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Mean Green Alumni Rally 2015

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Alumni News

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More than 200 UNT alumni and friends gathered at Four Corners Brewery in Dallas on September 11 to show their Mean Green pride before the season opening football game against SMU. UNT President Smatresk and VP of Advancement David Wolf gave attendees a warm welcome while Scrappy and the cheerleaders performed to the tunes from an all alumni pep band.

A special thanks to our hosts George Esquivel and Steve Pocari (and alumni!) with Four Corners Brewery for the one-of-a-kind craft beer created for the event. And to George Dunham and The Bird Dogs who performed during the evening helping create a fun-filled, Mean Green event.

Check out all the fun from the Alumni Rally at Four Corners Brewery here.

2015 UNT Kuehne Speaker Series

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Alumni News

Richard W. FisherJoin us for one of UNT’s signature events in Dallas, the Kuehne Speaker Series. This event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Antole Dallas on November 10 and feature Richard W. Fisher.

Richard W. Fisher was president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas from 2005 until 2015, serving as a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve’s principal monetary policymaking group. From 1997 to 2001, Fisher served as deputy United States trade representative with the rank of ambassador, responsible for U.S. trade policy and negotiations in Asia, Latin America, Mexico and Canada. His high-profile roles include serving as vice chairman of Kissinger McLarty Associates and senior advisor to FCM Investors; member of the Board of Directors of EDS; and senior advisor to the law firm of Covington and Burling.

The UNT Kuehne Speaker Series was established in 2013 to showcase UNT’s nationally and internationally recognized programs and faculty engaged in issues related to national and human security and other globally relevant topics. The series was established thanks to generous support from UNT alumnus Ernie Kuehne (’66), an attorney and president and board chairman of Kuehne Oil Co.

For more information, or to sponsor, click here.

Need a Passport?

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Alumni News

MicrovectorLocated within the Study Abroad Office on the University of North Texas campus, the UNT Passport office provides passport application services to students, employees and the general public.  No appointments are necessary, the process usually takes about 15 minutes to complete, and visitors may park free for 30 minutes in the Union Circle Garage.  Although applicants may bring their own photo that meets the U.S. Department of State requirements, the office also provides photo services for an additional fee.  We strive to provide quick, accurate service in a welcoming environment.

UNT Passport Services
Sage Hall, Room 236
940.565.2207
passports@unt.edu
https://studyabroad.unt.edu/

  • Friendly and efficient customer service
  • Open to the public; families welcome
  • No appointment needed
  • Photos can be taken on site

Hours
Mon/Thurs/Fri – 9am to Noon
Tues/Wed – 1pm to 4pm

Pay parking available in the Union Circle Garage at 350 Welch, Denton, TX 76201

Did You Know?

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Did You Know?

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didyouknowlogoThe support you provide through the Annual Fund at UNT strengthens the university beyond what meets the eye. Gifts to the Annual Fund can be directed toward any college, school, unit, scholarship or program that you have a passion for — so no matter how you decide to support UNT students, your gift can inspire the next generation of leaders in every field. Visit one.unt.edu/inspire125 to give back.

Partner Profile – Commerce Bank

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Partner Profiles
UNT Alumni Credit Card with Rewards

image008 As a valued member of the UNT Alumni Association, we are excited to offer you the UNT Alumni Credit Card with Rewards. With no annual fee and a low introductory rate, this card is the perfect way to show your school pride and support everywhere Visa® is accepted. Click here to learn more about the cardholder benefits and features. Don’t wait, the holidays are right around the corner, so apply today to take advantage of the low introductory offer.”

Calendar of Events

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Events

Highlights

October

October 31
UNTAA GameDay Grille (UNT vs. UTSA)
UNT Alumni Pavilion

November

November 17
Ring Presentation Ceremony

November 28
UNTAA GameDay Grille (UNT vs. UTEP)
UNT Alumni Pavilion

UNT News Briefs

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in UNT News Briefs

Student-led restaurant at UNT opens Sept. 28 for a limited time during fall dining season

The Club at Gateway Center provides students enrolled in the UNT Hospitality Management program with real-world, hands-on experience in running a successful restaurant. Students oversee the entire dining experience, including meal preparation, marketing, budgeting, menu planning and staff management.

Click here to read the full story.


UNT’s 2015-2016 Distinguished Lecture Series speakers will cover immigration, communication, science and entertainment

The University of North Texas 2015-2016 Distinguished Lecture Series will feature nationally renowned speakers discussing immigration, communication, science and entertainment.

Click here to read the full story.


UNT’s visual arts and design alumni converge at UNT on the Square

UNT on the Square will host the College of Visual Arts and Design Alumni Showcase Oct. 9 – 28. This is the first ever CVAD Alumni show, and artists from around the country will be featured in it.

Click here to read the full story.

Colleges and Schools Highlights

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights

Mayborn School of Journalism

Mayborn alumni updates:

  • Liz Willding is working as the marketing content director for MedAssets in Atlanta.  She calls retired professor Keith Shelton her “favorite professor.” She, along with her husband Danny Robbins, is a former Dallas Morning News staffer.
  • Taelor Pawnell, B.A. ‘14, is working as art director for CDM in New York City.
  • Calah Kelley, B.A. ‘15, is working as a multimedia reporter at KELOLAND Television in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • Morganne Cameron, M.J. ‘15, has been hired as a junior media buyer for Ad Results, Inc., in Houston.

College of Engineering

Electrical Engineering Department Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

The University of North Texas (UNT) is celebrating its 125th anniversary, and the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) is also marking a milestone. http://engineering.unt.edu/electrical-engineering-department-celebrates-10-year-anniversary

 

Career Center

Fall 2015 Suit Up Clothing Drive
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Tuesday, November 3rd 9a.m. – 3p.m.

This event is open to ALL CURRENT STUDENTS!!!

The Career Center is sponsoring the drive in an effort to ensure that UNT Students have professional clothing for job interviews and new professional work opportunities.

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! The Suit Up Clothing Drive event will be held once a year and will rely solely on the donations and contributions from the UNT Community.

We will gladly accept the following gently worn items:

  • Pants and skirts suits
  • Dress shirts and blouses
  • Sport coats/ Blazers
  • Skirts/Dresses
  • Dress slacks/khaki pants

We will also be accepting new shoes, socks and accessories.

Items can be donated at the Career center locations in Chestnut Hall Suite 103, Discovery Park Room C111, and Business Leadership Building (BLB).

We also have opportunities to volunteer during the Suit UP Clothing Drive!!!

For more information please contact:

Sean McNamara               Sean.McNamara@unt.edu

Rosalyn Smith                    Rosalyn.Smith@unt.edu

 

Athletics

RENEW OR PURCHASE YOUR MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON TICKETS

It is time to renew your Men’s and Women’s Basketball season tickets for the 2015-16 season. Season tickets are also available for those who would like to purchase.

Call the North Texas Ticket Office at 940-565-2527 to renew or purchase season tickets.

Men’s Basketball Schedule // 

Women’s Basketball Schedule

NORTH TEXAS ATHLETICS TOP STORIES

Click the links below to read further about what is happening in North Texas Athletics!

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SWIMMING & DIVING TAKES SECOND AT NORTH TEXAS RELAYS

VOLLEYBALL DEFEATS RICE IN FIVE SETS

KWON HAS SECOND BEST FINISH OF HER CAREER

SOCCER DEFEATS FAU

SOCCER DEFEATS FIU