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September 2018

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Noon
Football at Notre Dame College.

Monday, September 3, 2018

All Day
Labor Day. University is closed.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

6 p.m.
North Korea Lecture with Dr. David Gordon, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Sponsored by Shepherd University Common Reading Program and Shepherd University Foundation.

Friday, September 7, 2018

All Day
Last Day for Instructor-Approved Late Adds via RAIL.
6 p.m.
Frankenstein at 200: An Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Sponsored by Department of English and Modern Languages.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

9 a.m.
“Remembering the Violence of Antietam,” presented by Peter Carmichael, Caroline Janney, Amelia Grabowski, James Broomall, Keith Snyder, and Brian Baracz, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium, until noon. RSVP to Jennifer Alarcon at 304-876-5429 or jalarcon@shepherd.edu. Sponsored by Antietam National Battlefield, Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, and Shepherd University George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.
1 p.m.
TRiO Student Support Services 50th Anniversary Celebration, Midway, until 5 p.m. Sponsored by TRiO
1:30 p.m.
“Remembering the Violence of Antietam,” Antietam National Battlefield, until 5 p.m. Sponsored by Antietam National Battlefield, Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, and Shepherd University George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.

Monday, September 10, 2018

All Day
Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Pass/Fail Status.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

7:30 p.m.
Speak Story Series: Donald Davis, Reynolds Hall. Cost: $12, General Admission; Free for Shepherd Students with a Valid Rambler ID. Sponsored by Shepherd University Appalachian Studies Program.

Friday, September 14, 2018

7 p.m.
Screening of “In the Hills and Hollows,” Reynolds Hall. Sponsored by Shepherd University’s Scarborough Society, Shepherdstown Film Society, and American Conservation Film Festival.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Noon
Football vs. Glenville State University.

Monday, September 17, 2018

All Day
Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Audit Status.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

6:30 p.m.
President’s Lecture Series, “Photobiomodulaton Therapy (PBMT): What is it? How does it work? What it can do for you?,” Presented by Dr. Juanita J. Anders, Professor of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics at Uniformed Services University, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Receptions to follow. Sponsored by Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program and Shepherd University Foundation.

Friday, September 21, 2018

5:30 p.m.
“Soldier’s Tales from the Civil War: Stories of Home and the Trauma of War,” presented by Dr. James Broomall, Assistant Professor of History and Director of George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, Reynolds Hall. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program.
7 p.m.
Screening of “The Deer Hunter,” Reynolds Hall. Sponsored by Shepherd University Scarborough Society and Shepherdstown Film Society.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Noon
Football at West Virginia State University.
8 p.m.
Twenty-third Annual Appalachian Heritage Showcase Concert, Frank Center Theater. For more information, contact 304-876-5219. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program.

Monday, September 24, 2018

All Day
Homecoming Week.
5 p.m.
Homecoming Kickoff Dinner and Broadway Bingo, Dining Hall, until 7 p.m.
7 p.m.
“Ballads, Storytelling, and the Scot-Irish Diaspora: Cecil Sharp and the Appalachian Story,” presented by Dr. Ben Bankhurst, Assistant Professor of History, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

7 p.m.
“A Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers in Music, Words, and Photographs: The Anthology of Appalachian Writers. Wiley Cash Volumn X,” 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.
8 p.m.
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

7 p.m.
“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 Event: Broadway Lip Sync Battle, Student Center, Storer Ballroom.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

5 p.m.
Outstanding Alumni of the Year Reunion and Dinner Reception and Finest Under 40, Erma Ora Byrd Hall. Sponsored by Shepherd University Alumni Association.
8 p.m.
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.
7 p.m.
Stories from Appalachia with Adam Booth, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Sponsored by Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Program and Speak Stories Series.

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.
11:30 a.m.
Introduction of the Homecoming Court, Ram Stadium.
Noon
Football vs. Concord University.

October 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

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.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Noon
Football at West Liberty University.

Monday, October 8, 2018

All Day
First Day of Midterm Exams.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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 Appalachian Studies Program.

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.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Noon
Football vs. Fairmont State University.

Monday, October 15, 2018

All Day
Midterm Grades Due 9 a.m.; Second-half Semester Classes Begin.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

All Day
Midterm Grades Available on RAIL (tentative).

Thursday, October 18, 2018

All Day
Fall Break (or make-up day for inclement weather, as needed).

Friday, October 19, 2018

All Day
Fall Break (or make-up day for inclement weather, as needed).

Saturday, October 20, 2018

1 p.m.
Football at Urbana University.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

All Day
First Day of Academic Advisement for Continuing Students for Spring 2019.
All Day
Shep-or-Treat, West Campus.

Friday, October 26, 2018

All Day
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Class–See Advisor by Noon.
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.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Noon
Football vs. West Virginia Wesleyan College.
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