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September 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

9 a.m.
Voter Registration Table, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs.
10 a.m.
Homecoming Gives Back, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 3 p.m.
Noon
Made on the Mountain: North Mountain Residency Retrospective, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater and North Mountain Residency.
3 p.m.
Shepherd University Bookstore Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Student Center.
7 p.m.
Appalachian Heritage Festival and Writer-in-Residence, “A Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers in Music and Words,” Readings from the Anthology and Shepherd University Music Department Presents Selections from Scott Gendel’s “Barbara Allen,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program and West Virginia Center for the Book.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at Fairmont State University.
8 p.m.
Appalachian Heritage Festival and Writer-in-Residence, Anthology Reception, Photographers Exhibit, and Book Signing, Scarborough Library, Reading Room. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program, Shepherd university Foundation, Scarborough Library, and West Virginia Center for the Book.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Noon
Women’s Soccer vs. West Virginia Wesleyan University.
Noon
Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture: “British Welfare State and Its Development Overtime,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1:30 p.m. Cost: $15; Free to members. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
Noon
Made on the Mountain: North Mountain Residency Retrospective, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Residency Application Workshop at 4 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater and North Mountain Residency.
2:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. West Virginia Wesleyan College.
6 p.m.
Leaf Hammered Tapestry Making, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Room 125, until 8 p.m. RSVP required to mhale03@rams.shepherd.edu. Sponsored by Shepherd Environmental Organization.
7 p.m.
Appalachian Heritage Festival and Writer-in-Residence, “The Writing Life, with Karen Spears Zacharias,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Reception and Book Signing to follow. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program and Shepherd University Foundation.
9 p.m.
Homecoming Lip Sync Battle, Student Center, Storer Ballroom, until 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Noon
Made on the Mountain: North Mountain Residency Retrospective, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater and North Mountain Residency.
2:15 p.m.
Title XI Training, Erma Ora Byrd Hall, Room 103. Sponsored by Division of Student Affairs.
8 p.m.
Appalachian Heritage Festival and Writer-in-Residence, Scarborough Society Lecture and West Virginia Fiction Competition Awards Ceremony, Erma Ora Byrd Hall Auditorium. Reception and Book Signing to follow. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program, Shepherd University Foundation, West Virginia Center for the Book, and West Virginia Humanities Council.
9 p.m.
Homecoming Dance, Student Center, Storer Ballroom.

Friday, September 28, 2018

All Day
Last Day to Withdraw from First-half Semester Class–See Advisor by Noon.
8 a.m.
The 27th Annual Gold Tournament, the Club at Cress Creek, 100 Cress Creek Drive. To sign up for a time or sponsorship opportunity, contact alumni office at 304-876-5157. Sponsored by Shepherd University Alumni Association.
Noon
Emeritus Luncheon for Faculty and Staff, Student Center, Storer Ballroom, until 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by Division of Academic Affairs.
Noon
Made on the Mountain: North Mountain Residency Retrospective, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater and North Mountain Residency.
2:15 p.m.
Title IX Training, Erma Ora Byrd Hall, Room 102, until 3:15 p.m. Sponsored by Division of Student Affairs.
3:30 p.m.
Founders Day Celebration, McMurran Hall. The parade will start at McMurran Hall and end at Potomac Place for a program and refreshments.
5:30 p.m.
College of Business Reunion Reception, Erma Ora Byrd Hall Atrium, until 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 per person; $20, sponsor a student attendee’s dinner. RSVP by Wednesday, September 19 only. Sponsored by Shepherd University Alumni Association and College of Business.
7 p.m.
Appalachian Heritage Festival and Writer-in-Residence, Stories from Appalachia with Adam Booth, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Sponsored by Shepherd University Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities and Speak Stories Series.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. Notre Dame College.
7 p.m.
Shepherd University Athletic Club Launch Party, Smallwood and Small Pavilion, until 9 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. RSVP required by Friday, September 21 online or to Aaron Ryan at aryan@shepherd.edu or 304-876-5527. Sponsored by Shepherd University Foundation and Shepherd University Athletics.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

9 a.m.
Alumni Breakfast, Front Lawn of McMurran Hall. Sponsored by Shepherd University Alumni Association and Shepherd University Foundation.
10 a.m.
Homecoming Parade, German Street.
10 a.m.
Solar Porch Party, Scarborough Library Front Porch, until 1 p.m. Sponsored by Scarborough Library.
10:30 a.m.
Applied Business Lab Open House, Lower Level Dining Hall, until 11:30 a.m. Sponsored by College of Business.
11:30 a.m.
Introduction of the Homecoming Court, Ram Stadium.
Noon
Football vs. Concord University.
3 p.m.
Applied Business Lab Open House, Lower Level Dining Hall, until 4 p.m. Sponsored by College of Business.
3 p.m.
Homecoming Post-game Party, Town Run Tap House and Community Pub, 202 E. Washington Street, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Alumni Association.
4 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. Urbana University.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

1 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
2 p.m.
Women’s Soccer at Glenville State University.

October 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

9 a.m.
Project Professional Toolkit Certificate Workshop Series, “Project Management Overview,” Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, until 4 p.m. Cost: $500, per person. Register online by Monday, September 3. Sponsored by Shepherd University Continuing Education.
11 a.m.
TechShops, Sakai Tools: Postem and Signup, Scarborough Library Room 307, until noon. Sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Counseling Services and Department of Psychology.
7 p.m.
Common Reading Lecture: “The Girl with Seven Names,” by Hyeonseo Lee, North Korean Defector and Author of the Book, Frank Center Auditorium, followed by book-signing and refreshments. Sponsored by Shepherd University Common Reading and Shepherd University Foundation.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
11 a.m.
TechShops, Sakai Tools: Postem and Signup, Scarborough Library Room 307, until noon. Sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

10 a.m.
Depression and Anxiety Screening Day, Wellness Center and Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Counseling Services.
Noon
Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture: “Confused About Medicare?” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
Noon
Faculty Research Forum:”Forced Urbanization,” presented by Dr. Robert Anthony, Associate Professor of Sociology, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium, until 1 p.m. Sponsored by Faculty Research Forum.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

1 p.m.
Women’s Soccer at Concord University.
3:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer at Concord University.

Friday, October 5, 2018

1 p.m.
Campus Clean Up, Meet in the Front of Scarborough Library, until 2 p.m. Sponsored by Shepherd Environmental Organization.
7 p.m.
Screening of “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg,” Reynolds Hall, Followed by a Post-film Discussed Led by Mary Stanley. Sponsored by Shepherd University Scarborough Society and Shepherdstown Film Society.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. West Virginia State University.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

6 a.m.
Freedom’s Run, Midway, until 4 p.m.
Noon
Football at West Liberty University.
2 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Charleston.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Noon
Men’s Soccer vs. Urbana University.
2:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer vs. Urbana University.

Monday, October 8, 2018

All Day
First Day of Midterm Exams.
7:45 a.m.
Department of Music Visitation Day. To learn more or sign up, visit: www.shepherd.edu/music/music-prospective-students.
9 a.m.
Project Professional Toolkit Certificate Workshop Series, “Organizational Change Management,” Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, until 4 p.m. Cost: $500, per person. Register online by Monday, September 3. Sponsored by Shepherd University Continuing Education.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Counseling Services and Department of Psychology.
12:10 p.m.
Faculty Advisor Workshop, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1 p.m. Sponsored by Office of Academic Advising.
6 p.m.
Thinkfast, Student Center, Ballroom, until 6 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
3 p.m.
Faculty Advisor Workshop, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 4 p.m. Sponsored by Office of Academic Advising.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at West Chester University.
7:30 p.m.
Speak Story Series: Linda Gorham, Reynolds Hall. Cost: $12, General Admission; Free for Shepherd Students with a Valid Rambler ID. Sponsored by Shepherd University Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

9 a.m.
Ram Zen, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 4 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.
Noon
Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture: “Redistricting and Gerrymandering,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1:30 p.m. Cost: $15; Free to members. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
5:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer at Wheeling Jesuit University.
8 p.m.
Men’s Soccer at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

All Day
Annual Civil War and American Society Seminar: “Distant Thunder: The Fighting Men, Material Culture, and Contested Memories of Gettysburg,” until Sunday, October 14. To learn more and register, visit: www.shepherd.edu/civilwar/civil-war-seminars. Sponsored by George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.
7:30 p.m.
Music Salon Series: “Fairefield Duo,” Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Sponsored by Department of Music and Jefferson Security Banks.

Friday, October 12, 2018

All Day
Last Day of Midterm Exams.
All Day
Last Day to Apply for May and August 2019 Graduation in Registrar’s Office.
6 p.m.
Annual Poetry Festival, Student Center, Storer Ballroom. Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at Concord University.
7 p.m.
Panel Discussion: “Fifty-Five Strong, The Inside Story of the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike: A Movement that Rocked the Country,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Sponsored by Shepherd University Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

9 a.m.
Undergraduate Admissions Open House. To sign up, visit: www.shepherd.edu/admissions/visit-campus.
9:30 a.m.
Renaissance Festival Trip, Annapolis, Maryland, until 6 p.m. Cost: $15, per student with a valid Rambler ID. Sign up in the Student Center, Games Zone. Sponsored by Program Board.
Noon
Football vs. Fairmont State University.
1 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
2 p.m.
Men’s Soccer at Dominican College.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Noon
Women’s Soccer vs. Fairmont State University.
1 p.m.
Annual Student Leadership Conference, Student Center, until 5 p.m. Register online. Sponsored by Student Activities and Leadership.
3 p.m.
Euphonium Senior Recital by Leanna Showe, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 4 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.
5 p.m.
Soprano Senior Recital by Carol Niedringhaus, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 6 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Monday, October 15, 2018

All Day
Midterm Grades Due 9 a.m.; Second-half Semester Classes Begin.
9 a.m.
Project Professional Toolkit Certificate Workshop Series, “The Consultant’s Way,” Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, until 4 p.m. Cost: $500, per person. Register online by Monday, September 3. Sponsored by Shepherd University Continuing Education.
11 a.m.
Rent-A-Puppy Fundraising, Byrd Science Lawn, until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Delta Zeta Sorority.
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. An opening reception will begin at 5 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Counseling Services and Department of Psychology.
12:10 p.m.
FOSL Workshop, Beyond Borders: Learn Locally How to Teach Globally, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1 p.m. Sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

All Day
Midterm Grades Available on RAIL (tentative).
8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
10 a.m.
Study Abroad Fair, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Office of Study Abroad.
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
12:35 p.m.
FOSL Workshop, Beyond Borders: Learn Locally How to Teach Globally, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1:25 p.m. Sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. West Liberty University.
8 p.m.
Screening of “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” Potomac Place Lawn, until 11 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

11 a.m.
Doughnut Drink and Drive, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 1 p.m. Sponsored by Delta Zeta Sorority.
Noon
Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture: “Every Man Dies Alone,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1:30 p.m. Cost: $15; Free to members. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
6 p.m.
Accounting Meet the Firms, Student Center, Storer Ballroom, until 8 p.m. Business casual attire and bring your résumé. Sponsored by Accounting Club.
6:30 p.m.
Screening of “LA92,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium, until 8:30 p.m. Followed by a post-film discussion. RSVP to Jody Brumage at jbrumage@shepherd.edu. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program and Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

All Day
Fall Break (or make-up day for inclement weather, as needed).
8:15 a.m.
World Affairs Seminar, Student Center, Storer Ballroom, until 2:15 p.m. Sponsored by College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, and Shepherdstown Rotary Club.
Noon
Men’s Soccer at Notre Dame College.
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.

Friday, October 19, 2018

All Day
Fall Break (or make-up day for inclement weather, as needed).
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
2 p.m.
Collegiate Forensics Association Speech and Debate Tournament. Hosted by Shepherd University Debate and Forensics Team.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. Wheeling Jesuit University.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

7 a.m.
Collegiate Forensics Association Speech and Debate Tournament. Hosted by Shepherd University Debate and Forensics Team.
11 a.m.
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
1 p.m.
Football at Urbana University.
2 p.m.
Metal Pour and Art Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts Courtyard and FASTEner Lab. Admission: $25, General Admission. RSVP required by Friday, October 12, to Meg Peterson at 304-876-5021 or mpeterso@shepherd.edu. Sponsored by Women for Shepherd University and Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Noon
Men’s Soccer vs. West Liberty University.
2:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer vs. West Liberty University.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Counseling Services and Department of Psychology.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
6:30 p.m.
President’s Lecture Series: “Iraq and the Politics of Oil: An Insider’s Perspective,” presented by Gary Vogler, Author and Former Oil Consultant for U.S. Government, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium, Reception to Follow. Sponsored by Shepherd University Foundation and Lifelong Learning Program.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at Seton Hill University.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

All Day
First Day of Academic Advisement for Continuing Students for Spring 2019.
All Day
Shep-or-Treat, West Campus.
Noon
Women’s Soccer vs. Charleston University.
Noon
Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture: “Native Bees: Why They Matter and How to Provide Support,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1:30 p.m. Cost: $15; Free to members. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
2:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. University of Charleston.
8 p.m.
Waffle Day, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 1 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at Notre Dame College.
7:30 p.m.
Music Salon Series: “From the Inkwell: A Recital of Poetry and Passion,” Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Sponsored by Department of Music and Jefferson Security Banks.

Friday, October 26, 2018

All Day
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Class–See Advisor by Noon.
Noon
Eco-psychology Exhibit, Center for Contemporary Arts II, Phaze 2 Gallery, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Contemporary Art and Theater.
4 p.m.
Nerf War, Midway, until 10 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.
6 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at Urbana University.
6 p.m.
Shepherd University Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Student Center, Storer Ballroom. Cost: $50 per person. Social Hour at 6 p.m., Induction Ceremony at 7 p.m. RSVP by Wednesday, October 17 online or call 304-876-5524. Sponsored by Shepherd University Athletics and Shepherd University Foundation.
7 p.m.
Screening of “Bride of Frankenstein,” Reynolds Hall, Followed by a Post-film Discussion Led by Dr. James Pate. Sponsored by Shepherd University Scarborough Society, Shepherdstown Film Society, and Department of English and Modern Languages.
7:30 p.m.
Choral Concert, Frank Center Theater, until 9 p.m. Tickets: $15, General Admission; $10, Shepherd Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Seniors, and Children Ages 18 and Under; Free for Shepherd Students with Valid Rambler ID. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Noon
Football vs. West Virginia Wesleyan College.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

1 p.m.
Men’s Soccer at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
3 p.m.
Saxophone Senior Recital by Nicholas Acquino, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 4 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.
5 p.m.
Saxophone Senior Recital by Jordan Shifflett, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 6 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Monday, October 29, 2018

12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Counseling Services and Department of Psychology.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
10 a.m.
DIY: Pumpkin Painting, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 2 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.
7 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball vs. Fairmont State University.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Noon
Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture: “Cat and Cat Behavior,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 1:30 p.m. Cost: $15; Free to members. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
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