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Student Veterans' Workshop Series, Building a Healthy Lifestyle

November 30, Noon 

Science Hall room 330


Spring 2012 Re-Registration

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A Message from SGO...

Giving Thanks


You provide guidance, wisdom, support, and encouragement to your organization.  You are a cheerleader, a coach, a mentor, and a teacher.  THANK YOU, advisors, for your dedication to these students.  Thank you for spending your time and energy to better your organization and influence the lives of these students.  We could not do it without you!


SGO would like to wish all of you a very safe and blessed Thanksgiving holiday.  As always, if there is anything our office can do for you to aid in your advising efforts, do not hesitate to contact us.



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Student Organization News

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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! 


William Nutt, president of the Anthropology Club and UT Arlington graduate student, helped unearth rare images of Western art.  The scene was discovered at an Etruscan site in Italy on a small fragment from a ceramic vessel that is more than 2,600 years old.  Cick here for more information about his discovery. 


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 or Advisor Bulletin.

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 you.

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Advisors, 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 student organizations.  Submit photos via e-mail to

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

Student Veterans' Workshop Series, Building a Healthy Lifestyle

November 30

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


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.  All sessions listed below are free and require no advanced registration.  If you have any questions or ideas for future workshops, please feel free to email or visit the Veterans' Workshop Series website. 

Spring 2012 Re-Registration
Deadline:  January 24

All student organizations are required to re-register each semester with the office of Student Governance & Organizations.  The process should be completed by your President and or one of your other officers online via MavOrgs.  (Keep in mind the person who completes this will be listed as the Primary Contact within the system.)  Spring 2012 re-registration will be open December 16 through January 24.

Division of Student Affairs

Angel Tree Program

 Angel Tree

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. Contact Susann Asebedo for more information at

Introducing the Maverick Wranglers

Deadline:  December 1


Campus is buzzing about the new College Park Center that will be opening next semester.  Encourage your student leaders to 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. 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!


Group interviews will be held from December 7th-9th.  Students can follow this link to apply:  Applications are also available on the MavOrgs homepage.

2012 Maverick Orientation Leaders

Student organizations have some of the most talented leaders on campus.  Encourage your students to 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.
Leadership Coaches 



The Leadership Center invites you to share your knowledge and skills to enhance the development of student organizations here at UT Arlington.  Leadership Coaches are faculty and staff partnering with the Leadership Center that have a passion for leadership and student development. Different roles of a Leadership Coach vary from a facilitator or presenter on a broad range of leadership topics, student leader mentor, scholarship committee member, and a resource for students and student organizations.


Contact Kerri Ressl @ TODAY for more information!

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