What's On at WCSU?

What’s On at WCSU?

Events from Jan. 12 – 27, 2019

Welcome, and welcome back, to the Spring 2019 semester!


Thursday, 1/17

BOOKSTORE: Open 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Campus Center ImageCAMPUS CENTER & STUDENT CENTER: Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

DINING SERVICES: Midtown Student Center Danbury Room and Westside Daily Grind open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

REC FACILITIES: Midtown open from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Friday, 1/18

BOOKSTORE: Closed.

CAMPUS CENTER & STUDENT CENTER: Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

DINING SERVICES: Midtown Student Center Danbury Room and Westside Daily Grind open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

REC FACILITIES: Midtown open from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SWIMMING: WCSU vs. College of New Rochelle at 6 p.m. in the O’Neill Center Swimming Pool.

Sip & Sketch LogoSIP & SKETCH: The Department of Art will host “Sip & Sketch” from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Drawing Studio (Room 241) on the second floor of the VPAC. Enjoy a fun and creative evening of drawing from a live model in a relaxed environment while enjoying wine and assorted seasonal snacks. All skill levels are welcome; guests must be at least 21 to attend. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies. To make a reservation, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/sip-sketch-tickets-52496175474.


Saturday, 1/19

PHOENIX PERFORMING ARTS: CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH CHINESE MUSIC AND FOLK DANCE: This performance arts show celebrating Chinese civilization with traditional and modern cultural dances, music and martial arts will be held at the Danbury Public Library on 170 Main Street from 2:30 p.m. to Martini Glass A Cappella Logo3:30 p.m. Due to a limited number of seats, registration is required.

MARTINI GLASS A CAPELLA: The Danbury Music Centre will present award-winning Martini Glass A Capella at The Palace Danbury on 165 Main Street from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $20 general admission.


Sunday, 1/20

SNOWSTORM HARPER: Be safe, everyone. For those with permission to move in early, keep checking your email for weather-related updates.


Monday, 1/21

Spring Semester at WCSUSPRING SEMESTER BEGINS: The spring 2019 semester officially begins today but classes are not in session.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY: No classes; most university offices are closed.

HOUSING & RESIDENCE LIFE OFFICE: Open 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

MOVE-IN FOR NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS: Students move into the residence halls from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

CAMPUS CENTER & STUDENT CENTER: Open 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

DINING SERVICES: Midtown Student Center Restaurant and Westside Marketplace open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

BOOKSTORE: Open noon – 4 p.m.


Tuesday, 1/22

Campus Center DiningFIRST DAY OF CLASSES: Classes for the spring 2019 semester start today.

SHUTTLE: Regular service resumes at 6:45 a.m.

EXTENDED HOURS: The following offices will be open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Academic Advisement, Admissions, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid & Student Employment, Graduate Studies, Registrar (open at 7:30 a.m.), Student Affairs, Veterans Affairs and the WestConnect Office.

BOOKSTORE: Regular hours resume.

CAMPUS CENTER & STUDENT CENTER: Regular hours resume.

DINING SERVICES: Regular hours resume.

REC FACILITIES: Regular hours resume.

ANCELL INFO SESSION WITH THE ASSISTANT DEAN: Are you a new or recent business or JLA transfer student? Do you have questions about your schedule? Do PAC Celtics/Knicks Trip Posteryou wonder if you are taking the right courses in the right order? You are invited to meet with Dr. Donegan, Assistant Dean of the Ancell School of Business, to discuss your schedule and to make sure that you are taking the general education and BBA Core courses you need to graduate. From 3 to 6 p.m. in the Ancell Commons, Westside Classroom Bldg., Suite 433 (inside the Robert S. Young Library). Snacks will be served.


Wednesday, 1/23

PAC TRIP TO SEE THE CELTICS/KNICKS: Tickets go on sale for the PAC Trip to see the Knicks on February 1st.

EXTENDED HOURS: The following offices will be open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Academic Advisement, Admissions, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid & Student Employment, Graduate Studies, Registrar (open at 7:30 a.m.), Student Affairs, Veterans Affairs and the WestConnect Office.

ANCELL INFO SESSION WITH THE ASSISTANT DEAN: Are you a new or recent business or JLA transfer student? Do you have questions about your schedule? Do you wonder if you are taking the right courses in the right order? You are invited to meet with Dr. Donegan, Assistant Dean of the Ancell School of Business, to discuss your schedule and to make sure that you are taking the general education and BBA Core courses you need to graduate. From 3 to 6 p.m. in the Ancell Commons, Westside Classroom Bldg., Suite 433 (inside the Robert S. Young Library). Snacks will be served.

Basketball Game FlyerWCSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS. CASTLETON UNIVERSITY:  At 5:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O’Neill Center. [More information]

WCSU MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. CASTLETON STATE COLLEGE:  At 7:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O’Neill Center. [More information]


Thursday, 1/24

EXTENDED HOURS: The following offices will be open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Academic Advisement, Admissions, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid & Student Employment, Graduate Studies, Registrar (open at 7:30 a.m.), Student Affairs, Veterans Affairs and the WestConnect Office.

Coffeehouse Flyer - Bluegrass and BeyondCOFFEEHOUSE: Come for an open mic beginning at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, Bluegrass and Beyond, in the Colonial Corner in the Midtown Student Center. [More information]


Friday, 1/25

PAC BINGO: Have you won at PAC Bingo before? Then you already know how much fun it is. Go again, bring a classmate, and remember to check PAC Bingo off your WCSU Bucket List. At 8 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom.


Saturday, 1/26

SPRINGFIELD CONFIDENTIAL: Book and Author Talk with Veteran Writer of The Simpsons, Mike Reiss. At 2 p.m.in the Farioly Program Room of the Danbury Springfield Confidential FlyerPublic Library on 170 Main Street, Danbury. Free but registration is required. [More Information]


Sunday, 1/27

SUNDAY MASS: At the Newman Center across from Newbury Hall (Midtown). Holy Hour at 4 p.m., followed by Mass at 5 p.m. [More information]


Announcements

100 DAYS KICKOFF TO GRADUATION: Scheduled for Tuesday, 1/29 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Graduating seniors are invited to stop by and get help getting ready for graduation.

SENIOR PORTRAITS AND COLLEGE RINGS – WESTSIDE: The WCSU Campus and Student Centers board will host senior portraits from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 1/29, in the Westside Campus Center College Ring EventBallroom. Appointments for portraits are recommended. Go to www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “schedule portrait sitting” and use school code 01380 or call (800) 883-9449. Portraits are open to senior WCSU students only. Graduation cap and gown portraits also will be photographed. There is no sitting fee. Jostens will also be in the WCC Ballroom from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. to allow graduating students the opportunity to order a college ring. [More information]

SENIOR PORTRAITS AND COLLEGE RINGS – MIDTOWN: The WCSU Campus and Student Centers board will host senior portraits from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, 1/30, in the Midtown Student Center Theater. Appointments for portraits are recommended. Go to www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “schedule portrait sitting” and use school code 01380 or call (800) 883-9449. Open to senior WCSU students only. Graduation cap and gown portraits also will be photographed. There is no sitting fee. Jostens will also be in the Midtown Student Center lobby from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow graduating students the opportunity to order a college ring. [More information]

CLUBS CARNIVAL: For all students, new and returning, looking to join a student organization. Scheduled for Wednesday, 1/30, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom.

Soccer Trip PosterGOING GLOBAL WORKSHOP & STUDYING ABROAD FAIR: Scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Warner Hall Lyceum. Mark your calendar and learn how you can create your very own dream experience studying and/or working abroad!

AFTER HOURS: WCSU After Hours is scheduled for the following Fridays, usually from 10 p.m. to midnight. Feb. 1, 8, 22; Mar. 1, 22, 29; Apr. 5, 12, 26. PLease hold the dates and look out for more information.

WCSU ENGLAND TRIP: Spring Break Trip to Manchester, Lancaster, and Liverpool, including 3 professional soccer matches, stadium and sightseeing tours. From 3/8 – 3/17. Cost: $1919 per person, payment plan available. $1200 deposit due by 1/28, remainder due by 2/28.

SUMMER STUDY IN SPAIN: Travel to Andalusia, Madrid, Seville and more from 5/16 – 6/16/19. Earn six credits (3 in Art and 3 in Spanish). Learn more at www.wcsu.edu/spain or email bakhtiarg@wcsu.edu. Deadline to make deposit is 2/8/19.

SUMMER STUDY IN INDIA: Travel to Dharmsala and more from 5/25 – 6/23/19. Earn six credits (two in Art and four in Humanities). Learn more at www.wcsu.edu/india or email ironbiters@wcsu.edu. Deadline to make deposit is 2/8/19.

oh, the places you can go! flyerISEP STUDY ABROAD: Choose from more than 300 partner institutions on six continents! Plan your fall semester now! Application Deadlines: Fall priority deadline is February 15, 2019; Summer deadlines between February-May 2019. Contact Donna Warner in SC 207 (203) 837-3270 or warnerd@wcsu.edu with questions.

PODCASTS: Do you like listening to Podcasts? The university offers five different categories:

  • WCSU 411 – Interviews with WCSU authors, Fulbright scholars and great teachers, plus Information about research and other accomplishments of studentsand faculty
  • The Compassionate Achiever – Dr. Chris Kukk and Tracy Day interview guests locally and from around the world to explore compassion in all its forms.
  • Literacy Ladies – Professors in Education, English and Writing present innovative lessons in literature. For teachers, parents and everyone who loves to read
  • The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) — Examination of the latest ideas in teaching, classroom skills and student success. CELT professors stay abreast of trends and solutions and make them available to you
  • Gab & GROW — Your location for learning about the people, places, and resources available at WCSU to help you be a successful student. Episodes are about as long as a bus-ride to the other campus. From “What’s happening in Athletics” to “Where is the Writing Center”, if you have a question, you’ll get an answer! [More Information]

For a complete listing of all upcoming events, please click here. All listings are subject to change.

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