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At-A-Glance

September

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Welcome week. Held at various locations on the Midtown campus. Welcome Week provides incoming students and their families with a set of shared experiences, setting the tone for student academic success and personal growth while facilitating the transition to university life. For more information, call x79700.

1

Newman Club Welcome dinner. Newman Center, 6 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

2

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

4

Men’s Soccer. WCSU vs. MA College of Liberal Arts. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

5

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Wheelock. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

5

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

7

Alumni Association annual meeting. Alumni Hall, 6 p.m. Open to graduates of the university only. For more information, call x78298.

7

Dance team auditions workshop. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. In order to audition, dancers must be WestConn students and attend both the workshop and the auditions. For more information, visit wcsudanceteam.com.

9

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

9

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

9

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, singer/songwriter Natalie Gelman, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

10

Football. WCSU vs. New York Maritime. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

10

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. St. Joseph. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

11

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Fitchburg State. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

12

Dance team auditions. Bill Williams Gymnasium, Berkshire Hall. 1 to 4 p.m. In order to audition, dancers must be WestConn students and attend both the workshop and the auditions. For more information, visit wcsudanceteam.com.

12

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

12

Manhattan String Quartet. Ives Concert Park, 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 for adults, and $10 for seniors and children under 12. Family Four-Packs are available for $40. For tickets, visit wcsu.edu/tickets.

15

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

15

Senate meeting. Student Center, Room 201, 3:30 p.m.

15

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

16

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. New Paltz. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

16

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

16

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Wentworth Tech. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

16

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

17

Golden Circle luncheon. Warner Hall, noon. Cost: $35 per person. For more information, call x78290.

18

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

18

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Plymouth State. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

18

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. UMass Boston. Westside Athletic Stadium, 1 p.m.

18

Volleyball. WCSU vs. St. Joseph. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

18

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 7 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the moon, Jupiter, Beta Cygni and the Ring Nebula from 8 to 10 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

19

Ives family fair. Ives Concert Park, 2 p.m. A multicultural celebration of the arts salutes the diversity and rich history of the Greater Danbury area. Festivities will feature local performers and children's entertainment. For more information, visit ivesconcertpark.com.

19

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

20

Political science lecture. State Sen. Sam Caligiuri will discuss his economic program. 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.