UNC Today: Friday, September 28, 2012

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UNC Homecoming Week Kicks Off

UNC will celebrate Homecoming with a variety of activities that begin Sunday, Sept. 30, with a weeklong storefront-decorating contest among area businesses and conclude Oct. 6 with the annual parade, football game and a community event for the whole family. Continue Reading

Summer Study Abroad Proposals Due Nov. 1

Faculty interested in leading a study abroad trip during summer of 2013 are asked to submit their proposal to the Office of Extended Studies by Nov. 1 to allow staff sufficient time to finalize costs and facilitate recruitment of students for the trips.

Additionally, planning ahead will allow for a well-planned and successful trip.

Please contact Diane Krogh (diane.krogh@unco.edu) at the OES or Lauren Bruce (lauren.bruce@unco.edu) at the Center for International Education for necessary information or assistance.

Show Your Bear Pride for Homecoming Week

Since next week is Homecoming Week, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to show their Bear Pride by wearing UNC's blue and gold school colors or UNC logowear every day. Go Bears!

Ideas Needed at Staff Councils' Homecoming Float Planning Meeting

The Classified and Professional Staff councils need your imagination. If you have some great ideas for a Homecoming float - this year's theme is Passport to UNC - bring them to the float planning meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct.1, in Carter 1002.

Next Flu/Meningitis Shot Clinic Is Oct. 17

The Student Health Center has scheduled on-site flu shot and meningitis vaccination clinics in several campus locations during October and early-November. The next one is 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Weibking Hall. The flu shot costs $25 and can be paid for with cash or check. The meningitis vaccination is free and those receiving it should plan on spending an additional 15 minutes at the clinic site. The locations, dates and times of the remaining clinics are:

  • University Center (Council Room): Wednesday, Nov. 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

For more information, call the SHC at 351-2412 or stop by Cassidy Hall.

Defenses of Dissertations and Oral Comp Exams

The following defenses of dissertations and oral comprehensive examinations are scheduled: Continue Reading

Dining Services Payroll Deduction Delayed

Due to technical difficulties during the uploading of Dining Services payroll deduction charges to the Banner information management system this month, charges made between Aug.16 and Sept. 15 will not be deducted from September paychecks. Instead, charges for that period will be deducted from October paychecks along with any charges that are made from Sept. 16-Oct. 15.

Supervisors are asked to be sure to communicate this information to staff who use payroll deduction for Dining Services charges but don't have regular access to their university email account.

Dining Services apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciates employees' understanding.

If you have questions, please feel free to email diningservices@unco.edu or call 351-2652.

UNC PD to Join Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative

The University of Northern Colorado Police Department will take part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, Sept. 29, by accepting unwanted or expired medications from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the A-1 (lower) parking lot on the north side of the University Center.

Only medications in a plastic bags or prescription bottles will be accepted. Items that will not be accepted include liquid medications, glass bottles and medical marijuana.

For more information, call the UNC PD at 351-2245.

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