The Collegian
Saturday, August 15, 2020

Brooke Knetzger


Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and Sweet Frog Unite for a Good Cause

Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority hosted its first profit share with Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt on Tuesday. The event, held from 4 to 8 p.m., took place at the Sweet Frog branch located on Libbie Avenue. "We love hosting the events like this because they are great for both parties involved," Marcus Crawford, operating manager of Sweet Frog on Libbie said. The profit share promotes a good cause, while at the same time, drawing customers to the shop, which helps push up sales, Crawford said.

Big turnout of Richmond students in Ukrop's Monument 10K

A number of University of Richmond students were among the 38,685 participants in the 14th annual Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10K race Saturday morning. Richmond Sports Backers, a non-profit organization, organized the race, which USA Today named one of the best races in the country in 2009.

Student to receive Norris Eastman Scholarship by end of month

For the first time in two years there will be a new recipient of the Norris Eastman Scholarship at the University of Richmond. The scholarship, established in 1996 by memorial gifts given in Norris Eastman's name, originally was created to benefit a University of Richmond student studying health and sports science.

Campus police anticipate a safe Pig Roast

Campus security has made plans to follow its usual protocol at this year's Pig Roast. There will be no big change in police procedures this year, Steve Bisese, vice president for student development, said.

University course offers a chance for all students to get involved

Students in the Digital America course are creating a journal that offers all students at University of Richmond the chance to publish work that deserves a life beyond the classroom. The journal is an opportunity for current students to come together and discuss how their world is different from generations past, and to engage ideas that will shape their future, Meghan Rosatelli, instructor of the course, wrote in an email. The hope is that students from all over the university and beyond will get involved, she said.

Student activists to attend off-campus retreat

Twenty University of Richmond students will attend EnVision2 this weekend, an off-campus retreat for students interested in gaining a broader understanding of social-justice issues. The purpose of the retreat is to help students think about whether they've seen inequity in the world, said Lisa Miles, associate director of Common Ground.

Two Richmond professors to teach in Germany this summer

Two University of Richmond faculty members will be teaching courses in Germany this summer for the Berlin study abroad program. In addition to intensive German courses, students will now be able to enroll in either a history course taught by Dr. John Treadway or a marketing course taught by Dr. Dana Lascu. "The arrangements that UR has in Berlin are phenomenal," Lascu wrote in an email.

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