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For corrections or cancellations email: publicrel@wcupa.edu.
Submit a WCU event here: Online Event Request Form

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

  Date Time Type of Event Title of Event Location
Tue

Fri
09/02
through
10/17
  Art Exhibit "Uncommon Denominator: A Mentor's Influence"
New Gallery, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts
Fri 10/03 8am - 4:30pm Conference 2014 Pennsylvania SOPHE Conference
Community Partnerships and Leadership for Health
WCU Graduate Center, 1160 McDermott Dr
Mon
Tues
10/06
10/07
  University Calendar Fall Break - No Classes  
Wed 10/08 7pm Film Food for Change
This 84-minute documentary explores the world of co-ops and provides insight into why this shopping option is an excellent consumer service. No fee to attend but donations to West Chester Food Co-op are appreciated.
Brandywine Hall
Thu 10/09 7:30pm Film The OUT List
Alternately humorous and poignant, The OUT List features a diverse cross-section of accomplished leaders from entertainment, business, sports, and public service sharing intimate stories on childhood, understanding gender and sexuality, building careers while out, and reflecting on the challenges still facing the LGBT community.
Sykes Theater
Fri 10/10 4pm - 8pm Other Campus Event "Once Upon a Prom" WCU Dress Drive
Donate your semi or formal gowns and dresses, accessories (except shoes) and new makeup & jewelry. All donations will be given to WGIRLS-Inc.'s Project G.L.A.M. to benefit underprivileged female youth all around the world who cannot afford attire for prom and other special occasions!
Sykes Ballrooms
Fri 10/10 7:30pm WCU Live! The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra
A thrilling 11-piece salsa group which plays dynamic arrangements of indie rock tunes we love. Tickets: $13-$20
Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall
Fri 10/10 9pm Sykes After Dark Hypnotic Intoxication w/ Keith Karkut
A hilarious hypnotic show is unlike any other. Open to Students, Faculty & Staff.
Sykes Student Union
Sat 10/11 3pm Lecture, Seminar, Guest Speaker Redefining Realness with Janet Mock
Janet Mock is a writer, speaker, TV host, cultural commentator, the founder of #Girlslikeus and the New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness. Learn about her journey and work. Click to RSVP (required). For more info:  lgbtqa@wcupa.edu
Sykes Theater
Sun 10/12 10:30am - 4pm West Chester Borough 12th Annual West Chester Rotary Chili Cook-Off Downtown West Chester
Wed 10/14 12pm - 12:50pm Lecture, Seminar, Guest Speaker Ethnic Studies Seminar on Ethnic Cuisine of Italy
Ethnic Studies Seminar on "Ethnic Imaginaries and the Italian American Culinary Experience" by Michael Di Giovine, WCU Dept. of Anthropology and Sociology. For more info: fhoffman@wcupa.edu
Philips Autograph Library
Tue 10/14 9pm - 11pm Other Campus Event October Open Mic Night
English Club's monthly open mic night welcomes all performers: poets, musicians, comedians, and more.  Simply show up and sign up to perform. For more info: TK780615@wcupa.edu
Sykes Common Grounds
Wed 10/15 8am - 6pm Conference Interdisciplinary Academic Conference on Frederick Douglass
A gathering of academics from a variety of disciplines to reflect on the life, legacy and work of Frederick Douglass. The conference is in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Frederick Douglass Institute at WCU.
Philips Autograph Library
Wed 10/15 4:30pm Film Peaceable Kingdom, the Journey Home
Documentary about the transformation of meat and dairy farmers to a more humane lifestyle. Post-film discussion with Harold Brown, former cattle farmer and documentary "star" and Lee Hall, environmental and animal law attorney. For more info: jnestlerode@wcupa.edu
Sykes Theater
Thu 10/16 9am - 12pm Lecture, Seminar, Guest Speaker Research Instills Skills and Knowledge Symposium
Over 20 student researchers spent their summer engaged in faculty-mentored research. Each researcher has carefully crafted a poster or oral presentation to deliver at the RISK Symposium. While they present, treat yourself to free food and a round of research speed dating!*
Sykes Ballrooms and
Rooms 209 and 210
Thu 10/16 4:00pm Other Campus Event Business & Public Affairs Center Groundbreaking Event
President Greg Weisenstein and Dean Michelle Patrick cordially invite you to join them for a historic groundbreaking of the BPAC
McCarthy Hall (Reynolds Alley)
Thu 10/16 8pm WCU Live!
&
Sykes After Dark
Gaelic Storm
In 1997, Gaelic Storm appeared in the film Titanic as the steerage band - with catalog sales of more than one million, the group has had four consecutive albums debut at #1 on the Billboard World Albums Chart. Tickets: $13-$20, WCU Students: Free
Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall
Thu 10/16 8:15pm School of Music New Music at WCU
Newly composed settings of ancient poetry by Golias and Rumi. New and old instruments: Baroque cello, computer electric guitar! For more info: vstiefel@wcupa.edu
Ware Recital Hall, Swope Music Building
Fri 10/17 10am Other Campus Event Professional Testing Center Grand Opening
Ribbon cutting, remarks from President Greg Weisenstein, and a tour of the facility.
Located to the right of the Starbucks entrance outside of the Francis Harvey Library
Fri 10/17 8pm Theatre & Dance The Wedding Singer
It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Tickets $12-$15.
Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre
Thu

Sun
10/16
through
10/19
  WCU Homecomng 2014 West Chester University Homecoming 2014
Alumni reunions, Theatre & Dance performances, Cookout, Mixers, Campus Tours, Concerts and more. Check out the full schedule of WCU Homecoming Weekend HERE.
 
Sat 10/18 10am WCU Homecoming 2014 WCU Homecoming Parade Begins at Church St. and Rosedale Ave
Sat 10/18 2pm WCU Homecoming 2014 WCU Homecoming Football Game
WCU vs. Shippensburg. Click for ticket info.
Farrell Stadium
Sat 10/18 8pm Theatre & Dance The Wedding Singer
It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Tickets $12-$15.
Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre
Sun 10/19 2pm Theatre & Dance The Wedding Singer
It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Tickets $12-$15.
Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre
Tue 10/21 6pm Lecture, Seminar, Guest Speaker STEM Alumni Share Their Success Stories
Learn from professionals in the Science-Technology-Engineering-Math fields as they share their career stories! Open to all majors, Pre-Major students and Alumni.
Philips Autograph Library
Tue 10/21 7pm - 9pm Lecture, Seminar, Guest Speaker Cracked...Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After A Suicide Attempt
Kevin Hines is one of only 33 people to survive a suicide attempt off the Golden Gate Bridge. Come hear his inspirational story of unlikely survival, courage and a renewed will to live.
Main Hall Auditorium, Room 168
Wed 10/22 12pm - 2:30pm Other Campus Events Science & Technology Career Fair
Open to students/alumni.
Sykes Ballrooms
Thu 10/23 7:30pm Film You Are The One
This powerful documentary explores sexual assault awareness and sexual empowerment on college campuses through the work of two amazing activists and the strong connections they've made during their travels throughout the US.
Sykes Theater
Thu 10/23 8pm Theatre & Dance The Wedding Singer
It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Tickets $12-$15.
Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre
Fri 10/24 7pm Lecture, Seminar, Guest Speaker "Revisiting the Galileo Affair"
Busting Myths about Galileo, the Pope, and the Cosmos" is a special lecture by Dr. Brent Ruswick from the WCU Department of History. The lecture willl be followed by a short planetarium presentation by Dr. Karen Schwarz.
Mather Planetarium
Fri 10/24 8pm Theatre & Dance The Wedding Singer
It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Tickets $12-$15.
Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre
Fri 10/24 9pm Sykes After Dark 61Syx Teknique, Break Dance Show
A live break dance show with 61Syx then learn a few moves from the guys after the show. WCU’s own Urban Dance group will open up the show. Open to Students, Faculty & Staff.
Sykes Student Union
Sat 10/25 6pm Other Campus Events Cafe 117
WCU Gospel Ministries invites you to our annual Cafe. There will be an open mic portion and refreshments will be served. For more info: dw791965@wcupa.edu.
Sykes Ballroom A & B
Sat 10/25 8pm Theatre & Dance The Wedding Singer
It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Tickets $12-$15.
Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre
Wed 10/29 4:30pm Film "1971"
Documentary about the 1971 break-in of the Media, Pennsylvania office of the FBI. The "burglars" were never caught. Guest "burglar" Keith Forsyth will speak after the film. For more info: jnestlerode@wcupa.edu
Sykes Theater

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