UNC Today: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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TPS Opens Two Library of Congress Workshops to UNC Teacher Prep Community

UNC's Teaching with Primary Sources program, which offers free professional development to K-12 educators in Colorado and Wyoming, has opened its final two workshops of 2012 to faculty, students and alumni from UNC's teacher preparation programs. The free workshops are:

Essentials Exploration
Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., UNC Center at Centerra, Loveland

Primary Source Creation Station
Friday, Dec. 28, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Michener Library, L74

For more information or to register, visit the TPS website.

PASC Book Scholarship Applications Due Jan. 4

UNC's Professional Administrative Staff Council is offering four $100 book scholarships for UNC professional administrative staff enrolled in the upcoming spring semester in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at UNC. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4.

For application guidelines and an application form, visit the PASC website.

Submit completed application forms to Chris Freeman, Campus Box 79, Michener L149. If you have questions, please contact Chris Freeman, 970-351-1429.

Nominations for Governance Groups Holiday 'Helping Hand' Due Friday

Join UNC's shared governance groups in "Helping Hand," a joint project to find and assist a UNC employee who could use some extra help this holiday season. Nominations for someone to help are due Friday, Nov. 30, and donations of cash or gift cards (no checks or food; cash donated will be used to buy gift cards) are being accepted. A nomination form and information about how to donate are available in this PDF.

If you have questions or suggestions for other donations, contact Jessica Behunin at 351-1420 or Susan Wheeler at 351-3485.

UNC Concert Choir to Perform at Michener

The Friends of the UNC Libraries will sponsor a free holiday concert by the UNC Concert Choir at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Michener Library. Galen Darrough, professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, will conduct.

Two Days Left in Dietetics Students’ Supply Drive to Benefit Victims of Domestic Abuse

Only two days left in the senior Dietetics majors supply drive to benefit the Colorado Crossroads Safehouse, a nonprofit shelter for adults and children who are victims of domestic abuse. Supplies needed include diapers, prepaid phone cards, toiletries, cleaning supplies and other items.

Donations can be placed in boxes located in Kepner, Gunter, McKee, the University Center and the Recreation Center or brought to the Dietetics department on the second floor of Gunter Hall.

View the supply drive flyer here.

ISET Book Sale Nov. 28-30

The Interdisciplinary Studies Elementary Teaching program will host its annual Scholastic Book Fair 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 28-30 in McKee 102. The fair is an excellent opportunity to purchase children's literature (preschool-third grade, including books in Spanish).

Scholastic Books are an affordable way to add to your personal and professional libraries, and get holiday ideas and gift ideas for children. Only cash and credit cards will be accepted (no checks).

For more information, contact Jaime Donahue, 351-1602.

Educate Yourself on World Aids Day - Wednesday, Nov. 28

Nearly 35 million people around the world are living with HIV/AIDS, according to a study in 2010. Learn more about this disease today, on World AIDS Day, and attend events sponsored by GLBTA, University Program Council and the Center for Peer Education starting at 9 a.m. in the University Center ballrooms. The schedule is as follows:

Experience: 9-10 a.m.

Enjoy a display of the World Aids Quilt at the memorial, with music provided by the UNC Quartet.

Education: Noon-4 p.m.

Take advantage of knowledge that is available to you and find out more about what Aids resources are available in the Greeley community.

Entertainment: 6-9 p.m.

End the day on a happy note with a Rent sing-a-long while enjoying popcorn, pretzels and and refreshments.

For more information, please contact Shanice Clarke at (970) 351-3204.

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