From: Involvement Center
Date: October 8, 2019
Subject: The Loop | Leadership Scholarship, Halloween Window Decorating and more...

October 8, 2019

Happy Tuesday, Org Leaders!  Here's this week's edition of The Loop!

Tommy G. Thompson Leadership Scholarship Applications Open Now

The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers scholarships to undergraduate students at each of the University of Wisconsin System’s four-year campuses. One scholarship award of $2,300 is given to one student at each of the thirteen University of Wisconsin System campuses per academic year.

Scholarships are intended for undergraduates who have shown public leadership in their lives in a way that reflects the general legacy of Governor Tommy G. Thompson. The committee is seeking high quality applicants who reflect Governor Thompson’s spirit, have demonstrated leadership during their time in college, and will continue to lead in the future.
Applications are due November 8th, 2019.

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Halloween Window Decorating Contest

Halloween Window Decorating Contest

The University Library and Involvement Center are partnering again for the annual Halloween Window Decorating Contest.  Read on for more details.

Who: All Student Organizations on Campus
Where: Library windows on the 1
st floor

What do we need to bring? Nothing but your creative ideas! Window paint will be provided by the library, and paper, die-cuts, and other supplies are available at the Creation Station in the Involvement Center.

When: Decorating will take place from October 19-25th. Judging will occur on October 31st.


  • Best Org Spirit: Vinyl banner for your org designed by the MSC Design Team
  • Spookiest Theme: Vinyl banner for your org designed by the MSC Design Team
  • 1st Place: Pizza party for your org

Contact: To sign up for a window, please register on CONNECT starting October 10th.  For questions, email Aubrey Huff at

Contingency 1 Deadline

REMINDER -  The Contingency 1 deadline is October 11th at noon.  If your org is seeking funding for any events that fall between July 1-December 22, apply on CONNECT. 

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Event Creation in CONNECT

When creating events in your group page in CONNECT, you may notice things look a little different.  Creating an event used to be a two-step process.  Moving forward you will now see all event settings when you initially create your event.

Learn more on how to create an event.