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Spooky Dodgeball Tournament

Name: WSU Enactus
Email: qdoan@worcester.edu

The WSU Enactus Team is once again partnering with Intramural Sports and offering Spooky Dodgeball as a Halloween themed fundraiser on Sunday, October 27th at 8 p.m. We are writing you to invite to join us. In addition to fundraising, this is just plain old fun-raising! Costumes, prizes and laughs all help in the team bonding process. The entrance fee is $5/person. You do not have a team. Don't worry, hit the button, we will find a team for you.

Here is the link to sign up:

30th Reunion Concert of the WSU Chorale on October 26 at 4pm

Name: Lyn Branscomb

Email: lbranscomb@worcester.edu

30th Reunion Concert of the WSU Chorale on Oct. 26 at 4 p.m.
After 30 years of music and 14 trips throughout the world, the WSU Chorale lands at All Saints Episcopal Church at 10 Irving Street for its 30th Reunion Concert. Performing a variety of music from its 30 years of performances, the Chorale stands ready to bring down the house. Join the group on a tour of its music on Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door or email cnigro@worcester.edu.
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WSU's First Entrepreneurship Coworking Space

Calling All Entrepreneurs!

Are you interested in starting your own business? Do you have a great idea, but are not sure how to move it forward? Sometimes, being around other entrepreneurs is what is needed to transform an idea into a real opportunity. Now there is a place on campus for entrepreneurs to gather.

WSU's first entrepreneurship coworking space is located in LRC 236 on Wednesdays from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. With its whiteboards, movable tables and chairs, and really cool mega screen computer, the space is perfect for working, collaborating, and networking. Each week, I'll be there as a resource for students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Plus, experts from other areas will be available on specific dates in the coworking space. The schedule of visiting experts is coming soon!

Feel free to contact Elaine Vescio at evescio@worcester.edu with any questions. I'm looking forward to working with each of WSU's budding entrepreneurs.

Writing Center PopUps in the LRC Cafe

Name: Christina Santana, Writing Center Director
Email: writingcenter@worcester.edu

Starting this week and throughout the semester, a student writing consultant will be available in the in the LRC Cafe on Mondays from 10-12pm and Wednesdays from 2-4 pm.

Free free to drop by or make an appointment.


Richard Reddick: October 28, 2019

Name: Meghna Dilip
Email: mdilip@worcester.edu

Dear Students:

Please consider attending the following talk by Dr. Rich Reddick (University of Texas at Austin's College of Education) on
*Monday, **October 28, 2019*.

Dr. Reddick will deliver a talk titled "Sankofa: 30 Years Experiencing the Honors Program as Student, Faculty, and Alum" in the Blue Lounge, Student Center at 10:30 am. He will address in this talk, *What is it like to enter an elite honors program as a first-generation, low income student of color from the inner city. and end up as one of the program's leaders three decades later? Rich Reddick will share how his identity as an honors program student, alum, and faculty member have presented moments of privilege, oppression, gratitude, and frustration. Warning: some of these vignettes might resemble your own experiences, or those of people you know.*

We look forward to seeing you

Bio for Dr. Richard Reddick

As Associate Dean for Equity, Community Engagement, and Outreach in The
University of Texas at Austin's College of Education, Reddick is
responsible for equity and inclusion-related initiatives supporting
faculty, staff, and students in the college and serves as one of the
college's Title IX liaisons and chair of the college's Diversity and
Inclusion Committee.

Reddick is author, co-author, and co-editor of numerous books,
peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and opinion pieces. His main areas of
research interest are the lives of Black academics, including their
approach to work-life balance, service, teaching, and research
responsibilities; and their experiences mentoring students.
Additionally, Reddick maintains scholarly interests in diversity in higher
education, African American families, and educational policy. Reddick's
scholarship has been featured by NPR, the BBC, the Associated Press, and
the Chronicle of Higher Education. Reddick also serves on the editorial
boards of Urban Education and the Journal of Higher Education.

Crossroads: 4 Perspectives Opens October 10

Name: Lyn Branscomb
Email: lbranscomb@worcester.edu

Crossroads: 4 Perspectives Open thru Nov. 14 - Visual and Performing Arts Dept.
Placing the human role in reclaiming the earth's environmental health front and center, Crossroads: 4 Perspectives features four regional artists who work in a medium called encaustic. The artists, Debra Claffey, Pat Gerkin, Donna Hamil Talman and Charyl Weissbach, dedicate their work to raising awareness of the need for sustained efforts in reclaiming the natural balance of the ecosystem on our planet. The exhibit takes place in the Gallery, located inside the Ghosh Science and Tech Center. It is FREE and open to the public.

The show remains open during regular Gallery hours: Tues. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sat. 1 - 5 p.m. or by appointment.
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Romeo and Juliet Opens November 21-24

Name: Lyn Branscomb
Email: lbranscomb@worcester.edu

Romeo and Juliet Opens Nov. 21-24 - Visual and Performing Arts Dept.
Worcester State's Visual and Performing Arts Department brings this "pair of star-crossed lovers" to the stage as the two find each other against a backdrop of strife that pits neighbor against neighbor in one of the world's greatest romantic stories.

The production runs Nov. 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available through VPABoxOffice@worcester.edu, (508) 929-8843 or at the door. Tickets cost $14 general public, $10 senior citizens and $7 students.

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