SSS Weekly Update

April 4 - 8


A HUGE congratulations to one of our SSS students and Learning Group Leaders, Alyssa Valentyne, on receiving the Chancellor's Award for Excellence! This award acknowledges senior students who possess high academic and leadership qualities and demonstrates commitment to the ideals of excellence and service to others. The criteria for this award include: academic performance, university-related service, and community involvement. Alyssa truly exemplifies the qualities of an amazing, stand-out student! Congratulations, Alyssa -- We're so proud of you!

Summer Internships Available:

Please see the following link for the 14 available summer internship positions in the Wisconsin state government.

There are internships available in several areas, including:

  • Finance and Budget
  • Government Policy
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • IT Database Management
  • Legal

Apply Here:

Do you Need Assistance with your Resume?

Visit Career Services during Drop-In hours on...

Monday: 11-1 pm

Tuesday: 11 -1 pm

Wednesday: 11-1 pm & 2-4 pm

Thursday 11-1 pm

Creating Connections

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

Reeve Union Ballroom (227ABC)

Networking event for multicultural students, LGBTQ, and women. This event will touch on diversity and inclusion issues within the workplace and employers will help clarify questions that students may have about being professionals.

Business casual dress attire

Register for the event in Titan Jobs

*This event counts as an Academic event for the SSS Scholarship

UW Oshkosh Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, April 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Reeve Union Theater (Room 307)

Increase Excellence through Equity: STUDENTS SPEAK OUT

*This event counts as an Academic event for the SSS Scholarship


Wednesday, April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Reeve Union Ballroom

RUB: UWOSH-CON will take the form of a miniature comic con event. There will be crafts based on favorite universes. Themed drinks, food, games, henna, caricatures, and decorations will also be provided. We encourage students to come dressed as their favorite characters for a chance to win a prize and enjoy chatting with others about the stories they love! Free with Titan ID

An Evening with Photographer Wing Young Huie

How do photographs form us: what do you see?

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

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Wing Young Huie is a professional photographer known for his documentation of people in a culturally diverse and changing urban landscape. His work as been shown internationally.

*This event counts as a Cultural event for the SSS Scholarship

Orientation Quiz - Due for Spring Interim, Summer, and Fall semester Programs

Friday, April 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dempsey Hall, Room 202

Complete your online orientation and submit your Orientation Quiz by today at NOON if you will be studying abroad during Spring interim, Summer, or Fall semester.

Nepali Cultural Night

Friday, April 8 @ 6:00 pm

Taylor Hall, Lower Level

Join the International Student Association to experience the culture of Nepali through food and fun activities.

*This event counts as a Cultural event for the SSS Scholarship

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

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.

Visit the SSS website