[Acmsmajors] Become a FIG Leader!
miller at math.washington.edu
Tue Jan 31 16:06:48 PST 2006
>> We are looking for students from all departments here at UW, especially
>> students who have displayed a strong commitment to their academic
>> performance. We are looking for students who have strong time-management
>> skills (i.e., not over-committed) and a genuine interest in working with
>> freshman as they face the challenges and opportunities presented to them as
>> new students. Having been in a FIG yourself is not required.
>> As a FIG Leader, you will be able to enrich your connection to the
>> University by fostering positive experiences for new UW freshmen. Through
>> facilitating a section of GEN ST 199 ("University Community") with 15-25
>> freshmen, you'll learn and utilize transferable skills such as how to lead
>> discussions, group planning and organization, portfolio development, and
>> public speaking skills.
>> Training will take place during spring quarter 2006. If you are
>> participating in a Study Abroad program during spring quarter, we encourage
>> you to still apply as special arrangements for summer training can be made.
>> As a FIG Leader, you are eligible to receive up to 6 credits for your
>> commitment to the program, which includes both the training for and teaching
>> of a General Studies 199 class.
>> Applications are available at the Undergraduate Gateway Center in 171 Mary
>> Gates Hall, the Office of Minority Affairs in 373 Schmitz Hall, the Ethnic
>> Cultural Center (ECC) at 3931 Brooklyn Ave NE and the Instructional Center
>> at 1307 NE 40th. As well as online at:
>> The application deadline is Monday, February 6th, 2006 by 5:00pm to 171 Mary
>> Gates Hall.
>> To download an application and for more information refer to our website:
>> http://depts.washington.edu/fyp/figs/application06.doc or email us at
>> figs at u.washington.edu.
>> We will also be holding several information sessions, which we encourage all
>> those interested in applying to attend:
>> o Tues, Jan 24th - 11:30-12:20 (MGH 191A)
>> o Thurs, Jan 26th - 9:30-10:20 (MGH 191A)
>> o Tues, Jan 31st - 1:30-2:20 (MGH 191A)
>> o Wed, Feb 1st - 3:30-4:20 (MGH 191A)
>> o Thurs, Feb 2nd - 10:30-11:20 (MGH 191A)
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