WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
VOL: 2 ISSUE:5
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ERIC ANDRE LIVE TICKETS 
Free Ticket with Student ID!

 

Adult Swim's Eric Andre will be performing live this Saturday at 7:30 pm in the Olin Theatre! All W&J Students can get 1 free ticket and additional tickets are available for faculty, staff, and community members for $5. Tickets can picked up or purchased in the HUB. In addition, SGA will be distributing and selling tickets on Wednesday in the lobby of the Commons at 11:30 and at G&T's at noon. SGA will also be in the Commons lobby at 5:00 pm on Thursday.

SEASONAL FLU VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE
For Students, Faculty and Staff

 

The seasonal flu vaccine is now available at Health Service during regular business hours of Monday through Friday between 9am-11:45am and 1pm-4:45pm. The cost for the micro-needle shot is $20 cash or check and is available to students, faculty and staff.  Please call Student Health Service with any questions or concerns at 724-223-6047 or 724-223-6107.  Student Health Service is located at the corner of Beau & College Streets in the ground floor of New Res Hall.

BOOK OF MORMON TICKETS 
Purchase at G&T's from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Today!

 

Tickets are still available for the Book of Mormon show!  You can purchase tickets today from 1:00 - 7:00 pm at the G&Ts table. Tickets are $25, only one per student, nonrefundable, and participants must use provided transportation.  The show is on October 5 at 6:30 pm, depart from campus circle at 5:00 pm.

RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM
7:30 pm Today!

 

Come experience a bone fide revival with a charismatic quartet that performs songs and tales that explore and revive the human spirit! The show starts on Monday at 7:30 pm in the Olin Theatre. Anyone with a W&J ID can get 2 tickets!

INTERNSHIP PANEL
Tuesday at 4:00 pm

 

Learn about internships W&J students participated in this past summer and the best approaches to obtaining an internship! The panel begins at 4:00 pm in the Media Room (Commons LL).

SPRING 2015 OFF-CAMPUS STUDY
Application Deadline is THIS WEDNESDAY!

 

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 this Wednesday, 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.

 

Come visit us in our new office location - The Commons 005

PEER ASSISTED LEARNING
Every Sunday through Thursday


PAL is open and available for tutoring.  Tutors are available Sunday-Thursday from 7pm-9pm.  Located on the first floor of Alex Hall, PAL welcomes students to receive assistance in multiple subjects.  Our goal is help you succeed in all your classes.  If you have any questions or would like more information on tutoring services please contact David Zlockie at dzlockie@washjeff.edu
 

VIRA HEINZ SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Information Session Tuesday, October 7


The Office of Study Abroad would like to draw your attention to the Vira I. Heinz Scholarship Program for Women in Global Leadership. This program combines a study abroad scholarship with a global leadership development program. Program participants will receive a scholarship of at least $5,000 for study abroad during the summer 2015; in addition, they will participate in a series of leadership development events and community engagement. As one of 16 participating colleges, W&J is able to nominate up to three students for the program each year.

 

To be eligible, candidates must

        Be US citizens or permanent residents with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

        Have never traveled abroad

        Be a sophomore or junior woman at W&J

 

To learn more, attend the Info Session on Tuesday, October 7 at 6:00pm in the Media Room!

 

Women who fall within one of the four indicators of diversity as designated by the Heinz Endowments (race/ethnicity; GLBTQQ; disability; or financial need) are especially encouraged to apply. If you are a freshman, you are welcome to attend the info session, but you must wait to apply until you are a sophomore.

 

Applications are due by November 1, 2014. Again, this opportunity is specifically for women. 


 

See you at the Info Session!

PI GAMMA MU ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS
A Message from Dr. Yongsheng Wang

I am very pleased to announce that we are accepting new membership applications for Pi Gamma Mu this semester. W&J is the Pennsylvania Alpha Omicron Chapter. PGM has been the leading honor society that encourages excellence in the social sciences since 1924. The society not only provides recognition for scholastic achievements, but also offers enrichment opportunities through service projects, publications, scholarships and lectureship grants. 

For new membership, we are accepting applications from faculty, seniors, and juniors. For faculty who would like to join please contact Dr. Yongsheng Wang or Dr. James Benze directly. According to PGM membership requirement, students have to be in the upper 35% of the class and need 20 semester hours in social science courses. GPA cutoff point is 3.37 or higher for juniors and 3.44 or higher for seniors. PGM constitution defines the social sciences to include the disciplines of history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, international relations, criminal justice, social work, psychology, social philosophy, history of education, and human geography. If you think you fulfilled the requirements and would like to join, please send your transcript and highlight all the social science courses you took and your GPA before October 9th to Dr. Yongsheng Wang through campus mail. 

Sincerely,

Yongsheng Wang, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisor for Pi Gamma Mu
Associate Professor of Economics
Director of Financial Economics 
MAGELLAN PROJECT PART 1 APPLICATION
Now Open!
 

The Magellan Committee is pleased to announce that Part 1 Magellan applications are available.

 

The Part 1 application is now open and will close October 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm. If you plan to complete a general Magellan please complete the General Magellan Part 1 Application.

 

If you plan to complete an internship during your Magellan, please complete the Franklin Magellan Part 1 Application.

 

Part 2 applications will be available after the Part 1 deadline has passed and will be due mid-February 2015. For more information, please visit http://www.washjeff.edu/the-magellan-project.

COMMUNITY BASED WORK STUDY
Apply Now!
 

Are you in need of a Federal Work Study position and would like to have a more intensive, internship-like experience? Apply today for our community-based work study positions in the America Reads Program or as part of the Community Outreach Team.  America Reads Mentors serve as tutors and mentors in community afterschool programs at both the LeMoyne Community Center and through the Washington Family Center.  The Community Outreach Team is a collection of students who work at non-profit agencies in volunteer recruitment, administrative support, project management, and more. Positions available at City Mission, Community Action SW, commUNITY, Habitat for Humanity and others.  If you are interested in applying, please email Director of Community Engagement, Justin Dandoy at jdandoy@washjeff.eduor attend our info sessions this week.
 

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER! - SALVATION ARMY
Sign Up Today!
 

The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to help clean up their facility from a recent rummage sale fundraiser.  The Salvation Army is located just off of campus on Maiden Street.  Volunteers will meet as a group and walk to the Salvation Army together.  If you would like to sign up to volunteer, please fill out the form HERE.
 

COMMUNITY STANDARDS & SUPPORT SERVICES
A Message from David Zlockie
 

My name is David Zlockie, the new Director of Community Standards and Support Services, and I would like to take the time to welcome the class of 2018 to W&J.  I hope that you are finding your transition to W&J easy and welcoming.  I recently began my own journey here at W&J in July and I have found it to be quite a wonderful place to be.  My hope is that you will find it to be much the same. 

 

As the Director of Community Standards and Support Services, my office oversees all of the student conduct on campus as well as various support services including the PAL tutoring program.  I am here to assist and answer any questions that you may have about any of these programs.  Please feel free to contact me anytime.  My office is located on the third floor of Rossin Campus center and you can reach out to me at dzlockie@washjeff.edu if you have any questions at all. 

 

 

Meanwhile,  please visit http://www.washjeff.edu/student-conduct-procedures

 to review all you need to know about the policies and procedures here at W&J. 

 

LONDON THEATRE INTERSESSION EXPERIENCE
COM 259, January 2015
 

Study and attend stage productions in London - the theatre capital of the world! Visit and tour historical sites and renowned museums and explore Britain's history and culture in this exciting experience! You will also discover London's centrality to modern intellectual life, politics and the Arts. If interested, please contact C. D. Shaw (x 6085) or email dshaw@washjeff.edu.

PANDORA IS LOOKING FOR AN ADVISOR
Please Contact Amy Doherty for More Information
 

Pandora is the yearbook on campus and is currently seeking a new advisor.  If interested, please contact Amy Doherty (dohertyae@jay.washjeff.edu) for more information.
 

STUDENT ID CARD REPLACEMENT
Please Review the Updated Policy Below
 

The Washington & Jefferson ID card identifies you as a current member of our community.  This ID card is used as an electronic door key and gives you access to a variety of functions and facilities on campus including athletic events, as well as dining facilities card and Jay Cash card.

 

Replacement ID cards may be obtained in the Washington & Jefferson College Business Office located on the ground floor of Thompson Hall.  You may obtain a card Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. There is a charge of $15 for lost, stolen or damaged Student ID cards.  The $15 may be paid for by using cash, check, or credit card.  We will no longer be able to charge the student account for these fees.  Payment MUST be made before the card is able to be produced, and the fee is nonrefundable.  Cards replaced due to a malfunction or a name change will be issued at no charge provided the old card is returned at the time of service.

FALL INTO AUTUMN WITH THETA & DELT!
Bake Sale this Friday at 11:00 am

 

Come to Campus Center Circle this Friday at 11:00 am to get some delicious assorted fall themed baked goods and to support both organizations' philanthropies! The sale goes until 3:00 pm!

DIY SERIES: GET HEALTHY
Friday at 6:30 pm

 

Come to the Alley (Hub LL) this Friday at 6:30 pm to meet a Registered Dietician from Cameron Wellness Center who will be providing tips and tricks for staying healthy on campus and how to track it with technology! Participants will tour the Wellness Center on campus and get a free pedometer and trail mix! You can sign-up here.

MIKE SUPER IS COMING TO WASHINGTON
Saturday, October 4
 

Mike Super, who is appearing on NBC's America's Got Talent as a finalist, is an award winning mystifer, magician and illusionist.  He is the star of NBC's hit show 'Phenomenon', and has appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres show.

 

Mike will be performing at the Trinity High School Auditorium on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8:00 pm to benefit Community Action Southwest. Tickets are just $30.  The show is sophisticated enough for students & adults, cool enough for teens and completely engaging for children's imaginations.  Mike's magic bridges generation gaps, unifies families and leaves his audience with memories that last a lifetime.


 

Take a look at these short clips from America's Got Talent:  Clip 1    Clip 2


 

To purchase tickets, go here.

STEELERS GAME IN G&T'S
Sunday at 1:00 pm
 
Come see the Steelers play the Jaguars 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. 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 
MONDAY

7:30 pm - Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, Olin Theatre


 

TUESDAY

9:00 am - Schneider Downs On-Campus Interviews, Career Services

4:00 pm - Internship Panel, Media Room

5:00 pm - Careers in Clinical & Counseling Psychology, Dieter-Porter 200

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

7:00 pm - Volleyball vs. Waynesburg, Henry Gym


 

WEDNESDAY

5:00 pm - Spring 2015 Study Abroad Applications Due, Office of Study Abroad

7:00 pm - Field Hockey vs Juniata, Cameron Stadium

 

THURSDAY

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

 

FRIDAY

11:00 am - Fall into Autumn Bake Sale with Theta & Delt, Campus Ctr. Circle

11:30 am - Feel Good Friday, Campus Ctr. Circle

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

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

6:30 pm - DIY Series: Get Healthy, The Alley (Hub LL)

9:00 pm - Monticello's Karaoke Night, Hub LL

 

SATURDAY

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

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

7:00 pm - Football vs. Thomas More, Cameron Stadium

7:30 pm - Eric Andre Live, Olin Theatre

8:00 pm - Mike Super Magic & Illusion Show, Trinity High School Auditorium

9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL


 

SUNDAY

1:00 pm - Steelers vs. Jaguars Game, George & Tom's

5:00 pm - The Book of Mormon Show Shuttle Departs, Campus Ctr. Circle

7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center