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3/6 General Member Meeting

In Arjona 105 from 6-7PM. Pizza provided!

2/13 February General Member Meeting

The 1st general member meeting of the semester is at 6:00PM on 2/13 in CHEM A203.

Prospective Member Info Session

If considering joining ALD, come to the informational session January 30 from 4-5pm in the Student Union room 325.

September General Member Meeting

September 26, Monteith 104, 7PM is the first general member meeting.

March General Member Meeting

March General Member Meeting: Chemistry Building A120, 8:00pm

We will be kicking off the new induction year with an overview of the organization and information on some of the upcoming events such as Flowerfest and Paint Night. We will also be giving out prizes to members with the highest point counts for the last year. As always, T-shirts will be sold for 10$ so make sure to get one!  Do not forget to bring winter apparel to the meeting for points (you can receive 5 points for each donation and receive a max of 10 points). The clothing will be donated to Windham Region No Freeze Hospitality Center on behalf of the 2017 UConn Nursing Class. Pizza will also be served so don’t miss out! RSVP to the email for a pizza count!

NOVEMBER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Critical Language Scholarship Program =  http://www.clscholarship.org/ = This program is a fully funded language and cultural immersion course sponsored by the US Department of State. Applicants are given an amazing opportunity to broaden their cultural horizons by immersing themselves in languages like Azerbaijani, Turkish, Urdu, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese – Due November 23, 2015 @ 8 PM EST

 

CashCourse “My Story” Scholarship = http://www.cashcourse.org/my-story.aspx = CashCourse is an organization that promotes financial independence. Applicants are asked to share their stories of what financial independence means to them, by explaining choices or experiences that have changed their lives or view on finance. The grand prize winner will be awarded $1,500, but there will also be a second place winner and 4 runner ups who will also win smaller scholarships. – Due by Nov. 30, 2015

 

Secret Mean Stinks Scholarships = https://meanstinksscholarship.com/pages/registration.php = Mean Stinks is an organization dedicated ending of girl-to-girl bullying by encouraging schools and people to share their stories of kind acts instead of cyberbullying. Applicants are asked to share a story of a kind act they’ve done or experienced and how that’s changed their life to add to #ChainofNice. Three winners will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship. – Due December 14, 2015 @ 5 PM EST

ALD UColor Winner!

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Thank you to ALD member Kathleen Flynn for taking the time to represent ALD through your art!  Kathleen entered an art competition hosted by UConn’s Bean Team for Homecoming Weekend and WON.  Kathleen was able to convey what ALD is all about: Leadership, Service, and Excellence.  Saying your work is amazing is an understatement. Congrats!

11/10 ALD November General Member Meeting

ALD will be hosting our November General Member Meeting in the Family Studies Building in room 103 at 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 10th. We will be discussing our next event, the Create-a-Snack Competition as well as other interesting opportunities such as our academic scholarships.  At this meeting we will also be hosting a can food drive that will go to Covenant Soup Kitchen in Willimantic. Members will get points for each can brought and be able to support the less fortunate.Also do not miss out on ALD’s recap of October! See all Alpha Lambda Delta members soon!

October Academic Opportunities

Mahogany & Blues Babe Foundation Scholarship = https://www.scholarsapply.org/mahogany/ = Mahogany and Blues Babe Foundation have teamed up with Hallmark to establish a scholarship for students pursuing any degrees in the writing arts. Two $10,000 awards will be given to two winners who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, and involvement in the community. The winners will also be invited to attend a three day workshop at Hallmark’s HQ in Kansas City. – Due Oct. 30

 

Alma Exley Scholarship = http://almaexleyscholarship.org/ = Alma Exley dedicated her life to bringing more people of color into the teaching profession. This scholarship was made in her honor to carry on her cause. A $5,000 scholarship will awarded to a student of color in their junior or senior year who demonstrates commitment to the teaching program they are enrolled in. – Due Oct. 31

 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Award = http://www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/ = Thermo Fisher Scientific is interested in supporting the careers of new scientists. Applications are open to undergrad and grad students enrolled in science majors, like biology and chemistry. A committee will select 6 winners, awarding two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships – Due Nov. 24 by midnight

ALD Linkedin Workshop

We are considered the Internet generation, so it’s no surprise that now as we venture out into the working world, our interviewers are curious about what we have put on the Internet. This could be as simple as a Googling of our name, or as in-depth as a search of our social media accounts. So how do you avoid your future boss digging up that embarrassing picture? Come join us at the LinkedIn Workshop to find out after the general member meeting on October 13th in RM 103 of the Family Studies Building.