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Subject: The Honors Daily Opportunities List
From: "Dickison, Sheila" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Dickison, Sheila
Date:Tue, 4 Feb 2003 09:20:54 -0500
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The Honors Daily Opportunities List
Tuesday, February 4, 2003

Topics:

1. University Women's Club Scholarships
2. Honors Scholars Series: "What do you know about GATORS?"
3. ACM Meeting and Speaker
4. Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council (CLASSC)
5. MAPS 5th Annual Health Fair
6. Engineers: Need a Coop or Internship?
7. Career Showcase Wednesday and Thursday: Liberal Arts Majors Wanted
8. Liberal Arts and Sciences Scholarships

Details:

1. UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S CLUB awards scholarships each spring to
undergraduate Juniors and Seniors.  The requirements for consideration
include
full time enrollment at the University of Florida, current Junior or
Senior status, a minimum of a 3.6 GPA, and participation in
campus and/ or community activities.  These monetary awards
recognize scholarship, leadership, and service to the
university and/ or community.  This year the award is for
$1,500.Applications for the scholarships can be downloaded from the
Dean of Students web site at http://www.dso.ufl.edu/scholarships/UWC.html .
Should you
have any trouble downloading the application, hard copies can
be picked up in 202 Peabody Hall.

Complete applications need to consist of the application form,
a personal statement, two letters of reference, a community
service letter on official letterhead, and an official copy of
your transcript.  The application deadline is February 18,
2003. Please feel free to contact Tameray Brazeal via email at
[log in to unmask] or 392-1261, should you have any
questions or need any assistance.

2.  HONORS SCHOLARS SERIES (SHO): What do you know about the GATORS?
Here is your chance to learn more. Dr. Lou Guillette, a distinguished expert
on the topic, will be giving a talk, New Lessons from the Swamp - Alligator
Biology 102.Don't miss out! This Honors Scholars Series will take place this
Wednesday, February 5th at 8:00 pm in a one of the Hume classrooms. Spots
are limited, register by Tuesday 12:00 am, by e-mailing [log in to unmask]

(Dr. Guillette was a recipient of the UF Teacher-Scholar Award, the most
prestigious award for faculty at UF for research and teaching. SKD).

3. ACM Meeting and Speaker: Thursday February 6th
Time: 6:15 p.m
Place: MEB 211
Guest Speaker - Jamie Shoemaker from ExxonMobil

Jamie Shoemaker graduated in December of 2000 with an Electrical Engineering
Degree. She worked in Telecommunications at ExxonMobil where she designed
and assisted with the installation of telephone systems until the first of
this month. She was just transfered to a position in the Data Network area.
All interested in computers and computer science are welcome. Pizza and
drinks will be provided by Lockheed Martin.

4. MAPS 5th ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR: Attention: All Student Organizations.
M.A.P.S. (The Minority Association of Pre-Health Students) needs your group
to table at its 5th Annual Health Fair on March 29, 2003 from 11:00a.m.
-2:00p.m located at the Martin Luther King Center (Located off of Waldo
Road). Here's the deal:

Your organization will be given a topic (e.g. breast cancer, sickle cell
anemia, etc.). With this topic, your organization will produce a 3-D board
and flyers or pamphlets to pass out at the fair. Come and join us in not
only representing your organization, but in serving the Gainesville
Community. Topics are given in a first come first serve basis so act fast.
If interested, please contact: LaTaura Atwell, Health Fair Director,Phone:
271-2175,Email: [log in to unmask] The deadline for interest is February 22,
2003.

5.  LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES STUDENT COUNCIL (CLASSC) will be meeting this
Wednesday, February 5th @ 7 PM
on the 3rd Floor of the Reitz Union in Room 357. CLASSC serves as a
non-partisan resource for CLAS majors & as an
advocate for student issues within the college. In addition, we provide
funding
for program & travel for conferences for about 30 student organizations,
such
as Students in the Healing Arts, Undergraduate Economics Society, the
Minority
Association of Pre-Health Students, & many more.
     CLASSC is continually receptive to change & is looking for your
support;
so, come on out to tomorrow's meeting to see what opportunities are in store

for you! We appreciate your vested interest in UF's largest college & hope
to
see you soon. Have a great week! Aaron Fox,EAL for Public Relations,
grove.ufl.edu/~classc

6. ENGINEERS: NEED A CO-OP or INTERNSHIP?

On Wednesday, February 5th, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is
sponsoring
a networking event especially for engineering students.  All engineers
(male,
female, undergrad, graduate) are invited to attend.

Where: NEB (New Engineering Building) Atrium When:  6-8pm.
Dress: Business casual

Need some reasons to attend?!!?
CAREER FAIR has:  lines, no food, stuffy suits, 5 minutes with each
recruiter
EVENING WITH INDUSTRY has: no lines, food, casual attire, 2 hours with
recruiters

Mingle with recruiters from companies such as:
--CDM (Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical & Aerospace)
--Corps of Engineers (Planning, designing, building and operating water
resources and other civil works projects)
--Entergy (Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical)
--Hazen & Sawyer (Civil, Environmental, Structural, Project
Engineer/Manager-
(Water/Wastewater Design), CAD Designer, Construction Management)
--Kimley Horn (Civil & Environmental)
--Lockheed Martin (most engineering disciplines with CS, EE, CE being the
highest demand)
--Southern Nuclear Operating Company (Chemical, Civil, Electrical,
Mechanical &
Aerospace, Nuclear Engineering Science)
--Water & Air Research, Inc (Environmental and civil)
--and MORE....

Please email any questions to Ann at [log in to unmask]

7. CAREER SHOWCASE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. Find out more at www.crc.ufl.edu
Career Showcase is a two-day fair for all majors that helps connect student
to co-ops, internships, and full-time positions. Even if you aren't looking
for such opportunities, couldn't hurt to go and see how it works!  You need
your NEW Gator1 card to get in.

As of today, there are 55 companies who will be looking for Liberal Arts
majors, which is a great turnout!  If you'd like to see what companies are
seeking CLAS majors, go to
http://www.crc.ufl.edu/domain/careerfairs/employer/register/fall02careerfair
/search.asp  and scroll down to ALL LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE MAJORS in the
search field for Majors. In fact you search on any major and also on
internships or coops.

8. LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS. CLAS has a large number of
scholarships (90), including two for students from the Honors Program. Most
require a certain number of hours of credit at UF. Deadline is February 14.
Check out the details at http://web.clas.ufl.edu/scholarships/dept1.html


Sheila Dickison
Director, University Honors Program
352-392-1519
352-392-1888 (fax)
http://www.honors.ufl.edu

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