e-Veritas Archive | October, 2012

Mini ’Canes Recreational Sports Camp Honored for Innovative Program

Mini ’Canes Recreational Sports Camp’s SuperLife program teaches youngsters about good habits that can lead to a “super life.”

A University of Miami children’s program inspired by popular comic book superheroes has received a 2012 Best of the Best Award from a leading print and online magazine dedicated to fitness professionals.

SuperLife, a program in UM’s Mini ’Canes Recreational Sports Camp, is the winner of Club Industry’s 2012 Best Children’s Program. Representatives from UM’s Department of Wellness and Recreation picked up the award on October 11 in Las Vegas at the Club Industry Conference and Exposition for Fitness Business Professionals. Read the full story

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Director of Inclusion Programs Wins Advocate of the Year Award

Sophia Galvin delivers remarks at the Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council’s 37th Annual Awards Gala, where she received the Advocate of the Year Award.

Sophia Galvin, director of inclusion programs in the University of Miami’s Office of Workforce Engagement and Development, has received the Advocate of the Year Award from the Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (SFMSDC).

Galvin, who was nominated for the award by one of the University’s female-owned business vendors, received the honor at the council’s 37th Annual Awards Gala at Jungle Island in September, beating out nominees from Blue Cross Blue Shield and Office Depot. Read the full story

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Comprehensive ORA Training: Understanding Cost Policy

This class provides the foundation for understanding cost policy concepts and guidelines. Building upon the OMB Circular A-21 Offering, case studies will be utilized facilitating discussions on real-life situations and applying cost policies managing an award.

Class Goals:
Understand the three major fund types.

Describe Direct and F&A Costs.

Use the four cost principles when coding transactions

Locations:
10/30/12 ABLEH -Berrocal Auditorium

11/06/12 – DT Garage, Training Room

Registration required through: http://miami.edu/Ulearn

For more information, contact:resedu@med.miami.edu

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Southcom’s Second in Command to Deliver Keynote Address at Veterans Day Tribute

Vice Admiral Joseph D. Kernan

Join members of the University of Miami community, including President Donna E. Shalala, for a special Veterans Day Tribute on Monday, November 12 at 10 a.m. at The Rock.

Vice Admiral Joseph D. Kernan, who serves as the military deputy commander of U.S. Southern Command, will be the keynote speaker.

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Chocolate Extravaganza Bake-off & Bake Sale

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7 at the School of Communication courtyard

Enter your best homemade chocolate treat for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to the International House of Pancakes, Godiva Chocolates ($35 value), or a gift bag with a bottle of 2009 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley ($40 value). A panel of School of Communication judges will decide the winners on November 7. Also seeking donations of baked goods for sale. Non-chocolate and store bought items welcomed. All proceeds benefit the United Way. Email Ivette Yee at iyee@miami.edu to participate.

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