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The Pioneer Bookshop will locate a small store on campus during Commencement exercises on Monday, May 22, 2017. The pop-up bookstore will be located in front of the Forum underneath a red and black canopy. Hours will be 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Pop-up shop will have water for $1.00, hats, sunscreen,...

 

The Department of Chinese and Japanese hosted its annual graduation dinner on May 12, 2017, at Chuong Garden in town. Those present included six faculty members in Chinese and Japanese and six graduating seniors: Daniel Delay (East Asian Studies Concentration), Mona Choo (Independent Japanese...

 

Office of Off-Campus Study held 1st annual photo contest with winners in 4 categories — people, place, thing, and custom — as well as an overall contest winner.

 

Wilson Center sponsors students attending the nationally recognized program that promotes wellness and substance abuse prevention.

 

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The Pioneer Bookshop will extend hours for the New Student Orientation Weekend.  

Friday 8:30 am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm

Regular Hours are:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm

The construction of the Humanities and Social Studies Complex (HSSC) continues on schedule.  The foundation and basement structure is nearly complete, with only the northeast corner left to finish. Many utility lines have been placed underneath the basement floor. Two of the four elevator shafts...