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University Events: June and July 2018

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JUNE EVENTS

Jun. 19 - Jul. 7 NEW YORK MFA THESIS EXHIBITION: 

The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring works by 2018 graduates from the WCSU Master of Fine Arts painting and illustration program, will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday on the 4th floor of the Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 W. 25th St. in New York City. The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, July 7. The exhibition will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/05/23/m-f-a-recipients-at-wcsu-to-exhibit-works-at-new-york-gallery/.

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Jun. 23 NEW FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

10 a.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 23 NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

2 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 23 BROOKFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

5:30 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 25 - Jul. 28 SUMMER SESSION II: 

Summer Session II begins

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Jun. 26 - 27 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION (WCSU students only)

WCSU will host a New Student Orientation that is open to all incoming students at various locations on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury, and the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/summer.asp.

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Jun. 28 GETTING HIRED WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Getting Hired: Getting the Job," from noon to 1 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2018 Lunch & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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JULY EVENTS

Jul. 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY: 

No classes; university closed

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Jul. 7 ALUMNI TRIP - BOSTON, HARBOR CRUISE AND QUINCY MARKET: 

WCSU alumni and friends will spend a day in Boston, Massachusetts, that will include a historic sightseeing harbor cruise, and a visit to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall. The bus will depart at 8:30 a.m. from the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The $55/person cost includes round-trip transportation, the harbor cruise, tax and tip. For more information or to RSVP, go to https://alumni.wcsu.edu/alumni-events or call (203) 837-8298.

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Jul. 9 MHFA TRAINING PART 1: 

Health360 will offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training from 1 to 5 p.m. in Room 411 of the Haas Library on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. MHFA is an 8-hour certification course (similar to a traditional CPR First Aid course) in which participants learn to recognize the symptoms of mental health problems, offer and provide initial help and guide individuals to professional help when appropriate. The training aims to demystify mental illness while increasing mental health literacy and decreasing the stigma associated with mental illness. This training is free and the public is invited. Registration is required; seating is limited. This is Part 1 of a training that will continue on Wednesday, July 11. Contact KC McAuliffe at mcauliffe@health360.org with questions. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc-qbV2A6NrBp8qdUezEzVH1nveGkhCZA2wWgIiN3DDgd4B4w/viewform.

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Jul. 10 MUDRAS FOR MEDITATION SERIES: 

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host Mudras for Meditation at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of Warner Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. It is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Jul. 11 MHFA TRAINING PART 2: 

Health360 will offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training from 1 to 5 p.m. in Room 411 of the Haas Library on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. MHFA is an 8-hour certification course (similar to a traditional CPR First Aid course) in which participants learn to recognize the symptoms of mental health problems, offer and provide initial help and guide individuals to professional help when appropriate. This training is free and the public is invited. This session is Part 2 of the workshop that began on Monday, July 9. Contact KC McAuliffe at mcauliffe@health360.org with questions. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc-qbV2A6NrBp8qdUezEzVH1nveGkhCZA2wWgIiN3DDgd4B4w/viewform.

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Jul. 12 LINKEDIN WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "LinkedIn: Professional Online Networking," from noon to 1 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2018 Lunch & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Jul. 15 BALLET UNDER THE STARS: 

As part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, Ives Concert Park will host the Connecticut Ballet at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The Connecticut Ballet will present Ballet under the Stars featuring "Pulse" by Darrell Grand Moultrie, one of the works to be performed, at 7:30 p.m. A free onstage Ballroom Class will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. with Ted Thomas instructing. Bring comfortable shoes or sneakers. General Admission tickets are $10; children 12 and under are $5. For tickets and more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 18 RESUME WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Resume: Making a First Impression," from noon to 1 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2018 Lunch & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Jul. 20 - Jul. 21 MOCKSTOCK TRIBUTE BAND FESTIVAL: 

MockStock, a two-day tribute band music festival, will be from 5 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Friday is MockStock Purple, featuring a tribute to Prince, Jimi Hendrix and Sly & the Family Stone. Saturday is MockStock Metal, featuring the music of Metallica, AC/DC and Guns 'n' Roses. For tickets, go to mockstocktributefest.com. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 24 MHFA TRAINING PART 1: 

Health360 will offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training from 1 to 5 p.m. in Room 411 of the Haas Library on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. MHFA is an 8-hour certification course (similar to a traditional CPR First Aid course) in which participants learn to recognize the symptoms of mental health problems, offer and provide initial help and guide individuals to professional help when appropriate. This training is free and the public is invited. Registration is required; seating is limited. This is Part 1 of a training that will continue on Thursday, July 26. Contact KC McAuliffe at mcauliffe@health360.org with questions. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc-qbV2A6NrBp8qdUezEzVH1nveGkhCZA2wWgIiN3DDgd4B4w/viewform.

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Jul. 26 INTERVIEW WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Interview: Showcasing Your Talents," from noon to 1 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2018 Lunch & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Jul. 26 MHFA TRAINING PART 2: 

Health360 will offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training from 1 to 5 p.m. in Room 411 of the Haas Library on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. MHFA is an 8-hour certification course (similar to a traditional CPR First Aid course) in which participants learn to recognize the symptoms of mental health problems, offer and provide initial help and guide individuals to professional help when appropriate. This training is free and the public is invited. Registration is required; seating is limited. This session is Part 2 of the workshop that began on Tuesday, July 24. Contact KC McAuliffe at mcauliffe@health360.org with questions. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc-qbV2A6NrBp8qdUezEzVH1nveGkhCZA2wWgIiN3DDgd4B4w/viewform.

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Jul. 28 WESTSIDE REGGAE FESTIVAL: 

As part of the Summer Concert Series, "The Seventh Annual Westside Reggae Festival" will be at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Gates will open at 1 p.m. Featured artists will include Culture, Wayne Wonder, Anthem Band, Half Pint, Derrick Barnett, Tales of Joy and more. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-westside-reggae-festival-tickets-45137779313. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 30 - Aug. 18 SUMMER SESSION III: 

Summer Session III begins

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VISITOR PARKING ADVISORY: Western Connecticut State University offers several convenient, centrally located parking spaces for visitors to the university’s Midtown and Westside campuses in Danbury. Midtown visitor parking is in the lot next to Old Main and in designated spaces next to University Hall. Parking in the university’s White Street and Fifth Avenue garages is restricted to students, faculty and staff with hang-tags and/or parking stickers from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; visitors are welcome to park in the garages all other times. Westside visitor parking is on University Boulevard. Visitors who cannot be accommodated in these parking areas are asked to call the University Police Department to make other arrangements.

Up-to-date university parking rules and regulations, color-coded campus maps that show parking areas and shuttle bus stops, and shuttle bus schedules are available at www.wcsu.edu/parking. Call the University Police Department at (203) 837-9300 for more information about the parking rules and regulations.


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Sherri Hill, Associate Director, Public Relations
Phone: (203) 837-8486 Fax: (203) 837-8530
E-Mail: pr@wcsu.edu

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