Northern Iowa Student Government

Week of 10/2/13-10/8/13

By: Alyssa Turcsak on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 14:02


ALL WEEK

UNI Survive (Sept 23-Oct 11)
Mission Statement: The goal of this competition is to raise money for a variety of charities and provide an unforgettable experience for students and staff. The event will require participants to fundraise money for a charity of their choice, and compete in mental and physical challenges without typical modern amenities. Summary of Event: 
An entire week (5 nights and 5 days) spent camping in order to raise money for a charity of choice. The contestants will be expected to participate in numerous physical and mental challenges as a team throughout the week. The team will attempt to win the most points in order to win the title of UNI SURVIVOR and more money to go towards their charity of choice. Besides points and money, contestants will be competing for luxuries such as extra food and comfortable sleeping.

APPLY TO BE IN CATS
Information sessions about CATS will be in the Presidential Room in the Union Basement on Oct 1st at 6:00 PM and Oct 2nd at 8:00 PM. Go to www.uni.edu/cats to learn more. Applications are due Friday, Oct 4th at 4:30 PM.

WEDNESDAY, OCT 2

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm 
Track and Field Meeting
The Track and Field Club welcomes anyone that is willing to give track and field a try! Unfortunately, we don't have anyone who is able to coach field activities such as shot put or discus. Also, we don't have anyone who can coach long distance at the moment. If you are interested or have any questions, then feel free to email me at jaredm@uni.edu or email our club president at gonzamab@uni.edu. Track has practice everyday except for weekends at the track near the towers and the tennis courts. Stop on by or send us an email!
Track field near the Towers and Tennis Courts 

THURSDAY, OCT 3

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
President's Picnic

Be sure to come check out our celebration of the wonderful new President on campus. There will be free music by KULT, free walking tacos, and free shirts. Student Body President Tom Madsen will be speaking as well. Come join in on the fun and bring your friends!

7:00 pm
BSU Date Auction

The date auction is designed to bring awareness to national breast cancer awareness month (October). All proceeds go to Splash of Color-- a breast cancer support group that assists survivors in Waterloo, IA with necessary resources and support.
Maucker Union, Ballroom A
 
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm 
Track and Field Club Practice
The Track and Field Club welcomes anyone that is willing to give track and field a try! Unfortunately, we don't have anyone who is able to coach field activities such as shot put or discus. Also, we don't have anyone who can coach long distance at the moment. If you are interested or have any questions, then feel free to email me at jaredm@uni.edu or email our club president at gonzamab@uni.edu. Track has practice everyday except for weekends at the track near the towers and the tennis courts. Stop on by or send us an email!
Track field near the Towers and Tennis Courts  

8:00-10:00 pm
UNI CAB Presents Inge Auerbacher
Come hear inspirational speaker, author and Holocaust survivor tell her story.
Maucker Union Ballroom

FRIDAY, OCT 4

8:00 am - 2:00 pm 
GoAbroad
Stop by to chat with GoAbroad representatives: learn about studying, volunteering, interning, & working abroad!

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
President's Installation 
Formal installation of UNI's 10th president.
Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

-If you'd like anything added to this blog, please feel free to e-mail Alyssa Turcsak at turcsaka@uni.edu.  

Events of the Week 09/23/2013-09/29/2013

By: Alyssa Turcsak on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 14:46

ALL WEEK

APPLY TO BE IN CATS
Information sessions about CATS will be in the Presidential Room in the Union Basement on Oct 1st at 6:00 PM and Oct 2nd at 8:00 PM. Go to www.uni.edu/cats to learn more. Applications are due Friday, Oct 4th at 4:30 PM.

TUESDAY, SEPT 23

3:30 and 5:30 pm
Volunteer Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, the Student Involvement Center in cooperation with the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley, have organized opportunities for students to get into the local communities and give back.
Outside of the CME, Maucker Union

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 24

9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser 
Put on by Alpha Phi for Waterloo House of Hope 

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm 
Thinking About Grad School? (TAGS)
Are you interested in attending graduate school? TAGS is an opportunity for you to explore the option of attending graduate school at UNI or another university. TAGS includes the presentation, "The Ins and Outs of Applying," a graduate faculty panel, and a UNI Graduate Programs Fair. EVENT LINK: http://www.grad.uni.edu
Maucker Union Ballroom 

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm 
Track and Field Meeting
The Track and Field Club welcomes anyone that is willing to give track and field a try! Unfortunately, we don't have anyone who is able to coach field activities such as shot put or discus. Also, we don't have anyone who can coach long distance at the moment. If you are interested or have any questions, then feel free to email me at jaredm@uni.edu or email our club president at gonzamab@uni.ed
u. Track has practice everyday except for weekends at the track near the towers and the tennis courts. Stop on by or send us an email!
Track field near the Towers and Tennis Courts 

THURSDAY, SEPT 26

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Alpha Phi's Cardiac Arrest

Outside Maucker Union

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A Fulbrighter's Experiences in Tunisia

Presentation by Fulbright Ambassador Dr. Anne R. Richards, Associate Professor of English at Kennesaw State University. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Refreshments will be served.
CME
 
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm 
Track and Field Club Practice
The Track and Field Club welcomes anyone that is willing to give track and field a try! Unfortunately, we don't have anyone who is able to coach field activities such as shot put or discus. Also, we don't have anyone who can coach long distance at the moment. If you are interested or have any questions, then feel free to email me at jaredm@uni.edu or email our club president at gonzamab@uni.ed
u. Track has practice everyday except for weekends at the track near the towers and the tennis courts. Stop on by or send us an email!
Track field near the Towers and Tennis Courts  

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Leftovers and Station to Station
Two performances by guest artists Brianne Waychoff and Ben Powell
Interpreter's Theatre, Lang Hall 40  

THURSDAY, SEPT 26

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm 
Track and Field Club Practice
Track and Field Club is looking for anyone who is interested and will accept anyone willing to give it a try! If you have any questions then feel free to email me at jaredm@uni.edu or email our club president at gonzamab@uni.edu. 

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UNI Latino Fest
Hispanic Latino Student Union and Art for El Salvador are hosting the first annual UNI Latino Fest. This year the Band Calle Sur will be playing. Also, we will be featuring different kinds of free Hispanic food (enough for 250 people). Everyone is welcome. The event starts at 4:00 pm at the Lawther Field.The event in open to everyone.
Lawther Field 


-If you'd like anything added to this blog, please feel free to e-mail Alyssa Turcsak at turcsaka@uni.edu.  

Week of 09/16-09/22

By: Alyssa Turcsak on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 11:00

ALL WEEK

Uncamouflaging Campus Diversity: Creating Transparency Through Cultural Competence
Meredith Kleykamp: Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland. Breaktout Sessions on Military and Veterans Culture and Campus experiences EVENT LINK: http://www.uni.edu/military/conference-2013

Tuesday, Sept 17

3:30 and 5:30 pm
Volunteer Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, the Student Involvement Center in cooperation with the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley, have organized opportunities for students to get into the local communities and give back.
Outside of the CME, Maucker Union

7:00-8:00 PM
UNIFI Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner

UNIFI will be tabling in Maucker to sell raffle tickets. Proceeds from the charity raffle go to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank to promote Hunger in Action month. Dinner is free. Need not be present to win.
Ballroom A, Maucker Union

Wednesday, Sept 18

10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Stop N' Serve
Stop and Serve is a monthly event co-sponsored by Student Leadership Center and Campus Activities Board to provide brief, on-campus volunteer opportunities for students. With no time commitment required, students are welcome for however long they have to give. The projects are fun, easy and impactful. Bring some friends, enjoy free treats and do some good for your community. 
Maucker Union

11:00 am - 4:00 pm
International Opportunities Fair
http://studyabroad.uni.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Abroad.ViewDocument&File_ID=149
Ballroom, Maucker Union

Thursday, Sept 19

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
FREE FLU SHOT

For students, faculty, and staff.
Hemisphere Lounge

7:00 pm and 9:30 pm
Campus Activities Board Movie

Showing Monsters University. Come stop by and enjoy some free popcorn!
Maucker Union

Saturday, Sept 21

Student Organization Leadership Conference
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Do you want to learn how to be a better leader? Just interested in leadership? Come to the Fall 2013 Student Leadership Conference! There will be workshops on adaptive leadership, mindful leadership, creativity in leadership, stress management, budgeting and many more! Also, door prizes will be available! Don't forget to register at https://orgconference.eventbrite.com/

-If you'd like anything added to this blog, please feel free to e-mail Alyssa Turcsak at turcsaka@uni.edu.  

Events of the Week 09/02/13-09/08/13

By: Alyssa Turcsak on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 10:43

Hello,

The school year is off to a great start!  

 

Tuesday, Sept 3

6:00-7:00 PM
UNI Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) will hold its first meeting of the school year. All majors are welcome; free Scratch cupcakes will be served. Come and learn why you should join UNI-SHRM.
Room 125, Curris Business Building

7:00-8:00 PM
Lawrence Auld Collection Opening Reception
The UNI Gallery of Art will host a reception for the opening of the Lawrence Auld Collection exhibit. Auld is a 1955 UNI graduate with a B.A. in English.
Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Wednesday, Sept 4

10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Student Organization Fair 
Maucker Union

6:30 - 9:00 pm
Sorority Ice Cream Social
Come get a cold treat and learn more about sorority life at UNI!
Campanile

Thursday, Sept 5

10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Volunteer Fair

Want to make a difference in the community? There will be more than 50 local nonprofit organizations represented with opportunities for internships, volunteer opportunities and much more. Stop by between classes and check out all the ways you can get involved.
Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Friday, Sept 6 – Sunday, Sept 8

Family Weekend
For more information, check out: http://www.uni.edu/familyweekend/calendar

 

 

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Events of the Week 8/27-9/2

By: Nate Konrardy on Mon, 08/27/2012 - 08:23

Thursday, Aug. 30- CAB's Annual Outdoor Film: The Avengers

9:30 PM- 11:00 PM- Lawther Field

FREE POPCORN & POP


Thursday, Aug. 30th- Volunteer Fair

10:30 AM-1 PM- Maucker Union Ballroom

Find opportunities to volunteer with more than 50 nonprofit organizations, to network, and to find internship opportunities. 

 

Friday, Aug. 31- Date to Observe

Aug. 28 is the deadline to: add full-semester course without department head approval, add a first-half semester course for credit, drop first half-semester course without a "W," and change first half-semester course to or from audit. Aug. 31 is the last day to drop a full-semester course without a "W." Student fees for fall are based on class load as of 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31.