SSS Weekly Update

March 14 - 18

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:

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.

Drop-In Learning Strategy Consultations

Special Hours: March 9 - 17

Monday 10:20-11:20 a.m.
Tuesday 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday 8:30-10:00 a.m. and 12:40-1:40 p.m.
Thursday 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Friday 10:20-11:20 a.m.

Reading and Study Skills Center - Nursing/Education Room 201

SSS Scholarships Available

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

Application materials can be obtained from the SSS website:

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


  • 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

Taste of Nations - Australia

Tuesday, March 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

Menu Includes:

Tossed Salad - Damper Bread - Kumara Salad (Roasted Sweet Potato Salad) - Spaghetti with Arugula - Australian Meat Pie - Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole - Crash Hot Potatoes - Lamingtons (Coconut Coated Sponge Cake)

Only $8.00

Accepting Titan Dollars, UW Oshkosh Gift Cards, Cash, Credit Cards and Ultimate & Bonus meals

This counts as a Cultural event for the SSS scholarship

Spring Break Health Fair

Tuesday, March 15 @ 1:00 am - 1:00 pm

Reeve Concourse

Stay Safe . Stay Smart . Stay Alive .

Queer Talk Show with guest Marie Cartier

Tuesday, March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Reeve Union Theater (Room 307)

Artist, Author, Activist, and Scholar Dr. Marie Cartier illustrates how the American butch-femme bar culture int he mid-20th Century was a vibrant, sacred, and political space for its community and the birthplace of the struggle for gay and lesbian civil rights before Stonewall.

This counts as a Cultural event for the SSS scholarship

Start Smart Salary Negotiation

Tuesday, March 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Reeve Union, Room 306


Wednesday, April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Reeve Union, Room 220

Learn how to combat the wage gap. Not sure what “wage gap” is? It’s the oft-cited statistic that women make 77 cents to a man’s dollar. But it’s more complicated than that. Race, ethnicity, and gender are all a factor, with Hispanic women facing the largest pay gap. This workshop will provide students with the knowledge they need to feel confident in salary negotiations in order to combat the wage gap.

Register Online for a Workshop:

This counts as an Academic event for the SSS scholarship

Speaker Series Introduces Mark Schultz

Tuesday, March 15 @ 7:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

Olympic and Two-Time Champion Freestyle Wrestler & the inspiration for the Oscar-Nominated Film: "The Foxcatcher"

This counts as a Cultural event for the SSS scholarship

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

Wednesday, March 16 @ 6:30 pm

Sage Hall, Room 1210

"Meet the "unknown hero of the civil rights movement."

History Club Movie Series in partnership with The LGBTQ Resource Center Queer Film Series

This counts as a Cultural event for the SSS scholarship

Step III Deadline - Fall Semester Study Abroad Programs

Friday, March 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dempsey Hall 202

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

Celebrating Women's History Month

The African American Studies Program Presents

2015-2016 Student Panel Series

Women & Work

A Special two-part event

Friday, March 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Sage 2221

This counts as a Cultural event for the SSS scholarship

Apply to become a Health Advocate

Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 18

Apply @


  • Must be a Sophomore
  • 2.5 GPA or Above
  • Interest in Health & Wellness

Questions? Contact Juliana Kahrs

Singer/Songwriter Showcase

Application Deadline: Friday, March 18

Showcase on Thursday, April 7

Titan Underground

To Apply or for More Information:


Creating Connections

Diverse (Students & Employers) + Networking = Employability

Tuesday, April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Reeve Ballroom

Food - Prizes - Employer Panel - Employers come to the Students

*Business casual dress attire

Register for the event in Titan Jobs

Pre-Law Scholars Program at UW Madison

This program is open to students who have completed their freshman or sophomore years of college. The program is designed to help students explore legal education and careers in law and help them succeed in applying to, enrolling in, and graduating from law school. As a program participant, you will receive tuition, free room and board for the duration of the program, and a $1,000 stipend.

June 6 - July 1, 2016

UW Madison

If you know of any student who has expressed interest in pursuing a law degree, this would be perfect.

Student Legal Services


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


Reeve Memorial Union Room 112N (Next to B&G Grill in Reeve Union Marketplace)

For Appointment or Information:

Call (920) 424-3202 or Email

Visit the SSS website