This Week At Hofstra
In this issue...
  • Friday, September 9th 2011
  • Saturday, September 10th 2011
  • Sunday, September 11th 2011
  • Monday, September 12th 2011
  • Tuesday, September 13th 2011
  • Wednesday, September 14th 2011
  • Thursday, September 15th 2011
  • Friday, September 16th 2011
  • Coming Soon!
  • Beyond Hofstra
  • We're on Facebook Now!

  • 9/11 Memorial and Museum Trip

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    Welcome all first-year students to Hofstra's stunning and vibrant campus and also welcome back returning students for another year. We hope to provide plenty of opportunities for you to find your niche here at Hofstra. Below is just a sampling of what's going on campus this week. This is just the beginning of a phenomenal year, so be on the lookout for all the amazing events and opportunities Hofstra has planned for you!

    The Office of Student Leadership and Activities is giving Hofstra students an unforgettable opportunity to be one of the first student groups to visit the newly opened 9/11 Memorial in New York City.

    Sunday, September 18, 2011 10am leaving from the Sandra and David S. Mack Student Center

    Sign ups begin on Wednesday, September 2011 in 260 Student Center at 11:30 a.m.

    Lunch is included.



    Event Friday, September 9th 2011

    9/11 Circle of Remembrance 12pm, Memorial Quad, South Campus. Plant an American flag in memory of Sept. 11. A moment of silence will be observed on Monday at 1 PM. Sponsored by Hofstra's Office of Student Leadership and Activities (OSLA).

    Muslim prayer 1 to 3 pm 219 Student Center.

    Entertainment Unlimited's Fridays@4: Sundae bar 4pm, Student Center Atrium

    Office of Student Leadership and Activities' Karaoke Night 7pm, Hofstra USA


    Friday Saturday, September 10th 2011

    Field Hockey, Hofstra vs. Yale 1pm, Hofstra Field Hockey Stadium

    Entertainment Unlimited's Wet n' Wild Cookout 4pm, Hofstra USA

    Entertainment Unlimited presents Bridesmaids 7pm, Student Center Theater

    Entertainment Unlimited presents Bridesmaids 9:30pm, Student Center Theater

    Office of Student Leadership and Activities' Second Chance Prom with 92.3 Now DJ 10pm, Hofstra USA, North Campus


    Saturday Sunday, September 11th 2011

    JCC Manhattan Service Project

    - 10 AM to 4 PM. Volunteer at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Manhattan in honor of 9/11. Space is limited, so please contact OSLA@hofstra.edu for more information.

    Remembering the World Trade Center - 12 PM to 2 PM Netherlands Café, North Campus. Participate in an arts and crafts project to honor those who were affected by 9/11. Sponsored by OSLA and the Resident Student Association.

    Catholic Mass 6:00 pm, Greenhouse, Student Center

    Field Hockey, Hofstra vs. Rider 1pm, Hofstra Field Hockey Stadium

    Entertainment Unlimited presents Movie Night showing Bridesmaids 7pm, Student Center Theater

    Entertainment Unlimited presents Movie Night showing Bridesmaids 9:30pm, Student Center Theater


    Sunday Monday, September 12th 2011

    September 11th Memorial Service - 12 PM - 12:45 PM. C.V. Starr Labyrinth. Gather at the site of Hofstra's 9/11 memorial to remember alumni who were lost. Afterwards, join a procession to the Circle of Remembrance at Memorial Quad, where participants will observe a moment of silence at 1 PM and plant American flags in unity. Sponsored by OSLA and the Office for Development and Alumni Affairs.

    9/11 Circle of Remembrance 1pm, Memorial Quad. Memorial Quad. Plant an American flag in memory of Sept. 11. A moment of silence will be observed on Monday at 1 PM. Sponsored by Hofstra's Office of Student Leadership and Activities (OSLA).

    The 10th Anniversary of 9/11: A Panel Discussion on the Political and Legal Ramifications of September 11 5 PM - 6 PM Hofstra Law School, Room 308. The panel will feature Professor Eric M. Freedman, Professor Julian Ku and 9/11 first responder and Hofstra law student Joe Cammarata discussing the legal aspects of "The War on Terrorism," which was launched in response to the September 11 attacks. An introduction by Dean Nora V. Demleitner will honor those who lost their lives on 9/11, including three Hofstra Law alums: Joni Cesta '91, Neil D. Levin '81 and Glenn J. Winuk '87. To RSVP, contact Elizabeth LaFaye at elizabeth.lafaye@hofstra.edu. Hosted by Hofstra Law School.

    9/11 Commemoration Panel on Changing American Discourse 6:30 PM Cultural Center Theater. Engage in dialogue as faculty begin the discussion about our country's state within the global society in which we live.


    Tuesday Tuesday, September 13th 2011

    Career Center's Interview To Impress 2:30pm, Career Center. Learn the secrets of successful interviews! If you are a student who will be interviewing for full-time or part-time jobs or summer internships this is an essential program to attend! This workshop introduces you to the different types of interviews and how to answer questions effectively. This workshop is mandatory for all Pride Recruiting participants.

    Off Campus Living And Commuting Students Presents "We Can Get Along" 7pm, East Library Wing 246. Come enjoy dinner and conversation with your neighbors as we discuss your rights and responsibilities as members of both the Hofstra and your surrounding community.


    Wednesday Wednesday, September 14th 2011

    Fall Festival Village Lottery 11:15am, Common Hour, Greenhouse

    Career Center's Open House Kick-Off Job Fair 11:15am, Common Hour, Career Center. Join us outside The Career Center for a barbecue, live music, games and giveaways! The Career Center staff will be available to discuss career services and resources at Hofstra University as well as job and internship opportunities.

    Recreation & Intramural Sports' Basketball Shootout 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Career Center BBQ Give it your best shot and win some cool Fitness Center goodie bags!

    Field Hockey, Hofstra Vs. Columbia 4pm, Hofstra Field Hockey Stadium

    The Pride Network Meet And Greet 6pm, Plaza Room Middle, Student Center

    Inter-Fraternal Sororital Counsel's "Meet The Greeks" 7pm, Multipurpose Room

    Office Of Student Leadership And Activities' Night Of "Equalogy" Event 7pm, Student Center Theater

    Recreation & Intramural Sports' Fall Intramural Meeting 7:30 p.m, Student Center Plaza Room West-Basketball, Stadium Soccer and Flag Football. For more info contact Shaun Fean @ Shaun.fean@hofstra.edu

    Catholic Mass 9:00 pm, Greenhouse, Student Center


    Thursday Thursday, September 15th 2011

    Office Of Student Leadership And Activities' Service Fair 9am Student Center Atrium. Learn what different departments, student organizations, and local non-profit organizations are doing to serve the community and how YOU too can make a difference and get involved. The fair will be open all day, so make sure to stop by in between classes!

    Sponsored by Student Leadership and Activities For more info contact OSLA@hofstra.edu

    Multicultural And International Students Program Office's "Let's Take A Deeper Look At Gender" 6pm, Plaza Room West

    The Protestant community meeting 6 to 7:15 pm, Interfaith Center.

    Hofstra Concerts' Coffee House 7pm, Netherlands Café

    Inter-Fraternal Counsel's Open Recruitment 8pm, Multipurpose Room

    Recreation & Intramural Sports ALL ROSTERS for Intramurals are DUE in the Fitness Center


    Friday Friday, September 16th 2011

    Career Center's Fall Career Fair 11am-2pm, Multipurpose Room. The Fall Job and Internship Career Fair brings to Hofstra a diverse group of employers - representing a wide variety of career fields - who are seeking candidates to fill full- and part-time positions, summer jobs, and internships. All attendees should be professionally dressed and have plenty of resumes. A list of participating organizations is available at hofstra.edu/career, and will be continually updated.

    Muslim prayer 1 to 3 pm 219 Student Center.

    Field Hockey, Hofstra Vs. Siena 3pm, Hofstra Field Hockey Stadium

    Entertainment Unlimited's Fridays @ 4: Sweet Shoppe 4pm, Student Center Atrium

    Hofstra Usa Grand Opening Celebration 4pm, Hofstra Usa

    Office Of Student Leadership And Activities' Karaoke Night 8pm, Netherlands Café

    Alpha Phi Alpha's Return Of The Sphinx Party 10pm, Hofstra Usa


    Student Picks Coming Soon!

    Senior Service Day: Habitat for Humanity Saturday, September 17, 2011 8:15 AM - 3:30 PM Meet in Student Center Atrium. Attention Class of 2012! Join us as we help Habitat for Humanity build a home for a local family in need right here in Mineola. Space is limited! Please stop by 260 Student Center with a $10 deposit to secure your spot. All deposits will be given back to attendees on the 17th. Lunch and transportation will be provided. Sponsored by Student Leadership and Activities. For more info contact OSLA@hofstra.edu

    Entertainment Unlimited Presents Movie Night - The Hangover Saturday September 17th 2011 7pm, Student Center Theater

    Office Of Student Leadership And Activities' "Stride With Pride" September 28th 2011 Fashion Show 7pm, Student Center Theater


    Coming Soon Beyond Hofstra

    Cirque du Soleil: Zarkana Radio City Music Hall , 9/8 - 9/9 8pm; 9/10 2pm, 8pm; 9/11 2pm, 7pm; 9/13 8pm; 9/14 2pm, 8pm. Ending: Sat Oct 08 8pm 1260 Sixth Ave (at 50th St) (866) 858-0008 cirquedusoleil.com Subway: B, D, F, M to 47-50th Sts-Rockefeller Ctr; 1 to 50th StGet directions $47-$130 The level of creative artistry in Cirque du Soleil's lavishly overstuffed new spectacular is so high that one wishes writer-director François Girard had stripped away the superfluous intrusions of eerie clowns, icky graphics and bombastic songs. For all of Zarkana's flash, it is in the individual skills of its featured performers that it shines most brightly.-Adam Feldman

    2011 US Open USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, 9/8- 9/10 midnight. Ending: Sat Sep 10 midnight Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Kennedy Cir (at New York Ave) (718) 760-6200 usopen.org Subway: 7 to Willets Pt-Shea Stadium For two weeks each summer, New York becomes the capital of the tennis world as the sport's final Grand Slam thwacks its way into Queens. Watch stars such as Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal play under the lights during the popular evening sessions, or just don your tennis whites and try to spot fashion editrix Anna Wintour, who usually comes out to cheer on the always dapper Roger Federer.

    Watson AdventuresThe Munch Around the Village Scavenger Hunt For Adults Only Saturday, September 10 at 1:00PM at Greenwich Village Greenwich Village New York, NY 10012At last, a hunt for people who literally hunger for adventure. Discover the gourmet delights of Greenwich Village while collecting treats and answers along the way. Starring some of the best pizza, kebab, cheese, cannolis, paratha, gelato, and peanut butter you've ever had. Be sure to bring one digital camera per team. The price does not include food purchases, because we want you to have a wide range of options to suit your taste, your budget and your diet. We'll point you toward our favorites, but the ultimate choice is between you and your tummy. For more information on this scavenger hunt and other scavenger hunts please visit http://watsonadventures.com/schedule.html


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