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October 2019

Open House

October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Prospective students are invited to attend the University of Charleston's Open House where they will have the opportunity to hear from the Admissions staff, talk with current students and faculty, tour the campus and participate in a campus scavenger hunt with prizes. Students who apply before the event could win a $4,000 UC Scholarship! One lucky student will be chosen. Come to our Open House and discover your future of Innovation at UC. Register

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November 2019

Seasons of Love Wedding Expo

November 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The University of Charleston was recently listed as one of the South’s Best Wedding Venues by Southern Living Magazine and with its many facility options, stunning views of the Capitol and the Kanawha River, and an experienced and professional catering staff, it’s easy to see why! UC will host a special event for those planning weddings - “Seasons of Love” Wedding Open House – on Saturday, November 2, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. No matter the season, University of…

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Open Forum on “Executive Function: The Foundation of Success”

November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ballroom – Geary Student Union

A forum on “Executive Function: The Foundation of Success” will be presented by Mountaineer Montessori Parent University and the University of Charleston Department of Education on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the UC Ballroom.  The free event is open to parents, educators and the public. Katie Ibes, a pedagogical consultant who advises public, charter and independent schools across the country, will share strategies for nurturing a child’s executive functions at home and in the classroom. Executive function is…

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International Education Week

November 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

To honor and celebrate its international students from 45 different countries, the University of Charleston will host its annual International Education Week from November 17 through November 22. The event will be held in the UC Dining Hall on the second floor of Geary Student Union from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily. The public is invited to join the UC community to sample international cuisine, participate in Christmas ornament and card making workshops,…

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December 2019

December Commencement

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Geary Auditorium – Riggleman Hall

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2019 Holiday Musical Gala

December 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The University of Charleston Concert Choir and University Singers will present a Holiday Gala Sunday, December 8, at 4:00 p.m. in the Geary Student Union Ballroom (3rd floor) on UC’s Charleston campus. This year, the concert will also feature the UC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. The annual Holiday Gala concert features traditional carols, spirituals and well known holiday music, and includes opportunities for the audience to sing along. The event is free and open to the public. The Choir is directed…

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Transfer Tuesday

December 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us on campus for Transfer Tuesday! This event will be held on Tuesday, December 10 from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M in the Rotunda on the second floor of Riggleman Hall. Meet with an admissions representative, financial aid representative, have an academic session to discuss your major, and take an optional tour of our beautiful campus! Bring all of your college transcripts from all previous institutions attended to be evaluated for instant conditional admission to UC. Please be advised this…

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January 2020

Esmeralda Santiago – Keynote Speaker for Enlightened Living Day

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Geary Auditorium – Riggleman Hall

  Watch the Live Stream   Join us for an evening with Esmeralda Santiago to cap off our inaugural Enlightened Living Day at UC. Esmeralda Santiago was born in Puerto Rico and came to the United States when she was 13 years old. She is the author of three memoirs, two novels, a children's book, and has co-edited two anthologies of Latino literature. Her transcultural experiences growing up in a rural barrio, poor and disenfranchised, inspire much of her work.…

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February 2020

UC vs WV State Blood Drive Battle

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rotunda – Riggleman Hall

Usually, the University of Charleston and West Virginia State University battle it out on the athletic playing field. In February, however, the two schools will go head to head (or arm to arm) as they participate in a “Blood Drive Battle” to help the American Red Cross. The two schools will each host a blood drive on their campuses. The West Virginia State event will take place on February 6 in the WV State Student Union, from 10:00 am –…

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