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Sophomore Success News - May 2013 - Rising Juniors

Junior Year

It is hard to believe that this is the last week of your sophomore year! This is the perfect time to go through this checklist to figure out what to work on this summer and early next fall.

  • Decide on your major and career goals.
  • Begin thinking about internships and make a resume.
  • Join an honor society or student organization.
  • Volunteer and get involved in community service.
  • Become a mentor or tutor.
  • Consider study abroad and go to an interest session.
  • Plan to participate in Undergraduate Research.

For more information or assistance checking off your list, contact Liz Boyd (beboyd@odu.edu or 683-7099). Best wishes as you approach your junior year!


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Commencement Volunteers Needed!

It's that time of the year again! Volunteers are needed to help students sign in and robe for Commencement on May 10 and 11, 2013. Commencement 2013 has 3 ceremonies, so volunteers can choose to report May 10 at 5 p.m., May 11 at 7 a.m. or May 5 at noon for the respective ceremonies and will be able to choose to help with registration at the Webb or ceremony assistance at the Ted. Commencement Volunteers can attend the ceremony that they volunteer for, but are not guaranteed seating. If you are interested, please register here.


A Few Seconds

Average seconds in the month of May (non-leap year)- 18,489,600

Fall of Berlin- May 2, 1945 - Russia announced the fall of Berlin and the capture of 70,000 Germans who had surrendered.

Nation Truffle Day- May 2

Coming Up This Month

May 1- Reading Day

May 2-9- Final Exams

May 6- Exam Jam, 10- 11:30 p.m., Cafe 1201

Residence hall move out schedule:

May 11 at 10 a.m.: England House, France House, Ireland House, Gresham Main & East, Rogers Main & East, Scotland House, The ODU Inn, Virginia House, Whitehurst Hall, and Dominion House close.

*Students are reminded that they must leave 24 hours after their last final exam or by the closing date/time, whichever comes first.

May 31 at 10 a.m.: Nusbaum, Powhatan, and University Village Buildings 9 & 10 close

July 31 at 10 a.m.: University Village Buildings 1-8 close.