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Read The Shorthorn

Every Monday-Thursday   


Late Night Breakfast

December 12 & 13

9:30-11 p.m.

Connection Cafe


Cash for Books and MORE

December 12-16

UT Arlington Bookstore




A Message from SGO

Almost There


You're in your final stretch of Fall 2011!  Can you believe it?  With the conclusion of the semester drawing near, Student Governance & Organizations wishes you the best on your final exams and projects.  Study hard, finish strong, and remember to take care of yourself. 


Have a great week and, as always, GO MAVS

Student Governance & Organizations

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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

Inspiration of the Week

"Whatever you are, be a good one."
-Albert Einstein

Opportunities  & Announcements

COMING SOON:  Spring Re-registration


Opens on:  December 21

Deadline:  February 1


Get ready for Spring 2012 re-registration! Beginning December 21, all groups will need to log in to MavOrgs and click the 'Register this Organization' button under your listing in the Organizations Directory.  The registration process will ask you for directory information (e-mail, websites, social media, phone, fax, etc) a profile photo, and organization interests that describe your organization.  Please have on-hand at the time of registration officer information (name, email, MavID #) for at least 3 officers and Advisor information (name, email, campus box number, department) as that information will be requested.  Keep in mind the person who completes this will be listed as the Primary Contact within the system.  When you complete re-registration, please encourage your officers and members to log in to MavOrgs and join your organization to communicate with you, each other, and our office, and to stay up to speed on events on campus.


If you fail to re-register your organization by February 1, 2012, your organization will be placed on temporary inactive status.

COMING SOON:  Spring Activities Fair Day Sign Ups

Opens on:  December 21

Deadline:  January 23


Promote your organization to thousands of students at this event on Wednesday, January 25, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Tables will be available day of, for those that sign up, on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 8 a.m.  Sign up online on the MavOrgs homepage beginning December 21.

Want to win free pizza for your organization?

Deadline: January 25


Complete this quick end-of-the-year survey about your experience and communication with Student Governance & Organizations.  Your feedback is important to us as our staff strives to improve your student organization and your campus involvement experience. This survey should only take about 5 minutes of your time and your answers will be completely anonymous. Also, by filling out the survey, you will be entered into a drawing for up to $100 of free pizza for your organization's next meeting or event. Please complete no later than Wednesday, January 25. Chance drawing winners will be announced the week of January 30 in The MavOrgs Leader e-newsletter.  Click here to access the survey.



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 the Student Congress
 office in the lower level UC, B150, or 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

Breakthrough: Paid Summer Internships

Deadline: February 27


Breakthrough Collaborative is looking for a diverse group of talented undergraduates to teach and lead at an innovative academic summer program for highly motivated, under-resourced middle school students in Fort Worth, TX, and other cities across the country.  Breakthrough provides paid summer teaching internships, complete with training and classroom teaching experience.  Open to all majors!  Free housing provided to out-of-town interns.

Check out the website for more details. 

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.


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


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


Upcoming Events

Spring Events Calendar


Your involvement and leadership development are important to us here at UT Arlington.  Throughout the Spring, SGO and our campus partners will offer various workshops and events to enhance your skills as a leader of your organization as well as connect you to the campus community.  See the Spring 2012 Student Organization Calendar for dates and details.

Late Night Breakfast

December 12 & 13breakfast


Come take a study break and enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet for only $3.00 in the Connection Cafe from 9:30-11 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday of finals week.

Cash for Books AND MORE! from the UT Arlington Bookstore


The bookstore will be having a big textbook buy back next week.  Come get cash for your books (when you're done studying, of course) and enter for your chance to win prizes!


UTA Bookstore

December 12 - 15; 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. & December 16; 7:30 a.m. - 5p.m.

University Center

December 12 - 16; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

South Parking Lot

December 12 - 16; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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