Student Research Week Planning Committee Application

Are you looking for a great opportunity to enhance your organizational and project management skills while gaining crucial insights in conference planning and logistics?  If so, the Graduate and Professional Student Council is seeking graduate and professional students who are interested in planning Student Research Week 2015.

Student Research Week is one of the largest university-wide, student-led research week programs in the nation.  This year SRW will be held on March 23-27, 2015.  The mission of SRW is to recognize and celebrate student research at Texas A&M University, showcasing the excellence and broad range of this research to the University community each spring semester.

Student Research Week exemplifies Texas A&M University's long-standing commitment to providing educational research opportunities for students at all levels.  The event is planned and funded by the Texas A&M Graduate and Professional Student Council along with awards from other Offices and Colleges.

Open positions on the committee include:
-Volunteer Coordinator
-Sponsorship Coordinator
-Logistics Coordinator
-Marketing Coordinator
-Technical Coordinator
-Judges Coordinator
-Sessions Coordinator

All applicants must be currently enrolled graduate or professional students (G7/G8/V1/V2/V3/V4), be in good academic standing, be in Bryan-College Station for the full academic year.  Selected individuals will work closely with the Executive Committee of the Graduate and Professional Student Council to put on this important event.

We look forward to the submission of your application.

-Brooke Wilson
Student Research Week Director

Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014 
Application: Student Research Week Planning Committee 
Website: 
srw.tamu.edu 

   

Winter 2014 Travel Awards Application

The Travel Awards application period for Winter 2014 is now open. The application form will be open from 9/15/2014 through 10/17/2014 and is open to all graduate and professional students with departments, programs, and organizations represented on the Graduate and Professional Student Council traveling between 12/1/2014 and 2/28/2015. In an effort to promote and encourage the Council's key goals of Advocacy, Community Building, and Research, we are proud to be able to fund awards in $100, $300, and $500 increments depending on the applicant's level of participation at the event.

Due to the relatively high number of submissions and the natural limit to our funding, the awards application is a competitive one, and we cannot guarantee all applicants funding. However, we strongly encourage all interested applicants to apply and look forward to your submissions. From the Awards and Executive Committees of the Graduate and Professional Student Council, good luck!

Deadline: Friday, October 17, 2014 @ 11:59 PM CST
Application: Link
Details: Download

   

General Assembly 2014-2015 Session Meetings and Registration

The first meeting of the 2014-2015 Session of the Graduate Student Council General Assembly will be held Tuesday, September 2nd at 6:00 PM in Koldus Building - The Governance Room.

Registration is now open for new and continuting student members of academic departments or programs or non-departmental organizations who have been elected or appointed as Liasions, Representatives, and/or Delegates of the Graduate Student Council for the 2014-2015 Session.  Please fill out the form before our first meeting.

Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:00 PM–8:00 PM 
Place: Koldus Building - The Governance Room 
Registration: General Assembly Membership 

    

Welcome Back Social 2014

We will be starting off the new academic year with a new and fun tradition at New Republic Brewery! Come join us in meeting other graduate and professional student classmates–make new friends and catch up with old ones!

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
Place: 
New Republic Brewery

    

International Student Conference

The Fall 2014 International Student Conference will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014! This conference is open to ALL international students, families, faculty, staff, and guests! This conference will have concurrent sessions and a resource fair featuring valuable services for international students. The conference is free to attend, will be held on-campus, and refreshments will be provided! ISS will, also, be giving away awesome door prizes throughout the day. 

For more information or to apply visit: iss.tamu.edu

    

Fall New Graduate Student Orientation

Coordinated by the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies, the New Graduate Student Orientation provides an overview of what to expect at Texas A&M University — including information on policies, procedures, resources and services on campus and in the community. The Office of Graduate and Professional Studies encourages all students to attend the on-campus orientation. You’ll meet campus leaders, administrators, and fellow graduate students. To attend the New Graduate Student Orientation you must be an admitted graduate student for the Fall 2014 semester. All admitted graduate students — domestic and international — are encouraged to attend New Graduate Student Orientation.

For more information or to apply visit: ogs.tamu.edu

   

Residence Hall Move-In Assistance Day

Residence Hall Move-In Assistance Day is Sunday, August 24, 2014 and the Graduate Student Council along with the larger Texas A&M Community will be on hand to help students move into their new home away from home.

Event Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Final Registration Date: Thursday, August 7, 2014 

In order to make this event a success, Residence Life is looking for volunteers, and the Executive Committee of the Graduate Student Council has signed up the group to help.

This is the largest move-in of undergraduates yet to College Station, and your participation helps the Graduate Student Council fulfill two of its tenets of Community Building and Service.

If you would like to participate in this event as part of the Graduate Student Council, please fill out the formgsc.tamu.edu/move-in_assistance_day

For more information visit: reslife.tamu.edu
Or Contact: 
Rohit Kongari, Selfless Service Committee Chair

    

Fall 2014 Travel Awards Application

The Travel Awards application period for Fall 2014 is now open. The application form will be open from 6/30/2014-8/1/2014 and is open to all graduate and professional students with departments, programs, and organizations represented on the Graduate Student Council traveling between 9/1/2014-11/31/2014.  In an effort to promote and encourage the Council's key goals of Advocacy, Community Building, and Research, we are proud to be able to fund awards in $100, $300, and $500 increments depending on the applicants level of participation at the event.

Due to the relatively high number of submissions and the natural limit to our funding, the awards application is a competitive one, and we cannot guarantee all applicants funding. However, we strongly encourage all interested applicants to apply and look forward to your submissions. From the Awards and Executive Committees of the Graduate Student Council, good luck!

For more information or to apply visit: gsc.tamu.edu/awards

   

Grad Camp Registration

Are you a new graduate or professional student coming to Texas A&M this Fall?  

Want to experience Aggieland to its fullest?

Grad Camp is a two-day program hosted by the Graduate Student Coucil which provides new graduate and professional student with an opportunity to learn more about the resources, traditions, and culture of Texas A&M University and the Bryan/College Station Community. The time is structured for meeting in small groups, listening to short presentations by speakers with Q&A's, and going on tours of campus.

When: August 13-14, 2014, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Where: Memorial Student Center
Cost: $25 (online), $35 (on-site)

Lunch is provided and there will be ample time to meet other Campers.

For more information or to register visit: gradcamp.tamu.edu 

   

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