Friday, October 3, 2014

Weekly Preview: October 6 - 10

Curious about Public Health?  Thinking about declaring it as your major?  There will be a Public Health Information Session on Monday, October 6 from 6:00pm - 6:45pm in the Campus Center Room 911.  All UMass prospective Public Health majors should either meet with a peer advisor during drop-in hours or attend an information session before applying to the major.  Hours for the Public Health Peer Advising Drop-In Center can be found by clicking hereThe deadline to apply to Public Health in order to take majors only classes in the Spring is Tuesday, October 14.   

To celebrate Latin@ Heritage Month, the Latin American Cultural Center and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success are sponsoring An Evening with Raquel CepedaRaquel Cepeda is hip-hop.  She will talk about her work and her life experiences which encapsulate the history and aesthetics of the hip-hop generation.  Raquel is a leading journalist whose work has appeared in People, the Associated Press, The Village People, MTV News and  She will also talk about her book, "Birds of Paradise:  How I Became a Latina" which is her story of redemption.  Monday, October 6 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in the Student Union Ballroom

There will be an iCons Information Session on Wednesday, October 8 at 7:00pm in ISB 145.  iCons is a 20-credit academic program offered by the College of Natural Sciences.  Is iCons right for you? What are the program requirements? Will it fit into your schedule?  Click here to learn more about the program.  

The BDIC 2014 Lecture Series begins on Wednesday, October 8 in 604 Goodell from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.  Come learn about opportunities in various careers from our distinguished speakers!  Sarah Beth Hill graduated from BDIC in 2009.  The entrepreneur will talk about how BDIC helped her found Perfect Strangers of NYC.  Pizza will be served.  RSVP by emailing: 

Don't forget about the Mid-Semester Date!  Thursday, October 16 is the deadline to turn in completed paperwork to the Registrar's Office in order to change a class to Pass/Fail or drop with a W.  We'll have more information about this coming soon.  If you have questions now, stop by the Academic Advising Link in the Learning Commons in the DuBois Library to check in with our Peer Advisors.  They're there from 4:00pm - 8:00pm on Sundays through Thursdays to answer your questions! 


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