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University Events: June and July 2019

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JUNE EVENTS

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

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

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Jun. 19 HENRY ABBOTT TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

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

Jun. 19 - Aug. 28 YOGA AT SUNSET: 

Ives Concert Park will host Yoga at Sunset with Yoga Culture from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19; July 3, 17 and 31; and Aug. 14 and 28, on the stage at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The classes will take place rain or shine and the fee is $10 per class. Drinks and healthy snacks will be available for purchase. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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

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

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

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

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Jun. 20 EAT & LEARN: RESUME AND COVER LETTER WORKSHOP (WCSU students and alumni only)

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

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Jun. 20 CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

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

Jun. 21 RIDGEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

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

Jun. 22 ALUMNI TRIP - 9/11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM: 

WCSU alumni and friends will spend a day in New York City, visiting the 9/11 Memorial Museum and Chelsea Market. The bus will depart at 7:30 a.m. from University Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The $48/person cost includes round-trip transportation and the museum admission fee. For more information or to RSVP, go to http://wcsu.edu/alumni/2018/11/07/bus-trip-to-911-museum-saturday-june-22/ or call (203) 837-8298.

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Jun. 22 BREWSTER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

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

Jun. 22 NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

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

Jun. 22 BROOKFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

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

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

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

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

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

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Jun. 29 SUMMER SESSION I ENDS: 

Summer Session I ends.

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Jun. 30 HEARTS ON FIRE BENEFIT CONCERT: 

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

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JULY EVENTS

Jul. 1 SUMMER SESSION II: 

Summer Session II begins

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Jul. 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY: 

No classes; university closed.

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Jul. 9 MUDRA MEDITATION SERIES: 

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

Jul. 11 - Jul. 12 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION IV (New WCSU students only)

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

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Jul. 13 ALUMNI TRIP - PROVIDENCE ITALIAN STYLE: 

WCSU alumni and friends will spend a day in Providence, Rhode Island, exploring the Italian neighborhood of Federal Hill for shopping, dining and a gondola ride. The bus will depart at 8:30 a.m. from University Hall on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The $60/person cost includes round-trip transportation, tour and gondola ride. For more information or to RSVP, go to http://wcsu.edu/alumni/2018/11/06/bus-trip-providence-italian-style-saturday-july-13/ or call (203) 837-8298.

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Jul. 14 ALUMNI TRIP- YANKEE STADIUM: 

WCSU alumni and friends will travel to the Bronx to watch the NY Yankees take on the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.  For more information or to RSVP, go to https://offer.fevo.com/western-connecticut-state-university--3a5595a?fbclid=IwAR1agBNZ-tezWCUJMvIUZa9FlgPL5_Bii2bkH-0R8Bic8_hspVR2fLM02Jw&fevoUri=western-connecticut-state-university--3a5595a%2F or call (203) 837-8298.

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Jul. 14 BALLET UNDER THE STARS: 

As part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, Ives Concert Park will host the Connecticut Ballet at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The Connecticut Ballet will present three company premieres by American, Cuban and West African choreographers with narration by Artistic Director Brett Raphael. Gates open at 7 p.m. with the performance at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 15 - Jul. 18 ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host an intensive four-day workshop on Alternative Photographic Processes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Photo Suite of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Adjunct Professor of Art Bruce Dunbar will provide a hands-on experience exploring the history of photography, including cyanotype, Van Dyke brown and Kallitype methods. The workshop fee is $365. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/alternative-photographic-process-workshop-intensive-tickets-60706359355.

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Jul. 17 - Jul. 19 WCSU SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE: 

The WCSU School of Visual and Performing Arts will host a three-day high school summer arts intensive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Wednesday, July 17, through Friday, July 19, in the Visual & Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. World class, award-winning professionals in Music, Musical Theatre and Visual Art will conduct three separate art intensives for students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2019. For more information or to register, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-summer-arts-intensive-tickets-51342236010.

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Jul. 20 FOREVER GRATEFUL MUSIC FESTIVAL: 

The fifth annual Forever Grateful Music Festival will begin at 1 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will feature tributes to the music of the Allman Brothers, Bob Marley, Jerry Garcia Band, Grateful Dead and more. Get tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/forever-grateful-music-festival-tickets-58666629468. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 26 MARC BROUSSARD: 

Ives Concert Park will present Marc Broussard at 7 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/marc-broussard-tickets-59362969239. For more information, go to www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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Jul. 27 WESTSIDE REGGAE FESTIVAL: 

As part of the Summer Concert Series, "The Eighth Annual Westside Reggae Festival" will be at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Gates will open at 1 p.m. Featured artists will include Beres Hammond, Maxi Priest, Etana, Yellowman and more. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-westside-reggae-festival-tickets-59773036762. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

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

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


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Sherri Hill, Associate Director, Public Relations
Phone: (203) 837-8486 Fax: (203) 837-8530
E-Mail: pr@wcsu.edu

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