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Hello everyone! Welcome to the Honors Congress Fall 2011! My name is MaryKate and I’m the secretary of the Honors Congress. I look forward to eventually meeting all of you. There are so many exciting events this semester, so definitely become involved and get those DM points! This is a new newsletter format that we’re trying so if you have any feedback or comments on it, please email me at honorscongress+secretary@gmail.com. You can also contact me at this email if you have any questions or if you’d like to be removed from the Honors Congress mailing list. I really hope everyone finds this newsletter useful and informative! Have a wonderful day! Sincerely, Mary Kate Secretary of Honors Congress


Blue Springs September 4th

Painting by Hue September 22nd

Wii <3 Music 7pm-10pm, September 66h

Love Letters September 26th and 27th

A Sweet September Bake Sale September 6h-8th

Amway Center Tour September 28th

Kelly Park/Rock Springs September 10th-September 11th

Letters to Veterans with Volunteer UCF September 29th

Painting With a Twist September 14th

Glow in the Dark Games 8pm-11pm, September 30th

Beach Clean Up September 18th Honors Art Showcase September 19th-23rd


ACADEMIC

VOLUNTEER

Kelly Park/Rock Springs 4pm, Saturday September 10th-2pm September 11th Meet in front of BHC to carpool Cost is free! Email Honorscongress@gmail.com to sign up by Wednesday, September 7th

Beach Clean Up 11am-4pm, September 18th Beach clean up and cookout at Cocoa beach Need drivers to carpool RSVP to honorscongress+volunteer@gmail.com

Painting With a Twist 6:30pm-9:45pm, Wednesday September 14th Meet in front of BHC to carpool Cost is $10 Sign up and pay in BHC102 by Monday September 12th

Love Letters September 26th and 27th Card Making for Love Letters after General Meeting Letters to Veterans with Volunteer UCF 2:30pm-4:30pm, September 29th RSVP to honorscongress+volunteer@gmail.com Ronald McDonald House 5:30pm-8:30pm, October 3 RSVP to honorscongress+volunteer@gmail.com


SOCIAL

FUNDRAISING

Blue Springs 10am-4pm, Sunday September 4th Meet in front of BHC to carpool Email Honorscongress@gmail.com to sign up

A Sweet September Bake Sale 9am-2:30pm, September 6h-8th

Painting by Hue 5pm, Thursday September 22nd Meet in front of BHC to carpool Email Honorscongress@gmail.com to sign up

Honors Art Showcase Artists submit your art pieces to BHC102 by September 15th at 5pm From September 19th-23rd, art pieces will be displayed in BHC Lobby and students can donate money to their favorite piece. Winning artists receive 10% of the proceeds. Open Mic Night 7:30pm--10pm, October 17th at Brooklyn Pizza RSVP to honorscongress+fundraising@gmail.com For all fundraising events all proceeds go to the Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Miracle Network.


HOUSING

ATHLETICS

Wii <3 Music 7pm-10pm, September 66h

Intramural Sports Sign-up at honorscongress+athletics@gmail.com by the deadlines below!

Glow in the Dark Games 8pm-11pm, September 30th

Baseball-9/19/11 Volleyball-10/24/11 Soccer-10/25/11 Workout Buddies Get partnered with someone in the Honors College that shares your similar workout preferences. Meet new people and get motivated to exercise! Prize awarded for the partners that log the most hours over the semester. Email honorscongress+@gmail.com Amway Center Tour 3:00pm, September 28th Because of Orlando Magic President Alex Martins, we have arranged a tour of the Amway Center. Limited to 20 people. Meet at BHC to carpool . Sign up at honorscongress@gmail.com


Q: Top 3 things you look forward to each year? A: There are so many things it is hard to choose. I look forward to the fall semester because it is always exciting to see the new freshmen come in; everyone comes back from the summer excited. I really enjoy getting to hang out with the Honors students because everybody is so much fun. Homecoming is also really fun. The luncheons are another really exciting opportunity offered to students because we invite so many interesting speakers. With really interesting speaker and guests, it is always a very unique experience with the honors college. Q: What is your role in the Honors Congress? A: I serve as the program assistant for student affairs. I support all the logistics behind planning all the luncheons, events honors congress puts on, I help pick up and help choose the delicious Monday morning breakfasts, and I send out all the mass emails. Q: Why would students come see you? A: They can come see me if they have any questions about any Honors Congress events, sign up for luncheons, grab tickets, buy Honors Congress t-shirts, or just to say hi. Q: What interests do you have? A: I love to read, I bring my kindle with me everyday everywhere. Ummm....I do freelance photography and I also serve as a foster home for rescued dogs. I am a social media maniac. I love tweeting, facebooking, and blogging. I do love food. The vice president, Robert Gottfried, and I talk about food regularly.

Q: Pepsi or coke? A: Neither, I don’t like soda. Can I put water? Q: What is something people wouldn’t know about you? A: I am actually kind of a nerd. I love video games. I love board games. Q: Controversial question: Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings? A: NEITHER!!! Sorry. I did not drink either koolaid. Q: What event this semester excites you the most? A: This is hard, because there are so many new things you’re trying out this semester. Painting class, tour of the arena, and there is an interesting theme for homecoming, United Black and Gold Revolution. Q: What advice would you give incoming students? A: My advice would definitely be take advantage of every resource the honors congress offers. We have something for every interest so it is completely worth it to make time and get involved.

MC is most heard saying, “Why you calling me?!”


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Lisa Munyon 2011 Circuit Judge Date: 9/12/2011 Time: 12:00 PM for 1 Hr. Location: BHC 130 Betsy Culpepper PR/Marketing Director for Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies Date: 9/14/2011 Time: 11:30 AM for 1 Hr. Location: BHC 130 Alan Villaverde Vice President/General Manager of The Peabody Orlando Date: 9/20/2011 Time: 11:30 AM for 1 Hr. Location: BHC 130 Brock Magruder One of the top LASIK surgeons in the country Date: 9/21/2011 Time: 10:00 AM for 1 Hr. Location: BHC 130


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