University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Spirit Week began Feb. 25

TIME.  TALENT.  TREASURE.
Our alumni and friends have it all. Get in the North Dakota Spirit by sharing yours during Spirit Week, Feb. 25-March 2.  Events follow.

Thursday, Feb. 28

State of the Alumni Association & Foundation Address (11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Gorecki Alumni Center)
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The UND Alumni Association & Foundation's Executive Vice President & CEO, Tim O'Keefe, reports on the state of UND's primary fundraising arm. A luncheon to follow the presentation. RSVP to brookec@undalumni.net.

Founder's Day Dinner (5:15 p.m. Social, 6 p.m. Dinner, Memorial Union Ballroom, Ticket Information)
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North Dakota Spirit is UND, where an innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial spirit prepares graduates to become tomorrow's leaders in North Dakota and beyond. Learn more about the people who created the UND of today at the annual Founder's Day Dinner.

Spirit Headquarters (11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Memorial Union Lobby)
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Visit with UND Student Ambassadors at Spirit Headquarters to learn more about how you can show your North Dakota Spirit. Play games, win prizes and enjoy free refreshments.

Student Spirit-a-thon (Time and location determined by participating colleges and departments.)
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UND is a product of the generosity of many. Students are reminded of this with factoid signs throughout campus. They're all encouraged to pause to reflect on their experience and thank our generous investors in writing at a variety of Spirit-a-thon booths.

Friday, March 1

UND Fan Luncheon (Noon, Alerus Center, $10)

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Join fellow UND supporters in showing their North Dakota Spirit at the UND Fan Luncheon. Hear from the coaches, student-athletes, and community members who make UND Athletics special.

Gorecki Center Chat: Dennis Bounds, '74, Seattle's King TV News Co-Anchor (3:30 – 5 p.m., Gorecki Alumni Center)
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Dennis Bounds, a 1974 graduate of the University of North Dakota and co-anchor of the top-rated KING 5 News at 5, 6:30, 10 and 11 p.m. in Seattle, will visit with UND's Studio One Director, Monte Koshel about his journey in the communication and journalism field. Dennis shares his expertise and time in conjunction with UND's Spirit Week. Over the course of his extensive career in television news he has worked at stations throughout the nation. Dennis is involved with his community in the areas of education and the Special Olympics. A brief social and refreshments will follow the conversation.

Text2Pledge
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Can you imagine a UND hockey, basketball or football game without the beat of the Pride of the North Band? With the Text2Pledge program, you can support one of UND's most beloved traditions. Your Text2Pledge of $5 or more helps to cover travel, uniform and equipment expenses. Learn more at spirit.UND.edu.

UND Men's Hockey vs. Bemidji State (7:37 p.m., Ralph Engelstad Arena)
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Show your North Dakota Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team!

Saturday, March 2

UND Men's Hockey Vs. Bemidji State (7:07 p.m., Ralph Engelstad Arena)
TIME. TALENT. TREASURE.
Show your North Dakota Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team!

UND Hockey Pre-Party (5:00 p.m., Gorecki Alumni Center)
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Enjoy the game amidst the camaraderie of fellow fans. Refreshments provided, cash bar available. Free will Text2Pledge donation encouraged. Convenient parking and shuttle to the game.