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REF NO.: 28

SUBJECT: MUNdays taking place across three Memorial University campuses

DATE: Oct. 17

Memorial’s annual fall celebrations kick off this week with a free pancake breakfast on the St. John’s campus, and a breakfast bazaar at the Marine Institute. At the St. John’s and Marine Institute campuses, MUNdays is slated to run Oct. 18-23; at Grenfell Campus the festivities are already underway, running Oct. 16-20.
Celebrations take place under the banner of I ♥ MUNdays on the St. John’s campus, I Fell for Grenfell at Grenfell Campus and I Love MI MUNdays at the Marine Institute.
Start your day with us tomorrow morning at the Main Dining Hall in R. Gushue Hall on the St. John’s campus for the free Pancake Breakfast, the Official Launch of MUNdays 2012 and the Spirit Parade. The breakfast will run from 8-9:30 a.m. with the launch kicking off at 9:15 a.m., and the Spirit Parade marching out across the St. John’s campus at 9:30 a.m.
Remember to register for the breakfast at and bring along your non-perishable food item for the Campus Food Bank.
At 1:30 p.m. in the Engineering building in EN-1054, “Get Social” with Prof. Lyle Wetsch. When it comes to all things social media, Prof. Wetsch is way, way ahead of the curve. If you want to get up to date on the latest Facebook, HootSuite, Google+ or Pinterest developments, he’s your guy.
As well, Spirit Award challenges will take place all week long. Teams will collect clues and compete in challenges from Oct. 17-23. Most spirited team wins $1,000!
Six days of events and activities are planned, encouraging students, staff, faculty and alumni to come together, celebrate Memorial and have an unforgettable time.
Events range from the boisterous and colourful Spirit Parade to a massive Memorial community food drive to “fill the square” at Paton College to an American-style, pre-game Tailgate Party before the Sea-Hawks soccer teams take on St. Francis of Xavier at the King George V pitch.
MUNdays highlights the diversity, ingenuity, excellence, kindness and community spirit that distinguish Memorial as one of the best post-secondary institutions in the world.
Complete schedules, including dates, locations and times for all events, are available online at, and    

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For more information, please contact Erin Scott, events co-ordinator, St. John’s campus, at 709-864-8415 or; in Corner Brook, please contact Nadine Basha, I Fell for Grenfell co-ordinator, at or 709-637-6200, ext. 6480; at the Marine Institute, please contact Naomi Osborne, public relations officer, at or 709-778-0677.


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