SNAC Time!

Updates From the Student Nutrition Advising Center

Please scan the SNAC TIME newsletter for important advising updates, SNAC events, and links to advising and tutoring schedules. Be sure to browse the GET INVOLVED section in the lower half of the newsletter for different opportunities to build your resume.

UPDATES FROM YOUR ADVISORS

Last Day To Drop A Class Without a W:

January 27th


Last day to file Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO):

February 9, 2016 -- by 11:59 pm.


Last day to use UAccess to add classes:

January 21st


GRADUATING SENIORS: you do not need an appointment to fill out your Degree Audit Worksheet, Feel Free to drop in.


More important spring 2016 dates and deadlines: http://registrar.arizona.edu/dates-and-deadlines/view-dates?field_display_term_value=161

UPCOMING EVENTS

Pre-Health Students CAN Study Abroad Fair

Friday, Jan. 22nd, 11:30am-2pm

Office of Student Engagement (In the Student Union across from Sabor)

Are you Pre-Health and interested in studying abroad?

RSVP Today

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

HELLO SPRING SEMESTER! Walk-Ins & FREE PIZZA

Monday, Jan. 25th, 9am-2pm

SNAC (Shantz 238)

Schedule

Advising Walk Ins: 9:00-11:00am

Pizza at Noon

Advising Walk Ins: Noon- 2:00pm


SNAC Will Be Open from 9:00-4:00 for students to come in and study.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Guest Speaker- Terri Verason of the Dairy Council

Tuesday, Feb. 2nd, 11am-12pm

SNAC (Shantz 238)

Terri Verason is the Director of Nutrition Education for the Dairy Council of Arizona with many years of Community nutrition experience.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

SAVE THE DATE: Fit Friday - Wellness Activity

Friday, Feb. 5th, 11am-12pm

SNAC (Shantz 238)

Engage with your fellow SNAC-ees in some healthy physical activity to help you reach those 150 minutes/week! Activity is still TBD so stay tuned for more information in the next SNAC email.

SCHEDULING

SNAC Open Hours

Come in to study or hang out during the following times:


This Week

  • Wed, Jan 20: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Thurs, Jan 21: 9:00am-4:00pm

Next Week

  • Tues, Jan 26: 9:00am- 4:00pm
  • Wed, Jan 27: 9:00am- 4:00pm
  • Thurs, Jan 28: 9:00am-4:00pm


* The hours above indicate when the advising center is open for students to come in and study; this is not a walk-in advising schedule. For advising schedule please check Wise Advising. https://sbs.arizona.edu/advising/student/login.php?k= or click the button below.

NSC Tutoring Hours by Appointment

***Note: Please bring your notes or text book to the appointment***

OFFERING SUPPORT IN...


  • Various Nutrition Courses
  • Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry


*Tutoring services are available on a first-come first-served basis at no additional cost to the student.

Schedule Advising and Tutoring appointments here

^^^ Click here to schedule your advising or tutoring appointment today! ^^^

THE SNAC TEAM

GET INVOLVED

The GET INVOLVED section will be updated with new student opportunities on a regular basis. All students are encouraged to get involved with activities outside of the classroom in order to prepare for the workforce and most importantly, to help you find activities that you LOVE doing!

Nutrition Club Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 28th, 4pm

SNAC (Shantz 238)

Nutrition club meetings will be held every other Thursday at 4:00pm in SNAC this semester.
Not yet a member? No problem! Just show up to any meeting and join on the spot. Dues and shirts can be purchased anytime SNAC is open and at Nut Club meetings.
  • Club dues=$10
  • Club Shirts=$15
  • Water bottles=$10

MARC Program (RESEARCH EXPERIENCE)

Posted 1/19

It's time again to consider applying to the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program. If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, have a 3.0 GPA, will have at least 4 semesters left at University of Arizona after the current spring semester, are interested in pursuing research and aspire a graduate degree in a biomedical field, then you certainly should apply. The benefits and opportunities are MANY and there is NO prior research experience required.


The simple application and more information can be found at 2016 MARC Program Application. Please note that the application is now combined with UROC so you will have an opportunity to apply to several programs in one process. Be sure to select “Maximizing Access to Research Careers” (MARC) to ensure that your application is automatically forwarded to our office.


The financial benefits are:

paid partial or full tuition

paid health insurance (if needed)

$1800 per year to travel to science meetings

approximately $1,000 per month in stipend


The application deadline is Monday, February 1st.


If you'd like to discuss the possibilities or have ANY questions, PLEASE feel free to contact me via email (cjneal@email.arizona.edu) or by phone at 621-4667. I'd be very happy to talk with you.


Cindy Neal, Assistant Director

MARC Program

University of Arizona

UROC PROGRAM (RESEARCH EXPERIENCE)

Posted 1/20

Application due February 1st. This is an excellent program that will help you build the skills needed to get into graduate school.

See flyer for more details.

Contact Nura Dualeh with questions. nura@email.arizona.edu

The Edge (Career Preparation)

Posted 1/19

The Edge is a FREE professional development program brought to you by Career Services and Leadership Programs. It is designed to help give you the edge when seeking internships and future career opportunities. Through self-assessment, professional development workshops, networking, and action planning opportunities, the Edge program will help you develop the skills you need to become Real-World Ready.


What will I do?

Gain effective resume writing and interviewing skills

Network directly with employers

Complete self-assessments to determine your critical career and leadership development areas

Participate in a series of 8 career and leadership development workshops to prepare you for internships and the future

Participate in supplemental workshops for further development and gain hands on experience.


What will I get?

Individual advice and support from leadership and career development professionals

An opportunity to build critical job readiness skills

Opportunity to network with employers and exclusive access at the Career Fair and Diversity Mixer

Certificate of completion


Where: Career Services located in the Student Union Room 411

Register at: http://bit.ly/1PLm9xe

When: February 2nd – April 6th


Edge offers three sessions on the following days and times:

Tuesdays - 12:30pm to 1:30pm (All Majors Welcome)

Tuesdays - 5pm to 6pm (STEM Majors Only)

Wednesdays - 12pm to 1pm (All Majors Welcome)


Questions? Contact Sarah Seavey at coleycv@email.arizona.edu or call (520) 626-7562

Pre-Health Students-Rush for Alpha Elsilon Delta

This medical honorary organization gives members exposure to many health professions, in addition to preparing them for a future in many health fields.

Rush begins this week- See flyer for more details.

St. Andrews Communications Intern

Posted 1/19

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church – Communications Internship Job Description

Intern Duties:

  • Assist with internal and external print and digital communications including, but not limited to: newsletter creation, email announcements, event publicity, social media posts, website maintenance
  • Design marketing materials and internal and external communication documents when necessary.
  • Disseminate flyers and advertising materials when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Will be able to tele-commute for most assignments

What you will learn:

  • Design methods and practices
  • Inside knowledge on small business management
  • Public relations and marketing
  • Time management and time-tracking methods

What we require:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Publisher and Word, as well as Adobe software including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat
  • Knowledge of Hootsuite and WordPress a plus
  • Professionalism and accountability
  • Creativity and a willingness to “think outside of the box”
  • Effective in-person and online communication skills
  • A self-starter with the ability to see a project through to completion with respect for deadlines
  • Friendly and genuinely enjoys working hard

Company Overview:
St. Andrew’s is the oldest Episcopal church in Tucson, and is still in its original location in the heart of downtown in Armory Park. Under the leadership of Rev. Kate Bradsen, the progressive yet traditional congregation prides itself on inclusivity and social justice. They were recently featured in an article in Edible Baja AZ magazine for their program Neighbors Feeding Neighbors, which was started by Deacon Jefferson Bailey and was originally a part of SAAF (Southern Arizona Aids Foundation). They have also done extensive work for TIHAN (Tucson Interfaith HIV & Aids Network), the Community Food Bank, and No More Deaths among others.

Contact:

Bree Richmond

Senior Warden

(520) 461-3733

breerichond@gmail.com