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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 programOn 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 email@example.com
Easter Holiday Hours
Pope Pius XII Library
The Pope Pius XII Library will close at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 for the Easter holiday weekend. Semester hours will resume on Monday, April 21.
For more information, contact Linda Geffner, director of The Pope Pius XII Library, at 860.231.5208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
O’Connell Athletic Center
Thursday, March 17 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, March 18 CLOSED
Saturday, March 19 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 20 CLOSED
Monday, March 21 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Debbie Fiske, associate athletic director,, at 860.231.5423 or email@example.com.
The Bookstore will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 and reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, April 21 in observance of the Easter holiday.
For more information, contact Tim Galligan, bookstore manager, at 860.233.2349 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take Back the Night
The 5th Annual Take Back the Night is an evening dedicated to promoting healing and wellness to victims and survivors of sexual assault. The event will be held this Wednesday, April 16th, beginning at 6:30pm.
This year’s event Keynote Speaker is Joyce Wood, survivor and active member of the Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Service, Victim Survivor Advisory Council. The evening will include the traditional Speak-Out as well as other interactive events culminating in a Candle Light March.
Snacks provided. Please join us in this very important campus-wide event!
For more information, please contact Marcy Carlone, adjunct professor of Psychology, at email@example.com.
Save the Date!
The 2014 spring Victimology class is pleased to announce that the 5th Annual Take Back the Night will be held Wednesday, April 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in McGovern Lounge.
If you are interested in the planning of this event, please contact Marcy Carlone, Adjunct Psychology Professor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information coming soon!
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 email@example.com 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.
For more information, click the link below:
Contact: Grace Clark, communications specialist/writer, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.231.5297.