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Smart Osprey Challenge

Join the Smart Osprey Challenge! Follow us on Instagram (@unf_hrl) and participate in the weekly #SmartOsprey challenges for a chance to win prizes.

 

Smart Osprey is a challenge we are hosting throughout the Spring semester. Students/residents participate in little tasks each week and have the chance to win prizes and/or be featured on our social media pages. The more tasks completed, the more points you earn and the better the opportunity you have to win prizes, gain helpful knowledge and enhance and make the most of your experience here at UNF!

View the events and activities below to see all the ways you can participate and earn points. Anyone who earns at least 7 points through doing 7 activities will earn a Smart Osprey tee-shirt and be entered to win other prizes! 

 

 

January 3 - 7

Finding Your Classes

Location: 14B Boardwalk

Dates: Tuesday, January 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and Wednesday, January 6 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Details: Stop by the 14B Boardwalk Tuesday, January 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Wednesday, January 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. We are hosting Find Your Classes! There will also be snacks. We would love to see you there!

 

January 10 - 16

Effective Online Learning, How to Speak Syllabus

Dates and Times: January 12: 11 a.m.; January 15: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom SASS Workshops

Collaboration: SASS

Details: This week, attend a virtual SASS workshop to earn challenge points! Your options are to attend Effective Online Learning Strategies on January 12 or Making Time to Be Successful on January 15.

 

January 17 - 23

Time Management, Finding Study Spots 

Location: SASS Zoom Workshops or Favorite Campus Study Spot using #SmartOsprey on Instagram 

Collaboration: SASS and UNF Library

Details: You have two options for Osprey Challenge points this week! Option 1: Attend the SASS workshop on Tech Tools for Success Friday, January 22 at 11 a.m. to learn about all the important online systems we use at UNF. Meeting info in location section. Option 2: Take a picture at your favorite on campus study spot and post of Instagram using #SmartOsprey!

 

January 24 - 30

System Utilization (Canvas, Email) 

Location: Instagram (@unf_hrl)

Date and Time: January 25: 3 p.m.

Details: Check out the video posted on the @unf_hrl Instagram account to learn about important UNF tech tools for success! Be sure to like or comment on the video to earn points. We'll message you to gather your name and N number.

 

January 31 - February 6

Tutoring /SI/PASS/P.A.T.H. Part 1

Location:

Collaboration: SASS and P.A.T.H.

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Coffee & Conduct: organizational misconduct  

When: Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Location: ZOOM ID: 956 2870 8775

Collaboration: UNF Office of Student Accountability and Resolution

 

Discussion About Race 

When: Thursday February 4, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Register: Register Today

Location: Zoom Link

Details: Please Join Dr. Elizabeth Brown and Whitney Meyer, UNF’s Vice President and Chief of Diversity Officer, as they lead us on a discussion about race and as we celebrate and honor Black History Month in a fun and engaging way! This event is open to all.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

 

 

February 7 - 13

Study Skills/Test Prep 

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40th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Celebration

When: Wednesday, February 10 from 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom Link

Register: Register Now

Details: Join the UNF Intercultural Center for Peace for their annual MLK celebration. Recognize this year's scholarship recipients and hear from our dynamic guest speaker.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

 

Talking Series: Treat Yo’ Self “Celebrate love in the sweetest way, by taking care of yourself!”

When: Friday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom Meeting ID: 913 0775 8599

Collaboration: UNF Office of Student Accountability and Resolution  

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Effective Online Learning Strategies | Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. | Zoom

Making Time to be Successful  | Friday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. | Zoom

 

 

 

February 14 - 20

Stress/Mental Health 

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Black Love Matters: A Marital Journey through Spirituality, Friendship & Professional Success

When: Monday, February 15 from 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom Link

Details: Celebrate Black love with some of Jacksonville’s power couples! Moderated by an equally successful power couple, Action News Jax Anchor, Letisha Bereola and best-selling author, Enitan Bereola II, this dynamic panel will take us on their marital journeys as they navigate date nights, parenthood, faith and professional success.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion 

 

Coffee & Conduct: conflict resolution

When: Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 10  - 11 a.m.

Location: Zoom Meeting ID: 956 2870 8775 

Collaboration: UNF Office of Student Accountability and Resolution

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Preparing to Present | Thursday, Feb. 18 at 3:30 p.m. | Zoom

 

UNF’s Leading Ladies Speakers Series by Taylor Leadership Institute

When: Thursday, February 18 from 6 - 7 p.m.

Location: Zoom Webinar

Details: The Taylor Leadership Institute presents the Leading Ladies Speakers Series, a free online webinar series showcasing and celebrating successful, inspiring and innovative women leaders from the community. Join us on Thursday, February 18th at 6:00pm as we welcome Stephanie Costolo, Vice President of the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking.

Collaboration: UNF Taylor Leadership Institute

 

 

February 21 - 27

New Ways to Get Involved 

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Collaboration: Osprey Life

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Attend A SASS Workshop

Making Time to Be Successful | Friday, Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. | Zoom 

 

 

February 28 - March 6

Communication with Professors 

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Coffee & Conduct: common conduct violations

When: Wednesday, March 3 at 10  - 11 a.m. 

Location: Zoom Meeting ID: 956 2870 8775 

Collaboration: UNF Office of Student Accountability and Resolution  

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Rebounding From Midterms| Wednesday, March 3 at 1 p.m. | Zoom   

 

Women's History Month Celebration
When: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Zoom Register Today

Details: Join us for our annual Women's History Month Celebration! Our celebration will include presentations of the Susan B. Anthony Award, winners of the Women's History Month Scholarship, Keynote address from Dr. Olenda E. Johnson, and more.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion 

 

Everyday Leadership with Dr. Olenda E. Johnson
When: Friday, March 5, 2021 from Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Zoom Register Today

Details: Our Women's History Month Celebration Keynote Speaker will facilitate a workshop about how you can use your voice for everyday leadership. Open to students, faculty and staff!

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion  



March 7 - 13

Library Resources

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Collaboration: UNF Library

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International Women of Influence
When: Monday, March 8, 2021 from Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Details: In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, tune into this Women’s Center partnership as we feature a panel of ethnically diverse and influential Jacksonville-based women who are pioneers in their shared professional field.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion


International Women's Day Awareness
When: Monday, March 8, 2021 Posted by 1 p.m.

Location: Instagram: @said_unf

Details: A challenged world is an alert world. Tune into our IG stories as we highlight amazing women in history, and share your thoughts and ideas on how we can challenge ourselves to forge a more equitable and inclusive world while winning some SAID swag!

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion  

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Tech Tools for Success Tuesday, March 9 at 4 p.m. | Zoom


Victim Advocate's Talks & Topics: Bystander Intervention
When: Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Details: Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to assist...but didn't? You aren't alone. It is known as the Bystander Effect, and it is time to talk about it. Join us as we identify strategies for effective intervening.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion     

 

Talking Series: Be Bold. Be Heard. Bystander Intervention

When: March 12 at 1 p.m.

Location: Zoom | Meeting ID: 981 7198 3542

Details: Discuss safety measures & learn how to be a proactive bystander Hosted by the Victim Advocate and the University Conduct Officer.

Collaboration: UNF Office of Student Accountability and Resolution  

 

March 14 - 20

Advising Prep/Course Catalog 

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Collaboration: First-Year Advising

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Women Veterans Recognition Week
When: Monday, March 15, 2021 - Friday, February 19, 2021

Details: In honor of UNF Women Veterans Recognition Week, the Military and Veterans Resource Center will place signs across campus recognizing outstanding Osprey veterans who have served. You can view all of the women veterans featured by picking up a free campus map from the MVRC (Building 2/Suite 1100) or visiting the MVRC Facebook page beginning on Monday, March 15. If you see a sign on the way to class, snap a picture and share on social media using #ospreyveterans!

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion  

 

Abortion & Religion: A Difficult Conversation, Part 1
When: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 3 - 4 p.m. 

Location: Zoom Register Today

Details: What does it mean to be pro-life, pro-choice, and everything in between? How does religion interact with these philosophies? The UNF Interfaith Center and the UNF Women's Center dive into this difficult conversation and attempt to get into a deeper understanding of it all. Part 1 will be a lecture and presentation; registration required.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion  

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Note Taking Strategies | Thursday, March 18 at 1 p.m. | Zoom   

 

Friday Lounge: Bad Feminist Virtual Book Club
When: Friday, March 19, 2021 from 2 - 3 p.m. 

Location: Zoom

Details: The Women’s Center and the Carpenter Library partner up for our last "Bad Feminist" book club meeting to discuss essays in sections "Politics, Gender, and Race," and "Back to Me." All are welcome!

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion  

 

March 21 - 27

Selecting A Major/Career Path

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Collaboration: UNF Career Services

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Remind Us, What's Your Hair Type?
When: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from Noon - 1 p.m. 

Location: Zoom

Details: The Intercultural Center for Peace and the Women’s Center are bringing back this successful event with the Black Student Union as a partner! Discuss your hair type, learn new hair care tips for natural, permed and relaxed types--and if you don’t know your hair type, find out what it is here!

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion   

 

An Equal Pay Day Conversation
When: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Details: March 24, 2021 marks the day into the year it takes for women on average to earn what men did in 2020. The Career Success Center and community partners join us to discuss the gendered wealth gap and a life skill known as negotiations.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion  

 

Abortion & Religion: A Difficult Conversation, Part 2
When: Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: Zoom Register Today
Details: What does it mean to be pro-life, pro-choice, and everything in between? How does religion interact with these philosophies? The UNF Interfaith Center and the UNF Women's Center dive into this difficult conversation and attempt to get into a deeper understanding of it all. Part 2 will be a freestyle discussion; registration required.

Collaboration: UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion   

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Facing Finals | Thursday, March 26 at 11 a.m. | Zoom    

 

 

Stay tuned each week for more details and how to participate and earn points!   

 

 

March 28 - April 3

Tutoring/SI/PASS/P.A.T.H. Part 2

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Collaboration: SASS and P.A.T.H.

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Attend A SASS Workshop

Preparing to Present | Wednesday, March 31 at 2 p.m. | Zoom     

 

April 4 - 10

Course Registration

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Collaboration: First-Year Advising

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Day of Thanks Kindness Hunt

When: Wednesday, April 7 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Collaboration: UNF Interfaith Center

Details: Say thanks to someone you care about and wrap up the semester with our kindness scavenger hunt! Stop by our table to grab a kindness kit, which will help you create a postcard to send to your people, then perform two more acts of kindness from April 7-14 for an opportunity to win gift cards, swag and more!

 

 

EOI Open Discussions

When: Wednesday, April 7 at 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom Meeting ID: 919 6307 3737   |   Passcode: 429458

Collaboration: UNF Office of Equal Opportunity and Inclusion

Details: Who We Are? What We Do? How We Can Support You?

 

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Facing Finals | Thursday, April 8 at 3:30 p.m. | Zoom    

 

 

Talking Series: Creativity, Quarantine, and Summertime Sadness

When: Friday, April 9 at 1 p.m.

Location: Zoom ID: 928 2542 2824

Collaboration: UNF Office of Student Accountability and Resolution

Details: April is National Poetry Month. Join OSAR as we take a look at our creative side and how this has been influenced by quarantine.

 

April 11 - 17

Finals Prep/Moving Home

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Collaboration: First-Year Advising

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Victim Advocate Talks and Topics: Navigating the Criminal Justice System and Sexual Violence
When: Monday, April 12, 3 - 4:30 p.m., 

Location: Zoom

Collaboration: UNF Victim Advocacy
Details: Ever wondered what happens after sexual violence interrupts someone's life? What does a forensic exam entail? What is it like to report the crime to law enforcement? Join representatives from the UNF Victim Advocacy Program and Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, State Attorney's Office, and UPD to discuss navigating the criminal justice system.

 

Day of Thanks Kindness Hunt

When: Wednesday, April 14 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Collaboration: UNF Interfaith Center

Details: Say thanks to someone you care about and wrap up the semester with our kindness scavenger hunt! Stop by our table to grab a kindness kit, which will help you create a postcard to send to your people, then perform two more acts of kindness from April 7-14 for an opportunity to win gift cards, swag and more!

 

Attend A SASS Workshop

Facing Finals | Wednesday, April 14 at 1 p.m. | Zoom     

 

Boba Tea Crawl
When: Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17, noon - 7 p.m.
Location: Local Boba Shops — Tsaocaa, Treata Tea Shoppe, Kung Fu Tea, Aroma Corner

Collaboration: UNF Interfaith Center and UNF ASIA
Details: Want to try out different boba milk tea flavors but don't know where to start? Join UNF ASIA and UNF Interfaith on their Boba Tea Crawl to explore different options around Southside Jacksonville in support of local Asian-owned businesses!

 

April 18 - 24

Finals Prep/Moving Home Part 2

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