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Chillfest 2019

ChillFest 2019

Welcome to Spring Semester! Chillfest is January 12 through January 19 at Cleveland State University. Below is a calendar listing of the variety of events planned just for YOU!

We encourage you to take full advantage this week has to offer to become an engaged student at CSU!!

Sat, January 12 | Sun, January 13 | Mon, January 14| Tue, January 15 | Wed, January 16
Thur, January 17| Fri, January 18| Sat, January 19| After Chillfest

 

Saturday, January 12

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Wolstein Center, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live brings everyone’s favorite Hot Wheels monster trucks to life, combining Hot Wheels’ iconic jumps and stunts with epic crashing and smashing to deliver an exhilarating family entertainment experience for kids of all ages. The show also features Megasaurus, the car-eating, fire breathing prehistoric robot, as well as special surprises. 

U-Pass Distribution, SC Inner Link, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM 
Come pick up your spring semester U-Pass

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Sunday, January 13

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel, Waetjen Auditorium, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Bach & Chopin: A Musical Kinship--Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel is a unique concert-plus-commentary in which Siegel speaks to the audience about classical musical pieces prior to performing each piece in its entirety. Siegel presents an informal and entertaining introduction to the piano and classical music. Held in CSU's Waetjen Auditorium in the Music and Communication Building, located at the corner of Euclid Avenue and E. 21st Street. Free balcony seating to CSU students with a valid CSU Vikes ID.

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Wolstein Center, 1:30 PM
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live brings everyone’s favorite Hot Wheels monster trucks to life, combining Hot Wheels’ iconic jumps and stunts with epic crashing and smashing to deliver an exhilarating family entertainment experience for kids of all ages. The show also features Megasaurus, the car-eating, fire breathing prehistoric robot, as well as special surprises. 

Tobogganing with CAB sign up opens! Strongsville Metro-parks Chalet
Hurry and reserve your spot to join CAB on January 24 from 7-10pm for their Annual Tobogganing Event at the Strongsville Metro-parks Chalet. There will be pizza, hot chocolate, gift card raffles and more! Must sign up on org sync in order to attend. $6 per student, 1 guest allowed for $6 -Transportation is not provided, please meet at the Strongsville Chalet at 7pm! 16200 Valley Pkwy, Strongsville, OH 44136 Sign Up: https://orgsync.com/34727/forms/306032 

U-Pass Distribution, SC Inner Link, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM 
Come pick up your spring semester U-Pass

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Monday, January 14

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 8:00 AM- 8:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

U-Pass Distribution, SC Inner Link, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM 
Come pick up your spring semester U-Pass

Welcome Information Stations, Student Center (SC) Tom and Joanie Adler Atrium/Monte Ahuja College of Business (BU) Atrium/Main Classroom Atrium, 8am-5pm  
Stop by and grab a pastry and a cup of coffee or juice, pick up campus information, ask some questions, and grab a Chillfest calendar of events! Pastries and drinks while supplies last.

Engineering Chillin Days, Washkewicz Hall 1st floor lobby, 8:30AM - 11:00AM
Welcome back for Engineering students, faculty and staff. Coffee, juice, donuts and WCE clothing sale. Raffle offered to win valuable prizes. Learn about semester events in Engineering.

Confucius Institute Open House, RT 1237, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Come and enjoy some Chinese snacks and get a taste of tea (make your own tea), try using a brush to make Chinese characters, get a look at Chinese art and clothing and grab a small gift by challenging yourself!

Bingo for Books, SC Atrium, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Come play bingo for a chance to win gift cards to Viking Outfitters! Must be a CSU student to play. Please bring your Viking ID Card to sign into the event.

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Tuesday, January 15

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 8:00 AM- 8:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

U-Pass Distribution, SC Inner Link, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM 
Come pick up your spring semester U-Pass

Engineering Chillin Days, Washkewicz Hall 1st floor lobby, 8:30AM - 11:00AM
Welcome back for Engineering students, faculty and staff. Coffee, juice, donuts and WCE clothing sale. Raffle offered to win valuable prizes. Learn about semester events in Engineering.

Confucius Institute Open House, RT 1237, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Come and enjoy some Chinese snacks and get a taste of tea (make your own tea), try using a brush to make Chinese characters, get a look at Chinese art and clothing and grab a small gift by challenging yourself!

Cozy With CAB, SC Atrium, 11:00 AM – 1:30PM
Come warm up with CAB at our annual ChillFest tradition! We are bringing all of your favorite things together to get you ready to start the school year. Join us for a breakfast buffet, live music, tons of giveaways, and more!

Women's and Gender Studies Information Session, RT 1428, 11:30 AM – 12:30PM 
Learn about the Women's and Gender Studies major and minor.  

City Is Our Campus Ticket Sale, SC Inner Link, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Come out to the SC Inner Link from 2pm-3pm and get tickets to see the Cleveland Monsters take on the Chicago Wolves! The game will be held at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday, January 26th @ 7:00pm. Tickets are 5$ each and you can get 2 per Student ID!

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Wednesday, January 16

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 8:00 AM- 8:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

U-Pass Distribution, SC Inner Link, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM 
Come pick up your spring semester U-Pass

Confucius Institute Open House, RT 1237, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Come and enjoy some Chinese snacks and get a taste of tea (make your own tea), try using a brush to make Chinese characters, get a look at Chinese art and clothing and grab a small gift by challenging yourself!

Spring Student Organization Fair, SC Atrium, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
If you have been thinking about joining a student organization at CSU, here's your opportunity to meet face-to-face with some of our 200+ recognized student organizations!

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 Thursday, January 17

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 8:00 AM- 8:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

U-Pass Distribution, SC Inner Link, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM 
Come pick up your spring semester U-Pass

Engineering Chillin Days, Washkewicz Hall 1st floor lobby, 8:30AM - 11:00AM
Welcome back for Engineering students, faculty and staff. Coffee, juice, donuts and WCE clothing sale. Raffle offered to win valuable prizes. Learn about semester events in Engineering.

Viking Creed Day, SC Atrium, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
We celebrate being part of the CSU community by celebrating our Viking Creed. Stop by to read the creed, eat a Viking cookie, and celebrate all the wonderful things that come with being a CSU Viking! This event is for the entire CSU Community (Students, Staff, Faculty, and Alumni). Free T-shirts to the first 100 people who attend.

Confucius Institute Open House, RT 1237, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Come and enjoy some Chinese snacks and get a taste of tea (make your own tea), try using a brush to make Chinese characters, get a look at Chinese art and clothing and grab a small gift by challenging yourself!

Weston Ideation Lab Student Open House, BU 308, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Your ideas happen here! Visit the new Weston Ideation Lab, a destination for dreamers, makers and do-ers. Our Open House will feature faculty, staff and students dedicated to entrepreneurship and providing pathways for your ideas to become a reality.

CDCA Information Session, RT 1428, 11:30 AM – 12:30PM
Did you know you can take just one course to become certified as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA)?  Come learn more. 

LINK Welcome Back Session, BH 137, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM 
Learn what you need to know to be successful at CSU and in your professional career! This event is open to all students of color.

GPSA Trivia Night, Chili's, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) welcomes ALL (faculty, staff, undergrad and grad students) to trivia night! FREE chips & salsa for every team! Prizes go to the top 3 winning teams! You can come as a team OR join a team when you arrive. Hosted in collaboration with Last Call Trivia at the Chili's on campus (student center). Contact gradvike@gmail.com with any questions.

Men’s Basketball vs Northern Kentucky, Wolstein Center, 7:00 PM
Unite for Green and White as the men's basketball team takes on Northern Kentucky at 7PM. 216 Hoopy Hour will start at 6PM with $2 Reuben sandwich, $1 drafts, and first 216 fans get a Viking Stress Reliever. CSU students receive 2 free tickets with their Viking ID. Along with that, be one the of the first 216 students in the building and receive a Unite for Green and White Viking Tshirt.

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Friday, January 18

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 8:00 AM- 8:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

U-Pass Distribution, SC Inner Link, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM 
Come pick up your spring semester U-Pass

Women’s Basketball vs Northern Kentucky, Wolstein Center, 11:00 AM 
Come and cheer your CSU Vikings on to victory as they take on Northern Kentucky. Students are free with CSU ID.

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Saturday, January 19

Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM 
Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

Men’s Basketball vs Wright State, Wolstein Center, 7:00 PM
Men's Basketball is back in the Wolstein Center on Saturday against Wright State. Enjoy a family day with a FREE KidZone with bounce houses, balloon artist, $1 hot dogs and more. CSU students receive 2 free tickets with their Viking ID. Game will televised on CW 43 so be sure to be in your green and white! The first 216 fans receive Viking Slime in the KidZone.

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After Chillfest

WellFest 2019, Student Center Ballroom, Thursday, January 24, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
WellFest is an interactive, annual wellness event featuring FREE t-shirts*, FREE mini massages, food samples, fitness demos and activities, prizes, giveaways and more! Aside from the goodies, WellFest has grown to be an important tool in the continued growth of CSU's commitment to health and wellness throughout the university. Get well now!

Features and activities include: 

  • FREE WellFest t-shirts* 
  • FREE mini massages 
  • Therapy pups! 
  • Make-your-own-granola station 
  • Sit-up contest (win prizes!) 
  • Plank contest (win prizes!) 
  • Pink Gloves Boxing demos 
  • FREE samples and vendor giveaways 
  • Engage with vendors and gather great info! 
  • Prize giveaways

The Cost of Deferred Dreams:  Reflecting on King's Legacy Today, Thursday, January 24, BH Auditorium, 12:00 PM

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Marilyn Sanders Mobley, who is the Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity and Professor of English at Case Western Reserve University.  High school students from the John F. Kennedy High School's JROTC will post Colors, while Dr. Adrienne Gosselin of our English Department will introduce the speaker.  A special performance by Dr. Angelin Chang will also grace the stage with a concert piano performance.  Other administrators like Dean Gregory Sadlek and the director of the Black Studies Program, Dr. Thomas Bynum, will also be on program.  

The program will be held in the Berkman Hall Auditorium with a reception sponsored by Upsilon Delta Mu Multicultural Fraternity in the Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center

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