Week of September 18th events

September 18th, 2017

Monday, September 18th

Discount Card Sales

12pm-2pm, UC Lobby

Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Club will be selling discount cards that can be used at over 100 locations for great savings!

Fukushima’s Stolen Lives Lecture

4pm, Lee Hall 411

Come to Fukushima’s Stolen Lives: Japan in the Wake of Nuclear Disaster lecture by Amy Franks, Ph. D. on civil engagement and resistance after Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima.

Wednesday, September 20th

Latin America in Films and Literature

5pm, Combs 237

Come join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host Latin America in Films and Literature!

This will also be taking place next Wednesday, September 27th with the same time and location.

SAE Open House

4:00pm-6:00pm, SAE Suite (3rd Floor, UC)

Come see all that SAE has to offer! There will be food, games, and chances to win prizes for you and your club! Class Council, CPB, Finance Committee, ICA, and SGA will  have tables to educate you about what the University can do for your club.

Thursday, September 21st

Junot Diaz Poem

5:00pm, Combs 139

Join the James Farmer Multicultural Center as they host the Junot Diaz Poem event!

Friday, September 22nd

Harry Potter Night

9:00pm-12:00am, Colonnade Room (3rd Floor, UC)

Are you a Hufflepuff or a Gryffindor? Slytherin or a Ravenclaw? For one magical night, the UC Colonnade Room will transform into the Wizarding World for a night of witchcraft and wizardry. We’ll have a sorting hat, Butterbeer, and several trivia games. It’s guaranteed to be magical, so invite all of your friends!

Week of September 11th events

September 10th, 2017

Monday, September 11th

TEAL Peer Educator Application

Open now – September 15th

TEAL (Team for Empowerment, Advocacy & Learning) Peer Educator Program will consist of a group of upperclass students who have vested interests in sexual violence issues and prevention. TEAL will receive substantive training throughout the Fall 2017 semester on various forms of sexual violence, pedagogy, advocacy/service, prevention, intervention and policy.

There will be an interest meeting on 9/12 @ 4pm. Please visit this link to learn more about it. Contact Marissa Miller at mmille23@umw.edu with any questions!

American Flag Memorial

All day event, Ball Circle 

Join Young Americans for Freedom and the Association of Student Veterans for a “9/11 Never Forget” American Flag Memorial on Ball Circle! The memorial is a way to remember the 2,996 lives that were lost on September 11, 2001.

Wednesday, September 13th

Junior Ring Premiere

3pm-5pm, Ball Circle 

Juniors- Come out to Junior Ring Premiere for a chance to order your UMW class ring, enter raffles for prizes, and eat some FREE food!

Rain location: Chandler Ballroom, UC

Campus Dining

3:00pm-5:00pm, 4th Floor University Center

The top of the UC will be closed during these hours in order to prepare for the Global Café international dinner event that begins at 7:00pm.

UMW Film Club Screening

9pm, Monroe 116

Join the UMW Film Club for our first screening of the semester: Pulp Fiction. This event is free for all!

Friday, September 15th

Blood Drive

11:00am-5:00pm, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Join the Red Cross Student Organization at the first blood drive of the semester, co-sponsored by UMW Performing Arts Club!

Sign up to donate HERE, zip code 22401, or email umw.redcrossclub@gmail.com to volunteer.

Family Weekend Dinner

5:00pm-7:00pm, 4th Floor University Center

Family members get a discounted price of just $11, including tax! You may also make reservations for special seating by contacting Campus Dining at dining@umw.edu.

Saturday, September 16th

Family Weekend Picnic

11:30am-1:00pm, Ball Circle

Tickets available online HERE. Students may swipe for the picnic. The top of the UC will be closed for lunch.

For additional information about any Campus Dining events, feel free to contact them at dining@umw.edu or call (540) 654-2169.

Week of September 11th events

September 10th, 2017

Monday, September 11th

TEAL Peer Educator Application

Open now – September 15th

TEAL (Team for Empowerment, Advocacy & Learning) Peer Educator Program will consist of a group of upperclass students who have vested interests in sexual violence issues and prevention. TEAL will receive substantive training throughout the Fall 2017 semester on various forms of sexual violence, pedagogy, advocacy/service, prevention, intervention and policy.

There will be an interest meeting on 9/12 @ 4pm. Please visit this link to learn more about it. Contact Marissa Miller at mmille23@umw.edu with any questions!

American Flag Memorial

All day event, Ball Circle 

Join Young Americans for Freedom and the Association of Student Veterans for a “9/11 Never Forget” American Flag Memorial on Ball Circle! The memorial is a way to remember the 2,996 lives that were lost on September 11, 2001.

Wednesday, September 13th

Junior Ring Premiere

3pm-5pm, Ball Circle 

Juniors- Come out to Junior Ring Premiere for a chance to order your UMW class ring, enter raffles for prizes, and eat some FREE food!

Rain location: Chandler Ballroom, UC

Campus Dining

3:00pm-5:00pm, 4th Floor University Center

The top of the UC will be closed during these hours in order to prepare for the Global Café international dinner event that begins at 7:00pm.

UMW Film Club Screening

9pm, Monroe 116

Join the UMW Film Club for our first screening of the semester: Pulp Fiction. This event is free for all!

Friday, September 15th

Blood Drive

11:00am-5:00pm, Digital Auditorium (HCC)

Join the Red Cross Student Organization at the first blood drive of the semester, co-sponsored by UMW Performing Arts Club!

Sign up to donate HERE, zip code 22401, or email umw.redcrossclub@gmail.com to volunteer.

Family Weekend Dinner

5:00pm-7:00pm, 4th Floor University Center

Family members get a discounted price of just $11, including tax! You may also make reservations for special seating by contacting Campus Dining at dining@umw.edu.

Saturday, September 16th

Family Weekend Picnic

11:30am-1:00pm, Ball Circle

Tickets available online HERE. Students may swipe for the picnic. The top of the UC will be closed for lunch.

For additional information about any Campus Dining events, feel free to contact them at dining@umw.edu or call (540) 654-2169.

Week of September 5th Events

September 3rd, 2017

Tuesday, September 5th

TEAL Peer Educator Application

Open now – September 15th

TEAL (Team for Empowerment, Advocacy & Learning) Peer Educator Program will consist of a group of upperclass students who have vested interests in sexual violence issues and prevention. TEAL will receive substantive training throughout the Fall 2017 semester on various forms of sexual violence, pedagogy, advocacy/service, prevention, intervention and policy.

There will be 2 interest meetings in UC 314: 9/7 @ 6pm, and 9/12 @ 4pm. Please visit (https://orgsync.com/121994/forms/271339) to learn more about it. Contact Marissa Miller at mmille23@umw.edu with any questions!

Friday, September 8th

CCM Scavenger Hunt

9:00pm-12:00am, St. John Bosco Center

Are you new to the Fredericksburg area? Stop by the St. John Bosco Center at 9pm to participate in our annual Scavenger Hunt throughout the downtown area! Once we’ve found all of the clues and the prizes have been won, we’ll head back to the St. John Bosco Center for some food and other activities. This is a great way for all of the new students to get associated with the Fredericksburg area!

 

Fall 2017 Audition Results!

September 3rd, 2017

Welcome back, everyone! We hope you had a wonderful summer and we’re so excited to be performing with you this semester! We are so proud of how hard you all worked today, thank you for coming out and sharing your talent! Check out the Rehearsals tab to see the results from today’s audition!

 

 

 

 

 

Listen Now!

August 30th, 2017
Link for Windows Media Player, iTunes, VLC! Link for Phone Web Browsers, Toasters, etc.

Listen Now!

August 30th, 2017
Link for Windows Media Player, iTunes, VLC! Link for Phone Web Browsers, Toasters, etc.

Week of August 28th Events

August 28th, 2017

Monday, August 28th

Community Fair

12:00pm-1:30pm, Ball Circle

Come to Ball Circle between 12:00pm and 1:30pm on the first Monday of classes to check out local business and organizations, and possibly get some free stuff!

We are also currently looking for student volunteers! Students who volunteer will be given UMW swag as a thank you for their time! Sign up HERE.

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Tuesday, August 29th

kNOw MORE Resource Fair & Ice Cream Festival

11:00am-2:00pm, Ball Circle (Rain location: UC 2nd floor)

Beat the heat and celebrate the second day of classes – come build your own ice cream sundae with UMW Office of Title IX and the Center for Prevention and Education and RCASA – Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault.

Join us and representatives from the Talley Center for Counseling, Fredericksburg Police Department, University of Mary Washington Police, Empowerhouse, RCASA, Fredericksburg Victim Witness, and the Student Health Center to learn about resources available for dealing with gender-based violence, how to become an ally or peer educator, and more!

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Wednesday, August 30th

Club Carnival

5:00pm-7:00pm, Ball Circle

Club Carnival is one of the top ways to find out how to get involved on campus! Representatives from over 140 clubs and organizations will be present promoting their groups. With clubs centered around academics, sports, politics, arts, faith, culture, and much more, there is something for everybody at Club Carnival!

We are also currently looking for student volunteers! Sign up HERE.

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Thursday, August 31st

Cross-Cultural BBQ

4:00pm-6:00pm, Ball Circle

Stop by the Cross-Cultural BBQ to learn more about the cultural identity, diversity, and social justice clubs at UMW. Learn more about the Center for Intl. Education, eat great food, and learn how to dance salsa! You do not want to miss it! For more information, please contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center at (540) 654-1044.

Modern Language Exemption Exams:

Monday 8/28 and Wednesday 8/30, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This exam is by invitation for students who scored high on the placement exam over the                         summer. Contact Jennifer Buist or Elizabeth Lewis with questions and information about how             to sign up.

Friday, September 1st

CPB’s First Friday

4:00pm-7:00pm, Ball Circle

CPB’s First Friday is an event that welcomes students back to campus through fun activities and lots of yummy food! This event kicks off the new semester and is a great way for freshman and/or upperclassmen to make some new friends! So, invite your roommates, suitemates, and all your other mates & come join us on Ball Circle for our Carival themed First Friday event!

CCM’s Hawaiian Luau

9:00pm-12:00am, St. John Bosco Center (across the street from UC)

It’s our first Friday Fun Night of the year, and to celebrate we’re hosting a Hawaiian Luau! Some things to look forward to include ongoing games of volleyball, a limbo contest, sparklers, and a screening of a movie onto the side of the building! This is guaranteed to be a wonderful way to end the first week of classes, so stop by the St. John Bosco Center at 9pm for a night of fun!

Saturday, September 2nd

Sunday, September 3rd

Week of May 1st Events

May 1st, 2017

Monday May 1st

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday May 2nd

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday May 3rd

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday May 4th

Stress Free Zone

12:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Stress Free Zone is a space in the University Center where students can come and unwind from the pressure of finals week with free snacks, therapy dogs, massages, and relaxing activities like coloring, play doh, and legos.

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday May 5th

UMW Bookstore’s Spring Buyback:

bookstore.umw.edu

LEE HALL/CAMPUS WALK
Monday 5/1 to Thursday 5/4, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 5/5, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

EAGLE LANDING LOBBY
Monday5/1 to Friday 5/5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday May 6th

Sunday May 7th

 

Week of April 24th Events

April 23rd, 2017

Monday April 24th

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

Tuesday April 25th

Heritage Park Tutoring

3:45pm-5:00pm, 1003 Heritage Park Place Fredericksburg

Once a week we drive to Heritage Park community center/apartments and tutor local kids (ranging from elementary to middle school) in any subject they need. Pick up at the Bell Tower is 3:50, and drop off at the Bell Tower is 5:05. Limit for the space at the tutoring site is 5 people (including myself), so please be sure to RSVP ASAP.

Any questions email vpower@mail.umw.edu.

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Adult Refugee Tutoring/Help

4:00pm-5:00pm, COAR

Join Catholic Charities and help refugee adults resume build, converse, and apply for jobs.

Therapeutic Riding

5:00pm-8:00pm, Hazelwild Farm

Come join us and volunteer at Hazelwild Farm to help disabled children and adults ride horses! No horse experience is required. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind running in! Transportation is provided, meet at the Bell Tower 10mins prior to the lesson!

Bingo

8:00pm-9:00pm, the Underground

Play bingo for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Wednesday April 26th

Food Bank

3:00pm-5:00pm, 3631 Lee Hill Drive

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 15 min before 3pm.

Dress policy: (this is the food bank’s policy, not UMW’s) closed toe shoes only – no sandals or flip flops, no tank tops or sleeveless shirts, no midriffs or low cut shirts, shorts must meet at the knees.

Food Recovery

7:30pm-9:00pm, UC Kitchen

Each week we go into the University Center kitchen and package all food that would otherwise be thrown away and deliver it to Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The food is primarily distributed to homeless and refugee families in the Fredericksburg area.

We meet on the first floor of the UC on the couches outside Chandler ballroom.

UMW Film Club Presents: Swiss Army Man

9:00pm-11:00pm, Monroe 116

For our final screening of the school year, the UMW Film Club proudly presents Swiss Army Man!  This event is free for all UMW students!

Thursday April 27th

Devil Goat Day

3:00pm-6:00pm, Ball Circle

One of the oldest traditions at UMW is the celebration of “Devil Goat Day.” Traditionally, on the Thursday before the last day of classes in the spring, students gather on Ball Circle for a carnival celebration and class competitions. Come to Ball Circle on April 27th, 3-6pm for awesome giveaways, free refreshments, live entertainment, and friendly competition on Devil Goat Day!

Hope House

3:45pm-6:15pm, Loisann’s Hope House

We go to Hope House twice a week to tutor and play with the kids. We meet in the faculty/staff parking lot behind Secobeck at 3:45 pm to drive over together. There is paperwork that is required before you can volunteer.

Alumni Panel

6:00pm-7:00pm, Monroe 122

Come join the Econ Club in welcoming back some UMW Alumni! The Econ Club will be hosting an alumni panel where some previous UMW economic students will talk about their experiences in the workforce and answer questions while also giving some helpful tips about their career fields.

Thurman Brisben Center

7:00pm-8:30pm, 471 Central Road Fredericksburg

Meet at the Bell Tower at 6:45 if you RSVP’d for a ride!

The Thurman Brisben Center provides critical services to homeless individuals and families in the Fredericksburg area. Volunteers will assist with various activities for children while their parents complete chores and build life skills that are necessary for them in order to live at the center.

Friday April 28th

Habitat Bake Sale

11:00am-2:00pm, Campus Walk in front of Lee

Habitat for Humanity Club is hosting an end of the year bake sale on Friday April 28 from 11-2pm on Campus Walk! Come grab a snack before you begin to study for finals or as a celebratory snack for finishing your classes this semester!

Cinco De Mayo Tabling and Info Session

1:00pm-2:30pm, Campus Walk in front of Lee

The Latino Student Association will be tabling on Campus walk and giving away T-Shirt and mocktails to students who can correctly answer trivia about Cinco De Mayo as well as talking about the history of Cinco De Mayo as there are many misconceptions about this holiday.

Pre-finals Blowout on Ball Circle

6:00pm-8:00pm, Ball Circle 

FINALS AHHHH!
Come de-stress on Ball as we hang out, play music, and do random fun stuff with other humans! This may be your last chance for human contact before finals, so don’t miss out!!

UMW Beer Release Party: Friday Night Flights

7:00pm-8:00pm, the Underground 

Join SAE for a UMW’s First Beer Release Party: Friday Night Flights in the Underground for our new custom Mary Wash Brew! We will be giving away custom beer flights while supplies last.

Downtown Greens

10:00am-12:00pm, 206 Charles Street Fredericksburg

Every Saturday we head to Downtown Greens, a local community garden, (it’s about 5 minutes from here) and help with any projects that they need us to do. That might be turning compost piles, weeding, raking, painting or planting. We do more than just gardening. Downtown Greens does a lot of activities for the community. For Halloween, we made a Downtown Greens’ paper mache sculpture that they presented to the community. Downtown Greens also has a hula hooping class for kids so we decorated homemade hula hoops! For Downtown Greens’ annual Down Home Ball, we baked desserts for the events! Last semester, Downtown Greens and UMW worked together to create the Pumpkin Retirement Program. Students donated their old and moldy pumpkins to be used in Downtown Greens’ compost pile to create rich, organic soil. We hope you join us!!