Tuesday, March 24, 2015

NSSLHA General Meeting - A Visit From Dr. Bedore, Shelley Adair, and Mayra Mata

Hello NSSLHA! I hope you all had a restful/eventful Spring Break and enjoyed attending TSHA this year :)
Below is recap of our upcoming point opportunities!

Service
Forty Acres Fest: Saturday March 28th. We will be doing facepainting and handing out earplugs! Follow up information will be coming soon.
3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5K Central Texas: Head for the Cure Foundation is a national organization that raises money for the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative by hosting 5K events. This will be taking place Sunday, March 29th at 6am at Camp Mabry (2200 West 35th Street). Updates to follow as well!
Stroke Awareness Talk: Austin Speech Labs and Dr. Marquardt will be presenting on Thursday April 30th at the SAC 2.412 Ballroom South from 6:45-8:30pm. NSSLHA will be hosting but several students and other groups will be in attendance. We will be needed many volunteers!
Cochlear Implant Kid's Day: This event will be taking place in April. More details to follow!

Also, please start turning in your ASL service sheets ASAP, as well as any other volunteer forms you've had signed off for this semester (i.e. Growing Roots, Capitol School, TSD, Best Buddies, etc.)

Fundraising
T-shirt Sale: This Wednesday, 3/25, from 11am-4pm at the CMA plaza. This year's teal shirt will be sold for $12 and older shirts will be sold for $8. You will receive 1 fundraising point for volunteering.
Sign up below:
T-Shirt Sale sign up
Need volunteers for the 12-1 and 1-2 shift!

points have been updated so please double check and let Gabby know if there are any points missing!

Social
TSHA: One social point for attending the Praxis Bowl and one miscellaneous point for Convention Registration
AudiologyNOW! Conference: March 25-28th (Wed-Sat). Dress business casual. You will have to register for the conference on site ($75) unless you are already an SAA Undergraduate Associate. NSSLHA will not be reimbursing or paying for the conference. If you do attend, make sure to send a picture with another NSSLHA member with a sign-in in the background to utexasnsslha@gmail.com
If you are interested, please contact Tyler as soon as you know your availability!
Deaf Nation Expo: March 28th (this Saturday!) Send a picture with the sign or stage in the background to utexasnsslha@gmail.com. This event will take place at Austin Convention Center - Exhibit Hall 3 (500 E Cesar Chavez St) from 9am to 5pm.

Miscellaneous
Have any pictures from TSHA? Send to: mandy_agui123@utexas.edu or utexasnsslha@gmail.com

NSSLHA Group picture: After next meeting, 4/7. We will be walking to the tower for a quick picture. Wear your green NSSLHA shirt! :)

Interested in becoming a NSSLHA officer for next year? Attend our info meeting, NEXT Tuesday, March 31 at 5:35pm at Belo 1.202. If you are unavailable to attend, we will post notes online :)
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For the information addressed at today's meeting, follow this dropbox link https://www.dropbox.com/s/jcj51omn2p5ga4p/20150324%20171434.m4a?dl=0
(make sure to raise the volume since they didn't use mics during their presentation)
Dr. Bedore will be sending us some ppts that address the key points in becoming an assistant! I will also add those once I receive them. 


As always, comment below to have your attendance accounted for. Have a great night and good luck on upcoming exams! :)

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