Weekly Roundup - Mar. 2

Upcoming Center Programs

leadershape deadline extended to tuesday, mar. 3

LeaderShape® at Florida State University hosts a session of the Institute which challenges participants to lead with integrity while working toward a vision grounded in their deepest values. Participants explore not only what they want to do, but also who they want to be. During the week, participants will have an opportunity to meet and work with more than 70 students from diverse backgrounds, as well as create a personal vision—an individual commitment to creating a positive change in the world. The Institute is designed to provide an environment that encourages personal leadership development. Due to our wonderful support and sponsorship, attending the Institute is no cost to participants. The 2020 Institute will be held May 6 - 9.

The deadline to apply for LeaderShape 2020 has been extended to Tuesday, Mar. 3.




The Social Change Peer Educator Team is a Federal Work Study opportunity available to undergraduate students interested in working as a student assistant for the Center for Leadership & Social Change. This position is designed to engage undergraduate students in a program to serve as peer educators on the outcomes of diversity, leadership, and service. Through facilitation and dialogue the peer sits at the intersection of all three, collaborating with campus organizations, departments, units, and community members who hope to engage and learn. Students should be familiar with on-going social issues and social justice trends in the world and have an interest in facilitation, leadership learning, identity exploration, diversity, and inclusion. Student volunteers can also participate in the program. 

The application deadline is Monday, Mar. 16.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Mariah S. Denson at mdenson@fsu.edu.



community ambassador applications open

Community Ambassadors link local nonprofit agencies with the people, programs, and resources on FSU's campus. Each Ambassador works with one local agency for a full academic year, learning the inner workings of that agency. Ambassadors bring knowledge of their agencies to Florida State, connecting campus and community. Community ambassadors assist in recruiting, training and organizing Florida State students to volunteer at their placement sites. An ambassador's knowledge of their agency's specific service needs combined with the center's resources create opportunities for positive, sustainable change through the university and the local community.

Ambassadors are required to commit 10 hours per week to their community agency and attend biweekly program meetings, and they will receive a stipend and notation on official their transcripts.

Applications are due Friday, Mar. 13.



Spring 2020 Engage TLH trips are underway

Monday Trips

Hartsfield Elementary- Garden Club (3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.), Big Bend Homeless Coalition (4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.) Project L.O.V.E. (Loving Our Valued Elders) (5:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.)

Tuesday Trips

Boys Town (4:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.), America's Second Harvest Food Bank (9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Wednesday Trips

Food For Thought -FSU Food Pantry ( 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.), Habitat for Humanity ReStore (2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.), Big Bend Homeless Coalition (4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.)

Thursday Trips

Kids, Inc. ( 2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.), Sharing Tree ( 2:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.), Boys Town (4:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.), Damayan Garden Project - Frenchtown Garden (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

Friday Trips

Ability1st (8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.), Gretchen Everhart School (9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.), Frenchtown Urban Farm (2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)


Campus Opportunities

Amazonia Week: A call for land and cultural survival

In the midst of life on this perilously fragile Earth, we have a pressing need to educate ourselves about the lands and peoples of Amazonia, an endangered region that plays a pivotal role in the life of humankind and the entire planet. 

Join the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics in welcoming experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary summit on crucial issues in this area. Events will take place Mar. 2-4 and are free and open to the public.

For a full list of events and speakers, click the button below.



volunteer at dr. seuss' annual birthday celebration

FSU Childcare is looking for volunteers to assist with the Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Friday Mar. 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Volunteers will run games and activities, serve food, and participate in other fun duties outside.

Contact Brenda Thompkins at bthompkins@admin.fsu.edu  or call 850 644-7970 for more information.


apply for fsu sustainability fellows

Looking for  ways to work with Sustainable Campus AND community organizations? Apply for Sustainability Fellows! The Sustainability Fellows program matches FSU students with campus and community organizations with environmental, economic, or social sustainability challenges! This year’s project partners include Sustainable Campus, Leon County Office of Sustainability, Second Harvest Food Bank, and more! 

The application deadline is Friday, Mar. 13.



volunteer with garnet and gold goes green

Garnet and Gold Goes Green is a volunteer game day recycling program with Sustainable Campus. Join us in recycling before basketball games by helping collect bottles and cans. We meet 30 minutes before flip-off at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center's North Entrance. Get a free shirt and service hours for volunteering!

The next volunteer opportunity will be Saturday, Mar. 7 at 4 p.m. at the Tucker Civic Center. Volunteers should meet at the North Entrance.



volunteer at the wfsu spring membership drive

WFSU is still in need of volunteers for its upcoming pledge drive. This drive will help us gather the contributions WFSU needs to keep our wonderful radio programs on the air. During membership drives, WFSU relies heavily on the help of volunteers. As a volunteer, you can donate your time as an individual, or represent a group or cause; if you volunteer with a group, WFSU will recognize your organization on-air to thank you for volunteering. Food will be provided for volunteers through donations from local restaurants and caterers.

The WFSU Spring Membership Drive will be held from Feb. 28 - March 6 on weekdays only. 

Volunteers are still needed for shifts on Tuesday, Mar. 3 and Friday, Mar. 6.



Community Opportunities


Empowering Women Globally is a group on FSU’s campus dedicated to inclusivity and raising awareness about women’s issues. We are having our annual art show at The Plant this year, and are looking for submissions! The theme is called “Gendered Lives”, so we encourage artists to draw/create any piece regarding their experience with their own gender identity. This is only a guideline and not a requirement, we will accept submissions regardless of the theme or topic.

Submissions and any questions/concerns should be sent to isabellafinocchi24@gmail.com.

The show is not until April 3, but we encourage people to submit art as soon as possible!


Scholarships, Jobs, and Internships


Through the generous support of alumni and friends, the Internship Fund (IF) provides financial support to students pursuing experiential learning opportunities. The Internship Fund aims to reduce financial barriers and support students in pursuit of a wide variety of experiential opportunities, providing access to opportunities in order to gain new skills and experience the world of work. Any single-semester paid or unpaid career-related formalized experiential learning opportunity can be considered for funding.

The Career Center will hold an information session about the Internship Fund application process on Tuesday, Mar. 3 at 12:00 p.m. in the Career Center room 1006.

The application deadline is Sunday, Mar. 8.




Intern will be responsible for editing of the weekly film society newsletter, posting events on Instagram, composing and maintaining All Saints Cinema's Facebook page, composing and maintaining on-line calendars for All Saints Cinema, and working at All Saints Cinema at least 2 weekend shifts per month (+/- 3 hours per shift). Internship needs to be for academic credit with either FSU, FAMU or TCC.



2020 Joan Mitchell Foundation Emergency Grants

The Joan Mitchell Foundation provides emergency support to US-based visual artists working in the mediums of painting, sculpture, and/or drawing, who have suffered significant losses after natural or man-made disasters that have affected a region on a broad scale. Beginning February 17, 2020, the Foundation will be accepting applications from artists affected by Hurricanes Florence, Harvey, Irma, Maria, Dorian, and Michael; California wildfires; Puerto Rico earthquakes or other events of this nature or scale.