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At-A-Glance

november

3

UPBC meeting. Student Center, Room 201, 2:30 p.m.

3

Deadline. Applications for the faculty recognition ceremony and the WCSU Teaching Excellence Award for accomplishments from June 1, 2007 to May 31, 2008. 9 a.m. For applications, visit www.wcsu.edu/facultystaff/recognition.asp

3

Career Development seminar. Career Decision-Making Seminar, hosted by the WCSU Career Development Center, Student Center, Room 201, noon. Open to WestConn students, faculty and staff only. For more information, call x78263.

3-10

Alumni trip. Alumni and friends will embark on a 10-day trip to Italy from Nov. 3 – 10. Highlights will include: Rome, Colosseum, Assisi, Perugia, Siena, San Gimignano, Florence, San Marino, Venice, Murano Island and Como. For more information, call x78290.  

4

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Selina Trieff. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78881.

4

Career drop-in session. WestConn students, faculty and staff are invited to stop in and ask questions about careers, have a resume critiqued, or to learn more about CDC programs and services. Westside Campus Center, Room 300E. For more information, call x78263.

4

ING retirement counseling. To make an appointment, contact WestConn’s ING representative, Marilyn Timbers at 800-784-6386, ext. 4003363.

5

"Cleaning up the Digital Dirt" workshop. WestConn students, faculty and staff are invited to learn about who is looking at their Facebook or MySpace pages and the techniques they should use to make a positive impression. Student Center, Room 228, 1 p.m. For more information, call x78263.

5

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

5

Guest author lecture. Featuring “The Namesake” author Jhumpa Lahiri. Ives Concert Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78754 or visit www.onebookdanbury.org.

5

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

6

Deadline. For applications for Reassigned Time for Research Awards for the 2009-10 academic year.

6

Social hour seminar. Graduates from the department of social sciences will discuss how their degrees positively influenced their graduate school choices and career paths. Warner Hall, Room 103, noon to 2 p.m. For more information, call x78453.

6

Career presentation. The WCSU Career Development Center will present a talk by a successful WestConn alumnus who will share how he put his degree to work in a unique career. Westside Campus Center, Room 212, 1:30 p.m. The event will be free and open to WestConn students, faculty and staff only. For more information, call x78263.

6

Swimming power relay. O’Neill Center, 5 p.m. Fundraiser for the Third Annual “Leave it in the Pool” Hour of Power for Cancer Research. For more information, visit http://go.carleton.edu/HourofPower or contact Jill Cook at x78624.

6

Political science lecture. Radio consultant Tom Zarecki to discuss satellite and terrestrial radio. White Hall, Room 201, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

6

Political discussion. “Just How Stupid Are We? Facing the Truth About the American Voter” by Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist Richard Shenkman. Student Center Theater, 7 p.m. Hosted by the WCSU Graduate Student Union, for more information, e-mail read05@student.wcsu.edu.

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Theatre production – “Cabaret.” Berkshire Theatre; performances at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6; and 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7; and Saturday, Nov. 8. Ticket prices will be $22 for adults, and $18 for senior citizens and non-WestConn students. WestConn students will be admitted free with valid ID. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

6

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.

6

Piano concert. Featuring pianist David Allen Wehr. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 for adults, and $10 for seniors and non-WestConn students. WestConn faculty, staff and students will be admitted free with valid I.D. For information, call x78499 or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

7

Dinner-theatre event. Hosted by the WCSU Alumni Association. Cost: $45, includes dinner and a ticket to the theatre arts department production of “Cabaret.” For more information or to make a reservation, call x78290.  

7

Jazz combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. For more information, call x78350.

8

Football. WCSU vs. College of New Jersey. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

8

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “A Closer Look at Draco the Dragon” show at 3 and 5 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the moon, Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, Vesta and the autumn sky from 6 to 8 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78671.

8

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

9

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 2 p.m. For more information, call x78350.

9

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

9

Environmental symposium. Featuring renowned environmentalist Dr. Jane Goodall. Ives Concert Hall, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x73260.

9

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

11

ING retirement counseling. To make an appointment, contact WestConn’s ING representative, Marilyn Timbers at 800-784-6386, ext. 4003363.

11

Veteran’s Day observance. Featuring a keynote address by author Dr. Jefferson Wiggins, Ives Concert Hall, noon. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78606.

12

WestCafe. Alumni Hall, 3:15 to 6 p.m. Open to faculty and staff only.

12

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

13

Psychology lecture. “Early Interventions for Autism,” by Dr. Philip Hineline of Temple University. Student Center Theater, 4 p.m. For more information, call x78476.

13

Political science lecture. WestConn President James W. Schmotter will discuss Connecticut’s economy. White Hall, Room 201, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

13-15

Theatre production – “Cabaret.” Berkshire Theatre; performances at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13; Friday, Nov. 14; and Saturday, Nov. 15, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 15. Ticket prices will be $22 for adults, and $18 for senior citizens and non-WestConn students. WestConn students will be admitted free with valid ID. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

13

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.

13

Piano recital. Featuring students in WestConn’s music program. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. For more information, call x78350.

15

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

16

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

16

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

17

Senate meeting. Student Center, Room 201, 3:30 p.m.

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