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Student Conference on Latino Affairs (SCOLA)+

“Influential Voices: Shaping Perspective Through Representation”
Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas

April 5th – 7th, 2018
SCOLA Website

SCOLA

The Student Conference on Latino Affairs (SCOLA) is a three-day conference in which participants have the chance to hear from a wide array of speakers ranging from national and state, government, business, and media. This year’s theme will explore techniques to personal success, methods professional excellence, and the power of networking all while maintaining your Latino roots.

SCOLA’s dual faceted mission is to provide a forum for students to discuss significant issues that impact the growing Latino population in our nation, and to foster exemplary leadership development among its participants. It is the sincere belief of the SCOLA team that the interaction, discussion, and enlightenment fostered by the conference effectively creates a stimulating educational and life-changing experience, thus harboring an environment for social Latino growth.

Regular Registration is $80.00 per participant. This fee is inclusive of the conference registration and transportation. The Multicultural Center will take financial responsibility for transportation and hotel accommodations. Each student participant is required to cover their own registration cost.

Students will be selected to attend will be determined based on their involvement with the UT Dallas community and current academic standing.

Process to apply to attend the Student Conference on Latino Affairs (SCOLA):

  • Complete Interest application (via OrgSync) by Friday, January 26, 2018th at 11:59pm. If selected to attend, you are required to attend a Pre-Travel Meeting. (Remember, only completed applications will be reviewed to attend, this includes a submitted résumé.)
  • Payment of SCOLA Registration ($80.00). Please note, payment accommodations can be made with Monica Williamson in SSB 2.400.
  • There will be no late submissions. If you have any questions about the conference please feel free to contact Monica Williamson at [email protected].
Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference +

“A Legacy in Living Color”
Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas
January 18th – 20th, 2018
SBSLC Website

SBSLC

The 29th Annual Southwest Black Student Leadership Conference (SBSLC) will be held on Thursday, January 18th through Sunday, January 21st at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. This year’s theme for SBSLC is “A Legacy in Living Color”.

This conference encompasses history, leadership & networking skills, and self-improvement techniques. In addition, the conference values clarification and uses corporate America to inspire and motivate the intellect of young Black collegians to be productive leaders of tomorrow.

For those who have attended the conference before, it is encouraged that you consider the ALI track. The Charles E. Williams Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI) is a special forum specifically for seasoned student leaders who have demonstrated their abilities at their own colleges.

Regular Registration is $200.00 per participant. This fee is inclusive of the conference registration and transportation. The Multicultural Center will take financial responsibility for transportation and hotel accommodations. See below for additional ways to participate in the conference.

Charles E. Williams Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI) ALI will push these students to take leadership to the next level. This limited enrollment program is held in conjunction with SBSLC, but provides a more in-depth workshop lineup and one-on-one attention.

ALI candidates will be required to submit a headshot & complete a supplemental application for the conference. (Due date for headshot TBD)

A.L.I Oratorical Contest The Oratorical Contest is aimed at challenging and stimulating the minds of its participants as well as providing them the opportunity to display their talents of speaking and interpreting their ideas on a specific subject. Speeches should be 6 to 8 minutes. Participants will be judged on their creativity, content, research, and overall presentation.

Oratorical contestant candidates are required to participate in ALI and attend 2 mandatory practices meetings (Practice dates TBD).

Facilitating a Workshop Workshop proposal deadline: Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:00pm to Monica Williamson at [email protected] Notification of workshop acceptance/denial: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Process to apply to attend SBSLC:

  • Complete the SBSLC interest application & submit to OrgSync by Friday, November 10th at 11:59pm. If selected to attend, you will be required to attend a Pre-Travel Meeting. (Only complete applications will be considered; all applications require a resume.)
  • Payment of SBSLC Registration ($200.00). Payment accommodations can be made with Monica Williamson.
  • Please note, there will be no late submissions. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Monica Williamson at [email protected].

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