UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Notes: May 5, 2010

NotesIconNPR’s Frank Stasio on campus Frank Stasio will headline the annual Friends of the UNCG University Libraries Dinner Monday, May 10. Stasio hosts WUNC’s “The State of Things.” His presentation begins at 8 p.m. Tickets to the event support the University Libraries. Program-only tickets are $12 each. Visit http://www.uncg.edu/euc/boxoffice/ to purchase tickets.

CW publication schedule Campus Weekly will publish next week, then begin its summer schedule of publishing every other week. It will publish May 12, May 26, June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21 and Aug. 4. It will resume weekly publication on Aug. 18.

Steam Plant shutdown May 14-19 The campus steam plant is scheduled to be shut down for annual maintenance at noon on Friday, May 14, and will be down until the morning of Wednesday, May 19. This shutdown is required to do maintenance on the plant and the distribution on campus. Campus buildings that have alternate water heaters will continue to have hot water service. For additional information contact Facilities Operations at 4-5684.

Arts and Sciences Staff Council Nominations The College of Arts and Sciences Staff Council will hold elections for new committee members in May/June. Anyone in the College may nominate themselves or a staff or EPA non-teaching employee (with their permission) to serve a two-year term starting in August. Nomination forms are available on the Staff Council web site or you may forward a nominee’s name to the current Staff Council chair, Maggie Dargatz, at mmdargat@uncg.edu. She will follow-up with the nominee. The Council’s mission is to provide a forum in which College Staff concerns can be identified and discussed, and then strategies explored to address these concerns by communicating and working with the dean. Meetings are generally held twice a month on a schedule to be determined by the members. Nominations should be submitted by May 21, then an election ballot will be distributed via email and placed on that web site. For more information, contact Maggie Dargatz at mmdargat@uncg.edu or 4-5059.

Discount on athletic summer camps All UNCG faculty and staff may receive a 10 percent discount on UNCG’s youth athletic summer camps. They must register by paper brochure. They can print out the brochure by going to www.uncgspartans.com. Click on “camps” and the brochure is listed at the top of the page. Those with questions may email mcwilso2@uncg.edu.

Student film screenings The Media Studies Department will offer a screening of student films Saturday, May 8, 6-10 p.m., in EUC Auditorium. Those with questions may email mbarr@uncg.edu.

New university marshals You’ll see new faces among the ranks of our university marshals, at Commencement. Twenty-five individuals were inducted on April 18 into one of the oldest continuing student organizations on campus. Being a University Marshal signifies commitment to serve the university at major ceremonial events, such as May and December Commencements, the Chancellor’s New Student Convocation, Founders Day and future University Marshal Inductions. Members are full-time students having completed 30 semester hours and maintaining a 3.65 or higher GPA, resulting in being named to the Chancellor’s List. The new university marshals are Maggie Allred, Tyler Anderson, Tiffani Arbogast, Crystal Cornine, Katherine Cranfill, Emily Goodson, Kimberlyn Havlicek, Marie Henry, Tiffany Herman, Louisa Hopkins, Sarah Howle, Vicotria Johnson, Anne Keyworth, Callie Lane, Alisia Mitchell, Matthew Moss, Lauren Oswald, Anna Potts, Asia Prince, Brandie Reeder, Kathryn Skawski, Mashawn Steen, Colby Williams and Erica Yeager.

Memorial Dr. David Purpel, emeritus professor in the School of Education, died April 19. To mark the Shloshim, a 30-day period of mourning, the campus community is invited to celebrate the ideas, influence and vision of David Purpel on Friday, May 28, Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, at 3 p.m. A potluck, Shabbat dinner will follow. To RSVP, email Nancy Gore at mammagore@bellsouth.net. If you would like to share your thoughts at this event, let Dr. Svi Shapiro know at svishapiro@nc.rr.com.

24th Annual Jack Cooke Golf Classic This year’s Jack Cooke Golf Classic, hosted by the Department of Campus Recreation, will be played at Jamestown Golf Course Monday, May 17. In the past the tournament has attracted up to 17 teams. Teams consist of four players – two must be university affiliated. Eligible university participants include students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Student Recreation Center. Varsity athletes are eligible to play, however they and their teams are not eligible for team and individual prizes. The tournament format will be “Captain’s Choice” with a modified shotgun start. Offices and departments may enter one or more teams, or individuals from various departments may make up a team. Individuals should come by the Campus Recreation’s fourth floor Reception Desk to sign up for the tournament. The entry fee for each player is $35. The fee includes cart rental, green fee, cook out and entry for door prizes. Entries are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 7. An information flyer and registration form are available at campusrec.uncg.edu/Golf Classic/index.htm. For details, contact Erik Unger at 4-5924.

Golf lessons Lessons will be offered through Campus Rec this summer, sessions are in June and July. The instructor will be Jan Kiefer, a PGA teaching professional. A beginner class and intermediate class are offered at the golf area on campus. Call 4-5924 for more information.

Notice of accreditation survey Student Health Services (SHS) has requested voluntarily an evaluation of their compliance with the standards set forth by The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC/Accreditation Association). The AAAHC will be on site May 24-25. Members of the general public, patients, students, faculty and staff having pertinent information regarding the Student Health Services’ provision of healthcare or compliance with standards may request an information presentation with AAAHC during their site visit. Request for presentation can be made in writing or via telephone and must be made at least two weeks prior to the visit. Contact: Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc., 5250 Old Orchard Road, Suite 200 Skokie, Ill. 60077. Telephone 847-853-6060.