Students and Faculty Participate
Second Life Demo
Leonard Shows Techniques to Teachers
Lynnette Leonard and her collaborators at universities in Michigan and Maine demonstrated the School of Communication Second Life classroom to faculty members Sept. 25. The session at the Milo Bail Student Center focused on the pedagogical potential of immersive online environments.
Speech Center At A Glance
Davidson to Highlight Functions
“UNO Centers at a Glance” will be held Monday, Oct. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Council Room.
The program is sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development.
Excellence in Action
On Friday, the School of Communication held a follow-up meeting with tenure-track faculty members. Shereen Bingham, Mike Hilt, Barb Pickering and Jeremy Lipschultz discussed procedures with Ana Cruz, Cynthia Robinson-Moore, Lynnette Leonard and Robert Franklin. An earlier session was held to mentor instructors Abbie Syrek, Marlina Davidson and Courtney Fristoe.
Did You Know?
People in the News
Evidence of Excellence
La Notte Italiana
PRSSA Fundraiser Tickets on Sale
La Notte Italiana, the annual benefit dinner sponsored by the UNO chapter of PRSSA, will be held Sunday, Oct. 5, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Swanson Hall of Durham Museum.
The dinner features authentic Italian cuisine from more than 20 local restaurants. This year the event will include live music and a silent auction. All proceeds help the chapter pay for student travel, competitions, service projects and special events – including the School of Communication Graduation Breakfast.
The Week In Photos
Images from Around the School
Ana Cruz was shown on the cover of this national brochure.
Dates & Times
Mark Calendars for Interesting Events
2 – DebateWatch: V.P. candidates, Thompson Alumni Center, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
3 – Blackboard Grade Center training, ASH 110, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
4 & 5 – UNO Forensics @ Hastings College.
5 - Sunday, Oct. 5: La Notte Italiana (Italian Night fund raiser dinner), Swanson Hall, Durham Museum, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
7 – DebateWatch: Presidential candidates, Thompson Alumni Center, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
8 – Convocation at SPAC, 10 a.m.
CPACS Dedication, 11 a.m.
Centennial Reception, 12 p.m.
9 - HPER Groundbreaking, 10 a.m.
10 - CPACS Open House, 3 p.m.
Centennial BBQ, 6 p.m.
11 - Centennial Homecoming Open House Tailgate at 10:30 a.m.
Homecoming Football, 1 p.m.
15 – DebateWatch: Presidential candidates, Thompson Alumni Center, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
17 - School of Communication students will be partnered on Friday, October 17 with students from Tulane, Florida State, Iowa, Missouri and St. Louis University for a day with Omaha investor and billionaire Warren Buffett.
20 – Northwestern University Professor Loren Ghiglione luncheon, Omaha Press Club, 11:30 a.m..
22 - Illinois-Chicago Professor Steven Jones meets with students online in Second Life.
24 - Friday, Oct. 24 to Tuesday, Oct. 28 National PRSSA Conference in Detroit.
30 - Thursday, Oct. 30 Halloween Bake Sale first floor ASH 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
4 – The Omaha News election special, TKN Cox 17/Qwest 74, 7 p.m.
15 & 16 – UNO Forensics @ Doane College.
20 - Thursday, Nov. 20 Thanksgiving Bake Sale first floor ASH 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
5 – Nebraska Lt. Governor Rick Sheehy will officiate at the CPM graduation on Dec. 5 at the new CPACS building on campus at UNO, 4 -6 p.m.
15 - High School Journalism Dinner, 6-9 p.m. at the MBSC Chancellor’s Room.
12 - Thursday, Feb. 12 Valentine's Day Bake Sale first floor ASH 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
26 - Thursday, Feb. 26, MBSC Nebraska Room Bateman team campaign event for National Banking Association College Program 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
12 - Thursday, March 12, MBSC Nebraska Room One-Five-0 and in Control Alcohol Awareness event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
31 - Thursday, March 31, MBSC Dodge Room Communication Career Development Workshop 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
23 - High School Journalism Workshop, 12 p.m. at the MBSC Ballroom.
28 - PRSSA Presentations, 4 p.m. at the MBSC Chancellor’s Room.
30 - 10 a.m. Scholarship Breakfast at the MBSC Chancellor’s Room; 5th Annual Alumni Panel at 1 p.m. at the MBSC Dodge Rooms); 54th Annual Awards Banquet, 6 p.m. at the Thompson Alumni Center.
8 - Friday, May 8, at the MBSC Ballroom School of Communication Graduation Breakfast 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.