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At-A-Glance

may

2

Political science lecture. U.S. Senate candidate Susan Bysiewicz will discuss America's economy and energy reform. 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.

2

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.

3

Sexual Assault Awareness event. "Sex and Sundaes." Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to WCSU students, faculty and staff only.

3

Lyme Disease Seminar/Health Fair. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 6 to 9 p.m. Information about Lyme Disease prevention and treatment will be available as well as speakers at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an e-mail to RLDTF@comcast.net.

3

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.

4

Lecture. "Revolutionary Movements in the Middle East" by Dr. Khaldoun Samman. Student Center Theater, 2 p.m.

4

Memorial reception. In memory of Professor of Art John Wallace. Higgins Gallery, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

4

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.

5

Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, Amanda Forker's Musical Theater Extravaganza, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

5

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

6

Opera production. "The Old Maid & The Thief." Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. For tickets and information, call x78499 or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

7

Instructional leadership conference. Hosted by the WCSU Instructional Leadership Doctoral Program from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in a location to be announced on the Midtown campus. The event will be free; registration is required. For more information or to register, call x78929.

7-20

Art exhibit. WCSU will host Dominican artist German Perez, who will exhibit his "Caribbean Pop" during library hours from Saturday, May 7, through Friday, May 20. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78650.

7

Saxophone concert. "Saxofestivus," featuring WestConn's three saxophone quartets. 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.

7

Zombie walk. Hosted by WXCI to raise awareness of the budget costs proposed by the governor for the CSU System. Midtown Quad, 4 to 10 p.m. Admission will be $5 for the convention and participants in the Zombie Walk must register prior to walking. The public is invited. For more information, send an e-mail to wxcipromos@gmail.com.

7

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 8 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 9 to 11 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

7

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

8

Graduation Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

8

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

11

Lecture & book signing. Dominican artist German Perez will discuss his work and sign books. Haas Library, 2 p.m.  Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78650.

11

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

12

WestConn Research Day. Students from across the university will present their research to faculty and colleagues. Science Building Atrium, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/wrd or call x78799.

12

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

14

Family Day BBQ. Midtown Quad, noon to 3 p.m. Featuring food, music, games and entertainment. Open to WCSU alumni, new graduates and those in the WCSU community. For more information and to RSVP, call x78298.

14

Alumni & Friends Circle Rededication ceremony.  Alumni Circle between Old Main and Fairfield Hall, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

14-15

Theatre production. “Seussical the Musical.” Shows at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, in the Berkshire Theatre. Ticket prices will be $10. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

14

WestFest Concert. Featuring Third Eye Blind. Ives Concert Park, 8 p.m. General admission tickets will be $35 plus fees. Tickets are available at the Westside Campus Center Box Office, by calling x7TIXX or at www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

14

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

15

Dance performance. “Sunday Night Live” presented by the WCSU Dance Team. Ives Concert Hall, 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets will be $10; senior and student tickets will be $5. Proceeds will benefit the WCSU Dance Team and the Khalda Logan Memorial Foundation. The public is invited. For more information, visit www.wcsudanceteam.com.

15

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

16-20

Sexual Assault Awareness exhibit. “Do You Care?,” an interactive sculpture by Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Liz Popiel, and "I Stand With You," a media campaign by the Women's Center of Greater Danbury.  Warner Hall. For more information, send an e-mail to sullivan179@connect.wcsu.edu.

17

Barney Birthday Bash. William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $18 to $53, plus fees. For more information or to purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

17

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

20

Graduate Commencement ceremony. Feldman Arena of the William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 7 p.m.

21

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

22

Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. Westside Athletic Complex Stadium, 10:30 a.m.

22

AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.