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****Hello Groups Family - This newsletter is designed to keep you informed about what your peers are doing through our student spotlight, important upcoming advising dates, campus resources, scholarship information and a variety of opportunities! Best of all, you can share information about opportunities that you are aware of through this newsletter. Don't delete these e-mails --- read them and you'll be a better informed student! Best wishes as you work hard to achieve the highest grades possible!!!
Name: Burnell (B.J.) Grimes, Jr.
Leadership: Male Vice President Groups Program 2008-2009, President Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center 2008-2010, Director of Career Development and Planning Men of Color Leadership Institute 2008-2009, Forest Senator (IUSA) Indiana University Student Association, Groups Peer Adviser 2009, Peer Instructor Thomas I. Atkins LLC 2009-2011, Resident Assistant Groups Program 2010 to present, President National Pan-Hellanic Council 2011-2012, President/Polemarch Kappa Alpha Psi Alpha Chapter 2012-present
Volunteerism: Adopt-A-Road Klean Up, Christmas with the Kappas to benefit needy families, iKare: Hatian Relief , Promoted local Pan-Hellanic Chapter Members to support UNCF Evening of the Stars Telethon, Rape Awareness
Accomplishments: Groups Program/Hudson Holland Ghana Overseas Study
If you or a fellow Groups student has received special recognition or has accomplished something significant, let us know. Should you want to add something to the weekly newsletter, please contact me. I can be reached by e-mail (email@example.com), phone (855-0276), or drop by and see me in person (Maxwell Hall 210B).
November Monthly Calendar
26/M Dr. John Edwards Professor of Psychology, 11:00am -3:00pm, Tree Suites, Indiana Memorial Union
28/W Career Developmnent Center and College of Arts and Sciences Open House
~~~Spring Registration Info~~~~
Need a tutor? The Groups Office has some amazing Peer Tutors who are willing to help you out. The tutor schedule lists several subjects in which we offer tutoring in
Sciences - Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy,
Please come in and take advantage of these tutors. If you do not see a subject that you are having trouble in, please come talk to the tutor coordinator, Wakisha Malone who will try her best to get you a tutor for that subject. To check out the current tutor schedule, click on the link below.
~~~~Career Center Hours~~~
NEW Morning Drop-In Advising
Monday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Career advisors answer general questions about majors or careers; critique resumes and cover letters; explain what resources are available on campus; and get students started on internship, job, and graduate school searches.
For more information about our advising services, go to our website: http://www.indiana.edu/~career/services/advising/undergrad_advising.php
~~~~Dr. John Edwards Professor of Psychology at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada~~~
The 'New' Ecology of Language: Some Critical Thoughts on Ecolinguistics
Frangipani Room, IMU
Multilingualism: Understanding Linguistic Diversity
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Georgian Room, IMU
Co-sponsors: IU School of Education | Department of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education (LCLE) | Association for Teaching and Learning Indigenous Languages of Latin America (ATLILLA) | Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) | Minority Languages and Cultures of Latin American Program (MLCP) | Office of the Vice Provost for Research - Emergency Funds | Department of Second Language Studies (SLS) | Asian American Studies Program | African Studies Program | Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology | School for Global and International Studies | Department of Spanish and Portuguese | Center for the Study of Global Change | Department of Linguistics | La Casa - Latino Culture Center | Department of American Studies
~~~Career Development Center~~~~
Career Development Center and Arts & Sciences Career Services Open House
The Career Development Center and Arts & Sciences Career Services cordially invite all IUB faculty and staff to an open house on Wednesday, November 28th between 3:30-5:00 p.m. Visit our staff, enjoy some light refreshments, and take a look at our newly remodeled Career Exploration Lounge. We hope to see you there! Please let us know if you’ll be able to attend by following the link below:
~~~~What's Next for You at IU?~~~~
What's Next for You at IU?
Thursday, November 8 & Wednesday, November 14; 7-8:30 p.m.
Considering the possibility of graduate school? Curious about studying abroad? Need to obtain leadership experience? Interested in finding out more about Greek life? Looking for more information about second year housing?
FIND THE ANSWERS! Attend short 25-minute sessions led by experts from around campus. There will be FREE FOOD and the first 150 students each night get FREE IU T-SHIRTS!
Sponsored by: Indiana University First Year Experiences.
For more information and to RSVP go to:
~~~Ethics, Race, and the Commercialization of Human Tissue~~~~
What: Ethics, Race and the Commercialization of Human Tissue: An Interview with David “Sonny” Lacks
For more information: See the attached flyers and visit http://www.lyceumagency.com/david+_sonny_+lacks.aspx
~~~~Chi Alpha Epsilon Holiday Donation Drive~~~~
Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society would like to invite you all to participate in our donation drive. With the holiday season approaching, Chi Alpha Epsilon recognizes the needs of families during the fall and winter months. As a result, Chi Alpha Epsilon is offering Indiana University students and faculty the opportunity to give donations of canned food items and fall/winter clothing to those in need. Beginning tomorrow until December 7th, Boxes for donations will be set-up inside of the the GROUPS office which is located in Maxwell Hall on the 2nd floor. Please take advantage of this opportunity to help those in need and we thank you all in advance! All proceeds will go to the Middle Way House.
~~~~Neal Marshall Midday House Party~~~~
Neal Marshall Midday House Party
~~~~A Health Fair for Women~~~~
A Health Fair for Women
This community event, which is open to all, grew out of our study of, and concern for, the health and wellbeing of women, especially Black Women
~~~~John Legend ~~~~
Holiday Market - Nov. 24
Holiday Hoopla - Dec. 1
~~~~Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center New York Experience~~~~
~~~~Student Trustee Position~~~~
Indiana University Student Trustee position applications for the 2013–2015 term are now available online, and are due Friday, January 18, 2013. Interviews will take place on April 5-6, 2013 in Indianapolis. The interview is mandatory, and a candidate who misses his or her interview will not have another opportunity to meet with the search committee. After the interviews, the committee, in accordance with state law, will forward 10 names to the governor, who will make the appointment. The new term will run from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2015.
The Office of Student Financial Assistance website
is an excellent resource that provides information and addresses many
questions related to financial aid concerns. There's even an
online chat feature that makes it possible for students to "talk" to a
financial aid advisor.
Other Good Sources:
Hudson and Holland Scholars Program http://www.indiana.edu/~hhsp/
IU Student Foundation http://iufoundation.iu.edu/students/scholarships.html
~~~~Looking for Scholarships~~~
Now is a good time to start gathering materials for applying to scholarships. Check out the sources above. Also, apply to IU Foundation Scholarships online by going through OneStart. (On the Services Tab, under Student Self Service, under Financial.)
Each year several scholarships are available to RPS residents. Additionally, the Tate-Chesmore Scholarship is available to RPS employees. Qualifications for each and application links are available in the descriptions below.
Applications will be accepted from November 5 - December 3, 2012. Questions should be directed to Laura Wheaton.
~~~~McNair Scholars Program Application Deadline~~~~
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program:
Application Deadline: Friday, November 16, 2012
The Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship-for-service Program fully funds undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of technical areas, including all fields of Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Mathematics. A SMART brochure and application is on the web page at http://smart.asee.org/.
The application deadline is December 2012 for the 2013 school year. SMART provides: • Full Tuition – to any accredited U.S. University • A very generous stipend while in school - $25,000 for undergraduates - $33,000 for masters candidates - $33,000 to $41,800 for doctoral candidates • Book allowance – $1,000 • Health Insurance • Paid Summer internships • All required student fees • Travel fees for internships
~~~~Neal Marshall Alumni Club Merit Scholarships~~~~
Neal Marshall Alumni Club Merit Scholarships
RA/CUE MIXER NOVEMBER 14
Prospective RA and CUE candidates are invited to meet their peers at a mixer event on Wednesday, November 14, from 6 - 7 p.m. in the CLDC. Refreshments will be provided.
Online applications are due by December 4. More information is available at www.rps.indiana.edu/racuejobs.cfml.
An innovative, growing, Fortune 500 Company who, in partnership with INROADS, is looking to hire phenomenal, diverse Sophomores to “LEARN, LEAD, and EMERGE” with hands-on Retail Management experience that has great opportunities for advancement within their organization! If you know Sophomore year students who may be interested in this unique opportunity and meets the criteria below please have them contact me as soon as possible!
The process is simple! All you have to do is email an updated resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline is time sensitive.
STORES LEADERSHIP INTERN
“Fit” - Candidates must be able to consistently demonstrate :
Event Planning Networking Night
Wednesday, November 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Networking Nights is a collaborative event hosted by the IU Career Development Center and the IU Student Alumni Association. Its purpose is to provide students the opportunity to learn the art of networking through interaction with professionals in their field of interest. Please join IU Alumni and professionals in event planning roles for an evening of networking and fun. Guest speakers will participate in a panel discussion focusing on their career paths, organizational opportunities, and sharing advice for students entering the world-of-work. An introduction to networking will be followed by light refreshments and the opportunity to mingle with the guest speakers.
Panelists include representatives from:
REQUIRED: Please RSVP through your myIUcareers account, accessible at iucareers.com. Once logged in, click on the "Career Events" tab at top of website and select the event. Click the "Register for Event" button.
REQUIRED: Please dress in business casual attire (dress shirt with dress pants or skirt).
For more information, go to the event website:
~~~~Career Center Job Interviews~~~~
Resume Submission Deadlines for On-Campus Interviews
Listed below are submission deadlines for the next month. To access the full list of on-campus interviews and view resume submission deadlines that you qualify for, log into your myIUcareers account, which can be accessed from iucareers.com. Once logged in, hover over "On-Campus" tab at top of screen; select "Interviews I'm Qualified for."
11/13 - Alcon Laboratories, Floater Sales Representative (Interview Sign-Up)
~~~~Career Development Center Internships~~~~
Featured Job and Internship Postings
To access the full list of position postings and learn more about the positions, log into your myIUcareers account which can be accessed from iucareers.com. Once logged in, hover over "Job Search" tab at top of screen and select "Job Search."
- Entry Level Sales - Account Manager, CDW
- Party Earth Global Internship - London, Party Earth LLC
- Server, Esan Thai Restaurant
~~~~Study Abroad ~~~~
At Indiana University you can make overseas study a part of your regular degree program, whatever your major. You can spend an academic year, semester, summer, or even a few weeks abroad while earning IU credit.
Visit the Office of Overseas Study at the Leo R. Dowling International Center, 111 South Jordan Avenue. Call to schedule appointments (812) 855-9304.
~~~~SAC Workshops ~~~~
The spring workshop schedule is available online:
Monday, 11/26, Catching Up in a Course When All Hope Seems Gone, Briscoe C130, 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, 11/27, Connecting Learning Inside the Classroom with the Rest of Life, Teter Academic Support Center F260, 7:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, 11/28, Connecting Learning Inside the Classroom with the Rest of Life, Student Building SB150, 7:00-8:00pm
Monday, 12/3, Beating Test Anxiety, Wilkie C109, 7:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, 12/4, How to Strategize for Final Week, Teter Academic Support Center F260, 7:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, 12/5, How to Strategize for Final Week, Student Building SB 150, 7:00-8:00pm
These workshops are free and open to all students. You don't need to sign up in advance to attend as many or as few as you wish. However, those arriving 5 minutes past the starting time, will not be admitted. Please bring paper and a writing utensil to each workshop.
Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Maxwell Hall 200
Bloomington, IN 47405