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Thursday 25

Save UMass Rally Noon – 4pm, Boston Common

Springfest McCormack Hall, 1st and 2nd floors. Annual spring vendor days featuring jewelry, clothing, plants, art, student club info, and volunteer info tables. Runs through April 26. For more information, call 7-7952.

Career Fair 2002 2 – 5 p.m., Clark Athletic Center, 1st floor.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of industries! Check out a list of participating employers (http://www.careers.umb.edu/cf2002companies.html). There will be opportunties for candidates of all majors and all levels of experience.

For more information, call 7-5519 or e-mail [email protected].

Psychology Department Alumni Colloquium

4 – 5 p.m., Faculty Club. For more information, call 7-6360.

Presentation on the Importance of Internal Auditing in the Era of Enron 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Healey Library, 8th floor, Provost’s Conference Room. Join the members of Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity as they welcome Walter Fuller, the manager of SunLife Mutual’s Internal Audit Department to campus. Learn more about the role of Internal Auditors in today’s corporations and what a career in internal auditing involves. For more information, e-mail [email protected].

CCT Program and CCT Forum Open House Mini-workshops and presentations by graduating students 4:30 – 9 p.m., Wheatley, 4th floor, Graduate Student Lounge. For more information, visit http://omega.cc.umb.edu/~cct

Friday 26

Fourth Annual UMass Boston Good Neighbor Day From 9 a.m. to noon. and again from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., we will dispatch teams to various sites in the surrounding area. Location: various sites throughout the UMB community. During National Volunteer Week, we will be engaging students, staff, and faculty in service to the community. Our purpose is to help meet real needs, raise awareness of social issues and nearby agencies, and empower individuals to take action. Past projects have included organizing activities for seniors, sorting food, painting walls, and cleaning playgrounds. There is an ice cream social on campus for all participants at the end of the day and all volunteers receive a great t-shirt to wear! To volunteer or for more information, call 7-7955 or e-mail [email protected].

Springfest McCormack Hall, 1st and 2nd floors. Annual spring vendor days featuring jewelry, clothing, plants, art, student club info, and volunteer info tables. Runs through April 26. For more information, call 7-7952.

Latino Public Policy Conference: The State of Latino Massachusetts – From Analysis to Strategy 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Doubletree Riverfront Hotel, Lowell, MA. For more information, visit http://www.gaston.umb.edu/events/conference2002/conference_head.html, read the March press release or call 7-5790.

Want to become a “Certified Financial Planner?” Ask Bob Glovsky how to do it. 2 – 3 p.m., Healey Library, 8th floor, Provost’s Conference Room. Robert Glovsky, a local favorite CFP, will be here to talk more about this growing profession. You can catch him every day talking and answering questions about money, investing and anything else related to financial planning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Business 1060AM. He’s also the Director for the Boston University program for CFP education and he’s rated by Worth magazine as one of the top 100 financial advisers in the country. Come listen and learn about this opportunistic profession. Find out what it takes to become a CFP and get advice on how to get started. This event was produced by the Accounting & Finance Academy. For more information, call 781-985-1592 or e-mail [email protected]

Biology Department Seminar Series: Reproductive success, parenting, and fidelity in socially monogamous cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus): The influence of pair relationships 2:30 p.m.. Science Building, Small Science Lecture Hall. Featuring Tracey Spoon, UMass Boston. For more information, call 7-6600.

Lecture on the Importance of Early Retirement Planning for Recent College Graduates 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Healey Library, 8th floor, Provost’s Conference Room. Join the members of Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity as they welcome local radio personality Robert Glovsky to campus. Bob will lead a discussion on the importance of early retirement planning for recent college graduates. Outside of his daily personal finance show on business 1060 AM radio, Bob is the President of Mintz-Levin Financial Services, the Director of Boston University’s Program for Certified Financial Planners, and has been named 5 times as one of the Top 100 Certified Financial Planners in the Country by Worth and Mutual Fund Magazine. For more information, e-mail [email protected].

Africana Hut Club Annual Cultural Night 4 – 10 p.m., Wheatley Hall, Snowden Auditorium. For more information, call 508-890-5569.

Spring 2002 Drama Workshop: “The Poor House” 8 – 10 p.m., McCormack Theatre, McCormack Building, 2nd floor. American Stage premiere of “The Poor House,” written by professor emeritus Louis E. Roberts. Plaque dedication and reception to follow.

Saturday 27

Transfer Student Open House 9 – 11:30 a.m., Clark Athletic Center. Bring your college transcripts for a preliminary transfer credit evaluation. Learn about our wide variety of academic programs and campus life, and tour the campus. Call 7-6000 for more information. If you have already applied, but haven’t yet completed the application process, join us and bring your missing credentials.

College of Management Mentoring Program

10 a.m. – 1 p.m., McCormack Building, 3rd floor, Ryan Lounge. For more information, call 7-7762.

Sunday 28

Massachusetts Teachers Retirement Board conference/meeting 1:30 – 4:30, Science building, Lipke Auditorium. For more information, call 617-878-2899.

Monday 29

Fall registration begins.

Miscellaneous

The 17th annual MECC2002 {Massachusetts Education Computing Conference} will be held, this year, at Cape Cod Community College – June 5th, 6th & 7th. This conference is open to faculty and staff in both public and private higher education. It is not designed just for those who work in technology, but anyone who utilizes computers and networks in their academic, administrative and educational role. The Conference promises to hold innumerable opportunities to share information with peers from other educational institutions. Register online today at http://www.cite.mass.edu/mecc .

Graduating soon? What’s next for you?

College to Career Networks, a new career development program, offers career mentoring for female students, 18 years of age or older, who have a disability (visible or invisible), and will be seeking a job in their chosen career field with 6 months. Student participants will receive project support to develop a personal career plan, learn networking skills, and find an experienced mentor in their career field. Contact Melanie Jordan, Institute for Community Inclusion, at 617-355-8045/V or 617-738-7683/TTY, or e-mail [email protected].

Interested in expanding your technology horizons? Visit the Instructional Technology website at www.itc.umb.edu or call 7-3990 for updated workshop information.

Meditation Mondays and Tuesdays, 12:30 – 12:50 p.m., McCormack, 1st floor, room 613. Promote concentration and relaxation. Mats provided – wear comfortable clothes – beginners are welcome! For more information, call 7-5686 or e-mail [email protected]

Yoga 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Please call for location. Increase flexibility, tone muscles and relax! Mats provided – wear comfortable clothes – beginners are welcome and instruction provided. For more information, call 7-5686 or e-mail [email protected]

WUMB 91.9 FM Commonwealth Journal Sundays, 7:00 p.m. Interviews with scholars, writers, and public officials, examining current issues of interest to the people of Massachusetts. Contact: 7-6900.

Top Ten Things You Can Do If Your Life is Being Negatives Affected by Someone Else’s Drinking Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m., McCormack, 2nd floor, room 412. Is someone else’s drinking reducing the quality of your life? If so than your #1 goal needs to be to take back control of your own life. This workshop will provide you with concrete steps that you can take to regain control over – and enjoyment of – your own life. Individual appointments are also available. For more information, call 7-5680.