University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
04/15/19

Volunteers needed for Doors Open Buffalo

Posted by Tim on April 15, 2019 in Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Explore Buffalo is recruiting volunteers for Doors Open Buffalo, taking place on June 15, 2019. Doors Open Buffalo is a day of free public access into downtown Buffalo’s most architecturally and historically significant buildings. Based on Doors Open events in other cities like Baltimore and Pittsburgh, we are expecting up to 15,000 people to visit the 35 buildings on tour. 

We will need hundreds of volunteers to staff this event.  Volunteer duties include greeting and counting visitors, distributing event guides, and providing directions and a basic history of your assigned building.  

Volunteer shifts are 3 hours long, starting no earlier than 8:30 am and ending no later than 5:30 pm so there’s plenty of time to enjoy the reset of the event before or after your shift. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up with friends and family.  You do not have to be an Explore Buffalo volunteer to participate. Please register via the following link.  Once signed up you’ll receive a confirmation email.  Explore Buffalo will be back in touch no later than May 17 with volunteer training dates and no later than June 7 with your building and shift assignment.  https://explorebuffalo.org/doors-open-buffalo/

Friday
04/05/19

Volunteers Needed with Monkey See, Monkey Do Children’s Bookstore at the Buffalo Marathon in the Summer

Posted by Tim on April 5, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Monkey See, Monkey Do Children’s Bookstore is looking for volunteers at the Buffalo Marathon on Sunday, May 26, 2019! They have a variety of opportunities available. Please contact Kim Krug at kim@monkeysread.comsread.com or 716-713-5472.

Tuesday
03/19/19

Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs Seeks Welcome Weekend Leaders

Posted by Tim on March 19, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Student Job Opportunities, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Now accepting applications for Welcome Weekend Leaders! Application and full position description available on Bullseye (Posting #2483749) and UBLinked: buffalo.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/253813

Monday
03/11/19

Volunteer at UB 360 Accepted Students Day!

Posted by Tim on March 11, 2019 in Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Monday
02/25/19

UB Relay For Life April 12, 2019

Posted by Tim on February 25, 2019 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Join us at UB’s Relay for Life

April 12, 2019
UB North Campus Student Union
Raise money now to help fight cancer!

Register TODAY at relayforlife.org/ubny

Questions? Contact ubrelayforlife@gmail.com

Monday
02/25/19

Call for Volunteers – AAUW Tech Savvy Program –Saturday, March 16

Posted by Tim on February 25, 2019 in Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Please Register to volunteer before March 2

AAUW, the American Association of University Women, is a national organization advocating for equity and education for women and girls.  Locally, the Buffalo branch – sixth oldest branch in the country—provides scholarship and interest-free loans for women and men.

The branch will host its thirteenth anniversary Tech Savvy conference on Saturday, March 16, at the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) campus.  Tech Savvy inspires middle school girls to pursue careers in STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math) areas through fun workshops.  The on a roll program provides follow-through sessions for high school girls.  And, adult sessions feature topics for parents, teachers, and other adults.   This year’s theme is She Inspires, I Inspire, We Inspire!   

Tech Savvy Buffalo is the flagship program for the national Tech Savvy program, with dozens of sites nationwide since 2014.

Along with support from AAUW, the conference is made possible due to support from Praxair and UB’s School of Engineering & Applied Sciences.

The program is run by approximately 100+ volunteers.   Volunteers are needed to help with set up, registration, room monitoring, ushering, and snack services.  Volunteers are needed for the full conference (7AM – 5pm)  or for morning (7 AM – 1pm) or afternoon (noon – 5pm) shifts.

Volunteers will receive continental breakfast, lunch, and t-shirt.  Volunteers are also invited to the pre-Tech Savvy reception on Friday, March 15. 

Recent college graduates (within last two years) who volunteer can receive a complimentary first year national AAUW membership. 

Volunteers are asked to sign up and provide the information below at https://goo.gl/forms/KSGVcUXtp5R7TW1r2

Information Requested from all  Volunteers

·        Name

·        School

·        Grade Level & Major

·        Phone Number

·        Email address

·        Mailing Address

·        T shirt size (generic adult sizes)

·        Any preference for type of assignment – or any restrictions

·        Preference for shift (morning, afternoon, or all day)

·        Please also let us know how you heard about this conference / volunteering.

·        If you will graduate within the next year or graduated in the last two years, are you interested in AAUW national membership? (yes/no)

o   If yes, please indicate Degree & Graduation Date

Additional Questions? Email us at aauwtswny@cs.com              

Thank you!!!

Monday
02/11/19

Roswell Park Seeks Volunteers for Buffalo Health Care Exploration Summer Program

Posted by Tim on February 11, 2019 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Teaching Opportunities, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Roswell Park is looking for volunteers to assist with running the Buffalo Health Care Exploration this summer. We are especially looking for males but have unfilled positions for both genders. You must currently be in college and preference will be given to applicants who participated in BHE during high school or have worked with Roswell previously.

BHE is a program for high school students who believe they may want to go to medical school or pursue a science career. The students get to do activities such as shadow doctors, think of medical instruments, get college and premedical mentoring, and networking opportunities within Roswell. It is during the month of July with extra commitments during June for the Ride for Roswell. If you apply be sure you can commit to being present for the vast majority of events and all program dates. The days begin at 9 and end at 4pm.

As a TA you would be acting as a mentor and a guide for a team of students. You would be responsible for transporting them to different locations, supervision and mentoring. You’ll act as a positive role model and peer for the students and help them gain the most out of the program.

As a college student you have the opportunity to network within Roswell with the many talented physicians involved. You will also gain exposure to the ATLAS interns who work with the urology department on various research projects. The networking and connections you make can be integral in gaining an internship at Roswell, gaining access to medical school, or gaining access to graduate school. You will be working alongside other motivated students from nearby colleges.

For information please visit the BHE link which can be found on Roswell Park’s website. https://www.roswellpark.org/education/atlas-program/buffalo-healthcare-exploration

For additional information about BHE, Roswell, or the ATLAS internship contact

Lindsay Nitsche, Current Honors Scholar

Email: Ljnitsch@buffalo.edu

Monday
02/04/19

English Language Institute Seeks Chat Room Partners for Spring 2019

Posted by Tim on February 4, 2019 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Teaching Opportunities, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

ELI is currently recruiting Chat Room partners for the spring semester. The Chat Room is a face-to-face conversation program matching an undergraduate student with two international students for conversation practice. Chat Room partners are welcome to volunteer or register for ESL 320 Conversation Seminar for two pass/fail credits. For more information and force registration, go to the ELI, 320 Baldy Hall.

Monday
01/28/19

Loyal Blue Day February 19 Volunteers Needed

Posted by Tim on January 28, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Loyal Blue Day is a celebration of UB alumni and friends that make gifts to support students. The goal is to thank donors and teach students about the ways philanthropy enriches their education through scholarships, experiential learning, technology, facility upgrades, etc. Student volunteers are needed for the Loyal Blue Day stations at the Student Union on North Campus and Harriman Hall on South Campus from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt for their 2-hour shift. Volunteers will simply be asked to recruit students to the Loyal Blue Day table to write thank you notes to donors. It’s very simple, and it will be a fun atmosphere with games, prizes and food.

Sign up to volunteer for Loyal Blue Day

Wednesday
12/19/18

UB Relay for Life is April 12, 2019

Posted by Tim on December 19, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Relay for Life is the largest on campus fundraising event that raises money for the American Cancer Society throughout the year.

We’re reaching out to you to ask if you’d join us at this year’s Relay for Life which is April 12, 2019 at 6 PM on UB’s North Campus. The theme for this year’s relay is superhero, where we’re IncrediBULL and fighting cancer like superheros. We’d love it for your club to join Relay for Life and raise money throughout the year for this great cause. I’ve attached the link for registering a team below and after registering your team, your club members can register under your team name. If you have any questions or comments, you can reach out to me (contact information below) or to our club email ubrelayforlife@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you at Relay for Life this year where we’ll all be fighting cancer!

www.relayforlife.org/UBNY