Osprey Update Edition for Studentshttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateOffice of Academic Testing Closure

Start Date:
2017-07-03
End Date:
2017-08-28
Headline: Office of Academic Testing Closure
Description:

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.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Lori Collins
Contact Email:
lori.collins@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4356



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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 20:24:35 GMT
Spinnaker Media Now Hiring

Start Date:
2017-07-31
End Date:
2017-08-21
Headline: Spinnaker Media Now Hiring
Description:

Spinnaker Media, the University's student-run media outlet, is currently hiring for the following fall semester student positions: broadcast news/radio reporter, advertising sales executive, news marketing director, radio program and assistant program directors, assistant music director and Federal Work Study Program reporter/videographer/editor. For more information or to apply, visit the UNF jobs website or contact Mo Baker, director of Spinnaker Media.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Mo Baker
Contact Email:
m.baker@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1598



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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:10:32 GMT
Student Club Registration Open

Start Date:
2017-08-07
End Date:
2017-09-21
Headline: Student Club Registration Open
Description:

Fall registration for student clubs is now open. Students can register new clubs and re-register existing clubs at the website until the deadline Thursday, Sept. 21. For more information, email Romainique Tota, club alliance assistant director. 

URL:
Category:
Clubs and Organizations
Contact Name:
Romainique Tota
Contact Email:
sgacaadi@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1470



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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:02:12 GMT
Brooks College of Health Welcome Event

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-30
Headline: Brooks College of Health Welcome Event
Description:

Learn about BCH student clubs/organizations and meet the faculty at the annual welcome event hosted by BCH advising. Free T-shirts, cookies and UNF swag will be provided.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Elizabeth Kelley
Contact Email:
elizabeth.kelley@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2812
Event Date: 2017-08-30
Event Time:
11:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 39, J. Brooks Brown Hall, Outside
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:18:40 GMT
Majoring in Good Nutrition

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-22
Headline: Majoring in Good Nutrition
Description:

Learn more about eating healthy and fueling your body/brain the right way. Yemila Lowry, campus nutritionist, will demonstrate what's considered a "brain food" and how to create as well as seek out healthy snacks on campus.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Yemila Lowry
Contact Email:
y.lowry@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5223
Event Date: 2017-08-22
Event Time:
9:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 61, Student Wellness Complex
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:49:31 GMT
Student Housing Move-In Guide

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-28
Headline: Student Housing Move-In Guide
Description:

The Department of Housing and Residence Life has created a comprehensive guide to make the process of moving into The Nest smooth and simple. For everything you need to know, download the guide here.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Department of Housing and Residence Life
Contact Email:
housing@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4663



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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:53:21 GMT
Osprey Eyes Positions Available

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-28
Headline: Osprey Eyes Positions Available
Description:

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 as well as retail establishments and will record the results via online surveys. For a complete job description and to apply, visit the website.

 

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Todd Vatter
Contact Email:
todd.vatter@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5397



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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:41:59 GMT
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-22
Headline: Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
Description:

Department of Physics students/faculty will be onsite to answer questions as well as provide a limited number of safe-viewing glasses and telescopes. Hawaiian-shaved ice will be available for purchase; free to students with a valid Osprey 1Card. Attendees are encouraged to enter the University via North Entrance Road and park in Lot 18 by Harmon Baseball Stadium, Building 27. Visitor parking will cost $2 at lot kiosks/permit dispensers.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Brock Ertel
Contact Email:
brock.ertel@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1750
Event Date: 2017-08-21
Event Time:
1:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Coxwell Amphitheater, Adjacent to Building 58, Student Union
Event Cost:
Free; open to the public
Event Sponsor:
Student Union, Campus Life, Physics Department



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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:04:34 GMT
On-Campus Transition Program Volunteer Opportunities

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-28
Headline: On-Campus Transition Program Volunteer Opportunities
Description:

The On-Campus Transition program, a post-secondary option for students with intellectual disabilities to attend college, is looking for student mentors. Various hours and positions are available such as lunch mentors, work-out buddies, in-class support, tutors, etc. One hour a week is required. Make a difference and a friend who will change your life. If interested, email Bernadette Gismonde, OCT program director, or visit the OTC office, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Building 57, Room 2800. 

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Bernadette Gismonde
Contact Email:
bernadette.m.gismonde@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3892



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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:55:11 GMT
Week of Welcome Study Abroad Alumni Social

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-24
Headline: Week of Welcome Study Abroad Alumni Social
Description:

Students, faculty, advisors and alumni will share stories from study-abroad trips. Learn about scholarships, specific faculty-led exchanges, travel tips/tricks and general information on the study-abroad process; light refreshments will be served.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Lauren Hodge
Contact Email:
l.hodge@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2657
Event Date: 2017-08-24
Event Time:
3:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 17, Osprey Clubhouse
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
International Center, International Business Flagship



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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:07:22 GMT
Osprey Racing General Body Meeting

Start Date:
2017-08-15
End Date:
2017-08-30
Headline: Osprey Racing General Body Meeting
Description:

Osprey Racing's first general body meeting will take place. Enter through the Lock Shop door and follow the Osprey Racing signs. All motivated University and Florida State College at Jacksonville students are welcome, regardless of major or experience level.

URL:
Category:
Clubs and Organizations
Contact Name:
Chris Tenore
Contact Email:
publicrelations@unfsae.org
Contact Phone:
Event Date: 2017-08-30
Event Time:
6:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 6, UNF Annex, Room 1202
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
APR Energy



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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:39:33 GMT
Button-Making Party

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-30
Headline: Button-Making Party
Description:

Create a button that represents your identity; learn about all identity groups as you mingle with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center staff and students.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Kaitlin Legg
Contact Email:
k.legg@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2939
Event Date: 2017-08-30
Event Time:
4:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, LGBT Resource Center, Room 1111
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:56:14 GMT
Club Can-Do Open House

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-31
Headline: Club Can-Do Open House
Description:

Attend an open house to learn about Club Can-Do, a community-based mentoring and personal development program for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and/or asexual. 

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Angel Kalafatis
Contact Email:
a.kalafatis@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2939
Event Date: 2017-08-31
Event Time:
6:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, LGBT Resource Center, Room 1111
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:59:21 GMT
SWOOP Into Service During Week of Welcome

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-21
Headline: SWOOP Into Service During Week of Welcome
Description:

Lend a helping hand as the Center for Community-Based Learning partners with Hubbard House, a local domestic violence shelter, for a drop-in service project during Week of Welcome. Participants will assist staff in producing informational cards/ribbons for future domestic violence awareness events. Help a little or help a lot; learn more about both organizations, how to get involved and how to log your service hours via OspreyImpact, the University's newest system. 

URL: https://unf.givepulse.com/event/53067-Swoop-Into-Service
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Justin Sipes
Contact Email:
justin.sipes@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3548
Event Date: 2017-08-21
Event Time:
11:00 a.m.
Event Location:
The Green
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Center for Community-Based Learning



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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:33:45 GMT
Osprey Pep Band Wants You

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-27
Headline: Osprey Pep Band Wants You
Description:

Learn about the Osprey Pep Band at this first meeting of the semester. One of the School of Music's most visible ensembles, the band performs for over 10,000 people per year at games and athletic events in the Arena and around Jacksonville. Osprey Pep Band is open to all students on campus, music and non-music majors, who play woodwinds, brass, electric bass or drumset. Generous scholarships for successful participation are awarded to all members at the end of the season. For more information, contact Nick Ryan, pep band director.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Nick Ryan
Contact Email:
n.ryan@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2961
Event Date: 2017-08-27
Event Time:
7:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 45, Fine Arts Center, Large Rehearsal Hall, Room 1420
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:56:29 GMT
"Breakfast at Tommy G's"

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-22
Headline: "Breakfast at Tommy G's"
Description:

Students are invited to enjoy morning refreshments and learn about library services.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Maria Atilano
Contact Email:
m.atilano@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1564
Event Date: 2017-08-22
Event Time:
9:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, First Floor Lobby
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:43:10 GMT
Department of Diversity Initiatives Open House

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-22
Headline: Department of Diversity Initiatives Open House
Description:

Visit the department and learn about the diversity-focused programs offered on campus.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/ddi/
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Brandi Winfrey
Contact Email:
b.winfrey@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2528
Event Date: 2017-08-22
Event Time:
2:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 2, Founders Hall, Rooms 1400 and 2100
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:08:02 GMT
English Language Program Seeks Volunteers

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-09-01
Headline: English Language Program Seeks Volunteers
Description:

The English Language Program is looking for Conversation Partner Program volunteers. Partners meet with international students one-on-one for a hour per week during the fall semester. For an opportunity to gain volunteer hours, help someone practice English, learn about a new culture and make a new friend, visit the English Language Program office, Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Building, Building 14E, Room 1710, or email  Sarah Flaniken, English instructor.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Sarah Flaniken
Contact Email:
s.flaniken@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4281



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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:29:44 GMT
I-Dinner: A University Interfaith Tradition

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-24
Headline: I-Dinner: A University Interfaith Tradition
Description:

I-Dinner, a great way to try new delicacies and make new friends, is a University tradition that celebrates the intercultural, interfaith and international environment on campus. Enjoy a free meal and a fun activity.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Dori Schaffield
Contact Email:
d.schaffield@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5522
Event Date: 2017-08-24
Event Time:
5:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Ballroom, Room 3703A/B
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Interfaith Center



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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:20:04 GMT
Meal Memberships Available

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-25
Headline: Meal Memberships Available
Description:

A variety of available meal plans include: block memberships by the semester, weekly memberships and faculty/staff memberships. Students may purchase online through MyWings; faculty and staff may make purchases at the Dining Services office, Building 16, Osprey Commons, Osprey Cafe, Room 2100. Upgrades to existing memberships are always available; visit the Dining Services office. To learn more, visit the website.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Dennis Negrin
Contact Email:
d.negrin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1959



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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:40:03 GMT
Registered Dietitian Meet and Greet

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-23
Headline: Registered Dietitian Meet and Greet
Description:

Yemila Lowry, Dining Services registered dietitian, will answer nutrition-related questions and provide guidance for eating well on campus.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Dennis Negrin
Contact Email:
d.negrin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1959
Event Date: 2017-08-23
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 16, Osprey Commons, Osprey Cafe
Event Cost:
Meals $9 plus tax or meal swipe
Event Sponsor:
Dining Services



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:21:19 GMT
Multicultural Student Welcome Reception

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-23
Headline: Multicultural Student Welcome Reception
Description:

Meet, mingle and get to know multicultural faculty, staff and student organizations on campus.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Brandi Winfrey
Contact Email:
ddi@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2528
Event Date: 2017-08-23
Event Time:
4:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Room 3806
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Department of Diversity Initiatives, Student Alliance for Inclusion and Diversity



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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:11:05 GMT
National Book Award Winner Discusses History of Racist Ideas

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-09-06
Headline: National Book Award Winner Discusses History of Racist Ideas
Description:

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award winner and New York Times best-selling author of "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," will speak about the history of racism and how deeply embedded racist ideologies have become in American society. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required; order here

URL: http://www.unf.edu/lectures/
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
John White
Contact Email:
j.white@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
Event Date: 2017-09-06
Event Time:
7:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 14A, Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Theater
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Center for Urban Education and Policy



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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:24:33 GMT
Osprey Community Engagement Medallion Summer Recipients

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-25
Headline: Osprey Community Engagement Medallion Summer Recipients
Description:

The Center for Community-Based Learning congratulates the following graduates who were awarded the Osprey Community Engagement Medallion for exemplary service to their community:

Brooks College of Health

  • Alyssa Hanson, Sallie Ferren and Angela Marini: School of Nursing 
  • Mary Bishop: Public Health Master's Program

College of Education and Human Services

  • Robert Rosales: School Counseling Master's Program
URL: https://www.unf.edu/ccbl/OCEM/
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Ryan Doan
Contact Email:
l.ryan.doan@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3547



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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:17:46 GMT
Osprey Idol

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-22
Headline: Osprey Idol
Description:

A reality, television-inspired talent show where Osprey students will showcase their skills.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Tony Woolbright
Contact Email:
bsu2@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2689
Event Date: 2017-08-22
Event Time:
7:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Room 2704
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Black Student Union



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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:13:45 GMT
School of Engineering

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-22
Headline: School of Engineering
Description:

There will be a meeting to discuss the director position, 319780. 

URL:
Category:
Search Committee News
Contact Name:
April Flores
Contact Email:
a.flores@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2683
Event Date: 2017-08-22
Event Time:
3:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 50, Science and Engineering, Room 3412
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:57:24 GMT
Treats for Trivia

Start Date:
2017-08-15
End Date:
2017-08-21
Headline: Treats for Trivia
Description:

Answer military-themed trivia questions, learn about Ospreys who have served and enjoy a free ice-pop treat from The Hyppo. Students will also have the opportunity to honor a veteran by writing their name on a banner to be displayed at a local United Service Organization's office. The Taylor Leadership Institute will also provide information on the leadership minor. 

URL: https://www.unf.edu/military-veterans/upcoming_events.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Theresa Hammock
Contact Email:
thammock@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5042
Event Date: 2017-08-21
Event Time:
8:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 2, Founders Hall, Room 1100
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Military and Veterans Resource Center



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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:32:53 GMT
Dining Services Now Hiring

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-25
Headline: Dining Services Now Hiring
Description:

Dining Services is currently taking applications for more than 50 open positions at on-campus venues. A variety of retail, culinary and foodservice positions are available. Benefits include flexible scheduling, associate meals and opportunities for growth. Apply online here or e-mail a resume to Kelly Elkins, hiring administrator. 

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Kelly Elkins
Contact Email:
k.elkins@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5353



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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:34:48 GMT
View Solar Eclipse Safely

Start Date:
2017-08-21
End Date:
2017-08-21
Headline: View Solar Eclipse Safely
Description:

From approximately 1:16 to 4:11 p.m. today, Monday, Aug. 21, a partial solar eclipse will occur. An on-campus viewing will take place at the Coxwell Amphitheater; event details found here. Looking directly into the sun during the eclipse isn’t safe; the concentrated rays can cause serious damage to the eyes, known as retinal burns or "solar retinopathy." For safe viewing tips, visit NASA’s eclipse guide; view interactive map of timing and locations here.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Dan Endicott
Contact Email:
dendicot@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2019



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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:29:32 GMT