SSS Weekly Update

February 1 - 5

TAP Summer Employment Opportunities

The Titan Advantage Program 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 mentorrelationship. 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 2.75. Preference will be given to upper division university students.

To view position descriptions, please go to:

To apply, please complete an application online at:

PreCollege Summer Employment Opportunity

PreCollege Programs is seeking to hire qualified college students for their 2016 Summer Programs.

Last Day to Apply: Monday, February 22, 2016

Apply Online:

Student Employee Requirements:

· Must be in good standing academically, and with the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Residence Life and University Conduct Policies.

· Must be at sophomore status or higher by February 2016, with a 2.7 Cum GPA or higher.

· Must demonstrate exceptional leadership skills that include: integrity, patience, excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and strong verbal communication skills.

· Must have hands-on volunteer and/or work experience and like working with middle and high school students from economically-disadvantaged and diverse cultural backgrounds.

· Must live in the residence halls with program participants and able to chaperone and tutor 24 hours a day.

Preferred Requirements:

· Bilingual in Spanish or Hmong (preferred)

· Students majoring in one of the following areas of study: Education, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Human Resources, Business/Accounting, or Nursing/Pre-Med (preferred).

Black History Month Kickoff

Monday, February 1

Reeve Union, Room 307

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Art Gallery Showing

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Guest Speakers

Dr. Michelle Kuhl, associate professor of History at UWO, will briefly discuss the years 1619 to 1965, examining how African Americans developed creative strategies to overcome oppression and infuse their lives with dignity. This talk will look at how great individuals and groups of ordinary people worked to resist exploitation and make America live up to its promise. Emmet Sandberg, assistant professor of Art at UWO, will briefly discuss the importance of collaborative engagement, socially engaged art, and why it is beneficial for us (particularly students) to have an active role in the creation and development of memorial-based art projects

Reeve Union Board: Treat Yourself

Tuesday, February 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Reeve Union Concourse

Spring Semester is just around the bend and before the worst comes to pass, come and Treat Yourself with a few choice items. Providing you with delicious candy in a personalized jar just for you and cute novelty rubber ducks to make you laugh, we want you to tell us how you relax when times get hard. Stay strong and remember to Treat Yo’self this semester!

Spring Taste of Oshkosh: Club & Involvement Fair

Wednesday, February 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm / FREE!

Reeve Union Ballroom

Connect to the many involvement opportunities at Oshkosh’s student organization fair!

FREE pizza & popcorn

  • Pizza available at 12:00 pm, while supplies last -

Kingian Non-Violence workshop

Wednesday, February 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm / FREE!

Reeve Union, Room 306

Join us for an opportunity to explore Kingian Non-Violencewith Dr. Timothy Sams, Vice President for Student Developmentat Morehouse College. The workshop is designed to equip participants with actionable steps used by Dr. King during the Civil Rights Movement, through thoughtful and strategic methodologies.

Opportunity to be certified to judge high school forensics

Wednesday, February 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

If you participated in high school forensics (speaking contests) or would like to be able to make some extra money as a judge for forensics, here is a great opportunity for you held on this campus the first Wednesday of SpringSemester.

Individuals interested in becoming a certified high school forensics/speech adjudicator (judge) can attend a workshop at UW-Oshkosh, Wednesday Feb. 3,2016, 5-7:30 p.m., being taught by Prof. Kay Neal. In order to attend the workshop, individuals must first complete a 2-hour online tutorial, available at (select "Initial Speech Adjudicator Training," and on the right-hand side of the screen, Create a New Account on the site). UW-Oshkosh students pay a special reduced fee of $25 -- if they pay by check, which should be made payable to WHSFA. Be sure to select "Pay by Check" when enrolling in the online course, unless paying by credit card through PayPal, which is $36.50.

Please with any questions.

Fraternity & Sorority Life Interest Night

Leadership - Scholarship - Service - Friendship

Wednesday, February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reeve Union Theater

See you there!

Launch - Success Strategies for Students

Thursday, February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dempsey Hall, Room 314

Canley is a renowned performance consultant who has advised high-performance athletes, top corporations and community leaders. He uses research from some of the nation's psychologists to help these leaders think more effectively to increase their success. As a part of this program, Canley will share some tips to help you be successful in college.

Sponsored by the Division of Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence

For more information call (920) 424-3081 or by email at

Frangela - Comedian Duo

Wednesday, February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton are real life best friends who talk to each other all day long. This used to be more convenient when Angela lived upstairs from Frances in Chicago when they met at the world famous Second City Theatre, where they polished their talents as writers and comedy satirists.

Free with Titan ID

Hypnotist Chris Jones

Thursday, February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

Hailing from the far off land of Chicago, Chris Jones returns to familiar territory to give us a one of a kind show. Gracing us with a dazzling, mesmerizing show, he uses elements of magic, comedy and hypnosis to create a one-of-a-kind experience. Featured on America’s Got Talent in 2015, Chris Jones can make the impossible possible.

Free with Titan ID

The Other Side of Success

Friday, February 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Alumni Welcome & Conference Center ( AWCC)

Please join UW Oshkosh faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the general public for a conversation with the Head Football Coach of the UW Oshkosh Titans, Pat Cerroni, and Rosebush Professor of Theatre Richard Kalinoski about the surprising challenges encountered when an ambitious, but historically under-achieving, program finds conspicuous success.

House Party: African American Studies Program Film Series

Friday, February 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sage Hall, Room 1234

In this film a young high school student has been invited to a party at his friend’s house. But after a fight at school, his father grounds him. Nonetheless, he sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But he doesn't know that three of the thugs he got into a fight with at school have decided to give him a lesson in behavior. Directed and written by Reginald Hudlin.

Sponsored by: African American S

Titan - Nights

Friday, February 5 @ 8:30 pm - 12:00 am

Reeve Union

Featured Menu:

  • Game Hero - Strike A Light - Pac Man - Alpine Racer - NFL Blitz - Giant Jenga - Crafts
  • The Price Is Right - Giant Twister - Escape Room
  • Free RUB movie 9:15 pm / The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
  • French Fry Bar! With Chili, Cheese, Bacon, and More...

Free with TitanCard / Guests: $5 / No bags, backpacks, or carry-in beverages

Step I & II Deadline-Spring Interim Study Abroad Programs

Friday, February 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dempsey Hall, Room 202

Steps I & II of the application process for most 2016 Spring Interim Study Abroad Programs are due today by NOON! Exceptions are listed on individual program websites.

RUB/Reeve: Newsies Trip

Saturday, February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Performing Arts Center (PAC)

Stop the presses! UWO is going to the Appleton PAC for Newsies the Musical! This Tony Award wining musical (best score and best choregraphy), delivers an exciting time with great melodies and inspired athletic choreography! Tickets: $30 for students, $35 for guests. Bus Leaves: 4:00pm, Showtime: 7:30 pm.

Sponsors: RUB/Emerging Programs

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