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Gary Mccrory
Feb 10, 2017

Student Orgs Weekly: Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 10, 2017 by Gary Mccrory

The following newsletter is sent out every week if there is information happening on campus or in the community that student organizations can benefit from. Although the announcement is sent out by the Center for Campus Life the contact for the various activities may not be in the Center for Campus Life, and will be listed in the each brief paragraph, in most cases the Center for Campus Life will not have any more information than is listed in this general email, and will direct you to the contact listed.


Student Organizations Weekly

Center for Campus Life | StudentOrgs@ttu.edu |  (806) 742-5433

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Student Involvement offers two to three leadership workshops a semester for student organization leaders to attend and develop their leadership skills. There are two offered this spring:
Tuesday, March 7 @ 4 PM

#CoreValuesFunding 
Not funded by SGA but need some help with an event or travel? Student Involvement may be able to help with with that.

   

#SoulPancakeSunday What are the different ways you can practice understanding for people of a different race, religion, gender, or background than you?
How to Practice Understanding | How You See Me

#TEDTalkTuesday Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world.
An Interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter

   

General Announcements for Students, Staff & Faculty


Sibling Saturday

Sibling Saturday is held in the spring semester and is designed to bring siblings of Texas Tech students aged 8-15 to visit the Texas Tech campus. The schedule includes many events chosen to get Texas Tech students involved with their little brothers or sisters and create great memories. The date for Sibling Saturday 2017 will be February 18, 2017. Space is limited. Registration deadline is Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - while space lasts.
For the schedule, FAQ, and registration link, visit Parent and Family Relations' website


Interested in being a Red Raider Camp Counselor?

Are you looking for a fast-paced, fun, and exciting summer experience? If so, then join us for two weeks at Red Raider Camp. Red Raider Camp needs your help to lead incoming Red Raiders as they begin their career at Texas Tech. As a counselor you will help guide them through their transition to Texas Tech by introducing them to the culture, history, and traditions that make Texas Tech unique. Want to find out more? Join us at an info session to find out how to become a Red Raider Camp Counselor for summer 2017!

Then you'll need to attend an info session to get all the details! We have them scheduled in January and February at the following times!

  • Feb 10th 3:00 and 5:00 PM in the SUB Arroyo Rm

For more information on the application process, please check out our website


Arbor Day Registration is Coming! 

Take part in one of Texas Tech’s annual events to bring the community together in celebration of keeping campus beautiful. Registered student organizations, faculty, and staff are invited to come and celebrate Arbor Day, on April 28, in Memorial Circle. Planting spaces are limited, so sign up as soon as possible. Student Organizations requesting a spot at Arbor Day must be registered and in good standing with the Center for Campus Life. Campus departments may also request a planting space. 

Registration will open on Monday, February 23. The deadline to register is April 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm. For complete information, please visit www.sub.ttu.edu Please contact Troy Pike, troy.pike@ttu.edu or the Student Activities office, (806)742-4708, with any questions.


Remember clear bag policy applies to ALL ticketed Athletic events

Beginning this fall, Texas Tech Athletics implemented a new clear bag policy that provides a safer atmosphere for all fans as well as significantly speed up the entry process into all venues. Students remember that is applies to ALL ATHLETIC VENUES. Students if you are needing a clear bag you can get one for free from the Student Government Association (SGA) office. The SGA office is located in room 302 of the Student Union Building. For more information about the clear bag policy click here.


Resources & Opportunities for Registered Student Organizations

Market Your Student Org's Events using SUB Table Tents!

Table Tents can be utilized by registered Student Orgs for event advertising at no cost to the organization.  If you have an event you would like to promote please go to the following link to get more information:  http://www.depts.ttu.edu/sub/UniversityGrounds/TableTentRegs.php.

Need Funding for Your Student Organization’s Next Event?

The Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs has developed a fund for student organization programming that supports the strategic priorities of Texas Tech University and its core values.  Click here to read more about the criteria and to make a request. Questions? Contact Keri Shiplet or contact Student Involvement at 806-742-5433.


Looking for a Presentation or Speaker for your Organization?

Red to Black: Peer Financial Coaching

Topics Include: Creating Spending plans, Establishing and building credit, Maximizing financial aid, or Examining after college expenses

The most popular presentation is Money Habitudes, which explores habits and attitudes surrounding money through an interactive card game. To request a Peer Financial Coach to come to your student organization meeting, simply fill out our presentation form>> 

For questions, please email us at redtoblack@ttu.edu or call 806-742-9781

Risk Intervention & Safety Education (RISE) Office

Topics Include:
  • Alcohol/Drug Education, Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Mental Health, or Bystander Intervention

More information on the RISE Website>>

'Step-Up' Peer By-Stander Presentation

Step Up is a peer to peer bystander intervention program designed to teach students when and how to intervene regarding sexual violence, bullying, hazing, and other problematic behaviors typically found in the college campus environment. 

If you or your organization are interested in this program you can request a presentation by clicking here. A program request can also be requested by filling out this form on OrgSync.

For questions, please contact Chris Medley at chris.medley@ttu.edu.


On-Campus Opportunities for Students,
Faculty, and Staff


Don't Lose Your SGA Funding!
FY18 Budget Application & Funding Contract Due
Orgs will forfeit the remaining 1/3 of allocated funding on 02/28/17

Please visit the SGA website for more information or contact the SGA office at 742-3631.


Free Tutoring!

The Learning Center offers a variety of FREE services to all currently enrolled undergraduate Texas Tech students to ensure academic success: Drop-in peer tutoring in subjects such as Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accounting, and Engineering. The Learning Center also offers individual academic planning, support, and coaching. Finally students have access to peer academic coaching that provides students with skills in test taking, time management, etc. Can make it in The Learning Center has Online tutoring Monday through Thursday from 7:30-10pm (in some subjects). They also offer presentations about our services to organizations and other departments and classes.



Off-Campus Opportunities for Students,
Faculty, and Staff


Pancakes and Volunteering!

The Lubbock Lion’s Club will be holding their annual Pancake Festival on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Civic Center. Once again, we are asking if your organization will be willing to assist us in this worthy cause. The 2017 – 65th Annual Lubbock Lions Club Pancake Festival is scheduled for Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Civic Center. We break this down into three working shifts, 1st shift - 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2nd shift - 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and 3rd shift - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We will need your organization to work the 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts. For any questions please feel free to email Mike Massengale or call 806-392-0249.


Discounted Movie Tickets!

Stars and Stripes Drive-In is offering discounted rates at the Drive-In to all groups at Texas Tech. There regular ticket prices are $8 a screen for 2 features, but for groups (20-100 people) can offer tickets at a discounted price of $6 a ticket. To set up a group rate event please contact them at (806)-744-7827. 


Wreck Hunger by Volunteering

Develop skills that can help you now and in the future while at the same time helping your TTU Community. It only requires a minimum commitment of 1 hour per week for the Fall 2016 semester (leadership positions require 2 hours per week). We are also conveniently located on campus across from the SUB. If you are interested please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.


Important information for Student Org Advisors


This session will allow advisors to ask questions of other Faculty/Staff members and Advisors in regards to a variety of topics. 

Wednesday, Feb 15 from 12:00 - 1:00 SUB Playa Room
Thursday, Feb 16 from 3:30 - 4:30 SUB Playa Room


Center for Campus Life | StudentOrgs@ttu.edu |  (806) 742-5433