Trustees Call for Nominations for Honorary Degrees
The Board of Trustees is seeking nominations for the award of
honorary degrees this academic year. Nominations may be made
by any member of the faculty, staff, student body, administration,
community or Board of Trustees, or by an alumnus of the University.
Nomination forms have been mailed to faculty and staff or may
be obtained from the President's Office by calling (860) 486-2337.
Nominations must include a narrative letter indicating the importance
of the individual's achievements and the reasons why these achievements
should be honored by the University, and a biographical sketch
of the candidate. Dossiers will be reviewed by the University's
Honors and Awards Committee. All nominations are due to Ronald
Schurin, executive secretary to the Board of Trustees, at U-48,
by Friday, October 15.
Join In, Help Out, on Community Service Day, September 25
The first Community Service Day of the semester will be held
on Saturday, September 25. Participants may choose from a wide variety
of three- to six-hour community service projects either on-
or off-campus, including activities ranging from environmental
work to activities with seniors. Transportation is provided
to all work sites. To learn more about Community Service Day,
see the ads in the Daily Campus, call the Center for Community
Outreach, or visit the website:
where there is an on-line registration form. If you wish to
register with a group of people, it is best to call the office
first to check on specific site availability, as some sites
fill up quickly.
Walk to Raise Money for Diabetes Research
A two-mile walk in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
will be held on the grounds of CIGNA in Bloomfield, Conn., on
Sunday, September 26. Help Leslie Cutler, Health Center chancellor
and statewide walk chairman, and UConn achieve the University's
goals of having 600 walkers participate and raising $60,000.
About 16 million Americans suffer from diabetes, including millions
of children. The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation funds diabetes
research in hopes of finding a cure. The walk will begin at
10 a.m. Transportation from Storrs to Bloomfield will be provided.
For more information and to sign up for the walk, contact Doug
Bradway at (860) 486-0986 or by