The Leading Edge.

Student Organization News: March 29, 2012


  1. SAC Grants are Due Friday, March 30th at 5:00pm
  2. Looking to Kick-Start your Career? Check Out This Opportunity!
  3. Involvement Opportunities at UWM
    1. Hunger Clean-Up
  4. Job Opportunity
    1. Norris Health Center

Senate Allocation Committee (SAC) Grant Information for Spring 2012

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) may be eligible for funding using a grant process through the Student Association's Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC). All grants must be submitted online no later than March 30 at 5:00pm. Please contact SAC Chair Rachel Falk or Vice Chair Erin Christens at with any questions.

Senate Appropriations Committee Grant Weekend will be April 13-15, 2012. The agenda for grant weekend will be distributed by Monday, April 8, 2012.

Do you know about the UWM Career Development Center? Check out the exciting walk-in clinic they are holding!!

Seven Steps to a Satisfying Major and Career

  1. Know yourself and create your career profile
  2. Academic Options: Learn about yours
  3. Career Options: How to learn about yours
  4. Career Options: Connect your profile
  5. Plan, test, volunteer, intern, work, gain skills
  6. Job searches, interviews and resumes: Intern and professional
  7. Overcoming frequent stressors and barriers

Event Space is limited! First-come, first-served!

More about the Career Development Center:

The clinics offered by the center can provide you materials "to-go," or help you participate in quick activities designed to help you…

For accommodations, requests or more information, please call the Career Development Center at (414) 229-4487, visit their office in Mellencamp 128, or view their website:


Do you want to spend a day with fellow UWM volunteers doing service work and making a huge difference in the UWM community? Then sign up for this year's:


Spend a morning volunteering with 500 members of the UWM campus community by registering for the Hunger Clean Up! This is UWMs largest one-day service event where we help at local non-profits, help local elderly residents, and do a massive neighborhood clean up around campus. Free lunch is provided after the event as a thank you. You may sign up with a team or individually.

The registration deadline is Friday, April 6th.

To register simply email with the information below:

This year we are organizing a fundraiser to raise money for Interfaith Older Adult Programs. This past year, the CVSL worked with Interfaith to host a holiday party for over 200 low-income older adults in the Milwaukee area. Money raised from this year's Hunger Clean Up will go to funding for next year's Holiday Party. Anyone who pledges or raises $20 will receive a "Serve and Lead" T-Shirt! To see one of these awesome T's, check out our Facebook page:

Job Opportunity

The Norris Health Center Office of Health Promotion and Wellness is hiring Peer Health Educators for the 2012-2013 school year!

The Peer Health Educators are a group of students who function as team members in the development and implementation of health promotion initiatives throughout the campus community. The Peer Health Educators are employees of Norris Health Center Office of Health Promotion and Wellness and represent the Norris Health Center by serving as liaisons to residence life, student organizations, and other departments on campus.

All interested applicants must:

Application materials are available at the Norris Health Center Office of Health Promotion and Wellness in Union 350. Completed application materials are due by 4:30pm on Friday, April 13, 2012. Late or incomplete application materials will not be considered. Interviews will be conducted beginning April 23.

All questions regarding the position and/or the application process can be directed to Brian Stahlkopf, Supervisor of the Peer Health Educators, at 414-229-2919 or