UNC Today: Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Call for Nominations: Presidential Prize for Leadership

All members of the university community are invited to submit nominations by April 19 for the 2013 Robert and Ludie Dickeson Presidential Prize for Leadership, which acknowledges and rewards undergraduate student leadership at UNC. A cash award of $600 will be made to one male and one female at the May 11 commencement ceremony.

Nomination criteria, procedures and a nominee information sheet that must be completed by the nominee are available on the Dean of Students website.

Nomination materials are due in the Dean of Students office by 5 p.m. Friday, April 19.

For more information, contact Sherri Moser, 351-2824.

OSP to Hold Office Hours in Candelaria, McKee This Week

The Office of Sponsored Programs will hold office hours from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in Candelaria 1100 and from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in McKee 127. The focus of the March 20 session will be proposal budgeting and post-award management, and the focus of the March 21 session will be to provide assistance with identifying grant opportunities, but all questions and concerns about grants and sponsored projects are welcome.

Mona Castor will be available for faculty and staff on March 20 and Arlene Hansen will be available on March 21.

Bears Basketball: Women Advance to Big Sky Semi-Finals; Men Ready for Montana State Tonight

The women's basketball team defeated Southern Utah 67-56 yesterday in the quarterfinals of Big Sky Championship play in Missoula, Mont., and will play Eastern Washington at 11 a.m. Friday, March 15 in the semi-finals. The men's team, also playing in Missoula, plays Montana State in quarterfinal action at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14.

Here's how you can follow the action for both games:

Men's Game - Thursday, March 14, 2013; 8 p.m.

Women's Game - Friday, March 15; 11 a.m.

Free registration for the live streaming video shortly before the game is recommended if you don't already have a "season pass" for America One Sports' feeds of Big Sky Conference games.

Reminder: Bear Crossing Newsletter to be Sent to All Faculty, Staff

Based on the popularity of UNC's Bear Crossing electronic newsletter among faculty and staff, the compilation of university news originally developed for UNC's external audiences will be sent monthly to all employee email accounts, beginning tomorrow, March 15.

If you don't want to continue receiving the newsletter at any time, you can click on the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom.

If you previously subscribed, you're among the 42,577 alumni, employees and friends of the university who already received the March edition.

Published by UNC's Office of News and Public Relations, the electronic newsletter includes information about student, faculty and staff accomplishments; general university news; and Alumni Association and Athletics news and events.

Alumni Association to Offer Tour of Alumnus-Owned Crabtree Brewery

Join the Alumni Association from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Crabtree Brewery in Greeley for a tour, tasting and program with Crabtree owner and UNC alumnus Jeff Crabtree, and homebrewer Jeremy Fusco.

The cost is $15, which includes a sampler, pint of your choice, commemorative pint glass, light appetizers and a chance to mingle with UNC alumni, faculty and staff. Due to the nature of the event, guests must be 21 years of age or older.

For registration and additional information about the evening's activities, visit the Alumni Association website or contact the UNC Alumni Association at 970-351-2551 or alumni@unco.edu.

Reminder: Classified Staff Evaluations Due March 31

All final evaluations for classified staff are due in the Human Resources office (Carter 2002, Campus Box 54) by March 3l. If you have any questions about evaluations, please contact Sue Stone, 970-351-2631.

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