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Lot 22 behind the Honors Complex
to close for resurfacing

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Become a Member of the University Hearing Board
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Come Sing with The University of Akron Choirs
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Got Federal Work-Study? Jumpstart is looking for you!
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Pan African Newsletter now available online
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Flutist George Pope
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Summer Symphonic Band Concert
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Free HIV Testing Scheduled For Wednesday - July 23
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Adult Focus Photo Shoot
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Summer Brass Quintet on Buchtel Commons
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Colorguard Auditions for "Ohio's Pride"
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A Cappella Nuance Fall 2008 Auditions
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Lot 22 behind the Honors Complex
to close for resurfacing
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Parking Services would like to inform the campus community that Lot 22 the accessibility parking lot behind the Honors Complex will close from Monday, July 21 and will reopen Monday, July 28. The parking lot will be closed for much needed resurfacing.


For other parking options, contact Parking Services at 330-972-7213

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Become a Member of the University Hearing Board
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The Office of Student Judicial Affairs is offering a unique leadership opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to serve on University hearing boards. Student Judicial Affairs is in need of highly motivated students who play an active role in our campus community, have excellent critical thinking skills, and a strong desire to uphold the educational mission of The University of Akron.

Students who are interested in becoming a hearing board member are encouraged pick up a hard copy of the application available at the 2nd Floor Information Desk in the Student Union or at The Hub administration desk in Room 136.

Students who would like to receive an electronic copy of the application or who have questions and concerns regarding the application process should feel free to contact Kevin Crewson, Graduate Assistant for Student Judicial Affairs via email at sjaga@uakron.edu.

Applications should be returned to the Office of Student Judicial Affairs located in the Student Union, Room 211 and addressed to (Student Judicial Affairs, Attn: Kevin Crewson). Selected individuals will be expected to attend a mandatory training session on September 5, 2008 from 1-4pm and September 19, 2008 from 1-3pm. Lunch will be provided at Noon for those who wish to arrive early. Applicants also agree to participate in a short in-person or phone interview, and agree to participate in a minimum of two hearings a semester.

Applications must be completed and submitted by 5pm on August 18, 2008.



Location: Student Union, Room 211

Contact Information:
Kevin Crewson - SJA Graduate Assistant
sjaga@uakron.edu
330-972-8646
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Come Sing with The University of Akron Choirs
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Do you like to sing?

Want to sing in a world-class college choir?

Want to make friendships that will last a lifetime?

Want to have amazing musical experiences?

THEN JOIN US!

The University of Akron Department of Choral Studies is looking for new singers for the 2008-2009 school year. We have three mixed choirs (SATB) and a Men's Chorus, so no matter what your skill or experience level, there is a choir just for you! If you are interested in singing in one of the choirs, or just want more information, visit http://www.uakron.edu/colleges/faa/schools/music/choirs/index.php

We look forward to making great music with you!


Location: Guzzetta Hall

Contact Information:
Dr. Samuel Gordon
singerman240@yahoo.com
330-972-5211


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Got Federal Work-Study? Jumpstart is looking for you! July 15 - Sept. 1
Time: n/a
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JUMPSTART IS STILL HIRING!
Jumpstart is an AmeriCorps program that recruits college students (of all majors) to mentor 3-5 year old children. Read stories, sing songs, and play games that support young children’s school readiness, language & literacy.

Earn a Federal Work-Study wage and an AmeriCorps education award voucher of $1000 while completing a 300hr term of service. Jumpstart Corps members work approx 11 hours a week in local early childhood centers, paired one-to-one with a partner child & working to support preschool classrooms.

Availability to work requires one of the following options:
Tue & Thu (2:30p-6p) OR
Wed & Fri (2:30p-6p) OR
Wed & Fri (1:30p-5pm)

Gain valuable skills and experience, earn Federal Work-Study money, and make a difference in the life of a child! For more information and to complete an online application, visit http://www.jstart.org/apply or contact Site Manager/Site Staff at (330) 972-7936 or jumpstart@uakron.edu.

Jumpstart could be a Career in College for you!


Location: Jumpstart Office: Polsky Bldg-Rm 305

Contact Information:
Site Manager & Site Staff
jumpstart@uakron.edu
330-972-7936


Sponsored by: College of Education - Jumpstart

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Pan African Newsletter now available online July 17
Time: n/a
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Pan African Center Newsletter now available online

The Pan African Center for Community Studies and the Office of Multicultural Development publishes a newsletter each semester to inform the community about upcoming events and allow for intellectual debate of issues related to the African American Community. The latest newsletter and past additions are now available online a http://www.uakron.edu/multculdev.


Location: Office of Multicultural Development

Contact Information:
Ronda Williams
rmw14@uakron.edu
330-972-8133


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Flutist George Pope July 21
8:00 pm
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Flutist George Pope kicks off the School of Music's Summer Flute Experience with a recital on Monday, July 21 at 8 p.m. in Guzzetta Recital Hall. Joining Pope is alto flutist Jane Berkner and pianist Laura Silverman. Works by J.S. Bach, Kennan, River, Honegger, and Poulenc. Professor Pope is Chair of Flute Studies in UA's School of Music.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the School of Music office at (330) 972-7590.


Location: Guzzetta Recital Hall
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Summer Symphonic Band Concert July 22
7:30 pm
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The School of Music's Summer Symphonic Band will be in concert on Tuesday, July 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Guzzetta Recital Hall. Works by LeRoy Anderson, Clare Gundman and Clifton Williams. The concert features soloists Jason Smith on tuba and Kenny Piatt on trumpet. Robert Jorgensen conducts.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the School of Music office at (330) 972-7590.


Location: Guzzetta Recital Hall
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Free HIV Testing Scheduled For Wednesday - July 23 July 23
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Student Health Services and Community AIDS Network, is pleased to announce that free on-campus HIV Testing will be available from 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Wednesday – July 23rd. Testing is by appointment only, and is available to all students at the University of Akron. Tests will be confidential. This is a fast, easy and free opportunity to get testing. The test is more than 99.8 percent accurate. Results in 10 minutes! To make an appointment, or if you have questions about the testing, please call Student Health Services at 7390. Student Health Services will just need your birth date and the time you would like to be tested. E-mail scheduling will not be accepted. Just call 7390 today - to schedule your test.

Location: Call 7390 for appt. and location

Contact Information:
Gwendolyn R Blackshear
gblacks@uakron.edu
330-972-7390
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Adult Focus Photo Shoot July 24
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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We are in need of at least 15 students that look 25 years or older for a photo shoot for the Adult Focus organization on campus. This will be a fun experience to get to know other adult students.

Location: Akron

Contact Information:
Tracy Jackson
tlj13@uakron.edu
330-294-8578


Sponsored by: Adult Focus
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Summer Brass Quintet on Buchtel Commons July 25
7:00 pm
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UA's Summer Brass Quintet will present a concert on Buchtel Commons on Friday, July 25, at 7 p.m. Tucker Jolly directs this group of talented graduate and undergraduate students.

In case of rain, the concert will be held at 9 p.m. in Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., across from E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call (330) 972-7590.


Location: Buchtel Commons
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Colorguard Auditions for "Ohio's Pride" Aug. 2
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The 2008 University of Akron Marching Band will be having colorguard auditions on August 2.2008 from 2:00 until 4:00. For more information please contact the Band office (330-972-6919) or Melinda Marshall at MelMarFlag@aol.com.


Location: Guzzetta Hall

Contact Information:
Kim Bradfield
kabradfield@uakron.edu
330-972-6919
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Register for Roo Fest 2008 Aug. 24
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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For those areas, college, departments or organizations who did not already register for Roo Fest 2008, here is your chance! Roo Fest will be held on Sunday, August 24, 2008 as part of the Week Of Welcome. Roo Fest will provide new students the opportunity to meet members of your area, college, department, or organization and get involved. The NEW deadline to complete the Roo Fest 2008 participation form is Friday, August 15, 2008 @ 4:30pm to the Hub, room 130, located on the first floor of the Student Union. Questions? Please contact Lorri March 330-972-5517 or lorri@uakron.edu.

Visit http://www.uakron.edu/studentlife/index.php to download the registration form.


Location: Buchtel Commons

Contact Information:
Lorri Lynn March
lorri@uakron.edu
330-972-5517


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A Cappella Nuance Fall 2008 Auditions Aug. 29
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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If you're 1) a guy at the University of Akron 2) can sing and loves it 3) can swing by Guzzetta Hall Room 05 on August 29th after 3:30, you should show up to the A Cappella Nuance Fall 2008 Auditions.

We are the University's premiere men's A Cappella Group, and are looking for some fresh faces and new personalities to our group that's quickly growing in popularity on and off campus.

Remember to have a quick song and a quick joke prepared for the audition, and we'll see you on the 29th.

Prior to the auditions will be the first meeting of the Men's Choir for those interested in that as well.




Location: Guzzetta Hall Room 05

Contact Information:
robert m grant
rmg22@uakron.edu
330-608-8762


Sponsored by: A Cappella Nuance

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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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