We'll be having our first activity of the year next next Friday at Steiner Ice Rink (645 S 1580 E). You can meet us there directly or come to the Union at 2:00PM and we'll walk there together :) $4 admission, more info here!
AASA High School Conference | Friday, February 21, 2014 | 7:00AM-2:00PM
AASA's annual High School Conference is coming up in just 39 days! This event invites high school students to come to the U and learn about what college has to offer. This is AASA's biggest event and we'll be needing volunteers! I'll send you all a link to the volunteer online registration soon :D
MLK Week 2014 | Thursday, January 16, 2014-Thursday, January 23, 2014
There will be various events going on throughout the week for MLK Week! I've attached a poster below with lots more info! Travyon Martin's mom, Sybrina Fulton, will be coming to the U to speak about racial profiling at noon in the Union Ballroom this Thursday.
Winter Masquerade Ball | Friday, January 31, 2014 | 8:00PM-1:00AM
ASUU is hosting the U's first Winter Masquerade Ball at the Rice Eccles Stadium Tower! Formal attire and a mask not required :P $10 per person, $15 per couple, more info here!
George Takei is coming to Salt Lake! | Friday, January 17, 2014 | 5:00PM-10:00PM
George Takei (best known as Hikaru Sulu from Star Trek) will be at The Leonardo (209 E 500 S) this Friday to meet with fans for a Salt Lake Comic Con Pre-Event. Free admission, more info here :D
Miss Vietnam Utah 2014 | Sunday, January 26, 2014 | 1:00PM-5:00PM
The Miss Vietnam Utah 2014 pageant will be at Northwest Middle School (1730 W 1700 N). This pageant happens every 2 years, and this year there will be 10 contestants competing for Miss Vietnam Utah! Free admission, more info here :)
AIRC and OED
I invite you all to like the American Indian Resource Center and the Office of Equity and Diversity pages on Facebook to help raise awareness of these great student resources! Thankies :D
UCC is looking for Board Members!
The United Chinese Club is an organization that seeks to promote Chinese culture and language, and is currently looking for board members! If you are interested in getting more info on becoming a UCC officer, please contact President Janice Ly at email@example.com :D
VASA Lunar New Year | Saturday, February 1, 2014 | 10:00AM-2:00PM
The Vietnamese American Student Association is hosting a Lunar New Year festival at the Megaplex (3620 S 2400 W) in West Valley City, UT! Look out for a Facebook event page and poster coming soon :D
Chinese New Year 2014 | Saturday, February 1, 2014
The Utah Chinese New Year Celebration Committee (UTCNYCC) is planning 2 events for Chinese New Year! The day event will be at the City Library at 2:00PM and the night event will be at Cottonwood High School from 7:00PM-9:00PM. Look out for a Facebook event page and poster for this coming soon also :D
Free Lion Dancing Lessons
If you have an interest in learning how to do Cantonese-style of Taiwanese-style lion dance and/or traditional drumming/gong, you can contact Jacob Fitisemanu at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info :)
Emeritus Board Scholarships | Application due February 3rd at 5:00PM
The Alumni Association at the U offers 2 scholarships every year for $4000 to students who are former U of U nontraditional students, have a 3.0 GPA, exhibit financial need, and have a copy of their U of U transcript. I've attached the application below and you can contact Joanne Bearshall with any questions at (801) 581-3719 :D
AAPINA Nursing Scholarship | Application due January 31, 2014
The Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association is awarding a $1000 scholarship to a member pursuing an undergraduate/graduate nursing degree. Application here!
FAFSA Prep Workshop | Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | 1:00PM
If you need any help with your FAFSA application or want to learn more about different types of federal student aid opportunities, there will be a workshop in the CESA Lounge by Erica Rojas. She's got 4 years of extensive knowledge and is sure to help you out :D Poster attached below!
ASUU "Take Charge of Your Life and Your Money" | Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | 12:00PM-1:00PM
If you need help with your personal finances, the ASUU Student Services Board and the Personal Money Management Center will be holding a workshop (with free food!) in Union Parlor A.
Scholarship Opportunities for HB144, DACA and Non-FAFSA Eligible Students
Click here for an updated list of 2014 scholarship opportunities to anyone it may concern :D
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Institutes of Health is looking for applicants from January 2nd to March 3rd for the 2014-2015 academic year. This program was made for financially disadvantaged students with an interest in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. If accepted, they will pay up to $20,000 for your tuition, living expenses, etc to work in the NIH Intramural Research Program laboratory for 1 year. You must be a US citizen or qualified non-citizen, a full time student, exhibit financial need, and have a 3.3 GPA or be in the top 5% of your class. You can apply and find more info here!
Student Union Involvement Scholarship | Application due February 22nd
This scholarship is for students who have made contributions to the Utah community by engaging in leadership through the Union and have had at least one academic semester at the U. Application and more info here!
Goldman Sachs Internship Opportunity
Goldman Sachs is a global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm and is looking for summer interns of all majors. More info can be found in the UCareerLink. If interested, email me back and I'll send you info on their resume workshops!