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Post your organization's announcement to CfLI Buzz!

Want to get the word out about an event or something your organization is working on? Let people know with CfLI Buzz!

Fill out the form HERE.

CfLI Buzz is updated every Tuesday morning. To ensure your announcement is included in the Buzz, make sure to submit your form the week BEFORE your organization's event!

CfLI Buzz

Promoting Student Organization

The Center for Leadership and Involvement Marketing Team is interested in promoting YOUR student organization on Instagram (@uwcfli) for #FeaturedOrgFriday. Every Friday, a new student org will be shared to help increase student involvement on campus. All that we ask of you is to send in pictures of your organization (at least 2-4 photos) via the CfLI Buzz. When sending in your pictures, please include your organization’s name, a short description, contact information for any questions, as well as when and where general meetings take place. After that, the marketing team will take care of the rest! If you have any questions, please submit your comments through the Buzz, or email the marketing team at  CfLIMarketingTeam@gmail.com

Attention: Student org leaders

Student org leaders! 

Want to learn how to create an event for your student organization on WIN? Check out the Center for Leadership & Involvement's newest tutorial video for a step-by-step guide, as well as some tips and tricks you can use to get more people to attend your events. Click here to watch the video on YouTube!

WIN: Your Interest Profile 

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Looking for an org to join? Watch this short video to learn how to fill out an Interest Profile on the Wisconsin Involvement Network (WIN) to help you find student organizations and events that match your interests. 


How to Manage an Event on WIN


Check out this new video to learn helpful tips about managing events on the Wisconsin Involvement Network (WIN), from marketing your event to tracking attendance. 

Social Justice Leadership Retreat

The Social Justice Leadership Retreat (SJLR) will be held on the weekend of February 10 - 12 at Green Lake Conference Center.


UW-Madison’s Social Justice Leadership Retreat takes approximately 60 students and 10 facilitators away from campus for 3 days and 2 nights of meaningful activities and story sharing. After arriving on day one, the group spends time developing trust and relationships in small groups as well as through large group activities. The following two days are used to facilitate a journey for each student in exploring their own identities, sharing their personal story in their small groups, listening to the stories of others, and participating in sessions on privilege, allyship, and leadership for social change. 


Frequently Asked Questions about the Social Justice Leadership Retreat (SJLR):


Q: Who can sign up?

A: Current UW-Madison students (including transfer students) can register for SJLR. 


Q: Do we have to pay for the summit?

A: Participants are requested to pay a $20 registration fee to be used for materials. Financial assistance is available. Payment will be due during the SJLR informational session. All expenses, including transportation, food, and lodging, will be covered by the Multicultural Student Center and University Housing.



Q: What should I pack?

A: All registered students will be required to attend an informational session in January where we'll discuss what to pack and expectations for the Retreat. Once you register, keep an eye out for e-mails from MSC staff with more information about the informational session. 


Q: How many people will be there in total?

A: There will be a total of 50-60 participants.

 

Q: Is Green Lake Conference Center accessible?

A: The residential and meeting facilities at Green Lake Conference Center are wheelchair accessible. There will be an opportunity within the application to share more about any accomodations needed.

 

Q: What time to do we leave/return to campus?

A: Buses will depart Chazen Art Museum at 3 p.m. on Friday, February 10 and return Sunday, February 12 at 3 p.m.]


Sign up here by December 16. 


Apply to work with the Center for the First-Year Experience for 2017!

 The Center for the First-Year Experience is now hiring diverse team of student leaders for the upcoming year, and are looking for undergraduate students who have a desire to represent the university and support the transition of all new students to UW-Madison. These leaders will have the opportunity to work with various programs, including SOARWisconsin Welcomethe Wisconsin Experience Seminarand the Transfer Transition Program. This is an opportunity for students who may wish to strengthen their leadership skills by supporting new students. 
 
Applications are due by to NOON on Friday, December 16, 2016 and the positions include:
  • New Student Leader
  • Orientation Assistant
  • Transfer Ambassador
  • Undergraduate Teaching Fellow 

Students can learn more about these opportunities and apply here. 

New Undergrad Public Humanities Exchange

Modeled off of the Center for Humanities’ graduate public humanities exchange program (HEX), HEX-U is a high-impact practice for undergraduates that is set to welcome its first cohort in Spring 2017. HEX-U scholars seek to make meaningful connections between their undergraduate humanities scholarship and the needs of the local community. When accepted into the program, scholars receive training, mentoring, and funding to support the planning and implementation of their creative, humanities-based community project in partnership with a Dane County organization. Financial support comes in the form of a $600 stipend award per project; each project can receive up to an additional $2,000 for project expenses, subject to approval of project budget proposal.

Pre-Application Workshops are being held now; applications due January 23, 2017. See schedule & more info on our website: humanities.wisc.edu/public-humanities/hexu.