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At-A-Glance

OCTOBER

6

UPBC meeting. Student Center, Room 226, 2:30 p.m.

7

Tutoring Resource Center workshop. “Intricate Grammar.” Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 1 p.m. To reserve a seat, call x79245.

8

Newman Dinner. Newman Center, 5 to 7 p.m. Open to WestConn students, faculty and staff only.

8

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

8

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.

9

Political science lecture. State Sen. David Capiello to discuss integrated trade and energy reform. White Hall, Room 201, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

9

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

9

Midtown Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

10

Literary reading. By award-winning writer Terese Svoboda. Student Center Theater, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

10

Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

11

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. Plymouth State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

11

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. Plymouth State. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

11

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

12

AA meeting. Warner Hall, Room 101, 8 to 9 p.m. For students and the general public.

13-19

Alumni art show. Warner Hall, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

13

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. Salem State. Westside Athletic Complex, 3:30 p.m.

14

Tutoring Resource Center workshop. “Strategies for Midterm Triumph.” Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 1 p.m. To reserve a seat, call x79245.

14

Etiquette dinner. Westside Campus Center Grand Ballroom, 5 to 8 p.m. For WestConn students only. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register, call x78263.

14

Westside campus history lecture. “The History of the Westside Campus” by Dr. Mitch Wagener. Westside Campus Center Grand Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to WestConn alumni, faculty, staff, students and parents only.

14

Fitness Lecture. On Thursday, Oct. 14, personal trainer alumnus Shawn O'Brien will host a lecture on "Your Fitness Success" in Warner Hall at 7 p.m. Topics include the importance of exercise and fitness and how to fit it into your busy schedule. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the university community.

15

Senate meeting. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 3:30 p.m.

15

History panel discussion. “The 2008 Election in Historical Perspective” by Dr. Burton Peretti, Dr. Leslie Lindenauer and Dr. Martha May. Student Center, Room 201, 2 p.m.

15

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. St. Joseph. Westside Athletic Complex, 3:30 p.m.

15

Financial planning seminar. Warner Hall, first floor, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to WestConn alumni, faculty, staff, students and parents only.

15

Indian film screening and discussion. “Chak De! India.” Student Center Theater, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

15

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

15

Opera ensemble concert.. WCSU Opera Ensemble to perform with the Opera Orchestra of New York. Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, NYC, 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $125 and can be purchased at www.carnegiehall.org. 

15

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.

16

Flu shot clinic. Westside Campus Center, Room 300, 2 to 4 p.m.

16

Political science lecture. CEO of GenCell Corp. Dan Connors to discuss the fuel cell industry. White Hall, Room 201, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

16

Student Scholarship ceremony and reception. Westside Campus Center Grand Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to WestConn alumni, faculty, staff, students and parents only.

16

Indian author lecture. Featuring Madhur Jaffrey, author of “Climbing the Mango Trees.” Danbury High School Auditorium, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

16

Faculty jazz concert. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m.

16

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Scranton. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

16

Midtown Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

17-19

Women’s tennis. LEC tournament. Westside Athletic Complex, TBA.

17

Fairfield Hall tea. Fairfield Hall, 1 p.m. Free and open to WestConn alumni, faculty, staff, students and parents only.

17

Alumni art show opening reception. Warner Hall, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

17

2008 reunion gala. Westside Campus Center Grand Ballroom, 6 p.m. Cost: $75.

17

German film screening. “Die Mitte” (“The Center of Europe.” White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

17

Carlos Alazraqui and Cedric Yarbrough. From the hit show “Reno 911.” Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 for adults and $5 for WCSU students with valid I.D. O to WestConn alumni, faculty, staff, students and parents only.

18

Athletic Hall of Fame. Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in front of the William O’Neill Athletic and Convocation Center. Free and open to the public.

18

Alumni & Friends Circle rededication. In front of Old Main, 9:30 a.m.

18

Tailgate party. O’Neill Center parking lot, 10 a.m. Free and open to WestConn faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents who are 21 or over only.

18

Homecoming football. WCSU vs. Cortland State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

18

Alumni hospitality tent. Westside Athletic Complex, 2 p.m.

18

Alumni business showcase. Westside Athletic Complex, 2 p.m.

18

Street fair. Westside Athletic Complex, 2 p.m.

18

Kathak Indian dance. With Rachna Ramya Agrawal. Briadview Middle School auditorium, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

18

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “A Closer Look at Cygnus the Swan” show at 4 and 6:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing on the moon, Jupiter the Andromeda Galaxy and the early autumn sky. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78671.

18

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. UMass Boston. Westside Athletic Complex, 6 p.m.

18

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

19

Campus-to-campus 5k. Westside campus, 8:30 a.m.

19

Mass. Alumni Hall at 5 p.m., Westside Campus Center, Room 212 at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

19

AA meeting. Warner Hall, Room 101, 8 to 9 p.m. For students and the general public.