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Spiro Hall

62356scr_fca2b88abe328f7Housing our computer center, and the Wagner College Planetarium, Spiro Hall is one of several classroom buildings on campus. Spiro Hall, like all our classroom buildings, has recently benefited from complete renovation. The Computer Center provides all students with access to a variety of computer facilities and includes fully equipped PC and Mac lab. Supplied with the latest technologies, these facilities are continuously updated. The Spiro Center serves as a resource for students, as either an addition or alternative to a student's personal computer. Staffed by a full time professional manager, the Center is also staffed by students who are able to assist with questions or problems.

The Wagner Planetarium is one of three in the New York City area. The other two are the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History and the planetarium at Columbia University. The Planetarium is open to the public and serves as an educational tool, both for Wagner students, and for elementary, middle and high school students on Staten Island.

Upcoming Events

March 2017

Honors Program Registration Orientation

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Academic Success Seminar

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Survivor: Homework and Exams and Essays, Oh My!

This workshop will focus on the importance of studying on a daily basis; it provides suggestions for how to become an active learner, how to maximize the learning that takes place in the classroom, an how to retain information more effectively.

NYPD Active Shooter Training

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Members of the NYPD will be on campus to lead a training and demonstration on how to handle an active shooter situation should it occur on campus. All Wagner staff, faculty and students are encouraged to attend.

‘Trying to Do the Right Thing to Protect the World’s Cultural Heritage’

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is a personal account of the author's service as a member of President Obama's Cultural Property Advisory Committee. It reflects upon the purpose of the committee, its composition and the nature of its work, as well as the wider impact of the United States government's efforts to contribute to cultural-heritage preservation worldwide. Lothar von Falkenhausen’s area of expertise is the archaeology of ancient China.

Faculty Forum

March 27 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Dr. Patricia Tooker will present her DNP research titled: "A Community in Crisis: The Opioid Epidemic on Staten Island"

Drug Awareness & Addiction Forum

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Guest speakers and addiction professionals will be discussing the drug epidemic on Staten Island.

The event is hosted by the Wagner College Center for Health and Wellness.

April 2017

ODK New Member Induction Ceremony

April 2 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion with Katie Mosher-Smith & Pippa Brashear

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A panel discussion to share the results of a team of Wagner student researchers and place them in the context of larger environmental resilience projects in Staten Island and around New York City.

Katie Mosher-Smith of the Billion Oyster Project will talk about the environmental services that oysters provide. And Pippa Brashear from SCAPE architects will discuss where oysters fit into the Living Breakwater Project, an ongoing $60 million, New York State funded effort to fortify the shoreline of Staten Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

State of the College

April 18 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Discussion with Greg Doroski, local brewer

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

HI324: History of Beer, Brewing, and Drinking in America and ACE welcome local brewery owner,Greg Doroski, to Wagner to discuss the resurgence of small craft breweries over the past several decades.

Brooklyn and Staten Island were once home to major brewing operations, but suffered from de-industrialization in the 1960s and 1970s. Mr. Doroski will cover the financial, cultural, and historical incentives that inspired him to take on the risk of opening his independent brewery, Threes Brewing, in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Impact of the Chicxulub Asteroid on Local Species and Dinosaurs

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Academic and Cultural Enrichment presents Astronomical and Geological Aspects of the Chicxlub Impact on Global Species Including Dinosaurs

Dr. John W. Snedden is Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis Project at the Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin. He received his B.A. from Trinity University (San Antonio), his M. S. at Texas A&M University (College Station), and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge). With multiple domestic and international assignments, he worked for Mobil and ExxonMobil for over 25 years in research, exploration, development, and production prior to joining UT. John has published on modern and ancient lagoonal, fluvial, deltaic, shelfal, and deepwater deposits as well as sequence stratigraphic correlation and reservoir connectivity. Recent research has focused on the Gulf of Basin including the Chicxulub (KPg) impact and its sedimentary and tectonic effects. He has served as Vice-President of GCS-SEPM and Secretary-Treasurer of SEPM. John has won the SEPM Excellence in Oral Presentation award, GCAGS Journal Best Paper Award and AAPG’s A.I. Levorsen Best Paper Award.

This event is a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador presentation.

‘Unveiling the Greek Sphinx’

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Greek Sphinx always has been a fascinating topic. From the Renaissance to the present day there has been much speculation about the figure. Its encounter with Oedipus as well as the famous riddle are the main part of the mystery, and its true nature and function have never been clearly explained. We shall see that the key lies in its Near-Eastern background, in particular the "Kerubs" in the Old Testament. However the images on Greek vases and Oriental objects are at least as important as the texts and a major source to solve the riddle.

May 2017

Senior Oral and Poster Presentations

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Graduating Seniors selected to present their Thesis Papers will be discussing their projects for the Wagner Community.

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