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Where: Dina's PlaceWhen: 8 p.m.Price: $5 for Students; $10 for Public; FREE with Fall Pass!
Just like on a dance floor, every college experiences varying levels of engagement between those fully involved (student leaders) & those lurking on the edge (apathetic students). The same tactics to create successful social change on a dance floor. DFT provides student leaders & advisors a proven model for creating community, increasing student engagement, & fostering a culture of retention.
*To attend this workshop please RSVP here
Where: 223-DIGSWhen: 11 a.m.Price: FREE!
Co-sponsored by RSA, CCE & Student Activities
Students spend more time on Facebook than in class. In just five years, online social sites have grew bigger than TV. Along with massive growth came predators, identity theft, wasted time, destroyed reputations, and hacked machines. A “city” with 1 billion people has its dangers, but it also has incredible opportunities. With 70% of employers prescreening applicants based on digital identities, learn how to get ahead by leveraging your digital identity to your advantage both in school, as a student leader, and out of school, for your career.
Where: Dina's PlaceWhen: 8 p.m.Price: FREE!
Co-sponsored by RSA & CCE
Most research concludes that at least 90% of college students have an active online social networking account. That means to fully engage this generation; student affairs professionals need to understand and use the new world of MyTwubeBook. You've probably already have a Facebook Page and Twitter account, now what? This session pulls together the latest case studies and academic research to help you stay ahead of the curve and implement a strategy to increase student engagement at your institution from orientation to alumni.
Where: 223-DIGSWhen: 2 p.m.Price: FREE!
Adam Mamawala is an award-winning 25 year old stand-up comedian based out of Hoboken, New Jersey. 2007, he was the winner of the New Jersey Comedy Festival, a statewide competition to find the funniest college comedian in NJ, was voted as a rising star in the college market and this past fall he was a semifinalist in the 2011 Boston Comedy Festival.
Where: The EdgeWhen: 8 p.m.Price: FREE!
Preston Pugmire has been entertaining audiences all over the US with his looping performance. Electronic floor pedals allow Preston to record anything he plays live, and then layer multiple sounds on top of it, creating an entire song from scratch. He does this right in front of the crowd while keeping them completely engaged and involved. Preston has been voted best music artist in the college market.
Where: The EdgeWhen: 8 p.m.Price: $5 for Students; $10 for Public;FREE with Fall Pass!
Who doesn't like to dance? Come out for a night of Zumba....
Where: 206-West CenterWhen: 9 p.m.Price: FREE!
Co-sponsored by WU Rec Services
Come out and join the Daytime committee and make your very own tie-dye t-shirt on us!
Where: DIGS LobbyWhen: 11 a.m.Price: FREE!
Frank Meeink's violent childhood in South Philadelphia primed him to hate. He made easy prey for a small group of skinhead gang recruiters led by his older cousin. At fourteen, he shaved his head. By sixteen, Frank was one of the most notorious skinhead gang leaders on the East Coast. By eighteen, he was doing hard time in an Illinois prison.
Where: Dina's PlaceWhen: 8 p.m.Price: $5 for Students; $10 for Public;FREE with Fall Pass!
Paul Pfau (rhymes with “wow”) is a soulful singer-songwriter and guitar player from the Baltimore-Washington Metro Area. With hands like Hendrix and a voice that croon’s with Sinatra’s charm, Paul brings an authentic sound to the modern era. His unique approach to music combines British blues & New Orleans funk rhythms, with insatiable hook-driven pop melodies.
Where: The EdgeWhen: 8 p.m.Price: $5 for Students; $10 for Public; FREE with Fall Pass!
Spanning decades and cultures, the six members of Anthem combine boundless energy and diverse musical influences to showcase their own brand of reggae on their debut CD on Mack Avenue Records. Anthem’s tight harmonies and solid musical sensibilities stem, in part, from the fact that three of the band’s members come from the same musical family. Their Jamaican heritage is the seed from which their reggae roots spread, but each of the various members also adds his own experience and influences to the mix
Where: Amphitheatre (Rain Location: The Edge) When: 8 p.m.Price: $5 for Students; $10 for Public; FREE with Fall Pass!
Blending a unique combination of improvisational comedy, education and audience participation, “Sex Signals” provides a provocative, in-your-face look at issues surrounding dating, sex and date rape on college campuses.
Where: Richardson Ballroom When: 8 p.m.Price: FREE!
Co-sponsored by Student Affairs and Health & Wellness
Do you have what it takes to become Winthrop's ultimate gamer? This event will challenge the best of the best on the latest video games for a grand prize and gloating rights.
Where: Various Locations-DIGSWhen: 9:30 p.m.Price: FREE!
Co-sponsored by the Gentlemen's League and the DiGiorgio Campus Center