Winter 2013_Week 3 LIT
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LANE POLICIES & DEADLINES Advising for New College-Level Students Week 3 If this is your first term at Lane, please make an appointment to see Jen or Dao this week to talk about your academic plan at Lane and beyond! Advising for Continuing College-Level Students Week 4-5 If you are a continuing student at Lane, please make an appointment to see Jen or Dao during Week 4 or 5 to discuss your degree and transfer plan and get help choosing classes for Winter 2013. Come to the International Programs office in 11/235 and make an appointment with the receptionist. Registration for College-Level Classes: Spring 2013 Remember – the class schedule for Spring 2013 will be posted online Week 5 and registration begins Week 6. You can check the following link to view the registration calendar by term and see the staged registration dates: http:// www2.lanecc.edu/calendars/registration-calendar Tuition Payment Remember to pay your bill! You can pay in one of the following ways: -log in online to MyLane and click the My Finances tab and then “Make an Online Payment” on the left -write a check to Lane Community College and turn it in to Enrollment Services in Building 1 -pay in cash to an Enrollment Services advisor in Building 1 Lane Foundation Scholarships Apply for your chance to earn one of many Lane Foundation Scholarships worth $1000 each! The deadline to apply is March 14. Hint: you do NOT need to apply for FAFSA in order to fill out the online Foundation scholarship application. Follow this link for instructions and to apply: http://www.lanecc.edu/foundation/scholarshipopps.htm IMMIGRATION UPDATES I-20 Pick Up for Transfer Students Transfer student I-20’s are ready for pick-up! Please come to the International Programs office in Building 11, Room 235 and ask the receptionist for your new I -20. Have You Moved Recently or Changed Your Phone Number or Email? Remember, if you move or change your phone number or email, you are required by immigration to report these changes within 10 days. Once your update this information in MyLane, we will automatically have the correct information to update your SEVIS record. COFFEE TALK EVERY TUESDAY, 11:30-1:30 @ BUILDING 11, ROOM 206. FREE SNACKS, COFFEE, JUICE! GREAT PLACE TO MEET MORE FRIENDS! DID YOU KNOW? Honors Program Spring 2013 Application Deadline – Wednesday, January 30 at 5 pm Do you want to belong to a community of honors students at Lane and take your learning to the next level? Are you interested in getting honors recognition on your transcript and a competitive edge when applying for scholarships and to four-year universities? If you have tested into or completed WR 121 and if you have completed 15 credits at Lane with a GPA of 3.25 or higher, now’s your chance to apply! The deadline for Spring 2013 applicants is Wednesday, January 30 with notifications sent on or by Friday, February 1. Visit the website at www.lanecc.edu/honors to apply online or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. How To Pay For College In One Day Workshop Saturday, January 26 – 8:30 am-2:30 pm in Building 19 (CML) lobby Learn how to find and compete for scholarships and how to write effective applications. Specific information about Lane Foundation scholarships will be provided. NOTE: you do NOT have to fill out the FAFSA form because you cannot receive federal financial aid as an international student, so this part of the workshop does not apply to you! Winter Scholarship Workshops – February 1st, 8th and 22nd from 2-3:20 pm in 19/241 Confused about how to apply for scholarships? Join these free workshops and learn about how to search for scholarships as well as how to fill out applications, order a transcript, write personal statement and create an activity chart. See http://www2.lanecc.edu/ces/classes-and-workshops for more information. UO Transfer Day – Wednesday, January 30 – 1:30-5 pm in Building 19 (CML) Here’s your chance to meet with U of O advisors and current U of O students and ask all of your burning questions! You can also attend workshops on how to apply, which scholarships you should know about, how to succeed in a university setting and how to use Duckweb in addition to visiting resource tables for many U of O programs and departments. Don’t miss it! FREE Theater Performance – Company Free tickets are available in the International Programs Office for the upcoming LCC student production of "Company" (a musical performance). Tickets are free but you must call 541.463.5761 to reserve a seat! Performance days and times are Jan 31-Feb 2, Feb 8-10, and Feb 14-16 at 7:30 pm as well as Feb 10 at 2 pm. See http:// www.lanecc.edu/arts/calendar for more information. Looking for students who want to share their story at Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration! Chinese New Year is coming up! International Programs will be celebrating on February 13 at 11:30 am in the Long House. We are looking for 4 students to make a short presentation about New Year's traditions during the luncheon. Please contact Beth Schenderlein if you are interested in doing this! email@example.com or 541.463.3409. LOST AND FOUND Have you lost something on campus? To reach the Lost & Found on campus call Public Safety at 541-463-5558 or visit Building 13. http://www2.lanecc.edu/copps/documents/lost-and-found TGIF Every Friday Noon @ Building 11, Room 208 You Bet! Or You Betcha! Means “You can bet money on that,” showing that you are 100 percent in agreement with what another person has just said, and you think what he/she has said is true. PHOTO OF THE WEEK If you have any creative, fun, or event photos that you would like to publish, please submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org Bowling Event Photo Credit to Hugh AND THE WINNER IS... The following student received a $15 dining card for being the first to answer the LIT pop quiz. YOU could be next! Mohammad Labani Q: Whatâ€™s your favorite drink? A: Cappuccino Jan 21 â€” Feb 2, 2012 Sun 20 Lane Foundation Scholarships Open for Application!! Mon 21 NO SCHOOL Tue 22 College visit from Pacific University at Coffee Talk 11:30am1:30pm 1/206 Wed 23 Thu 24 25 Fri Sat 26 How to Pay for College in One Day Scholarship Workshop 8:30-2:30 pm Building 19 (CML) lobby TGIF 12-1pm 11/208 ISC Movie Night 6pm-8pm Titan Court 27 28 ISC Meeting 4pm-5pm 11/240 29 Coffee Talk 11:30am1:30pm 1/206 30 Honors Program Application Deadline UO Transfer Day 1:30pm-5pm Building 19 (CML) 31 1 TGIF 12-1pm 11/208 Winter Scholarship Workshop 2pm-3:20pm Building 19 Room 241 2