Sophomore Savvy with Dean Melendez

Some upcoming events that might be of interest to current sophomores (as per the email from Dean Marina Melendez you probably deleted earlier today):

Choosing a Major Workshop
Wednesday, February 6th at 7 PM
PAC 002

Sponsored by the Dean’s Office and the Career Resource Center.
If you are still questioning what department to declare a major in this is for you. How does the major tie into a real job? Come find out before the deadline.
Considering Law School??
Friday, February 8th, 12pm-1pm
PAC 002

If you are considering law school after Wesleyan, you may have questions about next steps or particular issues regarding the application process. This information session will cover things you need to keep in mind as you wrap up your sophomore year. We’ll frame the talk against a timeframe you can apply to your remaining time here at Wes. Handouts will be provided. Bring your lunch and questions. No sign up is required.
Info Session: Urban Education Semester
Tuesday Feb. 12, 5 – 6 PM
Usdan 110

Interested in Teaching? Fall 08 in NYC in a WES ACCREDITED program?
Interested in Current Issues in Urban Policy and Education?

The URBAN EDUCATION SEMESTER (UES) is an interdisciplinary, academic immersion program that introduces students to the theory and practice of urban public education. UES provides real world experiences in community development, teaching, urban issues and public education and is offered in both fall and spring semesters. UES is one of a handful of domestic-approved programs that Wesleyan students may attend for credit.

The program combines supervised fieldwork in the NYC schools with course work and an advisement seminar at Bank St. College of Education. The program also provides real world experiences in community development.

Come hear Wes graduates of UES tell you how great their UES semester was!!!!!!
Sophomore Blues Slam:
Tuesday, February 26th 8.00 PM Location to be determined.

Got the Sophomore blues??? Well then, let’s hear about it!!!! Enter your original blues composition or lyrics for the Sophomore Blues Slam. Perform acoustic or electric, acapella or spoken word, ensemble or solo. Contact Dean Melendez by February 22nd to participate.
Study Abroad Next Year?
If you are planning to study abroad in Fall 2008 or for the 2008-09 academic year, the health form (a required part of the application for permission to study abroad) is now available online through your student e-Portfolio under ‘Tools and Links’. Please complete this form and submit it online by February 15.

All other deadlines for study abroad can be found on the OIS web site at If you have questions during the application process, please don’t hesitate to stop by during our drop-in hours (MWF 10-12, TR 2-4), or to call or email the OIS.

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