Weekly Announcements
March 23rd, 2018
On the WCU in Philadelphia Campus:

Library Research Help with WCU Librarian, Michele Kenion - Wednesday, March 28th, 3:30-5:45pm, room 09

"Let's Get Together" Group - Every Thursday at 5:00pm in room 09
The Let’s Get Together Group will offer an opportunity for WCU Philly students to discuss their personal concerns, give and receive peer support, and address skills, techniques, and strategies to help provide relief to common symptoms and experiences of WCU Philly students, including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, life demands, and relationship problems.

To join, please email Dr. Kristin Shelesky, kshelesky@wcupa.edu . If you are unable to email in advance, please join us at the meeting time. The group will be held in Room 9.

Green Dot Training (Students) - Saturday, April 7th

Human Rights Speaker Series - April 12th, 6:00pm, room 05
Human Rights-Based Approaches: Community Practice in the United States, Dr. Kathy Libal

For more WCU in Philadelphia events, visit our Calendar at www.wcupa.edu/philly!

On the WCU West Chester Campus

Working With Linguistic Minorities in Inter-Professional Collaborative Care to Improve Health Outcomes - Monday, April 9th, 6:00-8:00pm
WCU Business and Public Management Center, room 213

This is the last of a four-part series of trainings designed to address patient-centered, interprofessional collaborative care (aka integrated care), that is behavioral health and primary care services delivered collaboratively for optimal health outcomes.

This training, led by Dr. Pablo Arriaza , is focused on working with linguistic minorities in integrated care and will address the following objectives: 
  • Examine the ethics of interprofessional care with linguistic minorities.
  • Develop service plans to enhance healthcare outcomes for clients with limited English proficiency.
  • Describe the role of interprofessional care teams in communicating effectively with clients with limited English proficiency.
  • Discuss language complexities in treatment with Latinos.

2 CEUs
Graduation Reminders

Cap and Gown Orders - Remember to use the Philadelphia Campus link!
  • Deadline to order and have cap and gown sent to Philadelphia Campus (no fee): Wednesday, March 28
  •  Deadline to order and have cap and gown sent to your home (additional fee): Friday, April 6

Philadelphia Campus Commencement Ceremony – Monday, May 14 th at DoubleTree Hotel, 237 S. Broad St. – Undergraduate: 5:00pm, Graduate: 7:00pm
  • Deadline to RSVP: Friday, March 30
RSVP if you plan to participate in the Philadelphia Campus ceremony.

* **If you are not graduating, but plan to attend as a guest, please do not complete the RSVP; the RSVP form is for May/August 2018 graduates only

  • Remember, Philadelphia Campus graduates may participate in the Philadelphia Commencement Ceremony, the main campus Commencement Ceremony, or both…it’s up to you!

  • Deadline to apply to be our Commencement singer (Star-Spangled Banner and WCU Alma Mater): extended to Monday, March 26
Contact Marcie if interested. Open to all WCU in Philadelphia students (preference
given to graduating students).

  • Deadline to apply to be a Commencement speaker: Monday, March 26
  Click here for application . Open to graduating students only.
Honors Cords

Contact Marcie Cohen, WCU Philly Associate Director for Student Services, at mcohen@wcupa.edu or (267) 386-3014
Have a great weekend!
A West Chester University education in the heart of Center City!