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BORO Weekly
Oct. 16 - 22, 2017
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EU to host Fall Career & Internship Fair today at 1 p.m.

Representatives from more than 60 organizations will be on campus today to meet and talk with students about available volunteer, career and internship opportunities as part of the Fall Career & Internship Fair. Hosted by the Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning, the fair will be held from 1-4 p.m. in the Frank G. Pogue Student Center Multipurpose Room.

The event will feature a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, corporations, government agencies and healthcare providers, including Erie Insurance, Barber National Institute, UPMC, LECOM, Pennsylvania State Police, GEICO, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Logistics Plus and Erie Federal Credit Union.

EU alumni and students from all majors are encouraged to attend the event to network and learn about internship and future employment opportunities. Attendees should bring copies of their résumé and dress professionally. Free LinkedIn headshots will be offered during the fair.

For more information about experiential learning and career exploration, email Monica Clem, executive director of the Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning.

Volunteers needed for RAKE

RAKE

The smell of autumn is in the air, and the leaves are falling, which means it’s time for Edinboro University’s annual Random Acts of Kindness in Edinboro (RAKE) event.

EU is looking for volunteers to assist with raking leaves in the community for the elderly and disabled on Saturday, Nov. 4. Rakes and gloves will be provided. There will be two shifts: 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, Nov. 5.

Come enjoy the day meeting people in the community and helping others. If you are interested, please sign up on BoroSync. For more information, email Shellie Ritzel.

Alpha Psi Omega presents 'Dog Sees God'

Edinboro University's chapter of Alpha Psi Omega is proud to present, "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead." Written by Bert V. Royal, the dark comedy features characters from the well-known comic strip "Peanuts" as degenerate teenagers.

The show will run Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Diebold Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are set to continue Oct. 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 29 at 2:30 p.m. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance.

General admission is $10; $5 for EU faculty, staff, non-EU students and senior citizens; and $3 for EU students. The show is recommended for mature audiences only.

Spring class scheduling begins Nov. 1

Students are reminded that class scheduling for the Spring 2018 semester will begin on Nov. 1. Check your S.C.O.T.S. account for your designated registration date and time.

Arrange a meeting with your academic advisor in advance of your assigned scheduling date in order to develop a class schedule and obtain your alternate PIN. The alternate PIN, which is equivalent to your advisor's signature, is needed to schedule on S.C.O.T.S.

Therapy dogs visit rescheduled for Sunday

Due to unforseen circumstances, the "Paws & Paws" event originally scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 8, was postponed.

Licensed therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs United will now visit campus this Sunday from 2-4:30 p.m. Take a short break from studying and stop by the Learning Commons for some well-earned time with these four-legged professionals.

Adaena Tray to discuss 'Career Paths for English Majors'

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Al Stone Lecture Series presents Dr. Elisabeth Joyce

Al Stone Lecture Series

Dr. Elisabeth Joyce, a professor in the English and Philosopy Department, will present “Wikipedia Fans” on Thursday as part of the Fall 2017 Al Stone Lecture Series. The lecture is set for 9:30 a.m. in the Diebold Center for the Performing Arts.

The series runs Thursdays through Oct. 26. Lectures are given by retired and active faculty as well as area individuals with special expertise.

Lectures to address the importance of inclusiveness

As part of the Social Equity Distinguished Professional Lecturer Series, Kevin Opple will present “Promoting Inclusiveness while Maintaining Excellence” on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in Pogue Student Center’s Scot Cinema. Opple, the manager of the Borough of Edinboro, will discuss the importance of actively promoting inclusiveness within organizations. Prior to assuming his current role, he served in the U.S. Navy for two decades.

The series continues Thursday with ”That’s Not Fair!: Young Children and Social Justice in Inclusive Early Childhood Classrooms,” presented by Dr. Karen Lindeman. Her presentation, which will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Pogue Student Center, Room 143, will examine inclusiveness in the classroom from the perspective of both students and educators. Lindeman is an associate professor in the Early Childhood and Reading Department and the graduate program head for the master’s degree in early childhood.

The lecture series, which focuses on issues of social justice, is co-sponsored by the Office of Social Equity and the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Education club announces 'Warriors for Warmth' 5k

Warriors for Warmth

Edinboro nursing honors program earns regional award

Founded at Edinboro University on April 26, 1992, the Nu Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is celebrating 25 years by earning regional recognition for excellence.

Edinboro’s honor society for nursing students, Nu Theta received the Showcase of Regional Excellence award for commitment to lifelong learning, courtesy of Sigma Theta Tau International Region 11, which covers western and central Pennsylvania and western New York. The group will be recognized at the Region 11 sectional meeting this month in Indianapolis.

STTI recognized Edinboro’s chapter for its year-end banquet, which was presented in collaboration with EU’s Student Nurse Organization of Edinboro (SNOE), an organization dedicated to professional development, student success, community service and networking.

What's happening in the community 

Harvest Festival
SS. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church
25636 N. Mosiertown Rd., Crossingville
Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Call (814) 734-3801 to learn more.

Be a Dutchess for a Day
Boro Women and Family Services
126 Water Street, Edinboro
Saturday from 1-5 p.m.
Click here to learn more.

October Sundaes
Hurry Hill Maple Farm Museum
11424 Fry Road, Edinboro
Sunday from 2-5 p.m.
Click here to learn more.

Calendar of Events

Celebrate National Pasta Day by joining the University Programming Board (UPB) for a free pasta bar on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the lobby of Pogue Student Center. The event is open to all students.

Interested in studying abroad? Morgan Springer from CIS Abroad will be on campus to answer all of your travel questions on Wednesday from 10 a.m until 2 p.m. in the lobby of Baron-Forness Library.

Tim Bruno, chief of the Office of the Great Lakes for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, will deliver "The State of Erie County's Environment" on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Pogue Student Center Multipurpose Room.

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Athletic Events

Volleyball vs. Gannon University
Friday at 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Mercyhurst University
Saturday at 5 p.m.

Football vs. Slippery Rock University
Saturday at noon

Swimming vs. Indiana University (Pa.)
Saturday at 1 p.m.

Get the latest news from the Athletics Department and access the fall sports schedule at www.gofightingscots.com.

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