What's Happening At Woo U!
Sustainability/ Food Day Fair This Wednesday and Thursday
You're invited to the 12th Annual Sustainability/Food Day Fair - Climate Emergency: Learn and Act.
Here are some of the highlights (and 3 different posters can be found here...)
-- 22 excellent teach-ins covering the climate emergency and food issues
-- EV test drives with at least 8 cars to try - 9:00-2:00 Wednesday
-- Farmers market both days
-- Art exhibit tour both days
-- MassSave sale and bulb swap on Thursday (see details on poster through link above)
-- Many ways to get involved with organizations on display in the exhibit area
See you there!
Fright Night Friday Presents: The Strangers
Fright Night Friday Presents. The Strangers
October 18, 2019
Eager Auditorium, Sullivan Center
7-9 PM, Free Admission
Dress up and win a prize for best costume!
Please join us on Thursday, 10/17/19 in the Seminar Room, S-312,
from 3:00-5:00 to read your own poems or poems of others that sustain you. Come, and if you prefer, listen to others. The reading is open to all in the WSU community (students, faculty and staff) and the community at large. Let's celebrate what can be found in poems. One Poem .series is meant to foster a community of writers, readers, and listeners. Please join us.
Alden Excellence in Teaching Award
All students, alumni, and faculty are eligible to nominate a full-time tenured or tenure-track professor for the George I. Alden Excellence in Teaching Award. No self-nominations will be accepted. A committee comprised of students, alumni representatives, and faculty members will review and judge the nominees' materials.
Two faculty members will be honored with this award. Please attach a letter describing the following qualities on the professor: Name of Faculty Nominee: Academic Department:
Please elaborate on any of the following qualities of the professor you are nominating.
·Use of effective instructional strategies
·Accommodation of multiple learning styles
·Fosters higher-order thinking among students (e.g., creating, analyzing, evaluating)
·Commitment to student success
·Commitment to continuously improving his/her classroom teaching
·Willingness to innovate or take pedagogical risks
·Participates in service activities related to the improvement of education at WSU
Please submit your nomination letter by December 6th,2019. Please send nomination letter to email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Math Center Tutoring
Please come to the Math Tutoring Center in Sullivan 140 for help with your math-based courses. The Math Center offers tutoring for all math courses up through Calculus II, as well as tutoring for the Math Placement exam, Psych Stats, EC-202, and CS Discrete. The tutoring schedule can be found on the door of the tutoring center or at https://calendar.google.com/calendar?cid=d29yY2VzdGVyLmVkdV8xM21zbDZraWEyM3BnZ3B1dXVqanRtOWFrNEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t . The math center is free and walk-in, you do not need to make an appointment.
Fresh Check Day
Win prizes! Pet pups! Eat free food! Have fun! Check in at WSU's 3rd annual Fresh Check Day! Wednesday, October 23rd from 10-2 pm in the Student Center, 1st floor!
Fresh Check Day brings together the WSU campus to "check-in" on the mental health and wellness of college students. The first floor of the Student Center will be transformed into a fun expo-like atmosphere with interactive exhibits combined with food, prizes, and giveaways. The booths feature peer-to peer messaging in a positive, community-focused setting. Check out Fresh Check!
Volunteer for a shift of two and get a FREE T-shirt! Space may be limited. Sign up here:
Bonus: Ask your professors if you can get extra credit to attend and we’ll supply a Proof of Attendance card!
Sponsored by Counseling Services, OSIL, Dean of Students' Office, & Active Minds