Muse Student Associate 2021-22 Application

Muse@Short/Denney Student Associates (SAs) are important leaders in The Muse Residential College (Muse@Short/Denney). SAs mentor entering first-year students, assist the Resident Master with academic programming, and work directly with Muse Faculty Associates as they connect inside- and outside-the-classroom activities for high impact learning. The position calls for a commitment to The Muse@Short/Denney’s mission & goals, a genuine interest in leadership, and an open mind for learning new things. Read our mission statement and then apply to join our team!

Applications for Muse Student Associates open on February 15th and are due by March 15th at 11:59 p.m.  Decisions will be announced on Wednesday, 31st March  2021 via email.

Please contact Mr. Carl Olds, your Muse@Short/Denney Academic Director, if you have any questions.

CAHSS@Short/Denney Student Associate Application for 2021-22

  • Please list your official major/s and minor/s. CAHSS@Short/Denney Student Associates should be College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences students in good standing.
  • Applicants for a CAHSS@Short/Denney Student Associate position should have a 2.75 GPA or higher.
  • Please outline in sufficient detail the CAHSS@Short/Denney curricular (Stars or EDGE classes) and co-curricular (Stars or EDGE programs) activities you participated in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021.
  • How might you help the CAHSS@Short/Denney community fulfill its mission? What skills, strengths, or talents will you bring to the community? Please be as detailed as possible."
  • What academic (or other!) challenge did you face in your first year at UCA? How did you meet this challenge? Who helped you get "back on track?"
  • Give the name, department, and email address of a faculty member you feel comfortable asking for a reference. NOTE: We will contact the faculty member. They do not need to write a recommendation at this time.
  • Check each to verify you are eligible to serve as a CAHSS@Short/Denney Student Associate.