The Graduate School is celebrating its 5th Annual Graduate Education Week to be held Monday, March 18th through Saturday, March 23rd, 2013. Graduate Education Week (GEW) is a celebration which highlights the great work of our graduate students. In addition, the week will serve as an opportunity to attract prospective students and legitimize the need for continued funding of graduate education.
We hope that you will join us as NC State recognizes graduate education. A full listing of events is available below.
Thanks and we hope to see you at the events!
The University Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. The ceremony will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013 from 12:00-2:00 pm at the McKimmon Center. This annual event is a celebration of excellence in graduate student teaching and serves as the primary university-level forum for recognizing instructional efforts in the laboratory and classroom. We strongly encourage all departments to participate so that your students may receive the recognition they deserve.
The 8th Annual Research Symposium at McKimmon Center. Sponsored by UGSA and the Graduate School at NCSU. The goals of the symposium are to showcase the outstanding quality and diversity of graduate-level research at NC State, in addition to providing students with the opportunity to practice their communication skills with those outside of their discipline. The symposium is also designed to demonstrate the importance of graduate level research to state decision-makers.
See events listed below. Registration required.
PDS: Put Your Science to Work: Practical Advice and Proven
Techniques to Land the Job of your Dreams
FIT/OIS: Intercultural Communication in the US Classroom
On Thursday, March 21 from Noon–2pm, the UGSA will be hosting a Graduate Student Town Hall event to hear the opinions and concerns of graduate students in regards to the larger NCSU community. Pizza will be provided, and the event will be held at Witherspoon Student Center in the Washington Sankofa Room.
The UGSA and UAB will be co-hosting free bowling and pizza for all graduate students on Friday, March 22, 7-9pm at The Alley (2512 Hillsborough St). All graduate students are invited to bowl for free to celebrate the conclusion of Graduate Education Week. UAB will be providing food so make sure to arrive early!
* EVENT BELOW JUST MOVED TO FRIDAY...
// 1:00 - 3:00 pm - Talley Student Center, Room 3118
FIT: Teaching on the First Day: Creating an Effective Learning Environment - Registration required.
Service Raleigh is an annual citywide day of service started in 1998 by NC State's Student Government and Park Scholars. Each year, volunteers from the university and surrounding community unite to undertake a variety of projects, each of which provides much needed assistance to local organizations.
Registration is now open and will close once 2,000 volunteers sign up so go ahead and reserve your spot! To sign up, go to the website below and once you have provided your personal information, join the UGSA group.
Group Name: NCSU Graduate Student Association
Group Password: UGSA
On the day of Service Raleigh we will meet at Harris Field, which is across from Bragraw Residence Hall, on the corner of Dan Allen Drive and Cates Avenue. From there we will provide UGSA volunteers transportation to our assigned worksite.
Below is a tentative schedule of events:
- 8:00 AM: Volunteers arrive, eat breakfast, and find their site liaison and groups
- 8:30 AM: Remarks from keynote speaker and instructions from Service Raleigh co-chairs
- 9:00 AM: Depart for your service site!
- 9:15-9:30 AM: Approximate arrival at your service site
- 1 PM: Approximate conclusion of service activities
In the event of rain, our kickoff ceremony will be held in Carmichael Gym. If yours is an outdoor volunteer project, please check the Service Raleigh website or contact the Service Raleigh co-chairs to find out whether your project will continue rain or shine. Location details can be found on the Service Raleigh Map.
We are hoping for a huge turnout and are excited to represent the UGSA!