Celebrate Halloween!

Celebrate Halloween with the International Advisory Committee and Steinhardt Student Affairs! The celebration begins at 1 PM on October 31st in Pless 3rd Floor Lounge with refreshments and prizes for best costume. We then set out to volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade, a time honored tradition providing tricks and treats to over 3,000 area children, including a parade around Washington Square Park, free goodie bags, rides, face painting, live music, and more!

Interested? Questions? Email Jill.Stephenson@nyu.edu for details and to register.

Volunteer NGO Internship Opportunity

NAFSA: Association of International Educators (www.nafsa.org)  is accepting applications for undergraduate or graduate students to work with NAFSA’s NGO reps at the United Nations. This is a volunteer position for students interested in international affairs. NGO youth delegates work with NAFSA’s designated representatives to the UN to help implement the team’s internationalization mission of helping young people become global citizens by providing opportunities for them to engage with the UN’s global agenda.
Applicants must be 18-24 years old and applications are due Monday, November 18,2013. For details of the position, applicant requirements, and how to apply click here.
Any questions can be directed to:
Ms. Kelly Roberts, NAFSA representative to UN keroberts@fordham.edu

Faith Zone Training, Friday 11/15 at 2pm

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NYU Steinhardt is proud to collaborate with NYU offices across campus to offer leadership trainings this academic year. Join us for Faith Zone! on Thursday, November 15th from 2-5pm.

Faith Zone! is a program for those who desire innovative education, contemporary resources and honest dialogue about religion & spirituality.

Topics covered include:

  • history and context for the myriad of religious traditions represented at NYU
  • information on how to increase one’s own religious literacy
  • practical tools for learning about religion and spirituality
  • tips for creating a safe and welcoming environment in one’s office, residence hall, student group or classroom.

All Steinhardt students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend!

Confused about Teacher Certification?

Are you confused about Teacher Certification?  Not sure which exams you should be completing?  Do you need to take the DASA workshop?  How does reciprocity work?

We’re here to help.  Make an appointment with Mark Perez, Manager of Certification Services, in the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, Pless Hall, 2nd Floor.

Email Mark at mark.perez@nyu.edu a few days and times that work for you and he’ll get back to you.  You could also schedule an appointment by calling the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs receptionist at 212-998-5065.

Can’t make it in or not sure if you need to?  Email Mark any questions you may have and please be sure to review our Teacher Certification FAQ here

International Advisory Committee (IAC)

The International Advisory Committee (IAC) assists the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs in the organization and promotion of activities which celebrate and engage the diversity of countries, cultures, perspectives, traditions, and values within the Steinhardt community.

Want to join the IAC? Email Jill.Stephenson@nyu.edu for more information.

Let’s Talk International: Language and Identity

RSVP here for Let’s Talk International.

The discussion topic: “Language and Identity”. We’ll explore the connection between the language(s) we speak and their influence on our behavior, our world views, and more.

Tuesday, October 22nd from 12 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch will be provided. Space is limited.

Let’s Talk International, a collaboration of the Office of Global Services and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, 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.

Juniors & Seniors: Thinking of Applying to Health Professions Schools?

Applying to schools of the health professions is a weighty, detail-oriented undertaking. Students may begin the process as early as the fall semester of the junior year, if applying to begin health professional school directly after graduation. Those who decide to take a “glide year” between undergraduate and health professions school will begin the application process in the fall of senior year. Still others may return as alumni to begin the application process, utilizing the services offered by NYU’s Preprofessional Advising Center.
If you plan to apply to a health professional school this summer (2014), please take note of the following resources and deadlines:

The Preprofessional Advising Center’s prehealth listserv is our main method of communicating with the greater prehealth community at NYU. A weekly newsletter chronicles volunteer positions, health-related work opportunities, community events, programs/workshops, and NYU deadlines and procedures. If you are not already receiving the weekly Announcement Digest, please subscribe to the listserv as soon as possible.
Kind regards, CAS Prehealth

Conversations of Color: Processing Privilege

RSVP here to attend the next Conversations of Color: Processing Privilege. What is privilege and what role does it plays in our lives and communities?

Please join us for lunch as we discuss this topic at one of NYU Steinhardt’s most treasured traditions: Conversations of Color.

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Time:  12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East
Lunch will be served.

Do You Know an Influential Student? Washington Square News Influential Students Submission Form 2013

Every year, WSN profiles students who have made a meaningful impact on the NYU community. We are now accepting nominations for the 2013 Influential Issue. To submit a nomination, please send us the student’s name, school, year, contact information and a 100-word description about why the student is exemplary and deserves to be recognized. The last day to submit nominations is November 7, 2013.

Nominate a Teacher: NYU Distinguished Teaching Award

The Distinguished Teaching Award, established in 1987, is presented annually to outstanding full-time faculty members in recognition that, along with research, exceptional teaching, both within and outside the classroom, is among our institutional priorities.

Students, faculty, and alumni are invited to submit nominations. Past recipients of the award may not be renominated. The deadline for nominations is November 15, 2013.
For more information on criteria and how to submit a nomination, visit the University Distinguished Teaching Award site