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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Committee on Student Conduct
Approximate Meeting Frequency: Monthly
Description: The responsibilities of the Committee on Student Conduct include the following:
1. To oversee the operation of the Instrument of Student Judicial Governance (Honor Code).
2. To propose changes to the Instrument appropriate to its increased effectiveness.
3. To receive proposed amendments and coordinate their study and disposition by the three constituencies.
4. To report annually and in writing to the Chancellor, Student Congress, and the Faculty Council.
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.
Getting Your Article Published: Practical Hints and Tips – Wednesday, February 26, 2014 9:30-11:30am
Gender at Work: Barriers and Strategies – Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:00-2:00pm
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.
Integrating Professional Skills Development with Undergraduate Liberal Arts Instruction – Friday, February 28, 2014 9:00am-1:00pm
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).
Registration for the conference is now open. Participation is free for all area students, $20 for community members/non-area students/non-CLE attorneys (although no one will be turned away for lack of funds), and $100 for CLE applicants. The conference is worth 4.25 CLE hours.
To register and learn more visit: http://studentorgs.law.unc.edu/crcge/
Feel free to RSVP on our Facebook event as well: https://www.facebook.com/events/1431554520389665/
The LGBTQ Center and Graduate School are sponsoring a Safe Zone training open to all graduate & professional students, instructors, and faculty. The Safe Zone Ally program is a symbol of this University’s efforts to increase awareness about and inclusion of the diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities. The purpose of the Graduate & Professional Student Safe Zone training is to address the ways that topics related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression come up in classroom settings, curriculum design, and interactions with faculty members and colleagues. Specific topics include:
Issues faced by LGBTQ individuals in classroom/academe
Current LGBTQ terminology
Information about campus climate, policies, and resources
Strategies for being an ally to LGBTQ persons
If you would like to participate in this special opportunity, please email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at lgbtq.unc.edu to register.
Nominations for the 2014 inductees are now being accepted online through March 1st. If you have questions regarding applications, please contact Michael Bertucci (email@example.com).
Time: Every other Wednesday 12 noon – 1p
Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3102
Facilitator: DeVetta Holman-Nash, MPH
Please contact us if you are a UNC Student (Graduate or Undergraduate) AND a person who has experienced discrimination.
Types of discrimination may include, but are not limited to, race or ethnicity, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, nationality, religion, income.
Participants will be asked to complete a 45-60 minute confidential interview.
This study is being conducted by graduate students from the UNC School of Public Health.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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!
Secretary, UNC-CH Graduate and Professional Student Federation
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UNC-CH