WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 26, 2015    VOLUME 2 ISSUE 22
"GET ON THE BUS" CULTURAL EXCURSION TO NEW YORK CITY

Reserve your spot for this alternative spring break trip to NYC with DPMA and LCA this FRIDAY, February 27 at 8:00 pm in the HUB. This trip departs on March 13 at 9:00 pm and returns on March 15th at approximately 8:00 pm. The cost for this trip is $60 per person and you must have the money on Friday to reserve your spot. Cost includes transportation, two night accommodations, and your choice of excursion. Spots are limited on a first come, first serve basis and you must be at the HUB in person to reserve a spot.

 

SIGN-UP THIS FRIDAY

FEBRUARY 
27
8:00 pm 

The Hub
ANNOUNCEMENTS
HOUSING SELECTION - THEME HOUSE EVENTS

Tonight at 7:00 pm & Friday at 5:00 pm

Considering joining a Theme Community next year? Not sure what our Theme Communities are about? Want to check out the Presidents Row halls themselves? Now you can! Join the Pet House, International House, Quiet House, and Green House at their upcoming Open House events. Meet the current residents and discover how Theme Communities are more than simply a place to live. They build a feeling of fellowship between their residents through the sharing of common interests.


 

Tonight at 7:00 pm

Quiet House (Lincoln Hall) - Discover how silence really is golden at the Quiet House.

International House (Cleveland Hall) - Join in a planned activity that will highlight what the International House is all about.

Green House (Adams Hall) - Enjoy freshly made smoothies with the Green House residents.

 

Tonight at 9:30 pm

Interested in joining the Science Theme community? Come to Alex Hall lobby tonight and find out more!
 

Friday at 5:00 pm

Pet House (Monroe Hall) - Get some playtime in with one of the Pet House's pups, who will be making an appearance.

  

INTRAMURAL 5v5 BASKETBALL

Deadline to Sign-up is Friday at 12:00 pm

Sign-ups for Intramural 5v5 Basketball close Friday at 12:00 pm. Please submit entries via the button below.  Sign-ups are available for a Competitive A-League (for those with significant high school and/or college playing experience) and a Recreational B League (for those with minimal competitive playing experience). Please designate your intended league in your email.  Minimum rosters require 5 players (B League teams must have 1 female), and games will be played in the Henry Memorial Main Gym from March 2 to April 2.

STUDENT TEACHING & ADMISSION APPLICATIONS

Information Available in Burnett 020

Juniors' applications for permission to student teach for spring 2016 are due to the Education Department this Friday, February 27 at 3:00 pm. Sophomore admission applications for the certification program are due Friday, March 27 by 3:00 pm. Application Information is available in the Education Department Room 020 Burnett.

 

SENIOR NETWORKING RECEPTION

Friday from 5:45 - 7:00 pm in the Ski Lodge

Attention Seniors! Come network with trustees and the Alumni Executive Committee during this exclusive seniors only event. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided. Please bring your ID for proof of age. Register at www.jayconnected.com/seniors15Questions? Contact Kaley Tomsic at 724-531-6864 or ktomsic@washjeff.edu.

 

WINTER TALES XIII

Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm in the Olin Theatre

The ever popular Winter Tales returns with its fast-moving and diverse short one-act plays drawn from original scripts submitted by members of the W&J community, including students, alumni, faculty, administration and staff.

  

This year's plays:

  

The Empty Room by Adrian Elizondo

Fuzzy on the Details by Lauryn Halahurich and Ty Greenwood

The Lady in White by Jonathan Cadez

Lying to Yourself by Lauryn Halahurich

Sad Clown and the Circus de Italo by Adriana Palangio

The White Album by William Cameron

 

Please note: There will be no Winter Tales performance on Thursday, the 26 of February.

 

SUPERHERO NIGHT

Saturday Starting at 9:00 pm in Monticello's

Fly, swing or teleport on in to Monticello's this Saturday for Superhero Night! With great snacks comes great fun. We hope to see you there!

 

MOVIE IN THE ALLEY: MOCKINGJAY PART 1

Friday & Saturday at 9:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm

Come to the Alley this weekend to catch a showing of The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1.

 

Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

 

Friday and Saturday at 9:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm.

 

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
FALL 2015 HEALTH CARE COACHES

Today is the Deadline to Register

Another group of Health Care Coaches is to be trained at the end of the summer and do their internships in the Fall of 2015. The internship would be your fourth class in the Fall and grades would be given at the end of the Fall term. (More information on this program was sent to all student email accounts.)

  

If you are interested in being a part of this program please contact either Sheila DeYoung (sdeyoung@washjeff.edu) or Dr. Stan Myers (smyers@washjeff.edu).  There is an application to fill out and there will be a meeting of all interested students in the near future.  Since we need to have this process completed before registration for Fall classes, you must contact someone by the end of the day today. 

  

READ ACROSS AMERICA VOLUNTEER SUPPORT

Register by Friday 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

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

7:00 pm - Quiet, Intl, Green Theme House Events, Various Locations

9:30 pm - Science Theme House Info Meeting, Alex Hall

FRIDAY
12:00 pm - Intramural 5v5 Basketball Sign-up Deadline, imsports@washjeff.edu

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

3:00 pm - Student Teaching Application Deadline

5:00 pm - Pet House Event, Monroe Hall

5:45 pm - Senior Networking Reception, Ski Lodge

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

7:30 pm - Winter Tales XIII, Olin

9:00 pm - Monticello's (until midnight), Hub LL

9:30 pm - Movie in the Alley: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1, Hub LL
SATURDAY
11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (Departs 11:00, 1:00, 3:00), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - WLAX vs Franciscan, Alexandre Stadium
1:00 pm - Saturday Shopping Shuttle, Campus Ctr. Circle
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (Departs 6:30, 8:30, 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
7:30 pm - Winter Tales XIII, Olin
9:00 pm - Monticello's Superhero Night (until midnight), Hub LL
9:30 pm - Movie in the Alley: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1, Hub LL
SUNDAY

1:00 pm - Baseball vs. Thiel, Alexandre Stadium

2:00 pm - Movie in the Alley: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1, Hub LL

7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center

MONDAY PREVIEW
DPB'S TAKE BACK THE NIGHT EVENT

Monday at 6:00 pm

Take a Stand Against Domestic and Sexual Violence on Monday, March 2nd

The Diversity Programming Board will be holding a Take Back The Night Event on Monday, March 2nd for anyone who would like to join us in taking a stand against domestic and sexual violence. The event will begin with a short rally at 6:00 pm on the steps of Old Main before we march around campus, equipped with fun chants in support of the cause. Following the march, we will gather in Old Main's Chapel for a speak-out where participants can share poems, stories, or personal experiences dealing with domestic or sexual violence and recovery. There will be several tables of organizations and agencies present to spread their knowledge as well as light refreshments. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Danielle at shellgrendv@jay.washjeff.edu.

 
FILM CLUB "BIRDMAN" SHOWING

Monday at 8:30 pm

The Film Club will be showing "Birdman", this year's Oscar winner for Best Picture, on Monday at 8:30 pm in the Hub Fireplace Lounge. All are welcome to come and view the film! For questions, please contact Sam at stantonsj@jay.washjeff.edu
 



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