WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
VOL: 2 ISSUE: 3
ANNOUNCEMENTS

W&J COLLEGE COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Today from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

A College community blood drive will be held today from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Campus Center Ballroom. Sponsored by Fraternity & Sorority Life.

LATINO CULTURE ASSOCIATION FIRST MEETING

Today at 6:00 pm

 

The Latino Culture Association will hold their first meeting today at 6:00 pm in the Hub Fireplace Lounge. They will have some tasty Latin American food for members to enjoy! All are invited!

BUY A PHI PSI

Today at 8:00 pm

 

Join the brothers of Phi Kappa Psi as they auction themselves off for the third annual "Buy a Phi Psi" today at 8:00 pm in the Olin Theatre. $1 admission at the door, all proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh.

THIRD THURSDAY TRIVIA

Today at 8:00 pm

 

Third Thursday Trivia begins at 8:00 pm in G&Ts. Contestants, play on teams of 4-8 players. Sign your team up at 8:00 pm. Gift cards to local shopping and restaurants go to the winning team.

FAMILY WEEKEND IS THIS WEEKEND!

Register Today!

 

Family Weekend is this weekend! The weekend will be filled with fun events for your family to attend and is completely free. If your family plans to come, please see the schedule for a complete listing of events and to register for any events that require registration. 

ORIENTATION EVALUATION

Deadline for Feedback is Friday

 

If you are a first-year or transfer student and you have not already done so, please complete our Orientation Evaluation and you can win one of several $10 Barista gift cards! Your feedback is incredibly important as we work to make Orientation even better for the next incoming class!

MONTE CARLO CASINO

Saturday at 8:00 pm

 

Monte Carlo Casino Night is open to all on campus for FREE!  Have fun playing your favorite casino games and enter to win prizes!  (Must be present during prize drawing to win, prizes will be drawn at the end of the event.)

Sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership

SAB'S BIG BINGO & MOBILE MONTI'S

Saturday at 10:00 pm

 

SAB would like to invite students and their families to their Big Bingo event directly following Monte Carlo Casino. Come play bingo for a chance to win prizes and enjoy snacks provided by Monticello's! As always, it is completely FREE! 

NEWMAN CLUB FAMILY WEEKEND EVENT

Saturday at 4:00 pm

 

During Family Weekend, there will be a mass on Saturday September 20, at 4pm at the Newman Catholic Center. Our weekly masses are Sunday evenings at 7pm, but this weekend we want to give your family a chance to celebrate the mass and see the center with you. After the mass there will be appetizers, a chance to meet the officers, and time to explore the center.


 
The Newman Center is located on the top floor of the Trades and Labor building which is down from the Hub, at the corner of College St (Rt 19-S) and Beau Street.


 
Students are more than welcome to visit the center to get information about the Newman Club's planned activities throughout the year, or just stop in the Center on Wednesday afternoons after 2pm to study, use the game room, pray in the chapel, or simply meet with other students. Food, from snacks to home cooked meals, is always provided. Our weekly meals are on Wednesdays at 6 pm followed by a club meeting to discuss upcoming events such as retreats, volunteer opportunities, and theme nights.


 
If you would like to stay up to date with events, join the Newman Club on Sakai! Simply email lammle@jay.washjeff.edu and you will be added to the page. 

STEELERS GAME AT G&T'S

Sunday at 8:30 pm


Come see the Steelers play the Caroline Panthers at G&Ts on the 70 inch screen! There is even a half time prize drawing! G&T's also has specials every Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm during the football season; a black and gold burger and an appetizer basket. 

MONDAY PREVIEW

A Glimpse at Monday's Events & Announcements


 

UPMC Information Session

UPMC representatives will be on campus Monday to speak with students regarding their Financial Management Rotation program and summer internships for 2015. The session will be in Yost at 4:00 pm.

 

Research and Internships in Psychology

A discussion of Psychology research and internship opportunities. In Dieter-Porter 200 at 4:00 pm
 

 

National Hazing Prevention Week Begins

Next week is National Hazing Prevention Week and there will be several events on campus. An Anti-Hazing Banner contest will occur on Monday at 11:00 am. On Wednesday, at 7:00 pm in the Ballroom, there will be a screening of the movie "Haze" and a follow-up discussion. In addition, throughout the week, you can sign a pledge not haze and learn more about hazing prevention.

 

Volleyball's Fight Lymphoma! Green Game

The Volleyball team is hosting a Fight Lymphoma! Green Game to raise money for the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society, and T-shirts and a 50/50 raffle tickets will be sold in support of this cause. The game is at 7:00 pm in Henry Memorial Gymnasium against Franciscan University, and is free for students to attend. Please wear green!

 

Hillel's First Meeting

Hillel is having their first meeting of the semester on Monday at 7:00 pm in the Ski Lodge! All are welcome, and food and drinks will be provided! Hope to see everyone there!

APPLY NOW FOR 2015 SPRING STUDY ABROAD

Application Deadline is October 1


 

Why study abroad? Do you want to hone your language skills in Ecuador? Explore a different culture in Hong Kong? Study science in The Netherlands? Intern and study in Washington DC? Whatever your dream, semester-long off-campus study is an excellent way to achieve it! With programs in more than 20 countries (including the US), the Office of Study Abroad can help you begin your cross-cultural adventure.

 

The deadline to apply to study off-campus for the spring 2015 semester is quickly approaching! Applications are due to the Office of Study Abroad by October 1, 2014. Before applying, students are required to meet with a study abroad advisor. Schedule your appointment now!


 

To set up a time, please send an email to studyabroad@washjeff.edu with the country you hope to study in, your major(s)/minor(s), and a list of days and times you're available to meet (Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm). We will then contact you to schedule an appointment.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY

11:00 am - College Community Blood Drive, Allen Ballroom (Rossin) 

6:00 pm - Latino Culture Association First Meeting, Hub Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm - The Rush, Campus Ctr. Circle

7:00 pm - SGA's First Meeting, Yost Auditorium (Burnett Ctr.)

8:00 pm - Third Thursday Trivia, George & Tom's

8:00 pm - Buy a Phi Psi, Olin Theatre

 
FRIDAY

Family Weekend

11:00 am - Family Weekend Info Table (until 5), Rossin Mid Level

11:30 am - Feel Good Friday (Fraternity & Sorority Life), Campus Ctr. Circle

12:00 pm - Sibling Tour of Campus, Admissions House

1:00 pm - Free Bowling with W&J ID (until 3:00), Alpine Lanes

3:30 pm - Student Life Open House (until 5:00 pm), Rossin Upper Level

5:00 pm - President's Open House (Reservation Required), President's House

6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle

7:30 pm - Chef Demonstration (Reservation Required), Media Room

9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL


SATURDAY

9:00 am - Family Weekend Info Table (until 11), Rossin Mid Level

9:30 am - Conversation with the President (Reservation Required), Ski Lodge

10:30 am - Inside Look at the Academics at W&J, Various Locations

11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 11:00, 1:00, & 3:00), Campus Ctr. Circle

11:00 am - Volleyball vs. Westminster, Henry Gym

12:30 pm - International Opportunities, Yost Auditorium (Burnett)
1:00 pm - Shuttle Service to Cameron Stadium, Campus Ctr. Circle

1:30 pm - Football vs. Carnegie Mellon, Cameron Stadium

3:00 pm - Volleyball vs. Bethany, Henry Gym

3:00 pm - Men's Water Polo vs. Monmouth, Henry Natatorium
4:00 pm - Newman Club Mass & Open House, Newman Center (College St.)
6:00 pm - Men's Water Polo vs. Salem International, Henry Natatorium

6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle

7:30 pm - Theatre SLAM, The Alley (Hub LL)

8:00 pm - Monte Carlo Casino (until 10:00), Ski Lodge

10:00 pm - Big Bingo & Mobile Monticello's, Allen Ballroom (Rossin)


SUNDAY
10:00 am - Greek 101: What Parents Should KnowMedia Room
10:00 am - Covered Bridge Festival, Mingo Creek Park & Other Locations

8:30 pm - Steelers vs. Carolina Panthers Game, George & Tom's


 

 If you would like your event or announcement in next week's W&J Weekender, please email your submission to weekly@washjeff.edu by Wednesday at noon.