We’ve been offering prizes to new Facebook and Twitter followers to start off the school year, and it’s been such a success that we’re going to keep rewarding our friends on social media! Every month we’ll pick a random Facebook or Twitter follower to win a $25 gift card to the UNC Student Stores. Follow @GPSFatUNC on Twitter or Like UNC GPSF on Facebook, and the next lucky winner could be you!
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If you are a graduate or professional student conducting LGBTQ-related research and are interested in presenting as part of this series in the 2013-2014 school year, please email email@example.com.
Please contact Danny DePuy at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require any reasonable accommodations for the event due to a mobility, hearing, visual, or other impairment.
STV – The UNC Student Television station (STV) broadcasts shows written, acted, directed, filmed, edited, and produced by UNC students. The STV board meets once per month to discuss station management matters, publicity efforts, event planning, and any and all concerns regarding maintenance of the STV station.
The GPSF is excited to announce the launch of the GPSF-Emergency Fund. The GPSF Emergency Fund was created to assist graduate and professional students at UNC-CH affected by unforeseen financial circumstances that could hinder their ability to complete their graduate career. To see if your emergency needs qualify for funding or to fill out an application, visit the Emergency Fund website online. Students are encouraged to apply concurrently to the UNC Student Emergency Fund when applying to the Graduate and Professional Student Emergency Fund.
If you have any questions, please contact the GPSF Student Opportunity Advocate, Kyle Reeves at email@example.com.
Program: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Public Service Blog
Kim is a member of the Carolina Engagement Council as the only graduate student, and she is also a member of the Carolina Center for Public Service. She is planning events for the 2013-2014 year that include cooking brunch at Good Shepherd House, helping out at Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro, and playing with kids in UNC Hospitals’ Pediatric Playroom. Before serving as Public Service Chair for GPSF, Kim served a 2-year appointment to the Carolina Union Board of Directors as a representative of GPSF. Since 2011 she has also represented graduate and professional students on Student Congress.
Kim is a PharmD candidate in the class of 2014 at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. During this final year of school, Kim is completing clinical rotations at UNC Hospitals in addition to others at Campus Health, Piedmont Health Services, and Norton Sound Regional Hospital in Nome, Alaska. After graduating in May, Kim hopes to further her education by completing a pharmacy practice residency at a hospital TBD.
GPSF Job Description: Provides service opportunities for graduate and professional students by planning service events in the town and surrounding communities.
Please refer to the GSPD Events website for more upcoming events in the month of September. Events and resources are announced through the GSPD listserv. Join the Graduate Student Professional Development list by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with “subscribe gradevelopment” in the body of the message, leaving the subject field blank.
Please refer to the Career Services Events website for more upcoming events in the month of September. Questions about Career Services opportunities and events should be directed to Amy Blackburn via email (email@example.com) or by scheduling an appointment (http://careers.unc.edu/resources/schedule-appointment.html).
For all those interested in Carolina for Kibera’s Fellowship program in Africa, this is a reminder that you have one week left to apply! All applications are due December 2nd at 5:00pm. The application can be found online at cfk.unc.edu/fellowships.
Carolina for Kibera (CFK) gives undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to intern with a grassroots, non-profit organization based in Kibera, Kenya. Interns collaborate with CFK staff on projects aimed at alleviating poverty and affecting long-term, sustainable change in one of Africa’s largest slums.
Apply by December 2nd at 5pm!
Join the CWC for our brown bag “Money Matters” workshop series. All sessions will be held in the Stone Center’s Hitchcock Multipurpose Room, 12:15-1:15 pm. Topics addressed will include:
12/18: Retirement saving
All staff, students, and faculty are invited to attend! RSVP is appreciated at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LPL2VRW.
When? 5-12 July 2014
Where? Summer Schools will take place in Prague, Czech Republic
We invite you to visit our website www.praguesummerschools.org to discover the details about the upcoming programs. The website will direct you to the individual page of each summer program containing information on academics, logistics, photos, alumni feedback, guidelines to application process, and online application.
We also encourage students to submit their applications to Prague Summer Schools 2014 by Early Bird Application Deadline of January 31, 2014
. The Final Deadline is February 15, 2014.
Should you have any questions regarding the Prague Summer Schools or application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.
There is more information about the position and the application at http://www.dailytarheel.com/page/dth-media-corp-board-of-directors.
GRAD 811: Advanced Communicating in the American University Classroom
Course Description: This course is offered through the Graduate School at UNC Chapel Hill as part of the Preparing International Teaching Assistants Program (PITAP, http://gradschool.unc.edu/pitap.index.html). GRAD 811 serves as a continuation course with GRAD 810 being a prerequisite. The course focuses on cross-cultural communication, English pronunciation, basic teaching skills, and topics necessary for effective interaction in the American classroom. The PITAP courses are professional development courses offered at no charge to the graduate student. For detailed syllabus or more information, please contact Warren Christian: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open to survivors seeking support from others as they journey through sexual assault recovery.
Meets Thursdays 12:30-1:30.
Contact Amy Leach (email@example.com) at 919-966-3658 to schedule a pre-group meeting.
For more information about this and other group therapy sessions please visit http://campushealth.unc.edu/caps/group-therapy.
International Student Support Group
Thursdays, 2:00-3:15pm – Student Union Annex Building 2511
The adjustment to a new environment and academic setting can be challenging in many ways. This weekly drop-in group provides an opportunity for international students to meet one another, obtain support and guidance, and discuss their experiences. Facilitator: Preeti Vidwans, PsyD.
Franklin Street Park & Ride Closed
Beginning January 1, 2014, UNC Park & Ride permits will no longer be valid in the Franklin Street Park & Ride lot at 1211 E. Franklin Street (by the Masonic Lodge). For other options, check out these local Park & Ride lots or these free regional lots served by Triangle Transit.
New License Plate Office in Orange County
Orange County’s new License Plate office will be located in the Gateway Commons shopping center at 1704 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC.
CHT and TTA Holiday Bus Schedule Information
Information about UNC and Town of Chapel Hill Park and Ride Lots.
Chapel Hill Transit and Triangle Transit Authority route changes effective August 19th. Sign up for TTA and CHT alerts!
UNC Master Bike Plan Update! Submit your comments ASAP!
Tuesday, December 3, 5-6pm, EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center
The Graduate School and the Preparing International Teaching Assistants Program will be hosting this month’s International Coffee Hour. All students are welcome.
More information: http://cgi.unc.edu/programs/international-coffee-hour
Secretary, UNC-CH Graduate and Professional Student Federation
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UNC-CH