Around Campus: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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Senior Week Continues with 'Success Looks Like Me'

UNC's Alumni Association will host "Success Looks Like Me," a panel and networking session from 6-8 p.m. today (April 30). The event, part of Senior Week, features young alumni who are diverse in industry, background and experience. The event is free to all UNC students. Current seniors are strongly encouraged to interact and engage with this dynamic panel. Students will receive a unique give-away for being in attendance. If you are interested in attending, register here.

The rest of UNC's Senior Week includes:

Thursday, May 1

Why Insurance?

Gain valuable insight on insurance options and find out about those that best meet your needs at 5 p.m. in the UC Columbine B. UNC graduates receive special discounts from GEICO.

Personal Finance 101

Maintaining a budget can be difficult. Learn from Cornerstone Financial Strategies owner Ken Dyer (BS-96) as he shares how to budget effectively and prepare for your future. The event runs from 6-7 p.m. in the University Center's Aspen Suites.

Home Ownership and Leasing

Do you want to own a home? Head over to the UC Columbine B at 7 p.m. to learn how to buy your own home, how to lease and all the paperwork that goes along with it.

Friday, May 2

Senior BBQ

Celebrate your amazing accomplishment with free food, drinks, games and live music from 4-6 p.m. at Turner Green.

For more information about Senior Week, please contact the Alumni Association at 970-351-2551.

Everything Your Family Wanted to Know About Commencement

If you're taking part in UNC's Spring Commencement Ceremony, and your family or out-of-town friends have been asking you for details, all you need to tell them is: www.unco.edu/commencement/. That's where they (or you) can get directions to Nottingham Stadium, find out about parking (it's free!), learn about ceremony etiquette, find out the inclement weather plan, get instructions for viewing a live webcast if they can't be there in person, and much more.

UNC Men’s Golf Team Wins Conference Title

UNC's men's golf team swept the top three individual spots to win the America Sky Conference Championship over the weekend in Angels Camp, Calif. Second-place Sacramento State finished 26 strokes behind the Bears, who next play in the NCAA Division I Regional Tournament May 15-17 at a location to be announced May 5. Continue Reading.

Summer at UNC: Classes, Community Events, Camps and More

The University of Northern Colorado this summer will offer more than 300 classes and a variety of community events along with academic, arts, music and sports camps for all ages with more than 13,500 people expected to attend.

Classes over six-, eight- and 12-week sessions begin May 19. Registration is still open. Visit http://www.unco.edu/summer for details.

Community Events

Academic Camps

Sports Camps

Individual and team camps are offered for youth of all ages by UNC's NCAA Division I coaching staff in football, men's basketball, women's basketball, women's volleyball, baseball, soccer and wrestling. There's even a father/son basketball camp. More information: http://www.uncbears.com/information/camps/index

Music Camps

The UNC Jazz Camp (middle, high school and college) offers skills training from UNC and guest faculty July 13-18: http://www.unco.edu/arts/music/areas/jazz_studies/jazz_camp.html

A complete list of UNC's summer academic, arts, music and sports camps is at http://www.unco.edu/summerconf/pdf/UNC_Summer_Camp_Brochure_2014.pdf.

Orientation

Throughout the summer, orientation for new freshmen, transfer students and parents will be held: http://www.unco.edu/orientation/

Room Rentals, Lodging

  • The university offers affordable options for private gatherings such as family reunions, weddings and wedding anniversary parties. Indoor conference facilities and meeting rooms, beautiful outdoor wedding or party venues, catering services, dining rooms, convenience food outlets and a recreation center are among the amenities available. Details at: http://www.unco.edu/uc/events/
  • The university also offers nightly hotel-style accommodations during the summer in North Hall, a residence hall featuring suites accommodating up to four persons. Built in 2009, the spacious, air-conditioned suites include 2-3 bedrooms, a bathroom and a living area.

For more on summer housing, conferences and events, visit http://www.unco.edu/summerconf/

Donations, Shoppers, Volunteers Sought for CSC Yard Sale

The Classified Staff Council will host the annual CSC/Bear Essentials yard sale to benefit the UNC Cheer Team and the council's scholarship fund from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in the Gray Hall gymnasium. Donations of items are sought from faculty, staff and students living off campus to supplement donations by students moving out of residence halls as part of the Bear Essentials program.

The Yard Sale Fundraiser is an opportunity to give goods a second chance for a home and keep them out of a landfill. Students collect the goods, and UNC employees sort, price, and sell them.

Items available for purchase include clothing, small appliances, books, games, lamps, etc.

School supplies and some other items will be donated to the Unaccompanied Youth program at UNC. Food items collected are donated to the Weld Food Bank.

If you're interested in helping sort or donating items, please contact Denise Connel, 351-2739; Shelly Munholland, 351-2991 or Berniece Mitchellm 351-2885.

To volunteer to help before, during and after the sale, go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F4FA5AF0-yard.

Volunteers Needed for Rocky Mountain Senior Games

UNC is partnering again this year with the city of Greeley, Weld County School District 6 and other local entities to host the 37th annual Rocky Mountain Senior Games and event organizers need more than 150 volunteers June 4-8 to help with registration, hospitality and 32 athletic events ranging from archery to track and field that will be held at various locations throughout Greeley.

Volunteers will be scheduled in two-hour time slots and will receive a free T-shirt.

For more information, visit the Senior Games website. To volunteer contact Sheri Lobmeyer at sheri.lobmeyer@greeleygov.com, 970-350-9437.