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Governor Appoints Kevin Ahern to UNC Board of Trustees

Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced the appointment of Kevin Ahern of Morrison to the University of Northern Colorado Board of Trustees, the university's governing body.

Ahern will replace Susan E. Carparelli, who resigned after relocating to Nashville, Tenn., and serve her remaining term through Dec. 31, 2015.

Ahern is president and CEO of CIC Bancshares Inc., a bank holding company in Denver. He's also chairman of the board for Centennial Bank, a commercial bank with nine locations in Colorado. He has more than 25 years of experience in banking and financial services industry.

Ahern earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from UNC in 1985 and an MBA from the University of Connecticut in 1991. He has been involved with UNC for 21 years. His volunteer experience over that span includes service on the UNC Foundation Board and chair of the foundation's investment committee. He's the current chair of the Business Dean's Advisory Council, where he's served since 2007. He also taught a finance class as visiting faculty in 2007.

UNC's Board of Trustees consists of seven members appointed by the governor, a faculty member elected by peers and a student elected by peers. For more information about the board, visit its website. For more information on Boards and Commissions, click here.

Men's Basketball to Host Texas A&M-CC Wednesday in CollegeInsider.com Tournament

The men's basketball team will host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion following their overtime loss to Weber State Friday in the Blue Sky Conference Championship Tournament. Continue Reading

“UNC Impact” Booklet Available in Print, Electronic Versions

The "UNC Impact" booklet is a new and improved version of the "Facts and Figures" brochure. It uses engaging and colorful graphics to share a variety of facts and statistics about the university.

Free printed copies can be ordered from the UNC Promotional Store website, and an electronic version is available here.

The new booklet includes general information about the university's budget, enrollments and leadership, as well as UNC colleges, programs, students, faculty, staff and alumni.

It's useful for providing an overview of UNC to new faculty and staff, community members and a variety of other audiences. The eight-page booklet measures 8.5-by-11 inches.

Hours Change for Some Operations during Spring Break

Some campus buildings and services will have reduced operating hours or be closed for spring break March 15-23. Here's where to find information about some of the main ones:

Call for Nominations: Inspiring Women Awards

If you know an inspiring woman at UNC who has a lasting effect on those around her and positively impacts the university community, nominate her for a 2014 Inspiring Women Award by noon March 28. An award is given in three categories: faculty, staff and student.

Additional information and a nomination form are available at the Women's Resource Center website. Forms can also be picked up the WRC in Scott-Willcoxon Hall, UNC's cultural centers or the University Center.

Garden Theatre Roofing Work Will Create Extra Traffic, Odors

The re-roofing of the Garden Theatre March 17-25 will cause increased noise and traffic in the area, and pedestrians may notice unusual smells that are normal for the products being used. For additional information, please contact your building coordinator or Chris Bowers at 351-2725.

Classified Employment Opportunities

  • #1587, #1640 Police Officer Intern. See job requirements and how to apply at http://colorado.gov/dhr/jobs. Apply by March 17.
  • Dining Services II - Assistant Cooks. Several positions available. Requires one year of cooking experience. Apply by March 21. See job descriptions and how to apply on Human Resources' website or in the HR office in Carter 2002.

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