UNC Today: Friday, February 9, 2018

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Professional Development Series Registration

Reserve your workshop space for the Campus Climate Initiative professional development series here. Workshops topics include such as conflict resolution, supervision and team building, inclusive classrooms and workplaces, Zone trainings and a broad range of equity and inclusion topics.

Next Available Workshops:

  • Foundations of Team II: May 21, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., UC Council Room
  • Coaching: May 22, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m., UC Council Room
  • Foundations of Team I: May 23, 9 a.m.-Noon, UC Council Room
  • Inclusive Workplaces: May 23, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Candelaria Room 1375
  • Towards a More Inclusive Campus: June 7, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Candelaria Room 1375
  • Using Strengths-Finder in Supervisor Development: June 8, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., North Hall Lounge
  • Diversity Basics: June 12, 10 a.m.-Noon, Candelaria Room 1375
  • Diversity Education Basic Facilitation Training: June 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Candelaria Room 1375
  • How to Facilitate Difficult Conversations: June 21, 9:30 a.m.-Noon, Candelaria Room 1375

Share your Campus Climate Efforts

Are you being recognized for the good work you are doing to create a welcoming, positive, and inclusive campus? Campus is invited to submit details of their events, programs, performances, research and scholarship, classroom and workplace successes and innovations, special recognition and accomplishments, that further strengthen the UNC climate. Submissions will be highlighted in the monthly Campus Climate Initiative (CCI) progress update honoring the efforts of UNC students, faculty and staff.

Call for Applications: 2018 Phelps Family CAP Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Bob and Bonnie Phelps Family CAP Awards, with a deadline of March 1. Faculty can encourage students who exemplify the CAP values to apply for an award, which includes a $5,000 scholarship, and can also provide endorsements for student applications. The CAP values are:

Eligible applicants demonstrate an exceptional and exemplary personal commitment to:

  • Contribute … by volunteering time and personal skills, talents, abilities, experience and passion around issues in service to the community.
  • Achieve … by displaying a bias toward action and performance, overcoming obstacles and setbacks, and accomplishing goals.
  • Pay-it-forward … by impacting the lives of others in meaningful and positive ways through random and planned acts of kindness, caring and "giving back."

Three students are recognized with the award each year. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship, recipients are recognized at the annual Community Engaged Scholars Symposium. Students can apply for this award through the Universal Scholarship Application.

More information is available on the Office of Community and Civic Engagement website.

Exchange Unused Scratch-Off Parking Permits that Expired

Does your office have expired scratch-off permits? Please check your stock to make sure the year range includes 2018, and exchange any unused expired scratch-off permits by either bringing them in or sending them to Parking Services via campus mail. Anyone displaying an expired permit will receive a citation, so help your guests by making sure your permits are current. If you have any questions, contact the Parking Services Department.

Exchange Unused Scratch-Off Parking Permits that Expired

Does your office have expired scratch-off permits? Please check your stock to make sure the year range includes 2018, and exchange any unused expired scratch-off permits by either bringing them in or sending them to Parking Services via campus mail. Anyone displaying an expired permit will receive a citation, so help your guests by making sure your permits are current. If you have any questions, contact the Parking Services Department.

IFS Free Film: Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice

IFS is happy to collaborate with the Asian/Pacific American Student Services to present this film at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, followed by a panel discussion led by UNC faculty Michelle Low and Travis Boyce. Yuri Kochiyama was a Japanese-American woman who lived in Harlem for more than 40 years and had a long history of activism. Through extensive interviews with family and friends, archival footage, music and photographs, Yuri Kochiyama chronicles her contribution to social change.

Defenses of Dissertations and Doctoral Capstone Projects, Oral Comp Exams

The following defenses of dissertations, defenses of doctoral capstone projects and oral comprehensive examinations are scheduled: Continue Reading

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