Osprey Update Edition for Faculty-Staffhttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateUNF Fore Scholarships Golf Classic

Start Date:
2016-08-08
End Date:
2016-09-20
Headline: UNF Fore Scholarships Golf Classic
Description:

This joint Alumni Association and University Athletics event raised more than $75,000 last year to support student scholarships. Both player and sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here to learn more or download and complete a registration form here.  

URL: http://www.unf.edu/alumni/UNF_fore_Scholarships_Golf_Classic.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Ryan Lebeuf
Contact Email:
n01224211@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1891
Event Date: 2016-09-26
Event Time:
8:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Jacksonville Golf and Country Club, 3985 Hunt Club Road N., Jacksonville, FL 32224
Event Cost:
Varies
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:02:32 GMT
Lot 7 Shuttle Stop Temporary Pedestrian Access

Start Date:
2016-08-15
End Date:
2016-08-29
Headline: Lot 7 Shuttle Stop Temporary Pedestrian Access
Description:

Due to construction activities for the repurposing of Skinner-Jones Hall, temporary access from the Lot 7 shuttle stop to Daniel Hall, Building 1, Founders Hall, Building 2, and Skinner-Jones Hall South, Building 3, will be on the existing sidewalk on the north side of the Biological Sciences Building, Building 59, and the sidewalk between Skinner-Jones Hall South and the Biological Sciences Building. The temporary route will be in place until project completion in December 2017.

URL: https://www.unf.edu/uploadedFiles/anf/facplan/UNF%20Lot%207%20Closure%20Exhibit.pdf
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Angela Johnson
Contact Email:
angela.johnson@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2016



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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:06:29 GMT
Lovee K. Kliman Scholarship for Artistic Expression

Start Date:
2016-08-16
End Date:
2016-08-29
Headline: Lovee K. Kliman Scholarship for Artistic Expression
Description:

To be eligible for the $2,000 Lovee K. Kliman Scholarship for Artistic Expression, students must:

  • Be enrolled full time, 12 credits, as an undergraduate student at UNF and in good standing
  • Declare a major or minor in the creative or performing arts, such as ceramics, graphic design, digital media, painting/drawing/printmaking, photography, sculpture, creative writing, film studies or music performance
  • Have a minimum UNF GPA of at least 3.0

Applicants must complete an application with an essay in person by 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29. E-mail Meg Vaysben, assistant director of development, for more information and to request an application. 

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Meg Vaysben
Contact Email:
m.vaysben@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2596



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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:57:35 GMT
Library Instruction

Start Date:
2016-08-17
End Date:
2016-08-31
Headline: Library Instruction
Description:

Instruction librarians are available to provide hands-on training in the library's numerous electronic resources and collections. Orientations are tailored to class needs and cover research tools specific to the subject being taught. Instruction sessions typically take place in the library's training rooms, but can be in other locations. Teaching online or in hybrid mode? Work with librarians to fit course needs with synchronous, live session or a completely asynchronous library instruction experience. Schedule a fall class.  

URL: http://libguides.unf.edu/user_education
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Lauren Newton
Contact Email:
lauren.newton@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1531



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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:46:44 GMT
Standard UNF Contracts

Start Date:
2016-08-23
End Date:
2016-08-30
Headline: Standard UNF Contracts
Description:

Several standard form contracts are available on the Office of General Counsel website under the heading "Standard Contracts."  Be reminded to access a standard contract directly from the website each time a contract is needed. The standard forms are revised and updated regularly for changes in the law and it's crucial that the most current contract form be used. Using the current form will avoid additional delay in the contract process.

URL: https://www.unf.edu/president/general_counsel/Standard_Contracts.aspx
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Procurement Services and General Counsel
Contact Email:
generalcounsel@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2828



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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:58:41 GMT
Physics Photo Contest

Start Date:
2016-08-21
End Date:
2016-09-04
Headline: Physics Photo Contest
Description:

Capture a concept of physics in a single photo. The contest is open to any student in the Jacksonville area. The Top 10 photos will be determined by a committee of Department of Physics faculty members then posted to the Physics Facebook page. The three photos that receive the most "Likes" will win prizes. For more information, contact Dr. Jason T. Haraldsen, assistant professor of physics, or visit the photo contest webpage. The photo submission period is Thursday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Oct. 28.

URL: https://www.unf.edu/coas/physics/Photo_Contest/2016_Photo_Contest.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jason T. Haraldsen
Contact Email:
j.t.haraldsen@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2235



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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 16:03:56 GMT
Alumni Award Nominations Open

Start Date:
2016-08-22
End Date:
2016-09-05
Headline: Alumni Award Nominations Open
Description:

Nominate a deserving individual for one of the University's Alumni Recognition Awards, presented annually during homecoming. These awards honor alumni who demonstrate outstanding professional, philanthropic or volunteer accomplishments. Nominations should be submitted with the official nomination form and all necessary supporting documentation no later than Thursday, Sept. 15.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/alumni/Alumni_Recognition_Awards.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jennifer Perkins
Contact Email:
jperkins@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2490



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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:07:57 GMT
Bring VS PINK Back-to-School Bash to Campus

Start Date:
2016-08-22
End Date:
2016-08-29
Headline: Bring VS PINK Back-to-School Bash to Campus
Description:

The University is competing to win Victoria's Secret PINK Campus Showdown. The winning university will receive a back-to-school bash featuring a Top 40 musical artist, VS PINK model visits and more. Download the PINK Nation app to help bring PINK to the University. The games begin Tuesday, Aug. 23. Follow @pinkunf on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more information.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Sasha Hemmingway
Contact Email:
pinkunf@gmail.com
Contact Phone:
(904) 576-4526



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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:14:05 GMT
Lot 34 Reserved Parking August 26/27

Start Date:
2016-08-22
End Date:
2016-08-27
Headline: Lot 34 Reserved Parking August 26/27
Description:

From 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, until 7 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 24 Blue Lot spaces within Lot 34, adjacent to the Field House, Building 26, will be blocked off for the load-in crew of the Welcome to the Nest event. Spaces will return to normal parking activity after 7 a.m. August 28.   

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



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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:33:37 GMT
Zika Virus Update

Start Date:
2016-08-22
End Date:
2016-09-08
Headline: Zika Virus Update
Description:

Student Health Services and Environmental Safety will present an update about the Zika virus.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/281441052220418/
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Candace Ford
Contact Email:
c.ford@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2175
Event Date: 2016-09-08
Event Time:
3:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Auditorium, Room 2704
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:11:50 GMT
Celebration for Mid-Autumn Festival/Confucius Institute Day

Start Date:
2016-08-23
End Date:
2016-09-07
Headline: Celebration for Mid-Autumn Festival/Confucius Institute Day
Description:

Lunch will be provided as well as cultural activities and games. The event is free, however a R.S.V.P. is required to Allison McLarty, office manager, by Monday, Sept. 12. Space is limited.  

URL: http://www.unf.edu/initiatives/confucius/news_and_events/Upcoming_News.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Allison McLarty
Contact Email:
a.mclarty@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 640-5436
Event Date: 2016-09-17
Event Time:
10:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 57, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Room 1100A
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Confucius Institute



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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 09:44:25 GMT
Mid-Autumn Festival Concert

Start Date:
2016-08-23
End Date:
2016-09-18
Headline: Mid-Autumn Festival Concert
Description:

The concert will feature artists from Orlando and Jacksonville performing traditional Chinese songs, Beijing opera and music. The event is free, but an e-ticket is required. 

URL: http://www.unf.edu/initiatives/confucius/news_and_events/Upcoming_News.aspx
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
Allison McLarty
Contact Email:
a.mclarty@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 640-5436
Event Date: 2016-09-18
Event Time:
2:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 45, Fine Arts Center, Lazzara Performance Hall, Room 1100
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Confucius Institute



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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 09:52:23 GMT
UNF Foundation Executive Committee Conference Call

Start Date:
2016-08-24
End Date:
2016-08-31
Headline: UNF Foundation Executive Committee Conference Call
Description:

The first quarter UNF Foundation Executive Committee conference call meeting will take place. 

URL:
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Patricia Madrid
Contact Email:
p.madrid@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2111
Event Date: 2016-08-31
Event Time:
4:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 60, Alumni Hall, Room 2112
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:58:59 GMT
Jacksonville Startup Weekend

Start Date:
2016-08-24
End Date:
2016-08-31
Headline: Jacksonville Startup Weekend
Description:

A 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups. The schedule is as follows at various locations at the Student Union, Building 58W: 

  • Friday, Sept. 9: 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 10: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 11: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Visit the website for more information. 

URL: http://www.jacksonville.up.co
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Diane Denslow
Contact Email:
ddenslow@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1381



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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:40:13 GMT
Faculty Association September Meeting

Start Date:
2016-08-24
End Date:
2016-09-02
Headline: Faculty Association September Meeting
Description:

The agenda packet can be viewed here. Check the Faculty Association website and click "Current Agenda" for the complete agenda packet. Limited hard copies will be available at the meeting. For more information, contact Cindy Chin, executive secretary.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/unffa/
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Cindy Chin
Contact Email:
cchin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2872
Event Date: 2016-09-01
Event Time:
12:15 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 16, Osprey Commons, Talon Room, Room 4202
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:57:11 GMT
Educational Leadership Doctoral Dissertation Defense

Start Date:
2016-08-25
End Date:
2016-08-29
Headline: Educational Leadership Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Description:

Renita Thompson, an educational leadership doctoral student, will defend her dissertation, "Examining Perceptions of Black Administrators in Higher Education Regarding Administrative Leadership Opportunities." 

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Michele Verkerk
Contact Email:
m.verkerk@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2990
Event Date: 2016-08-29
Event Time:
10:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 57, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Room 3201
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:22:24 GMT
Coggin College of Business Advising Office-Warming Event

Start Date:
2016-08-25
End Date:
2016-09-05
Headline: Coggin College of Business Advising Office-Warming Event
Description:

Swoop in for breakfast with the Coggin College of Business advising team. 

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jennifer Doster
Contact Email:
jdoster@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1292
Event Date: 2016-09-07
Event Time:
9:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 10, Honors Hall, Coggin College of Business Advising Office, Room 1350
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:19:02 GMT
'UNF Wood-Fired Ceramics Invitational' Opening Reception

Start Date:
2016-08-26
End Date:
2016-09-01
Headline: 'UNF Wood-Fired Ceramics Invitational' Opening Reception
Description:

The Lufrano Intercultural Gallery's fall exhibit, "UNF Wood-Fired Ceramics Invitational," will feature ceramics by University students who participated in building the wood-fired kiln as well as a few invited guests. The exhibit will take place Thursday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Oct. 14. The Gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

URL: https://www.unf.edu/icp/lufrano/
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
Lorna Bautista
Contact Email:
lbautist@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2845
Event Date: 2016-09-01
Event Time:
6:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, Room 2401
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Intercultural Center for PEACE



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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:32:40 GMT
UNF in the News

Start Date:
2016-08-26
End Date:
2016-09-01
Headline: UNF in the News
Description:
  • UNF sees more expansion, programs on the horizon: President John Delaney discussed what's on the horizon for the University with the Jacksonville Business Journal.
  • Challengers open up wide polling lead over incumbent State Attorney Corey and Public Defender Shirk: A new poll by the Public Opinion Research Lab and The Florida Times-Union showed challengers Melissa Nelson and Charles Cofer well ahead of incumbent State Attorney Angela Corey and Public Defender Matt Shirk.
  • Marriage gap: Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, associate professor of sociology, discussed new research that finds the marriage gap is mostly due to a decline in marriage rates among the less educated on "The Chat."
  • Young man fulfills dream of going to college: Incoming freshman Corey Woosley achieved one of his goals when he was accepted into The Arc Jacksonville at UNF, a program designed to help students with learning disabilities. Learn more in this First Coast News story.
  • Presidential and local political races: Dr. Matthew Corrigan, chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, spoke about the presidential and local state attorney's race on "The Chat."
  • Moritz signs contract with Toronto: Left-handed pitcher Daniel Moritz signed a professional contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, becoming the third Osprey from the 2016 roster to ink a deal with a MLB franchise this summer.

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

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Andrea Mestdagh
Contact Email:
andrea.mestdagh@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2192



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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:32:05 GMT