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11 events to accompany Smithsonian exhibition in Essex

11 events to accompany Smithsonian exhibition in Essex

11 events to accompany Smithsonian exhibition in Essex | News |  Gloucester Daily Times

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40+ Pegasus Palooza Events to Welcome Knights, Accomplished Incoming Freshman Class to Fall 2022 | University of Central Florida News

40+ Pegasus Palooza Events to Welcome Knights, Accomplished Incoming Freshman Class to Fall 2022 | University of Central Florida News

As UCF welcomes students back for the Fall 2022 semester, the university is deeply committed to fostering their academic success and wellbeing — from their first day on campus through graduation.

This year’s incoming fall freshman class is already making its mark for academic excellence. Preliminary statistics indicate the fall freshman class set a new record for the highest SAT scores in university history with an average score of 1335. The class also has an average ACT score of 28.3 and an average 4.23 GPA.  UCF will also welcome 86 new National Merit Scholars.

UCF is launching a doctorate degree in biomedical engineering, a master’s degree program in FinTech, as well as several programs designed to prepare the next generation of hospitality leaders, including a master’s in event leadership and certificates in entertainment management and financial management for hospitality and tourism. UCF offers more than 230 degree programs overall.

Students will have countless opportunities to unleash their potential, including working with talented faculty members to expand their knowledge in the classroom and research labs and participating in new experiences like internships and service opportunities that will empower them to succeed at UCF and beyond.

UCF’s many student resources include the Student Academic Resource Center, which provides one-on-one and group peer tutoring, academic coaching and workshops; the Transfer Center, which pairs transfer students with a personal success coach and helps them navigate their UCF experience and develop a sense of belonging; and UCF Cares, an umbrella of services focused on student wellbeing.

Helping students learn more about the many resources and services on campus and encouraging them to build connections with each other and the university are main focuses of UCF’s annual welcome week.

Pegasus Palooza begins Aug. 21 ahead of the start of the Fall 2022 semester. To make the most out of these special events, check out the list below and plan ahead. Students will need to bring their UCF ID to participate in each event. You can also find more details about some of these events on the UCF Mobile appKnightConnect and by following @UCF_OSI on Instagram.

Freshman V.I.P Night — Saturday, Aug. 20, 4-7 p.m.
UCF Campus Bookstore

Play games, win prizes, enjoy food and drink samples from Foxtail Cafe, and shop for your course materials (and more) before the start of classes.

Transfer Quest: Campus Exploration — Sunday, Aug. 21, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Trevor Colbourn Hall, room 215

Before heading to the Knighting, stop by the Transfer Center for a bite to eat and a group campus exploration competition. Food and prizes will be provided.

The Knighting — Sunday, Aug. 21, 4 p.m., with check-in starting at 3 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena

Join your classmates for UCF’s official welcome ceremony for all new Knights.

Welcome Week Photo — Sunday, Aug. 21, 5 p.m.
FBC Mortgage Stadium

Come to FBC Mortgage Stadium immediately following The Knighting for the official UCF Class of 2026 photo.

Opening Knight — Sunday, Aug. 21, 5 p.m.
FBC Mortgage Stadium

Looking to get involved on campus? Check out some of UCF’s more than 670 registered student organizations during this tabling event.

Campus Locators — Monday, Aug. 22, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
UCF Downtown, Seneff Plaza and Parramore Garage

Coming to UCF Downtown for the first time? Not sure where to go?  Staff will be available to help you find what you are looking for and answer questions you may have.

Popsicle Social — Monday, Aug. 22, Noon-1 p.m.
Reflecting Pond

All Knights are welcome to join President Alexander N. Cartwright and other members of leadership for a welcome back to campus popsicle social.

Knights Warming Party — Monday, Aug. 22, Noon-2 p.m.
UCF Valencia Osceola Center

Join Knights of the Connection and staff from UCF Connect as they help you prepare you for the semester. Snacks, games, school supplies and more will be provided.

Taste of UCF — Monday, Aug. 22, 5-7 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena

This annual event celebrates UCF’s diverse community by providing students a taste of cuisine from around the world, as well as entertainment,

First Arts Ambassadors In-person Meeting — Monday, Aug. 22, 6-8 p.m.
Performing Arts Center — Theatre building, room 107 (studio one)

The Arts Ambassadors is a newly formed group of students from any major who seek to establish a greater connection between the visual arts, performing arts and UCF community. This meeting is open to all UCF students and pizza will be provided.

The founding group of ambassadors invite students who demonstrate leadership skills, are hungry for opportunity and who wish to meet and collaborate with peers of other departments to join the group. This group aims to foster a supporting network for all events within the arts disciplines, promote and contribute to UCF’s artistic footprint in Central Florida and create educational and entertainment opportunities for all students. This will be the inaugural in-person meeting, during which we will outline the future of this group as an RSO by electing and nominating officials and detailing the plan for the Fall 2022 semester.

Movie Knight: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness — Monday, Aug. 22, 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena

Hosted by the Campus Activity Board, this event features a Marvel Studios’ movie.

Campus Locators — Tuesday, Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
UCF Downtown, Seneff Plaza and Parramore Garage

Coming to UCF Downtown for the first time? Not sure where to go?  Staff will be available to help you find what you are looking for and answer questions you may have.

Transfer Year Kick-Off Celebration — Tuesday, Aug. 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Trevor Colbourn Hall, room 215

Kick off your transfer to UCF by attending this mini-resource fair designed to help you make important connections to academic resources and opportunities. Food and prizes will be provided.

Rosen Life: Aloha Rosen — Tuesday, Aug. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Rosen College of Hospitality Management, courtyard

Rosen students are welcomed back to campus with a live DJ, free food and merch, and opportunities to learn about what this semester has to offer.

Lavender Knight — Tuesday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena

Join LGBTQ+ Services for an event that provides LGBTQ+ students and their allies to discover available resources across UCF and the Central Florida Community and enjoy performances by local drag artists.

Welcome Expo — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Hosted by the Knights Major Exploration and Transition Center, this event is the perfect place to find out what the UCF campus has to offer. Stop by to meet with campus offices and departments and local vendors from the area. Connect with others while collecting free giveaways. This event is open to all students, staff and faculty.

Rosen Life: Sunrise Social — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Rosen College of Hospitality Management, courtyard

Join Rosen Life for free donuts and to meet other Knights.

Homecoming Reveal — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Student Union, atrium

Excited for Homecoming? Come on down to Student Union to find out what events will take place during this celebratory week.

Life HackWednesday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wellness and Health Promotion Services Office

WHPS will be teaching students life hacks related to health and wellness. Departments including Nutrition, Stress and Biofeedback, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Gardening, and Sexual Wellness will have a table dedicated to teaching students important tips related to their specialty on how to stay safe and healthy throughout this upcoming school year.

Fall 2022 Welcome Ice Cream Social — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 3-5 p.m.
Student Union, suite 207 

Please join the Ginsburg Center for Inclusion and Community Engagement for this welcome event. This program aims to create impactful experiences for new and returning students — no matter your major or classification.

What Can MASS do for You? — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 4-5 p.m.
Student Union, suite 207

Learn how the Multicultural Academic and Support Services office can help you be successful at UCF.

U-LEAD Open House — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 4-5 p.m.
Ferrell Commons, 7C, room 165

Learn about the LEAD Scholars Academy’s U-LEAD leadership program, including our Study Abroad and Leadership Laboratory courses. The U-LEAD program is open to all students regardless of major and is for students, mostly upper division, who are interested in learning more about leadership.

Trivia Night: Disney Movies — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6-7:30 p.m.
UCF Campus Bookstore, Foxtail Cafe

Are you a Disney movie fan? Play as a team or son your own to test your Disney knowledge and win prizes. Foxtail hosts trivia is every Wednesday at 6 p.m. with a different theme each week.

Group Exercise Mash-Up — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7-8 p.m.
Recreation and Wellness Center Group Exercise Studio

Try three different classes all in one: hip-hop cardio, total body strength, and power yoga. All levels welcome, no experience needed.

Comedy Knight: Joe GattoWednesday, Aug. 24, 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena

Hosted by the Campus Activities Board, this year’s Comedy Knight feature Joe Gatto, who is known as a former cast member of TruTV’s Impractical Jokers. Tickets are free for students with a valid UCF ID. Tickets are available to the public for $25 and can be purchased on Ticketmaster.

IM Sports Job Fair — Wednesday, Aug. 24, 8-9 p.m.
Recreation and Wellness Center, room 206

The Intramural Sports Job Fair provides information about the sports UCF officiates and the benefits of working in the RWC’s program.

Stretch and Swim Thursday, Aug. 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
Recreation and Wellness Center, Leisure Pool

Enjoy a morning yoga class under the sun followed by a dip in the pool. Please bring your own mat and towel, as well as athletic attire and a swimsuit. All fitness levels welcome.

Breakfast for KnightsThursday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
UCF-Valencia Osceola Center

Breakfast will be provided to all current UCF students who attend.

Taste of Downtown — Thursday, Aug. 25, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
UCF Downtown, Communication and Media Building Plaza

Stop by for tasty treats from local food trucks.

Speed Friending — Thursday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
UCF Downtown, Dr. Phillips Academic Center, Parramore room (room 107)

College is all about meeting new people, and with this event you’ll be able to connect with some of your fellow Knights right at the start of the semester.

Throwback Thursday — Thursday, Aug. 25, Noon-2 p.m.
John C. Hitt Library

Take a step back into the main campus library and see how UCF Libraries’ services, resources, and spaces have changed since 1968. The first 150 students earn an exclusive UCF Libraries duck and treats from Insomnia Cookie.

IM Sports Job Fair — Thursday, Aug. 25, 4-5 p.m.
Recreation and Wellness Center, room 206

The Intramural Sports Job Fair provides information about the sports UCF officiates and the benefits of working in the RWC’s program.

Concert Knight: Bea Miller and B.o.B.  — Thursday, Aug. 25, 8 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena

Hosted by the Campus Activities Board, this year’s Concert Knight features Bea Miller, a singer and former X Factor (US) contestant known for hits like “Feel Something”,  “It’s Not You It’s Me” featuring 6lack and “Never Gonna Like You” featuring Snakehips. B.o.B., an Atlanta rapper known for “Nothin’ on You” featuring Bruno Mars, “Airplanes” featuring Hayley Williams and “HeadBand” featuring 2Chainz, will also perform. Tickets are available for purchase to the public for $25 on Ticketmaster.

Welcome to the Majors Friday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m.-noon
Addition Financial Arena

Entering College of Business juniors and seniors are formally welcomed each semester with great fanfare. Welcome to the Majors was created to welcome students into the culture of the college; one of risk-taking, cross disciplinary collaboration and data-driven decision-making. This year, COB also invites first-time in college students. Members of the college leadership team talk to students about performance expectations, different programs and opportunities they’ll experience while a business student. Speakers include UCF President Alexander N. Cartwright, College of Business Dean Paul Jarley, department chairs, student ambassadors and a select number of faculty.

UCF Gallery Pop-in Friday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Visual Arts Building, UCF Art Gallery, room 140

Stop by the UCF Art Gallery to see the current exhibition Pathways 2022: The Carlos Malamud Prize. Each visitor will receive a gallery memento. Exhibition curators will host a special gallery tour from 11 a.m.-noon.

Grow Together — Friday, Aug. 26, 11a.m.-noon
Wellness and Health Promotion Services office, entrance

WHPS will be teaching students life hacks related to health and wellness. Departments including Nutrition, Stress and Biofeedback, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Gardening, and Sexual Wellness will have a table dedicated to teaching students important tips related to their specialty on how to stay safe and healthy throughout this upcoming school year.

Environmental Engagement — Friday, Aug. 26, 11a.m.-2 p.m.
Trevor Colbourn Hall, room 202

There are a variety of local and campus-based organizations that are involved with environmental and sustainable efforts. The College of Undergraduate Studies invites you to come and learn more about these organizations, what they do and how you can get involved, while also learning about our environmental studies program in the College of Undergraduate Studies – Interdisciplinary Studies.

Fact or Fiction? Get to Know Your Library — Friday, Aug. 26, Noon-12:30 p.m.
John C. Hitt Library, room 175

Join UCF Libraries for a game about services and resources that will help jumpstart your semester.

Global Knights Welcome Friday, Aug. 26, Noon-1 p.m.
Memory Mall

International students can learn about the resources they need to succeed such as international clubs and organizations, campus departments, and outside organizations including banks, social security office, driver’s license bureau, and phone providers. Recreational and social activities will also be available to help students feel welcome on campus. New international students will be paired with a UCF Global peer leader who will assist in additional engagement during the event.

Cirque Du Knight: Late Knights Variety Show — Friday, Aug. 26, 8-11 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m.
Addition Financial Arena

Hosted by Late Knights, students can enjoy an entertaining experience during this variety show.

Pegasus Palooza Day of Service — Saturday, Aug. 27, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with check-in beginning at 7:45 a.m.
Student Union Patio

Join Volunteer UCF as they engage with multiple organizations that do amazing work in Orlando. Students will complete three hours of service and learn how to get involved with service activities for the upcoming semesters.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided, in addition to free swag. RSVP on Knight Connect. If you have dietary restrictions or have any accessibility needs, please reach out to [email protected]

Pegasus POOL-ooza Saturday, Aug. 27, 2-5 p.m.
Recreation and Wellness Center, Leisure Pool

Campus residents can celebrate their first week of living on UCF’s main campus Housing and Residence Life’s Pool-ooza. Swim, relax, and enjoy snacks and giveaways.

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Welcome Week events planned at Penn State Harrisburg | Penn State University

Welcome Week events planned at Penn State Harrisburg | Penn State University

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Penn State Harrisburg is planning several events to welcome students to campus for the fall semester. Extending through the first week of classes, Welcome Week activities are intended to welcome back returning students and help new students become engaged with campus life and the surrounding community.

The full slate of events can be found at

New students have many signature mandatory events scheduled for them throughout the first weekend on campus, including Move-In Day on Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., New Student Convocation on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Capitol Union Building (CUB) Gym, Playfair on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the CUB Gym, educational sessions and residence hall meetings.

A welcome and Convocation T-shirt giveaway for all incoming students will take place on Aug. 20 and Aug. 21 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in the Kulkarni Theatre. 

There also will be events and information sessions intended for returning, off-campus and international students.

Some Welcome Week events scheduled include:

Friday, Aug. 19

  • Friday Night Social — Includes yard games, music and food.  (Capital Village Quad and Community Center, 7 to 10 p.m.) 

Saturday, Aug. 20

  • Choose Your Adventure — For all students; students will be able to choose from several activities including a fitness class, trip to Target or Walmart, crafts, tour to find classrooms, and games. (Check-in will be at the Student Enrichment Center (SEC) Living Room at 9:30 a.m.)
  • Off-Campus Student Check-in and Gathering — A social for students to connect with each other. (SEC Lobby, 4 to 5:30 p.m.)
  • Residence Life Block Party — An evening of music and giveaways. (Capital Village Quad, 7:30 to 10 p.m.)

Sunday, Aug. 21

  • Choose Your Adventure — (SEC Living Room, 9:30 a.m. to noon)
  • All incoming students:
    • Convocation from 3:30 to 5 p.m. — CUB Gym (Mandatory)
    • Paw Photo at 5:15 p.m. — (SEC Lawn)
    • Convocation Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Free food and live music (Vartan Plaza)
    • Outdoor Movie: “Dr. Strange” at 8 p.m. – (SEC Lawn)

Monday, Aug. 22

  • First Day of School Photos —  Photos, coffee, pastries and Penn State cookies. (Olmsted Atrium, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Tuesday, Aug. 23

 Wednesday, Aug. 24

  • PAC Giveaway — PSU Pennant (Olmsted Atrium, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • Kickball and Intramural Games — (Turf Field, 9 to 11 a.m.)

Thursday, Aug. 25

  • Lawn Games — Corn hole, ladder ball, badminton and Frisbee disc. (Vartan Plaza, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • Mike Super — Magic and illusion show, register via Engage.  (Kulkarni Theatre, 7 to 8:30 p.m.)
  • Drag Bingo — (Stack’s Stage, 9 to 10:30 p.m.)

Friday, Aug. 26

  • Breakfast with Student Affairs — (Olmsted Atrium, 9 to 11 a.m.)
  • Late Night Activities at the CUB — (CUB, 9 p.m.)

 Saturday, Aug. 27

  • PAC Trip to Hersheypark — Register via Engage. (Olmsted Parking Lot, 10:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
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FSU Alumni Association unveils new catering and events service – Florida State University News

FSU Alumni Association unveils new catering and events service - Florida State University News
Traditions prepares their dishes using only fresh and high quality ingredients and take pride in their culinary artistry.
Traditions prepares their dishes using only fresh and high quality ingredients and take pride in their culinary artistry.

The Florida State University Alumni Association recently celebrated the launch of Traditions Catering and Events at the FSU Alumni Center, a comprehensive catering service designed to create simple, stress-free experiences.

“The FSU Alumni Center is a unique space on FSU’s campus that is perfect for an array of social, formal and corporate events,” said Julie Decker, president and CEO of the FSU Alumni Association. “We are thrilled to partner with Traditions Catering and Events to offer full-service catering and event space for the entire Tallahassee community; we look forward to hosting alumni and friends.”

The FSU Alumni Center offers five indoor and outdoor event spaces, including the Grand Ballroom, the Pearl Tyner House, the Rendina Room, the Cottrell Conference Room and the Courtyard, which is located near the Pearl Tyner House and the courtyard garden.

In addition to designing custom menus for each special event, Traditions Catering and Events offers state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, amenities and gourmet cuisine with the freshest locally sourced ingredients.

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Feed Your Faith | Department of Theology | University of Notre Dame

Panel Discussion:

Students are encouraged to join Campus Ministry and a variety of faith-based student groups for the annual Feed Your Faith event happening Wednesday, August 24 from 7-9 p.m. on South Quad. This is a chance for students to learn more about the many opportunities to grow in their faith while on campus. Free food truck tickets and t-shirts will be distributed at check-in. See you there!

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ESPN Events Invitational Bracket Revealed, Pirates To Face Memphis – Seton Hall University Athletics

ESPN Events Invitational Bracket Revealed, Pirates To Face Memphis - Seton Hall University Athletics

South Orange, N.J. — The 2022 ESPN Events Invitational bracket has been revealed and the Seton Hall men’s basketball team will take on Memphis at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24 at State Farm Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.

The game will be televised on ESPN News and the Pirates will face either Oklahoma or Nebraska in their second game. On the other side of the bracket on Nov. 24, Florida State will face Siena at 11 a.m. followed by Ole Miss vs. Stanford at 1:30 p.m.

The Thanksgiving matchup marks the fifth all-time meeting between the Pirates and the Tigers. Seton Hall last played Memphis on Nov. 21, 2008 at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The Pirates’ lone win in the series was a 103-71 victory on Jan. 22, 1953 in Walsh Gymnasium. Three of the the four meetings have come on a neutral court.

Memphis is now added to what will be another challenging non-conference schedule for the Pirates under first-year head coach Shaheen Holloway. The Hall is set to face four NCAA Tournament teams from last season in Memphis, Iowa (Nov. 16, Prudential Center), Rutgers (Dec. 11, Jersey Mike’s Arena) and Kansas (Dec. 1, Allen Fieldhouse), the defending national champions.

Seton Hall is 15-6 in its last 20 early-season, multi-team event games, including championship runs at the 2014 Paradise Jam Tournament and the 2018 Wooden Legacy Tournament. The Pirates last competed at the ESPN Events Invitational in 2016-17.

The 2022 ESPN Events Invitational, a bracket-format tournament, will feature 12 games over the three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracket-tournament format. The two teams that remain undefeated throughout will face off in a championship matchup Sunday, Nov. 27.

All games will air on the ESPN networks, including Sunday’s championship game on ESPN (1:30 p.m. ET).

Ticket information and travel packages will be announced later this summer. Fans can sign up on the event website for a pre-sale to guarantee first access and a $10 discount on all price levels. Travel packages, which include a discounted rate at the Gaylord Palms Resort as well as transportation to/from the arena, will soon be available via Anthony Travel. To learn more and sign up for notifications visit

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Most of our interactions with supporters are voluntary and not contractual. However, sometimes it will be necessary to process personal information so that we can enter contractual relationships with people. For example, if you subscribe to one of our publications, or purchase merchandise online.

(3) Legal obligations

Sometimes we will be obliged to process your personal information due to legal obligations which are binding on us. We will only ever do so when strictly necessary.

(4) Legitimate interests

Applicable law allows personal information to be collected and used if it is reasonably necessary for our legitimate activities (as long as its use is fair, balanced and does not unduly impact individuals’ rights).

We will rely on this ground to process your personal data when it is not practical or appropriate to ask for consent.

Achieving our purposes

These include (but are not limited to) promoting socialist policies


  • Internal and external audit for financial or regulatory compliance purposes
  • Statutory reporting

Publicity and income generation

  • Conventional direct marketing and other forms of marketing, publicity or advertisement
  • Unsolicited messages, including campaigns, newsletters, and fundraising appeals
  • Analysis, targeting and segmentation to develop and promote or strategy and improve communication efficiency
  • Personalisation used to tailor and enhance your experience of our communications

Operational Management

  • Maintenance of suppression files
  • Processing for historical, scientific or statistical purpose

Purely administrative purposes

  • Responding to enquiries
  • Delivery of requested products or information
  • Communications designed to administer existing services including subscriptions, administration of petitions and financial transactions
  • Thank you communications and receipts
  • Maintaining a supporter database and suppression lists

Financial Management and control

  • Processing financial transactions and maintaining financial controls
  • Prevention of fraud, misuse of services, or money laundering
  • Enforcement of legal claims
  • Reporting criminal acts and compliance with law enforcement agencies

When we use your personal information, we will consider if it is fair and balanced to do so and if it is within your reasonable expectations. We will balance your rights and our legitimate interests to ensure that we use your personal information in ways that are not unduly intrusive or unfair in other ways.

  1. Data retention

The length of time each category of data will be retained will vary depending on how long we need to process it for, the reason it was collected, and in line with any statutory requirements. After this point the data will either be deleted, or we may retain a secure anonymised record for research and analytical purposes.  

In the event that you ask us to stop sending you direct marketing/fundraising/other electronic communications, we will keep your name on our internal suppression list to ensure that you are not contacted again.

  1. Policy amendments

We keep this Privacy Policy under regular review and reserve the right to update from time-to-time by posting an updated version on our website, not least because of changes in applicable law. We recommend that you check this Privacy Policy occasionally to ensure you remain happy with it. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

  1. Third party websites

We link our website directly to other sites. This Privacy Policy does not cover external websites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any external websites you visit via links on our website.

  1. Updating information

You can check the personal data we hold about you, and ask us to update it where necessary, by emailing us at

  1. Contact

We are not required by law to have a “Data Protection Officer” – however we have a Data Protection Manager.

Please let us know if you have any queries or concerns whatsoever about the way in which your data is being processed by emailing the Data Protection Manager at

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Students hailed at Harper Adams University graduation events

Some of the Harper Adams graduates
Some of the Harper Adams graduates
Some of the Harper Adams graduates

Ceremonies were staged for students who completed their courses in the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years.

Both days saw morning and afternoon ceremonies recognise the successes of those graduates whose events were delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Harper Adams Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ken Sloan, said: “Remarkably, the last time a degree congregation convened in this place was three years ago, back in 2019.

“None of us could have known at that point that Covid-19 would cast its shadow across every aspect of our life and create additional challenges across three academic years.

“Thanks to the resilience and inventiveness of our students and employees we were able to maintain teaching, research and our Future Farm throughout the pandemic.

“Things didn’t always go to plan but I believe that everyone studying during this historic chapter gained additional skills and a maturity which makes them even more valuable citizens, at work and in their communities.”

Monday’s ceremony was addressed by Dr Rebecca Mclean, a senior postdoctoral researcher working on developing multivalent livestock vaccines against new emerging pandemic viruses and by Jonathan Glen, senior operations manager of road-rail machinery manufacturers Rail-Ability.

A ceremony on Wednesday was addressed by Harriet Wilson, head of agriculture and sustainable sourcing at McDonald’s UK & Ireland, and Chris Megarry, head of UK GP farming at Aviagen.

Earlier this year, Harper Adams was named the best university in the country for career prospects at the What Uni Student Choice awards – an award it has held every year since 2016.graduation events

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BDN boosts UMaine Trio Upward Bound for charity collecting events – UMaine News – University of Maine

BDN boosts UMaine Trio Upward Bound for charity collecting events - UMaine News - University of Maine

The Bangor Daily News shared that the University of Maine’s TRIO Upward Bound Program, which provides opportunities for students to succeed in precollege performance and to prepare them for higher education pursuits, is collecting items for the Black Bear Exchange at UMaine, the Caring Community Cupboard in Old Town, and the Bangor Humane Society. On Monday, July 11, Tuesday, July 12, Monday, July 18, and Tuesday, July 19 from 1:30–4:30 p.m., students will be stationed outside of Orono IGA to collect a variety of items, including nonperishable food, lightly used clothing, cleaning supplies and pet food.