Privateer Plunge Guide

Week 5

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Monday, September 17th

Introduction to AlcoholEdu

Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: University Center Atrium

The Office of Student Accountability & Disability Services will introduce you to AlcoholEdu, an on-line course that is required of first time freshmen. AlcoholEdu empowers students to make well-informed decisions and provides some simple strategies to help keep you and your friends safe.

Sponsored by: Student Accountability and Disability Services (aaking@uno.edu)
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Social Media & Mental Health

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: University Center 206

Check out this interactive presentation to brush up on what every college student should know about social media. We will chat about ways to boost your self-esteem during an era of selfie sticks, hashtags, and celebrity Insta accounts.

Sponsored by: Counseling Services (clhill1@uno.edu)
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Safe Space Training

Time: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: University Center 206

The Diversity Cabinet invites you to this workshop focused on learning more about the LGBTQ+ community. Attendees are asked to commit to the whole training (2-4:30 pm).

Sponsored by: Diversity Cabinet (mhoffshi@uno.edu)
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Student Activities Council (SAC) General Meeting

Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Kirschman Hall 223

Want to get involved?! Then come to SAC's General Meeting! We will be discussing our upcoming events and how you can help make them Successful! Instagram: @unosac Twittter: @uno_sac

Sponsored by: Student Activities Council (kegaienn@uno.edu)
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Cultural Cafe: Food From Around the World

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Privateer Place Main Clubhouse

Privateer Place will host a cultural cafe in the main clubhouse where students will be able to sample foods from different countries. If students are interested in cooking for the cultural cafe, please contact the Assistant Director of Residence Life at Privateer Place, Daniel Harris at daniel.harris@clvusa.com

Sponsored by: Privateer Place (daniel.harris@clvusa.com)
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The Well: Dinner & Worship

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:45:00 PM
Location: Privateer Place Clubhouse

The Well is the weekly dinner and worship gathering for BCM Christian Community at UNO. Dinner begins at 6:00 Pm and at 6:30 Pm we transition for our large group gathering. Each week you will be able to worship with students from several college campuses, hear a challenging and uplifting message, and discuss in small groups how to apply the message. The Well is open to all students!

If you would like to ride the shuttle from Pontchartrain Hall to Privateer Place please email Corey at nolabcm@gmail.com. The shuttle will begin running at 5:30 Pm.

Sponsored by: BCM Christian Community (nolabcm@gmail.com)
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Tuesday, September 18th

Start Strong Fest 2018

Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: University Center Gallery Lounge

Start Strong Fest is an event that takes place each fall to ensure an academic Successful start to the school year for UNO students. This academic resource fair will have representatives from the five colleges and IDS, as well as from various offices around campus in attendance. Students will

learn more about academic programs, minors, co-curricular activities and resources to help them develop in mind, body and spirit. Food will also be provided.

Sponsored by: First Year Experience (kagriff4@uno.edu)
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BCM Lunch Bunch

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: The Cove

BCM Lunch Bunch is a weekly gathering for students to hangout, have lunch together, and talk through spiritual, social, and cultural questions. You can purchase your food at The Cove or bring your own. Look for the Lunch Bunch logo when you come in and join us!

Sponsored by: BCM Christian Community (nolabcm@gmail.com)
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Escape Room

Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: University Center 208

The Student Activities Council is turning our very own University Center into an Escape Room! Grab your closest friends and solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints, and strategies to Escape the Room!

Sponsored by: Student Activities Council (kegaienn@uno.edu)
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Nacho Average Bank

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Homer L Hitt Alumni & Visitors Center Lobby

NACHOS/REFRESHMENTS/Chance to WIN $100. Stop by YOUR on-campus credit union for lunch at our Nacho Bar and a chance to WIN $100! Open your FREE savings account while you're here and we'll deposit your first $10.00 in it for you! FREE!!! That's right! We're NACHO Average Bank! We're your CREDIT UNION!

Sponsored by: UNO Federal Credit Union (gay@unofcu.org)
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Commuter Worship Service

Time: 12:20 PM to 1:20 PM
Location: Milneburg Hall 351

Relevant teaching about life, faith, and God at a more convenient time for those who don't live on campus. Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
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SJP Open Meeting

Students for Justice in Palestine invites you to our first open meeting of the year! We will be discussing the history behind the occupation of Palestine, and talking about who we are as an organization. Reminder: SJP is an organization raising awareness and defending the human rights of Palestinians here and abroad, but you do not have to be Palestinian to attend! Snacks provided!

Students for Justice in Palestine invites you to our first open meeting of the year! We will be discussing the history behind the occupation of Palestine, and talking about who we are as an organization. Reminder: SJP is an organization raising awareness and defending the human rights of Palestinians here and abroad, but you do not have to be Palestinian to attend! Snacks provided!

Facebook: UNO Students for Justice in Palestine

Sponsored by: Students for Justice in Palestine (sstaley@uno.edu)
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TSO First General Meeting

Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Student Success Center

Come to the Transfer Student Organization's first Fall General Meeting to hear about all the fun stuff we have planned, and learn about ways to get involved this semester!

Sponsored by: Transfer Student Organization (ganger.molly@gmail.com)
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Wednesday, September 19th

Alumni Career Panel

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Homer L Hitt Alumni Center Ballroom

First Year Experience in conjunction with Alumni Affairs invites you to join them for a free event with UNO Alumni. This is a great time to network, meet past UNO students and learn about their journey to graduation and their careers.

Sponsored by: First Year Experience (castanto@uno.edu)
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Mass and Munch

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Newman Center

Mass and Munch is held every Wednesday with Mass beginning at 12:00 noon and lunch to follow. Mass is held within the Chapel of the Newman Center. Come join us for a FREE meal starting at 12:30 PM! All are welcomed to join us for either Mass and/or lunch each week. The UNO Newman Center is located across from the University Center and next to the International Center.

Sponsored by: Catholic Privateers (cjlazari@uno.edu)
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The Opioid Epidemic

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: University Center 208

Presented by Monica Taylor with the Lousiana Department of Justice. The presentation will include the history of opioids, how they work, common prescriptions and the effects of opioids. Attendees will learn user rates, about the path to addiction and the risks faced by those in the 18-25 year old range.

Sponsored by: Student Accountability and Disability Services (aaking@uno.edu)
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Orientation Leader Interest Meeting

Time: 1:00 PM to 1:40:00 PM
Location: Privateer Pride Room (Earl K Long Library)

Are you interested in becoming an Orientation Leader? Do you like helping others? Do you love UNO? Come to our interest meeting to learn what being an Orientation Leader is all about!

Sponsored by: New Student Orientation (aegremi1@uno.edu)
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Talk Like A Privateer Day

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: University Center

Wednesday, September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. IDS and Men's and Women's Basketball are co-sponsoring the third annual UNO Talk Like a Privateer Day. Tons of giveaways, prizes, face-painting and more.

Sponsored by: Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) & Men's & Women's Basketball (dhharpe1@uno.edu) Blue - Traditions

Career Fair Orientation

Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: University Center 208

If you are planning on attending the on campus Fall 2018 Career Fair for Internships, Full-time and Part-time employment, please come to the Campus Orientation first! This Orientation is important and we will cover event details, registration for the event, attire, networking with employers to secure same day interviews and will answer any questions that you may have. The Career Fair is open to all UNO students and Alumni and open to all majors and class levels!

Sponsored by: Career Services (trshoema@uno.edu)
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737 Worship Service

Time: 7:37:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Milneburg Hall 179

Relevant teaching about life, faith, and God.

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
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Video Game Tournament: Madden 19

Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Privateer Place Clubhouse

Privateer Place will have the blow up screen set up outside the main clubhouse and will have a Madden 19 tournament. There will be free pizza and the tournament winner will receive a $25 Visa gift card.

Sponsored by: Privateer Place (daniel.harris@clvusa.com)
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Thursday, September 20th

Thursday, September 20th

Healthy Behaviors Around Alcohol and Drugs

Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: University Center Atrium

A team of Student Affairs offices will provide information and resources on healthy behaviors around alcohol and drug use.

Sponsored by: Student Accountability & Disability Services (aaking@uno.edu)
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Got Guide?

Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Earl K. Long Library Breezeway

Feeling overwhelmed? Get Guide!

Guide is a mobile app designed to help simplify your college experience. You can get reminders and alerts about important deadlines, find tips on how to be Successful in college, explore majors and careers that fit your interest, and so mUniversity Centerh more. Stop by our table between noon and 2pm to download the app and learn more. * Note: Plunge credit will be given to students once they download and log into the mobile application.

Sponsored by: Learning Resource Center (mswilli4@uno.edu)
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Psi Chi Meet & Greet

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: The Quad

Come join the Psychology faculty and Psi Chi members for free pizza lunch. This is a great time to meet the faculty, to learn about research opportunities in the department and to hear about the events that the Psi Chi organization has planned. This is a great time to relax and socialize with your fellow UNO students and pizza is on us!

We encourage psychology majors and students interested in psychology to attend.

Sponsored by: Psi Chi, Department of Psychology Honor Society (taknaus@uno.edu)
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Service Fair

Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Washington Oak Plaza (University Center)

Service Coalition is hosting an event to network and find volunteering or job opportunities at the Service Fair.

Sponsored by: Service Coalition (kdturner@uno.edu)
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"LITTLE WOMEN Off the Page: Adapting a Classic on Screen, in Comics, and Online"

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Liberal Arts 234

The UNO Women's Center, Women's & Gender Studies Faculty, and the English Department invite students, faculty and staff to join us for the first Coffee Talk Lecture of the academic year. Dr. Anne Boyd Rioux will explore the myriad ways that Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, published 150 years ago this fall, has been adapted and updated in a variety of media, including web series, graphic novels, and film. Coffee and refreshments will be provided; feel free to bring your lunch.

Sponsored by: The UNO Women's Center, Women's & Gender Studies Faculty, and the UNO English Department (co-sponsors) (lverner@uno.edu)
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Diversity Book Discussion

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: University Center Gallery Lounge 201B

The Diversity Book Discussion is a program offered each semester for students, faculty and staff. Participants discuss different perspectives of diversity and inclusion in literature. Lunch will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Diversity Engagement Center and the Honors Program. For more information, please contact diversity@uno.edu. Follow us on Facebook @UNODiversity.

Sponsored by: Diversity Engagement Center (mkfarle1@uno.edu)
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Guest Speaker Series

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Location: Kirschman Hall 219

Join the American Marketing Association for our monthly guest speaker series! Meet professionals from many different industries in the Greater New Orleans area. Follow us on Instagram @ama_uno!

Sponsored by: American Marketing Association (adcarte1@uno.edu)
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Q & A for Pre - Health Care students & free Cane's u1

Time: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Student Success Center (Earl K Long Library)

Calling all future nurses, doctors, physician assistants, physical therapists, & anyone else going into the field of health care to come to a Q & A session with Alpha Epsilon Delta, UNO's Pre Health Professional Honor Society. We will be giving out free Cane's chicken fingers & our executive board members will be present to provide all information and answer any questions about our club and how it can benefit you as someone looking to become a well rounded applicant for a Health Care professional school. We will also have a guest speaker, Ahmad, with us, who is a first year medical student in the New Orleans area & a former AED member at UNO to answer any questions about his journey to medical school. Hope to see y'all there!

Sponsored by: Alpha Epsilon Delta (amjeanfr@uno.edu)
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Freshman Jumpstart #4

Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Milneburg Hall 351

If you can wrap your head around time and money management, good study habits, health and relationships, you'll have a great college experience. Join us for discussions on college life that you can't afford to miss. Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
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Board Games and Beignets

Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Newman Center

What's better than Board Games and Beignets! Join the Catholic Privateers at our annual Beignet event. All are welcome to join us at the UNO Newman Center located across from the University Center and next to International Center.

Sponsored by: Catholic Privateers (cjlazari@uno.edu)
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Cake Wars

Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Milneburg Hall 351

Do you like a little competition? What about cake? Yes? Us too! Come out for the ultimate frosting and decorating battle. On top of that, come ready to eat cake; FREE CAKE. You do not want to miss this! Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
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Bounce Night

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: The Cove

SAC's Bounce Night is a night celebrating New Orleans' bounce music. Light refreshments will be provided. So come out and bounce to some of your favorite beats with us!

Sponsored by: Student Activities Council (kgaienn@uno.edu)
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Saturday, September 22nd

XA Olympics

Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Amphitheater

Use your brains and your brawn to prove yourself as a competitor and team player in the Chi Alpha Olympics. Athletic wear encouraged. Getting dirty possible.

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
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Paper Lantern Night

Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Homer L. Hitt Alumni and Visitors Center

Love Vietnamese food? Join the Vietnamese American Student Association to celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival! Paper Lantern Night is an annual event that not only showcases Asian cultures through performances consisting of singers, dancers, and actors but also has traditional foods and beverages. Admission is free for everyone to join the fun! For more information, please visit facebook.com/unovasa

Sponsored by: Vietnamese American Student Association (ltngo1@uno.edu)
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Sunday, September 23rd

Saints Game Day in the Captain's Quarters

Time: 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Captain's Quarters Student Lounge

Come join SGA as we cheer on the Saints against our rival the Atlanta Falcons. There will be food and games! This is a game you don't want to miss. 28-3 never forget. Who Dat!

Sponsored by: Student Government Association (jnballa1@uno.edu)
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Sunday Mass

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Newman Center Chapel

Join us at the Newman Center for this week's Sunday Night Mass. Mass is held every Sunday at 6pm & Mondays - Thursdays at 12 noon in the Chapel at the

Center and next to the International Center). For more information about Catholic Privateers, UNO’s Catholic campus ministry, follow us on Facebook.

Sponsored by: Catholic Privateers (cjlazari@uno.edu)
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AMDG

Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Newman Center

AMDG (After Mass Discussion Group) is a chance for you to work with Fr. Dennis Hayes, Chaplain of the Newman Center, to explore deeper the meanings of Scripture, History, and Tradition within the Catholic Church. Each week, we will focus on a different aspect of the Catholic faith. All students are welcome to join us directly after Mass.

Sponsored by: Catholic Privateers (cjlazari@uno.edu)
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