CONGRATULATIONS LEONE ALEXANDER: DAVID FUND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

SHOUT OUT TO DENTAL HYGIENE STUDENTS!



Five Goodwin Dental Hygiene students were recognized in Connecticut Oral Health’s online newsletter for their participation at an October presentation at the Bloomfield Senior Center. Close to 25% of seniors between the ages 65-74 have gum disease, which is associated with diabetes, heart and lung disease, and stroke. The presentation helped them learn how to keep their teeth and gums healthy in fun and interactive gathering. Congrats to our students on demonstrating how the Dental Hygiene program is helping the greater community!

Special Offer from Shampoo One



Shampoo One in East Hartford has joined Goodwin College’s Navigator Discount Program and is offering 15% off on all services to students, alumni, and employees! In addition, they are looking for both men and women models to volunteer for educational purposes. Volunteers will work with licensed new talent and with Shampoo One’s education director. Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. If you are interested, please call Jimaine at Shampoo One at 860-569-8907. For more information on the Navigator Discount Program, please visit www.goodwin.edu/discounts.

FEDERAL WORK STUDY JOB OPENINGS


Students: are you interested in working at Goodwin? The Financial Aid Office is looking for eligible students for the Federal Work-Study program. Work-study positions are available throughout the campus, including the Hoffman Family Library, the Academic Success Center, the Office of the Registrar, and Academic Advising. If you are interested in the work-study program, please contact the Federal Work Study Coordinator, Heather Schrang, by email at hschrang@goodwin.edu or by phone at 860-913-2118.

2ND ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM RESEARCH ON THE CONNECTICUT RIVER

Applying to Early Childhood Magnet School



Fifteen percent of the available seats at the Goodwin College Early Childhood Magnet School for the 2016-2017 school year are reserved for the children of Goodwin students, faculty, and staff. Interested families must: 1. Apply to the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO), the organization that oversees the lottery process at: www.choiceeducation.org. 2. Complete a separate form through the college to verify eligibility. Go to http://www.goodwin.edu/forms/ecms-preferenceto download forms and other important information on the application process. For information or questions, contact Alex Henschel at 860-913-2181 or ahenschel@goodwin.edu.

Academic Success Center Chemistry Tutor Table

Please note: The Academic Success Center Chemistry Tutor Table scheduled for Monday, October 26, from 5 to 6 p.m. has been cancelled. The schedule will resume as planned the following Monday, November 2.

Coast Guard Offers Two Boating Safety Classes — November 7



On Saturday, November 7, the US Coast Guard will offer two opportunities at Goodwin for students and employees to learn about boating safety. “Suddenly in Command” is a boating safety primer on what to do in an emergency. Topics include vessels, operating principles, and avoiding boating mishaps. This class runs 8 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $15 for Goodwin students and faculty with identification. “How to Read a Nautical Chart” will cover interpreting a chart’s contents to navigate safely. A text and training chart is included in the fee. This class will run from noon to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $30 for Goodwin students and faculty with identification. Registration is required for this class and is limited to 12 students. To register or for information: wdavidmarriott@gmail.com or call 860-430-2986.

EVENING CPR CLASSES FOR STUDENTS



Goodwin College is now offering evening CPR classes. For the fall semester, classes will be held on October 26, November 17, and December 2. Each one-session class will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Please see Nicole Rychling in Room 309 at One Riverside Drive to register!

OCTOBER BOOK BUYBACK DATES

ANNOUNCING POETRY CLUB CONTEST WINNERS

Congratulations to the following poets! They have won first, second, and third place prizes in the 2015 Poetry Club Contest. They are (First Place) "Poker After Dark,"? by Ralph Gagliardo, (Second Place) "Lean Into Joy,"? by Stephanie Bordeaux, and (Third Place) "Bottle Scars," by Melissa Malchiodi. Please join us on the National Day on Writing Conference on October 20 in the Community Room for an awards ceremony starting at 3:30 p.m. The winners have been invited to read their winning poem as they are presented with their award. If you would like to be considered for next year's Poetry Club Contest, please submit up to three poems on any theme to chendricks@goodwin.edu. This is open to students only. Deadline is June 30, 2016.

CHILDREN’S AUTHOR SCHEDULED FOR BOOK SIGNING — OCTOBER 20

Award-winning children’s book author Pegi Deitz Shea will be available for a signing of her book during the National Day on Writing Conference on October 20. The book signing is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon in front of the bookstore, following her lecture in the Community Room. Her books are currently on display in the bookstore. Learn more about Pegi and her work at  http://www.pegideitzshea.com/

SPRING REGISTRATION - JANUARY CLASSES - BEGINS NOVEMBER 9th

Registration for the Spring 2016 semester will begin on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 7 am, ending on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Online late registration will open on Monday, December 7, 2015. If you did not register during the normal registration dates, you will need to visit the Business Office to pay the $100 late registration fee. You may contact the Assistant Registrar with questions at rstraub@goodwin.edu.

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