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Subject: The Honors Daily Opportunities List 10-24-03
From: "Dickison, Sheila" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Dickison, Sheila
Date:Fri, 24 Oct 2003 09:43:39 -0400

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The Honors Daily Opportunities List is an official UF e-publication sent to
all students who entered UF as an honors student.  Opportunities listed
range from those for freshmen to seniors. To have your event listed, e-mail
several days before the event. Please put the date and name of the event in
the subject line (may be abbreviated).

The Honors Daily Opportunities List
Friday, October 24, 2003


1. Honors Course Registration
2. Cat Brigade: Saturday Volunteers Needed
3. Community Service Opportunity (Sunday)
4  Friends of the Library Book Sale
5. Be a TRip Leader
6. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Night
7. Perform during the Black Student Union Homecoming Week
8. Workshop on the Junior Honors Medical Program
9. Midnight Student Productions (Leadership Opportunities)
10. Matheson Museum Exhibit
11. Calling All Artists
12. AED Pre Med Info Session
13. College of Education Ambassadors (Education majors)
14. Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship Meeting (TODAY)
15. Hindu Student Council 2003 Diwali Show (TODAY)


1. REGISTERING FOR AN HONORS COURSE: Honors course registration continues
today until 5:00 pm. After today you will be able to register for an Honors
course during regular registration. Things went pretty well yesterday
considering the complexity of the whole event. There were a few glitches
caused by the Registration system but I think these are now solved. Some
very popular courses are full at the moment. But it is a long way from the
start of school in January and folks will drop and seats open up.

The Honors Course Schedule is at Click on Courses. To
register go to

2. CAT BRIGADE: The Alachua County Humane Society needs your help this
Saturday at
9:00am! We need students to be a part of the Cat Brigade, a group
of dedicated volunteers that will be helping to maintain the
living environments of the cats at the Humane Society. Volunteers
will be needed for 2 hours on Saturday morning to clean and
organize the cat cages as well as play with the animals. Please
e-mail [log in to unmask] as soon as possible for more

out at Dog-o-ween! Help judge costumes, supervise children's activities, and
have fun! There will be food and drink for all. Dog-o-ween will be a great
way to help out the community and have Halloween fun! Join us this Sunday
from noon to three pm. The event will take place at the Parkplace Retirement
Center, 1001 SW 62nd Blvd. From Hume, go down museum towards lakeside and
turn right on Radio. Then turn left on 34th street and turn right on 20th
Ave. Finally turn right on 62nd Blvd. For more information contact
[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Thanks!

4. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOKSALE: Like cheap books and a wide selection?
Stop in at the Friends of the Library Book Sale this Weekend beginning at
9:00 am tomorrow morning. The place is 430 N Main St. This is a great
Gainesville Fall Event.

5. BE A TRip LEADER: Do you have what it takes to be a leader in the great
outdoors?  The Travel and Recreation Program (TRiP) is now accepting
applications for new leaders.  There will be an info session Wednesday, Oct.
29, at 7 p.m. in the Outfitter (that's on the ground floor of the Reitz
Union, across from STA travel).  Applications are due Oct. 31.

unique opportunity for current students to network with alumni from the
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  The event will feature a panel
discussion followed by a question and answer session where students will
have the chance to ask the alumni questions pertaining their careers and how
they have used their degrees from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
Afterwards, students are invited to stay for light refreshments and will
have an additional opportunity to speak with the panel. A Career Resource
Center representative will be on hand to answer any resume or career related
Tuesday, October 28th, 2003;Emerson Alumni Hall - Room 209; Sponsored by:
Student Alumni Association and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

make people laugh?  Are you looking for a chance to perform your act in
front of hundreds of people?  This could be your chance, if your interested
in performing during the Black Student Union's Homecoming week
contact Vincson Harris at [log in to unmask] or stop by the Black Student

Union's Office room 322 in the Reitz Union.  You can vote for homecoming
contestants Oct. 27-30, 2003 between the hours of 9:00am to 2:00pm at the
Reitz Union Colonnade.

Med adviser, is planning  a workshop on the Junior Honors Medical Program
for Honors Students.  The workshop will be on
November 12, 3:30-5:00 p.m. in room 286 of the Reitz Union. Please register
for the workshop by sending an email to Mr. Kwong at [log in to unmask] (This
is a very good opportunity to get info on this highly competitive program
which accepts about 10 students a year into medical school in their junior
year.)  For info on this program go to and Click on Admissions.

9. MIDNIGHT STUDENT PRODUCTIONS (Leadership Opportunities): Interested in
film? Movies? Join Midnight Student Productions! We are looking for new and
exciting people to head important committees within the club! To become a
part of the action, come by room 2319 in Turlington this Wednesday at 7pm
and see what we're all about!

IMAGES, 1860-1900 - The Matheson Museum will be welcoming its new temporary
exhibit at a reception Sunday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m.  Admission is free and so
is the food.  The exhibit includes original illustrations from Harper's
Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper that serve as an example of
newspapers before the advent of journalistic photography.  If you can't make
the reception, the exhibit can be viewed during the museum's regular hours:
Tues.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2nd & 4th Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 1-5
p.m.  The Matheson Museum is Alachua County's headquarters for history, with
many exhibits, a gift shop, library, and archives, and is located next to
the downtown public library at 513 E. University Ave.  For more information,
call (352) 378-2280 or visit

11. CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Artistic Reflections Today, of the Women's
Council, is accepting submissions of poetic, painted
and photographic works for the second annual A.R.T
contest.  Submissions must deal with women's issues,
and be submitted to the Dean of Students Office in
Peabody Hall by Oct. 24 at 5 p.m.  The artwork will be
displayed in the Reitz Union Colonnade on Nov. 13, and
students who attend the event will be able to vote for
their favorite piece.  Winners will receive prizes and
have their work displayed in the Reitz Union.  Make
sure to check the WLC website for specific guidelines
on submissions at or e-mail the
A.R.T staff at [log in to unmask]

12. AED Pre Med Info Session: ED PRE MED INFO SESSION: Are you a pre-medical
student, or think
you want to be one? Are you confused about class requirements,
volunteer opportunities, or the medical admissions process? Then come join
the members of AED for our Pre-Medical Information session. We
will be presenting on numerous important topics such as class
requirements, medical admissions, the MCAT, extra curricular
activities and more. Following our presentation there will be a question
session where we can address any question you might have, from what
teachers to take to where's good place to volunteer. The info
session will be Monday the 27th right in classroom 119 of Hume
Hall at 8:00. So come out for some helpful info and of course
free food! For more information contact Deirdre at [log in to unmask] or
Dave at [log in to unmask]

Ambassadors will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003
at 6:00 p.m. in the Terrace Room in Norman Hall. We are looking for bright,
energetic, and hard
working individuals that are interested in becoming ambassadors for
education. The Ambassadors are a select group of education majors who
represent one of the finest College of Education programs in the
country. The Ambassadors help in fostering communication between the College
of Education and the various communities and educational organizations
regarding educational issues, problems, and solutions.
All education majors are welcome. Please R.S.V.P. your attendance to

14. CHI ALPHA CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Do you know Jesus?  Do you know how much
God loves you and that He desires to have a deeply personal relationship
with you?  Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship eagerly strives to take students
to a deeper understanding of the amazing kindness of our God, the power of
His Spirit, and the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Chi Alpha is having a
general meeting this Friday, October 24 at 7:15 p.m. in room 349 of the
Reitz Union.  The meeting will include prayer, a Bible message, and worship.
Afterward, we usually spend time in fellowship with one another--talking,
eating, hanging out, etc.  All are welcome to come "taste and see that the
Lord is good" (Psalm 34:8).  Please join us this Friday for a great meeting,
and may God bless you all week long.

15. HINDU STUDENTS COUNCIL 2003 DIWALI SHOW: Light up your life and the
evening by celebrating Diwali with us!
The Hindu Students Council is proud to present The 2003 Diwali Show on
October 24th at 7:00 PM in the ICEC building on SW 13th St. Don't miss out
on the magnificent show featuring cultural Indian dancing and
singing. A superb home cooked Indian dinner will be provided along
with free entrance to the event. It will be a night of excitement,
so we hope to see you there!

Sheila Dickison
Director, University Honors Program
140 Tigert

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