SSS Weekly Update

March 28 - April 1

Wanted: 2016-2016 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: www.sss.uwosh.edu


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.

The Bayeux Tapestry

One of only four to-scale reproductions in the world of what has been called the most famous embroidery in history—the Bayeux Tapestry—will be on display through

Friday, April 1 on the third floor of Dempsey Hall


Embroidered by an anonymous group of women after William the Conqueror assumed the English throne in 1066, the original tapestry chronicles the events leading to the Norman conquest of England in a visually stunning and unparalleled depiction of medieval life and warfare.


The 230-foot long painted reproduction matches every detail of the original embroidery. Unfolding like a pictorial newsreel, it replicates one of the world’s most unique artistic masterpieces

Unveiled: A Peformance by Rohina Malik

Tuesday, March 29 @ 6:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom


"I write plays because it's my way of solving problems. Art, in its many forms, has the power to solve world problems. That's why I believe we should do everything to nurture and protect it."

International Film Series Presents - Berlin 36

Tuesday, March 29 @ 7:00 pm

Reeve Union Theater


Free with UW Oshkosh student ID

general admission is $1.00


Gretel Bergmann was a talented athlete whose position on Germany’s 1936 Olympic team was challenged because she was Jewish. This film tells the true of story of Bergmann and the friendship she develops with her competitor, an athlete who has the support of the Nazi regime.

Ebony Stewart - Spoken Word Artist

Thursday, March 31 @ 7:00 pm

Titan Underground


Free with TitanCard

Introducing the UWO Drag Show

Friday, April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom


Free with UWO student ID

Non-Students $5.00

Suggested Donation of $5.00

Titan Nights

Friday, April 1 - Reeve Union


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Drag Show

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm: Bingo, Karaoke & More

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm: Thrifty Crafts

9:15 pm - RUB Movie: Daddy's Home - Free showing

11:00 pm - 12:00 am: Late Night Nacho Bar


Free with TitanCard - Guests $5.00

No backpacks or carry-in beverages.

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 Students


*Business casual dress attire


Register for the event in Titan Jobs

SSS Scholarships Available

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

Application materials can be obtained from the SSS website: sss.uwosh.edu/scholarships


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

Or

  • 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

Pre-Law Scholars Program @ 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

Hours:

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


Location:

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


For Appointment or Information:

Call (920) 424-3202 or Email osa@uwosh.edu


osa.uwosh.edu

Visit the SSS website