The downtown Hartford Library is having a film screening of Life on Parole. A community conversation will follow the film. Please contact the library for further information.
The Sustainable Cities abroad program flyer is attached below.
Please note, UCS majors may only earn 3 credits toward their degree through this study abroad program.
Majors interested in taking part in this abroad program should discuss their desire to do so with their UCS advisor.
Three credits could be earned in the major by either enrolling in GEOG 2400 – Sustainable Cities, or by enrolling in URBN 3993- Foreign Study. (Please note, if you which to enroll in URBN 3993 you will need to attain the UCS Director’s consent per UConn’s Undergraduate Catalog.)
Spring 2018: Urban Special Topics
Growing up in the city has its challenges and its rewards. Children need safe places to play, quality schools, access to healthy and affordable food, as well as protection from the dangers of urban living. In this seminar-style course, we will address the unique experience of an urban childhood, from birth through the teenage years, and explore the public policies that affect their lives. Students may be engaged in a community-based project around the themes of the course.
To learn more, view the course description below.
Below is information regarding a new Spring 2018 course offering in Storrs. If you are interested in enrolling in this course, please contact Heather.Parker@uconn.edu.
Dear Major and Minors,
Below is information regarding a course being offered in Spring of 2018 on the Storrs campus. This course is not in the URBN major but may be taken as a Related with the approval of your UCS advisor. Day and time to be announced soon in the Student Admin System.
UCS has updated our Spring 2018 course flyer. The information for our Storrs’ courses now appears to be up-to-date in the Student Admin System. If you have any questions regarding our course offerings, please contact your UCS faculty advisor or the program at 959-200-3771. Please disregard previous version dates 10.18.17.
Temporary University Specialist Department of Student Activities
Community Outreach Programs, Services and Initiatives
The Department of Student Activities; Community Outreach Programs, Services, and Initiatives, is seeking a Temporary University Specialist to provide administrative support as well as entry-level program support. Under the Direction of the Associate Director for Community Outreach Programs, Services and Initiatives, this position will provide daily administrative support including but not limited to supporting data reporting for programs, payroll and supporting the students and staff on program planning and development. This position is located on the UConn Storrs Campus.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is a temporary full-time position (35 hours per week) for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. We have an anticipated start date of September 14th.
Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
Gina DeVivo Brassaw, MSW
Associate Director for
Community Outreach Programs, Services, and Initiatives
Department of Student Activities
2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3008
Storrs, CT 06269
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein