Leading Edge Newsletter - September 2004
Volume 9 - Issue 2
 
Student Organization Renewal
Registration renewal forms were sent to student organization in mid-August. These forms are due back to the Center for Student Involvement (350 Union) by September 24th. Groups failing to turn in their renewal forms will become inactive and lose all university privileges, such as segregated fee funding, room reservations, office space, etc. Please check with all your officers to make sure someone turned in the form. The form is required, even if you turned in a change of officer form in the summer. To double check to see if your form was turned in, the following web site www.uwm.edu/Dept/SOAR/OrgList.html has a list of all groups with forms in as of September 10, 2004.

Student Activities Interviews

The Center for Student Involvement is currently conducting interviews for an Assistant Director. Five individuals from around the country have been invited on campus for interviews. You will have a chance to meet each candidate and offer an opinion on who to hire. The candidate resumes and interview schedule are online at: www.uwm.edu/Dept/SOAR/Job/Final.html. The first interview is this Thursday.

The CAB Comedy Series Presents – SPANKY

Wednesday, September 15 @ 7:00pm, in the Union Ballroom. FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.

Computer Technician Job Available
This position will assist in the management of the student organization computer local area network in the Union Building. Responsibilities include: configuration, management, and security of the local area network, repair and maintenance of computers, servers, printers, and other peripheral devices connected to the network, and responding to trouble calls from student organizations. Estimated Salary: $8.00-$9.00 per hour. Availability: up to 15-20 hours per week. Contact Yacouba Traore (traorya@uwm.edu) for more information.

First Year Senate Seats

First Year senate seats (5) are currently available for interested students. If you know someone who is interested in serving they can pick up an application and signature forms in the SA office (union 363). These positions will be considered at the Sept. 26th Senate meeting. Applications need to be turned in on Sept. 22nd. Any questions can be passed on to Emily C. Bahler, bahler@uwm.edu.

Student Association Informational Fair

On Tuesday, September 21, the Student Association will be hosting an Informational Fair open to all members of UWM student organizations. Information available will include SA's committees and campaigns, information regarding the Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC) funding process, Center for Student Involvement information, and Union Policy Board information. The Information Fair will be from 10am to 2pm in the Wisconsin Room Lounge. If you have any questions please email Larissa at lssevcik@uwm.edu or call or stop by the SA office, Union 363, x4366.

Powder Puff Football
Well it's football season again, and it's time for the ladies of UWM to strut their stuff on the field. During homecoming Campus Activities Board will be having a Powder Puff Game. The game will be held on Tuesday, October 12th at 4:00pm. If you would like to play there is going to be two informational meetings this week on Sept. 15th and 16th @ 4:00pm in room 181 of the union. Please come to one of these meetings if you would like to play. At the meeting we will split you guys up into teams and the coaches will be there to let you know when the practices will be. For more information contact ksriedl@uwm.edu.

Wacky Olympics

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is still looking for student organizations and student service organizations to participate in the Wacky Olympics that will be held on Monday, October 11 in Spaight's Plaza from 11:00-3:00. The sign up deadline is Friday, September 17. For more information Contact Stephanie Mathers at sjmather@uwm.edu.

Engelmann Gym Reservations for Fall, 2004 Gym Time
First Priority: Tuesday, September 28, 2004, 6:00 am - 8:00 am, Klotsche Center 304
Second Priority: Wednesday, September 29, 2004, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Klotsche Center 304
The individuals making the reservations must be currently registered officers of the organization.

Philanthropy Opportunity

Volunteers are needed to lend their time and voices for approximately one hour per week, more if you want, to tape textbooks for students. The reading labs, which are soundproof, are located in Mitchell B16. Training information and all necessary equipment will be provided, you just bring yourself and your melodic voice! Please Contact Jean Salzer at 229-5660 or jeano@uwm.edu for further information or to volunteer.

Confused about what to major in or choosing careers?

Then this FREE workshop through the UWM Career Development Center is for you! Identify and research majors and careers that match your interests, values, and skills and learn how to make effective career decisions. Saturday, September 18, 2004, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Union room 240. To reserve your spot at a Major & Career Choices Workshop, complete a brief online application form at http://www2.cdc.uwm.edu/forms/mcc_application.php

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO)
has changed its student rush policy. Now any students, showing a valid student ID, can buy tickets for any MSO show an hour before the performance for only $10. This includes all seating in the Marcus Center except the Side Loge and Box. There are no restrictions on days for this offer from the MSO. For information on what is playing at the MSO, please visit www.milwaukeesymphony.org.