Welcome back from Spring Break. For those of you that missed it, we had another crazy week last week with the weather. We had 3-4 inches of snow/ice and then 60’s and 70’s on the weekend. Whiplash is the term I think. Some cool things going on below.
Chef Katie will be teaching a “Cooking in the Dorm” class tonight @ 7pm in the kitchenette off building 5. Check it out. This is either a lecture or cultural event.
SENIORS!!!—I need your graduation info by tomorrow.
The ETS Presidential Scholarship for HBCU Students is open again. Kashian Scrivens won this last year and I know one of you all can win it now. The link below will explain the scholarship process. If you need anything else, please let me know. Thanks.
Service Hours Available Below
Adopt a Street:
We have three set dates for the Adopt a Street events: March 15, April 5, and April 26. Our street to adopt is still Textile Dr. Students can contact me in order to sign up for the March 15 cleanup. And we’ll handle the sign-ups for the rest of the dates in the near future.
The Backpack Beginnings supply drive was pushed back to this semester on the week of March 17. But due to the fact that ELW has been schedule don the 21st, we’ve moved the drive back to March 24-28 so that we can be sure to announce it at ELW. I have a list of the needed supplies. The exact number of CASE hours per item hasn’t been decided yet.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has an internship opportunity available at their Washington, D.C. office. Please see the attached document and distribute to your networks. Additional information about this opportunity is listed below:
Position Number: 14- SHP-DERA
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. Within the SEC, the Division of Economic and Risk Assessment (DERA) integrates financial economics and data analytics to the core mission of the SEC. In doing so, DERA is involved in the entire range of SEC activities, including policy-making, rule-making, enforcement and examination. For more information about the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, please visit http://www.sec.gov/divisions/riskfin.shtml. The SEC’s Student Honors Program is a semester program for college students, graduate students and law students to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities market. Honors students work with SEC Staff members on projects covering a broad range of the Commission’s mission such as conducting investigations of industry and issuer practices, assisting in the litigation of enforcement actions, and drafting proposed statutes and rules, to name a few responsibilities.
DERA is offering unpaid training opportunities to undergraduate/graduate students in the Washington, DC area. We ask students to work at least 10 weeks at a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. We also encourage applications from students who are able to work 40 hours per week. Students will establish their work schedule with their supervisors.
For important information about this position, including details on duties, qualifications, and how to apply, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/361316300 . You must apply for this position by March 1, 2014.
If you need additional information contact Jeffery Anoka, Outreach Coordinator, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) at 202-551-6086 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 Summer Student Honors Program-Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (14- SHP-DERA).pdf
If you want to have some fun running a race, maybe winning some cash and watching me get messy check this out http://biscuitvilleweek.com/greensboro-campus-scramble/
I thought this was a cool link. http://joshworth.com/dev/pixelspace/pixelspace_solarsystem.html
See you all around this week.—Dr. Mike