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|SUBJECT:||Memorial University launches MUNdays 2007 next week|
|DATE:||Oct. 19, 2007|
Note to editors:
Media agencies are invited to send representatives to the opening ceremonies and official launch of I Love MUNdays 2007 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at 10:15 a.m., third floor, Smallwood Centre (University Centre) Food Court.
Dr. Eddy Campbell, vice-president (academic), and Dr. Lilly Walker, dean of Student Affairs and Services and co-chair of MUNdays, will make opening remarks at the ceremony.
Music will be provided by Scruncheons, a percussion ensemble from Memorial’s School of Music. There will be complimentary treats and a chance to win prizes, as well.
MUNdays is Memorial University’s annual fall celebrations, which take place Oct. 23-27, 2007. On the St. John’s campus events roll out under the banner of I Love MUNdays, while at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook celebrations are called I Fell for Grenfell.
There are nearly 50 events spread over five days on the two campuses.
The aim of both events is to encourage the university community – and general public – to celebrate the diversity, ingenuity, excellence, kindness and community spirit that make Memorial shine above the rest.
A full schedule of events in St. John’s is available at www.mun.ca/mundays, while a listing of events for Corner Brook is available at www.swgc.mun.ca/celebrate/.
In addition the opening ceremony, media agencies are encouraged to send representatives to this year’s events.
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For more information, please contact Ivan Muzychka, associate director (communications), Memorial University, at 737-8665, or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Pamela Gill, communications co-ordinator, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at (709) 637-6200 ext. 6134.