Next Week at WOU (Feb. 25 to March 1)

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Looking for things to do at WOU this next week? We’ve got you covered with a selection of upcoming events. See the full calendar here or on your MyWOU app.

Important Notices

WOU Scholarship Deadline: March 1
Western Oregon University offers more than 70 scholarships.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: There is still time to apply for WOU scholarships. You can apply for more than 70 scholarships with one form, due by March 1.Visit tips for information on how to complete scholarship applications.

FOOD FOR FINES If you have a parking ticket, you can pay it by donating canned or boxed food items Feb. 24 to Feb. 28. Campus Public Safety is accepting five items for $10 reduced from your parking citation. Collected food will be donated to the WOU Food Pantry. For additional information, call 503-838-8267.

Food for Fines
Got a parking ticket? Donate food to pay it from Feb. 24-28 at Western Oregon University.

Accepted items include:

  • Nut butters, 18 ounce or larger (peanut, almond, cashew, etc.)
  • Canned chicken, 12.5 ounce or larger
  • Canned fruit, 14 ounce or larger
  • Canned tuna, 4 ounce or larger (no more than two cans of tuna for every five item bundle)
  • Canned soup, 10 ounce or larger
  • Canned or boxed meals (beef stew, mac & cheese, ravioli, etc.)
  • No instant noodles or soup cups. No expired or damaged/dented items will be accepted.

AN ARTFUL LIFE: CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF CREATOR, TEACHER AND COLLECTOR ALFRED MAURICE: Visit the Cannon Gallery of Art in historic Campbell Hall to view the late Alfred Maurice’s work. The exhibit is open now until March 20. Artwork in all exhibits will be for sale with price points for everyone ($10 – $1000). All proceeds benefit the Maurice Undergraduate Initiative. The gallery is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Mark your calendar for March 11 when WOU will host a wine and art fundraiser in celebration of Maurice’s birthday.

 

Monday, Feb. 24

WINTER TERM BLOOD DRIVE: Make a difference by donating blood 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the WUC’s Pacific Room. To schedule your appointment or for more information, contact the Red Cross at www.redcrossblood.org.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Black Student Union graphic, with a black background and yellow letters that display both the acronym and the full title of the organization.BLACK STUDENT UNION MOVIE NIGHT: The Black Student Union is a club for all students supporting black student experiences on campus through meetings, games, movies and other events. The club meets 5 to 7 p.m. at Ackerman 139.

 

Thursday, Feb. 27

YOUR LEGAL TOOLBOX FOR AGING GRACEFULLY: Guest speaker Ryan Collier will discuss how to attend to legal matters as we grow older. He is an estate planning and probate attorney in Salem. Noon in the WUC’s Columbia Room.

FROM SOUTHWEST SPAIN TO SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES: SPANISH IN THE AGE OF EXPLORATION: Join Patricia Gimenez-Eguibar for a history of the region and how language evolved. 3 p.m. WUC’s Willamette Room.

Basketball going through the net.
Cheer for Western Oregon University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on Feb. 27 and Feb. 29.

WOU BASKETBALL: The women’s basketball team plays Alaska Anchorage at 5:15 p.m., followed by the men’s team at 7:30 p.m. in New P.E. WOU students and children 6 years old and younger are admitted for free. Tickets for adults are $7 and tickets for seniors (65 and older) and students with ID are $5.

 

Saturday, Feb. 29

HAPPY LEAP DAY: Leap Day has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap Years were first introduced by Julius Caesar more than 2,000 years ago. According to an old Irish legend, St. Brigid struck a deal with St. Patrick to allow women to propose to men every four years. Happy Birthday to everyone born on Feb. 29. Your next birthday is Feb. 29, 2024.

BASKETBALL GAMES: The women’s basketball team plays Alaska at 2 p.m., followed by the men’s team at 4:15 p.m. in New P.E. WOU students and children 6 years old and younger are admitted for free. Tickets for adults are $7 and tickets for seniors (65 and older) and students with ID are $5.

If you are hosting a campus event, be sure to add it to the calendar by visiting calendar.wou.edu and click “submit event.”

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