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Subject: Honors Daily Opportunities List
From: "Johnson,Melissa L" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Johnson,Melissa L
Date:Fri, 24 Aug 2007 13:15:50 -0400

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Honors Daily Opportunities List, Friday, August 24, 2007 

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 submit an
announcement for posting, please fill out the online form at 

Table of Contents

1.	ANNOUNCEMENT: About the Honors Daily:
2.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Recent Changes in Honors:
4.	ADVISING ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Advising during Drop/Add (TODAY):
5.	ADVISING ANNOUNCEMENT: SAT II Placement for Foreign Languages:
6.	STUDY ABROAD: Spend Spring 2008 on the Honors in Paris Program:
7.	LEADERSHIP: SHO Committee Applications:
8.	EVENT: Weeks of Welcome Calendar and annual SHO BBQ (TODAY):
9.	COURSE INFORMATION: BOT 4935, Essential Cell Biology:
10.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Part-Time Job Fair:
11.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Student Assistant at the UF Leadership
Development Institute:
12.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutoring Positions at UF Teaching Center:
13.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutor Wanted:
14.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutor At-Risk Children:
15.	INTERNSHIP: American Heart Association:
16.	LEADERSHIP: Student Government Elections Positions:
17.	LEADERSHIP: ACCENT Speakers Bureau Applications:
18.	EVENT: RUBapalooza:
19.	EVENT: Blast-Off Week at St. Augustine Catholic Student Center
20.	EVENT: Campus Crusade Poker Tournament:


1.	ANNOUNCEMENT: About the Honors Daily:
Welcome to the first official Honors Daily of the 2007-2008 academic
year. The Honors Daily is sent Monday through Friday to students in the
Honors Program and contains special announcements and opportunities
tailored to honors students. Additionally, important announcements from
the Honors Office, including advanced honors course registration, are
listed here. All first and second year honors students are required to
receive the Honors Daily. 

If you are not a first or second year honors student and would like to
unsubscribe, please e-mail your UFID to Melissa Johnson at
[log in to unmask] . Include "unsubscribe" in the subject of your

To submit an event or opportunity for the Honors Daily, visit 

2.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Recent Changes in Honors:
There have been several changes within the Honors Office this summer. We
have moved to a temporary location in 29 Tigert Hall (ground floor). 

Dr. Dickison who served as Director of Honors is now the Associate Dean
in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Jeanna Mastrodicasa who
served as Associate Director of Honors is now the Assistant Vice
President for Student Affairs. We wish both of them the best of luck in
their new positions. 

John Denny, former Assistant Director of Honors, is now the interim
Director of Honors. We also welcome Ms. Carol Blankenship as our new
Program Assistant, managing the front lines in the Honors Office.

ISIS Registration, , will be available starting August
23. You will have a registration appointment for schedule adjustment
based on the number of credits you are bringing in. You can find your
appointment time on ISIS. 

The following times are open registration - you do not need to wait
until your appointment to adjust your schedule during these times:
August 24: midnight - 3:00am.
August 25: 5:00pm-3:00am.
August 26: 8:00am-3:00am.
August 27: 10:00am-3:00am.
August 28: 8:00am-3:00am.
August 29: 8:00am-11:59pm.

You can drop courses at any time.

*Advisors cannot bypass your appointment time to add you to a class

Your schedule must be finalized by 11:59pm on August 29. 

4.	ADVISING ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Advising during Drop/Add (TODAY):
Honors advisors will be available for schedule help throughout the first
week of classes. Feel free to visit an advisor to discuss what classes
to enroll in for the fall semester. 

*Advisors cannot add students to classes that are full.* 

The Honors Office will not be making any advising appointments through
drop/add, so please utilize the walk-in advising hours below.

Advisors will have walk-in hours in the offices next to the Hume
classrooms during drop/add week during the following times:
Thursday from 3:00-4:45pm.
Friday from 2:00-3:00pm and 4:00-4:45pm.
Monday from 2:00-3:00pm and 4:00-4:45pm.
Wednesday from 2:00-3:00pm and 4:00-4:45pm.

Walk-in advising also will be available during the day from
9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-4:30pm in the Honors Office in 29 Tigert.

Walk-in advising meetings typically run for 5-10 minutes and are,
therefore, most useful for quick questions about registration. They are
not recommended if you need a lengthy review of requirements or want to
discuss long-term planning or undergraduate opportunities. Please call
the Honors Office at 392-1519 if you would like to make an appointment
with an advisor to discuss those items after the drop/add period.

5.	ADVISING ANNOUNCEMENT: SAT II Placement for Foreign Languages:
If you need to take the SAT II for placement into a foreign language
class, please visit
for information regarding testing registration and dates.

6.	STUDY ABROAD: Spend Spring 2008 on the Honors in Paris Program:
Live and study in Paris in the springtime and enjoy challenging,
interactive courses, designed for high-caliber students enthusiastic
about living in France. Study French cinema, history, politics,
literature, and culture in the places where they happened.

In addition to intensive studies in French history and culture, students
participate in activities including a week-long trip outside of Paris,
lectures by distinguished guest speakers, group dinners, concerts, and
at least 4 excursions to other regions of France.

Honors in Paris Spring 2008 is open to all majors, open to non-honors
students, and you don't have to know French. Honors students will get
priority consideration, but all students with at least a 3.0 GPA are

Spaces are limited, so contact one of the following people as soon as
John Denny at [log in to unmask] , Dr. Gayle Zachmann at
[log in to unmask] , or Dr. Susanne Hill at [log in to unmask] 

Paris Research Center website:
Honors in Paris website:


7.	LEADERSHIP: SHO Committee Applications:
The Student Honors Organization (SHO) not only serves all on and
off-campus Honors students, but it is also the area government for Hume
Hall. SHO is one of the most active groups on campus, and being a
Committee member is an incredible experience! Each fall the SHO Officers
select twenty-six Honors students and/or Hume residents to staff the
four Committees: Academic, Social, Community Service, and Residential.
Each committee member serves a two-semester term, fall and spring. 

Committees plan and organize many events throughout the year. Committee
members must attend weekly meetings, and they are expected to attend as
many Student Honors Organization events as possible. 

Any UF Honors student or resident of Hume Hall may apply for a position
on the SHO Committees. There are no specific qualifications, but
creativity, a cooperative spirit, and experience in event planning are
useful. All Honors students are strongly encouraged to apply, but
applicants should remember that the selection process is competitive. 

You must be able to attend weekly meetings on Tuesday evenings. You must
be available for a mandatory retreat during the September 7-8 weekend
(you will be back before the football game begins). Members of the
Residential Committee must live in Hume Hall.

Applications are due by 5:00pm on Wednesday, August 29. For more
information and an application, visit 

8.	EVENT: Weeks of Welcome Calendar and annual SHO BBQ (TODAY):
All honors students are invited to attend welcome week activities
sponsored by the Student Honors Organization. 

Friday, August 24: 8:00pm, Honors Invades: Gator Nights (meet at Hume
Commons and bring your Gator 1 ID card).

Saturday, August 25: 10:00am, Community Service at a local retirement
community (meet at Hume Commons).

Sunday, August 26: 2:00pm, Annual Fall BBQ on Hume Field.


9.	COURSE INFORMATION: BOT 4935, Essential Cell Biology:
A new course has been added to the fall schedule of courses: BOT 4935,
Essential Cell Biology (section 6086). This course is an introduction to
the basic concepts of molecular cell biology in prokaryotic and
eukaryotic systems including experimental strategies and methodology.
Prokaryotes, animals and plants will be covered highlighting the unique
structures used by organisms from these kingdoms. 

This course provides a strong foundation for pre-med or pre-professional
students in the biological sciences, but is appropriate for anyone
interested in the inner workings of cells. Although it is currently
numbered 4xxx, this course is taught at the 3xxx level, and is
appropriate for any student who has passed BSC 2010 and BSC 2011.

For more information, visit

10.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Part-Time Job Fair:
The Career Resource Center & Student Financial Affairs will host the
first Part-Time Job Fair this fall. This event is free and open to all
UF students. University departments and local employers will be in
attendance to recruit students for their part-time and seasonal hiring
needs. Students should bring their resumes and class schedules to this
event. Work study and non-work study students are encouraged to attend.

The Part-Time Job Fair takes place on Tuesday, August 28 from
10:00am-2:00pm on the Reitz Union Colonnade and North Lawn. For more
information, visit

11.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Student Assistant at the UF Leadership
Development Institute:
The Leadership Development Institute at the University of Florida is
seeking a student assistant to perform the below duties. If you are
interested, please contact Farrah Morrone at [log in to unmask] by
Wednesday, September 5 for an interview. For more information about the
LDI, please visit our website at Pay
will start at $7.00 per hour. Student will expect approximately 15 hours
per week. 

Primary Duties: database management (data entry, regular cleaning);
assistance with production of program materials (input student names
into computer, print out and organize program materials)

Supplemental Duties (as time allows): inventory of supplies and ordering
of various office supplies; basic office functions, such as filing,
faxing, copies, etc.

Skills preferred: must have experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
and Excel (knowledge of Publisher and Access a plus); strong writing and
proofreading skills; good attention to details

12.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutoring Positions at UF Teaching Center:
The Teaching Center is looking for qualified students to tutor in the
following subjects:
STA2023, MAC2312, MAC2313, PHY2053/2054, PHY2048/2049, ECO2013/2023

Please apply online at 

Must have at least a B+ in the subject and have taken it at UF. Must be
willing to work a minimum of 10hrs/week. Pay Starts at $7.00 per hour.

13.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutor Wanted:
The best candidate will be knowledgeable in Math, Science, and English
and have teaching experience with 13-15 age group. Needed for work 2-3
nights (7:00-10:00pm) per week. Must have transportation. Please reply
to [log in to unmask] with a phone number where you can be reached,
high school and college GPA, any honors or accomplishments, past job or
teaching experience, and any extracurricular involvement.

14.	JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutor At-Risk Children:
Students needed to be one-on-one tutors for at-risk children through an
Alachua County funded program. Tutors will be paid $9.50/hour. Work
Study required for employment, volunteers welcome. Contact Sally,
352-384-1155, [log in to unmask]

15.	INTERNSHIP: American Heart Association:
Are you looking for a fun and meaningful internship experience? Do you
want to give back to the community while at the same time earning
valuable work experience? The American Heart Association may be the
place for you! At the American Heart Association you will have the
opportunity to:

-Aid in the promotion and production of our major fundraising events
such as: Heart Walk, Heart Ball, Wear Red Day.
-Participate actively in the daily operations of our office.
-Work directly with local businesses and business leaders.	
-Assist directors with meetings and special projects.
-Create monthly newsletters and event promotional materials.
-Aid in the logistics of our special events. 
-Work with event committee chairs and members. 
-Coordinate activities with other interns to complete large projects.

Please contact Liz Tzinberg at 352-337-8150 or [log in to unmask] if

16.	LEADERSHIP: Student Government Elections Positions:
Student Government is accepting applications for Assistant Supervisor of
Elections and Election Commission. Applications are due on Monday,
August 27 at 4:00pm. To apply for a position, visit and
click on applications or come to Room 305 in the Reitz Union.  

If you have any questions, please call 352-392-1665 or e-mail the
Supervisor of Elections at [log in to unmask]

17.	LEADERSHIP: ACCENT Speakers Bureau Applications:
ACCENT, the largest, student-run speakers bureau in the nation for over
40 years is looking for its Fall 2007 staff. Applications are available
now and will be due Friday, August 31 at 5:00pm. Applications can be
picked up in Student Government or downloaded from the SG website AT

18.	EVENT: RUBapalooza: 
The Reitz Union Board (RUB) is hosting free events all day on Saturday,
August 25 on the Reitz Union Lawn! 

Ring in the first official school weekend right with: free popcorn, free
cotton candy, free Sno-cones, a water slide, a bunjee run, a boxing
ring, and a dunking booth featuring Dr. Carl Barfield, the SG Exec Board
and your Preview Staff!

Local band Officer Flossie will be playing at 1:00pm in the Reitz
Amphitheatre. There also will be a free showing of the movie Hot Fuzz. 

19.	EVENT: Blast-Off Week at St. Augustine Catholic Student Center
St. Augustine Catholic Church and Student Center will be hosting a week
of fun events from August 19-26. Come meet new friends and learn how to
get involved at the Catholic Student Center! For more information, call
the church office at 352-372-3533 or visit us on the web at

20.	EVENT: Campus Crusade Poker Tournament:
Campus Crusade is hosting a Poker Tournament on Monday, August 27 in the
Reitz Union Rion Ballroom. It costs $5 to play, and all proceeds will be
donated to Sister Hazel (a local Homeless ministry). The tournament
starts at 8:00pm and will last until midnight. An assortment of prizes
will be given to the top finishers. If you are interested in more
information, contact Andrew at [log in to unmask]

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