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The Duck Variations

Name: Lyn Branscomb
Email: lbranscomb@worcester.edu

The Duck Variations - March 28 at 7 p.m.
Prof. Adam Zahler first performed in The Duck Variations by David Mamet 40 years ago, in his own production company, Second Stage Theatre in Vermont. The play features Emil and George sitting on a park bench, and talking about life, death, and ducks. Now, he and his two friends, who opened the original production and recently performed a reprisal of their roles The Duck Variations at a college theatre festival in Hyannis, Massachusetts, bring the production to Fuller Theater at Worcester State. After the performance, they will open the floor to the audience to answer questions about their return to the play 40 years later.

The show opens in Fuller Theater at WSU on March 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7.00 students, $10.00 seniors, and $14.00 general admission. To reserve tickets, contact the box office at VPABoxOffice@worcester.edu or call 508-929-8843. Connect with VPA on social media - Facebook @VPAatWorcesterState, Twitter and Instagram @WSUVPA. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zA06pD2SCTf_SkLH07720YkgnN8GoE_T/view?usp=sharing
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Two Upcoming Presentations on Paid internships and summer work

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

On Wednesday, March 27, Elaine Perkins will be in the Fallon Room from 2:30 to recruit for the Futures Program with Open Skies. The primary goal of the futures / internship program is to provide student trainees with direct service experiences in the context of learning, supervision, and collaboration with the identified training program. Bachelor Level training focuses on milieu therapy, psycho-educational skills groups, treatment planning, case management, and collaboration with the greater mental health provider system.

On Wednesday, April 3rd, at 2:30 in Sullivan 108, The RFK Children's Action Corps will be here to recruit for summer work and internships with at risk youth. RFK values undergraduate students at Worcester State University (WSU) by providing paid internships, course credits and full time employment upon graduation. The vision for the program is to create a pipeline for WSU students to grow and become leaders within RFK.

Students are welcomed to drop in, or to make an appointment before hand through The Binienda Center.

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Ingenuity Opportunity - Opens March 28, 5-7 p.m

Name: Lyn Branscomb
Email: lbranscomb@worcester.edu

Student curated and student centered, this FREE juried exhibition offers artwork from students attending Central Massachusetts colleges and universities. The show exhibits work from students all over Central Massachusetts. Bailey Boutiette, graduating senior, curates the show as her VPA capstone project. This exhibit showcases the artists of the future. The show opens March 28, 5 - 7 p.m. and remains open during regular Gallery hours -- Tues. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat. 1 - 5 p.m., or by appointment. The Gallery is located in the Ghosh Science and Tech Bldg. Connect with VPA on social media - Facebook @VPAatWorcesterState, Twitter and Instagram @WSUVPA. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q0YJE4n-_8dggihzVGo1zFU9BGmKGc7W/view?usp=sharing
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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.

Author/Publisher Mandi Lynn returns to WSU!

Name: Professor Julian Berrian
Email: jberrian@worcester.edu

Worcester State University alum Mandi Strzelewicz '17, known by her devoted readers as "Mandi Lynn", will discuss what has fueled her success as owner of Stone Ridge Books publishing company and author of three novels (Essence, I Am Mercy, She's Not Here).

Date: April 18th, 2019
3pm - 4:30pm
Location: Eager Auditorium (S-146), Sullivan Academic Center

Questions about the event can be directed to Professor Julian Berrian at jberrian@worcester.edu

Sexual Assault Awareness Month #IAsk

Name: Sarah Valois
Email: svalois@worcester.edu

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAM.
Join WSU's Sexual Assault and Violence Education Task Force in promoting consent and preventing sexual assault.

#IASK for Consent, Tables:
Get information and practice how to "Ask for Consent".
Enter to win a "Got Consent" t-shirt.
April 3rd: Sullivan T 8am-10am
Join us for breakfast sponsored by CAB
April 4th: Sheehan Lobby 10am-12pm
Sponsored by It's on Us
April 5th: Ghosh Lobby 10am-12pm
Sponsored by It's on Us

Follow @itsonus.wsu on instagram to learn more, and promote consent as a healthy, normal, necessary part of everyday interactions and sexual assault prevention.
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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

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.

Career Fair on campus

Name: Dianne Matos
Email: dmatos@worcester.edu

Are you looking for a job? Are you looking for an internship? Are you looking for information about graduate school? Open to ALL MAJORS, you should check out the annual "Psych Day" Career and Grad School Fair taking place in the Sheehan Hall Lobby on Wed. April 3, 2019 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

The employers and grad school reps attending this recruiting event include: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, YOU, Inc., AKABA, Autism Behavioral Center, Walker Residential Treatment Center, HMEA, Open Sky Community Services, The Evergreen Center, Beacon ABA Services, Key Program, Inc., Horizons for Homeless Children, Arbor Associates, Elder Services of Worcester, Assumption College, and Roger Williams University. Co-sponsored by Career Services and the Psychology Department.