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What's happening at Dominican in Fall of 2014

At Dominican, we offer an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances, art exhibits, receptions and home athletics events. The following events are open to the general public and all members of the Dominican community. Most events are free, except where noted. Free parking on campus is available in the Conlan Recreation Center parking lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues. Contact information is included with each listing. For media queries please contact Sarah Gardner, 415-485-3239, sarah.gardner@dominican.edu or Dave Albee, 415-257-1308, david.albee@dominican.edu in Media Relations.

21 November 2014

NOON

As part of Dominican's Global Education Office (GEO) celebration of the 15th anniversary of International Education Week, Dominican students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their photos to the GEO International Photo Contest to be displayed and judged during a lunch hosted by GEO in Creekside Room. For more information, contact Kati Bell, GEO Director at Dominican, at 415-482-2483 or email  kati.bell@dominican.edu.

7:30 PM

The Latinos Unidos Club of Dominican celebrates "Posada" with a potluck in Guzman Lecture Hall featuring Mexican food, music and fun, including a pinata. Admission is $6 at the door, $5 in advance. To purchase a ticket in advance or for more information contact Daisy Solis at daisy.soliscortes@students.dominican.edu.

8 PM

The Dominican Chorale of Dominican University presents the first of two fall concerts at the Church of Saint  Raphael,, 1104 Fifth Avenue, in San Rafael. A second fall concert is scheduled on Monday, November 24, at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Petaluma. Under the direction of Dr. Craig Singleton,  the Dominican Chorale will be performing Sunrise Mass - a recent composition by Ola Gjielo;  Jubilate Deo in D by Henry Purcell; and Four Spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord,  Battle of Jericho, We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace, and Elijah Rock General admission is $15. Students and seniors (65 and older) are $10. Children 18 and under as well as Dominican students and faculty (with ID) are free. Tickets may be purchased online at dominican.edu/chorale or at the door. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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22 November 2014

11:30 AM

Dominican students are encouraged by Campus Ministry to participate in another Service Saturday at the Marin City Garden. Volunteers meet in the Edgehill Mansion parking lot. To register, email Taylor.Wong@students.dominican.edu. For more information, contact Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email her at lianni.castro@dominican.edu.

5 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts UC Merced in a non-conference game at the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Simon Fraser University in a non-conference game at the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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24 November 2014

5 PM

Campus Ministry host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner in Caleruega Dining Hall. Cost is $6.75 for non-resident students, $12 for faculty and staff and $15 for alumni and community members. Please being your Dominican ID. For more information or to volunteer to help decorate Caleruega Dining Hall from 2-4 p.m., contact  Sister Christina Atienza at 415-257-0142 or email christina.atienza@dominican.edu. Or Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email lianni.castro@dominican.edu.

 

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25 November 2014

7 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Sonoma State University in a non-conference game at the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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01 December 2014

6:30 PM

Dominican invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families to attend and participate in the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of Angelico Hall. For more information, contact Lauren Castro, Director of Student Activities and Leadership, at 415-485-3282 or email lauren.castro@dominican.edu.

 

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04 December 2014

5:30 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts  Notre Dame de Namur in its Pacific West Conference season-opening game at the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7:30 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Notre Dame de Namur in its Pacific West Conference season-opening game at the Conlan Center.  Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

8 PM

Legendary musician Carlos Santana speaks in  the 2014 Fall Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall. The singer, songwriter, and guitarist appears with his long-anticipated memoir The Universal Tone. Tickets are $35 and include an autographed copy of The Universal Tone. The Fall Lecture Series is presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.  For more information or to purchase the book, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or visiting bookpassage.com. All lectures are open to the public. Free parking is available on campus in the nearby Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand avenues.

 

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05 December 2014

7 PM

Seniors in Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program perform in the "Senior Solo Concert" in Angelico Hall. General admission is $10 (cash only) at the door. Dominican students, faculty and staff with valid I.D. card will be admitted free of charge. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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07 December 2014

NOON

Dominican Recreation Sports hosts a holiday fundraising ping pong tournament in the Conlan Center. The tournament will be headlined by former World Champion  Table Tennis player Amanda Ho. Entry fee is $5 for Dominican students, $50 for non-students, with proceeds going to help the Rec Sports program raise funds for equipment, including new ping pong tables, paddles and balls. To register or for more information, visit www.ducrecsports.com or call 415-497-3308.

 

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09 December 2014

9:30 AM

Campus Ministry is sponsoring a day-long craft sale to benefit at-risk children in Creekside Room. Proceeds will benefit Children's Medi-Fund, a 100 percent non-profit organization that supports the efforts of Sisters of the Good Shepherd and projects making a difference in the lives of children facing serious challenges. For more information, contact Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email her at lianni.castro@dominican.edu.

 

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11 December 2014

11:30 AM

Led by Julia van der Ryn, the Service-Learning program at Dominican celebrates its 10 years of education in action with its annual Service-Learning Symposium beginning with a  reception and Korean drumming performance on the Caleruega Dining Hall Plaza ollowed by lunchtime presentations and performances in Creekside Room. The symposium is an opportunity to experience the evolution of Dominican's Service-Learning program through the stories of alumni, students, faculty and community partners who put education into action and embody Dominican's values of study, reflection, community and service. For more information contact Julia van der Ryn, S-L director, at 415-458-3751 or email julia.vanderryn@dominican.edu. To  RSVP, follow this link ... http://bit.ly/10X81Ke

 

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13 December 2014

2 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts Northwest Nazarene in a non-conference game at the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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16 December 2014

5:30 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts Azusa Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game at the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7:30 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Azusa Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game at the Conlan Center.  Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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18 December 2014

5:30 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts California Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game at the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7:30 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts California Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game at the Conlan Center.  Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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20 December 2014

2 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Northwest Nazarene in a non-conference game at the Conlan Center.  Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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17 January 2015

5:30 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts Hawai'i Hilo in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7:30 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Hawai'i Hilo in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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25 January 2015

3 PM

The 14th season of the Guest Concert Series resumes with the return of the San Francisco Chamber Players to Angelico Hall. The Sunday concerts are sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts. Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael. Single-event tickets, which are only available at the door 30 minutes prior to scheduled performances, are $18 for general admission and $15 for seniors over 60. For more information on tickets and the 2014-15 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579, email concerts@dominican.edu or visit http://www.dominican.edu/events.


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