SSS Weekly Update

December 7 - 11

Jason Herman joins the SSS staff!

Jason will be advising students in STEM and health science. He received his bachelors degree in education - broadfield science and history from UW Oshkosh. He then went on to receive his masters degree in educational leadership and policy, and has a graduation certificate in leadership in post-secondary technical education. Jason previously worked as the placement and orientation leader at UW-Parkside.

Titan Advantage Program: Peer Mentor positions available!

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.


  • Preference will be given to upper division university students.
  • Must have a desire to work with incoming first-time underrepresented freshmen students.
  • Must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.

For more information and to apply, click on the link below:

You will need to complete the online application and upload your resume and cover letter.

PAID internships available for Engineering students

Become a part of the Rise experience!

The Regional Internships in Science & Engineering (RISE) program is currently seeking students studying engineering who are interested in interviewing for PAID internship opportunities available for the summer of 2016. We are specifically recruiting engineering majors studying civil, environmental, electrical, mechanical and construction management.

The RISE program is sponsored by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and is a great opportunity for under-represented engineering students to be hired for a paid internship with top firms in Wisconsin. Students will also receive leadership development training during their internship engagement.

Please share this email with any student who might be interested, and who meet the basic criteria - grew up in and/or attended high school in the Metropolitan Milwaukee area, and currently pursuing an engineering degree at a four year college or university. Those with specific questions about whether they qualify should contact Keesha Sutton at 414-847-0990 x 477 or at

We can come to you!

A RISE representative can come to your school to talk about the program! Contact us to schedule a meeting.

Want to learn more about the program? Check out the links below:

RISE Brochure (A short RISE video presentation)

Ready to sign up? Fill out and submit the application below:

RISE Application

Master of Public Administration Information Session

Monday, December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sage Hall, Room 4232

Want to Position Yourself for Coveted Leadership Roles?
Want to Develop Skills You can Immediately Use on the Job?
Enjoy being Involved in Public Service?
Want to Increase Your Earning Potential?
Want to Have Diverse Options of Employment Opportunities in Governments, Public Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, or Health Care Organizations?

Join the UW Oshkosh Public Administration admissions team and the Graduate Studies leadership team for an upcoming Information Session to learn more about the Master of Public Administration offered at the UW Oshkosh!

Please check our website at or call, or email us at (920) 424-3230;!

Taste of Nations: Holiday

Tuesday, December 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

Taste of Nations: Holiday features holiday dishes from around the world. This all-you-care-to-eat style meal costs $8.00 and can be paid in titan dollars, cash, credit card, UW Oshkosh gift cards, bonus or ultimate meals. Don't miss out on the last Taste of Nations of the semester!

Tossed Salad - V
Christmas Salad - Sicily- V
Saffron Rolls - Sweden - V
Pernil Asado – Puerto Rico
(Roast Pork Loin)
Vegetable Spring Rolls – China - V
Bratkartoffeln - Germany
(Pan Fried Potatoes)
Porkkanalaatiko - Finland - V
(Carrot Casserole)
Sacher Torte – Austria
(Chocolate Apricot Cake) – V

UWO Blood Drive

connecting lives / sharing life

Tuesday, December 8 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mobile will park in front of Reeve Memorial Union

Before you donate: Bring photo ID - Drink lots of water - eat a hearty meal

Blood drive sponsored by: Reeve Union Volunteerism

Holidays Around The World

Tuesday, December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

Join us for a night of music, food, and cultural performances!

All UW Oshkosh students are welcome.

Sponsored by the Multicultural Education Coalition (MEC)

Chancellor's Late Night Breakfast

Tuesday, December 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Blackhawk Commons

Jazz Music, Games, Chair Massages, Photo Booth, Air Brush Tattoos & more!

Price: $4.72 with cash, Titan Dollars, UWO Gift Card and credit cards

Free with All Meal Plans

Walk-In Test Preparation Assistance

Monday, December 7 - Monday, December 14

Monday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 8:15-10:15 a.m. and 12:40-1:40 p.m.
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Friday, 10:20 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Reading and Study Skills Center, Nursing/Education Room 201 (across from Swart Hall)

Using your own course materials, get advice on:

  • Creating study sheets
  • Using review strategies that work

Reading/Study Center instructors are available for individual consultation regarding these and other study skills topics.

For more information, contact:
Reading and Study Skills Center
Nursing and Education Building, Room 201
(920) 424-1031

Countdown to FINAL exams: Are You Ready?

Choose from these TWO options offered by the Reading & Study Skills Center. Bring your study materials.

Wednesday, December 9 @ 5:10 pm - 6:10 pm


Thursday, December 10 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

BOTH in Sage 4224

Learn how to prep for exams efficiently while balancing the demands of finals week
Participants will:

  • Create a personal time plan for each day remaining in the semester
  • Understand how to construct and use multiple types of "study guides"
  • Practice using test-taking tips to analyze test questions
  • Have an opportunity to address their personal concern

Quest Talks

question - explore - connect

Wednesday, December 9 @ 6:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

'Ted Talk' style stories

Presented by Quest III students

  • Why Do Teachers Teach? - Jordan Flanagan

  • Preserving Wisconsin Farmer Stories - Collin Goeman & Ronisha Howard

  • Domestic Violence and You: Civic Engagement in Action - Olivia Trainor

  • Literature Through Travel: From Oshkosh to Dublin - Mackenzie Shelton

Presented by the University Studies Program

Finals SURVIVAL night

Thursday, December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Women's Center

The first 50 participants receive a free survival kit to help them stave off fatigue, procrastination, and other studying distractions.

Quiet study space

Board games & Activities

Support & Encouragement

Co-sponsored by STAND, HOPE, WAC, University Books & More, Corner Convenience Store

Ugly Sweater PARTY

Thursday, December 10 @ 7:00 pm / FREE with TitanCard

Titan Underground

Live Performance from Midwest Dueling Pianos

Career Closet

Drop-in hours:

Monday - Thursday @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

No appointments needed! Just drop in!

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