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Week of February 13, 2017

Your Weekly Scoop Into All The Goings On!

Upcoming Campus Activities Events:

Healthy Relationships Week!

Monday, February 13
CAB General Member Meeting FREE SNACKS!
6:00 p.m.
Fuller Campus Center 2nd Floor Event Space

My Close Up – Dating Violence Monologue and Awareness Workshop
6:00 p.m.
Daniels Hall

Tuesday, February 14
Valentine's Day Hand Paint & Self Affirmation
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Leicester: Fuller Campus Center Atrium
Worcester: Hawk's Nest

Spoken Word Artist Kyla Lacey
7:00 p.m.
Daniels Hall

Wednesday, February 15
Spoken Word Artist Kyla Lacey
7:00 p.m.
Daniels Hall



Thursday, February 16
Gerry's Game – RESCHEDULED
7:40 p.m.
New England Sports Center, Marlborough, MA
Free Transportation Available – Sign Up Here – departing 6:15 p.m. from Leicester and 6:30 p.m. from Worcester

Shirts for Gerry's Game

Thursday Night Live – Fun with Psychics!
7:00 p.m.
Hawk's Nest, Worcester

Friday, February 17
Self Care Workshop
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Fuller Campus Center 2nd Floor Conference Room

Saturday, February 18
Skyzone Trip!
Bus leaves Leicester at 6:15 p.m.
Bus leaves Worcester at 6:30 p.m.
90-minute jump – leaving Skyzone at 8:30 p.m.
FREE ticket – gets you transportation to and from, socks, and a 90-minute jump!
GET TICKET HERE!

Fitness & Wellness Classes:

Athletic Home Games:

Monday, February 13

Women’s Basketball vs Fitchburg St
6:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 16:

Men’s Hockey vs Wentworth
7:40 p.m.

Saturday, February 18

Women’s Basketball vs Mitchell
1:00 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Mitchell
3:00 p.m.

 

Community Events

HEALTH TIPS FOR HEALTHY HAWKS:

FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH!

 

The Center for Global Citizenship (CGC)

The Center for Global Citizenship (CGC) on the Worcester campus will continue hosting the program this semester called, “Sacred Space.” Students of every faith (or no faith/belief) are welcome to: Discuss current global issues and how they affect one’s sense of self in the world and in relation to others; Cultivate a practice to de-stress and find inner peace; and Find strength and hope in the power of communal dialogue within a safe environment.

Group meetings will be held on two Thursday’s, at 7-8 pm, per month on the following dates:

February 23

March 9 & 30

April 13 & 27

No matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here! Facilitator: The Rev. Dr. Mike Keating, adjunct instructor of philosophy, ethics and religion. Rev. Keating is also available if need be at 508-826-6442.

For more information please contact: Dr. Debbie Pallatto-Fontaine (debra.pallattofontaine@becker.edu) or Rev. Mike Keating ( michael.keating@becker.edu)

Workshop by six local business owners

Monday, February 13
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Center for Global Citizenship
44 West St. Worcester, MA

All students are invited to come and listen to a panel and participate in the workshop by six local business owners and start-ups give cool tips on how you can demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and put together your first business model canvas. Successful entrepreneurs know that the big idea is not enough. Networking is a key activity that is not only fun, but critical to your personal growth and business development and the event will also provide a good opportunity for people to catch up for a chat.

The deadline for our “Changemaker” student microcredit loan project has been extended to February 27. See yunuscentre@becker.edu for more information and an application.

Come and learn more about this exciting initiative and how you can apply and receive mentoring for your creative project ideas!

Moderator: Dr. Ales Jug, Business and Global Citizenship Adjunct Faculty

Speakers Include:

• Rejon Taylor-Foster (Game Design major)

• Dr. Mike Keating (local business owner and adjunct faculty member)

• Racquel Knight (founder of “One Chair 4 One Child” project and junior in GC)

• Joshua Croke (Exec. Director – Action!Worcester Idea Lab)

• Jake Cutler (owner of Barnstorm Cycles, Spencer)

• Taylor Caforio (Business major)

Refreshments will be served!

http://yunuscentre.becker.edu/blog/changemaker-microcredit-loan

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fuller Campus Center
2nd Floor Conference Room
Leicester Campus

Becker College will be hosting the American Red Cross blood drive for students, faculty, staff, and anyone in the community wanting to donate.

To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org (sponsor code becker01524), or stop by the Fuller Campus Center front desk.

Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are preferred. Please bring a picture ID.

Wednesday, February 22
The School of Animal Studies & Natural Sciences is hosting a networking event. We have over 15 different vendors joining us for this event.
Fuller Campus Center 2nd Floor Conference Room
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Friday, February 25

Attention Becker Nursing Students!

Did you know that Becker College has its very own student-run, faculty-advised NSNA Chapter?

What is NSNA? The National Student Nurses Association is a nationwide organization that mentors the professional development of future registered nurses and facilitates their entrance into the profession by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance. (www.nsna.org, 2016)

Why join NSNA? Gain access to career planning opportunities; get discounts on study tools, liability insurance, school supplies, hotels, and more; opportunities for leadership development and community outreach; scholarship opportunities; and not to mention, it looks great on your resume! To view more of the benefits of becoming a member, view the pamphlet at: http://www.nsna.org/Portals/0/Membership/2016%20Membership%20Brochure.pdf

Massachusetts membership dues are $35 for one year, $70 for two years. Sign up at https://nsnamembership.org.

Current Nursing 4 students must be registered by February 1, 2017 to receive cords for pinning.

What do we do? Community outreach and volunteer work, fundraising, participate in Becker College events, host educational speakers, and bring together students in all of Becker's Nursing programs for mentoring and nursing licensure preparation.

What are my responsibilities as a member? As a member, try to participate in as many meetings and events as possible. However, you aren't obligated to come to everything! After all, we are all nursing students, and we know how busy our schedules get!

If you are a current member, prospective member, or are want to see what NSNA is all about, we will be holding our second meeting of the semester on Wednesday February 8, 2017 at 12:30pm, location to be announced. Meeting times will vary to accommodate different class/clinical schedules, so if you can't join us this time, feel free to come next time!

We look forward to meeting you!
Sincerely, The NSNA Board

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