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University Events: May and June 2019

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MAY EVENTS

May 27 MEMORIAL DAY: 

No classes; university closed

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May 28 SUMMER SESSION I: 

Summer Session I begins

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May 30 EAT & LEARN: RESUME AND COVER LETTER WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an "Eat & Learn" workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters from 5 to 6 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2019 Eat & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only; registration is required. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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JUNE EVENTS

Jun. 1 - Jun. 2 ART AT IVES JURIED FINE ART AND CRAFT SHOW: 

The nonprofit Friends of the Ives will present the fourth annual "Art at Ives, Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show" from 1 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. This two-day event will feature a wide variety of high-quality original works and a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category. Food and live music featuring flutist Sherry Winston, along with art classes, demonstrations and children's events, also will be included. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/art-at-ives-juried-fine-art-crafts-show-featuring-sherry-winston-band-tickets-57738731099. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jun. 1 IMMACULATE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

11 a.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 3 - Jun. 6 ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES WORKSHOP: 

WCSU Adjunct Professor of Art will offer an intensive four-day workshop on Alternative Photographic Processes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Photo Suite of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is recommended for adults who are interested in hands-on experience exploring the history of photography. The class is $365, including all materials. Get tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/alternative-photographic-process-workshop-intensive-tickets-60706359355.

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Jun. 4 EAT & LEARN: GETTING HIRED WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an "Eat & Learn" workshop on Getting Hired from 5 to 6 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2019 Eat & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only; registration is required. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Jun. 6 EAT & LEARN: LINKEDIN AND BRANDING WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an "Eat & Learn" workshop on LinkedIn and Branding from 5 to 6 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2019 Eat & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only; registration is required. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Jun. 8 TREEHOUSE COMEDY PRODUCTIONS: 

Ives Concert Park will present Treehouse Comedy Productions, featuring John Romanoff, Paul Bond and Billy Winn, at 7:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets and information, visit www.etix.com/ticket/p/5948079/triple-headliner-comedy-event-danbury-treehouse-comedy-live-at-the-ives or www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jun. 9 WESTERN CONNECTICUT CAR CLUB: 

The Western Connecticut Car Club will hold its third annual Spring Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Commuter Parking Lot on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Featured will be a wide variety of show cars, guest speakers, and a food and product vendor. Admission is $10 and the public is invited. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/events/351227065489887/ or send an email to petraitis001@connect.wcsu.edu.

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Jun. 11 NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

4 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 11 MUDRA MEDITATION SERIES: 

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host the Mudra Meditation series at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of Warner Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The class will be conducted by Jesse Rovero. It is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to jesserovero@gmail.com or autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Jun. 12 JOEL BARLOW HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

5 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 13 BETHEL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 15 CLEP TESTING: 

The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in the Computer Lab (Room 117) in the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. CLEP exams provide the opportunity to receive college credit for knowledge already acquired. The exam is open to the public. For more information or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/testing/clep.htm or listen to the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/wcsumedia/gab-grow-testing-services.

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Jun. 15 NEW FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

Jun. 18 - Jul. 6 NEW YORK MFA THESIS EXHIBITION: 

The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring works by 2019 graduates from the WCSU Master of Fine Arts painting and illustration program, will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday on the 4th floor of the Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 W. 25th St. in New York City. The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, July 6. The exhibition will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://bluemountaingallery.org/wcsu-2019-mfa-thesis-exhibition/.

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Jun. 19 HENRY ABBOTT TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 20 GALLERY OPENING - NEW YORK MFA THESIS EXHIBITION: 

The Gallery Opening for the Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring works by 2019 graduates from the WCSU Master of Fine Arts painting and illustration program, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on the 4th floor of the Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 W. 25th St. in New York City. The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, July 6. The exhibition and reception will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://bluemountaingallery.org/wcsu-2019-mfa-thesis-exhibition/.

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Jun. 20 - Jun. 21 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION I (New WCSU students only)

WCSU will host a New Student Orientation that is open to all incoming students at various locations on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury, and the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/summer/.

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Jun. 20 EAT & LEARN: RESUME AND COVER LETTER WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an "Eat & Learn" workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters from 5 to 6 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is part of the Summer 2019 Eat & Learn series, with pizza provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. Open to WCSU students and alumni only; registration is required. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Jun. 20 CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 21 RIDGEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

4 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 22 BREWSTER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

10 a.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 22 NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

2 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 22 BROOKFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 24 - Jun. 25 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION II (New WCSU students only)

WCSU will host a New Student Orientation that is open to all incoming students at various locations on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury, and the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/summer/.

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Jun. 26 - Jun. 27 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION III (New WCSU students only)

WCSU will host a New Student Orientation that is open to all incoming students at various locations on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury, and the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/summer/.

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Jun. 29 SUMMER SESSION I ENDS: 

Summer Session I ends.

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Jun. 30 HEARTS ON FIRE BENEFIT CONCERT: 

Ives Concert Park will host the Hearts on Fire Benefit Concert featuring John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band at 4 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Also featured will be Doug Allen and food trucks. The event is a celebration of Jesse Lewis' birthday with net proceeds benefitting the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement. For more information, go to www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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VISITOR PARKING ADVISORY: Western Connecticut State University offers several convenient, centrally located parking spaces for visitors to the university’s Midtown and Westside campuses in Danbury. Midtown visitor parking is in the lot next to Old Main and in designated spaces next to University Hall. Parking in the university’s White Street and Fifth Avenue garages is restricted to students, faculty and staff with hang-tags and/or parking stickers from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; visitors are welcome to park in the garages all other times. Westside visitor parking is on University Boulevard. Visitors who cannot be accommodated in these parking areas are asked to call the University Police Department to make other arrangements.

Up-to-date university parking rules and regulations, color-coded campus maps that show parking areas and shuttle bus stops, and shuttle bus schedules are available at www.wcsu.edu/parking. Call the University Police Department at (203) 837-9300 for more information about the parking rules and regulations.


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