Osprey Update Edition for Studentshttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateCOEHS Scholarships/Fellowships 2017-18

Start Date:
2016-11-28
End Date:
2016-12-12
Headline: COEHS Scholarships/Fellowships 2017-18
Description:

Applications are open for 2017-18 scholarships and fellowships. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2017. This application requires attachments. Review the Scholarship/Fellowship Checklist prior to submitting an application. 

URL: http://www.unf.edu/coehs/scholarships/Scholarships-Fellowships_List.aspx
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Amanda Laukitis
Contact Email:
coehs.scholarships@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2520



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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:35:50 GMT
Environmental Center Textbook Collection

Start Date:
2016-11-23
End Date:
2016-12-09
Headline: Environmental Center Textbook Collection
Description:

At the end of each semester the Environmental Center collects unwanted textbooks from students and faculty. Donations will be sent to Better World Books, a company that sells and donates used books to implement literacy and education programs around the world. Books can be donated at the blue collection bin located outside the Carpenter Library, Building 12 or contact the Environmental Center at (904) 620-5804 for pickup.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
James Taylor
Contact Email:
j.taylor@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5804



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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:54:21 GMT
Finals Week at Carpenter Library

Start Date:
2016-11-28
End Date:
2016-12-08
Headline: Finals Week at Carpenter Library
Description:

The Carpenter Library, Building 12, will be open 24 hours starting Monday, Nov. 28. The library will also offer the following for students during Finals Week:

  • Free late-night coffee, tea and snacks: Starting at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, through Wednesday, Dec. 8, these items will be available on the first floor of the library until supplies run out. Snacks are co-sponsored by the Alumni Association, the Bookstore and Chartwells.
  • Zzz-Zone: A quiet place for naps in the third floor reading room
  • Coloring Station: On the second floor, sponsored by the Bookstore
URL: http://libguides.unf.edu/finalsweek
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Maria Atilano
Contact Email:
m.atilano@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1564



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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:15:39 GMT
Swoop Squad Application Now Open

Start Date:
2016-11-28
End Date:
2016-12-09
Headline: Swoop Squad Application Now Open
Description:

Do you want to share your love of all things UNF? Apply to become part of the UNF Swoop Squad that is made up of students who are filled with Osprey Pride. Swoop Squad tour guides are the first point of contact for many prospective students and play a key role in the college decision process. A Swoop Squad open house will take place Friday, Dec. 2, and is an opportunity to get an inside look at squad life before submitting an application. During the open house, you will hear from current Swoop Squad members and staff, and embark on a campus tour. Contact Nicole Shervington, assistant director of academic support services, with questions or to R.S.V.P. for the open house.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/welcomecenter/Become_a_Swoop_Squad_Member.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Nicole Shervington
Contact Email:
n.shervington@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1183



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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:16:16 GMT
Transportation and Logistics Society BlackFinn Bash

Start Date:
2016-11-28
End Date:
2016-12-07
Headline: Transportation and Logistics Society BlackFinn Bash
Description:

Take a break from the stress of finals and join TLS members and alumni on the patio at BlackFinn for a casual get together to celebrate another successful semester and wish the graduates good luck. TLS will provide appetizers and soft drinks. TLS graduation cords will be handed out to December graduates. This event is funded by Student Government.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/groups/logistics/upcomingEvents.html
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Lynn Brown
Contact Email:
tlsboard15@gmail.com
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1961
Event Date: 2016-12-07
Event Time:
5:00 p.m.
Event Location:
BlackFinn, 4840 Big Island Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32246
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:28:33 GMT
Unleash Your Musical Side

Start Date:
2016-11-28
End Date:
2016-12-12
Headline: Unleash Your Musical Side
Description:

Non-music majors can participate in music ensembles. The School of Music offers a full spectrum of activities, from instrumental to vocal, for non-music majors. For more information, contact the School Of Music via e-mail or at (904) 620-2961. 

URL: http://www.unf.edu/coas/music/FAQs.aspx
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Kolanda Douglas
Contact Email:
k.douglas@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2864



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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:31:41 GMT
ITS Help Desk Extended Hours

Start Date:
2016-11-29
End Date:
2016-12-09
Headline: ITS Help Desk Extended Hours
Description:

The Information Technology Services Help Desk will be open extended hours the week before and during final exams to assist students, faculty and staff as follows: 

  • Tuesday, Nov. 29, through Thursday, Dec. 8: 7 to 1 a.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 9: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The ITS Help Desk is located on the first floor of the Carpenter Library, Building 12.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
ITS Help Desk
Contact Email:
helpdesk@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4357



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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:38:30 GMT
Interfaith Center Reflection Room

Start Date:
2016-12-01
End Date:
2016-12-09
Headline: Interfaith Center Reflection Room
Description:

The Interfaith Center offers a Reflection Room for meditation, prayer and general quiet reflection, located in Founders Hall, Building 2, Room 1115. The space is open to all students, faculty and staff of any religious or non-religious identity. It features Zafu mediation cushions, Muslim prayer rugs, flameless candles, sacred texts, yoga mats and a Native American prayer shawl. The Reflection Room will be open during finals week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday and Friday.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Dorianne Schaffield
Contact Email:
d.schaffield@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5522



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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:33:47 GMT
University's Online Phone Directory

Start Date:
2016-12-02
End Date:
2016-12-09
Headline: University's Online Phone Directory
Description:

The searchable University phone directory is available online. Bookmark this page for quick reference. 

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:



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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:18:23 GMT
UNF in the News

Start Date:
2016-12-02
End Date:
2016-12-08
Headline: UNF in the News
Description:
  • Race Talk - Activating the power of self-definition: Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, associate professor of sociology, discussed racism, sexism and other interlocking oppressions that can create an "outsider-within" status for many black women in higher education during TEDx Jacksonville.
  • Katrina Billings doesn’t let sight, hearing losses hold her back: Student Joy Kader wrote about Jacksonville native Katrina Billings, who was born cognitively impaired with cataracts in both eyes that have led to total blindness, for The Florida Times-Union's annual Hope Fund series.
  • For kids with disabilities, 'adaptive toys' can be life changers: Nine Jacksonville children with disabilities will receive vehicles and toys modified just for them by engineering and physical therapy students. Learn more from WJCT. 
  • Buyers beware when doing holiday shopping online: Dr. Sandeep Reddivari, assistant professor of computing, talked to Action News about increased risk for fraud and stolen information while doing holiday shopping online.
  • Healthy party snack ideas: Dr. Andrea Arikawa, assistant professor of nutrition professor, provided healthy snack alternatives to share during holiday parties on "First Coast Living."
  • Jags owner has built value over five years with a focus on fans: Dr. Kristi Sweeney, assistant professor of sport managements, told the Times-Union that the Jaguars are success from a purely business standpoint.
  • Child's play and coping with holiday stress: Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology, discussed unstructured play for children and coping with stress during the holiday season on "The Chat."

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, 01 Dec 2016 14:15:09 GMT
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon Tickets Available

Start Date:
2016-12-05
End Date:
2016-12-19
Headline: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon Tickets Available
Description:

Tickets are available for the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, noon Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Herbert University Center, Building 43. Four scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students in King's name. The guest speaker will be Ndaba Thembekile Mandela, grandson of the late Nelson Mandela and president and CEO of Africa Rising. The luncheon is sponsored by the Office of the President, Office of the Vice President for Student and International Affairs and the Intercultural Center for PEACE. Tickets are available through the UNF Box Office, located in  English Hall, Building 8, Room 1100, or online. The first 50 University students receive free tickets at the Box Office. For questions, contact the Intercultural Center at (904) 620-2475.

URL: https://www.ticketreturn.com/prod2/team.asp?SponsorID=9353#.WEBUvdIzXcs
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Lorna Bautista
Contact Email:
lbautist@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2475



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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:05:13 GMT
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Start Date:
2016-12-05
End Date:
2016-12-16
Headline: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship
Description:

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in February to four undergraduate students who have worked hard academically and participated in campus and/or community services. Eligibility information and application materials are available on the Intercultural Center for PEACE website. Application deadline is Friday, Jan. 20.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/icp/Martin_Luther_King_Jr__Scholarship.aspx
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Lorna Bautista
Contact Email:
lbautist@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2475



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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:33:46 GMT
Possible Goose Solution Feedback

Start Date:
2016-12-05
End Date:
2016-12-12
Headline: Possible Goose Solution Feedback
Description:

The University is considering hiring a goose control company that would use trained border collies to move the Canada geese away from the University's heavy traffic areas to nesting areas on the perimeter of campus. This process would not harm the geese but would eliminate the health hazard posed by geese droppings on campus walkways and in waterways. The use of border collies is considered a humane way to control Canada geese and is sanctioned by many organizations, including the USDA Wildlife Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, the Humane Society and PETA. The company's techniques safeguard the geese as well as pedestrians, bystanders and the dogs. More details are available in the most recent Inside newsletter on the UNF website. Send feedback about this possible solution by e-mail.

URL:
Category:
Important Message
Contact Name:
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:



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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:17:16 GMT
Late Night Coffee/Snacks

Start Date:
2016-12-05
End Date:
2016-12-07
Headline: Late Night Coffee/Snacks
Description:

Starting at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, and continuing through Wednesday, Dec. 8, free coffee, tea, hot cocoa and pre-packaged snacks will be offered to students at the Carpenter Library, Building 12, First Floor. Items are available on a first come, first served basis. Snacks are sponsored by the Alumni Association, the Bookstore and Chartwells. 

URL: http://libguides.unf.edu/finalsweek
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Maria Atilano
Contact Email:
m.atilano@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1564



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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:18:02 GMT
Spring 2017 Permit Sales and Upgrades

Start Date:
2016-12-05
End Date:
2016-12-17
Headline: Spring 2017 Permit Sales and Upgrades
Description:

Students may purchase a parking permit for the spring 2017 semester starting at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5. To assist with the process, have your vehicle description and license plate number prior to ordering. To purchase a permit, students must be registered for classes and submit a parking permit request online. Click here to review permit cost and parking locations allowed with parking permits or how to purchase a permit. 

Also, beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, students have the opportunity to upgrade their current permit to a more desirable option, with the exception that Housing permits can only be obtained by residential students. All upgrade transactions must be done in person at Parking Services, Building 52. Remove and provide the original affixed permit and a new one will be issued. To assist with the process, verify the vehicle description and license plate number match with the upgraded selected permit. The permit cost will be added to your myWings account within 24 hours of purchase. 

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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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:47:25 GMT
Student Self Service Unavailability December 11

Start Date:
2016-12-05
End Date:
2016-12-11
Headline: Student Self Service Unavailability December 11
Description:

Student Self Service will be unavailable 5 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, for an upgrade. No changes to the interface are expected. Links to Student Records, Degree Evaluation, Course Schedule, Academic Transcript, etc. won't be available during the down time, but students will still be able to access Blackboard, Canvas and e-mail in myWings during this downtime.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
ITS Help Desk
Contact Email:
helpdesk@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4357



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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:50:18 GMT
Hicks Hall Einstein Bros Kiosk Open

Start Date:
2016-12-06
End Date:
2016-12-09
Headline: Hicks Hall Einstein Bros Kiosk Open
Description:

Chartwells Dining Services announces the opening of a limited service Einstein Bros Bagel kiosk in the Hicks Hall Cafeteria, Building 53, Room 1200. The venue will be open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and closed Saturdays and Sundays. This convenience location offers a limited selection of bagels, grab-and-go items and drip coffee.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Michelle Di Polo
Contact Email:
michelle.di-polo@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3016



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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:24:37 GMT
Academic Advising Units Closed December 13

Start Date:
2016-12-07
End Date:
2016-12-13
Headline: Academic Advising Units Closed December 13
Description:

Academic Advising units will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 13, for an annual professional development retreat. For questions regarding office hours/coverage on this day, contact the individual advising office or advisor. 

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Kelly Marton
Contact Email:
kelly.marton@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1297



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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:01:05 GMT
College of Education and Human Services

Start Date:
2016-12-07
End Date:
2016-12-08
Headline: College of Education and Human Services
Description:

A meeting will take place to conduct Skype interviews with candidates for the Department of Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management higher education position, 331350.

URL:
Category:
Search Committee News
Contact Name:
Michele Verkerk
Contact Email:
m.verkerk@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2990
Event Date: 2016-12-08
Event Time:
2:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 57, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Room 3201
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:42:03 GMT
Bookstore Holiday Two-Day Sale December 7-8

Start Date:
2016-12-07
End Date:
2016-12-08
Headline: Bookstore Holiday Two-Day Sale December 7-8
Description:

Stop by the Bookstore or shop online during the buy more, save more sale that features 20 percent off one emblematic item, 25 percent off two emblematic items and 30 percent off three or more emblematic items. Select Beats headphones are 25 percent off.

URL: http://unfstore.com
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Matt Davidson
Contact Email:
n00956167@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2665



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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:13:22 GMT