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University Events: September and October 2018

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SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Sep. 4 - Oct. 14 EXHIBITION: 

"The Real Unreal: Realism Now," by guest curator Jane Rainwater, featuring the work of artists Mia Brownell, Leeah Joo, Jennifer Knaus and Nathan Lewis, will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, through Sunday, Oct. 14, in the Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The exhibition will be free and the public is invited. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/07/11/wcsu-exhibition-to-feature-new-approaches-to-artistic-realism/. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Sep. 19 SENIOR FOCUS (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer Senior Focus, a workshop for graduating seniors, at 4 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Are you a senior? Graduating next spring? Join us for a run-through of what you need to be prepared for the send-off. The workshop will be open to graduating WCSU students only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Sep. 19 WCSU WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE: 

The women's soccer team will take on Farmingdale State College at 6 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 20 BLOOD DRIVE: 

The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The public is invited to donate. To register or for more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive or call (800) 733-2767.

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Sep. 20 INTERNSHIP INFORMATION SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an internship information session from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 226 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. It will be open to WCSU students only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Sep. 20 CAMPUS RESOURCES PRESENTATION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Psych Alliance and Honors Students of Compassion will present "Campus Resources for Students," a panel discussion featuring faculty, students and staff about what the university has to offer students, at 2:30 p.m. in the Student Center Theater on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For more information, send an email to wcsupsychalliance@gmail.com.

Sep. 20 STUDY-ABROAD INFORMATION SESSION: 

Professor of English Dr. Donald Gagnon and Professor of History and Non-Western Cultures Dr. Leslie Lindenauer will present information about a spring 2019 study-abroad opportunity in London, "Americans in London!" at 6 p.m. in the Kathwari Honors House on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The three-credit course, including a week in London in spring 2019, will enable participants to explore the historical, cultural, political, social and aesthetic connections between the United States and London. For more information, send an email to gagnond@wcsu.edu or lindenauerl@wcsu.edu.

Sep. 20 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Sep. 21 WESTERN DAY OF SERVICE: 

WCSU will host "Western Day of Service," an opportunity to volunteer with one of many nonprofit organizations in the community. Registration will be at 8 a.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and will be transported to local organizations for three hours of volunteer service. Buses will return to the Midtown campus at 1 p.m. for a wrap-up celebration. To register, go to www.wcsu.edu/community-service/western-day-of-service/. For more information, send an email to diazv@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9700.

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Sep. 21 SAM BUSH IN CONCERT: 

Ives Concert Park will present the "Father of Newgrass and King of Telluride," mandolinist Sam Bush, at 7 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/09/12/sam-bush-father-of-newgrass-and-king-of-telluride-to-perform-at-ives-concert-park/.

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Sep. 21 KARAOKE NIGHT (WCSU students only)

The Program Activities Council will host "Karaoke Night" at 8 p.m. in The Daily Grind in the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Pick your song, bring your friends, and sing. This event is open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Sep. 21 KARAOKE AND COMEDY (WCSU students only)

Litchfield Hall will host Karaoke and Stand-up Comedy featuring guest comedian Jamar Nichols at 9 p.m. in the courtyard of Litchfield Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will be free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to mcburnie001@connect.wcsu.edu.

Sep. 22 WCSU VOLLEYBALL VS. UMASS DARTMOUTH: 

WCSU volleyball will face UMass Dartmouth at noon in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 22 GRIT 'N WIT (WCSU students only)

WestConn REC and SGA will host Grit 'N Wit: Where Brain Meets Brawn at noon on the Science Building lawn on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. It's a one-mile obstacle course that will test your physical and mental abilities, and a great team-building activity. Free for WCSU students only; group registration is encouraged. Pre-registration is available online at http://gritnwit.ticketmob.com/. Event day registration is available, but it may delay your start time. For more information, send an email to westernrec@wcsu.edu.

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Sep. 22 WCSU MEN'S SOCCER VS. UMASS-BOSTON: 

The men's soccer team will take on UMass-Boston at 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 22 WCSU VOLLEYBALL VS. MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY: 

WCSU volleyball will take on Mount Saint Vincent University at 4 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 23 FUNDRAISING WALK: 

The WCSU Police Department Police Benevolent Association will host "A Walk to Remember" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Alumni Circle on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The walk will raise funds for cancer awareness and prevention in honor of those who have lost the battle with cancer. All proceeds will be donated to Regional Hospice and Palliative Care of Danbury. The cost to participate is $10 for WCSU students and $15 for the public. For more information, send an email to chancee@wcsu.edu.

Sep. 24 GOLF OUTING: 

The WCSU Alumni Association will host The Neil Wagner Golf Outing with a 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 $780 per foursome or $195 per person. The public is invited; reservations are required. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/alumni/golf.asp or call (203) 837-8298.

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Sep. 24 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE: 

Painter Deborah Zlotsky will discuss her work at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/visiting-artist-lecture-deborah-zlotsky-painter-tickets-47087142912 or call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Sep. 24 ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "A Crash Course in Textbook Reading," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 226 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. This interactive workshop will teach participants how to read difficult text using valuable reading techniques. It is open to WCSU students only; bring your own lunch if you wish. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Sep. 25 FUNDRAISING EVENT: 

The Student Government Association will hold a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to close at Applebee's, 57 Federal Road in Danbury. During this time frame, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of the total bill (not including tax or gratuity) to the SGA Student Philanthropy Committee. A voucher is required. Send an email to snow024@connect.wcsu.edu to obtain one.

Sep. 25 LUNCH WITH A LEADER SERIES (WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only)

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will host "Lunch with a Leader" with Chief Patrick Ridenhour of the Danbury Police Department from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Ridenhour will share the story of his professional journey that led to a leadership position in law enforcement. Open to WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only; space is limited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/. To attend, RSVP by email to stokesk@wcsu.edu.

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Sep. 25 WCSU CHILD CARE CENTER 21ST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 

The WCSU Child Care Center Board of Advisors will host a 21st anniversary celebration for the Child Care Center at 4:30 p.m. on the playground of the center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The rain location is Room 201 of the Midtown Student Center. The event will feature a look back at the center's first few decades and a celebration of the future, including the unveiling of its new name. For more information, send an email to griffinm@wcsu.edu.

Sep. 25 WCSU FIELD HOCKEY VS. KEENE STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The field hockey team will take on Keene State University at 6 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 25 CLASSICAL GUITAR PERFORMANCE (Hispanic Heritage Month event): 

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will present classical guitarist Carlos Pavan at 6 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Pavan is a New York-based composer and guitarist who blends Argentinian rhythms with classical and jazz concepts. This Hispanic Heritage Month event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/.

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Sep. 26 LICENSE PLATE NOVELTY (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will provide students the opportunity to make a personalized license plate novelty from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center Lobby on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Sep. 26 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP INFO SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a legislative internship information session at noon in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Open to WCSU students only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Sep. 26 WCSU WOMEN'S TENNIS VS. FDU-FLORHAM: 

The women's tennis team will face FDU-Florham at 3:30 p.m. at the Westside Courts on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 26 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring General Tso chicken, rice and chocolate-covered chinese noodles, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Sep. 26 WCSU WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The women's soccer team will take on Eastern Connecticut State University at 6 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 26 PAC BINGO (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host "Bad@$$ BINGO" at 6 p.m. in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event, which will include $1,000 worth of prizes, will be free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Sep. 27 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP INFO SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a legislative internship information session at noon in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Sep. 27 IHHS OPEN HOUSE: 

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies will host an Open House and networking event for professionals, practitioners and educators from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 103 of Warner Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The Open House will provide the opportunity to learn about the IHHS and the opportunities for participation. The public is invited. For more information or to RSVP, send an email to autuoric@wcsu.edu.

Sep. 27 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act, the WCSU Student Jazz Ensemble. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Sep. 28 - 29 PARENTS AND FAMILY WEEKEND: 

The WCSU Office of Parent Services and the Honors Students of Compassion will host Parents and Family Weekend on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, visit https://wcsu.wpengine.com/parents/parents-family-weekend-2018/ or send an email to dennisd@wcsu.edu.

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Sep. 29 WEATHER CONFERENCE: 

WCSU will host the Tri-State Weather Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The purpose of the conference is to enhance education, professional development and communication among private and public sector meteorologists, researchers, educators, students, emergency management officials and weather enthusiasts. The public is invited; registration is required. Fox 5 NY Chief Meteorologist Nick Gregory will emcee. For ticket prices and other information, call (203) 837-8552 or visit www.wcsu.edu/weatherconference.

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Sep. 29 THE BIG E TRIP (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a trip to The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts. The bus will depart from the Westside campus at 10:30 a.m. and the Midtown campus at 11 a.m. It will leave the Big E at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students with ID and $15 for students' guests. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center Info Desks. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Sep. 29 CLEP TESTING: 

The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in Room 117 Computer Lab 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 send an email to academictesting@wcsu.edu.

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Sep. 29 WCSU MEN'S SOCCER VS. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE: 

The men's soccer team will take on the University of Southern Maine at noon at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 29 WCSU WOMEN'S TENNIS VS. PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The women's tennis team will face Plymouth State University at 1 p.m. at the Westside Courts on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 29 FREE THE CHILDREN BENEFIT CONCERT: 

Ives Concert Park will host the Free the Children Benefit Concert to benefit the Connecticut Institute of Refugees and Immigrants at 5 p.m. (gates open at 4 p.m.) at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Sponsored by 91.7 WXCI and Epic Driving School, the event will feature performances by Suburban, Standby, Hovel, Moses Music, Mid Atlantic Title and Fernanda and the Ephemeral. For more information, go to www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Sep. 29 WCSU FOOTBALL VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The Colonials face UMass-Dartmouth at 5 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free for WCSU faculty, staff and students. The public is invited and tickets can be purchased at the stadium. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Sep. 29 PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: 

WCSU will host a 6:30 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch/.

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Sep. 29 MAD HATTER MEN'S BARBERSHOP CHORUS: 

The Mad Hatter Men's Barbershop Chorus will perform "Together in Harmony" at 7 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/the-danbury-mad-hatter-chorus-presents-together-in-harmony-tickets-48495212486. For more information, go to madhatterchorus.org.

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Sep. 30 WCSU WOMEN'S TENNIS VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The women's tennis team will face UMass-Dartmouth at 1 p.m. at the Westside Courts on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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OCTOBER EVENTS

Oct. 1 ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "Study Skills - Get Ready for Midterms," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 226 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. This workshop will provide effective study techniques for midterm exams. It is open to WCSU students only; bring your own lunch if you wish. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 2 WCSU VOLLEYBALL VS. ALBERTUS MAGNUS COLLEGE: 

WCSU volleyball will face Albertus Magnus College at 7 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 3 UNDERSTANDING AND COMBATTING MICROAGGRESSIONS WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will present the workshop, "Am I Overreating? Understanding and Combatting Microaggressions," from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop will provide a focus on racial microaggressions that are prevalent at colleges and universities and explore the implications on marginalized groups on campus. The workshop will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/ or send an email to stokesk@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 3 WCSU FIELD HOCKEY VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The field hockey team will take on UMass-Dartmouth at 4 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 3 ART FACULTY LECTURE SERIES: 

Assistant Professor of Art Ken Scaglia will discuss his work at 6 p.m. in Room 108 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/art-faculty-lecture-series-ken-scaglia-tickets-47087606298 or call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 3 WCSU MEN'S SOCCER VS. JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE: 

The men's soccer team will take on John Jay College of Criminal Justice at 7 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 4 FLU VACCINE CLINIC (WCSU students only)

Western Connecticut Home Care will provide flu shots for students only from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Student Health Services Office in Litchfield Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. No appointment is necessary, but students must bring a valid insurance card from Aetna, Anthem/Blue Cross, CIGNA, ConnectiCare, Harvard Pilgrim, Medicare (Part B), Oxford, Tricare or United Healthcare. If not covered by one of the above plans, payment of $40 for the shot or $45 for flu mist will be accepted  by cash, check, MasterCard or VISA. Students covered by Medicaid/Husky will not be able to receive vaccinations. For more information, send an email to lipked@wcsu.edu.

Oct. 4 TOWN HALL: SPEAKING OUT ON MICROAGGRESSIONS: 

The WCSU Division of Student Affairs, Office of Diversity and Equity, and the Office of Intercultural Affairs will host a student-centered town hall event, "Not Your Language: Speaking Out on Microaggressions" from 3 to 5 p.m. The event will help participants understand the effects of microaggression on students' mental health, academic performance and graduation/retention rates. A panel of experts will speak on diversity awareness, how to provide a more inclusive atmosphere, and will provide those who experience microaggressions on a regular basis a voice. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/ or send an email to stokesk@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 4 A TASTE OF LATIN X (Hispanic Heritage Month event): 

A dinner offering "A Taste of Latin X" will be from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Center Marketplace on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The public is invited to attend and join students in sampling food from a variety of Latin countries at a cost of $10 per guest; students can use Flex Points or a meal swipe. Cosponsors are Sodexo Food Service, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of InterCultural Affairs. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/.

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Oct. 4 WCSU JAZZ FACULTY: 

The WCSU Jazz Faculty will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Jazz Area Co-Coordinators Jimmy Greene and Jamie Begian will lead Western's outstanding jazz faculty in an evening of standards and original compositions. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-jazz-faculty-tickets-47273617663 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 4 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Oct. 5 PAC MOVIE NIGHT (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a double-feature screening of "Monsters Inc." and "Monsters University" at 4 p.m. in the Student Center Theater on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The screening is free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Oct. 5 BEST DARN JAZZ CLUB IN DANBURY: 

WCSU will present the "Best Darn Jazz Club in Danbury" at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Admission will be free and open to the public. Complimentary snack food will be provided, as well as a cash bar for those 21 and over. A suggested $5 donation to support the club will be accepted at the door. Call (203) 837-9700 for more information.

Oct. 6 FORE 'N' AFT REUNION: 

A benefit reunion for the Fore 'n' Aft will raise funds for the ALS Association, National Adoption Foundation, Hillside Food Outreach and Ann's Place of Danbury. The event will run from noon to 10:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will feature live music from some of the bands that played the Fore 'n' Aft in the 1960s, '70s and '80s, as well as food trucks and more. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. Get tickets at https://fore-n-aft-reunion.ticketleap.com/.

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Oct. 6 WCSU VOLLEYBALL VS. NICHOLS COLLEGE: 

WCSU volleyball will take on Nichols College at noon in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 6 WCSU MEN'S SOCCER VS. RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE: 

The men's soccer team will take on Rhode Island College at 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 6 WCSU VOLLEYBALL VS. MOUNT SAINT MARY COLLEGE: 

WCSU volleyball will take on Mount Saint Mary College at 4 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 6 PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: 

WCSU will host a 6:30 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch/.

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Oct. 8 COLUMBUS DAY: 

Classes in session; non-essential university offices closed.

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Oct. 8 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE: 

Interdisciplinary artist Fritz Horstman will discuss his work at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/visiting-artist-lecture-fritz-horstman-interdisciplinary-artist-tickets-47087921240 or call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 8 WCSU WOMEN'S TENNIS VS. UNIVERSITY OF ST. JOSEPH: 

The women's tennis team will face University of St. Joseph at 3:30 p.m. at the Westside Courts on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 8 ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FACULTY LECTURE SERIES: 

The WCSU Department of English will present the Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture by Professor of English and Department Chair Dr. Shouhua Qi in Room 127 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Chi has published more than a dozen books of fiction, nonfiction, literary studies and translation. Among his recent books are "Western Literature in China and the Translation of a Nation" and "The Brontes Sisters in Other Wor(l)ds." His latest book is "Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage." Chi will discuss "Not Just for All Time: Staging 'Old Man' Shakespeare in China." The talk will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to qis@wcsu.edu.

Oct. 9 CAREER FAIR PREP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a Career Fair Prep workshop from 4 to 5 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Oct. 9 WCSU FIELD HOCKEY VS. WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The field hockey team will take on Worcester State University at 7 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 9 MUDRAS FOR MEDITATION SERIES: 

The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at WCSU will host Mudras for Meditation 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.

Oct. 10 SALVADORAN MIGRANT FAMILIES DISCUSSION: 

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will host Bernardo Belloso and Zulma Tobar for a discussion about "Salvadoran Migrant Families: Torn at Home, Torn at the Border" at 11 a.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Belloso is president of the Association for Rural Development of El Salvador and Tobar is co-coordinator of US-El Salvador Sister Cities. They will discuss their experiences working with migrant communities in El Salvador in light of the U.S. "zero-tolerance" policy on migrants at the border. The talk will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/ or send an email to bandhauerc@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 10 ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "Writing a Thesis," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 226 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. This workshop will aid in the development of new approaches to creating a thesis statement. It is open to WCSU students only; bring your own lunch if you wish. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 10 MOCKTAILS AND MINGLING (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will host Mocktails & Mingling from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Oct. 10 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring cavatelli with broccoli, salad, rolls and vanilla ice cream with toppings, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Oct. 11 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an all-night open mic. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Oct. 12 - Oct. 13 PLAY THERAPY CONFERENCE: 

The WCSU departments of Education & Educational Psychology and Social Work will host a play therapy conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information about the conference, how to obtain CEs or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/education/playtherapy or send an email to thomasr@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 12 WCSU JAZZ COMBOS: 

The WCSU Jazz Combos will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Four of Western's jazz combos will perform standards and original compositions. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-jazz-combos-tickets-47267331862 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 12 - Oct. 21 THEATRE PRODUCTION ' "UNCLE VANYA": 

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "Uncle Vanya" in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on Oct. 12, 13, 19 and 20; with 2 p.m. matinees on Oct. 13, 14, 20 and 21. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/uncle-vanya-tickets-45385142182 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Oct. 12 PAC BINGO (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host "Bad@$$ BINGO" at 10 p.m. in the ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event, which will include $1,000 worth of prizes, will be free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Oct. 13 HAUNTED GRAVEYARD TRIP (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a trip to the Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut. The bus will depart the Westside Campus Center at 5:30 p.m. and the Midtown Student Center at 6 p.m. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Oct. 13 MISSION HEALTH DAY: 

WCSU, in cooperation with Danbury Hospital/Western Connecticut Health Network, will host Mission Health Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bill Williams Gym in Berkshire Hall and Berkshire Hall lawn on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event serves to expand health and community services. It is free for those in need from the Greater Danbury area. For more information, go to www.danburyhospital.org/mission-health-day.

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Oct. 13 WCSU VOLLEYBALL VS. KEENE STATE COLLEGE: 

WCSU volleyball will face Keene State College at noon in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 13 WCSU WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. KEENE STATE COLLEGE: 

The women's soccer team will take on Keene State College at 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 13 WCSU VOLLEYBALL VS. SUNY POTSDAM: 

WCSU volleyball will face SUNY Potsdam at 4 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 13 A TASTE OF LATIN X (Hispanic Heritage Month event): 

A dinner offering "A Taste of Latin X" will be from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Student Center Restaurant on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The public is invited to attend and join students in sampling food from a variety of Latin countries at a cost of $10 per guest; students can use Flex Points or a meal swipe. Cosponsors are Sodexo Food Service, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of InterCultural Affairs. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/.

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Oct. 14 WCSU WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. LEHMAN COLLEGE: 

The women's soccer team will take on Lehman College at noon at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 14 "RUN OR DYE" COLOR RUN: 

WestConnREC will host the Homecoming "Run or Dye" three-mile Color Run at noon at Ives Concert Park on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Tickets are $15 for advance registration and $20 on the day of the event. WCSU students with valid ID are free. The first 125 registered participants will receive a free t-shirt and dye packet. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. For more information or to register, visit www.wcsu.edu/recreation/.

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Oct. 14 WCSU WIND ENSEMBLE AND SYMPHONIC BAND: 

The WCSU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Fernando Jimenez, and the Symphonic Band, conducted by Matthew Doiron, will perform at 3 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wind-ensemble-symphonic-band-tickets-47267458240 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 16 FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE CAREER FAIR (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will host a Financial Services and Insurance Career Fair from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Oct. 16 WCSU WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The women's soccer team will take on Worcester State University at 6 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 17 KETTLE KORN (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will give away free kettle corn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Student Center patio on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Free and open to WCSU students only -- come grab a bag and join in one of our school's most cherished giveaways. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Oct. 17 WELLNESS WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP: 

As part of the ongoing Wellness Wednesday program on campus, there will be a workshop conducted by Dr. Michael Murphy, "Need More Power: How We Generate Energy" at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop is sponsored by the HPX Department and the Institute for Holistic Health Studies. It will be free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/09/10/meditation-multicultural-perspectives-more-at-wcsu/.

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Oct. 17 RESUME WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Resume: Making a First Impression," from 4 to 5 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Oct. 17 WCSU FIELD HOCKEY VS. EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The field hockey team will take on Eastern Connecticut State University at 7 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 18 LUNCH WITH A LEADER SERIES (WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only)

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will host "Lunch with a Leader" with Victims' Rights Advocate Maude Gorman and WCSU Professor of English Dr. Donald Gagnon from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom South on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Gorman and Gagnon will share the stories of their professional journeys that led to leadership positions in advocacy and education. Open to WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only; space is limited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/. To attend, RSVP by email to stokesk@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 18 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Oct. 19 SOCIAL & CULTURAL DIFFERENCES WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will host the workshop, "Working with Diverse Student Populations: Understanding Social and Cultural Differences," at 10 a.m. in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop will review essential theories and practices that aid those who work with diverse populations. It will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/ or send an email to stokesk@wcsu.edu.

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Oct. 19 HALL OF FAME DINNER AND CEREMONY (Homecoming Week event): 

The WCSU Alumni Association will host the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner and Ceremony at 6 p.m. at the Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Road in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9090 or send an email to alumni@wcsu.edu.

Oct. 20 WCSU FIELD HOCKEY VS. FITCHBURG STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The field hockey team will take on Fitchburg State University at 11 a.m. on Homecoming Day at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 20 WCSU MEN'S SOCCER VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The men's soccer team will take on UMass-Dartmouth at 2 p.m. on Homecoming Day at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 20 WCSU FOOTBALL VS. BRIDGEWATER STATE: 

The Colonials face Bridgewater State for the Homecoming Game at 6 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free for WCSU faculty, staff and students. The public is invited and tickets can be purchased at the stadium. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 20 PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: 

WCSU will host a 6 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch/.

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Oct. 23 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE: 

Illustrator Jon Krause will discuss his work at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/visiting-artist-lecture-jon-krause-illustrator-tickets-47088373593 or call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 23 WCSU MEN'S SOCCER VS. ELMS COLLEGE: 

The men's soccer team will take on Elms College at 6 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 24 CACTUS POT NOVELTY (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will provide students the opportunity to make a cactus pot novelty from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center Lobby on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Oct. 24 LAUNCHING INTERNSHIPS FOR EXPERIENCE (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will host "L.I.F.E." - Launch an Internship for Experience at 4 p.m. Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. WCSU students who want to learn about expectations and the varied processes to get an internship are encouraged to attend. Students of all majors are invited to hear student panelists speak about their experiences in an interactive, and question-and-answer, format. Open to WCSU students only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Oct. 24 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring chicken fajitas, chips & salsa and Mexican chocolate crescents, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Oct. 25 EXHIBITION: 

"? (A Series of Collaborative Works)" featuring the work of artists Glenn Goldberg and Amber Scoon, will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, through Sunday, Dec. 9, in the Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The exhibition will be free and the public is invited. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 25 INTERVIEW WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

WCSU Career Success Center will offer a workshop, "Interview: Showcasing Your Talents," from 4 to 5 p.m. in Suite 300 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Open to WCSU students and alumni only. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Oct. 25 EXHIBITION OPENING AND ARTIST TALK: 

The opening for the exhibition "? (A Series of Collaborative Works)" will include a talk by artists Glenn Goldberg and Amber Scoon at 6 p.m. in the Art Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The exhibition, featuring the work of Goldberg and Scoon, will be on display in the Gallery through Sunday, Dec. 9. The opening and talk will be free and the public is invited. To RSVP, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/gallery-opening-artist-talk-a-series-of-collaborative-works-by-glenn-goldberg-amber-scoon-tickets-47090234158. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Oct. 25 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Oct. 26 OKTOBERFEST JAZZ: 

Oktoberfest Jazz will be at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Western's large jazz ensembles will perform big band classics from the Thad Jones and Charlie Parker libraries. Frankensax is led by Andrew Beals; the Jazz Ensemble is led by Jimmy Greene and the Jazz Orchestra is led by Jamie Begian. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-jazz-tickets-47267939680 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Oct. 27 WCSU WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The women's soccer team will take on Plymouth State University at noon at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Oct. 31 TIP-OFF BREAKFAST: 

The WCSU Women's Basketball Tip-Off Breakfast will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Westside Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The public is invited. There will be no admission charge, but participants will be encouraged to make "tip" donations. This is the annual fundraiser for the women's basketball team. Reservations are required. To make reservations or for more information, call Head Coach Kim Rybczyk at (203) 837-9018.

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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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