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Hispanic College Institute
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Picken Hall 211
Phone: 785-628-5666
Email: hci@fhsu.edu

Volunteers

The success of the Hispanic College Institute will rely greatly on the support of campus and community volunteers. The opportunities below are available for individuals to volunteer their time and expertise.

Networking Reception: Tuesday June 19, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (approximately 30 volunteers needed)

This networking reception will allow current FHSU students who are serving as Student Leaders for the Institute to network with campus and community members. Volunteers will visit with leads and allow them to practice the social and networking skills they have learned.

Hispanic Stars: Thursday June 21, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (approximately 15 volunteers needed)

Hispanic Stars is an opportunity for members of the Hispanic/Latino community to share personal stories about their education and professional lives. Volunteers will engage with students in small groups, sharing their stories. Volunteers will participate in both the morning and afternoon rotations with a break in the middle. Lunch will be provided.

Issues to Action: Thursday June 21, 11:15 AM - 3:00 PM (6 volunteers needed)

Issues to Action invites teams of student participants to identify an issue and develop a plan of action to present to a panel of judges. Volunteers will serve as judges by listening to the presented plans and providing scores and feedback to the student teams. The top 5 teams will present during the finals on Friday. Volunteers will participate in both the morning and afternoon sessions with a break in the middle. Lunch will be provided.

Issues to Action Finals: Friday June 22, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM (3 volunteers needed)

The 5 finalists from Thursday's presentation will present their issue and their proposed plan of action to the panel of judges. Volunteers will serve as judges by listening to the presented plans and providing scores and feedback to the student teams.

Lip Sync Battle: Friday June 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (5 volunteers needed)

The Lip Sync Battle allows members of each familia to develop a routine and perform in front of a cheering crowd. Volunteers will serve as judges for the event, ranking each familia based on a rubric. Members of the winning familia will receive a prize for their performance.

For more information or if you would like to be a volunteer, contact:

Jacob Ternes  |  Assistant Director of the Memorial Union
Center for Student Involvement I Fort Hays State University
Memorial Union 700 College Drive  |  Hays, KS 67601
785.628.4664  |  www.fhsu.edu/csi  |  @fhsu_csi

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