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University Events: December 2014 and January 2015

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DECEMBER EVENTS

Dec. 25 CHRISTMAS DAY: 

No classes; university offices are closed.

JANUARY EVENTS

Jan 1 NEW YEAR'S DAY: 

No classes; university offices are closed.

Jan 2 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. GREEN MOUNTAIN COLLEGE: 

The WCSU women's basketball team will face Green Mountain College in the Hat City Classic at 5 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 3 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present a reading by Gail Martin, winner of the 2014 Housatonic Book Award for poetry, at 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Winter Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8878.

Jan 4 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present a reading by Jennifer duBois, winner of the 2014 Housatonic Book Award for fiction, at 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Winter Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8878.

Jan 5 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present readings by Frances Dorris and Gwen Jones at 7 p.m. in the Washington Room at the Maron Hotel & Suites, 42 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Winter Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8878.

Jan 6 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. MITCHELL COLLEGE: 

The WCSU men's basketball team will face Mitchell College at 6 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 6 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present readings by Don Snyder and Daniel Asa Rose at 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Winter Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8878.

Jan 7 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETING (WCSU alumni only)

The WCSU Alumni Association will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The meeting is open to graduates of the university only. For more information or to RSVP, call (203) 837-8298 or send an email to alumni@wcsu.edu.

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Jan 7 LITERARY READING: 

The WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program will present readings by Dr. Joe Klemczewski, a graduate of Western's M.F.A. program, and  Onnesha Roychoudhuri at 7 p.m. in the Washington Room at the Maron Hotel & Suites, 42 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is part of the program's Winter Residency. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8878.

Jan 9 SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS: 

The spring 2015 semester begins today.

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Jan 10 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The WCSU women's basketball team will face Plymouth State University at 1 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 10 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The WCSU men's basketball team will face Plymouth State University at 3 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 11 JANUARY ORIENTATION: 

WCSU will host January Orientation at 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/jan14.asp.

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Jan 12 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES: 

Spring semester 2015 classes begin today.

Jan 13 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. KEENE STATE COLLEGE: 

The WCSU men's basketball team will face Keene State College at 3 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 13 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. KEENE STATE COLLEGE: 

The WCSU women's basketball team will face Keene State College at 5:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 16 WCSU ICE HOCKEY VS. EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The Colonials will host Eastern Connecticut State University at 7:50 p.m. at the Danbury Ice Arena, 1 Independence Way in Danbury. Adult admission is $5; there is no charge for WCSU students, faculty and staff. For more information, go to www.wcsuhockey.com/.

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Jan 17 WCSU WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING VS. HUNTER COLLEGE: 

The WCSU women's swimming & diving team will host Hunter College at noon in the O'Neill Center Pool on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 17 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UMASS-BOSTON: 

The WCSU women's basketball team will face UMass-Boston on Alumnae Day at 1 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 17 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UMASS-BOSTON: 

The WCSU men's basketball team will face UMass-Boston at 3 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 19 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY: 

No classes; university offices are closed.

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Jan 25 COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Student Financial Services will host College Goal Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. College-bound high school seniors and their families will receive assistance from financial aid professionals in completing the FAFSA form online. For more information or to register, visit www.collegegoalsundayct.org/ or call (203) 837-8588.

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Jan 25 DANBURY MUSIC CENTRE: 

The Danbury Music Centre will present the Danbury Symphony Orchestra "Young People's Concert," conducted by Ariel Rudiakov, at 3 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The concert will be free and the public is invited. For more information, go to http://danburymusiccentre.org/.

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Jan 26 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE: 

Painter Stanley Lewis will discuss his work at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series. For more information, call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Jan 31 WCSU WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING VS. WESTFIELD STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The WCSU women's swimming & diving team will host Westfield State University at noon in the O'Neill Center Pool on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 31 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The WCSU women's basketball team will face UMass-Dartmouth on Senior Day at 1 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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Jan 31 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The WCSU men's basketball team will face UMass-Dartmouth at 3 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014.

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VISITOR PARKING ADVISORY: Western Connecticut State University offers several convenient, centrally located parking spaces for visitors to the university’s Midtown and Westside campuses in Danbury. Midtown visitor parking is in the lot next to Old Main and in designated spaces next to University Hall. Parking in the university’s White Street and Fifth Avenue garages is restricted to students, faculty and staff with hang-tags and/or parking stickers from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; visitors are welcome to park in the garages all other times. Westside visitor parking is on University Boulevard. Visitors who cannot be accommodated in these parking areas are asked to call the University Police Department to make other arrangements.

Up-to-date university parking rules and regulations, color-coded campus maps that show parking areas and shuttle bus stops, and shuttle bus schedules are available at www.wcsu.edu/parking. Call the University Police Department at (203) 837-9300 for more information about the parking rules and regulations.


For more information, please contact:
Sherri Hill, Associate Director, Public Relations
Phone: (203) 837-8486 Fax: (203) 837-8530
E-Mail: pr@wcsu.edu

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