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Apply for Match Corps: Boston and Sposato Graduate School

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The Match Corps Fellows is searching for elite college graduates to apply for Match Corps Fellowship and Sposato Graduate School of Education Match Teacher Residency Program in Boston.

Both of the programs are highly competitive, with an 8% acceptance rate. Match Corps Fellows and students at Sposato Graduate School of Education are high-achievers with a relentless work ethic. Match Corps Fellows span a wide range of career interests from medicine and law to education administration, teaching, and policy, while Match Teacher Residents are focused on becoming high performing, high achieving teachers in urban school districts.

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Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Summit

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The Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative (YBGLI) is an initiative of the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition (NBGMAC) and will be supported by NBGMAC and with additional support from numerous national and local organizations. The YBGLI is a collaborative collection of committed young Black gay, bisexual, same-gender loving and other men who have sex with men from around the country that work towards addressing the HIV epidemic in the United States.

The Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative (YBGLI) is excited to announce its third Policy & Advocacy Summit (PAS) on March 26-29, 2015. The PAS will bring together young Black gay, bisexual, and same gender loving men from various parts of the United States in order to help them become better advocates and leaders within their communities.

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Winter Break 2014-2015

A Message from the Office of Residential Education & Housing

As you know, Winter Break is quickly approaching. I wanted to take a moment to give everyone a few brief reminders for the break. 

Residence Halls will be closed from Saturday, December 20 at 9:00am through Sunday, January 18 at 9:00am. You may not stay on campus at any time during this period unless you have applied and been approved for Winter Break Housing.

    • Crawford, East, Shepardson, Curtis East, Curtis West, Smith, Chamberlin and Shaw (Shaw has limited access, see application) are designated as break halls and will remain open during the Winter Break.
    • The deadline to submit a Winter Break housing requests is noon, Friday December 12, 2014.  Applications received after the deadline may not be accepted.
  • All students who wish to remain on campus any time during Winter Break MUST complete a Winter Break Housing Application.  You can apply for Winter Break Housing online via the Residential Education and Housing Channel under the Campus Resources tab in MyDenison or by clicking on the link below:

 Winter Break Housing Application

The Office of Residential Education and Housing wishes a safe and happy break to all.  Should you have any questions or concerns regarding break housing or the application criteria for break housing, please contact The Curtis Service Center at 740-587-6757 prior to the application deadline of Noon on Friday, December 12th.

 

Cari Meng

Assistant Director of Residential Education & Housing

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Application Information for 2015 Paving the Way

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Sponsored by the Office of Multi-Cultural Student Affairs (MCSA), Paving the Way (PTW) Pre-Orientation program encourages all entering students to participate in this program, although its primary focus is to assist traditionally under-represented student populations in transitioning to the academic, cultural, and social climate at Denison University.

This program traditionally begins three days before August Orientation and extends throughout the academic year. Sessions address academic success, ethnic and cultural identities, personal development and an exploration of resources to build stronger relationships with Denison University.

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Application Info for 2015 ISS Pre-O

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Pre-Orientation Goals:

International Student Services offers a four day pre-orientation program for students who are enrolling from countries outside of the U.S. The goal of the program is to facilitate the transition to the U.S. in general and more specifically to the academic, social and cultural landscape of Denison University. The program includes sessions on specific resources at Denison, healthcare and insurance in the U.S., immigration regulations, co-curricular engagement, campus employment and the myriad of opportunities available on campus and in our surrounding communities.

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Next Steps: Understanding & Responding to Racism & Inequity in Our Communities & Abroad

Please join us on Tuesday December 9th for a Teach-in hosted by Black Studies and The Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement on “Next Steps: Understanding & Responding to Racism & Inequity in Our Communities & Abroad”. The event will start at 6pm in Slayter Auditorium.

What’s a Teach-in?

Teach-ins became popular in the 1960’s as a venue to talk about the involvement of the United States government in Vietnam. It has remained a powerful tool to discuss controversial issues in educational and academic environments. Teach-ins are meant to be practical, participatory and most importantly oriented towards action. Participation between speakers and audience are key to creating a successful teach-in.

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Purpose of Denison’s Teach-in:

Events surrounding the murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Eric Garner in New York, John Crawford in Beavercreek, Ohio, Renisha McBride in Dearborn, Michigan, Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Ohio, (and other incidents) have re-ignited conversations about racism, inequality, and increasingly militaristic policing practices in black and brown communities across the US. This Teach-In strives to create a space for campus dialogue; provide social and historical context for these events and consider the impact of emerging and ongoing portrayals and responses.  

Denison Speakers: Karen Sears, Jack Schuler, Isis Nusuis, Deema Kaedbey, Charlotte Albrecht, Felice Knight,

Non-Denison: Treva Lindsey, Assistant Professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Ohio State University (https://wgss.osu.edu/people/lindsey), Rashida Davidson- TransOhio (http://www.transohio.org/wordpress/), Ohio Student Association representative Marshawn McCarrel (http://www.ohiostudentassociation.org/), Sean Walton, Esq (http://thewaltonfirm.com/)

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Google BOLD Intern Program 2015

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Here’s a new Internship opportunity offered by Google. Freshmen through Juniors encouraged to apply:

“Google is proud to offer the Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development (BOLD) Intern Program. This program is designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically under-represented in this field.

Google invites you to come join us for a unique summer experience, including an 11-week paid internship, personal and professional development programming, executive speakers, mentoring, and community-building.

Interns at Google are offered competitive salaries and enjoy many Google perks. Relocation may be provided depending on your proximity to the Google office where you’ll be interning.

Applications are due by Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11:59pm PST. Our team will review applications on a rolling basis and will start reaching out to candidates in December 2014. All hiring will be complete by May 2015.”

Job locations include:Ann Arbor, MI, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA; San Bruno, CA, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA

For more information and the application, please follow this link: https://www.google.com/about/careers/search#!t=jo&jid=21415002&

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Allie Colina– One of the Newest Additions to CLIC

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Allie Colina is the newest staff member in the CLIC team. She’s working on helping Denison students have easier access to social spaces as well as aiding Aimee Maczko with Fraternity and Sorority life.

Julio Martinez: As one of the newest additions to the CLIC team, please tell us: why CLIC? Why back at Denison? Why Sorority and Fraternity Life?

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