UJ Briefs


UJ offices closed Dec. 25-26, Jan. 1

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

The University of Jamestown offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25-26, to observe the Christmas holiday. Offices will be open regular business hours on Friday, Dec. 22. Also, the university will be closed Monday, Jan. 1, to observe the New Year’s Day holiday.

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To Write Love on her Arms to hold Hope in Mic night

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

Jamestown’s To Write Love on Her Arms chapter will hold a Hope in Mic night at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6 in Voorhees Chapel on the University of Jamestown campus. To Write Love on Her Arms is a mental health awareness organization that aims to silence the stigma around mental health and let others know that they are enough. To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting...

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Over 2,900 items collected during Trick or Can

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

University of Jamestown students collected more than 2,900 items during this year’s Trick or Can event. In total, over 200 people participated in collecting 2,912 items from the Jamestown community. Trick or Can is similar to trick or treating except students collect non-perishable food items for the local food pantry. Students registered as an individual, a team or as a group for the...

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Techstarts Startup Weekend set for Dec. 1-3

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

Techstars Startup Weekend will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1-3, on the University of Jamestown campus. Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development and basic prototype creation, Techstars Star...

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Listopad resigns from positions at UJ

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

Lori Listopad has resigned from her position as director of retention and the Learning and Academic Advising Center. Her last day was Oct. 31. “I have truly enjoyed my time at the University of Jamestown, and have enjoyed working with the wonderful faculty, staff, and students,” Listopad said in her letter of resignation. “Thank you for the many unforgettable experiences, life...

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Funds availalbe to assist UJ faculty, staff members during hardships

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

University of Jamestown Caring Committee members are reminding UJ faculty and staff that funds are available to assist any faculty or staff member who is going through unanticipated financial hardship. The UJ Caring Fund provides support to staff and faculty members in times of hardship. The fund is supported through donations from faculty and staff members. Faculty and staff members may giv...

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Deadline to register for Trick or Can Friday, Oct. 20

Fri, 20 Oct 2017

University of Jamestown students will collect non-perishable food items for its Trick or Can event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Jamestown. Trick or Can is similar to trick or treating except students collect non-perishable food items for the local food pantry. Students can register as an individual, a team or as a group for the event until Friday, Oct. 20, at the Student Engageme...

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Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center to sponsor class taught by RealTruck.com founder

Sat, 30 Sep 2017

The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will sponsor a class taught by the founder of RealTruck.com at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Alfred Dickey Library in Jamestown. Scott Bintz will teach “Introduction to E-Commerce Goal,” which is part of the James River Valley Library Adult Program. Attendees will learn how to start selling their products or services online. Bintz founded...

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Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center to host discussion with Wishek business owner

Sat, 30 Sep 2017

The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will host a discussion with Kari Bies, owner of Rumpelquiltskin in Wishek, about her entrepreneurial journey from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Uptown Kulm Café, 9 Main Ave. S,  in Kulm. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Katherine Roth, Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center at Kather...

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UJ adds online track for Master of Arts In Leadership

Sat, 30 Sep 2017

Since its inception, the Master of Arts in Leadership Program at University of Jamestown has seen constant growth in a traditional classroom setting, according to Michael Heitkamp, vice president of enrollment management. The university has now added an online option to this two-year graduate program. “As technology advances, opportunities for professional growth are becoming more accessi...

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