Western New England University Calendar of Events


Fall Ice Cream Club Social

Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bear's Den, Campus Center

Ice Cream Club Social is for WNE clubs and organizations to meet the faces of the legislative committee and learn about their organizations constitutions and ask any questions they may have. This is also a great opportunity to learn how to start a club if interested.

Event Contact: Jasmine Chatman

Add to Calendar 30-10-2014 06:00:00PM 30-10-2014 07:30:00PM 15 Fall Ice Cream Club Social Ice Cream Club Social is for WNE clubs and organizations to meet the faces of the legislative committee and learn about their organizations constitutions and ask any questions they may have. This is also a great opportunity to learn how to start a club if interested. Bear's Den, Campus Center Jasmine Chatman Jasmine Chatman


FRIDAYS: Monster Bash Hosted by the Media Organizations

Friday, October 31, 2014 9:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Rivers Arena

Looking for something exciting and new to do Halloween Night? Come down to Rivers Arena from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and you'll find just that! The Monster Bash features music, dancing, food, and even a green screen to get your picture taken! Be sure to stop by for a scary good time!

Event Contact: Alex Blanchette

Add to Calendar 31-10-2014 09:00:00PM 31-10-2014 11:59:00PM 15 FRIDAYS: Monster Bash Hosted by the Media Organizations Looking for something exciting and new to do Halloween Night? Come down to Rivers Arena from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and you'll find just that! The Monster Bash features music, dancing, food, and even a green screen to get your picture taken! Be sure to stop by for a scary good time! Rivers Arena Alex Blanchette Alex Blanchette


Late Night @ the Rock: Halloween Anime Bingo

Saturday, November 1, 2014 11:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Rock Cafe, Campus Center

A fun night of Halloween Bingo where you could one of many prizes! Sponsored by WJAS (Japanese Anime Society). Come to the Rock Cafe every Friday and Saturday night for fun events and activities that change every week! Each night is sponsored by a different club, organization or department!

Add to Calendar 01-11-2014 11:00:00PM 01-11-2014 11:59:00PM 15 Late Night @ the Rock: Halloween Anime Bingo A fun night of Halloween Bingo where you could one of many prizes! Sponsored by WJAS (Japanese Anime Society). Come to the Rock Cafe every Friday and Saturday night for fun events and activities that change every week! Each night is sponsored by a different club, organization or department! Rock Cafe, Campus Center LaWelden Warren LaWelden Warren


Clason Series: Speaker

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Law Common. Free and Open to the Public.

Speaker: Judy Rabinovitz, Deputy Director, ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project will give a speech titled, "The Surge of Central American Migrants at the Border and the Politics of Immigration Reform: Reflections from 25 Years of Fighting for Immigrants' rights.

Add to Calendar 03-11-2014 12:00:00PM 03-11-2014 01:00:00PM 15 Clason Series: Speaker Speaker: Judy Rabinovitz, Deputy Director, ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project will give a speech titled, "The Surge of Central American Migrants at the Border and the Politics of Immigration Reform: Reflections from 25 Years of Fighting for Immigrants' rights. Law Common. Free and Open to the Public. Awilda Cardona Awilda Cardona


Love is an Open Door: Frozen and the Science of the Feels

Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
D'Amour Library, Room 319

Emily Nagoski, PhD, leads a performance and sing-along of favorite songs from Frozen with discussion of the biology of emotions presented in the movie's songs and stories. Coffee and snacks will be provided. This program is sponsored by the Department of Humanities and D'Amour Library.

Event Contact: Vicky Ludwig

Add to Calendar 06-11-2014 12:45:00PM 06-11-2014 02:00:00PM 15 Love is an Open Door: Frozen and the Science of the Feels Emily Nagoski, PhD, leads a performance and sing-along of favorite songs from Frozen with discussion of the biology of emotions presented in the movie's songs and stories. Coffee and snacks will be provided. This program is sponsored by the Department of Humanities and D'Amour Library. D'Amour Library, Room 319 Vicky Ludwig Vicky Ludwig


The Death Penalty in the United States: The Beginning of the End of Barbarity

Thursday, November 6, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
D'Amour Library, Room 319

Robert Nave, State and Regional Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator for Amnesty International, presents: The Death Penalty in the United States: The Beginning of the End of Barbarity. This presentation will focus in the current status of the death penalty while tracing its history highlighting recent issues that include the trend towards abolition, the role of victims' families, the controversy on methodology of application, lethal injection, and the questions of guilt and innocence. This program is sponsored by the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology and D'Amour Library.

Event Contact: Vicky Ludwig

Add to Calendar 06-11-2014 04:00:00PM 06-11-2014 06:00:00PM 15 The Death Penalty in the United States: The Beginning of the End of Barbarity Robert Nave, State and Regional Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator for Amnesty International, presents: The Death Penalty in the United States: The Beginning of the End of Barbarity. This presentation will focus in the current status of the death penalty while tracing its history highlighting recent issues that include the trend towards abolition, the role of victims' families, the controversy on methodology of application, lethal injection, and the questions of guilt and innocence. This program is sponsored by the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology and D'Amour Library. D'Amour Library, Room 319 Vicky Ludwig Vicky Ludwig


200 Days

Thursday, November 6, 2014 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Rivers Arena

Seniors! There are only 200 Days left! Come out to celebrate!

Event Contact: Christin Riddick

Add to Calendar 06-11-2014 06:00:00PM 06-11-2014 11:00:00PM 15 200 Days Seniors! There are only 200 Days left! Come out to celebrate! Rivers Arena Christin Riddick Christin Riddick


FRIDAYS: Open Mic Night sponsored by The Review of Art & Literature

Friday, November 7, 2014 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Rock Cafe, Campus Center

Come spend your night with the Review for some singing, poetry reading, live music, improv - you name it! Bring your talents and your friends and have a great time!

Event Contact: Chelsea Gray

Add to Calendar 07-11-2014 09:00:00PM 07-11-2014 11:00:00PM 15 FRIDAYS: Open Mic Night sponsored by The Review of Art & Literature Come spend your night with the Review for some singing, poetry reading, live music, improv - you name it! Bring your talents and your friends and have a great time! Rock Cafe, Campus Center Chelsea Gray Chelsea Gray


Veterans Day Tribute Ceremony

Monday, November 10, 2014 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Sleith Hall, Lyman and Leslie Woods Auditorium

President Anthony Caprio and the University ROTC Cadets invite the faculty, staff and students to join with veterans for a tribute ceremony in the Lyman and Leslie Wood Auditorium (formerly Sleith 100). The program will feature the Campus Chorus performing the National Anthem and other patriotic numbers, a Wreath Laying, a keynote speech, and a 21-gun salute.

Event Contact: Brian Zelasko

Add to Calendar 10-11-2014 08:15:00AM 10-11-2014 09:15:00AM 15 Veterans Day Tribute Ceremony President Anthony Caprio and the University ROTC Cadets invite the faculty, staff and students to join with veterans for a tribute ceremony in the Lyman and Leslie Wood Auditorium (formerly Sleith 100). The program will feature the Campus Chorus performing the National Anthem and other patriotic numbers, a Wreath Laying, a keynote speech, and a 21-gun salute. Sleith Hall, Lyman and Leslie Woods Auditorium Brian Zelasko Brian Zelasko


CIE - Presentation - How to Handle an IRS Audit

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room A. Event is Free and Open to the Public.

Sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). Speaker, Paul Mancinone '92 will present, How to Handle an IRS Audit. For more information contact, (413) 796-2030.

Add to Calendar 11-11-2014 03:00:00PM 11-11-2014 05:00:00PM 15 CIE - Presentation - How to Handle an IRS Audit Sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). Speaker, Paul Mancinone '92 will present, How to Handle an IRS Audit. For more information contact, (413) 796-2030. Room A. Event is Free and Open to the Public. Awilda Cardona Awilda Cardona


53rd Annual Tax Institute

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Sleith

A leader in business education since 1919, Western New England University is your resource for important state and federal tax developments impacting your clients and practice.

Event Contact: Cathy Rivet

Add to Calendar 12-11-2014 08:15:00AM 12-11-2014 04:45:00PM 15 53rd Annual Tax Institute A leader in business education since 1919, Western New England University is your resource for important state and federal tax developments impacting your clients and practice. Sleith Cathy Rivet Cathy Rivet


Gallery Talk: Louise Kohrman "Works on Paper"

Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Art Gallery, Campus Center

Come listen to Printmaker and Mixed Media Artist, Louise Kohrman, discuss her exhibit "Works on Paper".

Event Contact: Jamie Larkin

Add to Calendar 13-11-2014 07:00:00PM 13-11-2014 08:00:00PM 15 Gallery Talk: Louise Kohrman "Works on Paper" Come listen to Printmaker and Mixed Media Artist, Louise Kohrman, discuss her exhibit "Works on Paper". Art Gallery, Campus Center Jamie Larkin Jamie Larkin


CISB Brown Bag Speaker - Kirk Smith /President & CEO of YMCA

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
D'Amour 319

Kirk currently serves as the President & CEO of the Y of Greater Springfield, MA, largest YMCA association in Western Massachusetts (the second oldest in the U.S. and fourth oldest in the world) with over 1200 staff and volunteers serving 115,000 members and participants, and an annual operating budget of $13 million. Since 2002 Kirk has also served as CEO/Founder of Kirk Smith Unlimited & Associates, LLC., a company committed to helping organizations, individuals and families become stronger and of even greater value to the world. They help nonprofits become Unlimited in their ability to realize their vision and/or purpose. This is done primarily through proven executive disciplines and practical business models.

Event Contact: Curt Hamakawa

Add to Calendar 13-11-2014 12:30:00PM 13-11-2014 01:30:00PM 15 CISB Brown Bag Speaker - Kirk Smith /President & CEO of YMCA Kirk currently serves as the President & CEO of the Y of Greater Springfield, MA, largest YMCA association in Western Massachusetts (the second oldest in the U.S. and fourth oldest in the world) with over 1200 staff and volunteers serving 115,000 members and participants, and an annual operating budget of $13 million. Since 2002 Kirk has also served as CEO/Founder of Kirk Smith Unlimited & Associates, LLC., a company committed to helping organizations, individuals and families become stronger and of even greater value to the world. They help nonprofits become Unlimited in their ability to realize their vision and/or purpose. This is done primarily through proven executive disciplines and practical business models. D'Amour 319 Curt Hamakawa Curt Hamakawa


FRIDAYS

Friday, November 14, 2014 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Join one of the student clubs/organizations as they host FRIDAYS, a fun-filled activity held every Friday night from 9 - 11 p.m.

Add to Calendar 14-11-2014 09:00:00PM 14-11-2014 11:00:00PM 15 FRIDAYS Join one of the student clubs/organizations as they host FRIDAYS, a fun-filled activity held every Friday night from 9 - 11 p.m. Jamie Larkin Jamie Larkin


Art Gallery Opening Reception: Louise Kohrman "Works on Paper"


FRIDAYS: Golden Voice sponsored by GBTV

Friday, November 21, 2014 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Rivers Arena

GBTV brings you this years Golden Voice! It's the Western New England University version of American Idol meets The Golden Bears with a live finale where the winner will be announced!

Add to Calendar 21-11-2014 09:00:00PM 21-11-2014 11:00:00PM 15 FRIDAYS: Golden Voice sponsored by GBTV GBTV brings you this years Golden Voice! It's the Western New England University version of American Idol meets The Golden Bears with a live finale where the winner will be announced! Rivers Arena Jamie Franklin Jamie Franklin


Alumni Bus Trip to New York City

Saturday, November 22, 2014 7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Radio City Music Hall area

Cost: $35. The bus will depart from the Kevin S. Delbridge Welcome center at 7:30 a.m. and will drop off passengers in the area of the Radio City Music Hall at about 11:00 a.m. The bus will depart from a predetermined location at 8:00 p.m. (usually near St. Patrick's Cathedral) and returns to the University around midnight.

Event Contact: Kristina Oleksak

Add to Calendar 22-11-2014 07:30:00AM 22-11-2014 12:00:00AM 15 Alumni Bus Trip to New York City Cost: $35. The bus will depart from the Kevin S. Delbridge Welcome center at 7:30 a.m. and will drop off passengers in the area of the Radio City Music Hall at about 11:00 a.m. The bus will depart from a predetermined location at 8:00 p.m. (usually near St. Patrick's Cathedral) and returns to the University around midnight. Radio City Music Hall area Kristina Oleksak Kristina Oleksak


Minority Law Day


Alumni and Families Great Wolf Lodge Water Park Getaway

Saturday, January 24, 2015 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Great Wolf Lodge, Fitchburg, MA

Get wet with fellow alumni and families at Great Wolf Lodge and Water Park in Fitchburg, MA on Saturday, January 24. The 84-degree indoor water park resort has over 68,000 square feet of water-packed excitement, as well as a play park with a multi-level ropes course, mini golf, bowling, and more. Included in the $249 overnight room rate are water park passes, private buffet alumni dinner, and the indoor ropes course. For more information and the discount code, contact Kristina Oleksak at kristina.oleksak@wne.edu or 413-782-1557. Check out the fun at http://www.greatwolf.com/newengland/waterpark/. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m., however if you come early you have access to the water park starting at 1:00 p.m. There are lockers and changing rooms available. Checkout time is at 11:00 a.m., but you have access to the water park until closing that night at 9:00 p.m.

Event Contact: Kristina Oleksak

Add to Calendar 24-01-2015 01:00:00PM 25-01-2015 09:00:00PM 15 Alumni and Families Great Wolf Lodge Water Park Getaway Get wet with fellow alumni and families at Great Wolf Lodge and Water Park in Fitchburg, MA on Saturday, January 24. The 84-degree indoor water park resort has over 68,000 square feet of water-packed excitement, as well as a play park with a multi-level ropes course, mini golf, bowling, and more. Included in the $249 overnight room rate are water park passes, private buffet alumni dinner, and the indoor ropes course. For more information and the discount code, contact Kristina Oleksak at kristina.oleksak@wne.edu or 413-782-1557. Check out the fun at http://www.greatwolf.com/newengland/waterpark/. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m., however if you come early you have access to the water park starting at 1:00 p.m. There are lockers and changing rooms available. Checkout time is at 11:00 a.m., but you have access to the water park until closing that night at 9:00 p.m. Great Wolf Lodge, Fitchburg, MA Kristina Oleksak Kristina Oleksak


Alumni Relations: University President's Alumni Reception

Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:32 PM - 12:32 PM
Boston, MA.

Please contact Alumni office for more information. If you are interested in further information regarding volunteering opportunities or the Alumni Association, please contact the Law Alumni Office at 413-782- 1311 or katherine.pappas@wne.edu.

Add to Calendar 26-02-2015 12:32:00PM 26-02-2015 12:32:00PM 15 Alumni Relations: University President's Alumni Reception Please contact Alumni office for more information. If you are interested in further information regarding volunteering opportunities or the Alumni Association, please contact the Law Alumni Office at 413-782- 1311 or katherine.pappas@wne.edu. Boston, MA. Awilda Cardona Awilda Cardona


Law Commencement Ceremony