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Nutmeg Grille Announces November Specials
The Nutmeg Grille is offering the following specials during the month of November:

  • Come to lunch before 11:45 a.m. and receive a free beverage.

  • Bring eight people or more and receive a complimentary entree, beverage and dessert

  • Bring three friends to lunch and your entree will be complimentary

  • Enjoy a 10 percent discount between 1:30 and 2 p.m.

If using one of these specials, please tell your server when ordering. One special per visit, please.

On Thursday, November 18, the Grille will hold a social hour from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. A complimentary appetizer will be available when you purchase a cocktail.

The Nutmeg Grille will be closed Wednesday, November 24, through Sunday, November 28, for Thanksgiving.

Student Nominees Sought for Public Service Award
Nominations are being accepted for the Spirer-Dueker Humanitarian Achievement Award. The award, of $1,000, is given to a full-time undergraduate student at any UConn campus to honor outstanding contributions to public service. The nominator must provide evidence that the student is performing or has performed outstanding service. Service efforts may include aid to the homeless, hungry or sick; involvement in programs for environmental protection; elimination of injustice or cruelty; or contributions to the resolution of community, national or international issues. The service project must show an innovative, imaginative and practical way to solve social, governmental or legal problems within the community. The award may be donated to a charitable cause by the winner or may be used to help the winner defray future educational costs. The nomination should include:

  • the name, address, telephone, and email of nominator and nominee;

  • an explanation and specific examples of public service;

  • statements supporting the student's commitment to service.

Nominations should be sent by Wednesday, December 1, to Janice Gudinkas, Department of Campus Activities, Student Union Room 201, Box U-3008. E-mail: Fax (860) 486-4484.

Alumni Association Seeks Nominations for Awards
The University of Connecticut Alumni Association Awards Committee is seeking nominations for alumni and faculty excellence awards. Nominators do not have to be UConn alumni.

The following awards will be made: Connecticut Alumni Service Award, Distinguished Alumni Award, Honorary Alumni Award, Outstanding Young Alumni Award, University Service Award, Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, and Faculty Excellence in Research Award.

Descriptions and criteria for the awards may be obtained by calling Kristi Napolitano at (860) 486-1236 or by e-mail at All nominations must be accompanied by an up-to-date curriculum vitae for the nominee, a nomination statement, and a nomination form. The form may be obtained by calling the Alumni Office toll free at (888) UC-ALUM-1. All nominations should be forwarded to Thomas Mika, Awards Committee Chair, UConn Alumni Association, U-53, Alumni Drive, Storrs, CT 06269-3053. Nominations must be received by December 10. Submissions received after that date will be included in the 2001 nomination pool.

Week-Long Course Offered in Computer Programming Skills
The Center for Professional Development will offer a week-long course "Introduction to C and C++ Programming at UConn Downtown, Constitution Plaza, Hartford. The course, intended for people who have knowledge of basic computer programming concepts, will take place Monday through Friday, November 15-19, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $1,495 and registrations are now being accepted. For a free brochure, call (800) 622-9908 (request C and C++) or visit the Division of Continuing Education website: To register call (860) 486-4905.