What's On at WCSU?

What’s On at WCSU?

Events from March 21 – 31, 2019

 


Thursday, 3/21

CAREER SUCCESS CENTER EXTENDED HOURS: The Career Success Center will be open extended hours from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in preparation for the Wednesday, 3/27, Career Fair. Students and alumni are welcome to stop by the Career Success Center in Room 300 of the Westside Campus Center for resume assistance and career fair preparation. No appointment is needed. For more information, email careersuccess@wcsu.edu.

Kirsten Kelly Screening FlyerWOMEN’S WORK SCREENING AND DISCUSSION: Emmy Award-Winning director Kirsten Kelly will screen clips and discuss her current documentary project about women’s work during WWII at 11 a.m. in Room 122 of White Hall (Midtown) as part of the university’s Women’s History Month celebration. [More information]

MINDFULNESS GROUP: Could you benefit from learning more stress management and self-care techniques? Join this welcoming, calming and supportive group from 1 to 2:15 p.m. in Student Center 202B. Students can email Deborah Augenbraun at augenbraund@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-8690 to register or get more information.

HUNGRY & IN NEED?: Visit the WCSU Newman Food Pantry from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Newman Center across from Newbury Hall (Midtown) and get a bag full of food to use over the weekend (limit of one bag). Be sure to bring your WCSU ID: you must be currently registered for classes and pick up your bag yourself. Call (203) 744-5846 for more information.

ACCOUNTING SOCIETY: Find out more about internship opportunities. Come to the Westside Campus Center Room 212/14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

GAMING CLUB: Meets every Thursday from 5 to 10:30 p.m. in Room 201 of the Midtown Student Center.

Coffeehouse Flyer - Poor YorickBIBLE STUDY: From 6 to 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Westside Campus Center. For more information, email wegiel003@connect.wcsu.edu.

NEWMAN CLUB WOMEN’S NIGHT: Ladies, join us for an evening of self-renewal. We will enjoy painting, food and each other’s company at 7 p.m. at the Newman Center. [More information]

COFFEEHOUSE: Come for an open mic beginning at 8 p.m., followed by readings by Poor Yorick, in the Colonial Corner in the Midtown Student Center. [More information]

ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY NAMETAGS: ANUSHA and the Muslim Student Association will provide students the opportunity to create Arabic Calligraphy Nametags at 8:30 p.m. in the Litchfield Hall lobby (Midtown). Free and open to WCSU students only.


Friday, 3/22

Macricostas Lecture Flyer STRANGERS AND FOREIGNERS IN ANCIENT GREECE: College of Charleston Assistant Professor of Classics Dr. Samuel Ortencio Flores will discuss “Strangers and Foreigners in Ancient Greece” at 12:30 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center Theater. Flores will speak on how differences between who was “Greek” and who was “not Greek” influenced how ethnicity and identity were understood in the Ancient Greek world. He will outline the concepts of “stranger” and “foreigner” in Ancient Greece from Homer to the age of Alexander the Great, and how these concepts evolved in conjunction with and affected Greek religion, politics and international relations. The talk is funded by a grant from The Macricostas Family Arts & Sciences Endowed Lecture Series. [More information]

SUPER SMASH BROS ULTIMATE TOURNAMENT: The Honors Students of Compassion will host a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament at 7 p.m. in the Kathwari Honors House (Midtown). The tournament will feature the newest installment of the Smash Bros. series in which iconic video game characters come together and clash on the battlefield. The tournament aims to support healthy competition and provide fun for participants and spectators alike. There will be food for everyone and prizes for participants. It will be free and the public is invited; donations will be accepted. For more information, email wencek003@connect.wcsu.edu.

SIP & SKETCH: The Department of Art will host “Sip & Sketch” from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Drawing Studio (Room 241) on the second floor of the VPAC. Enjoy a fun and creative evening of drawing from a live model in a relaxed environment while Fashion Showenjoying wine and assorted seasonal snacks. All skill levels are welcome; guests must be at least 21 to attend. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies. [Reservations and information]

PASSPORT TO AFRICA FASHION SHOW: The African Caribbean Student Association will present a fashion show celebrating African and Caribbean culture through fashion and music at 7 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall (Midtown). Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free for WCSU students with ID and their guests. An afterparty with music by DJ Junior for WCSU students with ID and up to two guests will follow at 10:30 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Admission to the afterparty is $5. For more information, email wcsuacsa@connect.wcsu.edu.

WCSU Jazz Combos FlyerWCSU JAZZ COMBOS: Four of the WCSU Jazz Combos will perform at 8 p.m. in the VPAC Concert Hall. [More information]

WCSU AFTER HOURS: Sponsored by Eversion Dance Club in the Colonial Corner from 10 p.m. to midnight.


Saturday, 3/23

CLEP TESTING:  The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in the Computer Lab (Room 117) in the Westside Classroom Building. CLEP exams provide the opportunity to receive college credit for knowledge already acquired. For more information or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/testing/clep.htm or listen to the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/wcsumedia/gab-grow-testing-services.

WESTERN NEW ENGLAND HOME SHOW: WCSU will host the 26th Annual Western New England Home Show from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Feldman Arena in the O’Neill Center. Home improvement companies will display their products and answer questions during the two-day event. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and children 12 and under are free. [More information]

Baseball vs. Southern MaineWCSU BASEBALL VS. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE: A double-header will begin at noon at the Westside Field. [More information]

WCSU MEN’S LACROSSE VS. SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY: At 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex. [More information]

PLANETARIUM SHOW/TELESCOPE VIEWING: 7 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 8 to 10 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium. [More information] 


Sunday, 3/24

WESTERN NEW ENGLAND HOME SHOW: From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Feldman Arena in the O’Neill Center. [More information]

WCSU SOFTBALL VS. ITHACA COLLEGE: At 1 p.m. at the Westside Field. [More information]

SUNDAY MASS: At the Newman Center across from Newbury Hall (Midtown). Holy Hour at 4 p.m., followed by Mass at 5 p.m. [More information]

Slate Name NoveltyNEWMAN CLUB: Meeting at 7 p.m. at the Newman Center. All are welcome!


Monday, 3/25

CAREER SUCCESS CENTER EXTENDED HOURS: The Career Success Center will be open extended hours from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in preparation for the Wednesday, 3/27, Career Fair. Students and alumni are welcome to stop by the Career Success Center in Room 300 of the Westside Campus Center for resume assistance and career fair preparation. No appointment is needed. For more information, email careersuccess@wcsu.edu.

SLATE NAME NOVELTY: PAC will provide students the opportunity to create a slate name novelty from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center lobby. Open to WCSU students only. For more information, email pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

NATIONAL WAFFLE DAY: Sodexo will celebrate National Waffle Day from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Marketplace. Students can use a Sodexo Waffle Day Specialmeal swipe, flex points ConnectCash, cash or credit card; and faculty, staff and the public can pay $10. For more information, email angela.vianes@sodexo.com.

SOCIAL WORK SYMPOSIUM: The annual Beatrice K. Nemzer Social Work Symposium will be at 2 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Katelyn Owens, from the Triangle Community Center, and Taylor Edelmann, from Optimus Health Care, will be the guest speakers with a presentation on LGBTQQIA identities and issues in social work practice. For more information or to RSVP, email mcleank@wcsu.edu.


Tuesday, 3/26

CAREER SUCCESS CENTER EXTENDED HOURS: The Career Success Center will be open extended hours from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in preparation for the Wednesday, 3/27, Career Fair. Students and alumni are welcome to stop by the Career Success Center in Room 300 of the Westside Campus Center for resume assistance and career fair preparation. No appointment is needed. For more information, email careersuccess@wcsu.edu.

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR LUNCHEON: The 2019 Macricostas Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be presented to Cynthia Roy, president and CEO of ClotheslineRegional Hospice and Palliative Care, at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Ethan Allen Hotel, 21 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. [More information]

CLOTHESLINE PROJECT: The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury will present the “Clothesline Project,” an event intended to raise awareness about interpersonal violence, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center lobby. The club “It’s On Us” will provide materials for students to write comments on T-shirts that will be displayed in the Student Center to show support for a survivor or for education about this very difficult issue. The Clothesline Project is a program that started on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt that is then hung on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women. For more information, email trezzas@wcsu.edu.

COMMUNITY SERVICE FAIR: Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer and earn community service hours? Community Service FairStop by the Community Service Fair in the Midtown Student Center between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Over 20 different local non-profit organizations will have tables and information about their sites. Students can garner information and will be entered into a raffle for a fire 7 tablet and other prizes.

WCSU BASEBALL VS. RAMAPO COLLEGE: At 3:30 p.m. at the Westside Field. [More information]

NATIONAL SPINACH DAY: Sodexo will celebrate National Spinach Day from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center Restaurant. Students can use a meal swipe, flex points ConnectCash, cash or credit card; and faculty, staff and the public can pay $10. For more information, email angela.vianes@sodexo.com.

WCSU MEN’S LACROSSE VS. MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE: At 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex. [More information]

AYURVEDA – AN ART OF HEALTHY LIVING: The Institute for Holistic Health Studies will present Jaya Daptardar, CEO and founder of Active Ayurveda and Yoga LLC, at 7 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall (Midtown). Daptardar will discuss “Ayurveda – An Art of Healthy Living.” [More information]

TAKING THE NATURAL OUT OF NATURAL DISASTER: The Jane Goodall Center at WCSU will host a series of talks about “Climate and Human Civilization.” The second presentation of the series, “Taking the Ayurveda FlyerNatural out of Natural Disaster: Some Historical Questions,” will be at 7 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building (Midtown). Professor of History and Non-Western Cultures Dr. Joshua Rosenthal and Ashley Vairo will present the talk. [More information]

BILQIS ABDUL-QAADIR: PAC will host Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir for a discussion about her basketball career and her faith at 8 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Abdul-Qaadir’s record-breaking basketball efforts did not result in a professional career due to International Basketball Federation rules prohibiting head gear larger than 5 inches. Rather than sacrifice her religious beliefs, she chose to abandon her pro career and worked to successfully overturn the hijab ban. Free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, email pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.


Wednesday, 3/27

PAC EventMATH WORKSHOP: AccessAbility Services will present a workshop for students in Math 100P from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Room 012 of Higgins Annex (Midtown). The workshop, which will focus on chapters 6.1 through 6.2, is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, email aas@wcsu.edu.

FREE, CONFIDENTIAL STD TESTING: 10 a.m. to noon in WCSU Health Services (Midtown). No appointment necessary.

DESEGREGATION OF THE NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS: The Education Club will host a reading and discussion by Professor of Education Dr. Theresa Canada at noon in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Canada’s book, “Desegregation of the New York City Schools: A Story of the Silk Stocking Sisters,” “explores the use of young black and brown children to eliminate segregation in an urban public school to meet the challenges of equal education opportunity in the North during the mid-20th century. Canada, herself part of the experiment, tells the story of the desegregation of PS 6 — an elite New York City public school — through the narratives of seven of the girls who desegregated the school. While all of the names within each narrative have been changed, the book follows the author as well as the stories of her elementary school classmates” (Amazon). For more information, email lynch128@connect.wcsu.edu.

Career Fair FlyerENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH WHERE YOU CALL HOME: As part of the ongoing Wellness Wednesday program on campus, this workshop sponsored by the HPX Department and the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, will be conducted by Holistic Lifestyle and Ecotherapy Coach Marcia Kendall at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall (Midtown). [More information]

CAREER FAIR: The Career Success Center will host the 24th annual Career Fair from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O’Neill Center (Westside). Employers encompassing all majors are expected to attend. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

WCSU WOMEN’S LACROSSE VS. MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE: At 3:30 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex. [More information]

STONE STEAKHOUSE: Sodexo will host “Stone Steakhouse,” featuring your favorite cut of prime perfection, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. in the Danbury Room in the Midtown Student Center. Students can use a meal swipe (plus eight flex points), ConnectCash, cash or credit card; and faculty, staff and the public can pay $18. For more information, email angela.vianes@sodexo.com.

NEWMAN DINNER: The Newman Center will host a free dinner, featuring steak fajitas, chips & salsa and sopapilla cheesecake bars, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Newman Dinner FlyerEighth Ave. near the Midtown campus. For information, email hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846. Open to the university community only; bring a friend. [More information]

MONSTER MINI GOLF: REC Council will host a night of Monster Mini Golf and laser tag from 10 p.m. to midnight at 13 Stony Hill Road in Bethel. Free and open to WCSU students only, transportation will be provided. Sign up for a time slot for a team of 5-7 at the Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center Info Desks. [More information]


Thursday, 3/28

HUNGRY & IN NEED?: Visit the WCSU Newman Food Pantry from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Newman Center across from Newbury Hall (Midtown) and get a bag full of food to use over the weekend (limit of one bag). Be sure to bring your WCSU ID: you must be currently registered for classes and pick up your bag yourself. Call (203) 744-5846 for more information.

SECRETS FROM AN EARLY EOCENE ARCTIC LAKE: Connecticut College Charles and Sarah P. Becker Professor of Botany and Environmental Studies Dr. Peter Research Seminar on Global WarmingSiver will discuss “Secrets from an Early Eocene Arctic Lake: Global Warming, Biogeography and Evolutionary Stasis” at 4 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building (Midtown) as part of the continuing “Research Seminar” series hosted by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. A reception will follow in the Science Building Atrium. [More information]

ACCOUNTING SOCIETY: Find out more about internship opportunities. Come to the Westside Campus Center Room 212/14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

GAMING CLUB: Meets every Thursday from 5 to 10:30 p.m. in Room 201 of the Midtown Student Center.

POETRY READING: The Office of Diversity and Equity and the Department of Writing, Linguistics and Creative Process will host University of Hartford Assistant Professor of English and Modern Languages Dr. Ines P. Rivera Prosdocimi for a Women’s History Month poetry reading and discussion at 6 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center Theater. Rivera Prosdocimi is the author of the poetry collection, “Love Letter to an Afterlife,” a collection of poems that illustrate how the speakers are displaced in time, yearning for a half-imagined past between cultures, languages and racial designations. [More information]

BIBLE STUDY: From 6 to 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Westside Campus Center. For more information, email wegiel003@connect.wcsu.edu.

MFA Thesis Exhibition OpeningEXHIBITION OPENING: The opening for the M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the VPAC Gallery. The exhibition will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, through Monday, April 8. [More information]

COFFEEHOUSE: Come for an open mic beginning at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, Megan Lyon, in the Colonial Corner in the Midtown Student Center. [More information]


Friday, 3/29


Saturday, 3/30

NORTHEAST WRITING CENTERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE: WCSU will host the Northeast Writing Centers Association conference for two days in White Hall (Midtown). For cost and registration information, visit https://newcaconference.org/.

Men's Lacrosse vs. Plymouth StateWCSU WOMEN’S LACROSSE VS. PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY: At 11 a.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex. [More information]

WCSU BASEBALL VS. CASTLETON STATE COLLEGE: A double-header that begins at noon at the Westside Field. [More information]

WCSU MEN’S LACROSSE VS. PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY: At 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex. [More information]


Sunday, 3/31

NORTHEAST WRITING CENTERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE: WCSU will host the Northeast Writing Centers Association conference for two days in White Hall (Midtown). For cost and registration information, visit https://newcaconference.org/.

SUNDAY MASS: At the Newman Center across from Newbury Hall (Midtown). Holy Hour at 4 p.m., followed by Mass at 5 p.m. [More information]

LATE NIGHT WITH STRINGS: The WCSU Strings Club will host Late Night with Strings, a musical comedy competition, at 10 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Cole Picard will host with music from The Oneders. Sign up to compete or come for a laugh with friends; open to the campus community only. Winner will be announced at the music banquet. For more information or to sign up, email wcsustrings@gmail.com.


Announcements

Honors Book DriveHONORS BOOK DRIVE: In the month of March, Honors Students of Compassion will be collecting any and all books that you or anyone you know wish to donate. Books can be dropped off at the Kathwari Honors House. In April (exact date and time is TBD), we will host a book fundraiser with coffee and tea. Students, faculty and community members can all join in and pick out books with a donation! Donations will go toward our Center for Creativity, Compassion and Innovation. Any books leftover from the event will be donated to the public library!

LEADERSHIP, COMPASSION & CREATIVITY CERTIFICATE (LCCC): The LCCC explores the values of leadership, compassion and creativity across all Student Affairs disciplines and with people of all communities. Our LCCC students will be able to learn more about how they as students can practice effective leadership in their current roles, civic life, and future careers. Benefits include an official document signed by the university President, Vice President for Student Affairs, and the LCCC Program Director, recognition at the Student Leadership Recognition Banquet and at graduation by medal, and networking opportunities with students, staff and faculty. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/leadership/ or contact mckinneyk@wcsu.edu.

NEED AN ACADEMIC BOOST?: The Tutoring Resource Center on the 2nd floor of Midtown’s Haas Library offers free, one-on-one peer tutoring in more than 15 academic disciplines including Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Psychology and Social Sciences. Now is a great time to refocus on your academics. Work with a trained peer tutor to prepare for your exams, discover effective learning strategies and get back on track in your classes. Visit Tutoring Research Centerhttps://wcsu.mywconline.net/ to sign up for an appointment!

WRITING CENTER: Spring hours are noon to 5 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 4 to 7 p.m. on Sundays in the Haas Library (Midtown). [ More information]

MATH CLINIC: Spring hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday in Room 323 of White Hall (Midtown). [More information]

IHHS WELLNESS CENTER: During the spring semester, the Wellness Center located in Room 119 of Berkshire Hall (Midtown) will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by each week at noon for Meditation Mondays, Tapping (EFT) Tuesdays and Artful Thursdays. Reiki will be available on Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m., and private Reiki sessions and therapeutic massage are available to WCSU faculty, staff and students by appointment. Contact Christel Autuori at autuoric@wcsu.edu for information or to make an appointment.

HPX NUTRITION GROUP ONLINE RAFFLE: Eating healthy in college can be difficult. When it comes to eating healthy, many people do not know where to begin or feel too crunched for time. The HPX Nutrition Group has created an Instagram account @wcsu__nutrition where they will be posting healthy recipes that are easy to make, tips on making healthy choices, and more. Like their posts to be entered into a raffle for a T-shirt that will be drawn on 4/9. The more posts you like, the more chances you have to win! 

DE-STRESS: Want help coping with stress? A new online program developed by two HPX students will provide skills to help you cope with stress in a healthy, mindful way. Visit wcsuihhs.wixsite.com/destress to take a survey to assess your current stress levels and gain access to three online modules featuring holistic stress management techniques. For more information, email lawlor033@connect.wcsu.edu.

MASTER’S IN TEACHING INFO SESSION: Possess an undergraduate degree in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Social Sciences or Spanish? Ever consider teaching as a career? The  Department of Education and Educational Psychology will host an information session about the Master’s in Teaching, Secondary Education program from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 4/2, in Room 122 of White Hall (Midtown). For more information, email atanasoffs@wcsu.edu.

Alumni & Student Meet & GreetALUMNI & STUDENT MEET & GREET: The Alumni Association, Student Government Association, Honors Students of Compassion, and the Career Success Center are partnering to bring a major networking event to the Westside Campus Center Ballroom on Tuesday, 4/2, from 6 to 8 p.m. All students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited. Make connections, learn networking techniques/protocol, how to mingle confidently and gain personal insights on how past students found meaningful employment. Free food and raffle prizes. Students could win a pair of AirPods. Please register at wcsu.edu/student-affairs/rsvp for this event.

THE ECHO: Check out The Echo online. Article submissions are open to all students. Please email echo@wcsu.edu for further questions.

WESTERN SWIM ACADEMY:  Public swimming lessons will be offered in 45-minute sessions at 4:30 and 5:15 p.m on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3/26 through 5/1, at the O’Neill Center Pool (Westside). Running for a five-week period, classes available will include: Toddlers, Water Exploration, Fundamentals of Swimming, Swimming Essentials, Swimming Proficiency, Advanced Swimming, Swim Team Training and Adult Lessons. For cost and more information, visit https://wcsutickets.ticketspice.com/westconn-swim-academy, call (203) 837-8624 or email cookj@wcsu.edu.

WESTCONN REC: Midtown Colonial Fitness Zone is open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 4 to 10 p.m. on Sunday. Westside Colonial Fitness Zone is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 4 to 10 p.m. on Sunday. The O’Neill Center Pool is open from 7 to 10 p.m. on Sunday and from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. Stay updated: Follow @westconnrec @westconn_intramurals [More information]

AFTER HOURS: WCSU After Hours is scheduled for the following Fridays, usually from 10 p.m. to midnight: Mar. 22, 29; Apr. 5, 12, 26. Please hold the dates and look out for more information.

NYC MUSEUM BUS TRIP: The Art Department is sponsoring a bus for the campus community only to the MET and the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday, 4/25. To reserve a spot on the $10 RT bus, go to https://wcsuvpac.eventbrite.com.

STUDENT RESEARCH – YOUR INPUT IS REQUESTED: If you are a current WCSU student, please complete this relatively short survey about your relationship with WCSU and Downtown Danbury: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_9YLW79PlrOY5XuYLFghhUexol2TBIW3ce-q7sOR3-kXxuw/viewform?usp=sf_link Thank you in advance.

Gab & GROWWESTERN RESEARCH DAY: The event is on Thursday, 5/9. The deadline for abstract submission is 5 p.m. on Friday, 4/12. [More information]

COMMENCEMENT: Planning to graduate in May? Make sure you’ve covered all your bases! The Commencement website is live at www.wcsu.edu/commencement/.

SURF: Summer undergraduate research fellowship opportunities are available. Learn more at http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/12/19/wcsu-seeks-surf-applicants/.

ISEP STUDY ABROAD: Choose from more than 300 partner institutions on six continents! Plan your spring or summer semester now! Application Deadlines: Most deadlines for ISEP summer programs are coming up in March and April. The spring 2020 deadline is 8/30. Contact Donna Warner in Academic Affairs (203) 837-3270 or warnerd@wcsu.edu with questions.

PODCASTS: Do you like listening to Podcasts? The university offers five different categories:

  • WCSU 411 – Interviews with WCSU authors, Fulbright scholars and great teachers, plus Information about research and other accomplishments of students and faculty
  • The Compassionate Achiever – Dr. Chris Kukk and Tracy Day interview guests locally and from around the world to explore compassion in all its forms.
  • Literacy Ladies – Professors in Education, English and Writing present innovative lessons in literature. For teachers, parents and everyone who loves to read
  • The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) — Examination of the latest ideas in teaching, classroom skills and student success. CELT professors stay abreast of trends and solutions and make them available to you
  • Gab & GROW — Your location for learning about the people, places, and resources available at WCSU to help you be a successful student. Episodes are about as long as a bus-ride to the other campus. From “What’s happening in Athletics” to “Where is the Writing Center”, if you have a question, you’ll get an answer! [More Information]

 


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