SLiCE Weekly Update 11/12/10


Food Bank for Larimer County

Turkey Drive
Donations Accepted Until Nov. 24

The holidays are a time when we particularly remember our neighbors who are going hungry.  Sadly, 60% of those who are at risk of hunger in our country are children and seniors.  You can help!
Donations are now being accepted to support the purchase of turkeys and fixings for the Food Bank for Larimer County.  All checks should be turned in to the SLiCE office by Wed., Nov. 24.  Feel free to specify what you would like your donation to go towards.  Here are a few ideas:
  • Full Thanksgiving dinner for a family of five: $50
  • Turkey: $15.25
  • Stuffing: $3.50
  • Potatoes: $6.00/10 lbs
  • Sweet potatoes: $1.50/lb
  • Green beans: $3.00
  • Rolls: $2.50/12 oz. pkg
  • Pumpkin pie: $6.00


President’s Leadership Program
Applications Available TODAY for 2011-12 Academic Year

In a global society where problems and solutions cross disciplines and borders, there is a critical need for effective leaders.  The President's Leadership Program (PLP) develops tomorrow's leaders through a series of academic courses and experiential learning activities that equip them with the knowledge, skills, and commitment to make positive change.
PLP is a three year, fourteen credit leadership development experience.  Each year of the program is an independent experience and students can choose to participate in one or more years.  Applications are available today! 
Apply now:


Student Organizations
Officer Orientation Nov. 17, 12-2pm, LSC 214-216

The first step to a successful student organization is attending an officer orientation!  SLiCE requires two officers to attend, but additional members or advisors are welcome. 
Student organizations with upcoming events, meetings, or announcements can submit information or digital flyers to RamLink and Facebook and we'll help you get the word out!


30-Day Challenge
Make a Change Today

Try on a new lifestyle for 30 days!  It can be anything you want.  Visit our website and take the challenge today.  Why wait?!  If you aren't sure where to begin or need ideas for a challenge, read what others are doing!


The REAL Experience
Upcoming Workshops Nov. 15 – 19

Living and Leading with a Purpose
Presenter: Brett Rundle, SLiCE
Mon., Nov. 15, 4pm, LSC 211E
This workshop will engage participants in goal setting discussions and activities that will encourage thoughtful and intentional decision making and actions for the individual and the student organization. 
Making the Most of Your Time: Time Management for Busy Students
Presenter: Heather Landers, TILT
Mon., Nov. 15, 7pm, TILT 105
This interactive workshop will give students strategies for time management, with a focus on setting personal priorities and thinking about how to tackle tasks based on larger goals.  Students will come away with tools they can use, not only for academic planning, but life, career, and personal planning as well.  This workshop is great for the busy student who wants to have it all during their time in college without becoming overwhelmed!
Making the Most of Your Time:  Time Management for Busy Students
Presenter: Heather Landers, TILT
Tues., Nov. 16, 3:30pm, TILT 105
See description above.
Going Beyond Suits & Ties: Bringing your "Whole-Self" to Work
Presenter: Joe Amato-baril, FirstBank Holding Co.
Tues., Nov. 16, 3:30pm, Rockwell 119
In today's rapidly changing market, diversity is often overlooked and undervalued.  In this interactive workshop we will show you how FirstBank values Diversity and partners with local organizations to provide support and offer value to the communities in which we operate.  You will gain an understanding of not only cultural differences but also generational differences in the workplace.
Making the Most of Your Time: Time Management for Busy Students
Presenter: Heather Landers, TILT
Wed., Nov. 17, 4pm, TILT 105
See description above.
Quarterlife Crisis
Presenter: Stephanie "Mo" Moreira, Housing and Dining Services
Fri., Nov. 19, 7pm, LSC 211E
Are you graduating from college and have no idea what's next?  You're not alone.  Today, we're overwhelmed with choices and are searching for meaning in our lives.  They say these are supposed to be the best years of our lives, but we must realize that this period presents new responsibilities and freedoms that leave us feeling helpless, indecisive, and panicked.  In this session, we will explore the concept and challenges of the "quarterlife crisis."

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