From: Accelerated Transfer Academy
Date: March 10, 2023
Subject: ATA Weekly Newsletter - March 10, 2023

Volunteers Needed - Spring 2023 Health Fair

UHD Sports & Fitness is looking for volunteers for their bi-annual Health Fair which will include 40+ vendors and free groceries! 

Link to volunteer: Health Fair Spring 2023 Volunteer Form

This is an amazing event that serves over 400 students, faculty, and staff and we cannot do it without you.  We encourage you to sign up for as many time slots as you are available being mindful that you are not double booking yourself with other events such as class! Volunteering certificates for serving will be distributed and there will be ice cream for those who volunteer.

* This counts as a CLC & professional development opportunity for all ATA participants.

Free Tacos!

The Office of Disability Services would like to announce the opening of their Assistive Technology lab. Please stop by the Disability Services Office located in the GSB (Girard Street Building) room 314 for our “Taco-bout’ Our Resources” event being held March 21, 2023 from 11am-1pm. Come meet our friendly staff, gain a better understanding of the student accommodation process, and explore their newly created Assistive Technology lab.


Gator Sucess Center (GSC) Workshops

Friday, March 24
Start End   Event         Location
1:00pm 2:00pm GSC Workshop - Overcoming Setbacks Private Location (sign in to display)
Wednesday, March 29
11:00am 12:00pm GSC Workshop - How to Achieve Well-Being, Balance, & Success Private Location (sign in to display)
Thursday, April 6
2:00pm 3:00pm GSC Workshop - Exploring Career & Choosing Majors Private Location (sign in to display)
Tuesday, April 11
3:00pm 4:00pm GSC Workshop - Study Skills 101 Private Location (sign in to display)
Wednesday, April 26
1:00pm 2:00pm GSC Workshop - Crossing the Finish Line: Finals Prep 101 Private Location (sign in to display)

In Celebration of Women's History Month

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Upcoming Career Events

Tuesday, March 21
Start End   Event         Location Group
11:30am 1:00pm “Connecting Experiences Abroad to Your Career” A300 Houston/White Oak Rms MCC/ATA
Wednesday, March 22
11:00am 1:30pm Link Up with LinkedIn Headshot & Profile Review A300 Mural Area MCC/ATA
Monday, March 27
3:00pm 5:00pm Job Fair Prep Workshop (Virtual) Online Event MCC/ATA
Thursday, March 30
11:30am 1:30pm UHD All Industries Fair A300 MCC/ATA

Looking for Student Volunteers

Have you ever wanted to work with those who find themselves homeless? If so, join us at the Beacon, a local non-profit serving the unhoused. UHD S.T.A.R. Lab and Commerce Connects is looking for volunteers for their "Games, The Link to Connections" initiative. Volunteer times are Thursday-Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

What would you be doing as a volunteer?

In pairs of two, provide unsheltered/homeless individuals opportunities to decrease isolation and increase socialization through participation in various types of board games. For more information, please contact Steven Villano at (713) 226-5244 or

Register to Volunteer Online

Grow with Google

The Main Career Center (MCC) is STILL giving away $25 Amazon gift cards to students who complete at least one lesson on the Grow with Google platform! 

Visit for more info.

Volunteers Needed - Empower CDC

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HACU National Internship Program

HACU Internship opportunities within the federal/corporate sector. This program offers paid internships with federal agencies to students from all majors and backgrounds!

Extended deadline: March. 31, 2023. To apply and for further details, visit

United Health Foundation - Diversity in Health Care Scholarships

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has partnered with the United Health Foundation to offer 95 Diversity in Health Care Scholarships in the amount of $5,000 per year ($2,500 per semester). The application deadline is May 1, 2023.

For more info or to apply, visit

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Room S417
Houston, TX 77002


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