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09/19/2014

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April Naoko Heck, author of A Nuclear Family, will share excerpts of her work at a public reading on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at The College of Wooster. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in the Babcock Formal Lounge.

A flu shot/mist clinic will be held at Longbrake Student Wellness Center Wednesday, October 1 from 1:30pm-5:00pm. If you are pregnant, bring a note from your doctor. $20 for students, $20 for retirees, faculty, staff not covered by the College of Wooster employee insurance, free for retirees, faculty, staff, spouses, and children 9 years and older who are covered by the College of Wosoter employee insurance.

Imagine yourself in Italy next summer. Wooster Summer in Tuscany offers two full credit Wooster courses in the unique setting of a walled medieval city nestled in the hills of Tuscany. The program emphasizes full immersion in Italian culture, including a crash course in Italian language. Open to students from all majors and no previous experience is necessary. There will be an information session Tuesday, September 23rd, at 7:00 pm in Kauke Tower. Please contact Professor Madonna Hettinger at mhettinger@wooster.edu.

PRE-LAW ADVISING SESSION The Pre-Law Advising Session ”Thinking About Law School and a Career in Law” will be held Tuesday, September 23, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Scovel Hall, Room 105. This meeting is for all students with an interest in a law–related career.

Come to Soup and Bread served in Kittredge Dining Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Friday, September 19th. Please stop by to help out in the kitchen and/or eat Chicken Tortilla Soup, Turkey Noodle Soup, Ful Nabed (Egyptian Bean) Soup and Whole Grain Breads and Toppings! Remember, $3 of your meal swipe will go to a local, national, or international food charity. Check us out on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/soupandbread/

Women's watch with cloth strap found in grass near Ebert parking lot. See Cathy McConnell in APEX to claim.

Wooster's chess club meets Wednesdays from 8:30pm to 10:00pm in Scot Lanes. Anyone is welcome to come!

Friday, 9/19 at noon in the CORE: Presentation by David Widner, Adjunct instructor of Geography, Hiram College “Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Culture and Mainstream Society: Developing an Environmental Education and Stream Health Monitoring Plan to Promote the Improvement of the Sugar Creek Watershed and the Preservation of Swartzentruber Amish Culture”

A single car key was found in the Williams Fitness Center. If you have lost your key, contact Ptegtmeier.

Help plan and implement the service activities that occur on and off campus! For an application please email holson15@wooster.edu or pick one up off the art wall! Applications are due September 19 to mailbox #2407 or to wvn@wooster.edu. For more information email holson15@wooster.edu

Calculator found in Kauke Commons 200. Please stop by my office in Kauke 213 to claim.

If you need to register to vote before the November election, Professor Denise Bostdorff can help you do so. Her office is in Wishart 103. Monday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons are the best time to stop by, or email her (dbostdorff@wooster.edu) to set up a time. The deadline to register is October 6. If you have moved into a new dorm since you last voted, you must update your registration or complete a new registration.

Would you like to learn more about Teach For America? Are you applying and need help with your application? Chelsea Amis, Wooster's Campus Campaign Coordinator for the organization, will be holding office hours in APEX every Thursday from 9-10pm. Teach For America is a post-graduation teaching placement program in low-income, low-performing cities and schools in the United States. They hope that "One day, all children will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education." This re-occurring event is co-sponsored by Career Planning.

All students, faculty, and staff are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the Diversity and Inclusion Listening Study. If you would like to speak to members of the listening group about your reflections and insights regarding our framework and support for diversity and inclusion at The College of Wooster, please schedule a convenient time by clicking on this link: https://listeningtour.youcanbook.me/. You can also provide anonymous comments via this online response form: https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_d0hvlF5bffwJ6pn.

The Wooster Overnight Organization, in conjunction with the Office of Admissions, is looking for current students to volunteer as an overnight host. If you are interested in helping usher-in the Class of 2019 by hosting a prospective student, please contact Stephanie Marengere at smarengere16@wooster.edu for more information.

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