WEEK OF MARCH 16, 2015    VOLUME 2 ISSUE 26
MAXWELL STUDENT INTERNSHIP ENDOWMENT
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS TODAY

MARCH 16
5:00 pm

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BRING YOUR BIKE TO CAMPUS!

 

Bike Storage Available Starting March 23 

Are you interested in bringing your bicycle to campus after spring break, but don't have anywhere to store it when you're not using it and don't want to leave it outside? The Sustainability Committee is now offering indoor bike storage to students on campus!  This is only available to a limited number of students, and it will be on first come first serve reservation basis.  The bike storage unit will be in the lower level of Beau in a locked unit, and you will be able to lock your bike to wall-mounted bike racks in the room.  Students utilizing the bike storage will receive a key to the room.  If you have questions or would like to reserve to reserve a spot for your bicycle, please email sustainability@washjeff.edu.  The bike storage will be available the Monday after spring break, Monday, March 23.

 

HOUSING SELECTION DATES & DEADLINES

General Housing Selection

General Housing Selection, also known as the housing lottery and the most popular way to select housing for the 2015-2016 academic year, is well underway. Group registration for General Housing Selection is open online. Visit http://www.washjeff.edu/housingselection/options/general to register your group of four today. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on Friday, March 27.

 

  

Find-A-Roommate Mixer

Students looking for others to create groups of four are encouraged to attend the annual Find-A-Roommate Mixer on Tuesday, March 24, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Monticello's. Enjoy games and food while connecting with people to complete your General Housing Selection groups. If you cannot attend or are having trouble completing your group, schedule an appointment to meet with a member of the Residence Life staff for assistance.

 

Theme Communities Now Accepting Individual Applications

W&J's Theme Communities for the 2015-2016 academic year are set and now accepting individual applications. Visit http://www.washjeff.edu/housingselection/options/theme to view learn more about next year's Theme Communities. Students interested in applying to live in a Theme Community as an individual should complete the Theme Community Individual Application and deliver it to the Office of Residence Life by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 27. Students interested in living in the Pet house must submit the Pet House Registration Form in addition to the Theme Community Individual Application.

 

TEACHING CERTIFICATION APPLICATIONS DUE

 

Sophomore applications for admission to the teacher certification program at W&J are due in to the Education Department no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, March 27 in Room 020 Burnett.  Please consult the Education Department for more information.

FREE PSYCH TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid is looking for students interested in a free training opportunity.  It is open to the community and should be of benefit to students looking to work with children and adolescents. If you are interested contact W&J Alum, Scott Berry via the button below.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

The Office of International Student Services and English Language Institute are seeking Ambassadors for the arrival and orientation of incoming international students. If you are interested in being an ambassador or would like the opportunity to work with international students then we encourage you to apply! Applications are now up, you can access the online application below. The application deadline is April 3rd by 5pm. If you are interested in learning more about the international student orientation and ambassador position please email kkauffman@washjeff.edu or dpoole@washjeff.edu.

STUDENT CHOICE SURVEY
 
Parkhurst is looking for your feedback! Vote for your favorite foods!
UPCOMING EVENTS
PRESIDENT'S GOT TALENT

Auditions on Match 23, 24, & 25

The Black Student Union is hosting their annual talent show, President's got talent on March 28 at 7:30 pm in Olin Theatre. This year BSU will be partnering with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority to raise money to send rice to Africa. $1.00 donations will be collected at the door and the goal is to collect $250. Auditions will be held after Spring Break on Monday 23, Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25, times and location are to be determined. 

 

SKYZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK TRIP

Sign-ups on Tuesday, March 24 at 8:00 pm

The Student Activities Board is sponsoring a trip to the SkyZone Trampoline Park in Leetsdale on March 29. Attendees will be leaving at 1:30 pm. There is a giant trampoline, trampoline dodgeball, etc. The cost of the trip is $5, which is non-refundable. Signups for the trip will be on Tuesday, March 24 starting at 8:00 pm at the Hub.

 

W&J ALUM RICHARD CROSBIE PRESENTATION

Thursday, March 26
Thursday, March 26 at 4:00 pm, Richard Crosbie will be coming to speak in Swanson room 005.  Richard Crosbie was a philosophy and chemistry major at W&J who went to become a chief chemist of Nike.  He is coming to speak about this and answer any questions we might have for him.  Find out more about Mr. Crosbie here.
 
PHI KAPPA PSI & DELTA GAMMA CLOTHING DRIVE

Runs Until March 27

Phi Kappa Psi and Delta Gamma are putting together a clothing drive that benefits kids in Costa Rica. They are looking for Athletic clothing and any type of cleats in any size. Donations should be made by March 27 and should be delivered to the Phi Psi house or the Delta Gamma House.  

 

A NIGHT IN INDIA

Sunday, March 29

Come join the Indian Student Association for A Night in India in Rossin Ballroom on March 29 from 2:00-5:00 pm. There will be free authentic Indian food and Henna Tattoos. There will also be performances from local Indian dance teams! We hope to see you there!

 

GRE INFORMATION SESSION

Monday, March 30
All students who may be taking the GRE in the near future are invited to attend a GRE Information session on March 30 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in Dieter-Porter 106. Dr. Klitz will discuss the current format of the GRE test and review some basic strategies and suggestions for preparing for the GRE General Test. At the end of the presentation, Dr. Klitz will also make a few comments about the GRE Psychology Subject Test. This presentation is lengthy (about 90 minutes) and includes a demonstration of the GRE PowerPrep software that you can use for test preparation.
 
LIKE SUSHI?

Sustainable Sushi Event on Thursday, April 2

W&J Green Club will have their annual Sustainable Sushi event on Thursday, April 2 in the Ballroom from 5:30-7 pm. Come to eat fresh sushi and learn to make your own California roll. RSVP to secure your spot by emailing Lauren Horning (horningle@jay.washjeff.edu). 80 seats available. 

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORUNITY

The Matthew Brown Fellowship

First Presbyterian Church 1793 is accepting applications for the Matthew Brown Fellowship. The Matthew Brown Fellowship is a faith-based project linking students with community service positions in Washington during the up-coming academic year.Students selected as fellows in the inter-faith project will be assigned to volunteer area community service organizations for an average of 5-6 hours a week or 15 hours per month.Fellows volunteer no less than 60 hours per semester and earn a stipend of $500.00 per semester ($1000.00 per year). Students will also receive a $250.00 book bonus at the beginning of each semester for books and supplies.The application deadline is 5 pm, Mon., March 30, 2015.  Students can find the application here.


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 WEEK'S SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
CHECK OUT THE WEEKENDER ON THURSDAY FOR ADDITIONAL WEEKEND EVENTS
MONDAY
4:00 pm - Dean Chatterjee-Sutton Open Office Hours (until 5), Rossin UL

TUESDAY

No Scheduled Events
 

WEDNESDAY

No Scheduled Events
 

THURSDAY

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

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

SATURDAY

No Scheduled Events

SUNDAY

7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center

 



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