Spring 2014 Course: Microphone Fiends: Hip Hop and Spoken Word

The application for Gallatin’s Spring 2014 course, Microphone Fiends: Hip Hop and Spoken Word is available. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!
ARTS-UG 1375: Microphone Fiends: Hip Hop and Spoken Word
Instructor: Bryonn Bain      Wednesday, 3:30-6:10; 4 units
Permission required. Apply Here: http://gallatin.nyu.edu/dam/gallatin/documents/forms/Courseapp-ARTS-UG1375.pdf (Please note that when you open the application, you will need to save or download it to your desktop (or other location) in order to complete the form.)
From Gil Scott-Heron, Sonia Sanchez and the Last Poets to Slick Rick, Queen Latifah and Public Enemy. Amiri Baraka and Nikki Giovanni to Biggie Smalls and Nicki Minaj. Whether you prefer the blues of Hughes and Gibson, or the beats of Ginsberg, Fresh and Rahzel. If you root for battle raps from the likes of BDP, Lauryn Hill and Immortal Technique or the slam poetics of Beau Sia, Patricia Smith and Saul Williams—you know Poets won’t stop building new worlds with the Word. Workshop verse for the page and the stage. Research, write, record, produce and perform original work and the verse of inspiring underground wordsmiths, while critically examining texts by and about legends from the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts Movement and the Hip Hop Generation we are shaping here and now.

Call for Master’s Connection Blog Post

The Master’s Connection site is an online hub designed to enhance the graduate experience via programs, services and for the official re-launch of Master’s Connection, we are eager to increase the graduate student voice by introducing the Steinhardt Graduate Blog. The inaugural blog topic is: The Importance of Professional Development.

Submissions are due by Friday, December 20th at 5pm. Please adhere to the following guidelines:
• Post should not exceed 600 words
• Posts should be relevant to the suggested topic and theme
• Post should be sent to Nija M Leocadio via email, nija.leocadio@nyu.edu
• Your e-mail submission’s subject line should read: Steinhardt Graduate Blog
• Please note that all submissions will be reviewed by members of the Steinhardt Student Affairs team, and may be edited before posting

Remember posts are due Friday, December 20th at 5pm

Tea at 3 – Tuesday, December 10 from 3 PM – 4 PM

Free refreshments at the final Tea at 3 study break of the semester! Steinhardt Student Affairs representatives will be present to share ideas on how to enjoy New York City during the winter break.

Date: Tuesday, December 10th
Time: Come by between 3-4 PM
Location: Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

Conversations of Color: Third Culture Kids

RSVP here to attend the next Conversations of Color: Third Culture Kids.

What does it mean to be a Third Culture Kid (TCK)? Join Alison Jackson, International Student Advisor in the Office of Global Services, for an explorative discussion at one of NYU Steinhardt’s most treasured traditions: Conversations of Color.

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be provided.

Psych Café.

Thursday, December 5
3:45pm – 4:45pm
Psych Café.
Join the Applied Psychology Department each Thursday as we share student research and ideas over tea, coffee, cookies, and fresh fruit. EveryThursday afternoon at 4 P.M., Applied Psychology Doctoral Students will showcase their research in poster presentations and informal dialogues. You need not be an Applied Psychology student to attend.
Kimball Hall, 8th Floor, 246 Greene Street. For more information: applied.psychology@nyu.edu.

DASA Course Requirement Reminder

The DASA training workshop/course for those students that are graduating in May 2014, Summer 2014 or after and who completed TCHL-UE 1999 or TCHL-GE 2999 Drug and Alcohol Ed, Child Abuse Id, School Violence Prevention in Spring 2013 or earlier semesters which did not include the DASA training and is available for Spring 2014 registration on Albert. The DASA training/workshop will be offered on February 21, 2014, please see details below:

TCHL-UE 1998/TCHL-GE 2998 DASA Training in Harassment, Bullying & Discrimination in Schools
This coursework or training is designed to fulfill the harassment, bullying, & discrimination prevention & intervention training required for certification/licensure under the Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act). The Dignity Act requires, among other things, school districts to create policies & guidelines to be used in school training programs to discourage the development of discrimination or harassment & to enable employees to prevent & respond to discrimination or harassment. The course is six instructional hours, three of which must be received through face to face instruction.

For Undergraduate Students:

TCHL-UE 1998 DASA Training in Harassment, Bullying & Discrimination in Schools
TCHL-UE 1998 | 0 units | Class#: 16356 | Section: 001 | Grading: Ugrd Steinhardt Pass/Fail Course Location Code: WS | Component: Distance Learning Hybrid  2/21/2014 Fri 10.00 AM – 1.00 PM at KIMM 914 with Pietanza, Rosa; Kaeser, Frederick

For Graduate Students:

TCHL-GE 2998 DASA Training in Harassment, Bullying & Discrimination in Schools
TCHL-GE 2998 | 0 units | Class#: 16355 | Section: 001 | Grading: Grad Steinhardt Pass/Fail Opt Course Location Code: WS | Component: Distance Learning Hybrid  2/21/2014 Fri 10.00 AM – 1.00 PM at KIMM 914 with Pietanza, Rosa; Kaeser, Frederick

Students graduating in May 2014, Summer 2014 or after and who completed TCHL-UE 1999 or TCHL-GE 2999 Drug and Alcohol Ed, Child Abuse Id, School Violence Prev in Spring 2013 or earlier semesters which did not include the DASA training must complete this 0 credit workshop to be recommended for certification. For those students that haven’t yet taken TCHL-UE 1999 or TCHL-GE 2999, the DASA training is now included and was first offered in Summer 2013.  These students would not register for the stand alone workshop. The new title for TCHL-UE 1999 and TCHL-GE 2999 is Drug and Alcohol Ed/Child Abuse Id/School Violence Prev/DASA

Any questions, please contact Mark Perez at mark.perez@nyu.edu

NYCDOE Information Session – Monday, December 9th at 1:30pm

NYU Steinhardt and the NYC Department of Education have arranged for an information session for January 2014, May 2014 and Summer 2014 certification program completers interested in seeking positions in New York City Public Schools.

Presenting will be Leslie Banks, Teacher Recruitment Manager, from the NYCDOE Office of Recruitment and Quality, please see details below:

NYCDOE Information Session
Monday, December 9th at 1:30pm
Wasserman Center, Presentation Room A
133 East 13th Street
2nd Floor

While all students completing certification programs (including Speech and Language Disabilities and School Counseling) are welcome, the focus of the information session will be for teacher certificate candidates in Teaching and Learning, Music and the Performing Arts, and Visual Arts.

The goals of the NYCDOE Information Session are to:

  • Encourage prospective teachers to choose NYC public schools as their top choice
  • Communicate the importance and urgency of teaching NYC public school students
  • Provide information on the application process, hiring needs, incentives and deadlines

IMPORTANT: We realize that the time may conflict with classes or student teaching.  If this is the case, please consider asking permission to leave early or arrive late. If you need assistance in doing so, you may use this post to support your request.  If your professor or cooperating teacher needs further clarification, please have them contact us directly.

Sincerely,

Mark Perez
Certification Officer
(212) 998-5033
mark.perez@nyu.edu

Frank Pignatosi
Director of Clinical Studies
(212) 998-5481
frank.pignatosi@nyu.edu

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Self Care & Meditation 12/3

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Self Care & Meditation
Tuesday, December 3rd – 2pm-3:30pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

Feeling stressed out as we move into Finals Season? Come discuss what self care means to you, and find out strategies to incorporate this practice into your daily life, even if you only have a minute to spare!  We’ll raffle off self-care prizes and conclude with a grounding guided meditation practice.

Facilitators: Justine Kelly-Fierro (Office of Student Affairs) and Yael Shy (Center for Spiritual Life)

RSVP Today!