SSS Weekly Update

February 29 - March 4

SSS Scholarships

Application deadline is Friday, May 6 @ 4:00 PM

Application materials can be obtained from the SSS website: sss.uwosh.edu/scholarships


Twenty-two $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to present SSS students for the 2016-17 academic year


  • 15 scholarships will be awarded to students in the traditional SSS program
  • 7 scholarships will be awarded to students in the STEM SSS program


In order to be eligible for the scholarships, students must:


1) Currently be 1st or 2nd years student at UW Oshkosh

2) A recipient of the Federal Pell Grant for the 2016-17 academic year

3) 2.5 GPA at the end of the Spring 2016 semester

4) Enrolled in 12 or more credits both the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters


How to apply:

Be an active participant in SSS or STEM SSS


  • Attended the required number of meetings with your SSS advisor
  • Participate in the majority of your Learning Group sessions, if applicable

Or

  • Attend three campus events and write a summary of each


Complete an SSS Scholarship Application


Write a 2 to 3 page essay addressing specific criteria


See your SSS or STEM SSS Advisor for additional information

Wanted: 2016-17 SSS Learning Group Leaders

Applications are due Tuesday, March 29


A copy of the application form and additional details can be found on the SSS website: www.sss.uwosh.edu


During your SSS Learning Group sessions have you envisioned yourself as one of the Leaders? Can you see yourself serving as a peer mentor to first-year students? Well, do we have an opportunity for you! SSS is seeking approximately 8 new Learning Group Leaders for the 2016-17 year. You could be one of those Leaders!


To be eligible for the position, you must be:


  • Current UW‐Oshkosh student and at minimum, Sophomore Standing, by Fall 2016
  • A minimum combined GPA of 2.5 and in “Good Standing” at UW‐Oshkosh
  • Must give a one year commitment to this position (fall and spring semesters)
  • Able to work 10 hours per week each semester


If you have questions or want additional information talk to your SSS Advisor.

Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program - Positions Available

Application deadline is March 4, 2016.


The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP) is an internship program offered by the state of Wisconsin. The Department of Administration, Division of Personnel Management, (DOA DPM) Bureau of Affirmative Action (BAA) administers SAAIP and provides students with valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government.

To be eligible to participate in the SAAIP, you must meet the following:

You must be a student enrolled at a college/university or enrolled in a vocational/technical school program. Proof of enrollment is required.

The SAAIP process is highly competitive. Please be sure to apply only for positions in which you have experience and can answer interview questions regarding that experience. To increase the chances of being hired, each intern should have good knowledge and experience in the study or knowledge areas associated with each position and be able to commit to working in various locations around the state. For example, living in Madison, but being able to commit to working in Milwaukee, or vice versa could increase your chances of gaining an interview.


To Apply Visit: http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=85807&jobid=85321&org=545&class=00001&index=tru


To View the 2016 positions select the link: http://oser.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=7723


Near the top of the page, select “login to apply”. If you do not already have one, create a user account.


Input your personal information, upload your resume. Once you have finished submitting your application through the online process, do not forget to have your Student Status Verification form completed by your Registrar’s Office or by your Advising Center and sent toDPMBAA@wi.gov.

Career Fair On The Fox

Tuesday, March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Kolf


Connect with employers to learn about the following opportunities:


  • Full and part-time positions
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Volunteering
  • Co-ops
  • Practicums


**New this year! Career Fair tours! Sign up in Titan Jobs

MBA Information Session

Tuesday, March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sage Hall, Room 1234


Would you like to find out how an advanced degree can increase your personal and professional growth? Learn how an MBA from UW Oshkosh will give you a distinct advantage in any industry or company.


*This counts as a CULTURAL event for the SSS scholarship

Campus Conversations

Tuesday, March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Reeve Ballroom 227AB


Real Issues. Real Dialogue. Real Change.


Do you ever find yourself wishing for more real conversations about important issues? Do you ever feel like you want to make a change in your community, but you aren’t sure where to start?

Join us for an evening of round table conversations about ethics, politics, voting, and strategies for citizen engagement


*This counts as a CULTURAL event for the SSS scholarship

Spread The Word to End The Word

Wednesday, March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Reeve Concourse


Student Council for Exceptional Children

Pledge to Spread the Word to End the Word and promote awareness of the r-word that is still used in today's society. Support those with disabilities by stopping by our booth and pledging. When you pledge you also get to spin to win a FREE Spread the Word prizes such as t-shirts, wrist bands, and more**! Can't wait to see you there!
**While supplies last


*This counts as an ACADEMIC event for the SSS scholarship

Step III Deadline - Summer Study Abroad Programs

Friday, March 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dempsey Hall, Room 202


Step III of the application process for most Summer 2016 Study Abroad Programs is due today by NOON! Exceptions are listed on individual program websites.

Titan Nights/Winter Formal

Friday, March 4 @ 8:30 pm - 12:00 am

Reeve Union


Don’t miss a favorite campus tradition – Titan Nights! Featuring games, crafts, movies, late night food and much more.


Titan Nights are FREE for students with a TitanCard

Guests are $5.00

Seeds of Inclusion

Saturday, March 5 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sage Hall


Participants will explore the connectedness between intentionality, inclusion and arts integration across content and curriculum in educational settings.


Price Varies


*This counts as an ACADEMIC event for the SSS scholarship

OSA General Elections

Tuesday, March 8 & Wednesday, March 9


Voting begins: 8:00 am until 8:00 pm


Located at Reeve Union - Polk Library - Blackhawk Commons


Vote online @ www.uwosh.edu/osa

Click on Vote Here

Apply to be a Health Advocate

Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 18, 2016


Requirements:

  • Must be of Sophomore standing by Fall 2016
  • 2.5 GPA or Above
  • Interest in Health & Wellness


Questions? Contact Juliana Kahrs - kahrsj@uwosh.edu

Titan Advantage Program (TAP) Peer Mentor & Mentor positions available

The job postings/position descriptions can be found on Handshake and our website listed below.


  • Go to our website to apply:
http://www.uwosh.edu/acad-supp/our-programs/titan-advantage-program-1


  • Complete the online application and upload their resume and cover letter


The Peer Mentor for UW Oshkosh’s Titan Advantage Program will assist the Program Coordinator with ensuring program participants’ needs are met both inside and outside of the classroom. It is our mission to provide quality support services delivered in a personal and caring manner to promote the retention and academic success of TAP students.


The Peer mentor will work to provide a welcoming environment that is conducive to student success. As the Peer Mentor you are providing an example to the students by your actions in and outside the classroom.

Student Legal Services

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Location: Reeve Union, Room 112N


For Appointment or Information:

Call (920) 424-3202 or email osa@uwosh.edu

Visit the SSS website