Wayne State College athletics has announced plans to construct a $26.5-million athletic and recreation facility renovation project, which includes the addition of an air-supported indoor structure and major renovations to the Recreation Center, Rice Auditorium and the Kirk Gardner Indoor Athletic Complex.
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Sep 22toOct 2
Movie: "Don't Worry Darling"The movie "Don't Worry Darling" will be shown at The Majestic Theatre in Wayne. Tickets are free for students and must be picked up in the Student Activities Office.
HomecomingA time to reconnect with fellow Wildcat alumni.
Crown TutorialA guest speaker will teach how to maintain hair for people of color.
Escape the FrightAn escape room hosted by the Criminal Justice Association in collaboration with Wayne Escapes. Open on select days in October.
Artswalk Scavenger HuntFind the Wildcat window clings as part of the scavenger hunt during Homecoming Week.
Theatre Show: Love/SickWritten by John Cariani. Featuring WSC theatre students.
Speaker: Ron HoltRon Holt '89 presents "Queer in the Cornfields: Why It's Important to Advocate for LGBTQ+ Youths."
Lecture Recital Examines Historical Significance of Vocal Teaching Tools
Dr. Sarah Farr and Shelly Armstrong will present "The Pedagogical History of the 24/26/28 Italian Songs & Arias" on Oct. 24.
Multicultural Office Hosting Events in October
The events include a hair care tutorial, National Coming Out Day, a poetry reading by Carlos Andres Gomez, and an interactive opportunity to learn about people with disabilities.
New Fishing Team at WSC Offers Opportunity for Competition, Travel
The Fishing Team is a new club sport at Wayne State that competes in fishing tournaments April through October.
WSC Hosts Tribute Lecture to Revolutionary Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard
A lecture by Dr. Mike White will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Majestic Theatre in Wayne, Neb., followed by a film screening.
Wayne State to Host Family Day and Little Siblings Weekend on Sept. 24-25
Join us for a weekend filled with family activities at Wayne State College!