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April 2014 News and Information

LLCE Adult Student Resources
Moves to Lincoln Hall

The long awaited move is almost here! The renovations are nearly complete and by the end of April, the Division of Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement (LLCE) will be relocated to the second floor of Lincoln Hall.  This means that the LLCE adult student resources office will be moving too. 

We are excited about our new location and look forward to the opportunities that await us. While we will no longer be housed in Dempsey, our office will continue to provide the support and advocacy for undergraduate and graduate adult nontraditional students that you have come to know and trust. 

Feel free to stop by our office in Dempsey Hall, room 323 before we move. We promise we won’t ask you to help pack any boxes or clean! Stay tuned for details on our move and watch for an invitation to visit us before the end of the school year in our new home in Lincoln Hall.

NTSO (Nontraditional Student Organization

The last 3rd Thursday meeting will be held on Thursday, April 20. For their final meeting of the year, NTSO will participate in the Ally March at 5 p.m. in the Reeve Ballroom. NTSO is hoping to have a team of at least 10 students to march together as a team so they can be entered in a chance to win a pizza party. Plans are also underway to attend a Timber Rattlers game on June 6. Anyone interested in being part of the NTSO Ally March team or helping coordinate plans for the baseball game should email

To stay informed and connected to NTSO  "like" their Facebook page and stay up to date on news and events!

Leadership Opportunities Available

NTSO needs YOU! They currently have several leadership positions open for the remainder of this semester and the 2014-15 year. Available positions include: President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and Publicity / Social Media Specialist. This is a great way to build your professional network, add volunteer activity to your resume, attend a conference or workshop at little or no cost, and have fun all at the same time. 

To learn more about being an officer, contact Wendy Van Ahn at or (920) 424-1137 today! 

Polk Library News

Do you have a full schedule and need library help at odd hours? No problem! A live chat service called, Ask A Librarian is staffed 24/7 by librarians. You can access this chat service from the front page of Polk Library's website. The link can be found right below the search box. Ask a librarian how to find books or journal articles and more. Try it! If you don’t prefer live chat on the computer, you can always e-mail your reference questions to a Polk librarian at:

Writing Center

 Did you know the Writing Center is open until 9:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday? Let them work with you to understand a writing project, plan your draft, or revise your work. 

The Writing Center offers online tutoring for online classes and for distance education students? Students can request asynchronous feedback via a YouTube recording of a consultant talking through their draft, or they can set up a real-time video chat through Google Hangout or arrange to call the Center by phone for an appointment. They also have live chat help via Google Chat in the university Titan Apps email system.

The Writing Center is located in Suite 102 of the Student Success Center. The Writing Center provides free writing assistance for all undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline and at any stage in the writing process. Their aim is to make all students better writers. Learn more about the Writing Center's services or schedule an appointment by visiting their website.

GradSchool Fest 2014

Thursday, April 24th
Reeve Union Ballroom Mezzanine
Open House 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Now is the time to think about graduate school:

  • Explore more than 30 regionally-accredited master’s degree and certificate programs and one doctoral option.
  • Learn about admissions criteria, financial aid, and more.
  • Get tips about preparing for graduate studies.
  • Attend as your schedule allows.
  • Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

For those unable to attend the open house, information will be available to pick up between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. just outside the Ballroom in Reeve Union. Should you have questions about graduate school, contact the Graduate Studies Office at (920) 424-1223 or

Enjoy UW Oshkosh Events, Films and Much More During the Month of April 

If you have been looking for something to do on campus outside of class, check out this list  that includes many activities occurring across campus throughout the month of April. The following are sampling of events available to you.

Titan Nights 

Enjoy one of the many activities in Reeve Union that are a part of Titan Nights. A few of the activities during April are: a Drag Show, Project Purple photo shoot, Resource Fair, Karaoke, Arts & Crafts, Mocktails, and for those around at 11 p.m., breakfast will be available. Enjoy this no to low cost evening of fun!

Friday, April 4
8:30 p.m. - Midnight
Reeve Union 

Speaker Series 

Jes Baker is internationally recognized for her blog, The Militant Baker. Baker recently took on Abercrombie & Fitch by changing their logo to “Attractive & Fat” in a mock, black-and-white Abercrombie ad to challenge the line’s branding efforts. She encourages each person to explore the correlation between weight and health, and discusses the “Health At Every Size” movement. Come ready to challenge the notion that beauty is exclusive in this powerful, passionate and progressive presentation.” 

Tuesday, April 15
7 p.m.
Reeve Ballroom

5th Annual LGBTQ Ally March

Come support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in the 5th annual LGBTQ Ally March

For the artists among you, be sure to enter the Art Contest. For information about the LGBTQ Ally March, or art contest, email: or stop by the LGBTQ Resource Center, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Thursday, April 17
Doors open at 5 p.m.
Reeve Ballroom

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Learn how to effectively negotiate a salary and feel confident while combatting the wage gap. Not sure what "wage gap" is? Attend this workshop and find out the answer and much more. This event is co-sponsored by the Women’s Center, Diversity and Inclusion Programs, Office of Student Affairs, Career Services, UW Credit Union, The WAGE Project, AAUW, and UW-Oshkosh.

Wednesday, April 23
4 - 7 p.m.
Reeve Union, room 215 

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