Professor's Book-Signing and ReceptionOn Thursday, Oct. 2, 4:30 p.m. in the Iadarola Center lobby, the Cabrini community is invited to a book-signing and reception with Darryl Mace, Ph.D., chair and associate professor of history and political science.
Mace will be signing copies of his recently released book, “In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle.”
Books will be available for purchase, and light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Maureen Catania (firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-902-8301).
Donate Service in Honor of Inauguration Between Friday, Oct. 10 and Friday, Oct. 24, the Cabrini community is invited to join in service to honor the inauguration of Cabrini College’s eighth president, Donald Taylor, Ph.D.
To take part, students, faculty, staff, and alumni participate in service and then dedicate that time to the inauguration through an online form.
What can be counted as service? Making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless, serving at a food kitchen, cleaning up a stream, advocating for relief programs for immigrants, volunteering at a senior center, or mentoring local kids.
Dedicate time from service projects you’re already involved in, through new opportunities, or contact the Wolfington Center to discuss other ideas.
For more information, visit http://service.cabrini.edu or contact Tom Southard (610-902-8122, email@example.com).
Gain Experience at Student Leadership Summit On Friday, Oct. 10 (Dean's Fall Holiday), 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at multiple locations around campus, students are invited to participate in the inaugural Cabrini Student Leadership Summit, a day of leadership development and bonding with student leaders.
The Leadership Summit will serve as an opportunity for you to gain experience that will be helpful when applying for leadership positions at Cabrini and beyond.
Student Organization leaders also will have the chance to learn skills to lead their group, plan events or fundraisers, and host a meeting.
For more information, contact Lisa Podolsky, (610-902-8755, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Eligible to Receive Veterans Benefits?
Students who believe they are eligible to receive veterans education benefits should stop by the Office of Financial Aid at the Cavalier Express Center in Grace Hall.
Don’t waste benefits you may have earned! You may be eligible to receive benefits under the GI Bill if you are a veteran, the spouse or dependent of a veteran, or a selected reservist, or if you have served in the National Guard.
For more information, contact Aleesha Faulk (610-902-8146, email@example.com).
Join C.R.E.W. (The Committee on Recreation, Exercise, and Wellness) The Athletics and Recreation Department is looking for students, staff, and faculty to join the Committee on Recreation, Exercise, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.).
Interested in making our campus a healthier one? Do you want to see more wellness programs on campus? C.R.E.W. will meet to assess Cabrini’s efforts toward health and wellness on campus and to discuss new ideas.
The date and time of the first meeting will be determined based on C.R.E.W. member availability.
If you are interested in joining C.R.E.W., please contact Jess Huda (firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-902-8318).
Feel the Burn – Become a Top Cav
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 1, those who use the fitness center in the Dixon Center are invited to become recognized as a Top Cav and be entered to win a T-shirt. Do you like to work out? Do you use the fitness center frequently? Here’s a chance to get rewarded for it. Come to the fitness center for a workout and swipe your ID each time. If you work out 12 or more times in a month, you will be featured as a Top Cav for that month and your name will be featured on the Top Cav list in the Dixon Center and on www.cabrinirec.com. Also, each time you make the list, you will be entered in a raffle to win an exclusive Top Cav T-shirt. Top Cav has three categories each month: students, faculty/staff, and community. Two people in each category will be selected at random to win a T-shirt.
(Note: If you exercise in the fitness center at the Dixon Center more than once a day, it only counts as one swipe). This free program is sponsored by Cabrini Recreation. For more information, visit www.cabrinirec.com or contact Jess Huda (610-902-8318, email@example.com).
Submit Your Proposal to Lead for Change Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees are invited to submit a proposal to present at the Lead for Change event during Cabrini Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Educate others at Cabrini College about social justice issues that matter to you, and compete against other presenters to win money donated directly to your charity.
The deadline to submit a proposal is Saturday, Oct. 11.
Request an Office or Room Blessing Monday, Sept. 29–Wednesday, Oct. 29, the campus community is welcome to request an office or room blessing from Campus Ministry. The blessing entails a visit to your office or room from a Campus Ministry staff person or Cabrini Missioner, a brief prayer of gratitude to God for support and guidance during this school year, and a blessing with Holy Water.
To arrange your blessing, contact Fr. Carl Janicki (610-902-8438, firstname.lastname@example.org). In the request, please specify where your office or room is located.
Reminder: Pick Up Your Class Color T-shirts
Students who voted for their Class Color and didn't pick up their T-shirt at the Color Run have until Thursday, Oct. 9., to come to the SEaL office and claim their shirt.
The SEaL office is open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and is located behind Jazzman's Café in the Widener Center.
For more information, contact Lisa Podolsky (610-902-8755, email@example.com).
Fair Trade Wallyball Tournament
The Cabrini Community is invited to participate in a Fair Trade Wallyball Tournament. Games will take place on Monday, Oct. 6, and Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:15–6 p.m. in the Dixon Center squash courts. The championship game will be on Monday, Oct. 13 at 3:15 p.m., immediately followed (approximately 4:30 p.m.) by a Fair Trade Rally and Banana Split Ice Cream Social.
Cabrini Hosts Candidates in Race for 13th District On Monday, Oct. 13, and Tuesday, Oct. 14, Congressional candidates from the 13th District of Pennsylvania will speak at Cabrini College about public priorities for the 21st Century. These free events are open to everyone and will take place in the Mansion.
The 13th Congressional District of Pennsylvania covers eastern Montgomery County and Northeast Philadelphia including Norristown, Pa., where the College partners with many local organizations. For more information, contact Tom Southard (610-902-8122, firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Wolfington Center.
Washington Center Rep On Campus To Talk Internships
On Wednesday, Oct. 15, 3:15–4:15 p.m., in Founder’s Hall, Room 211, students, faculty, and staff are invited to an information session with a representative of The Washington Center. This free event is sponsored by the History and Political Science Department. Registration is not required. The Washington Center serves as a clearing house for internships with the U.S. government and other institutions, such as CNN. Students spend an entire semester in Washington, D.C., working at an internship, taking a class, and participating in a scheduled program of activities.
Still Need a 2014 Cabrini Night at the Phillies T-shirt? Custom-designed Cabrini Night at the Phillies T-shirts are available to Cabrini students, alumni, family, faculty, staff, and friends for a $5 donation. Available while supplies last:
T-shirt Order Form
T-shirts can be picked up in the Office of Institutional Advancement, on the second floor of the Mansion, during office hours (9 a.m.–5 p.m.).
For more information, email email@example.com.
Join Weekly Pick-Up Games This semester, students have opportunities to get active with weekly pick-up games.
No registration is necessary for these free events, which are also open to faculty and staff.
For more information, contact Justin Berry (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Voting Matters – Register Today!Register to vote today! Voter registration forms are outside the Wolfington Center on the third floor of Founder’s Hall.
Registration deadlines to vote in the November elections:
Political Engagement at the Wolfington Center
For more information, contact Tom Southard (610-902-8122, email@example.com).
Body Image Coalition Meetings Students are invited to participate in the Cabrini College Body Image Coalition, a student-led group that guides and educates all members of the campus community towards a lifestyle rich with body acceptance, wellness, and support.
Meetings will be held Oct. 21, Nov. 18, and Dec. 9, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Founder’s Hall Room 354.
These free meetings are sponsored by Body Image Coalition and CAP Board.
For more information, contract Andrea J. Sussel, LCSW (firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-902-8561).
Knit Something Extraordinary Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to join the knitting club, “Knit Something Extraordinary,” which meets every Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Iadarola Center lobby.
For more information, contact Lisa Ratmansky (email@example.com) or Katie Weltman (firstname.lastname@example.org).