Free Travelers Tix, Alaska in Photos and Relay for Life Update

Note to nursing students: If you need to take the Math for Nurses Departmental Exam, it's coming up next week (April 21-22)! You MUST sign up with Anita Malik at least 24 hours in advance by calling (501) 977-2156. The fee for the exam is $25. 

It's that time again! Baseball season is here, and what better way to celebrate than with FREE tickets to see the Arkansas Travelers at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock? Your Student Government Association is providing free tickets for UACCM students again this year. See details below...
  • What: Arkansas Travelers vs Northwest Arkansas Naturals
  • When: Game is Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 7:10 pm @ Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock
  • Who: Each student is allotted 6 tickets with a current UACCM student id
  • Where to get tickets: Tickets are available NOW in Union Station and are first-come, first-served (unclaimed tix will be available at Spring Fling on April 28)
  • Everything else: The tickets are general admission with seating on the Berm. This is a promotion night “Kendry Morales Replica Jersey Night and Postgame concert at Hookslide Corner
Don't forget about the FREE Alaska Photography Slideshow Presentation featuring Terry Boyd this evening. Read on for more...Photographer Terry Boyd will present “Visions from Alaska,” an interactive 35mm slide photography presentation tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the UACCM Fine Arts Auditorium. Sponsored by the college, this exhibit is offered free and is open to members of the public of all ages.

Boyd, a self-taught photographer originally from Russellville, travels and photographs the United States with emphasis on Alaska. He spends several months each summer in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska and will be making an interactive visual presentation of images from his most recent trip. Locations featured in the presentation will include the Yukon, British Columbia, Badlands National Park and Arkansas in addition to Alaska. Boyd will donate several pieces of art to be given away in a drawing and will also have a selection of matted 5X7 and 6X9 prints available for purchase at the event. To find out more about Boyd and to view a sample of his work, visit his web site at http://tboyd.zenfolio.com/.

Since UACCM has been so supportive of Relay for Life so far, we thought we'dlet you know where we stand! To date, we have collected nearly $2,200, 0r 44%, of our goal of $5000! Of the current total, $352 came from our recent bake sale, $700 came from jeans days, and nearly $375 came from the UACCM Speech Department! Speech Instructor Pat Bailey incorporated the fundraiser into her lesson concerning persuasive speaking (and no, she didn’t bribe students with extra credit!) She then very generously matched the $186.12 donated by her students. Thank you so much Ms. Bailey and speech students for your donations! The remainder of funds collected has been donated by many other other departments on campus.

If you'd like to make a donationg, luminaries are available for purchase to honor those who are battling, have won, and have lost the fight against cancer. Forms are available outside the Institutional Advancement Office for anyone interested. There are also several coin cans spread throughout campus. Your loose change can go a long way! Thanks again to everyone for your support!

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