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"This Week at Roger" Newsletter Will Not Distribute During Summer Break

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Due to the limited number of events and campus announcements during summer break, the university newsletter, "This Week at Roger," will not distribute during that time. The last issue will distribute on Wednesday, May 22, and will resume its normal weekly distribution schedule, on Wednesday at 3 p.m., in August.

To view RWU events, visit the University Events Calendar. Visit the Campus Announcements page to view current announcements for the campus community.

Now Hiring Waterfront Monitors for the Summer

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Are you taking classes on campus this summer? Want a part-time job working by the water? We are now hiring kayak and paddleboard monitors. Applicants must be students.

Contact Amanda Callahan at

Special Skills Needed:CPR and AED certified preferred, general knowledge of kayak and motorboat operation and usage, Lifeguard Certified is encouraged but not required. All Waterfront monitors must pass the swim test administered by the Waterfront Coordinator that includes a 100 yard swim and treading water for 10 minutes. Applicants must be responsible and trustworthy. Waterfront Staff are responsible for the safety of kayakers and other waterfront users and must be willing to take that responsibility seriously. There will be lifting and physical work involved. Safe lifting training will be provided by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.  A positive attitude is a must; students in this position are ambassadors of the waterfront.

Job Description: Monitoring, cleaning, and maintaining recreational waterfront equipment. Obtain IDs of those wishing to use kayaks, and collecting waivers. Examine equipment before returning IDs. Enforcing Waterfront safety regulations. Provide basic instruction on usage of kayaks, and share knowledge of local waterways. Monitor weather. Must have knowledge of proper procedures for emergency action with regard to the waterfront. Monitors who have a Boating Safety License and experience using a small outboard engine open boat may use the boat to monitor kayaking activities when safe to do so.


JoIn the RWU Summer Golf League

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Spring is in the air and if you are a golf enthusiast, I'm sure you can't wait to start playing. RWU runs a Summer Golf League and we are looking for new members. We play Tuesday nights, tee off between 4:30-5:15pm at Swansea Country Club. League runs from May 14 - Aug 13, greens fees are $25 for nine holes (walking) carts are available for additional charge. If interested please contact Mike Gallagher, or ext 3570.

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