What始s The Word November 4, 2013
Homecoming King & Queen 2013
VOTE: What is the Best College in San Antonio? SAN ANTONIO -- Going to college has pretty much become a part of the American dream. And if you want to go to college, San Antonio is great place to be. So, what makes a great college? According to a CNN Money poll, parents say "it's a school that delivers top-quality education at reasonable cost." Students, however, said they want a college that provides a small-community atmosphere, lots of course choices, professors who really teach and give individual attention, and a rich social life. We asked you which college you think is the Best College in San Antonio and here are your Top 4 nominees: 1. Our Lady of the Lake 2. Texas A&M University San Antonio 3. University of the Incarnate Word 4. University of Texas San Antonio Read More at: http://news4sanantonio.com//sa_living/features/best-of-sa/stories/vote-best-college-san-
Deadline for the Scholarship November 18, 2013 Eligibility requirements for The Es El Momento Scholarship applicaAon: 1. Interested students need to ﬁrst go online and then register 2. Applicant must be of LaAno/Hispanic heritage 3. Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale 4. First generaAon college student 5. Have not already earned a bachelor’s degree 6. VeriﬁcaAon 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 parAcipaAon in extracurricular acAviAes (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 sAll have quesAons that do not have to do with the online applicaAon, please email to Univision@hsf.net 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 LaAno/Hispanic heritage regardless of whether they are US ciAzens or undocumented. The amount awarded for each scholarships is approximately $5,000. Please share this important informaAon with students, parents and educators.
UIWʼs 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. The program will feature an exciting lineup of dynamic musical entertainment. The program will conclude when the official switch is flipped to illuminate the campus with nearly 1 million Christmas lights! In keeping with tradition, a candlelit procession will be led by Mariachis Las Coronelas around campus. Once again we will be collecting new and unwrapped toys for the Elf Louise Project. Come celebrate the diversity of UIW and the Alamo City as we honor “Christmas Around the World”. NOTE: Due to construction projects both on and surrounding campus, the traditional Light the Way mass will not be held this year in Our Ladyʼs Chapel.
Dear Friends, As you may know, fighting hunger is the central focus of Sodexoâ€™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. Iâ€™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 www.SodexoFoundation.org for official rules and the application and contact me firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Regards, Jim (J.J.) Jenkins Senior Vice President Sodexo Education
A big Thank You to the 127 individuals who signed the Civility Pledge as part of Civility Week last week! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
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Don't miss out on this professional development opportunity at the University of the Incarnate Word:
November 7th: Non-Profit Careers Panel Discussion, 6 pm, Library Auditorium Cardinals are you curious about the type of career paths that can be found within the nonprofit sector? Then plan to attend the Non-Profit Careers Panel Discussion. It is a great chance to expand your network and hear the start up stories of some of San Antonio's dynamic nonprofit professionals. Panelists include: • Marnee Grant - City Year, Sr. Regional Recruitment Manager • Angel Martinez - Boys Scouts of America, Communications Marketing Director • Chris Navarro - San Antonio Children's Museum, Outreach Coordinator • Yvette Reyna - Judson Education Foundation, Executive Director
SAVE THE DATE:
November 13th: On-Site Resume Reviews, 1:30 PM, Marian Hall Ballroom November 19th: Resume Essentials, 12:00 Noon, Library Auditorium Visit sites.uiw.edu/career/events for more information For questions, please contact Career Services at (210) 829-3931 or email@example.com. All sessions are open to UIW students & alumni.
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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