Leading Edge Newsletter - October 2004b
Volume 9 - Issue 3b

PANTHERFEST (HOMECOMING)
The Campus Activities Board has planned the following events for Pantherfest, October 11 - 18.
TODAY - Monday - 10/11 : Wacky Olympics - Spaight's Plaza - 11am-3pm
Tuesday - 10/12 : Powder Puff Football Game - Englemann Field - 4pm
Wednesday - 10/13 : FREE Outdoor Movie : Billy Madison Spaight's Plaza - 7pm
Thursday - 10/14 : Homecoming Dance (Black & Gold Style)- Union Ballroom - 8pm-midnight
for more information on Homecoming events go to: www.uwm.edu/News/Homecoming/

SPRING SEMESTER FUNDING
The Senate Appropriations Committee has set the date for the spring semester funding meetings for student organization grants requests over $700. These meeting are for expenses which will occur for the period of January 1 – June 30, 2005. The meetings will be November 12 and 19, both will be at 4:45 pm in room E280 of the Union. Grant requests forms will be DUE OCOTBER 25-29TH. Forms not turned in by Noon on October 29th will not be accepted and your organization will be restricted to emergency grants which are limited $700 or less. There are no special forms, use the current grant forms located in the rack outside the Center for Student Involvement (350 union) or download from http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/SOAR/Finance/SAC/SACForms.html.
You can turn these requests in at anytime, you do not have to wait for these meeting announcements.

STUDENT VIDEOS FOR UNITED COUNCIL

Student Association wants to find students to film short, two-minute statements about their personal hardship stemming from the increase in tuition and the decrease in financial aid in the last budget for a from. Any student is welcome to help us who has a story they would like to be passed on to Governor Doyle about how the budget cuts have affected them. We are encouraging anyone to apply, but we are looking also to make sure that many different viewpoints get represented. We especially would like to highlight students working multiple jobs, multicultural students, veterans, freshmen, non-traditional students, grad students, LGBTQ students, etc…so we can show Governor Doyle that people from all walks of life are being affected. All participants MUST be Wisconsin residents and will be required to sign a waiver allowing us to use their interview as United Council sees fit. The bulk of the tapings will take place: THURDAY AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 &15 FROM 8AM-5PM. Contact Joe Ahler s, Interim Communications Director, sa-com@uwm.edu.

UWM POST ADVERTISING
Provided by the Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC). If your organization is interested in advertising in the Post, SAC has purchased a half page of ad space for each edition. Please email event information to Stacy Van Kleef, SA Treasurer, at satreas@uwm.edu or drop it off for her in the Student Association office (Union 363). If you have questions about this process feel free to ask. Email Stacy or call the SA office at 229-4366. Information must be provided by noon on the Thursday prior to the Post issue that you would like to have your event information in. The Post is published each Wednesday.

MAJOR AND CAREER CHOICE WORKSHOP!
The next workshop, on Saturday, October 16, 20024, will help you identify and research major’s majors and careers, based on your interests, values and skills. Learn how to make effective career decisions based on this research. To reserve your spot, complete a brief online application form, found at the Career Development Center homepage, www.uwm.edu/Dept/CDC. The workshop which runs from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, will be held in Union Room 340.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION INFORMATION

The Peer Mentoring Center is current looking for information that can be easily distributed to students whom are interested in joining student organizations. Please drop off any information about your organization at the Peer Mentoring Center in Bolton 192. Email Houa Vang at houavang@uwm.edu for any questions or concerns that you may have.