Week of March 27th Events

March 26th, 2017

Monday March 27th

Beak Week Events

Visit students.umw.edu/studentactivities/beak-week-2017/ for a complete list of events!

Student Art Sale 2017

All Day, Outside the UC

Its that time of year again when the Student Art Association sells their own work.

Bragg Hill

Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

SAE Mini-Courses: Henna Tattooing How-To

5:00pm-6:30pm, UC Colonnade Room

Students can come learn how to do Henna Tattooing! This event is free to students, but seating is limited to 30 students. Stop by SAE to sign-up, or show up the day of, but arrive early to get your seat.

Two Dollar Challenge Interest Meeting #2

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 116

The second interest meeting for the Two Dollar Challenge (April 3rd-7th).

More information about the event will be shared at this meeting.

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.

YL Campaigners

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lee 412

This is a general weekly meeting for Young Life members.

SGA Weekly Meeting

8:00pm-9:30pm, UC Capital Room

The weekly meeting for the Student Government Association to provide updates on organizational work. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone to come and have their voices heard.

The Stonewall Monologues: Sharing LGBTQ and Women’s Voices

9:00pm-10:00pm, the Underground

UMW PRISM is hosting a space for the voices of queer and transgender women, as well as all other feminine identifying individuals. This event hopes to empower women and feminine-identifying people who are traditionally overlooked in the scope of women’s history to share their voices in a safe space.

Tuesday March 28th

Student Art Sale 2017

All Day, Outside the UC

Its that time of year again when the Student Art Association sells their own work.

Heritage Park Tutoring

3:45pm-5:00pm, 1003Heritage 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, Catholic Student Center

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

Therapeutic Horseback 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 the chance to win awesome prizes!

Wednesday March 29th 

Student Art Sale 2017

All Day, Outside the UC

Its that time of year again when the Student Art Association sells their own work.

Lemonade and Coffee

9:00am-11:00am, Campus Walk Outside Lee 

Need a little boost before or on the way to class? Well come meet InterVarsity Christian Fellowship outside of Ball Circle, in front of Lee Hall, between 9-11am for a cup of lemonade or coffee!!

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.

Weekly ReStore

3:00pm-5:00pm, FredHab ReStore

Each Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity will go to the local FredHab ReStore from 3-5pm to assist with whatever they have for us that week. Students should be at the Bell Tower no later than 2:55 so that the UMW van can leave on time. Students who want to drive on their own can.

Bragg Hill

Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Bible Study

6:30pm-8:30pm, UC Column Room

Bible study of the Book of Romans.

Children of Men

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

Come watch one of the greatest science-fiction films of the 21st Century, Children of Men, with the UMW Film Club. This event is free for all.

Thursday March 30th

Hot Cocoa Thursdays

3:00pm-5:00pm, UC 2nd Floor Living Room

Do you need a pick-me-up towards the end of the week?

Do you need a warm and inviting place to study?

Do you just want free hot cocoa?!

Then check out the UC living room on the 2nd floor every Thursday between 3-5pm and cozy up with a free cup of hot cocoa! – Presented by SAE

Active Listening

5:00pm-6:00pm, UC Capital Room

Horizons Level: Discovery

Description: Hearing and listening are two very different things. Listening, really listening, is something many people don’t understand and even fewer of us practice, but it is a crucial skill to lead effectively. This workshop will help you recognize the barriers to active and effective listening and help you develop the skills to become the person who not only hears, but understands.

CPB’s Big Spring Concert

7:00pm-11:00pm, the Anderson Center

CPB’s Big Spring Concert!

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 March 31st

Improv Comedy Show

8:00pm-9:30pm, Combs 139

An improvised comedy show consisting of unscripted scenes and games.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Trolls

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

Saturday April 1st

27th Annual Multicultural Fair

10:00am-5:00pm, UMW Fredericksburg Campus

Each year, the Multicultural Fair attracts thousands and exemplifies UMW’s commitment to multicultural awareness. The fair provides an entire day packed with entertainment, children’s activities, international and American food, and ethnic arts and crafts.

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!!

Trolls

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Sunday April 2nd

Our Leadership

March 24th, 2017

The members of our Executive Board are voted on by the active members at the end of every school year, unless otherwise noted. These positions are held throughout the year and each rote is vital to the success of Alpha Mu Sigma. They have their own meeting aside from our Chapter meeting and are of them the ones who represent our organization to Mary Washington.

2016-2017 School Year 

President: Julie Arnold 

Year: Senior
Major: Biology
Hometown: Boston, MA

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Vice President: Hannah Kass 

Year: Senior
Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: Baltimore, MD

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Secretary: Marissa Cassens
Year: Junior
Major: Psychology with Business Administration Minor
Hometown: Centreville, VA

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Vice President of Finance: Alex Petras

Year: Junior
Major: Elementary Education & Mathematics
Hometown: Great Falls, VA

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Vice President of Chapter History: Dalton Baughn 

Year: Junior
Major: Classical Archaeology with Museum Studies Minor
Hometown: Fluvanna, VA

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Vice President of Chapter Development: Kelsey Stanbro 

Year: Junior
Major: Marine Conservation
Hometown: New Kent, VA

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Vice Present of Recruitment: Charlotte Burch

Year: Junior
Major: Creative Writing and Business Minor
Hometown: New Canaan, CT

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Vice President of Rituals and Traditions: Robyn Huffman 

Year: Junior
Major: English
Hometown: Baltimore, MD

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Vice President of Philanthropy: Tiffany Lower

Year: Junior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Sterling, VA

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Vice President of External Affairs: Issy Perrin

Year: Senior
Major: Psychology with Linguistics Minor
Hometown: Mountainside, NJ

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Vice President of Internal Affairs: Elle Antzoulatos 

Year: Junior
Major: Chemistry and German
Hometown: Fairfax, VA

New Member Class Chair: Ellie Garrett 

Year: Sophomore
Major: Undeclared
Hometown: New Canaan, CT

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Want to Join?

March 24th, 2017

Thanks for checking out Alpha Mu Sigma’s site and for your interest in our organization! For anyone interested in becoming a member of our fabulous organization, we have a recruitment week and educational period beginning early in the fall semester.

Be sure to watch for fliers, posters, Facebook groups, and the buzz around campus about recruitment week.

If you miss our formal recruitment in the fall, but are interested in checking out or shadowing with our organization at other times of the year, please contact our President or our Vice President of Recruitment to learn more about the process and how to get started. Have any more questions? Feel free to e-mail us at alphamusigma@gmail.com. We hope to see all of you at our fall recruitment!

If you have any questions regarding recruitment week, please contact our President, Julie Arnold, at jarnold2@mail.umw.edu  or our Vice President of Recruitment, Charlotte Burch, at cburch@mail.umw.edu

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Our Creed

March 24th, 2017

Our Creed:

In bonds of love, I promise to

Lead others with grace and dignity

Serve my community with an open heart

Appreciate beauty in the world around me, other members, and myself

Honor and uphold the standards and traditions of my letters

Always believe I can change the world for good

And forever find joy and love in Alpha Mu Sigma


Our Purpose

March 24th, 2017

Our Purpose:

The purpose of our organization is to create a community for the women and men of UMW with similar beliefs which include:

A dedication to a higher level of scholastic achievement
A personal duty of leadership and service within the surrounding community
A stronger commitment to moral integrity and personal honor


Week of March 20th Events

March 20th, 2017

Monday March 20th

Junior Week Kickoff

3:00pm-5:00pm, Ball Circle

The Class of 2018 is kicking off Junior Week with t-shirts and snacks!

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

The Decision-Making Process

4:00pm-5:00pm, UC Capital Room

Horizons Level: Discovery, Exploration

Description: What do you base your decisions on: emotion, reason, instinct? Do you even know? Decision making is one of the most important aspects of leadership but most of us don’t use any rational process for most of the decisions we make. This workshop will discuss decision making from all perspectives (personal, professional, group) and provide guidance on how to consistently make better decisions.

Habitat Club Meeting

5:30pm-6:00pm, Monroe 210

Join Habitat for Humanity Club to work in the greater Fredericksburg area to improve the lives of those around us by working on a house, building a house or spending time in the FredHab ReStore! Come to meetings to learn about opportunities to volunteer with the club and meet awesome people! Meetings are 5:30pm every other Monday in Monroe Hall. Find us @UMWHabitat

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.

YL Campaigners

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lee 412

This is a general weekly meeting for Young Life members.

SGA Weekly Meeting

8:00pm-9:30pm, UC Capital Room

The weekly meeting for the Student Government Association to provide updates on organizational work. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone to come and have their voices heard.

Tuesday March 21st

Junior Week Resource Fair

2:00pm-4:00pm, the Underground and Campus Walk

Junior Week Resource Fair and give-aways!

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.

For 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.

Bingo

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

Play bingo for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Wednesday March 22nd

Food Bank

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

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.

Weekly ReStore

3:00pm-5:00pm, FredHab Store

Each Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity will go to the local FredHab ReStore from 3-5pm to assist with whatever they have for us that week. Students should be at the Bell Tower no later than 2:55 so that the UMW van can leave on time. Students who want to drive on their own can.

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Education Fair

5:00pm-7:00pm, UMW Stafford Campus

The Center for Career and Professional Development will be holding an Education Fair for UMW students and the surrounding community at the Stafford Campus on March 22, 2017 from 5-7 p.m.

Students will have an opportunity to learn about a variety of school systems and speak to representatives about their application process.

There is no cost or registration for students/alumni/community members to attend.

Bible Study

6:30pm-8:30pm, UC Column Room

Bible study of the Book of Romans.

Junior Week Scavenger Hunt

7:00pm-9:00pm, UC SAE Suite

Item based scavenger hunt for the Class of 2018!

Two Dollar Challenge Interest Meeting #1

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 116

The first interest meeting for the Two Dollar Challenge (April 3rd-7th).

More information about the event will be shared at this meeting.

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.

JADE Meeting

9:00pm-11:45pm, Trinkle 204

Members of JADE (Japanese Animation and Dramatic Entertainment) meet for a screening of our decided lineup of shows for the semester.

Thursday March 23rd

Hot Cocoa Thursdays

3:00pm-5:00pm, UC 2nd Floor Living Room

Do you need a pick-me-up towards the end of the week?

Do you need a warm and inviting place to study?

Do you just want free hot cocoa?!

Then check out the UC living room on the 2nd floor every Thursday between 3-5pm and cozy up with a free cup of hot cocoa! – Presented by SAE

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.

Arab Culture Night 2017

6:00pm-9:30pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

This event is the seventh annual Arab Culture Night. It will be a fun night with performers, a fashion show, and catered food. Everyone from the UMW or Fredericksburg communities are welcome!

Trivia Night

6:00pm-7:00pm, the Underground

Come out and test your knowledge of a variety of topics at Trivia Night!

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.

WOC General Body Meeting

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 112

Our bi-weekly meetings where we discuss a multitude of issues that effect women of color.

HUSH Documentary

8:15pm-10:00pm, Lee 411

A documentary creating a healthy dialogue between the varying views that people have on abortion.

Friday March 24th

Junior Week Sand Art and Sundaes

2:00pm-4:00pm, Ball Circle

Class of 2018 will be rounding off the week with sundaes and sand art!

Mr. UMW

6:00pm-10:00pm, Dodd Auditorium

It’s time for everyone’s favorite male beauty pageant! Get ready and get excited, because we are taking you back in time with 90’s Entertainment! Watch as your favorite misters represent their halls and show us what only 90’s kids remember.

John Wick

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Saturday March 25th

Mt. Vernon Leadership Summit

8:00am-5:00pm, Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service

Join us for this free, off-campus trip to George Washington’s childhood home!

The Center for Honor, Leadership, & Service has planned a special day trip to Mt. Vernon which will be held on Saturday, March 25. During our visit we will have a private tour of the grounds and mansion, get an inside look of the inner workings of the plantation, learn about George & Mary Washington’s daily lives, and discuss what it means to exemplify leadership, service, and integrity.

Transportation, admission, and lunch are included! We will leave campus at 8am and return no later than 5pm. RSVP today – spots are limited!

CPB Hiking Trip

9:30pm-6:45pm, Spy Rock Trail (Montebello, VA)

Pay $5 for transportation to hike Spy Rock Trail in Montebello, VA!

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!!

Object Manipulation Group

10:00am-12:30pm, Ball Circle (or the Racketball room in Goolrick)

Juggling, hooping, staff twirling, and other manipulation.

Service Saturday

10:00am-1:00pm, Catholic Student Center

Join us for our Service Saturday on March 25th. We will be having mass at 10 am at the Catholic Student Center. We have three options for this Saturday. 1) We are going to Greenfield Nursing Home to play bingo with the residents. 2) Hope House to do some maintenance on the outside property. 3) St. Vincent de Paul to help the organize the store and finish projects. We will be at the locations from 11 am to 1 pm. Lunch and transportation will be provided! Look forward to seeing you there!

Junior Ring Ceremony

2:00pm-4:00pm, Jepson Alumni Center

The Ceremony for Juniors to receive their rings.

Drag Show 2017: The 80s, 90s, and Today

7:00pm-10:00pm, HCC Digital Auditorium

UMW PRISM will be hosting our annual drag show! Students compete in a lip sync competition which is emceed by a professional drag performer and judged by members of our UMW faculty. This year’s theme may sound familiar: we’re channeling your favorite radio hosts by incorporating music from the 80’s, 90’s and today.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

John Wick

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Junior Formal

8:00pm-11:00pm, Chandler Ballroom

This is the capstone celebration of Junior Week. We will be inviting parents as well as students to join us for desserts, fun, and dancing!

Sunday March 26th

CPB Hiking Trip (rain date)

9:30am-6:45pm, Spy Rock Trail (Montebello, VA)

Pay $5 for transportation to hike Spy Rock Trail in Montebello, VA!

WAC Meeting

8:00pm-11:00pm, Trinkle 204

We watch cartoons from a wide variety of time as long as it was created in the western world.

 

Week of March 13th

March 11th, 2017

Monday March 13th

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Applications for Office Assistant (Office of Title IX) Open

Wednesday March 8th – Sunday March 19th

The Office of Title IX is seeking a creative, dependable, organized, committed, and detail-oriented office assistant/student worker.

*Please visit our portal on myUMW or the application to learn more about the position and application requirements.

Second Annual Raft Debate

4:00pm-5:00pm, Dodd Auditorium

This event will kick off our spring major declaration drive and is open to all students. Students who are undeclared are highly encouraged to attend. If you are not familiar with the event, the debate (moderated this spring by Dr. Randy Reif) will feature three faculty from different departments who will debate the others to prove why their academic discipline should be permitted to survive in the one-seat life raft. It is both an educational and entertaining experience. Please attend if you can, and encourage your students and faculty to attend as well.

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.

YL Campaigners

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lee 412

This is a general weekly meeting for Young Life members.

SGA Weekly Meeting

8:00pm-9:30pm, UC Capital Room

The weekly meeting for the Student Government Association to provide updates on organizational work. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone to come and have their voices heard.

Tuesday March 14th

Financial Independence: Smart Choices to Succeed Financially

9:30am, Woodard 223

Join the COB for a professional development speaker series. The purpose of the program is to prepare students for life beyond the University of Mary Washington!
Free and open to the public. Students that attend three out of six seminars will win a prize! View business.umw.edu for a list of all upcoming seminars.

Mary Wash Giving Day

10:00am-4:00pm, Online or in the UC Lobby

Join us for our first ever Mary Wash Giving Day! Put your UMW pride into action by giving back to University programs and students. Support the areas that are most important to you, like clubs and organizations, departments, scholarships, athletics, and much more.

Make a gift online at mwgivingday.com, or in person in the UC lobby! **free pizza, cookies, and donut holes**

For questions, please contact umwgift@umw.edu

Film and Discussion: #ChicagoGirl

5:30pm, Lee 412

Sponsored by the James Farmer Multicultural Center
Armed with Facebook, Twitter, Skype, and camera phones, an American teenage girl from the Chicago suburbs helps her social networks in Syria brave snipers and shelling in the streets to show the world the human rights atrocities of a dictator.

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 me at 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.

Job Fair 101

4:00pm-5:00pm, UC Center for Career and Professional Development

Questions about the Job Fair? Attend this info session to learn all you need to know!

Bingo

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

Join us in the Underground for a chance to win awesome prizes!

YL Club

8:30pm-10:00pm, Lee 411

This is a general meeting for younglife with games and fellowship!

Wednesday March 15th

InterVarsity Bake Sale

11:00am-2:00pm, Ball Circle

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Club will be holding a bake sale for a child we sponsor, Kenneth, through Compassion International. Each month we donate to him and his family so that they are able to have food, water, clothing, education, etc. Please come by our table to learn more about IV and Kenneth as well as buying some yummy baked goods. All proceeds will go towards Kenneth and his family. See you outside on Ball Circle from 11-2!!

Food Bank

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

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, and shorts must meet at the knees.

Weekly ReStore

3:00pm -5:00pm, FredHab ReStore

Each Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity will go to the local FredHab ReStore from 3-5pm to assist with whatever they have for us that week. Students should be at the Bell Tower no later than 2:55 so that the UMW van can leave on time. Students who want to drive on their own can.

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

CPB’s Underground Concert Series Presents: Vacation Manor

6:00pm-7:30pm, the Underground

CPB Production’s Underground Concert Presents: Vacation Manor. A small concert held in the underground 6:00 pm on Wednesday.

Bible Study

6:30pm-8:30pm, UC Column Room

Bible study of the Book of Romans.

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.

 Large Group

7:30pm-8:45pm, Lee 412

Join us for a time of fellowship and worship! We will have a meet and greet, as will as good music and a great speaker. Come out and learn more about InterVarsity and the Gospel! Can’t wait to see you there!

Mary Wash’s Got Talent

7:30pm-9:00pm, Dodd Auditorium

Support your talented Mary Wash friends and vote for who you think should win!

UMW Accounting Club Meeting

7:30pm-8:30pm, Woodard 202

UMW Accounting Club holds meetings every other week.

Being John Malkovich Presented by The UMW Film Club

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

Come watch Spike Jonze’s and Charlie Kaufman’s absurdist classic Being John Malkovich for Free with the UMW Film Club.

JADE Meeting

9:00pm-11:45pm, Trinkle 204

Members of JADE meet for a screening of our decided lineup of shows for the semester.

Thursday March 16th

Hot Cocoa Thursdays

3:00pm-5:00pm, UC 2nd Floor Living Room

Do you need a pick-me-up towards the end of the week?

Do you need a warm and inviting place to study?

Do you just want free hot cocoa?!

Then check out the UC living room on the 2nd floor every Thursday between 3-5pm and cozy up with a free cup of hot cocoa! – Presented by SAE

CryptoParty

4:00pm-8:00pm, HCC Digital Auditorium

The UMW Libraries, DTLT, the DKC, and the HCC are co-sponsoring a CryptoParty in the HCC Digital Auditorium. A CryptoParty is a place where everyone, from beginners to experts, can come together and help each other take back control of their data, their digital identity.

Spring Job and Internship Fair

3:00pm-6:00pm, UC Chandler Ballroom

The Center for Career and Professional Development will be holding a spring job and internship fair. This event attracts local and regional employers who will be searching to fill full-time and internship positions. Organizations attending include representatives from corporations, federal and state government, and non-profit organizations. All students, alumni, and community members are welcome and are encouraged to arrive with resumes and dressed in business professional attire.

Students do not need to register to attend this event.

Questions? Email ccpd@umw.edu or call us at 540-654-5646.

Yarn Works Meeting

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 112

Meet and learn how to knit or crochet. Work on yarn projects of your own.

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 March 17th

Peace Corps Information Session

12:00pm-1:00pm, UC Colonade Room

A Peace Corps representative will be giving an overview of the program and will talk about their personal experience. A representative from the Center for Career and Professional Development will also be discussing the Peace Corps Prep Program at UMW.

Why Him?

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter’s Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.

Passengers

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Saturday March 18th

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!!

Object Manipulation Group

10:00am-12:30pm, Ball Circle (in case of rain: Goolrick Hall Racketball Room)

Juggling, hooping, staff twirling, and other manipulation.

Passengers

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Why Him?

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter’s Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.

Sunday March 19th

WAC Meeting

8:00pm-11:00pm, Trinkle 204

We watch cartoons from a wide variety of time as long as it was created in the western world.

Week of February 27th

February 27th, 2017

Monday February 27th

Students Helping Honduras Cupcake Sale

10:30am-3:00pm, Outside of Lee Hall

Never have a bad Monday thanks to Students Helping Honduras. Our cupcake sales will happen every Monday in front of Lee. All donation based so you pay what you think our cupcakes are worth. Help us reach $10,000 para los ninos!

Club Quidditch Bake Sale

11:00am-2:00pm, UC Table

Come out to help support UMW’s Club Quidditch!

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Diversity

4:00pm-5:00pm, UC Capital Room

Horizons Level: Discovery

Description: Diversity isn’t just part of who we are here at Mary Washington, it is part of who we are as a nation. Learning how to appreciate and work in an environment with people of different backgrounds, races, creeds, and religion isn’t just a good idea, it’s a must. Learn how you can broaden your perspective as a leader and take advantage of diversity to allow your organization to excel.

Office of Personnel Management Information Session

4:00pm-5:30pm, UC Colonnade Room

Learn more about the Office of Personnel Management.

Resume and LinkedIn Workshop

7:00pm-8:00pm, UC Colonnade Room

College of Business Marketing Club will be hosting a resume and LinkedIn workshop for members.

Professors and Upperclassman can review resumes and will teach basics and tips for creating a resume that will make you stand out from the crowd!

Professional LinkedIn headshots will be taken for student profiles – Free! Wear Business Professional clothing!

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.

YL Campaigners

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lee 412

This is a general weekly meeting for Young Life members.

SGA Weekly Meeting

8:00pm-9:30pm, UC Capital Room

The weekly meeting for the Student Government Association to provide updates on organizational work. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone to come and have their voices heard.

Tuesday February 28th

Club Quidditch Bake Sale

11:00am-2:00pm, UC Table

Come out to help support UMW’s Club Quidditch!

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.

Bingo

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

Come out and play bingo for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

YL Club

8:30pm-10:00pm, Lee 411

This is a general meeting for younglife with games and fellowship!

Wednesday March 1st

InterVarsity Hot Chocolate

9:00am-11:00am, Ball Circle

Are you cold walking to class in the mornings? If so, stop by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s table in front of Lee Hall and Ball Circle where we will be passing out warm, delicious hot chocolate.The perfect kick to jump start your day!!

Virginia State Police Information Table

10:00am-2:00pm, UC Table

Learn about the VA State Police.

Club Quidditch Bake Sale

11:00am-2:00pm, UC Table

Come out to help support UMW’s Club Quidditch!

Food Bank

3:00pm-5:00pm, 3631 Lee Hill Dr. Fredericksburg

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.

Weekly ReStore

3:00pm-5:00pm, FredHab ReStore

Each Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity will go to the local FredHab ReStore from 3-5pm to assist with whatever they have for us that week. Students should be at the Bell Tower no later than 2:55 so that the UMW van can leave on time. Students who want to drive on their own can.

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Bible Study

6:30pm-8:30pm, UC Column Room

Bible study of the Book of Romans.

CPB Production’s Presents: Open Mic Night

7:30pm-9:00pm, the Underground

Open Mic Night in the Underground!

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.

Large Group

7:30pm-8:45pm, Lee 412

Join us for a time of fellowship and worship! We will have a meet and greet, as will as good music and a great speaker. Come out and learn more about InterVarsity and the Gospel! Can’t wait to see you there!

UMW Accounting Club Meeting

7:30pm-8:30pm, Woodard 202

UMW Accounting Club holds meetings every other week.

JADE Meeting

9:00pm-11:45pm, Trinkle 204

Members of JADE meet for a screening of our decided lineup of shows for the semester.

The Adventures of Robin Hood Presented by the UMW Film Club

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

Join us as we screen the pinnacle of swashbucklers, The Adventures of Robin Hood, on Wednesday, March 1st at 9pm in Monroe 116. This event is Free for ALL!

Thursday March 2nd

Hot Cocoa Thursdays

3:00pm-5:00pm, UC 2nd Floor Living Room

Do you need a pick-me-up towards the end of the week?

Do you need a warm and inviting place to study?

Do you just want free hot cocoa?!

Then check out the UC living room on the 2nd floor every Thursday between 3-5pm and cozy up with a free cup of hot cocoa! – Presented by SAE

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.

Yarn Works Meeting

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 112

 

Meet and learn how to knit or crochet. Work on yarn projects of your own!

Thurman Brisben Center

7:00pm-8:30pm, 471 Central Rd. 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 March 3rd

Campus closes for Spring Break at 5:00pm!

Marmalade Skeleton Party 2/25 Playlist

February 25th, 2017
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Week of February 20th Events

February 20th, 2017

Monday February 20th

Students Helping Honduras Cupcake Sale

10:30am-3:00pm, Outside of Lee

Never have a bad Monday thanks to Students Helping Honduras. Our cupcake sales will happen every Monday in front of Lee. All donation based so you pay what you think our cupcakes are worth. Help us reach $10,000 para los ninos!

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Habitat Club Meeting

5:30pm-6:00pm, Monroe 210

Join Habitat for Humanity Club to work in the greater Fredericksburg area to improve the lives of those around us by working on a house, building a house or spending time in the FredHab ReStore! Come to meetings to learn about opportunities to volunteer with the club and meet awesome people! Meetings are 5:30pm every other Monday in Monroe Hall. Find us @UMWHabitat

Bill Nye’s Global Meltdown

6:30pm-8:00pm, the Underground

Monday

Now, more than ever, climate change awareness and education is the singular most important global issue. It is not exclusively an environmental science topic, but involves geophysics, astronomy, and the cross pollination of many additional scientific fields.

Join the UMW Astronomy Club and Ecology Club for a viewing of “Bill Nye’s Global Meltdown” T.V. special. Together we will explore the problem from different lenses, and inspire a change in everyday life towards sustainable, environmentally responsible living.

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.

YL Campaigners

7:30pm-9:30pm, Lee 412

This is a general weekly meeting for Young Life members.

SGA Weekly Meeting

8:00pm-9:30pm, UC Capital Room

The weekly meeting for the Student Government Association to provide updates on organizational work. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone to come and have their voices heard.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast Auditions!

9:15pm-11:15pm, Monroe 116

Monday 2

Join us on February 20th at 9:00-11:00pm in Monroe 116 to audition for our shadow cast of RHPS. All you need to do is lip sync a song of your choice from the soundtrack while acting out what’s happening on screen (you may audition alone or in pairs).

This year there will also be group dance auditions to The Time Warp. We will be putting up an instructional video on our facebook page shortly with the steps you need to know (Don’t worry if you can’t quite get the knack of it; you having fun and participating is more important to us than mastery).

If you are interested in a back stage position or helping with sets/makeup/costumes/etc. I encourage you to stop by auditions and/or get in contact with me at jkemp@mail.umw.edu.

If you plan to audition make sure that you will be available for the performances:

Friday March 24th @ 12:00 Saturday March 25th @ 7:00 and 12:00

Friday March 31st @12:00 Saturday April 1st @ 7:00 and 12:00

If you are unable to make auditions on the 20th get in contact with us as soon as possible and we will do our best to schedule an alternate audition time for you.

Open House Lunch

12:00pm, Top of the UC

We’ll have several hundred students and their families visiting UMW and joining us for lunch at the Top of the UC. To avoid long lines we suggest students dine early (11 a.m.), late (1 p.m.) or perhaps enjoy lunch at one of our retail locations. For additional information contact Dining@UMW.edu.

Tuesday February 21st

Consultation Day

9:00am-4:00pm, UC Center for Career and Professional Development Suite

Tuesday

Walk-in day at the CCPD! Come in and have your resumes reviewed without an appointment!

Blenheim Organic Gardens Information Table

11:00am-2:00pm, University Center

Find out more about Blenheim Organic Gardens!

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.

Bingo

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

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Win awesome prizes playing Bingo!

Black History Month Caribbean Cuisines Lunch

11:30pm-1:30pm, Top of the UC

Join us for Mango Pork with Apple Fennel, Caribbean Chicken with Pineapple, Jamaican Jerk Chicken Sandwiches & more as we celebrate Caribbean Cuisines. Cost: 1 meal swipe; $7.65 Flex, or $9.15 plus tax for cash, EagleOne or Credit. For additional information contact Dining@UMW.edu.

Wednesday February 22nd

Chick-Fil-A Information Table

11:00pm-3:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

Chick-Fil-A is hiring!

Food Bank

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

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.

Weekly Restore

3:00pm-5:00pm, FredHab ReStore

Each Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity will go to the local FredHab ReStore from 3-5pm to assist with whatever they have for us that week. Students should be at the Bell Tower no later than 2:55 so that the UMW van can leave on time. Students who want to drive on their own can.

Bragg Hill

4:00pm-5:15pm, Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Come out to tutor at-risk youth and play time after school! We go every week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet at the bell tower at 3:50 for those who need transportation.

Bible Study

6:30pm-8:30pm, UC Column Room

Bible study of the Book of Romans.

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.

Ice Cream Social

7:30pm-8:45pm, Lee 412

Wednesday 2

Come join InterVarsity for an ice cream social on Wednesday February 22 @ 7:30 in Lee 411. There will be lots of sprinkles, chocolate syrup, and whip cream to decorate your ice cream. There will also be root beer for those of you who like root beer floats!!

An American Werewolf in London presented by the UMW Film Club

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

The UMW Film Club will be screening An American Werewolf in London FREE FOR ALL.

JADE Meeting

9:00pm-11:45pm, Trinkle 204

Members of JADE meet for a screening of our decided lineup of shows for the semester.

Thursday February 23rd

ACTS (Action in Community Through Service) Information Table

11:00am-2:00pm, UC 2nd Floor

ACTS is a local suicide prevention program; the main focus of our program is a crisis intervention hotline that has an annual call volume of over 40,000. ACTS offices are a short 20 minute drive from Fredericksburg, and we are always looking for interested volunteers to help out with our hotline. It’s a really good fit for undergraduate students with an interest in psychology or social services, and all volunteers receive a 40-hour training.

Hot Cocoa Thursdays

3:00pm-5:00pm, UC 2nd Floor Living Room

Do you need a pick-me-up towards the end of the week?

Do you need a warm and inviting place to study?

Do you just want free hot cocoa?!

Then check out the UC living room on the 2nd floor every Thursday between 3-5pm and cozy up with a free cup of hot cocoa! – Presented by SAE

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.

Be the Change: Foundations of Service

5:00pm-6:00pm, UC Capital Room

Horizons Level: Foundations

Description: So what is service all about and why should I get involved? How can I make a difference and encourage others to help make our world a better place? This session will connect you with resources and provide ideas for how you can be the change you want to see in your community.

Yarn Works General Meeting

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 112

Meet and learn how to knit or crochet. Work on yarn projects of your own.

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.

WOC General Body Meeting

7:00pm-8:00pm, Monroe 211

Our bi-weekly meetings where we discuss a multitude of issues that effect women of color.

Friday February 24th

GEICO Information Table

11:00am-2:00pm, University Center

GEICO is hiring!

The Edge of Seventeen

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

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High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother.

Improv Comedy Show – The Undeniably Adjacent

8:00pm-9:30pm, Combs 139

An improvised comedy show consisting of unscripted scenes and games for UMW’s community.

Doctor Strange

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

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A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Sweet Things Ice Cream Sundae Bar

5:00pm-7:00pm, Top of the UC 

Stop by Presto Pasta at the Top of the UC for banana splits or waffle cones filled with strawberry, vanilla, chocolate or a specialty flavor hard-packed ice cream, plus hot fudge or caramel sauce, lots of toppings, whipped cream and maraschino cherries! Cost: $3 in addition to the cost of dinner. For additional information contact Dining@UMW.edu.

Saturday February 25th

Certamen

10:00am-3:00pm, Trinkle Hall

Welcoming all middle and high school students in Fredericksburg and the surrounding area for the 2017 UMW Certamen. Come test your knowledge against other students in Latin language and Roman Mythology, History and Culture.

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!!

Object Manipulation Group

10:00am-12:30pm, Ball Circle (rain plan: Monroe 116)

Juggling, hooping, staff twirling, and other manipulation.

Service Saturday

10:00am-1:00pm, 1614 College Ave Fredericksburg

Join us for Service Saturday this month! This month we will be splitting up and heading to two places. One group will be going St. Vincent de Paul to help out with their thrift store and the other will be heading to the Thurman Brisben Center to play with the kids! We will be having Mass beforehand at 10am and transportation is provided. We will get back around 1 and lunch will provided!

Doctor Strange

7:00pm-9:00pm, Monroe 116

doctor-strange

A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

The Edge of Seventeen

10:00pm-11:45pm, Monroe 116

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High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother.

Sunday February 26th

Oscars Watch Party

7:00pm-11:45pm, the Underground

Sunday

Come join SAE and CPB for a star-studded night, filled with Oscars themed games, sparkling drinks, a full popcorn bar and much much more. Entry is free to the first 100 students who arrive, cocktail dress is a must.

Doors open at 7pm Sunday 2/26 at the Underground, where you will enter on a red carpet and be bombarded by paparazzi.

The Oscars begin at 8:30pm, but don’t forget to get their early to make your picks in the hopes of winning prizes.