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(March 22, 1999)
Nominations sought for 1999-2000 Gant scholarships
Faculty and staff may nominate students by sending letters of support that address these four areas by mail to U-150 or faxing to (860) 486-5098. The deadline is Friday, April 2.
Student organization awards competition announced
Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate a club for an award by submitting a nomination decribing the group's achievements. Nominations are due by April 9 and should be sent to Janice Gudinkas.
The Department of Campus Activities is also looking for Student Organization Faculty Advisor Award Nominations. The annual Booker/Wrobleski Student Organization Faculty Advisor Award will be presented at the annual campus activities awards program on Monday, May 3, at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. A student organization may nominate a member of the faculty by sending a description of the advisor's achievements by April 9 to Gudinkas.
Nominations for these awards should be sent to Student Union 201 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, call (860) 486-3422.
Scholarships available for students who foster understanding
The Schechter Scholarship is an award made annually to a student on the basis of citizenship, need, scholarship, contribution to the University and contributions to the causes of human rights and human dignity, civil liberties and freedom of thought.
The Cohen Scholarship is awarded to students in good standing on the basis of financial need and evidence of a significant commitment to eliminating bigotry, prejudice and discrimination and to foster tolerance and understanding among peoples.
The deadline for applications is April 5 and scholarships will be awarded at the Campus Activities Awards Program on May 5.
Applications for these scholarships should be sent to Student Union 201 or via e-mail to email@example.com For more information, call (860) 486-3422.
Wanted: Healthy adults to take part in exercise study
Camaione, director of the Center for Health Fitness, are seeking healthy men and women who have not engaged in regular exercise for the past six months to participate in an exercise training study. The study will examine how genes affect a person's cholesterol response to exercise training. The exercise training program will take place in the new Hawley Armory Fitness Center.
Participants will receive a year's free membership in the Fitness for Life Program, six months of supervised exercise training, and compensation. For more information, call Kim Kablik in the Center for Health Fitness at (860) 486-0008.