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80 Years of Summer Theater

The University of Northern Colorado's Little Theatre of the Rockies, the oldest continually operating professional theater company in Colorado and one of the oldest in the nation, opens its 80th season June 12 with the musical comedy, Altar Boyz.

Directed and choreographed by UNC faculty member Matthew Herrick, the play includes signature hits like "Rhythm in Me," "The Calling" and "I Believe" while telling the story of a Christian boy band on their last night on tour.

Altar Boyz plays June 12-14 and July 9, 17-18 and 26 at 7:30 p.m.; and June 15 and July 27 at 2 p.m. in Norton Theatre in Gray Hall. It's rated PG.

The rest of the series' performances include:

  • The Marvelous Wonderettes - June 19-21 at 7:30 p.m.; June 22 at 2 p.m. at Langworthy Theatre, Frasier Hall
  • Sylvia - June 26-28 and July 12, 23-25 at 7:30 p.m.; June 29 and July 13 at 2 p.m. at Norton Theatre
  • God of Carnage - July 3-5, 10, 11, 16 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; July 6 and 20 at 2 p.m. at Norton Theatre
  • Swing! - July 31, Aug. 1-2 at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at Langworthy Theatre

For performance synopses, casts and ticket information, visit the Little Theatre of the Rockies website.

Bear Logic Fiscal Year-End Purchase Deadlines

With the end of the 2013-14 fiscal year approaching, following are the deadlines for ordering items through Bear Logic so that they arrive by year end.

  • Computer Ordering: All Apple, Dell and HP computer orders must be submitted by 4 p.m. June 2.
  • Special Orders: Please submit all special orders by June 10 to allow time for shipping and receiving of merchandise by June 30.
  • All P-card (UNC Visa) purchases must be paid by June 10.
  • All completed EIOs must be approved in Banner by June 30 to insure adequate time for processing for fiscal year 2013-14. Please submit all EIOs to Thai Nguyen at thai.nguen@unco.edu.
  • In-Stock Orders: Please email or call Bear Logic for all in-stock orders, which must be completed by June 30.

Bear Logic cannot guarantee that all orders will be processed in the fiscal year ending June 30 since it has no control over the vendor shipping process.

If you have questions, please contact Thai Nguyen, 351-2467, or Karen Zimmermann, 351-2350.

Focus Group Training Workshop Scheduled

UNC's Office of Assessment will offer Conducting Focus Group Interviews, a three-part workshop in which participants will design and conduct a focus group on an assessment topic of their choice and learn to analyze focus group data. Space is limited and the registration deadline is June 13. The workshop will meet 1-4 p.m. July 22 and 31, and Nov. 11.

Information on signing up is available here.

If you have any questions, contact Julie Sexton, assistant director of Assessment, at julie.sexton@unco.edu.

UNC Writing Center Now Open for Summer

The UNC Writing Center, a free service for students who need writing tutoring, is open for the summer sessions. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call Crystal Brothe at 351-2056 or visit the center's website.

UNC Today Summer Publication Schedule

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To submit an announcement, use the online form. Upcoming events, including important deadlines, should be added to the online calendar.

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