Call for Applications – Husky Seed Fund

Apply now for the Husky Seed Fund

Pair your ideas with funds to shape the Husky Experience!

The Husky Seed Fund http://www.washington.edu/strategicplanning/husky-seed-fund/, created by students for students, is accepting proposals for innovative projects that will enhance the student experience for all. Your idea could become reality with a seed funding award of up to $5000, with average awards in the $1,000 to $3,000 range. Projects will be awarded seed funding this academic year and must be completed by May 15, 2018. Now is your chance to develop leadership and team building while creating something truly unique for your fellow Huskies!

Winning projects will be: Inclusive, Impactful and Inventive. What change would YOU like to see at the UW? What could YOU do with some seed funding to make it happen? See application for more details.

Who, How & When – Application details

-Dream up your project and submit an initial application by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017.

-All UW undergraduate, graduate and professional students at the Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma campuses are eligible to apply.

-Projects can be submitted by individuals or teams based on the project scope.

-The Husky Seed Fund is in its second year and was developed by the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council (HESAC), a group sponsored by the UW Provost’s Office. HESAC will select semi-finalists and awardees.

-Projects will be awarded seed funding this academic year and must be completed by May 15, 2018.

-Semi-finalists will be contacted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 and invited to submit additional information and interview with HESAC members in consideration of an award.

-Note: This is not a scholarship. Funding goes to bringing your project idea to life.

Apply here:

Deadline: 5pm, Monday, April 3, 2017

Questions? Contact HESAC members at seedfund

More information is at (https://www.facebook.com/huskyseedfund/) (http://www.washington.edu/strategicplanning/husky-seed-fund/)

Info Session: March 7th, 2017 Gerberding 142 @ 4:30 pm

Student Tax classes this week!

Student Tax class for Graduate and Professional Students

Tuesday, March 28, 2016

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Odegaard Library – Room 220

Join us to learn about student taxes including information on the 1098-T form and how it relates to education tax credits and tax issues regarding scholarships and grants. Other information regarding student tax issues may also be addressed. This workshop is jointly presented by the UW Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and UW Student Fiscal Services.

Student Tax class for US Residents

Friday, March. 31, 2017

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Odegaard Undergraduate Library room 220

You’ve received your 1098T tax form! Student Fiscal Services is presenting this workshop to help US Resident students understand the information on the 1098T tax form and how it relates to education tax credits and tax issues regarding scholarships and grants. This class is appropriate for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

2017 Alene Moris NEW Leadership Institute

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What is NEW Leadership?
Alene Moris NEW Leadership is a 6-day intensive institute that educates and empowers the next generation of women leaders. NEW Leadership teaches college women the value of civic engagement and encourages them to see themselves as empowered leaders who can effectively participate in politics and public policy.

By offering political and civic leadership training to undergraduates, NEW Leadership strives to increase the number of women in the leadership pipeline, thereby enhancing the prospects for democratic representation, participation, and leadership in contemporary political and civic life.

Who is eligible?
Any undergraduate or graduate who attends a two-year college or a four-year university in Washington State (or has a permanent address here) and was enrolled for the 2016-2017 academic school year is eligible to apply.
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The ECC is Hiring for 2017-2018 Academic Year Student Positions! 

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The ECC is Hiring for all positions for the 2017 – 2018 Academic Year!

In support of the University of Washington goals, the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center promotes an inclusive educational environment by providing programs and services which enhance the communication and exchange of multicultural perspectives and values. The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center provides programs and a learning environment where students and student organizations collaborate, develop, and implement programs while building leadership and organizational skills.

Please visit our website to learn more on how to apply, and the different jobs available for students.

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12th Annual Qolors Celebration

The 12th Annual Qolors Reception celebrates queer and trans people of color (QTPoC) communities and the intersections of all the identities we embody.

April 5, 2017

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

@ Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Unity Room

Join us for a reception that will include free food, art and an amazing keynote from UW Alumnus Vega Subramaniam.

Vega Subramaniam is a coach and trainer with years of experience facilitating intentional life planning workshops for activists, nonprofit staff and leaders, and others. As a coach, her specialties include career transition, leadership, and intentional life planning. She is a long-time activist promoting gender, racial, LGBTQ, and economic justice.

Join and celebrate with us!

Brought to you by the Q Center and the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center of the University of Washington.

Spring Quarter 2017 Groups at Hall Health

Hall Health Mental Health

Spring Quarter Groups 2017

1. BeginningMindfulness Meditation Group: Wednesdays 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Begins on 4/5/2017. Mindfulness meditation is a practice that involves cultivating attention to the present moment in a nonjudgmental manner. The benefits of mindfulness meditation have been widely studied and include alleviating symptoms of depression and anxiety, increasing capacity for attention and concentration, improving self-esteem, enhancing resilience to stress. No prior knowledge or experience is required. Participants will be provided with materials, instruction and support for building and sustaining a meditation practice. To enroll contact the Mental Health Clinic at (206) 543-5030 option #4 and and ask for Karin Rogers to schedule a screening appointment.

2. Mindfulness Meditation Follow-up Groups: Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1:00 pm., Fridays from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Ongoing. For those who are already familiar with mindfulness meditation and want to continue in an open, ongoing, weekly group. An 8-week commitment is recommended. Facilitated by Meghann Gerber, PsyD. (Wed & Thu) and Carey DeMartini (Fri). Contact Meghann at 206-543-5030 option #4.

3. Procrastination/Perfectionism Group:Two Sections – Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. and Fridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Ongoing. This is group for folks who struggle with procrastinating and being perfectionist. Learn how to be less anxious about being anxious, which includes seeing clearly that there is no need to avoid experiencing anxiety. Facilitator: Ricardo Hidalgo, LMHC. Info at: 206-543-5030, option #4 or via email at rhidalgo

4. A Mindful Approach to Anxiety: Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Begins on 4/11/2017. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend to avoid. If you are interested in learning more about the group, please contact facilitators Chia-Wen Moon at chiawen or Carey DeMartini at careyd4

5. Relationship and Life Skills Group: Thursdays 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Begins on 4/13/2017. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend to avoid. If you are interested in learning more about the group, please contact facilitators Chia-Wen Moon at chiawen or Min Lee Booth at minlb16

Cost of all groups: $55 per session ($40 No Show Fee without 24 hour notice). Insurance may cover fees, please check with your insurance carrier.

Where: Mental Health Clinic, Hall Health Center, 3rd Floor.

Register, get information, or ask questions at 206-543-5030, option #4 for any and all groups.

Go to http://depts.washington.edu/hhpccweb/support-groups/ for more information about our groups.