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Web page tells about services available during holiday break
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Kappa Kappa Gamma Spring Recruitment
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Calling ALL Alternative Spring Break Participants
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Intro to Suicidology Course- Register Today!
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Hazing Awareness Scholarship Renewed for Fall 2011/Spring 2012 School Year
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Celebrate at First Night Akron with the Center for Literacy
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Welcome back weekend!
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Day On! Reserve YOUR spot for MLK Day of Service!
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Hearts for Humanity Dinner 2/9/2012
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Costa Rica, 9 Days, May 2012: $2215
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Web page tells about services available during holiday break
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As we approach the holiday season, many services of the University will have adjusted hours from Monday, Dec. 12 through Monday, Jan. 2. Please visit the Holiday Break page for details. A link will be added to the UA homepage as we approach the week of Dec. 19.
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Kappa Kappa Gamma Spring Recruitment
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The women of Kappa Kappa Gamma would like to invite all undergraduate female students to come meet our sisters and see what KKG is and has to offer.
If you are interested in joining greek life or meeting new people please come to an event and see what it is all about!

Spring Recruitment Event Schedule:

Wednesday January 11, 6:00-8:00 ~Getting Cozy with KKG

Thursday January 12, 6:00-8:00 ~Reading is Fun with KKG

Tuesday January 17, 6:00-8:00 ~Kappa Spa Night!

Wednesday January 18, 6:00-8:00 ~KKG Taco Wednesday!

Thursday January 19 ~Kappa Camp Out!


At each event we will be having light snacks and making an item to donate to one of our philanthropies or a craft to take home! All events will take place at the Kappa Kappa Gamma Lodge at 237 Spicer Street.

If you have any questions or would like any more information feel free to contact
Lindsey Fowler
Call/text 440-218-0197
Email- lkf6@zips.uakron.edu
*you can also find Facebook events for each recruitment event we are hosting


Location: Kappa Lodge

Sponsored by: Kappa Kappa Gamma
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Calling ALL Alternative Spring Break Participants
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You do not want to miss this! Applications for Alternative Spring Break are due January 20th! Try an exciting new service opportunity before it’s too late! Try an Alternative Spring Break and choose between one of six different service experiences!
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Ronald McDonald House: Memphis, Tennessee
LaCasa, Inc.: Goshen, Indiana
Grace House: St. Paul, Virginia
Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless: Cincinnati, Ohio
Camp Twin Lakes: Winder, Georgia
Stop Hunger Now: Charlotte, North Carolina

For more information, join us at one of the below informational sessions:
Monday, January 9th 1:00pm-2:00pm
Wednesday, January 11th 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday, January 13th 11:00pm-12:00pm
Wednesday, January 18th 2:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday, January 19th 1:00pm-2:00pm


Location: Student Union room 323

Contact Information:
serveAkron
serve@uakron.edu
330-972-7352


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Intro to Suicidology Course- Register Today!
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Every 40 seconds one person dies by suicide worldwide. Through this unique course offered in the Spring 2012 semester, learn about the factors that increase suicide risk, the theoretical and research evidence supporting interventions, and how to effectively treat individuals who struggle with suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

Registration Information: The class title is listed as ‘Special topics- Workforce Education/Training.’ For undergraduate students, register for 5400:480:003 (class #18160); for graduate students, register for 5400:580:003 (class #18721).

Class Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:00 am to 11:50 am beginning January 9, 2012

Contact the professor, James Rogers, Ph.D., nationally recognized author and past-president of the American Association of Suicidology with any questions related to this course.


Location: Zook Hall 428

Contact Information:
James R. Rogers, Ph.D.
jrrogers@uakron.edu
330-972-6281
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Hazing Awareness Scholarship Renewed for Fall 2011/Spring 2012 School Year
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$700 HAZING AWARENESS Scholarship (increase from $500 for Fall 2011/Spring 2012)

Milk & Honey Publishing, CollegeGreekBooks.org and Big Walt Anderson are proud to announce up to SEVEN $700 CASH AWARDS FOR THE FALL 2011/SPRING 2012 SCHOOL YEAR.

All students that are enrolled in any accredited college or university that has a Greek Social Setting may apply. You must be in good standing at your school with a minimum 2.0 GPA or C Average.

Also, up to the first 10 applicants of each deadline month (see below) will receive one free collectible rare "Big Walt Anderson" autographed book of their choice from CollegeGreekBooks.org, which includes The Secret Sisterhood and Pledge Brothers but not the movie Frat Daze, nor movies Secret Sisterhood Part 1 or Part 2 Fall of the Alpha Chapter, delivered personally by Walter "Big Walt" Anderson or shipped via USPS (post office) mail.

Contact your school's scholarship office and request an application or apply online at www.collegegreekbooks.org/cashaward.html - you may download the scholarship application there as well.

Deadlines: Aug. 6th, 2011, Sept. 6th, 2011, Oct. 6th, 2011, Nov. 6th, 2011, Dec. 6th, 2011, Jan. 6th, 2012, Feb. 6th, 2012, March 6th, 2012, April 6th, 2012, May 6th, 2012, June 6th, 2012 and July 6th, 2012.

YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE VALID FOR THE UPCOMING DEADLINE DATE ONLY! YOU MAY APPLY ONCE PER LONG SEMESTER ONLY!
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Celebrate at First Night Akron with the Center for Literacy Dec. 31
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Celebrate the new year with the Center for Literacy at First Night Akron 2012! Stop by the third floor of the Summit Art Space, 140 E. Market Street, Saturday, December 31 from 6-9 p.m. to practice your digital literacy on an iPad, write your thoughts in a thought bubble, and learn about Camp Digi-Lit. Make reading a family resolution this year.

First Night Akron is a major visual and performing arts festival created by and for the community to welcome the new year in downtown Akron on December 31 each year. This family friendly, alcohol-free event presents artists and musicians as well as dance, theater, and community groups from 5 p.m. to midnight in multiple venues. The night also features two firework displays.

Purchase this year’s artistic admission button to gain access to all the performances and activities throughout the night. Admission buttons are $10, help support the cost of the celebration, and have a new collectable design each year. Children under 10 are free when accompanied by a button-wearing adult.

For more information about First Night Akron 2012 and a list of button sales locations, visit: http://www.firstnightakron.org/

For more information about the Center for Literacy and its upcoming events, visit: http://www.uakron.edu/literacy


Location: Summit Art Space 140 E. Market St.

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Welcome back weekend! Jan. 6 - Jan. 8
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Welcome Back Weekend 2012

Date: Friday January 6 - Sunday January 8, 2012

Location:
1/6/12 at 8pm- Trackside and Quaker Ballroom
• Game show- Grand Prize $200 CASH! $$$
• Hot Cocoa Bar
o Lots of fixings!

1/7/12 at 7pm- Student Recreation and Wellness Center
• Free Novelties
o Photo dry erase boards
o Balloon man
o Frisbee spin art
o Photo Booths
• Battleships- ONAT
• Free Rec Class Highlights
• 3 Court Gym
o Badminton
o Volleyball
o Basketball
• Blue Courts
o Inflatable Jousting, Foot Sol (Indoor Soccer)
• Leisurely Pool
• Ping Pong Tables
• Group X Classes
o Studio B: Indoor Cycling, Boot Camp, Zumba, Yoga (20 mins with 5 min breaks)
• Wellness Suite
o Q&A, Basic Introduction to Training in the Rec Center.
• Free Food

1/8/12 at 7pm- Student Union
• Comedy show (Eric O’Shea) 7pm
• Free food throughout the union 8pm-10pm

Hope to see you there!!

FREE EVENT! Sponsored by Residence Life and Housing


Location: varies

Contact Information:
Aysen Ulupinar-Butzer
aysen@uakron.edu
330-972-5288
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Day On! Reserve YOUR spot for MLK Day of Service! Jan. 16
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, Lifes most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?

Make MLK Day a Day on and not a day off and give back to the Akron community with serveAkron and the Lebron James Club from The Boys and Girls Club of the Western Reserve!

RSVP by 5pm on January 9th to serve@uakron.edu


Location: Meet in the SU Commuter Lounge at 9:30am on Jan. 1

Contact Information:
serveAkron
serve@uakron.edu
330-972-7352


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Hearts for Humanity Dinner 2/9/2012 Feb. 9
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Dinner & Derby
Hearts for Humanity Dinner

SAVE THE DATE
Thursday February 9, 2012

Cocktail hour: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Dinner served at 6:30pm

In the Student Union Grand Ballroom
COST:
o $35 UA staff and friends
o $20 UA students
Music, Auctions, Dinner, Desserts, and more!

Come out in your derby best!

Check out the website: http://www.uakron.edu/studentlife/hearts/

More information to follow!


Location: SU Grand Ballroom

Contact Information:
Ali Doehring
serve@uakron.edu
330-972-7352


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Costa Rica, 9 Days, May 2012: $2215 May 16 - May 24
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Travel for 9 days in Costa Rica: May 16-24, 2012: Ecology & Conservation: on a Cultural Study Tour sponsored by the Interior Design Program – OPEN TO ALL, NO MAJOR NEEDED!
Investigate the biological diversity of Costa Rica!

Go to the INBioparque with its ecosystem exhibits and trails. Visit the Pos Volcano; enjoy the hot springs; go to Santa Elena Cloud Forest and take a Canopy Tour. Swim in the Pacific!

All inclusive: airfare, hotels, all meals, local transport, and guides and entrance fees.

The trip may be taken for purely cultural study or may include 1-3 UA credit. Any university credit will require a UA application, registration for the course, and payment of course fees.

See additional information for the presentation that shows the trip day-by-day and explains all particulars and costs.


Location: Costa Rica

Contact Information:
John Vollmer
jlv1@uakron.edu
330-972-7791


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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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