FRN Domestic Exchange Program (HBCU’s, HSI’s) Information Session 9/26 at 4:00pm

The NYU Faculty Resource Network (FRN) has established an outstanding student exchange program for the Spring 2018 semester between New York University and highly reputable Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Hispanic Serving Institutions including: Morehouse College; Spelman College; the University of Puerto Rico; and the University of the Sacred Heart in Puerto Rico; and Xavier University of Louisiana.

This unique exchange is offered during the spring semester to sophomores and juniors. Students accepted into the program reside in on-campus housing facilities and participate in honors program activities. NYU students can satisfy major and other degree requirements during the exchange.

Participants have the potential to benefit from the following opportunities:

  • Expand your personal and professional network through a diversified experience in the South or Caribbean
  • Build your academic repertoire within a unique cultural context
  • Access to faculty in your field of interest and intimate classroom settings
  • Direct contact with Senior Administration
  • Cost effective room and board

We will have an information session on Tuesday September 26th from 4:00pm-5:00pm at in the Silver Center (100 Washington Square) Room 907.  Come hear from students who participated in the program last semester!

Attached you will find the flyer and a brief-summary of participating institutions.

Click here for the link to the application. The priority deadline for Spelman College is October 1, 2017.  Priority deadline for all other partner colleges/universities is October 18.

Please contact Fatiah Touray at with questions.  This program is open to students in all schools across NYU!

NYU Leadership Week 2017 Creating Community: The Power of Us.

Mark your calendars for NYU Leadership Week from September 25th to September 28th! This year’s theme, Creating Community: The Power of Uswill offer a weeklong series of activities exploring how to find, build, and contribute to the communities we call home. Get ready to hear from all-star speakers, participate in experiential workshops, grab giveaways, and take your leadership to the next level.

The week kicks off with The Power of Us:







Organizing Change, featuring Harvard Public Policy senior lecturer and legendary community organizer Marshall Ganz. Melody Barnes, Former Director of White House Domestic Policy Council under President Barack Obama, will interview Marshall Ganz in a conversation about how to inspire and mobilize communities to utilize resources and create long term change.

Throughout the week,  there are events that offer the chance to explore community and hone your leadership skills, including:

Participants will discover how to find their place within a global network university, build meaningful relationships and networks, and collectively take bold action for positive change. Check out the full schedule of events here!

Space is limited! To RSVP, please visit

Join the conversation: @nyuleads #nyuleadershipweek

Public Speaking Workshop for Undergraduates – October 5, 2017

Join Ivan Makar, Senior Advisor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, for a hands-on workshop on public speaking. Whether you have a big presentation coming or want to take away the fear factor of speaking in class, this workshop will teach you to organize your thoughts and make crystal clear points. This workshop will also include a focus on tips and strategies for non-native speakers of English.

Thursday, October 5, 2017, in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge. Lunch will be from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm and workshop from 12:30-1:45 pm.

Space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you there!

CROSSROADS Career Planning Workshop – Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 12:30 pm

CROSSROADS Career Planning Workshop is designed to heighten student awareness to the skills and experiences needed to survive and thrive toward a meaningful professional future by utilizing university resources. During this workshop, we will explore four areas crucial to professional success during and after college: Professional Development, Leadership Development, Academic Assessment and Skills/Interest Re-Evaluation.

This workshop will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 12:30 pm in the Pless 3rd Floor Lounge.  Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here.

Angela M. Ellis  Student Support/Opportunity Programs Counselor

Dr. Marni Vassallo,
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising and Student Services, Department of Teaching and Learning, Steinhardt

Paula Lee Director, Wasserman Center for Career Development

Crochet for a Cause – Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 12:00 – 2:00 pm – Pless 3

The Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs invite the NYU Naughty Knitters to share their talents with the NYU community.  We are hosting some good crochet and knitting fun. Amateurs and experts are welcome!  All completed items will go to a charitable cause in our community.  We invite you to come out and explore this most enjoyable and relaxing craft. Lunch will be served.

This event will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 12:00 noon in the Pless 3rd Floor Lounge. Please RSVP here.

Getting Organized: Strategies for Success for Graduate Students – September 28, 2017

Join Professor Joe Salvatore, Educational Theatre, and Jeanne Bannon, Director of Counseling & Student Services, for an interactive workshop on effectively managing your time and getting organized as a graduate student at NYU Steinhardt!
Getting Organized for Graduate Students
Thursday, September 28, 2017
3:30 – 4:30 pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

Your immigration questions answered at Steinhardt!

Alison Jackson, our Office of Global Services Advisor will be offering walk-in hours to answer your questions and assist with immigration-related paperwork right here at Steinhardt! Alison will be holding office hours in the Office of Student Affairs (Pless Hall 2nd floor) twice a month on Mondays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pmThis month Alison will be in the office on September 18th and 25th. Avoid the lines at the Student Link Center and come meet with Alison to discuss any questions you may have!

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop – September 25, 2017

Are you a Steinhardt F-1 visa holder planning to pursue off-campus employment prior to or upon completion of your studies?

Join Alison Jackson, International Student Advisor in the Office of Global Services, for a conversation about off-campus employment. The workshop will cover eligibility, application process, and other details about Pre-Completion and Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT). Students graduating in December 2017/January 2018 are highly encouraged to attend.

Date: Monday, September 25
Time:  3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Please RSVP here!

Let’s Talk International Kick Off Session – September 20, 2017

We hope to see you at the first Let’s Talk International of the fall 2017 semester! Learn more about the program, meet new friends, and explore different topics of international concern.

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge
Details: Lunch is provided. Space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here.

Let’s Talk International is a semi-structured discussion group and safe space for study abroad returnees, international students, third culture kids, and anybody interested in international/intercultural experiences to explore topics such as identity development, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural relationships, and general navigation of life across cultures. 

While topics and short activities provide a framework, students drive the conversation in directions most relevant to them. Continued attendance is encouraged, though students are not required to attend all sessions.

Sponsored by the Office of Global Services and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

Graduate Deans’ Hour – Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Graduate Deans’ Hour is an event that is meant to give Steinhardt Graduate Students the opportunity to interact with the various deans, administrators and fellow students of Steinhardt in an informal setting.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Pless Hall, 3rd fl. Student Lounge

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Light refreshments will be served

RSVP here.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.