Daily Announcements
  • Academics
    • The first in a series of academic film presentations from the psychology department which all faculty and staff are welcome to attend!

      There will be a discussion about the film

  • Campus Life
    • Fall Fitness Fun - REVISED
      Get Fit, Stay Healthy with Group Exercise!


      See attached schedule for classes and times

    • Show your Pioneer Pride by creating a display to celebrate Homecoming & Family Day!  If your office is participating, please note the following date deadlines:

      1. Register your office by emailing Sharon at
          ryans3@wpunj.edu by Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

      2. Have your display finished by Friday, September 27,
           2019.

      3. Email photos of your display to ryans3@wpunj.edu by
           Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

      4. WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4,
           2019.
           The overall best winning office will receive a pizza
           party from the Alumni Association - value up to $50!!!

      see attachment

    • Latinx Heritage Celebration Meetings:

      Mondays (9/16 & 9/23) at 3PM-5PM
      Fridays (9/27 & 10/4) at 2PM-4PM
      University Commons 315

      see attachment

    • Open Rec Swim Hours
      Fall 2019
      September 4 - December 20, 2019

      Monday, Wednesday, Friday
      11:00am - 2:00pm

      Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
      8:00pm - 10:00pm

      Saturday & Sunday
      12:00pm - 4:00pm

      See attachment for more information

    • Student Government Association Nominations: Nominations are open September 16th-19th
      5 Committees:
      Judicial Review Board
      Student Life
      Academic Affairs
      Allocation
      Public Relations

      see attachment

  • Community
    • Celebrate Constitution Day!
      Tuesday, September 17th 2-4pm Cheng Library Auditorium.
      join us for a screening of the phenomenal documentary "13th".
      Post-film discussion led by Professor Ryan Rebe.
      Free giveaways and voter registration available.
      Plus earn Civic Engagement Credits for the WP LEADS Badge program.

      Contact Gary Marks marksg@wpunj.edu with questions

      see attachment

    • Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes along with the New Jersey Attorney General's office Community Forum

      see attachment

  • Current Students
    • Calling all HSS incoming, first-year, and transfer students.
      Please join the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the annual “Dean’s Student Social”:

      Meet fellow students, club representatives, faculty, and deans over refreshments and snacks. Come on time for raffle tickets and prizes!

      (Please RSVP by checking your student email for invite!)

      see attachment

    • Event: Student Managed Portfolio Kickoff Meeting!!!
      When: Tuesday, September 17th @ 12.30 pm
      Where: VR 2014 (GBFI Financial Center)

      Description: Join us for our Fall kickoff meeting at the Financial Center. We’ll discuss relevant market news, financial modeling and valuation as we work towards reallocating our real money portfolio for 2019. If you have any questions please email Laquine Johnson or stop by the Center.

  • Everyone
    • Do You Want Free Career Advice and Guidance?  Then You Need a Mentor!

      Applications for the Pesce Family Mentoring Institute are now being accepted for the 2019/2020 academic year.  If you qualify, you will be matched with a Mentor to help you prepare for your career.  For more information, or to apply online, visit www.wpunj.edu/wpmentoring. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors (with at least one academic year remaining) and a GPA of at least a 2.5 are eligible.  This is a free program open to all majors.

      “I graduated in May and started full-time in July, as a Tax Associate at Andersen Tax. My Mentor has been a very helpful resource over the years. He’s given me advice on my resumes, cover letters, and applying to jobs. He’s also given me networking tips, been a good person to bounce ideas off of, and overall has given me more confidence when talking to professionals. As an alumni he’s served as a role model for things I wanted to accomplish here at WPU and I’m glad I joined the program.  Everyone should participate to gain valuable networking, resume building, and character development opportunities. The program gives you a chance to look more in-depth into the lives of working professionals that were in your shoes just a few years ago.”

      -William Signoretti, Mentee, Class of 2019

      Watch this video to hear more about the Pesce Family Mentoring Institute


      Applications will be accepted until October 15th. Apply today! www.wpunj.edu/wpmentoring

      Submitted By: Career Development / Deborah Feingold

  • Student Development
    • The President’s Cup

      This year, for the very first time, a student organization will be presented with The President’s Cup at halftime by William Paterson’s President Richard Helldobler.

      The President’s Cup will be awarded to the student group that shows the most WP Pride by bringing back the most alumni for the game, tailgating & carnival.

      So call your friends, and encourage them to attend this year’s Homecoming event - and be the very first student group to be awarded the President’s Cup!

      see attachment

Campus Events Calendar
  • September 17, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Science Hall West 301

    The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) club will welcome Dr. Allegra LeGrande of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University as part of the BD-sponsored seminar series. All students are welcome. Lunch will be provided.

    Contact: Kelley Healey
  • September 17, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    More information at wpupioneers.com. 

    Contact: WP Athletics
  • September 17, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Free admission at the Sports and Recreation Center; more information at wpupioneers.com.

    Contact: WP Athletics
  • September 18, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    More information at wpupioneers.com.

    Contact: WP Athletics
  • September 18, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    More information at wpupioneers.com

    Contact: WP Athletics
  • September 18, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Free admission at Pioneer Soccer Park; more information at wpupioneers.com.

    Contact: WP Athletics
  • September 19, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Featuring WP violinist Nadya Kourani, cellist Naseem Alatrash, and vocalist Yousef Shamoun

    Endeavors to perform contemporary and oriental world music works that specializes in the traditional authentic Mediterranean music, using the Maqam repertoire.  Reach wider audiences through innovative concert and master classes. Tarab & Sahar Ensemble includes: violinists Gabriel Dahrieh, & Michael Abdallah, qanunist Jamal Sinno, oudist/ bouzoukist George Maamari, oudist Brian Prunka, percussionists Sam Younes - tabla, Adam Maalouf – tambourine, Ryan Tabshi - daf, and bassist John Murchison.

    The Ensemble has been performing a series of Tarab nights at several venues including Columbia University, Princeton University, Harvard University, Rubin Museum of Art which was organized by My Dream Speaks, (le) Poisson Rouge in New York, as well as at the Turaath Night at Washington DC.

    Admission: Free!

    Naseem Alatrash
    Yousef Shamoun

    Contact: Box Office
  • September 19, 2019 3:15 PM - 3:15 PM
    Shea Recital Hall 101

    Mediterranean Music Master class
    Cellist Naseem Alatrash and Violinist Nadya Kourani

    The master class presents the knowledge of the Maqam theory and its application in the traditional music from the Mediterranean and North Africa.

    • Listening and theoretical analysis of the Maqam (scales) system including microtonality
    • Analysis of modulations among different maqams
    • The concept of Taqsim “improvisation” in the maqam tradition
    • Performing and understanding Iqaa “complex rhythms” of the region
    • The application of maqam in contemporary jazz and other contemporary genres.

    Professional Midday Extra Credit will be awarded! 

    Sponsored by: Dr. Eyad Baghal, Gastroenterologist, 160 Haledon Ave. Prospect Park, NJ, (973)782-4871

     Admission: Free!

    Contact: Box Office
  • September 19, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Free admission at the Sports and Recreation Center; more information at wpupioneers.com.

    Contact: WP Athletics
  • September 20, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Free admission for game at Wightman Stadium; More information at wpupioneers.com

    Contact: WP Athletics
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