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News & Events for March 2005

March 01, 2005
Nazi Persecution Symposium

SYMPOSIUM: "THE NAZI PERSECUTION OF HOMOSEXUALS"
APRIL 22, 2005
1-3 PM
Auditorium, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Reception to Follow

Moderator

Dr. Rosanna Gatens, Director of the Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education, Florida Atlantic University

Presenters

"Nazi Strategies for Ending Homosexuality: Why and How the Government and the Police Went About It.

Dr Geoffrey Giles, Department of History, University of Florida, Senior Scholar-in-Residence at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2000-2001.

"In the Name of the People': Policing Homosexuality After Hitler"

Dr. Jennifer Evans, Department of History Carlton University

"Reflections on a Century of Genocide"

Dr. Alan Berger, Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies, Florida Atlantic University

" 'It Can't Happen Here'?: Homosexuality and American Public Opinion." Dr. Fred Fejes, Department of Communication Florida Atlantic University

Respondent

Dr. Patricia Kollander, Department of History Florida Atlantic University

Respondent

Dr. Allan Barsky, School of Social Work, Florida Atlantic University

Sponsors

The Morrow Fund, the Dorothy F, Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University

Department of Communication, Florida Atlantic University

Division of Research and Graduate Studies, Florida Atlantic University

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Dorothy F, Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University

Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale

The Stonewall Library and Archives. Fort Lauderdale

Louis Wolfson II Media History Archives, Miami

Lifelong Learning Society, Florida Atlantic University

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education, Florida Atlantic University

Department of Anthropology, Florida Atlantic University

Holocaust and Judaic Studies, The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Florida Atlantic University

March 01, 2005
Dana Lupia - Mazal tov

MSW Candidate Dana Lupia will be recognized at the NASW Awards Luncheon as the 2005 Student Social Worker of the Year for Broward County. The recognition ceremony will take place on Friday, March 18th during the NASW Unity Conference. The conference will be located at the Deerfield Beach Hilton, (I-95 & Hillsboro Blvd) in Deerfield Beach. The Unity Conference will be honoring all Social Workers & a variety of organizations will be honored and represented. For more information see http://www.naswfl.org/broward/default.asp

March 01, 2005
Acolyte - Nominations plus news

Dear MSW students,

I've had so much fun as your President this year. Acolyte has really begun to move toward it's intended purpose as a social and active part of the Florida Atlantic community. Through our voter registration drive, our barbeque, the holiday toy drive, our advocacy work through PACE, our partnership with the National Association of Social Workers and our upcoming National Lobby Day and career day, we are doing our part to put the School of Social Work out in the community to be recognized for the great program that it is.

With graduation coming up in May, it will be time for me to pass the gavel to another to carry on Acolyte's work next year. We will begin accepting nominations for the next President on March 17th. If you or someone you know of would be interested in running for the position, please email Acolyte with the nomination. The election will be held in May.

The Presidency is a rewarding and challenging position. Personally, it is one of the best things I have ever participated in. The best part was getting to know and work with so many of you. There are so many promising students in our midst and I'm honored to be a part of this graduating class.

If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to email or talk to me on campus.

Have a great spring break!

March 23, 2005
Nominations - MSWs

Dear MSW students and faculty,

It is time to look for a new president for Acolyte's 2005-2006 school year. Hopefully you have someone in mind that you think would make a good leader. The president should be able to organize people and events, delegate responsibilities and communicate effectively with other students, faculty and professional's in the community.

Position duties include recruitment of members, organization of activities like the orientation barbeque, membership meetings and community outreach projects (suggestions would be a toy drive, advocacy with NASW and National Lobby Day) and the Career Fair 2006. Much of the communication and outreach work can be done through email at our AcoyteFAU account. Flexibility, creativity and communication skills are a must.

The rewards of this position are great. You will have a chance to meet and network with interesting and knowledgeable people in our student population, our outstanding faculty, the National Association of Social Workers and professionals in the community. You will make life-long friendships that will support you in your efforts. This position does take work and time, but with the right team behind you...it can be done!

Professors and students, please e-mail us with names of students you think fit this description. Nominees will be contacted before the April election to endorse their nomination. It's a great honor to be considered for this position and I look foward to extending the offer to run to the exceptional students nominated. Please feel free to nominate yourself if this sounds like something you would be interested in.

I can't tell you enough how honored I am to have been able to serve as president this year. It really was because of the efforts and dedication of the entire Acolyte board and you as members that we were able to get so much accomplished and move Acolyte toward it's intended purpose.

Let the nominations begin!

Tina Landeen
President, Acolyte

March 23, 2005
Field Information Session

Attn: MSW Concentration/Adv Standing Part Time Students You are invited to attend the following session if you will be an MSW Concentration/Adv Standing Part Time Student effective Fall 2005:
4:00 pm, Friday, April 8, 2005
Boca Campus, Room GS109
If you require further information, contact The School of Social Work at 561-297-3234 or prowland@fau.edu

March 24, 2005
Field Information Session

ATTN:MSW Conc/Adv Standing students who did not attend orientations of 3/15/05 & 3/17/05:

Please attend our next orientation scheduled as follows: Friday, 4-8-05, 4pm, Boca Campus, Room GS109

March 24, 2005
Social Work - Help Starts Here

This is NASW's 50th Anniversary... for more information about the National Association for Social Workers campaigns, events, and conferences, see http://www.socialworkers.org/pressroom/swm2005/default.asp

You can help make a difference!

March 28, 2005
Grants for Students

The following grant opportunities may be of interest to our students - see their websites if you are intertested in more information:

Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Funding Opportunities

American Heart Association
AHA-Scientist Development Grant
deadline(s): 07/12/2005
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=1472

American Heart Association - Greater Midwest Affiliate Greater Midwest Affiliate - Grant-in-Aid
deadline(s): 07/13/2005
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=1789

American Heart Association - Greater Midwest Affiliate Greater Midwest Affiliate - Scientist Development Grant
deadline(s): 07/13/2005
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=3343

GranstNet Deadline Watch

Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Deadlines

Foundation for Women's Wellness
Women's Health Research Fund
deadline(s): 04/01/2005
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=2772

Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development APA Student Travel Award deadline(s): 04/01/2005
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=1384

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Summer Fellowship Program
deadline(s): 04/01/2005, 04/01/2006
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=1257

National Institutes of Health/NIH - National Library of Medicine Research Training in Medical Informatics
deadline(s): 04/01/2005,10/01/2005
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=1525

Cancer Research Institute
Postdoctoral Fellowships
deadline(s): 04/01/2005, 10/01/2005
Undergraduate Student Deadlines

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund FEEA Scholarships
deadline(s): 03/25/2005
http://www.grantsnet.org/search/pgm_info.cfm?pgm_id=3294

Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention Building Comprehensive Prevention Program Planning and Evaluation Capacity for Rape Prevention and Education Funded Programs http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/grantmain.htm

March 30, 2005
FAU School of Social Work
Spring 2005 Career Day

Recruiters from 20 different agencies spanning from childwelfare, hospice and gerontology, substance abuse, family, marital and women's mental health care will be attending to talk to our students about their programs. Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Dade counties will be represented! Mark your calanders, spread the word!!!

A special speakers series will present information on resume writing, interviewing skills and licensure registration procedures from 5-6pm! Refreshments provided throughout the day!

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