By Kristian Ramos & Keren G. Raz
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Tuesday January 28, 2003
Campus service group will be holding mixer next week
The Chain Gang is holding an informal mixer on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. in the President's Sky Box, located behind La Paz Residence Hall and the football stadium.
Chain Gang was formed to promote philanthropic and traditional ideals.
The organization works to provide service and assistance to the campus and greater Tucson community through various volunteer projects.
Chain Gang participates in many social gatherings and events. In particular, Chain Gang members are the individuals with the red and blue rugby-style shirts around campus on Tuesdays.
Chain Gang applications are now available in the Associated Students of the University of Arizona room, the Dr. Martin Luther King Student Center, and the minority student office located in the Economics building.
Applicants must have a 2.75 average and have a junior standing for the fall 2003 semester.
Nominating petitions now available for Faculty Senate
The process for electing Faculty Senate-at-Large has begun. Petitions for various seats involved in faculty elections are available now through Friday, Feb. 14.
Twenty Faculty Senate-At-Large representative spaces are available: Five seats on the Committee of Eleven, two seats on the Committee on Committees, and two seats for elected faculty representatives to the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee.
Nominating petitions are now available online for the first time. They can also be picked up at the following locations:
· College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Forbes building, Room 306;
· College of Humanities, Modern Languages building, Room 345;
· College of Law, Room 246;
· College of Medicine, AHSC 2201/Lobby;
· Department of Geosciences, Gould-Simpson building 208;
· Main Library, Room A349.
Department's new program seeks to make learning fun
The UA Department of Campus Recreation challenges departments and units to participate in a fun program that is designed to promote personal development.
The UA Challenge Program is an experience-based educational program that can be used to promote individual and group learning and development through games and initiatives that are designed to make learning fun.
UACP uses a ropes course to present challenges to groups and individuals in a supportive and safe environment.
The program is designed to address communication, cooperation, leadership, interpersonal skills, problem solving, team building, self-esteem, and social and individual awareness.
The program accommodates a wide range of ages, regardless of physical ability, and activities are designed to meet the specific needs of the group.