Friday, October 12, 2012

Weekly Preview - Lots Happening!

Here's the weekly run-down for 10/12-21:

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14FAMILY WEEKEND – check out the many and varied activities to help you show off UMass to family and friends!

Monday, October 15 - Public Health Major – Priority Deadline!  Click here for more information. 

Tuesday, October 16,12:30pm.  Sociology Colloquium.  Professor Sarah Babb from Boston College: "Beyond the Horror Stories: Non-Experimental Social Researchers' Experiences with Institutional Review Boards."  Machmer Hall W-32.  

Tuesday, October 16, 5:30pm - 7:00pm.  Teach For America Information Session.  Are you interested in teaching? Do you want to get real-world experience after graduation, while also earning your teaching certification? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children?  Click here for more information.  Campus Center 911-15.

Tuesday, October 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm.  Community Forum with UMass Amherst Dean of Students and Chief of Police.  Come to an open forum to exchange information and ideas and hear about the student conduct process, the university’s protocol for addressing behavioral concerns, and the services provided through the Dean of Student’s Office.  UMass Police Station Community Room, 585 East Pleasant St.

Tuesday, October 16, 8:00pm - 10:00pm.  Declamation Day Orientation. ALL UMass Amherst undergraduates have a chance to demonstrate their oratorical skills, their presentation style, and their persuasive powers at Declamation Day, a public-speaking tournament. Previous experience is not required. Prizes include, $350 1st place $200 2nd place $150 3rd place, $200 Audience Choice Award. Declamation Day will be on November 5 at 4:30pm in Bezanson Hall.  Herter Hall 116

Wednesday, October 17, 6:00pmUMass Innovation Challenge MinutePitch Competition.  Teams of aspiring entrepreneurs will be given 60 seconds to pitch their business ideas without the use of slides or prototypes to an audience and panel of judges. Participants will be eligible to win a first place prize of $1,000, second place prize of $750, or third place prize of $500. In addition to the three placement prizes, participants are also eligible to win a $250 award based on audience votes. Come watch, cheer-on teams, vote and network! Want to compete? Visit for the details.  Isenberg School of Management, Room 210

Thursday, October 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pmState Street Information Session.  State Street Corporation (investment management, research, trading and servicing) offers a number of part-time job opportunities at their office in Hadley, which is less than one mile from campus and located on the PVTA line.  Campus Center 803

Thursday, October 18“W” Deadline!  Click here for more information.

Upcoming/Ongoing Events and Information

Tuesdays and Wednesdays in October, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Walk-in After Hours Advising for International Students. International Programs Office is holding after hours advising times in the W.E.B. Dubois Library, Learning Commons for all International Students. Students who have questions after IPO is closed are welcome to come and see an advisor.

CMASS is sponsoring its 3rd Annual Leadership Symposium which will focus on Leading Self. Investing in this symposium gives you the unique opportunity to spend an afternoon engaging with staff, alumni and keynote speakers, on a variety of topics which will help you delve into the type of leader you want to be. The event will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 12:00-4:30pm in the ISOM building. Students must register by Monday, October 15. Click here to learn more and to find out how to register.

SophoMORE Conference will run from Monday, October 22 through Thursday, October 25. Click here to view the full schedule. These events are open to all Sophomores in all majors and we'll post more information later this month.

The annual Majors Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 24 from 3:30pm - 7:30pm in the Campus Center Auditorium and First Floor Concourse. It's a great resource for both declared and undeclared students. Click here for more information.

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