A week in #woolife!

Wednesday, September 21, 2015

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Do you have a sibling? During Family Weekend, wouldn't it be great for them to be able to stay over and spend some time with you in your new home at Worcester State? During Sibling Sleepover, siblings of WSU students can enjoy activities and experience life in the residence halls!

Registration is required, see link below.

Check-in starts at 5pm on Friday, September 25, 2015.

Rave Guardian

The Rave Guardian app is now available to the WSU community. Rave Guardian is one of the best ways to improve your personal safety and also protect your friends by building your own private safety network.

Download Rave Guardian Today!

Dowden Fitness Center Hours

For this week the Fitness Center will be open for the following hours.

Sunday - 3-6 PM

Monday - 3-6 PM

Tuesday - 6-9 PM

Wednesday - 3-6 PM

Friday - 3-6 PM

Within the next few weeks, the Fitness Center hours will extend more.


Submit a work order using your woosync account.

Zipcar at Worcester State University

Need a car? Borrow a Zipcar! Worcester State University has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to the area. To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to enter the car, and drive away. When you’re done, return the car to the same location where you picked it up.

As a member you get:

  • Self-service access to Zipcars 24/7.
  • Discounted hourly rates for faculty, staff and students age 18 and older.
  • Rates start at just $7.50/hour or $69/day.
  • Gas, insurance and maintenance are included for free!
  • Join for only $25 a year, and receive $35 in driving credit your first month.
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Wednesday, Sep. 23rd, 6pm

Sullivan Academic Center, Auditorium

Film Screening of "The Fix" will be followed by a panel discussion. The Fix is a tale of recovery and redemption that paints a portrait of life after heroin addiction in the Bronx.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., screening begins at 6 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Health Sciences and the city of Worcester Division of Public Health



Friday, Sep. 25th, 9pm


Siblings of WSU students can stay overnight and enjoy activities and experience life in a residence hall with their older sibling.
Sign up today!


Wednesday, Sep. 30th, 11:30am-1:30pm

May Street

Worcester, MA

Join Jeff Bauman as he shares his amazing, inspirational story of perseverance and hope. On April 15, 2013, Jeff stood at the finish line of the Boston Marathon eagerly awaiting his girlfriend Erin, who was running in support of a local charity. As he waited, an ominous looking man dressed in dark clothing appeared, and Jeff immediately had a sinking feeling. The man who seemed so out of place on such a festive day dropped a black back pack, only feet away from Bauman and moments later, the first of two explosions rocked Boylston Street. Jeff was gravely injured, losing both of his legs along with other serious injuries. When the smoke cleared and Jeff realized what had happened, he immediately thought he was going to die. Then, amongst the smoke and carnage appeared Carlos Arrendondo, a peace activist who was at the marathon that day to hand out American flags in honor of his fallen sons. Carlos, now known as the man in the cowboy hat, quickly lifted Jeff and got him to an ambulance, saving his life. Later that day, a photo of Jeff and Carlos surfaced and is now the most iconic image of the marathon tragedy. Jeff recently published a book recounting his experiences called Stronger and he has remained a beacon of hope, strength and resilience since that tragic day.

The Bookstore will be selling his book at the lecture and Jeff will sign books following the lecture.

This lecture is co-sponsored with the Student Events Committee, Counseling Services, and the Binienda Center for Civic Engagement and Student Occupational Therapy Association.

What is the Splash of Color?

Saturday, Oct. 24th, 12am

486 Chandler Street

Worcester, MA

The Splash of Color 5K is an unforgettable, fun experience–a non-competitive run, walk!

(heck, even crawl, skip, or roll).

The Splash of Color works like a walk with all your neighbors…only more colorful. Start at one point in all white, and end at the other COVERED in a Splash of Color!

Sign up Today!