Around Campus: Friday, October 27, 2017

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UNC, CSU Add Exhibition Basketball Game to Benefit Hurricane Relief

The University of Northern Colorado men's basketball team added an extra exhibition game to its 2017-18 schedule in efforts to help with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. The Bears will make the short trip over to Fort Collins to play the Colorado State Rams at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The proceeds from the game will go to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. Continue Reading.

Haunted Harrison Offers Fun for All Ages

Haunted Harrison, the popular haunted house in the basement of Harrison Hall dormitory, will be open for tours on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 and 28. Tours from 5-6 p.m. for youngsters will be "Little Scare" with no interaction between actors and participants. Tours from 7-9 p.m. will be "Full Scare" with complete interactivity between participants and actors.

Admission to Haunted Harrison, which is open to anyone, is $1 or a donation of non-perishable food. Proceeds go to UNC Bear Pantry, which supports UNC students who are struggling to buy food or other personal items.

Free parking is available on the west end of J lot, accessed via 11th Avenue.

Scary Readings Offered at 'A Little Night Music'

Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, will host their annual Halloween event, "A Little Night Music," a reading of scary or Halloween stories, poems or other forms of literature, from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in McKee 1035. Anyone from the UNC community can read. When you've chosen what you'd like to read, email it to to sign up or just show up to listen.

Latin Film Series Continues with ‘Juan of the Dead’

The Latin Film Series continues Monday, Oct. 30, with a free screening of Juan of the Dead, Cuba's first zombie movie, from 5:45-8 p.m. in Candelaria 1260. Shot in Havana, the raucous horror comedy is deeply schooled in the zombie genre, with a uniquely Cuban flavor. Admission is free and pizza and light refreshment will be served.

2017 Engaged Scholar Awards Announced

Tuesday's Community Engaged Scholars Symposium included the awarding of the 2017 Engaged Scholar Awards, which recognize and honor outstanding efforts and achievements made toward the development and practice in the field of community engagement between UNC constituents and community partners. And the winners were:

Engaged Faculty

Mike Kimball, Anthropology

Engaged Graduate Student

Savannah Cormier and David Matheson, Campus Connections

Engaged Undergraduate Student

Megan Bissell. Sociology

Engaged UNC Staff

Victoria Niccum, University Relations

UNC Community Engaged Partner

Elena Rosenfeld, High Plains Library

Social Science Engaged Scholar Award

Whitney Duncan, Anthropology

Phelps Family CAP Undergraduate Student Scholarship Awards

  • Nikea Minott, Nursing
  • Marisol Jackson, Sociology
  • Hailey Gerton, Elementary Education

Certificates of recognition were given to the following engaged faculty:

  • Kyle Ward, Criminal Justice
  • Kevin Cody, Environmental Studies
  • Russ Carson, Gary Heise, Brian Dauenhauer, Mike Capps; Sport and Exercise Science

Assault Survivors Advocacy Program Seeks Advocates, Intern

The Assault Survivors Advocacy Program is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in joining the ASAP team spring semester as either a volunteer advocate or an intern and help address the impacts of gender-based violence on campus. The ASAP team is an opportunity to get involved on campus, develop skills and give back to the community of Bears. Check out the ASAP website for more info and to download an application.