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COMMAnnounce: Vol. 39, No. 12

Paid Internship at Atria HQ Downtown
Atria Senior Living is looking for a driven PR & Communications Intern to assist in administering and executing omni-channel communications programs, including writing content for company employees, residents, and families. In addition, this individual will play an important role in helping to ensure communication and PR plans are successfully executed and impactful. This internship would provide opportunity to do creative design work, strategic writing, digital work on internal platforms, video work, and storytelling externally.

Learn more and apply online. If you have questions, please reach out to UofL COMM alum and Atria Senior PR Manager, Cait Crenshaw: Cait.Crenshaw@atriaseniorliving.com

 
365BLACKPRINT Scholarship App Deadline Nov. 18
The 4A Foundation’s 365BLACKPRINT initiative focuses on celebrating Black talent in the industry all 365 days of the year by honoring Black industry trailblazers and up-and-coming disruptors, in addition to helping define the future for incoming Black professionals, to ultimately create a pathway for success for Black talent. The 365BLACKPRINT scholarship is a foundational effort to close the achievement gap Black students face in the US.

Eligible students will receive a minimum of $5K to assist with financial needs during their senior year of college. Funds are designed to be used for final courses, books, educational resources, and real-world costs associated with launching post-grad transitions. The scholarship is intended to help students cross the educational finish line with ease and begin to lay the foundation for their futures.

Apply HERE by this Friday, Nov. 18. Questions? Feel free to email jgreen@4as.org.
A&S, Cultural Center, and GIS Events This Week
Join the Cultural Center for November’s Cultural Conexiones, which will be celebrating Native American & Indigenous History Month. Learn the history of the Choctaw Academy, which was established in Georgetown, KY and was the first federally controlled residential school for Native Americans in US history. This event will discuss and explore the topic of educational access and inclusion for Native American / Indigenous People. The University of Louisville’s Center for Geographic Information Sciences invites you to its annual GIS Day celebration Wednesday, Nov. 16 on UofL’s Belknap Campus in the Swain Student Activities Center Ballrooms, with the theme of "Inspiring Spatial Citizens." This theme speaks to the way that spatial data, geomedia, and space and place more generally help to inform, engage, and empower citizens to better understand and affect change in their communities.

The College of Arts & Sciences invites you to Good Morning A&S, a forum for students to come and grab some food and chat with their faculty members and SGA Reps.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 9 to 11:30 am in SAC W 118
Study and Work in the Capital Next Summer
The early application deadline is fast approaching for the Washington, D.C. Institute on Political Journalism. This program runs next summer, starting June 3, and includes guaranteed internship placement, courses from George Mason University, and furnished housing conveniently located near the White House. Students also benefit from networking events, exclusive briefings, and guest speakers.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by the early deadline of December 6 to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration. For more info and to begin an online application, take a look at their site.

The Fund for American Studies also offers D.C. internships in a wide variety of other areas with work at congressional offices, federal agencies, embassies, PR firms, and more. For full details on these numerous opportunities, go to https://www.dcinternships.org/.


Each year, the Division of Student Affairs provides need-based Red Barn Scholarships to assist with student academic pursuits.

The application deadline for these scholarships is Monday, December 5 at 5 PM.

To apply: louisville.edu/studentaffairs/scholarships
Thanksgiving Break on the Horizon
Reminder that we’ll only have classes next Monday and Tuesday, as the Thanksgiving holiday break starts Wednesday, November 23. Classes resume Monday, November 28, and the semester ends Monday, December 5.
 
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