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”



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:

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

NYS Certification Workshop for May 2013 and Summer 2013 Approved Program Completers – Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:00pm

There a will be a special summer certification workshop for May 2013 and Summer 2013 approved certification program completers.  The NYS certification application process will be reviewed as well as applying and working for the NYCDOE.  New Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Prevention and Intervention requirement will also be addressed.

May 2013 and Summer 2013 completers only please, there will be additional workshops as well as classroom visits during the Fall 2013 semester for January 2014 and May 2014 graduates.

What:      Certification Workshop
For:          May 2013 and Summer 2013 Certification Program Completers
When:     Thursday, June 20, 2013
Time:       4:00pm
Where:   Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Presented by Frank Pignatosi, Director of Clinical Studies, and Mark Perez, Certification Officer.

Please rsvp with name and major to mark.perez@nyu.edu

New Certification Requirement for Course Work or Training in Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Prevention and Intervention Effective December 31, 2013

NYS certification regulations have been amended to include and implement the course work or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention required under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). The amended NYS certification regulations now require that anyone applying for a classroom teaching, school service or administrative/supervisory certificate on or after December 31, 2013, to have completed at least six clock hours of coursework or training in Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Prevention and Intervention. Of those six hours, three hours must be face to face.

May 2013 and Summer 2013 will not be required to complete the training if candidates apply and pay for their NYS Certification prior to December 31, 2013.  All May 2013 and Summer 2013 candidates that do not apply and pay prior to December 31, 2013, will need to submit proof of training prior to the issuance of their certificate, please see NYSED link here

Applying and paying before December 31, 2013 will not exempt candidates from the coursework or training when applying for Professional or Permanent (School Counseling only) Certification in the future.

This training will be included as part of all Steinhardt approved education programs for December 2013 completers (January 27, 2014 graduates) and thereafter program completers.

For the NYSED’s Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) homepage, please click here

Questions?  Please contact Mark Perez, Certification Officer at mark.perez@nyu.edu

Tea at 3 – Tuesday, May 7, 3-4 PM

At the next Tea at 3, enjoy free tea, coffee, and sweets as well as tips on how to manage stress during this busy finals time.

Date: Tuesday, May 7th
Time: Come by between 3-4 PM
Location: Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs