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Week of: November 3 - November 9

Monday, August 12 - Monday, December 2 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Historic Home and Museum Open to Public The Historic Gentle House will be open for viewing every Monday through the fall. You will have the opportunity to see the home and grounds, learn about its connection to the university, and find out what the home is used for now.

Gentle House

Monday, October 7 - Wednesday, November 27 08:00 - 10:00 am

Faculty/Staff Yoga Warren Allen has been providing WOU faculty and staff the benefits of yoga for about 8 years. He will continue this tradition this year from the HWC on Mondays & Wednesdays from 8 to 850am. Join us for relaxation, strengthening, stretching, flexibility and mindful breathing.

Health & Wellness Center, room 201

Monday, October 14 - Friday, November 22 01:00 - 10:00 pm

Swimming Lessons We offer swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. We have a variety of options to fit all schedules.

Health & Wellness Center, Aquatic Center

Monday, October 21 - Monday, November 11 All day

WOU & YOU Photo Contest Do you play sports? Do you work on campus? Is there a specific organization you're associated with on campus that makes your life wonderful? It doesn't matter what you do on campus, we want to know. If you're involved with art, theater, biology or computer sciences, take a picture and enter to win! Share your experience at WOU. This contest is a fundraiser for the WOU Non-Traditional Students and their families. The proceeds go towards basic needs (i.e. supplies for family lounges) and future events (i.e. prices for printing posters and event supplies). The contest is open to everyone in the WOU community. The winner will win a cash award! The application fee/photo entry cost is $3. If you win, you receive half of the admissions fee of the overall entry submissions. One winner only! One photo per entry! Applications are available at the information desk, via email and I will be tabling Monday (10.28, 11.4, and 11.11) from 11-1 p.m. in the WUC lobby.

WOU Campus

Friday, November 1 - Sunday, November 3 08:00 am - 10:00 pm

AFAA Personal Fitness Trainer Certification For the aspiring and experienced fitness professional working one-on-one with exercise clients, this three-day certification workshop includes lectures, practical demonstration and both written and practical exams. It covers exercise physiology, anatomy, kinesiology and injury prevention. The course also includes fitness assessment testing procedures (3-minute step test, sit-and-reach, push-up/abdominal crunch, body composition screening with skin-fold caliper measurements), nutrition fundamentals and weight management, special populations and medical considerations, communication skills, leadership and motivational coaching, exercise programming in the weight room, and wellness programming and riskfactor assessment guidelines. The course objectives are consistent with those of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. Although this course will help prepare you for both AFAA's Personal Fitness Trainer Certification and the Personal Fitness Trainer National Boards, successful completion of the course does not guarantee you will pass either examination. Includes: 3-day Certification Workshop, Personal Fitness Trainer Certification v3 Study Guide (shipping additional), written and practical exams, One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members (includes TeleFitness? access number), subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside the U.S.), AFAA Certified Personal Trainer certificate and I.D. card (upon successful completion of both examinations), and 15 CEUs towards previously achieved AFAA certifications. Prerequisites: Personal Fitness Training: Theory and Practice (2010) ($69+ shipping) is the recommended text for this workshop and is not included in the regular price. Current CPR/AED required before certification is issued. Weight training/weight room experience is recommended. Early registration and pre-study is suggested. Pre-study materials: Personal Fitness Training: Theory and Practice (2010) Personal Fitness Trainer Assessment DVD (step by step protocols for many important fitness assessment tests) Practice Test for Personal Fitness Trainer Certification (2010)

Health & Wellness Center, room 305

Monday, November 4 11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser Who: Haiti Service Learning Trip: Lindsay Comella, Kayce Lilley, Taylor McLean, Tyler Nelson, Amy Lopez, Jo Bruno, Alvaro Francisco, Ali Hernandez, Trenton Nettles, and Melissa Ineck. What: We will be handing out flyers, for you to place on your table or hand to your server, then 15% of your bill will be donated to our cause! Why: Because you can enjoy wings and football, while supporting a team of awesome people helping Haitian Children and families in need! Our Service Learning group is taking a trip to Haiti this winter break for 2 weeks to help school children and make a difference while becoming better leaders.

Salem B-dubs 3892 Center St NE (Salem, OR)

Monday, November 4 04:00 - 05:30 pm

Birth Control Myths and Methods SPEAK presents: Birth Control Myths and Methods Please come and join us for an informational program about how to protect yourself and your partner by using different forms of birth control, to prevent pregnancies and STIs.

Werner University Center, Columbia

Monday, November 4 04:30 - 06:00 pm

GSA Speaker: Dr. Robert Winningham The Gerontology Student Association invites you to watch Dr. Robert Winningham speak on improving both resident quality of life and retirement communities appeal.

Werner University Center, Santiam

Tuesday, November 5 All day

International Education Day On behalf of International Education Week celebrated by over 100 countries worldwide - WOU's Office of Study Abroad and International Exchanges and International Students and Scholars Affairs is partnering with the U.S. Department of State and Education to celebrate and promote the benefits of international education and exchanges!

Werner University Center

Tuesday, November 5 10:00 - 02:00 am

International Education Fair Study Abroad program providers, the international campus community, and other international resources will be hosting a fair in the WUC from 10-2 on behalf of International Education Day.

Werner University Center, Upperlevel

Friday, November 8 07:00 - 09:00 pm

Men's Club Soccer vs University of Oregon WOU Men's Club Soccer takes on the University of Oregon in a Cascade Collegiate Soccer League match up.

Turf Field

Saturday, November 9 08:15 am - 01:00 pm

Fall Preview Day Join us for WOU's only Saturday campus visitation program for fall term. Prospective students and their guests will meet WOU students, faculty and staff by participating in a variety of activities. High school seniors and transfer students can apply for Fall Term 2014 admission at check-in and receive notification of their status at the end of the program. Students can also request a total of three free tickets to the home football game if they register online for the program. Register today and find out why students matter at WOU!

Werner University Center

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Historic Home and Museum Open to Public
Date: Monday, August 12 - Monday, December 2
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Gentle House
Cost: free
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: The Historic Gentle House will be open for viewing every Monday through the fall. You will have the opportunity to see the home and grounds, learn about its connection to the university, and find out what the home is used for now.
Sponsoring Group: WOU Foundation
Contact Info: 503-838-8673
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/gentlehouse

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Faculty/Staff Yoga
Date: Monday, October 7 - Wednesday, November 27
Time: 08:00 - 10:00 am
Location: Health & Wellness Center, room 201
Cost: free FREE w/ HWC Membership OR You may purchase a F/S Yoga membership for $60 granting access to this class OR You may sponsor yourself as a guest to the HWC for $6 and attend this class upon available space.
Audience: Faculty/Staff
Description: Warren Allen has been providing WOU faculty and staff the benefits of yoga for about 8 years. He will continue this tradition this year from the HWC on Mondays & Wednesdays from 8 to 850am. Join us for relaxation, strengthening, stretching, flexibility and mindful breathing.
Sponsoring Group: Campus Recreation
Contact Info: 503-838-8860
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/fitness

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Swimming Lessons
Date: Monday, October 14 - Friday, November 22
Time: 01:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Health & Wellness Center, Aquatic Center
Cost: free Price varies: $48 for group lessons, $66 for FISH, $75 for semi private lessons, $120 for private lessons
Audience: Public
Description: We offer swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. We have a variety of options to fit all schedules.
Sponsoring Group: Campus Recreation
Contact Info: 503-838-8860
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/aquatics

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WOU & YOU Photo Contest
Date: Monday, October 21 - Monday, November 11
Time: All day
Location: WOU Campus
Cost: 3 The application fee/photo entry cost is $3. If you win, you receive half of the admissions fee of the overall entry submissions. One winner only! One photo per entry!
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: Do you play sports? Do you work on campus? Is there a specific organization you're associated with on campus that makes your life wonderful? It doesn't matter what you do on campus, we want to know. If you're involved with art, theater, biology or computer sciences, take a picture and enter to win! Share your experience at WOU. This contest is a fundraiser for the WOU Non-Traditional Students and their families. The proceeds go towards basic needs (i.e. supplies for family lounges) and future events (i.e. prices for printing posters and event supplies). The contest is open to everyone in the WOU community. The winner will win a cash award! The application fee/photo entry cost is $3. If you win, you receive half of the admissions fee of the overall entry submissions. One winner only! One photo per entry! Applications are available at the information desk, via email and I will be tabling Monday (10.28, 11.4, and 11.11) from 11-1 p.m. in the WUC lobby.
Sponsoring Group: Non-Traditional Students
Contact Info: 9256980549
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/sla/nontrad.php

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AFAA Personal Fitness Trainer Certification
Date: Friday, November 1 - Sunday, November 3
Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Health & Wellness Center, room 305
Cost: $499.00 To register, please visit afaa.com
Audience: Public
Description: For the aspiring and experienced fitness professional working one-on-one with exercise clients, this three-day certification workshop includes lectures, practical demonstration and both written and practical exams. It covers exercise physiology, anatomy, kinesiology and injury prevention. The course also includes fitness assessment testing procedures (3-minute step test, sit-and-reach, push-up/abdominal crunch, body composition screening with skin-fold caliper measurements), nutrition fundamentals and weight management, special populations and medical considerations, communication skills, leadership and motivational coaching, exercise programming in the weight room, and wellness programming and riskfactor assessment guidelines. The course objectives are consistent with those of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. Although this course will help prepare you for both AFAA's Personal Fitness Trainer Certification and the Personal Fitness Trainer National Boards, successful completion of the course does not guarantee you will pass either examination. Includes: 3-day Certification Workshop, Personal Fitness Trainer Certification v3 Study Guide (shipping additional), written and practical exams, One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members (includes TeleFitness? access number), subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside the U.S.), AFAA Certified Personal Trainer certificate and I.D. card (upon successful completion of both examinations), and 15 CEUs towards previously achieved AFAA certifications. Prerequisites: Personal Fitness Training: Theory and Practice (2010) ($69+ shipping) is the recommended text for this workshop and is not included in the regular price. Current CPR/AED required before certification is issued. Weight training/weight room experience is recommended. Early registration and pre-study is suggested. Pre-study materials: Personal Fitness Training: Theory and Practice (2010) Personal Fitness Trainer Assessment DVD (step by step protocols for many important fitness assessment tests) Practice Test for Personal Fitness Trainer Certification (2010)
Sponsoring Group: Campus Recreation
Contact Info: 503-838-8860
Event Website: www.affa.com

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Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser
Date: Monday, November 4
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Salem B-dubs 3892 Center St NE (Salem, OR)
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Who: Haiti Service Learning Trip: Lindsay Comella, Kayce Lilley, Taylor McLean, Tyler Nelson, Amy Lopez, Jo Bruno, Alvaro Francisco, Ali Hernandez, Trenton Nettles, and Melissa Ineck. What: We will be handing out flyers, for you to place on your table or hand to your server, then 15% of your bill will be donated to our cause! Why: Because you can enjoy wings and football, while supporting a team of awesome people helping Haitian Children and families in need! Our Service Learning group is taking a trip to Haiti this winter break for 2 weeks to help school children and make a difference while becoming better leaders.
Sponsoring Group: SLCD
Contact Info: 503-838-8000
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/career/

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Birth Control Myths and Methods
Date: Monday, November 4
Time: 04:00 - 05:30 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Columbia
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: SPEAK presents: Birth Control Myths and Methods Please come and join us for an informational program about how to protect yourself and your partner by using different forms of birth control, to prevent pregnancies and STIs.
Sponsoring Group: Abby's House Advocate
Contact Info: 503.838.8219
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/club/abbyshouse/

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GSA Speaker: Dr. Robert Winningham
Date: Monday, November 4
Time: 04:30 - 06:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Santiam
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: The Gerontology Student Association invites you to watch Dr. Robert Winningham speak on improving both resident quality of life and retirement communities appeal.
Sponsoring Group: GSA
Contact Info: 5038388000
Event Website: https://www.wou.edu/las/behavioral_sciences/gerontology/

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International Education Day
Date: Tuesday, November 5
Time: All day
Location: Werner University Center
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: On behalf of International Education Week celebrated by over 100 countries worldwide - WOU's Office of Study Abroad and International Exchanges and International Students and Scholars Affairs is partnering with the U.S. Department of State and Education to celebrate and promote the benefits of international education and exchanges!
Sponsoring Group: WOU's Office of Study Abroad and International Exchanges, Office of International Students and Scholars Affairs, and the International Education and Services Committee
Contact Info: 8-85902
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/studyabroad

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International Education Fair
Date: Tuesday, November 5
Time: 10:00 - 02:00 am
Location: Werner University Center, Upperlevel
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Study Abroad program providers, the international campus community, and other international resources will be hosting a fair in the WUC from 10-2 on behalf of International Education Day.
Sponsoring Group: Study Abroad and International Exchanges, International Students and Scholars Affairs and the International Education and Services Committee
Contact Info: 8-8592
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu

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Men's Club Soccer vs University of Oregon
Date: Friday, November 8
Time: 07:00 - 09:00 pm
Location: Turf Field
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: WOU Men's Club Soccer takes on the University of Oregon in a Cascade Collegiate Soccer League match up.
Sponsoring Group: Campus Recreation
Contact Info: 503-838-8513

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Fall Preview Day
Date: Saturday, November 9
Time: 08:15 am - 01:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Join us for WOU's only Saturday campus visitation program for fall term. Prospective students and their guests will meet WOU students, faculty and staff by participating in a variety of activities. High school seniors and transfer students can apply for Fall Term 2014 admission at check-in and receive notification of their status at the end of the program. Students can also request a total of three free tickets to the home football game if they register online for the program. Register today and find out why students matter at WOU!
Sponsoring Group: WOU Office of Admissions
Contact Info: 503-838-8211
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/admissions/previewday/fall.php

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