Vol. 52, No. 4Fourth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 13, 2004

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Regents approve organizational changes

Lindsey Nelson selected as student to lead civic engagement efforts

Maggie Loney named WIAC golfer of the week

UW-Eau Claire to offer exciting
multi-media concert by guest artists

Community Action Day, Service-Learning Fair set for Sept. 16

UW-Eau Claire fall planetarium schedule to include several new programs

Photo album— Phase II Orientation, Carson Park turf project

 

Regents approve organizational changes
University of Wisconsin SystemThe UW System Board of Regents approved the organizational changes at UW-Eau Claire during its full board session Sept. 10. The changes include the elimination of the of the College of Professional Studies; the elimination of the School of Human Sciences and Services; the renaming of the School of Education to the College of Education and Human Sciences; and the renaming of the School of Nursing to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

To read UW-Eau Claire's Aug. 25 story on faculty support for the proposed changes, click here.

Other News from the September Board of Regents' Meeting

Remarks to UW board of Regents by President Kevin P. Reilly

Reilly announces "brain gain" for state and students as top priorities

Challenges ahead will require new ideas, direction — day one news summary

Regents honor extraordinary educators in UW System — day two news summary

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Lindsey Nelson selected as student to lead civic engagement efforts
Lindsey NelsonLindsey Nelson, a UW-Eau Claire senior from St. Paul , Minn. , is one of 16 students from Wisconsin colleges to be selected as a 2004-05 Student Civic Leadership Fellow by Wisconsin Campus Compact and the Upper Midwest Campus Compact Consortium.

Both organizations are part of the National Campus Compact, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting community service in higher education.

Nelson, a comprehensive criminal justice major, was nominated for the honor by Jodi Thesing-Ritter, associate dean of student development at UW-Eau Claire.

"Lindsey Nelson is one of those amazing students we all love to work with," said Thesing-Ritter. "She is intelligent, hard working and committed to leaving the world a better place ... I have been especially impressed with her ability to inspire others to reach their own potential." Full story. Go to top of page

Maggie Loney named WIAC golfer of the week
Maggie Loney on the golf courseUW-Eau Claire women's golf member Maggie Loney, a junior from River Falls, has been named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Golfer of the Week, it was announced Sept. 8 by conference sports information director Matt Stanek.

Loney claimed the individual championship at the UW-Eau Claire Invitational held Sept. 4-5. She shot a day-one 75 and a day-two 80 for a 36-hole total of 155 to outdistance UW-Oshkosh's Jennifer Young by four strokes. Loney helped the Blugolds to a third-place finish out of 14 teams at the home invitational. Click here for more information on the Invitational. Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire to offer exciting multi-media concert by guest artists

John Sampen, saxophonist Mark Bunce, composer/engineer

UW-Eau Claire will present a multi-media, guest artist concert by saxophonist John Sampen and composer/engineer Mark Bunce at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

Their multi-disciplinary presentation is designed as an exciting musical experience featuring projected visuals, interactive electronics and theatrical activities. Readings appear throughout the program, usually in the voice of the composer, and include original prose by the composers as well as poetry by e.e. cummings and Walt Whitman. Full story. Go to top of page

Community Action Day, Service-Learning Fair set for Sept. 16
Campus and community organizations and programs will offer service opportunities to UW-Eau Claire students, faculty/staff and the public during Community Action Day and Service-Learning Fair, set for Thursday, Sept. 16.

People who wish to offer their time and efforts to area service organizations on a voluntary basis will have a chance to explore service opportunities at the event, which will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center.

"The emphasis of Community Action Day and Service-Learning Fair is on working in the greater Eau Claire community," said Paula Stuettgen, student development coordinator and coordinator of the CALL program.

"Through service, the volunteer learns more about the community and helps fill an identifiable need," Stuettgen said. "The university places an emphasis on service to the community as a way of practicing the theories and methods learned in the classroom." Full story. Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire fall planetarium schedule to include several new programs
telescope and starsUW-Eau Claire will begin its fall 2004 public planetarium shows this month at the L.E. Phillips Planetarium in Phillips Science Hall.

New offerings include "Astronomy for Kids," a 30-minute show designed for ages 4 and up, to be presented at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 and 11; Oct. 2; Nov. 6 and 13; and Dec. 4 and 11.

All other programs are held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays throughout the semester and last about one hour. Each will end with a presentation by a live host who will talk about the current night sky and answer questions. Full story. Go to top of page

Photo album

Fun by all at Phase II Orientation

students at picnic students playing ballstudent playing drums
Photos by Rick Mickelson, TLTDC

Carson Park turf project: Rolling out the blue and gold carpet

Man laying down gold letter on Carson Park field. UW-Eau Claire Blugold Athletics logo on Carson Park field.
Photos by Rick Mickelson, TLTDC

 


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