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At-A-Glance

september

27

Political science lecture. U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon will discuss her economic program. Student Center Theater, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

28

Workshop. “Intricate Grammar.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

29

Field hockey. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

29

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Wesleyan. O’Neill Center, 7 p.m.

30

Faculty authors reading. Warner Hall, 12:30 p.m.

30

Lecture. “Should Politicians on the Texas School Board of Education be Deciding Curriculum Standards? Implications for Texas and America …” by Dr. Kevin Gutzman and Truman Keys. Warner Hall, 2 p.m.

30

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

October

1

Culinary Institute of America bus trip. Enjoy dinner at the Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici. The price of $91/person includes dinner, gratuity, a tour of the Culinary Institute and transportation via motor coach. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call x78298.

2

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

2

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. Salem State. Westside Courts, 1 p.m.

2

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

3

Community United Against Domestic Violence Walk. Westside athletic practice field. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the 4K walk will begin at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call the Women’s Center at (203) 731-5200. Register online at womenscenterofgreaterdanbury.org.

3

One Book, One Community book discussion. Danbury Public Library, 170 Main St., Danbury, 2 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend to discuss this year’s chosen book, “The Things They Carried,” by Tim O’Brien. For more information, call x78754 or visit onebookdanbury.org.

3

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

4

Political science lecture. Dr. Anthony Ciarleglio, director of WestConn’s Cooperative Education program, will discuss career development options. 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.

5

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

5

Workshop. “Strategies for Midterm Triumph.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

5

Panel discussion. "Multinationals, Mining & Environmental Justice in El Salvador" featuring German Gonzalez, a member of the national board of directors of the Association of Rural Communities for the Development of El Salvador; and Sarah Bishop and Jan Morrill, coordinators of the U.S.-El Salvador Sister Cities Network. Warner Hall, 2 p.m.

5

Panel discussion. "Coming Home" veterans from various wars sharing their experiences transitioning from conflict settings to domestic settings. Alumni Hall, 7 p.m

5

Women’s Soccer. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

6

Entrepreneur of the Year Luncheon. Honoring Paul Dinto. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, noon. Tickets will be $50 per person or $500 per table and reservations are required. The public is invited. For more information, call x78297.

6

One Book, One Community book discussion. Haas Library, noon. The public is encouraged to attend to discuss this year’s chosen book, “The Things They Carried,” by Tim O’Brien. For more information, call x78754 or visit onebookdanbury.org.

6

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

6-10

Theatre production. “As Bees in Honey Drown.” Reimold Theatre, Berkshire Hall. Performances at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6; 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 7 and 8; 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9; and 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, Ticket prices will be $15 for adults and $10 for senior citizens and students. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call (203) 837-TIXX or visit wcsu.edu/tickets.

6

Macricostas Entrepreneurship Lecture. Featuring Barry Multz, author of "BAM! Delivering Customer Service in a Self Service World," "Bounce! The Path to True Business Confidence" and "You Need to Be a Little Crazy: The Truth About Starting and Growing Your Own Business." Student Center Theater, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

7

One Book, One Community film screening/discussion. Featuring “Platoon.” Student Center Theater, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.onebookdanbury.org.

7

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

8-10

Environmental summit. "North America Training Summit," hosted by Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots organization from Friday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, 10, at multiple locations on WestConn's Midtown and Westside campuses. For fees and other information, visit http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?i=ce5b8759-59dd-408e-978d-de7d352194c6.

8

Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

9

Weather conference. Science Building, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited; registration is required. For ticket prices and other information, call x78552 or visit wcsu.edu/weatherconference.

9

Football. WCSU vs. Buffalo State. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

9

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

9

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 6 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of Jupiter, Epsilon Lyr, the Ring Nebula, Albireo and the Andromeda galaxy from 7 to 9 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672.

9

Theatre production. “Oresteia by Aeschylus,” directed by Leonidas Loizides. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

9

Dr. Jane Goodall Lecture. "Gombe and Beyond: The Next 50 Years." Feldman Arena, William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 8 p.m. No cost to attend, but tickets are required. For tickets and information, call x78499 or visit the Box Office in the Westside Campus Center on the Westside campus.

10

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

11

Political science lecture. Dr. U.S. Senate candidate Warren Mosler will discuss the nation's financial markets. 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.

12

CELT workshop. “Viral Knowledge for Any Discipline: A Health Communication Instructional Case Exemplar for Teaching Students to Distribute Learning" by Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. Jessica Eckstein. Haas Library, Room 411, 2 p.m.

12

Workshop. Career Development Workshop, hosted by WestConn's Nontraditional Student Organization, Older, Wiser Learners. Student Center, Room 228, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students only.

12

One Book, One Community book discussion. Haas Library, 6 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend to discuss this year’s chosen book, “The Things They Carried,” by Tim O’Brien. For more information, call x78754 or visit onebookdanbury.org.

12

Volleyball. WCSU vs. Keene State. O’Neill Center, 6 p.m.

13

One Book, One Community luncheon. “Where’s the Pho?” featuring an authentic Vietnamese lunch. Student Center Dining Hall, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be free for WCSU students on the meal plan and $6.95 for all guests. The public is invited. For more information, call x78754 or visit onebookdanbury.org.

13

English lecture. "The Properties of the Mind in Jane Austen's Novels" by Fordham University Associate Professor of English Dr. Susan Greenfield. Alumni Hall, noon.

13

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

13

Women’s Soccer. WCSU vs. Scranton. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.