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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Fraternity and Sorority Affairs  
Roster Deadlines:
Final roster updates are due May 1st

Close Up Your House for Spring Break!
If you have a chapter house, please take the necessary precautions to close it up properly for Spring Break. The campus will be pretty empty and this is a prime time for crime! Do what you can to ensure your facility is secure and deter unwanted activity.

Certified Housing Spring Semester Meeting 
(This meeting is mandatory for all chapters with a certified house)
Date: Thursday March 16, 2017 
Time: 5:00pm -7:00PM 
Location: SDRP Room 2025-AB
This workshop is intended for the undergraduate Chapter President or House Manager. If one of these officers cannot attend, please send an undergraduate substitute to take notes and communicate the workshop discussions with the appropriate officers. It is an expectation from Certified Housing and Fraternity & Sorority Affairs that all chapters with a certified housing unit attend this meeting. IFC chapters with houses: It is an expectation in the IGI that one member attends this meeting 

Greek Oscars
Date:  Tuesday, March 28
Time:  6:00pm-8:00pm 
Location:  ARC MP6
Good luck to all chapters and individuals who were nominated!   **Event is invitation only

Attention Chapter Presidents:
If you have not scheduled your semester meeting with your chapter advisor from Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, please contact Michelle: moutlaw@illinois.edu to schedule your meeting 

Campus and Community Announcements 
The Counseling Center Paraprofessionals Tuesday @ 7pm Workshop Series Presents:   
Glass Half Full: Creating & Fostering a Positive Mindset
Date: March 28, 2017
Time: 
7:00pm
Location: 
406 Illini Union

Around the World in 8 Aisles: Explore Your Health! 
McKinley Health Center’s Special Populations’ Student Health Concerns Committee is hosting its 24th Annual Health Fair on Wednesday, April 12th from 10am-3pm in the Illini Union Rooms A, B, and C.  The main goal of the event is to promote general wellness among diverse populations on the university campus and the Champaign-Urbana community.  The Annual Health Fair has attracted over 80 vendors—including local health/social agencies, like Carle, Presence, Christie Clinic, and Planned Parenthood, as well as dentists and massage and physical therapists.  Services and information are provided FREE of charge for all attendees.  So come and enjoy a variety of health programs, displays, and demonstrations, ranging from fitness demos and cholesterol screening to dance performances and raffle prizes! 

I-Program:  Innovation
The Innovation Leadership program focuses on skills related to innovation, creativity, and diversity of idea in problem solving. Students who participate in Innovation will develop skills in these areas and also an understanding of their dominant problem solving style and its impact on organizations and people.
Date:  Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time:  10:00am

For more information and to register please visit http://leadership.illinois.edu/

Organizeing Funding Advisory Board
OFAB is seeking your ideas & Feedback

Are there any supplies that your RSO doesn’t have access to? Would your RSO benefit from items made available by the Office of Registered Organizations?

The Organization Fund Advisory Board (OFAB) is looking for your input on items that would be of good use to your RSO. OFAB determines how interest earned from the University Fund account is spent on items that benefit student organizations. In the past we have purchased “RSO Gear to Go” items such as tables, cash boxes, tents, raffle tickets, sports equipment, etc.

If you are bored and find yourselves needing something to do during the weekends or need to add a little excitement to your events, we would like to encourage you all to check out some the following equipment:

  • Football
  • Sauce Toss
  • Croquet
  • Spike Ball
  • Corn Hole
  • Kam Jam
  • Volleyball/Badminton Set
  • Horseshoes
  • Walkie-Talkies

Once a year, OFAB hosts an annual treasurer poll to receive input from student organizations. However, we are open to recommendations at any time. You can reach the board members at ofab@illinois.edu.

For more information on OFAB and RSO Gear to Go visit us online at http://go.illinois.edu/ofab or stop by the Office of Registered Organizations at the Illini Union room 284.  

Volunteer Opportunities 
Service Saturdays
Join service projects on Saturdays during the academic year to give back to the Champaign-Urbana community. Volunteer opportunities provided through Service Saturdays are easy-access and typically one-time projects. The projects are organized by either OVP, campus groups, or community agencies. See upcoming Service Saturday opportunities at http://go.illinois.edu/ServiceSaturdays.  

Campus and Community Day of Service
Volunteer at the 5th Annual Community & Campus Day of Service. Sign up individually or with a team to help package 150,000 meals for Eastern Illinois Food Bank.
Date: Saturday, April 8
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm (Volunteer slots vary)
For more information go to http://dayofservice.cuvolunteer.org/

Volunteers Needed for 2017 Roger Ebert's Film Festival - April 19-23
We need volunteers to work at the Virginia Theatre Festival (April 19 - 23, 2017). Multiple volunteers are needed for each film and can sign up for only the shifts (concessions, ushers, merchandise sale, ticket takers, will call, check-in, etc) that fit your schedule. The film schedule will be released approximately a month before the festival. We will have a mandatory on-campus training session the afternoon of Sunday, April 2 (exact time and location will be communicated closer to date). Upon completion of the training session you can sign up for shifts. Please contact Casey Ludwig at ludwig2@illinois.edu with questions or check out https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf9pml3ozOwXV7dMoBnL_elHi5-ik_SebLtGwshz45Pxbd6ww/viewform?c=0&w=1. 

Mark Your Calendars!

 

March 28:  Greek Oscars

April 23-29:  National Volunteer Week

April 28:  Stride For Survivors:  A solidarity walk to end sexual violence on campus.