12 April 2007


Greetings!

Wow, there is a lot happening across Grounds as we begin to wrap up the semester. Don't miss the 2007 Greek Awards & "State of the Greek Community" Address - you still have about one week to nominate your peers for these awards...

~Chris Wilcox Elliott
Office of the Dean of Students/Fraternity & Sorority Life (OFSL)
434.924.7430

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I. The InterGreek Committee at the University of Virginia presents…
The 2007 Greek Awards & "State of the Greek Community" Annual Address on April 24th at 6pm

II. Pre-Approved FOA Programs
A. Requests for Peer Health Educators presentations due tomorrow (13Apr)
B. Take Back the Night: April 12
C. BARRIO FIESTA 2007: Mga Kapasiyahan - Decisions
Saturday, April 14th at 5 pm - Free Food, 6 pm - Show Burley Middle School (off of Preston Ave)
D. APAHM Closing Speaker - Brown University Professor Evelyn Hu-Dehart
a. Wednesday, April 25: 5PM - 7PM in the Newcomb Ballroom
E. Foxfields Informational Session - April 25th at 7pm in the Chem Auditorium

III. Order of Omega Greek Leadership Society
Applications for membership due April 13, 5 p.m., Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

IV. Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. 6th Annual Founders Week

V. MGC Annual Cook-Off: Win $400 for Your Philanthropy
April 15, 6 p.m., Fiji House.

VI. 15th Annual Pi Kappa Phi Chili Cook-off
April 13, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., KA fraternity's lot.

VII. Taking Classes this Summer? Looking for a great opportunity? BE A SUMMER RA!
Applications due April 16th at 4pm.

VIII. "gay? fine by me." T-shirt project is back!

IX. Hoos Sober Meeting: Confidential Meeting of U.Va. Students in or Considering Recovery from Alcoholism/Drug Addiction - April 18, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Newcomb Hall Room 389.

X. De-Stereotype Day 2007 - April 19th

XI. Applications for the SEED (Students Educating & Empowering for Diversity) Program

XII. Inter-Greek Habitat for Humanity Steering Committee Application (due 13April)

XIII. . GREEKS WHO GIVE: Reminder! (also a 13April deadline)

XIV. Autism Awareness Panel - Wednesday April 18th, 6:30 - 8:00 PM, MINOR 130

XV. Multicultural Events Calendar - PLENTY of events for programming and personal enrichment

XVI. Attention 4th Years! Admission Counselor Job Opening!

XVII. Presidents' Corner
A. Transferring your Presidency in the Student Activities Center
B. Renewing your FOA contract for the 2007-2008 Academic Year

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I. The InterGreek Committee at the University of Virginia presents…

The 2007 Greek Awards & "State of the Greek Community" Annual Address

On April 24th, the InterGreek Committee will hand out 32 different awards to fraternities, sororities, Greek individuals, and faculty who have contributed exceptionally to the Greek Community in the past year. The event will take place at 6 PM in a location to be determined (but mark your calendars now!). Aside from the awards ceremony, the event will include speeches identifying the State of the Greek Community, the state of each Greek Council, and speeches from various University administrators and faculty.

To nominate a chapter or individual for an award, please contact your chapter's President or a member of your respective Council to obtain a Greek Awards Nominations Packet. Nominations are due by April 17th at 5 PM to Katie Klimas in the Fraternity and Sorority Life (akk9z@virginia.edu). No late applications will be accepted.

We look forward to hearing about your accomplishments!

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II. Pre-Approved FOA Programs

A. Requests for PHE outreach should be directed to the Office of Health Promotion at 924-1509 or phe_outreaches@yahoo.com, PHE Outreach Intern at least two weeks prior to the requested presentation date.

The request deadline for the Spring semester is April 13, 2007 - with April 27, 2007 being the last possible day for an outreach presentation to your organization.

Additional information regarding these programs and the PHE program in general can be found at http://www.virginia.edu/studenthealth/peer/outreach.html.

(Satisfies Personal Health & Safety FOA program requirement)

B. Take Back the Night: April 12
Rally Downtown at Lee Park, 6 p.m.; March to U.Va. from Lee Park, 7:30 p.m.; Speak out in the Amphitheater, 8:30 p.m.
Take Back the Night is an annual opportunity for women and men of the U.Va. and Charlottesville community to come together in support of sexual assault survivors and against sexual and domestic violence. The nightly events and culminating festival/march/vigil have been raising U.Va. awareness for nearly 20 years. Contact us with questions or to learn how you can get involved.

(Satisfies Sexual Assault FOA Program requirement)

C. BARRIO FIESTA 2007: Mga Kapasiyahan - Decisions

Date: Saturday, April 14
Time: 5 pm - Free Food, 6 pm - Show
Where: Burley Middle School (901 Rose Hill Dr., it's off of Preston Ave)

The Organization of Young Filipino American's BARRIO FIESTA 2007: Mga Kapasiyahan - Decisions. It's our biggest event of the year and we want the entire U.Va. community to partake in the celebration of Filipino/Filipino-American culture. Come see traditional Filipino dances, skits, singing, modern dances, and more! Also, free Filipino food!

Date: Saturday, April 14
Time: 5 pm - Free Food, 6 pm - Show
Where: Burley Middle School (901 Rose Hill Dr., it's off of Preston Ave)

(Satisfies Diversity & Discrimination FOA Program requirement)

D. APAHM (Asian Pacific American History Month) Closing Speaker -Professor Evelyn Hu-Dehart
Wednesday, April 25: 5PM - 7PM in the Newcomb Ballroom

Brown University Professor Dr. Evelyn Hu-Dehart is an Historian and Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University. She will present the keynote address for APAHM. The colloquium will feature her research on the Chinese Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean.

(Satisfies Diversity & Discrimination FOA Program requirement)


E. Foxfields Informational Session - April 25th at 7pm in the Chem Auditorium

With the Races fast approaching, the Foxfield informational session will be held on Wednesday April 25th (the Wednesday before the race) starting at 7pm in the Chemistry Auditorium. The program will likely run a little longer than an hour because several groups will be presenting. The session can satisfy ONE of the following FOA educational program requirements: Health & Safety, Liability, or Illegal Drugs & Alcohol.

For chapters which have already satisfied these requirements, you are still encouraged to attend because the topics discussed on this night will be very informative for anyone planning on attending the races. Please mark this on your calendar and encourage your members to come.

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III. Order of Omega Greek Leadership Society
Applications for membership due April 13, 5 p.m. in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

The Kappa Zeta chapter of the Order of Omega is accepting applications for membership from second- through fourth-year students. Applicants should be able to demonstrate leadership and involvement within their chapter, their respective Greek council, and/or the University community. Contact us for a copy of the application.

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IV. Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. 6th Annual Founders Week

The Lovely Ladies of the Gamma Alpha Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
invite you to our
6th Annual Founders Week

*see flyer below for event locations and details*

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V. MGC Annual Cook-Off: Win $400 for Your Philanthropy
April 15, 6 p.m., Fiji House.

The MGC Annual Cook-off will be held April 15. CIOs can win first-prize of $400, runner-up of $100 toward a philanthropy of their choice. This year we will have an Iron Chef theme, and the secret ingredient is any type of apples. There is no cost to enter, and dishes will be judged based on flavor, presentation, and creativity. Come out for free food, entertainment, and admission. Contact us to find out more.

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VI. 15th Annual Pi Kappa Phi Chili Cook-off
April 13, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., KA fraternity's lot.

Pi Kappa Phi will be holding its 15th Annual Chili Cookoff this Friday, April 13 from 12:30pm to 5:30pm in KA's lot. The event is an afternoon of live music and great food, the proceeds of which go to benefit our national charity, PUSH America. This year, local up and coming band Sons of Bill will be headlining the event. Tickets are $5 and if any fraternities would like to submit a pot of chili to supplement those sororities and local restaurants that enter, it's $25 and we'll throw in two tickets for free. Categories this year include Hottest, Most Original, and Best Overall chili. With the help of U.Va.'s fraternities, this year's Chili Cookoff should be even more successful than it's been in the past. We look forward to seeing you out there.

Contact aeb4k@virginia.edu with any questions.

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VII. Taking Classes this Summer? Looking for a great opportunity? BE A SUMMER RA!

Applications are being accepted through April 16th for summer Resident Staff positions. Positions are available for summer session and a special two week program called Universitas 21.

Summer Session Staff Information:
Dates: June 3- August 10
Benefits include: free room and board for the summer.

Universitas Staff Information:
Dates: July 1-13
Benefits include: free room, option to attend some special meals, opportunity to attend seminars and workshops, cultural events (including a baseball game and tubing)
Do not need to be taking a class; will NOT receive class credit for participation in U21

NO prior Resident Staff experience is needed.

Information and Application Available at:
http://www.virginia.edu/residencelife/summersession.html

Contact Amanda Long, agl4d@virginia.edu, with questions.

DEADLINE APPLICATIONS DUE TO THE RESIDENCE LIFE OFFICE IN DABNEY BY 4pm APRIL 16TH.

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VIII. "gay? fine by me." T-shirt project is back!

It's been close to a year since we were 1,000 strong wearing our "gay? fine by me." t-shirts. The project is back this year, with an even larger order of 1,500 shirts headed to U.Va.. The shirts will again be black, so that we can build on the numbers of shirts already out there around Grounds.

The purpose of this event is the same as last year. It is a T-shirt program designed to promote visibility for LGBT people and their allies, provide an opportunity for ally development, and serve as an opening for discussion and education around the LGBT community. For more information, see: http://www.finebyme.org/

This year's designated day to wear the shirts is TUESDAY, APRIL 17th. We invite all U.Va. community members to join us in this endeavor. Also, very exciting news for this year! Several schools around the state of VA have collaborated to make April 17th a statewide "fine by me day." Students, faculty, and staff at all of these institutions will be wearing shirts on that day:

Christopher Newport University
Hampton University
James Madison University
Longwood University
Mary Baldwin College
Roanoke College
University of Virginia
Virginia Tech
William and Mary

Join other students at these schools in our Facebook group:
http://uva.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2256463287

Shirts will be available beginning Monday, April 2nd in the LGBT Resource Center, room 435 in Newcomb Hall. They will be available at that location until all 1,500 have been given out. Shirts are FREE for participants, we only ask that new t-shirt wearers provide us their email address so that we can remind them of the date. Please spread the word to friends, colleagues, and groups who weren't able to participate last year!

This year's project is generously sponsored by: Office of the Vice-President for Student Affairs, Office of the Dean of Students, Office of the Vice-President for Diversity and Equity, LGBT Resource Center, Office of Student Life, Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Questions: Contact Joy Pugh at joypugh@virginia.edu

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IX. Hoos Sober Meeting: Confidential Meeting of U.Va. Students in or Considering Recovery from Alcoholism/Drug Addiction

April 18, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Newcomb Hall Room 389.

Food will be provided by Take It Away. Be part of a new effort to create a support network of recovering students, faculty, staff, and alumni. All with an interest are welcome. For more information, contact Kevin Doyle (434-974-0997). Flyer online.

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X. De-Stereotype Day 2007 - April 19th

Sustained Dialogue will be distributing shirts reading, 'Stereotype Me,' with each student describing a stereotype he or she defies. By having upwards of 1500 students wearing these shirts together, we hope to inspire University-wide dialogue that will raise awareness of how we all deal with stereotypes, both as the cause and victim, in our daily life. Furthermore, we hope to solidify and create bridges between a diverse range of students and groups on Grounds. If your chapter wears the shirts and participates in the evening event, it may satisfy a Diversity & Discrimination FOA program requirement.

Contact Andrew Fischer, 434-770-1444, adf5b@virginia.edu

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XI. Applications for the SEED (Students Educating & Empowering for Diversity) Program

Are you passionate about issues of social justice? Want to share that enthusiasm with your peers around grounds? Then the Students Educating and Empowering for Diversity Program (SEED) is for you! The SEED program seeks to train students at the University to become effective advocates and educators on issues of diversity on Grounds. Working closely with faculty and peers, SEED participants develop knowledge of issues of diversity, gain effective presentation and facilitation skills, and learn how to work with diverse populations and individuals.

Please visit www.virginia.edu/deanofstudents/seed for more information and to download an application.

Questions? Email Kristina at kkb3c@virginia.edu. Please submit completed applications to kkb3c@virginia.edu no later than April 13th by 4pm.

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XII. Inter-Greek Habitat for Humanity Steering Committee Application (due 13April)

You have heard about the InterGreek Habitat Houses, but have not yet had a chance to get involved? Don't miss your chance to apply for the IGC Habitat steering committee. Application attached. Please direct all inquiries to Eric Flow at eflow@virginia.edu.

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XIII. GREEKS WHO GIVE: Reminder!

This Friday, April 13 is the last possible date to donate in order to be
counted for the "Greeks who Give" competition. The first chapter to get 100%
of their 4th years to donate to the Class of 2007 at www.uva2007.com gets an
open bar tab at the bar of their choice.

So get to giving! Questions: Raleigh@virginia.edu

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XIV. Autism Awareness Panel
an interdisciplinary approach to Autism Awareness and how you can take action now and in the future

Wednesday April 18th
6:30 - 8:00 PM
MINOR 130

Autism affects 1/150 children. This is a huge issue that you can affect change in. Come hear from four different panelist representing four very different careers that are affecting change in the lives of people with autism. See how you can make a difference today and how you can cater your academic and career goals to helping people with autism in a variety of ways. Speakers will discuss issues in education, medicine, nonprofit work, government relations, advocacy, and funding.

Speakers include: Dr. Marti Snell from the Curry School of Education, Michael McKee the director of the Virginia Institute of Autism. Dr. Kenneth Norwood from pediatrics at the University Health Center, and Jennifer Smith the National Walk Director for Autism Speaks.

A panel discussion with time for question an answers will be followed by a reception, catered by Simply Delicious Catering, where you will have the opportunity to talk to the speakers as well as some parents and teachers of children with autism. Free University of Virginia Autism Awareness t-shirt will be distributed at the event! Please come affect change in a disorder that 67 children diagnosed with every day.

Sponsored by the Madison House Alumni Council

Contact Micaela Connery with questions [connery@virginia.edu 860.573.7392]

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XV. Multicultural Events Calendar
April 12, 2007

The Lorna Sundberg International Center and the International Studies Office present, the Multicultural Events Calendar: an initiative to promote the diversity of our community both at the University and the rest of the Charlottesville community. All affiliates of the University (students, faculty and staff), as well as Charlottesville residents, are welcome to subscribe to the list. To learn more about the calendar please see the bottom of this message.

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Events April 12-22
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Lecture

Monthly UNA-USA Chapter Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Robert Toplin
Date and Time: April 15, 3:00 pm
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, Charlottesville
Description: Dr. Robert Toplin, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, will talk on "Internationalism and Isolationism: The History of an American Debate and Its Relationship to the United Nations." Examining America's history on this issue can lead to a better understanding of why some Americans today resist supporting the UN, and this understanding may help us to make a stronger case for recognizing the UN's importance in the current political debates. Sponsored by the Blue Ridge Virginia Chapter of the United Nations Association of the US. http://avenue.org/una-brc/index.shtml

The Souls of Others: John Locke, Christian Mission, and Colonial America
Speaker: Jack Turner, Political Science, University of Washington, VFH Fellow
Date and Time: Tuesday April 17, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 145 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville
Description: John Locke (1632-1704), famous for his philosophy of religious toleration, is less often recognized as a sponsor of efforts to Christianize American Indians and African slaves in seventeenth-century colonial America. Based on both understudied and newly discovered documents, Turner's project is the first to give a full account of Locke's involvement with Christian missionary efforts in the New World, and to grapple with the significance of these efforts in relation to his theory of religious toleration and his essay, "The Reasonableness of Christianity" (1695). Sponsored By Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
Event URL: http://www.virginiafoundation.org/research/fellowships/
Contact: Ann White Spencer, aspencer@virginia.edu


Exhibit

Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians
Date and Time: March 2, 2007 - April 13, 2007
Location: Health Sciences Library Lobby
Description: Women doctors are the focus of a new traveling exhibition opening at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library. The exhibit tells the extraordinary story of how American women who wanted to practice medicine have struggled over the past two centuries to gain access to medical education and to work in the medical specialty they chose. Features U.Va. physicians Karen Rheuban, Laurel Rice, and Diane Snusted, and U.Va. School of Medicine grad Vivian Pinn. Free and open to the public.
Event URL: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/library/historical/lectures.cfm
Contact: Joan Echtenkamp Klein, 434-924-0052, jre@virginia.edu

Images of Women in African Traditional Arts
Date and Time: through April 15 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 155 Rugby Road
Description: Images of Women in African Traditional Art, curated by Ben Ray, professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia, offers a wide-ranging look at the variety of sub-Saharan artistic
expressions of the feminine in both naturalistic and strikingly abstract forms. Drawn from the museum's collection of African art, the exhibition, consisting of about 25 objects and sponsored by Art, will be the cornerstone of Ben Ray's spring semester course on African art.
Event URL: http://www.virginia.edu/artmuseum
Contact: U.Va. Art Museum 434-924-3592

Red Hot Ochre: Waringarri Paintings and Prints from the Kimberley
Date and Time: through April 21, 2007, Tuesday- Saturday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, 400 Worrell Drive, Peter Jefferson Place
Description: The artists of the Kimberley region use natural ochres on canvas to depict their country and the Dreaming ancestors responsible for the creating the landscape. The matte pigments in rich earth tones are full of grit as if each work contains a bit of the land that makes up the subject matter.
Event URL: http://www.virginia.edu/kluge-ruhe
Contact: (434) 244-0234

Beyond the Frontier: The Photography of Peter Eve
Date and Time: through April 21, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 400 Worrell Drive Peter Jefferson Place
Description: Peter Eve's photography celebrates the people and the environment of the Kimberley through portraiture and sweeping landscapes.
Event URL: http://www.virginia.edu/kluge-ruhe
Contact: 434-244-0234

Film

Cine-Club: Weekly French Film
Date and Time: February 8 - May 1, Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: French House, 1404 Jefferson Park Ave (past Cabell Hall and before McLeod Hall).
Description: Check the title of this week's film on our website. Movies are typically subtitled in English.
Event URL: http://www.student.virginia.edu/~maison/activities.php?lang=en
Contact: Vincent Baudoin (vbaudoin@virginia.edu)

Performance

Young Wizards in Concert
Performers: Rupak Kulkarni - Flute (Bansuri), Pt.Hariprasad Chaurasiya's disciple; Aditya Kalyanpur - Tabla Ustad Alla Rakha and zakir Hussain's disciple
Date and Time: Sunday April 15, 5:00 PM
Location: Hindu Center of VA
Description: Please visit the websites for Artists' accomplishments : www.rupakkulkarni.com and www.akproductions.org
Fee: Tickets $15, students with ID $10 and children free
Contact: (804) 360-7692 musik_india@yahoo.com

Spring 2007 Colloquium at International Center
Performer: Joel Rubin, U.Va. assistant professor
Date and Time: Thursday April 19, 7:00 PM
Location: Lorna Sundberg International Center, 21 University Cir.
Description: Assistant Professor Joel Rubin of U.Va.'s Music Department will be performing and discussing Jewish Klezmer music.
Event URL: http://www.virginia.edu/iso/ic/
Contact: Judy Saulle, Interim Director of the Center, (434) 924-7980, saulle@virginia.edu

Sundays at the Center: Robert Jospé and the World Beat Workshop
Date and Time: April 22, 3:00PM
Location: Lorna Sundberg International Center, 21 University Cir.
Description: Come hear accomplished Jazz artist Robert Jospé perform with the World Beat workshop at U.Va.'s International Center. The performance will be supplemented with discussion about Afro-Caribbean influences on Jazz-inspired musical traditions. Jospé has performed alongside Dave Matthews, Tim Reynolds, and Pat Metheny, among others. To learn more about Robert Jospé and the World Beat workshop, please visit www.robertjospe.com.
Event URL: http://www.virginia.edu/iso/ic/programsandservices/sundaysatthecenter.html
Contact: Judy Saulle, Interim Director of the Center, (434) 924-7980, saulle@virginia.edu

Info Session

Charlottesville Idealist Meeting
Date and Time: Saturday April 21, 3:00 PM
Location: Cville Coffee
Description: Bringing idealist.org to charlottesville to create a network of people who want to build a better world and a better Charlottesville. Come and be a part of kicking off the idealist movement in Charlottesville!
Contact: valeriemorini@virginia.edu, wagnerluke@yahoo.com

Amnesty International Open Meeting
Date and Time: through May 1, 2007, Tuesdays, 7:00 PM
Location: Ruffner 281 (Curry School Building)
Description: Come learn more about human rights and get involved in Amnesty's international and domestic causes!
Contact: Erin Kim, (703) 999 -8367, ejk7x@virginia.edu

Conversation Groups

Pause-Cafe at the French House
Date and Time: February 8 - May 3, Wednesdays 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: French House, 1404 Jefferson Park Ave (past Cabell Hall and before McLeod Hall).
Description: Pause-Cafe is a weekly, informal French conversation group for students of all levels. Come with friends or to make new ones, and for Nutella and snacks!
Event URL: http://uva.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2213086616
Contact: Vincent Baudoin, vbaudoin@virginia.edu; Rachel Nablo, rrn9e@virginia.edu

Special Events

Mga Kapasiyahan: Decisions
Date and Time: Saturday April 14, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Burley Middle School 901 Rose Hill Drive
Description: Sponsored By Organization of Young Filipino Americans.Come out and enjoy a night of entertainment, including dancing, singing, and a love story about a young woman who has to choose between her first love and a new flame. There will also be a raffle, prizes, and the presentation of our OYFA Excellence Scholarship. Before the show, there will be free, homecooked Filipino food, so come out!! Food served at 5pm, doors open at 6pm, show begins at 6:30pm. There will be rides to and from the show from Tuttle.
Contact: Therese Enad, tme5y@virginia.edu; Dan Austria, rda2b@virginia.edu

Waterfest
Date and Time: Sunday April 15, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: IRC Lawn
Description Thai Student Organization's Annual Waterfest, a celebration of Songkran, the Thai New Year. Free food, games, a cultural presentation on Songkra, and a waterfight.
Event URL: http://student.virginia.edu/~thai/
Contact: Billy Chantree, bsc3f@virginia.edu

De-Stereotype Day
Date and Time: Thursday April 19
Location: University Grounds
Description: Sustained Dialogue will be distributing shirts reading, 'Stereotype Me,' with each student describing a stereotype he or she defies. By having upwards of 1500 students wearing these shirts together, we hope to inspire University-wide dialogue that will raise awareness of how we all deal with stereotypes, both as the cause and victim, in our daily life. Furthermore, we hope to solidfy and create bridges between a diverse range of students and groups on Grounds.
Contact:Andrew Fischer, 434-770-1444, adf5b@virginia.edu

Tucker Box Tour
Date and Time: Thursday April 19, 2007, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, 400 Worrell Drive
Description: Enjoy a midday tour of the current exhibit followed by lunch in the gallery. You may order lunch through us for $8.00 or you may bring your own. Reservations are required.
Event URL: http://www.virginia.edu/kluge-ruhe
Contact: 434-244-0234

Days on the Lawn Open Hours
Date and Time: through April 19, 2007 Fridays 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 1824 University Circle
Description: U.Va. Hillel Jewish Center open hours. Come visit us to learn about our programs!
Event URL: http://scs.student.virginia.edu/~hillel/
Contact: 434-295-4963, fax: 434-295-4909, uvahillel@bigfoot.com

History of African-Americans Tour
Date and Time: through April 27, 2007 Fridays 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Rotunda
Description: A cultural historical account of the history of African-Americans at U.Va.
Event URL: http://uvaguides.org
Contact: Maggie Byrne, 434-924-3239

If you have any feedback please email it to: mcecalendar@virginia.edu. To Subscribe/unsubscribe visit: https://list.mail.virginia.edu/mailman/listinfo/multiculturalcalendar or visit http://www.virginia.edu/iso/ic/email.html#
Email events to mcecalendar@virginia.edu or visit http://www.virginia.edu/iso/ic/email.html#, the next deadline for submission is April 20 for events held April 23- May 6.

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XVI. Attention 4th Years! Admission Counselor Job Opening!

The University of Virginia Office of Undergraduate Admission invites applications for an Admission Counselor position. Responsibilities primarily include: conducting information sessions for prospective students and families, traveling 4-6 weeks on recruitment trips and evaluating applications for admission. Other collateral responsibilities may include: serving as liaison to the arts departments, organizing special events on Grounds and overseeing website design/updates. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor's degree, strong knowledge of U.Va. and excellent public speaking, writing and computer skills. HTML, web-development and desktop publishing skills are desirable.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and complete Application for Employment form to University Human Resources. For the application and instructions, please visit www.hrs.virginia.edu.

Additionally, please mail a resume and cover letter to Attn: Search Committee, Admission Office, PO Box 400160, Charlottesville VA 22904.

Preferred deadline for submitted resumes/cover letters is May 1. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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XVII. Presidents' Corner

A. Transferring your Chapter Presidency in the Student Activities Center
1. 2006-2007 President (Old) and 2007-2008 President (New) should sit down at a computer
2. Go to http://www.info.student.virginia.edu
3. The Old President should log in using their U.Va. computing ID/password
4. Once logged in, click on the 'Status' icon
5. Click on the 'Presidency Transfer' button
6. Both the Old and New President should enter their computing IDs/passwords
7. Click the 'Transfer' button
8. When the transfer is complete, the Old President should log out
9. The New President should now log in, and will have the ability to update the Chapter's information*

* Presidents may click on the icons in the System to update their Chapter description (dispalyed on SAC website), list of Officers, Chapter address, or Chapter URL

** IMPORTANT NOTE: When the New President logs into the System for the first time he/she will see a message in the upper right corner ("Beginning in May, we will be transitioning to a new server..."). It is extremely important that each new President click the link in this message and provide the necessary information.

Contact Chris Husser (husser@virginia.edu), Asst. Director for Student Involvement in Newcomb Hall, with any questions that may emerge from this process.

B. Renewing your FOA contract for the 2007-2008 Academic Year

All Presidents should have received a packet by now outlining the requirements for renewing your FOA contract for next year, complete with a checklist with deadlines for submitted materials. If you have not, log onto the toolkit site (UNKN2-1) at https://toolkit.itc.virginia.edu/cgi-local/tk/U.Va._UNKN_2007_Spring_UNKN2-1 and download the instruction documents from the "Materials" section. If you cannot log in to retrieve these documents, please email clwe@virginia.edu so that I can add your email ID to the site.

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Thanks for taking the time to skim this newsletter! Good luck as you start to wrap up your coursework this semester.


Greek News is a public list that is available for folks involved in the Fraternity & Sorority community at U.Va., so feel free to forward the list membership link (https://list.mail.virginia.edu/mailman/listinfo/greeknews).

If you would like me to add something to this newsletter in the future, please email your info blurb (see format above) to clwe@virginia.edu.

Cheers.
~Chris Wilcox Elliott
Office of the Dean of Students/Fraternity & Sorority Life
Lower Level, Madison House
434.924.7430