CWUHype CalendarHype Calendarhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/calendaren-usNEA Big Read and Lion Rock Series present: Tim O'Brien-Craft Talk http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/nea-big-read-and-lion-rock-series-present-tim-obrien-craft-talkTuesday, April 25Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:00Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,New Students<p><strong>Tim O’Brien Craft Talk<br>April 25 • Noon - 1 p.m.<br>McIntyre Recital Hall • Free</strong></p><p>This year, the James E. Brooks Library is bringing different perspectives to our community. CWU will host the award-winning author of “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien. This is part of a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant. CWU is the only university in the Pacific Northwest to receive the Big Read Grant.</p><p>O’Brien, a Purple Heart recipient, crafts interrelated short stories about his experiences as a Vietnam Veteran. The book blends fact with fiction and portrays different perspectives of the same event, which takes readers on an insightful journey about not only warfare but also the contrast between the truth and reality soldiers face during war.</p><p>He will be speaking on April 25 in McIntyre Recital Hall for a Craft Talk from Noon to 1 p.m. and later in the evening in McConnell Auditorium to discuss his book. Both of these events are free. This event is also a partner with the Lion Rock series. For more information about the NEA Big Read Events, you can follow the link here: http://bit.ly/cwubigread.</p><p>You can read more about Tim O'Brien's visit in the CWU Publicity Winter 2017 Hype here:&nbsp;http://bit.ly/2oh65Mj</p><p>For more information, contact Lisa Norris at lisa.norris@cwu.edu or 509-963-1745.</p><p>For more information on the NEA Big Read, contact Gerard Hogan at Gerard.Hogan@cwu.edu or 509-963-1961.</p></br></br>Friday, April 714915884659th Annual Rock Against Rapehttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/9th-annual-rock-against-rapeTuesday, April 25Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:00Entertainment,Student Life,New Students,Other<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Black%2BRed_White-Bckgrnd.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 383px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2 style="text-align: center;">Join the CWU Wellness Center for the<br>9th Annual Rock Against Rape!</h2><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Students, staff and faculty will join forces to highlight and combat this important topic through music, live art demonstrations, games and conversation.&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: justify;"><a href="https://www.cobrahawkband.com/">Cobra Hawk</a>, Ellensburg's favorite rock band, will be performing throughout the event, and free food and drinks will be available. Guests will even get a FREE T-SHIRT to continue showing support for wellness and preventative initiatives centered around rape.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></br></p style="text-align: justify;"></p style="text-align: justify;">Thursday, April 131492120972An Evening with Author Tim O'Brien: NEA Big Read Eventhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/evening-author-tim-obrien-nea-big-read-eventTuesday, April 25Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:30:00Academic,Alumni,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,New Students<h2 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Tim%20Obrien%20Poster.jpg" style="font-weight: 400; width: 500px; height: 773px;"></h2><p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Tim O’Brien Talk<br>April 25 • 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.<br>McConnell Auditorium • Free</strong></p><p style="text-align: justify;">This year, the James E. Brooks Library is bringing different perspectives to our community. As part of the <a href="http://bit.ly/cwubigread"><strong>National Endowment for the Arts Big Read</strong></a> event, CWU will host the award-winning author of “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien. CWU is the only university in the Pacific Northwest to receive the Big Read Grant.<img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/001-OBrien%202.png" style="width: 225px; height: 293px; float: right; margin: 10px;"></p><p style="text-align: justify;">O’Brien, a Purple Heart recipient, crafts interrelated short stories about his experiences as a Vietnam Veteran. "The Things They Carried", a book that has impacted readers from all walks of life, blends fact with fiction and portrays different perspectives of the same event, taking readers on an insightful journey about not only warfare but also the contrast between the truth and reality soldiers face during war.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">He will be speaking on April 25 in McIntyre Recital Hall for a Craft Talk from Noon to 1 p.m. and later in the evening in McConnell Auditorium to discuss his book. Both of these events are free.&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Learn more about Tim O'Brien and his upcoming visit in the Winter Edition of <a href="http://bit.ly/2oh65Mj"><strong>CWU HYPE</strong></a>! For more information on the Lion Rock Visiting Writer Series, contact Lisa Norris at lisa.norris@cwu.edu or 509-963-1745. For more information on the NEA Big Read, contact Gerard Hogan at Gerard.Hogan@cwu.edu or 509-963-1961.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/NEABigRead-BW.jpgLOGO.jpeg" style="width: 250px; height: 125px;"></p></h2 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: justify;"></p style="text-align: justify;"></br></br></p style="text-align: justify;"></p style="text-align: justify;"></p style="text-align: justify;"></p style="text-align: justify;"></p style="text-align: justify;"></p style="text-align: center;">Friday, April 71491588520Let the Games Begin: Sports Club Fairhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/let-games-begin-sports-club-fairWednesday, April 26Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:00:00Sports & Recreation,Student Life,Other<p>Archery, equestrian, water polo, karate and many more sport clubs. On April 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CWU sports clubs will be taking over the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) east patio to showcase the benefits of being a part of club sports! Interactive games will be happening at each club booth, and 88.1 the Burg will be playing music during the event.</p><p>Interested in joining a club? Here your chance to learn about what the collegiate sport clubs have to offer.&nbsp; The CWU Sport Club Program is designed to provide opportunities for students with mutual interests in a sporting activity, to pursue their interests more in depth. Each club is formed and administered by their student membership. Leadership, interest, and participation are essential elements of a successful sport club.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Friday, April 211492801611WSELP: A Beautiful Life: the Mary Lonowski Storyhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/wselp-beautiful-life-mary-lonowski-story-0Wednesday, April 26Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:00:00Academic,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,Training & Professional Development<p>Come hear the touching, true-life story of the decisions made by one college student and the tragedy that unfolded for her. Join us from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 201. This event is free and open to everyone.</p><p>The Wildcat Student Employment Leadership Program (WSELP) is a flexible program that offers workshops and activities designed to complement the employment experience of CWU students.<br>For more information please contact Kathy Johnson, Central Learning Academy via email at kjohnson@cwu.edu or <strong>(509) 963-2072</strong></p></br>Wednesday, April 51491431503Filmmaker Michael Nash Showcases "Climate Refugees" Documentaryhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/filmmaker-michael-nash-showcases-climate-refugees-documentaryWednesday, April 26Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:00:00Academic,Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,New Students,Other<p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Climate%20Refugees%20Poster.jpg" style="width: 388px; height: 600px;"></p><p>Join us for a screening of "<a href="http://www.climaterefugees.com/">Climate Refugees</a>" and a discussion with writer/director Michael Nash.</p><p>"Climate Refugees" is an award-winning and acclaimed documentary film and highlights a new phenomenon in the global arena – climate refugees, individuals displaced by climatically induced environmental disasters and rapid ecological change. Following the film, director Michael Nash will discuss his work and the urgent issues highlighted in the film.</p><p>“Climate Refugees” has been shown around the world to heads of state and was the only film screened by the United Nations at the IIEA Copenhagen Climate Change Conference and at Davos for world leaders. The film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, where Robert Redford described it as “an agent for social change”.</p><p>Contact:<br>Pamela McMullin Messier<br>Pamela.McMullin-Messier@cwu.edu</p></br></br>Monday, April 101491860461Career, Internship and Grad School Fairhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/career-internship-and-grad-school-fairThursday, April 27Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:00:00Alumni,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,New Students,Training & Professional Development<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Career%20Fair%20POSTER.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 773px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Career, Internship, and Grad School Fair<br>April 27th • SURC Ballroom • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.<br>Open to CWU • Free</strong></p><p>It’s that time of year again for the upcoming graduates to think about the daunting task of post-graduation plans. Whether that means a new job, internship or grad school, Career Services is providing all the information seniors need to know about how to prepare for their lives after leaving Central at the Career, Internship, and Grad School Fair.</p><p>The fair will be held on April 27 in the Student Union and Recreation Center Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is free for students and alumni. All majors are invited to attend.&nbsp;<img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/5670987036_dbf0416324_o.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 233px; float: right; margin: 5px;"></p><p>Companies and agencies like Northwestern Mutual, Suncadia Resort, The Gorge Amphitheatre, Washington State University Department of Health Policy and Administration and University of Washington Graduate Programs will be at the event.</p><p>Don’t miss out an opportunity to meet new employers! This might lead to an internship or job opportunity you can’t beat.</p><p>For more information please contact, Bruce Simpson at 509-963-1982, by emailing at bruce.simpson@cwu.edu, or visiting the offices of Career Services in Bouillon 206.</p><p>Registration for businesses can be found here: https://cwu-csm.symplicity.com/events/index.php?id=d860ff654d2d491c9f7806e523265524</p><p>Business registration is $285 for two attendees, government/non-profit registration is $160 for one attendee and it’s $15 for any additional attendees.</p></p style="text-align: center;"></br></br>Friday, March 311490976532Open Mic Nights at CWU this Springhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/open-mic-nights-cwu-spring-1Thursday, April 27Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:00:00Conferences & Camps,Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life,New Students,Other<p>Looking for entertainment as the school week comes to an end? Or maybe showcase a talent? Look no further; Open Mic Nights are back and in full affect. On various Thursdays throughout spring quarter, there will be a live show where students are welcome to perform. Get ready for the sounds of stand-up comedy, live music, slam poetry or beat boxing. Show support for your fellow Wildcats in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Event nights include: March 30, April 13, April 27, May 11 and June 1. Sign-up begins at 7:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.<br>For more information, call CWU Campus Activities at <strong>509-963-1450</strong> or email <a href="mailto:andre.dickerson@cwu.edu">andre.dickerson@cwu.edu</a></p><p>This event is sponsored by Campus Activities. Persons of disability may make arrangements for reasonable accommodation by calling Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or by e-mailing DS@cwu.edu.&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Poster.pdf" style="width: 792px; height: 1224px;"></p></br></a href="mailto:andre.dickerson@cwu.edu">Wednesday, March 221490213811Catch ASCWU Public Meetings Every Friday http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/catch-ascwu-public-meetings-every-friday-6Friday, April 28Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:00Academic,Faculty & Staff,Student Life,New Students,Other<p>Student Government will host their Weekly Public Meetings beginning Fridays, Mar. 31 through May 5 at 11 a.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. The Mar. 31 meeting will be held in room 301 and the May 5 meeting is to be announced. Look out for the informal and exciting forums in the SURC pit.</p><p>Meet with the&nbsp;ASCWU&nbsp;Student Government to discuss issues of interest and concern to students, vote on actions, recognize clubs and hear public comment. Follow&nbsp;@ascwusg&nbsp;to stay up to date with all things&nbsp;ASCWU!</p><p>For more information, contact&nbsp;ASCWU&nbsp;at <strong>509-963-1693</strong> or&nbsp;<a href="mailto:ascwu@cwu.edu">ascwu@cwu.edu</a>, on the web at&nbsp;www.cwu.edu/ascwu&nbsp;or visit their office in&nbsp;SURC&nbsp;236.</p></a href="mailto:ascwu@cwu.edu">Thursday, March 231490309438Teanaway Live at The SURC Pit!http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/teanaway-live-surc-pitFriday, April 28Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:00:00Entertainment,Student Life,Other<p>On Friday, April 28, an up and coming local band will bring great vibes to Central Washington University. The band Teanaway, named for the river valley outside of Ellensburg, is comprised of three members who have come together to cover songs from artists like Bill Withers, Dave Mathews, and Cold Play. Enjoy a rocking time at this free event in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. The live concert begins at 7 p.m. and is open to everyone.</p><p>Teanaway will play an hourlong set that will draw the crowd in with their acoustic sound. Composed of all-time favorites, the band will add their unique spin to popular songs. Each member is from the Northwest and is excited to play on campus.</p><p>For more information contact, Trey Mayfield, campus activities via email at <a href="mailto:mayfieldt@cwu.edu ">mayfieldt@cwu.edu </a>or via phone <strong>(253) 778-2820</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p></a href="mailto:mayfieldt@cwu.edu ">Wednesday, April 191492641756Earth Week: Olmstead Spring Cleanup http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/earth-week-olmstead-spring-cleanupSaturday, April 29Sat, 29 Apr 2017 9:00:00Student Life,Other<p>Preserve our History, Protect our Future! The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) is partnering up with Olmstead Place State Park to provide maintenance at a historical Ellensburg Landmark. Olmstead Place was one of the first homesteads in the Kittitas Valley and it needs help! With over 200 acres providing access to nature trails and historical lessons about the surrounding area, Olmstead Place is a step back in time. In order to keep history in-tact, we need help clean up this local landmark.</p><p>Volunteers are going to be responsible for various tasks around the homestead, working in groups and collaborating to complete their objective. This is an amazing opportunity to give back within our local area by preserving history and the environment.</p><p>Volunteers sign up today at www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage or visit the CLCE in SURC 256. Lunch and transportation will be provided!</p><p>For more information, call <strong>(509) 963-1850</strong> or email <a href="mailto:clce@cwu.edu ">clce@cwu.edu</a><br>&nbsp;</p></a href="mailto:clce@cwu.edu "></br>Thursday, April 131492109974College Civics Week: Volunteer Dayhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/college-civics-week-volunteer-dayMonday, May 1Mon, 01 May 2017 0:00:00Entertainment,Exhibits,Faculty & Staff,Student Life,New Students,Other<h3 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-04%20at%203.56.33%20PM.png" style="width: 319px; height: 477px;"></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>Join the Associated Students of CWU for a week of events centered around civics, activism, advocacy and socio-political awareness! These events encourage students, staff and faculty to get involved with what is happening both on campus and around the world.&nbsp;</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-18%20at%202.02.09%20PM.png" style="width: 300px; height: 36px;"></p><h3>Stop by SURC 137 for the Club and Volunteer Fair being held at 10 a.m. and get plugged in with groups on campus. Join the crowd in the SURC Pit at noon for a special acoustic performance from Eric E.&nbsp;</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>From 3-5 p.m. on the SURC East Mall, Club Olympics will keep audiences entertained and engaged.&nbsp;</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></h3 style="text-align: center;">Tuesday, April 181492549566Off-Campus Housing Fairhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/campus-housing-fairMonday, May 1Mon, 01 May 2017 10:00:00Student Life,Other<h3 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/HousingFairNoLogos.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 773px;"></h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3>Are you searching for off-campus housing for next year? Join The Observer and Pulse Magazine for a housing fair!</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3>On May 1 from 10-2, explore your options for great housing around Ellensburg. This event will take place on the SURC Patio, and will allow you to chat with representatives from a variety of off-campus apartments and housing organizations.&nbsp;<br><br>Contact Tara Long for more information: tara.long@cwu.edu&nbsp;</h3><p>&nbsp;</p></h3 style="text-align: center;"></br></br>Monday, April 241493047820Dine and Tote: second session of the quarterhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/dine-and-tote-second-session-quarterMonday, May 1Mon, 01 May 2017 17:00:00Student Life,New Students<p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/cilantro-lime-rice-vertical-b2-1600.jpeg" style="width: 200px; height: 300px;"></p><p>Dine &amp; Tote 2<br>Monday, May 1, 2017&nbsp;<br>5 p.m. | Free w/ advance registration</p><p>Eating healthy doesn’t have to be a challenge. The Dine &amp; Tote teaches students how to make simple and healthy meals.</p><p>On the menu:</p><p>• Turkey taco lettuce wraps<br>• Cilantro lime rice<br>• Chocolate banana bread</p><p>Students will gain firsthand cooking experience and learn how to make easy, healthy meals on a budget.</p><p>Make sure to register before 5 p.m. on May 1 at www.cwu.edu/wellness/dine-and-tote. Location will be provided upon registration.</p><p>For more information, please contact the Wellness Center at 509-963-3213 or wellness@cwu.edu.</p></br></br></br></br>Wednesday, March 291490808007Monday Movie Madness: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/monday-movie-madness-rogue-one-star-wars-storyMonday, May 1Mon, 01 May 2017 19:00:00Student Life,New Students<p>Monday May 1, 2017<br>Two showings: 7 and 9:30 p.m.<br>Closed captioning available, contact staff at venue 30 minutes before screening time.</p><p>Are you a fan of Star Wars? Then “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is the movie for you! This movie shoots us back into the galaxy we know and love.</p><p>Former scientist Galen Erso lives with his daughter, Jyn, and wife on a farm. The evil Orson Krennic destroys the peaceful life he’s built with his family and takes him away from them. Fast forward many years later and Erso is the lead engineer on the Death Star. Jyn knows how much destruction is bound to happen and knows her father holds the key to powerful weapon. She teams up with the Rebel Alliance to steal the plans for the Death Star.</p><p>You can watch the latest installment in the “Star Wars” saga and kick-off the first Monday of May with this fantastic film!</p></br></br>Thursday, March 161489698110Monday Movie Madness: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/monday-movie-madness-rogue-one-star-wars-story-0Monday, May 1Mon, 01 May 2017 21:30:00Student Life,New Students<p>Monday May 1, 2017<br>Two showings: 7 and 9:30 p.m.<br>Closed captioning available, contact staff at venue 30 minutes before screening time.</p><p>Are you a fan of Star Wars? Then “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is the movie for you! This movie shoots us back into the galaxy we know and love.</p><p>Former scientist Galen Erso lives with his daughter, Jyn, and wife on a farm. The evil Orson Krennic destroys the peaceful life he’s built with his family and takes him away from them. Fast forward many years later and Erso is the lead engineer on the Death Star. Jyn knows how much destruction is bound to happen and knows her father holds the key to powerful weapon. She teams up with the Rebel Alliance to steal the plans for the Death Star.</p><p>You can watch the latest installment in the “Star Wars” saga and kick-off the first Monday of May with this fantastic film!</p></br></br>Thursday, March 161489698137College Civics Week: Constitution Dayhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/college-civics-week-constitution-dayTuesday, May 2Tue, 02 May 2017 0:00:00Entertainment,Exhibits,Faculty & Staff,Student Life,New Students,Other<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-04%20at%203.56.33%20PM.png" style="width: 319px; height: 477px;"></p><h3>Join the Associated Students of CWU for a week of events centered around civics, activism, advocacy and socio-political awareness! These events encourage students, staff and faculty to get involved with what is happening both on campus and around the world.</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-18%20at%202.02.59%20PM.png" style="width: 300px; height: 29px;"></p><h3>Today we're diving into the foundation of civics on campus and exploring the Constitution of the United States. All day in the SURC, you can pick up a pocket-size version of the Constitution at the ROTC table.</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3>On the SURC East Patio, let us know EXACTLY what is on your mind on the Freedom of Speech Wall! The CWU ROTC Program will be holding a Joint Color Guard Presentation at 10 a.m.</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>Don't miss this opportunity to connect with the constitution and ASCWU.</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;">Tuesday, April 181492549932Hearts Open, Fists Up: Humanity in the Age of Trumphttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/hearts-open-fists-humanity-age-trumpTuesday, May 2Tue, 02 May 2017 15:15:00Alumni,Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Seminars & Workshops,Student Life,New Students,Other<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-18%20at%2010.51.39%20AM.png" style="width: 526px; height: 600px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Hearts Open, Fists Up<br>Fighting for Our Humanity in the Age of Trump</strong></p><p style="text-align: center;"><br><strong>May 2 • 4 - 6pm • Black 150 • Free</strong><br>&nbsp;</p><p>How can we find a forward stance? In this time of uncertainty, Soya Jung leads a public discussion on the urgency of re-envisioning humanity in terms of individual, community, and ecological wholeness, and rejecting the brutal rivalries served by race, gender, and nationalism.</p><p>Contact:<br>Chong Eun Ahn<br>Chong.ahn@cwu.edu</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></br></p style="text-align: center;"></br></br></br></br>Tuesday, April 181492538038Student Academic Senate Meeting: Make an Impact on Your Campus!http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/student-academic-senate-meeting-make-impact-your-campus-0Tuesday, May 2Tue, 02 May 2017 19:00:00Academic,Student Life,New Students,Training & Professional Development,Other<h2 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/SAS%20Poster-spring.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 773px;"></h2><h2 style="text-align: center;">Wildcats have a chance to get involved<br>on campus in a big way!</h2><p><br>The Student Academic Senate (SAS) invites all CWU students to their meetings throughout the quarter. The Spring quarter meetings will be April 4, April 18, May 16 and May 30 in Black Hall 151 at 7 p.m. Students can participate by holding a senate seat or voicing their academic and departmental concerns.</p><p>SAS is comprised of student senators from each department on campus and serves as a strong student voice to many entities on campus such as the administration and faculty. The Senate's main goals are to spread awareness of important information throughout every department, and to allocate money to students when appropriate.</p><p>These weekly meetings give students an opportunity to make a difference and make positive changes in their academics at Central Washington University.</p><p>For more information, contact ASCWU at 509-963-1693 or cwuacademic@cwu.edu.</p></h2 style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></br></br>Tuesday, April 41491344691Student Resources and Midterm Prep @ Brooks Library http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/student-resources-and-midterm-prep-brooks-libraryTuesday, May 2Tue, 02 May 2017 20:00:00Academic,Student Life,New Students,Other<blockquote><h2 style="text-align: center;">Don't let the midterms get you down!</h2></blockquote><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Join the Brooks Library, Tutoring Services, Wellness Center and Career Services for A Long Night Against Procrastination!<br><br>On May 2, from 8 p.m. to midnight, the Brooks Library ARC will be full of academic resources aimed at getting you through midterms with less stress and more success!<br><br>We'll have people available to assist with research, tutoring, career counseling and relaxation techniques. We'll even have Gunther the Therapy Dog available for calming cuddles!<br><br>Don't let your midterms get the best of you -- prepare yourself for your future one test at a time!<br><br>Questions may be directed at Maureen Rust (mrust@cwu.edu).&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/StockSnap_NMKSXVVJ5H.jpg" style="width: 800px; height: 600px;"></p></h2 style="text-align: center;"></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Monday, April 241493049536College Civics Week: Local Government Dayhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/college-civics-week-local-government-dayWednesday, May 3Wed, 03 May 2017 0:00:00Exhibits,Faculty & Staff,Student Life,New Students,Other<h3 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-04%20at%203.56.33%20PM.png" style="width: 319px; height: 477px;"></h3><h3><br>Join the Associated Students of CWU for a week of events centered around civics, activism, advocacy and socio-political awareness! These events encourage students, staff and faculty to get involved with what is happening both on campus and around the world.</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-18%20at%202.03.56%20PM.png" style="width: 300px; height: 37px;"><br><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-18%20at%202.04.05%20PM.png" style="width: 290px; height: 41px;"></h3><h3><br>Get to know the members of your local government, from Ellensburg to the Greater Seattle areas! Join us from 4-5 p.m. for a panel discussion with the <a href="https://ci.ellensburg.wa.us/100/City-Council">Ellensburg City Council</a>. Engage in a dialogue with members Mary Morgan and Bruce Tabb, as well as Mayor Rich Elliott.&nbsp;</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3>Wrap up Local Government Day with keynote speakers Lisa Van Der Lugt and Dow Constantine at 5 p.m. in the SURC Ballroom.</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3><a href="http://cha.wa.gov/cha-staff/">Lisa Van Der Lugt</a> is the Executive Director of the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs, was raised in the Yakima Valley and is an advocate for the Latino community in Washington State.</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>King County Executive <a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/constantine.aspx">Dow Constantine</a> advocates for local government initiatives in the Seattle area. Dow accepted the prestigious Innovations in American Government award from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, as well as the Leaders in Healthcare award from Seattle Business Magazine.&nbsp;</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></h3 style="text-align: center;"></br></br></br>Tuesday, April 181492550515Family Literacy Night: Children get a Free Book!http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/family-literacy-night-children-get-free-book-0Wednesday, May 3Wed, 03 May 2017 18:00:00Academic,Alumni,Entertainment,Faculty & Staff,Student Life,New Students,Other<h2 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/childrens-books.jpeg" style="width: 750px; height: 600px;"></h2><h2 style="text-align: center;">CWU parents of young children:<br>We have a reading night planned for you and your little ones!<br>&nbsp;</h2><p>Family Literacy Night partners CWU Literacy Program students with children in a fun event centered around reading, learning and the power of a good story.</p><p>Non-traditional CWU students with children are encouraged to attend this event, as well as children of faculty and staff members. CWU literacy students read with the children, and juice and popcorn are available for snacking. At the end of the event, children are invited to pick out a free book!</p><p>Michelle Cyrus, Program Manager at the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, stated that this event is a great way for young children to learn about what is offered at community libraries. Not only can youngsters check out books, but they can also get involved in social events and special occasions!</p><p>This event is organized by CWU literacy minor students, in conjunction with the Brooks Library and the Center for Diversity and Social Justice. For more information, contact Michelle Cyrus at michelle.cyrus@cwu.edu.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/snacks-02.png" style="width: 500px; height: 341px;"></p></h2 style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></br></br></p style="text-align: center;">Monday, April 101491865956College Civics Week: Community Unity Dayhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/college-civics-week-community-unity-dayThursday, May 4Thu, 04 May 2017 0:00:00Entertainment,Exhibits,Faculty & Staff,Student Life,New Students,Other<h3 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-04%20at%203.56.33%20PM.png" style="width: 319px; height: 477px;"></h3><h3><br>Join the Associated Students of CWU for a week of events centered around civics, activism, advocacy and socio-political awareness! These events encourage students, staff and faculty to get involved with what is happening both on campus and around the world.</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Screen%20Shot%202017-04-18%20at%202.26.10%20PM.png" style="width: 370px; height: 28px;"></p><h3>Wrap up College Civics Week with multiple events centered around unity and community. All day in the SURC, visitors will have the chance to explore the Community Diversity Wall. ASCWU student government candidates will also be tabling in the SURC, so stop by and get to know your future campus leaders.&nbsp;</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3>At 5:00 p.m., Eric Davis (also known as "Professor E") will be exploring the ways that rap music affects social justice and politics both locally and across the nation in Rap 101.&nbsp;</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></h3 style="text-align: center;"></br>Tuesday, April 181492550968Immigration, Terrorism & the Politics of Fearhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/immigration-terrorism-politics-fearThursday, May 4Thu, 04 May 2017 18:00:00Student Life,Other<p>David Altheide is giving a public lecture on security issues surrounding fear &amp; terrorism and the impact upon immigrants, state policy from the election to present. He argues that politicians and decision-makers bear much of the blame for the promotion of fear among citizens, resulting in the loss of civil liberties in return for greater protection.</p><p>Join in on this lecture as we witness the author dissect the justicfication of Iraq to the the American people.</p><p>This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Michelle Cyrus via email <a href="mailto:michelle.cyrus@cwu.edu ">michelle.cyrus@cwu.edu</a></p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/asuprofessor.jpg" style="width: 400px; height: 268px;"></p></a href="mailto:michelle.cyrus@cwu.edu "></p style="text-align: center;">Monday, April 241493061470May the fourth be with you: Kris Orlowski to headline for Star Wars day celebrationhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/may-fourth-be-you-kris-orlowski-headline-star-wars-day-celebrationThursday, May 4Thu, 04 May 2017 20:00:00Entertainment,Student Life,New Students<p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/kris%20sitting.jpeg" style="width: 655px; height: 443px;"></p><p><strong>Kris Orlowski<br>May 4 • 8pm • SURC Pit • Free</strong></p><p>Celebrate Star Wars on May 4 and experience an out of this world musical act, Kris Orlowski. He and his band will be performing on May 4 at 8 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center Pit.</p><p>The concert is Star Wars themed to celebrate “May the Fourth (force) be with you” or Star Wars Day. This is the first time there has been a themed event. There will be good music, refreshments and brownies. Additionally, the first 20 students will receive a foam light saber if they show up by 7:45 p.m.</p><p>Orlowski came to campus in 2013 and Campus Activities wanted to bring him and his band back because the unique sound the band produces, which is a mix of folk, pop and rock. Orlowski is incredibly popular in the Seattle area. He performed at Bumbershoot in 2015 and 107.7 The End’s Summer Camp music festival in 2016. He will be performing with Budo, another Seattle musician, on May 11 to 13 at the Upstream Music Festival and Summit in Pioneer Square in Seattle. One of his newest singles he created with Budo, “Waterski to Texas,” was played in one of the latest episodes of Grey’s Anatomy.</p><p>There will be otter pops and 88.1. The ‘Burg will help host the event.</p><p>For more information contact Trey Mayfield by emailing tranell.mayfield@cwu.edu.</p></br>Friday, April 71491585840Catch ASCWU Public Meetings Every Friday http://www.cwu.edu/publicity/catch-ascwu-public-meetings-every-friday-7Friday, May 5Fri, 05 May 2017 11:00:00Academic,Faculty & Staff,Student Life,New Students,Other<p>Student Government will host their Weekly Public Meetings beginning Fridays, Mar. 31 through May 5 at 11 a.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. The Mar. 31 meeting will be held in room 301 and the May 5 meeting is to be announced. Look out for the informal and exciting forums in the SURC pit.</p><p>Meet with the&nbsp;ASCWU&nbsp;Student Government to discuss issues of interest and concern to students, vote on actions, recognize clubs and hear public comment. Follow&nbsp;@ascwusg&nbsp;to stay up to date with all things&nbsp;ASCWU!</p><p>For more information, contact&nbsp;ASCWU&nbsp;at <strong>509-963-1693</strong> or&nbsp;<a href="mailto:ascwu@cwu.edu">ascwu@cwu.edu</a>, on the web at&nbsp;www.cwu.edu/ascwu&nbsp;or visit their office in&nbsp;SURC&nbsp;236.</p></a href="mailto:ascwu@cwu.edu">Thursday, March 231490309639FYE End of the Year Celebration & SYE Halfway to Graduationhttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/fye-end-year-celebration-sye-halfway-graduationFriday, May 5Fri, 05 May 2017 11:00:00Student Life,New Students<p><strong>FYE End of the Year Celebration &amp; SYE Halfway to Graduation<br>May 5th • 11 - 2pm • SURC W Patio<br>Free • Open to First Year and Second Year Students</strong></p><p>Come celebrate the end of your first year at CWU, or the halfway to graduation mark. Receive a mini tassel or t-shirt.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>For more information, contact Eric Scott at scotter@cwu.edu.&nbsp;</p></br></br>Thursday, April 201492721337Unheard Voices: Cinco de Mayo Awarenesshttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/unheard-voices-cinco-de-mayo-awarenessFriday, May 5Fri, 05 May 2017 16:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life,New Students<p><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/Digital%20File.jpg" style="width: 388px; height: 600px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Unheard Voices: Cinco De Mayo<br>May 5 • Cornerstone Pie • Free • Open to Everyone • 4 to 6 p.m.</strong></p><p>This year, the Center for Leadership &amp; Community Engagement wants to bring attention and dispel misconceptions about cinco de mayo.</p><p>This event will be held at Cornerstone Pie on May 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. Jasmine Bustamante, program leader in the CLCE, and Kim Jellison, program manager at the CLCE, said the event will give some historical context behind cinco de mayo. The date is celebrated to remember the Mexican Army's defeat of the French Army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.</p><p>There CWU Mariachi del Centro will perform four or five songs alongside the CWU Folklórico Club, who will dance. Professor Joan Cawley-Crane, art history and drawing professor, will speak about the various art pieces that reflect cinco de mayo made by CWU art students.</p><p>Additionally, students will read poems that were published in the Manastash Student Literary Journal. Dr. Dormady, associate professor in the history department, will speak about the history of cinco de mayo and then announce a question and answer portion. There will be an art competition winner, as well. And a festive craft making activity for children.</p><p>The CLCE will partner with D&amp;M Coffee, Cornerstone Pie, Mariachi del Centro, CWU History Department, CWU Art Department and CWU Folklorico Club.</p><p>For more information, contact Kim Jellison, program manager at CLCE, at 509-963-1978, in Student Union and Recreation Center room 256, or Kimberly.Jellison@cwu.edu.</p></br>Monday, April 171492449313Mozart's The Magic Flutehttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/mozarts-magic-fluteSaturday, May 6Sat, 06 May 2017 14:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life,Other<p>Open to Everyone • $15 admission, $12 seniors, $10 under 18, $8 CWU students</p><p>W.A. Mozart's the Magic Flute, fully staged in a new English translation presented by the CWU Opera Ensemble and CWU Chamber Orchestra.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/MagicFlute.jpg" style="width: 388px; height: 600px;"></p></p style="text-align: center;">Friday, April 211492803324Mozart's the Magic Flutehttp://www.cwu.edu/publicity/mozarts-magic-flute-0Saturday, May 6Sat, 06 May 2017 19:00:00Entertainment,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life<p>Open to Everyone • $15 admission, $12 seniors, $10 under 18, $8 CWU students</p><p>W.A. Mozart's the Magic Flute, fully staged in a new English translation presented by the CWU Opera Ensemble and CWU Chamber Orchestra.</p><p>Notes: There is a fully staged opera production, Gayla would like the digital versions of this project sent as soon as possible for social media purposes.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/publicity/sites/cts.cwu.edu.publicity/files/MagicFlute.jpg" style="width: 388px; height: 600px;"></p></p style="text-align: center;">Friday, April 211492803757