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April 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

All Day
First Day of Fall 2018 RAIL Registration for Continuing Students.
8 a.m.
Music Visitation Day. Sign up at: www.shepherd.edu/music/music-prospective-students.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Psychology and Counseling Services.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

11 a.m.
PB&J Day, Byrd Science Hall Lawn, until 2 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.
3 p.m.
Softball vs. Bloomsburg (Doubleheader).
3 p.m.
Baseball vs. Seton Hill University.
3:30 p.m.
Induction Ceremony for Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars Theta Epsilon Chapter, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 5:30 p.m.
7 p.m.
Historic Preservation Lecture, Nicholas Redding ’08, Executive Director of Preservation Maryland, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education. Sponsored by the George Washington Institute of Living Ethics, the Historic Preservation and Public History Program, and the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

All Day
Last Day of Academic Advisement for Continuing Students for Fall 2018.
All Day
Fall 2018 RAIL Registration for Continuing Students.
8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, 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.
Softball vs. Fairmont State University (Doubleheader).
4:30 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50th Anniversary Commemoration, Screening of “The Witness,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium, Followed by a Panel Discussion, until 6:15 p.m. Sponsored by College of Social and Behavioral Science.
6:15 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50th Anniversary Commemoration: Dinner and Conversation, Dining Hall, until 7 p.m. Cost: $8.50 per person; one meal swipe. Sponsored by College of Social and Behavioral Science.
8:30 p.m.
The Rude Mechanicals, “Holy Harlots” and “Sassy Virgins,” by Hrothsvita, Reynolds Hall, Tickets: $5, General Admissions; $2, Shepherd Faculty, Staff, and Students; Free for Shepherd University Students with a Rambler ID. Sponsored by Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

10 a.m.
3D Thursday: West Virginia Day-of-Action, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 2 p.m.
3 p.m.
Board of Governors Committee Meetings: Academic Programs and Development, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Lower Level Multipurpose Room; Enrollment, Student, and Community Affairs, Byrd CHE Room 164; and Finance and Facilities, Scarborough Library, West Virginia Room 309, until 4 p.m.
4 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Bloomsburg University.
4:15 p.m.
Board of Governors Meeting, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Lower Level Multipurpose Room.
8:30 p.m.
The Rude Mechanicals, “Holy Harlots” and “Sassy Virgins,” by Hrothsvita, Reynolds Hall, Tickets: $5, General Admissions; $2, Shepherd Faculty, Staff, and Students; Free for Shepherd University Students with a Rambler ID. Sponsored by Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players.

Friday, April 6, 2018

4 p.m.
Relay For Life, Wellness Center.
7:30 p.m.
The Rude Mechanicals, “Holy Harlots” and “Sassy Virgins,” by Hrothsvita, Reynolds Hall, Tickets: $5, General Admissions; $2, Shepherd Faculty, Staff, and Students; Free for Shepherd University Students with a Rambler ID. Sponsored by Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players.
8 p.m.
Spring Choral Concert, Frank Center Theater, until 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

10 a.m.
Men’s Tennis at Kutztown University.
10 a.m.
Women’s Tennis at Kutztown University.
1 p.m.
Softball at Urbana University (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Urbana University (Doubleheader).
7:30 p.m.
The Rude Mechanicals, “Holy Harlots” and “Sassy Virgins,” by Hrothsvita, Reynolds Hall, Tickets: $5, General Admissions; $2, Shepherd Faculty, Staff, and Students; Free for Shepherd University Students with a Rambler ID. Sponsored by Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

10 a.m.
Men’s Tennis at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
10 a.m.
Women’s Tennis at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
1 p.m.
Softball at Notre Dame College (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Urbana University (Doubleheader).
3 p.m.
Senior Voice Recital by Mary Sullivan, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.
3 p.m.
The Rude Mechanicals, “Holy Harlots” and “Sassy Virgins,” by Hrothsvita, Reynolds Hall, Tickets: $5, General Admissions; $2, Shepherd Faculty, Staff, and Students; Free for Shepherd University Students with a Rambler ID. Sponsored by Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players.
5 p.m.
Senior Piano Recital by Anthony Gabourel, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 6 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Noon
FOSL Workshop: 12th Annual Mini Grants Presentation, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Psychology and Counseling Services.
4 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Mllersville University.
4:10 p.m.
Shepherd University Assembly, Erma Ora Byrd Hall Auditorium.
5 p.m.
Networking and Job Searching Workshop, Student Center, Rumsey Room. Sponsored by Career Services.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

12:30 p.m.
FOSL Workshop: 12th Annual Mini Grants Presentation, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning.
1 p.m.
Baseball at Shippensburg University.
2:30 p.m.
Softball at Shippensburg University (Doubleheader).
4 p.m.
Women’s Tennis at Shippensburg University.
7:30 p.m.
Speak Story Series: Motoko, Reynolds Hall. Cost: $12, General Admission; Free for Shepherd Students with a Valid Rambler ID. Sponsored by Shepherd University Appalachian Studies Program.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
6 p.m.
Piano Ensemble and Studio Recital, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 7 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.
6:30 p.m.
Screening of “Water and Power: A California Heist,” Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium, Followed by a Post-film Discussion. RSVP to jbrumage@shepherd.edu. Sponsored by Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education and Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

11 a.m.
Peace Corps Information Table, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 2 p.m. Sponsored by Career Services.
7 p.m.
Scarborough Society Arts and Lecture Series, Book Discussion: “Even Her Tears Were Yellow,” with author Steve Logston, Scarborough Library, Reading Room. Sponsored by Shepherd University Scarborough Society.

Friday, April 13, 2018

All Day
Coach Monte Cater Retirement Celebration Reception, Clarion Hotel, 233 Lowe Drive. Time: TBA.
4 p.m.
Men’s Tennis vs. Fairmont State University.
7 p.m.
Screening of “Le Grand Voyage,” Reynolds Hall, Followed by a Post-film Discussion Led by Dr. Lois Jarman. Sponsored by Shepherd University Scarborough Society and Shepherdstown Film Society.
7 p.m.
“John Bachelder’s Vision for Gettysburg,” presented by Scott Hartwig, Civil War Historian and Author, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education. Sponsored by Shepherd University George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.
8 p.m.
Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, Frank Center Theater, until 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

All Day
Football Blue and Gold Scrimmage, Ram Stadium. Time: TBA.
8 a.m.
Admissions Open House. Registration online: www.shepherd.edu/admissions/open-house.
9 a.m.
Literacy Leaders Conference: “Never Stop Learning: Inspire, Create, Explore,” Erma Ora Byrd Hall, until 5 p.m. Registration online by April 10. Sponsored by Department of Education.
1 p.m.
Softball vs. Concord University (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Wheeling Jesuit University (Doubleheader).
6 p.m.
Diversity Training Conference with J. C. Faulk, White Hall, First Floor, until 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Social Work, Sociology and Criminology Club, Circle of Voices, and Martinsburg Huddle Outreach.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

11 a.m.
Men’s Tennis vs. Salem International University.
11 a.m.
Women’s Tennis vs. Salem International University.
1 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse vs. West Virginia Wesleyan College.
1 p.m.
Softball vs. University of Virginia’s College at Wise (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Wheeling Jesuit University (Doubleheader).
3 p.m.
Senior Piano Recital by Lucas Peterson, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 4 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.
5 p.m.
Senior Percussion Recital by Kayla Starr, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 6 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Monday, April 16, 2018

12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Psychology and Counseling Services.
3:15 p.m.
Composition Recital, Frank Center, McCoy Rehearsal Hall, until 4:45 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

11 a.m.
Taco Tuesday, Byrd Science Hall Lawn, until 2 p.m. Sponsored by Program Board.
1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Virginia State University (Doubleheader).
2:30 p.m.
Softball vs. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania (Doubleheader).
3:10 p.m.
The 70th Annual Student Recognition Day Ceremony, Frank Center Theater. Sponsored by Division of Student Affairs.
8 p.m.
Small Ensembles Recital, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

All Day
Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop, Student Center, Rumsey Room. Sponsored by Career
8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
7 p.m.
“‘The Rebels is running over our Parents’: Recruiting Virginia Unionists into the Potomac Home Brigade,” presented by Travis Shaw, Public Programs Coordinator at the Mosby Heritage Area Association, War Memorial Building, 102 E. German Street. Sponsored by Shepherd University George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

10 a.m.
3D Thursday: Finals Week Preparation, Student Center, Ram’s Den, until 2 p.m.
11 a.m.
3D Thursday: Craft Against Violence, Midway, until 2 p.m.
7 p.m.
“Jazz-n-Java” Coffeehouse Jazz Concert, Center for Contemporary Arta II, Marinoff Theater, until 9 p.m. Refreshments Provided. Tickets: $10, General Admission; $5, Shepherd Faculty, Staff, Senior Citizens, and Children Ages 18 and Under; Free for Shepherd Students with a Valid Rambler ID. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Friday, April 20, 2018

All Day
McMurran Scholars Convocation.
All Day
Last Day of Classes.
All Day
Last Day for Complete Withdrawal from Semester.
5 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse at Wheeling Jesuit University.
7 p.m.
Screening of “A Better Life,” by Chris Weitz, Reynolds Hall, Followed by a Post-film Discussion Led by Rebecca Ayraud. Sponsored by Shepherd University Scarborough Society and Shepherdstown Film Society.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Graduate Research Day, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, until 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Division of Graduate Studies.
Noon
Softball vs. Wheeling Jesuit University (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Baseball at West Liberty University (Doubleheader).
8 p.m.
Masterworks Chorale Concert. Frank Center Theater, until 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Noon
Women’s Lacrosse at Notre Dame College.
1 p.m.
Softball vs. West Liberty University (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Baseball at West Liberty University (Doubleheader).
3 p.m.
Senior Flute Recital by Rachel Grizzle, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 4 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.
5 p.m.
Senior Piano Recital by Heidi Macaluso, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 6 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music.

Monday, April 23, 2018

All Day
First Day of Final Exams.
9 a.m.
Finals Fastbreak, Student Center, Ram’s Den. Sponsored by Program Board.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Psychology and Counseling Services.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

6:30 p.m.
President’s Lecture Series, “The Sun and Outer Space as a Natural Hazard,” Presented by Dr. Jonathan Pellish, Agency EEE Parts Manager at NASA, Erma Ora Byrd Hall Auditorium. Reception to Follow. Sponsored by Shepherd University Foundation and Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
Noon
Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture Series: “Confused About Medicare,” presented by Judith Marshall. Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 130 p.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
3 p.m.
Softball at Fairmont State University (Doubleheader).
7:30 p.m.
Community Orchestra and Youth Chorus Concert, Frank Center Theater, until 9 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music Community Music Program.

Friday, April 27, 2018

All Day
Last Day of Final Exams.
4 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse vs. University of Charleston.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

10 a.m.
Preparatory Division Recital, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 11:30 a.m. Sponsored by Department of Music Community Music Program.
1 p.m.
Baseball at Notre Dame College  (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Preparatory Division Guitar Recital, Frank Center, W. H. Shipley Recital Hall, until 2 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Music Community Music Program.
2 p.m.
Softbal at University of Charleston (Doubleheader).
2 p.m.
Softball at University of Charleston (Doubleheader).

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Noon
Women’s Lacrosse vs. University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
1 p.m.
Softball at West Virginia State University (Doubleheader).
1 p.m.
Baseball at Notre Dame College  (Doubleheader).

Monday, April 30, 2018

All Day
Spring Semester Grades Due at 9 a.m.; End of Spring Semester.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Psychology and Counseling Services.
3 p.m.
Faculty Awards Reception, Student Center, Storer Ballroom, until 5 p.m. Sponsored by Academic Affairs.

May 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

All Day
Grades Available via RAIL (tentative).

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.

Friday, May 4, 2018

1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Fairmont State University (Doubleheader).

Saturday, May 5, 2018

All Day
The 145th Commencement Ceremony.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

1 p.m.
Baseball at Fairmont State University (Doubleheader).

Monday, May 7, 2018

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

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

9:15 a.m.
Aging Well Workshop, until 3 30 p.m. Registration: $50, per person with CEUs, or $25, per person. RSVP by May 1 to Sharon Earl at 304-876-5332 or searl@shepherd.edu. Sponsored by Departments of Nursing, Psychology, and Social Work.
7:30 p.m.
Speak Story Series: Robert Kikushi-Yngojo, Reynolds Hall. Cost: $12, General Admission; Free for Shepherd Students with a Valid Rambler ID. Sponsored by Shepherd University Appalachian Studies Program.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.

Monday, May 14, 2018

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

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

All Day
Payment Due Date for Summer Term 2018, Summer Session A, and Summer Session B for Students Registering Between March 19-May 4 by noon.
3 p.m.
Board of Governors Committee Meetings: Academic Programs and Development, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Lower Level Multipurpose Room; Enrollment, Student, and Community Affairs, Byrd CHE Room 164; and Finance and Facilities, Scarborough Library, West Virginia Room 309, until 4 p.m.
4:15 p.m.
Board of Governors Meeting, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Lower Level Multipurpose Room.

Monday, May 21, 2018

All Day
Summer Term 2018 and Summer Session A Classes Begin.
8 a.m.
Add/Drop and Late Registration, via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall, Registrar’s Office from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Psychology and Counseling Services.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

8 a.m.
Add/Drop and Late Registration, via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall, Registrar’s Office from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
6 p.m.
Anti-Human Trafficking Training Conference Welcome Reception, Student Center, Storer Ballroom. Sponsored by Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

All Day
Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Pass/Fail Status for Summer Term 2018, Summer Session A, Summer Session B.

Monday, May 28, 2018

All Day
Memorial Day. University is closed.
12:05 p.m.
Meditation Monday, Student Center, Cumberland Room, until 12:50 p.m. Sponsored by Department of Psychology and Counseling Services.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

All Day
Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Audit Status for Summer Term 2018, Summer Session A, Summer Session B.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

8:30 a.m.
Café Society Discussion Group, Facilitated by Mike Austin, Art Wineburg, and Jim Bowen, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, until 10 a.m. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program.
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