Weekend of October 1, 2015   Vol. 3 Issue 4
DIY Series: Painting with a Twist
This Sunday at 2:00 pm in the Alley (Hub LL)
What is Painting with a Twist? Step-by-step instruction with an experienced artist to leave with a one of a kind creation! Typically done in their studio, but for this special event, they will be coming to W&J!

This event is FREE but spots are limited. Please RSVP on Spire to sign-up.

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Today's Events
Food Recovery Network Info Meeting

Today at 4:00 pm in the Ski Lodge
The Green Club is working with Parkhurst and the Washington City Mission to reduce W&J's food waste by donating it to help feed the local homeless. An informational meeting to learn more about this program will be held today at 4:00 pm for any interested students.

Habitat for Humanity Chapter's First Meeting

Today at 6:00 pm
Come to the Habitat for Humanity Chapter's First meeting tonight! Located in Old Main's Chapel, at 6:00 pm and learn how you can be a hand up, not a hand out.  We will be having light snacks and discussing upcoming meetings and events- like the Dress Sale this weekend!

Spring 2016 Study Abroad Applications Due

By End of Day Today
Applications are due to the Office of Study Abroad today. Email 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 advising appointment, which is required before you can apply.

Gym Nights for W&J Students!
Need to smack a volleyball around? Need to drive to the hoop? Need a break from the books? The Church of the Covenant is here for you. C'mon over and raise your pulse a little. We'll have volleyball, basketball or just hang out. The time will be 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the following dates (all Mondays): October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, December 7. Later on we'll also invite you over for Finals Feast....a donut indulgence just when you need a sugar surge the most....during finals! Stay tuned for that date to be announced later in the semester. It'll all happen at The Church of the Covenant (a.k.a. The Church of the Holy Donut). If you have any questions please call Don Nixon: 724.222.0190 x 111.Go to www.churchofthecov.org for church info.

This Weekend's Events
Feel Good Friday

Friday from 11:30 pm  - 1:00 pm at the Campus Center Circle
This week's Feel Good Friday event is sponsored by Student Health & Counseling Services. They will be celebrating World Smile Day and handing out smiley cookies along with some other refreshments! The intent of world smile day is to do an act of kindness or help a person to smile! Why not do both?!

Floor Hockey

Sign-ups for Intramural Floor Hockey close Friday, October 2 at 12:00 pm
Please submit entries to imsports@washjeff.edu.  Teams must have a minimum 4 players (no minimum requirement of females).  Sticks, goalie pads, and protective eyewear are provided by IM staff.  Games are played in the Henry Memorial Back Gym from October 5-22.

Sign-ups for Intramural Volleyball close Friday, October 2 at 12:00 pm
Please submit entries to imsports@washjeff.edu.  Teams must have a minimum 4 players (with at least 2 females).  Games are played in the Henry Memorial Back Gym from October 5-22. 
Gaden Shartse Monastery

Closing Ceremony this Friday
The Gaden Shartse Monastery will be finishing up their week-long long residence on Friday with a closing ceremony at 3:15 pm in Olin. In the meantime, be sure to stop down to Olin to catch of the lectures the monks will be giving or to see the sand mandala they be making during the day. 

The full schedule is available in the "Schedule of Events" section at the end of this W&J Weekender.

Habitat for Humanity Dress Sale - 2 Day Event

This Friday and Saturday!
Party, Evening, Prom, Bridal-- Looking for a homecoming, formal, or special occasion dress?  There are over forty five dresses for sale, and all must go!  Ranging in styles and sizes, but all under $250!  All proceeds benefit Washington County's Habitat for Humanity. 

Interested in checking out the selection?
Come to Salvitti Atrium (located in Swanson Science Center) on:
Friday, October 2, 2015 from 5-7PM and Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 1-3PM 
National Diversity Day Comedy Show

This Friday at 8:00 pm in the Rossin Campus Center Ballroom!
*Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8pm

Diversity Programs & Multicultural Affairs, International Student Services & Multicultural Programming, and Comedy Records presents the National Diversity Day Comedy Show!

A stand-up comedy show celebrating multiculturalism with three of North America's top, young comics. Each comedian provides a unique perspective on life and experiences based on their diverse backgrounds.

The Big Lebowski

Showing this Saturday
Film Club will be hosting a screening of The Big Lebowski this Saturday in Yost Auditorium (Burnett Center) at 3:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunities
College Access Youth Mentoring Program

Due October 5
Were you unsure about how to begin your college search? Apply for financial aid? Unsure if college was even for you? So many of our young community members have these same concerns! YOU can be the work to help them answer those questions. W&J is selecting several of our students to serve as mentors in the W&J College Access Program. Mentors will be partnered with one or two local high school students who are beginning their college search process, and will help them navigate the process through monthly meetings, workshops, and follow up. Mentors will commit to the program for the full year, and will receive a stipend for their participation. Apply through Spire here! Application deadline extended to October 5! Questions? E-Mail volunteer@washjeff.edu.
Stop Hunger Now
Packing Event this Saturday!
Join us for the Stop Hunger Now packing event on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 9am - 1pm in the Chapel/Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church at the corner of College and E. Beau. A Meal-packaging event will take place at First United Methodist Church right across the street from the college through a mobile operation that delivers ingredients and supplies. During the event, volunteers work in teams at each packaging station. Volunteers set up and take down packaging stations and equipment, fill bins with raw ingredients, scoop ingredients into meal bags, weigh and seal the bags, box and stack them on pallets, and load the pallets and equipment onto a truck. Contact First United Methodist Church at (724) 222-2520 if you would like to volunteer.

October Produce to People
Register Today!
The Greater Washington County Food Bank Produce to People food distribution is in need of volunteers on Tuesday, October 6 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. 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, October 5 at 5:00 pm.

Houston Pumpkinfest Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers are needed Saturday October 3rd to help to tie cornstalks for decorating the town and stage area, the evening of Thursday October 8th to help set up chairs and benches in the large pavilion area and Friday, Saturday and Sunday October 9, 10, 11 to help run timers for inflatable bouncers, take tickets, wash pumpkins, help children decorate pumpkins, and various other tasks. Check us out! http://www.houstonpumpkinfestival.net/. To volunteer, contact Halsey Stockdale at misshalsey@gmail.com or via phone at 724-485-0454.
Schedule of Events
12:00 pm - Dean Eva's Open Office Hour (until 1)Rossin UL
4:00 pm - Food Recovery Network Informational Meeting, Ski Lodge
6:00 pm - Habitat for Humanity Chapter's First Meeting, Old Main Chapel
7:00 pm - The Rush, Campus Ctr. Circle
7:00 pm - SGA Meeting, Yost Auditorium
7:30 pm - Gaden Shartse Monastery Performance, Olin Theatre
12:00 pm - Sign-ups for IM Floor Hockey close, imsports@washjeff.edu
12:00 pm - Sign-ups for IM Volleyball close, imsports@washjeff.edu
1:00 pm - Free Bowling with W&J ID (until 3:00), Alpine Lanes
3:15 pm - Gaden Shartse Monastery Closing Ceremony, Olin
3:30 pm - Women's Tennis vs. Geneva, Swanson Tennis Ctr.
5:00 pm - Frisbee Friday, Olin Lawn
5:00 pm - Habitat for Humanity Dress Sale (until 7:00), Swanson Atrium
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
8:00 pm - National Diversity Day Comedy Show, Rossin Ballroom
9:00 pm - Monticello's Karaoke Night, Hub LL
10:00 am - Women's Tennis vs. Muskingum, Swanson Tennis Ctr.
11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 11:00, 1:00, & 3:00), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - Habitat for Humanity Dress Sale (until 3:00), Swanson Atrium 
1:00 pm - Men's Soccer vs. Maryville, Alexandre Stadium
3:00 pm - Women's Soccer vs. Chatham, Alexandre Stadium
3:00 pm - Film Club: The Big Lebowski, Yost Auditorium
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL
2:00 pm - DIY Series: Painting with a Twist, The Alley (Hub LL)
7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center

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