WSU's Warrior Success Center will host an Employer Q & A day with retired executive Tom Lundahl, starting at 9 a.m. today, Oct. 1, in Maxwell 314.
Lundahl has over four decades of senior executive experience in international positions at PACCAR and John Deere in purchasing, logistics, marketing, and manufacturing. Students are encouraged to sign up for a 30-minute appointment on Warrior Jobs.
WSU Health and Wellness Services' Wellness Wednesday series will present "Be the Friend They Need" at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 in IWC 138.
Graduate assistant John Newman will conduct the event as part of the Recognizing Equality Initiative (RE Initiative). The event will focus on how to respond if a friend has been a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or other gender-based violence. Newman will discuss what to say, what not to say, and what survivors most need to hear. Participants will also learn more about getting involved in helping other survivors of gender-based violence, on campus and in the community.
WSU Counseling Services will offer a support group for students from 4-5 p.m. today, Oct. 1, in IWC 222. Students can come with a variety of issues, including stress, homesickness, adjustment struggles, anxiety, or depression. Therapy dog Winston will be available during the group time.
WSU will show the 1940 film version of The Grapes of Wrath at 4:30 p.m. today, Oct. 1, in the Science Laboratory Center Auditorium, room 120.
The showing will follow an introduction by English professor Paul Johnson. It is part of the Steinbeck Festival, celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath and the University Theme, Sustainable Futures.
WSU will host Mayo Clinic cancer specialist Edward Creagan as he presents a free public talk about "How to survive the stress of life in the 21st century" at noon Friday, Oct. 3, in East Hall, Kryzsko Commons.
Creagan will share his eight commandments for living well, how to talk so you doctor will listen, the healing power of pets and how to get the most from your 16 minutes in the exam room. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.
The WSU Global Studies and World Languages Department will hold a reception to celebrate the publication of books by faculty members Matthew Strecher and Linda D'Amico at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in Minne Hall Second Floor Lounge.
Visiting scholars Hector Sebastian Alvarez from Argentina and Makoto Murakami from Japan will also be present. Alvarez is a Fulbright scholar teaching a Spanish language course and taking graduate-level classes. Murakami specializes in computer science but is affiliated with the Global Studies and World Languages Departments this year.
WSU's Outreach and Continuing Education Department and WSU's Outdoor Education and Recreation Center is offering a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification course Nov. 15-16.
The WFA course will be taught by the National Outdoor Leadership School and Wilderness Medicine Institute certified instructors, Eric Barnard and Ross Greedy. The fast-paced, hand-on course, will prepare participants for the unexpected, including dislocation reduction and epinephrine administration.
The course costs $210. Registration ends Oct. 13 and is limited.
For more information, contact WSU's Outreach and Continuing Education Department at 507-457-5080.
Dawnette Cigrand, counselor education, published the article, "School Counselors' Use of Solution-Focused Tenets and Techniques in School-based Site Supervision," with Susannah Wood and David Duys, University of Iowa, in the Journal of School Counseling.
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