CWUContinuing Education CalendarContinuing Education Calendarhttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/calendaren-usWind Ensemble Concert http://www.cwu.edu/ce/wind-ensemble-concertSaturday, February 25Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life<p>McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall</p>Thursday, January 51483640099Cross Country Skiinghttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/cross-country-skiing-0Sunday, February 26Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:00:00Alumni,Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Sports & Recreation,Other<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?C=122&amp;pc=27&amp;mc=105&amp;sc=0" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/images/Cross%20Country%20Skiing%20%286%29.png" style="width: 500px; height: 419px;"></a></p><p>Our on-snow Cross Country Skiing sessions will give you the basic skills necessary to comfortably ski on flat or slightly hilly terrain. No experience is necessary, this class will demonstrate how to dress properly for active winter activities and how to practice basic ski skills necessary for safe travel on easy terrain.</p><p><strong>Two sessions available! </strong>Sunday, February 12th and/ or Sunday, February 26th.</p><p><strong>Orientation &amp; Equipment:</strong><br>An orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 7th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm on the Ellensburg Campus with the instructor to go over the gear required for the course. Attendance is required for all those registered. Please be aware that you will need to bring your own skis, boots and poles.</p><p><strong>Note</strong>: If you don't own cross country ski equipment, rentals are available locally at Mountain High Sports, located at 105 E. 4th Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 for just $15 a day for boots, skis and poles.</p><p><strong>Location:&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Due to this course being in a later winter month and possible lack of snow in some areas, the class location will be determined by the instructor closer to the course date. This location will be local (Kittitas County), groomed, and have ideal snow for instruction. Registrants will be notified of this location as soon as it is determined.</p><h2>To register for a session, <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?C=122&amp;pc=27&amp;mc=105&amp;sc=0" target="_blank">click here.</a></h2></br>Tuesday, January 241485299980Winter Choir Concert http://www.cwu.edu/ce/winter-choir-concertSunday, February 26Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:00:00Academic,Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life<p>The Four Central Washington University Choirs present their Winter Quarter 2017 Choral Concert.&nbsp; Over 200 singers which comprise the University Chorale, Wildcat Choir, Treble Choir &amp; Chamber Choir will present 90 minutes of music.<br>CWU’s Choir Concerts are known for including a wide variety of repertoire – something for everyone!&nbsp; This concert is no exception: Here is a sampling of the choral tapestry:<br>The 100 voice University Chorale will open the concert.<br>The CWU Wildcat Chorus (formerly Men’s Choir) will be performing songs traditional to that genre – Drinking, Sea Shanties, and other traditional songs.<br>The CWU Treble Chorus (Formerly Women’s Choir) will present Schubert’s Staendchen, Voice Faculty member, Dr. Melissa Schiel – soloist, as well as Sweet honey in the Rock’s “Wade in the Water” and more<br>The renowned CWU Chamber Choir will present Bach’s masterpiece – the Motet “Singet dem Herrn” as well as featuring Faculty Cellist John Michel in Mirrors of Love by Bern Herbolsheimer and more.</p><p><strong>To purchase tickets, please<a href="http://apps.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&amp;e=25fc34f048fa8a3df1e3b0bdd7366f37&amp;vqitq=38450d97-0405-474a-a5f6-580d50afed7e&amp;vqitp=0b892309-9c9f-4916-a986-1e97449d9c89&amp;vqitts=1483640277&amp;vqitc=vendini&amp;vqite=itl&amp;vqitrt=Safetynet&amp;vqith=13db424cef6a062814aa0ea6f98b0363" target="_blank"> select&nbsp;here.</a></strong></p><p>$12 GA</p><p>$7 CWU student with ID, seniors and children.&nbsp;</p><p>McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall</p></br></br></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483640254Symphonic Bands Concert http://www.cwu.edu/ce/symphonic-bands-concertTuesday, February 28Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life<p>McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall</p>Thursday, January 51483640470Family Literacy Night http://www.cwu.edu/ce/family-literacy-night-1Tuesday, February 28Tue, 28 Feb 2017 18:00:00Other<p>Room 288</p><p>In an effort to promote the literary arts and engage the CWU and Ellensburg youth and families, the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) presents Family Literacy Nights Thursday, February 9, Tuesday, February 21, and Tuesday, February 28 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brooks Library, room 288. These events are free and open to the public.</p><p>CWU teacher candidates enrolled in EDLT 321, Teaching Children's Literature, will read to the children at this great opportunity to bring the family together for a fun night of reading. There will be free drinks and popcorn for all those in attendance, as well as a free book for each child to take home.</p>Thursday, January 51483645537BIG READ: "Music and words confront war"http://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-music-and-words-confront-warWednesday, March 1Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,Other<p>Poetry reading and music performance event including: John Neurohr, CWU music professor. Performance of "I Was Like WOW!", composed in 2006 by Jacob Tel Verduis (Jacob TV). The piece is based on sound bytes from soldiers who were severely wounded in battle during the Iraq War. Readings of war-related poetry.</p><p><br><strong>Event Location</strong>: Recital Hall, CWU McIntyre Music Building, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date</strong>: Wed, Mar 1, 2017<br><strong>Time</strong>: 6:00 - 7:30 P.M.</p></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483646891MONKEY: His Magical Journey to the West http://www.cwu.edu/ce/monkey-his-magical-journey-westThursday, March 2Thu, 02 Mar 2017 19:30:00Academic,Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Journey to the West. Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en</p><p>This adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters. The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br><strong>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11</strong> at 7:30 PM<br><strong>March 12</strong> at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium<br>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p><h4>To purchase tickets, please <a href="https://apps.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?w=587868a7397984e7c781049aaefc66ec&amp;t=tix&amp;vqitq=be29b094-405c-44bd-9259-99e4677be9d1&amp;vqitp=30a902c9-949b-4f63-8924-9d996797930c&amp;vqitts=1483642265&amp;vqitc=vendini&amp;vqite=itlwww&amp;vqitrt=Safetynet&amp;vqith=b951a21cf5be13c41d9ea359d32ee17f" target="_blank">select here.&nbsp;</a></h4></br></br></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483642541Vocal Jazz Celebration http://www.cwu.edu/ce/vocal-jazz-celebrationSunday, March 5Sun, 05 Mar 2017 16:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life<p>This concert will feature Vocal Jazz II and Vocal Jazz I, both directed by Vijay Singh, presenting many varied selections from their current “book”, including blues, ballads and standards from the great lexicon of jazz! A special treat will be a series of vocal solo presentations fresh from recent “Vocal Jazz Showcase”.</p><h4>To purchase tickets, please <a href="https://apps.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&amp;e=d861ffd698f0d50234c9de702a8377aa&amp;vqitq=34453e55-0933-4a18-95a6-a1a2c7d4d26b&amp;vqitp=bb19bb09-9898-4b99-b9c1-97959d9860d7&amp;vqitts=1483640529&amp;vqitc=vendini&amp;vqite=itl&amp;vqitrt=Safetynet&amp;vqith=3529a3443fe017598407431789defc8e" target="_blank">select here.&nbsp;</a></h4><p>$12 GA</p><p>$7 CWU student with ID, seniors and children.&nbsp;</p><p>McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall</p>Thursday, January 514836406473D Modeling & Printinghttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/3d-modeling-printingMonday, March 6Mon, 06 Mar 2017 18:00:00Academic,Alumni,Entertainment,Seminars & Workshops,Training & Professional Development,Other<p><br><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?C=121&amp;pc=27&amp;mc=98&amp;sc=0" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/3D%20Printing%20%26%20Modeling%20%281%29.png" style="width: 600px; height: 503px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Location: CWU Ellensburg, Black Hall Room 141</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Learn all about 3D printing in a hands-on course that shows you how to create and print 3D files for both career and home-use applications. Find out about the machines, methods, and materials used in the 3D printing industry, learn to use software for rendering 3D shapes, and fashion your own creations using techniques that will unlock your creative and inventive potential in the exciting new field of additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>To register for this course or find additional information, <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?C=121&amp;pc=27&amp;mc=98&amp;sc=0" target="_blank">click here.</a></h3><p>&nbsp;</p></br>Monday, February 131487025183Knitting Essentialshttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/knitting-essentials-0Tuesday, March 7Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:30:00Seminars & Workshops,Other<p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=97" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/images/Knitting%20Essentials%20%285%29.png" style="width: 425px; height: 169px;"></a></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">Interested in picking up knitting? This course offers choices of simple, guided knit projects (scarf, potholder, set of coasters, etc.) to work on during class. Gain a breadth of skills and tips that will be useful for tackling future projects, such as learning to knit and purl, casting on and binding off, doing corrections, and anything in between! Become comfortable pairing yarn with needles, measuring gauge, and reading patterns. Find success in personal knitting endeavors, and discover the benefits that knitting has to offer.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">Class meets every Tuesday from March 7-28, 5:30-7:30P.M. at CWU Yakima.</p><h3 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h3><h3 style="text-align: center;"><strong>Please <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=97" target="_blank">select here</a> for additional information.&nbsp;</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></h3 style="text-align: center;"></h3 style="text-align: center;">Friday, January 131484337335Percussion Ensemble Concerthttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/percussion-ensemble-concertWednesday, March 8Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall</p>Thursday, January 51483641125WICKED SMAHT: Third Thursday Think Serieshttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/wicked-smaht-third-thursday-think-series-1Thursday, March 9Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:00:00Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Other<p><strong>Maya Zeller - </strong>Join poet and scholar Maya Zeller of the CWU English Department, Fiction Editor for Crab Creek Review, and Poetry Editor for Scablands Books for an interactive poetry workshop using the “13 Ways” exercise based on the poetry of Wallace Stevens.</p><p>*Programs begin at 7 p.m. in the back room of the Iron Horse Brew Pub at 412 North Main Street in Ellensburg. Presentations are free and open to the community, 21 and older only.&nbsp;</p>Thursday, January 51483645128MONKEY: His Magical Journey to the West http://www.cwu.edu/ce/monkey-his-magical-journey-west-0Thursday, March 9Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:30:00Academic,Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life,Other<p>Bryan Nason's retelling of the Journey to the West. Hsi-yu Chi, the ancient Chinese classic.Thought to have been written down by Wu Ch'eng-en</p><p>This adaptation of Wu Cheng-en’s 16th century novel, His-yu Chi or The Journey to the West, is a rollicking tale of adventure for the whole family. Australian playwright Bryan Nason adapts the original Chinese tale, based on the real-life journey of Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India to bring back sacred Buddhist writings back to China, in a way that brings out its humor and fantastical adventures while retaining its focus on the spiritual journey of the main characters. The original story is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature and remains a much beloved story in many Asian countries. Join Sun Wu Kong, the Handsome Monkey King and Great Sage, Equal to Heaven as he and his companions, Pigsy, Sandy, Dragon Horse, and their Buddhist monk master Tripitaka as they fight monsters, demons, and each other on their hilarious and holy journey to India.</p><p>Directed by George Bellah</p><p><br><strong>March 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11</strong> at 7:30 PM<br><strong>March 12</strong> at 2:00 PM<br>McConnell Auditorium<br>Adult $12 – Seniors $10 – Under 18&nbsp; $10 – CWU Student $8<br>Advanced purchase recommended</p><p>Family Friendly</p><h4><strong>To purchase tickets, please <a href="https://apps.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?w=587868a7397984e7c781049aaefc66ec&amp;t=tix&amp;vqitq=0f8fb618-1671-4eb1-bcbe-75f907c74584&amp;vqitp=98719704-900f-4f61-a4ff-e1946708ed91&amp;vqitts=1483642800&amp;vqitc=vendini&amp;vqite=itlwww&amp;vqitrt=Queue&amp;vqith=74d1579d1bd6dc706e4d0bfaf2d81915" target="_blank">select here.&nbsp;</a></strong></h4></br></br></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483642862Jazz Band Celebration http://www.cwu.edu/ce/jazz-band-celebrationSaturday, March 11Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts<p>This concert will feature Jazz Band III, Jazz Band II, and the award-winning Jazz Band I, directed by Chris Bruya. Selections from Ellington, Basie and other classics will be presented, along with some of the most current writing in the idiom. If you like big bands, this is the concert for you!</p><h4>To purchase tickets, please <a href="https://apps.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&amp;e=e94739e537054e1a09a5efeab60860b3&amp;vqitq=b3dde298-a3cc-4ab4-8762-5cd9e1dfa43f&amp;vqitp=26c99209-909c-4e16-99f0-7d96dc99f831&amp;vqitts=1483641216&amp;vqitc=vendini&amp;vqite=itl&amp;vqitrt=Safetynet&amp;vqith=f8312bd3dddb77628b8c392e16f8ce7a" target="_blank">select here.</a></h4><p>$12 GA</p><p>$7 CWU Student with ID, seniors and children.&nbsp;</p><p>McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Thursday, January 51483641298STEM Cats Spring Break!http://www.cwu.edu/ce/stem-cats-spring-breakMonday, March 20Mon, 20 Mar 2017 9:00:00Conferences & Camps,Other<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/Stem%20Cats%20Spring%20Break.png" style="width: 500px; height: 438px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About The Camp:</strong></p><p>The magic in every student comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be! In partnership with Black Rocket Productions, a company with over a decade of experience designing camps in the STEM and Digital Arts fields. STEM Cats is powered by the camper’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. Camps are divided into sections that are age appropriate and increase in complexity to challenge all to reach their full potential! STEM Cats will mirror real-life experiences and the collaborative nature of the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or sections for most of the design process and end the class with a finished product to take home and show family and friends.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This youth camp will be hosted on the CWU Ellensburg campus, in the Multimodal Education Center. Camp will run, Monday- Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, throughout spring break from March 20th to March 24th and is designed for kids age 8 to 14.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h4>For more information or to register for this course, please <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank">click here.</a></h4><p>&nbsp;</p>Friday, February 31486159372STEM Cats Spring Break!http://www.cwu.edu/ce/stem-cats-spring-break-0Tuesday, March 21Tue, 21 Mar 2017 9:00:00Conferences & Camps,Other<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/Stem%20Cats%20Spring%20Break.png" style="width: 500px; height: 438px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About The Camp:</strong></p><p>The magic in every student comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be! In partnership with Black Rocket Productions, a company with over a decade of experience designing camps in the STEM and Digital Arts fields. STEM Cats is powered by the camper’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. Camps are divided into sections that are age appropriate and increase in complexity to challenge all to reach their full potential! STEM Cats will mirror real-life experiences and the collaborative nature of the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or sections for most of the design process and end the class with a finished product to take home and show family and friends.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This youth camp will be hosted on the CWU Ellensburg campus, in the Multimodal Education Center. Camp will run, Monday- Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, throughout spring break from March 20th to March 24th and is designed for kids age 8 to 14.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>For more information or to register for this course, please <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank">click here.</a></h3>Friday, February 31486159544STEM Cats Spring Break!http://www.cwu.edu/ce/stem-cats-spring-break-1Wednesday, March 22Wed, 22 Mar 2017 9:00:00Conferences & Camps<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/Stem%20Cats%20Spring%20Break.png" style="width: 500px; height: 438px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About The Camp:</strong></p><p>The magic in every student comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be! In partnership with Black Rocket Productions, a company with over a decade of experience designing camps in the STEM and Digital Arts fields. STEM Cats is powered by the camper’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. Camps are divided into sections that are age appropriate and increase in complexity to challenge all to reach their full potential! STEM Cats will mirror real-life experiences and the collaborative nature of the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or sections for most of the design process and end the class with a finished product to take home and show family and friends.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This youth camp will be hosted on the CWU Ellensburg campus, in the Multimodal Education Center. Camp will run, Monday- Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, throughout spring break from March 20th to March 24th and is designed for kids age 8 to 14.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h4>For more information or to register for this course, please <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank">click here.</a></h4>Friday, February 31486159831STEM Cats Spring Break!http://www.cwu.edu/ce/stem-cats-spring-break-2Thursday, March 23Thu, 23 Mar 2017 9:00:00Conferences & Camps,Other<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/Stem%20Cats%20Spring%20Break.png" style="width: 500px; height: 438px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About The Camp:</strong></p><p>The magic in every student comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be! In partnership with Black Rocket Productions, a company with over a decade of experience designing camps in the STEM and Digital Arts fields. STEM Cats is powered by the camper’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. Camps are divided into sections that are age appropriate and increase in complexity to challenge all to reach their full potential! STEM Cats will mirror real-life experiences and the collaborative nature of the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or sections for most of the design process and end the class with a finished product to take home and show family and friends.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This youth camp will be hosted on the CWU Ellensburg campus, in the Multimodal Education Center. Camp will run, Monday- Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, throughout spring break from March 20th to March 24th and is designed for kids age 8 to 14.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h4>For more information or to register for this course, please <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank">click here.</a></h4>Friday, February 31486159949STEM Cats Spring Break!http://www.cwu.edu/ce/stem-cats-spring-break-3Friday, March 24Fri, 24 Mar 2017 9:00:00Conferences & Camps,Other<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/Stem%20Cats%20Spring%20Break.png" style="width: 500px; height: 438px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About The Camp:</strong></p><p>The magic in every student comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be! In partnership with Black Rocket Productions, a company with over a decade of experience designing camps in the STEM and Digital Arts fields. STEM Cats is powered by the camper’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. Camps are divided into sections that are age appropriate and increase in complexity to challenge all to reach their full potential! STEM Cats will mirror real-life experiences and the collaborative nature of the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or sections for most of the design process and end the class with a finished product to take home and show family and friends.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This youth camp will be hosted on the CWU Ellensburg campus, in the Multimodal Education Center. Camp will run, Monday- Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, throughout spring break from March 20th to March 24th and is designed for kids age 8 to 14.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h4>For more information or to register for this course, please<a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=106" target="_blank"> click here.</a></h4>Friday, February 31486160067BIG READ: 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speechhttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-50th-anniversary-martin-luther-king-jrs-beyond-vietnam-speechTuesday, April 4Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:00:00Academic,Entertainment,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,Other<p>Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speech. Speaker: Dr. Clayborne Carson, King scholar from Stanford University's Martin Luther King, Jr.Research and Education Institute</p><p><strong>Event Location:</strong> CWU SURC , Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date</strong>: Tue, Apr 4, 2017<br><strong>Time</strong>: 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.<br><strong>Book</strong>: The Things They Carried</p></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483647020BIG READ: Roslyn Library Book Club community discussionhttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-roslyn-library-book-club-community-discussionThursday, April 6Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:00:00Alumni,Entertainment,Other<p>The Roslyn Library Book Club hosts a community discussion of the book "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien. Copies of the book are available to borrow from the library for free. Contact Erin Krake at (509) 649-3420 or rpl@inlandnet.com for more information.</p><div><strong>Event Location: </strong>Roslyn Public Library , 201 S. First Street, Roslyn, WA 98941</div><div><strong>Date</strong>: Thu, Apr 6, 2017<br><strong>Time</strong>: 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.<br><strong>Book</strong>: The Things They Carried</div></br></br>Thursday, January 51483647255BIG READ: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speechhttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-martin-luther-king-jrs-beyond-vietnam-speechMonday, April 10Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:00:00Academic,Alumni,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,Other<p>Continuation of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speech.</p><p>Featured speaker: Dr. Megan Ming Francis, University of Washington, Department of Political Science; author of the award-winning book "Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State" (2014).</p><p>Dr. Francis will introduce and lead discussion of the PBS documentary "MLK: A Call to Conscience."</p><p><strong>Event Location:</strong> CWU SURC, Central Washington University, 400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date</strong>: Mon, Apr 10, 2017<br><strong>Time</strong>: 4:00 - 5:30 P.M.<br><strong>Book</strong>: The Things They Carried</p></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483647445BIG READ: Amy Quan Barry Readinghttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-amy-quan-barry-readingWednesday, April 12Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:30:00Academic,Alumni,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,Other<p>Vietnamese-American poet and fiction writer Amy Quan Barry Wednesday, April 12. Lion Rock Visiting Writers series poetry reading in ??Wildcat Shop Quan Barry is the author of four books of poetry and the novel She Weeps Each Time You're Born, published by Pantheon in 2015. Her work has appeared in such magazines as Ms. and The New Yorker, and she is the recipient of two NEA Fellowships in both fiction and poetry. Barry currently directs the MFA Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.</p><p><br><strong>Event Location</strong>: Wildcat Shop or TBD, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date:</strong> Wed, Apr 12, 2017<br><strong>Time: </strong>7:30pm – 9:00pm<br><strong>Book:</strong> The Things They Carried</p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Amy Quan Barry craft talk Wednesday, April 12 in Black Hall, Room 151 from 12 - 1:15 P.M.</strong></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Thursday, January 51483647720BIG READ: "60's Songs of Protest and Peace"http://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-60s-songs-protest-and-peaceFriday, April 14Fri, 14 Apr 2017 19:00:00Academic,Alumni,Fine & Performing Arts,Seminars & Workshops,Other<p>Women's choral program being arranged by Sue Wilson.</p><p><br><strong>Event Location: </strong>Hal Holmes Community Center, 2nd &amp; Ruby, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date: </strong>Fri, Apr 14, 2017<br><strong>Time: </strong>7:00 - 8:30 P.M.<br><strong>Book: </strong>The Things They Carried</p></br></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483647839BIG READ: Tim O'Brien craft talkhttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-tim-obrien-craft-talkTuesday, April 25Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:00Academic,Alumni,Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,Other<p>50-minute craft talk for CWU students (beginning writers) and faculty at noon-1:00 pm Tuesday, April 25th, followed by a Q and A.</p><p><br><strong>Event Location: </strong>Recital Hall, McIntyre Music Building, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date: </strong>Tue, Apr 25, 2017<br><strong>Time:</strong> 12:00pm – 1:00pm<br><strong>Book:</strong> The Things They Carried</p></br></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483647964BIG READ: Tim O'Brien talk http://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-tim-obrien-talkTuesday, April 25Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:30:00Academic,Alumni,Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,New Students,Other<p>Tim O'Brien -Lion Rock Visiting Writer series talk McConnell auditorium -Scott Robinson -confirmed Welcome and introduction by CWU President Gaudino</p><p><br><strong>Event Location:</strong> Central Washington University James E. Brooks Library, 400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date: </strong>Tue, Apr 25, 2017<br><strong>Time: </strong>7:30 - p:30 P.M.<br><strong>Book: </strong>The Things They Carried</p></br></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483648115BIG READ: Tim O'Brien meeting with local veteranshttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-tim-obrien-meeting-local-veteransThursday, April 27Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:30:00Alumni,Faculty & Staff,Other<p>Veteran Luncheon with Tim O’Brien.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Event Location</strong>: Hal Holmes Community Center, 2nd &amp; Ruby, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date</strong>: Thu, Apr 27, 2017<br><strong>Time</strong>: 11:30am – 1:30pm<br><strong>Book</strong>: The Things They Carried</p></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483648230BIG READ: Reception for Tim O'Brienhttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/big-read-reception-tim-obrienThursday, April 27Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:00:00Academic,Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,Other<p>Farewell reception for Tim O'Brien. Event will include music performance and poetry reading.</p><p><br><strong>Event Location: </strong>Recital Hall, CWU McIntyre Music Building, Ellensburg, WA 98926<br><strong>Date: </strong>Thu, Apr 27, 2017<br><strong>Time: </strong>5:00 - 6:30 P.M.<br><strong>Book</strong>: The Things They Carried</p></br></br></br></br>Thursday, January 51483648342STEM Cats! Minecraft Designershttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/stem-cats-minecraft-designersMonday, June 26Mon, 26 Jun 2017 9:00:00Conferences & Camps,Faculty & Staff,Other<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=100" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/BR_bann_minecraft-designers-V2_Lowres%20%281%29.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 300px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>Central Washington University's Continuing Education department is excited to introduce STEM Cats – A Digital Arts Summer Camp for ages 8 to 14!</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><h3><strong>Week One:</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p>If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>$199.99 per week</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>For more information or to register your child, <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/course/course.aspx?catId=100" target="_blank">click here!</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p>Wednesday, February 151487195675STEM Cats! Maker Lab: Make Your First 3D Modelhttp://www.cwu.edu/ce/stem-cats-maker-lab-make-your-first-3d-modelMonday, July 17Mon, 17 Jul 2017 9:00:00Academic,Conferences & Camps,Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Other<p><a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/category/category.aspx" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/ce/sites/cts.cwu.edu.ce/files/BR_bann_1st-3dcreation_Lowres.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 300px;"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>Central Washington University's Continuing Education department is excited to introduce STEM Cats – A Digital Arts Summer Camp for ages 8 to 14!</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><h3><strong>Week 2:</strong></h3><p>Calling all boys and girls who want to be the designers of the future! In this class if you can dream it you can make it - create your first action figure, design custom jewelry, or make a new toy, learn how to prepare a model for 3D printing, and create a design portfolio to showcase your work! Using professional-level modeling software, kids will sculpt, texture, and render their own 3D creation. No prior experience is necessary and 3D designs will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. (3D prints may be purchased separately through an online provider.) Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>$199.99 per week&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>For more information or to register your child, <a href="http://www.campusce.net/cwu/category/category.aspx" target="_blank">click here!</a></h3><p>&nbsp;</p>Wednesday, February 151487196160