Agendas

UNMC GSA At Large

February Meeting Agenda

February 4, 2015, 12pm-1pm, DRC1 1005

  1. Announcements:
    1. After Dark Student Shuttle
    2. Now accepting nominations for UNMC Faculty Senate awards
    3. Exam Scheduling is active in Sequidor
    4. Student Senate Faculty awards will begin accepting nominations soon
    5. BOSS proposals due Feb 16th
    6. Student Termination Policy referred back to a committee
    7. UNMC Fellowships DUE – February 15th
  1. Action Items:

2015 Midwestern Scientific Research Career Fair – Heather and Tyler

Updates on decisions that have been agreed on

  • Name – Midwest Graduate Coalition
  • Motto – “Keeping the best in the Midwest”
  • Sponsorship – current $3450, need ~$2000 more
  • Employers – 6 registered, 8 confirmed (corporate, government, non-profit, and graduate programs)
  • Keynote at 12-1, lunch provided to participants and vendors
  • Breakout Sessions staggered throughout day, repeated morning and afternoon, if available

Requested feedback/action on specific issues

  • Breakout Session Topics (recommendations)
  • Breakout Session Speakers (recommendations and introductions)
  • Employer recruitment (choose 1 and contact)

Holi – Heather, Sidra, Diane

  • Date – April 17-18?
  • Budget – $4000
  •  Funding
  • Boss proposals due to senate Feb 16th , final decision March 4th
  • $750-1500
  • GSA – proposed contribution $1000 (depending on budget)
  • Personal donations – make a list from last year
  • Sponsorships – Food and otherwise (make a list and start recruiting)
  • Event ideas and organization
  • Soccer tournament
  • Henna tournament
  • Flash mob
  • School Carnival-like
  • Qingming (Chinese tomb-sweeping festival, treeplanting, kite flying)
  • Songkran (Tibetan festival, water fight)

GSA Elections

  • Timeline
  • Positions

Pi(e) Day – Heather, Shalis, Brady, Jannah

  • Do we want to have this event? Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 3.1415
  • Fundraiser
  • Categories

Career Development Series – Hollie and Ekta

  • Book Room – DRC1 1002
  • Design Flyers
  • Plan schedule

Distinguished Graduate Mentor – Hollie and Heather

  • Convocation – May 8th
  • Decision – mid-late April
  • Final Judging Panel – mid-late April
  • Preliminary Judging Panel – early-mid April
  • Assemble judging panel – March – early April
  • Nominations due – end of March
  • Announce nomination period – March
  • Judging Criteria reevaluated – Feb

Other Spring/Summer Social events – Social chairs

Volunteer for procuring food for March meeting –

  1. Reports:
    1. IPE Day – Brian
    2. Health Care Careers Day – Nick
    3. Fall 2014 GSA Activities – Heather
  1. Other business:
    1. Raising student stipends within UNMC
    2. GSA Budget vs National Standards
  1. Reminders:
    1. Next at large meeting: Wednesday, March 4th, 12-1pm, DRC1 1005

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