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Lifeguarding Certification
Date: Monday, March 23 - Friday, March 27
Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Health & Wellness Center, Pool
Cost: free $120 which includes all class and on-line materials. ($85 at time of registration either cash or check payments at the HWC front desk and $35 on-line payment to the American Red Cross explained below). Since, this is a blended learning format class you will conduct online learning as well as in class participation. You will receive an email from the instructor with directions on how to access the online class information, you will need to pay $35 during this process to gain access to the materials and finalize your registration for this certification.
Audience: Public
Description: Learn to prevent, prepare for, and respond to aquatic emergencies with American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Through classroom lecture, on-line and hands-on training, you will learn: Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries Rescue skills - in the water and on land First Aid, AED and CPR for the Professional Rescuer training Professional lifeguard responsibilities such as customer service, problem solving, and general safety Prerequisite skills are done the first day of class. Candidates who do not complete the prerequisite skills to the instructor???s satisfaction will not be eligible to participate in the remainder of the course. Due to the minimum enrollment of this class refunds may not be given to participants who do not pass the prerequisite skills. Candidates must be 15 years of age on or before the completion of the class. Candidates must be of mature and dependable character. Candidates must swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order: 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick. Rhythmic breathing can be performed either by breathing to the side or to the front; 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breath, kick and glide sequence; 100 yards of either the front crawl or breaststroke. The 100 yards may be a combination of front crawl or breaststroke. (Note: There is no time requirement for this skill.) Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point while maintaining two hands on the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Lifeguard candidates must attend every session at the times listed by the facility. Attendance in the course does not guarantee Lifeguard certification. Candidates must pass written and practical exams.
Sponsoring Group: Campus Recreation
Contact Info: 503-838-8860
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/aquatics

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Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio
Date: Friday, April 3
Time: 07:30 - 09:00 pm
Location: Rice Auditorium
Cost: $25
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual "Who's Who" of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry. Consequently, he has often been hailed as a "Legend," a "Living Musical Icon," and as the most creative jazz organist by a slew of music publications. Jazz Times magazine describes him as "a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a turban!" Always ahead of the curve, it is no surprise Dr. Smith's fan-base is truly worldwide.
Sponsoring Group: Smith Fine Arts Series
Contact Info: 503-838-8333
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/sfa

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Education Career Fair
Date: Monday, April 6
Time: 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Upstairs
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Searching for that perfect teaching job? Would love to be in "that" district? Heading to the big fair in Portland this April? Why not meet the districts up close? Take the time to talk to the hiring personnel without having to stand in line or fight 1,500 other soon-to-be teachers for that one chance to make a great impression. This is YOUR opportunity to meet the employers face to face and find out what they want, what they are like, and if they are the right fit for you. Login to your Wolflink account to learn more about the districts registered for this fair, and visit often as registration is still open and being updated regularly.
Sponsoring Group: SLCD
Contact Info: 503-838-8432
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/career/edfair.php

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Vicente Fox - Keynote Address:
"New Economy for Latin America"

 

Date: October 20, 2011
Time: 4:30pm
Tickets: General Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
Faculty, Staff and Students: $10 in advance and $15 at the door

Faculty, Staff and Students with a valid WOU ID card are eligible to receive one free ticket. Tickets for the keynote may be picked up at WUC Info Desk.

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Location: New PE -- View it on the campus map -- Get directions
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Governor Barbara Roberts
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Date: November 7, 2011
Time: Noon
Details: Barbara Roberts served as Oregon's governor from 1991 to 1995. She will be on campus Monday Nov. 7 to talk about her life in politics and to launch her new book, Up the Capitol Steps: A Woman's March to the Governorship. The event is free and open to the public and includes a book signing.
Location: Willamette Room, WUC
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Western Oregon University (WOU) is recognized as a fully-accredited higher education institution by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities*. Accreditation is an ongoing seven-year process that is intended to ensure that universities deserve the confidence of the community and students. The Commission reconfirmed WOU's educational quality and effectiveness in 2011, enabling us to continue to receive federal funds to support teaching, research and student financial aid.

 

In April 2013, the Commission will be conducting the 'Year Three' review and evaluation of WOU's Report on Resources and Capacity. This report will describe the ways in which we have put the necessary organizational structures into place to meet our mission and goals as a university. As part of this review, we invite you to share your comments about our qualifications for accreditation. Your letter will be shared with the evaluation committee, the Commission, as well as WOU administrators.

 

Here's how you can comment on WOU's performance:

  1. Be sure to sign your letter. Send it so that it will be received by March 1, 2013.
  2. Send your letter to:
    Dr. Sandra Elman, President
    Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
    Suite 100
    8060 165th Ave. NE
    Redmond, WA 98052

 

For information or assistance:

  1. You may contact the Commission at 425-558-4224.
  2. You can find information on the Commission's policy A-5 "Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Full-Scale Evaluations" on the Commission's website at www. nwccu.org. Click the 'Standards and Policies' link, then click the 'Operational Policies' link.

 

*The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is an independent, non-profit membership organization recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Education as the regional authority to evaluate and offer accreditation in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

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