Week of October 19, 2015   Volume 3 Issue 8
Host a Club 126 Event!
Are you a Student Organization looking to hold a campus wide event?  Host a Club 126 night in the Hub Alley!

What is a Club 126 Event?
Club 126 events are hosted by student organizations in the Hub Alley on select Fridays and Saturdays throughout the semester. Club 126 events must provide a free, inclusive, and engaging environment for all W&J students and must not have the same or similar theme to another event taking place that semester. 

Sponsored events must fulfill the following criteria:
  • Occur on a Friday or Saturday night during the fall or spring semesters.
  • Event falls within the 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. timeframe.
  • Event is open to all W&J students.
  • Event's primary purpose cannot be a fundraiser for your organization.
  • Admission cannot be charged for participation in event.
  • Date is secured through the Student Activities, Involvement, & Leadership Office by submitting a Club 126 Application on Spire and having it approved (found under the forms tab).

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the Latest on Campus Events!

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Announcements
Campus Store Maintenance

Closed until 12:00 pm on Tuesday
Campus Store will be closed until 12:00 pm on October 20th, 2015 for point of sale maintenance.

Magellan Part 1 Applications Due

Part 1 Application Deadline is this Wednesday!
Considering a Summer 2016 Magellan Project? Complete a Part 1 Application today! It only takes 5 minutes, is a non-binding statement of intent, and is required to pursue a Part 2 Application. The Part 1 Application is available on the  Magellan Spire page under "News" as well as the Magellan page on the college website. The deadline is Wednesday at 11:59 pm.
 
Questions or meetings can be scheduled with Tyler Tenney, Coordinator of Co-curricular Innovation/Magellan Project Coordinator (ttenney@washjeff.edu)

Flu Vaccines Available

Wednesday & Thursday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Flu season is upon us!  Please come to Health and Counseling Services on October 21st and 22nd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to receive your annual flu vaccine.  They will be provided for students, faculty and staff.  The fee this year is $20, cash or check only. 

BE WISE IMMUNIZE!!

Japan - Intersession 2017

Contact Dr. Miller if Interested
Registration for Intersession, 2016 and Spring Term is just around the corner. Any students who are interested in the Japan 2017 Intersession trip should talk with their parents over fall break about how to use the Intersession experience and begin making plans now. If you are interested in taking the 2017 Intersession trip to Japan, Please see Dr. Miller (Old Main, 204 F) or e-mail him at smiller@washjeff.edu as soon as possible.

Outside Scholarships

A Message from Financial Aid
If you're looking for outside scholarships to help pay your tuition, please visit our external scholarship page at www.washjeff.edu/external-scholarships-awards.
There are a variety of scholarship opportunities and search engines. Not all require essays. The page is updated regularly, so check back often.

Campus Employment

A Message from Financial Aid
If you haven't found a campus job yet and were awarded Federal Work Study, make sure you have created your College Central Account and visited their site. All campus positions are located there.  If you are FWS eligible, you would have received paperwork in your campus mailbox. You can also visit www.washjeff.edu/student-employment for instructions on setting up your CCN account, completing payroll paperwork, and accessing your timesheet. If you have any questions about federal work study or campus employment, please contact Chris Shaffer at cshaffer@washjeff.edu
 
Upcoming Events
This Week's Parkhurst Dining Events & Specials

Monday
Make Your Own Smiley Cookies at the Commons

Walking Tacos at G&T's

Thursday
Fall Harvest All Day at the Commons

Faculty/Staff Safe Zone Training Rescheduled
 
The October 21st Faculty/Staff Safe Zone Training has been rescheduled to better accommodate faculty/staff schedules.  The new date options for the trainings are:
 
Tuesday, October 27th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Rossin Student Government Chambers (Room 303)
Wednesday, October 28th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Rossin Student Government Chambers (Room 303)
 
Due to space limitations, there are only 20 seats available for each training date available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please RSVP for the training date that best fits your schedule through the Diversity Programs & Multicultural Affairs Spire page.  The training will cover key terminology, hot topics that currently impact the LGBTQIA+ students, and resources on how we can help to make our campus community a safer space.  Please email diversity@washjeff.edu if you have questions.    

Cheerleading Fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings!

This Thursday from 11:00 am to Close
Come on out to Buffalo Wild Wings at the Old Mill on Thursday starting at 11:00 am and support our cheerleaders! A portion of your check will be donated to the W&J cheerleading squad when you give the server the ticket, which you can print at the link below. Eat Wings! Raise Funds!

 
Carlow College Information Table

This Thursday from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Mailroom Table
Stephanie Wytovich, representing Carlow College's MFA program in Creative Writing and their MEd in Art Education, will be manning a table in the mailroom/G&T's offering information on these graduate programs.

Senior Class Gift Kick-Off Event

This Thursday from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in the Ski Lodge
Attention Seniors! Mark your calendars for the Senior Class Gift Kick-Off Event on Thursday! From 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in the Ski Lodge, come enjoy delicious food and drink, games, and music with your fellow Seniors while learning about your Senior Class Gift. Questions? Contact Kaley Tomsic, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, at ktomsic@washjeff.edu or (724) 531-6864.
 
BSU Stoplight Party

Saturday from 9:00 pm - Midnight in the Hub Alley
BSU will be hosting their annual Stoplight party this Weekend in the Hub Alley!
 
Point of View Discussion: Cultural Appropriation

Sunday at 6:00 pm in the Media Room
From culturally insensitive Halloween costumes, to distasteful college themed parties and athletic team mascot controversies, issues of cultural appropriation are prevalent in today's society.  Come share your thoughts and perspectives at this month's Point of View Discussion.  Free pizza and wings will be provided!  Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity Programs & Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programming Board.    
 
Semester Abroad Showcase

October 29 & November 19
Mark your calendars! The Office of Study Abroad is excited to announce the fall 2015 Semester Abroad Showcase dates: on October 29 and November 19 at 5:30 pm in the Media Room, come hear all about study abroad from a W&J student's perspective. There will be free snacks, and we will do a drawing for prizes! After students share stories about their off-campus study experience you will have the chance to mingle and ask questions.  This is also a great opportunity to learn about scholarships and grants for study abroad!
 
Now is the perfect time to plan your fall 2016 semester abroad ! Do you want to hone your language skills in France? Explore a different culture in Hong Kong? Study business in The Netherlands? Intern and study in Washington DC? Whatever your dream, semester-long off-campus study is an excellent way to achieve it! With programs in more than 20 countries (including the US), the Office of Study Abroad can help you begin your cross-cultural adventure. Email studyabroad@washjeff.edu to set up your appointment.
 
Team Handball

Sign-ups Close October 30 at 12:00 pm
Sign-ups for Intramural Team Handball close Friday, October 30th at 12:00pm.  Please submit entries to imsports@washjeff.edu.  Teams must have a minimum 5 players (with at least 2 females).  Games are played in the Henry Memorial Back Gym from November 2-19.

Le Tour de Dubjay

Sign-ups Close October 30 at 12:00 pm
Le Tour de DubJay is a special, individual event designed to promote healthy and active lifestyles on campus through cycling.  This competition runs from November 2-20 and entries are due by October 30th (registrations are accepted throughout the duration of this particular event).  For more information on this event please go to www.washjeff.edu/intramural-leagues-tournaments.

All entries for Le Tour de DubJay can be sent to imsports@washjeff.edu.

SAB's Annual Fall Fest

October 30th - Save the Date!
SAB's Annual Fall Fest returns on October 30th beginning at 5:00 pm. The events will be on the walkway between Old Main and the Hub. Mark your calendar!
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Sustainability Committee Work Study Available!

The W&J Sustainability Committee is hiring a new Media Technician. This work-study student will design posters for the Sustainability Committee using texts that will be supplied, hang the posters and move them from location to location to maximize their impact, maintain the Committee's web presence, and carry out other tasks. Experience designing posters and maintaining web pages is preferred but we will consider fast learners who are eager to develop new skills. Required traits include creativity, initiative, reliability, attention to detail, and the ability to hang posters. The job is expected to require five to ten hours a week. If interested contact Dr. Patrick Caffrey, pcaffrey@washjeff.edu.
 
Help Wanted With Christian Home Healthcare

Looking for a rewarding job? Do you like helping others? We are currently interviewing for part time and full time positions as an in home health aide. If you are interested in applying or setting up an interview please contact Ashlee at 412-323-0203 Ext. 6119.
 
Schedule of Events
Monday
Fall Break
5:30 pm - AdorationNewman Center
6:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center
6:30 pm - Newman Club Homemade Dinner, Newman Center
7:00 pm - W&J Open Gym (until 8), Church of the Covenant
 
Tuesday
Fall Break
7:00 pm - The Rush, Campus Center Circle
7:00 pm - Volleyball vs. Thiel, Henry Gym
 
Wednesday
9:00 am - First Day of S/U Requests
9:00 am - Health Services Flu Vaccine Clinic (until 5), Health Services
10:00 pm - Late Night Snack, The Hub
11:59 pm - Magellan Part 1 Application Deadline 
 
Thursday 
9:00 am - Health Services Flu Vaccine Clinic (until 5), Health Services
11:00 am - Cheerleading Fundraiser (until close), Buffalo Wild Wings Washington
12:00 pm - Dean Eva's Open Office Hour (until 1)Rossin UL
7:00 pm - The Rush, Campus Ctr. Circle
7:00 pm - Volleyball vs. Bethany, Henry Gym 
 
Friday
11:00 am - SAACS Mole Day Celebration - Periodic Table of Cupcakes, G&T's
1:00 pm - Free Bowling with W&J ID (until 3:00), Alpine Lanes
6:00 pm - Frisbee Friday, Tech Center Lawn
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
7:30 pm - Jazz Ensemble Concert, Olin Theatre
9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL
 
Saturday
11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 11:00, 1:00, & 3:00), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - Saturday Shopping Shuttle (until 5), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - Women's Soccer vs. Saint Vincent, Alexandre Stadium
3:00 pm - Men's Soccer vs. Saint Vincent, Alexandre Stadium
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
9:00 pm - Club 126: BSU Stoplight Party (until 12), The Alley
9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL
 
Sunday
1:00 pm - Field Hockey vs. Ohio Wesleyan, Cameron Stadium
6:00 pm - POV Discussion: Cultural Appropriation, Media Room
7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center
 


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