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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Headlines

• Vote for UWG's Art Student for Peachtree Race Shirt
• Nominations for 30 Under 30
• Women's History Month Program Tonight
• Music Recital Tonight
• Honoring Community Talks
• 80th Anniversary of UWG Debate
• UWG's Spring Concert Features TI and B.o.B. 

Announcements:

• Art major Cathryn Bozone was selected as one of five finalists for the 2015 Peachtree Road Race t-shirt design contest. Since online voting by the public determines the winner, please help Cathryn by voting for her submission “Diagonal Lines.” If she wins, Cathryn will receive $1000 and her design will be printed on 60,000 shirts for race participants. You can vote once a day, every day until April 15. The winning design will be revealed on race day-July 4th in Piedmont Park. The Peachtree Road Race is the nation's largest 10K road race. It is organized by the Atlanta Track Club and sponsored by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The voting link can be found here

• Nominations are now being accepted for the 30 Under 30 Class of 2015. 30 Under 30 is an annual recognition program sponsored by the UWG Alumni Association. The program recognizes 30 alumni under the age of 30 who have made a significant impact in their career industry while exhibiting dedication to UWG and representing the university well.

Nominations will close on May 15. To see the full list of requirements and criteria, view past honorees, and to submit a nomination, visit the 30 Under 30 website.

Events:

• The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to have Yaa Diaspora, Spoken Work Artist, teacher, and a classically trained dancer as speaker for the Women's History Month Program. The theme for this year’s Women's History Month is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” The program is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom 108.2. It is free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact our office at 678-839-5400.

• Be sure to catch mezzo-soprano Charlotte Cole's senior recital tonight at 8:15 p.m. in Kathy Cashen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

• During the morning of Tuesday, March 31—Honors Day—the College of Social Sciences will host the third annual Honoring Community Talks in the Ingram Library Nook. These talks are short, only 10-12 min each, and offer ways that we can honor community.

Community Leaders on Campus—Honoring Community By...
Tuesday, March 31, 9:30-11:45 a.m.  (drop in/out) in Ingram Library Nook
9:30 “Mentoring in our Community” Derick Newton, Mentoring Village
9:50 "Shopping Local” Sidra McWhorter ‘93, Sweet Pea’s Boutique
10:10 “Understanding Mental Health” Wayne Senfeld ’84 ‘85, Tanner at Willowbrooke
10:30 "Respecting the Flag, University and Community” Don Levans ‘50, CC Veterans Memorial Park
11:00 “Being an Informed Voter” Robin Collins ’74 ’96 ’03 ‘04, League of Women Voters CCC
11:25 “Advocating in Emergencies” Karen Vance ‘88, Tanner Health System

Attendance sign-ins, cookies and coffee, too.

For more information, contact Amber Smallwood, Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences, or call 678-839-5170.

• UWG Debate invites you to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of UWG Intercollegiate Debate. UWG alumni from the 70's and 80's will debate the topic of marijuana legalization Saturday, April 11, from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Townsend Center. This event is open to the public.

• CSI Concert Announcement! Saturday, April 18th at the Coliseum, T.I. with Special Guest B.o.B. will be performing. Doors will open at 7 p.m., Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale for UWG community at the Townsend Center Box Office, open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets for UWG students are $10 plus tax ($15 day of show); for UWG Faculty/Staff, $15 plus tax ($20 day of show). Please bring your UWG ID when purchasing your ticket to get the UWG discount price. Up to 6 tickets can be bought per transaction.

Tickets for the public will go on sale Friday, March 27, at the Townsend Center Box Office or online or by calling 678-839-4722. Tickets for the public are $25 plus tax ($30 day of show).

Any questions, please email Emily Teitelbaum or call 678-839-6526.
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