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The University of Northern Colorado's Graduate School this week announced recipients of awards recognizing superior academic achievement and outstanding research in graduate studies. The winners, who will be honored at the May 9 Graduate School commencement ceremony, are:
Nancy McGee - Doctor of Nursing Practice Nursing, for "Evaluation of Suicide Risk Training for Primary Care Providers in a College Health Center"
The deadline for submitting final grades for spring semester courses is 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 14. If you have questions about grading, contact Michelle Heiny in the Registrar's Office at 351-1839. Grades submitted after the deadline will negatively affect students' financial aid and/or graduation.
Grade explanations and instructions for assigning final grades, are available on the Registrar's website.
For technical support when submitting grades in Ursa, contact the Technical Support Center, 970-351-4357 or visit the Technical Support website.
Alumnus Matthew Kennedy will share how his academic and study abroad experiences while attending UNC set him on a path toward an international career during a presentation Thursday, May 15, at 2 p.m. in the University Center's Aspen suite.
Kennedy is currently on a Peace Corps mission in the small village of Mahasoabe in Madagascar, where he serves as a health volunteer. He trains local community health workers on issues such as sanitation, nutrition, family planning, malarial care and HIV prevention.
Kennedy graduated from UNC with honors in 2011, double majoring in International Studies and Economics, with minors in Chinese, Asian Studies and Spanish. During his time at UNC, he studied abroad in Spain, Taiwan and China, and worked at the North Colorado Medical Center.
The event is presented by the UNC community in collaboration with the Center for International Education, Career Services and the Office of Alumni Relations.
UNC alumnus Matthew Kennedy poses with some of the young residents of the village of Mahasoabe in Madagascar. Photo courtesy of Matthew Kennedy
If you need some help with Blackboard, be sure to check out the workshops sponsored by the Instructional Design and Development team. Next week's schedule includes Planning Your Online Course, Blackboard Bootcamp, a new seminar - Advanced and New Features in Blackboard - and along Open Lab, where you can get help from instructional designers. To sign up, see the IDD Workshops page.
Academic schools and departments interested in participating in UNC's Assessment Leadership Institute are invited to apply for the 2014-15 session. This will be the last year of the ALI; take advantage of this opportunity to improve assessment practices and receive a $2,500 grant. The call for applications is available here. The deadline to apply is May 30.
In an effort to prevent thefts, the UNC Police Department regularly removes bicycles left in the racks after spring semester. On Sunday, May 11, the department will "tag" bicycles left in the bicycle racks on campus. Beginning Monday, May 12, any tagged bicycle left in any UNC bicycle rack will be considered abandoned and will be collected. For additional information, contact the UNC Police Department at 351-2245.
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