2011 Graduation Checklist!

Are you eligible to graduate? Did you apply to graduate? Are you planning to participate in NYU Steinhardt’s graduation ceremonies or NYU’s Commencement exercises this May? Make sure and review the Graduation Checklist for important dates and information!

OISS Upcoming Events

English Conversation Groups for International Graduate Students: Various days and times

OISS African Heritage Month Event: Thursday, February 24, 2-8:30 pm

Citibank Union Square Presents A Banking Workshop for International Students: Tuesday, March 1, 12:30-1:30pm

Self-Promotion In the US Job Market: Wednesday, March 2, 5pm-6:30pm

Immigration Options after F-1 and J-1 Student Status: Wednesday, March 9, 12pm-1:30pm

For more information on any of these events, please go to: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/OISS_FebMar

Education, Health and Non-Profit Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 3pm – 7pm

The Wasserman Center for Career Development invites you to attend the

Education, Health and Non-Profit Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 3pm – 7pm
The Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor — NYU ID required for entry

The NYCDOE will be conducting on-site interviews and assessments for positions in math, science and special education.
 
RSVP on NYU CareerNet today!

Financial Planning for NYU Study Abroad Info Session Series

Are you curious about study abroad?  Have you submitted an application to study at one of the Global Academic Centers?

The Office of Financial Aid will give study abroad funding tips to students who receive financial aid.  The NYU Office of Global Programs will inform you of internal and external grants and scholarships for study abroad.  Returning students will share tips about budgeting, saving money abroad, and strategies you can use to keep costs down!

Session Dates:

Wednesday, 2/23/11: 6:00pm – 7:00pm, 19 University Place, 102

Monday, 2/28/11: 6:00pm – 7:00pm, 5 Washington Place, 101

Tuesday, 3/08/11: 6:15pm – 7:15pm, 19 West 4th Street, 101

Friday, 3/25/11: 11:00am – 12:00pm, 19 University Place, 102

All sessions are the same, so you only need to attend one!

Dalai Lama Fellows Program

New York University has been selected as one of nine universities to offer the Dalai Lama Fellowship,
a new international educational program of the Dalai Lama Center. 

All full-time students – undergraduate, graduate and professional students –
who will be enrolled at NYU in Academic Year 2011 – 2012, are invited to apply.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.nyu.edu/civic.engagement

Please direct any inquiries to civic.engagement@nyu.edu or 212 998-2329

Exciting Mentoring and Research Opportunities with AERA

There are many opportunities for graduate students to get involved with American Educational Research Association and at the annual meeting. Keep your eyes open for specific opportunities within your divisions, such as a fabulous mentoring opportunity for members of Division H. Research, Assessment and School Evaluation or to present your research and receive feedback from experienced Division H members at the annual meeting? Division H invites you to participate in our first ever research forum for graduate students.More information is available at http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/AERA or visit the AERA homepage.

Last Chance for a Refund for Dropped Classes

Graduate Student Spring Semester Refund Schedule
This is a reminder that the deadline to drop a class and receive a 55% tuition refund is Sunday, February 13, 2011. If you drop a class between February 14 and February 20, you will only receive a 25% tuition refund; no fees will be refunded after January 24.
Visit the University Bursar’s website for more info.

Are You Stuck On Your Paper? Visit the College Learning Center!

Writing a Paper:  Analyzing the Text to Develop Your Thesis

Are you stuck on your paper?  Having a hard time developing a thesis or confused about analyzing the literature? This workshop is designed for students in literature-based courses (English, Texts & Ideas, etc.) who need to practice close reading skills to formally analyze a text to write a paper.  You can apply the skills you learn to the text you’re working with in order to develop your own thesis for your paper.

This workshop will be run several times throughout the semester to help you practice your skills.  Visit the College Learning Center website to reserve your seat up to five days before each session.

Seats are limited.  If you are unable to attend a session for which you registered, please send an email to college.learning.center@nyu.edu at least 24 hours in advance so we could open the seat to another student.

Upcoming dates:
Tuesday, February 15, 6:15 – 7:00pm
Thursday, February 17, 2:15 – 300pm
Friday, February 18, 12:15-1:00pm
Tuesday, February 22, 6:15 – 7:00pm
Thursday, February 24, 2:15 – 3:00pm
All sessions will be held in the CLC@UHall.
*Walk-ins are welcome if seats remain available.

Keep in mind that CLC is also well-staffed with talented Learning Assistants who can see you on an individual basis to help you work through specific questions you may have in a variety of subjects.  No appointments necessary – just walk in according to our schedule!  Please visit our website for a current schedule of times, locations, and courses.

College Learning Center: www.nyu.edu/cas/clc or 212-998-8085
CLC @ Weinstein – 5-11 University Place (1st Floor) – between Waverly Place and 8th St
CLC @ UHall – 110 East 14th Street (main floor – UHall Commons) between 3rd & 4th Avenues.
Achieve Excellence!

Student Speaker Applications Due February 22, 2011

One graduating senior and one graduating graduate student will be selected to speak on behalf of his/her class.

If you would like to be considered for this special honor, please plan to submit the text of a graduation speech no later than Tuesday, February 22nd at 5:00pm. The speech may be serious, humorous, personal or more general, but it may be no more than 3 minutes long. For more information, please check out the Graduation website at http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/graduation/