UNC Today: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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Experiencing Egypt

A two-week trip to Egypt in May gave nine UNC students an opportunity to learn about the complex politics and culture in contemporary Egypt, as well as experience ancient Egypt through guided visits to the pyramids and other famous landmarks. Continue Reading

Open Forums for Assistant Dean of Students Position

All members of the campus community are invited to attend upcoming forums starting this week and provide input for three candidates for the position of Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Community Standards and Conflict Resolution. The forums are:

  • Thursday, July 11; 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Student Activities Office Lobby (UC) - Will Dewese
  • Wednesday, July 17; 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Ross 1090 - Larry Loften
  • Thursday, July 18; 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Student Activities Office Lobby (UC) - Jill Koslosky

The position will administer the student discipline process, communicating and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct; serve as a university hearing officer, adjudicating cases of academic and non-academic misconduct; facilitate conflict resolution processes; serve as a resource to the university community and campus and local law enforcement agencies regarding student conduct issues and potential conflict; assess the effectiveness of the conduct process; coordinate educational programming on student rights and responsibilities; assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Athletic Conferences Name 48 Bears to Spring All-Academic Teams

The Big Sky, Western Athletic, Great West and America Sky conferences recently announced their spring all-academic squads and UNC has 48 student-athletes on the teams. Continue Reading

RMCRI to Dedicate JoEllen M. Thornton Strength and Conditioning Room

UNC's Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute will host a reception at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 11, to dedicate the JoEllen M. Thornton Strength and Conditioning Room at the institute. The reception recognizes a $100,000 grant from a donor-advised memorial fund.

Thornton, who had ovarian cancer, died in 2010.

All members of the campus community are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

Save the Date: Fall Convocation Aug. 23

Faculty, staff and students are all encouraged to attend Fall Convocation, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in Cranford Park near Carter Hall. Celebrate the start of the academic year and welcome new students and employees to UNC with this formal ceremony that highlights UNC traditions.

Afterward, join the celebratory march across campus to Turner Green for A Taste of UNC and Bear Fest..

For more information, visit the Convocation website.

Safe Zone Training for Faculty, Staff, Grad Students

The GLBTA Resource Office seeks faculty, staff and graduate students to help maintain and grow an inclusive campus of allies to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities by participating in the office's Safe Zone training session from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7.

The training informs participants about issues surrounding the GLBT communities and how they can be supportive allies.

For more information about Safe Zone Training, visit the GLBTA Resource Office website.

To register for the training session and find out its location, email the GLBTA office.

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