Tea at 3 – Tuesday, September 17th

Free sweets and coffee/tea at the first Tea at 3 of the academic year! Steinhardt Student Affairs staff will be there with information about September’s programs, events, and other involvement opportunities.

Date: Tuesday, September 17th
Time: Come by between 3-4 PM
Location: Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

NYS Teacher Certification Exams

The 2013-2014 Registration Bulletin for the NYS Teacher Certification Exams (NYSTCE) is now available at http://www.nystce.nesinc.com/PDFs/NY_20132014RegistrationBulletin.pdf from NYSTCE main page http://www.nystce.nesinc.com/

January 2014 graduates complete
the currently required exams below and must apply and meet all certification requirements prior to May 1, 2014.  For exams required by program, please see http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/teacher_certification/required_exams
  • LAST (now only offered computer based)
  • Elementary ATS-W or Secondary ATS-W (depending on major) (now only offered computer based)
  • Multi-Subject CST, Students with Disabilities CST, English Language Arts CST and Social Studies CST (now only offered computer based)
  • Music CST, Visual Arts CST, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Literacy, Spanish, ESOL CSTs, BEA Spanish (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and February 8, 2014)
  • Dance CST, Theatre CST, Foreign Language CSTs (with exception of Spanish), BEAs all others (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and July 19, 2014 only) To be eligible under the current exam regulations you must complete your CST on Oct 19, 2013 (regular registration deadline Sept 13, 2013).

May 2014 and after graduates will need to complete the new certification exams below
  • Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST) (will only be offered computer based effective Sept 23, 2013)
  • Educating All Students (EAS) (will only be offered computer based effective Sept 23, 2013)
  • edTPA – registration becomes available September 2013 according to edTPA website at http://www.edtpa.com
  • Multi-Subject CST, Students with Disabilities CST, English Language Arts CST and Social Studies CST (now only offered computer based)
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Literacy, ESOL CSTs (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and February 8, 2014)
  • Spanish CST, BEA Spanish (offered paper based October 19, 2013, February 8, 2013 and July 19, 2014 only) (to be certified upon graduation in May 2014 students should complete exam on October or February test date)
  • Dance CST, Theatre CST, Foreign Language CSTs (with exception of Spanish), BEAs all others (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and July 19, 2014 only) To be certified upon graduation in May 2014 you should complete your CST on Oct 19, 2013 (regular registration deadline Sept 13, 2013).
  • Music CST and Visual Arts CST (offered paper based all test dates)
Questions?  Please contct Mark Perez, Certification Officer, at mark.perez@nyu.edu

Conversations of Color – Welcome Reception this Thursday, September 12th

It’s not too late to register for Conversations of Color. The event is this Thursday, September 12th – and includes free lunch!

Learn more and RSVP: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/ConvofColor

At Conversations of Color, Steinhardt students, faculty, and administrators discuss race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual belief, ability, gender identity/expression, economic class, and other related topics of diversity.

This program is sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

NYU Reynolds Changemaker Challenge (CmC)

The NYU Reynolds Program invites all NYU undergraduate students who want to change the world to participate in the Changemaker Challenge (CmC). The CmC is an opportunity for NYU undergraduate students to fulfill their visions of sustainable and scalable social change. Through a comprehensive array of workshops and resources, students establish non-profits, for-profits or hybrid organizations that bring about positive social impact in communities across the country and around the world. Selected teams are awarded $1000 seed grants as well as additional support from Reynolds, and one team is awarded a grand prize of up to $10,000, a host of Reynolds-sponsored resources and the title of “The NYU Reynolds Best Overall Venture.”

Attend an Information Session.

Attend the CmC Kickoff Event.

  • October 1, 6:00pm – Rudin Family Conference Room       RSVP

Submit an Executive Summary to apply.

  • Due by October 17, 11:59pm EST – See Executive Summary Guidelines here.

For additional information, visit http://www.nyu.edu/reynolds/changemaker/.

Fall 13 Registration Deadlines

Just a reminder about some upcoming deadlines:
Next Monday, September 16 is the last day for dropping or adding classes on Albert and receiving 100% tuition and fee refund.
Beginning on September 17 you must make any changes with a drop/add form and NO refunds will be granted.
Beginning on September 24 any courses you drop will carry a ‘W’ (withdrawal) grade
Friday, October 4, is the last day to request a pass/fail grade

Conversations of Color – Welcome Reception

At Conversations of Color, Steinhardt students, faculty, and administrators discuss race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual belief, ability, gender identity/expression, economic class, and other related topics of diversity.

Please join us on Thursday, September 12th from 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM in the 3rd Floor Lounge of Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East.

To RSVP: http://ow.ly/oxhNR

To learn more: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/ConvofColor

This program is sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

Graduate Dean’s Hour

The Graduate Dean’s Hour is an event held to provide graduate students with an arena to begin the networking process within the Steinhardt Community. During these receptions students are able to enjoy light refreshment while discussing various topics with Deans, administrators and fellow students!

Join us for our first Graduate Dean’s Hour on Wednesday, September 18th, in Pless Hall (82 Washington Square East), in the 3rd floor Student Lounge from 4pm – 5pm.

We look forward to seeing you!

Name the NYU Diversity website and win and iPad

The new website will offer links to resources, policies, organizations and NYU units and introduce a newly created content-driven platform that showcases diverse contributions such as photos, videos, writing, tweets and music of students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Participate in the naming contest to be part of the launch of this new and exciting effort.

Visit http://www.nyu.edu/life/diversity-nyu.html and click “ENTER CONTEST”

ENTER BY SEPTEMBER 9TH 2013

THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2013

BE creative!!

EXPRESS STEINHARDT!: New Student Convocation Contest

Attention new Steinhardt undergraduate students!

We are officially launching Express Steinhardt! Art, History, & Action: New Student Convocation Contest! Enter for a chance to have your work featured at our New Student Convocation on Tuesday, October 8th. Winners will also receive prizes!

Make your submission through our Tumblr page before Friday, September 13th.

For complete contest rules and details, check out: http://ow.ly/o8FmD

Questions? Contact Justine Kelly-Fierro in the Office of Student Affairs at 212-998-5065.

Fall 2013 Graduate Student Library Workshop Series

Hello from the NYU Libraries:
As the fall semester kicks off, we’re offering our annual series of Graduate Student workshops where you can learn everything from how to organize your bibliographies, to how to track down those tricky citations, to how to be a more effective research assistant (and much more). For the complete listing of these sessions, and to sign up, go to:
http://library.nyu.edu/grads

You can also get the new school year started right by joining us at our Annual Graduate Student Reception. It is a great opportunity to meet your subject librarian, as well as mingle with your fellow graduate students over some complimentary food and drinks. We will be giving away NYU Bookstore gift certificates to some lucky attendees. The reception will take place:  Thursday, September 12th, 5:30-7:00, 8th floor North Reading Room, Bobst library Please RSVP by going to http://library.nyu.edu/grads

We have been working hard over the past few years to expand and improve our services and spaces to fit your needs, and we hope you’ll help us keep improving. We look forward to meeting you and wish you the best of luck this semester!
— The NYU Libraries Graduate Student Working Group