ATTN: GRADUATING SENIORS!
Ticket reservations for all 2017 commencement ceremonies will be available by school, with the first school (Social Sciences) opening reservations at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22. For a schedule of when tickets will be available for your school ceremony, check the commencement tickets web page. All ticket reservations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 14th.
ATTN: GRADUATING SENIORS!
Asian American Studies is offering a Community Leadership and Social Change course this Spring 2017 as we described in our presentation. We are opening up this graduate level class to undergraduates, they just need to contact either Arielle Hinojosa-Garcia or Dr. Christine Balance to get the enrollment process started. Students who are interested in the Asian American Studies 4+1 program are encouraged to take the course.
Thank you to everyone who submitted to the issue this quarter and to everyone who came to our unveiling! The Winter 2017 issue is now online! You can see it here. Thanks for another great quarter, and be sure to watch out for spring updates!
Please note that there will be no CHSC meeting on Wednesday. See you in Spring!
Please make note of the following office hour updates:
- CHP PAA Julia’s office hours on Wednesday, March 15th will be CANCELLED
- CHP PAA Christine will have one additional office hour this week! Thursday, March 16th from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
- The CHP PAAs will also be holding office hours during Finals Week
- Monday: 1-4 p.m. Malcolm
- Tuesday: 12-4 p.m. Julia
- Thursday: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tina
- Friday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.* Christine
*PAA Christine’s Finals Week office hours were recently updated
Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.
Winter 2017 Walk-In Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-3:00 p.m, and Thursday 12:00pm-1:00pm. Location: Ayala Science Library, 1st Floor in the Writing Center. Please check in at the front desk.
Advising Appointments: If you would like to make a personalized appointment to learn more about prestigious scholarships, please complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment.
*UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIPS* Fulbright, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, Schwarzman, Knight-Hennessy, NSF, and more– The Big 10 Pre-Application is NOW OPEN! Apply HERE and start the application process by completing our pre-app online. Please see full scholarship descriptions at http://scholars.uci.edu/prestigious-scholarship-descriptions-deadlines/. For an overview of each application’s process, please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/scholarship-forms/. Deadline: Apr 3 at noon
*PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOP* Come learn about the 10 prestigious scholarships we work with! We will acquaint you with nationally-competitive awards and provide you with practical information and tips on how to apply through our Pre-App. Date: Mar 14 at 6pm – Student Services II, Rm 1010AB
Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.
Are you involved in sustainable programs and committed to protecting or improving our environment? Applications are currently being accepted for UCI Transportation’s ROADS (Reward Opportunity Advancing Distinguished Students) scholarships. Eligible undergraduate students may apply before Friday, March 24. Eight students will receive $1,000 scholarships toward their education. These scholarships are made possible by the sale of ScholarShirts at the UCI Transportation office.
The Community Resilience Co-lab is an experimental co-curricular education response to enduring and intersecting crises of environmental, racial, and social injustice. The Co-lab is hiring two UCI students to serve as Community Resilience Fellows from April 3-June 30, 2017 with the possibility to extend through summer and AY 2017-18. Learn more about responsibilities and details here. The deadline to apply is March 10.
The UCI Scholarship Application for current students is open through March 24. Please review this list to determine which scholarships you may be eligible for and begin NOW writing personal statements and requesting letters of recommendation. You can also request a letter of recommendation from the CHP staff 2-3 weeks before the letter is due.
Come to UCI’s largest annual dance marathon, hosted by the UCI Student Alumni Association, for a great cause! Care-a-thon raises money for premature babies at the UCI Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). 100% of the funds raised goes directly to helping babies. If you don’t like dancing, come anyway! We’ll have free food, free t-shirts and other goodies, an instaworthy photobooth, dance crew performances, and much more! To attend the event, we ask that you fundraise $25. If that didn’t sell you, please considering donating any amount to the cause!
When: Thursday, April 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Where: UCI Bren Center
How: Register as a fundraiser to attend the event or make a donation here.