UNC Today: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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UNC Choirs, Symphony Orchestra Next Up for UNC Concert Series

The University of Northern Colorado School of Music's top jazz groups, choirs, bands and orchestras perform world-class music in a world-class setting during the UNC@UCCC Music Series at Greeley's Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave. The series' fall/winter schedule continues Tuesday, Oct. 30, with a performance by University Choirs at 7:30 p.m., followed by the University Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m.

The rest of the series' schedule is:

Fall 2012

  • Nov. 8: Vocal Jazz, 7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 13: University Bands, 7 p.m.
  • Dec. 2: University Choirs Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Spring 2013

  • Feb. 4: University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 19: University Bands, 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 26: University Choirs, 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 27: Jazz Lab Bands, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 1: University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 2: Vocal Jazz, 7:30 p.m.

All concerts are at in the Monfort Concert Hall at the UCCC in downtown Greeley.

Single performance tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students. Tickets are available in person at the UCCC and Performing Arts Box Office, over the phone at 351-2200 or online at www.ucstars.com.

UNC Choirs, Symphony Orchestra Next Up for UNC Concert Series

The University of Northern Colorado School of Music's top jazz groups, choirs, bands and orchestras perform world-class music in a world-class setting during the UNC@UCCC Music Series at Greeley's Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave. The series' fall/winter schedule continues Tuesday, Oct. 30, with a performance by University Choirs at 7:30 p.m., followed by the University Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m.

The rest of the series' schedule is:

Fall 2012

  • Nov. 8: Vocal Jazz, 7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 13: University Bands, 7 p.m.
  • Dec. 2: University Choirs Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Spring 2013

  • Feb. 4: University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 19: University Bands, 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 26: University Choirs, 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 27: Jazz Lab Bands, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 1: University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 2: Vocal Jazz, 7:30 p.m.

All concerts are at in the Monfort Concert Hall at the UCCC in downtown Greeley.

Single performance tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students. Tickets are available in person at the UCCC and Performing Arts Box Office, over the phone at 351-2200 or online at www.ucstars.com.

World Expo, Study Abroad and Passport Fair Sept. 19

The Center for International Education hosts its World Expo, Study Abroad and Passport Fair from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, on the front lawn of the University Center.

Stop by to check out booths and performances representing the home countries of international students and UNC's cultural centers, academic programs and student clubs.

There'll also be representatives from study abroad organizations and the State Department if you have questions about obtaining a passport.

The event is free and open to the public.

Reminder: RSVP for State of the University Address

Don't forget to RSVP for President Kay Norton's annual State of the University Address and Campus and Community Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 25, by emailing Elaine Quam by Sept. 19.

Complimentary lunch will be served in the University Center ballrooms beginning at noon and the president's address will begin at 12:30 p.m.

The event is open to the public and space is limited. Free parking will be available in University Center lots during the event.

Please share this information with staff who don't have regular access to email.

Open Forums for Housing and Res Ed Position

Housing and Residential Education will host open forums on Thursday, Sept. 20, for two candidates for the position of assistant director of (Residential) Conduct and Student Development. All members of the university community are welcome to attend and provide feedback on the candidates. The schedule of forums is:

  • 9:30-10:30 a.m., University Center, Spruce A - Toby Toland
  • 4-5 p.m., University Center, Spruce C - Darren Wibberding

Copies of the candidates' resumes will be available at the forum. For more information, email Brad Shade or Montez Butts.

Registration Still Open for Cans to Candelaria

Faculty, staff and students can now register their group, department or organization for the seventh annual Cans to Candelaria campus-wide food/cash drive competition to benefit the Weld Food Bank. See details. While all non-perishable food items and cash donations are appreciated, some food items are in higher demand than others, including:

  • canned meat or tuna
  • canned fruits and vegetables
  • canned soups and stews
  • pasta and peanut butter
  • juices (boxed or jarred)

Cash donations help the Weld Food Bank purchase needed items and pay for transportation to bring donated food to Greeley from places throughout the country.

For groups collecting money, each $1 will count as the equivalent of six pounds of food for the final tally.

Registration forms and information about challenging other groups or organizing a food drive in your class, club, department or office are available at the Cans to Candelaria website or by emailing canstocandelaria@hotmail.com.

Reminder: Bears P.A.Y It Forward Sept. 29

Bears P.A.Y It Forward is a chance for UNC students, faculty and staff and the Greeley community to come together to help clean up the parks, alleys and yards throughout the University District from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, just in time for Homecoming. If you're interested in volunteering your time to help make Greeley a beautiful place to live, meet new people, enjoy a free lunch and win prizes, sign up here.

Please contact Taja Werner, 351-1274 or Jimmy Kohles, 351-2871 if you have any questions.

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