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WCSU 411 - Devon Scanlon Returns

5/9/2019
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Devon Scanlon, owner of Chick-fil-A restaurant in Brookfield is enthusiastically leading the company’s march into the future. She gives an update on the good things happening there. Then, (33:00) Chantel gives her final event roundup of the semester.

Duration:00:57:23

WCSU 411 - SGA President Paul Horkan

5/3/2019
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Paul Horkan discusses his academic career from loner to new SGA President. Plus Chantel lists upcoming events (26:00) and picks her favorites. Be warned: Potential light spoilers for Avengers: Endgame (33:15-34:15)

Duration:00:56:39

Behind the Curtain - Jeremy Stein of CT Against Gun Violence

5/2/2019
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Charlotte - 2 dead. San Diego - 1 dead. This week, two shootings. Why does this carnage continue in the US? Jeremy Stein of Connecticut Against Gun Violence talks about the actions we can take to remedy this crisis.

Duration:00:22:49

Gab & GROW - Saying Goodbye

4/30/2019
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Going home - whether for the summer or forever because you're graduating - is a tough transition in a student's college career. Tune in today to hear about some of the things you can do to make parting a little sweeter for you and your friends.

Duration:00:29:48

Gab & GROW - End of Year: Info for Moving out of Housing

4/30/2019
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It's nearly time for the year to end, and that means moving out of the halls. Take a listen as we discuss what you'll need to do to prepare to move out, and what you'll need to do to make sure you've done it appropriately.

Duration:00:27:09

WCSU 411 - WestFest Special

4/26/2019
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No guest this week so it's all up to Paul and Chantel. WestFest is here and it's enough to fill a whole show so listen up and learn all you need to know to decompress and have a good time with finals just around the corner.

Duration:00:33:39

Gab & GROW - Finals Prep: Advice from Your Professors

4/23/2019
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You can almost hear the clock ticking towards your finals for the spring. Joining us today to speak about preparing well for your final exams is Dr. Divya Sharma of the Justice & Law Administration department. Dr. Sharma will give some hints and tips from her own experiences as a student and a professor that are sure to help you ace those finals!

Duration:00:28:38

WCSU 411 - SGA President Carlos Dos Santos

4/18/2019
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From president of the Student Government Association to president of WestConn — that’s our plan for Carlos Dos Santos and (26:00)Chantel Williams reports on upcoming WestFest events.

Duration:00:43:20

Gab & GROW - CSCU and You

4/15/2019
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WCSU is part of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. In this episode, we'll learn more about that relationship from Mr. Mark Ojakian, who serves as president of the CSCU system. And, we'll talk about why it's important for students and their families to know where they fit in this system.

Duration:00:25:14

WCSU 411 - Krysta Scriven: Fulbright Scholar

4/10/2019
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Krysta Scriven is the latest WestConn student to win a Fulbright scholarship. Listen in as she describes her plans to teach in Bulgaria. Then Chantel joins Paul (24:00) to lay out the upcoming events here at WCSU.

Duration:00:50:30

Gab & GROW - A Chat with the Vice President for Student Affairs

4/9/2019
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Dr. Keith Betts serves as the Vice President for Student Affairs. We'll talk with Dr. Betts about just what Student Affairs IS, why it's an important component on any college campus, and what you can look forward to from the folks in Student Affairs now and in the near future.

Duration:00:25:34

Gab & GROW - A Chat with the Dean Of Students

4/9/2019
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We've spoken with the academic deans, but there is another dean you need to know - the Dean of Students, Dr. Walter Cramer. We'll talk about HIS job: how it differs from academic deans, what Student Affairs is, why students might need to see him, how he works with student involvement, and other information that will help you understand this role on campus.

Duration:00:28:01

Behind The Curtain - Justin Goodman of whitecoatwaste.org

4/5/2019
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Brutal dog and cat experimentation, all done on your tax dollars, over and over again for decades - Justin Goodman from the White Coat Waste Project exposes this fraud. @whitecoatwaste

Duration:00:15:38

WCSU 411 - Arthur Murray Dance Studio

4/4/2019
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Dance lessons aren’t just for old people. Andy Cabell, owner of Arthur Murray Dance Studio, and WCSU student Maddie Marlin, who interns there, talk about the new dance movement. Then Chantel joins paul (26:00) to lay out all the happenings here at WCSU.

Duration:00:48:46

Gab & GROW - International Study / Study Abroad / ISEP

4/2/2019
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The idea of international study is one that many students don't often take a look at. Today we'll be talking with two people who'd like to change that. Join us as we speak to Donna Warner, Coordinator of International Studies, and Victor Namer, a student who's taken the opportunity to participate in several international study experiences.

Duration:00:30:48

Gab & GROW - Sexual Assault Awareness Month

4/1/2019
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and we've got Cara Mackler and Sydney Trezza of the Women's Center of Greater Danbury with us. We'll talk about the importance of the month, as well as share some events coming up on campus that help to educate and empower us on this topic. Domestic Violence Hotline - 203-731-5206 Sexual Assault Hotline - 203-731-5204 Tea Consent - Copyright ©2015 Emmeline May and Blue Seat Studios https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGoWLWS4-kU

Duration:00:27:14

WCSU 411 - Kathwari Honors Program

3/29/2019
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Dr. Chris Kukk dissed the PR department at the university, so we cut him out of this pod about the Honors Program, which instead features associate director Jessica Lin. Then Chantel joins Paul (29:00) to break down upcoming events at WCSU.

Duration:00:59:56

Gab & GROW - A Chat with the Dean of the School of Professional Studies

3/25/2019
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The last of our Academic Deans in our series of campus administrators is the Interim Dean of Professional Studies, Dr. Joan Palladino. While she's only been Dean for a short time, she's put in loads of time in the nursing department over the years, and will have plenty to tell us about the School of Professional Studies.

Duration:00:25:56

Gab & GROW - Wellness

3/25/2019
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We hear a lot about the topic of Wellness, but how many of us really understand it, or know about all the opportunities to practice it here at WCSU? Take a listen today to find out much more about the topic and the impact it can have on YOUR life with today's guest, adjunct professor Christel Autori.

Duration:00:27:23

Gab & GROW - Housing Room Selection Overview

3/19/2019
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It's that time of year - when the thoughts of many resident students turn to where they'll be living next fall. We'll be speaking with Mr. Ed Mulvihill, assoc. director of operations, and Mr. Lafayette Gerst, RD of Pinney Hall about everything YOU need to know and do to be able to participate in room selection for next fall. Don't miss this important podcast!

Duration:00:26:15