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Communication Associate: Public Relations | Lori Melton | | (218) 726-8830

February 17, 2006
Susan Beasy Latto, UMD Director of Public Relations 218 726-8830
Casey LaCore, UMD Community Programs 218 726-7125

UMD Presents
2nd Annual Celebration of Civic Engagement
February 23
Public Invited

The public is cordially invited to celebrate Civic Engagement activities at UMD February 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UMD Kirby Student Center ballroom (3rd floor). Everyone is invited to learn about campus commitments to civic engagement and to help to encourage these activities through out the community.

The program will include five panels showcasing various aspects of Civic Engagement at UMD. There will also be a series of posters and booths displaying a variety of programs and community partnerships.

10 a.m. Integrating the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial into an Advanced Writing Course
David Beard (UMD Composition) and Heidi Bakk-Hansen (Clayton, Jackson and McGhie Memorial Board)
10:30 a.m. Working with the Community to Promote Sustainable Energy
Greg Rutkowski (UMD Chemical Engineering Department) and Bill Mittlefeldt (Sustainable Duluth)
11 a.m. Bringing the Award-Winning Nature Author Sneed B. Collard III to the Community
Jean Stevenson (UMD Education Department) and Julie Ernst (UMD Health,Phy Ed./Outdoor Recreation Department)
12 p.m. Marketing Students Impacting Community Meth Issues
John Kratz (UMD Management Studies), Monica Anderson, Xavier Bell and Andrew Benvie (Duluth Meth Task Force), and UMD Students
1p.m. Mythic Transformations: Bringing Guest Artists to the Campus and Community
Karen Hoffman and Amy Gabbert (UMD Theatre)

Sponsored by the UMD Office of Civic Engagement

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