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March 26, 2019

Announcements

Plenary Meeting Tonight 
6:30pm, 301 Philosophy Hall
We will be holding elections for the 2019-2020 Executive Board and we are still looking for nominees for several positions. Nomination Form
  • Prior experience in ASGC not required
  • Officer elections are typically not competitive
  • If you are on the fence, come to our plenary tonight anyway!
Our guest speaker will be the Assistant Vice President for Columbia Residential (UAH). If you have questions, comments, or concerns regarding UAH, please tell your Department Representative or come to the plenary.
 
Faculty Mentoring Award and Chinweike Okegbe Service Award
ASGC is now soliciting nominations from GSAS students for two annual awards. NOMINATIONS ARE DUE THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 29. 

The Chinweike Okegbe Service Award is awarded annually to two senior graduate students and one non-student who have had a lasting impact due to their service to the Department and Columbia University while demonstrating academic excellence. Nomination Form

The Faculty Mentoring Award is presented annually to two faculty of Columbia University to recognize excellence in mentoring PhD students during their graduate careers. This award is presented at GSAS Convocation by the Arts and Sciences Graduate Council President. The award includes a plaque and $500 honorarium, which is funded equally by ASGC and GSAS. Nomination Form
 

GSAS PhD Student Grading Room - Butler 2M11
A reminder that Butler Library has reserved room 2M11 for GSAS PhD students who need a quiet space to grade papers or prepare lecture notes. The space cannot be used for collaboration or office hours, and personal materials, including trash, cannot be left in the room. Eligible students can sign out one of the 12 keys available at the Butler Circulation Desk. Keys are nontransferable and must be returned 15 minutes before closing.

The next ASGC Student Travel Grant deadline is April 26.
This deadline is for acceptance letters received between January 18th - April 26th, 2019.
Please click here for more details and the application.

Our final 2018-19 plenary meetings will be on Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30pm in 301 Philosophy Hall.

Follow us on Facebook or check out our website for more updates and information. Plenary agendas and minutes.

ASGC Events

Contact Us with questions regarding events or ticketing.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors
April 3, 2019
7:30 PM
Barclays Center

SOLD OUT 
More Info & Tickets
The Fat Lady Sings
April 6, 2019
8:00 PM
La Mama Experimental Theatre Club

$10 
More Info & Tickets
More Information Coming Soon!

Other Events

Let's Talk: A conversation about identities and public spaces 
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Lerner Hall, Broadway Room
Join your fellow Students of Color Alliance as we host a student led discussion, as part of the Office of University Life Let’s Talk series, on identity, inclusion and belonging on campus. More information. 
Please email columbiasoca@gmail.com with questions. 
Join the CGC!
The Columbia Graduate Council is an inter-school council made with the task of facilitating inter-school socialization and networking. As such, members of the council are in charge of organizing FestiFall, an annual social event free and open to all graduate students.

We will be holding electronic elections for the Columbia Graduate Council on March 29th and we are currently looking for nominees for the positions of President, Treasurer, and Secretary. 

Eligibility: Graduate students available in the summer.
Contact: saj2143@cumc.columbia.edu
WISC Graduate Research Symposium: Call for Abstracts 
Symposium Date: April 19th
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 29th
Registration: Free! Please register to attend here


WISC is hosting its 3rd Annual Graduate Research Symposium on April 19th and we are calling on graduate students from all STEM fields who identify as women to showcase their research! Presenting a talk or a poster at the Graduate Research Symposium is a great way to gain experience in a low stakes situation surrounded by a network of women to support you. You can also win a CASH PRIZE for best talk or poster! You can learn more about the symposium and how to submit your abstract here. The abstract submission deadline is this Friday, March 29th. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out at wisc.group@gmail.com.    
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ASGC is composed of MA & PhD students from GSAS departments and is the main successor of the Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC). All affiliate departments are encouraged to designate a Department Representative to participate in plenary meetings. Department Representatives vote on ASGC initiatives and policy changes as well as serve as liaisons between their departments and ASGC.

Please reach out to your current Department Representative to discuss matters you would like to see ASGC raise or, if the position is vacant, consider becoming a representative yourself.
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