Thank you to everybody who participated in this years Valentine’s Day Bake Sale and Raffle, donations were collected for Safe Horizon!
Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading victim assistance organization. Their mission is to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.
Safe Horizon works to prevent domestic and community violence and provides support to victims. They have a 24-hour hotline at 1-800-621-4673. On campus, Dean Loffert is also able to assist and may be contacted for more information.
Welcome to the 2019 Court Reporting & Captioning Week!
List of Events:
Monday – February 11th
Tuesday – February 12th
Wednesday – February 13th
HOW TO WIN
Thursday – February 14th
You can also view this story by Spectrum Noticias NY1 in Spanish, by going to the following link.
Events this week from Student Life
Feb.5: Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Workshop@ 11:35amJoin us in a presentation from Safe Horizon, as they review the definitions and dynamics of intimate partner violence. They will also touch upon trauma and the effects of ongoing abuse. Resources and options will be discussed as well.
Feb.7: Valentine’s Day Bake Sale Fundraiser Sign up! @ 11:35amSupport our annual Valentine’s Day Bake Sale by volunteering to bake a cake, cookies or other goodies! If you aren’t available to sign up during college hour, please stop into the Student Life office or email email@example.com more information on how to get involved! The official bake sale will take place on February 14th. All proceeds are donated to Safe Horizon!
As we kick-start our celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, we received a visit from Spectrum News NY1 to feature our Community Dental Clinic! NY1 will showcase our initiative to provide free visits to children under the age of 17 during the month of February!
Keep an eye out for the segment, which will air on NY1 in the next few days.
Thank you to everyone involved!
–If you have not yet made an appointment to visit the clinic, call 718-779-1432 or stop by the third floor at your earliest convenience!
On January 22, the Department of Student Life held it’s official Winter Semester 2019 Kickoff at 11:35 am and 5:30 pm in the Commons!
A presentation led by Ms. Cohn and Professor Butchy showcased up and coming events planned, such as the Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Workshop, Social Media & Your Career by Career Services, Confident Communication featuring Karin Bellantoni, and more!
A Student Club Drive was held at the end of the kickoff, and students were able to sign up for any clubs that interest them:
If you were unable to attend, please fill out the Student Club Drive Registration form here to get notifications on these initiatives (descriptions are included in the form).
The Department of Student Life also manages the three honor societies:
Students may also earn semester honors, including the Trustees’ List: Semester GPA between 3.8-4.0, President’s List: Semester GPA between 3.65-3.79, Dean’s List: Semester GPA between 3.3-3.64, and Faculty Award: Semester GPA of 3.4-4.0, (for students who have not completed LL61). Watch your email for an awards announcement next week!
In addition, anyone who would like a copy of the resources from the kickoff is welcome to visit the Student Life office (located in the Commons). The Student Life events are also on the Plaza College calendar online.
If you have any recommendations for student events or clubs, please feel free to stop in at the Student Life Department or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, January 29: Career Services Event for Dental Hygiene Students
Thursday, January 31: Portfolio Power Hour at 11:45 and 5:30 in the BBA Lounge – Join us for pizza and tips on how to ace the LL254 portfolio!
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho
Open labs have begun for the semester, offering a place to work with a staff or student assistant throughout the day. Please check the schedule below for rooms and times!
In addition, the ARC is open for tutoring and individual work. If you need assistance with classwork, a computer, or a place to study, please visit the ARC next to the library. Tutors are available in a variety of subjects at the following times:
To make an appointment with a tutor in advance, stop by the ARC, call 718-779-1430, ext. 3354, or visit the ARC website and click on Tutoring – Schedule an Appointment.
Monday, January 21: School Closed
Tuesday, January 22: Student Life Kick-off, 11:40 and 5:30 on the Commons
Tuesday, January 22: Last day to make changes to class schedules
Thursday, January 24: Interview Makeup Pro Tips & Techniques featuring Pro MUA, Amarilys Rodriguez, 11:40 in the BBA Lounge
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “You are the traveler, taking this journey. You are the hero, writing this story.” – Rachel Hartman