Release Date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Transfer Bridges to the Humanities @ University of Michigan events in February

TB2H logo

H FC is hosting events and workshops in February for the Transfer Bridges to the Humanities @ University of Michigan program.

TB2H is for HFC students who want to study humanities and transfer to the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts in Ann Arbor to complete their bachelor’s degree.

The free TB2H events and workshops are listed below.

Social Venture Challenge on Thursday, Feb. 6 and Friday, Feb. 7

Social Venture Challenge on Thursday, Feb. 6 and Friday, Feb. 7 HFC will host a Social Venture Challenge (SVC) with the Resolution Project. The SVC is a business plan-style competition designed to inspire college students to propose solutions to pressing social issues. For this competition, students need to develop an idea that addresses a community or societal need with a proposed solution on how to alleviate it.

Entrants will pitch Thursday, Feb. 6. Finalists will compete on a panel Friday, Feb. 7. This event is being held in conjunction with HFC’s Student Engagement Conference. For more questions or more information, contact Katie Avila at avilak@umich.edu.

Michigan Mondays! Feb. 10, Feb. 17, and Feb. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bring your questions about transferring to U-M every Monday in February for “Michigan Mondays!” in the lobby of the Liberal Arts Building (Bldg. K). For more questions or more information, contact Nick Turinsky at nturinsk@umich.edu.

(Re)Construct Your Résumé on Monday, Feb. 10, from 11:00 a.m. to noon

Join coaches from the U-M’s LSA Opportunity Hub in Rm. K-14, located in the basement of the Liberal Arts Building (Bldg. K) on how to get started crafting a résumé. Together we will brainstorm your experiences and accomplishments to include on your résumé, better understand how to articulate experiences on your résumé, and obtain resources that will support further development of your résumé.

One-on-One 20-minute appointment with LSA Opportunity Hub coach

Sign up here. Multiple times are available. Choose a time that works best for your schedule. Appointments will be in the Rm. 210 of the Liberal Arts Building (Bldg. K). Topics include:

• Résumé and cover letter development
• Personal statements
• Networking
• Professional development
• Explore curricular and co-curricular opportunities
• Hub resources and activities

For questions or more information, contact Colleen Towler at cktowler@umich.edu.

Appointments with U-M academic advisors on Thursday, Feb. 13

Join academic advisors from U-M to answer questions about credit transfer and plan courses that will support your transfer to U-M while earning your associate degree. For questions or further information or to set up an appointment, email Bridget Smith-Botos at bssmith-botos@hfcc.edu.

Call for applicants: Michigan Community College Summer Research Fellowship

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, Feb. 14 The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) offers a 10-week paid Summer Research Fellowship for currently enrolled Michigan community college students who plan to in transfer to a four-year educational institution. Apply today. The fellowship takes place at U-M and runs from Tuesday, May 26, to Friday, July 31. For more questions or more information, contact Michelle Ferrez at mdferrez@umich.edu.

Call for proposals: Engelhardt Social Justice Fellowship

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, Feb. 24 at 11:59 p.m. The Engelhardt Social Justice Fellowship is an 8-week paid internship at a non-profit organization of your choosing. Applications must include a sponsoring organization and a project proposal. The fellowship runs from Monday, May 11, through Friday, July 3. Fellows will meet weekly for day-long seminars on topics such as professional skills, community organizing, and potential career paths in the non-profit sector. Apply today. For more question or further information, contact Dr. Jesse Carr at jesscarr@umich.edu.

Social Innovation Workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

If you participated in the Social Challenge Venture or are passionate about a social issue, let optiMize support you through our social innovation workshop series. This workshop – which will be held in Rm. K-1 in the Liberal Arts Building (Bldg. K) – helps students envision a future in which their project is making a positive impact. We will provide students with mentorship to help bring their ideas to fruition. This series leads up to a pitch in April for funding in order to participate in a two-day fellowship at U-M. For questions or further information, contact Katie Avila at avilak@umich.edu.

For questions or further information on the overall TB2H activities occurring at HFC during February, contact Dr. Jesse Carr at (734) 764-5759 or jesscarr@umich.edu.