Administrative Announcements
Ensure Online Safety at Work

The focus for the third week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is about doing your part in ensuring online safety in the workplace. Employees are the first and last line of defense in keeping an organization safe online. Visit UNF's Cyber Security Awareness webpage to learn what can be done to help ensure the online safety and security of your department.

 

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If you collect it, protect it. Follow reasonable security measures to protect individuals' personal information from inappropriate and unauthorized access.

Contact:

ITS Help Desk

helpdesk@unf.edu

(904) 620-4357

Student Self-Service Unavailability October 20

Student Self-Service will be unavailable 4 to 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, to perform maintenance. No changes to the interface are expected. Links to student records, degree evaluation, course schedule, academic transcript, etc. won't be available during the downtime, but students will still be able to access Canvas and email in myWings.

Contact:

ITS Help Desk

helpdesk@unf.edu

(904) 620-4357

UNF in the News
  • LGBT Resource Center awarded $30,000 grant: The LGBT Resource Center has received a $30,000 grant from the LGBTQ Community Fund for Northeast Florida to support the Center's programs. Read more
  • Political science professor shares opinion on Kavanaugh: Dr. Joshua Gellers, associate professor of political science, shared his opinion on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh with The Florida Times-Union
  • Faith, race and LGBT: Kaitin Legg, LGBT Resource Center director, discussed Coming Out Week and bringing the faith and LGBT communities together on WJCT's "First Coast Connect." 
  • Why buying flowers is a legit form of self-care: Dr. Erin Largo-Wight, associate professor of public health, discussed her study on the impact of flowers on perceived stress among women with Brit + Co.
  • Kavanaugh nomination heated topic among political science majors: UNF students studying political science told WJXT Ch. 4 that the Brett Kavanaugh controversy has been a topic of conversation in classes on campus. 
  • Florida pollsters explain what they do and how it's changed: Dr. Michael Binder, director of the Public Opinion Research Lab at UNF, discussed the polling process with the Orlando Sentinel.

Read more about UNF faculty, staff and students in "Featured Stories." 

Contact:

Joanna Norris

jnorris@unf.edu

(904) 620-2102

Academics
African American Faculty/Staff Association Scholarship Applications Open

The African American Faculty and Staff Association Scholarship was established to celebrate diversity by providing financial support to any University undergraduate and graduate student who exhibits interest in enriching and supporting individuals of African-American descent, leadership in promoting an understanding of challenges that African-Americans or other minorities experience in higher education or awareness of African-American cultural, educational and civic activities. This year, the AAFSA will award at least four $500 scholarships. A completed application form including personal statement, letter of recommendation from a current AAFSA voting member and an optional letter of reference from an individual/organization must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. Submit an application via the website. For questions, email the AAFSA.

Contact:

Ricarla Jackson

r.jackson@unf.edu

(904) 620-1134

Database Day

Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Second Floor

Students and faculty are invited to learn more about library resources that support teaching, learning and research in the fields of science, technology, engineering and health. Training sessions and demonstrations will be offered for CINAHL, SciFinder, Web of Science, Joanna Briggs Evidence Based Practice Database, Journals @ OVID, IOP Science, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, RefWorks and APA Style Central. Register via the website.

Contact:

Stephanie Race

stephanie.race@unf.edu

(904) 620-5177

Educational Leadership Doctoral Defense

Monday, October 15, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Building 57, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Room 3201

Keith Gaston, an educational leadership doctoral student, will defend his dissertation, "Distance Learning for Professional Development in Law Enforcement: What Works."

Contact:

Adelyn Fleming

adelyn.fleming@unf.edu

(904) 620-2990

Helping Kids with Significant Impairments

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Building 8, Roy Lassiter Hall, Room 2213

An information session will take place concerning a spring semester Community-Based Transformational Learning Opportunity. Participating students will perform 20 hours of volunteer service over the semester at one of Jacksonville's two exceptional student centers, Mt. Herman or Alden Road. This program is part of ENG 3613 Disability Studies In The Humanities course. Gain volunteer experience in addition to personal enrichment. For more information, contact Dr. Chris Gabbard, associate professor of English.

Sponsor: College of Arts and Sciences

Contact:

Dr. Chris Gabbard

cgabbard@unf.edu

(904) 620-2273

Hendricks Day School Scholarship

Current students who attended Hendricks Day School are eligible to apply for the Hendricks Day School Legacy Scholarship at UNF. Eligible students must sign an affidavit confirming their years of attendance at Hendricks. To apply, contact the Foundation Scholarships office via email.

Contact:

Foundation Scholarships

foundationscholarships@unf.edu

Master of Health Administration Information Session

Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Building 39, J. Brooks Brown Hall, Room 4042

The Department of Health Administration is partnering with Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society to host an informational session on the Master of Health Administration Program. For event information, email Sara Stophel, Upsilon Phi Delta at UNF president. 

Contact:

Laura Shilling

l.shilling@unf.edu

(904) 620-1437

Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award Nominations Open

Nominations for the Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award are being accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Nominations may be submitted online, via email to an advisor or by completing a paper nomination at the various advising units. For more information, contact Katie Sarria, Academic Advising Council Governance Committee member.

Contact:

Katie Sarria

katie.sarria@unf.edu

(904) 620-2775

Spring SAILS Application Available

Students wishing to study abroad during the spring semester can now apply for the Student Affairs International Learning Scholarship (SAILS). This competitive scholarship provides funding for approved undergraduate and graduate international educational experiences that enrich academic/individual development. Scholarship recipients may receive either $1,500 to support a short-term (less than 10 weeks) international activity or $2,500 for a long-term (10 weeks or longer) international activity. Applications will be reviewed by the SAILS Committee, comprised of University students, faculty and staff as per the specified deadlines. The Office of Financial Aid will distribute funds, and final awarding is contingent upon their rules and regulations as well as upon acceptance to an approved international activity. The spring semester application must be submitted via myWings by 11:59 p.m. Friday, Oct 19. The scholarship is funded by the Student Life and Services Fee.

Contact:

Luisa Martinez Joyce

luisa.martinez@unf.edu

(904) 620-2657

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Clubs and Organizations
Club Fest: ClubFlix and Chill

Monday, October 15, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Building 58, John A. Delaney Student Union, Osprey Plaza

Club Alliance's Club Fest theme this year is ClubFlix and Chill, based on every college student's love for Netflix. Student organizations will represent their favorite Netflix show or movie while tabling. Learn about more than 200 clubs on campus and get involved as well as enjoy food and giveaways. Clubs can sign up via the website.

 

Contact:

Diandra Thompson

cacoord3@unf.edu

(904) 620-1470

Athletics
SWOOP Madness Pre-Season Basketball Event

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Building A-G, Osprey Village, Basketball Court

Students will have the opportunity to celebrate SWOOP Madness by meeting the men's and women's basketball teams, enjoying free food, a T-shirt swap, music by DJ Jimmie Hustle and more. There will be basketball challenges and the chance to win a free i-Pad as well as one person will be selected to take a half-court shot for a chance to win $5,000.

Cost: Free with valid Osprey 1Card

Contact:

Kaitlin Parsons

k.parsons@unf.edu

(904) 620-5429

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Recreation and Wellness
Intramural Indoor Soccer/Softball Registration Open

Indoor soccer as well as softball registration begins 8 a.m. today, Thursday, Oct.11, and ends 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct.18. Time slots are available on a first come, first-served basis. Schedules will be available after the registration period ends. Games will begin during the week of October 22. The season formats are four-week seasons ending in tournament-style playoffs. To register a team, visit the "Student Life and Activities" tab in myWings, then click on the "Intramural Sports" link. Visit the website or Facebook page for more information.

Contact:

Beth Harrell

bharrell@unf.edu

(904) 620-2646

Mindful Skills Group

Your mind and body need a break from constant doing and thinking. In this group, participants will practice Qigong, a Chinese method that combines soft body movements with mental concentration/breathing to increase human energy, and sitting meditation accompanied by live singing bowls. The Mindful Skills Group meets at 11 a.m. every Friday, Founders Hall, Building 2, Counseling Center, Room 2012.

Contact:

Christy Brown

counselingctr@unf.edu

(904) 620-2602

Native Sun Natural Markets Student Discount

Beginning this semester, Native Sun Natural Foods Market is offering a 15-percent discount, exclusively for UNF students, on all Field Day brand products. Field Day is an already value-priced line of over 150 organic or non-GMO products; add the discount and students can enjoy organic food at affordable prices. Present your valid Osprey 1Card at any of Native Sun’s three Jacksonville locations to utilize the exclusive savings. To learn more, visit the Native Sun website or download the flyer.

Contact:

Ashley Ballard

a.ballard@unf.edu

(904) 620-1571

Swoopocalypse

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Building 61, Student Wellness Complex, to Building 58, Student Union, Osprey Plaza

Participate as a runner and get chased by the undead or volunteer as a zombie during the 6th annual Zombie Run. Registration begins 6 p.m. and the race starts at 7 p.m. Volunteers will get a Swoopocalypse T-shirt as well as runners with at least one flag still attached. Pick up an application at the front desk of the Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, or sign up on the day of the race. 

Contact:

Michael Hines

dhplife@unf.edu

(904) 620-4769

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Arts and Entertainment
31st Annual Great American Jazz Series Presents 'A Legend Salutes the Legends: Tribute to Frank Sinatra'

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Building 14A, Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Theater

Trombonist Dave Steinmeyer, music adjunct instructor, and longtime Jacksonville sportscaster/soloist Sam Kouvaris will perform a tribute to Frank Sinatra with UNF's Jazz Ensemble 1 and Douglas Anderson School of the Arts' Jazz Ensemble 1. J.B. Scott, associate professor of music, is the artistic director.

Cost: Tickets: $8/$10/$15

Sponsor: School of Music

Contact:

Kolanda Douglas

k.douglas@unf.edu

(904) 620-2864

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Informal Gallery Talks: Meet Artist Tony Rodrigues

Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Building 2, Founders Hall, UNF Gallery of Art, Room 1001

Come out and meet artist Tony Rodrigues for Informal Gallery Talks. His recent works, "Frail History and Future Regrets (When The Past Was What It Used To Be)," are currently on exhibition at the UNF Gallery of Art. The exhibit will run Thursday, Oct. 18, through Friday, Dec. 7.

Contact:

Laura Schwenn

laura.schwenn@unf.edu

(904) 620-2534

Iron Pour

Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sculpture Yard, lot behind Building 6, Building Services

Watch students pour and cast molten iron. Attendees can create an iron piece by making a scratch block in sand and having it cast; no prior experience is necessary. Small scratch blocks cost $10 and large $15. Parking will be available in parking Lots 9 and 10.

Cost: Free, open to the public

Sponsor: Department of Art and Design

Contact:

Jenny Hager

j.hager@unf.edu

(904) 620-4687

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Spook-A-Thon

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Building 58, John A. Delaney Student Union, Coxwell Amphitheater

Spook-A-Thon will feature Halloween movies and lots of other tricks and treats. Movie titles and more information will be revealed via social media; follow Osprey Productions on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with the details. 

Cost: Students, free with a valid Osprey 1Card

Sponsor: Osprey Productions, Campus Life

Contact:

Addison Young

opevents4@unf.edu

(904) 620-4386

Website
UNF Orchestra Harmony for Humanities Concert Features Dr. Andrea Venet

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Building 45, Fine Arts Center, Lazzara Performance Hall

The Harmony for Humanities Concert will feature Beethoven's 7th Symphony, the Jorge Sarmientos Percussion Concerto with marima soloist Dr. Andrea Venet, assistant professor of percussion, as well as Smetana's Moldau from My Country. Dr. Simon Shiao, associate professor of violin, is the conductor.

Cost: Free

Sponsor: School of Music

Contact:

Kolanda Douglas

k.douglas@unf.edu

(904) 620-2864

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UNF Seaside Sculpture Park Opening Reception

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Seaside Sculpture Park, 480 1st St. South

Celebrate the new sea creature sculptures that have been installed at the UNF Seaside Sculpture Park. The large-scale jellyfish and a jumbo shrimp were created by art and design students Jenn Peek, a senior, and junior Olivia Warro.

Cost: Free

Sponsor: Department of Art and Design and Student Affairs

Contact:

Jenny Hager

j.hager@unf.edu

(904) 620-4687

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Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
10th Annual Student Leadership Summit

Friday, October 26, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Building 58W, John A. Delaney Student Union, Ballrooms, Room 3703

The Taylor Leadership Institute will present its 10th annual Student Leadership Summit. This year's theme is "Leadership and Activism: Awakening the Change Agent in You." Participants will explore the intersection of leadership and activism, highlighting the ways in which students can become actively engaged to create positive change. Through a series of impactful and interactive sessions, students will develop a deeper understanding of the values and passions that drive them, hear from inspiring activist leaders and learn the tools they need to take action in their own communities. Funded through the Student Life and Services Fee, this is a free event open to all students and includes a complimentary breakfast and lunch. Register via the website.

Contact:

Korie Hilliard

korie.hilliard@unf.edu

(904) 620-5698

Native Sun Workshop: Natural Relief for Cold and Flu

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Building 58, John A. Delaney Student Union, Auditorium, Room 2704

Aaron Gottlieb, owner of Native Sun Natural Foods Market,  will present a seminar highlighting traditional medicines, popular home remedies and how incorporating
natural herbs, nutritional supplements, essential oils and other methods can speed recovery and minimize your down time during colds and flus. Gottlieb has over 24 years of experience in researching and personally using many of these natural remedies. Free Snacks and other samples will be provided for attendees.

Cost: Students, Free with a valid Osprey 1Card

Sponsor: Osprey Productions, Native Sun

Contact:

Molly Britt

opmarketing@unf.edu

(904) 620-2460

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Popcorn and Politics: The River

Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Chamblin Room

Lisa Rinaman, the St. Johns Riverkeeper, will discuss issues facing the river. "Popcorn and Politics" is a monthly faculty-led event to promote political inquiry and discussion among the community in a civil environment. 

Contact:

Stephanie Race

stephanie.race@unf.edu

(904) 620-5177

Website
Science Cafe Series Features Dr. Sarah Beal

Friday, November 2, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Chamblin Room

The Science Cafe, a monthly public series hosted by the Library and the departments of Psychology and Biology, will present a lecture by Dr. Sarah Beal, assistant professor in the University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics and Behavioral Medicine and clinical psychology expert at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Beal will discuss "The Interplay of Psychosocial Development and Health in Adolescent Foster Youth." Lunch will be provided by Brio Tuscan Grille; a RSVP isn't required.

Contact:

Denise Anderson

d.anderson@unf.edu

(904) 620-1622

'Señorita María' Screening/Conversation with Director Rubén Mendoza

Friday, October 19, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Building 14A, Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Theater, Room 1314

Enjoy a screening of the film "Señorita María, la Falda de la Montaña" (Miss María, Skirting the Mountain) and a conversation with film director Rubén Mendoza, moderated by Dr. Constanza López, associate professor of Spanish. This event is part of "Life and Death," the fall International Studies Lecture Series; and is co-sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center, the Latin American and Caribbean Council, the Department of English and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

Contact:

Clayton McCarl

clayton.mccarl@unf.edu

(904) 620-1242

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The State of Social Media Panel Discussion

Friday, October 26, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Building 43, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Room 1027

Social media experts from various areas of the communication industry will offer their perspective and insight on social media trends.

Cost: Free, open to the public

Contact:

D'Lynn Phelps

d.phelps@unf.edu

(904) 620-2651

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'Uncovering Jax' Documentary Screening

Monday, October 22, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Building 58W, John A. Delaney Student Union, Auditorium, Room 2704

"Uncovering Jax" is a series of short student documentaries about the little-known stories of historic Jacksonville residents. This year's stories include Jospeh E. Blodgett, Jacksonville's first African-American millionaire; Richard E. Norman, pioneer race filmmaker during the era of silent film; Anna Kingsley, former slave turned landowner; A. Philip Randolph, civil rights activist; and the gentrification of the old Brooklyn neighborhood in Jacksonville. A panel discussion will follow the screening.

Cost: Free

Contact:

D'Lynn Phelps

d.phelps@unf.edu

(904) 620-2651

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Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home/Healing Conference

Friday, October 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Building 43, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Board of Trustees Room, Room 1058

This conference is for Vietnam veterans, their loved ones and all interested in learning tools to provide hope and healing across generations. This first-of-its-kind conference will cover topics ranging from anger and healing to finding peace when reliving the Vietnam experience. Presentation topics will cover the coming home experience, a discussion on post-traumatic growth and a panel on assistance services. Registration is free and a complimentary breakfast will be provided. To register, visit the website or call (904) 407-6790.

Cost: Free

Sponsor: Community Hospice Veterans Partnership, Military and Veterans Resource Center

Contact:

Theresa Hammock

thammock@unf.edu

(904) 620-5131

Diversity Initiatives
Chinese Literature

Friday, October 19, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Building 2, Founders Hall, Room 1018

Come learn about both classical and modern Chinese literature during the Chinese Culture Corner. Refreshments will be provided.

Cost: Free

Sponsor: Confucius Institute

Contact:

Morgan Gurr

n00818549@unf.edu

(904) 808-5868

Coffee and Conversation: Jewish Holidays 101

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Building 2, Founders Hall, Room 1400

Local Jewish leaders and students will discuss the meaning behind the Jewish holy days that fall during this season. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Sponsor: Interfaith Center

Contact:

Matt Hartley

m.hartley@unf.edu

(904) 620-5715

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Courageous Conversations: Busting our Biases

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

Building 58W, John A. Delaney Student Union, Ballroom, Room 3703

The unconscious mind is a warehouse of past experiences that includes things like perceptions, intuition and subliminal desires. Although these influences rarely reach the conscious minds, they play a significant role in influencing our decisions. The Commission on Diversity and Inclusion will present a conversation on understanding biases and learning strategies to overcome them. Limited seating is available; register for an eticket via the website

Cost: Free, Open to the Public

Sponsor: President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

Contact:

Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

codi@unf.edu

(904) 620-2583

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Courageous Conversations: Busting our Biases

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

Building 58W, John A. Delaney Student Union, Ballroom, Room 3703

The unconscious mind is a warehouse of past experiences that includes things like perceptions, intuition and subliminal desires. Although rarely reaching the conscious mind, these influences play a significant role in impacting our decisions. The Commission on Diversity and Inclusion will present a conversation on understanding biases and learning strategies to overcome them. Limited seating is available; register for an eticket via the website

Cost: Free, open to the public

Contact:

Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

codi@unf.edu

(904) 620-2583

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Intercultural Explosion

Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Building 58W, John A. Delaney Student Union, Boathouse, Room 2600

The Intercultural Center for Peace (ICP) will host an Intercultural Explosion event in the Boathouse. Enjoy Latin American music from the Artlife Mariachi Trio and taste some flavorful, international treats. For more information, contact the ICP at (904) 620-2475.

OneJax Campus Community Suppers

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Building 58W, John A. Delaney Student Union, Room 3703

The Interfaith Center and OneJax will host a meal and meaningful dialogue about diversity and inclusion in our community; small groups of eight to 10 students will sit with a community/campus leader to discuss. Dinner will be provided. Interested students register here; faculty/staff register here

Contact:

Matt Hartley

m.hartley@unf.edu

(904) 620-5715

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Wear a Turban Day

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Building 58, John A. Delaney Student Union, Osprey Plaza

Join the Interfaith Center and members of the Jacksonville Sikh community at Market Days for a day to increase understanding and build bonds of friendship. Learn about the Sikh religion, try on a turban of various colors, provided by the Sikh Society of Northeast Florida, and taste an appetizer from Fifth Element Indian Restaurant.

Contact:

Matt Hartley

m.hartley@unf.edu

(904) 620-5715

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General Meetings
Sustainability Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Building 1, J.J. Daniel Hall, Room 2800

There will be an open meeting to discuss issues pertaining to environmental responsibility and sustainability; view more information on the website.

Sponsor: Environmental Center

Contact:

James Taylor

j.taylor@unf.edu

(904) 620-5804

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Dining Services
UNF Dining Services Annual Guest Survey

The Dining Services annual guest survey is now available online via the website or by texting "KVJJ" to 99299 to receive the survey link via text. This new survey, Voice to Vision, is designed to gather feedback from the entire campus community and will be used to help improve the dining program on campus and solicit feedback. At the conclusion of the survey, guests may enter their email address for a chance to win one month of free Chick-fil-A. For full details on this promotion, visit the survey page.

Contact:

Dennis Negrin

d.negrin@unf.edu

(904) 673-8730

Professional Development and Training
Grant Writing Certificate: Develop Successful Grant Proposals

Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Building 43, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Room 2136

This certificate program provides an intensive opportunity to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills necessary to succeed in today's competitive grant writing environment. Instructed by an accomplished grant writer, participants will identify and analyze funding resources, design and manage programs, conduct research and more. A 50-percent discount is available for UNF faculty, staff and students. For more information, contact the Customer Care Team.

Cost: $1,095

Sponsor: UNF Division of Continuing Education

Contact:

Customer Care Team

unfce@unf.edu

(904) 620-4200

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Everything Else
24th Annual Family Weekend

The 24th Annual Family Weekend takes place Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 21. Meet fellow Osprey families, experience our beautiful campus and take part in fun events. The weekend's entertainment includes an ice cream social, Bingo and brownies, a movie under the stars featuring "Christopher Robin," a family dinner with show by Master Illusionist Elliot Zimet and more. Registration is required to attend and is currently open via the website. Note that the Elliot Zimet show is open to all students with a valid Osprey 1Card, regardless of family weekend participation. 

Contact:

Courtney King

courtney.king@unf.edu

(904) 620-5539

Domestic Violence Awareness Purple Ribbon Campaign

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In observance, purple ribbons and bows will be displayed throughout the campus to raise awareness and honor those who have been impacted. The ribbons serve as a reminder that intimate partner violence isn't a private matter but a public concern that impacts the entire community. A limited number of purple lapel pins to wear throughout the month are available at the Women's Center, Founders Hall, Building 2, Room 2100.

Contact:

Joanna Young

joanna.young@unf.edu

(904) 620-5515

English Language Program Open House Rescheduled

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Building 14E, Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Building, Room 1710

The ELP open house event, originally scheduled for today, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Oct. 17. Stop by to learn about the program and try tasty international dishes. Since 1997, the ELP has served thousands of non-native English speakers from over 70 countries. Students are taught English language skills from basic to advanced and are also provided with cultural enrichment experiences. Visit the website for more information. 

Contact:

Michelle Artiga

m.artiga@unf.edu

(904) 620-4281

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Legacy Brick Pavers Available

Become a part of UNF's history with a commemorative brick paver in Osprey Plaza. Honor a student, graduate, favorite professor or friend; memorialize a loved one or commemorate your time at the University. Orders may be placed via the website

Contact:

Kate Engel McMillan

k.engel@unf.edu

(608) 334-0199

MLK Luncheon - Save the Date

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

Building 43, Adam W. Herbert University Center

The 38th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon will honor King's legacy and support the scholarships that are awarded every year to students whose leadership as well as service reflect his teachings. For more information, contact the Intercultural Center for Peace at (904) 620-2475

Contact:

Lorna Bautista

lbautist@unf.edu

(904) 620-2475

Poster Design Competition

The Department of English is hosting a poster design competition open to all University students; the winner will receive a $100 prize. Posters will be utilized to advertise the department to a high school audience. Designs should emphasize, in the student's own words, the following department features:

  • Opportunities for working closely with faculty
  • Exciting and innovative course offerings
  • Numerous career and scholarship opportunities
  • Accelerated BA/MA program

Send submissions or questions via email to Dr. Jennifer Lieberman, English associate professor, before midnight, Thursday, Nov. 1. 

Contact:

Jennifer Lieberman

j.lieberman@unf.edu

(904) 620-2273