Announcements for 1/20/2010

CW Staff

Law school fair to be held today

The College of Arts and Sciences will host a law school fair today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m in the ballroom of the Ferguson Center. Representatives from over 35 law schools will be available to answer questions concerning their law programs.

The event is free and open to anyone planning on attending law school. For more information on the fair or an extended list of the colleges, visit prelaw.ua.edu. WRC holds equal pay workshop

As part of an initiative of the American Association of University Women and The WAGE Project to ensure that women graduating from college start their careers knowing how to negotiate for fair and equal pay, the Women’s Resource Center and the Career Center will be hosting a Start Smart workshop Jan. 27 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop is open to all women on campus. Space is limited. Interested participants should call (205) 348-5040 or email Maria Perez-Fisher at mvpfisher@sa.ua.edu to register by January 25th.

This nuts-and-bolts workshop will give participants the tools to allow women to become their own best advocates as they explore the gender pay gap while learning the strategies for sound pay negotiation.

Students encouraged to apply for ESPN internship

ESPN internships are available for UA students. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15. You must be a currently enrolled student in good academic standing, and graduating in December 2010 or May 2011. Applicants are reviewed and interns are hired on a rolling basis. Visit ESPNcareers.com/campus to apply, or visit the Career Center online at http://www.career.ua.edu. For updates on job postings, including ESPN internship information, become a Facebook fan of “Career Center Satellite for C&BA.”

Students can participate with Haiti relief efforts

UA Students who want to make donations to assist the earthquake victims in Haiti can do so in three ways: (1) visit the Haiti relief tables in the Ferguson Student Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the next two weeks; (2) text “Haiti” to 90999 to donate $10 through the Clinton relief fund; or (3) text “Yele” to 501501 to donate $5 through the Wyclef Jean Foundation. All donations will be directed to the Red Cross. For more information, contact Josh Burford at 348-2865 at the Community Service Center

NPHC holds spring convocation

The National Pan-Hellenic Council will have its spring 2010 convocation on Jan. 20 in the Biology Building Auditorium at 7 p.m. This event will provide students who are interested in joining an NPHC fraternity or sorority with a snapshot into the missions and goals of each organization. This event is mandatory for any student wishing to participate in Membership Intake for any organization in the spring semester. For more information, contact Rosalind Moore at 348-6796.