I hope you have been enjoying the lovely cool day as much as I have! We have some interesting events and opportunities below, including the upcoming reception for Melvin Edwards's Five Decades exhibition at Zimmerli Art Museum, the SASHP Welcome Reception, a Soros Fellowship opportunity, and more! Also, get ready for a chance to share your artistic talents at the Artists Collective's first Drawing Session and Coffeehouse occurring this Friday.
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Thursday, September 24 5:00-7:00 PM Zimmerli Art Museum, College Ave Campus
The opening for Zimmerli Art Museum's Five Decades, a work by Melvin Edwards, is on Thursday, September 24th. We mention this because Melvin Edwards, a former professor of sculpture at Rutgers University, will be our special guest speaker at Honors Colloquium on Wednesday, September 30th.
Please see "Read More" for more details on Edwards and his work.
Friday, September 25 SASHP Main Office, 35 College Ave
Join the SASHP Artists Collective at their first drawing session this Friday and have fun practicing sketches with Honors artists just like you! The Drawing Session will be on Friday, September 25 at 3:30-4:30 PM.
Our first coffeehouse of the semester is also on the same night! Use the SASHP Artists Collective as an outlet for artistic expression and appreciation and join us in playing and listening to music, reading poetry, and sharing your writings with fellow artists! The Coffeehouse will be on Friday, September 25 at 8:30-11:00 PM.
The SASHP invites our commuters to two exciting events coming soon! Check them out below.
Mixer with Pizza Lunch Thursday, October 8 12:00-1:30 PM Gathering Lounge, Livingston Student Center, Livingston Campus * All Honors Program commuters are invited.
Commuter Tips by Peer Mentor Commuters Wednesday, October 21 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Meeting Room B, Douglass Student Center, Douglass Campus * All commuters currently taking Honors Colloquium are invited. We will have a panel of SASHP Peer Mentor commuters and bagels. We hope you will join us!
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