Know-a-BULL News
Week of 01/15/2013 - Issue # 247



Here is your weekly copy of Know-a-BULL News. Please read this issue to keep up-to-date with all the exciting events and news from the USF Honors College and the Office of National Scholarships.

At a Glance

Upcoming Events

RSS Feed Upcoming Events
 1/17/2013 USF Fulbright Day
 1/18/2013 Lunch w/ the Deans
 1/18/2013 Open Score Art Exhibit
 1/23/2013 FL Gubernatorial Fellowships Workshop
 1/23/2013 Honors College Student Council Exercise Event
 1/25/2013 Pickering and Rangel Scholarship Workshop
 1/28/2013 Summer Clinical Research Opportunities at Tampa General
 1/30/2013 Office of National Scholarships Freshman Workshop
 1/31/2013 OUR: Getting Started in Undergraduate Research
 2/1/2013 Office of National Scholarships Freshman Workshop
* "Freshpeople 5 Events"

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Honors College

Dean's Update:



  • Tutor Needed for Organic Chemistry I CHM 2210

    The Holcombe Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for Organic Chemistry I (CHM 2210) for the Spring 2013 Semester. Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course. Applications should be submitted by following the link provided. Please Laura Reiser, Holcombe GA laurareiser@honors.usf.edu, with questions.


    Link: Tutor Application

  • Tutor Needed for Physics II PHY 2054

    The Holcombe Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for Physics II (PHY 2054) for the Spring 2013 Semester. Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course. Applications should be submitted by following the link provided. Please Laura Reiser, Holcombe GA laurareiser@honors.usf.edu, with questions.


    Link: Tutor Application

  • Volunteer Oppportunity

    Join with the Student Coalition to End Homeless and Poverty (SCAP) or volunteer at the USF Stampede of Service Event.  Below is the information for the event


    Date: Saturday, January 19, 2013
    Time: 8am - 12:30pm


    Meet at the Track and Field Stadium. There will be breakfast before the event, and lunch will be served afterwards.


    Please, if you would like to be a part of this opportunity, email our volunteer coordinator Michael (michael108@mail.usf.edu). All he needs is a reply to this message saying "YES" or "NO" and whether or not you will need carpooling.


  • Tutor Needed EEL 4102

    The Holcombe Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for Linear Systems Analysis (EEL 4102) for the Spring 2013 Semester. Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course. Applications should be submitted by following the link provided. Please contact Laura Reiser, Holcombe GA laurareiser@honors.usf.edu, with questions.


    Link: Tutor Application

  • Planning to Graduate in Spring 2013

    If you are planning to graduate in spring 2013, please review Degreeworks carefully to determine if all requirements will be satisfied at the end of the semester. If you have any questions about your progress, please make sure to meet with a departmental major advisor (Honors College advisors are able to review your records, but since we do not certify your degree, we always recommend that you check directly with your department). 


    The deadline to apply for spring graduation is February 1. The application may be found on the following link.


     


     


    Link: Graduation Application

  • Clinical Research Opportunites at Tampa General for Summer 2013

    On Monday, January 28, from 4:00-5:00pm in JPH 1319, the research coordinator from Tampa General will be here to talk to students about their summer clinical research program. If you are interested, please make sure to RSVP through the Honors College calendar.


  • Tutor Needed for Calculus I MAC 2311

    The Holcombe Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for Calculus I (MAC 2311) for the Spring 2013 Semester. Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course. Applications should be submitted by following the link provided. Contact Laura Reiser, Holcombe GA laurareiser@honors.usf.edu with questions


    Link: Tutor Application

  • PreDental Summer Program at UF

    The University of Florida will offer a three-week pre-dental summer program in July 2013. This is an immersion program that gives pre-dental students an overview of the dental profession via dental workshops, rotations through UF's different specialty dental clinics, simulation lab projects, networking activities and more. They focus on developing stronger applicants to dental school by offering interview, financial aid and DAT workshops. The program is free and provides scrubs, room and board to all participants. The program targets, but is not limited to, students of educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds and/or of ethnic minority status. For more information, please visit the following link.


    Link: http://dental.ufl.edu/education/dmd-program/student-multicultural-affairs/outreach-programs/summer-learning-program/

  • Overlap of major and minor courses

    There is a general rule at USF which states that students are not permitted to count a course for a major and a minor. There are limited exceptions to this rule. If you are pursuing a track in which this might be an issue, please double check with your departmental major and minor advisors to clarify whether or not you are able to overlap any courses. 


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O.N.S. - Office of National Scholarships

ONS has information on a wide variety of Scholarships and fellowships for graduate study. Please check the ONS website and speak with Dr. Lucas or Ms. Schumacher.

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USF Honors College Student Council

  • Honors College Has Talent Contest

    Do you have a talent you'd like to share on the stage? Do you enjoy shows like American Idol and America's Got Talent? The Honors Council is hosting "Honors Got Talent!" on February 27th, from 7PM to 9PM in the Oval Theater. Come out for a chance to show off your talent or support your Honors peers! Great scholarships will be awarded to the winners and refreshments will be provided. Email Kelsey at kelseyshook@mail.usf.edu if you are interested in performing.


  • Honors College Student Council Exercise Event

    Come out and get that Spring Break Body at Honors College Student Council's exercise event! We will be doing a tribute to Richard Simmons' fitness videos, and your student council will be the teachers. There will be healthy snacks, 80's workout attire, and experienced teachers there to assist throughout the event. It will be held Wednesday afternoon, January 23rd. Location and time TBA, so look out for fliers around the Honors College or email Bryce Montané (bryce1@mail.usf.edu) for updates.


  • Underground Shirts on Sale

    Show your Honors College pride by buying an Honors College Student Council t-shirt! T-shirts come in varying colors and are only $10.00! Please see Viktoria Phillips in ALN 262A to buy a shirt or email vsisto@honors.usf.edu for more details!


  • Honors Leadership and Success Seminar

    What is Leadership? What makes you stand out from your peers? Do you understand the importance of emotional intelligence? The answer to all these questions and more will be offered in a brand new Honors Seminar Series! Be exposed to an active environment, and cultivate your capabilities with brilliant student peers and guest speakers.

    You must attend all sessions to receive any credit and certification.

    Dates: 2/1, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/22, 3/29

    Time: 2 - 3:30 PM

    Location: JPH 1319


  • Applications for HCSC Eboard 2013 2014

    Are you looking for a great way to become more involved in the Honors College at USF? Do you want to gain leadership experience while building friendships? If so, apply to be on the Honors College Student Council's Executive Board! The HCSC E-Board is a great way to meet new people, help plan fun events, volunteer in the local USF and Tampa Bay community, and work together with other Honors College students to further the Honors College Student Council. Applications are due by 5:00pm on February 15, 2013 to ALN 241. Applications can be picked up at ALN 241, ALN 250B, or ALN 262A. If you have any questions or would like to know more about what being on the HCSC E-Board entails, please email Viktoria Phillips at vsisto@honors.usf.edu.


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USF Honors College Student Council

  • Online Calendar Updated

    Be sure to check out the Honors online calendar to take note of the Spring 2013 events that were recently added!


  • Honors LLC Social Media

    The Honors LLC now has a check-in location on FourSquare! Use it when you're hanging out in the building or attending HLLC events. And don't forget to get connected to the Honors LLC Facebook and Twitter pages if you haven't done so already.


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Student Submissions

  • CommunicationsMarketing Internship

    St. James Church Communications Internship
    Salary: This position is an unpaid internship.
    Hours Per Week: 8-20*


    Qualifications:


    Must be energetic, outgoing & organized individual who is actively pursuing personal growth through faith.
    Some experience with PR & marketing or pursuing experience in this area.
    A foundation in Microsoft Word, Excel & Publisher. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Indesign (or currently enrolled in a print communications class/program) desired but not a requirement. A working knowledge of digital social mediums, such as Facebook, Twitter & Youtube are a must.
    Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
    Ability to gather and organize large amounts of information.
    Self-motivated.
    Experience with graphic design and/or web design is a plus.


    Responsibilities:
    Develop an understanding of the organizational structure at St. James with an emphasis on supporting the vision and function of the church through the printed publications.
    Work with the Communications Director on communications projects, giving input and assistance.
    Gather & input content into the weekly Bulletin & brochures.
    Assist in the design/startup of a quarterly newsletter.
    At the conclusion, you will be required to write a summary of experience and outline benefits and developmental needs of time spent with SJUMC.


    Benefits to Applicant:
    Develop an understanding of how communication and print design can be utilized in the daily function of a non-profit organization.
    Experience working with a team of people to accomplish goals set by the organization.
    Gain practical experience in planning, executing, and evaluating a large-scale communications/media plan (with emphasis on print publications).
    Develop an understanding of the importance and processes involved in digital media management.
    Expanded knowledge and experience using print production and graphics software (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Indesign).
    Enjoy working in a fun environment while gaining practical experience that will help in future employment.


    Contact:
    Interested applicants should email a resume to andrea.reece@stjamestampa.org or contact
    Andrea Reece-Kitchen
    Communications Director, St. James Church
    (813)784.3053, x228


    * Total number of hours is negotiable depending on applicant's availability, school/program internship requirements, etc. The scheduled work hours are also flexible. The minimum number of weekly hours required is eight (8) for this position.


  • Tutors Needed

    The Jenkins Scholars Program is looking for tutors for the Spring 2013 semester. Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course. Applications should be submitted by following the link provided.

    Tutors Needed for: MAC 2281 CHM 2211 PHY 2049 MAC 1147 STA 2023 MAS 3103 ACG 2021 ACG 2071 IDH 2010 CHM 2045 PHY 2020 MGF 3301 BSC 2010 MAC 2241 CHM 2046.

    Contact Information: Katie Negron, Jenkins GA. email: negronc@usf.edu


    Link: Tutor Application

  • Rush Phi Sigma Pi Coed Honors Fraternity

    Looking for a way to make lifelong friends and serve your community? Then you should rush Phi Sigma Pi! We bring together honors students of all genders in a unique Greek organization dedicated to Scholarship, Leadership, and Fellowship.

    If you have a 3.2 GPA or higher, you may be eligible to rush. Come out to one of our info nights to learn more about who we are and how you can join!

    Thursday 1/10 at 7:30pm & 8:30pm in MSC 3708

    Tuesday 1/15 at 7:30pm in MSC food court

    Wednesday 1/16 at 8pm in MSC food court

     


    Link: Check out our tumblr to see some of the fun stuff we do


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