Don't take a ride with a stranger, say UConn police
Police Department has issued a safety alert about three incidents
since late November in which a man in a pickup truck has approached
a woman on the Storrs campus and offered a ride. He is described
as white, approximately 30 years old, with dark hair and a moustache,
of medium height and medium build, operating a light-colored,
full-size pickup truck. When the ride was declined, the man drove
away without incident. The man remains unidentified and his intentions
are unknown, but he is considered suspect.
encourage women to be watchful, walk in groups, and not to accept
a ride from someone they don't know. If you have information
about these incidents, call police headquarters at (860) 486-4800.
To use the Husky Watch Escort Service, call (860) 486-4809.
to hold benefit lunch, dinner for Norman Tebo
Norman Tebo from
the facilities department recently suffered a massive stroke
and is facing many months of rehabilitation. To reach out to
Norman and Kathy Tebo, his wife, who works for the Alumni Association,
and to help defray Norm's expenses, the UConn community will
hold a Norman Tebo Benefit Day at the Centennial Alumni House
on Thursday, February 19. Lunch will be served from noon-1 p.m., dinner
from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Come and enjoy spaghetti with meat or plain
sauce, garlic bread, salad, dessert and beverages for $6 per
person. Checks may be made payable to The Tebo Fund.
Oral history and local memory conference|
scheduled for end of
- A conference on Oral History and Local Memory will take
place at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center on February 28, from 8:30
a.m.-1:15 p.m. Presenters include John Fox, executive secretary
of the New England Association of Oral History, Linda Shopes, president
of the U.S. Oral History Association, and Tamara Hareven, UNIDEL professor
of family studies and history, University of Delaware. The conference
is cosponsored by the New England Association of Oral History,
the Center for Oral History, the Department of History, the School
of Family Studies and the Women's Studies Program.
is $5 for students, $20 for others. A hot buffet lunch is available
at the Nutmeg Grille for $10. For more information and to register,
contact the Center for Oral History at (860) 486-5245.
may also be sent to The Tebo Fund, c/o Liberty Bank, 1132 Storrs
Road, Storrs, CT 06268. For more information, call the Alumni
Office at (860) 486-2244.
Nominations sought for Donald L. McCullough
The Division of Student Affairs and Services has called for
nominations for the annual Donald L. McCullough Awards. The awards
are named for Donald L. McCullough, director of the Office of Student
Activities at the time of his death in June 1979, who was known
for his professional leadership at the University.
will be accepted from any member of the University community.
Nominees must be students currently enrolled in the University
who are in good academic standing and have demonstrated continuous
and outstanding service to the University through voluntary or
elected extra-curricular activities. The awards will be presented
at a reception April 2.
Nomination forms are available in the
Center for Student Development Office, Room 258, Student Union,
or by calling (860) 486-3425. Nominations are due by Friday,
Stay well, with Health Promotion Day at the Capitol
Schools of Allied Health, Nursing and Pharmacy and the Fitness
for Life Center are sponsoring their eighth annual Health Promotion
Day at the state Capitol, in the Legislative Concourse, on Feb.
17, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The day will feature a screening and
consulting program, with consultations offered by students and
faculty, to identify health risks, prevent diseases, and enhance
health and wellness. For more information, call Cynthia Adams,
associate dean of allied health, at (860) 486-0007.
to Italy with landscape expert - spaces still available
is still available for the Museum of Natural History's guided
tour to Italy, Ancient Hill Towns & Renaissance Gardens in Tuscany,
Umbria and the Marches, from May 20 to June 1. The tour leader
is Rudy Favretti, emeritus professor of plant science and a historic
restoration landscape architect, who has restored the grounds
at four presidential homes, including Jefferson's Monticello.
Registration must be made by February 20.