Osprey Update Edition for Studentshttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateChoral Ensembles Accepting New Members

Start Date:
2018-04-23
End Date:
2018-06-01
Headline: Choral Ensembles Accepting New Members
Description:

Choral ensembles positions are open for all voice ranges. To join, submit a recording of yourself singing "Happy birthday to Mia" and include name, N-number and desired ensemble group via email. Rehearsal times for the open groups are as follows:

  • 5 o’clock Singing Ospreys: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays; tenors/basses 
  • Osprey Treble Chorus: 1 to 2:20 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; sopranos/altos
  • Chorale: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; admission to this ensemble requires further audition
URL:
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
Dr. Cara Tasher
Contact Email:
chorus@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2960



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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:38:14 GMT
Derek Marinatos Soccer Academy Summer Camps

Start Date:
2018-05-14
End Date:
2018-05-24
Headline: Derek Marinatos Soccer Academy Summer Camps
Description:

DMSA Summer Camps: Day Academy

Day Academy sessions for boys/girls ages 6 through 13:

  • Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8
  • Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 15
  • Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 13
  • Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20

The DMSA Day Academy has established itself as North Florida's premier soccer summer day camp. Designed to teach soccer skills, tactics and fundamentals, the camp includes individual instruction by qualified coaching staff and age-specific curriculum with an emphasis on fun. Every camper will receive one soccer ball, plus for each camp attended, a DMSA T-shirt, drawstring bag and water bottle. Pool time is included; aftercare is available for an additional fee.

 

DMSA Summer Camps: UNF Men's Soccer Identification Camp

  • Session for boys ages 14 through 20: Saturday, June 2

The North Florida Summer Identification Camp is designed for elite club and high school players to demonstrate their skills in front of the North Florida coaching staff and other coaches in attendance.

 

DMSA Summer Camps: Elite Residential Academy

  • Session for boys ages 14 through 20: Friday, June 29, through Sunday, July 1

The DMSA Elite Residential Academy is an overnight camp for high school soccer players aspiring to play at the next level or to further those who already do. The Academy, conducted by collegiate and nationally licensed coaches, will offer daytime advanced tactical, technical and fitness training as well as competitive night games.

 

For more information, tuition costs and registration, visit the Derek Marinatos Soccer Academy website.

URL:
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Derek Marinatos
Contact Email:
derek.marinatos@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2948



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Tue, 01 May 2018 13:33:19 GMT
New myWings Portal

Start Date:
2018-05-14
End Date:
2018-05-25
Headline: New myWings Portal
Description:

Beginning today, students, faculty and staff can try out the new myWings portal by clicking the yellow button on the login area of myWings and entering your UNF ID and password. The current portal has become outdated and is no longer supported by the vendor. The new portal features a modern look, search capabilities, real-time notifications, mobile app and the ability to customize the view. Both the old and the new interfaces will be usable until late summer, when the old portal will be retired. Learn more about the new portal.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
ITS Help Desk
Contact Email:
helpdesk@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2583



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Fri, 11 May 2018 20:57:19 GMT
Computing Summer Camps

Start Date:
2018-05-14
End Date:
2018-05-25
Headline: Computing Summer Camps
Description:

The School of Computing will host weeklong summer camps for middle and high school students. Programs run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with drop-off beginning 8 a.m. and pickup until 5 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. Session dates are as follows:

  • Cybersecurity: June 18 through June 22, and July 23 through July 27
  • Java and Minecraft: June 25 through June 29
  • Python Programming: July 16 through July 20

View more information at the website.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Sherif Elfayoumy
Contact Email:
computing@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2985



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Mon, 07 May 2018 18:34:32 GMT
Smoking Cessation Class

Start Date:
2018-05-16
End Date:
2018-05-29
Headline: Smoking Cessation Class
Description:

The Department of Recreation and Wellness is hosting a smoking cessation class for those wanting to kick the habit of tobacco. The class is free and offers participants two weeks of complementary nicotine replacement therapy. In the course, participants will learn about reasons for smoking, personal triggers, dealing with withdrawal symptoms and the rewards of quitting tobacco. Participants will also receive information on other resources to aid them in the attempt to quit. Preregistration is required, call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Michael Hines
Contact Email:
m.hines@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1576
Event Date: 2018-06-18
Event Time:
5:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 53, Ann and David Hicks Hall, Room 1420
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Tue, 15 May 2018 14:42:19 GMT
Veterans Plaza Customized Pavers Available

Start Date:
2018-05-16
End Date:
2018-05-27
Headline: Veterans Plaza Customized Pavers Available
Description:

Ospreys can now order a customized Veterans Plaza paver, which makes a great graduation gift. Proceeds from sales benefit the Military and Veterans Resource Center. Orders placed by Friday, June 1, will be installed over the summer. For more information and pricing, visit the website.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Theresa Hammock
Contact Email:
veteransplaza@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5042



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Mon, 14 May 2018 17:23:44 GMT
Surplus Property Auction

Start Date:
2018-05-16
End Date:
2018-05-29
Headline: Surplus Property Auction
Description:

The Controller's Office in conjunction with First Coast Auction and Realty, Inc. will have a surplus property auction. Anyone interested in bidding may preview items one hour prior to the auction. To view items online, visit the First Coast Auction webpage or Procurement Services. For more information, email Jim Mousa, property manager.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jim Mousa
Contact Email:
j.mousa@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2779
Event Date: 2018-06-01
Event Time:
9:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 43, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Room 1003
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Fri, 11 May 2018 12:32:55 GMT
Carpenter Library Website Redesign Survey

Start Date:
2018-05-18
End Date:
2018-06-01
Headline: Carpenter Library Website Redesign Survey
Description:

The Thomas G. Carpenter Library is redesigning its website to make it more user-friendly, engaging and functional. Students, faculty and staff are invited to complete a short survey to provide redesign feedback. The survey will be open until Monday, June 4.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jennifer Murray
Contact Email:
jennifer.murray@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5160



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Thu, 17 May 2018 19:45:01 GMT
Rape Aggression Defense System Women's Self Defense Class

Start Date:
2018-05-21
End Date:
2018-06-03
Headline: Rape Aggression Defense System Women's Self Defense Class
Description:

The University will host a four-day R.A.D. Women's Self Defense training, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 10, through Wednesday, June 13, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Building 57, Room 1100A.  The class focuses on safety awareness and teaches basic hands-on physical defense involving strikes, kicks and escape techniques. Register early as attendance is limited. To sign up, contact Karen Livingston, UNFPD law enforcement officer.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Karen Livingston
Contact Email:
karen.livingston@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 315-6585



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Sat, 19 May 2018 02:48:01 GMT
Osprey CareerLink Access Ends June 1

Start Date:
2018-05-21
End Date:
2018-06-01
Headline: Osprey CareerLink Access Ends June 1
Description:

Osprey CareerLink is being replaced by Handshake, a popular online career network that is more user-friendly and expected to increase students’ access to local, regional and national employers. This database is free to University students, alumni and recruiters. It allows users to search and apply for jobs/internships, as well as register for career development activities, networking and recruiting events on campus. 

 

Students and alumni have until Friday, June 1, to download and save in another location, any documents remaining in Osprey CareerLink, including résumés, cover letters and reference materials. These documents, as well as Osprey CareerLink profiles, won't be transferred to Handshake or accessible after June 1. For more information and questions, contact the career center that serves your college.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Melinda Santos
Contact Email:
m.santos@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2067



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Thu, 17 May 2018 20:04:00 GMT
Meal Memberships Available

Start Date:
2018-05-21
End Date:
2018-06-04
Headline: Meal Memberships Available
Description:

Meal Memberships for summer and fall terms are on sale now via myWings. A variety of weekly and semesterlong options are available. Memberships are tax free and offer a significant savings per meal. For more information, visit the website

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Dennis Negrin
Contact Email:
d.negrin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 673-8730



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Mon, 14 May 2018 15:04:48 GMT
Memorial Day Special Hours/Closures

Start Date:
2018-05-21
End Date:
2018-05-28
Headline: Memorial Day Special Hours/Closures
Description:

Most University offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Below are special hours of operation and closures:

  • Bookstore: Closed
  • Business Services: Closed
  • Carpenter Library: Closed
  • Center for Instruction and Research Technology: Closed
  • Dining Services: Ozzie’s at Osprey Fountains, Building 55, open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; all other dining locations closed
  • Eco Adventure: Closed Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28 
  • Field House: Closed Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28 
  • Game Room: Closed
  • Golf Complex: Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • ITS Help Desk: Closed
  • Lend-A-Wing Pantry: Closed
  • OneJax: Closed
  • Osprey Connector: Inactive after 6 p.m. Friday, May 25; services will resume 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 29
  • Osprey Transit: Inactive after 5 p.m. Friday, May 25; services will resume 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 29
  • Student Government: Closed
  • Student Union: Closed
  • Student Union Administration: Closed
  • Student Wellness Complex: Closed Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28 
  • Town Center Shuttle: Remains inactive until 10 a.m. Monday, June 18
URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Amanda Dawson
Contact Email:
amanda.dawson@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2192



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Fri, 18 May 2018 13:54:05 GMT
Osprey Cafe Summer A Deals

Start Date:
2018-05-21
End Date:
2018-06-03
Headline: Osprey Cafe Summer A Deals
Description:

The Osprey Cafe at Osprey Commons, Building 16, will offer special lunch/dinner discounts for students during the remainder of Summer A:

  • Wednesdays: Students may bring a guest for $5
  • Fridays: Reduced door rate of $8
URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Dennis Negrin
Contact Email:
d.negrin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 673-8730



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Mon, 14 May 2018 16:16:58 GMT
Undergraduate Studies Offers Student Services

Start Date:
2018-05-21
End Date:
2018-05-28
Headline: Undergraduate Studies Offers Student Services
Description:

The Office of Undergraduate Studies offers numerous programs to benefit student success. The First-Year Advising Office, previously the Academic Center for Excellence, offers high-quality academic advising to first-year and exploratory students. Student Academic Success Services offers supplemental instruction, peer tutoring and academic coaching. Undergraduate Studies also coordinates scholarships for transformational learning opportunities. Stop by Undergraduate Studies, Founders Hall, Building 2, Suite 1200, to learn more.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Cristina Helbling
Contact Email:
undergrad.studies@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2261



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Fri, 18 May 2018 14:00:33 GMT
Upcoming Division of Continuing Education Courses/Programs

Start Date:
2018-05-21
End Date:
2018-06-03
Headline: Upcoming Division of Continuing Education Courses/Programs
Description:

Upcoming Division of Continuing Education courses/programs will take place, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Building 43, as follows:

  • Certified Financial Planner Information Session: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, Room 2144; Register
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 1, Room 2136; Register       
  • Project Management Certificate: 6:15 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, Room 2136; Register
  • Construction Quality Management for Contractors: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, Room 2144; Register
  • Life, Health and Variable Annuity Insurance (2-15) Prelicensing Course: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 13, Room 2136; Register  
  • Certified Financial Planner - General Principles: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday July 13, Room 2144; Register

The entire Course Catalog is available online. Students, faculty and staff receive a 50 percent discount off of all course offerings. To receive the discount, contact the Customer Care Team at (904) 620-4200 or via email.

URL:
Category:
Professional Development and Training
Contact Name:
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:



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Fri, 11 May 2018 14:13:53 GMT
High School Graduation Traffic Advisory

Start Date:
2018-05-22
End Date:
2018-05-25
Headline: High School Graduation Traffic Advisory
Description:

Be advised that traffic around the Arena, Building 34; Arena Garage, Building 38; Lot 18, near Harmon Stadium, Building 27; and Lot 5, adjacent to the Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, will be increased during high school graduations and rehearsals this week and weekend, as follows:

  • Tuesday, May 22: Bartram Trail graduation, 7 to 10 p.m. 
  • Thursday, May 24: Bishop Kenny Senior Awards, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 25: Raines rehearsal/graduation and Bishop Kenny rehearsal, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 26: Bishop Kenny graduation, 9 a.m. to noon
URL:
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Recreation and Wellness
Contact Email:
d.nutt@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2998



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Mon, 21 May 2018 14:00:36 GMT
On-Campus Summer Job Opportunity

Start Date:
2018-05-22
End Date:
2018-05-29
Headline: On-Campus Summer Job Opportunity
Description:

The Public Opinion Research Lab is now hiring students who are available to work during the summer. The position will require making phone calls and recording data for research at the PORL, Social Sciences Building, Building 51, Room 2222. If interested, email the PORL for more information.

  • Rate of pay: $10 per hour
  • Hours: 4 to 9 p.m.
  • Term: Memorial Day through Labor Day, with possibility of full-time position
URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Mark Cooper
Contact Email:
porl@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2784



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Mon, 21 May 2018 20:42:35 GMT
Senior Service Award Nominations Open

Start Date:
2018-05-22
End Date:
2018-06-05
Headline: Senior Service Award Nominations Open
Description:

The Alumni Association is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for the summer Senior Service Award. This award is presented at each commencement ceremony to a graduating senior who has made significant contributions to the University and/or the community through volunteerism while maintaining an outstanding academic record. The recipient receives a commemorative plaque, a check for $300, an engraved paver located in the Student Union Plaza and is recognized at the commencement ceremony. The deadline for nominations is Monday, June 4. Complete this form to nominate a deserving senior.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Leah Case
Contact Email:
l.case@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2132



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Mon, 21 May 2018 21:18:36 GMT
Civil Engineering Master's Thesis Defense

Start Date:
2018-05-23
End Date:
2018-05-25
Headline: Civil Engineering Master's Thesis Defense
Description:

Christian Matemu, a coastal and port engineering graduate student, will defend his master's thesis "Development of a One-Way Coupled Diffraction/Trapped Air Model for Predicting Wave Loading on a Bridge Superstructure under a Water Wave Attack."

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Holli Klein
Contact Email:
h.klein@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2692
Event Date: 2018-05-25
Event Time:
10:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 4, Skinner-Jones Hall, Room 1105
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 16 May 2018 17:11:58 GMT
Summer Faculty Association Meetings Canceled

Start Date:
2018-05-23
End Date:
2018-06-05
Headline: Summer Faculty Association Meetings Canceled
Description:

The June and July Faculty Association meetings have been canceled and there's no meeting in August. The next meeting will take place 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. Visit the Faculty Association website and click the "Hotline" to view archived 2017-18 agenda packets as well as 2018-19 Faculty Association schedules, APC schedules, Standing Committees and University Committees directories. For more information, email Dr. David Fenner, 2018-20 Faculty Association president, or contact Cindy Chin, executive secretary.

URL:
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Cindy Chin
Contact Email:
cchin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2872



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Mon, 21 May 2018 23:04:43 GMT
Legacy Brick Pavers Available

Start Date:
2018-05-24
End Date:
2018-05-30
Headline: Legacy Brick Pavers Available
Description:

Leave a lasting impression on the University; commemorate your experience or honor someone special by ordering a customized brick paver. Engravings can include graduation year, dedications, Greek letters or an inspirational quote. The deadline to place a spring semester order is Wednesday, May 30. Orders can be placed via the website.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Kate Engel
Contact Email:
k.engel@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5272



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Wed, 23 May 2018 14:39:24 GMT
Summer B Kickoff Tabling

Start Date:
2018-05-24
End Date:
2018-06-06
Headline: Summer B Kickoff Tabling
Description:

Campus Life's annual Summer B Cookout takes place 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 25. Any clubs, departments or organizations interested in tabling, email Maria Figuerado.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Maria Figuerado
Contact Email:
maria.figuerado@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5369



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Wed, 23 May 2018 13:43:22 GMT