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Submit Nominations for M. Lucile Harrison Award by Friday

Nominations for the M. Lucile Harrison Award, which recognizes a faculty member with a long career of professional excellence, are due in the Provost's office no later than Friday, Feb. 23. Nomination letters may be submitted by faculty, staff or students and include a letter of recommendation, two additional letters of support, and the nominee's current vita.

Submissions should be sent to provost.office@unco.edu by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23.

Review criteria include but are not limited to: evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching, a continuous record of peer reviewed nationally/internationally disseminated research, scholarship or creative works, service to program, university, discipline or community. More information, including criteria, a list of past recipients, and complete instructions for submitting a nomination are on the Provost's Office website.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of the Provost at 351-2823.

Emergency Alert System to be Tested Feb. 21

A test of UNC's Emergency Alert Messaging System will be conducted about noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The test message will be sent to UNC email accounts, text-enabled campus phones, subscribed cell phones (text message) and campus emergency poles. If you want to sign up to receive emergency alert text messages on your cell phone or if your cell phone number changed recently, instructions are available on the Emergency Alert System website.

Call for Assessment Fair Proposals

The University Assessment Council invites poster presentations for the 2018 Assessment Fair, which will be held at the University Center on March 28. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to share research and best practices on ways they and their programs have used assessment to improve student learning and program quality. Please note, all presentations for the 2018 Assessment Fair will be poster format, with one poster session in the afternoon from 1-2 pm. Submissions will be accepted through March 9, 2018. Presentation proposals may be submitted here: https://unco.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1TifRzf1HIvjm0R. For more information, contact Kim Black, Director of Assessment, at 351-1102 or kim.black@unco.edu.

UNC DREAMer Day Feb. 28

Wear purple Feb. 28 to show your support, and stop by the University Center during the day to learn about other various ways in which you can show support. DREAMers also will share their stories at 11 a.m., and a workshop will be offered at 5:30 p.m. See the flyer (PDF) for details.

Tutorial Services to Host Study Night at the UC Feb 27

Please tell your students about the Study Night at the UC from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the tables by the foodcourt. Peer tutors will offer support in natural and health sciences, social sciences, math and business. The College of Natural and Health Sciences will provide snacks. All UNC undergraduate students are welcome to attend this free drop-in event.

Maintenance Request System Upgraded

Facilities Management has upgraded the maintenance request system to include a Browse button. The campus community can use this button to submit pictures or other documents with their requests. Also please only use the submit button once to avoid multiple requests.

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