News and Announcements
Honors for Basketball Coach, Player
Rochester women’s basketball coach Jim Scheible has been selected by
the Rochester Press-Radio Club to receive the Elliot Cushing Award,
given to a local person who has excelled on the national level. In addition, junior Melissa Alwardt has earned First Team All-District II honors from the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Rochester will play in the Sweet 16 this
Friday against Christopher Newport University which is 30-0 and ranked
number 10 nationally.
University Mourns Death of Miriam Bittker Clark
Miriam Bittker Clark, 89, former associate dean of academic advising, died March 2. She retired from
the University in 1981. “Mim was a tireless advocate for students and
strengthened academic advising and other support programs for
undergraduates. She was a counselor and mentor to students, faculty,
and staff members,” says Ronald Paprocki, senior vice president for
administration and finance. The University flag will be lowered to half
staff today in her memory. Read her obituary in the Democrat and Chronicle.
Humanities Project Presents 'Film Lost and Found'
The Humanities Project will present "Film Lost and Found: The Experience of Pre-and Silent Cinema," on March 18 to 21. Events will take place on the River Campus, at the Eastman School, and at the George Eastman House.
Special Olympics Chair Will Give Keynote Address
The fifth annual Kirch Conference on March 24 at the Hyatt Regency
Rochester will focus on health and wellness issues in the transition to
adulthood for young people with developmental disabilities. Timothy
Shriver, chairman and chief executive officer of Special Olympics International, will be the keynote speaker at the conference luncheon.
Go Green: RecycleMania Update
T. Rowe Price 'Hot Spot'
is nearing a close, and staff and students are gearing up for the final
few weeks. Recycling coordinator Amy Kadrie worked with students to organize two
recent events to raise awareness about the importance of recycling: Mt.
Trashmore and Feelin’ Trashy.
T. Rowe Price, one of the investment providers under the University’s
retirement program, will be setting up a "Hot Spot" from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. today in the House of Six Nations cafeteria in the Medical Center.
A specialist will be available to answer questions regarding T. Rowe
Price accounts under the program. Attendees will also have the
opportunity to enter a raffle and win a prize. For more information,
visit the Benefits Office Web site.