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Teaching Opportunity

 

Citizen Schools is an organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for children across the country. Students in our program develop the skills, knowledge and beliefs they need to succeed in middle school, advance towards college, and become leaders in their careers and communities. The National Teaching Fellowship program is a two year full time position. The Fellowship is professional and a leadership development program and is a paid position, which also offers a generous benefit package. Fellows’ help students develop skills to be more successful in the classroom by teaching their students curricula that is designed to increase their Math and English Skills, proficiency in test-taking, note-taking and organizational skills, support homework completion, and academic skills building. Fellows build their professional skills in a nonprofit or school environment, directly impacting civic engagement, curriculum development, or program management.

 

 

Their National Teaching Fellowship program is a unique opportunity that helps re-imagine education in America. If you feel that you are a strong, talented candidate Interested in national service, apply online or read more about the organization at www.citizenschools.org.

 

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Sustainability Immersion Leadership Training Program

Undergraduate Academic Skills Strategies Workshops

The Student Academic Success Center (SASC)

APRIL 23 – MAY 4, 2012

Test Prep: Midterm Tune Up/Prep for Finals

Apr. 25, Wed., 12-1 pm, Fleming 244

May 1, Tues., 2-3 pm, Fleming 265A

Don’t Panic! Test Anxiety/Stress Management

Apr. 26, Thur., 3-4 pm, C4C 215

May 1, Tues., 3-4 pm, Fleming 265A

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!

The Volunteer Resource Center is having our annual Better Boulder Better 
World Event on Saturday April 28th. This day of volunteering is a way of
giving back to the Boulder community, making new friends, and taking on a new
experience. If volunteering for issues such as homelessness, youth education,
environmental sustainability, gardening, and restoration of natural
landscapes sound like something you'd love to do, then join the VRC at BBBW!
By registering to participate, you are:
- giving back
- learning about an important issue affecting the Boulder/Denver area
- meeting new people
- getting a FREE t-shirt!
- having an amazing Saturday to remember

Please grab your friends and register to volunteer at: http://www.regonline.com/betterboulderbetterworld

LGBTQ Events and Resources

The transitioning guide for CU transgender students is now available on the Resource Center’s website:  http://www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc/transguide.html

 Also posted on this webpage is a link to an FAQ page for transitioning CU-Boulder employees that Human Resources has developed.

Also, the LGBTQ Lavender Graduation is fast approaching

 Lavender Graduation: Tuesday, May 8th from 5-7 p.m. in the C4C Abrams Lounge. Please join us for our annual reception to honor GLBTQIA graduates and GLBTQIA scholarship recipients. The event is also our opportunity to welcome new alumni. CU alumni and friends, family, and allies are welcome to attend. Graduating seniors interested in participating should register by Monday, April 30 at noon online at http://www.colorado.edu/GLBTQRC/lavgrad_signup.html Keynote: Steph Wilenchek!!

BLACKTOP SKY THIS WEEKEND!

Get ready to come out and claim your space on campus with the group Going Dark.  Their first performance is a play called BlackTop Sky by Christina Anderson.  The play is directed by Ph.d student Deanna Downes assisted by Joshua Smalls, stage managed by Kate Boyles, starring Tiya Trent, Chris Hayes and George IV.

Be sure to come out and support your community.  Tickets are free, just show up at the Theater Building and go to the Loft Theater on Friday the 27th at 7:00 pm SHARP and Sunday the 29th at 11:30 am.

If you are interested in joining Going Dark email goingdarkinfo@gmail.com.  We look forward to seeing you while making history/herstory at The University of Colorado, Boulder as possible being the first all Black/African American cast.

Support for Rape Prevention Awareness

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, support raising rape prevention awareness among the male Greek community here in Boulder County by signing the petition below.
This petition is going around for much needed support in the fight to require annual fraternity involvement in rape prevention awareness seminars in Boulder County.
The CU Athletics Department and Sororities agree on the importance of these seminars and participate annually and/semi-annually.
Marc Stine, the head of the Interfraternity Council, has declined speaking to us about their lack of involvement in such programs.
More details are attached to the petition. Please, if you have a moment, sign and pass it along to others.
Thank you for your time.

http://www.change.org/petitions/help-us-end-rape-in-boulder-county