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Mike Zeleny
Mike Zeleny

Great Turnout for 1st General Membership Meeting

Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in our first general membership meeting last week! We had a great turn-out.

We are extremely thankful to the Associate to the Chancellor, Mike Zeleny for sharing his time with us and giving us updates on where the university is headed this year. Continue reading…

Next General Meeting - October 17

Stacie RayPlease mark your calendars for next month’s general membership meeting, which is Wednesday, October 17th from 11:45am-1:00pm.

We’ll be in the newly opened Massengale Residential Center (Multipurpose Room #115) on east campus with HearU founder Dr. Stacie Ray. Continue reading…

The Help Center
The Help Center

Community Outreach with People's City Mission

Join fellow UAAD members over your lunch break at the People's City Mission (PCM) Help Center, noon to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018. PCM staff will give a tour of the Help Center, provide an overview of the work done there, and talk about the ways in which you can volunteer your time there. Additional ways that you can help out in other areas of the PCM outreach will be discussed such as: writing encouragement cards, giving water donations, packing sack lunches, distributing Thanksgiving food baskets, and assisting with year-end inventory. We ask that you please register through Eventbrite if you will attend this tour: https://go.unl.edu/pcm-tour

Membership Reach and Renewals

Please renew your membership online at http://uaad.unl.edu/membership-form before October 31st to enjoy future updates!

Please send any checks to Sneha Bhoir, 1901 Y Street 0605. If you have any questions about your membership, please do not hesitate to reach out to Sneha Bhoir - sneha.bhoir@unl.edu / 402-480-0093.

If you would like to invite a UAAD representative to your department meetings to take one to one questions and give a 10 minute presentation about UAAD, please contact Sneha: sneha.bhoir@unl.edu / 402-480-0093.

And be sure to spread our Youtube video!

Find Your Involvement in UAAD

There are a lot of opportunity to get involved in UAAD. We are still looking for the following positions to be filled.

• Bylaws Chair
• Program Committee and UNOPA/UAAD Joint Meeting Chair

More information on these positions can be found at https://uaad.unl.edu/guidelines#byguide. If you are looking for a way to give back to UAAD and a way to take on a leadership role, please consider joining the team. If you are interested, contact Tony Lazarowicz at tlazarowicz2@unl.edu or by phone at 402/472-4190.

Our publicity and public relations team is working hard to find ways to highlight the great work our members are doing across campus! We have a new opportunity to recognize our members through our Featured Member portal. We are hoping to begin a Featured Friday spotlight and would love to have you nominate someone you think should be recognized in our newsletter and social media. See this link (https://uaad.unl.edu/featured-member-nomination-form) to nominate someone.

Finally, you will see a number of updates from our committees in these newsletters. Please take a moment to read them. For instance, there is still time to participate in our first community outreach event that is tomorrow at the People City Mission Help Center. We have some great events also being planned for professional development, UAAD Connect, and community outreach. You will also see more details about nominating and filling out the application for the annual Donaldson and Oldt awards, which are given at the annual Founders Day event in February.

Thanks for all you do for our university and thanks for being part of UAAD!

Originally published September 26, 2018 - Submit an Item