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Read The Shorthorn

Every Monday-Thursday  


Maverick Wrangler Applications Due

December 1 

5:00 p.m.


Reading With Mavericks

December 3, 8-11:30 a.m.

Bluebonnet, UC





A Message from SGO

Congrats & Welcome


On November 17, the Committee on Student Organizations approved 15 new organizations to be registered here at UT Arlington. Join us in welcoming the following groups to MavOrgs:


University Judokai

Maverick Racquetball Club (MRC)

Chabad Jewish Student Group

Intervarsity UTA

Student Sustainability Society

Student Association for Advancement of Mobile Development (SAAMD)

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA-UTA)

Invisible Children

Students for Neuroscience-UTA

Student Innovators and Entrepreneuers Group (SIEG)

The Shift

Real Estate & Sustainability Society

Pre-Veterinary Association at UT Arlington

Alpha Phi Omega

Association of Women in Mathematics


Have a great week and, as always, GO MAVS! 

Student Governance & Organizations

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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

"Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory."

Opportunities  & Announcements

Are You an Ultimate Fan?!

Deadline TODAY:  December 1 @ 5 p.m.


Join the Maverick Wranglers as they head 'em up and move 'em in to the new College Park Center.  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.



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

Hazing Awareness Scholarship

Deadline:  December 6


Milk & Honey Publishing, and Big Walt Anderson are proud to announce up to seven $700 cash awards for the Fall 2011/Spring 2012 school year.  You must be in good standing at your school with a minimum 2.0 GPA or C Average.  Contact your school's scholarship office and request an application or apply online at

Black Leadership Institute (BLI)

Application Deadline (EXTENDED): Sunday, December 11


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

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

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 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

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  For more information, contact The Leadership Center at 817-272-9220 or e-mail

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
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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