Osprey Update Edition for Studentshttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateLGBT Resource Center Collecting Alternative Prom Donations

Start Date:
2017-04-14
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: LGBT Resource Center Collecting Alternative Prom Donations
Description:

The LGBT Resource Center, Student Union, Building 58E, Room 1111, has set up a donation box for the Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network's upcoming Alternative Prom. This an annual event to provide a safe prom night for local youth, considering some schools won't allow LGBT students to attend prom with a same-sex date or in clothes that don't match birth gender. Stop by during operating hours to donate new and gently used formal wear through Friday, April 28. Items needed include dresses, suits, dress shirts/pants, shoes/heels, belts and formal accessories.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Logan Judd
Contact Email:
logan.judd@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5518



]]>
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:48:05 GMT
Division of Academic Affairs

Start Date:
2017-04-14
End Date:
2017-04-25
Headline: Division of Academic Affairs
Description:

The committee will interview candidates for the dean of Undergraduate Studies/associate vice president for faculty resources position, 333540, as follows:

  • 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.: Dr. Karen Patterson
  • 10 to 11 a.m.: Dr. Asai Asaithambi
URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Marianne Jaffee
Contact Email:
mjaffee@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2710
Event Date: 2017-04-26
Event Time:
8:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 1, J.J. Daniel Hall, Room 2600
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



]]>
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:31:09 GMT
25th Annual Small Business Week Celebration

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-05-01
Headline: 25th Annual Small Business Week Celebration
Description:

Network with over 300 of North Florida's small business leaders, top lenders and champion supporters as the U.S. Small Business Administration presents its Small Business Week awards, spotlighting the remarkable contributions of business leaders and champions at the district level. The featured keynote will be presented by Bonnie Harvey and Michael Houlihan, founders of Barefoot Wine and best-selling authors of "The Barefoot Spirit."

URL: https://www.sbdc.unf.edu/pay-for-workshop/?workshops_id=410
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Ali Stephens
Contact Email:
ali.stephens@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2441
Event Date: 2017-05-04
Event Time:
11:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 43, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Room 1044
Event Cost:
$40; Corporate tables also available
Event Sponsor:



]]>
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:43:52 GMT
Blackboard Ends May 31

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Blackboard Ends May 31
Description:

During the past year, the University has been transitioning its learning management system from Blackboard to Canvas. The transition will conclude Wednesday, May 31, when Blackboard will be removed from service and Canvas will become the only available learning management system. Beginning this summer, and going forward, students will access Canvas for all courses that use a learning management system. Reach Canvas through myWings or here. Learn more about Canvas.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
ITS Help Desk
Contact Email:
helpdesk@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4357



]]>
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:34:33 GMT
Carpenter Library Open 24 Hours

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Carpenter Library Open 24 Hours
Description:

The Carpenter Library will be open 24 hours, starting today, Monday, April 17, through 5 p.m. Friday, April 28.

URL: http://libguides.unf.edu/hours
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Paul Mosley
Contact Email:
pmosley@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1527



]]>
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:55:51 GMT
Derek Marinatos Soccer Academy Summer Camps

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Derek Marinatos Soccer Academy Summer Camps
Description:

Day Academy Schedule for boys/girls ages 6 through 13: The DMSA Day Academy has established itself as North Florida's premier soccer summer day camp. Designed to teach soccer skills, tactics and fundamentals, the camp includes individual instruction by qualified coaching staff and age-specific curriculum with an emphasis on fun. Every camper will receive one soccer ball, plus for each camp camp attended, a DMSA T-shirt, drawstring bag and water bottle. Pool time is included; after-care is available for an additional fee.

  • Monday, June 5, through Friday, June 9 
  • Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16
  • Monday, July 10, through Friday, July 14
  • Monday, July 17, through Friday, July 21

Overnight Senior Elite Residential Academy Schedule for boys ages 14 through 20: The DMSA Senior Elite Residential Academy is an overnight camp for high school soccer players aspiring to play at the next level or to further those who already do. The Academy, conducted by college and nationally licensed coaches, will offer daytime advanced tactical, technical and fitness training as well as competitive night games.

  • Friday, July 7, through Sunday, July 9

UNF Men's Soccer Identification Camp:The North Florida Soccer Identification Camp is designed for elite club and high school players ages 14 to 20 to demonstrate skills in front of the North Florida coaching staff.

  • Saturday, June 10

For more information, tuition costs and registration, click here.

URL: https://dmsocceracademy.com/
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Derek Marinatos
Contact Email:
derek.marinatos@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2948



]]>
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:28:12 GMT
New Course 'Discovering Physics'

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-05-01
Headline: New Course 'Discovering Physics'
Description:

"Discovering Physics" is a conceptual physics course that will introduce students to the fascinating concepts/ideas of physics without getting into a lot of mathematics. Students will learn about topics like energy, forces, electricity, magnetism, radioactivity, gravity and relativity. This course is designed for non-science majors looking to discover physics as it relates to their field. The course is currently listed as PHY2930 but will be changed to PHY1033 for the fall semester.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Jason Haraldsen
Contact Email:
j.t.haraldsen@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2235



]]>
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:32:55 GMT
Carpenter Library Finals Week

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Carpenter Library Finals Week
Description:

The Carpenter Library will offer the following events/activities for students during finals week:

  • Free late-night coffee, tea and snacks: Starting 8 p.m. Monday, April 24, through Wednesday, April 26, items will be available on the first floor of the Library until supplies run out
  • Zzz-Zone: A quiet place for naps in the third floor reading room
  • Coloring Station: On the second floor

These events are co-sponsored by the Alumni Association, the Bookstore and UNF Dining Services.

URL: http://libguides.unf.edu/finalsweek
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Maria Atilano
Contact Email:
m.atilano@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1564



]]>
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:49:03 GMT
"PAWS Your Stress"

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-04-25
Headline: "PAWS Your Stress"
Description:

Dogs and their human volunteers from Canine Companions for Independence descend on the Library for hugs, cuddles and puppy kisses to ease end-of-the-semester stress for students.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Maria Atilano
Contact Email:
m.atilano@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1564
Event Date: 2017-04-25
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, First Floor
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Carpenter Library



]]>
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:42:11 GMT
Summer Parking Permit Sales

Start Date:
2017-04-17
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Summer Parking Permit Sales
Description:

Parking permit sales for summer term begin 9 a.m. today, Monday, April 17. Students must register for classes prior to ordering a permit. Purchase a permit through myWings via "Student Account" or through the Parking Services webpage. Review permit ordering steps, dates and parking locations here.

URL:
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Parking and Transportation Services
Contact Email:
parking@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2815



]]>
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:02:33 GMT
Foundation Investment Committee Interim Conference Call

Start Date:
2017-04-18
End Date:
2017-04-26
Headline: Foundation Investment Committee Interim Conference Call
Description:

The UNF Foundation interim conference call will take place.

URL:
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Patricia Madrid
Contact Email:
p.madrid@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2111
Event Date: 2017-04-26
Event Time:
4:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 60, Alumni Hall, Room 2112
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
University Development and Alumni Engagement



]]>
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:12:35 GMT
UNF Smash Bros. Melee Finals

Start Date:
2017-04-21
End Date:
2017-04-26
Headline: UNF Smash Bros. Melee Finals
Description:

The Smash Bros. Melee Circuit, a Nintendo crossover video fighting game, has ended, and the top eight players from Jacksonville will be battling it out for the trophy. This is one of the first premiere eSport events to take place at the University. Watch the competition live at the Student Union or online here.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Luis Puesan
Contact Email:
luis.puesan@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(407) 552-9104
Event Date: 2017-04-26
Event Time:
7:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Ballroom, Room 3703D
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Student Union and Red Bull



]]>
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:30:33 GMT
University Presidential Search Subcommittee Meeting

Start Date:
2017-04-21
End Date:
2017-04-27
Headline: University Presidential Search Subcommittee Meeting
Description:

The subcommittee will discuss the position description for the next University president position, 310010. The agenda and other search information can be found on the website.

URL:
Category:
Important Message
Contact Name:
Melonie Handerson
Contact Email:
mhanders@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2500
Event Date: 2017-04-27
Event Time:
3:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 60, Alumni Hall, Conference Board Room, Room 2012
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Office of the President



]]>
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:53:41 GMT
Osprey Community Engagement Medallion Recipients

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Osprey Community Engagement Medallion Recipients
Description:

The Center for Community-Based Learning congratulates the following graduating students awarded the Osprey Community Engagement Medallion for exemplary service to their community:

 

Brooks College of Health

  • Haley Camp, Natasha Florez, Jean Newell and Gianella Scaccabarrozzi: health science majors
  • Erin Hiebsch, Rebecca Lamoreaux, Amy Marshall and Kristine Myny: nursing majors

Coggin College of Business

  • Lindsey Mahoney: business management major

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Lauren Harrison: social work major
  • Sean Lahav and Farouk Smith: political science majors
  • Sarah Rosen: international studies/Spanish major
  • Joel Serrano: chemistry major
URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Ryan Doan
Contact Email:
l.ryan.doan@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3547



]]>
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:12:48 GMT
High-Definition Graduation Livestream

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: High-Definition Graduation Livestream
Description:

For the first time, spring graduation ceremonies livestream will be available in high definition. The College of Computing, Engineering and Construction will broadcast the 9 a.m. and the 12:30 and 4 p.m. ceremonies in HD on University Channel 173; the Wellness Complex also will broadcast on its channel.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Mo Baker
Contact Email:
m.baker@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(905) 620-1598



]]>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:29:59 GMT
Intersession Special Hours/Closures

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-05-09
Headline: Intersession Special Hours/Closures
Description:

Intersession begins Saturday, April 29, and continues through Tuesday, May 9. Below are special hours of operation and closures:

  • Carpenter Library:
    • Friday, April 28: Closed 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30: Closed
    • Monday, May 1, through Friday, May 5: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7: Closed
    • Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Dining: Visit the website
  • Fieldhouse: Closed Saturday, April 29, through Tuesday, May 9
  • Game Room: Closed Saturday, April 29, through Tuesday, May 9
  • ITS Help Desk:
    • Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30: Closed
    • Monday, May 1, through Friday, May 5: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7: Closed
    • Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • OneJax:
    • Friday, April 28: Closed
    • Friday, May 5, through Friday, May 19: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Osprey Connector: Inactive after 6 p.m. Friday, April 28; resumes 7 a.m. Wednesday, May 10
  • Osprey Transit: Inactive after 5 p.m. Friday, April 28; resumes 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 10
  • Student Union Administration: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Student Union:
    • Saturday, April 29: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 30: Closed
    • Monday, May 1, through Friday, May 5: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 6: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, May 7: Closed
    • Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Student Wellness Complex:
    • Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30: Closed
    • Monday, May 1, through Friday, May 5: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Town Center Shuttle: Inactive after 3 p.m. Friday, April 28; resumes 10 a.m. Monday, June 19
  • UNF Bookstore:
    • Saturday, April 29: Noon to 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 30: Closed
    • Monday, May 1, through Friday, May 5: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7: Closed
    • Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m
URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Amanda Dawson
Contact Email:
amanda.dawson@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2192



]]>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:01:12 GMT
Lot 4 Reserved Parking April 26

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-04-27
Headline: Lot 4 Reserved Parking April 26
Description:

From 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, there will be four vendor spaces reserved in Lot 4, adjacent to the Student Union, Building 58, for guests attending the faculty open forum for the presidential search meeting. Spaces will return to normal parking activity after 12 p.m.

URL:
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Parking and Transportation Services
Contact Email:
parking@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2815



]]>
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:48:53 GMT
Lots 5,18, 46 Reserved Parking April 29

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-04-29
Headline: Lots 5,18, 46 Reserved Parking April 29
Description:

The following lots will be reserved for the Jacksonville Armada Football Club event Saturday, April 29: 

  • Lot 5: Reserved 4 to 8 p.m., team members and media
  • Lot 18: Reserved 4 to 8 p.m., general admission attendees; parking will cost $5 per vehicle, only cash payments accepted. Those with valid University parking permits may park at no charge; however, it's recommended to park in the Arena Garage, Garage 38, to avoid congestion.
  • Lot 46: Reserved 2 to 8 p.m., event staff and emergency vehicles

All lots will return to normal parking activity after 8 p.m. For additional event questions, visit Jacksonville Armada Football Club

URL:
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Parking and Transportation Services
Contact Email:
parking@uf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2815



]]>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:44:24 GMT
PAWS Your Stress

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-04-25
Headline: PAWS Your Stress
Description:

Dogs and their human volunteers from Canine Companions for Independence will help students relieve stress.

URL: http://libguides.unf.edu/finalsweek
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Maria Atilano
Contact Email:
m.atilano@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1564
Event Date: 2017-04-25
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, First Floor
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



]]>
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:43:50 GMT
Spinnaker Media Hiring

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-05-08
Headline: Spinnaker Media Hiring
Description:

Spinnaker Media, the University's student-run media outlet, is currently hiring for the following positions: news editor, features editor, managing news editor, promotions director and entertainment director. For information or to apply, visit the website or call Lori Durham, office manager.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Lori Durham
Contact Email:
l.durham@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1579



]]>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:31:14 GMT
Student Wellness Complex Locker Rentals Expire

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-04-29
Headline: Student Wellness Complex Locker Rentals Expire
Description:

Semester rental lockers, Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, must be cleaned by Saturday, April 29.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Becky Purser
Contact Email:
bpurser@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1590



]]>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:20:24 GMT
Boathouse Graduation Watch Party

Start Date:
2017-04-25
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Boathouse Graduation Watch Party
Description:

The Boathouse will be streaming all three graduation ceremonies, with food available for purchase at 11 a.m. Food specials will include $1 off all burgers and milkshakes. Guests 21 years and older with a valid ID may enjoy happy hour specials starting at 11 a.m.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Dennis Negrin
Contact Email:
d.negrin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1959
Event Date: 2017-04-28
Event Time:
8:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Boathouse, Room 2600
Event Cost:
Free admission; food/beverages for purchase
Event Sponsor:
UNF Dining Services



]]>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:07:37 GMT
Purchase Spring Commencement DVDs

Start Date:
2017-04-25
End Date:
2017-04-25
Headline: Purchase Spring Commencement DVDs
Description:

Official commencement DVDs are on sale today, Tuesday, April 25, for $24.95 plus tax, shipping and handling. Visit the commencement website and click the "Purchase" button to order.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Elaine Poppell
Contact Email:
e.poppell@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 650-1876



]]>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:13:18 GMT
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Start Date:
2017-04-25
End Date:
2017-05-08
Headline: Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Description:

The Disability Resource Center has scholarships available for students with a documented disability. Students don't have to be registered with the DRC but will need to submit proof of disability for eligibility. The application deadline for consideration is being extended through Monday, May 15. For more information, click here.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Rusty Dubberly
Contact Email:
r.dubberly@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5407



]]>
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:27:17 GMT
School of Computing Master's Thesis Defense

Start Date:
2017-04-25
End Date:
2017-04-25
Headline: School of Computing Master's Thesis Defense
Description:

Jesus Rodriguez, computing graduate student, will defend his master's thesis proposal, "Prototype Development and Trace Collection for NFC-Based Nursing Application."

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Roger Eggen
Contact Email:
ree@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1326
Event Date: 2017-04-26
Event Time:
1:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 15, John E. Mathews Jr. Computer Science Building, Room 2203
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



]]>
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:50:46 GMT
Spring Commencement Ceremonies Live Stream

Start Date:
2017-04-25
End Date:
2017-04-25
Headline: Spring Commencement Ceremonies Live Stream
Description:

Spring commencement ceremonies will be broadcast live Friday, April 28, from the Arena, Building 34, as follows: 

  • 9 a.m.: College of Education and Human Services; Brooks College of Health
  • 12:30 p.m.:  Coggin College of Business; College of Arts and Sciences (art, biology, chemistry, economics, English, fine arts, French studies, history, interdisciplinary studies, international studies, math, music, philosophy, physics, practical philosophy and applied ethics, religious studies, Spanish and statistics)
  • 4 p.m.: College of Computing, Engineering and Construction; College of Arts and Sciences (anthropology, communication, criminal justice, political science, public administration, psychology, social work and sociology)
URL: http://www.unf.edu/commencement/videos/
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Robert Richardson
Contact Email:
ricr0015@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1885



]]>
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:04:46 GMT
Shakespeare-in-the-Park 'Measure for Measure'

Start Date:
2017-04-24
End Date:
2017-04-28
Headline: Shakespeare-in-the-Park 'Measure for Measure'
Description:

The Department of English Theater/Drama Program, the City of Atlantic Beach and the Church of the Good Shepherd present the eighth annual Shakespeare-in-the-Park production of "Measure for Measure." Performances will take place 8 p.m. Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28, Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton Street, Jacksonville. This event is free and open to the public.

URL:
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
James Roarty
Contact Email:
j.roarty@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2273



]]>
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:43:15 GMT