WSU Faculty & Staff,
Welcome to Fall Semester 2013!

Welcome Week highlights for faculty and staff include the All University Welcome at 1 pm Monday, Aug. 19. The All-University Fall Picnic at 4:30 pm Monday, Aug. 19 and the WSU-Rochester Picnic at 4 pm Friday, Aug. 23.

View the 2013 Faculty/Staff Welcome Week Schedule and 2013 Faculty/Staff Welcome Week Calendar for detailed information on all the week's activities.

It's a great week to be a Warrior!

2013 Faculty & Staff Welcome

Monday, August 19, 1pm - 3pm

All WSU faculty and staff are invited to attend the WSU All-University Faculty and Staff Welcome on Monday, August 19, from 1pm - 3pm  on the Performing Arts Center Main Stage. The event will include a State of the University address by WSU President Scott R. Olson and an introduction of new faculty, staff and administrators. 

Printable Invitation (PDF)

2013 Fall Family Picnic

Monday, August 19, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Join us for the annual All-University Fall Picnic 4:30 - 6:30pm Monday, August 19 at the Winona Lake Park Band Shell.

Printable Invitation (PDF)

2013 Faculty & Staff Development Workshops

Wednesday, August 21, 9am - 11am (Stark Auditorium)
and 2pm-4pm (WSU Rochester Campus ST 108)

Academic misconduct expert John Sener will discuss student and university integrity, ethics, and policy. Mr. Sener will address how students view cheating and borrowing from the massive resources available online to help them do so. The talks include best practices for university and departmental policy on ethics and cheating, on open access to educational material, and on pedagogies that foster an ethic in students toward their work.

Both sessions will discuss the above. The morning session will focus on studentsí ethical choices and suitable university policy. The afternoon session will include instructional measures to promote classroom ethics. No RSVP required.

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2013 All-University New Student Welcome and Picnic

Wednesday, August 21, 11am

All WSU faculty and staff are invited to attend the WSU New Student Welcome and Picnic at 11am Wednesday, August 21 in McCown Gymnasium.

This is the official University Welcome for Fall 2013 new freshmen, transfer and international students. Join us to help welcome the new students and make them feel part of the WSU community.

Seating takes place from 10:30 -11am. The short ceremony will be followed by a picnic lunch. Wear your purple to this informal event--no regalia required!

Printable Invitation (PDF)

2013 WSU-Rochester Kickoff Meeting and Picnic

Thursday, August 22, 3pm

All WSU faculty and staff are invited to attend the Academic Year Kickoff Faculty/Staff Meeting and Picnic Thursday, Aug. 22. The Faculty/Staff meeting will take place at 3pm in CF 206/208, Rochester campus. The picnic will follow from 4pm - 5:30 pm on the plaza outside Coffman Hall (weather permitting). The menu includes grilled burgers, veggie burgers, chicken breasts and hot dogs, fresh fruit, vegetable pasta salad, lemonade and dessert.

RSVP to Brenda Phillips at 507-285-7139 or by Friday, Aug. 16.

Printable Invitation (PDF)