WEEK OF MAY 4, 2015    VOLUME 2 ISSUE 33
BOOK BUYBACK & RENTAL RETURN

Starting this Friday, the Campus Store will be hosting its end-of-year textbook buyback and rental return event. Be sure to bring your Student ID and remember that all rentals are due back by Wednesday, May 13!

 

THIS FRIDAY TO NEXT WENDESDAY

MAY 8 & 11-13
10 am - 4 pm

Campus Store

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

LAST W&J WEEKLY OF THE YEAR

 

Next Week!

Next week will be the last W&J Weekly of the year. Please get any submissions for next week's edition to weekly@washjeff.edu by this Wednesday. Thanks for a great year!
 

LAST CHANCE TO BUY SENIOR WEEK TICKETS! 

 
 
Attention all seniors!

Get ready for Senior Week 2015! Join your classmates May 12 - May 15 for four days of events exclusively for seniors! While the majority of events are FREE OF CHARGE, please note that there is a minimal cost to attend the Dueling Pianos Dinner Show (May 13) and the Latitude 360 trip (May 14). 
 
Ticket Options:

Regular Price (Dual Ticket): $50
Single Event Tickets: Dueling Piano Dinner Show ($20), Latitude 360 ($30)

 

View the Senior Week Schedule

 

SUMMER STORAGE

 

Do you live over 400 miles away?  Is it difficult for you to take all of your belongings home over the summer months?  If those questions apply to you, please take advantage of our Summer Storage here at the college.  To start the process, you will need to fill out our Summer Storage Agreement. After that you can sign up for a date and time to access the storage in the Office of Residence Life.

 

SUMMER HOUSING

 

For any student that is planning on attending classes at Washington & Jefferson College over the Summer of 2015 or for anyone else that needs housing on campus from May 31st - August 1st, please sign up by completing the 2015 Summer Housing Form. On the form, you will also be able to sign up for the meal plan that is offered during the summer months. 

  

We have several options for you to choose from:

Double Room without A/C: $135 per week

Double Room with A/C: $145 per week

Single Room without A/C: $170 per week

Single Room with A/C: $190 per week

 

USE YOUR JAY CASH & DINING DOLLARS

 

A Reminder from the Business Office About Dining Dollar and Jay Cash Balances

To ALL SENIORS with JAY CASH:  Please use ALL your Jay Cash by the end of the spring 2015 semester.  You may use your Jay Cash at The Bookstore, and at any Dining location on campus including the Barista & Roasted.  If you do not use your Jay Cash, any remaining balances will be forfeited.  Please remember this is for SENIORS only.  Jay Cash rolls over each academic year for all other students!


 

To ALL STUDENTS with DINING DOLLAR BALANCES:  Please use ALL your Dining Dollars before the end of the spring 2015 semester.  These do not carry over to the new academic year.  These Dining Dollars can be used at any Dining location on campus, including the Barista. 

 

So get out there and spend your Dining Dollars!  Remember, it's use it or lose it!!! 

 

SENIORS - use that Jay Cash, too!

 

SUMMER SOFTBALL CAMP

The College softball team will be hosting a FastPitch Softball Clinic on July 6 and 7. The clinic will feature everything from pitching to speed and strength training. To find out more, you can view the brochure at the button below. If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Vitello at nvitello@washjeff.edu or by phone at 724-503-1001 ext. 3084.

SIGN-UP FOR LONDON INTERSESSION!

Sign-up by the end of this semester!

Participants will study and attend at least ten stage productions in London, the theatre capital of the world. These performances will form the core subjects of our readings, lectures, discussions, research, and writing.  You will also situate our study of London theatre amid the rich currents of Britain's history and culture, aiming to learn London's centrality to modern intellectual life, the arts, politics, and the history of Western Europe.

 

Interested? Click here to learn more or click the button below to sign-up! 

 

DID YOU KNOW?
 
The soup you eat in the Commons Dining Room and George & Tom's Place is made from scratch, with stock made in our very own kitchen!
 
STUDENT CHOICE SURVEY
 
Parkhurst is looking for your feedback! Vote for your favorite foods!
UPCOMING EVENTS
FINALS STUDY BREAKS!

This Week!

Several events will be hosted this week to help you relieve some stress or take a break from studying. These include favorites like "PAWS for Study Break" and the Church of the Covenant "Finals Feast" and some newcomers like a DIY soap making event! Look for events noted "STUDY BREAK" in the schedule at the bottom of the email!

 

CAP & GOWN PICK-UP

Get Yours Today!

Seniors may pick up their cap and gowns at the Campus Store until the morning of Commencement. 

 

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT EVENTS

Now to May 7

Burnett 018 from 10AM - 5PM - Student Teacher Portfolios on Display for COTP members to assess and evaluate.

 

Monday May 4

3:30-4:30 Education Department Open House,  Burnett Ground Floor

4:30-5:15 E-Portfolio Demonstrations w/ Education Student Teachers -Burnett 023

5:15-5:45 Final COTP Meeting in Room 023-Certification Recommendations for 2015

 

Tuesday May 5

3:00-Student Teacher Seminar, Course Evaluations,  Exit Interviews Burnett 023

 

Wednesday May 6:  READING DAY EVENTS IN THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

9:30-10:30AM Students taking EDU 207 meeting Burnett 023

10:30-11:30AM Students taking EDU 201 meeting Burnett 023

11:30AM-12:00 noon students taking EDU 403 meeting Burnett 023

9:00AM-12:00 noon Student teachers TBA Burnett 023

1-3PM  KDE Induction Practice Old Main Chapel

4-5PM  KDE Honorary Induction-Old Main Chapel

5-6PM  KDE Reception Law Library

  

Thursday May 7

9-11:30 AM Exit Interviews & Course Evaluations Student Teachers Continued Burnett 023

12-3PM  Final Magical Mystery Tour for Student Teachers TBA

  

Saturday May 16

8-10:30AM  Breakfast with the Education Department Burnett 018

  

LAST RUSH SHUTTLE THIS SEMESTER

This Tuesday

Please be advised that this Tuesday will be the last day for the Rush this semester. 

 

STUDENT PROJECTS POSTER SESSION

Tuesday from 3:30 - 6:30 pm

The Student Projects Poster Session will be help on Tuesday from 3:30 - 6:30 pm in the Rossin Ballroom.

 

DIY: SOAP MAKING

Tuesday from 5:30 - 7:30 pm

The Library and SAIL are sponsoring another great Do It Yourself event on Tuesday, May 5 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the U. Grant Miller Library's Makerspace on the lower level of the Library. This is a drop-in event, so come by anytime to get creative and make soap; keep it or give it as a gift. (Mother's Day is right around the corner!) Questions about this DIY can be directed to Alexis Rittenberger (arittenberger@washjeff.edu).

 

EXTENDED FINALS HOURS AT THE LIBRARY

The Library will be open the following extended hours starting on Reading Day:

 

Wednesday, May 6 - 8 am to 3 am

Thursday, May 7 - 7 am to 3 am

Friday, May 8 - 7 am to midnight

Saturday, May 9 - 9 am to 9 pm

 

EVS SENIOR CAPSTONE PRESENTATIONS

This Wednesday!

The Environmental Studies Program is pleased to invite the College community to attend senior capstone presentations on Wednesday, 6 May from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm in the Yost Conference Room (BUR 114). Refreshments will be served. Each presentation will be 20 minutes in length, followed by up to 10 minutes of Q&A. The presenters will include students Jala Johnson, Anthony Picozzi, Evan Appod, Lauren Horning, Michael Roth, Jake Meyers and Miriam Beavers.

 

LATE NIGHT BREAKFAST!

This Wednesday! 

Head to The Commons for a late night breakfast served by faculty and staff members! The event runs from 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm. Sponsored by Student Life & Parkhurst Dining Services

 

PAWS FOR A STUDY BREAK RETURNS THIS WEEK!

Friday and Saturday from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Mark your calendars for a study break at the Library! Canine Stress Counselors will be in the Walker Room from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Friday and Saturday. Studies show that animals help reduce stress, so take a few minutes of your lunch break each day and come visit. Fan favorites Kate, Heidi, and Shadow are scheduled to be here Friday. Saturday's roster includes our largest and smallest counselors together -- Boomer (the Great Dane) and Courtney (Toy Manchester Terrier). The volunteers are from Therapy Dogs International, and love bringing their dogs to hang out with our students!

 

HARD TO RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENT

This Saturday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Washington Mall (Oak Spring Rd.) 

Have a TV or refrigerator that you would like to recycle? Come to the Washington Mall this Saturday. Many items are collected free of charge! For more information, please see the flier here!

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
MAY PRODUCE TO PEOPLE - REGISTER TODAY!


Register Today by 5:00 pm!

The Greater Washington County Food Bank Produce to People food distribution is in need of volunteers on Tuesday, May 5 from 8:00AM - 1:00PM 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. Student volunteers are eligible to win a $50 gift card to a local restaurant or store! To register to volunteer, fill out the form here. Please register by Monday, May 4 at 5:00pm.

 

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
CHECK OUT THE WEEKENDER ON THURSDAY FOR ADDITIONAL WEEKEND EVENTS
MONDAY

3:30 pm - Education Dpt. Open House, Burnett Ground Floor

4:00 pm - Dean Chatterjee-Sutton Open Office Hour (until 5:00), Rossin UL

4:30 pm - E-Portfolio Demonstrations w/ Student Teachers, Burnett 023

5:15 pm - Final COTP Meeting, Burnett 023

8:45 pm - Orthodox Christian Fellowship Meeting, Ski Lodge

 

TUESDAY

3:00 pm - Student Teacher Seminar, Burnett 023

3:30 pm - Student Projects Poster Session (until 6:30), Rossin Ballroom

5:00 pm - Deadline to Purchase Senior Week Tickets

5:30 pm - STUDY BREAK: DIY Soap Making, Library LL

7:00 pm - Final Rush Shopping Shuttle of the Semester, Campus Ctr. Circle

8:00 pm - STUDY BREAK: Eric Mina: Hypnotist, George & Tom's

 
WEDNESDAY

9:30 am - EDU 207 Meeting, Burnett 023

10:30 am - EDU 201 Meeting, Burnett 023

11:30 am - EDU 403 Meeting, Burnett 023

4:00 pm - KDE Honorary Induction, Old Main Chapel

6:00 pm - Newman Club's Homemade Dinner, Newman Center

9:00 pm - STUDY BREAK: Study Snacks (until midnight), Library UL

10:00 pm - STUDY BREAK: Late Night Breakfast (until 11:30), The Commons

  

THURSDAY

7:00 am - STUDY BREAK: Study Snacks (until 10:00), Library UL

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

6:00 pm - STUDY BREAK: Chair Massages & Guided Relaxation, Fireplace Lounge

8:00 pm - STUDY BREAK: Finals Feast (until 10:00), Church of the Covenant

9:00 pm - STUDY BREAK: Study Snacks (until midnight), Library UL

  
FRIDAY

7:00 am - STUDY BREAK: Study Snacks (until 10:00), Library UL

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

11:30 pm - STUDY BREAK: PAWS for a Study Break (until 1:30), Library LL

1:00 pm - STUDY BREAK: Smoothies & Popcorn (until 5:00), Student Life Office

  

SATURDAY

8:00 am - Breakfast with the Education Dpt., Burnett 018

9:00 am - Hard to Recycle Event, Washington Mall

11:30 pm - STUDY BREAK: PAWS for a Study Break (until 1:30), Library LL

   

SUNDAY

9:00 am - STUDY BREAK: Movin' Out Market (until 1:00), Old Main/Hub Walkway

7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center

  


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