This Week At Hofstra
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Week 2 and Not Slowing Down!

Be a part of the second Explore Next Door Trip for the Fall 2010 semester, The Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour! The tour takes place on Sunday, September 19, 2010, Lower East Side and combines the history of the multi-ethnic Lower East Side with diverse tastes of the neighborhood. Learn about the Jewish East Side, Little Italy and Chinatown as you walk through New York's historic "ethnic quarter". As you explore the history you will make a series of food sampling stops from some of the significant and historic shops and markets in the area. Sign up today in the Office of Student Leadership and Activities, room 260 Student Center or call (516)463-6914 for more information.

Monday, September 13: National 9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service: On September 13, 2010, there will be opportunities for reflection and action in remembrance of 9/11. A 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony will be held at noon outside C.V. Starr (Rain location: Alumni House). Visit the Mack Student Center Atrium from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to discover opportunities to serve and/or record your good deed. For more information about community service, please visit www.hofstra.edu/oslaservice. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Leadership and Activities at (516) 463-6914 or OSLA@hofstra.edu.





Event Friday, September 10, 2010

ROSH HASHANAH - No Classes

HOMECOMING KING & QUEEN APPLICATIONS Due 5:00p.m. Available at: Hofstra.edu/OSLA. Due: Friday, September 10th , 5:00P.M. For more information visit 260 Student Center or call (516)463-6914.

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK 4:00-5:00 p.m. Fitness Center All activities will be held in the Fitness Center. Classes are FREE to all members of the Hofstra Community with a valid Hofstra Card/ Activities are canceled when classes are not in session. The schedule follow the Hofstra academic calendar. For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Karaoke Night! 8:00 p.m. - Midnight. Netherlands North Complex Free Fun!... And Lots of Singing!!! SING TO YOUR HEART'S CONTENT! If you have any questions, please contact OSLA at (516) 463-6914.




Friday Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK 12:00-1:00 p.m. Fitness Center All activities will be held in the Fitness Center. Classes are FREE to all members of the Hofstra Community with a valid Hofstra Card/ Activities are canceled when classes are not in session. The schedule follow the Hofstra academic calendar. For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Free Movie Series: Sex and the City 2 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Student Center Theatre Come see the first free movie of the semester! Win free giveaways and hide your identity like Iron Man by making your very own super hero mask! Enter to win free concessions for the year!

Midnight Movie Series: Sex and the City 11:59p.m. Student Center Theatre Come experience the magic of the movies with Entertainment Unlimited, The Division of Student Affairs and RSA. Cntact hofstraentertainment@gmail.com.




Saturday Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Catholic Mass & Second Sunday Supper 6:00p.m. Greenhouse (lower level of Mack Student Center). Join the Hofstra Catholic community for Sunday Mass followed by a meal together. Confessions are available before and after mass. All are welcome. For more information, contact Rosie Scavuzzo, Catholic Campus Minister, at catholic@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7210.

Something's A Foot: Small Works From the Hofstra University Museum Collection DAVID FILDERMAN GALLERY Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library Exhibition runs through Sunday, September 12. Works of art do not have to be large in scale to create an impact. All the works of art in this exhibition measure 12 inches or less in all directions. The exhibition includes works from diverse cultures in a variety of media..

Lecture: Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History 2:00 - 3:30pm. 105 Breslin Hall The Department of Anthropology presents Archaeological Institute of America/Long Island Society (AIA/LIS) Lecture Series. The lecture on September 12 will be given by Dr. Patrick Hunt, Director of the Stanford Alpine Archaeology Project at Stanford University and author of "Ten Discoveries that Rewrote History." Learn the amazing stories of ten archaeological discoveries that changed our view of human history. Admission is free. For more information please contact Jesse Taub, Vice President for Activities, AIA/LIS at (631) 420-1564.

Hofstra Field Hockey Returns to Action vs. Rider University 2:00p.m. Field Hockey Stadium For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Fall Fitness Activities: ZUMBA 6:00-7:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Free Movie Series: Sex and the City 2 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Student Center Theatre Come see the first free movie of the semester! Win free giveaways and hide your identity like Iron Man by making your very own super hero mask! Enter to win free concessions for the year!




Sunday Monday, September 13th, 2010

9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony - Noon, CV. Starr, Labyrinth (Rain location: Alumni House). Do a good deed! - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mack Student Center Atrium

Newman Club Every Monday at 5:00 p.m. Student Center 141 141 The Newman Club is the Catholic student club at Hofstra. Students in Newman Club build long‐lasting friendships, learn and grow through prayer and worship, community service, mission trips (international/local), recreational trips, retreats, sports and shared meals. For more information, contact Rosie Scavuzzo, Catholic Campus Minister, at catholic@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7210.

Interview to Impress 4 p.m. 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 internships, this is an essential program to attend! This workshop introduces you to the different types of interviews and teaches you how to answer questions effectively. Please RSVP on the Pride Career Management System on the Hofstra Portal under MY APPS . For more information please contact the Career Center (516)463-6060

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fitness Center All activities will be held in the Fitness Center. Classes are FREE to all members of the Hofstra Community with a valid Hofstra Card/ Activities are canceled when classes are not in session. The schedule follow the Hofstra academic calendar. For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: PILATES 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: BODY SCULPT 8:30-9:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: EPIC ABS 9:30-10:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958




Tuesday Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

SEO/INROADS Information Session 5:00 p.m. Career Center Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) is the nation's premier summer internship program for talented college students of color that can lead to full-time job offers. Featured in Princeton Review's 109 Best Internships in America, SEO is a gateway to the most coveted and highest-paying careers. INROADS is the nation's largest nonprofit source of paid internships for undergraduate minority youth - providing academic support and career training and guidance to more than 2,300 interns sponsored by more than 200 companies. Come learn more about SEO and INROADS and possible internship opportunities. All majors are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP on the Pride Career Management System on the Hofstra Portal under MY APPS . For more information please contact the Career Center (516)463-6060

Hofstra Volleyball vs. Seton Hall University 7:00p.m. Physical Education Building For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Hofstra's Got Talent (Upper Classmen Auditions) 6:00p.m. Student Center Theatre To register as a contestant please contact the Office of Student Leadership and Activities at (516)463-6914 or visit 260 Student Center.

Fall Fitness Activities: ZUMBA 7;00-8:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: AIKIDO 9:00-10:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958




Wednesday Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

International Scene Lecture: Beyond Austerity; Recovery for Whom? 11:15a.m. - 12:30p.m. Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library The Hofstra University Departments of Economics, History and Sociology in cooperation with the Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement, Long Island Teachers for Human Rights and the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives present the International Scene Lecture Series - A Citizen's Guide to U.S. Foreign and Economic Policies. The Lecture will be given by Max Fraad-Wolff, Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research. Admission is FREE. For more information please contact the Department of Economics at (516) 463-5595.

Living in America: Getting Adjusted to Life in the United States 5:00-7:00p.m. Room 143, Student Center An International Student Program. For more information please call (516)463-6796

Career Center Open House 11:00a.m.-1p.m. Career Center Parking Lot 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 at Hofstra University as well as job and internship opportunities. For more information please contact the Career Center (516)463-6060

Basketball Shootout. 11:00 a.m. Career Center Parking Lot. While at the Career Center Kick-off Party, test your skills with a little friendly competition! All current Hofstra students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate in the Basketball Shootout. Prizes will be given out to the winners! For more information, please call (516) 463-6958

LEED® Information Sessions (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) 6:00 - 7:30p.m. 106 University College Hall Admission: FREE. For more information or to register for any of these events, please contact Hofstra University Continuing Education at (516) 463-7200 or visit ce.hofstra.edu.

Bible Study & Free Pizza Every Wednesday at 6:00 PM - Student Center 213D At Bible Study, we read from Scripture and discuss who Jesus Christ is and how knowing Him and being in relationship with his Word helps us live authentic Christian lives. Free Pizza is served each week. For more information, contact Rosie Scavuzzo, Catholic Campus Minister, at catholic@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7210.

Hofstra University Continuing Education presents Renewable Energy Information Sessions 7:40 - 8:40p.m. 106 University College Hall Admission: FREE. For more information or to register for any of these events, please contact Hofstra University Continuing Education at (516) 463-7200 or visit ce.hofstra.edu.

Recreation and Intramural Sports: Fall Sports Managers Meeting 8:00p.m. Student Center Multipurpose Room East (SC 101E) Managers' meetings for ALL FALL SPORTS: Flag Football, Stadium Soccer, Kickball and Ultimate Frisbee. Attendance is mandatory at the managers' meeting for designated team captains, a team representative and/or individual(s) looking to participate in our program. Pick up a roster at the Fitness Center or online at www.hofstra.edu/Recreation. Rosters are due NO LATER than September 16th! You gotta be in it, to win it!

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: PILATES 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: BODY SCULPT 8:30-9:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: EPIC ABS 9:30-10:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958




Thursday Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Obama, the Suburbs and the 2010 Elections 9:00-10:00a.m. Student Center Theater Obama, the Suburbs and the 2010 Elections, presented by The National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University and the Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency. Featuring Kalikow Center Senior Presidential Fellows Howard Dean and Ed Rollins. Admission is FREE. For more Information (516) 463-6818.

Online Career Chat. Join Us! 12noon. Hofstra.edu/career We understand how busy you are and know for many of you how difficult it is to come to The Career Center to have your questions answered. We heard you and now we are coming to you! Visit hofstra.edu/career and join a Career Center counselor for an interactive chat on internships. Questions are encouraged! . Please RSVP on the Pride Career Management System on the Hofstra Portal under MY APPS . For more information please contact the Career Center (516)463-6060

Hofstra Men's Soccer vs. Temple University 7:00p.m. Soccer Stadium For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Fall Fitness Activities: ZUMBA 8:00-9:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: AIKIDO 9:00-10:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Hofstra Concerts: Coffeehouse Performance Series 8:00-11:00p.m. Netherlands Café A series put on by Hofstra Concerts in order to allow students and local musicians to show their talent! Poets, Student Groups, Local bands, Comedy, Dance and so much MORE! Come out to a show, they are FREE! For more information contact: Hofstra Concerts, Room 212, Student Center or call (516)463-6967.




Friday Friday, September 17th, 2010

YOM KIPPUR - No Evening Classes Any class that meets at and after 4:30 p.m. is defined as an evening class.

Career Exploration Group Information Session 1;00 p.m. Career Center Are you a first-year student or sophomore and still undecided about what to major in? Would you like to know more about yourself and which careers would be a good fit for you? Do you need help taking the first steps in your career decision making? The Career Exploration Group is a great place to start! Come to this information session to learn about this exciting eight-week opportunity. This group will help you take the essential first steps to a rewarding future! Please RSVP on the Pride Career Management System on the Hofstra Portal under MY APPS . For more information please contact the Career Center (516)463-6060

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK 4:00-5:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Karaoke Fridays. 8:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m. Netherlands North Cafe. Come enjoy free food, free fun, and giveaways! If you have any questions, please contact OSLA at (516) 463-6914.




Student Picks Coming Soon!

HOFSTRA ITALIAN EXPERIENCE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 18 YEARS Sunday, September 19! 11:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m Outdoors, Rain or Shine, South Campus Featuring Food, Children's Activities and Live Entertainment - Including Michael Amante, the "People's Tenor". Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union.

Blue Leadership Program Over the course of seven weeks, the Blue Leadership Program prepares students to serve in significant campus and community leadership roles, by providing in-depth leadership training. Interactive workshops are presented by Student Affairs administrators and/or guest speakers. Each two-hour workshop equips students with leadership knowledge and tools to succeed as leaders at Hofstra University and beyond. The leadership model for the SERVICEday Series is based on a foundation of theories and processes that cover 12 areas of leadership, including personal development, purpose and vision, collaboration, and service. Participation in the SERVICEday Series (5 hours) is also a requirement. Applications are available in 260 Student Center. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Leadership and Activities at (516) 463-6914 or OSLA@hofstra.edu.

All Blue workshops are held on Thursday.

  • September 30, 6-8 p.m.
  • October 7, 6-8 p.m.
  • October 14, 6-8 p.m.
  • October 21, 6-8 p.m.
  • October 28, 6-8 p.m.
  • November 4, 6-8 p.m.
  • Retreat: Saturday, October 9, 9 am-5 p.m


City Plunge (Service Learning Project) Saturday, September 18th, 10:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m. OSLA is hosting the City Plunge for students to explore various parts of the city to learn about poverty, hunger and homelessness in New York City. Students will also be empowered to take action and create service project to give back to their community. This project is FREE and includes transportation and lunch! A $10 cash refundable deposit is required. Sign-Up now at OSLA 260 Student Center or for more information call (516)463-6914

Family Weekend/Diamond Weekend Thursday-Sunday, September 23-26, 2010 Please join us on campus for our annual Family Weekend, which this year will be an extra special event since it coincides with Hofstra's 75th Anniversary Celebration and Alumni Weekend, renamed this year the Diamond Weekend. We are planning for great events, including birthday cake cutting ceremony (cake made by Charm City Cakes, contestant on the Food Network's Ace of Cakes), tours of the arboretum and the museum, history-of-Hofstra lectures, gallery exhibits, great meals with other Hofstra students and families, faculty lectures, Kate and William Hofstra Honor Roll and President's Reception, student performances (including Hofstra's Got Talent), barbecue and carnival, parade of student-made floats, an amazing outdoor concert, Live at 75, gathering bands from all decades, fireworks by Grucci, and Jimmy Fallon's live comedy show.




Coming Soon Reminders

Dining Plan Changes Begin Monday, September 13th

Room Changes Begin Monday, September 13th

YOM KIPPUR - Classes not in session Saturday, September 18th

OSLA on FACEBOOK For the latest news, updates and events become a friend on Facebook with the Office of Student Leadership and Activities facebook.com/osla1 . More information call (516)463-6914 or visit 260 Student Center.




Beyond Hofstra Beyond Hofstra

Friday, September 10th, 2010

National Museum of the American Indian September 1 - November 7, 2010. 10:00 a.m. Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, 1 Bowling Green between State and Whitehall Sts, Manhattan, NY Admission: FREE! Get your mind blown at this lecture about dark matter-the mysterious substance believed to make up 25 percent of the universe-by Columbia University astronomy professor Dr. Frits Paerels. Afterward, head up to the Pupin Hall roof for guided stargazing with astronomy-department professors and students.

"Almost Romantic" September 7 - September 16. 10:00a.m. 557 W 23rd St between Tenth and Eleventh Aves, Manhattan, NY 10011 These two young artists, Cecilia Nygren and Gianfranco Foschino, from Sweden and Chile respectively, approach making video in two very different ways. While Nygren re-creates fictional narratives based on cultural tropes, Foschino walks away from the operating camera, allowing it to capture a period of time in his location of choice and selecting preferred moments of action for his final work.

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Christian Marclay: Festival September 1 - September 26. 11:00am Whitney Museum of American Art. 945 Madison Ave at 75th St, Manhattan, NY 10021 Admission: FREE! For nearly 30 years, this visual artist and pioneer turntablist has employed sculpture, performance, installation, video, photography and collage to meld the worlds of image and sound. This continuously evolving exhibition features musicians and vocalists performing "graphic scores," including one created on wall-sized chalkboard by the show's visitors. If you've always had a little Bach or Beethoven in you, this is your big chance to let it out.

Brooklyn Book Festival Sat 10:00a.m.-6:00p.m. Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, 209 Joralemon St (between Court and Adams Sts) Downtown, Brooklyn Brooklyn's biblio-palooza enters its fifth year with a full day of readings, discussions, Q&As and more. Among this year's highlights are appearances by David Rakoff, Sarah Silverman, John Hodgman, Rosanne Cash, Naomi Klein, Gary Shteyngart, Paul Auster, John Ashbery, Salman Rushdie, Per Petterson and more.Gear up and wind down with "bookend" events on Friday (like John Waters at Word and Fiona Maazel at the powerHouse Arena) and Sunday (including Mark Rotella at Pizza D'Amore). Did we mention it's all free? Visit brooklynbookfestival.org for a complete lineup and schedule.

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

The Muppet Vault: Fairy Tales 2:00p.m. Knitting Factory 361 Metropolitan Ave (at Havemeyer St) Williamsburg, Brooklyn As part of a new monthly series, the music hall unearths rare Muppet films from its secret collection. This month catch early Muppet Show gems like "The Frog Prince" and "Hey, Cinderella," in addition to Sesame Street clips, trivia questions and prizes. Tickets: $5.00. For more information call (347)529-6696 or visit http://www.knittingfactory.com

West Side County Fair 1:00-6:00p.m. Riverside Park, Riverside Dr (at 79th St), Upper West Side Tickets: FREE! This old-fashioned county fair boasts carnival rides, music, square dancing, sideshow performers, a petting zoo, a produce market and more. In the Green Acre environmental corner, you can join in hands-on activities that promote eco-awareness, green living and animal care. For more information call (212)408-0219 or visit http://www.riversideparkfund.org.




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