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University Celebrates Global Understanding Week
In accordance with the 2013 Global Understanding Convention, “Friends of Socrates” hosted a panel discussion in the Turrell Boardroom in Bey Hall on Thursday, April 11 at 1:00 pm where they posed the question, “Why can’t we all have access to the best health care in the world, right here in America?”
Dr. Paul Richard Brown is One of the Four Potential Presidential Candidates
Dr. Paul Richard Brown, Dean of the College of Business and Economics at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania presented himself in Wilson Auditorium as a potential presidential candidate on Feb. 1 at 5 pm.
Dr. F. Javier Cevallos, one of the four candidates vying for the position as the University’s next president, talked to students last Friday, January 25 at 5:00 pm.
The Presidential Search Committee has announced that as of January 14, they have found the four potential candidates for the presidency of the University. Each of the candidates will be visiting the campus to speak to and answer questions from the staff and from students in late January into early February.
The University is on track for the Presidential search of the 2013-2014 school years. According to the email sent to students on behalf of Dr. Marcia Clever and Al Schiavetti, the co-chairs of the Presidential Search Committee, advertisements have been placed in several media forms to alert individuals interested the position of President for the University.
The Friday just before the Thanksgiving break students were sent an email on behalf of Mary Anne Nagy, warning them about illegal file sharing within the University network. The email advised students that companies such as HBO, Sony and Warner Brothers monitor online activity and will notify the University when illegal downloads and file sharing of music, movies, games and other materials are made without permission.
On Tuesday, October 23, in honor of National Disability Awareness Month, Matt Stutzman, “the Armless Archer” gave a presentation in Anacon Hall at 1:00 pm to talk about his dream to make history. Stutzman, although born without arms, is a Paralympic Silver Medalist.
The 13th Annual Big Event took place last Saturday, October 6 at 11:00 am as a day for students to participate in community service. The event was organized by the Student Government Association and received the assistance of various other groups on campus such as Fraternity and Sorority Clubs and the Outdoors Club, to name a few. Over 400 students volunteered.
A fan bus traveled up to Albany, NY, to take students to the football team’s Northeast Conference game on Saturday, September 29.
Just as the nation is preparing for a presidential election, the University is in the process of finding a new president to take the place of President Gaffney who will be retiring in June 2013.