Press Release for Monday, April 28, 2003

Media Tip Sheet (April 28- May 12, 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.

Presidential Finalists to be Selected

The UNF Board of Trustees Presidential Search Committee will meet at noon Wednesday, April 30, in the President's Conference Room in Daniel Hall to discuss the six presidential candidates. The committee will determine who will be recommended to the full Board of Trustees for a second visit to campus. Anyone requiring special accommodations to participate may contact Lina Monell at (904) 620-2507 at least three working days before the meeting.

Graduation Ceremonies

UNF will have two commencement ceremonies Friday, May 2. The 3 p.m. ceremony includes the Coggin College of Business, the College of Education and Human Services, and the College of Health. The 7 p.m. ceremony includes the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Computing Sciences and Engineering. Also during the 7 p.m. ceremony, ROTC students will be recognized. Seven UNF students will be commissioned Saturday, May 3, at 12:30 p.m. at Jacksonville University, and five more are graduating with plans for additional military training before being commissioned. The 12 UNF students and 24 JU students are the largest May class to graduate.

Alumni Family Fun Day

The Alumni Association will have its Alumni Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 3, at noon at Harmon Stadium. Enjoy a free picnic at the Left Field Lounge of Harmon Stadium while the Ospreys take on Florida Southern College Moccasins. The event includes game tickets and food. R.S.V.P. by calling the Office of Alumni Services at (904) 620-4723 no later than Wednesday, April 30.

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