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Honors Daily Opportunities List

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Honors Daily Opportunities List, Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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 www.honors.ufl.edu/honorsdaily.html



Table of Contents

HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
1.      ADVISING ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Walk-in Advising Hours:
HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS
2.      LEADERSHIP: Honors Ambassadors Application Available:
3.      LEADERSHIP: Honors Ambassadors Meet and Greet:
ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
4.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Junior Honors Medical Program Information Session (NEW POSTING):
5.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Business Bash (NEW POSTING):
6.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Business Mentoring Opportunity:
7.      JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutors for Circuits and Thermodynamics (NEW POSTING):
8.      JOB OPPORTUNITY: Graphic Artist and/or Webmaster Position (NEW POSTING):
9.      RESEARCH: McNair Scholars Program Applications:
10.     RESEARCH: Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference Abstracts:
11.     LEADERSHIP: Engineering Ambassadors (NEW POSTING):
12.     LEADERSHIP: First-Year Florida Peer Leader Applications:
13.     VOLUNTEER: Annual Great Air Potato Roundup:
14.     VOLUNTEER: Volunteers to Help with Math Competitions:
15.     VOLUNTEER: GatorTeens Mentor Program (TODAY):
16.     VOLUNTEER: Afterschool Gators (TODAY):
17.     VOLUNTEER: CHAMPS Volunteering (TODAY):
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
18.     ANNOUNCEMENT: Resume Critiques by Warrington Diplomats (NEW POSTING):
19.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: MANRRS Meeting (NEW POSTING):
20.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association (NEW POSTING):
21.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Theta Tau Co-Ed Engineering Fraternity (NEW POSTING, TODAY):
22.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Engineers Without Borders Meeting (TODAY):
23.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Delta Sigma Pi Recruitment:




HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.      ADVISING ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Walk-in Advising Hours:
Starting on Tuesday, the Honors Program will have walk-in advising hours from 2:00 to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday throughout the Spring 2009 semester in 118 Hume. Please note, there will be no walk-in hours next Friday, January 16. Students are still welcome to arrange advising sessions by appointment by calling 352-392-1519.





HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

2.      LEADERSHIP: Honors Ambassadors Application Available:
If you're interested in joining Honors Ambassadors, the application is now available: http://docs.google.com/View?docid=dcccv8gp_143hdfz2wdb

Honors Ambassadors is close-knit organization that works to show the University of Florida to prospective students and to plan events to support the whole Honors community. If you have any questions, please e-mail Allyson at [log in to unmask] For more information, visit www.honors.ufl.edu

3.      LEADERSHIP: Honors Ambassadors Meet and Greet:
Do you bleed orange and blue? Do you want to help recruit high school students to the UF Honors Program? Then join the Honors Ambassadors family!

As official representatives of the UF Honors Program, Honors Ambassadors (HAs) both work to attract high school students to the UF Honors Program and plan other events to support current Honors students. Honors Ambassadors is a close-knit organization that results in lifelong friendships. We first get to know each other through the Spring retreat, and continue to grow closer as an organization through our bi-weekly meetings and our work with prospective students. And the best part is, HA is looking for new members!

There will be an formal meet and greet on Wednesday, January 14 in Ustler Hall (the building behind the Student Rec Center) from 6:00-8:00pm. Dress is business attire and refreshments will be served. Come mingle with current ambassadors to learn what HA is all about! For more info, visit our Web site at www.honors.ufl.edu/ha or email [log in to unmask]





ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

4.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Junior Honors Medical Program Information Session (NEW POSTING):
The Junior Honors Information Session will be held on Thursday, January 15 at 5:30pm in the DeWeese Auditorium (LG-101) of the McKnight Brain Institute. Preliminary applications will be on hand, and students will be able to turn in transcripts at that time as well. Also, from January 15-February 2, applications will be online at our new website: http://jhmp.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/

5.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Business Bash (NEW POSTING):
Business Bash introduces students to all aspects of the business college, including student organizations, a representation of different majors, combined degree advisors, study abroad personnel, prestigious university programs, and more.

It's taking place on Thursday January 15 from 5:00-7:00pm in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.

There's not a better time to gain your competitive advantage and network with student leaders than at the 2009 BACC Business Bash.

Free catered food will be included for all those who arrive at 5:00pm.

Please contact Brian Halston at [log in to unmask] or visit www.ufbacc.org for further information.

6.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Business Mentoring Opportunity:
Wal-Mart has partnered with the Miller Center in a new and innovative way to help guide students interested in business. The largest company in the world is offering four executives (three are Gators!) to mentor a UF student during your school career to help develop you into a business professional. This has never been done before and receiving this mentorship is a unique honor.

If you are interested in receiving this guidance in the form of a mentor, please submit the following by Friday, February 16:

*       your resume.

*       a 200 word essay on why you are seeking a mentor, what your careers goals are upon graduation and beyond and what effect you think this honor will have on your career in business.

Please submit to Cecilia Schulz at [log in to unmask]

7.      JOB OPPORTUNITY: Tutors for Circuits and Thermodynamics (NEW POSTING):
The Teaching Center is looking to hire tutors for Circuits and Thermodynamics. Applicants should have taken the course at UF and received a B+ or higher. Tutors are expected to work at least 10 hours a week. Pay starts at $7.50/hr with opportunities for raises.

Please apply online at http://www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu/employment.html

8.      JOB OPPORTUNITY: Graphic Artist and/or Webmaster Position (NEW POSTING):
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs is looking for 1 or 2 people to work as a Graphic Artist and/or Webmaster. Some individuals may have all the necessary skills and time to work up to 20 hours per week in this position with both sets of responsibilities as graphic designer and webmaster; some may be only able to do one or the other.  These individuals would report to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and will support the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, including their primary website as well as the departmental websites for Off Campus Life, Multicultural Affairs, and the Center for Leadership and Service.

The Graphic Artist will design publications and marketing materials for the VPSA which may include annual reports, a parents calendar, brochures, posters, flyers, postcards, etc.  Need knowledge and experience working with the following software: Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Knowledge of Flash also a plus, for the potential creation of Flash Page Flip electronic books. Can work 5-10 hours a week between 8-5pm in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Webmaster is responsible for creating, editing, maintaining, and updating the websites maintained through the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, including their primary website as well as the departmental websites for Off Campus Life, Multicultural Affairs, and the Center for Leadership and Service. Knowledge and experience with website design involving of Dreamweaver, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL database, Flash. Will provide training to web editors  Will develop web forms as needed by the programs. Can work 5-10 hours a week between 8-5pm in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

These position(s) will pay $10.00 an hour.  For a graduate student, there is the possibility of a tuition waiver for a graduate assistantship.  Please send your resume and your projected availability during spring 2009 and/or summer 2009 to Jeanna Mastrodicasa at [log in to unmask]   E-mail or call 392-1265 if you have any questions regarding the position.

9.      RESEARCH: McNair Scholars Program Applications:
The University of Florida McNair Scholars Program is currently accepting applications. The McNair Scholars Program exists to support undergraduate college students from low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented backgrounds in their progress toward a Ph.D. As a result of their participation in the McNair program, participants will have the opportunity to:

*       Conduct their own research with a faculty mentor.
*       Receive a $2,900 research stipend.
*       Get assistance with the graduate application and financial aid processes.
*       Present and publish their research.
*       Travel to national research and professional conferences.

The deadline for Applications is January 31. Applications are available at the McNair Scholars Program Web Site: http://gradschool.ufl.edu/mcnair .  For more information, please contact us at 352-846-2575 or [log in to unmask]

10.     RESEARCH: Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference Abstracts:
Abstracts for papers and posters are now being accepted for the Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference (SEEC), to be held March 27-29 at the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites in Gainesville.

Abstracts related to ecology and evolution are welcomed. Examples of topics from previous conferences are: behavior, biodiversity, conservation, functional morphology, population ecology, and systematics.

Along with your abstract please submit the following:
Name.
Institutional affiliation.
Status (undergraduate, graduate, or postdoc).
Whether the abstract is for a paper or poster presentation.
If you would like to volunteer to moderate paper presentations.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday, January 30.

Registration information and further details about the conference may be found at our website, http://snre.ufl.edu/seec

11.     LEADERSHIP: Engineering Ambassadors (NEW POSTING):
We will be holding our Spring Meet and Greet on Thursday, January 15.  The event will begin at 6:30pm in the Graham Gallery (located above the Graham residence hall area). Business casual dress is expected, and refreshments will be served. This is a great chance to learn more about Engineering Ambassadors and meet current members.

12.     LEADERSHIP: First-Year Florida Peer Leader Applications:
Apply now to be a Peer Leader for First-Year Florida, UF's welcome and transition course for new students. Paired with a UF faculty or staff member, Peer Leaders help facilitate classroom discussions, conduct presentations on course topics, plan out-of-class activities, and serve as role models for new students. Peer Leaders gain leadership and public speaking skills, as well as the unique opportunity to teach undergraduate students in a small classroom setting. Open to all full-time undergraduate students with at least a 2.75 GPA.

Applications and additional information are available at http://www.dso.ufl.edu/nsp/firstyearflorida/instappl.php Applications are due to New Student Programs in Peabody Hall by 4:30pm on Wednesday, January 21.

Information sessions are scheduled to give interested students more specifics about the Peer Leader experience, selection, and training. If you are curious about this opportunity please attend one of these sessions:

Wednesday, January 14 from 5:00-6:00pm in the Broward Hall Library.

Don't miss out on this great leadership experience! Apply today! If you have questions, please contact New Student Programs at 392-1261 ext 236 or [log in to unmask]

13.     VOLUNTEER: Annual Great Air Potato Roundup:
Don't be a couch potato! Join in the fun and come help protect our conservation lands. On Saturday, January 31, from 9:00 to 11:00am, join more than a thousand volunteers that will be taking back Gainesville's natural areas by helping to remove invasive exotic plants, like the air potato.

Following the roundup, a celebration festival will be held at Morningside Nature Center, on 3540 E. University Avenue, until 1:00 pm, with food, live entertainment, guest speakers, and a drawing for great prizes.

Last year despite cold and rainy weather 1,171 volunteers joined the crusade at 34 different natural areas throughout Gainesville to gather 15,740 pounds of air potatoes, 450 pounds other invasive, exotic plants and one 20-yard construction dumpster full of trash! Join in the fun and come help protect our conservation lands!

For more information on this event, please contact 352-334-3326. To register, please visit http://www.cityofgainesville.org/Portals/0/nod/apr_registration.aspx

14.     VOLUNTEER: Volunteers to Help with Math Competitions:
 Florida Blue Key wants volunteers to help run high school math competitions hosted by Mu Alpha Theta. Florida Blue Key hosts their own competition as well and needs volunteers. Competitions begin in January. Interested? Questions? Contact Clara Vu at [log in to unmask]

15.     VOLUNTEER: GatorTeens Mentor Program (TODAY):
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our community's youth? Do you want to help a high school student reach their true potential? If so, you may have what it takes to be a GatorTeen Mentor. Come to our informational session on Tuesday, January 13 at 6:30pm in 284 Reitz Union. Please visit our website at http://www.dso.ufl.edu/studentorgs/gatorteens/ for a copy of the application and more information. If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail Joe Manning at [log in to unmask]

16.     VOLUNTEER: Afterschool Gators (TODAY):
Afterschool Gators work with at-risk elementary school children assisting with homework time and helping to organize fun activities like kickball, arts and crafts, and computer time. Volunteers are signing up for a minimum of 2 hours/wk. All volunteering occurs between 2:00 and 5:30pm, Monday - Friday (Wednesday volunteering begins at 12:30pm). Orientation times are as follows:

Tuesday, January 13 from 7:00-8:00pm in 285 Reitz Union.
Wednesday, January 14 from 8:00-9:00pm in 287 Reitz Union.
Thursday, January 15 from 7:00-8:00pm in 285 Reitz Union.

Please come to one session and visit our website with questions: http://dso.ufl.edu/cls/programs/afterschoolgators/

17.     VOLUNTEER: CHAMPS Volunteering (TODAY):
Sharing just one hour per week with an at-risk child in an area elementary or middle school could benefit you and the child in ways you never imagined. Be a special friend for a child and change their life forever. Orientation sessions and sign-ups for new volunteers will be held on:

Tuesday, January 13 from 7:00-8:00pm in 285 Reitz Union.
Wednesday, January 14 from 8:00-9:00pm in 287 Reitz Union.
Thursday, January 15 from 7:00-8:00pm in 285 Reitz Union.

Please come to one session.




EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

18.     ANNOUNCEMENT: Resume Critiques by Warrington Diplomats (NEW POSTING):
Stop by Stuzin 267 on Thursday, January 15, from 11:00am to 3:00pm and Friday, January 16, from 11:00am to 1:00pm to have your resume critiqued by CRC trained Warrington Diplomats. This is a great opportunity to get your resume finalized just before Career Showcase.

19.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: MANRRS Meeting (NEW POSTING):
Interested in professional development, leadership experience, career networking, internships, and community involvement? MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences) will be having an informational meeting on Wednesday, January 14 at 6:15pm in Room 362 of the Food Science and Human Nutrition building. Refreshments will be served.

20.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association (NEW POSTING):
Here's your chance to network with other music lovers. The meeting will be on Wednesday, January 14 at 7:20pm in Anderson 13. Our guest speaker will be Ed from Backstage Lounge. We'll also discuss upcoming events and maybe play musical hangman or charades. For more info, e-mail [log in to unmask]

21.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Theta Tau Co-Ed Engineering Fraternity (NEW POSTING, TODAY):
Are you an Engineer interested in joining an organization with a professional and social side...Rush Theta Tau! Come to NEB201 on Tuesday January 13 from 7:00-9:00pm for free pizza and learn more about the organization. Visit our website to see our complete rush schedule or answer any questions you may have. http://www.ufthetatau.org/rush.php

22.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Engineers Without Borders Meeting (TODAY):
We'll be having the first Engineers Without Borders general body meeting of the semester on Tuesday, January 13 at 7:30pm in ROG 122. There will be updates on our new international project, local projects, research projects, and other fun ways to get involved with EWB at UF.  Also, there will be info about our two existing international projects in Macedonia and Cambodia.

23.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Delta Sigma Pi Recruitment:
Delta Sigma Pi's Spring 2009 Recruitment is January 12-18. Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed business fraternity focused on professional development and brotherhood. Through various programs the fraternity works to mold members into future business leaders. Find out how you can become a brother of Delta Sigma Pi.  For more information visit www.DSPUF.com or e-mail [log in to unmask]




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