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Thursday, May 8, 2014
Spring Girl Watering Flowers
 
Web of Success
 
Come one, come all !! Join the K.Della Ferguson Womyn's Resource Center during the Web Of Success event. This event is being held to help everyone get ready for finals and to also help relieve a little bit of stress that we all are having as the semester is closing.  Web Of Success will take place in the Quad May 7, 2014, from 5 to 7 if the weather permits; if not the event will be moved to Strebel Lounge. The purpose of this is event is to help students acknowledge the accomplishments that they have overcome throughout this semester and the year in general. This will be a great way to interact with your peers. Hope to see everyone !!

Library Extended Hours
 
Friday May 2- 8am-Midnight
Saturday May 3- 10am-8pm
Sunday May 4- 11am-Midnight
Thursday May 8- 8am-2am
Friday May 9- 8am-2am
Saturday May 10- 8am-10pm
Sunday May 11- 11am-2pm
Monday May 12- 8am-2am
Tuesday May 13- 8am-2am
 
Fall Internships Available
 
The Rotary Club of Utica is now accepting applications from undergraduate UC students for paid internships with area businesses for the fall 2014 semester. Students must be freshmen, sophomores, or juniors during the fall term. For details go to www.uticarotary.org, or see Jenna Turman in Career Services.
 
Senior Class!
 
The Senior Class has collectively decided on a clock to be hung in Strebel Lounge along with a plaque on the wall, indicating the gift was made possible by the Class of 2014.Thank you to all Seniors that voted and congratulations on a job well done! 
Weather www.weather.com

Wednesday
Sunny
High: 64 Low: 42

Thursday
Rain
High: 64 Low: 52

Friday
Showers
High: 76 Low: 61
UC Sports

Basebell
5/7 vs. Oswego State
2 p.m.

Baseball
5/8 vs. St. John Fisher College
2 p.m.
For submissions to the Daysheet, e-mail daysheet@utica.edu. Your post will go up within 2 days from the day it was sent.
GREEN-TRAX FACTS
 
The amount of sunlight that falls on the Earth’s surface in one minute is sufficient to meet world energy demand for an entire year.

Bible Study
 
Sponsored by UC Christian Fellowship Tuesdays @ 7 PM
Meeting in Crisifulli Lounge Room 
Deperno Hall
Led by Dr. Daniel Barr and Pastor Aaron Goerner

Grab extra copies of The Tangerine!
 
There are extra copies of The Tangerine sitting outside of The Tangerine office dating back to September 2013. If you would like to grab extra copies, feel free to grab as many as you want in the basement of the Faculty Center. The Tangerine office is FCB05. If you have any questions, feel free to email Editor-in-Chief Luis De Leon at ladeleon@utica.edu.
 
History Brown Bag Lunch Lecture
 
Wednesday, May 7, at 12:30 in the Faculty Dining Room ,the Department of History and Center for Historical Research will be holding the last Brown Bag Lunch Lecture of the semester.
The speaker, Jeff DuBois, is a visiting professor at University at Albany and will be talking about “Japan's Manga Emperor: Debating the Role of the Postwar Emperor Through Graphic Novels.” Dr. DuBois specializes in historical interpretations of Japanese literature, in this case manga, a.k.a. graphic novels, some people call comics.
Bring your lunch, drinks provided.
 
Professor Harry F. and Mary Ruth Jackson Lunch Hour Series
 
Wednesday May 7th at 12:30pm in the Library Concourse for The Utica College Band.The Utica College Concert Band has a well balanced instrumentation and includes students, local music educators, members of the Utica College staff and local community. 
The program will include selections by Sousa, von Suppe Frescobaldi, Leoncavallo, and Lennon/McCartney. Other regular performances include an annual Concert for Veterans and a combined concert with MVCC Concert Band. The Band also performs numerous programs for local events and at senior citizen communities such as the Masonic and Presbyterian Homes.
 
Team UC
 
Team UC is running a book drive to begin the 2015 Heart Run and Walk fundraising. Books will be sent to Better World Books, an online book vendor (sales and textbook rentals) that supports worldwide literacy programs. As well as the funds raised for our efforts, a percentage of future sales will be donated to the partner of our choice;www.familieslearning.org.  Any book they cannot find a proper home for is recycled (over 146 million pounds of books - that's over 100 million books! to date.) They also use carbon balanced shipping and have reached 39,000 tons of carbon offsets.
 Boxes will be available through finals outside Student Activities, ECJS/ BJS office, Faculty Center/ 2nd floor, Burrstone and North Hall lobbies.
Donations can also be given to Betsy in the library.
 
TEAM UC
 
We have begun to gear up for Heart Run & Walk 2015! There are a few things going on we would like you to know about.

BOTTLE DRIVE
Collection boxes for your empty bottles and cans are in the following locations:
 White Hall-outside Rm 250- Student Employment Office
Strebel Student Center- outside the Student Activities Office
Library- at the entrance
 
Cheerleading Tryouts
 
If you are interested in trying out for the Fall 2014 Football Cheerleading Team there will be a meeting on Thursday, May 1st at 7pm in the Dance Room of the Clark Athletic Center.  The final tryout will be on May 8th, TBA

Summer Job Opportunities:

The Office of Corporate & Professional Programs is currently hiring summer student assistants to work with its summer conferencing program. Chaperone field trips and serve as van drivers to local attractions; assist with guest registration and guest services. Applicants must be committed to providing exceptional guest service and be able to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings and weekends. Valid driver’s license with 3 years of driving experience strongly preferred. For more information, contact Debbie McQueary at ex. 3344 or stop by 273 Gordon Science.

FASFA 2014-15
 
ATTENTION! Have you filed your 2014-15 FAFSA yet? Don’t wait another day or you could be missing out on FREE $$$. File your FAFSA today!  It’s a FREE application- www.fafsa.gov  The Office of Student Financial Services is here to help.  Stop by their office in Hubbard Hall Suite 117 and talk to one of the Counselors.
 
ATTENTION SENIORS

Graduation is only a few weeks away. It’s time to start celebrating your accomplishment! Senior Week is almost here and tickets go on sale APRIL 25, at 8 a.m.
Senior Pub is on Thursday May 15 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and include free drink tickets and food.  There will be karaoke and a caricature artist too!
Senior Ball is Friday May 16, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tickets are $50 a person and includes a full dinner buffet and full open bar. The buffet will have vegetarian and gluten free options! DJ Majestic will be providing the music. There will also be commemorative photo dog tags to create!
VALID ID REQUIRED FOR BOTH EVENTS. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT EITHER DOOR.
 
GROUP TUTORING:
 
What:  BIOLOGY 102
When:  WEDNESDAYS 6 TO 8 PM
When:   FRIDAYS, 4 to 6 PM
Where:  FAC 102 (Faculty Center),
               for BOTH DAYS

Also:  CHE 212, PHYSICS & MORE
When:   MONDAYS 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Where:  Hubbard 104
~and ~
When:   TUESDAYS,  4 to 6 PM
Where:  Hubbard 206
 
Online Tutoring:
Anywhere, Anytime!
SMARTHINKING ONLINE TUTORING is NOW AVAILABLE!

·         Connect With a Tutor and interact LIVE for a variety of subjects
·         Submit your Writing for any class to our Online Writing Lab        
·         Submit a Question 24/7 and receive a reply from an online tutor!

Go to:  www.utica.edu/smarthinking
Summer Employment
 
Summer employment begins May 19. Please do not work any student that has not been processed. Everyone has to apply for their position online.
Below is the summer pay schedule… please note that it is different from the academic year schedule. Keep this in a convenient place for easy reference.
It is very important that all electronic and paper time sheets are turned in for the academic year by May 22. Please make every effort to assure your students comply.
 
Philosophy Lecture
 
At 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 8, 2014, Professor Udo Schüklenk, Queen's University, will give a public lecture titled "Why Legalizing Assisted Dying is a Good Idea". The talk will be hosted in the Library Concourse.
 
Campus Theme Student Research Day Awards

The Campus Theme Committee, known for its 2013-2015 theme "Drivers if Change" sponsored an opt-in contest open to all the presenters for Student Research Day last week.  Each one of the students did an excellent job. Each research project was scored by faculty judges with a common rubric.  We are proud to announce the winners below.
For oral presentations:
Meghan Morreale, "Pyomelanin Enhances Virulence of a Novel Pseudomonas Species"
Bonita Gibb and Stream Coniguliaro, "Time for a change: Reconsidering contemporary measures of nostalgia"For poster presentation:
Richard Tehan, "Determination of the presence of nootropic compounds in members of the genus Hericium"
Thanks to all the students who participated and continue to do great work in being drivers of change at Utica College. Please come to the Student Activities office during regular business hours and see Assistant Director Bethany Piraino to claim your prize.??
 
American Reads and Counts Program
 
Are you looking for a great paid intern experience?
Will you be living in the Utica area over the summer?
If so, apply to be an intern for the America Reads/America Counts Program. The America Reads/Counts Intern coordinates a program for college tutors who help school age children build their reading and math skills.This internship offers experience for future careers through leadership and communication in a professional atmosphere.
For more information, please contact Maritza Cardona (315) 223- 2327 or email areads@utica.edu with any questions along with you resume.
Dining Commons Menu for,
May 6, 2014 
*Menu is subject to change*

Breakfast: Oatmeal, Grits, Fried Eggs, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy & Biscuits, Hard-cooked eggs, Omelets, Bagels,  
Blueberry Pancakes, Crisp Bacon, Sliced Lyonnaise Potatoes,

Lunch:Roast Turkey & Rice Soup, Vegetarian Black Bean Soup,Bourbon Chicken, Flatbread Sandwich, Home style Meatloaf, Steak cut French Fries, Brown Gravy, Scandinavian Mixed Vegetables, Lentil Stew, Toasted Lentil Salad, Asian Noodle Salad, Almond Cookies, Walnut Brownies, Strawberry Shortcake Pudding Cup, Raspberry Jell-O Parfait

Dinner: Italian Beef Round Top, Chili Bar, Baked Potato, Fresh Broccoli, Penne Pasta. Alfredo Sauce, Red beans & Rice, Fried Plantains, Home style Sour Cream, Pound Cake, Chocolate Cream Pie, Strawberry Shortcake Pudding Cup