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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.

28 August 2014

11:30 AM

Student Life is hosting a Student Services and Club Fair on the Alemany Library lawn. The event will features offerings from Academic Advising and Business Services to the Drama Club and PRIDE Club. ASDU also is going to raffle off some cool prizes. For more information, call Lauren Castro at 415-485-3282 or email lauren.castro@dominican.edu.

8:30 PM

The Siena Leadership Team and Campus Ministry present an evening of "Movies With Meaning"  in the Siena Center at Edgehill Mansion. The featured movie is "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs." The movie is free and snacks are provided. A discussion will follow the movie presentation. For more information, contact Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email her at lianni.castro@dominican.edu.

 

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02 September 2014

4:15 PM

Career Services at Dominican is hosting a "Time Management and Work-Life Balance" workshop on in the Garden Room in Edgehill Mansion. Dominican students and alumni are welcomed to attend the free event. For more information call Vanessa Ioannides at 415-485-3235 or email vanessa.ionnides@dominican.edu.

 

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06 September 2014

NOON

The Penguins' men's soccer team hosts Cal State San Bernardino in its 2014 home season-opening game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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.

2:30 PM

The Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Cal State San Bernardino in its 2014 home season-opening game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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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08 September 2014

9 AM

The 26th Annual Dominican Golf Classic tee-offs at the Allister McKenzie-designed Meadow Club, situated on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais, just two miles above the town of Fairfax in Marin County.  The net proceeds of the Golf Classic will help ensure that Dominican student-athletes are given the support they need to achieve excellence in the classroom, in competition, and in service to the community. Dominican is a member of the NCAA Division II and Pacific West Conference. The Golf Classic is the largest annual fundraiser at Dominican University of California.For more Golf Classic information and to learn about sponsorship opportunities, e-mail Brandon Leimbach at brandon.leimbach@dominican.edu.

3 PM

The Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Sonoma State in a non-conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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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9 September 2014

7 AM

United States Air Force fighter pilot Anthony "AB" Bourke is keynote speaker in the first Business Edge Briefing Series event of the year at Dominican.  The breakfast meeting –" Leading at Mach 2: Learning How to Achieve Peak Performance" -- is n the Creekside Room located at 100 Magnolia Avenue on the Dominican campus. Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.businessedgebriefing.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 415-485-3202. The Breakfast Edge Briefing with AB Bourke is sponsored by Redwood Credit Union and presented by the Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS), North Bay Leaders.

6 PM

Dominican students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a Moonlight Hike to Tennessee Valley Trailhead. The event, hosted by Campus Ministry, starts in the Edgehill Mansion parking lot. To RSVP or for more information, contact Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email lianni.castro@dominican.edu.

 

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11 September 2014

2 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Montana State Billings in the first day of the three-day, eight-team Pacific West Conference/Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Other PacWest teams competing in the tournament -- hosted by Dominican -- are Chaminade, Fresno Pacific and Academy of Art. GNAC teams competing are Montana State Billings, Western Oregon, Seattle Pacific and Simon Fraser of Canada. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

6 PM

The Opening Reception for Alice Shaw's "Heavy Metal" exhibit and Lena Wolff's "All for One for All" exhibit are being held simultaneously  in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library. Both exhibits will be on display in San Marco Gallery during library business hours through October 25. For more information about “Heavy Metal” and "One for All for One" contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at  415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu or Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at sharon.bliss@dominican.edu. For the library’s hours of operation, call 415-257-0118 or visit www.dominican.edu/academics/resources/library.

 

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12 September 2014

1:30 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Simon Fraser University in the second day of the three-day, eight-team Pacific West Conference/Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

6:30 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Seattle Pacific in the second day of the three-day, eight-team Pacific West Conference/Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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13 September 2014

12:30 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Western Oregon in the final day of the three-day, eight-team Pacific West Conference/Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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17 September 2014

8 AM

Political science students at Dominican are circulating campus passing out pencils and asking for participation in answering trivia questions to commemorate Constitution Day. Students, faculty and staff are eligible for prizes -- t-shirts and coffee mugs -- by answering trivia questions related to the United States Constitution. There will be a "Take An Amendment" basket in Alemany Library as well. For more information, call Alison Howard at 415-485-3298 or email alison.howard@dominican.edu.

 

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18 September 2014

7 PM

Financial expert and renowned author and television personality Jean Chatzky is speaking in Dominican's Angelico Hall.  The free "Making Money Make Sense" lecture is sponsored by Redwood Credit Union in partnership with Dominican's Institute for Leadership Studies. Chatzky is financial editor for NBC's Today Show. She has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show and has written for Newsweek and Money Magazine. Attendees at the lecture in Angelico Hall will receive a complimentary copy of Chatzky's "Money Rules."  A book signing will follow on the Angelico Hall stage at approximately 9 p.m. For more information, call 415-482-1918 or email ils@dominican.edu.

 

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19 September 2014

2 PM

The Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Chico State in a non-conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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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22 September 2014

4:45 PM

The Artist's Talk for Alice Shaw's "Heavy Metal" exhibit and Lena Wolff's "All for One for All" exhibit are being held simultaneously  in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library. Both exhibits are on display in San Marco Gallery during library business hours through October 25. For more information about “Heavy Metal” and "One for All for One" contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at  415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu or Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at sharon.bliss@dominican.edu. For the library’s hours of operation, call 415-257-0118 or visit www.dominican.edu/academics/resources/library.

 

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23 September 2014

8 AM

To energize the youth vote, Dominican has partnered with an innovative digital platform — TurboVote — that will allow students and others to quickly and efficiently register to vote or request an absentee ballot online from their local election authorities. Dominican political science students for National Voter Registration Day are canvasing campus at various locations,  including Caleruega Dining Hall Plaza,  with laptop computers, encouraging students, faculty, and staff to sign up at Dominican.turbovote.org. For more information, contact Alison Howard at 415-485-3298 or email alison.howard@dominican.edu.

 

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25 September 2014

10 AM

Join Rabbi Henry Shreibman in celebrating the Jewish High Holiday Rosh Hashanah  in the Veritas Interfaith Center in Edgehill Mansion. For more information, contact Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email her at lianni.castro@dominican.edu.

NOON

The Penguins' men's  soccer team hosts Chaminade in its 2014 Pacific West Conference opening game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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.

4:30 PM

The Penguins' women's  soccer team hosts Chaminade in its 2014 Pacific West Conference opening game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Point Loma in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. 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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26 September 2014

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts California Baptist in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. 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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27 September 2014

NOON

The Penguins' men's  soccer team hosts BYU-Hawaii  in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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.

2:30 PM

The Penguins' women's  soccer team hosts BYU-Hawaii  in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. 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

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Azusa Pacific  in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. 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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1 October 2014

8 AM

The photography of  Bay Area artist Stella Kalaw opens in the upstairs gallery in Alemany Library  through December 19. The exhibit -- Family Spaces: A Filipino American's Personal Exploration of Place -- coincides with October's Philippine History Month celebrations. France Viana is the guest curator. For more information contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at  415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu or Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at sharon.bliss@dominican.edu. For the library’s hours of operation, call 415-257-0118 or visit www.dominican.edu/academics/resources/library.

 

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8 October 2014

7 AM

Mary O'Neill, MA, MFT, and Training Consultant, is keynote speaker in the second Business Edge Briefing Series event of the year at Dominican. Joanne Peterson from Human Resources for the County of Marin and Andy Ramos from Redwood Credit Union are guest panelists for the program entitled "Why Emotional Intelligence Rules in Business: Let a Top EQ Coach Show You How to Use it." The breakfast meeting is in the Creekside Room located at 100 Magnolia Avenue on the Dominican campus. Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.businessedgebriefing.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 415-485-3202. The Breakfast Edge Briefing is presented by the Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS), North Bay Leadership Council and Stanton Chase International.

 

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9 October 2014

7 PM

Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York, opens the 2014 ILS Fall Lecture Series in Angelico Hall. After President Barack Obama nominated Hillary Rodham Clinton as Secretary of State in 2008, New York Governor David Patison appointed Gillibrand to fill Clinton’s seat in the New York delegation.
In 2012, Gillibrand was re-elected to a full six-year term with 72 percent of the vote, the highest margin for any statewide candidate in New York.  Tickets are $30 and include a complimentary signed copy of Senator Gillibrand's book Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. 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. 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.  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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10 October 2014

4 PM

Celebrating its academic excellence, Dominican recognizes more than 200 outstanding scholars at Convocation 2014  in Angelico Hall. Led by Dominican President Mary B. Marcy and Provost Steven Weisler, the symbolic ceremony extends special recognition to Dominican sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have been named to the Dean’s List in consecutive semesters. In addition, Dominican honors outstanding freshmen who have been awarded the highest academic achievement, Trustee Scholar. In addition, President Marcy accepts the Pacific West Conference Academic Achievement Award. This is the fifth consecutive year the University has won or shared the PacWest’s top academic prize. Friday's scheduled Family Weekend events include a Student Services and Activities Fair in Guzman Lecture Hall from 2-3:30 p.m. and a President's Reception on the Anne Hathaway Lawn from 5-6 p.m. immediately following Convocation.

 

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11 October 2014

8:30 AM

Dominican Convocation/Family Weekend 2014 resumes with  a continental breakfast at Conlan Center followed by the Dominican Experience session from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Guzman Lecture Hall, academic sessions from 10:45-11:45 a.m. and a barbecue luncheon on the Caleruega Dining Hall Plaza at noon. Dominican men's and women's soccer teams have home matches scheduled at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. versus Fresno Pacific on Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on Saturday.

 

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12 October 2014

8:30 AM

Dominican Family Weekend concludes when Campus Ministry hosts a Campus Challenge: Day of Service until noon. For more information, contact Jennifer Krengel at 415-458-3785 or email jennifer.krengel@dominican.edu.

3 PM
The 14th season of the Guest Concert Series begins with renowned San Francisco Conservatory of Music musician Jean-Michel Fonteneau performing  a cello recital in Angelico Hall.  The Sunday concerts, sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts, start at 3 p.m.  Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael.  The concert is free to students under the age of 18 including middle school and elementary school children if accompanied and supervised by an adult.  In addition, community college students with a valid I.D. and music and art teachers in grades K-12 will be admitted free of charge along with Dominican faculty, staff and students with a valid I.D. 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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17 October 2014

2 PM

Former United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks in the 2014 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall. The speaker series is presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.  Tickets are $40 and include a complimentary signed copy of Panetta's book Worthy Fights. 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.

 

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22 October 2014

7 PM

Renowned surgeon, author and public health expert Dr. Atul Gawande speaks in  the 2014 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall.  Tickets are $30 and include an autographed copy of Being Mortal.  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.

 

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1 November 2014

1 PM

Chef, restaurateur, and media personality Mario Batali speaks in  the 2014 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall. Batali, bestselling author and world renown chef, makes his first appearance at Dominican. His newest book is America — Farm To Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers. It celebrates American farmers, their high quality products, and their culture: defined by hard work, integrity, and pride. Tickets are $40 and include a complimentary signed copy of America — Farm to Table. Batali appears on the Angelico Hall stage in conversation with Liam Mayclem, Emmy award-winning host and producer of KCBS’ Foodie Chap segments.  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.

 

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9 November 2014

2 PM

The Opening Reception and Artist's Talk for "Heart of the Matter: The Art of Foad Satterfield" is in Alemany Liibrary. The exhibit is on display in the San Marco Gallery through December 15. Satterfield has been Professor of Art at Dominican for the past 34 years. In "Heart of the Matter," he draws his inspiration from the Yucatan Peninsula and Costa Rica as well as parks and urban landscapes from Yosemite to northern California's east bay. For more information contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at  415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu or Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at sharon.bliss@dominican.edu. For the library’s hours of operation, call 415-257-0118 or visit www.dominican.edu/academics/resources/library.

3 PM

The 14th season of the Guest Concert Series resumes with leading American pianist Kevin Kenner performing  a piano recital in Angelico Hall.  The Sunday concerts, sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts, start at 3 p.m.  Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael. The concert is free to students under the age of 18 including middle school and elementary school children if accompanied and supervised by an adult.  In addition, community college students with a valid I.D. and music and art teachers in grades K-12 will be admitted free of charge along with Dominican faculty, staff and students with a valid I.D. 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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4 December 2014

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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