Administrative Announcements
First-Time-In-College Student Meal Membership Deadline Aug. 1

First-time-in-college students living in University housing must enroll for fall meal memberships via myWings by Tuesday, Aug. 1, to avoid automatically being assessed a 14-meals-per-week membership. Students must choose from a meals-per-week membership or an all-access membership. Block plans are also available for commuters, upperclassmen and other housing students. For more information, visit the website.

Contact:

Dennis Negrin

d.negrin@unf.edu

(904) 620-1959

Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Fine Arts Center Garage Maintenance July 24 to Aug. 18

The third and fourth floors of the Fine Arts Center Garage, Building 44, will be blocked off starting 7 a.m. today, Monday, July 24, until 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, for lot maintenance. Other parking will be available on the third and fourth floors of the Fine Arts Center Garage addition, Garage 44A. Use the front entrance into the garage since the accessibility of the third floor from the Fine Arts Center Garage will be blocked.

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Lot 18 West Unavailable July 16 to 28

The west section of Parking Lot 18, located closest to Hodges Stadium, Building 46, will be unavailable beginning Sunday, July 16, until Friday, July 28, due to maintenance. The east section, located closest to Harmon Baseball Stadium, Building 27, will remain open for normal parking activity. Parking is also available in Lot 46, adjacent to Hodges Stadium.

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Lot 47 Unavailable July 24

Lot 47, adjacent to Building 47, Alumni Drive Information Booth, will be unavailable beginning 7 a.m. Monday, July 24, until 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, due to maintenance. As a result, all Booth activity will stop temporarily. During this time, utilize the main Parking Services, Building 52, for service needs.

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Academics
COAS Awards $2,671 Senior Scholarship

The Willard O. Ash Scholarship, in honor of the College of Arts and Sciences founding dean, recognizes a COAS senior who embodies Ash's philosophy of a broad-based education in the liberal arts and sciences. The application deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. Visit the website for more information and eligibility requirements. To obtain an application, contact Meg Vaysben, assistant development director, via email.

Contact:

Meg Vaysben

m.vaysben@unf.edu

(904) 620-2560

Educational Leadership Doctoral Defense

Friday, July 28, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Building 57, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Room 3201

Luisa Coleen Martinez, an educational leadership doctoral student, will defend her dissertation "Participant Perceptions of Knowledge Sharing in a Higher Education."

Contact:

Michele Verkerk

m.verkerk@unf.edu

(904) 620-1743

Office of Academic Testing Closure

The Office of Academic Testing permanently closed in June. The list of testing services previously provided can be found at the website. To determine where these tests can now be taken, as well as to find out how to retrieve test scores, contact Lori Collins, program assistant.

Contact:

Lori Collins

lori.collins@unf.edu

(904) 620-4356

School of Engineering Master's Thesis Defense

Friday, July 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Building 50, Science and Engineering Building, Room 2506

Jennet Orasheva, mechanical engineering student, will defend her thesis "The Effect of Corrosion Defects on the Failure of Oil and Gas Transmission Pipelines: A Finite Element Study."

Contact:

Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

m.tiryakioglu@unf.edu

(904) 620-1390

School of Engineering Master's Thesis Defense

Friday, July 28, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Building 50, Science and Engineering Building, Room 2004

Pedram Yousefian, mechanical engineering student, will defend his master's thesis, "Pore Formation in Aluminum Castings: Theoretical Calculations and the Extrinsic Effect of Entrained Surface Oxide Films."

Contact:

Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

m.tiryakioglu@unf.edu

(904) 620-1390

Arts and Entertainment
Dive-In Movie Will Feature 'Get Out'

Friday, July 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Building 17, Osprey Clubhouse, Pool

This dive-in movie will feature the film "Get Out." Snacks, drinks and floats will be provided; bring a swimsuit, towel and valid Osprey 1Card.

Cost: Free with valid Osprey 1Card

Sponsor: Office of Campus Life, Student Life and Services Fee

Contact:

Jessica LeClair

jessica.leclair@unf.edu

(904) 620-5355

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Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Microplastics/Invasive Species Workshop

Monday, July 24, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Building 58W, Student Union, Ballroom 3703

The Environmental Center will present an educational workshop on invasive species and microplastics. Speakers will include Jessica Spencer, Invasive Species Management Branch co-chair of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and First Coast Invasive Working Group member, and Justina Dacey, community engagement coordinator for the St. Johns Riverkeeper

Cost: Free

Contact:

James Taylor

j.taylor@unf.edu

(904) 620-5804

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Search Committee News
University Development and Alumni Engagement

On-campus interviews will be conducted for the annual giving director position, 321160, Alumni Hall, Building 60, Room 2112, at the following times and dates:

  • 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 26
  • 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27

 

 

Contact:

Patricia Madrid

p.madrid@unf.edu

(904) 620-2111

University Development and Alumni Engagement

The committee will meet to review applications for the annual giving director position, 321160, Alumni Hall, Building 60, Room 2112, at the following times and days:

  • 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 25
  • 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 27

Contact:

Patricia Madrid

p.madrid@unf.edu

(904) 620-2111

Everything Else
Bachata Latin Dance Sessions

The Latin American Student Organization will teach a Bachata dance class, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, and Wednesday, July 26, Osprey Plaza, Student Union, Building 58.

Contact:

Laura Sanchez

laso1@unf.edu

(904) 620-5442

Osprey Eyes Positions Available

The Osprey Eyes Mystery Patron Program is now accepting fall semester applications for student reviewers. The program's mission is to achieve excellent customer service; reviewers will anonymously visit various campus departments, food venues and retail establishments and will record the results via online survey. For a complete job description and to apply, visit the website.

Contact:

Todd Vatter

todd.vatter@unf.edu

(904) 620-5397

School Supply Drive Donations Request

The Black Student Union is co-sponsoring a school supply drive with other community partners to support Duval County Public Schools. Suggested donation items include No. 2 and colored pencils, markers, notebooks/paper, binders, folders, backpacks, glue sticks, scissors and liquid hand soap. Donations will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 4. The drop-box is located in the Student Alliance for Inclusion and Diversity office, Student Union, Building 58E, Room 1001. 

Contact:

Markale Ford

bsu1@unf.edu

(904) 620-2689

University/Historic Eastside Co-Sponsor School Supplies Drive

The Center for Urban Education and Policy department is partnering with The Eastside Arts and Vendors Market in order to strengthen educational opportunities/outcomes for Duval County Public School students. Suggested donation items include backpacks, composition books, paper, No. 2 pencils, pens, colored pencils, highlighters, erasers, three-prong pocket folders and hand sanitizer. Donations will be accepted until Thursday, Aug. 10, Center for Urban Education and Policy office, Petway Hall, Building 57, Room 1070. In addition, volunteers are needed for The Back To School Giveaway, Saturday, Aug. 12. For more information, contact Tiffany King, office manager.

Contact:

Tiffany King

tiffany.king@unf.edu

(904) 620-1935

VIP Appreciation Lunch

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Building 16, Osprey Commons, Osprey Cafe

In appreciation of meal membership program participants, enjoy a special lunch/dessert while learning about membership options for the fall semester.

Cost: Meal swipe or $9

Sponsor: Dining Services

Contact:

Dennis Negrin

dnegrin@unf.edu

(904) 620-1959

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