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Every Monday-Thursday


Diversity Lecture Series

October 26, 6:30 p.m.

UC Carlisle


Halloween Casino Night

October 27

8:00 p.m.-Midnight, Bluebonnet Ballroom


Filing for Campus Elections

Deadline: October 28


One Night in Asia

November 3, 7 p.m.

UC Rosebud Theater 



November 9

11-1, Library Mall 


Most Awesome Extreme Challenge

November 10, 6:30 p.m.

UC Bluebonnet Ballroom


Student Organization Development Session:

Having a Productive Meeting

November 15 

12:30 p.m., Palo Pinto


Thoughts of Now and Then

November 15, 6 p.m.

A Message from SGO

Cool MavOrgs Updates

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Greetings, leaders!  Several new features for MavOrgs were released on Tuesday that you might find useful...


1.  Make MavOrgs the central hub for your organization's online presence.  Use the "Share This" clickable counters located on your group's homepage, photo gallery, news article, and events to export content from CollegiateLink to your favorite site.

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2.   Also, add your organization's social network links and content to CollegiateLink by providing URLs to your social network profile pages.  Go to "About" on your homepage, then click "Edit" at the top to update your external website information.

3.  Bulk caption and upload multiple photos in your photo galleries.


4.  Bulk delete your messages and empty your entire inbox.


5.  Embed QR Codes, Google Maps, and weather information on public events. 


As always, if you have feedback or questions about MavOrgs, don't hesitate to contact our office.  Hope you have a great week and, as always, GO MAVS!


Student Governance & Organizations

817 | 272.2293


Award, Ribbon


Friday's all Greek Council strollling competition, Baby Strolls, provided fun, collaborative entertainment for parents and students during Parent & Family Weekend.  The winners are as follows:

1st: Alpha Tau Omega, Omega Psi Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha

2nd: Sigma Lambda Beta, Phi Delta Theta

3rd: Sigma Lambda Gamma, Alpha Chi Omega


Tell us your accomplishments!  Has your student organization recently won an award?  Has one of your members been recognized for something amazing?  Student Governance & Organizations wants to know!  E-mail and your entry could be featured in the next The MavOrgs Leader.

Photos Wanted

  Maversity Image

Do you have photos of your student organization's events or meetings?  SGO is seeking photos that showcase the leadership and activities of UT Arlington's great student organizations.  Submit photos via e-mail to

Inspiration of the Week

"Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt."
William Shakespeare

Opportunities  & Announcements

Filing for Campus Elections

Deadline:  Friday, October 28th


Applications are available for Campus Elections!  Open positions include Homecoming Court, UTA Ambassador and Student Congress Senator.  For applications please visit Student Governance & Organizations in the lower level of the University Center room B120. 

Student Organization Development Sessions


Having a Productive Meeting

Tuesday, November 15             

12:30 p.m., Palo Pinto

Meetings dragging? Not getting anywhere? Morale down?  SGO is here to help, offering your student organization tips, strategies, and resources to improve the effectiveness of your organizational meetings.

[All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a up to $150 of free pizza for his or her organization.]



Is your student organization looking for money?  Program Assistance Funds are University-granted monies supplied every year to provide campus organizations supplemental funding for their events and attendance to conferences.  Student Congress oversees the distribution of these monies, and applications are available in our offices in the lower level UC, B150, or online at

McNair Scholars Program- Now Recruiting

October 1 to November 4


Are you interested in attending graduate school? Do you enjoy research? Have you ever considered becoming a professor?  If the answer is "YES," then the McNair Scholars Program may be right for you.  Learn more by letting the McNair Staff speak at your student organization October meeting. Contact NaKeshia Guillory @ 817-272-5844 or

Want to be a Big Wig?


Student Congress is looking for applicants for student representatives to the UT Systems Board of Regents and the Higher Education Coordinating Board. These incredibly prestigious positions voice the student perspective on major issues concerning higher education.  Applications can be found at and are due by November 4th to the Student Congress office, suite B150 in the lower level of the University Center.

Spring Reservations


Spring 2012 reservations opened to student organizations on Monday, October 24.  All space reservations are on first come, first served basis.  Like always, your Campus Events Planning Sheet will need to be stamped and approved by SGO prior to reserving a room or outdoor space.



Upcoming Events

Diversity Lecture Series

Wednesday, October 26

6:30 p.m., UC Carlisle


Mauricio Claver-Carone will present his lecture entitled "U.S.-Cuba Policy: From the Streets of Havana to the Halls of Capitol Hill."  Claver-Carone is the executive director of Cuba Democracy Advocates in Washington, D.C., a non-partisan organization dedicated to the promotion of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Cuba. He also served as an attorney-advisor for the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  This event is free and open to the public - no tickets are required. Please visit the Multicultural Affairs website for full details.

Halloween Casino NightHalloween Casino Night

Thursday, October 27

8:00 p.m.-Midnight, Bluebonnet Ballroom


Come celebrate Halloween a little early!  Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy games, music, food, dancing and casino games.  For more information, contact Jeremy at If you are interested in volunteering, sign up at  Brought to you by Campus Recreation, Apartment and Residence Life, Housing and University Center, and EXCEL Campus Activities.

Boot Camp

Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 11-November 17

6:15-7:15 am, MAC

$30 for students/faculty/staff, $40 for others 


Get ready to work with this indoor/outdoor class that will incorporate cardiovascular and strength training to challenge your body and help you reach your goals. Fitness assessments are performed at the beginning and end of the six-week program to gauge each person's strength and speed improvement.


Register at the MAC Front Desk by October 9th.

Student Veterans' Workshop Series


University College is proud to offer the Student Veterans' Workshop Series, a new program specially designed to meet the unique needs of student veterans at UT Arlington.  This series of workshops centered around building academic success and confronting transitional challenges is presented by a fellow student veteran along with assistance from some of UT Arlington's faculty and staff.  For more information, visit the Veterans' Workshop Series website.  All workshops are held in Science Hall room 330 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. unless otherwise specified.


November 2:  Managing Test Anxiety

November 16:  Money Management

November 30:  Building a Healthy Lifestyle

Leadership Worth Following

Thursday, November 3

Lonestar Auditorium (MAC), 7:00 p.m.


The Goolsby Leadership Academy  proudly presents Leadership Worth Following, LLCDr. A. Dale Thompson will be speaking on top leadership selection and succession, key talent evaluation and development, and strategic human captial planning.  For further information, contact (817) 800-4385 or visit the Facebook page.

Asian Heritage Month, November


One Night in Asia

Thursday, November 3

UC Rosebud Theater, 7:00 p.m.

Amplify your Thursday night with stylish performances by student organizations including Asian Student Association, Filipino Student Association, Fine Arts Society of India and many more! This event is free and open to the public. If you are an organization or group wishing to perform, please contact Kevin Shyu at by Wednesday, October 26. 


Most Awesome Extreme Challenge Challenge

Thursday, November 10

UC Bluebonnet, 6:30 p.m.

Take on sumo wrestlers or race your way through an obstacle course in the 4th Annual MAX Challenge! Form a team and compete against others in tournament-style games including inflatable obstacle course, sumo wrestling and more! For information on registering a team, visit Deadline to register is Monday, November 7 at noon.


Thoughts of Now and Then

Tuesday, November 15

MAC Lonestar Auditorium, 6:00 p.m.

Ever wondered how different the viewpoints can be on Asian traditions and identity? Come hear what our panel of UT Arlington professors and students think and share your viewpoints at this open forum. Discussion topics include culture, dating, education, family values, stereotypes and politics.

 For the complete Asian Heritage Month Calendar, visit


Wednesday, November 9

11-1, Library Mall


Still holding on to an old shirt from that OTHER university? Come to MAVSWAP, hosted by the UTA Ambassadors, and trade it in for a FREE UTA T-SHIRT!
*All collected items will be donated.

pink ribbonJoin the Pink Ribbon Run and Help Breast Cancer Research
Throughout October


For every mile logged on the pink Cybex treadmills in the MAC during the month of October, 10 cents will be donated by Cybex to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  The pink treadmills can be found on the second floor of the Maverick Activities Center. Campus Recreation will display the mileage by each participant and will promote this event through out the month with giveaways! For more information visit

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