The OWL 04.07.2016
General Studies Student Council
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This issue will contain:
GSSC 2016 ELECTIONS
Henry Moore Survey
GSSC Gala Info, SnapChat filter and Video Submission
NY Cares Spring Day
Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism Annual Conference
3 more days to send in your candidacy for GSSC elections!
The year is ending shortly, but GSSC is nowhere near finished with all the events and resources we are working on for you. Elections are just around the corner. Your opinions and votes count, so stay up-to-date on the happenings of this process. Even better, if you want to get involved, here is your chance.
Student body President and Senator are still uncontested and we highly encourage anyone who's passionate about making positive impacts on the Columbia/GS community to take up this opportunity.
The positions available are:
Senior Class Reps
Working Students and Students with Families Rep
Use this link to register. Registration will be open until midnight this Sunday, April 10th!
Let's make these last few weeks count,
Henry Moore statue Survey
CUFSN–Eggstravaganza & Open Positions
- Spring Eggstravaganza
Mark your calendar for this year's Spring Eggstravaganza! The event is just around the corner, on Saturday, April 9th from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The event will be held in the GS Lounge (3rd Floor Lewisohn Hall, Room 308) and on Lewisohn Lawn (weather permitting). Bring a blanket or mat for sitting on the grass if the weather is nice!
- Call for Volunteers
This event is open to the Columbia community and their families.
- Call for applications for board positions at CUFSN.
GSSC Fire & Ice Gala
Saturday, April 9th, 8pm-12am
New York, NY
A Gala decorum will be sent out this coming Friday by Elizabeth Heyman. In the meantime, check out the Gala's Website or the Facebook page to buy and sell tickets, get info about tux renting, make up artists, or ask a question about the Gala! #gsgala16
Capture your GSSC gala 16 moments with Snapchat
The GSSC Communications and Campus Life teams are pumped to introduce our a very own Snapchat filter for the GSSC Gala 2016!!!
Geofilter Running Timeline:
Start: Apr 09, 2016 06:00 PM EDT
End: Apr 10, 2016 01:00 AM EDT
Bring out your phone, record your Gala moment, choose filter, and show the world your #GSGala16
GSSC Gala 16 Video
In an effort to immortalize–the 21st century way–your journey leading to, and during the Gala, GSSC Comms is welcoming your submissions of 30-sec-or-less videos (through snapchat or not) of your Gala-related activities throughout the day until Sunday April 10th 12PM.
Submissions will be complied into a GSSC Gala 2016 Video to be shared on our Facebook page and soon-to-be launched GSSC's website 2.0.
NY Cares Spring Day 2016–Call for Volunteers
Saturday, April 16th, 9am-2pm
Bronx, NY, United States
New York, NY
Contact our GSSC Community Service rep Tyler Bechard at firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas and questions.
Trip to Six Flags Great Adventure
Saturday, April 16th, 9am-9pm
1 Six Flags Boulevard
GS students and their families are invited to attend an off-campus excursion to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, the area’s largest and most popular theme park featuring dozens of thrill rides, shows, children’s rides, record-breaking roller coasters, and other activities. Get tickets here.
Want to show some #GSPride? There are GS t-shirts for sale in the bookstore! Great for yourself or family members.
(If the cost of a t-shirt is prohibitive, and you still want to show your pride, please reach out to University Senator Katharine Celentano, kec2156@columbia, for some free swag--limited supply)
CU Graduate School of Journalism's Annual Conference
Saturday, April 23rd, 9am-3pm
The Women in Media Group at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism is holding their annual conference on Saturday 23 April in the Pulitzer Building.
Tickets are free and open to the public, but capped at around 100 seats. Breakfast and lunch is included and there will be around 18 panelists participating throughout the day. Check out the website here: http://www.cijconference.com/#about1
Come meet us!
Spring 2016 Council Meeting Schedule
Date: Every Tuesday night at 8:15pm
Location: Satow Room, Lerner Hall
We want to hear from you! Email your ideas and events our committees:
Communications Committee: Tuesdays at 7:00pm; Satow Room Alfred Lerner Hall
Campus Life Committee: Tuesdays at 7:00pm; Satow Room Alfred Lerner Hall
Finance Committee: Sundays at 3:00pm; SGO Office, Alfred Lerner Hall
Policy Committee: Tuesdays at 7:00pm; Satow Room Alfred Lerner Hall