Student Org News:
Council of Student Orgs
Org of the Month
The SAC meeting for current year funding (expenditures up until
June 30th) will be April 2 meeting for 2:30pm in Union 340.
The SAC meeting
for next year’s funding (expenditures from July
1st to December 31st) will be on April 16 at noon in Union 191. All grant
requests for this meeting must be turned into the SOAR Office at noon
in April 2. This meeting is only for fall grants over $700. For grants
under $700, there will be a meeting in early May (Date and time TBA)
Students Association Elections
The Student Association elections are
rapidly approaching and this is your opportunity to select your representing
officials in SA government.
SA elections will be held on April 6th and 7th, 2004. Polls will be
at the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) Building, the
and at Sandburg Hall. The polls will be open on the 6th and 7th from
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Information about the elections can be found
SOAR Awards - Nominations are due on March 31st
miss out on this opportunity to nominate your organization or members
of your organization to receive the recognition you deserve for
a year of hard work and progress! There are 7 different awards, and
one has a cash prize. To get the nomination forms, go to www.soar.uwm.edu & click
on "Award Forms," or stop by the SOAR Office.
Hopefully you are familiar
with the new Student Planner/Handbook that was given out for free
this last fall to students. To ensure that the
calendar is useful to students & that they use it regularly,
we would like to include as many key dates as possible. The dates
could be for
specific events, national awareness campaigns, deadlines, and other
important information about activities that are a part of your organization.
try to look into the spring and summer dates for the 2004/05 year
as well. Send all information to Erin at firstname.lastname@example.org by
HabiFest - A nationwide, student-initiated day of advocating for affordable
Wednesday, March 31st, 2004, Spaights Plaza, Speakers
at Noon, Activities and tabling ALL DAY, Sleep out ALL NIGHT.
Sponsored by UWM Habitat for
Humanity. If any student orgs would like to get involved, please contact
UWM Habitat for Humanity at email@example.com.
If an organization is interested, they would make a donation of $25
towards our Habitat for Humanity
House Fund, and this donation sponsors a cardboard box to decorate,
which will be on display all day in Spaights Plaza. The complete collection
of cardboard boxes will resemble our version of a shanty-town.
First Annual CAB Week
On Monday, April 5, 2004, the Campus Activities Board will
kick off its first annual CAB week, which will be packed with fun filled
events for all of UWM. Rock the Vote will kick off the week with Rock
the Vote and continue with free makeovers in the Union, an illusion
show by Christopher Carter, Speed Dating and Recess. All events during
week are free to students, staff and visitors. Stop by any and all
of the CAB Week Events in order to eat free food, be entertained, and
a bit of fun. For more information, please see the SOAR
The Cycling Club at UWM is again renting
bikes for the spring semester. The cost of rental is 20 dollars with
a 20 dollar deposit. All bikes
are nice 10 and 12 speeds, cruisers, road bikes, and a few mountain
bikes. All are in great shape. To find out more about the program,
to: www.etma-milwaukee.org and click on the "Bike Loan Program" link
on the left. The application for this program is also at the website.
We will be distributing bikes on Monday, March 29th, 2004 from 2 to 5pm
in the Union Concourse. If you have any questions, feel free to contact
me. Nahum Burt, Bike Program Coordinator, 414-332-8935, firstname.lastname@example.org.
An additional update was sent out on March 31, 2004
SAC Fall Semester Funding (2004-2005)
All grant requests for over $700 ARE DUE FRIDAY AT NOON (April 2) to
the SOAR Office, room 350 Union. Forms are available online at: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/SOAR/Finance/SAC/SAC.html.
Check-off Funding Codes now available
SA elections will be held on April 6th and 7th, 2004 from 9:00 a.m.
to 6:00 p.m. Polls will be at the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
(EMS) Building, the UWM Union, and at Sandburg Hall. You can find out
the code for your student organization at:
SA GROW Weekend
GROW, or the GrassRoots Organizing Weekend, will be held at UW-Milwaukee
from Friday, April 23rd through Sunday, April 25th, 2004. For more
information please feel free to contact the UW-Milwaukee Student
Association at 229-4366
or stop by 363 Union Building.
The Union Policy Board will be distributing office lease applications
next week some time. The applications will be due April 19th. As soon
as more information is known, another email will be sent out.