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Understanding student loan repayment

Are you beginning to wonder how much you owe in student loans or who your loan servicer is? Learn the various options that students have for student loan repayment from 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in 3310 Student Union or online at https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/j/6170640599. Free pizza for all.

 

UWL Foundation scholarship Q & A

Have questions about the UWL Foundation Scholarships? Join the Scholarship Resouce Center for a short Q & A and get UWL Foundation Scholarship questions answered at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/j/3639179266. All attendees have a chance to win a $50 scholarship.

 

Linda Ghelf's retirement reception

After 24 years permanent and about 16 years of LTE at UWL, Linda Ghelf is retiring. Her last day on campus is Dec. 3. As a sendoff, the Records and Registration office will host a reception from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in 1300 Centennial Hall. A brief presentation will take place at 2:15 pm. Join us in thanking Linda for everything she's done and wishing her the best on her retirement.

 

End of the semester CAB survey

Students are asked to fill out an end of the semester CAB survey. Five winners will be selected based on the email responses received from finished surveys. CAB is looking for feedback on what events students liked, what worked best for schedules and what holds students back from attending events. The survey will take approximately five minutes to complete and will give data to the CAB team on next semester's events. Take the survey at: https://forms.gle/th8VpCerVaQAqPLZA



 

UWL surplus auction ending Dec. 6

UWL will conduct a sale of surplus property in partnership with the online auctions site www.wisconsinsurplus.com running through Dec. 6. Pre-registration and a bidder number are required prior to submitting bids. Terms and conditions of sale, along with contact information, can be found on the auction's website. This auction is located under UW System/Tech colleges Multi Locations auction number 211353.  A few of the items include: a compound miter saw, bulletin boards, easels, exercise steps and more.

 

$500 community engaged learning stipend deadline approaching

The UWL Foundation is offering a $500 stipend to faculty who pilot the Community Engaged Learning program during the 2021-22 academic year. The deadline to apply for a Community Engaged Learning designation and receive a $500 stipend for the Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 semesters is Feb. 1. Find a quick-read flowchart on the process here. Information on the criteria for undergraduate courses can be found here. Graduate course criteria can be found here. The process for both undergraduate and graduate course faculty starts with the Community Engaged Learning Proposal which can be found here. Contact Lisa Klein for questions.

 

Red Cross sets blood drive on campus

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the Student Union. Donation times are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 1 and 2, in The Bluffs, Student Union. Register with the code "eaglesblood."

 

ZZ Top's "Tres Hombres" featured at Dec. 3 Album Encounters

The Album Encounters multimedia light and laser show will feature ZZ Top's "Tres Hombres" at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in 20 Cowley Hall. Admission is $5. Parking is available in the stadium lot. If it is full, park in the ramp.

For more information, contact Bob Allen at allen.robe@eagle.uwlax.edu or 608.785.8669. See more about the planetarium at www.uwlax.edu/planetarium.

 

Public Planetarium Program sets dates for December

The December Public Planetarium Program will be "Star of Wonder." Presentations will start at 1 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, in 20 Cowley Hall. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for others. Parking is available in the stadium lot. If it is full, park in the ramp.

For more information, contact Bob Allen at allen.robe@eagle.uwlax.edu or 608.785.8669. See more about the planetarium at www.uwlax.edu/planetarium.

 

Communications Corner

Remember: Bad weather can spark Inclement Weather Plan

UWL implements its Inclement Weather Plan when conditions make travel dangerous or cause serious safety concerns. During deteriorating weather conditions, it should be assumed that scheduled activities will continue unless an official announcement is made via University Marketing & Communications and University Police. Those who travel to or from campus should use their judgment as to whether or not such travel is wise. See the weather plan summary.    

 

UWL Dining

Mindful eating workshop

Join the Counseling and Testing Center and Campus Dining to learn about the basics of Mindful Eating, nutrition and how to practice mindful eating while dining on campus from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in 3314 Student Union.

 

 

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Tom Mattson thanks generous friends

Thanks to generous friends for donating to the UWL Fund in memory of Mary Lou Mattson. The family appreciates your thoughtfulness.
— Tom Mattson

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