Meetings Week 1 TBA
October 8 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 pm General Meeting 1304 Howe
October 11 (Fri), 8:00-10:30 am Free Coffee Friday Hoover Atrium
October 9-13 National Convention Columbus, Ohio
October 14-18 Small Group Meetings Week 2 TBA
October 19 (Sat), 8:30-11:30 am & 12:30-3:30 pm Engineering Futures – Group Process 1304 Howe
October 20 (Sun), 8:30-11:30 am Engineering Futures – Effective Presentation Skills 1304 Howe
October 20 (SUN), 1:00-5:00 pm Initiate Bent Polishing 1215 Sukup
October 21-25 Small Group Week 3 TBA
October 22 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 pm General Meeting 1304 Howe
October 25 (Fri), 8:00-10:30 am Free Coffee Friday Hoover Atrium
October 27 (SUN), 1:00-3:00 pm Adopt-a-Highway Meet Howe entrance
October 28-November 1 Small Group Week 4, if necessary TBA
November 3 (SUN), 1:00-5:00 pm Initiate Bent Polishing 1215 Sukup
November 5 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 pm General Meeting – Small Group Presentations & New Member Election 2155 Marsten Hall
November 8 (Fri), 8:00-10:30 am Free Coffee Friday Hoover Atrium
November 14, all day Building the Future Sukup & Howe
November 19 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 pm General Meeting – Cabinet Elections 1304 Howe
November 22 (Fri), 8:00-10:30 am Free Coffee Friday Hoover Atrium
December 3 (Tue), 7:00-8:00 pm General Meeting – Senior Sendoff, Initiation Ceremony Practice 1304 Howe
December 8 (Sun) 5:00-8:00 pm Initiation Ceremony and Banquet Scheman Building

Note: Activities in Italics are mainly for Initiates.