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Personal Excellence Events-Fall 2014

All events listed are FREE with a WKU student ID.

PHASE II: September 28th-November 8th

September

Organization           

Event

Date

Time

Location

Academic Advantage Series

Practical Money Skills: What Do You Need to Know?
Presented by Nick Haught

Tuesday, September 30th       

3:30-5:30pm     

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Health Education

Nutrition Chat Series: MyPlate and YOU

Tuesday, September 30th

5-6pm

Health Services Lobby

Cultural Enhancement Series   

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis     

Tuesday, September 30th

7:30pm

Van Meter Auditorium

October

Organization

Event

Date

Time

Location

Academic Advantage Series

Tips for Successful Writers, presented by Dr. Angela Jones

Monday, October 6th                                   

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

 

German Film Festival

Monday, October 6th-Thursday, October 9th

10/6 @ 6-10pm; 10/7 @ 6-9pm; 10/8 @ 6-9pm; 10/9 @ 6-9pm

CH 210

International Year of Ecuador

The WKU Year of Ecuador Celebrates Dr. David M. Coffey

Monday, October 6th-Friday, November 7th

All Day

IWFAC Corridor Gallery

Counseling and Testing Center

National Depression Screening Day

Tuesday, October 7th

11am-2pm

Centennial Mall

WKU Center for Literacy

Study Strategies for the Humanities

Wednesday, October 8th

1-2pm

TPH 401

Downing Student Union

Fight Like a Girl: Breast Cancer Awareness Panel & Discussion

Wednesday, October 8th

6:30-8:30pm

DSU 3025

Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Sassy, Social, and Sophisticated Dessert Reception

Wednesday, October 8th

3:30-6pm

DSU 3023

Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility

Dr. Gitiata Nasreen, Fullbright Scholar, presents   “Whitewashing the Color Politics: The “Unfair” Construction of Beauty for the (Market) Beast”

Thursday, October 9th

4-5:30pm

Faculty House

WKU Film Program

Essential Cinema Series presents: Rashomon

Thursday, October 9th

7pm

MMTH Auditorium

Pre-Law Advising

WKU's Pre-Law Admissions Forum

Tuesday, October 14th

3:30-5pm

Faculty House

Health Education

Nutrition Chat Series

Tuesday, October 14th

5-6pm

Health Services Lobby

Gender and Women's Studies

Gender Images Film Series presents: Wadja

Tuesday, October 14th

6:30-7:45pm

CH 125

Leadership and Volunteerism

Click for a Cure

Wednesday, October 15th

10am-4pm

DSU Lobby

Cultural Enhancement Series

Cultural Enhancement Series presents Bill Nye

Wednesday, October 15th

7:30pm

Diddle Arena

 

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Induction (RSVP required, cynthia.fox@ky.gov)

Thursday, October 16th

Induction 1-3pm; Reception 3-5pm

Knicely Conference Center (South Campus)

Academic Advantage Series

Say What?! Communicating in Groups, presented by Gary Hughes

Thursday, October 16th

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Hardin Planetarium

Finding your Way Around the Autumn Skies

Thursday, October 16th-Tuesday, November 25th

Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 7pm; Sundays @ 2pm

Hardin Planetarium

School of Journalism and Broadcasting

"Echoes in Space: The 30 Year Voyage of the Space Shuttle," roundtable discussion with NASA Astronaut Terry Wilcutt, and photojournalists, Philip Scott Andrews and Scott Andrews

Friday, October 17th

Reception @1pm; Roundtable @ 2:00pm

MMTH Atrium and Auditorium

Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Lunch & Learn: Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Tuesday, October 21st

1-2:30pm

DSU 2084

Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility

Dr. Tiara Na'puti presents, "Guam: Where American Colonialism Continues"

Tuesday, October 21st

4-5pm

TPH 133

Study Abroad and Global Learning

Choose your Own Adventure: A Night in Ecuador

Tuesday, October 21st

6-7pm

Cupola Room, Fresh Food Company

Housing and Residence Life

Ask in the Dark

Tuesday, October 21st

7-8:30pm

DSU 2123

WKU Center for Literacy

Improve your Reading Speed

Wednesday, October 22nd

1-2pm

TPH 401

Academic Advantage Series

Understanding your Textbooks, presented by Kristy Cartwright and Jeremy Logsdon

Wednesday, October 22nd

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Day: Roundtable Discussion with Natalia Allen

Wednesday, October 22nd

4pm

MMTH Auditorium Lobby

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Day: Natalia Allen, “Are Clothes Modern? Fashion with a Conscience”

Wednesday, October 22nd

5pm

MMTH Auditorium Lobby

International Year of Ecuador

Ecuador: Place of History, Mystery, and Opportunity, presented by Dr. Jeff Hoyer

Wednesday, October 22nd

5-7pm

DSU 3024

Black Graduate Student Association

Research 101: How to Efficiently Find the Research Information You're Looking For

Thursday, October 23rd

7pm

GRH 2055

WKU Film Program

Essential Cinema Series presents: Rosemary’s Baby

Thursday, October 23rd

7pm

MMTH Auditorium

Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility

Film Screening The Insular Empire: America in the Mariana Islands

Thursday, October 23rd

4-5pm

TPH 133

Veterans Upward Bound

Talking Service

Thursday, October 23rd-Thursday, November 13th

5:30-7:30pm

Jones Jaggers Hall 127

WKU Libraries

Faraway Flix Series: Dark Water (Japan)

Friday, October 24th

5pm

Faculty House

Parent and Family Weekend

Freshmen and Transfer Student, Parent, and Family Member Welcome

Saturday, October 25th

10-10:45am

DSU Auditorium

Parent and Family Weekend

Mock Classroom

Saturday, October 25th

11am-12pm

DSU 3024

Academic Advantage Series

Successful Study Habits, presented by David Serafini

Tuesday, October 28th

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Dept. of Political Science

Politically Speaking Lecture Series presents, "Consulting the Past: John Locke, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and the Elevated Status of Religious Liberty"

Tuesday, October 28th

6pm

DSU 2004

November

Organization

Event

Date

Time

Location

Leadership and Volunteerism           

Relay for Life

Saturday, November 1st

6pm-12am        

Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium

Academic Advantage Series

A Healthy You: Ending the Semester on Track        

Monday, November 3rd

3:30-5:30pm 

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Health Education

Nutrition Chat Series

Tuesday, November 4th

5-6pm

Health Services Lobby

WKU Center for Literacy

Boost your Vocabulary

Wednesday, November 5th    

1-2pm

TPH 401

WKU Film Program

Essential Cinema Series presents: Persona

Thursday, November 6th

7pm

MMTH Auditorium

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