University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
08/15/22

Open Seats in SW 130- Dismantling Anti-Blackness: On Becoming Antiracist

Posted by Tim on August 15, 2022 in Uncategorized

SW 130 is titled Dismantling Anti-Blackness: On Becoming Antiracist.  This course examines historic and contemporary anti-Black racism and white supremacy in the U.S.  Students will develop personal strategies for becoming antiracist and facilitating change in communities and society.

Fall 2022
Tuesdays/Thursdays 2-3:20pm
Elective and open to all majors!

Wednesday
08/10/22

NCAA 2023-2024 Postgraduate Internship Program Application OPEN

Posted by Tim on August 10, 2022 in Career Oportunities, Career Opportunities, Internships

The NCAA postgraduate internship program represents one of the most rewarding and transformational opportunities for individuals seeking to launch their careers within the athletics industry. NCAA leadership development seeks your assistance in ensuring the 2023-24 internship class is composed of talented individuals poised to serve as future leaders within college sports.

The application for the 2023-24 PGIP is now available on NCAA Program Hub and will remain open until Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 

With a focus on ethnic minorities, women and former student-athletes, this yearlong program gives insight to the inner workings of college sports from the national perspective. Interns over the past 30 years have gone on to serve as key decision-makers across college athletics at the institutional and conference level.

Positions are available across all functional areas at the NCAA including administrative services, championships and alliances, communications, executive affairs, governance, inclusion, education and community engagement and regulatory affairs.

Key Dates

  • Application deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. Eastern time.
  • 2023-24 PGIP start date: Tuesday, June 20, 2023. 

Important Links

  • For more information including job descriptions for each position offered, go here

To access the application via NCAA Program Hub, go here.

Internship Offerings

Academic and membership affairs

  • 5 positions available

Administrative services

  • Finance and accounting 
  • Rotational 

Championships and alliances

  • Digital and social
  • Event marketing
  • Game presentation
  • Operations (3 positions available)
  • Men’s basketball 
  • Women’s basketball 

Communications

  • Brand strategy 
  • Creative & digital
  • Editorial 

External engagement 

Eligibility Center

  • 2 positions available

Enforcement

  • 3 positions available

Executive affairs

  • 1 position available

Governance

  • Division I
  • Division II
  • Division III

Inclusion, education and community engagement

  • Inclusion
  • Leadership development (2 positions available)

IECE Rotational

Questions?

Please reach out to internship@ncaa.org with any questions.

Friday
08/05/22

Blackstone LaunchPad Seeks BLASERs (Blackstone LaunchPad Ambassadors for Student Engagement and Recruitment)

Posted by Tim on August 5, 2022 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Looking for a great experience that can earn you college credit in the upcoming school year?

OPPORTUNITY ALERT:

We are looking for BLASERs (Blackstone LaunchPad Ambassadors for Student Engagement and Recruitment) for the upcoming semester.

Role Description: Our ambassadors are an elite group of students who forge new paths for entrepreneurship as they promote Blackstone LaunchPad throughout our campuses and beyond. When you participate in the BLASER Leadership Development Program, you gain important career-building skills and find plenty of opportunities for campus and community involvement. Students selected as BLASERs assist with our outreach, increasing awareness about the opportunities provided through Blackstone LaunchPad. In exchange, BLASERs receive special training, participate in professional development workshops and leadership assessments, and attend exclusive networking opportunities. Interested students may qualify to earn internship credit for this experience. We’re always seeking undergraduate students to serve as BLASERs! To learn more contact us by emailing us at Launchpadub@buffalo.edu or calling 716-645-8111. *We are still looking to fill Student Assistant and Work Study positions as well! Click the link below to learn more and apply.
Apply
Thursday
08/04/22

The Tool Library Garden Party and Fundraiser August 13, 2022

Posted by Tim on August 4, 2022 in Community Announcements, Event

A Garden Party & Fundraiser You Won’t Want To Miss!

Be sure to purchase your Gather, Garden + Grow tickets by Monday, August 8th!

Gather with your favorite neighborhood Tooligans for a garden party hosted at Buffalo’s smallest (and newest!) urban flower farm built from the ground up with Tool Library tools.

Funds raised from Gather, Garden + Grow are critical to sustaining The Tool Library’s volunteer-powered operations. Whether it’s providing the tools for your next DIY project, offering up free fixes at a Dare to Repair Cafe, or improving our community through dozens of hands-on service days, we’re committed to building a better world through the power of sharing – but we need YOUR help and support!

THE DETAILS
When: 
Saturday, August 13th
6-8PM
Where: The Plot Flower Farm – 3233 Main Street, Buffalo, NY (Click on the image to download a parking map)

  • Family-Friendly
  • Award-Winning Caribbean Food from Caribbean Experience
  • Fresh Cut Flower Raffles
  • Garden Tours
  • Lawn Games
  • New Tooligan Merch Drop
  • & Much More!

$20 per adult, children 12 and under free!

To purchase tickets…. https://secure.givelively.org/event/tool-library-inc/donate-to-the-tool-library-in-2022/second-annual-gather-garden-grow

Thursday
08/04/22

Erie County Sustainability, Clean Energy and GIS Internship Opportunities

Posted by Tim on August 4, 2022 in Honors Experiences, Internships

Just wanted to let you know that DEP and DPW are excepting applications for several internships: 

Sustainability and Clean Energy Internship Program.  We are hiring more paid interns to support our sustainability and clean energy initiatives.  This is to follow on five internships we offered this summer with support from NYSERDA, and we are refilling those positions on a rolling basis as they open up.  Three are being hired right away, for start dates in mid-September, and two positions will be hired later this year.  The candidates need to be recent or current college students, and will earn $17/hr.  This is a great opportunity for individuals to get experience working on these pressing issues while learning about careers in public service.   Here are the internship titles:

  1. Erie County Low Income Program for Sustainable Energy (ECLIPSE) Research Intern
  2. Erie County Low Income Program for Sustainable Energy (ECLIPSE) Outreach Intern
  3. Community Climate Action Plan Interns (two)
  4. Green Fleet Intern

If interested, email CleanEnergyIntern@erie.gov with the
subject line “Clean Energy Internship” and check out
erie.gov/sustainability

GIS Intern.  The GIS Intern will work closely with the Erie County Environmental Compliance Services Division and the Office of Geographic Information Services to perform tasks related to GIS data development, data visualization, data analysis, map production, and work with online mapping applications.  This is also a paid internship, and we are looking to hire for September.  Responsibilities will include:

  1. Working as a team member on projects under direct supervision and mentorship
  2. Developing data summaries of field data using a template
  3. Assisting with GIS data organization
  4. Assisting with geospatial analysis
  5. Assisting with online GIS application development tasks

For candidates interested in the GIS Internship, please email Joanna.Panasiewicz@erie.gov.

Tuesday
08/02/22

UB Athletics is Hiring Tutors for fall 2022

Posted by Tim on August 2, 2022 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Athletics Tutor

Athlete Academic Affairs in the Division of Athletics at UB is looking for Athletics Tutor candidates who are completing an undergraduate, master’s degree or pursuing a doctorate degree to assist in academic achievement, skill enrichment, and learning strategies with student-athletes for specific classes.  The desired candidate will work with academically at-risk student-athletes, who might be first-year students (freshmen/transfer), are struggling learners, have a diagnosed disability, are International, or are high performing students that are looking for extra help in a class.

Objective:

  • This position will assist student athletes with a specific class that they may be struggling with, confused on subject matter or need extra assistance to obtain a higher grade.

Responsibilities: 

  • Mentoring and monitoring and teaching a cohort of student-athletes by:
    • Implementing college-level academic skills and learning strategies.
    • Implementing personal learning skills to re-teach or review classwork and class materials.
    • Exam review, writing preparation, skill building, class review and work.
    • Promoting and facilitating academic and personal growth to help students become independent learners.
  • Documenting on-going student performance and meeting summaries with up-to-date record keeping through Navigate (UB’s student success portal).
  • Building and maintaining thoughtful and professional communication with the Athlete Academic Affairs Staff.
  • Working in a supportive and multi-disciplinary environment.

Hours:

  • All meetings must take place at the Athlete Academic Affairs Learning Center during business hours (M-Th 8am-9pm, F 8am-4pm, and Sundays 12-6pm).
  • The nature of this position is very flexible for both you and your student caseload however, meeting days and times should remain consistent throughout the semester.
  • Given that you will be meeting with student-athletes anywhere from 1-3 times each week (based on pre-determined need), the meetings should be spread out throughout the week to ensure academic task completion. For example, meeting with a student 1 hour each day on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday throughout the semester.

**Ideally looking for candidates that can work 7-15 hours/week across multiple days.

If interested, please email resume and cover letter to:

            Christina Fanara

Tutor Coordinator

University at Buffalo

ath-tutoring@buffalo.edu

Tuesday
08/02/22

MED 400: Exploring Medical Research Fall 2022

Posted by Tim on August 2, 2022 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities


This course is designed to provide insight into the different types of research ongoing in the Department of Medicine, taking them through the steps of T0-T4. This class will also give the students the opportunity to gain experience in presenting the work done as manuscripts and will be initiated into the grant writing process. They will also get a bird¿s eye view of the different state of the art technology utilized by the Department of Medicine. On completion, the students will be able to make knowledgeable choices as to the type of research they would like to do and the field of research that attracts them.

**This course will earn you 3 Honors experiences credits under the research category.**

Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am to 12:20pm
111 Wende Hall (South Campus)
Professor Jessy Alexander
Registration #: 20641
Tuesday
08/02/22

Summer Fulbright Workshops August 16-18, 2022

Posted by Tim on August 2, 2022 in Academics, Community Announcements, Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Fulbright Application Development Workshops 
These workshops for rising seniors and graduate students provide information about the Fulbright student grant, including country selection, affiliates and how to develop a strong proposal. 

All workshops are virtual. If you are unable to attend you can still register and you will be given access to recordings.
Workshops: August 16–18, 2022 Tuesday, August 16 from 12-1 p.m. – Fulbright Basics Wednesday, August 17 from 12-1 p.m. – Preparing an Application for the Study/Research Grant Thursday, August 18 from 12-1 p.m. – Preparing an Application for the English Teaching Assistant Grant
Register for the Fulbright Application Development Workshops

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

What: Go abroad on a fully funded study/research project or English teaching assistant program.

Who: Graduating seniors, recent alumni, or graduate students. Only U.S. citizens are eligible.

Deadline: September.Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program