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What始s The Word November 11, 2013

Homecoming King & Queen 2013

Veteran始s Day 2013

On Veterans Day we honor all Who answered to a service call. Soldiers young, and soldiers old, Fought for freedom, brave and bold. Some have lived, whole others died, And all of them deserve our pride. We始re proud of all the soldiers who, Kept thinking red, white, and blue. They fought for us and all our rights, They fought through many days and nights. And though we may not know each name, We thank ALL veteran始s just the same. By: Cheryl Dyson

Project Africa “Male Date Auction” November 20th from 7:30-10:00 pm in the Marian Hall Ballroom. Project  Africa’s  planning  commi4ee  for  the  Male  Date  Auc9on    Date  Auc9on  (Below)







Veterans Day free meals, discounts, deals and sales!!! ui7ifyz/-/index.html

Join us for Lunch Marian Hall Thursday, November 14th, 2013 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

UIW’s 27th Annual Light the Way, sponsored by H-E-B, will celebrate “Christmas Around the World,” on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tom and Gayle Benson Stadium. From 6 p.m. on Thurs, Nov 21 thru noon (12 p.m.) on Sun, Nov 24 there will be no parking between the Tennis Courts & Benson Stadium all the way to the Avoca Residences. There will also be no parking in the lot between Agnese Way & the Tennis Courts. Those areas will be blocked off and students/faculty/staff/guests found parking there could receive a ticket and potentially have their car towed at their expense.

Deadline for  the  Scholarship   November  18,  2013 Eligibility  requirements  for  The  Es  El  Momento  Scholarship  applica9on:   1. Interested  students  need  to  first  go  online  and  then  register 2. Applicant  must  be  of  La9no/Hispanic  heritage 3. Minimum  of  3.0  GPA  on  a  4.0  scale 4. First  genera9on  college  student 5. Have  not  already  earned  a  bachelor’s  degree 6. Verifica9on  of  Family  Income  documents 7. Three  Essay  Responses  (400  to  600  words  each)  :   a. Tell  us  about  your  academic/career  short-­‐term  and  long-­‐term  goals.  How  has   your  Hispanic  heritage  influenced  these  goals? b. Describe  your  par9cipa9on  in  extracurricular  ac9vi9es  (community  service,   volunteer  work,  employment,  school  clubs,  sports,  family,  church,  etc.).  What  have   you  learned  from  your  experience(s)? c. Describe  a  recent  academic  challenge  you  have  faced.  Explain  how  you   overcame  it.   Please  have  electronic  copies  of  transcript(s)  (including  grades  through  Spring  and  or   Summer  2013)  ready  for  upload  (official  or  unofficial)  in  .PDF  or  .JPG  format   Frequently  Asked  Ques;ons  and  Answers  are  in  Spanish   If  you  s9ll  have  ques9ons  that  do  not  have  to  do  with  the  online  applica9on,  please   email  to  or  call  toll  free  at  1-­‐855-­‐356-­‐6636.         Univision,  the  dominant  Spanish-­‐language  network  in  the  United  States  has  begun  a   scholarship  called  The  Es  El  Momento  Scholarship  which  will  be  available  as  of   October  21,  2013.    The  Es  El  Momento  Scholarship  will  be  open  to  all  students  of   La9no/Hispanic  heritage  regardless  of  whether  they  are  US  ci9zens  or   undocumented.    The  amount  awarded  for  each  scholarships  is  approximately  $5,000.   Please  share  this  important  informa9on  with  students,  parents  and  educators.

Dear Friends, As you may know, fighting hunger is the central focus of Sodexo’s community service efforts, andour STOP Hunger program mobilizes entire Sodexo communities, including employees, consumers, partners and suppliers to join forces to improve Quality of Life for the communities we serve. I’m happy to share two opportunities for your students. First, Sodexo Foundation is accepting applications for the Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program presently through December 5, 2013. Through scholarship awards, Sodexo Foundation recognizes and rewards students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models and solutions to eliminate hunger across the country. Scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education and a matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice. Additionally, Sodexo Foundation offers $500 Youth Grants for youth-led service projects that bring together young people, families, Sodexo employees and other community members to address childhood hunger during Global Youth Service Day April 11-13, 2014. The application period closesJan. 31, 2014. Thank you for sharing this opportunity with your students and joining Sodexo in the fight against hunger. Please visit for official rules and the application and contact me with any questions. Regards, Jim (J.J.) Jenkins Senior Vice President Sodexo Education

ATTN: Students of the University of the Incarnate Word Do you support a $45/semester fee increase for the Student Legacy Fund? The fee will generate approximately $500,000/ year for SGA to provide enhanced student-led initiatives. Vote Now On Blackboard!!! • • • • •

Extended Library Hours: Possibly 24 Hours Monday – Thursday Automatic Organization Allocations: Imagine never having to fundraise! An Improved Wellness Center Experience Funds to ENHANCE the new Student Engagement Center Funds for Environmental Sustainability & Education

Please Contact the Student Government Association if you have any questions. We truly need your support as our friends and constituents. Voting is open to all undergraduate and graduate students from November 11 – 30th, via the BlackBoard homepage. Email:                            Twitter: @SGAUIW                           Phone: (210)-829-3833 University Events and Student Programs (210)829-6034 Paul Ayala Director of UESP Paulina Mazurek Assistant Director of UESP Ellyse Sanchez Student Organizations Coordinator Ricardo Sanchez Student Center Coordinator Mercedes Moreno Greek Life Coordinator

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