From: Accelerated Transfer Academy
Date: September 5, 2022
Subject: ATA Weekly Newsletter - September 5, 2022

Planner Party

Our 2022-23 ATA planners have arrived! You may attend the event below to receive yours or come by S417 to pick one up. They are available to all ATA cohorts, present & past! These planners are one of the valuable resources offered by the ATA program. 

Thursday, September 8
4:00pm - 5:00pm
ATA Lounge, One Main Street, Room S417, Houston, TX 77002, United States
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Come pick your FREE ATA planner and let us help you set it up so you can stay organized!


GatorServe at 9/11 Day of Remembrance

Date/Time: Saturday, September 10, 2022, 8 AM – 2 PM
Location(s): Farias Early Childhood Education Center, Durkee Elementary School, & Northline Park

Register for UHD’s next biannual day of service event where volunteers will help to create and preserve beautiful and healthy environments where learning is enhanced. Guest speakers will include District H Councilmember Karla Cisneros and UHD’s President Dr. Loren Blanchard.

Volunteers will be provided with t-shirts, tools/supplies/instructions to complete the projects, and box lunches to go. Volunteers should come prepared to sweat and get dirty while completing projects. All volunteers over the age of 16 are welcome.

*Your participation will make you conditionally eligible to apply for the ATA Community Engagement Scholarship.


CLC Connection: Banking

Whether you're already set in your future career plans or still trying to figure out what you want to do, our CLC Connection career readiness series can expose you to a vast amount of career tips and information. On Tuesday, Sept. 13, we will host guest speaker and UHD alum, Lindsey Kornegay, to share her career journey in Banking.

Link to register:

Crown x Glory

Registration is now open for this special event held by UHD Counseling Services.
RSVP via this link.

JCPenney Suit-up Event:
Sept 11th

Heroes are not the only ones that suit up - the UHD Main Career Center wants to help you suit up to further enhance your superpowers in an interview! Join them on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 3pm-6pm at the JCPenney’s location at Meyerland Plaza to get big savings on business/business casual attire. They are even offering professional headshots (for a small fee)! Show your UHD ID and get your coupon on-site.

You can also shop online at Text UHDJ4G to 67292 to get your coupon for 30% off.

Upcoming CLC Events

Tuesday, September 20
Start End   Event         Location
4:30pm 6:00pm CLC Connection: Journalism and News Reporting (Arts, Audio/Visual Technology, and Communications) Virtual via Zoom
Thursday, October 6
4:30pm 6:00pm CLC Connection: Fine Arts Virtual via Zoom
Wednesday, October 19
4:30pm 6:00pm CLC Connection: Internship Virtual via Zoom
Thursday, October 20
4:30pm 6:00pm CLC Connection: Realtor & Home Ownership Virtual via Zoom
Thursday, October 27
4:30pm 6:00pm CLC Connection: Research (Education and Training) Virtual via Zoom
Wednesday, November 30
4:30pm 6:00pm CLC Connection: Geology (STEM) Virtual via Zoom

September ATA Program Meeting

Our first program meeting for Fall 2022 will be held on Friday, September 30th @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Program meetings are led by our peer mentors and will be your opportunity to get updates and ask any questions you have regarding ATA-related issues. Program meetings are a requirement of the ATA program for both Spring 2022 & Fall 2022 cohorts. All program meetings will be recorded for you to view later at your convenience.


New ATA T-Shirts

Attention ALL cohorts: Come by the ATA office (S417) to pick up your t-shirt; which was designed by former director Krysti Turnquest. We hope that you enjoy them and wear them proudly as an ATA scholar!

Accelerated Transfer Academy
One Main Street

Room S417
Houston, TX 77002


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