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Join the Making Connections Program 2014-2015!

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Making Connections Program

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Making A Connection Forms Solidarity!

Our MissionThe Making Connections Program started in 1998, assisting low-income and first-generation students with college-readiness and guiding them with their goals through a practical, committed, and mentor-focused approach. Now in its 16th year, Making Connections has increased its cohort of students to 105 students, ranging from 9th-12th graders. 

STEM OUTreach Opportunity: please spread the word

Do you want to have an impact on the future of STEM Education?
The STEM OUT program seeks to broaden participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for youth from backgrounds historically under-represented in the STEM fields. We connect and support UW students and STEM professionals as mentors to high school students at TAF Academy (a public, STEM-focused school) in the South Seattle area. 

Please join us for the exciting opening exhibit of the "No Longer Invisible" project at the ECC May 29th, 1-3

We are several days away from the exciting opening exhibit of the “No Longer Invisible – In Their Own Words” project. Please join us in honoring the 30 AAPI students, staff, and faculty, who have shared their personal stories with us on Thursday, May 29th from 1pm – 3pm at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC). The e-series that have been sent out periodically throughout each week includes several highlighted stories. 

Request for Volunteers – 2014 Lavender Graduation

The 2014 Lavender Graduation celebration will be ROYALLY FIERCE and feature the same high energy, humor, good music, and great food to which we know our guests are accustomed… and let’s not forget, CUPCAKES! We hope that you will consider teaming up with the Q Center as volunteers are essential to the success of the celebration!
Lavender Graduation 2014: Be Your Own Queen! 

#Qolors2014 with Mia McKenzie: Save the date and volunteer!

The excitement continues for #Qolors2014 with Mia McKenzie!

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The 9th Annual Qolors Reception, April 9th
The excitement continues for #Qolors2014 with Mia McKenzie!
Qolors is a celebratory reception for our queer/trans people of color communities and the intersection of all the identities that we embody. This year’s reception will focus in all the ways “We Are Enough. 

The UW McNair Scholars Program 2014 application is open!!!

Due to your strong academic record, you have been identified as a potential applicant to the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at the University of Washington. IF you meet the eligibility requirements, we encourage you to consider applying for the program!
The McNair Scholars Program, which prepares students for doctoral study, is a federal TRiO program funded through a grant from the U.S. 

UW Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE) Lecture Series – You Are More Than What You Wear

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The University of Washington College of Engineering and Qualcomm present:
2014 Women in Science and Engineering Spring Lecture
You Are More Than What You Wear
Featuring Dianne Chong, PhD
Vice President of Materials, Manufacturing, Structures & Support,
The Boeing Company
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Guggenheim Hall Auditorium, room 224
This lecture is about much more than fashion. 

Join the Seattle MESA Tutor Training Program this Spring

Please distribute this announcement broadly! Thank you for your help.
We are looking for engaging and motivated graduate and undergraduate students who want to make a difference to underrepresented youth in Seattle. Starting this spring, you can begin your training to become a Seattle MESA math and science tutor for high school students.
WHO: Engaging and motivated UW graduate and undergraduate students who want to work with high school students from underrepresented groups. 

Social support groups at the Q Center

Trans* Support Group
Looking for camaraderie and support around gender identity and/or expression? Look no further! Ready, get set, GENDER! Every Tuesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Q Center you too can meet with others who wish to explore the continuum of gender identity and expression through discussion, support of one another, and connection. This support group is facilitated by two master of social work students interning at the Q Center. 

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