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Exchange St. deck to close Wednesday for 25 days
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Student Assistants Wanted for Campus Bike Shop
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Are you a mature student with Volunteer experience & Federal Work-Study? Jumpstart-Akron needs you!!
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Summer Brass Choir presents "Eight at Eight"
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Green Energy Ohio Presents: "Food, Energy and the Environment"
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Come Sing with The University of Akron Choirs!
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Apply to Become a Member of the University Hearing Board
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Anonymous Support For Eating Disorders
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A Cappella Nuance Fall 2008 Auditions
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Exchange St. deck to close Wednesday for 25 days July 30 - Aug. 24
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The Exchange Street Parking deck will close Wednesday to allow workers to make repairs. The deck is scheduled to reopen Sunday, Aug. 24, the day before the start of the fall semester.

When the deck closes, motorists should be able to find spaces in the surface lots near the Exchange deck and in the Schrank deck, which is a short walk away.
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Student Assistants Wanted for Campus Bike Shop July 25
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Eddy's Bike Shop located in the Exchange Street Residence Hall is currently seeking Student Assistants for the remainder of Summer and Fall 2008. Candidates must be full time UA students, work 15-20 hours a week, have excellent customer service skills, and have an enthusiasm for cycling. Mechanical skills preferred but will train the right candidate. Please apply in person at 160 E. Exchange St. Call Bill or Chuck at 330-972-2305 for more information.

Location: Eddy's Bike Shop

Contact Information:
Joshua Nations
joshua9@uakron.edu
330-972-2305
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Are you a mature student with Volunteer experience & Federal Work-Study? Jumpstart-Akron needs you!!
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Jumpstart is a national early education organization that works toward the day that every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Through extraordinary attention in yearlong one-to-one relationships, Jumpstart inspires children to learn, adults to teach, families to get involved, and communities to progress together.

Jumpstart-Akron is looking for an undergraduate student who is dedicated to serving the community to fulfill the VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR position for the 2008-2009 school year. This position helps to plan and implement various Jumpstart service projects. The student will also be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers who will assist at service events. The student who occupies this position will work 10-15 hours per week and be eligible to earn an AmeriCorps award of $1000-$1250 upon completion of the service term of 300-450 hours.

If interested, please visit www.jstart.org/apply to complete an application for the Volunteer Coordinator position. Questions can be directed to jumpstart@uakron.edu


Location: Polsky Building Room 305

Sponsored by: College of Education - Jumpstart

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Summer Brass Choir presents "Eight at Eight" July 26
8:00 pm
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UA's Summer Brass Choir will feature the works of eight different composers on Saturday, July 26 at 8 p.m. in the School of Music's Guzzetta Recital Hall. Works by Purcell, Beethoven, Missal, Holst, Peck, Olsson, Prokofieff, and Bernstein's "West Side Story."

Tucker Jolly conducts. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call (330) 972-7590.


Location: Guzzetta Recital Hall

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Green Energy Ohio Presents: "Food, Energy and the Environment" July 31
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Thursday, July 31st from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Crown Point Ecology Center
PO Box 484 - 3220 Ira Road
Bath, Ohio 44210
Free and Open to the Public

Join GEO and Crown Point Ecology Center this month for a special Local Foods Potluck Clean Energy Network Meeting. Hear from Christopher Norman, Crown Point's new Director, and Casey Hoy, Professor in the Department of Entomology at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), as they explore the role of food in the US economy and environment. Get answers to questions such as:

Where do US supplies of food come from?
What is the carbon footprint of your dinner plate?
What can you do to reduce your dinner plate's carbon footprint?
How does decreasing your dinner plate's carbon footprint lead to food safety and energy independence?

Share with the group dishes that promote a healthy and sustainable local food economy. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative local food dish! Learn more on upcoming clean energy events and network with professionals and others dedicated to creating a sustainable energy economy in Ohio. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Athan Barkoukis at Athan@GreenEnergyOhio.org or call Crown Point at 330.668.8992.


Location: Crown Point Ecology Center - Bath, OH

Contact Information:
Donny Davis
enviroakron@gmail.com
330-668-8992


Sponsored by: Environmental Akron

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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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Apply to 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 to 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 August 14, 2008 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, 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 6, 2008.


Location: Student Union, Room 211

Contact Information:
Kevin Crewson - SJA Graduate Assistant
sjaga@uakron.edu
330-972-8646
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Anonymous Support For Eating Disorders
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UA students are organizing Anonymous Support for Eating Disorders, a student run and led organization for anyone dealing with or concerned about eating disorders.

This group of support is completely anonymous, confidential, and free to all UA students. There are no membership requirements and you may attend freely with no obligation! Come to talk and share, or just to listen!

We are looking for help with the group, leadership, promoters, and anyone interested in participating! The group will kick off this Fall 2008 at a time and location TBA.

You are not alone!

Please contact Lindsay at LER15@uakron.edu


Location: TBA

Sponsored by: Anonymous Support For Eating Disorders
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A Cappella Nuance Fall 2008 Auditions Aug. 29
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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If you are...

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 a Men's A Cappella Group that performs on campus and around Northeast Ohio. We 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 short song and a short joke prepared for the audition, and we'll see you on the 29th at 3:30 pm.


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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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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