The Veridian and COE Community Engagement Fellowship application is due Friday, October 30. The purpose of this Fellowship is to encourage faculty to engage with community partners to enhance their teaching and scholarship while advancing community work. Additional information and application materials can be found at the Community Engagement webpage.
Over $17,000 has been raised towards the $25,000 challenge to support students in emergency situations. Make your gift or share the PAWprint project webpage to meet the challenge by Saturday, October 31.
Join the Cedar Valley Angels November 5 through 12 for a VIRTUAL RACE to raise funds and awareness. Walk, run, jog or even skip your way through a 5K race (or bike a 15K) to show your support for the foster community in the Cedar Valley. Together we can (virtually) EMBRACE the children and caretakers that are a part of the foster care system and give them the community, empowerment and hope they deserve to succeed. To learn more or register go to the Race to Embrace webpage.
Join course leaders and Study Abroad staff Wednesday, October 28, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. to learn about Summer 2021 Capstone travel options and both Winter Break Virtual and Summer Virtual Capstone options. Register beforehand at the Meeting Registration link.
Believe it or not, finals are just around the corner. Are you worried about your studying and time management habits? Is your stress level reaching new heights? Now is a great time to sign up for Wellness Coaching. Wellness coaches can help you set goals so you feel prepared for finals. Visit the Student Wellness Services website today to sign up for a free, confidential Zoom session.
For a chance to win a $25 Target gift card from Student Wellness Services, complete the alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO online program and email your certificate to Student Wellness Services to be entered into a drawing. The certificate must be received by Friday, October 30 to be entered into the drawing. Send questions to the Student Wellness Services email.
UNI women's club volleyball is starting up again. We will have open gyms Monday's and Wednesday's in the WRC (courts 5/6) from 7-8:30 p.m. starting Monday, October 26. Contact Grace Erpelding at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. All skills levels are welcome.
Graduation is fast approaching and the perfect way to celebrate is stopping by GradFest to pick up an Alumni glass, eat a paw cookie and enter to win a door prize. GradFest will be held at the Alumni House Monday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, November 4 from 12-7 p.m..
A networking event focusing on female students of color will be Wednesday, October 28, 6:30 to 8 p.m. This is a chance to network with professional women of color in the Cedar Valley and talk about life after college, race in the workplace, what it means to be a woman of color in the workplace and other pressing issues you may have. RSVP to Dee Paulsen or call 273.2567. Once you RSVP, you'll be sent the Zoom link. For more information see the UNI Diversity webpage.
Faculty members interested in developing a new fully online course or enhancing course design and teaching strategies in an existing online course are encouraged to attend an upcoming Quality Matters (QM) workshop. Workshop descriptions, dates, and registration deadlines can be found on the faculty professional development page. For questions about the QM workshops, email Michelle Kosalka.