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Virtual and other Events from September 24 – October 4, 2020

Events in the residence halls are marked in red.


Thursday, September 24]

GRASSO HALL AND WESTSIDE PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT: RA Sean’s photo scavenger hunt has been extended, and there is still time for you to participate! Learn more about Grasso Hall and all that WCSU’s Westside campus has to offer. Starting at noon, Grasso Hall residents check your WCSU email for clues and instructions.

WALK THE WALK: Litchfield Hall residents are invited to participate in this program all week. Get your details from RA Faizah.

Accounting Society Video Conference on Sept. 24VIRTUAL MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATION: Dr. Gloria Arjona, a lecturer at CalTech Pasadena and the University of Southern California, will present a virtual music and multimedia lecture from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Born in El Paso and raised in Mexico City, Arjona has a distinctive way of lecturing through music, stories, media, traditional attire and living pictures to draw attention on the rich cultures and traditions of Latin America, in particular Mexico and the US-Mexico border. Free and open to the WCSU campus community only. For more information or to receive a link to join, email BakhtiarG@wcsu.edu.

PAC GIVEAWAY CONTINUED – ART KIT SET: The deadline to submit is at 2:30 p.m. All WCSU students are invited to participate. Rules: 1. You must be following PAC instagram @wcsu_pac. 2. You must tag 2+friends in the comments. 3. Comment on your favorite thing to paint/draw. Students who enter within 24 hours will be entered into a drawing to win an art kit and 25 winners will be chosen!

WHAT IS HANDSHAKE? The Career Success Center will host “What is Handshake?” virtually from 3 to 4 p.m. Open to WCSU faculty, staff and students only. Signup at www.wcsu.edu/handshake or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

ACCOUNTING SOCIETY VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: You are invited to join the Accounting Society for their first virtual conference on the theme of “Career Success Center” from 4 to 5 p.m. Guest speaker Kathleen Lindenmayer, director of the Career Success Center, will present. Contact Sheila Medina at medina051@wcsu.edu for more information.Poor Yorick Reading Series

POOR YORICK READING SERIES: VIRTUAL OPEN MIC AND FIRESIDE CHAT: The theme for this month’s readings is “Free Fall.” Join students and professors in the M.F.A. program at 7 p.m. for this virtual open mic and fireside chat! Cozy up with your favorite beverage and share your poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction. Stick around for an open discussion between readers and writers. Contact Brianna Paris at paris013@wcsu.edu for a Microsoft Teams invitation.

VIRTUAL MUDRA MEDITATION SERIES: The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host virtual Mudra Meditation at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. In this meditation class, learn simple ways to use your thoughts and words to create a successful meditation practice . The mudras are simple finger and hand positions that enhance the meditative state and simply by placing your fingers and hands in different positions, you can create different effects in your body. The purpose of this meditation is to create a state of mindfulness/thoughtless awareness. Benefits and gifts of meditation include inner clarity, improved focus, stress reduction, inner peace, relaxation and improved physical health. For more information and instructions how to join, email jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Changed to All Night Open Mic - WIG no longer comingCHANGED: MIDTOWN COFFEEHOUSE: Instead of W.I.G., it will be an all-night open mic Coffeehouse. Join us for a Coffeehouse under the tent on the Recreation Field next to the Science Building at 8 p.m. Sign up for Open Mic begins at 7:30 p.m. The Featured Act this week had to be postponed. [More information]


Friday, September 25

GRASSO HALL AND WESTSIDE PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT: RA Sean’s photo scavenger hunt has been extended, and there is still time for you to participate! Learn more about Grasso Hall and all that WCSU’s Westside campus has to offer. Starting at noon, Grasso Hall residents check your WCSU email for clues and instructions.

WALK THE WALK: Litchfield Hall residents are invited to participate in this program all week. Get your details from RA Faizah.

STUDENTS OF COLOR SUPPORTING EACH OTHER: (SCSEO): This is a support group for students who self-identify as persons of color. The group provides a safe space for students to share and discuss Drive In Movie Dirty Dancingtheir experiences related to, but not limited to, race and ethnicity, their identity, discrimination and bias, stress management, academic stresses, self-advocacy and empowerment. The purpose of the group is to celebrate the diverse cultural background of members and find strength among one another to overcome life challenges, personally and academically. This group is facilitated by Dr. Rée LeBlanc Gunter and meets virtually from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. every other Friday (10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4). If interested in participating, contact Counseling Services for more information (counselingservices@wcsu.edu or (203) 837-8690.

FIGHTER FITNESS: Group Exersice class offered by WestConn REC. Every Friday at 3 p.m. on the Midtown campus.

VIRTUAL SCAVENGER HUNT: Centennial Hall residents are invited to join RA MacKenzie Caines-Balogh at 7 p.m. for a virtual scavenger hunt. Centennial Hall residents will receive a WebEx invitation via their student email.

DRIVE IN MOVIE NIGHT: Drive up to the Westside Commuter Parking lot for a drive in movie showing of “Dirty Dancing” at 8 p.m. Receive your COVID Survival Kit. For WCSU students and friends. Sponsored by PAC.


Saturday, September 26

DOWNLOAD THE MYWCSU APP: Have you downloaded the myWCSU App yet? It’s free and will be a great tool while you are a student at WCSU with easy access to everything you need.

FREE COVID-19 Testing and Flu VaccineFREE COVID-19 TESTING AND FLU SHOTS: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at he Rogers Park Middle School in Danbury. No cost to patient, no symptoms or doctor’s note required. [More Information]

GRASSO HALL AND WESTSIDE PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT: RA Sean’s photo scavenger hunt has been extended, and there is still time for you to participate! Learn more about Grasso Hall and all that WCSU’s Westside campus has to offer. Starting at noon, Grasso Hall residents check your WCSU email for clues and instructions.

VIRTUAL AQUARIUM TOUR WITH RA TIONNE: All Pinney Hall residents are invited to join RA Tionne at 2 p.m. and experience the Monterey Bay Aquarium virtually with live cameras of various animals and sea life at the aquarium. Residents will learn about sea life and those who attend will be entered into a raffle for a prize.

HOW TO TAKE THE CITY BUS: Centennial Hall residents are invited to join RA Kanalla Hay at 2 p.m. to learn how to take advantage of Danbury’s public transportation and get the most out of their U-Pass. Centennial Hall residents will receive a WebEx invitation via their student email.

NEWBURY HAS NO HATE: Starting at 3 p.m., all Newbury Hall residents are invited to participate in this educational program hosted by RA Destiny Barnum. The program will focus on current events in the U.S., including social, political and environmental injustices. Residents will be encouraged to share their positive affirmations with the group with the intent of creating a larger-scale collage that will be displayed in the Newbury Hall first floor.

Litchfield HallLITCHFIELD HALL GROCERY BINGO: From 6 to 8 p.m., all Litchfield Hall residents are invited to attend Grocery Bingo in the Main Lounge of Litchfield Hall. The number of people allowed to participate will depend on adequate spacing and social distancing restrictions. Participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Winners of bingo will be rolling, with many winners able to choose from various grocery items.

TRIVIA NIGHT VIA KAHOOT: Test your knowledge of random information by joining us virtually for a night of trivia from 8 to 9 p.m. Each round will have a first-place winner with their pick of a $50 gift card of their choice (must be deliverable in an e-gift format). Stay tuned to the CSI Instagram @csi_western or email csi@wcsu.edu for the link to the games! Limited to WCSU students only and sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

ARGUE WITH YOUR NEIGHBOR: Centennial Hall residents are invited to join RA Jomila Schand-Harris for a “fun” debate. Are you stubborn enough to win a prize?. The event will take place at 8 p.m. in the Centennial Hall Multi-Purpose Room (basement), and social distancing guidelines will be enforced.


Sunday, September 27

Pool Floatie CrawlGRASSO HALL AND WESTSIDE PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT: RA Sean’s photo scavenger hunt has been extended, and there is still time for you to participate! Learn more about Grasso Hall and all that WCSU’s Westside campus has to offer. Starting at noon, Grasso Hall residents check your WCSU email for clues and instructions.

POOL FLOATIE CRAWL: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wear the appropriate apparel, collect giveaways around campus, and be entered to win prizes! The event begins under the tent on the Science Building lawn. Make sure to sign up for a heat with your friends so you are guaranteed a spot! Link to sign up for a heat can be found in CSI’s Instagram bio @csi_western.

M.F.A. VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: The Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will host a virtual workshop series via WebEx that will be open to faculty, staff, students and alumni only. From 2 to 4 p.m., Daniel Asa Rose will discuss “Author Interviewer for a Day.” For more information and to receive an invitation to the WebEx workshop, email dariesa@wcsu.edu

NEWMAN CENTER MASS: Join the Newman Center for Mass every Sunday at 5 p.m. Check the website for other MFA Virtual Workshopmass times and Newman Center hours during the week. [More Information]

STUDENT AFFAIRS PHOTO CONTEST ENDS AT MIDNIGHT: Submit your photo(s) for the contest by midnight today. Go to the Student Affairs Instagram page  @wcsu_studentaffairs to submit your photo for a chance to win a $10 gift card to Minas Carne, Dubl Twister, SoHo, or the WCSU Bookstore.


Monday, September 28

ZUMBA WITH TIM: Join Tim at noon for Zumba. Check the WestConn Rec website for more information.

REGIONAL LAKE COMMUNITIES SYMPOSIUM: The WCSU Integrative Biological Diversity graduate program, WCSU Finding Our Way Office of Science Education Outreach and Praxair will host the virtual Fall 2020 Regional Lake Communities Symposium, “Reflecting on Aquatic Invasive Plants and Harmful Algal Blooms – Continuing and New Challenges” at 7 p.m. The symposium will feature a panel discussion featuring representatives from Candlewood Lake Authority, Mudra Meditation FlyerLake Housatonic, Ball Pond, Lake Zoar, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waubeeka and others. For more information or the link to attend, email pinout@wcsu.edu.

VIRTUAL MUDRA MEDITATION SERIES: The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host virtual Mudra Meditation at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. In this meditation class, learn simple ways to use your thoughts and words to create a successful meditation practice . The mudras are simple finger and hand positions that enhance the meditative state and simply by placing your fingers and hands in different positions, you can create different effects in your body. The purpose of this meditation is to create a state of mindfulness/thoughtless awareness. Benefits and gifts of meditation include inner clarity, improved focus, stress reduction, inner peace, relaxation and improved physical health. For more information and instructions how to join, email jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.


Tuesday, September 29

FREE NARCAN TRAINING WEBINAR: From 10 to 11:30 am. All training sessions will include: risk factors and prevention strategies, signs and symptoms of an overdose, how to obtain & administer naloxone, good samaritan law, treatment/support resources. FREE NARCAN TRAINING WEBINAR: From 10 to 11:30 am. All training sessions will include: risk factors and prevention strategies, signs and symptoms of an overdose, how to obtain & administer naloxone, good samaritan law, treatment/support resources. [More information]

FRESH CHECK DAY: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the tent on the REC Field by the Science Building. The event aims to bring awareness of mental health resources and coping strategies to WCSU students through interactive expo booths, entertainment, prizes and giveaways. It also serves as a reminder that WCSU cares about its students and their well-being. Open to WCSU students only. Sponsored by CHOICES, SGA and the Wellness Committee. [More information]

STUDY TECHNIQUES THAT WORK: During this workshop from noon to 1 p.m. we will cover how to effectively use your time while studying, specific tools to maximize study habits, and how to increase productivity. This workshop will meet virtual via Microsoft Teams. To join the workshop, go to AAS Workshops Fall 2020. 

Reiki on TuesdaysREIKI, BREATHWORK, MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE: Virtual sessions with Adjunct Professor Marcia Kendall are from noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays. Reiki provides a means for balancing the energy in the body.  When energy is blocked and cannot flow freely, the result can be discomfort, pain …

YOGA: Get some fresh air! Group Exersice class offered by WestConn REC. Every Tuesday/Thursday at 12:30 p.m. on the Midtown campus under the tent on the REC Field by the Science Building.

RESUME WORKSHOP: The Career Success Center will host a virtual Career Preparation Workshop focusing on resumes at 2 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up at www.wcsu.edu/handshake or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

REAL TALK: REAL Talk is the Women’s Center on Campus’ weekly video series, featuring conversations about Relationships, Empathy, Advocacy and … Life! Our Manager of Campus Education & Outreach, Cara Mackler, and our Director of Campus Counseling & Advocacy, Sydney Trezza, will discuss topical issues related to interpersonal violence. Every Tuesday at 5 p.m. You can view REAL Talk on IGTV at @wcogd_oncampus or on our Facebook page at The Women’s Center on Campus via YouTube.Real Talk - Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

ZUMBA VIRTUAL CLASS: Group Exersice class offered by WestConn REC. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. [More Information]

YOU ARE NOT ALONE MEDITATION: Centennial Hall residents are invited to join RA Erin at 7 p.m. for this WebEx program. Reach out to Erin for more information.

VIRTUAL MUDRA MEDITATION SERIES: The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host virtual Mudra Meditation at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. In this meditation class, learn simple ways to use your thoughts and words to create a successful meditation practice . The mudras are simple finger and hand positions that enhance the meditative state and simply by placing your fingers and hands in different positions, you can create different effects in your body. The purpose of this meditation is to create a state of mindfulness/thoughtless awareness. Benefits and gifts of meditation include inner clarity, improved focus, stress reduction, inner peace, relaxation and improved physical health. For more information and instructions how to join, email jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

NAME THAT SONG AND TALK WITH RA MALANIE: Grasso Hall residents, be ready to name that song with RA Malanie. This will be played live via Kahoot, and there are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Starting at 7 p.m. Grasso Hall residents, check your WCSU email the day of for the Webex link.


Wednesday, September 30

CREATING CALM: Stress is everywhere. We all experience it and depending on what is going on in our lives we have more or less of it at times. Mindfulness is one tool that can help to manage stress. Drop-in from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. and have a conversation about ways to create moments of calm during stressful times. Facilitated by Deborah Augenbraun, Psy.D. WebEx URL:  https://wcsu.webex.com/meet/counselingservices

PAC GIVEAWAY – DIY BEDROOM DECORATING: The post goes live on PAC Instagram @wcsu_pac at 2:30 p.m. Enter to win a $70 gift card. All WCSU students have 24 hours to participate. Rules: 1. You must be following PAC instagram @wcsu_pac. 2. You must tag 2+friends in the comments. 3. Comment on your favorite bedroom style.

Ancell Emotion PillowsANCELL COMMONS STEPS TO SUCCESS WORKSHOP: Feeling overwhelmed or confused by the shifts between online and face-to-face learning? Juggling synchronous and asynchronous courses? Still figuring out the different platforms and requirements of the semester and need help staying on track? Steps to Success is the workshop for YOU! Ancell Commons supervisors Elise Budnick and Kara Swenson go through the best steps and tips for starting off the semester strong in this new virtual environment. Join them from 4 to 5 p.m. for this virtual, live and interactive workshop by signing up here. Please note, the meeting link will be emailed to your university email address the day before the event. This workshop will be hosted on BlackBoard Collaborate. Questions about this event? Email budnicke@wcsu.edu.

VIRTUAL MUDRA MEDITATION SERIES: The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host virtual Mudra Meditation at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. In this meditation class, learn simple ways to use your thoughts and words to create a successful meditation practice. The mudras are simple finger and hand positions that enhance the meditative state and simply by placing your fingers and hands in different positions, you can create different effects in your body. The purpose of this meditation is to create a state of mindfulness/thoughtless awareness. Benefits and gifts of meditation include inner clarity, improved focus, stress reduction, inner peace, relaxation and improved physical health. For more information and instructions how to join, email jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

MAKE THE GRASSO SCARECROW WITH RA GRACE: Grasso Hall residents, help RA Grace kick off the Fall and make the Grasso Hall Scarecrow that will be featured around the City of Danbury! Starting at 8 p.m. Open to Grasso Hall residents hosted in the lounge.

Yoga on the lawnTAKE CONTROL OF YOUR TIME: Centennial Hall residents are invited to join ARM Sara at 8 p.m. for this WebEx program. ARM Sara will send out log-in instructions.


Thursday, October 1

CAREER FAIR/HANDSHAKE PREPARATION WORKSHOP: The Career Success Center will host a virtual Career Fair/Handshake Preparation workshop from 11 a.m. to noon. Free and open to WCSU students only. Sign up at www.wcsu.edu/handshake or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

YOGA: Get some fresh air! Group Exersice class offered by WestConn REC. Every Tuesday/Thursday at 12:30 p.m. on the Midtown campus under the tent on the REC Field by the Science Building.

LET’S TALK: Would you like the perspective of a counselor or to learn more about WCSU Counseling Services? Do you have a specific problem related to yourself or a friend? Drop-in for a free and confidential informal consultation with a WCSU Counselor. No appointment is needed! From 2 to 3 p.m. WebEx URL: https://wcsu.webex.com/meet/counselingservices.

PAC GIVEAWAY CONTINUED – DIY BEDROOM DECORATING: The deadline to submit is at 2:30 p.m. Enter to win a $70 gift card. Rules: 1. You must be following PAC Instagram @wcsu_pac. 2. You must tag 2+friends in the comments. 3. Comment on your favorite bedroom style.

Newman Center Food PantryPAC BONUS CONTEST: The 25 winners of the $70 gift card can enter a contest to win a $150 gift card. Rules: 1. Students will use the $70 Amazon gift card to buy items to decorate their own bedrooms. 2. Students must then send PAC’s Travel & Novelty Chair a Tik-Tok length video (60 Seconds Max.) of how they decorated their room. 3. Winning students must include a “before” shot of what their rooms looked like before they decorate, in the 60 seconds. 4. The video must highlight all new items purchased for this contest. 5. Students should be creative in how they show off their rooms. (MTV Cribs Room Tour) 6. Students must send PAC’s Travel & Novelty Chair a receipt of all items purchased to confirm the budget was not surpassed. 7. Students must send PAC’s Travel & Novelty Chair their Tik-Tok (or 60 Sec. video) to be then posted on PAC’s Instagram to be voted on by WCSU students. 8. The ONE student with the most votes for their bedroom decorating video wins a $150 gift card! Submission date: TBD

NEWMAN CENTER FOOD PANTRY: Any WCSU student who is hungry and in need can stop by the Newman Center behind Litchfield Hall on 8th Avenue between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. and pick up a bag of non-perishables, sponsored by the Newman Club. Bring your student ID and wear a mask.

Diversity in the WorkforceDIVERSITY IN THE WORKFORCE VIRTUAL PANEL: The Career Success Center will host a virtual panel, “Diversity in the Workforce,” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up at www.wcsu.edu/handshake or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

GET YOUR PRIORITIES STRAIGHT: Centennial Hall residents are invited to join RA Caitlyn at 6 p.m. for this WebEx program. Reach out to Erin for more information.

MIDTOWN COFFEEHOUSE: Join us for a Coffeehouse under the tent on the Recreation Field next to the Science Building at 8 p.m. Sign up for Open Mic begins at 7:30 p.m. The Featured Act this week is Megan Lyon. [More information]


Friday, October 2

Coffeehouse Megan lyon on 10-1-20 SAFE WALK: The SafeWalk is the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury’s premier event to unite the community in our mission to end domestic violence and raise much needed funds to support our programs. This year, SafeWalk will be VIRTUAL so you can walk, run, bike or even hopscotch your way through a 4K any time the weekend of October 2 – 4.  Stroll through your neighborhood, jump on the treadmill (or literally jump on a trampoline!)  or even meet friends, safely social distancing at the track or your favorite park. Proceeds benefit our FREE and confidential programs. [More Information]

FIGHTER FITNESS: Group Exersice class offered by WestConn REC. Every Friday at 3 p.m. on the Midtown campus.


Saturday, October 3

SAFE WALK: The SafeWalk is the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury’s premier event to unite the community in our mission to end domestic violence and raise much needed funds to support our programs. This year, SafeWalk will be VIRTUAL so you can walk, run, bike or even hopscotch your way through a 4K any time the weekend of Safe WalkOctober 2 – 4. Stroll through your neighborhood, jump on the treadmill (or literally jump on a trampoline!)  or even meet friends, safely social distancing at the track or your favorite park. Proceeds benefit our FREE and confidential programs. [More Information]


Sunday, October 4

SAFE WALK: The SafeWalk is the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury’s premier event to unite the community in our mission to end domestic violence and raise much needed funds to support our programs. This year, SafeWalk will be VIRTUAL so you can walk, run, bike or even hopscotch your way through a 4K any time the weekend of October 2 – 4.  Stroll through your neighborhood, jump on the treadmill (or literally jump on a trampoline!)  or even meet friends, safely social distancing at the track or your favorite park. Proceeds benefit our FREE and confidential E-Sports Competitionprograms. [More Information]

E-SPORTS COMPETITION: WestConn REC is offering E-Sports competition in Rocket League, Overwatch and Madden 21! This is individual competition versus other WestConn students. Last day to register via IMLeagues (select Western Connecticut State University and enter your school e-mail address). The season will run from 10/05 through 10/31.

NEWMAN CENTER MASS: Join the Newman Center for Mass every Sunday at 5 p.m. Check the website for other mass times and Newman Center hours during the week. [More Information]


Ongoing

THE O’NEILL CENTER POOL IS OPEN: Every Monday through Thursday open swim hours are from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Open to all O'Neill Center Pool HoursWCSU students, faculty and staff.

E-SPORTS COMPETITION: WestConn REC is offering E-Sports competition in Rocket League, Overwatch and Madden 21!  This is individual competition versus other WestConn students. Registration is open from 9/25 – 10/04 via IMLeagues (select Western Connecticut State University and enter your school e-mail address). The season will run from 10/05 through 10/31.

VIRTUAL VISITS WITH CAREER PEER LEADERS: Every Monday through Friday,m any time between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., all students are invited to chat with Career Peer Leaders in the online Career Studio. Join us at: www.wcsu.edu/careersuccess.

THE GAME ROOM IS OPEN M-TH: Stop by the Midtown Student Center second floor for some pool at one of the two tables, air hockey, table tennis, or watch some TV. Open between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 4:30 – 8 p.m. Just wear your mask and keep your distance. Twelve Girl Talkstudents max occupancy at the moment. Mondays

GIRL TALK: Virtual support group for female-identifying college students. Topics include sexuality, relationships, family, friendships, self esteem. Contact trezzas@wcsu.edu for more information.

HOPE & HEALING: Virtual support group for students of all identities who are survivors of sexual violence, dating abuse and domestic violence. Contact trezzas@wcsu.edu to register.

ARTS ARE > GREATER THAN: is open to artists in Connecticut and New York, and will be curated by Joanne Hunter, the director and co-owner of The Art Spot, a school of fine arts in Danbury. The deadline for submitting art is 5 p.m. on Oct. 9. The exhibit will run from Oct. 28 through January 2021. For non-members, the fee is $30 Golfers Wanted Flyerfor first entry and $10/ea for additional entries. The maximum is three entries for this exhibit. To submit an entry for “Arts Are > Greater Than” visit their website.


Announcements

WANTED: GOLFERS: The WestConn Men’s Golf program, an NCAA varsity sport, is looking for golfers! If you played high school golf, have played in a league or have skill on the course, we need you. Email Head Coach Joe Ward to learn more: wardjc@wcsu.edu. Please include your name, cell phone number and golf background.

CANDIDATE DEBATE: The League of Women Voters of Northern Fairfield County will host a virtual debate at 7 p.m. on Monday, 10/5, featuring candidates in Connecticut’s 5th District, Jahanna Hayes, David K. Sullivan and Bruce Walczak. The candidates will respond to questions from local media and the public. Questions can be submitted to jsmith@hearstmediact.com by Wednesday, 9/30. The event can be viewed via livestream at www.wcsu.edu/live, or on YouTube at WCSU Studio Election Connection.

FLU CLINICS ON CAMPUS EARLY OCTOBER: The two flu clinics that had to be postponed from this past week will be on campus Tuesday, 10/6 (Westside, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.) and Thursday, 10/8 (Midtown, 3 to 5 p.m.). Please hold the dates.

League of Women Voters Candidate DebateTRC OPEN ONLINE: The Tutoring Resource Center is open online and here to help! All services will be offered virtually this semester. Visit us online at www.wcsu.edu/trc/ to schedule an appointment and access other helpful resources.  Our hours are Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. (*closed on Saturdays).

LIBRARY ACCESS: The HAAS library is OPEN! Bring your ID! The Ruth A. Haas Library on the Midtown campus (the Robert S. Young Library on the Westside campus is closed for fall 2020) offers services, facilities and resources to support the university’s instructional programs and research needs. For fall 2020, limited study space in Haas will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during library hours: M-Th 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; F 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sat 1 – 5 p.m.; Sun 3 – 7 p.m. For additional information, see Asked & Answered on the library website or Frequently Asked Questions About Academics in the Student Handbook.

CAMPUS & STUDENT CENTER & GAME ROOM HOURS: Midtown Student Center M-Th 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; F 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sat & Sun 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Campus Center M-Th 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; F 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Game Room M-Th 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 4:30 – 8 p.m.

WestConnect InformationLANDING SPACES: Several areas are open throughout the day and into the evening for students to sit, study and wait for the next class to start. For more detailed information on available spaces and opening hours, click on the link to the flyer here. [More information]

HUNGRY?: We’ve got you covered! In addition to serving as payment at several local merchants, the funds loaded on your WestConnect card now work with GrubHub! To learn more about CONNect Cash, visit www.wcsu.edu/westconnect.

VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR: Sign up in Handshake  for Wednesday, 10/7, from noon to 3 p.m.: finance, business, marketing and government related positions. Make sure you attend a Career Fair Prep Workshop next week.

VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR: Sign up in Handshake for Wednesday, 10/14, from noon to 3 p.m.: health care, education and nonprofit-related positions. Make sure you sign up for a Career Fair Prep Workshop as well.

VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR: Sign up in Handshake for Wednesday, 10/21, from noon to 3 p.m.: arts, media and entertainment-related positions. Make sure you sign up for a Career Fair Prep Workshop as well.

Register to VoteVIRTUAL CAREER FAIR: Sign up in Handshake for Wednesday, 10/28, from noon to 5 p.m.: Cybersecurity & Technology positions. Make sure you sign up for a Career Fair Prep Workshop as well.

FLU INFORMATION: For frequently asked questions (and answers) about the flu, please visit these links: www.wcsu.edu/news/2020/02/06/faq-about-the-flu/ or www.wcsu.edu/emergency-management/resources/.

REGISTER TO VOTE: Check if you are registered to vote, and if not, register online. It’s easy and fast. Go to vote.org.

STUDENT HANDBOOK: The updated 2020-21 Student Handbook is available online at www.wcsu.edu/studenthandbook/.

INSTAGRAM: DO YOU WANT INSTANT EVENT UPDATES ON YOUR PHONE? Follow these accounts: CSI: csi_western; PAC: wcsu_pac; SGA: wcsu_sga; STUDENT AFFAIRS: WOW Flyerswcsu_studentaffairs.

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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