SLiCE Weekly Update 11/19/10

Holiday Hours


Planning to be in town next week?  So are we!  

The SLiCE office will be open the following hours over Fall Break:

Monday - 9am - 4pm
Tuesday - 9am - 4pm
Wednesday - 9am - 4pm
Thursday - CLOSED
Friday - CLOSED


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 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 Retreat - Links to "This I Believe" video by PLP students
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
RamLink Makes Running Your Organization Easy

RamLink is a new way to get involved in registered student organizations online.  RamLink provides tools to completely manage an organization: membership lists, emails, registration, documents and forms, advertising/publicity, and much more!  As with the previous system, you can still browse a list of registered student organizations.
Download the Student Leader User Guide to get started.
Student organizations with upcoming events, meetings, or announcements can submit information or digital flyers to the main RamLink page and the SLiCE Facebook page 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. 29 – Dec. 6

Memory & Concentration Techniques
Presenter: Heather Landers, TILT
Mon., Nov. 29, 7pm, TILT 105
For students: learn how to maximize your memory's ability to remember critical information.  Learn "tricks" for aiding memory recall--help your brain by using these tried and true strategies.  We'll also discuss ways to improve study quality, rather than quantity, through concentration strategies. 
Officer Transitions
Presenter: Deanna Leone, SLiCE
Tues., Nov. 30, 12pm, LSC 210
The goal of this workshop is to assist student organizations in creating a long-lasting and healthy organization.  The workshop will offer various organizational models and practical techniques for maintaining a functioning student organization as you transition between officers and members from year to year.  This interactive workshop will include activities and discussion regarding various approaches to electing officers, maintaining records, and passing information from generation to generation of the organization. 
Memory & Concentration Techniques
Presenter: Heather Landers, TILT
Tues., Nov. 30, 2pm, TILT 105
See description above.
Memory & Concentration Techniques
Presenter: Heather Landers
Wed., Dec. 1, 4pm, TILT 105
See description above.
Test Anxiety Workshop
Presenter: Heather Landers, TILT
Fri., Dec. 3, 1pm, TILT 105
Plagued by Test Anxiety?  Performance Anxiety?  Do any of the following sound familiar?
 - Butterflies or knots in your stomach
 - Sweaty palms
 - Difficulty concentrating
 - Loss of appetite or emotional overeating
 - Blanking out
 - Dizziness
 - Loss of confidence
 - Sleeping problems
 - Difficulty breathing
 - Negative thinking resulting in lower self-confidence 
Learn a fast, effective, therapeutic tool that addresses your own particular situation including performance issues, such as test anxiety.  EFT is an age-old technique based on acupuncture points BUT with no needles!  EFT addresses the physical, cognitive and emotional aspects of the problem.  If you really want to conquer test anxiety, this may be your answer.
Presenter: Pamela Sampson, SLiCE
Mon., Dec. 6, 1pm, LSC 211E
To be or not to be...professional that is!  During this workshop, we'll explore ground rules for handshakes, business cards, email/phone communications, and meeting protocol.  We will also discuss the importance of developing professional relationships.  This will be an interactive experience!


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