Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Topic: The role of Activism: Past and Present

Date: January 18, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: UNCG Auditorium, UNC-G

DeRay McKesson is an educator, a civil rights activist, and a leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement. With more than a half-million twitter followers, he is widely recognized and respected for “telling the truth, in public.”

Join Us For Two Important Open Forums
Want to learn more about proposed changes to the Student Government Association constitution? Join Joseph Graham, President of SGA; Sajin Chhabra, Vice President of SGA, and Antonio Southern, Attorney General as they discuss the rationale for the changes and how they will make SGA more effective. 

You are invited to attend two open forums:
- SGA Senate Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7:00 p.m. (Cone Ballroom)
- Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EUC Azalea)

A voting referendum will be held Jan. 30 - Feb. 1. Stay tuned for more details! 

For more information about proposed changes, please visit SA Website for more information
The Office of Intercultural Engagement has a new program starting in January called Gender & Sexuality Listening Circles, which will serve primarily as a space for students to engage in dialogue surrounding issues related to the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome all into the space to listen, learn, and share. 
Recreation & Wellness is hosting a lifeguard certification course this month. Held in the Kaplan Center, students who complete the course will obtain their American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. Please visit our Aquatics page to learn more about this great opportunity.  https://recwell.uncg.edu/aquatics/#lifeguard 
Please review the prerequisites for this course prior to registering!

The Spring Group Exercise Schedule begins Tuesday, Jan. 17. The new year brings a completely revamped class schedule with some exciting new additions. Visit http://recwell.uncg.edu/fitness for the full schedule and class descriptions.
Are you interested in a career in the fitness industry. Let Recreation & Wellness help you take that next step. We are offering both Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor certification courses. Visit  http://recwell.uncg.edu/fitness  to learn more and register.
Let Outdoor Adventures expand your horizons by joining us on one of our many trips and events this semester. From afternoon to week-long options, let us be your guide to exploring North Carolina and beyond. Registration begins Tuesday, Jan. 17 at noon in the Kaplan Center. Visit  http://recwell.uncg.edu/oa  to view the full schedule.

Get your teams ready for the spring season of Intramural Sports. Registration for 5-on-5 Basketball, Dodgeball, Inner Tube Water Polo, Table Tennis, & Racquetball run Jan. 16 - 22. It is free to sign up. Visit  http://recwell.uncg.edu/im  for more details.

The application process for the Kaleidoscope Program is now open!

As a Student Coordinator of Peer Education (SCOPE), you can...
-Promote diversity and social justice awareness on campus
-Develop your leadership, programming, and facilitation skills
-Meet other Spartans with a common interest in diversity

Info sessions offered: 

1/25 at 6pm | 1/30 at 3pm | 2/2 at 1pm | 2/7 at 5pm 2/10 at 2pm

Apply online: intercultural.uncg.edu/kaleidoscope-program

Free Rally Towels

HRL sponsors the UNCG Men's Basketball Team, as they took on The Citadel at 5 pm. on Saturday, Jan. 21. Look for the HRL table inside the entrance and get your free rally towel (while they last) to help you cheer on the Spartans. 
For UNCG Students Currently Living on Campus

Are you interested in living on campus again in 2017-18? The PRIORITY housing application deadline is from Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. - Feb. 11 at 11:59 p.m. Meeting that deadline will allow you choose a room before students in all other categories. 

Check out deadline details: https://hrl.uncg.edu/take-action/deadlines/

Apply with Artemis: https://hrl.uncg.edu/take-action/apply-with-artemis/

Tuesday, Jan. 31 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | EUC 062
Race Relations Post-Trump

Wednesday, Feb. 1 | 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. | EUC 062
Current Events

CommUNITY Dialogue is a campus-wide monthly dialogue series for UNCG students to build relationships across difference while discussing hot topics related to diversity and other current events affecting our UNCG community. Participants can a ttend an event once a month to be entered into drawing for a gift card.
AlcoholEdu - New, First Year Students Under 21 Only 
Haven - All New Students- First Year & Transfer 
Both courses are already open so you may begin immediately!

Part 1 Due - Monday, Jan. 30
Part 2 Due - Monday, March 20