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Classes are well underway in the newly renovated Young Hall.September 7, 2010
Meetings/GatheringsBe sure to click Career Services and Convos tabs to the left for a complete listing of those related events.
Tuesday, Sept. 7. Poster Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Ewen Meeting Room in the Campus Center.
Wednesday, Sept. 8. A Career Services representative will be at the entrance to the Campus Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students, do you have a quick question for Career Services? Need to make an appointment? Stop by and say hello to us. Be sure to check out Career Services on the Web for lots of useful information and more events.
Wednesday, Sept. 8. Become a Big Brother or Big Sister. There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in learning about Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bluegrass at 5 p.m. in Room 202 of the Campus Center. PIZZA will be provided, and everyone is encouraged to attend. Please RSVP (so we have enough pizza) via e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Sept. 8. All-CARE Meeting! The first All C.A.R.E. meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Nichols Dining Room (inside of Cowan). Here we will celebrate and see pictures from the Fall Service Plunge, talk about upcoming events (like the Blood Drive), and share ideas for other events. Please join us and find out how you can be part of Centre's largest volunteer organization and make a difference for good in our community!
Thursday, Sept. 9. CONVO: Washington Post journalist, John Pomfret, author of first-year book. Click here for more.
Saturday, Sept. 11. Outhouse Blowout Race. Runners/riders wanted for the Outhouse Blowout race. Call Ray at 859.326.0241 for information. Click here to read more about the race and how your participation can help a Boyle County landmark.
Monday, Sept. 13. Hospital Volunteer Orientation. Want to spend time volunteering at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center? Please make plans to attend a MANDATORY hospital volunteer orientation at 4 p.m. in Crounse 313. At this meeting you will be able to share your interests and availability with the hospital staff so they can best match your interests with volunteer opportunities. Questions? E-mail Patrick.Noltemeyer@centre.edu.
Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 14-15. Non-credited community education sign language class. Classes will meet in the Ewen Meeting Room at 6 p.m. Please join us in our journey learning Beginning American Sign Language. If you have any questions please e-mail email@example.com.
Tuesday, Sept. 14. Eddie Montgomery's Steakhouse in Harrodsburg grand opening. Entertainment by Eddie Montgomery and friends, John Michael Montgomery, Craig Morgan, Colt Ford, Billy Dean, and more! $200 per ticket with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Camp Horsin' Around. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., a three-course meal will be served beginning at 7 p.m., and entertainment at 8 p.m. Purchase tickets at the steakhouse now!
Be sure to check out the newly renovated Young Hall.Be sure to mark your calendar for these upcoming DramaCentre Productions (Weisiger Theatre):
CONVO: The Ugly One. Sept. 15 and 16 at 8 p.m., Sept. 17 at 6 p.m., Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. Described as a scintillating absurdist comedy about beauty, identity, and getting ahead in life, The Ugly One was written by Marius von Mayenburg, a German playwright and translator. His previous plays include Parasites, The Cold Child, and Fireface, which premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in 2000. In the play, main character Lette thinks he is normal. When the extent of his ugliness is revealed he turns to a plastic surgeon for help. But after the bandages come off, Lette soon learns that there is such a thing as too beautiful. Mayenburg's 60-minute play squarely hits any number of targets: our society's obsession with external beauty, the brutality of capitalism, and the danger of treating defining organs like mechanical parts. The Ugly One is a scalpal-sharp comedy on beauty, identity and getting ahead in life. Directed by Rowen Haigh, Danville native and daughter of Centre drama professor Tony Haigh. Rowen is a professional director living and working in the Philadelphia theatre community.
Arcadia. Nov. 3 and 6 at 8 p.m.
The Giver. April 20-23 at 8 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 20. Blood Drive. The Central Kentucky Blood Center will be on campus collecting blood donations in the Ewen Meeting Room on the second floor of the Campus Center between noon and 6 p.m. Look for sign up opportunities outside of Cowan Sept. 15-17. Remember that one hour of your time can save a life! Questions? E-mail Patrick.Noltemeyer@centre.edu.
Monday, Sept. 20. CONVO: Does America Have a Written Constitution? A Glance at Judicial Politics. 7:30 p.m. in Weisiger Theatre. Professor Emeritus Larry Matheny will give the address in this annual convo in celebration of our Constitution.
Wednesday, Sept. 22. CONVO: In the Shadow of the Raid. 7:30 p.m. in Weisiger Theatre. The filmmakers of this documentary will be on campus to talk about their film which discusses the aftermath of an immigration raid at a kosher meatpacking plant in Iowa. This was one of the largest workplace raids in history. Click here for more.
Thursday, Sept. 23. CONVO: Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic. 7:30 p.m. in Newlin Hall. Professors Larry Bitensky, Barbara Hall, Nathan Link, and Ian Wilson will give a joint convocation in preparation for the following Monday’s Vienna Philharmonic performance.
Friday, Sept. 24 through Sunday, Oct. 10. Spotlight Lexington. Looking for something to do? “Spotlight Lexington” will include various types of entertainment, food and the opportunity to experience the World Equestrian Games even if you can’t make it to the Horse Park! There are three main venues for Spotlight Lexington: Triangle Park, Cheapside Park and the main stage at Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza. The main stage will host athlete ceremonies, a live feed broadcasting the competition from the horse park and nightly concerts. Click here for the schedule.
Saturday, Sept. 25. Oktoberfest Block Party. Eat, drink and enjoy crafts, fine-food, great beer, bratwurst, cheeses, and other fine foods--all out on the street from 4 to 7 p.m. on 4th and Walnut Streets. $15 will get you a dozen beer tastings, as well as tastes of our fine food offerings. Even better, the money will go to the Heart of Danville as they raise money for outdoor seating and benches in our historic downtown. Tickets can be purchased at V-The Market, Heart of Danville, or the Visitor Center. There are only 500 tickets available, so act quickly! For more information contact Adam Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 5. Sophomore Survival—you spoke, we listened. This 4th annual program just for sophomores will be at 5 p.m. Get information in three brief sessions on internships, choosing a major and resume writing. We’ll have snacks throughout and a pizza party at the end. Door prizes and a grand prize ($50 to Wal-Mart) at the end. Call 859-238-5283 to sign up, deadline is Oct. 1.
NoticesMeal Plan Changes. If you would like to change your meal plan, please come by the Student Life Office and complete a form. The last date to change your meal plan is Sept. 10.
Parents needing rooms for Family Weekend: Two hotels in Nicholasville have rooms. Super 8 (859-885-9889) has a few on Saturday, Sept. 18. Holiday Inn Express has several for both nights (859-885-8080) though some are smoking rooms. Also check with Howard Johnson's (859-887-8712).
Click here for the Norton Center for the Arts Student Ticket Pickup Policy (PDF).
Click here for the AEGON Gallery Events Schedule.
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