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At-A-Glance

MAY

3

Workshop. “Professional Networking and 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

Honors Convocation. Honoring scholarship and award recipients from the Ancell School of Business. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call x78521.

4

Baseball. WCSU vs. Manhattanville. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

4

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.

5

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

Museum bus trip. Daylong trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Departs at 9 a.m. from the Fifth Avenue side of White Hall and will leave New York to return to Danbury at 6 p.m. Cost: $10, and tickets can be purchased at the Info Desks in the Midtown campus Student Center and Westside Campus Center. Admission into the museums and lunch are not included. The public is invited, space permitting. For more information, call x78410.

6

Study abroad info session. To discuss winter intersession study abroad opportunities in Puerto Rico. Alumni Hall, 2:30 p.m. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call x73270.

6

Political science lecture. Warren Mosler, Tea Party Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, will discuss the economy. White Hall, Room 231, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (860) 210-2146, ext. 129, or send an e-mail to benjamins@wcsu.edu.

6

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act, the WCSU Jazz Ensemble, 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.

7

Multicultural Fair. Midtown campus Quadrangle, 3:30 to 9 p.m. Food and music from different cultures and a fund-raising raffle to support the Haiti relief effort. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 947-9363.

7

Saxophone concert. "Saxofestivus," featuring WestConn's three saxophone quartets, coached by Dan Goble and Javier Oviedo. Ives Concert Hall, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

8

WestFest concert. Featuring mtvU's "Music Festival featuring Cobra Starship and 3 HO! 3 with special guest Travis McCoy." Ives Concert Park, 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m.; the public is invited. General admission tickets will be $25; WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted for $10. Tickets are available at the Westside Campus Center Box Office, by calling x78499 or at wcsu.edu/tickets.

8

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Early Summer Skies " show at 8 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the Mars, Saturn and the sky from 9 to 11 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit wcsu.edu/starwatch.

8

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

9

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

12

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

13

WestConn Research Day. Science Building Atrium, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Featuring faculty-endorsed student research presentations in a variety of academic disciplines and a keynote address by Rosa Kyek, a clinical project manager for CogState Inc., in Room 125 of the Science Building. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78799.

13

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by featured act, comedian Taylor Williamson, 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.

13

Telescope viewing. Viewing of the Mars, Saturn and the sky. Westside Observatory and Planetarium, 9 p.m. to midnight Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78672.

14

Deadline. Submittal of purchase requisitions to the purchasing department for administrative departments. All goods must be delivered to the university by June 1.

15

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

16

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

19

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

19-21

Mask exhibit. Featuring theatrical masks created by artist W.T. Benda. On display from noon to 6 p.m. from Wednesday, May 19, through Friday, May 21, in Alumni Hall. There will be a presentation and reception at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78843.

19

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

21

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

22

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. “Early Summer Skies " show at 8 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the Mars, Saturn and the sky from 9 to 11 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit wcsu.edu/starwatch.

22

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

23

Undergraduate Commencement. Westside Athletic Complex Stadium, 10:30 a.m. Singer and humanitarian Wyclef Jean will deliver the commencement address. The public is invited. For more information, call x78800 or visit www.wcsu.edu/commencement/undergraduate/. 

23

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

29-30

Southern Connecticut Renaissance Festival. Ives Concert Park on May 29-30, June 5-6 and June 12-13. Featuring six stages hosting music, magic, sword battles, storytellers and an armored joust. A variety of vendors will sell related merchandise and there will be food and beverages available for purchase. For tickets and other information, visit www.thescrf.com/ticketinfo.html or call (203) 888-6204.

29

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

30

AA meeting. Open discussion. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public. For more information, call x78899.

 

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