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Women’s Resource Center Advisory Board Member Applications due September 23

WRC Advisory Board The WRC is currently looking for advisory board members. As a member of the WRC advisory board, you will be an ambassador of the WRC to the Campus community and will play a role in advising the staff of the Center on policies, procedures and budget as well as assisting us in assessing our current programs. Download the application on our website, pick one up at the office, or download the attached file. Applications are due September 23rd at 4 pm.




Soros Fellowship for Graduate School, Oct 8th deadline

Soros Fellowship – October 8


Current seniors who are naturalized citizens or whose parents are naturalized citizens might consider applying for the Soros fellowship, worth up to $90,000 for two years of graduate school. Students must show that they are creative, academically successful leaders who can articulate what being an American citizen means to them and how they plan to contribute to society The CU deadline is October 8. For Additional information visit http://enrichment.colorado.edu/topscholarships or contactDeborah Viles, viles@colorado.edu



GLBTQ Peer Educ Coordinator Position Accepting Applications Now!

CU GLBTQ RC Peer Education Coordinator Position

We welcome applications for the Peer Education Coordinator within the GLBTQ Resource Center. The Peer Ed Coordinator is a vital team member as they help coordinate, facilitate, and support peer to peer educational workshops about gender, sexual orientation, GLBTQIA and other social justice issues. Please see the attached job description for more details about specific requirements and details.

To apply, please email the requested materials to Shevonne.Nelson@colorado.edu by Monday, October 7.  Questions about the position or the GLBTQ Resource Center may be directed to Shevonne Nelson, Assistant Director: 303-492-1377.

APPLICATION Peer Ed Coordinator Job Description


Peace Corp Meeting, Thurs Oct 3 6pm

Join us Thursday, Oct. 3, at 6PM in UMC Room 425 to learn about the Peace Corps application process and how you can make yourself a more competitive Peace Corps applicant!  There will also be returned Peace Corps Volunteers there to answer your questions about what it is like to be a volunteer!


There will also be free PIZZA provided for this event!

Check our the event website at:



See you there!

Your CU Peace Corps Team, Amy, Prasanta, and Cedar peacecorps@colorado.edu



Academic Skills Workshops, Sept 23rd to Oct 3rd

Academic Skills Strategies Workshops

 September 23 – October 4 2013


Own That Book! Learn to read and comprehend –not fall asleep**

September 23 (M): 12-1 pm, Fleming 265 B


 How to Survive Midterms

September 25 (W): 4-5pm,  Kitt Central BL RVN S161


1st Things 1st! The Art of Managing Time

September 30 (Th): 3-4pm,  Fleming 265

Test Shmest:  Learning the Skills to Make THAT Test a Piece of Cake!**

October 2 (W) 11am-Noon, Fleming 265 A&B


KEEP CALM! (and Manage Your Stress)**

October 3 (Th): 2-3pm, Fleming 170



First come, first served!  Meet individually with Learning Skills Specialist!

September 27, (F): 12-2pm

October 1, (T): 1-3pm

Fleming 190

** Student Named Workshops!  Winners of the ‘Name that Workshop’ contest!

REGISTER AT: http://www.colorado.edu/sasc/skills


Karen Wyatt , Academic Skills Coordinator,  skills@colorado.edu,

 (303)492-1416     Fleming 190


Keeping Dream Alive Conference, Friday Oct 8th

Keeping the Dream Alive Conference: Advising the Immigrant Student To College

Save The Date – Friday, October 18th

Hosted at University of Denver

Join us for workshops and discussions on how to support DREAMers in their College Dreams. What are the ‘best practices’ and options for advising undocumented students, specifically in Colorado?


  • Law: Immigration 101, Student and family rights; deferred action
  • Senate Bill 33: Step by Step in-state tuition (ASSET bill)
  • Emotional Support: How to Support Students and Families
  • Scholarship and College Admission resources
  • Advising Practices: Featuring case studies and discussion


To register for the 2013 Keeping the Dream Alive Conference, please visit:




List of resources at Together Colorado:


Keeping Dream Alive Conference 2013




5th Annual Undergrad Research Symposium, Wed Oct 9th 4:30pm

5th Annual Undergraduate Research Opportunities Symposium

Wednesday, Oct 9th 4:30 – 6:30 pm

C4C Abrams Lounge

Please join us at our next symposium and social, exposing first-generation and underrepresented students to research, scholarly, and creative work at CU Boulder. The program highlights how research collaborations with faculty enrich the undergraduate academic experience, and the importance of academic scholarship in society.


RSVP to:

UROP@colorado.edu by Oct. 2, 2013

Symposium Save the Date Faculty Fall ‘135