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Know any great heroes?
Applications are now out for the Vice President’s Award for Service and the Robert Bates Cole Award for volunteer Leadership. The Vice President’s Award for Service is given out annually to recognize outstanding UM students, faculty and staff for their volunteerism in the Greater Miami community. Nomination forms are located in: Ashe 244, UC240, Ashe 325, 210 Ferre, A-212 Law Building and 2102/2108 RMSB.
The Robert Bates Cole Award for Volunteer Leadership is given to a current sophomore or junior, who exemplifies the characteristics of integrity and dedication through exceptional, committed and unassuming participation in community service activities. Applications are in the Butler Volunteer Services Center, UC240.
Application deadline for both awards is 5p.m. March 22, 2002. For more information, please call the Butler Volunteer Services Center at 305-284-GIVE.

Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP)
A new undergraduate major in Athletic Training is being developed at the University of Miami. This program is housed in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science in the School of Education. Students that matriculate through this program will be awarded a Bachelors of Science Degree and they will be eligible to sit for the national professional exam.
This development major is currently seeking accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Heath Education Programs (CAAHEP). The Athletic Training Education program is currently in the 2nd year of the required two-year candidacy period prior to accreditation. During the 2002-2003 academic year, CAAHEP will visit the University of Miami campus to evaluate the program and determine its accreditation status.
For more information, visit the Athletic Training Education Program website:

THe soul of a young man in Rome
UM junior, Peter Maneos, has recently published a collection of poetry entitled The Soul of a Young Man in Rome. It has been on sale in the campus bookstore for the past week or so and on March 27th at 3 p.m. at the university bookstore Maneos will be signing books and discussing his literary and artistic influences. Maneos is majoring in English Literature and minoring in classical antiquities. He has graciously invited other writers to read their work at this event. Find more information on Maneos’ book at his website Pietros Maneos is his pen name.

Saturday March 9- Sunday March 17
Spring Break

Mon March 18
Intramural softball begins. All UM students and faculty are welcome to participate

Tues March 19
CAC film, “Ocean’s 11”

Wed March 20
Comedian at the Rat from 9p.m.

Toppel Center Internship Programs for School of Business Undergraduates today from 2-3p.m. at the Toppel Center Library.

Women’s and men’s teams are welcome to sign up for “Hoops for Hunger”. You can sign up in the Breezeway or call 284-GIVE to do so.

Thurs March 21
PRSSA is having their General meeting today at 4:30 PM in Eaton Classroom 145. Come and join us as we have a special speaker from Sports PR tell us what sports publicity is all about. Announcements and upcoming details about the “Professional Mixer” available to all public relations students will also be available.

Fri March 22
Friday Grooves 11:30a.m.-1p.m. on the UC Patio; “Places of Recovery”

Happy hour at the Rat from 4:30-8p.m., DJ/Band

Jamaican Awareness Week

Wed March 23
Students together ending Poverty and the Wellness Center will host a “Hoops for Hunger” basketball tournament today at the Wellness Center basketball courts. For more information contact Sarah McGrail at 305-689-3971 or e-mail at

Mon March 25
Opening Ceremonies at 12p.m. in the UC Patio.

Tues March 26
Roots, Rhymes, Reggae at the Rat at 7p.m.

CAC film “Not another teen Movie”

March 8, 2002


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