2010.08.25 > For Immediate Release
contact: Wendy Townley - University Relations
phone: 402.554.2762 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Freshman Class Invited to Celebrate UNO at Sept. 9 Football Game
Omaha - A new tradition arrives at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) this fall with the 2010 Maverick Run.
Scheduled for the UNO vs. Ouachita Baptist home football game on Thursday, Sept. 9, UNO’s newest freshman class – the Class of 2014 – will show their Maverick pride when they run onto Caniglia Field before kickoff at 7 p.m.
UNO deans, faculty, staff and the UNO marching band will join the students as a way to celebrate the start of a new school year and a new collegiate experience for the university’s freshman class. The Maverick Run is also designed to introduce UNO's freshman class to the campus and the Omaha community.
UNO freshmen should register online for the Maverick Run by Friday, Sept. 3, at http://studentorgs.unomaha.edu/maverick_run.php.
Participating freshmen will receive free food and a free 2010 Maverick Run T-shirt. The students will gather on the Milo Bail Student Center outdoor plaza at 5:30 p.m. the day of the football game.
UNO undergraduate students receive one complimentary ticket to all regular season football games by showing their MavCard. Faculty and staff can purchase reserved tickets for $13, and $9 for general admission. Call (402) 554-MAVS for more information.
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