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University Events: February and March 2018

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FEBRUARY EVENTS

Feb. 1 - Mar. 4 EXHIBITION: 'PARALLEL PRACTICES': 

"Parallel Practices," an exhibit featuring 11 critically acclaimed artists who often work in more than one medium, creating unexpected parallel bodies of work, 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, March 4, 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/2017/12/26/wcsu-gallery-to-present-parallel-practices-exhibition-this-winter/. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Feb. 13 - Mar. 27 INTRAMURAL 5-ON-5 BASKETBALL (WCSU faculty, staff and students only)

WestConn Rec will host Intramural 5-on-5 Basketball from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. on Sundays, and 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Bill Williams Gym in Berkshire Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The league is open to students, faculty and staff only, and the deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 9. To sign up, go to www.imleagues.com/spa/intramural/328a33198e1b4fceae17500ef08b771c/home. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/recreation.

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Feb. 16 - 19 PRESIDENTS DAY HOLIDAY: 

No classes; university offices are closed.

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Feb. 19 SNOW DAY (WCSU students only)

Western REC will host a Snow Day beginning at 6 p.m. on the Recreation Field on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Featured will be sledding, a snowman-building contest, snowball fight, make your own snowglobe, hot cocoa bar and more. In the event of no snow, this will take place in the Campus Center Ballroom on the Westside campus. Open to WCSU students only.

Feb. 20 COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS EVENT: 

WestConn will host "Community Preparedness: Are We Ready?" from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Speakers will include Kristin L. Stevens, technical adviser for Disaster Risk Reduction at Americares; Red Cross Regional Disaster Officer Neil Brockway and Senior Director of Emergency Services Nastia Karpoukhina; and Gary Lessor, assistant director of the WCSU Weather Center. For more information or to register, go to https://alumni.wcsu.edu/community-preparedness.

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Feb. 20 INTERVIEW WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an interview workshop at noon in Room 213 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop will cover how to prepare for upcoming interviews, what to expect the day of the interview, strategies for fielding questions and important follow-up after the interview. 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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Feb. 20 NARCAN TRAINING: 

The WCSU Choices office will host NARCAN Training at 5 p.m. in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The session is a one-hour workshop during which attendees will learn how to administer NARCAN nasal spray, an overdose reversal medication that could save the life of someone who has accidentally overdosed on opioids. Participants will be given a NARCAN kit upon completion. The public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/01/30/wcsu-choices-office-to-offer-narcan-nasal-spray-training/. To register for the training, send an email to gucks@wcsu.edu.

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Feb. 20 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL LEC TOURNAMENT GAME: 

The men's basketball team will host a first round Little East Conference Tournament game at 6 or 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 opponent will be determined on Saturday, Feb. 17. 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.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 20 SGA ELECTIONS INFORMATION SESSION (WCSU students only)

The Center for Student Involvement will hold an SGA Spring 2018 Elections Information Session at 7 p.m. in Room 216 of the Student Center on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The SGA Elections Committee will answer questions relating to the application process and the responsibilities each position entails for SGA Senator and Executive Board positions. The session is open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to adebambo001@connect.wcsu.edu.

Feb. 21 SENIOR PORTRAITS (Graduating WCSU students only)

The WCSU Campus and Student Centers board will host senior portraits from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. (The snow date is Wednesday, Feb. 28.) 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. This event is open to senior WCSU students only. Please dress professionally and note that hands may show in certain poses. Graduation cap and gown portraits also will be photographed. There is no sitting fee.

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Feb. 21 COLLEGE RING EVENT (WCSU students only)

Jostens will host a college ring event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lobby of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. (The snow date is Wednesday, Feb. 28.) The event will allow graduating students the opportunity to order a college ring. For more information, go to www.jostens.com/jewelry/college-jewelry.html.

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Feb. 21 ACADEMIC WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "Research Paper Made Easy: Tips and Tricks to Research," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 026 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Feb. 21 MATH WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present a workshop for students in MAT 98 and MAT 100 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 025 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop, which will focus on chapters 4.1 through 4.3, is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

Feb. 21 - Mar. 4 THEATRE PERFORMANCE - "CLYBOURNE PARK": 

The Department of Theatre Arts will present "Clybourne Park" in the MainStageTheatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Feb. 21 (student preview night) and Feb. 22 (high school night); 8 p.m. on Feb. 23 and 24, and March 2 and 3; with 2 p.m. matinees on Feb. 24 and 25, and March 3 and 4. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/clyborne-park-tickets-39406750652. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/02/09/wcsu-to-present-bruce-norris-drama-clybourne-park/. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Feb. 21 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner, featuring pineapple chicken, rice, salad and Oreo cream dessert, 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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Feb. 21 SUPPORT GROUP (Female WCSU students only)

The Women's Center of Greater Danbury will host "Girl Talk," a girls supporting girls group, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 003A of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The group will provide free and confidential discussions about school, relationships, finances and family in a safe and accepting environment. It will run for eight weeks, through April 4, and advance registration is required. For more information or to pre-register, send an email to havelockr@wcsu.edu.

Feb. 21 CLIMATE CHANGE LECTURE SERIES: 

The Jane Goodall Center at WCSU will host a series of talks about "Climate Change and Human Civilization." The second spring semester 2018 presentation of the series, "Soil Microbes and Climate," will be at 7 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Assistant Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences Dr. Hannah Reynolds will present the talk, which will be free and open to the public. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/01/30/wcsu-offers-third-annual-series-of-climate-change-talks/.

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Feb. 22 SENIOR PORTRAITS (Graduating WCSU students only)

The WCSU Campus and Student Centers board will host senior portraits from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Student Center Theater on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. 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. This event is open to senior WCSU students only. Please dress professionally and note that hands may show in certain poses. Graduation cap and gown portraits also will be photographed. There is no sitting fee.

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Feb. 22 COLLEGE RING EVENT (WCSU students only)

Jostens will host a college ring event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lobby of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will allow graduating students the opportunity to order a college ring. For more information, go to www.jostens.com/jewelry/college-jewelry.html.

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Feb. 22 INTERNSHIP INFORMATION SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an internship information session at 1 p.m. in Room 212 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension 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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Feb. 22 RESEARCH SEMINAR: 

UConn Associate Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology Dr. Joanne Conover will discuss "Aging of a Brain Neural Stem Cell Niche" at 4 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The focus of Conover's research is to understand early brain development and neurogenesis, and to apply new knowledge to cases where injury or disease alter normal brain development and function. Other projects include assessment of brain tissue damage following repeated traumatic brain injury, the type of injury that develops following several concussive head injuries. Offered as part of the continuing "Research Seminar" series hosted by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, the event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to giamancok@wcsu.edu.

Feb. 22 ALL THINGS ARCTIC DISCUSSION (WCSU students only)

WCSU Roots & Shoots will present a lecture by Moki Kokoris, "Introduction to All Things Arctic," at 6 p.m. in Room 201 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Kokoris, a lifelong environmental advocate and founder of "90-North," is the first Ukrainian woman to reach the North Pole. Kokoris will discuss and show video footage and artifacts from the Arctic region, atmospheric and optical phenomena unique to the polar regions, science of sea ice, indigenous cultures and more. The talk will be free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to colangelo014@connect.wcsu.edu.

Feb. 22 BLACK HISTORY MONTH PANEL DISCUSSION: 

A panel discussion, "Afrofuturism, The Black Panther and The Black Panthers - A Future of Liberation Through the Lens of a Cultural Past" will be at 6 p.m. at Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Participants will include Dr. Donald Gagnon, WCSU professor of English; William Foster, NVCC professor of English; Dr. Demetrius Eudell, Wesleyan University professor of history; Lynne Johnson, adjunct professor at SUNY Empire State College; and Steven Fullwood, former associate curator at the New York Public Library. Admission will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/02/14/wcsu-to-host-panel-discussion-about-afrofuturism-the-black-panther-and-the-black-panthers-fantasy-and-liberation/.

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Feb. 22 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 Whispering Tree. 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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Feb. 23 FRANKENSAX, JAZZ ENSEMBLE AND JAZZ ORCHESTRA: 

Western's Jazz Studies faculty members Jimmy Greene and Andrew Beals will lead their groups through a mix of classic large ensemble repertoire for Black History Month 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. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-frankensax-jazz-ensemble-jazz-orchestra-tickets-41079981330 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Feb. 23 REC AFTER DARK - POOL EDITION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Recreation Council will host "After Hours - REC After Dark " from 8 to 10:30 p.m. in the O'Neill Center Pool on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and open to WCSU students only. Compete in a 3-vs.-3 shallow end pool basketball tournament, show off your best dives, or warm up with some hot chocolate. The winning basketball team will receive a gift card. Register at the pool the day of the event. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/recreation/.

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Feb. 24 WCSU MEN'S LACROSSE VS. ROSEMONT COLLEGE: 

The men's lacrosse team will face Rosemont College at 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/mlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 24 DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT (WCSU faculty, staff and students only)

WestConn Rec will host a Dodgeball Tournament at 2 p.m. in the Bill Williams Gym in Berkshire Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The tournament is open to students, faculty and staff only, and the deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 23. To sign up, go to www.imleagues.com/spa/intramural/328a33198e1b4fceae17500ef08b771c/home. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/recreation.

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Feb. 24 NY KNICKS VS. BOSTON CELTICS (WCSU students and guest only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a trip to New York to see the New York Knicks take on the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. The bus will depart from the Midtown Student Center at 4 p.m. and the Westside Campus Center at 4:30 p.m. It will depart from New York City to return to campus at 10 p.m. Tickets are $30 for WCSU students with ID and $85 for students' guests. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center Info Desks. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Feb. 24 COCKTAIL RECEPTION-THEATRE EVENT: 

The Office of Alumni Relations will host a cocktail reception-theatre event at 6:30 p.m. in Room 241 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The $30 cost will include the reception and a ticket to "Clybourne Park." For more information or to make a reservation, call (203) 837-8298 or go to https://alumni.wcsu.edu/events.

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Feb. 25 CHOIR CONCERT: 

The First Congregational Church of Ridgefield will present "The True Story of Cinderella" as part of its Fountain Music Series at 4 p.m. at the church, 103 Main St. in Ridgefield. WCSU voice students Nicole Salamon and Edwin Rodriguez will perform along with 10 other professional soloists in what is described as an "entertaining, endearing, memorable and funny concert." Salamon will give voice to the Stepmother and Rodriguez will portray the Prince and narrator. The performance is free and the public is invited. For more information, call (917) 856-1952.

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Feb. 26 BRANDING WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a Career Week branding workshop as part of Career Week at noon in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. 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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Feb. 26 CAREER SUCCESS CENTER ASB INFO SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an information session on how the center can assist students from the Ancell School of Business (ASB) at 12:55 p.m. in Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop will be open to WCSU students only, and is geared specifically to ASB majors. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS if attending individually, or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Feb. 26 RESUME WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

WCSU Career Success Center will offer a resume workshop at 4 p.m. in Room 212 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is for students and alumni who have never created a resume and those who want to update an old resume. Topics covered will include: elements of a resume, style and format for a resume, and how to highlight strengths and experience. 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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Feb. 26 NETWORKING WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer "The Natural Networker: Networking for Life Success" as part of Career Week at 5 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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Feb. 27 ACADEMIC WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "Writing a Thesis is Easy!" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 026 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Feb. 27 RESUME WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a resume workshop as part of Career Week at noon in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop is for students and alumni who have never created a resume and those who want to update an old resume. Topics covered will include: elements of a resume, style and format for a resume, and how to highlight strengths and experience. 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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Feb. 27 LINKEDIN WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a LinkedIn workshop as part of Career Week at 4 p.m. in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. 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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Feb. 27 MARIAN ANDERSON CELEBRATION: 

WCSU will host a celebration of the life and music of Marian Anderson at 6 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. Featured will be a performance by John Holiday, winner of the 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award Winner. Guests are invited to attend a community birthday party celebration for Anderson and learn how they may become a part of the initiative to name the School of Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets are $35 and are available at www.wcsu.edu/svpa/mariananderson. For more information, call (203) 837-3222.

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Feb. 28 BUMPER STICKER NOVELTY (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a Bumper Sticker Novelty event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center Lobby on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Participants can customize their own bumper sticker during this event, which is open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Feb. 28 BLACK HERITAGE MONTH LECTURE: 

The WCSU departments of History & Non-Western Cultures and Social Sciences will host Southern Connecticut State University Assistant Professor of History Dr. Siobhan Carter-David for a discussion about "Black Body Zeitgeist: Image Activism and 'The Woke' in Post-Obama America" at 12:15 p.m. in Room 201 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Carter-David will look at the recent rise in the popular and public embrace of the complexity and diversity of black beauty, black style and black gender expression. The talk will be free and the public is invited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/01/26/wcsu-to-host-scsu-professor-for-discussion-about-black-body-zeitgeist-image-activism-and-the-woke-in-post-obama-america/.

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Feb. 28 MATH WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present a workshop for students in MAT 98 and MAT 100 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 025 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop, which will focus on chapters 5.1 through 5.5, is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

Feb. 28 CLIMATE CHANGE LECTURE SERIES: 

The Jane Goodall Center at WCSU will host a series of talks about "Climate Change and Human Civilization." The third spring semester 2018 presentation of the series, "Social Impact and Apathy," will be at 7 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Professor of Sociology Dr. Carina Bandhauer will present this talk, which will be free and open to the public. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/01/30/wcsu-offers-third-annual-series-of-climate-change-talks/.

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MARCH EVENTS

Mar. 1 NETWORKING WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer "Networking with Confidence, Clarity and Connection" and a Speed Networking Session with alumni/businesses as part of Career Week at 5 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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Mar. 1 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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Mar. 1 FILM SCREENING : 

The Office of InterCultural Affairs and the Black Student Union will host a screening of "Girls Trip" at 10 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The screening is free and open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to dennisd@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 2 BLACK STUDENT UNION GALA: 

The WCSU Black Student Union will hold a gala at 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The gala will feature guest speaker Tanesha Barnes, owner of T. Barnes Beauty LLC, a hair and esthetics studio in Bethel. Barnes is a licensed esthetician and holds master's degrees in history from WCSU and in teaching for social justice from Spark Teacher Education Institute. Sponsors include the African Caribbean American Student Association, the Black Student Union, the Office of InterCultural Affairs and Minorities in Medicine. For more information, send an email to dennisd@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 2 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. Several of Western's jazz combos will perform standards and original compositions. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-jazz-combos-tickets-41472839379 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Mar. 2 REC AFTER DARK - REC FEST (WCSU students only)

WestConn Recreation will host "Rec After Dark - Rec Fest" from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Bill Williams Gym in Berkshire Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Featured will be a rock wall, laser tag, glow-in-the-dark Zumba and free food for WCSU students only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/recreation/.

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Mar. 3 - Mar. 4 HOME SHOW: 

WCSU will host the 25th Annual Western New England Home Show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at the Feldman Arena in the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Home improvement companies will display their products and answer questions during the two-day event. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and children 12 and under are free. For more information, visit www.jenksproductions.com/event/western-ne-home-show/.

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Mar. 3 WCSU MEN'S LACROSSE VS. WELLS COLLEGE: 

The men's lacrosse team will face Wells College at 11 a.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/mlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 3 WCSU WOMEN'S LACROSSE VS. FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE: 

The women's lacrosse team will face Farmingdale State College at 3 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/wlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 3 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.

Mar. 4 CLOSING RECEPTION AND ART GALLERY WALK: 

The closing reception and Art Gallery Walk for "Parallel Practices" will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The reception and gallery walk 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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Mar. 5 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE: 

Painter Kelly Popoff 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 http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/01/23/wcsu-to-present-spring-semester-m-f-a-artist-lecture-series/ or call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Mar. 5 ACADEMIC WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present the workshop, "Quick Tips and Strategies to Create a Resume," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 026 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

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Mar. 6 INTERNSHIP INFORMATION SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an internship information session at 4 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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Mar. 7 INTERVIEW WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an interview workshop at noon in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop will cover how to prepare for upcoming interviews, what to expect the day of the interview, strategies for fielding questions and important follow-up after the interview. 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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Mar. 7 WELLNESS WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP: 

As part of the ongoing Wellness Wednesday program on campus, there will be a workshop conducted by doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine Dr. Sarah Poulin at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Poulin will discuss the health benefits of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and acupuncture. 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/2018/02/01/wcsu-institute-for-holistic-health-studies-announces-wellness-wednesday-workshops/.

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Mar. 7 MATH WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present a workshop for students in MAT 98 and MAT 100 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 025 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop, which will focus on chapters 5.6 through 5.8, is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 7 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner, featuring corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread and lime Jell-O, 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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Mar. 7 CLIMATE CHANGE LECTURE SERIES: 

The Jane Goodall Center at WCSU will host a series of talks about "Climate Change and Human Civilization." The final spring semester 2018 presentation of the series, "Reducing Emissions," will be at 7 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences Dr. Mitch Wagener will present the talks, which will be free and open to the public. For more information, go to http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/01/30/wcsu-offers-third-annual-series-of-climate-change-talks/.

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Mar. 7 WCSU WOMEN'S LACROSSE VS. SMITH COLLEGE: 

The women's lacrosse team will face Smith College at 7 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/wlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 8 CAREER SUCCESS CENTER SPS INFO SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an information session on how the center can assist students from the School of Professional Studies (SPS) at 2:20 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop will be open to WCSU students only, and is geared specifically to SPS majors. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS if attending individually, or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Mar. 8 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 Western Improv Group. 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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Mar. 9 WCSU MEN'S LACROSSE VS. ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE: 

The men's lacrosse team will face St. Joseph's College at 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/mlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 10 ORGANIC FARMING CONFERENCE: 

The Connecticut Northeast Organic Farming Association will hold its 36th Annual Winter Conference, OrganiConn, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. For cost and other information, visit www.ctnofa.org/winterconference/index.html.

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Mar. 10 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 university's 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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Mar. 11 - Mar. 18 SPRING BREAK: 

No classes; university offices are open.

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Mar. 13 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.

Mar. 14 WCSU MEN'S LACROSSE VS. MARITIME COLLEGE: 

The men's lacrosse team will face Maritime College at 5 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/mlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 16 TRUE COLORS ANNUAL CONFERENCE (WCSU students only)

WCSU will host a bus trip to the True Colors annual conference, the largest and most comprehensive conference in the country focused on LGBTQ youth issues, to be held at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Now entering its 25th year, the conference will host more than 3,500 participants from across the country with more than 200 workshops from which to choose. Open to WCSU students only, the $35 ticket will include round-trip transportation and entry to the conference. Tickets are on sale through Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center box offices. For more information, send an email to sabovik001@connect.wcsu.edu.

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Mar. 19 CAREER SUCCESS CENTER SVPA INFO SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an information session on how the center can assist students from the School of Visual and Performing Arts (SVPA) at 10:30 a.m. in the South Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop will be open to WCSU students only, and is geared specifically to SVPA majors. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS if attending individually, or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Mar. 19 CLOTHESLINE PROJECT (WCSU faculty, staff and students only)

The Women's Center of Greater Danbury will present the "Clothesline Project," an event intended to raise awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lobby of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Students will write comments on T-shirts that will be displayed in the Student Center. The Clothesline Project is a program that started on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt that is then hung on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women. For more information, send an email to havelockr@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 19 RESUME WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a resume workshop at noon in Room 212 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop is for students and alumni who have never created a resume and those who want to update an old resume. Topics covered will include: elements of a resume, style and format for a resume, and how to highlight strengths and experience. 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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Mar. 20 BRANDING WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer a branding workshop at noon in Room 212 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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Mar. 20 CAREER FAIR WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

WCSU Career Services will offer a "Career Fair - How to Work It" workshop at 4 p.m. in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop will cover how to prepare for the upcoming Career Fair on March 28, how to research employers, what to expect the day of the Career Fair, and important follow-up after the Career Fair. 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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Mar. 21 GEL BEAD AIR FRESHENERS NOVELTY (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a Gel Bead Air Fresheners event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center Lobby on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Participants can customize an air freshener for their dorm room during this event, which is open to WCSU students only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Mar. 21 CLOTHESLINE PROJECT (WCSU faculty, staff and students only)

The Women's Center of Greater Danbury will present the "Clothesline Project," an event intended to raise awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lobby of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Students will write comments on T-shirts that will be displayed in the Student Center. The Clothesline Project is a program that started on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt that is then hung on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women. For more information, send an email to havelockr@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 21 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE: 

WCSU adjunct professor and painter Riley Brewster 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 http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/01/23/wcsu-to-present-spring-semester-m-f-a-artist-lecture-series/ or call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Mar. 21 MATH WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present a workshop for students in MAT 98 and MAT 100 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 025 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop, which will focus on chapter 6.1, is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 21 ILLUSIONIST MIKE SUPER (WCSU students and guest only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host illusionist and magician Mike Super at 8 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Super was a finalist on "America's Got Talent" and winner of NBC's "Phenomenon." The event is free and open to WCSU students and their guests only. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Mar. 22 CAREER SUCCESS CENTER ASB INFO SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an information session on how the center can assist students from the Ancell School of Business (ASB) at 10:05 a.m. in Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop will be open to WCSU students only, and is geared specifically to ASB majors. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS if attending individually, or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Mar. 22 EDUCATION GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE: 

The Department of Education and Educational Psychology will host a Graduate Open House from 2 to 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The public is invited to learn more about graduate programs offered by the department. For more information, send an email to ocallaghanc@wcsu.edu.

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Mar. 22 CAREER SUCCESS CENTER A&S INFO SESSION (WCSU students only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will offer an information session on how the center can assist students from the Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences (A&S) at 2:05 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop will be open to WCSU students only, and is geared specifically to A&S majors. Sign up through WESTCONNWORKS if attending individually, or call the Career Success Center at (203) 837-8263 with questions.

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Mar. 22 CAREER FAIR WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

WCSU Career Services will offer a "Career Fair - How to Work It" workshop at 4 p.m. in Room 212 of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The workshop will cover how to prepare for the upcoming Career Fair on March 28, how to research employers, what to expect the day of the Career Fair, and important follow-up after the Career Fair. 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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Mar. 22 PAC MOVIE NIGHT (WCSU students and guest only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a screening of "Thor: Ragnarok" at 8 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.

Mar. 22 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, Emily Barnes. 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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Mar. 23 SIP & SKETCH: 

The WCSU 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 Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Enjoy a fun and creative evening of drawing from a live model in a relaxed environment while you sip wine and sample assorted seasonal snacks. All skill levels are welcome, but you must be at least 21 to attend. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies. To make a reservation, go to www.eventbrite.com/o/visual-and-performing-arts-center-at-western-connecticut-state-university-6275173871. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Mar. 23 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 or visit http://wcsu.edu/news/2018/02/02/best-darn-jazz-club-in-danbury-at-wcsu/ for more information.

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Mar. 24 CLEP TESTING: 

The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in the Computer Center of the Campus Center 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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Mar. 24 "WICKED" ON BROADWAY (WCSU students and guest only)

The WCSU Program Activities Council will host a trip to New York to see "Wicked" on Broadway. The bus will depart from the Midtown Student Center at 9:30 a.m. and the Westside Campus Center at 10 a.m. It will depart from New York City to return to campus at 8 p.m., which will provide participants with free time after the show to eat, shop and enjoy everything the city has to offer. Tickets are $30 for WCSU students with ID and $75 for students' guests. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center Info Desks. For more information, send an email to pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.

Mar. 24 WCSU WOMEN'S LACROSSE VS. WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The women's lacrosse team will face Worcester State University at 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/wlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 24 PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: 

WCSU will host a 7 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 8 to 10 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the university's 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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Mar. 27 WCSU BASEBALL VS. RAMAPO COLLEGE: 

The WCSU baseball team will take on Ramapo College at 3:30 p.m. at the Westside Field on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/bsb/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 27 PIANO STUDIO RECITAL: 

Students in Western's music program will present a piano studio recital featuring music for two and four hands 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. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/piano-studio-recital-tickets-42378672751 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Mar. 28 MATH WORKSHOP (WCSU students only)

WCSU AccessAbility Services will present a workshop for students in MAT 98 and MAT 100 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 025 of White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The workshop, which will focus on chapters 6.2 and 6.3, is open to WCSU students only. For more information or accommodations, send an email to aas@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 28 CAREER FAIR (WCSU students and alumni only)

The WCSU Career Success Center will host the 23rd annual Career Fair from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Employers encompassing all majors are expected to attend. The fair is 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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Mar. 28 WCSU SOFTBALL VS. SUNY PURCHASE: 

The WestConn softball team takes on SUNY Purchase in a double header beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Westside Field on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/sball/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 28 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner, featuring ranch chicken mac & cheese, salad and chocolate-caramel brownies, 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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Mar. 28 WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH DISCUSSION: 

WCSU will host Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence at Barnard College of Columbia University Jennifer Finney Boylan for a Women's History Month talk at 6 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The talk will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to lindenauerl@wcsu.edu.

Mar. 28 WCSU MEN'S LACROSSE VS. FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE: 

The men's lacrosse team will face Farmingdale State College at 7 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/mlax/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 29 ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR LUNCHEON: 

The 2018 Macricostas Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be presented to Jordan Young, president of Fairfield Processing, at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at The Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Road in Danbury. Reservations for the luncheon may be made by calling (203) 837-8279.

Mar. 29 - Apr. 9 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION: 

The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will be on display from noon to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, through Monday, April 9, in the Art 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.asp.

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Mar. 29 EXHIBITION OPENING: 

The opening for the Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will be from 6 to 8 p.m. 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 on display from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, through Monday, April 9, in the Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The opening and exhibition will be free and the public is invited. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Mar. 29 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, WCSU student Toure Richardson. 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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Mar. 30 DAY OF REFLECTION: 

No classes; university is closed.

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Mar. 31 WCSU BASEBALL VS. KEENE STATE COLLEGE: 

The WCSU baseball team will take on Keene State College in a doubleheader that begins at noon at the Westside Field on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/bsb/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 31 WCSU SOFTBALL VS. UMASS-BOSTON: 

The WestConn softball team takes on UMASS-Boston in a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. at the Westside Field on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/sball/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Mar. 31 WCSU MEN'S TENNIS VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The men's tennis team takes on UMASS-Dartmouth at 1 p.m. at the Westside courts on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.wcsuathletics.com/sports/mten/index. Check www.wcsuathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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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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