What’s Happening?: Staying here for your break? Here are some events you can attend.

With the Thanksgiving break coming up, several students are ditching classes, catching flights, and flocking home. But for the bunch of students spending their breaks on campus, here are some activities and events that will be held on campus (flyers attached below): Decolonizing and Queering Thanksgiving Feast: A Community Feast What? A community feast celebrating indigeneity, ancestry, and self. Open to all, this is an … Continue reading What’s Happening?: Staying here for your break? Here are some events you can attend.

Essay Your Way to an A: How to Write an Academic Paper

  Join the Writing Success Program for our first ever workshop for the 2019-2020 academic year! We will be going over some of the important things that make an A+ paper such as the thesis statement, analysis, research, and much more. After our presentation we will be offering drop in’s for those who have papers and would like immediate assistance. Make sure you come by … Continue reading Essay Your Way to an A: How to Write an Academic Paper

Daily Tidbit: Spring Activities

Suns out and so are UCLA students. Now that the weather is a lot nicer, consider trying out some of these activities: Jann Steps: Rent a hammock or blanket from Ackerman Student Union A-Level and spend some time enjoying the weather or doing homework in the sun. Sunset Canyon Recreation Center: If you want to cool off from the heat and conveniently also live on … Continue reading Daily Tidbit: Spring Activities

The Best Place to Eat on the Hill

Known for being number one in dining, most UCLA students would cite one of the many dining halls as their favorite place to eat. B-plate has delicious healthy food with abundant fresh fruit and many vegan-friendly options. De Neve has the best junk food with a daily supply of yummy burger options and french fries. Covel, known for its pasta, has a unique Mediterranean bar. … Continue reading The Best Place to Eat on the Hill

What’s Happening: CPO Movie Screening of “Avengers: Infinity War”

Greetings UCLA students and faculty! We at the Writing Success Program would like to remind our readers that the Community Programs Office is hosting a screening of Avengers: Infinity War this Thursday, October 10th. The event opens at 6pm with food and the movie starts screening at 7:30pm, in Wilson Plaza. The food and screening are of course, free. The Facebook event page can be found … Continue reading What’s Happening: CPO Movie Screening of “Avengers: Infinity War”

Janet Brown Memorial Scholarship 2018

$1000 Scholarship Rewarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate both a commitment to leadership/community involvement and financial need. Janet Brown and Her Legacy Janet Brown was the founding director of the Writing Success Program (WSP) and a valuable member of the Community Programs Office (CPO).  A well-read, unapologetically quirky, politically astute, and compassionate person, Janet was a mentor to students and staff alike.  Janet’s questions, guidance, … Continue reading Janet Brown Memorial Scholarship 2018

SRC Spotlight: RAIN!

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting RAIN!. -What services does your project offer? RAIN! peer counseling provides students with support, tools, and resources … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: RAIN!

SRC Spotlight: ASP

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting ASP. What services does your project offer? ASP offers one-on-one peer counseling sessions, a 2-unit internship course, … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: ASP

SRC Spotlight: SPEAR

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting SPEAR. . What services does your project offer? Our project seeks to address retention issues through 1-on-1 peer … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: SPEAR

SRC Spotlight: SEA CLEAR

  In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting SEA CLEAR. What services does your project offer? SEA CLEAR has 5 components to provide a … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: SEA CLEAR

SRC Spotlight: The Math Success Program

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting the Math Success Program.   -What services does your project offer? We offer free services that focus … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: The Math Success Program

Where to Go for Your Copy of the 2017-18 UCLA Common Book

UCLA’s campus advocates for first-year students, First Year Experience, has begun distributing the 2017-18 UCLA Common Book. Unlike in previous years, in which books were handed out during New Student Orientation, the books will be distributed at several pop-up sites around campus between January 10 to February 12. Many of these pop-ups will facilitate a discussion on the themes of family, immigration, trauma, identity, and … Continue reading Where to Go for Your Copy of the 2017-18 UCLA Common Book

System.out.println(“There is No Free Lunch”);

What am I grateful for in my life right now? What about that makes me committed? How does that make me feel? My high school computer science teacher loved telling us, “There is no such thing as free lunch.” It didn’t make a lot of sense to me at first, especially when I literally walked into his class with free food after coming from a … Continue reading System.out.println(“There is No Free Lunch”);

Navigating Undergraduate Research Opportunities at UCLA

If you’re an undergraduate student at UCLA looking to get into research, it can feel overwhelming to try and navigate the hundreds of opportunities this research university has to offer. How can you be sure that you won’t be stuck in a basement for hours entering numbers into an Excel sheet? That you’ll receive proper mentorship and guidance? Once you know what you’re applying for, … Continue reading Navigating Undergraduate Research Opportunities at UCLA

What’s Happening at UCLA this Summer?

UCLA is bringing on the heat this summer. The Bruin campus has been abuzz with activity lately with two professional soccer teams practicing, Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Sports Awards, freshman orientation sessions, a plethora of summer camps, and even an unfounded bomb threat. With so much going on, campus security has stepped it up a notch, leaving some students frustrated with the disturbances. UCLA has blocked … Continue reading What’s Happening at UCLA this Summer?