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Events at a Glance


Read The Shorthorn

Every Monday-Thursday


Most Awesome Extreme Challenge

November 10, 6:30 p.m.

UC Bluebonnet Ballroom



November 12, 10 a.m.

MAC West Lawn


FLOC (Freshmen Leaders On Campus) Holiday Extravaganza

November 12, 10 a.m.

UC Palo Duro


A Conversation with Andy Nguyen

November 14, Noon

UC Bowling & Billiards


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.

Lonestar Auditorium (MAC)


Maverick Monday

November 21, Noon

UC Mall

A Message from SGO

Your Vote Matters 


Greetings, Mavericks!  Campus elections take place next week for Homecoming King & Queen, UTA Ambassadors, and Student Congress Senators.  Exercise your right to vote as a UT Arlington student Monday and Tuesday (November 14 & 15) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the UC Palo Duro Lounge and at the MAC .  Read about the candidates in the November 14th issue of The Shorthorn.


Good luck to all of our student organization leaders that are running for positions.  Hope each of you have a great week and, as always, GO MAVERICKS!


Student Governance & Organizations

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Congratulations!Award, Ribbon
The African Student Organization (ASO) recently travelled to Houston for the University of Houston's African Cultural Competition.  UT Arlington's ASO took first place in drama, second place in dance, and second place in fashion.  Congratulations to these performers!

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

2010-2011 Account Statements


If you are interested in your student organization's 2010-2011 end of the year statement, please visit Student Governance & Organizations in suite B120 of the University Center Lower Level.  A copy of the statement has also been mailed to your advisor.

Inspiration of the Week

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."
-Walt Disney

Opportunities  & Announcements

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

Deck the MallDeck the Mall

Deadline: Friday, November 11


You're invited to be a part of Deck the Mall, a celebration of the season in the glow of holiday lights on the Central Library Mall. There will be free holiday refreshments, crafts and fun.  We would like to offer some space for your organization to be a part of this event. We will provide a table for you to have display information available about your organization and, if you wish, what the season means to you. Contact EXCEL Campus Activities to sign up:  817.272.2963 |

Flexible, On-Campus Employment for Spring


The University College Learning Center is now hiring Peer Educators for Spring 2012.  Peer Educators are current UTA students who are successful in their courses, are seeking flexible, on-campus employment, and enjoy helping other students.  Positions are open now for one-on-one tutors, small group tutors/mentors, and Supplemental Instruction (SI) leaders.  For more information on these positions, visit or email

Black Leadership Institute (BLI)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 23


Be empowered! Be a leader! Join us for our annual Black Leadership Institute on Saturday, February 18. Strengthen leadership skills while connecting with peers and UT Arlington faculty, staff and alumni. All UT Arlington students are eligible to apply. Space is limited.  For more information about BLI, visit

Angel TreeAngel Tree Program


UTA Volunteers are prompting students, faculty and staff to help underprivileged children for the holidays.  The group is working with the Salvation Army: Angel Tree program to adopt angels, children from less-fortunate families. Volunteers were assigned 160 angels and anybody can adopt them until November 28.  Read the Shorthorn article for more information or contact Susann Asebedo at

Apply to be a 2012 Maverick Orientation Leader

Do you enjoy helping others? Love to share your Maverick spirit? Want to improve your leadership skills? Apply to be a 2012 Maverick OrientationLeader! Maverick Orientation Leaders are the first to welcome new students and parents during the summer orientation program in June, July and August.  Mav OLs develop valuable leadership skills including public speaking, conflict management, teamwork, and problem solving.  For more information and to speak with former Mav OLs please stop by one of ourMaverick Orientation Leader interest sessions.

Wednesday, November 16 @ 5:30 pm- UC, Red River

Tuesday, December 6 @ 5:30 pm- UC, Pedernales

Thursday, January 26 @ 5:30 pm- UC, Palo Pinto


Applications and position descriptions are available at Applications due January 30.

Intern in Washington D.C.

Deadline: February 17


The Archer Center is the Washington, D.C., campus of the University of Texas System.  The Archer Center competitively selects talented students to participate in challenging and rewarding internship and academic experiences in Washington, D.C.  The Center strives to promote a love of public service by educating the next generation of future leaders of not only Texas, but the world.  For additional information, please contact Dareth Finn at Applications for the 2012-2013 academic year are due on Friday, February 17, 2012 and can be found at:


Upcoming Events

A Conversation with Andy Nguyen

Monday, November 14

UC Bowling & Billiards, Noon


Multicultural Affairs, the Leadership Center, and the Division of Student Affairs are pleased to welcome Andy Nguyen, Tarrant County Commissioner Precinct 2, to the UT Arlington campus. An award-winning advocate, Nguyen will deliver a motivational lecture about the importance of community involvement. Co-sponsors include the Asian Student Association, Filipino Student Association, and Vietnamese Student Association. All UT Arlington students welcome, so we hope to see you there! *This event counts as a Maversity elective.

Asian Heritage Month, 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

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 16:  Money Management

November 30:  Building a Healthy Lifestyle

Maverick MondayBlaze

November 21

UC Mall, Noon


Come showcase YOUR school spirit:
Answer Trivia Questions

-Best Fight Song Performance

-Best Maverick Chant


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