Press Release for Monday, February 3, 2003

MEDIA TIP SHEET (Feb. 3, 2003)




(904) 620-2140




Each week we prepare a “TIP SHEET” for Jacksonville-area media highlighting events and activities of interest to the community. Please feel free to contact the Office of News&Publications at (904) 620-2140 for additional information on any event. Information also can be obtained by visiting the UNF Web calendar at Individuals attending all events on campus are reminded that $2 parking permits are required and can be purchased at the Information Booth as they enter campus.

UNF Celebrates Homecoming

UNF kicks off its weeklong Homecoming celebrations Feb. 8. Events include the Powder Puff Tournament, Alumni Emeriti Luncheon; Alumni Recognition Dinner; Faculty vs. Student Basketball Game, Pep Rally and Bonfire; “Have a Heart” National Donor Day; Homecoming comedians Mitch Hedberg and Harland Williams; Alumni Golf Outing; and the Homecoming Game with the Ospreys taking on USC Spartanburg.

The Homecoming Parade starts Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11:30 a.m. and arrives at the Arena at noon.

For information on these and other events, contact the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.

Black History Month and Music

As Black History Month begins, Dr. Lenard C. Bowie, associate professor and director of the African-American Music Program, can speak to any aspect of African-American music. To speak with Bowie, call (904) 620-2960 or contact the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.

UNF Experts

UNF’s updated media guide is online with several search features at, just click on “What’s New” and then “Expert’s Guide.” To arrange interviews or for help, please contact the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.

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