WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 19, 2015    VOLUME 2 ISSUE 21
CHEMFEST IS BACK!

If you are 21 or older, come to the Swanson Atrium this Friday from 7:00 - 9:00 pm for this year's CHEMFEST!  Tickets are $10 and you must show photo ID at the door.

 

Enjoy some food, refreshments, and lively music courtesy of WNJR.  Mingle with the CHM and BCH students and faculty.

 

To buy tickets, talk to any CHM or BCH junior/senior or email Kim Phillips via the "Get Tickets" button to the right.

 

THIS FRIDAY

FEBRUARY 20
7:00 pm 

Swanson Center Atrium

ANNOUNCEMENTS
DARWIN DAY DISCUSSION

Tonight from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the Media Room

Come celebrate Charles Darwin's belated birthday with the Secular Student Alliance! W&J professor Dr. Malinak will be giving a talk on Darwin, evolution, and their impact on religion and the world today. Light refreshments will be served. We all hope to see you there!

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH MOVIE SERIES

Friday at 7:00 pm in the Media Room

BSU's Black History Month Film Series continues this Friday. The film tells the story of a college freshmen who is having a hard time transitioning to college and deals with racial issues as well.

 

OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT SUBJECTS

Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm in Olin Theatre

The popular Oscar® Nominated Short Subjects spans two nights leading up to the broadcast of the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Come out and walk our red carpet in your awards-season finest, enjoy the short films, and root for your favorite nominees on Sunday!

 

Live Action: Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Animated: Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm
 

2 tickets free with W&J ID!

  

More information about this event can be found on the Olin Fine Arts Center Arts Series webpage.

 

LAUREN MARSH LIVE PERFORMANCE

Friday at 9:00 pm in Monticello's

Come to Monticello's this Friday at 9:00 pm to hear Singer/Songwriter Lauren Marsh perform live! To find out more about Lauren Marsh, visit her website: http://www.laurenmarsh.com/

 

MARDI GRAS NIGHT

Saturday Starting at 9:00 pm in Monticello's

The Student Activities Board will be hosting a Mardi Gras Night in Monticello's this Saturday from 9:00 pm to Midnight! Come and join in the festivities!

 

CLUB 126: BLAST FROM THE PAST

Saturday at 10:00 pm in the Alley

The Black Student Union is continuing their celebration of Black History Month with a musical journey through Black Culture. Join the BSU as they turn Club 126 into a musical time machine with famous black artists from 60s and beyond. Doors open at 10:00 pm in the Alley this Saturday.

 

POV DISCUSSION: BEYOND BEATS & RHYMES

Documentary Screening & Discussion this Sunday at 6:00 pm in the Media Room

The Point of View Discussion Series is a monthly workshop series devoted to creating a space where students can have a discussion around a specific social identity and how it relates to the W&J community. This month we will be showing a documentary, Beyond Beats & Rhymes, that tackles sexism and homophobia in Hip-Hop and the media. Light refreshments will be served.

 

OCF ORTHODOX LENT PRAYER EVENT 

This Sunday from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in Old Main Chapel

The Orthodox Christian Fellowship is hosting their first ever Day of Prayer, to celebrate the beginning of Orthodox Lent, starting on Monday February 23.  The Day of Prayer is a nationwide OCF event, with a 24 period of unceasing prayer, starting on Sunday at 6 pm until Monday at 6 pm.  Each OCF throughout the country takes turns, praying for an hour, with live video feed going throughout the country.  We will be having our block of prayer at 6 pm-7 pm, Sunday February 22, in the Old Main Chapel.  We hope to see many people there!  Come with a prayer for a loved one, for the college, a hymn if you want to sing, a prayer from a saint, or a spontaneous prayer.  This is going to be a really cool event and will be shown on the ocf.net for the nation to see.  We would love to see many people there!

 

EMERGENCY MESSAGE SYSTEM TEST

This Sunday at 11:00 pm to Monday at 1:00 am on the College Website

The College will be testing the online emergency message system on the College website from 11:00 pm this Sunday (February  22) through 1:00 am Monday (February 23). If you are utilizing the College website (www.washjeff.edu) during this time, you may see a bright yellow pop-up that contains a test message. Simply click to minimize the pop-up and browse the site as usual.

 

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY DAFFODIL DAYS

Hope by the Bunch - Today and Tomorrow!

There's still time! Bunches of daffodils are still available for purchase for $15 to support the American Cancer Society!  You can make your donation or orders during most lunch and dinner hours at G&T's.  Pick up of flowers will be on March 11.  The Daffodil Days® Hope By The Bunch™ campaign coincides with the arrival of spring and colorectal cancer awareness month.  The net proceeds of the campaign will support the American Cancer Society's efforts to finish the fight against cancer through life-saving research and life-changing programs for patients and their families. Sponsored by Kappa Kappa Gamma & The Office of Community Engagement. Can't make it to G&T's or the Commons on those days but still want to purchase a bunch of daffodils? E-Mail volunteer@washjeff.edu.

 

READ ACROSS AMERICA VOLUNTEER SUPPORT

Register by February 27 at 4:00 pm

Calling all student organizations!  The Office of Community Engagement is requesting student organizations to help the America Reads event, "Read Across America," a celebration of reading, literacy, and Dr. Seuss's birthday that will take place on March 2!  Student organizations can sponsor a craft or activity that kids K-3 or 6-8 Grade can do as part of the event.  Each student organization would be asked to provide their own materials  for their craft/activity and then have 2-3 members lead the craft/activity for the duration of the program from 2:30PM - 6:00PM in the Ballroom.  If you would like to sign up your student organization, email volunteer@washjeff.edu. Please register your group by February 27 at 4:00 pm.

 

MARCH PRODUCE TO PEOPLE - REGISTER TODAY!

Tuesday, March 3 from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Greater Washington County Food Bank Produce to People food distribution is in need of volunteers on Tuesday, March 3 from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Produce to People is the Food Bank's large-scale produce distribution program. Volunteers are needed to assist with anything from passing out the produce, to acting as runners and support. Volunteers can sign up for the full experience or for shorter shifts. Transportation is provided, and a shuttle leaves campus on the hour each hour and returns to campus on the half hour. To register to volunteer, fill out the form here. Please register by Monday, March 2 at 5:00 pm.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Check Out the Latest Volunteer Opportunities!
Are you interested in volunteering in the local community? Check out the Office of Community Engagement's list of current volunteer opportunities. The list also includes other service, philanthropy and awareness-based community programs both on campus and in the community. There may be activities based in education, environmental stewardship, health & wellness, poverty, homelessness, and more. You can sign up for most of these opportunities online or by emailing volunteer@washjeff.edu.  Click on the button below to view the full list.

 

THIS WEEKEND'S SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
THURSDAY

12:00 pm - Dean Chatterjee-Sutton Open Office Hour (until 1:00), Rossin UL

6:00 pm - Darwin Day Discussion, Media Room

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

FRIDAY

1:00 pm - Free Bowling with W&J ID, Alpine Lanes

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

7:00 pm - CHEMFEST, Swanson Atrium

7:00 pm - BSU Black History Month Movie Series, Media Room

7:30 pm - Oscar Nominate Short Subjects, Live Action, Olin

9:00 pm - Lauren Marsh Live Performance, Monticello's

SATURDAY
11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (Departs 11:00, 1:00, 3:00), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - Senior Day: Women's Basketball vs. Bethany, Henry Gym
3:00 pm - Senior Day: Men's Basketball vs. Bethany, Henry Gym
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (Departs 6:30, 8:30, 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
7:30 pm - Oscar Nominated Short Subjects, Animated, Olin
9:00 pm - Monticello's Mardi Gras Night (until midnight), Hub LL
10:00 pm - BSU Hosts Club 126 (until Midnight), The Alley (Hub LL)
SUNDAY

6:00 pm - Point of View Discussion: BEYOND BEATS & RHYMES, Media Room

6:00 pm - Orthodox Christian Fellowship Prayer Event, Old Main Chapel

7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center

MONDAY PREVIEW
CAREER SERVICES ANNUAL ETIQUETTE DINNER

Monday at 6:00 pm

A reminder that the 16th annual Career Services Etiquette Dinner which will take place in the Ballroom on Monday, February 23 at 6:00 pm.  Learn business and dining etiquette while networking with alumni and community representatives. These are must-have skills for internships, graduate school, and full-time employment interviews.  There are a few seats still available, so please call Career Services at 724.229.5126 or stop in to reserve your seat today!

 



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