Sophomore Opportunities for Success (SOS)

Sophomore Opportunities for Success (SOS)

Learn More. Engage More. Achieve More.


Your Virtual Passport to Success

Attend campus events during your sophomore year to learn more, engage more, and achieve more. Check in at each event to track your attendance and consider applying for one of five $1000 Sophomore Opportunities for Success Grants.  (Please Note:  All sophomore students may participate in these events; however, only full-time students are eligible to apply for Sophomore Opportunities for Success Grants.)  Students who attend ten events throughout the 2019-20 academic year will have priority in the selection process for receiving a grant, which will be applied to the 2020-21 academic year tuition bill -- $500 each semester. (It is the student's responsibility to determine whether receiving the grant would impact their financial aid package.)  Apply online at SOS Grant Application or use the paper form linked below.  

Event options for your Virtual Passport:

Sophomore Spring Startup:  Jan. 29 and 30, 6-7 p.m., MRC 348 (Come to one night or both!)
     Get your spring semester started right!  Choose from sessions on scholarships and budgeting, Handshake,
     resumes, and graduation planning.  Two nights only!

Soph-Prof Dinner:  Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m., BRC 123      ~ or ~
                                         Monday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m., FAC 116 (Hospitality Suite)
     A favorite of past sophomores!  Enjoy a meal on us while you spend quality time with faculty outside of the
     classroom.  Watch for email invitation and be sure to RSVP using the link included.

Sophomore Halfway Celebration:  Date to be announced, will take place in late April 2020


You can also attend these events sponsored by other offices:

Service Saturday 
Sophomore Specific Site:  March 21, 2020 - Watch for more information.

Identities Project
Miscellaneous events to explore and discuss gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, social class, ethnicity, and other facets of identity through intentionally-reflective civil dialogues, lectures, documentaries with discussions, and other programs.
     - Panel on Microaggressions:  Thursday, Feb. 6, 7-8:30 p.m., NRC196
     - Civil Dialogue on Women's Health:  Tuesday, Feb. 18, 7-8:30 p.m., NRC196
     - Documentary and Discussion:  Tuesday, March 3, 7-8:30 p.m., NRC196
     - Know Your Options: Presidential Candidate Stances: Tues., March 31, 7-8:30 p.m., NRC195
     - Civil Dialogue on "Professionalism":  Thurs., April 16, 7-8:30 p.m., NRC 196
     - SGA's Human Library:  Tuesday, April 28, 7-8:30 p.m., NRC195

Theology on [Root Beer] Tap (attend as many as you want):
     - Faithful Citizenship:  Wednesday, March 25, 7-8:30 p.m., San Damiano
     - Possible Topic - Student Reflections on Service at Mexico Border:  Wed., April 15, 7-8:30 p.m.,
       San Damiano

Career Services Events
     - Business After 5:  Feb. 13, Location to Be Determined
     - Workforce Career & Internship Fair:  Feb. 18, 2020, 3-7 p.m., Milwaukee (bus leaves at 11:30 a.m.)
     - Job Shadow Week:  Date to Be Announced, March 2020
     - March Madness Interviewing:  March 25, 2020, 5:30-8 p.m., FAC Lobby
     - Interns in Action Poster Presentation:  April 22, 2020, 2-3 p.m., FAC Lobby


Check back regularly to see new events as they are added. Please contact the Student Help Office with any questions.