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At-A-Glance

APRIL

9

CELT workshop. “Now That They’re Writing, What Do I Do: Crafting Effective Rubrics for Writing Assessment” by Dr. Kelli Custer. Ruth Haas Library, Room 508, 4 p.m.

10

TRC workshop. “Resume-writing and Professional Affiliations.” Berkshire Hall, Room 104, noon. For more information or to reserve a seat, call the center at x79245 or visit www.wcsu.edu/trc/.

10

Baseball. WCSU vs. Wesleyan. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

10

Career Fair. Feldman Arena of the O’Neill Center, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

10

Wellness Wednesday. “Ergonomics and Stretching Techniques for Students and Faculty” by chiropractor Meri Rosco. Student Center, Room 201B, 1 p.m.

11

Committee on General Education meeting. Student Center, Room 228 from 10 a.m. to noon.

11

Zumba class. Bill Williams Gym North, 4:45 p.m. Free and open to WCSU faculty and staff only. For more information, call x78882.

11

Hellenic lecture series. “Athens in the Age of the Apostles” by Gordon College Professor of History Dr. David Wick. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m.

11

Coffeehouse. Free for WCSU students, staff and faculty. Campus slammer at 8 p.m., Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

12-13

Compassion conference. Portuguese Cultural Center, 65 Sandpit Road in Danbury, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/2013CompassionConference.asp or call x78486.

12

Dinner-Opera event. Dinner and a ticket to the production of “Dialogues of the Carmelites.” For more information or to make a reservation, call x78298 or visit www.wcsu.edu/alumni/pdf/Dialogues_Carmelites_RSVP.pdf. Warner Hall, 5:30 p.m.

12-13

Opera production. “Dialogues of the Carmelites.” Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. For information, visit www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/DialoguesoftheCarmelites.asp. For tickets, call x7TIXX or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

13

Open house. William O’Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

13

Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

13

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

14

Softball. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

15

No Impact Week Interest meeting. For students interested in participating in "No Impact Week." Warner Café, 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream or send an email to morrisonb@wcsu.edu.

15

Reading and Book signing. Professor of History and Non-Western Cultures Dr. Burt Peretti will read from his latest book, "The Leading Man," at 5:30 p.m. in Warner Hall. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/PerettiBookReading.asp or call x78486.

15

Percussion ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

16

Anthropology lecture. Central Connecticut State University Professor of Anthropology Dr. Warren Perry will discuss "Captive Africans in Colonial New York and Connecticut: An overview of the Archaeological research projects conducted at CCSU's Archaeology Laboratory of African and African Diaspora Studies." Warner Hall, Room 102, noon.

16

No Impact Week Interest meeting. For students interested in participating in "No Impact Week." Warner Café, noon and 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream or send an email to morrisonb@wcsu.edu.

16

Wolf demonstration. Featuring Atka, an Arctic gray wolf from the Wolf Conservation Center. Alumni Hall, noon. Free and open to the public.

16

Softball. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

16

Political science lecture. Greg Boyko, honorary counsel general to Japan from Connecticut, will discuss Japan’s economy and political structure. White Hall, Room 231, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m.

16

Dinner-Lecture. “My Road to WestConn,” featuring Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Walter Bernstein. Danbury Room, 6:30 p.m. To make a reservation, contact Maribeth Griffin.

17

Talons! Bird of Prey. An eagle, hawk and owl will take flight at noon over the Midtown campus Quadrangle as a trainer discusses each bird. Free and open to the public.

17

Baseball. WCSU vs. Purchase College. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

17

Softball. WCSU vs. Newbury. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

17

Steven Neuwirth lecture. "Journey of Enfranchisement: James Baldwin and American Law” by Suffolk University Professor of English Dr. D. Quentin Miller. Science Building, Room 125, 6 p.m.

18

Take Our Children to Work Day. Alumni Hall, 8:45 p.m. Open to WCSU faculty and staff only. For more information, send an email to TOCTWD@wcsu.edu.

18

Snake-N-Scales display. Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to the public.

18

Film screening. “No Impact Man.” Student Center Theater, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

18

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

18

WCSU Chamber Singers and Concert Choir concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

19

Psychology lecture. "Troubles with Marijuana? Really? What Might Help" by Dr. Alan Budney, professor at the Center for Addiction Research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Student Center Theater, noon.

20

Men’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Plymouth State. Westside Athletic Complex, TBD.

20

10-Minute Play and Webisode Festival. Student Center Theater, 1 to 4 p.m.

20

Saxofestivus. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

20

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 7:30 p.m., followed by a telescope viewing of the sky from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

21

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

22

Plant sale. Plant sale and information table about local farmer's markets. Fairfield Hall lawn, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

22

Rideshare sign-up and bus information. Opportunity to sign up for Rideshare and obtain information about the HART bus. Student Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

22

Scavenger hunt. Midtown Quad. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream.

22

Baseball. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

23

Free trade market. Midtown Quad, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream.

23

Bottled Water Awareness. Student Center, 10 to 11 a.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/WCSU-No-Impact-Week/132090650304311?ref+stream

23

Yoga. Fairfield Hall lawn, 10 to 11 a.m.

23

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Susan Jane Walp. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m.

23

Baseball. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

23

Softball. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

23

Men’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

24

Senior Thesis exhibition. Featuring the work of WCSU graduating art students. Higgins Gallery, noon to 4 p.m. There will be an artist reception at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. The exhibition and reception will be free and open to the public.

24

Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

24

Softball. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

24

Film screening and discussion. "Pachakuti: Art and Revolution in the Andes" by Ismael Saavedra. Student Center Thearer, 6 p.m. For more information, send an email to letrawcsu@gmail.com.