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Events at a Glance

 

Read The Shorthorn

Every Monday-Thursday 

 
One Night Without a Home

November 17

7 p.m. - 7 a.m.

Library Mall

 

Maverick Monday

November 21, Noon

UC Mall

 

Student Veterans' Workshop Series, Building a Healthy Lifestyle

November 30, Noon 

Science Hall room 330

 

 

 

 

A Message from SGO

Introducing the Maverick Wranglers

  

Campus is buzzing about the new College Park Center that will be opening next semester.  Student organization leaders, don't miss your chance to be a part of the next big thing at UT Arlington!  Join the Maverick Wranglers as they head 'em up and move 'em in to the new facility.

 

The Wranglers are some of the most spirited blue and orange overall wearin', Maverick pride burstin', trail blazin' students this side of town and we want YOU to join them! The select student spirit group will be seated in the student spirit section within the College Park Center and loudly and proudly cheer for the men's and women's basketball teams, perform spirit related routines coordinated with the band and cheer/dance teams and much more. This will all be done at the first men's basketball game in the College Park Center on 2/1 and also at the Homecoming game on 2/11 with a possibility of continuing on throughout the season.  Incentives include free reserved priority game seating, apparel and spirit items, food vouchers, and more!

 

The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 1st. Group interviews will be held from December 7th-9th. Click here to apply or access the application on the MavOrgs homepage.

 

Have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving break and, as always, GO MAVS! 

 

Student Governance & Organizations

817 | 272.2293

Photos Wanted

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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

"Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds."
-Theodore Roosevelt

Opportunities  & Announcements

MONEY, MONEY, MONEY

 

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 www.uta.edu/sc.

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 www.uta.edu/multicultural.

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 www.uta.edu/tutoringjobs or email utatutoring@uta.edu

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 susann@uta.edu

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 Orientation Leader! 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 our Maverick Orientation Leader interest sessions.

 

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

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

 

Applications and position descriptions are available at www.uta.edu/orientation. 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 dfinn@utsystem.edu. Applications for the 2012-2013 academic year are due on Friday, February 17, 2012 and can be found at: http://www.archercenter.org/fellowship/application_process.html

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Upcoming Events

One Night without a Home

November 17

Library Mall, 7 p.m.-7 a.m.

 

One Night Without a Home is an opportunity for participants to spend the night outside to discuss, think, and learn about homelessness to promote advocacy and education. Activities open to the public include: speakers from Arlington Life Shelter, vigil walk around campus, advocacy groups and information tables. To stay for the overnight experience, students must register online at http://www.uta.edu/leadership. Space is limited so please register early. This event is also part of the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2011. For more information call 817-272-2963 email utavolunteers@uta.edu.

Student Veterans' Workshop Series, Building a Healthy Lifestyle

November 30

Science Hall room 330, 12:00 p.m.

 

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. 

 

Maverick MondayBlaze

November 21

UC Mall, Noon

 

Come showcase YOUR school spirit:
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Answer Trivia Questions

-Best Fight Song Performance

-Best Maverick Chant

EVERYONE GETS A PRIZE! BIG PRIZES FOR THE WINNERS! FREE POPCORN AND CANDY!

Reading with Mavericks, Children's Reading Festival
December 3

8-11:30 a.m.

 

Help Arlington elementary and middle school students experience the wonder of stepping onto a college campus and read with college students. Volunteers will interact and read with children while encouraging lifelong reading and academic achievement.  Volunteer shifts will last from 8:00 to 11:30a.m. Organizations are encouraged to participate as a group, but each individual must register independently at http://www.utaleadershipcenter.com.  For more information, contact The Leadership Center at 817-272-9220 or e-mail utavolunteers@uta.edu.

Book Return

Deadline: December 22
 
Return your rental books to the UT Arlington Bookstore now through December 22.
 
UT Arlington Bookstore
400  S. Pecan Street
www.uta.bkstr.com
Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
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