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Announcements and news for organization officers, members and advisers - please pass
this information on to your members.

[The mailing list for this e-mail is generated from the Student Organization Database roster of recognized
ISU organization leaders and advisers. If you feel you have received this message in error, please remind
the organization that you were once involved with to update their officer listing via the SODB web site.]

For additional information, see or
Index of announcements in this issue:
   Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award
   Clubfest II Registration
   SCYP Grant Applications

   Post your Involvement and Leadership Opportunities
   Media Equipment Available
   Campus Organizations Accounting Office Closed 11/19-20
   Large Passenger Van Classroom Training
   Fundraising Ideas
   Mailboxes Available
   Memorial Union Room Reservations

   3rd Annual Andy Albright Jingle Jog
   Creative Careers Conference
   Give Some Warmth


Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award
The ISU Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2010 Wallace E. Barron
All-University Senior Award. Nominate a deserving ISU senior today! The deadline to
receive nominations is 5pm December 1, 2009.
The Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award was established in 1968 to
recognize outstanding ISU seniors who display high character, outstanding achievements
in academics and university/community activities, and promise for continuing these
exemplary qualities as alumni.
Applicants must be an undergraduate student with senior classification status (90+
credits) at the end of fall semester 2009 (seniors graduating fall 2009 are eligible to
receive the award). The recipient receives recognition at the ISU Alumni Association
board of director’s luncheon on February 26, 2010, and at the ISU Ring Ceremony held
on April 22, 2010.

Nomination forms for the Wallace E. Barron award are available online at:

>>Questions should be directed to Julie Larson at

Clubfest II Registration
Registration begins December 1 for ClubFest II! Registration will be available at The event will take place Wednesday, January 20,
2010 from 5-9pm in the Great Hall, Memorial Union. This is a great way to highlight
your organization and reach out to the community of Iowa State University.

>>Questions regarding ClubFest II or the registration process can be sent to

SCYP Grant Applications
Story County Youth Philanthropists (SCYP) invite non-profit organizations in Story
County to apply for grants for up to $1,000. SCYP will specifically fund projects that
   1) Encourage Story County residents to be welcoming and understanding of diverse
   2) Support strong, stable families, children and youth
   3) Address community needs in the areas of education, health, mental health,
       poverty, financial instability and human services
   4) Strengthen the nonprofit sector by supporting nonprofit organizations, promoting
       philanthropy and encouraging civic involvement

The deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2010.

>>For more information, visit or email with


Post Your Involvement and Leadership Opportunities
Post your leadership opportunities on the Student Activities Center website. Student
Activities has created a posting board for leadership and other involvement opportunities
in student organizations. If interested click this link to fill out the Involvement &
Leadership Opportunity form.

Media Equipment Available
Media equipment (funded by GSB) and laptop computers (funded by CAC) are available
for currently enrolled ISU students to borrow at no charge. There are also many media
enhanced classrooms with equipment permanently installed. Student Equipment and
Laptop Checkout is located in the Communications Building, equipment may be checked
out Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
>>More information at

Campus Organizations Accounting Office Closed 11/19-20
The Campus Organizations Accounting Office will be closed Thursday and Friday,
November 19th and 20th while the Memorial Union installs sprinkler systems within the
office area. Please let Jamie Rehlander ( know if this should cause you
any hardship for filing vouchers and we will make alternative arrangements to serve your
needs during those two days.

Large Passenger Van Classroom Training
Large Passenger Van and Vehicles Towing Trailers Class is scheduled on the following
* December 3, 2009
All classes are from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. This two-hour class is free for faculty, staff, and
students taking the class for University business. Class is being held in the Fire Service
Institute Building on Haber Road.

This class is part one of a two part class. The driving portion of the class will be offered
at various times following the classroom training. Please watch our website,, for upcoming dates and times.

Both classes are required for student organizations renting 12 or 15 passenger vans or any
vehicle towing a trailer. All drivers must also be at least 20 years old at time of departure.

>>Call 294-1657 or e-mail to register for classes.

Fundraising Ideas
Visit for information on a few funding sources on
campus. We are also in the process of compiling fundraising ideas and will periodically
update this section of the website with new opportunities as we’re made aware of them.
For now we have a list of general ideas that might work for your organization. If you
have any questions about what we allow on campus or how to go about getting your idea
approved please email

Mailboxes Available
A limited number of mailboxes are available on an annual basis for recognized
organizations. These are located in the West Student Office Space of the Memorial
Union. The application form is available on the Student Activities Center website at

>>Contact Cate Clark at 294-8081 or for more information.

Memorial Union Room Reservations
The Memorial Union Event Management office has begun taking reservations for the
spring semester. Recognized organizations have the benefit of using Memorial Union
rooms at no cost. Your organization’s tier according to the Student Organization
Recognition Policy will affect when you can reserve space in the Memorial Union for
next spring. The following dates will dictate when your student group can make

        November 2 – Sponsored Organizations
                       *Multicultural Student Organizations may make reservations
during the first week for the Multicultural Center only.
        November 9 – Affiliated Organizations
        November 16 – Registered and Campus Organizations

If you are not sure which classification you are, please refer to your group in the
database, at


3rd Annual Andy Albright Jingle Jog
The 5K run/walk returns December 2, but with a twist. Participants will receive bells for
their sneakers, truly making it a "jingle" jog. Registration is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the
MU Cardinal Room. The race begins at 5:30 p.m. at the steps of Curtiss. Register in
advance at Cost is $15. To ensure your Long-Sleeve Jingle
Jog T-Shirt register by November 19th. Proceeds benefit the Freshmen Council Andy
Albright Scholarship fund.

Creative Careers Conference
The second annual Creative Careers Conference will be held November 17, 2009 from 3-
6 pm in Iowa State’s Memorial Union. The event will include a keynote speaker,
breakout sessions in the areas of fashion, media communications and entertainment,
sports marketing, entrepreneurship, and event planning, and networking. Please join
creative professionals and talented students to learn more about Creative Careers. Free,
no registration necessary.

Give Some Warmth
Student Volunteer Services and other student services are collaborating in an effort to
collect winter wear items for local people in need. The winter wear drive, Give Some
Warmth, will be held from Monday, November 16 to Friday, December 4, 2009.
This winter share your warmth with someone in need and donate gently used mittens,
scarves, hats and coats at ISUs annual Give Some Warmth winter wear drive. There will
be various drop boxes across campus including most academic buildings, selected
residence halls and Greek houses. Also on December 2nd there will be a table set up on
the second floor of the memorial union across from the old hotel desk, with clothing
items you can buy to donate to this event. Take
some time this winter season and give some warmth!

>>If you have questions, contact either Emily Lawler ( or Joseph
Tisinger ( More information can be found at

More Campus Events
Talks, performances, athletic contests and other campus events are listed on the online
calendar. Also, see the Arts and Entertainment (A&E) page. If you have a specific event
you would like posted on the Student Activities portion of this calendar please email us
>> Lectures:
>> Calendar:
>> A&E:
>> SUB:
>> The Workspace:

Newsline is a service of the Iowa State University Student Activities Center in the
Memorial Union. Student Activities staff are available in the East SOS (Student Office
Space) on the 1st floor of the MU to provide assistance and resources for any recognized
student organization or to help students establish a new student organization on campus.

Publication Dates for Fall 2009 Newsline issues:
Tue., December 1, 2009 – Deadline for submissions: Fri., November 27, 2009
Tue., December 15, 2009 – Deadline for submissions: Fri., December 11, 2009

To submit YOUR announcements that are relevant to ALL recognized organizations on
campus, e-mail your submissions in a format similar to the announcements posted above
to – be sure to include the word Newsline somewhere in your subject
line. Be BRIEF in your news and include a web site address where more details can be
found if one is available. No attached files will be included. Announcements may run no
more than three issues.

Cate Clark
Clerk, Student Activities Center
Iowa State University of Science & Technology
1560 Memorial Union
Ames, IA 50011-1130
Phone: 515-294-4425
Fax: 515-294-0215

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