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Habitat for Humanity Build Day

Name: Binienda Center for Civic Engagement
Email: wsu_biniendacenter@worcester.edu

On April 6th, Habitat for Humanity in Worcester is looking for Volunteers to help construct two playhouses that will be given to children of Veteran families

Activity includes: painting, assembly, light lifting, light use of power tools (must be 18+ to use power tools)
Shifts: 8:00AM - 12:30PM

Participants will be given a t-shirt and a voucher for lunch. For more info, contact Mark Wagner, mwagner2@worcester.edu.

E-Waste/Shredding Event!

Name: Office of Sustainability
Email: green@worcester.edu

E-Waste/Shredding Event!

Friday April 5th from 7:30am to 1:30pm, on the first floor of the parking garage, WSU will once again be hosting an almost free electronics collection and shredding event for all students, faculty, and staff.

The only items that will cost to dispose are old style TV's and old style computer monitors, which are 25 cents per pound.

All electronic equipment will be disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner. All paper will be shredded on site.

Anything with a plug (INCLUDING Microwaves and dehumidifiers!)
EXCEPT air conditioners, white goods (refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers etc.), fluorescent and CFL bulbs.

If you have any questions please contact the Office of Sustainability green@worcester.edu
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George I. Alden Excellence in Teaching Award Lecture

Name: Center for Teaching and Learning
Email: cteachlearn@worcester.edu

Please join us for The Alden Excellence in Teaching Award Lecture: The Impact of Empowerment and Climate on the Road to Professoriate. This lecture features the 2018 Alden Excellence in Teaching Award recipients: Dr. Alex Briesacher and Dr. Kimberly Silver Dunker.

This lecture will be held on April 8, 2019 from 3:00-4:30 in South Auditorium, C110.

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Stand Up to Homelessness

Name: Kathryn Proulx
Email: kproulx@worcester.edu

Please help WSU's occupational therapy students with their Capstone to donate to Veterans Inc.'s Annual Stand Down. We need help collecting new socks and underwear for homeless veterans. A donations box will be located at the Information Desk in the Student Center from April 8th through April 22nd. If you have any questions, please contact 508-929-8783.

Poetry Reading

Name: Jonathan Blake
Email: jblake1@worcester.edu

On Sunday, April 7th, Susan Roney-O'Brien (Bone Circle) and John Hodgen (The Lord of Everywhere), prominent poets from central Massachusetts, will read from their new books in S-310. Jazz music begins the afternoon (Rich Falco, guitar, Jerry Wilfong, bass) @ 1:00 pm. The reading will begin at 2:00. A reception with light refreshments and a book signing will follow their reading. The reading is free and open to the public. Sponsored in part by the WSU English department and the Worcester County Poetry Association.

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