Around Campus: Friday, November 9, 2012

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Sports, sports and more sports is the theme at UNC this weekend with Women's Basketball, Men's Basketball, Wrestling and Volleyball all on the athletic agenda. For those less inclined to attend a sporting event, enjoy a performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by UNC Opera Theatre and the Greeley Philharmonic or "Parade," part of the Performing Arts Series.

Here is a complete schedule of what's going on around campus this weekend:

11/9 (Friday) - UNC Women's Basketball vs. Air Force Academy
Time and location: 7 p.m. in Butler Hancock Sports Pavilion

Support the Lady Bears in their first official game of the season. Students get in free with student ID.

11/9-11/11 (Friday - Sunday) - Performing Arts Series: "Parade"
Time, date and location

  • 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9 in Norton Theater
  • 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 in Norton Theater
  • 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 in... Norton Theater.

11/9-11/10 (Friday & Saturday) - UNC Opera Theatre & Greeley Philharmonic: Britten's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Time and location: 7:30 p.m. (both nights) in Langworthy Theatre

11/10 (Saturday) - UNC Men's Basketball vs. University of Southwest N.M.
Time and location:
1 p.m. in Butler Hancock Sports Pavilion

This is also the first game of the season for Men's Basketball, so be there to help them start the season off right! As usual, students get in free with student ID.

11/10 (Saturday) - UNC Men's Wrestling vs. Nebraska
Time and location:
6 p.m. at Greeley Central High School (1515 14th Avenue)

For more information on any of the events listed here simply click the links associated with their titles, listed above.

Honors Program Food Drive to Benefit Local Non-Profit

Students in UNC's Honors Program are conducting a food drive Nov. 12-16 with all donations going to A Woman's Place for Thanksgiving. Collection boxes for dropping off on-perishable food items (unopened cans, boxes, and jars) and small gifts for children will be available in residence halls, academic buildings, Michener Library and other campus locations.

There'll also be boxes at Zoe's on Nov. 13 during the Honors Open Mike Night.

Hispanic Studies Faculty to Read Poetry

Sigma Delta Pi will host a poetry reading by faculty from the Hispanic Studies Department from 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the University Center Spruce suite. The reading is open to all members of the campus community.

UNC Student-Published Magazine Hits the Stands

Volume one, issue one of The Claw, a magazine published by Journalism and Mass Communications students, is hot off the press this week with stories on performing and visual arts, student health, campus lifestyle and more. Get your own copy in the School of Communication Office, Michener Library, Gunter Hall and other locations around campus.

For more information on the magazine, magazine production, etc. please email Jaidree Braddix at

Both Bears Basketball Teams at Home This Weekend

Both the UNC women's and men's basketball teams will host non-conference games at home this weekend. The Lady Bears take on Air Force tonight (Nov. 9) and the men's team will follow up tomorrow afternoon against University of the Southwest. Bring your student ID to get into the games free. Check out the "Sports" link in the "Upcoming Events" section at the top of the page for more information.

Spring 2013 Registration Tips

When getting ready to register for the upcoming spring semester, please take the time to do the following items so you are ready to register on your assigned date:
- From your URSA, Student Tab:
o Check your Registration Status
- Resolve any holds by contacting the appropriate department.
o Check your Pre-Registration Assigned Date
- Remember you will register based on "earned" hours which do not include hours in which you are currently enrolled.
- From your URSA, Financial Tab:
o Update your address and phone number if necessary
o Check the Financial Aid Requirements box
- If you have any red flags, please contact Financial Aid to resolve any issues.
- If you are a new student for Spring semester, waive Health Insurance if applicable.
- Schedule an appointment with your advisor in order to be advised and receive your PIN number. PIN numbers cannot be provided by anyone other than your advisor.
o If you are on probation, please also contact Academic Support and Advising at 970-351-1391.
- If you plan to graduate within the next two semesters, please apply for graduation by contacting the Registrar's Office at 970-351-2231, option 3.
If you have any problems registering, please contact the Registrar's Office at 970-351-2231.

Mayor, Councilors to Attend Community Involvement Symposium

Greeley Mayor Tom Norton and five city council members will be among the public-sector representatives attending a symposium next week at the University of Northern Colorado to discuss current and explore future partnerships between the university and the community.

The Engaged Scholarship Symposium: Active Communities Seeking Solutions will be from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the ballrooms at the University Center, intersection of 10th Avenue and 20th Street. The event is open and free to the public.

Greeley city council members Donna Sapienza, Michael Finn, Sandi Elder, Robb Casseday and Charles Archibeque also will attend the event.

The symposium, formerly called Embracing Community Together, creates a venue in which community engaged research, scholarship and creative works are showcased to facilitate networking, plant seeds for future projects and promote community-based solutions for regional challenges.

Also, the second annual Engaged Scholarship Awards will be announced during a ceremony scheduled from 2:30-3 p.m. The awards, which recognize excellence in community-partner building and community-based research and learning, will be presented in categories for community organization, faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students.

The event is free and open to the public. Hourly parking permits can be purchased from vending machines at the entrance to parking lots adjacent to the University Center.

The symposium is organized and hosted by UNC's Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership.

For more information, contact Katherine Sanchez at 970-351-1775 or, or visit

Reminder: Approaching Deadlines for Proposals, Nominations, Applications

Complete information about the following calls for proposals, nominations, applications and other submissions is available by clicking on the call's description. Deadlines are in parentheses.