Spring is finally here! Let’s hope the weather cooperates! We have a few fun events to brag about this semester…
First, Spring Awards Banquet will be April 17th from 7-9 pm. There is over $55,000 in awards to be given to the winners. We are excited to report that we had over 250 excellent applicants. Next, on April 30th from 5-7pm is the Pub n Sub social. Pub n Sub is located at 1000 Ralston street. It is $5 with university graduate ID and government issued ID.
There will be food and drink while it lasts. If you would like, you can RSVP by clicking here.
We are also having our annual Family Day on April 26th in front of the Joe Crowley Student Union from 11 am to 2 pm. There will be food and drink while it lasts with fun games, activities, and a bounce house. Please bring university ID. Finally, we will be honoring the graduating graduate students this year at the annual Champagne Toast. It will be held in the Honor Court, in lower campus, from 7-9 pm on May 15th. Check the pics of last year’s event. The first 50 Students on RSVP will receive an official GSA Nalgene bottle. (Student must be present to receive the award)
Our graduate students are also doing great things in our community. There are two great opportunities worthy of your support:
- Dean’s Future Scholars is organizing a Cinco de Mayo themed 5K fun run. It will take place on Saturday, May 3rd with a 9 am start time. All proceeds will go to support Dean’s Future Scholars 2014 summer academic program for low-income youth. You can register online or in person at 8am day of the event.
- ASCENT Tutoring/Mentoring Program at Hugh High School is looking for tutors/mentors to help students with their proficiency exams. There are in need of tutors/mentors from 4/14 – 4/26. Tutoring sessions will be during the week from 2@:45-3:45 and on Saturdays from 8-11. Please contact email@example.com
In other updates, GSA council elections for the 2014/2015 school year are taking place on web campus April 10th-14th. Log on and vote for your preferred candidates today!
Lastly, the deadline for summer travel award is May 1st. Please refer to our website for more information.
Our next council meeting will be on April 30th in the Rita Laden Senate Chambers in the JCSU at 7 pm.
As always, you can e-mail me directly with questions or comments at PGSA@unr.edu