Events Calendar

E.g., 04/20/21

April 20, 2021

Faculty, staff headshots scheduled

Sessions for formal headshots for faculty and staff have been scheduled for spring semester in the lobby of the second floor of the Bernhard Center. Photos are taken on a walk-in basis, and no appointments are needed. View sessions

Date: Tuesday, Apr. 20
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Second floor lobby Bernhard Center

WMU student town hall

WMU Town Hall: A Year in Review for students is set for Tuesday, April 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. Student-submitted questions will be fielded by WMU and Western Student Association leaders. The event will be livestreamed on YouTube.

Date: Tuesday, Apr. 20
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

April 21, 2021

Caste Book Club

Kathy Purnell, staff attorney for Justice for Our Neighbors and part-time instructor in in the School of Public Affairs and Administration, will be leading discussions of Caste (2020) by Isabel Wilkerson.

Date: Wednesday, Apr. 21
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

April 30, 2021

May 1, 2021

May 4, 2021

May 10, 2021

May 20, 2021

Advocating for Older Foster Youth’s Educational Needs

Understanding the systems that support youth, positively and negatively, allow parents, relatives, caseworkers, staff, mentors and other supportive adults to effectively engage and advocate for meaningful outcomes that are youth focused. CE's offered: 3 Social Work

Date: Thursday, May. 20
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

May 31, 2021

U.S. Memorial Day

No classes. Many WMU offices closed.
Date: Monday, May. 31
Time: (All day)

June 26, 2021

Commencement

Information about ceremonies to be announced.
Date: Saturday, Jun. 26
Time: (All day)

June 30, 2021

July 1, 2021

July 5, 2021

July 6, 2021

July 14, 2021

Chhs Ariel shot

Child Welfare Series 2021 | Going Beyond Self- Care: Working with Trauma

In this course, you will begin to understand how witnessing trauma or experiencing your own trauma will impact you. You will learn the signs of compassion fatigue and burnout for yourself and other workers. You will have an opportunity to explore your own skill set in relation to self- care and will practice at least two activities that can be incorporated into your daily self- care practice. Trainer: Jessica Gladden, Ph.d LMSW. CE offered: 3 SW

Date: Wednesday, Jul. 14
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

August 6, 2021

Chhs Ariel shot

Child Welfare Series 2021 | The Pot is Boiling Over. Can you Hear It?

This training will provide an opportunity for child welfare workers to identify issues within the process related to white privilege, racism, implicit bias and power which impacts their ability to provide positive outcomes for all involved. CE offered: 3 SW, Certificate of Participation

Date: Friday, Aug. 6
Time: 9:00am to noon

Child Welfare Series 2021 | The Pot is Boiling Over. Can you Hear It?

This training provides an opportunity for child welfare workers, and those that work with children, to identify issues within the process related to white privilege, racism, implicit bias and power which impacts their ability to provide positive outcomes for all involved. CE's Offered: 3 Social Work

Date: Friday, Aug. 6
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

August 20, 2021

August 24, 2021

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