Press Release for Monday, November 10, 2003

Media Tip Sheet (Nov. 10-24, 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.

Family to Donate $1.5 million to UNF for Literacy Efforts

A Jacksonville family will donate $1.5 million to the University of North Florida on Thursday, Nov. 13, to fund early childhood learning and literacy efforts. The gift will be announced at 10 a.m. at the University Center by UNF President John Delaney. Both Delaney and family members will be present for media interviews following the announcement.

Veterans Day

The University will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.

40th Anniversary of JFK’s Assassination

With the 40th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination on Nov. 22, history professor David Courtwright is available to talk about many aspects of the event and what it meant to America. If you would like to speak with Dr. Courtwright, please make plans to do so before Wednesday, Nov. 19, as he will be leaving campus to attend a conference on "Solving the Great American Murder Mystery: A National Symposium on the 40th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination." To arrange interviews, call the Office of News and Publications at (904) 620-2140.

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