PRSSA has sponsored a 5K run/walk charity event for more than 20 years. This year “strip & go run” runners will donate a piece of clothing at five checkpoints during the race to benefit St. Vincent’s De Paul Society. Pre-registration is $20; race day registration is $25. Register through Facebook event or by mail.
St. Stephen the Witness Catholic Center presents ValLimar Jansen in post resurrection story and song. A free will offering will be collected. Everyone is welcome.
The Center for Violence Prevention will host a Victim Service Institute. Roger Canaff, anti-violence advocate and legal expert, will present “Balancing Victim Services with Threats Posed by Repeat Offenders: Best Practices for Keeping Your Campus Safe” and “Understanding and Working with Counter-Intuitive Victim Behavior." Kristina Korbov, director of prosecutor education, Indianapolis, will present “Did Yardley Love Have to Die: College Dating Violence, Institutional Response, and Victim Blaming” and one break-out session titled “Laying the Groundwork for a Winnable Case."
Since the beginning of 2011, Joseph Kony and the LRA have abducted 1,023 people in central Africa; 1,023 lives in the hands of this rebel army. In response, 16 teams will be traveling across the country (each with a Ugandan Roadie) on our Frontline Tour across the US and Canada. These roadie teams will raise money and awareness for our projects to directly protect people from LRA violence. Our event will include a screening of the latest documentary, followed by a Q&A session!
The Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley is partnering with the Cedar Valley Arboretum to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks through service. Volunteers will assist with beautification of the grounds at the Arboretum on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. All ages are invited and preregistration is requested: VolunteerUNI@vccv.org or 272-2087.
Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join the Northern Iowa Student Government for a Flag Planting Remembrance. Individuals are invited to plant a flag in memory of each person who lost their life on 9/11. A moment of silence will be held at 8:37 a.m., 8:59 a.m., 9:03 a.m. and 9:28 a.m. (all CST), to commemorate the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers, the attack on the Pentagon and the crash in Pennsylvania. Please visit the link to sign up for a flag to plant.
Graduate Student Commencement Ceremony (Students earning Masters, Specialist or Doctoral degrees)
Join UNI Proud in celebrating the end of the semester with dancing, food, games and an abundance of fun.