1. Marquette to receive six awards at next week’s JAA conference

Marquette University will receive six of the 15 awards presented at the Jesuit Advancement Administrators conference at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass., July 11-13. Marquette placed first, second and third in the “Publications” category, as well as first in “Special Events.” JAA is a group within the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities representing those who work in development, alumni relations, donor relations, donor operations, marketing and communications, and public affairs at the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.

JAA Awards that will be presented to Marquette are:

Publications category
• Gold, “Centennial Celebration of Women, Marquette Magazine, Fall 2009”
• Silver, “Centennial Celebration of Women, Marquette Magazine Supplement
• Bronze, Engineer Magazine, the 2009 alumni magazine for the College of Engineering

Special Events category
• Gold, “Inaugural Endowed Scholarship Luncheon,” an event to thank benefactors who have established scholarships at Marquette and connect them with their students.
• Bronze, “Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette”

Programs category
• Bronze, “2009 Student Thank You Program,” an initiative that gives students an opportunity to show their gratitude to donors through thank you letters

Marquette also recently received a 2010 Circle of Excellence Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The university’s “Give Marquette” scholarship aid initiative received a bronze award in the “Fundraising Programs: Annual/Regular Giving Programs” category. One gold award, one silver and two bronzes were awarded from the 25 entries in the category.

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2. Girls’ basketball camp this summer

Marquette Women's Basketball will hold its annual Summer Day Camp for girls entering first through eighth grades Monday, Aug. 2, through Friday, Aug. 6. The camp provides individual instruction from Marquette coaches and a competitive atmosphere.

Cost is $250. Register online.

For more information contact Monica Schwarz, executive assistant of women’s basketball, at 8-5784.

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3. Update personal contact information in university records

All students are strongly encouraged to update their personal contact information via CheckMarq. The university needs an updated address and telephone number (preferably a mobile number) for each student. This information is used by university staff to contact students in emergencies and for vital university business.

Students should log on to CheckMarq, scroll to the “Personal Information” section, update their information and continue to do so whenever there is a change of address or phone number.

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4. Parking permits to go on sale

Student parking permits for the 2010/2011 academic year will go on sale online beginning Monday, July 12. For the first two weeks, permit sales will be limited to junior, senior, graduate and professional students. Freshmen and sophomores will be able to purchase permits as of July 26. Additional information can be found online.

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