UNC Today: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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UNC to Host Immigration Conversation Sept. 12

The University of Northern Colorado Alumni Association and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host a community conversation about immigration in northern Colorado Thursday, Sept. 12, from 5:30- 7 p.m. in the University Center's Panorama room. Cost is $5 per person (free for UNC students with current ID), and the deadline for reservations is Friday, Sept. 6.

Professor of Hispanic Studies Priscilla Falcon will present an analysis of the issue, including how the community as responded to immigrant populations in the past, how new populations integrate into traditional settlements and recent legislative changes to immigrant populations' access to higher education.

An interactive, open dialogue will follow for attendees to share their concerns, experiences and informational resources on immigration. Light refreshments will be served.

To register or for more information, visit the Alumni Association website or call 351-2551.

Blackboard Tip of the Month: Streamline Your Course List

Are there too many courses in your course list in Blackboard? You can make access to courses easier by either hiding courses or moving courses to the top of your list. Use the little "gear" at the upper right of the My Courses panel to streamline your course list and make finding your current courses easier.

For more information, visit the Blackboard Tips Page.

Open Auditions for UNC Choirs This Week

Your last chance to attend an open audition for UNC's Concert Choir, Women's and Men's Glee Clubs or Chamber Choir is from noon- 3:30 p.m. today, Aug. 29, in Frasier 123B and 103.

Concert Choir callbacks will be held Friday, Aug. 30.

Auditions are not required to join the University Singers.

For more information, contact Galen Darrough, 351-2290 or Jill Burgett, 351-2039.

For descriptions of the different groups, visit the choirs' website.

National College Colors Day Friday

Friday, Aug. 30, is National College Colors Day, and every Friday is Bear Pride Day at UNC so be sure to wear UNC's blue and gold colors, a Bear Pride T-shirt, UNC logo or other spirited item to show your university pride. And don't forget the Bears open their volleyball and football seasons at home Friday and Saturday, respectively. Check UNC's online calendar for details. Go Bears!

Special Bus Tour of Greeley for UNC Faculty and Staff Aug. 30

Learn what Greeley has to offer you and our students during a special bus tour from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. City of Greeley staff will point out the special places and sites that you'll want to learn more about. Reserve your seat with an email to cetl@unco.edu by noon on Aug. 28. Details of the tour are on the CETL website.

Redesigned UNC Home Page Debuts

UNC's home page has a fresh new look designed to both make it easier for visitors find the information they're looking for and to more effectively share stories about what makes UNC unique -- its students, faculty and staff, and alumni. Check out those and other changes at www.unco.edu and feel free to provide feedback using the link at the bottom of the page.

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