April Recreation Calendar Available
The O'Connell Recreation Calendar for April 2014 is now available. The link below will bring you to the website where additional information is available.
Contact: Debbie Fiske, associate athletic director, at email@example.com or 860.231.5423
USJ Welcomes New Staff
University of Saint Joseph welcomes a new staff member to the community:
Caitlyn Brodeur, teaching assistant, Gengras Center
Contact: Na-Tasha Bryan, human resources specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.231.6740
TIAA-CREF Offering Individual Retirement Counseling
TIAA-CREF will offer individual retirement counseling for USJ employees on May 6, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in the Provost Conference Room, Mercy Hall, main campus.
Schedule an appointment: Call the TIAA-CREF office in Hamden, 866.842.2051 X252403
Contact: Lisa Peruccio, benefits coordinator at email@example.com or at 860.231.5509
Women of Wellness Spring Semester Events
The last sessions of the semester will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in McGovern Lounge on Monday, April 21, Tuesday, April 22
, Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25
Alcohol Awareness Week
Join us on Thursday, May 1 for “Don’t Mix This” from 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. on the McGovern Patio. This is a program on distracted and impaired driving prevention, including fun obstacle course with impairment goggles, mock sobriety tests and cool safety giveaways.
Journal Your Way to Stress Relief
Prepare for final exams with this relaxing program on Friday, May 2 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the FDR. Art journals will be provided.
Contact: Meredith L. Yuhas, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS, director, Counseling and Wellness Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photographer Lewis Watts and Historian Eric Porter on Music and Culture in New Orleans
The Art Gallery at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) will present the 2014 Vincenza Uccello Fine Arts Lecture featuring noted photographer Lewis Watts and jazz historian Eric Porter discussing their book New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition on Wednesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. The lecture will take place in the Crystal Room, Mercy Hall, on the University’s main campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford. A reception and book signing will follow. This event is free of charge and open to the public.
Contact: Rochelle L. R. Oakley, collections manager, at email@example.com
Autism Awareness Month Events
“Expanding the Scope of Scientific Research-based Practice for Individuals with Autism through Applied Behavior Analysis”
The University of Saint Joseph will present a Mercy Lecture entitled, “Expanding the Scope of Scientific Research-based Practice for Individuals with Autism through Applied Behavior Analysis” on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
The lecture, featuring Deirdre Fitzgerald, Ph.D., BCBA-D and John Molteni Ph.D., BCBA-D, will be held in the Bruyette Athenaeum, Second Floor Reception Room, at the University’s West Hartford Campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue
The lecture is open to the public; tickets are $25 and include lunch. To make a reservation, contact Steve Kumnick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.231.5323.
Save the Date!
"The Autism Multicultural Project: Addressing Disparities and Needs in Underserved Communities"
Tuesday, June 3 in the Crystal Room, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
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Contact: Grace Clark, communications specialist/writer, at email@example.com
Distinguished Alumni Awards
The University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Conn., will honor six community leaders with its 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Hartford, for their achievements in community service and their professional careers.
To learn more about the DAA recipients, click the link below:
The cost to attend the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner is $50. To register for the event, contact the USJ Alumni Relations Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.231.5323.
Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday!
Capital Classics Theatre Company and The Art Gallery will celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with an afternoon of readings, music, and (of course) cake.
Members of the USJ community are invited to participate as readers/performers or to attend as audience members. The birthday bash will take place on Sunday, April 27 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Art Gallery, Bruyette Athenaeum.
To sign up as a participant, contact Laura Sheehan at email@example.com or 860.231.5297.
The University of Saint Joseph will hold its fourth “Imagine … the Sky’s the Limit” Gala celebration on Friday, June 13, 2014.
This year's Gala will honor Edison Liu, M.D., president and CEO of the Jackson Laboratory, as well as three leaders in the Humanities and Social Sciences:
- Dorothy Keller M.Ed., M.A., CAGS, professor of Fine Arts
- Judith Perkins, Ph.D., professor emerita of Foreign Languages/Humanities
- Shyamala Raman, Ph.D., professor of Economics and International Studies
Event proceeds will benefit deserving University of Saint Joseph students
Please see the various ways you can support this worthy event.
For more information about the Gala or sponsorship opportunities, contact Keri M. Stevens, 860.231.5291 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online registration now open.