Press Release for Monday, January 14, 2002

What's Happening at UNF: Media Tip Sheet

UNF Career Expo

Students, alumni and the general public are invited to this networking event on Wednesday, Jan. 16. from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Arena. A wide range of career fields and occupations will be on exhibit and offering full and part time positions as well as co-op and internship opportunities.

Dress in business-like attire and bring resumes. Sponsored by the UNF Career Services and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. For more information contact 620-1605.

Scholarship Fair

Various offices and colleges on campus will have representatives available to answer questions about the financial aid and scholarships they offer on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 12-2 p.m. in the Robinson Center, Rooms /1604-5.

Sponsored by the African American Student Union. For more information contact 620-2689.

Entrepreneurial Women

The Women's Center will feature "Entrepreneurial Women," a brown bag lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at noon in the Robinson Center, Room 1606. Pamela Parker Dungan, an executive coach with years of experience coaching entrepreneurs will show how women are changing the rules in business and succeeding. The lecture will provide participants with strategic information on how to begin the journey toward entrepreneurism along with practical tips for success. Admission is free. For more information call 620- 2528.

Pi Sigma Alpha Meeting

Adam Davis, Libertarian candidate for the Jacksonville City Council will speak

on Thursday, Jan. 17 at Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society meeting in the Robinson Center, Room 1606 from 6:30- 8 p.m. Davis will speak on Libertarian views regarding smaller government, free markets, personal liberty and personal responsibility. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Louis William Rose at 620- 1038

Black History Proclamation

The annual proclamation and celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be Friday, January 18 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Robinson Theatre. Dr. Lenard Bowie, associate professor of music, will discuss and demonstrate the history and music of civil rights protest songs. This event is sponsored by the Black History Month Committee, UNF Student Government, and the Division of Student Affairs. For more information, contact 620- 1016.

Music at Midday

The Music at Midday Concert series on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 12:15 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Small Recital Hall will feature Ellen Olsen on viola. Admission is free and open to the public.

Peer Theatre Performance: Bittersweet Hearts

The University of North Florida Women's Center Peer Theatre Troupe will present an original play, "Bittersweet Hearts" on Tuesday, January 22 at 8 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre. The extremely powerful message concerning the reality of abusive relationships is woven tastefully and effectively into the play. From a young adult perspective, this play examines the dynamics of an abusive relationship and how it can drastically change lives. Emphasis is placed on the cycle of violence from parent to child. All issues are handled maturely and with sensitivity. Educational groups and classes are especially encouraged to attend. This play is appropriate for middle school, high school and adults. Admission is free. For r more information contact 620-2528.