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                                                    Volume IV, Issue 1

                                                             Silver Wings: TOMORROW’S LEADERS TODAY!
                                                             Wednesday, September 1, 2010 | 5:30pm | LBJ Student Center Food Court

                                                             Silver Wings is a unique professional, military affiliated, civic service organization here at Texas
    August 20                                                State University. We work closely with Air Force Detachment 840 at Texas State, doing service
     “The Food Dude, Kevin Roberts”                          projects, professional development, and social events. Membership in Silver Wings also means
     LBJ Student Center Ballroom | 7pm                       a membership in the Air Force Association. Silver Wings is student run with chances for travel,
                                                             networking, and advancement at the chapter, regional, and national levels. The Col. Daryl W.
    August 21                                                Hausmann Chapter at Texas State just took over Region IX Headquarters, and we are looking
                                                             for motivated individuals to help us make our region the best. The time commitment required
     Texas State Showdown:
                                                             is limited, but the potential for growth and fun is limitless.
            The Big, Bad Breakfast Bash
                                                             For more information please visit or our YouTube channel at http://www.
     LBJ Student Center Mall | 7pm
                                                    If you are interested please contact Kelly Barrett at
    August 22                                                Come see what Silver Wings is all about on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 5:30pm in the
     Exclusive Target After Hours Event                      LBJ Student Center food court.
     LBJ Student Center | 9:30pm - 11:30pm

    August 23                                                Take Back The Tap
     New Student Convocation                                 September 15th | 10:00 a.m. | Quad
     Strahan Coliseum | 3:30pm                               Screening of Tapped: Wednesday | 7:30 p.m. | LBJ Student Center Teaching Theater
                                                             Did you know that 40% of bottled water is just filtered tap water and that 2.4 million tons of
     Cats Cool Down                                          plastic ends up in landfills each year from the U.S. consumption of bottled water alone? There
     Sewell Park | 5pm                                       are many problems associated with our consumption of bottled water, including negative health
                                                             impacts, local issues, environmental impacts, and cost. To become better informed of these
                                                             problems, and to be part of the solution, students at Texas State have gathered together to host a
                                                             “Take Back the Tap” day on campus. The events will feature distribution of 1,000 reusable water
                                                             bottles in the Quad and a screening the film Tapped in the evening. For more information visit
                                                             the event’s Facebook group or email questions and sign up to volunteer at tbtt.txstate@gmail.
                                                             com. Sponsored by Texas State’s Environmental Service Committee, Food and Water Watch,
                                                             and Supporting Women In Geography (SWIG).

                                                             Panhellenic and Recruitment Events:
                                                             August 1-26th at midnight : Sorority Recruitment registration for the Fall
     S       M        T       W        T        F        S
1        2       3        4       5        6        7        August 24th at 12PM(noon): Meet & Greek with IFC in Sewell Park
                                                             August 25th-26th (9:30-3:30): Quad Days for PR
                                                                      (NPC will be in the quad handing out goodies)
8        9       10       11      12       13       14
                                                             August 26th 7 PM: Sorority Recruitment Orientation
                                                             August 28th-31st: Formal Recruitment for Sororities
15       16      17       18      19       20       21       September 1st: Bid Day

                                                             Cancer Advocacy Movement for College Outreach:
22       23      24       25      26       27       28

                                                             First meeting:
29       30      31       1       2        3        4        Wednesday, September 8th | 5pm - 6pm | LBJ Room 3-14.1
                                                             We have many great events coming up this year!
Quick Tip: Turn Off Call Waiting!                                                   Fashion Forward
                                                                                    August 27th | 3pm | 820 Sturgeon - San Marcos, TX
Call waiting, convenient though it may be at times, is yet another way
technology breaks our train of thought and creates an interruption that             Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc. will be hosting “Fashion Forward”
derails our concentration. It’s also rude to the person on the other end of         Clothes and School Supplies Drive on August 27th beginning
the line. Turn off your call waiting and see what happens. You may find             at 3:00P.M. for KAD (Kids Against Drugs) We will be accepting
that you can give your full attention to the person you’re speaking with. If        clothes for children of all ages especially children between the
someone calls, they’ll go to voicemail, and you’ll be able to follow up as          ages of 4th-12th grade. We will also be accepting school supplies.
soon as you’re done with your current call.                                         Donations can be dropped off at KAD (820 Sturgeon- San Mar-
                                                                                    cos, TX) after 3P.M. on Friday Aug. 27th.

Rush 2010 - Mu Epsilon Theta - Catholic Service Sorority Want to rush a christian sorority?

Informational Meetings:                                                        Come check out Sigma Phi Lambda, Sisters for the Lord!
September 1, 2010 @7 p.m. & September 2, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m.
                                                                               Rush Info. Meetings:
These meetings will take place at the Catholic Student Center located          Aug. 31st, Sept. 2nd, Sept. 8th, Sept. 9th Meetings start at 7pm at LBJ
at 100 Concho Street in San Marcos.                                            on the 3rd floor!
Please attend an informational meeting to find out more about Mu
Epsilon Theta and the Rush process.                                              Diamond Sweethearts
Rush Week will occur Monday, September 6 thru Saturday September                 Diamond Sweethearts is a special interest organization filled with
11 2010.                                                                         diverse and dedicated individuals who assist the Texas State Baseball
                                                                                 program. Our priorities are to develop more dedication to the base-
For more information please contact: Kellina Soriano (210) 254-8897              ball program through merchandise sales, promotions, and greater
or email at                                                   exposure for the team. The Diamond Sweethearts were established
                                                                                 in 2001 and have since shown tremendous popularity among the
Texas State AdClub                                                               students; each year there is a large increase of new members. We
Every Wednesday | 7pm | Old Main room 320                                        hope to keep up this reputation and have an even bigger and better
                                                                                 year in 20010-2011 school year. Girls who show spirit, individuality,
Texas State AdClub prides itself as being one of the best and most               and commitment are carefully chosen to represent our organization
rewarding student organizations on campus. AdClub is a professional              as D-Sweets.
student-run organization designed to help members network and gain               There will be two different interest meetings that you will be required
contacts in the advertising industry. We offer students of all majors the        to attend one of. The interest meetings will tell you more about Dia-
opportunity to experience the industry through various guest speakers,           mond Sweethearts and answer any questions you may have. Please
activities, agency tours, trips, conferences and competition. We also do         bring a picture of yourself with your name on the back(the picture
community service projects and have social events for our members.               will not be returned) and $20 for the application fee. At the interest
Ad Club offers a lot to anyone who wants to get ahead in the advertising         meeting you will sign up for an interview time. Interviews will be
industry.                                                                        announced at a later date.
Join us every other Wednesday at 7pm in Old Main room 320.
Want more information? Email us at, or check our              Interest Meetings
officers page to get in touch with an officer directly.                          Sept. 8th 6:30pm LBJ 3-14.1
                                                                                 Sept 9th 7:30pm LBJ 3-14.1

American Red Cross Club

The American Red Cross Club at Texas State is looking for new members to join for the upcoming year. If you want to get involved on and off
campus this is the perfect way! The American Red Cross Club at Texas State works with the American Red Cross of Central Texas to coordinate
events on the Texas State campus and San Marcos community. The goal of this organization is to meet new people to build career skills and get
practical experience to put on their resumes, and feel more connected to the community and university.
The American Red Cross Club at Texas State is a smaller organization, unlike many of the organizations on campus, which gives members a
sense of belonging. We feel strongly that all of our members should get to know each other on more of a personal level to make being a member a
rewarding experience, so we hold socials throughout the year so this can happen. A few of the events that are planned for the upcoming semester
are blood drives, care packages for the troops, disaster classes, fire safety and prevention presentations, food drives, Measles initiative, Veteran’s
Day celebration and many more.
If you are interested in joining or want more information on the American Red Cross Club at Texas State send us an e-mail at ARCCatTxState@ or join us on Facebook at American Red Cross Club of Texas State. Also, feel free to just come to our meetings which will be held
bi-weekly starting Tuesday, September 14 in LBJ 4-1.6 at 5:00pm.
PAWS Preview Needs You!

We are gearing up to welcome a record size class of incoming Freshman for the class of 2014 during our PAWS Preview program August 20-22,
2010. Each of the sessions of PAWS preview has been consolidated to one day. Students will be moving throughout the campus on their assigned
day from 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

We will have a water table station in the Alkek breezeway each day, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Volunteers can sign up
at for a 2 hour shift on any or all of the three days. Students appreciate the attention
and concern of the faculty and staff in helping them through a very busy and hot day. I hope you can join us for a little bit of sharing good ole
Texas State hospitality. If you need additional information please contact Lanita Legan,, at 512-245-8295.

Association for Childhood Education                                    October
International (ACEI)                                                   October 13: Third ACEI Meeting-Teresa Zapp
                                                                       October 19: Bowling Social (w/ KDPi)
          What is ACEI? Association for Childhood Education            October 24: Buddy Walk- Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas
International, ACEI, is a group of future educators looking to get     October 27: Fourth ACEI Meeting- Tammy Rainey
professional development experience before we enter the work-          October 28: DeZavala Elementary School Fall Festival
force.                                                                 November
          ACEI’s Mission: To promote and support in the global         November 10: Fifth ACEI Meeting- Charles Pascoe/Officer Elections
community the optimal education and development of children,           November 13: Creative Drama Workshop
from birth through early adolescence, and to influence the pro-        November 16: Bowling Social (w/ KDPi)
fessional growth of educators and the efforts of others who are        December
committed to the needs of children in a changing society.              December 1: ACEI Meeting- Experiences of Student Teaching from Stu-
                                                                       dents/ Celebration
Why should you join ACEI?
•     opportunities to hear from experts in the field and get          How to Become a Member:
advice on everything from applying for jobs to setting up your         •    Join us at our September meeting
classroom                                                              •    Dates will be posted on the ACEI Bulletin Board on the 2nd Floor of
•     Community Involvement in San Marcos and surrounding              the Education Building and/or on our Facebook
•     Creative Drama Workshop                                          When you Become a Member, you get:
•     Local/International Conferences                                  •    Reduced prices at Leadership Conferences
•     Build Relationships with peers/future educators                  •    A subscription to six issues of Childhood Education
•     Make a difference in the lives of children                       •    A subscription to Emerging Educator electronic newsletter and ACEI
Meeting Dates/ Community Service Projects:                             •    State chapter membership
                                                                       •    Twenty percent off more than 100 educational books.
September                                                              •    Leadership opportunities through ACEI committees
September 1&2: Organization Fair (Time: 10am – 2pm; Loca-
tion: Ballroom)                                                        Contact Us
September 2: ACEI Interest Meeting (Time: 5-5:30pm; Loca-              Find us on Facebook: Search for: ACEI @ Texas State
tion: Einstein’s)                                                      Email: for more information
September 9: C&I Meeting/Ice Cream Social (Time: 6:00pm;               Contact the President (Tracy Sonnen):
Location: Education Blg)
September 15: First ACEI Meeting-Joe Frost
September 18: Kids Day Event (Time: 12-4pm; Location: Sewell
September 29: Second ACEI Meeting- Carol Anderson

Nu Coupons iPhone App
Texas State’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) has just launched Nu Coupons, a free iPhone/iPod
Touch application that connects students and staff with local San Marcos businesses. Nu Coupons is
an innovative e-coupon application that allows you to have instant access to tons of coupons, news,
and sales at your finger tips! You can even get updates on special group rates and flash sales on your
favorite places around town. You can get the application FREE in the Apple App Store.
To learn more visit:
       Loved Young Life in high school?                                                                                               Campus Activities &
                                                                                                                                    Student Organizations
       Looking for a place to strengthen your relationship with God or learn more about what you believe and how
       to share it with others? We have the place for you! Make friends, join a small group and maybe even become a                  LBJ Student Center 4-11.1
       Young Life leader!                                                                                                       512.245.3219 | fax 512.245.8245
        Come to our 1st College Life on Sunday, Sept. 19th at 8:00 pm in LBJ room 331!                                  
       You can also find out more about us and upcoming events on our Facebook group:
       Young Life College @ Texas State - Class of 2014.                                                                                Michelle M. Lopez
                                                                                                                                           Associate Director
       For questions:                                                                                                                     LBJ Student Center
       Ryan Hammett - - 979-676-1952                                                                        
       Julie Hammett - - 940-867-9154                                                                                               GRA
                                                                                                                                         Greg D. Foster (NTSO)
       Orchesis Dance Company

       Orchesis Dance Company is a modern-based group of talented                                                                      Brenda J. Rodriguez
       dancers who share the love of performing. Those who seek                                                                            Assistant Director
       an outlet for their creativity and want to further their skills as                                                                 LBJ Student Center
       a dancer will find that Orchesis is just the place to do so. Not                                                          
       only does Orchesis provide a home for dancers, it is also a great                                                                                  GRA
       place to meet friends that share the same interests. Throughout                                                             Jade Martinez (Student Orgs)
       the year the company has two annual spring performances,                                                                  
       Dancers In Flight and Sideshow. Dancers In Flight is the main performance that Orchesis hosts and it features
       mostly the choreography of the Orchesis officers and the dance professors. Sideshow is an eclectic presentation
                                                                                                                                                 Kelly Stone
       of student and local choreography and features works of many Orchesis members and local choreographers. In
       the off-season, the organization brings in guest artists to teach master classes, which range from musical theatre,
                                                                                                                                           Volunteer Services
       ballet, hip-hop, flamenco, yoga, African drum classes, and much more! Orchesis Dance Company also takes part              
       in the continuing growth of Texas State University and the San Marcos community. Volunteering, donating, and
       sponsoring scholarships are among the company’s activities. If you are interested in auditioning for Orchesis                                      GRA
                                                                                                                                     Jill Summar (Cat Camp)
       Dance Company, please attend our informational meeting on September 9th at 6:00pm in Jowers B178. This                    
       meeting will provide all the information you need in order to audition. Auditions will be held September 16th at
       5:30pm in the same location as the informational meeting.
                                                                                                                                Tiffany Rangal (Bobcat Build)
       Questions about Orchesis can be sent to the Artistic Director, Brittany Lopez, at orchesisdancecompany@                  

       Utility Kiosk Heads to LBJ Student Center                                                                                                   Pete Isaac
                                                                                                                                                  Greek Life
       Texas State University students will have an alternative to waiting in line at City utility offices to pay their water     
       and electric bills with the installation of a new kiosk at the LBJ Student Center.
       The kiosk will allow students to access their accounts on campus, pay their bills with credit or debit cards and
                                                                                                                                        Eileen Suarez (MGC)
       give them access during Student Center hours.                                                                            
       The kiosk has an easy-to-use touch screen, access to information in English and Spanish, and will issue a printed
       The kiosk—now on display at City Hall—will be installed in early September.                                                             Peter Pereira
       “The kiosk will offer great convenience to university students and enable the City to improve customer service,”                         Coordinator
       said Ernest Cavazos, Utility Billing Manager.                                                                                        Campus Activities
       Customers may also set up other convenient ways to pay their City utility bills. Customers may pay utility bills
       online at 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. They may also set up automatic payments from                                          GRA
       their bank or credit union so that they never have to worry about being late in paying their bills.                            Shanna Brown (SACA)
       For more information about utility billing, contact the City of San Marcos Utility Billing Office at 512.393.8383,
       visit the offices at the Electric Utility, 1040 Highway 123 or the Municipal Building, 630 E. Hopkins, or email

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