Weekend of March 10, 2016     Vol. 3 Issue 24
Amanda McCavour Gallery Opening & Talk
Friday at 6:00 pm at the Olin Art Gallery
On behalf of the Olin Art Gallery and the Art Department, it is with extreme pleasure that we invite the entire W&J community to attend the opening reception and artist talk for the sculpture installation titled: "Pink Field, Blue Fog" by Amanda McCavour on Friday from 6:00-7:30 pm. The artist will begin her talk at approximately 6:30 pm in the Olin Art Gallery. 

The exhibition continues through April 3rd. The gallery will be closed for spring break March 19-27.

For additional information concerning the exhibit please see the gallery's web page at: www.washjeff.edu/olin-fine-art-gallery.

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Today's Events
Carlow University Info Table

Today from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm by the Mailroom
Stephanie Wytovich, representing Carlow University's MFA program, will be hosting a table in the mailroom/snack bar area to offer information and answer questions.

Presidents Without Borders BWW Fundraiser

Today from 11:00 am - Close
Please help support Presidents Without Borders' annual medical mission trip by going to Buffalo Wild Wings today! Ten W&J students, along with two physicians from The Washington Health System will travel to Costa Rica this August to volunteer in medical clinics and hospitals around San Jose. When you show this ticket, "W&J Presidents Without Borders," 10% of your total bill will be donated towards the club fund. Please help to make this a success! 

Any questions can be directed to Greg Guzik at guzikgl@jay.washjeff.edu.

Back Gym of Henry Memorial Closed
Due to construction of the new coaches' offices, the back gym area in Henry Memorial is now closed and will not be able to be used for recreational activities until the construction work is completed.
Maxwell Application Deadline is Monday
Get Your Application in by Monday at 5:00 pm
Funded by J. Robert Maxwell '43, the J. Robert Maxwell '43 Student Internship Endowment (hereinafter, the Maxwell Internship Award) is intended to support students who can demonstrate financial need in completing off-campus internship experiences. The internship is not restricted to any geographic location, major, or type of institution (e.g. academic, for-profit, non-profit, government). Sophomores and Juniors with a 3.0+ cumulative GPA and a secured internship, or who are in the process of securing an internship, during the summer of 2016 are eligible to apply.
Deadline to apply is March 14th 5:00 pm . Full eligibility details and application information can be found on the Career Services Spire Page. Questions may be directed to Tyler Tenney, coordinator of co-curricular innovation (ttenney@washjeff.edu).
Last Call to Sign-up for SAB's DC Trip
Limited Spots Available - Sign-up Today!
There is still time to sign up to go to Washington, DC from April 8-10 with SAB.  Have you ever wanted to be in DC during the Cherry Blossom Festival or visit the White House?  NOW is your chance. Sign up by emailing SAB@washjeff.edu and then pay $60 for 2 nights stay, transportation, and a pending White House tour.  

Donate Your Used Sneakers!
Support the PAC Nike Grind Project
Donate your used athletic sneakers to the Presidents' Athletic Conference Nike Grind Project, sponsored by W&J's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). The Nike Grind project uses all parts of donated shoes by recycling and turning them into athletic surfaces such as sports courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, and tracks. Any brand of athletic sneaker are accepted and donations can be placed in the wire bin located at the entrance to the Swanson Wellness Center until March 18.

Teacher Certification Applications Available
Visit the Education Department Today!
Sophomore Admission Applications for the Teacher Certification Program are due Friday, March 18 at 3:00 pm in Burnett 020. Please visit the Education Department before the deadline for information and an application.

This Weekend's Events
This Weekend's Parkhurst Dining Events

Pork Chop Night at the Commons

Hibachi at G&T's

Spring Break Travel Shuttle Sign-up Deadline

Friday at 5:00 pm
Need an airport, bus or train shuttle for spring break? Sign-up by this Friday at 5:00 pm. Click here to sign-up.

Housing Selection Forms Due

Commuter Petition, Housing Accommodations, and Theme Group Applications due this Friday at 5:00 pm!
Those students who wish to apply for Commuter Status, a Medical Accommodation, or those who wish to sign up on the Theme Group Application must have those forms to the Office of Residence Life by this Friday at 5:00 pm.

Comedian Adam Grabowski

Friday at 9:30 pm!
Stop by G&T's on Friday at 9:30 pm to see a Comedian, Adam Grabowski! Don't miss this live performance with a late night meal!

Volunteer Opportunities
Humane Society Volunteer Opportunities

The Washington Area Humane Society has a ton of off-site events coming up! If you are interested in helping with any of these events, please send an email to the volunteer coordinator, Rachelle, or sign-up at the shelter! Upcoming volunteer opportunities: 
  • Saturday, March 12 - Dress Haute Tent Sale  (11:00 am - 5:00 pm)
  • Saturday & Sunday, March 12-13 - Home & Garden Show (10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 - 4:00 pm)
  • Saturday, March 19 - Observer Reporter Kid's Fest (10:00 am)
  • Saturday, March 19 - Bark and Bowl (12:00 - 3:00 pm)

Rachelle can be reached at volunteer@washingtonpashelter.org.

Tri County Patriots 5K Run, Walk, Roll Event

The Tri-County Patriots for Independent Living will be holding their annual 5K Run, Walk, Roll event on Saturday, April 23 at Mingo Creek Park from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Registration for the event begins at 7:30 am on the day of the race, or can be completed prior to the day of the race. The cost of registration is $20, and includes a t-shirt, course map, race bib, and other goodies.  If you are interested in volunteering or participating in this event, please contact Josh Makepeace (jmakepeace@washjeff.edu) to obtain a registration form. 

This Weekend's Schedule of Events
Parkhurst Event - Pork Chop Night, Commons
11:30 am - Carlow University Info Table (until 1:30), Mailroom Area
3:00 pm - President's Open Office Hour for Staff (until 4:00), McMillan UL
7:00 pm - The Rush Shopping Shuttle, Campus Ctr. Circle
8:00 pm - Zumba, The Alley (Hub LL)

Parkhurst Event - Hibachi, G&T's
1:00 pm - Free Bowling with W&J ID (until 3:00), Alpine Lanes
5:00 pm - Deadline for Commuter Status Requests, Spire
5:00 pm - Deadline for Housing Accommodation Requests, Student Life Suite
5:00 pm - Deadline for Theme Community Proposals, Student Life Suite
5:00 pm - Deadline to Register for Spring Break Shuttles
6:00 pm - Amanda McCavour Gallery Opening & Talk, Olin Art Gallery
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (6:30|8:30|10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL
9:30 pm - Comedian Adam Grabowski, G&T's

11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (11:00|1:00|3:00), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - Baseball vs Grove City (Double Header), Ross Memorial Park
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (6:30|8:30|10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL

1:00 pm - Baseball vs St. John Fisher, Ross Memorial Park
7:00 pm - MassNewman Center

Monday Preview
General Housing Selection Opens Next Monday!

General Housing Selection signups will begin next Monday, March 14th.  Groups must register in groups of four (4).  Anyone who needs assistance in selecting a group can contact the Office of Residence Life for assistance. 

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