2012.09.17 > For Immediate Release
contact: Charley Reed - University Relations
phone: 402.554.2129 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
UNO to Host Fall Volunteer Fair Oct. 11
Omaha - The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is hosting a volunteer fair on Thursday, Oct. 11 to provide students, faculty, staff and community members a chance to engage with area non-profits and philanthropic organizations.
The UNO Fall Volunteer Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 11 in the Milo Bail Student Center’s (MBSC) Nebraska Room, on the second floor.
The fair is sponsored by UNO’s College of Public Affairsand Community Service (CPACS) and Student-Community Leadership and Service (SCLS) office. Those attending the fair will have a chance to meet and learn about local area philanthropies, non-profits and charity organizations in addition to exploring the different ways people can volunteer in their communities.
According to Student-Community Leadership and Service at UNO, students, faculty and staff have engaged in the community through university-sponsored service days since 2003, contributing more than $1 million in volunteer hours of service.
Every year UNO presents two volunteer fairs, one in fall and one in spring.
For more information, contact Kathe Oleson Lyons at 402.554.4084 or email@example.com.
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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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