Professor Dr. W. Lee Beatty with a student in the lab.

WSU Faculty & Staff, Welcome to Fall Semester 2014!

Welcome Week highlights for faculty and staff include the All University Welcome at 1 pm Monday, August 18. The All-University Fall Picnic at 4:30 pm Monday, August 18 and the WSU-Rochester Kick-Off Picnic at 4:30 pm Thursday, September 4..

View the 2014 Faculty/Staff Welcome Week Schedule and 2014 Faculty/Staff Welcome Week Calendar for detailed information on all the week's activities.

It's a great week to be a Warrior!

2014 Faculty & Staff Welcome

Monday, August 18, 1pm - 3pm

All WSU faculty and staff are invited to attend the WSU All-University Faculty and Staff Welcome on Monday, August 18, 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)

2014 Fall Family Picnic

Monday, August 18, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Join us for the annual All-University Fall Picnic 4:30 - 6:30pm Monday, August 18 at the Atrium of the SLC.
Printable Invitation (PDF)

2014 All-University New Student Welcome and Picnic

Wednesday, August 20, 11am

All WSU faculty and staff are invited to attend the WSU New Student Welcome and Picnic at 11am Wednesday, August 20 in McCown Gymnasium.

This is the official University Welcome for Fall 2014 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 Schedule (PDF)

2014 Faculty & Staff Development Workshops

Thursday, August 21, 9am - 11am (Stark Auditorium)/Roch-ST 118 (ITV)
and 2pm-4pm (Stark Auditorium)/Roch-ST 118 (ITV)

Workshop Topic: Making the Large Classroom Small with Harvard Physicist and award-winning STEM educator Eric Mazur.
Session 1: 9:00am to 11:00am - Confessions of a Converted Lecturer
Session 2: 2:00pm to 4:00pm - Why You Can Pass Tests and Still Fail in the Real World

No RSVP required.
Printable Flyer (PDF)

2014 WSU-Rochester Kickoff Meeting and Picnic

Thursday, September 4, 3:30pm Meeting; 4:30pm Picnic

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

RSVP to Brenda Phillips at 507-285-7139 or by Wednesday, Aug. 27.
Printable Invitation (PDF)