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At-A-Glance

October

25

Political science lecture. Yvonne Davis, owner of a communications consulting agency, will discuss the presidency of former President George W. Bush. White Hall, Room 214, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

26

Public relations lecture. Featuring Bill Amada, a public relations executive who is an expert in how minorities are represented in media. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 3 p.m. For information, contact Dr. Ron Drozdenko.

26

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Western New England. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

26

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. O’Neill Center, 6 p.m.

26

One Book, One Community event: Author talk.  Featuring Tim O’Brien, author of "The Things They Carried." Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.onebookdanbury.org

27

CELT workshop. "Working with Wikis: A Simple Yet Powerful Teaching Tool" by Assistant Professor of Education and Educational Psychology Dr. Nancy Heilbronner. Haas Library, Room 411, noon.

27

Piano recital. Featuring Professor of Music Dr. Russell Hirshfield playing the university's new Steinway concert grand piano. The public is invited; donations to support the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

27

Research seminar. Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for the New England Landscape" by Bill Toomey, director of Highstead arboretum in Redding, Conn. Science Building, Room 219, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

27

Newman Club dinner. Newman Center, 5 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

27

State if the Student Body Address. Given by WCSU Student Government Association President Andrew Wetmore. Student Center Theater, 8 p.m.

27

Women’s Soccer. WCSU vs. Stevens Tech. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

28

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. Springfield. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

28

Science-at-Night presentation. "The 12 Plants that Stand Between Humans and Starvation" by Dr. Gregory Anderson, professor emeritus of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut. Science Building, Room 125, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

28

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, the WCSU Faculty/Staff Talent Showcase, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

29

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Westfield State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

29

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

30

Football. WCSU vs. the College of NJ. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

30

Volleyball. WCSU vs. UMass Dartmouth, noon; vs. John Jay, 4 p.m. O’Neill Center.

30

Concert. Featuring Professor of Music Dr. Kerry Walker. St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 6 Ivy Hill Road in Ridgefield, 4 p.m. Walker, a flutist, will perform with cellist Melissa Westgate and pianist John Cuk. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78352.

30

Women’s Soccer. WCSU vs. UMass Dartmouth. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

31

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

november

1

Political science lecture. Former U.S. Senate candidate Merrick Alpert will discuss energy reform and his senate campaign. White Hall, Room 214, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu

2

Art slide lecture. Featuring painter Audrey Ushenko. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

2

Marketing lecture. "Customer/Viewer Insights: Presentation on the ESPN Brand" by Edwin Roman, director of Consumer Insights at ESPN Inc., and Juan Rivera, a member of the Consumer Insights staff at ESPN. Westside Campus Center South Ballroom, 1 p.m. Free and open to the public.

2

Workshop. " Professional Networking & Writing Abstracts for Professional Conferences.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

3

Health fair/flu shot clinic. Student Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring demonstrations and workshops. Free and open to WestConn faculty, staff and students only. Online registration for a flu shot is required. Visit www.pickatime.com/client?ven=11603860. For more information, call x78593.

3

Piano recital. Featuring Guest artist Jennifer Hayghe. Ives Concert Hall, noon.

3-6

Theatre production. “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.” Performances: 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 3 and 4, and at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5 and 6. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

4

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

6 Women’s swimming & diving. WCSU vs. ECSU. O’Neill Center, 1 p.m.

7

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

7

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

8

Breakfast-on-the-Go. Hosted by the WCSU Nontraditional Student Organization, Older Wiser Learners. Student Center lobby, 8 to 9 a.m. Free and open to WestConn students only. For more information, call x78606.

9

Annual Women's Basketball Tip-Off Breakfast. Westside Campus Center ballroom, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The public is invited. There will be no admission charge, but participants will be encouraged to make "tip" donations. Reservations are required; to make reservations or for more information, call Head Coach Kim Rybczyk at x79018.

9

Lunch-on-the-Go. Hosted by the WCSU Nontraditional Student Organization, Older Wiser Learners. Student Center lobby, noon to 1 p.m. Free and open to WestConn students only. For more information, call x78606.

9

Piano recital. Featuring students in WestConn's music program. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

10

Accessibility workshop. Explaining the types of accommodations and services available to students. Higgins Annex, Room 017, 4:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, call x78225.

10

Newman Club dinner. Newman Center, 5 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

10

Dinner-on-the-Go. Hosted by the WCSU Nontraditional Student Organization, Older Wiser Learners. Westside Campus Center’s Daily Grind, 5 to 6 p.m. Free and open to WestConn students only. For more information, call x78606.

11

Veterans Day Observance. Patriotic music performed by WCSU students and remarks commemorating Veteran's Day, followed by the laying of wreath of remembrance. Ives Concert Hall, noon. Free and open to the public is invited. For more information, call x78606.

11

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