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University Speech Team Accepting Applications for Membership
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Environmental Akron Seeks New Members/Active Leaders
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Open Position: LEGO Manager for the Information Center/TicketMaster
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University Speech Team Accepting Applications for Membership
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The University of Akron Speech and Debate Team is seeking qualified members to compete with the team during the 2008-2009 academic year. The team is a nationally-recognized competitive program. Forensics and public speaking experience is desirable but not required.

Members of the team enjoy:

- Extensive expense-paid travel opportunities on a national and international circuit

- Academic credit for competing on the team

- Unmatched development and advancement of communication and writing skills

- Job-marketable extra-curricular experience

- Social opportunities and networking on a national level

Competition spans a reasonable schedule covering both fall and spring semesters each academic year. Interested students should contact program director, Mark Rittenour, J.D., as soon as possible during the summer to set an informative meeting with coaches and team members.



Location: Kolbe Hall 238

Contact Information:
Mark Rittenour, J.D., Director of Forensics
mritten@uakron.edu
330-972-2459


Sponsored by: The University of Akron Speech and Debate Team
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Environmental Akron Seeks New Members/Active Leaders
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Eco-friendly student organization is looking for active volunteers with leadership qualities to help make The University of Akron a more environmentally friendly campus. With a stronger budget, we look forward to taking on an even bigger role in reducing the carbon footprint at UA.

Define your role in the "greening" of our campus by initiating clean-ups/recycling events, promoting environmental awareness among students, formalizing campus recycling and working with organizations like Green Energy Ohio, Keep Akron Beautiful and Summit/Akron Solid Waste Management Authority.

Requirements: "Green Energy" - Leadership Qualities -
- Progressive Thinking - Positive Attitude -

*No membership dues.

Contact us with any ideas or questions you may have.




Location: Main Campus

Contact Information:
Donny Davis
enviroakron@gmail.com
330-807-3046


Sponsored by: Environmental Akron

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Open Position: LEGO Manager for the Information Center/TicketMaster July 11 - July 25
Time: n/a
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PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS ONLY FOR CURRENT FULL-TIME STUDENTS ATTENDING THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON.

WORK STUDY APPLICANTS ENCOURAGED BUT NOT REQUIRED.


The Position: Information Center/Ticketmaster LEGO manager reports to the Coordinator for Information Services.

Responsibilities: Characteristics duties and responsibilities Information Center/Ticketmaster LEGO manager include but are not limited to:
Supervise: Supervise student employees and assistant managers at the Information Center/TicketMaster area. Complete timecards, evaluations, and warnings.
Collaborate: Collaborate with the Coordinator for Information Services and assistant managers to maintain budget projections, scheduling, deposits and conduct evaluations. Inforomation Gather: Gather information about campus departments and events as well as off-campus information
Financial Management: Oversee the day-to-day operations of daily transactions and cash handling.
Training: Participate in planning, facilitating any area training sessions and all area meetings, TicketMaster trainings, Customer service training and Footprints training.
Procedures: Collaborate with Coordinator for Information Services in developing procedures to make the Information Center and Student Union a better experience for the student.
Maintenance: Oversee day-to-day cleaning and on-going maintenance of: phones, cash register, Zipcard machine, TicketMaster Equipment, Footprints system and Public Address System.
Schedule: Coordinate scheduling weekday and weekend shifts for fall, spring, and summer semesters as well as break schedules. Each employee will work weekends. Responsible for covering employees during night and weekend shifts
Meetings: Attend all supervisory meetings, assistant manager meetings, LEGO managers meeting, area meetings and mentor meetings
Assist: Coordinator for Information Services.
LEGO: Participate in academic component and encourage participation by the Information Center employees

Qualifications:
Must be enrolled in 12 credits per Fall and Spring semesters. For Summer Sessions, must be enrolled in 3 credits Summer II (to be eligible to work all summer) or be enrolled in 3 credits Summer I & III to be eligible to work all Summer Sessions.
2.0 minimum GPA
Familiarity with various functional areas encompassed by this position
Knowledge of TicketMaster, Footprints, PA system, Outlook preferred
Able and willing to work 30 hours/week (various shifts throughout mornings, days, nights, & weekends)
Demonstrate leadership skills
Polite, friendly, willing to work with others and display a positive attitude toward the Student Union, Student Life’s mission statement and The University of Akron.



To be considered for the position requires the submission of a coverletter, resume, and Department of Student Life application (applications can be obtained at the Information Center located on the second floor of the Student Union).

All coverletters, resumes, and Department of Student Life applications need to be submitted at the Information Center or 2nd floor Administration Desk or via campus mail +4601, attn: Lisa Leiby, by Friday, July 25, 2008, 4:30 pm.


Location: Student Union

Contact Information:
Lisa Leiby
sugradasst1@uakron.edu
330-972-2322
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LSAT Exam Preparation Class Aug. 15 - Sept. 30
6:00 pm - 9:00 am
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Eight class meetings to prepare for the LSAT exam: Fridays 6-9 p.m. Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept. 5, 12 and 19. Two Saturday morning classes: 9 a.m. -Noon, Aug. 30 and Sept. 20. Fee: $269. Textbook, approx. $40. This course covers all areas of the LSAT examination including analytical and logical reasoning, reading comprehension and essay writing. Testing strategies emphasized. Practice examinations will be administered and reviewed in class. Course # 13563. Call 330-972-7577 for information and to register, or visit: http://www.uakron.edu/ce/schedules/ExamPrep2.php

Location: Polsky 436

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How to Get Your Information In Zipmail
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The University of Akron's Zipmail is a compilation of University announcements for University students, sent each Friday unless circumstances require otherwise. The deadline for submissions to be considered by the University is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Zipmail is a University of Akron communication vehicle established for the benefit of The University of Akron to communicate with its students. Items will be accepted for publication only when the University is directly involved in the activity through participation, sponsorship, or partnership with one of its recognized organizations, colleges or departments. The University reserves the right to edit or to refuse to run any submission for any reason. Zipmail is not, nor is it intended to be, a public forum or a limited public forum. Questions about the implementation of this policy may be directed to zipmail@uakron.edu.

Items to be considered for inclusion in Zipmail should be sent through the Zipmail Event Submission Form. Due to the volume of submissions received, items will not run more than one time.

Questions about specific announcements should be made to the contact person/department/organization listed in the announcement.Your event will automatically be forwarded to the University's online calendar. The Zipmail Coordinator can be reached at x2837.
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