Web: www.wcsu.edu/upd    E-Mail: WestConn_Report@wcsu.edu    Phone: (203) 837-8294

At-A-Glance

May

4-7

Reasons for Hope event. Hosted by the WestConn Christian Ministry. An artistic event illustrating global issues and the ways in which students can respond to them. Alumni Hall, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an e-mail to li.mae.lu@gmail.com.

4

Employee of the Semester Award presentation. Honoring Charlie Alexander. Westside Campus Center Ballroom South, noon.

4

UPBC meeting. Student Center, Room 226, 2:30 p.m.

4

Lincoln Bicentennial event. "Why Gender Matters for Understanding the Civil War" by Boston University Professor of History Dr. Nina Silber. Alumni Hall, 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78309.

4

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the Ancell School of Business. Westside Classroom Building, Room 218, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x78521.

4

Domestic abuse discussion. "Domestic Disturbia, Part 2,"  hosted by WestConn and the Women's Center of Greater Danbury. Litchfield Hall  lounge, 7:30 p.m. Featuring a discussion about the recently publicized events between singers Chris Brown and Rihanna and what constitutes a healthy or abusive relationship. Free and open to WestConn faculty, staff and students only. For more information, send an e-mail to demasi008@student.wcsu.edu.

5

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the School of Arts & Sciences. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x79401.

6

Geneva experience discussion. WestConn students who traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, to study human rights will discuss their experiences. Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an e-mail to singer013@student.wcsu.edu.

6

Nursing society reception. For nursing alumni and seniors graduating from the WCSU nursing program. Westside Campus Center ballroom, 4:30 p.m. Free and open to senior students and graduates of WestConn's nursing program only. For more information, call x78290.

6

Newman dinner cookout. Newman Center, 5 to 7 p.m. Open to WestConn students, faculty and staff only.

6

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the School of Professional Studies. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x79401.

6

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 744-5846.

7

Political science lecture. Business consultant Paul Streitz to discuss immigration reform. Berkshire Hall, Room 102, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

7

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, WCSU alumna Brianne Chasanoff, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Free and open to the public. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. For more information, call x79700.

8

Multicultural fair. Midtown quad, 4 to 9 p.m. Featuring foods, traditions and art of many countries, as well as a parade of flags and a display of written and artistic work by more than 200 local children. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 797-8088.

8

Centennial hall carnival. WestConn's Centennial Hall will host a carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. At 8 p.m., the film "Coraline" will be shown on a large, outdoor screen. Free and open to WestConn students only. For more information, call x78850.

9

Saxophone concert. "Saxofestivus," featuring WCSU Saxophone Quartets and the WCSU Saxophone Ensemble. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350

9

West Fest concert. Featuring the Dropkick Murphys. Feldman Arena William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m.; the public is invited. General admission tickets will be $30; WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted for $15. Tickets are available at the Westside Campus Center Box Office by calling x78499 or at www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

9

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

10

Dance performance. “Earth & Sky,” presented by the WCSU Dance Team in collaboration with professional dancers and local dance schools. Ives Concert Hall, 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Khalda Logan Memorial Foundation. General admission tickets will be $10; senior and student tickets will be $5. The public is invited. For more information, send an e-mail to wcsudanceteam@yahoo.com.

10

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public.

12

Macricostas Entrepreneurship Lecture. "Succeeding as an Entrepreneur in Today's Challenging Economic Environment" by Douglas K. Mellinger, vice-chairman and co-founder of Foundation Source, a provider of support services for private foundations. Science Building, Room 125, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

13

Mock trial. Conducted by Professor of Justice and Law Administration Dr. Harold Schramm. Westside Campus Center, Room 212, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

13

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

13

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 744-5846.

14

WestConn Research Day. Featuring student research. Science Building Atrium, 2:30 to 5 p.m. The event will feature faculty-endorsed student research presentations in a variety of academic disciplines and a keynote address by WCSU alumna Dr. Ana Ribeiro in Room 125 of the Science Building. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call x78799.

14

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Free and open to the public. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. For more information, call x79700.

15

Deadline. For submittal of purchase requisitions to the purchasing department for the administrative departments.

16

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

17

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public.

20

IRB meeting. Student Center, Room 228, 8 to 9:30 a.m.

20

Senate meeting. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 3:30 p.m.

22-24

Alumni spring weekend. Featuring activities for alumni from 3 p.m. on Friday, May 22, through 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 24. For information about the times, locations and costs for events, visit wcsu.edu/alumni/spring_weekend.asp or call x78290.  

22

Graduate commencement ceremony. Feldman Arena of the William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 7 p.m. Graduate students who are eligible to receive their master's degrees in January, May or August this year and their guests will be invited to the commencement ceremony, with a reception to follow. For more information, call x78244.

24

Undergraduate Commencement. Westside Athletic Complex Stadium, 10:30 a.m. Open to the public. For more information, x78800.

28-30

WCSU Off-Broadway Production. The WestConn theatre arts department will present "Tongues" and "Savage Love" by Sam Shepard and Joseph Chaikin at 8 p.m. at the TBG Theatre, 312 W. 36th St. in Manhattan.Tickets will be $15; WCSU students with valid I.D. will be admitted free. To purchase tickets, call x78732.

 
   
   

If you plan to attend an event and would like to request disability accommodations, please contact the organizer as listed in the event listing.