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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 * Volume 27, Number 4 | PDF

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MARY LAMPE SCHOLARSHIP HONOR
Dan Beck, a UMD senior physical education major, received the Mary Lampe Scholarship from the Minnesota Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. The Mary Lampe Scholarship is awarded to professionals, including full-time undergraduate and graduate students in good standing with MNAHPERD, in their quest to enhance professional/educational development. Beck is only the third UMD student to receive this scholarship over the past 10 years.

MINI GRANT PROPOSALS
The Office of Civic Engagement announces a request for proposals to UMD faculty for the mini grants. The purpose of the grant is to integrate civic/public engagement into an existing course or a new course with a civic/public engagement component. Any individual UMD faculty member may apply for up to $2,000. Applications must be received by Thursday, Nov. 5. For more information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/outreach/civic/grants.html or contact Michelle Hargrave, at 281-726-7125 or mhargrav@d.umn.edu.



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VOTE FOR BOB
Vote for Bob Nielson as Liberty Mutual’s NCAA Division II Football Coach of the Year!  The winning coach in each division receives $50,000 to donate to charity and the Alumni Association will receive $20,000. Click on http://www.coachoftheyear.com/Vote-for-Your-Coach.aspx and follow the prompts. Vote every day through Dec. 6. For information contact alumni@d.umn.edu.

UMD STORES NEWS
UMD + Pink: October is Breast Cancer Month and UMD Stores will donate 50% of the selling price of each pink ribbon UMD cap, $4 from the sale of each pink ribbon Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs tee, and $20 from the sale of each pink UMD hockey jersey to St. Luke’s Regional Breast Center. Pink UMD Wear is available at UMD Stores on the UMD campus, online at www.umdstores.com, and at UMD men’s and women’s hockey games at the DECC.

UMD Stores presented a check to St. Luke's Regional Breast Center during the "Dig for the Cure" UMD volleyball game on Oct. 17.

The Brighter UMD Energy Event goes on through Oct. 30 in the Express store.

Wear UMD wear and get 20% off UMD wear at the street level store every Friday for Fan Fridays.

Touchdown Tuesdays! Get 5% off UMD wear and gifts for every UMD touchdown during home games up to 30% off. Discount is good the Tuesday after the game attended at UMD Stores.

Save your UMD football, soccer, and volleyball game tickets and get 20% off UMD wear and gifts the Saturday and Sunday of the game attended at UMD Stores.

UMD Stores Fall Sidewalk Sale and Food Drive is Nov. 4-5 in Kirby Student Center from 8 am - 4 pm. Get up to 70% off UMD wear, gifts, art supplies, snacks, office and school products, computer supplies, bargain books, CDs and DVDs, and more! There will be a food drive to benefit the CHUM Emergency Food Shelf at the UMD Stores Fall Sidewalk Sale. Get a 10% off coupon for every non-perishable food item donation. Coupon good for purchases in any UMD Stores campus location and the Fall Sidewalk Sale. One coupon per item. Not valid with any other offers, clearance items, textbooks, select computer products, or photo supplies. Coupon good Nov. 4 - 10.

For store hours, events, and merchandise visit http://www.umdstores.com.   


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