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Gary Mccrory
Oct 17, 2017

Student Involvement Weekly: Once Upon A Time...

Oct 17, 2017 by Gary Mccrory

The following newsletter is sent out every week if there is information happening on campus or in the community
that students, student organizations, faculty, and staff can benefit from. 


Student Involvement Weekly

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

General Announcements for Students,
Faculty, & Staff


The Majors & Minors Fair provides students with an opportunity to meet with faculty and professional advisors to discuss a variety of possible majors as well as many available career opportunities connected to each major. Representatives include professors, advisors, current students and student ambassadors who are ready to speak with you. Stop by if you are confused about your current major or minor, looking to explore other opportunities or want to pick up a second major.

This fair offers a great opportunity to find out about required courses, faculty-to-student ratio, minimum GPA, opportunities for non-majors to take classes, career prospects for that major, professional affiliations, student organizations and the process of switching majors.


On Saturday, October 28th from 1pm-5pm Student Involvement will be hosting its annual Student Leader Academy. This event is a FREE, On-Campus Leadership Conference for ALL Texas Tech students to learn more about who they are as leaders, build their personal leadership skills, and make connections with other Red Raiders. The Student Leader Academy includes a welcome, educational breakout sessions, closing keynote speaker, and time for networking with other campus leaders. The Student Leader Academy is designed to impact everyone - from emerging, to accomplished leaders - so all Texas Tech students are encouraged to register and attend.


Witnesses To The Holocaust

The Office of the President at Texas Tech University invites you to join us as we commemorate the narratives of Texas veterans of the Second World War who helped to liberate the concentration camps. The Texas Liberator Project, a research venture generously supported by the Texas holocaust and Genocide Commission, honors the desire of these liberators for a new generation to remember and learn the history of the Holocaust. The program will feature a visit to the exhibit and a presentation that shares some of the oral testimonies of the veterans and celebrates the global launch of the app and the website.


On-Campus Events & Opportunities
for Students, Faculty, and Staff


Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at Texas Tech Recreational Center! Raiderthon Dance Marathon is holding an event for students to participate and have fun in! To here more about Raiderthon Dance Marathon. Check out raiderthon.org to register!


Off-Campus Events & Opportunities
for Students, Faculty, and Staff


9th Annual Pumpkin Trail

Bring your families and friends to walk along the lighted trail of carved jack-o-lanterns in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum. Stroller and wheelchair accessible!
Pumpkin lighting begins at 5:30 p.m. with two entrances at the
Lubbock Memorial Arboretum and the Garden Arts Center.
Evening Hours
5:30 p.m. -9 p.m. – Thursday and Sunday (10/19 & 10/22)
5:30 p.m. -10 p.m. – Friday and Saturday (10/20 & 10/21)
Daylight Hours – An autumn scene of pumpkins, fall foliage and blue sky.
9 a.m. -6 p.m. Friday - Sunday (10/14 – 10/16)


Flatland Film Festival

Flatland Film is a program of LHUCA that aims to cultivate an appreciation for film, video and the digital moving-image expression and to support artists working in this mode of expression.This year’s festival is once again punctuated with live original music, appearances by directors and filmmakers and, of course, the best in independent film-making.Come see your favorite screenings or buy a
Festival Pass and enjoy an entire weekend of film, music and parties.




Important Events & Opportunities 
for Student Org Leaders & Advisors


Advisor EDU

The Advisor EDU Workshops are brief, one-hour trainings that cover a specific topic as it relates to your role as a student org advisor. Advisors can also utilize this time to ask questions of other Faculty/Staff members and Advisors in regards to a variety of topics.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM RSVP HERE
Monday, Nov 20, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM RSVP HERE


Student Org Risk Management Training

All student organizations are required to attend a Risk Management Training each year. If your organization did not attend the Student Org Academy in the spring or attend one of the trainings this past April you need to attend one of the trainings this fall to avoid being disabled. Check the LIST to see if your organization has completed the training and required assessment. If you are sure that your organization attended a training in the spring then the attendee has not completed the assessment. Follow these INSTRUCTIONS to see how to find and complete the assessment. The date listed on the instructions is for the Student Org Academy so if you attended
one of the later dates in April find that date instead.

Fall Training Dates
Tuesday, November 14 - 12:30-2:00 PM SUB Matador Room REGISTER
 


Promote Your Student Org for FREE

The Texas Tech Library is now providing Student Orgs with an opportunity to advertise their organization. This advertisement comes in the form of display cases that can be utilized to promote or share information about your student organization for two weeks at a time. If you would like to promote your organization in the Library check out the website.


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