Around Campus: Monday, October 1, 2012

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Let the Homecoming Celebration Begin! (And Don't Forget to Show Your Bear Pride)

The best part about Homecoming is the excitement and fun it brings to campus and what better way to kick off Homecoming week than by sporting your favorite UNC gear? Students are encouraged to show their Bear Pride by wearing UNC's blue and gold school colors or UNC logowear every day. Here's the list of Homecoming activities this week:

UNC Homecoming Comedy Club - Monday, Oct. 1 from 8-9:30 p.m.

Location: University Center Ballrooms

Comedian Helen Hong has been featured on TLC, E!, Entertainment and Fuse. There is not better way end a than with some comedy and good friends.

UNC Homecoming Field Games and BBQ - Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Location: Bishop-Lehr Field (West Campus)

Play field games, enjoy a burger and just have fun at this favorite Homecoming event.

UNC Homecoming Bear Sync - Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Location: University Center Ballrooms

Cheer on your classmates or take part in this mock-sing-a-long talent show yourself as organizations across campus compete for first place.

UNC Homecoming Pep Rally, Bonfire and Fireworks - Friday, Oct. 5 from 8:30-10 p.m.

Location: Bishop-Lehr Field (West Campus)

Members of the UNC and Greeley community are invited to celebrate Homecoming, and get pumped for the football game on Saturday, Oct. 6. The marching band, Klawz, cheerleaders and more will be there, so come out and show your school spirit!

UNC Homecoming Parade - Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9-10 a.m.

Location: Starting across from Gunter Hall, ends at Nottingham Field

You won't want to miss the amazing floats, fantastic bands, classic cars and other participants in the 2012 UNC Homecoming Parade.

UNC Homecoming Community Fest - Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10-1:30 p.m.

Location: West of Michener Library, in the parking lot

The fun doesn't stop after the Homecoming Parade, it just keeps going. Enjoy live entertainment, face paintings, interactive demonstrations and more before cheering on the UNC Bears at 1:35 p.m. in Nottingham Field.

UNC Homecoming Football Game - Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1:35 p.m.

Location: Nottingham Field

Support the UNC Bears as they take on Montana University in the Homecoming Football Game!

Tickets are available by phone at 970-351-4TIX(4849), online or at the gate on a space-available basis.

UNC Homecoming Formal - Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 p.m.-Midnight.

Change out of your UNC swag and into some nice clothes and fancy dancing shoes for the Homecoming Formal! End your Homecoming celebration the right way with a DJ, catered food and lots of fun.

For more information contact Emilie Nemchak at 970-351-2741 or Shanice Clarke at 970-351-3204.

Entertainment of the Best Kind

The College of Performing and Visual Arts at UNC is filled with talented performers in music, theatre, musical theatre, acting, dance and more. Treat yourself to one, some or all of their performances during the month of October and watch the college's prestigious reputation come to life. Members of the UNC and Greeley communities are encouraged to attend.

UNC @ UCCC Series
Location: Monfort Concert Hall, in the Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Avenue).

For ticket information please call (970) 351-2200 or email Sue Allen.

Performing Arts Series
The Waiting Room - Thursday, Oct. 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. (A complete series schedule can be found here).

Location: Norton Theatre, in Gray Hall (19th Street at 8th Avenue), east of Gunter Hall on Central Campus.

For ticket information call 970-351-2200 or visit our website.

This dark yet humourous comedy dives into the world of three women, all from different centures, who meet in a modern doctor's waiting room. Medical ethics and the risks associated with plastic surgery to achieve perceived perfection are played out as husbands, doctors, the FDA and more all become involved in the twisted and entertaining tale.

Music Performances
These are a variety of musical performances by faculty and other ensembles on campus. Unless otherwise noted, a ticket is not required.

Registration for Cans To Candelaria Extended

The registration for this year's Can's to Candelaria campus food drive to benefit the Weld Food Bank has been extended to Tuesday, Oct. 2. Your club or organization still has time to participate. Information and the registration form are available on the C2C website.

History Club to Discuss Migration and Diaspora

The UNC History Club will host their first fall semester discussion night 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Government Publications room of Michener Library. Students and faculty from any discipline are welcome to join this informal discussion on migration and diaspora. Food and drinks will be provided. Participation in the discussion is not required, just a willingness to hear what others have to say.

Help the Bears at Homecoming

The University Program Council needs some help making sure some upcoming Homecoming events are successful, most importantly the Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 6. See how you can help and sign up at this handy online sign-up website.

Reminder: Applications for Undergrad Research Competition Due Oct. 8

The Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting applications for the annual UNC Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium/NCUR Competition, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 13, with an application/abstract submission deadline of Monday, Oct. 8.

Eight undergraduate students with outstanding research will be accepted to present at the Nov. 13 symposium based on the application and abstract submission and two will then be selected to attend the National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in April 2013. UNC will fund the students' travel and expenses if they are accepted to attend the NCUR.

Download the application and find out more information on the Office of Undergraduate Research website.

Hear the Words of Presidents at Election Day Read-In

Although the Election Day Read-In from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in Michener Library has a full complement of readers, it needs listeners. Also, readers are still needed for the Pearl Harbor Day Read-in from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.. 4, in Michener Library. Visit the Read-In website to sign up for one of the remaining 15-minute slots to read words written about or spoken about World War II and the "Greatest Generation."

Read-Ins are held the first Tuesday of every month November-May (except January). To view monthly topics and sign up to read, visit the Read-In website.

If you need additional information or have questions, please contact Jeri Kraver.

HESAL to Host Webinars on Higher Education Leadership Degrees, Careers

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Student Organization will host a series of free webinars and discussions, each highlighting a different topic related to advanced degrees or careers in student affairs and higher education leadership. Following the webinars, which feature student affairs administrators, faculty and students from around the country, UNC's HESAL faculty and students will share information about UNC's program. The series schedule is:

"Careers in Student Affairs: Purpose. Passion. Profession"
Oct. 3, 1-2:30 p.m., North Hall conference room
Topics and Panelist Info: (registration not required)

"Student Affairs Job vs. Career: The Choice to Work Full-Time or Attend Graduate School"
Oct. 10, 2-3:30 p.m., University Center, Room: Spruce A
Topics and Panelist Info: (registration not required)

"Things I Wish I Knew When Applying to Graduate School"
Oct. 17, 2-3:30 p.m., CHE, Computer Lab
Topics and Panelist Info: (registration not required)

"Making the Most of your Career: Navigating your NASPA Membership"
Oct. 31, 2-3:30 p.m., McKee 146
Topics and Panelist Info: registration not required)

The webinars are part of National Careers in Student Affairs Month, an initiative led by NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession.

For more information, contact Katee Keen at 970-351-1156 or