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At-A-Glance

January

27

JFK display and talk. Ruth Haas Library, 11 a.m. Former Danbury Mayor James E. Dyer, a collector of Kennedy memorabilia since the age of 10, will show inauguration artifacts and give a talk about his recollections of Kennedy. Faculty from the WCSU department of history and non-Western cultures also will speak about the former president. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

27

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

28

Ethics Training. Warner Hall, Room 103, 10 a.m.

28

Ice hockey. WCSU vs. Bryant. Danbury Ice Arena, 1 Independence Way, Danbury, 5 p.m.

29

Women’s swimming & diving. WCSU vs. Sacred Heart. O’Neill Center, 1 p.m.

29

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. UMass Dartmouth. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

29

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Umass Dartmouth. Westside Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.

30

College Goal Sunday. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. College-bound high school seniors and their families will receive assistance from financial aid professionals in completing the FAFSA form online. For more information, call x78582 or x78272.

February

1

Study abroad information session. To discuss summer study abroad opportunities in Spain. Warner Hall, 12:30 p.m. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/spain/ or call x73270.

 

2

Study abroad information session. To discuss summer study abroad opportunities in Spain. Warner Hall, 12:30 p.m. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/spain/ or call x73270.

 

3

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

5

Women’s swimming & diving. WCSU vs. Westfield State. O’Neill Center, 1 p.m.

5

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 5 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 6 to 8 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

7

Study abroad information session. To discuss summer study abroad opportunities in Spain. Warner Hall, 12:30 p.m. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/spain/ or call x73270.

 

7

Accessibility workshop. Explaining the types of accommodations and services available to students. Higgins Annex, Room 017, 4:30 p.m. The workshop will be free and open to new and prospective students and their families. For more information and to RSVP, call x78225.

 

8

Workshop. “Sociolinguistic Workshop I – International Language Variation.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

8

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 5:30 p.m.

8

Men’s basketball. WSCU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 7:30 p.m.

10

Political science lecture. Tom Zarecki, former program director at WCXI, will discuss social networking and satellite radio. 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.

10

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. The coffeehouse will include an entire evening of open mic performers starting at 8 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

11

Ice hockey. WCSU vs. Keene. Danbury Ice Arena, 1 Independence Way, Danbury, 7:50 p.m.

12

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 5 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 6 to 8 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

15

Women’s basketball. WSCU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 5:30 p.m.

15

Women’s swimming & diving. WCSU vs. ECSU. O’Neill Center, 7:30 p.m.

17

Political science lecture. State Rep. Joe Taborsak will discuss Connecticut's economy. 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.

17

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

22

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.

23

Poetry reading. Featuring Elizabeth Alexander, inaugural poet for President Barack Obama. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. There will be a booksigning after the talk. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call x78486.

24

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, contemporary country artists Post No Bills, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

25

Jazz Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. The performance will be free and open to the public; donations to the music department will be accepted. For more information, call x78350.

26-27

Debate tournament. WestConn's Roger Sherman Debate Society will host the Hat City Debates from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Warner Hall. For more information, call x78565.