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At-A-Glance

September

24

Theatre Production. Featuring the world-touring production of “Helen of Troy,” directed by Leonidas Loizides. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m., free and open to the public.

25

Political science lecture. Andrew Roraback, Republican candidate for Congress in the Fifth District, will discuss his economic program and congressional campaign. White Hall, Room 231, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

25

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Clark. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

26

Women’s tennis. WCSU vs. UMass Boston. Westside Athletic Stadium, 4 p.m.

26

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

27

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

27

Coffeehouse. Free for WCSU students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, magician MageErik, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Call x79700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/stuaffairs/Coffeehouse.asp for more information.

28 Lyme prevention seminar. "Personal Protection Against Lyme Disease: What Really Works?" by Dr. Alison Hinckley. Student Center Theater, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

28

Concert. Featuring Big Sean. O'Neill Center, doors open at 6:30 p.m. You must be 16 years of age or older to attend. Tickets will be $39; WCSU students with valid I.D. who purchase tickets in person at the WCSU Box Office will be admitted for $33. For tickets, visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets or call x7TIXX.

29

Carnival. Science Building lawn, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Live music, a meet-and-greet with veterans, carnival games, inflatables, a volleyball competition and all-you-can-eat barbecue will be featured. Admission is $10 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. WCSU students with valid I.D. will be admitted free. Proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

29

Football. WCSU vs. College of New York. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

29

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 5 p.m.

29

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Stadium, 8:30 p.m.

october

1

Golf outing. Hosted by the WCSU Alumni Association. 10 a.m. shotgun start at the Richter Park Golf Club, 100 Aunt Hack Road in Danbury. Proceeds from the annual event will benefit the Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment. The cost is $700 per foursome or $175 per person. The public is invited; reservations are required. For more information, call x78298 or visit wcsu.edu/alumni/Golf.asp

2

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

2

Operation Jungle Red. Operation Jungle Red, a campaign to end violence, will host a discussion about campus violence. Student Center Courtyard, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

2

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 6 p.m.

2

Film screening. Featuring "Seven Years in Tibet.” Danbury Library, Farioly Program Room on the lower level of the library, 170 Main St. in Danbury, 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 796-8061.

2

Political science lecture. Elizabeth Esty, Democratic candidate in the Fifth Congressional District, will discuss her economic program and campaign. White Hall, Room 231, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

3

Entrepreneur of the Year Luncheon. Honoring Ray Boa, owner of A & J Construction. Amber Room, 1 Stacey Road in Danbury, 11:30 a.m. For more information, call x78279.

3

Panel discussion."What is Empathy? Who Feels It? Empathy in Humans and Other Animals." Warner Hall, Room 102. Free and open to the public.

3

Film screening. Featuring "She Said, He Said," an independent film focusing on interpersonal communication through a series of fictional shorts about college life. Student Center Theater, 8:15 p.m. Filmed on the Midtown campus, the 40-minute film features a cast and crew from WCSU and the local community. Free and open to the public.

4

Coffeehouse. Free for WCSU students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, country duo Zach Lockwood and Brittany Kennell, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Call x79700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/stuaffairs/Coffeehouse.asp for more information.

6

Women’s soccer. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Stadium, noon.

6

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

6

Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 6:30 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of sky from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

7

Campus-to-Campus 5K Race. Westside campus, 9 a.m. and will end at the Midtown campus. For registration fees and information, call x78609 or visit www.wcsu.edu/5k/.

9

Flu shot clinic. Student Center, Room 201, 4 to 6 p.m.  Open to WCSU faculty, staff and students only. For more information, call (203) 792-4120 or visit www.danburyvna.org.

9

Etiquette dinner. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 5 to 8 p.m. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. There will be an $8 fee payable by check/cash at the time of registration. Professional attire is required. For more information or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/cdc/services/etiquette dinner 11.asp or call x78263.

9

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

9

Political science lecture. Jonathan Harris, executive director of the Connecticut state Democratic Party, will discuss President Barack Obama. White Hall, Room 231, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

9

Men’s soccer. WCSU vs. John Jay. Westside Athletic Stadium, 7 p.m.

9

Author talk. Featuring “Breakfast with Buddha” author Roland Merullo. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78754 or visit www.onebookdanbury.org/.

10 CELT brown bag discussion. Discussion of practices that faculty can implement that have been shown to help improve student retention by William Petkanas, Ph.D., Communication Department. Haas Library, Room 508, noon to 1 p.m.

10

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

10

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

10-14

Theatre production. “Major Barbara.” Berkshire Theatre, Berkshire Hall. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10; 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11; 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12; 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

11

Operation Jungle Red. Operation Jungle Red, a campaign to end violence, will host a discussion about campus violence. Westside Campus Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

11-11/29

WCSU Faculty Exhibition. “Creativity and Compassion,” will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays from Thursday, Oct. 11, through Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Higgins Gallery in Higgins Hall. There will be an artist reception at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. Free and open to the public.

11

Coffeehouse. Free for WCSU students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, Dani Elliott, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Call x79700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/stuaffairs/Coffeehouse.asp for more information.

13

Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/music/concerts.asp or call x78350.

13

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 www.wcsu.edu/weatherconference.

13

Homecoming. Westside campus. Featuring a tailgating party at 10 a.m.; football game (vs. Morrisville State) will begin at noon; an Alumni Hospitality Tent starting at halftime across from the Westside Athletic Stadium, which will be open to WCSU faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents who are 21 and over only.; and the Student Government Association will host a Street Fair at 2 p.m. which will be free and open to WCSU faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents only. For more homecoming information, call x78298 or visit www.wcsu.edu/homecoming/.

13

Field hockey. WCSU vs. Fitchburg State. Westside Athletic Stadium, 5 p.m.

14

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

14

WCSU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/music/concerts.aspor call x78350.

15

Chamber Music concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/music/concerts.asp or call x78350.

16

Art slide lecture. Featuring illustrator Nancy Stahl. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

16

Political science lecture. Dr. Anthony Ciarleglio, director of the WCSU co-operative education work-study program, will discuss career options. White Hall, Room 231, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.