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THE ANNUAL ADJUNCT FACULTY EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
THE ANNUAL ADJUNCT FACULTY EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28
All students, alumni, and faculty are encouraged to nominate a WSU adjunct faculty member for distinguished teaching and commitment to student success.
For more information and to submit your online nomination form, please visit:
STUDY ABROAD FAIR
Study Abroad Fair Spring 2019
When: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH 10 A.M.-2:30 P.M
Where: MULTIPURPOSE ROOM, SHEEHAN HALL
-Explore options abroad & in U.S.
-Short-term and National Student Exchange program info
-Meet Representatives from nearly 20 WSU affiliated providers
-Talk with students who have studied away
If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball! Sign up for our Sunday night Intramural Dodgeball League! Play starts February 10th, registration due February 5th. Sign up at IMLeagues.com/WorcesterState
The Rape Aggression Defense course is being offered to all women affiliated with Worcester State University. This is a four session program; attendees should plan on attending all four sessions to complete the class. The course includes lecture, discussion and hands on self-defense techniques suitable for women of all ages and abilities.This class will be offered from 6-9pm in the Blue Lounge on the following dates, Wednesdays February 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
To Pre-register go to" http://wellnesscenterportal.worcester.edu/, click on "programs" then "instructional. Any questions please direct to Don Brickman, University Police at 508-929-8886 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn to Meditate from Visiting Tibetan Buddhist Monks and Nuns
The four visiting Buddhist scholars from Namdroling Monastery in South India will be offering instruction in basic meditation techniques:
1. Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 4-5 p.m. in the Sullivan Faculty Lounge Rm 310
2. Monday, Feb. 11 from 4-5 p.m. in the Blue Lounge
Email email@example.com with any questions, and we hope to see you there!
Travel with the Chorale to Ireland this May
The WSU Chorale is traveling to Ireland this May 20-27, 2019 on concert tour, and the trip is open to other students as well. The trip will feature many wonderful sights like the set of the Game of Thrones and the shipyard where the Titanic was built. We will be touring Dublin, Belfast and Derry, among others.
For more information about the trip and the cost, please contact Dr. Christie Nigro: firstname.lastname@example.org. This will be a wonderful trip!
WSU French Club Trip to Montreal Enrollment
WSU's French Club invites you to participate in the trip to Montreal that we have organized for May 24th through May 26th, 2019.
-We're very excited to be able to offer this trip with a stimulating itinerary! Our private tour bus will depart early from Worcester State University on Friday and return to Worcester State University Sunday afternoon.
-Anyone from the WSU community with a valid passport may join the tour, and invite friends and family members who are 18 years old or older to enroll.
-The price of the trip ranges from $520 - 690 depending on the number of people.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the officers of the WSU French Club at: email@example.com .
Trip enrollment link:
The enrollment deadline for this trip is February 15th. All interested travelers must register with a $350 deposit by this date. Go to: https://enrollmentbyprometour.com/travel/523 and
Visit the Writing Center this Semester
The Writing Center is open Monday though Friday,
when classes are in session, now through Reading Day!
Worcester State University's Writing Center is located in Sullivan 306. Staffed by friendly, knowledgeable peer consultants, the Writing Center is a space where students have productive conversations about their writing. All services at the Writing Center are offered free of charge.
Hours: M 9-5; T, W, TH 9-6; F 9-1
Location: Sullivan 306
Online submissions: https://wooforwriting.wordpress.com/online-submissions/
On Campus Community Engagement
We have an opportunity to work with South high school students doing college-preparation on campus, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2:45 - 4:00 for a 10 week period, beginning in early February. There is a small stipend associated with this.
Please let Dr. Wagner know if you have this time available. firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity and 2019 MA Undergrad Research Conference
Share Your Scholarly Research and Creative Work!
If you have a project you have been working with a professor on, are doing a capstone project, or have some other exciting research, creative, or civic engagement project, then these are two great opportunities this spring to showcase your work.
-The WSU Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity is scheduled for April 17, 2019 and open to both graduate and undergraduate students.
-The Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference will take place at UMass-Amherst on April 26, 2019.
The registration deadline for the WSU Celebration is 3 pm on March 1, 2019, and the deadline for the MA Undergraduate Research Conference is 11:59 pm on February 15, 2019.
Apply at https://www.worcester.edu/SP-Celebration-of-Scholarship-and-Creativity/ or https://honorsweb1.honors.umass.edu/urc.
Stop by an information session to learn all the basics you need to know about the conferences, how to apply, and how to prepare for them.
Session 1: Sheehan Multipurpose Room (Sheehan 109), Monday, February 11, 2:30-3:30.
Session 2: Student Center South Room (C 110), Tuesday, February 12, 2:30-3:30.
Additional sessions on just the Celebration will be held as follows:
Session 3: Sheehan Multipurpose Room (Sheehan 109), Monday, February 25, 9:30-10:30.
Session 4: Student Center South Room (C 110), Thursday, February 28, 10-11.
With questions, please contact Dr. Francisco Vivoni (email@example.com) or Dr. Henry Theriault (firstname.lastname@example.org).