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Student Org Chronicles The student org newsletter that shares important news, upcoming events and deadlines, and resources that are beneficial for org officers and members.

Upcoming Events

Week of 9/21/2020

S.N.A.P Chats

We are so excited to be collaborating with @untleadandserve for the Fall 2020 S.N.A.P. Chat Series with Damian (He/Him/His) the Director of the Multicultural Center (@unt_mc), and Kathleen (They/Them/Theirs) the Director of Pride Alliance (@untpride)! S.N.A.P stands for Shaping New Advocates in a Pandemic. Join us to chat about Allyship and Advocacy on September 23 at 3:00 pm by going to https://bit.ly/2FLWwQo. See you there!

Optimism 101

Photo Description- Text on the left, "A Speaker Series Designed to Inspire College Students. Optimism 101. Campus Speaker Series. Presented by Frost. Join us LIVE on Wednesday, September 23 at TexasMonthly.com/Optimism101. On the right, four presenter head shots introducing "Author- Priya Parker, Poet- Morgan Harper Nichols, Screenwriter- Cord Jefferson, and Moderator- Owen Egerton"

Class is in session starting September 23 and we are making 2020 the year of optimism! Join in with colleges across Texas for an online speaker series designed to inspire students in every corner of the state with real-life stories and practical advice.

Optimism 101 is three-part virtual event designed for college students across Texas. Each course features a guest speaker in a video interview and goes live on Wednesday, September 23 at 4 pm. RSVP here today!

Not able to attend? No problem! RSVP and you will receive a link to watch the event after. There will also be an engagement campaign after the event, with discussion questions and examples of how to incorporate what was discussed into college and everyday life, to ensure thoughtful dialogue after the event.

Org Resources

#FeaturedFriday

September 22nd marks the first day of Fall! Has your org already been featured for #FeaturedFriday? If not, share why other's should FALL for your org, today! #FALLingforyourorgfriday

We understand that orgs aren't able to table or promote what they are doing right now so we want to highlight our organizations for #featuredfriday #untstudentorgspotlight

Was your organization or a member recognized at the state, national, or international level? Have y'all won any awards, competitions, or tournaments in the 2019-2020 school year? Please let us know by filling out this form for a #featuredfriday #untstudentorgshoutout!

Apply for a Student Org locker today on OrgSync!

Student Org Orientation

Picture Description: "Student Org Orientation" with blue background and a student's hand showing the UNT Eagle Claw.

Didn't attend orientation to learn about all of the useful information org officers can share and utilize? No worries! We have more sessions coming up which can be found on our website. Wanting to review the Student Org Risk Management Training video? Check it out on our YouTube page! The PowerPoint will be made available on our website soon.

Hosting a Virtual Event?

Be sure to share it via the Event Application on OrgSync!

Navigating Virtual Engagement

Navigating virtual engagement can be tough! Here are some helpful tips to making your Zoom meetings and activities more engaging!

Check out our Zoom Tips & Tricks Newsletter.

Check out our Student Org Resource web page for Virtual Resources and Activities.

Campus News & Opportunities to share with your Orgs

Get Registered to Vote!

Learn how to become active in your nation, your state, your local community, and at UNT! Check out the helpful resources and information provided on the UNT Library's website!

Don’t forget that October 5th is the voter registration deadline for Texas, and it’s only a few weeks until early voting begins! Learn more about getting registered to vote and exercising your citizenship using this link!

Picture Description: Flyer from the UNT Library that states "Register to Vote. Where to Register. Self-help stations in Willis Library and Sycamore Hall Or request a registration form in your residence hall. Vote Early! Early voting on campus at the Gateway

Apply to present at the 2020 All for NT/NT for All Leadership Conference!

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9/23!

The Center for Leadership and Service is putting out a call for presentation proposals for the 2020 All for NT/NT for All Leadership Conference.

What is the All for NT/NT for All Leadership Conference? A two-day conference focused on introducing students to topics that enhance their leadership skills and connecting them to other students to create a network of support. The conference focuses on the Social Change Model of Leadership, where the term “leader” can be non-titled or non-positional, but a participant engaging in the leadership process as a group member.

Based on this model, there are three tracks that students can choose from to guide their conference experience: Leading Self, Leading at UNT, and Leading in a Diverse World. This year we will be breaking those tracks down even further through leadership development. Students can identify and practice their skills as emerging, intermediate, or experienced leaders. Our theme for 2020: Follow the Leadership Road: Finding your way at Home, will focus on how leadership is transforming, and how it is presenting itself virtually during a time of national and global social change. We would like for participants to gain knowledge of how they can be leaders on campus and at home. They may be remote, but that does not mean they need to be unplugged.

Date: Friday, October 9, 2020, and Saturday, October 10, 2020

Register here to present by Wednesday, Sept. 23rd: https://unt.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_23rK5RHx5KtNAl7

Printing and Distribution Solutions (PDS): PRINTING AND PROMOS

We believe that student organizations create opportunities for leadership development, learning, and student engagement by offering a unique platform and a continuing purpose to support the goals and mission of UNT. We also believe that branding a great print or promotional item for your student organization means it will be carried or worn everywhere and everyone will get to see your name bringing heightened visibility!

PDS offers a variety of resources to help make each student organization unique and distinctively special such as-

• Promotional Merchandise

• Printing

• Signs and Banners

• Branded Apparel

• Awards

Printing and Distribution Solutions, has consolidated into one location in the University Services Building and is no longer in the Union. Look for in-stock promotional merchandise or custom-branded items, or check on printing services with Eagle Images. For more information, email PDSPromo@unt.edu OR call 940-565-2005 for promotions & 940-565-2083 for printing.

@UNTactivities

Don't miss out on great information, programs, events, services, and resources! For more information, visit studentactivities.unt.edu and engage with us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook (@UNTactivities)!

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Credits:

Created with images by Chris Montgomery - "Zoom call with coffee" • Melinda Gimpel - "Contact"