UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 1, April 2012
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NOW exhibiting in the CCC ArtSpace for April:


Cesar E. Chavez Celebration  
In celebration of the life and achievements of César E. Chávez and in conjunction with the California State holiday.

Photos by Ricardo Garcia Trejo 

Meet a Candidate for the Women's Center
Director position

Candidate Presentation
Wednesday | April 11 | 10:45
Cross-Cultural Center Art Space 

Open community & conversation
Wednesday | April 11 | 2:30
LGBT Resource Center

Please RSVP to Shaun Travers at stravers@ucsd.edu 

2012 Nominations for Outstanding Senior or
Graduate Student
Two recipients will receive $1,000 each, plus a special gift from UCSD Alumni. Nominators can find the form on the VCSA website next week.
Thursday, May 3 at 4:30pm.
Visit the VCSA website
for more information 

California DREAM Act Application Now Available

AB131 allows for AB540 students to be eligible for state funds as of January, 2013. Students may use this Dream App to apply for State University Grant funds for Spring 2013 enrollment. The priority filing date is May 10, 2012. The Dream App will also be used for Cal Grant fund beginning January 1, 2013, for 2013-14 funding. Visit the website for more information. 

2012-2013 CCC Internship Application and Job Descriptions NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE   
Take me there pronto!



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Hijabs and Hoodies; Candlelight Vigil   

Wednesday | April 4 | 8pm

Silent Tree UCSD 

On Wednesday, a vigil will be held to honor the lives and memories of three innocent victims, who lost their lives: Trayvon Martin, Shaima Alawadi and Kendrec Lavelle McDade. The organizers acknowledge that these are hate crimes, and invite community members to remember not only the three specific incidents, but thousands that occur throughout the country and across time, based on race and hatred. Similar gatherings have been occurring throughout the country, such as the University of North Carolina at Asheville (provided by Colorlines.com).  For more information on the UCSD vigil, visit the Facebook event page.
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Triton Day at UC San Diego
Saturday | April 7 | 10am
UCSD Campus

Be a Triton! Get an insider's look at UC San Diego through a day of entertainment and education for all ages.
Where else can you witness cutting-edge research, check out the latest sustainable vehicles, learn about college planning and see live performances - all in one place, at one time? Nowhere but UC San Diego! Free Community Event.
For more information visit: tritonday.ucsd.edu/experience 

Black Graduate Student Spring Mixer    

Thursday | April 5 | 4:30pm 

Thurgood Marshall Room in PC West  


This week UC San Diego will launch the First Annual Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week on April 2-6.. During this week-long event, our campus will celebrate the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students to their campus and surrounding community. The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) is taking part in this event by hosting a Spring Mixer to honor and celebrate Black Graduate students at UCSD. We hope you can join us for the celebration. The BGSA Spring Mixer will be Thursday, April 5, 2012, 4:30pm to 6:30pm, Thurgood Marshall Room, Price Center West. Please RSVP today with  Veronica/Office of Graduate Studies/x2-3536. View Flyer 

Campus Community Centers:
Intern Hiring 2012-2013COM3

Pick up applications at one of the centers
Applications due: Monday, April 9 at 4pm

Interested in social justice, making campus-wide impacts, contributing to Center growth, making friends and personal - professional development? APPLY NOW! Submit separate application materials to each Center/s of interest. Attend a center specific information session from the dates: (Click here to view flyer)

Cross-Cultural Center:
Spring Quarter: Week 1 | Wednesday | 4/4 | 1-2pm

Women's Center:
Spring Quarter: Week 1 | Wednesday | 4/4 | 4-5pm 

2012 Cesar E. Chavez Celebration Kickoff!cesarchavez
Tuesday | April 10 | 11:30am-1:30pm
International Center patio

UC San Diego's opening event includes awards honoring individuals for furthering Cesar Chavez's ideals in their communities and this year's high school essay contest winners and Chicano Alumni Council scholars. Lunch is $8 (UCSD students are free). Proceeds benefit MEChA's Raza Graduation. RSVP for tickets w/ ivelasco@ucsd.edu. Visit the website for more info. 


Annual Overnight Program

Overnight | April 5-7, 2012

Meetings Tuesdays | 2-3:30pm 



The Overnight Program invites admitted high school seniors from San Diego, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area onto our campus to experience the university environment and campus life at UCSD, network with other admitted high school seniors and current college students, and learn about campus resources. This year we are expecting to accommodate 175 high school seniors. There are a number of ways UC San Diego students can get involved. Help plan the Overnight Program, serve as a mentor and host or volunteer!  

For more information, please visit spaces.ucsd.edu/overnight.html. 


SMASH Academy Hiring RA's
UCLA & USC Resident Assistant positions for Summer Math and Science Honors Academy
View the job description here  

Smile for the Camera

A photography exhibittion of gender-based street harassment that women & LGBTQIA folk face 

Womyn of Color Collective
Fridays | 330-5pm
BSU/MEChA Resource Center
Click here for more info.  

2012 Summer Crazy Horse Program in the Black Hills of South Dakota for
Native American high school seniors
Questions? Contact Matt Hammer at 605.677.6240 or cde@usd.edu 

1st national internship for DREAM Act student leaders across the country. Click here for more info!

UCSD University Art Gallery
Feb. 16 - May 18
Event dates and descriptions

CGS 104 - Queer in East Asia
History, Culture, Community
Prof. Todd Henry, HSS Room 2152
Monday and Wednesday
5-6:20pm (Spring 2012) 

A student art & film show at The Loft May 2012
Submissions taken until March 15

Leadership Retreat at Cal State L.A.

Friday| April 20 |8:30am
For registration information, visit the website here