UNT students will have the chance to be kind to Mother Nature this spring during Earth Week with tree plantings, area cleanups, and hands-on workshops.
Students will spend spring break rebuilding homes devastated by Hurricane Katrina, conducting environmental research and spending time with sick children in Memphis as part of UNT's Center for Leadership and Service program.
UNT has been recognized for the second time in three years for innovative, effective and exemplary community service programs.
The Student Government Association is coordinating a campus-wide effort and funds raised will be distributed to the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity and Doctors without Borders.
UNT is providing areas where financial contributions can be made to help the Red Cross in its efforts to move people and supplies quickly into the region.
During an on campus presentation, Milano, a UNICEF ambassador, said she was inspired UNT students' fund raising efforts last year.
The UNT Police Department is one of only five university law enforcement agencies accredited in Texas.
Milano will visit Dec. 4 (Friday) to recognize students' accomplishment of raising more money for Help Us Save Some Lives Campus Challenge than students at any other college or university.
Attendees can purchase the 2010-2011 Texas Almanac at the Nov. 30 event.
Marcelo Ostria has received a $25,000 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship for study abroad during the 2010-11 academic year.