TIP SHEET Week of Feb. 17, 2003
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UW-Eau Claire students will celebrate National Civic Engagement Week Feb. 17-21 by participating in several events designed to encourage student participation in civic causes and help educate students about opportunities for civic engagement. Examples of "Raise Your Voice — A Week of Action" activities include:
- Student Senate Open House, Monday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Senate Offices, 132 Davies Center. Guests can share comments about campus issues and talk with student senators.
- Be a Good Neighbor: Community/Campus Cooperation, Thursday, 10 a.m., Badger Room, Davies Center.
- Students in Action!, Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tamarack Room, Davies Center. Participants will write letters to legislators about current political issues and concerns.
For more information, you can contact Donald Mowry, director of the Center for Service-Learning, at (715) 836-4649 or email@example.com.
Rodd Freitag, chair of the political science department and an expert on state politics, is available to talk with the media about Gov. Doyle's budget proposal to be presented Feb. 18. You can contact Freitag at (715) 836-5044 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students, faculty and staff will honor the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association by joining in a group walk this week. Participants will meet at noon Friday on the Central Campus Mall (by the clock tower). For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at (715) 836-2176 or email@example.com.
An opening reception for the newest Foster Gallery exhibit will run from 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The exhibit, titled "Wisconsin: Landscape," features landscape-inspired work by 19 Wisconsin artists. Two of the artists, Warrington Colescott and Francis Myers, will discuss their work during a presentation at 10 a.m. Friday in the Foster Gallery. For more information, contact Tom Wagener at (715) 836-2328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: February 24, 2003