Student Orgs Weekly: Let The Good Times Roll
Feb 24, 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's annual Student Organization conference for Officers, Advisors, & Up-and-Coming Leaders. This years Student Org Academy will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 1:00 to 5:00pm in the Student Union Building. Registration is NOW OPEN.
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General Announcements for Students, Staff & Faculty
Arbor Day Registration is Now Open!
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.
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, email@example.com or the Student Activities office, (806)742-4708, with any questions.
Red to Black Peer Financial Coaching
Red to Black is excited to host America Saves Week events February 27 – March 2 in the Student Union Building! We will be encouraging students to make savings pledges, teaching them about savings, have piggy banks available for decorating, and chances to win some fun prizes including $1,000 from America Saves. Visit www.r2b.ttu.edu for more details!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 806-742-9781
Risk Intervention & Safety Education (RISE) Office
- Alcohol/Drug Education, Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Mental Health, or Bystander Intervention
'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.
For questions, please contact Chris Medley at email@example.com.
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
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.
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
Center for Campus Life | StudentOrgs@ttu.edu | (806) 742-5433