Class for the fall! 

HON 394: Changemaking in Education: Need another course for fall 2014? Check out Changemaking in Education, a class co-taught by two leaders in TFA and Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College that will give you a hands-on opportunity to confront challenges facing students TFA corps members serve in the Phoenix area and be part of solutions to those problems. It’s listed as HON 294 or TEL 394.





The U.S. Federation of UNESCO Clubs (USFUCA) is holding a worldwide multimedia competition that we want YOU to participate in! If you are from the ages of 15-24, work together or individually to tackle the question “If you could do one thing in your lifetime to make the world a better place what would it be, why and how.” Respond by making a 3 minute video, multimedia presentation, a written essay, art work, or using any other methods that channels your passion for advocating change in the world around you. Your ideas matter to us, so express them and let your voice be heard across the globe.http://unescousa.org/project-world-mm-2014.html




 




Here is the link to a little video about the contest:http://youtu.be/hboa2lwlbp0




 
The U.S. Federation of UNESCO Clubs (USFUCA) is holding a worldwide multimedia competition that we want YOU to participate in! If you are from the ages of 15-24, work together or individually to tackle the question “If you could do one thing in your lifetime to make the world a better place what would it be, why and how.” Respond by making a 3 minute video, multimedia presentation, a written essay, art work, or using any other methods that channels your passion for advocating change in the world around you. Your ideas matter to us, so express them and let your voice be heard across the globe.
http://unescousa.org/project-world-mm-2014.html
 
Here is the link to a little video about the contest:http://youtu.be/hboa2lwlbp0
 


Event coming soon highlighting an ASU alumnus who served in the Peace Corps in Thailand.

Event coming soon highlighting an ASU alumnus who served in the Peace Corps in Thailand.



Ashoka U Interns WANTED - Closing Soon! 

Ashoka U is looking for fun, dedicated, innovative summer interns to work in the Ashoka Global office. We seek full-time interns (40 hours per week) for a minimum duration of 10 weeks. Ashoka U interns are:
 
·         Passionate for and knowledge of higher education and social entrepreneurship
·         Excellent writer (please carefully proof-read your materials before sending!)
·         Dedicated focus on execution, while highly detail-oriented and committed to excellence
·         Empathetic and effective relationship-builder with a deep understanding of the high-value of social capital
·         A good listener who is humble and eager to learn
·         A dedicated team player, who will be resourceful and do what it takes to get any job done well
·         Previous office or professional experience preferred
 
Please send a resume and a cover letter describing why you are interested in higher education and three specific questions you have about Ashoka U to Beeta Ansari at:bansari@ashoka.org. More information about Ashoka U internships is available here. Applications are open on a rolling basis through April 15, 2014. Ashoka U internships are unpaid and based in Washington DC.


This clothing drive ends in only a few days!  Donate your clothes to help stop domestic violence!

This clothing drive ends in only a few days!  Donate your clothes to help stop domestic violence!



2014 Human Rights Film Festival 

ASU’s fourth annual Human Rights Film Festival is the biggest yet, with 11 films scheduled over three days, including three Oscar-nominated titles. 

Films are followed by Q&A sessions with subject experts and a number of the films’ directors. The festival, held in Armstrong Hall on the ASU Tempe campus, is free and open to all.

RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/hrff2014 to help us plan for room sizes and refreshments!



Brazil Scientific Mobility Program 

ASU is looking for summer internships for their Brazilian students here as part of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program. Currently the third largest host university in the country, ASU  has more than 100 undergraduate students studying on full scholarships paid for by the Brazilian government. Most of these students are focused on STEM studies  (science, technology, engineering, math). The largest group is comprised of engineering students , including aerospace, electrical, civil,  environmental, mechanical, and mechatronics. BSMP students are also majoring  in areas like biology, nursing, architecture,  graphic design, exercise and wellness.
They are ambitious, have unique backgrounds and skill sets, and have passed their English proficiency test.
 
The Summer 2014 internships can be either paid or unpaid. While we would love to have them stay in Arizona, they can work in any area of the country. There is no fee or contract required of the host companies. All visa administration, including work authorization, is handled by the Institute of International Education, which has secured their  J-1 visas. For more information, contact: Eileen Brill Wagner atbrillcon@cox.net or 602.617.0001.


Thursday, March 20th, 12 PM - 6:30 PM and Friday, March 21st, 9 AM - 4:15 PM Are you a designer or developer with a passion for social change? Apply now to participate in the Clinton Foundation’s Codeathon, brought to you by Microsoft YouthSpark, at CGI U 2014 at Arizona State University (ASU)!Building upon the powerful intersection of technology and social impact, the Codeathon aims to spur innovation in the technology space and increase the scope, reach, and impact of CGI U’s Commitments to Action (click here to learn more about the CGI U Commitment to Action model). The Codeathon challenges developers and designers to build unique digital prototypes inspired by CGI U Commitments to Action in the following areas:
Education
Global Health
Water Quality
Over the course of two days, developers and designers will work in teams or as individuals to create new digital prototypes focused on these three key areas. The Codeathon will culminate with a presentation to a panel of expert judges working in the fields of technology and social innovation. To participate in the Codeathon: #codeforimpact

Thursday, March 20th, 12 PM - 6:30 PM and Friday, March 21st, 9 AM - 4:15 PM 

Are you a designer or developer with a passion for social change? Apply now to participate in the Clinton Foundation’s Codeathon, brought to you by Microsoft YouthSpark, at CGI U 2014 at Arizona State University (ASU)!

Building upon the powerful intersection of technology and social impact, the Codeathon aims to spur innovation in the technology space and increase the scope, reach, and impact of CGI U’s Commitments to Action (click here to learn more about the CGI U Commitment to Action model). The Codeathon challenges developers and designers to build unique digital prototypes inspired by CGI U Commitments to Action in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Global Health
  • Water Quality


Over the course of two days, developers and designers will work in teams or as individuals to create new digital prototypes focused on these three key areas. The Codeathon will culminate with a presentation to a panel of expert judges working in the fields of technology and social innovation. 

To participate in the Codeathon: 


RSVP

#codeforimpact



Vote for the Pitchfork Awards now until March 20th 

The Pitchfork Awards will occur on Thursday, April 3 at the Orpheum Theatre.  This year, we are excited to announce the opportunity for ASU students, faculty and staff to vote on finalists for three of the awards categories.  Now until midnight on March 20, individuals can cast their electronic votes for Best Recurring Program, Outstanding Student Organization, and the Individual Winner for the Sun Devil Spirit Award.  Be sure to cast your vote! All other finalists, and all winners, will be announced at the event on April 3.

 

For more information regarding the Pitchfork Awards, visiteoss.asu.edu/pitchforkawards.  Tickets can be reserved online athttp://pitchforkawards2014.eventbrite.com/


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 Do good in your local community with Service-Learning Courses!
Make a difference while earning 3 credits (General Studies C & L).

 Do good in your local community with Service-Learning Courses!

Make a difference while earning 3 credits (General Studies C & L).