Events On & Off-Campus: Check'em out!
Turkey Bowl Tournament: Bowl a turkey (three strikes) to win prizes and the top bowler at the end of ever hour wins a $50 gift card at the Mall of America! Come down to Goldy's Gameroom this Saturday between 9pm and 1am to join. This event is brought to you by Goldy's Gameroom and Gophers After Dark.
Two of the GLBTQ programs in particular are still recruiting members for the year: the GLBTQ International Students & Scholars Support Group and the Trans* & Gender Nonconforming Support Group. If you're interested in joining one of these support groups, there is still time -- let us know soon at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Please see our website or below for an up-to-date list of Fall 2011 trainings, programs and events -- including this weekend's Minnesota OUT! Campus Conference (Nov 4-6), Racial Justice, White Privilege & Being a GLBTQ Ally (Nov 10), a Bi/Pan/Fluid Sexualities & (In)Visibility Discussion (Nov 16), the 6th Annual Trans Commission Remembrance Celebration (Nov 21), and an LGBTQA Faith and Spirituality Discussion (Nov 30)!
Elimu Africa is a volunteer-run MN non-profit that fundraises and awards grants to educational organizations in Tanzania. We are looking for General Members and people to help with specific projects for the first annual fundraising event in March 2012. Get experience: working with event sponsors and a non-profit board; in non-profit event management; in graphic design making invites and programs; or just participating in a non-profit. The volunteer positions with Elimu Africa provide great experience and require varying time commitments. For more information about us: http://elimuafrica.org/. Or contact Amy Greeley, Board Member and Treasurer, to apply.
Peace Corps Volunteer Info Session
Monday, Dec. 5
5 p.m. in 110 Heller Hall
Live, learn, and work with a community overseas. Become a Peace Corps volunteer. If you can't make it to the session, contact your Campus Representative, Samantha Mills or in the Learning Abroad Center 230 Heller Hall during office hours, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 am-2pm.
Global Citizens Network Internship
An unpaid internship opportunity is available at Global Citizens Network in the Minneapolis office for the spring (January-August commitment preferred). A minimum of 200 hours per semester is required. Find out more here.
International Education Week
International Education Week will take place November 14-18 this year. It is an annual celebration during which University of Minnesota colleges, campuses, and student groups plan events and activities to highlight the University's support of international education. The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance (GPS) has a leadership role in supporting and publicizing these events, and we hope you can make it to some of them.