2012.08.15 > For Immediate Release
contact: Charley Reed - University Relations
phone: 402.554.2129 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Midnight Mojo Open to High School Students for First Time
Omaha - Midnight Mojo at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will be open to high school students for the first time on Friday, Aug. 24 as part of Welcome Week 2012.
From 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. high school students from around the Omaha metro will be joining UNO students inside the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) building for “HPER After Dark,” which is part of the Midnight Mojo series of programing, now in its fourth year. Admission is free for all UNO students with their MavCard and for the first 100 high school students to register.
Registration is available online at openhouse.unomaha.edu. Registration also includes a release form, which needs to be signed by a parent or guardian in order for the student to participate.
Midnight Mojo is a late-night programming series designed to give students the opportunity to socialize and have fun during the evening without alcohol or drugs.
HPER After Dark will include free food and drinks in addition to access to the HPER pool, rock climbing wall and other athletic courts. Students will also have a chance to take free zumba and karate lessons, in addition to lazertag and much more.
For high school students, the Midnight Mojo event will also include a tour of campus and campus housing. Check in begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center (MBSC) Ballroom on the second floor.
Midnight Mojo was started in 2009 to host free and safe late-night student activities. Funding for Midnight Mojo events are made possible by U kNOw CHOICES in connection with LiveWise.
For special needs or more information about Midnight Mojo, contact Nate Bock at 402.554.2409. More information is also available on the Midnight Mojo Facebook fan page.
For more information on HPER After Dark’s high school program, please contact 1.877.884.MAVS (6287).
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The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s metropolitan university. The core values of the institution place students at the center of all that the university does; call for the campus to strive for academic excellence; and promote community engagement that transforms and improves urban, regional, national and global life. UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908.
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