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Monday, June 29, 2015  

.......Community News

 

Welcome Reception for President Rhona C. Free

Wednesday, July 1
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Crystal Room, Mercy Hall

Please come greet President Free on her official first day!

Contact: Ruth Foxman, executive assistant to the President, President's Office, at rfoxman@usj.edu

 

 

USJ Welcomes New Staff

University of Saint Joseph welcomes the following new staff member to the community: 

Emily Burgin, teaching assistant, The Gengras Center
David Rosenbluth, teaching assistant, The Gengras Center

Contact: Na-Tasha Bryan, human resources specialist, at 860.231.6740 or nbryan@usj.edu

 

 

Upcoming Events, Hoffman Auditorium

Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet

July 23 - August 9 | Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. & Sundays at 5:30 p.m.

Capital Classics Theatre Company celebrates its 25th anniversary season with a new festival name and the staging of Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare's tragic tale of two star-crossed lovers), which will run for three weekends, outdoors on the grounds of the University of Saint Joseph.

Shakespeare's classic romantic tragedy is set "in a world where violence is a virtue and cruelty is currency, and where two loving souls find hope in each other and desperately try to survive," said Director Geoffrey Sheehan about the play. The Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival will also feature pre-show entertainment, including the Elizabethan Consort, lectures by local professors and more. Plus, on Thursday nights, the Festival will feature its Youth in Community Arts program with pre-show performances by local student arts organizations.

Tickets can always be purchased without reservations at the box office starting 60 minutes before our shows. Be sure to bring your blanket and picnic basket to really enjoy the outdoor experience. Snacks and drinks are also on sale before each performance and during the intermission. Shows will always go on - rain or shine. If it rains, before or during the performance, the show will be moved inside the University's Hoffman Auditorium.

Tickets: $15 Adult | $10 Senior | $10 Student | $10 Military | Free for USJ Students | Click here to buy them now!
For more information about Capital Classics Theatre Company, click here.

 

 

 

Art Gallery Exhibitions and Events

EXHIBITION

SHIN HANGA LANDSCAPES: 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE PRINTS

June 12 - September 6, 2015

 

 

2015 Summer Hours

USJ Bookstore Summer Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Bookstore will be closed Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

For more information, contact Tim Galligan, bookstore manager, at 860.233.2349 or bookstore@usj.edu.

 

The O’Connell Center Facility Hours 

July 4 Holiday Hours 2015

Friday, July 3 - Sunday, July 5: CLOSED
Monday, July 6:  6:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Fitness Center & Indoor Track:         
Monday - Thursday   6:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday                          6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday                     10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
*Sunday                      12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Gym:                           See Front Desk for Gym Hours                

Pool:                           See Separate Pool Schedule

Visit us online for updates:  www.usjbluejays.com

* The center will be closed every Sunday in July and August 2015. These new hours will run June 1 - August 29.

For more information, contact Debbie Fiske, associate athletic director, at 860.231.5423 or dfiske@usj.edu.

 

 

Pope Pius XII Library

May 11 – August 14

Monday - Thursday:       9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday:                               9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday:                          10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday:                             Closed

*Fourth of July Weekend, July 3-5: Closed

Contact: Linda Geffner, Library director, at 860.231.5208 or lgeffner@usj.edu

 


Little Red House Summer Schedule:

Disability Services and Counseling and Wellness Centers closed until August 17, 2015.

From June 15 - August 14, Health Service is open administrative services only on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Assistance is available for student health insurance and health records or requirements matters.

Clinical services are not available until after Friday, August 14, 2015.

Contact: Wanda Vazquez-Serrano at 860.231.5530 or by email, healthservices@usj.edu.

 

 

McGovern Café

Monday – Friday
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Eat In or Take Out

New This Summer
Eat in our air conditioned café or take your lunch outside or back to your office

Express Catering From Bon Appetit
Great option for meetings, informal office gatherings or bringing meals home, pick up at the café 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (24 hour notice, please)

Catering menus at http://www.cafebonappetit.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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........Student News


Phonathon Associates Needed - Institutional Advancement

Student University Employment Position Description

Department: Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Supervisor: Katie DaSilva    

Contact email: kdasilva@usj.edu
           
Contact phone number: 860.231.5364

Position title: Phonathon Associate

Hours (please be specific as to days and times): Monday - Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., at least two shifts per week preferred.

Number of students needed: 6 – 10

Position description: Phonathon Associates have the opportunity to be the voice of today’s University of Saint Joseph experience. Associates are a part of the student Phonathon team, working together to call USJ alumni to update their personal information, secure gifts for the Annual Fund and to reconnect alumni with the University.

Special skills needed: Strong communication/phone skills, outgoing, hard-working, friendly, reliable, and able to represent the University in a positive manner.

Other: Some of the benefits that you will receive working as a Phonathon Associate: ideal work hours, incentives such as prizes for meeting goals, snacks and beverages, and end-of-semester parties, learn resume building skills such as public relations, fundraising, communication, and marketing skills and the opportunity to network by conversing with alumni in various professions across the U.S.

Important Dates: Interviews will be scheduled after application is reviewed. Last day to apply is Thursday, August 27.

 

 

Undergraduate Student Assistant Needed - Institute for Latino Community Practice (I-LCP)

Student Employment Position Description

 

Department: Institute for Latino Community Practice (I-LCP)

Supervisor/hiring manager: Dr. Madeline Perez, Director-Institute for Latino Community Practice
                                                    Vivian Garibay Presa, Graduate Assistant (Task Supervisor)

Contact e-mail: madelineperez@usj.edu

Contact phone: 860. 231.5394

Position title: I-LCP Undergraduate Student Assistant

Number of students needed: one

Hours:  4-5 hours a week in the fall (specific days and times to be determines; some flexibility)
               5-8 hours a week in the spring (specific days and times to be determines; some flexibility)

Position description: Students will assist with various clerical tasks, including word and data processing, filing, copying, etc. They will be expected to assist in the behind the scenes planning of events which include but are not limited to tasks such as preparing meeting materials and room set up.  Students will also retrieve research articles for the USJ library database.

Special skills needed: Ability to use Word, Excel, Power point, and social media

Other:  Looking for students to start in the fall 2015 semester and preferably to continue throughout Spring 2016.

How to apply: Send email inquiry and resume to madelineperez@usj.edu

 

 

 

 

 


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