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Weekly update from SSS

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Registering for Fall Classes

Registration for fall classes has already begun. If you haven't scheduled an appointment with your SSS advisor yet, now is the time! Even if you have a faculty advisor it is still a good idea to check in with your SSS advisor about gen eds and career plans.
Call SSS at 920-424-1310 to schedule an appointment!

Interested in a paid Leadership opportunity with SSS?

SSS is now hiring for Learning Group leaders for the 2015-2016 school year. Learning Group leaders are upperclass students who lead weekly groups of first-year students on topics related to college success!

Click here for more information and to read over the application.
Applications are due March 31st, and interviews will take place in mid-April.

Get your Volunteer On!

SSS is organizing a group volunteer event with the Special Olympics on April 11th right here in Oshkosh from 11am-4:30pm. This is a great way to log some volunteer hours and give back to the community. Click here for more details and to RSVP by Friday!

Celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month

This inspiring video from a refugee in South Sudan is a reminder of the importance of education!
International Women's Day Video from the UN Mission.

Weekly Events

Wednesday, March 11th

Traveling with Money Information Session

3pm-4pm, Sage 2232

Are you going on a study abroad trip or traveling out of the country for spring break? For the first time, the Office of International Education is teaming up with the UW Credit Union to put on a Traveling with Money Information Session! Join us in Sage 2232 at 3pm for details on budgeting, financing, and accessing money for your trip abroad!

LinkedIn Workshop

5-6pm in Sage 1208

Looking to maximize your presence on LinkedIn and take the next step beyond creating your profile? Learn how to use the social network to explore internships and jobs, network with others, and so much more. Learn the ins and outs of using LinkedIn for your future career path.

MBA Information Session

6-7pm in Sage Hall

Have you found yourself wondering if getting an advanced degree may be advantageous to your personal and professional growth? Learn how earning an MBA through UW Oshkosh will give you a distinct advantage in any company, any industry and in any economy.

Feminist* Film Series: Menstrual Man

6-8pm in the Reeve Union Theater

Menstrual Man is a documentary film about a man in India who worked tirelessly to improve women’s access to affordable hygiene products, creating economic opportunities for women in rural areas along the way. Co-Sponsored with: Reeve Union Diversity and Inclusion Programs

Sex in the Dark

Wednesday, 7pm-9pm, Reeve Ballroom

A panel of students and staff answering your questions about healthy adult relationships. Sponsored by Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Thursday, March 12th

Theater Department Presents: "8"

Thursday, March 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm, UWO Experimental Theater

“8” is an unprecedented account of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the Federal District court case filed by American Foundation for Equal Rights that successfully overturned Proposition 8 and restored the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California. Mr. Black based “8” on the actual words of the trial transcripts, first-hand observations of the courtroom, and interviews with the plaintiffs and their families. $5 with UWO ID.

Friday, March 13th

Lawton Grant application is DUE to Byron Adams in the Campus Center for Equity and Diversity! Click here for the application

An Evening of Music
7:30-9:30pm, Music Hall in the Arts and Communication Center, FREE

Featuring Violinist Frank Almond, Concert master of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra playing a 300 year old Stradivarius violin!

Saturday, March 14th

Volunteers on the Move: City on a Hill
Saturday, from 7:30am-6pm

Volunteers will be leaving from Reeve Union and traveling to Milwaukee, WI to City on a Hill, where they will be volunteering at their monthly free health clinic. Transportation and lunch is provided. Registration will open on Wednesday, March 4 and will remain open until all spots are filled. Space is limited. https://reeve.uwosh.edu/involvement/volunteerism

Jobs and Grants

The Lawton Grant

The Lawton Grant application is now available for multicultural students.
The grant offers up to $4,000 per year to eligible students.

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 13th. Click here for the application and more information.

The Titan Advantage Program (TAP) is seeking to hire UW Oshkosh students with exceptional leadership and communication skills and a strong academic background to provide academic support to program participants and ensure their needs are met both inside and outside of the classroom. This will be accomplished through building rapport and maintaining a peer mentor relationship. The STEP Peer Mentors must reside in the residence hall with the students, have a desire to work with incoming first-time freshman students and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70. Preference will be given to upper division university students.
To apply, please complete an application online here.

Considering Grad School?

March 17th and 18th, 1pm-5pm
Meet UW Oshkosh Graduate Studies. Ask Questions and Get Answers!

Sign up for a personal session to learn more about graduate school opportunities.
Schedule a 30 min appointment with Greg Wypiszynski at 920-424-0007 or wypiszyn@uwosh.edu.