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Suicide Prevention Week 2014, September 8 – 12

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Deadline for Gallery of Hope Contestant Submissions:
Monday September 8, 2014 at MIDNIGHT

Volunteer Sign-Up

Contestant – Gallery of Hope Registration 

Judge – Gallery of Hope Registration

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Chancellor Anderson’s Proclamation for the 2013 UALR Suicide Prevention Week

Please join us in support of Suicide Prevention Week 2014. The campus is hosting a week of fun and exciting events to help UALR students and employees know that they are not alone, we all care, and help is available. Our campus is joining together in solidarity to take a stand against suicide. Suicide affects us all. This week is designed to celebrate life, hope, community and caring. It is also an opportunity to learn more about how we can stop suicide together. Suicide is indiscriminate of age, gender, race, socio-economic class, religious affiliation or sexual orientation. Together We Can stopsuicide.

2014 Schedule of Events

Monday @ Noon, Diamond Café
Chancellor’s Proclamation & Kick off

Tuesday @ 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Diamond Café
Creative Station and Give Away Day – Fun, Food, and Free Stuff

Wednesday 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Diamond Café & Mall Area
“Together We Can” Memorial Vigil – Food, Friends & Lights Display

Thursday @ 10:00am – 2:00 p.m., DSC Upper Concourse
“Gallery of Hope” Artistic Expression Contest, OPEN TO ALL – Food, Entertainment, & Art

Friday @ Noon – 3:00 p.m., DSC A & B
Food, Contest Awards & Reception

The 2014 Gallery of Hope Artistic Expression Contest Registration

Mashup of images to form a heart design

Courtesy of Qthomas Bower

 We invite all students, faculty, and staff to participate. You don’t have to enter in the contest to have your creativity displayed.
Please fill out the respective forms at the top if you are interested in joining us.

Any questions please call 501.569.3185.

Deadline for Contestant Submissions: Monday September 8, 2014 at MIDNIGHT

2013 Gallery of Hope Winners

Gallery of Hope Winners Danny Jiminez & Dustin Rhodes

Best in Show — Danny Jiminez & Dustin Rhodes
Best in Performance Art — Courtney Robinson
Best in Visual Art — Pauline Mothu
Best in Written — Sarah DeClerk

All participants received prizes and the winners received trophies, cash prizes, awards, and gift certificates to local restaurants and vendors. All prizes were donated by the Foundation for Suicide Prevention, UALR departments and the University District businesses.