UW Honors Announcements

October 22, 2020

Apply Now to Join the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council

Apply now to join the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council

 

Help advance the Husky Seed Fundan award that brings to life innovative ideas by students that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW.  Gain valuable experience advancing and managing a program that will impact thousands of students at UW.

What types of student-led efforts would improve the overall Husky Experience? What would inspire students to create such a project and apply for funding?  You be the judge!

 

The Provost’s Office will provide the funding, basic structure, and guidance for HESAC members to lead and advance the Husky Seed Fund.  In work groups, members will:  gain program management, leadership, and financial management skills; help fellow Huskies by shaping how dollars impact their ideas,  and; receive coaching from Provost’s Office staff on how to include this experience on a resume, talk about it in person and apply lessons learned and skills gained going forward. 

Apply here: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/katyd2/396201

Deadline:   5:00 p.m., November 3, 2020  

 

Councilmember Duties 

 

This year the HESAC will be doing two things: selecting new projects and overseeing the projects selected in 2019 and 2020; Success as an A- Student: Treat Yourself Better than Your SucculentDigital Humanities DayHow Huskies Heal and Indigenous Walking Tour.  Members will participate in both areas.

To help you gauge the time commitment to HESAC, here is a schedule of activities: 

 

  • Bi-weekly whole group meetings  – Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm, via Zoom (until further notice)
    • Autumn Quarter
      • November 24
      • December 8
    • Winter Quarter
      •  January 12 & 26
      • February 9 & 23
      • March 30
    • Spring Quarter
      • April 6 *note shift*, & 20
      • May 4 & 18
      • June 1
  • As needed – small group meetings between bi-weekly meetings
  • We are not able to flex meeting times, so please double-check your schedule to ensure you can attend at these times if you are selectedIf so, please place holds for these meetings on your calendar now.

 

Student Advisory Councilmember Terms of Service: 

  • Councilmembers will serve 1-year terms, with a possible 1-year reappointment.
  • Council members will review and award seed funding to peers.  They will not be eligible to apply for seed funding in the year in which they serve.

 

Questions? Contact Katy DeRosier at katyd2@uw.edu