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Reminder: BBNvolved

OrgSync is getting a new look… and a new name!

The Office of Student Organizations and Activities is excited to announce our transition to BBNvolved!

On April 18th, OrgSync will not be available for about 24 hours as we prepare BBNvolved. Once BBNvovled is ready for use, OrgSync as we know it will no longer be available. But don’t fret, all of your information from OrgSync will still be available and ready for use on BBNvolved. Follow along for updates on the Office of...

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OrgSync Updates and Organization Registration Dates!

OrgSync is getting a new look… and a new name!

The Office of Student Organizations and Activities is excited to announce our transition to BBNvolved!

This change will include a new look, new name, and new tools for your organizations! We are so excited for you and your organization to be a part of this change!

On April 18th, OrgSync will not be available for about 24 hours as we prepare BBNvolved. Once BBNvovled is ready for use, OrgSync as we know it will no longer...

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The Harambee Graduation Celebration

Harambee meaning “Let Us Come Together,” is an intimate graduation ceremony that recognizes the individual, cultural and communal achievements of soon to be UK Graduates.

The Harambee Celebration is an opportunity for the Office for Institutional Diversity (CARES, SSS, and CGD), Gatton College of Business, the Office of Admissions, the College of Agriculture, and the Office of Graduate Academic Services to extend heartfelt congratulations to students as they prepare to graduate...

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Lead Blue RSVP

We look forward to hosting you at the 2018 Student Organizations and Activities Lead Blue Student Organization Award Ceremony. 

April 12th, 5 PM, Patterson Hall 

Please complete this RSVP form. Questions? Contact Jessica.Chandler2@uky.edu with questions 

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Nominations for Zumwinkle Award

The Zumwinkle Student Rights Award will be bestowed on a student AND a faculty/staff member that have done the most to promote and protect student rights on campus during the current academic year. The individuals selected will receive an award along with a gift of $300.00. We hope that you will consider nominating an individual or individuals with THIS FORM The nomination is due by Monday, April 9th, 2018 by 5:00 pm at the Student Government Office, 351 Blazer Dining.

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Rising Star Initiative

The University of Kentucky recently became a sponsor of the Forté Foundation Rising Star Initiative. The program offers women undergraduates of all majors the opportunity to develop skills in five critical "career ready" areas — career exploration, personal branding, job searching, networking, and professional values. The resources are delivered via campus programming, national conferences, and a web portal for professional development and networking.

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Unconscious Bias Student Workshops

Unconscious Bias: special student sessions

You’ve heard about the UK Unconscious Bias Initiative for faculty and staff members. Now is your opportunity to be one of the first to participate in the workshops designed specifically with our students in mind!!

These 1-hour sessions will be offered through various methods for all students. Come to one of these debut sessions and find out how one’s mind can help us to understand, shape and re-frame our beliefs.

April 3,...

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You're Invited: Remaining Leadership Workshops

Don’t miss the last couple leadership workshops for the spring semester! We will have four more lunch & learn style workshops for students, student organizations, their leadership, and anyone else would like to attend!

 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018: Motivating The Middle - In leadership, we often focus on the top members of our organization, and motivating the unmotivated.  But what about the middle members; those who are dedicated to the organization or group but do not...

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Hosting an event during K Week

Student organizations and student leaders! Would you like to host your own event during K Week 2018?

K Week, UK’s annual fall welcome week, is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about how your organization would like to be involved. The K Week office is hosting a workshop for student organizations to learn more about K Week, the K Week Schedule of Events, and programming best practices. If you would like to host your own event during K Week, we strongly...

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Dr. Meg Jay to speak on campus

The Lewis Honors College is pleased to host Dr. Meg Jay, associate professor of education at the University of Virginia, author, and speaker on Tuesday, March 27th.  She will be on a two day visit to the University of Kentucky to speak to students, faculty, and staff as part of her tour that she does around the country.  Dr. Jay has published two books on the topics of "Resilience" and "Making the Most of Your 20s", and this will be the focus of her talks and interaction the UK community. ...

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It's not too late...Nominate!

Award nominations and applications are still open, but close soon! Apply and/or nominate today! The awards and deadlines are listed below with links to more information. 

 

Lead Blue Group Awards

New Organization of the Year

Student Organization of the Year

Collaboration Award 

Program of the Year (50+ members)

Program of the Year (Under 50 members)

Diversity and Inclusion Organization 

Civic Engagement Award (service...

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Invitation: On the Table Community Dialogue at UK

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, please join us for a unique opportunity to gather around a table here at UK with friends and colleagues and have a real conversation about what's important to us about our community.  This is a great opportunity for student voices to be heard!

On the Table is a one-day community-wide dialogue that takes place throughout Lexington.  Last year, over 11,000 participants came together around 1,200 tables across Fayette County to discuss not only what’s...

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University Honors & Awards Recipient/Presenter Information (Copy)

On April 11th beginning at 6:15pm, Student Organizations and Activities will be hosting the University Honors and Awards Banquet at the Boone Center. We're excited to recognize your recipients! Please provide as much information as possible. Should you have any other questions or concerns please contact Ashley Jones at ashleyjones@uky.edu or 859-257-7242.

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The Shane Carlin and Annie Sit Inclusion Award Nomination Form

The Shane Carlin and Annie Sit Inclusion Award

2017-2018

Deadline is March 30th, 2018

Award History The University of Kentucky will continue the annual tradition of acknowledging outstanding student service and commitment to inclusion and diversity at The University Honors & Recognition Awards Program on April 18, 2017.  The Shane Carlin and Annie Sit Inclusion Award recognizes the achievements of students that have made strides in assisting to move our...

Join Residence Hall Association Board of Directors! Apply now!

Hello Wildcats! If you live on campus in a residence hall, are interested in serving your fellow wildcats as a student leader, and are passionate about building community, then serving on the Residence Hall Association Board of Directors is a great opportunity to do just that! The RHA Board of Directors are elected through an all on-campus student election. For more information, email the RHA Advisor, Trent Patrick, at trentpatrick@uky.edu, or visit the application...

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SGA All Student Survey

The SGA All Student Survey is closing Friday, March 9th and we want to hear your thoughts! The survey is a great way to voice concerns on campus issues & participants are eligible to win some awesome prizes.

Prizes Include:

LG 4k 49in TV Apple iPad  Apple Watch Series 3 Amazon Echo

If you have not completed the survey it can be found HERE

 

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Programming in the NEW Student Center: Call for Programs and Calendar Submission

Programming in the New Student Center: Call for Programs

The Division of Student and Academic Life, in conjunction with the The Office of Institutional Diversity and the New Student Center Programming Work Team, are coordinating a year-long, university-wide programming initiative planned for the 2018-2019 academic year.

This programming initiative is part of an intentional plan aimed at making the re-imagined Student Center more than a building - turning it...

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2018 Otis A. Singletary - Outstanding Senior Awards

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST 

Award Criteria: The Outstanding Senior Award recognizes two graduating student leaders for their demonstration of superior student involvement through leadership and service at the University of Kentucky throughout their undergraduate career. Areas of leadership involvement include, but are not limited to: publications and scholarship, student organizations, fine arts, athletics, and campus and...

2018 Robert and Freda Carlin “Unsung Hero” Award UK Student & Student and Academic Life Staff Nomination Form

Deadline for Submission, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Robert and Freda Carlin “Unsung Hero” is an award given to one current University of Kentucky Student and one Student and Academic Life staff member or University advocate for Student and Academic Life. Created by a UK Alumnus honoring his parents, the following statement is expressed by this alumnus:

“Too many times in life there are many silent and background leaders that do a lot of work to...

NOMINATE NOW! Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony

Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony

The Office of Student Organizations and Activities is starting a new campus tradition of awarding and recognizing individual students and our student organizations by creating the Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony. The Lead Blue Awards will recognize the successes and accomplishments of student organizations, advisors, and student leaders.

Awards will be given out in three categories:

Student...

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Group Awards- Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony

The application must be complete to be considered by the selection committee.  All forms must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday March 21, 2018.

All organizations that are nominated must be registered with the Office of Student Organizations and Activities for the 2017-18 academic year. 

Contact Jessica Chandler with questions, jessica.chandler2@uky.edu, 859-257-8867

New Organization of the Year

This award recognizes the efforts of...

Individual Awards- Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony

All award applications must be complete to be considered by the selection committee.  All forms must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday March 21, 2018.

All student nominees must be in good standing with the university. (2.0 or above GPA and no outstanding conduct issues)

Contact Jessica Chandler with questions, jessica.chandler2@uky.edu, 859-257-8867

Diversity and Inclusion Award

The Diversity & Inclusion Award is presented to a...

Student Leadership Positions-Apply Today!

UK 101/201:

UK 101/201 Peer Instructor

UK 101/201 is now accepting applications for our Peer Instructor positions!  Peer Instructors are an essential component of UK 101 and UK 201. Responsibilities include assisting the faculty instructor, teaching/facilitating class sessions, and interacting with the students during in-class and out-of-class activities.  Peer instructors serve as important role models and mentors to their students and help in their transition to...

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Be Our Guest at the Leadership Education Etiquette Dinner

Be Our Guest at the Leadership Education Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 4:30pm-6:30pm Hilary J. Boone Center Leadership Education is excited to offer an Etiquette Dinner as part of the spring workshop series!  This will be a great opportunity to network with business leaders, polish your professionalism, and build skills to help you land your next internship or job. An RSVP is REQUIRED on Orgsync. 

 

The deadline to RSVP is Monday, February 26.  If...

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