Call for Artwork for Pacem in Terris Visionary Peace Art Exhibition- deadline June 9, 2020!

Pacem in Terris Visionary Peace Art Exhibition: Expanded Call for Artwork: Listen to My Art 

Pacem in Terris invites Delaware adult visual artists (who live, work, or attend school in Delaware) between 18-39 years of age (by June 15th) to create their 2D original artwork highlighting institutional racism. Pacem in Terris will host our first online, juried Visionary Peace Art Exhibition from June 15-20 2020. During the exhibition, selected artwork will be in a virtual gallery with scheduled Meet the Peace Artist sessions in Zoom. Selected artwork will also be on display at the Pacem in Terris Visionary Peace Youth Art Exhibition on September 19th-20th at The Delaware Contemporary as part of Peace Week DE. $100 Listen to My Art First Prize. The prize will be presented at Pacem in Terris Annual Dinner.

Submission Overview

The deadline has been extended for the Call for Artwork to give our community the opportunity to utilize artistic expression as not only a way to heal the heart, but to also visualize – then actualize – what peace looks like for our community. We are expanding the call to include work that brings to light institutional racism. 

Listen to My Art submissions should highlight institutional racism. Artwork should fit a 16” x 20” frame. The artwork must be accompanied by a paragraph explanation of your artwork. Artists must live, work, or attend school in Delaware. The artwork must be submitted via email as a jpeg digital photo. Only one submission per artist.

Artist Registration open until June 9, 2020.

Artwork Due via email by June 9, 2020. Artists will be notified no later than June 12, 2020 if selected for exhibition. For details and registration:

For any questions: submissions@depaceminterris.org

Upcoming AAP Campus Town Hall Presentations!

Important upcoming Town Hall Presentations by each campus! Information that will be provided include the following:

**Monday, June 1st: Modified Pass/No Credit Grading Policy for Spring 2020 Semester

Please attend your campus’ presentation by using the corresponding zoom link below:

**Tuesday, June 2nd @ 10:00am: Student Financial Services- Main Campus Financial Aid Q&A!

  • This is a great opportunity to attend a presentation directly from the SFS experts!
  • Bring your questions, concerns, and pen/paper to take notes
  • Zoom Link: https://udel.zoom.us/j/98195746703

Spring 2020 Modified Pass/No Credit Grading System (requests June 1- June 9 ONLY)

As we close out the spring semester, please remember that the University has modified a few academic regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a Modified Pass/No Credit grading option. Your final grades will be posted by June 1. From June 1 through June 9, you will have the opportunity to request any of those grades be changed to the modified pass/no credit grading option, if desired, by submitting the Grading Basis Change Request Webform in UDSIS which will become available on June 1.

Students are highly encouraged to communicate with their campus Academic Advisor if you are thinking about, and prior to, changing a grade to the modified pass/no credit option as this could impact SEED scholarship eligibility, financial aid, or your future goals.

Please continue reading below for additional information regarding the process to request a change of grade:

  • Utilize the resource, “Is a Grade Change right for you?” (image shared below) to assist you in using your unofficial transcript and the GPA Calculator on the Registrar’s website to help calculate if a grading change is right for you.
  • A Grading Basis Change Request Webform is be required to request grades of A through B- to be changed to “High Pass” or grades of C+ through C- to be changed to “Mid Pass”.
  • Grades of D+ through F will be automatically updated to the modified pass/no credit grading option; these changes do not require you to take any action.  Grades of D+ through D- will be changed to “Low Pass”, and grades of F or Z will be changed to “No Credit” within 24 hours of being posted on UDSIS.

For all details regarding this Spring grading policy, please refer to the “Academic Regulations: Undergraduate Students” section of the Spring 2020 Academic Regulations webpage for more information about the modified pass/no credit grading option, including answers to Undergraduate Grade Change FAQs.

Del Tech Textbook Return

Dover Instructions

If you need to return rented books to the Terry Campus bookstore, please call ahead. The phone number is 30-857-1083. Right now, the hours are Monday 9am – 2pm, Wednesday, 12pm – 6pm, Friday, 9am – 2pm and are subject to change. To enter the bookstore, you must go through a health screening, wear a mask, and enter through the front door of the Terry Building.

Georgetown Instructions

Students who rented their books are receiving emails with prepaid return labels, so books can be mailed back. Also, all of the DTCC bookstores are open Mondays and Fridays 9 am-2 pm and Wednesdays 12 pm-6 pm. To enter the bookstore, all individuals must be screened and wear a mask.

Paid Apprenticeship for Public Allies Delaware! Applications open now!

Apply for the paid apprenticeship available within Public Allies Delaware! The apprenticeship is a paid 10 month opportunity where you will join the Public Allies Delaware team in working with post-COVID-19 relief efforts and leadership opportunities.

Application deadline is May 31, 2020 @11:59pm!! Apply here: http://apply.publicallies.org/

Want to learn more? Visit Public Allies Delaware for more details and information!

 

 

AAP End of Semester Showcase Thursday, May 21 @7pm!!

AAP End of Semester Showcase will have a LIVE launch party this Thursday, May 21, at 7:00pm!

All students and faculty are invited to explore, to browse, to peek into different classes and experiences; to contemplate the creations, dances, songs, poems, essays, photos, paintings, mathematical, biological, and chemical inquiries, as well as a plethora of other description-defying voices and visions, from your peers and faculty members across the state within AAP!

Time: May 21, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting: https://udel.zoom.us/j/94110988357

2020 Virtual Job Shadow Program- Applications open NOW!

The University of Delaware Career Center has recently launched the 2020 Virtual Job Shadow Program. This program connects current University of Delaware students with alumni for one-hour virtual informational interview opportunities to explore potential career fields during the week of June 8, 2020.

With more than 180 alumni participating in the program, we have a number of opportunities that may be of interest to students interested in a large variety of majors and careers. Job hosts span across all our career communities. Students who are seeking ways to clarify their career goals, gain real world work experience, and build their resume this summer, are great candidates for this Virtual Program. All positions can be found and applied to within your Handshake account from May 11 – 22  through this link: https://udel.joinhandshake.com/employers/535359

Have questions? Please contact Rachel Cappola, Senior Associate Director of the Career Center, at rcoppola@udel.edu.

Attention! Financial Aid Presentation on Monday, May 18th for AAP Students heading to Newark this fall!

Student Financial Services is holding an information session for AAP students transitioning to Main Campus this fall. Do you have questions regarding financial aid? Do you need further information regarding student loan options or how to read your financial aid package?

Please attend this upcoming information session to learn more and ask questions to the financial aid experts!

Monday, May 18 @12:30pm

Zoom meeting link or Dial-in number below:

https://udel.zoom.us/j/91032119475 or call in number +16468769923,,91032119475#

Pursue a Minor in Professional Selling & Sales Management!

Interested in a Minor in Professional Selling & Sales Management? See Below!

Every industry needs people who can sell products, services, and ideas to help the businesses grow. Every career can be enhanced with sales skills. Whether you are an engineer, educator, analyst, or actor, if you can find solutions, communicate, and persuade others you can be more effective in what you do.

The Minor in Professional Selling and Sales Management at the University of Delaware will prepare you to start your career journey into sales by teaching you to sell yourself first and giving you the skills and experience to succeed in your first role. Why not be prepared and differentiate yourself for the best opportunities by earning a sales minor and developing skills that are transferrable to any profession?

To learn more about the Minor in Professional Selling and Sales Management, attend the live Webinar on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00am!

The panelists for the Webinar will include current students in the minor who will discuss their perspectives on why they declared the minor and the value they have derived from it. Faculty that teach in the minor will also be on the panel to provide insight into the curriculum.

Registration is required for attendance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please click on the link below to register:

https://udel.zoom.us/webinar/register/3515881782051/WN_P0ryxieuTbOMVWDDLKkxsg

When: May 14, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Why Choose a Minor in Professional Selling

If you any questions regarding the webinar or the minor, please do not hesitate to contact, Professor Suresh Sundaram (ssuresh@udel.edu) – Faculty Director, Minor in Professional Selling and Sales Management.

 

Interested in majoring in Fashion and Apparel Studies?

Calling all students who are looking to major or minor in Fashion and Apparel Studies!

For the first time, FASH218 Introduction to Fashion Business, will be offered during the summer term and is open to all students interested in transferring into this major or completing the minor! Traditionally this course is only offered during fall/spring semesters, so this is a great opportunity to get introduced to the Fashion major during the summer!

FASH218-010 Introduction to Fashion Business: An overview of the fashion business by examining the fundamental concepts and strategies related to merchandising and retailing of fashion and apparel products. Current practices and trends in the fashion industry are examined.

*Note: this course is not subject to the reduced AAP tuition and will be billed main campus tuition to AAP students.