AAP Students interested in joining The Arc film club? Read below!

The Arc is meant to be a film club that transcends the original notions of what a film club should be. We will primarily focus on creating films and scripted cinematography, but can experiment in other forms of video production as well (e.g. music videos, commercials, class videos). You do not have to have any prior experience to apply. Our President, Vice President and team supervisors will be more than willing to teach and explain! With this club, our goal is to allow the members to experience and experiment with different mediums, in different roles that are incorporated in video production. Ideally, we will have guest speakers, trips, and more opportunities to learn and connect with each other. We accept all applicants! 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: 

  • Treasurer
  • Producers
  • Directors
  • Hair Stylists
  • Makeup Artists 
  • Costume Designers
  • Artists 
  • Screenwriters
  • Video Editors 
  • Photographers/Cinematographers

If your desired position is not listed here or you have no clue, don’t let that stop you from applying! Just fill out this 5-10 minute interest form https://forms.gle/2TVgzZggZo9GijAy5 and if you have any questions or would like to inquire about a position that is not listed, please feel free to email our President, Jordan Davis (jjdav@udel.edu) or Vice President, Allie Fry(alfry@udel.edu) and we will do what we can to figure something out.

There is a place for everyone at The Arc. We look forward to hearing from you!

Interested in joining The Review, UD’s only independent student newspaper? Apply now!

The Review is accepting applications for summer positions!

Looking for a flexible commitment for the summer? Join the summer staff of The Review, UD’s only independent student newspaper. These positions are open to ALL students, whether you will be entering another year of the AAP in the fall or heading to main campus.

We are looking for:

  • Reporters/writers
  • Copy editors
  • Artists (photographers, illustrators, graphic designers, etc.)
  • Video editors
  • Web development team members
  • Business team members

Read more about these positions here. Meetings will be held virtually this summer, with the opportunity to continue on our staff in-person in Fall 2022.

Fill out our short, 5-10 minute application here! After you send in your application, Tara Lennon (Editor-in-Chief – tlennon@udel.edu) and Mia Gallo (Executive Editor – miagallo@udel.edu) will be reaching out to you to schedule a time to chat before you join our staff!

Applications are due MAY 18 at 11:59 p.m.!

Associate in Arts Academic Affairs Senator elections!

Interested in being a part of UD’s Student Government Association? You are encouraged to enter the election process for the Associate in Arts College Academic Affairs Senator position!

The Student Government Association will be holding Spring elections for our Academic Affairs Senators from April 18th-April 22nd. Our mission is to enhance student life by actively addressing student issues as the liaison among students, faculty, and administration. We aim to provide sustainable and tangible change on campus while building trust and transparency.

In order to campaign during our upcoming elections, candidates are required to attend ONE of the following rules meetings to learn more about the positions and election rules. The meetings will be held via this Zoom link.

Our rules meetings are as follows:

– 4/11 from 2:30-3:30pm

– 4/13: 3:30- 4:30pm and 6-7pm

If you have any conflicts and are interested in the position(s) please email kntatem@udel.edu. SGA hopes to see you there!

Spring 2022 UD Alternative Break Applications are open until 2/28/2022!

The University of Delaware Alternative Break (UDaB) organization immerses student-led teams in direct service and experiential learning with community organizations to increase knowledge of social justice issues and encourage life-long active citizenship. UDaB is looking for students to go on week long service programs over the course of spring break (Saturday, March 26th – Saturday, April 2nd)! Each program has a focus area that ranges from the environment to houselessness to neurodiversity and much more and involves significant education of such focus area(s) before, during, and after the alternative break.

UDAB has four programs in progress for this spring break, which include:

  • Appreciating Appalachian Culture & Addressing Rural Poverty in Jonesville VA
  • Deconstructing Systems: Housing Insecurity in Sussex County in Sussex County DE
  • Growing Community: Local, Sustainable, and Equitable Food Systems in Philadelphia PA
  • Reframing the Narrative: Autism Awareness and Neurodiversity in Moncure NC.

UDaB also gives out Partial scholarships that are made available based on financial aid.

Visit the website for more information about UDAB: https://sites.udel.edu/udab/programs-2022/

The deadline for UDAB applications is Friday, Feb 18th @11:59 PM and the application can be found here!

If you have any questions regarding programs, applications, etc, please email: bluehenbreaks@udel.edu!

Center for Black Culture presents: STEP AFRIKA!

Join the CBC for: A Cultural Excursion to Step Afrika!
Saturday, February 12 at 6pm (buses depart CBC @5pm)
The Grand Opera House- Wilmington DE

Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique and leaves the audience with their hearts pounding.

Cost: $10 for current UD students
Includes transportation, snacks, and show!

Financial assistance may be available for those that need it. Please email cbc-mail@udel.edu.

RSVP and payment of $10 are required by February 10th and must have current UD Student ID.

RSVP here!

 

 

SGA hosts Student Body Town Hall on 12/8

Join the Student Government Association (SGA) for a Student Body Town Hall on December 8th to address What’s Next? A Discussion about Gender-Based Violence with panelists from the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies, Fraternity and Sorority Leadership & Learning, Student Wellness & Health Promotion, the Office of the Dean of Students, and the Interfraternity Council and Title IX.  The purpose of this event is to allow students to voice their concerns and allow the administration to disseminate information that is crucial to the student experience to help build trust and transparency between UD Administrators and Students. Be heard!

Registration Link: register here

When: December 8th 6:00-8:00pm
Where: Mitchell Hall Theatre, Newark Campus

Visit linktr.ee/udelsga to submit questions for the panelists

AAP Opportunity with the Community Engagement Scholars Program at UD!

The Community Engagement Scholar course of study is a multi-year academic program that provides a framework for integrating traditional academic coursework with hands-on experiences in the community. It is open to all majors and scholars receive enhanced advising. Completion of an eportfolio as a senior allows students to develop a narrative of their civic identity as they take steps into their post graduate life. It is excellent preparation for graduate school or career-based applications.

Students may apply through their sophomore year. Course of study requirements and an application can be found on the Community Engagement Scholars site.

CE Scholars take two required courses and the rest of the credits are based on major/minor courses. If interested, you are invited to register for the first required course: the 1 credit SPPA 100 Introduction to Civic Engagement, which will be offered on zoom on Fridays, from 11:15 am – 12:05 pm (available to students throughout the state). To pre-register, forward your name and UDID to Professor Teague (teague@udel.edu) by December 10, 2021.

UDance Presentation and Information Session for AAP Students TODAY!

Today, Monday 11/8 from 12:30-1:15pm, AAP will welcome UDance and Joe McDonough. They will explain the UDance program and lead a discussion about how AAP students can get involved.  It will be hosted via the Zoom link below to join the live presentation This is a really exciting opportunity!

UDance believes college students have the ability to end childhood cancer. We are built on a foundation of hope, unity, perseverance, and passion. Our work inspires thousands of people to raise funds and awareness to battle the fight against childhood cancer. By hosting engaging events year round, we foster mutually motivational relationships between University of Delaware students and local families affected by childhood cancer. UDance financially aids families nationwide and funds cutting-edge research studies that save lives. We celebrate the hard work and dedication of our participants annually by hosting a 12-hour dance marathon in the Spring.

UDance is not just another event at the University of Delaware. It’s a tradition that has far-reaching effects on our community. It’s a tradition that brings our Blue Hen’s together to benefit a life changing cause. And it’s a tradition that we hope you take part in. Join us today in our fight for a world without childhood cancer!

Blue Hen Leadership Program- upcoming workshops available!

The Blue Hen Leadership Program at UD invites students to explore your potential and gain certification in multiple levels of leadership through our nationally recognized Blue Hen Leadership Program, which provides diverse development opportunities for hundreds of students from all areas of campus each year. The BHLP content is guided by 6 competency areas including personal leadership, organizational leaders, communication, diversity & inclusion, community engagement, and management skills.

BHLP offers a large variety of workshops each semester that are open to all UD students to participate in. These workshops are geared towards each of the 6 competency areas and are applicable to the growth of UD student life. All workshops, and descriptions of each, are available on the Blue Hen Leadership Program website; some upcoming workshops are listed below.

Ethics and Leadership
October 7, 2021 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm
Trabant 209/211
Examine real world dilemmas through an ethical frame in this interactive presentation. Those attending should expect to participate in group discussions that will challenge the ideas of right and wrong.
RSVP for this workshop on Student Central: bit.ly/BHLPevents
Addressing the Pressures of #Adulting
October 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Trabant 209/211
A guided discussion on the realities of emerging adulthood leaning on the stories and advice provided in “The Defining Decade” written by Meg Jay, PhD. Topics include identity development, social media, life balance, and the realities of college life.
RSVP for this workshop on Student Central: bit.ly/BHLPevents
Conversations About Free Speech
October 10, 2021
Perkins Collins Room
RSVP for this workshop on Student Central: bit.ly/BHLPevents
Crucial Conversations: Why Good People are Divided by Politics & What to do About it
October 11, 2021 @ 1:30 pm3:00 pm
Trabant 209/211
This interactive workshop that will explore the moral foundations of our political beliefs, and reveal that many of our beliefs are rooted in our emotional reactions. Once we are aware of how and why we react the way we do in difficult conversations, we can work to improve our dialogue with others. We will also explore our own cognitive biases that may sometimes guide us in the wrong direction.
RSVP for this workshop on Student Central: bit.ly/BHLPevents
Indigenous People’s Day (D&I)
October 11, 2021 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm
Trabant 209/211
The Native American Student Alliance (NASA) will be presenting on the importance of active allyship, Native representation in the media and how  to support Native communities on campus.
This workshop counts for a Diversity & Inclusion requirement with BHLP Tier 1.
RSVP for this workshop on Student Central: bit.ly/BHLPevents

UD’s Student Government Association is seeking AAP student senators!

UD’s Student Government Association is seeking AAP Senators for the Georgetown and Wilmington campuses! Applications are currently being accepted for appointed positions for this academic year. During these unusual circumstances, it’s essential that you have your voice heard so that your experience (in person or online) is what you want it to be.

The positions tcurrently looking to fill include:

  • 1 Wilmington AAP Senator
  • 1 Georgetown AAP Senator

Role: The Associate and Arts Senator shall be responsible for 

  • Addressing all other student concerns within the Associate and Art program, and promoting unity amongst all University of Delaware’s Campus communities.
  • Student Affairs Senators work directly with the Vice President of University Affairs in creating policies that will promote equity and inclusion amongst all of the University’s campuses.

Interviews for these positions will be held during the week of October 11th. Please fill out the following google form if you are planning to interview for this position: https://forms.gle/prrDifYNFeojUHFL6

If you want to learn more about these positions and what is involved in being a part of SGA, you can check out the Constitution and by-laws. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to Tori Glover, SGA Vice President of Student Affairs at torilynn@udel.edu

To sign up, please fill out the Google form that is shared above. The applications will close on October 8th, 11:59 PM so be sure to fill it out soon!