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The University of Florida Undergraduate Wednesday Update
Summer 2005 Vol. 5 June 22, 2005

Table of Contents
ADMINISTRATIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS
1.  REGISTRAR ANNOUNCEMENTS:
ENHANCING THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE
2.  SERVICE: The Volunteer Center of Alachua County:
3.  SERVICE: Textbook Drive:
4.  INTERNSHIP: American Heart Association:
5.  INTERNSHIP: O'Connell Center:
6.  LEADERSHIP: Black Student Union Positions:
7.  OPPORTUNITY: Leisure Courses:
8.  OPPORTUNITY: College of Health and Human Performance Courses:
9.  OPPORTUNITY: Public Health:
10. OPPORTUNITY: Vegetarian Research Study:
11. OPPORTUNITY: IT Security Awareness Video Contest:
12.  EVENT: Museum Nights:

ADMINISTRATIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.  REGISTRAR ANNOUNCEMENTS:
SUMMER B SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT: Schedule adjustment for Summer B is open
through June 23.

FALL 2005 SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT:  Schedule adjustment for Fall 2005 will
continue through August 9, 11-21.

June 24: Summer B regular registration.

June 27: Summer B classes begin.


ENHANCING THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE

2.  SERVICE: The Volunteer Center of Alachua County:
Looking to volunteer? The Volunteer Center of Alachua Country is a
non-profit organization that has teamed up with over 100 local agencies to
provide a link to couple volunteers with an array of volunteer
opportunities all around Gainesville and Alachua County. Log on to the
Volunteer Gateway at www.volunteergateway.org to search for opportunities
that interest you, or call The Volunteer Center at (352) 378-2552.

3.  SERVICE: Textbook Drive:
SISTUHS Inc. is still holding their Books for Africa textbook drive. This
project will provide used textbooks for the libraries of Ghana. Students
may drop off any books that are not being taken during buyback at the
Florida Bookstore. If you have any old and unused textbooks, please donate
them and contribute to literacy and learning abroad.

4.  INTERNSHIP: American Heart Association:
The American Heart Association Gainesville office is offering a full-time
and/or part-time internship position during the upcoming fall semester for
UF students. We are looking for a self-motivated, responsible and creative
student to work in our fundraising-based office. This student will have
the opportunity to participate actively in the daily operations of our
office, work directly with local businesses, create communication pieces,
work with volunteers and be a part of the production and promotion of our
special events: Heart Walk, Wear Red Day and Heart Ball. If you are
interested in this great opportunity, please contact Ja'Net Glover at the
AHA office at: (352) 337-8150 or [log in to unmask]

5.  INTERNSHIP: O'Connell Center:
The O'Connell Center is looking for a Facility Intern for the upcoming
fall semester. Students from any college are encouraged to apply. The
intern must be computer-literate, have a positive demeanor and a strong
desire to learn. All internships are non-compensatory for the first 24
hours. For more information on internships at the O'Connell Center, please
contact Renee Musson at [log in to unmask] or for an application, please visit
our website at www.oconnellcenter.ufl.edu, click on General Info/
Employment/ Internships. All internship applications must be received by
June 24.

6.  LEADERSHIP: Black Student Union Positions:
The Black Student Union's annual Fashion XClusive committee is currently
seeking applicants for Executive Board positions. Available positions
include: Assistant Choreographer, Coordinator of Models, Fashion
Consultant, Productions Director, and Public Relations Director.
Applications can be picked up at the Black Student Union office in 323
Reitz and are due by July 7. For more information, please e-mail Tiara
Moten, Executive Director, at [log in to unmask]

7.  OPPORTUNITY: Leisure Courses:
Sign up now for Summer B Leisure Courses! Classes start the week of June
27. Register online 24- hrs/day at www.union.ufl.edu/leisure. Any
questions should be directed to the Arts & Crafts Center at 392- 2378.

8.  OPPORTUNITY: College of Health and Human Performance Courses:
The College of Health and Human Performance is offering three courses
online for Summer B: LEI 6578 Advanced Tourism Marketing (3 credits); LEI
4880 Evaluation of Leisure Services (3 credits); and HSC 3531 / HSC 5536
Medical Terminology (3 credits). For more information and to register,
please visit www.hhp.ufl.edu/depts/distance/courses.html or call 392-0578
ext. 1279.

9.  OPPORTUNITY: Public Health:
Have you considered the exciting field of Public Health? Qualified
students can begin their journey towards a Master of Public Health degree
in their senior year. The College of Public Health & Health Professions at
UF offers a combined degree program that allows you to apply 15 credit
hours of public health courses to both your undergraduate degree and your
master's degree in public health. Alternatively, you can complete your
undergraduate program and then enter the MPH program, a 48- credit option
that takes two years to complete. For more information, visit our website
at www.mph.ufl.edu.

10. OPPORTUNITY: Vegetarian Research Study:
If you are a vegetarian (including vegan), male or female, 18-49 years
old, healthy, non-smoking, non- pregnant or nursing, and not taking
prescription medication (oral contraceptives are okay), you are eligible
to participate in this study. You must be willing to provide medical
history information, complete a dietary questionnaire, and have blood
drawn once following an overnight fast. You will be paid $50.00 for
completing this study. For more information, please call 392-1991, ext.
273.

11. OPPORTUNITY: IT Security Awareness Video Contest:
How can you win cash, gain experience and earn recognition all in one
endeavor? Win the IT Security Awareness Video contest! The UF IT Security
Team is helping Educause/I2 Computer and Network Security Task Force
promote an IT Security Awareness Video contest. Videos can cover a variety
of IT security topics, be three minutes or less and be targeted toward
other college students. Visit http://infosec.ufl.edu/events/video_contest
for more information. The deadline is September 1.

12. EVENT: Museum Nights:
Looking for something to do this summer? Museum Nights are back! Come to
this summer's Museum Nights kick-off to meet and mingle with new students
on June 30 from 5:00-10:00 pm. The Florida Museum of Natural History and
the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will be open late. Sarah Tobing, local
guitarist, will play at the Harn Museum. Free refreshments and beverages
will be provided, catered by The Swamp. For more information, visit:
http://sg.ufl.edu/SpecialEvents/MuseumNight/ or contact Stephanie Smith at
392-9826 or [log in to unmask]


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