For UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS – INTERGROUP DIALOGUE- 1 credit course on Diversity and Social Justice! Apply Now!

Undergraduate Participants Info Sessions (Kimmel 806):
Friday, Oct. 15, 12-1 PM/ Tuesday,11/16, 1-2 PM/ Thursday,11/18, 12-1 PM
Undergraduate student deadline: December 3 at midnight
Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) is a nationally recognized 1-credit course that brings together small groups of students from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences and gain new knowledge related to diversity and social justice. This 8-week course takes place in the spring semester only and facilitated by NYU Graduate Students.  Credit is offered through the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities in the Professions within the Steinhardt School of Culture, Communication & Education.
“The IGD class enables students to learn valuable lessons beyond what we would learn in other classes.  IGD was one the best experiences I’ve had and definitely the best class.  I’m glad I took this class and got to meet such wonderful individuals and facilitators. “ -2010 Participant
Check www.cmep.nyu.edu for more application information and important dates.  RSVPs for Info Sessions encouraged and contact cmep@nyu.edu for any questions.

For GRADUATE STUDENTS – Intergroup Dialogue- Facilitate an undergraduate course on Diversity and Social Justice! Apply Now!

Facilitator applications deadline is 11/29/2010! Apply at www.cmep.nyu.edu.
Two remaining information sessions! 11/2 from 6-7 PM or 11/10 from 1-2 PM Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) is a nationally recognized 1-credit course that brings together small groups of undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences and gain new knowledge related to diversity and social justice. This 8-week course takes place in the spring semester only and is facilitated by NYU Graduate Students.  Graduate Students can receive credit offered through the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities in the Professions within the Steinhardt School of Culture, Communication & Education or all also encouraged to participate for independent study.  More information is available at www.cmep.nyu.edu

Education Pioneers Summer Graduate Fellowship Information Session – November 4, 2010

Time: 4:30-5:30pm

3rd Floor Student Lounge, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East

Refreshment will be served

Simply put, the Education Pioneers summer Graduate School Fellowship Program enables you to find your path in education reform, use your skills to make an impact, and join a network to transform education. Our Fellows

■consult with leading education organizations to complete mission-critical projects,

■participate in multi-disciplinary leadership development workshops, and

■gain access to a robust national network of education leaders.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS INFORMATION SESSION – October 25, 2010

The Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs invites you to learn from the experts how you can apply for some of the world’s most prestigious scholarships through NYU.

Dr. Kim Germain, NYU’s Director of Scholarship Programs, and Dr. Catherine Moore, Music Business Professor and Fulbright Committee member, will answer questions about how undergraduate and graduate students can apply for and win scholarships to study and travel throughout the world.

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS INFORMATION SESSION Monday, October 25, 2010 at 3:30pm Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

82 Washington Square East.

Please RSVP for the event at http://www.surveygizmo.com/s/265242/m7l0k

October Conversations of Color

Please join us for Conversations of Color on Thursday, October 21st, 12:30-1:45 pm, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 3rd floor lounge.  Lunch will be provided.
The goal of Conversations of Color is to provide a forum for students, faculty and administrators to meet and talk about issues of diversity.  

RSVP to http://www.surveygizmo.com/s/105617/rsvp-for-conversations-of-color

Call for Nominations: NYU Distinguished Teaching Award

We are delighted to invite your nominations for the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award.  Nominations may be submitted by students, faculty, and alumni.  Please note that only full-time faculty members with one of the following titles are eligible to receive the award: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Music/Clinical Professor, Music/Clinical Associate Professor, Music/Clinical Assistant Professor, Research Professor, Research Associate Professor, Research Assistant Professor, Master Teacher, Teacher.
The award was established to recognize full-time faculty who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the University through their teaching.  Recipients of the award will have demonstrated their excellence as educators over a sustained period of time.   You may use the following criteria as a guide: outstanding teaching effectiveness, intellectual development of students, innovative pedagogical approach, scholarly professional contributions, advising and mentoring students, curriculum development and enhancement.

Please forward your nominations by Friday, November 12th electronically to: steinhardt.dta10-11@nyu.edu

WELLNESS EXPO ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 14TH 11 – 3

The WELLNESS EXPO has been re-scheduled and will take place this Thursday 10/14 – same place (Washington Place, the block between Pless Hall and Silver Bldg)   same goodies ( treats and freebies from the Student Health Center and other NYU offices and vendors)   and the same FREE FLU SHOTS in the lobby of Pless Hall.  See you between 11AM and 3PM on Thursday.

WELLNESS EXPO POSTPONED (flu shots still available 9/30)

Hi all,

Turns out we were a bit premature saying  that the Wellness Expo would happen on Thursday “rain or shine”.  Since it now looks like torrential rains all day long THE WELLNESS EXPO HAS BEEN POSTPONED – TENTATIVE RESCHEDULE DATE IS OCTOBER 14.

We will still have free flu shots available in the lobby of Pless Hall on Thursday 9/30 from 11 – 3 so slog on over and get yourself protected.

Will post new date for the Expo when it is confirmed.

Make time for the WELLNESS EXPO this Thursday 9/30/10

 

Don’t  miss 4 hours of fun, games and free stuff on Thursday Sept 30th at the Wellness Expo “Don’t Worry, Be Healthy” event.  Come to Washington Place (between Pless Hall and Silver Bldg) from 11 – 3   We’ll have 20 booths where you can get info, play games & win prizes.  Nice people will hand you freebies of all shapes and sizes.  You won’t want to miss out on the ever-popular FREE FLU SHOTS in the lobby of Pless Hall.  See you Thursday rain or shine!!

Steinhardt Graduate Student Organization (GSO) September Newsletter For NYU Steinhardt Graduate Students . . .

1. Getting Involved in GSO-Open E-board Positions, Application Deadline September 17th @5PM!

2. Deans Hour-September 21 @ 3-4:30 PM 3rd floor Pless Lounge

3. GSO Town Hall/Kick Off Meeting-September 21 @ 7PM 1st floor Pless Lounge *Refreshments will be served*

4. GSO sponsored Social at West 3rd Commons Bar and Lounge-September 23, 4-8PM. *FREE APPETIZERS* *HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS*

1. Getting Involved in GSO-Open E-board Positions, Application Deadline September 17th!

Start the year off right by getting involved in Steinhardt’s Graduate Student Organization. GSO is currently looking for graduate student leaders who are interested in serving on the GSO E-board. There are three positions available: Alternate Senator, Secretary, and Publicity chair. To apply, complete the application which can be downloaded off of the GSO web page(http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/gso/get_involved) and send to steinhardt.gso@nyu.edu by 5PM on September 17, 2010. Position descriptions and responsibilities are also contained within the application document. We look forward to hearing from you!

2. NYU Steinhardt Graduate Student Deans Hour – September 21, 2010 at 3PM in the Pless Building, 3rd Floor Lounge

Take this opportunity to get to know your deans! Stop by for some interesting conversations with the Dean’s of the Steinhardt School and present any ideas/concerns you may have.

3. GSO Town Hall/Kick Off Meeting – September 21, 2010 @ 7PM in the 1st Floor Lounge, Pless Hall

Every month GSO holds Town hall meetings where Steinhardt graduate students can receive updates on the latest happenings of the university and school. These meetings also provide a platform for students from any department to attend and voice concerns. Refreshments will be provided.

4. GSO Sponsored Social at West 3rd Commons, bar and lounge-September 23, 4-8PM (valid ID required).  Steinhardt graduate students are invited to join GSO at the West 3rd Commons for happy hour specials and free appetizers!  Relax and unwind over your favorite drink and indulge in complementary appetizers (Vegetarian friendly!) while chatting it up with your fellow graduates. You are sure to meet students from various departments as well as members of the GSO e-board. If you’re brave enough, enter into our free raffle for a chance to win a GSO GIVEAWAY!!