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WEDNESDAY-UPDATE 2002

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University of Florida Wednesday Update

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The University of Florida Undergraduate Wednesday Update
Vol. 11, November 6, 2002

Table of Contents:

IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:
1.  DEADLINE TO DROP/WITHDRAW
2.  CAREER RESOURCE CENTER WORKSHOPS
EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES:
3.  OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITH TRIP
4.  GET INVOLVED WITH CAREER SHOWCASE
5.  DISCOVERY TOYS NIGHT
6.  DIWALI CELEBRATION
7.  INTERNSHIPS IN WASHINGTON
8.  ISLAM ON CAMPUS
9.  SECOND ANNUAL HOMECOMING DOOR DECORATION CONTEST AND FOOD DRIVE
10. NETWORKING FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
11. CHARITY VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
12. FLORIDA ALTERNATIVE BREAKS

Detail:

IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:

1.  DEADLINE TO DROP/WITHDRAW:  The deadline to drop a course or withdraw
(drop all courses) from the fall semester is Monday, November 25 by 5 pm.
Drop forms are available in your college advising offices or 222 Criser
Hall.  See the Dean of Students Office in 202 Peabody to withdraw from all
of your courses.

2.  CAREER RESOURCE CENTER WORKSHOPS: Nov. 6: Internet Job Search at 12:50
pm;  Nov. 6: Deciding upon a Job Offer at 6:15 pm; Nov. 7: Careers in
Non-Profit Industry at 4:05 pm;  Nov. 7:  Salary Negotiation at 6 pm.
All workshops are held in the CRC Workshop Room in the Reitz Union.

EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES:

3.  OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITH TRIP:  Do you like the outdoors?
Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Well then TRiP has a
great leadership experience for you.  TRiP (the Travel and Recreation
Program) is now accepting applications for new trip leaders. There will be
an interest session in the Outfitter for people who would like more
information on November 6th at 6pm.  For more information or an
application contact Renata at [log in to unmask] or call the outfitter at
846-3003.  Applications are also available in the Outfitter, which is
located on the ground floor of the union next to the Orange and Brew.
Applications are due on Friday November 8th.

4.  GET INVOLVED WITH CAREER SHOWCASE:  Interested in becoming involved
with the Spring 2003 Career Showcase?  Here's your chance to lead or be a
part of the 2003 Career Showcase Committee!! Student committees include:
Advertising & PR, Host Employer RelationS, Set-Up, and Special Projects.
For more information contact: Lucas Wall at [log in to unmask] or Nadia
Castaing at [log in to unmask]

5.  DISCOVERY TOYS NIGHT:  A representative from the Nationally Acclaimed
Educational Toys Company will present the best of the best in educational
toys, books and software for ages birth-12 years of age. These toys and
books are perfect for Teachers, Future Teachers, and Childcare workers as
well as for Holiday gifts for kids of all ages.  There will be great
bargains available for those that attend.  One Night Only! Wednesday,
November 6th at 7:00 PM University of Florida, College of Education at
Norman Hall Room 270.  Sponsored by the Student Reading Council; for more
information or to reserve your seat please email us at [log in to unmask]

6.  DIWALI CELEBRATION:  Hindu Students Council presents Diwali
Celebration on Saturday November 9 at the Indian Cultural Education Center
(ICEC). The show will consists of various types of entertainment.  It will
last from 6pm-10pm. Admission is free and food will be provided.  For more
information one can contact HSC at [log in to unmask] Come and celebrate
the festival of lights, Diwali!

7.  INTERNSHIPS IN WASHINGTON:  Senator Graham is currently seeking
qualified applicants to intern on Capitol Hill during the spring.
Senator Graham's Washington, D.C. spring internship program offers a
unique opportunity for Florida students to experience their federal
government and Congress in action.  The program is designed to augment
undergraduate or graduate studies, and students in all majors are
encouraged to apply.  Spring internships are from January - May 2003.
Students selected for internships in Senator Graham's office must commit
to working 20 hours per week. A $500 stipend will be provided.  For more
information about Senator Graham's internship program, please visit our
website at http://graham.senate.gov/internships.html.  The application
deadline for spring internships is Monday, December 16, 2002. Students
should sent their application, preference form, letters of recommendation,
and essay to: Catherine Nagle, Administrative Director at
[log in to unmask]

8.  ISLAM ON CAMPUS:  Islam On Campus will have a general body meeting on
Wed, Nov 6, at 5:30 pm in Turlington L005.  Everyone is welcome, and
refreshments will be provided. For more info, go to www.islamoncampus.com.

9.  SECOND ANNUAL HOMECOMING DOOR DECORATION CONTEST AND FOOD DRIVE:  The
Registrar's Office is once again decorating the doors at the Registrar
Information Counter in 222 Criser Hall.  Cast your vote for the best
Homecoming door from November 12 at 8 am until November 15 at noon and
bring in a canned good or other non-perishable food item to support the
pantry of the Salvation Army.

10.  NETWORKING FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (the UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT
AFFILIATE OF (PSR) PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - USPSR):
Currently looking for student board of directors and just others who want
to get involved. Help create and implement programs in areas such as
Domestic Violence Prevention, Nuclear War Prevention, Environmental
Issues, Hate Crime Prevention, World Poverty, Environmental Racism, and
more.  Potential ways to get involved include educating high school kids
about sex education and disease prevention, or putting on an awareness
forum on small arms and domestic violence, or doing hands on research
about the health effects of organic pollutants or nuclear/atomic bombs, or
creating child abuse & family conflict resolution programs in the local
community, or directly influencing local & national legislature on public
health and social issues.  Come and find out more at our meetings Nov.
19th, 7pm, Rm. 123 (and every other Tues.) in the Reitz Union.  Visit the
national PSR website at www.psr.org or email [log in to unmask]

11.  CHARITY VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT:  The Office of Community Service will
be holding its annual charity volleyball tournament on Sunday, December 8,
2002 at 9 am.  VT2002 will be held at the Southwest Rec. Sand Volleyball
Courts.  VT2002 is a 6 on 6 sand volleyball tournament, with each team
consisting of up to 10 players.  Registration costs are $15 per player if
registering a team, and $17 for individuals. Deadline for registering is
November 22. Come on out for a good time, and help "Service Your
Community".  For more information, contact Tonya Williams at 392-7872 or
[log in to unmask]

12.  FLORIDA ALTERNATIVE BREAKS:  Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB) is
accepting applications for our 2002-2003 spring breaks. FAB is a unique
opportunity to really make a difference in a community this spring break.
Our issues this year are Low Income Housing, Urban Poverty, Urban Regional
Planning, the Elderly, Equal Education, HIV/AIDS, and Rural Communities.
There is no experience like this on campus.  Come and be a part of the 10
year tradition. Applications are due November 8 and are available in the
Office of Community Service and at the Student Activities Center.  Any
questions, please e-mail Lawrence Lyman at [log in to unmask]


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Wednesday during the semester. Please read all of the previous
announcements, because students are responsible for knowing the
information and taking appropriate actions contained in the notices.  To
receive additional information, follow any of the links in the
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Undergraduate Education, and is edited by Jeanna Mastrodicasa.

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