GSA General Meeting                 100113       12:00-1:00PM       UNH 4029 Amphitheater

 

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SUMMARY OF DISCUSSIONS

1) Informational Talk (30 min) Please welcome our speaker Vice Chancellor Dele Davies who will talk about:A)     Current Perspectives on Graduate Education Nationwide

 

B)     Vision for UNMC Graduate Education

 

C)     Upcoming changes implemented by Graduate Council based on the above

 

 

                           

 

A) 

 

B)

 

C)

2) Voting/Soliciting Ideas (30 min) Please decide on and propose activities you would like and we will try to make them happen:A)-Fall Community Outreach Event is UNMC Career Day sessions with high school students from all over Nebraska (Duy Ha)

 

-Ideas for Spring Community Outreach Event (Hollie Siebler, Prathamesh Patil)

 

-GSA Alumni  / Outreach Chair Announcements (Duy Ha)

B.      Seminar and Social Event Ideas

(Ariel Burns, Yinnong Jia)

C.      International Student Week (Aditya Bade)

 D.     Solicitation of Committee Members (Heather Talbott)

 

  

A) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B)

 

C)

D)

 

 

3) Discussion Forum (10 min) At a previous meeting students voiced their opinions and concerns on these topics that the Executive Board warranted further discussion:A.      International Student Research Forum-Timeline of Advertisement

-Application Process

-Notification Process

-Announcements of Awardees

 

  

A) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GSA Executive Meeting                 100113       11:00AM-12:00PM       DRC II 1002

 

TOPIC

SUMMARY OF DISCUSSIONS

1) Debriefing (All) A)     Previous General Meeting – Keeping Time, Number of Agenda Items, Format (All) B)     International Student Event Turnout and Ideas for Activities (Aditya)

 

C)     Senate Executive Meeting Update and Graduate Council and Student Senate Preparation (Duy, Heather, Prathamesh)

 

D)     Grievance Council Updates (Heather)

 

 

 

 A)        

 

B)

 

C)

 

 

D)

 

 

 

#2) Logistics (Duy and Heather) A)     Confirm Regular Dates/Times/Locations of Executive and General MeetingsB)     Voting and Updating Constitution to Reflect Change in Format of Meetings and Addition of GSA Alumni/Outreach Chair

 

C)     Website Update Timeline, Announcement Blurbs, GSA Recruiting for Other Groups

 

A)  

B)

 

 

 

C)

 

 

 

 

 

3) Finalize Activities (All)
A. Halloween Havoc (Oct 27) B. Future Seminars (Nov-Dec, Spring?)

C. Future Socials (Holiday Party? Karaoke?)

D. Library Resource Program Initiatives

E. Calendar of Informal Activities Updates and Utilizing Social Media to Advertise for Upcoming Events

 

 

A)  B) 

 

C)

D)

E)

 

4) Discussion of Major Topics (Duy) A. Science Education / Outreach Certificate

B. International Student Research Forum

C. Ideas to Incentivize Student Participation in GSA Board and Committees

 

A)  

B)

C)

 

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