Monday: April 25th, 2011

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Dear GS students:

While you're finishing all those brilliant papers, make sure you don't forget to sleep, eat, and have some fun! So, if your head (or motivation) refuses to cooperate, you should just take a break and come to one of our fabulous events!

GSSC Events
1. Graduation Kick-Off Event
2. MET Art Tours
3. Entrepreneurship Symposium
4. Snack Attacks!
5. More Upcoming Events

Columbia Events
CU R Talented!

Additional Hoots
GSSC Appointments
Volunteering Opportunity at Community Impact
Volunteering Opportunity at Food Pantry
GSSC on Facebook

Did you know...?


GSSC Events*

1. Graduation Kick-Off Event

Join your fellow seniors in starting the countdown to graduation!
Pick up tickets for Commencement, partake of a champagne toast, make a donation to the Senior Gift Fund and get your Senior T-shirt, purchase GS jewelry and clothing, and enter a drawing for an exquisite piece of GS jewelry, while mingling and having fun!

Date: Tuesday, April 26
Place: GS Lounge
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.


2. MET Art Tours

Enjoy the last tour of this year's MET Art Tours series!
After visiting different sections of the museum all year, this time we're going to see American Art. Come out and enjoy a fun afternoon with other GSers!
For more information, visit Facebook.
 
Date: Friday, April 29
Place: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lobby
Time: 2:45 p.m.
Price: Free!
Tickets: Tickets are available online.


3. Entrepreneurship Symposium

Interested in entrepreneurship?
This event will feature notable keynote speakers, a panel of professional and academic experts, and a showcase of GS student entrepreneurs and businesspeople, as well as a networking period. 
For more information, visit Facebook.

Date: Friday, April 29
Place: Presidential Ballroom, Faculty House
Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Price: Free!
Tickets: No tickets needed.


4. Snack Attacks!

We know that studying for finals makes it easy to forget to sleep, relax, and especially, eat. That's why we will be providing snacks for you, to get you through the week alive and healthy.

Date: Tuesday, May 3-Wednesday, May 4
Place: GS Lounge
Time: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m., lunch will be served at noon)
Price: Free!


5. More Upcoming Events

For information on more upcoming events, please visit GSLounge.com, which features a full events calendar. We look forward to welcoming you at our events!

* If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Kelly Braga (VP of Student Life) at kjb2156@columbia.edu at least 24 hours before the event you would like to attend, and we will be happy to make special accommodations for you.



Columbia Events

CU R Talented!

The Office of Student Development and Activities invites all Columbians to come out and support the seven finalists (one from GS!) for this year's CU R Talented competition! Vote for your top choice, and the winner will choose the non-profit organization to receive all the donations raised during the Penny War Competition.
More information is available online.

Date: Wednesday, April 27
Place: Low Plaza
Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.



Additional Hoots

GSSC Appointments

This is your last chance to apply for Student Council positions this Spring!
The following positions will be filled through an application and interview process before the end of the semester: Senior Class President, Senior Class VP, Social Chair, Chief Policy Representative, Chief Communications Representative, Chief Student Events Representative, Chief Finance Representative, Four Council Coordinator, and Alumni Affairs Representative.
For more information, visit GSLounge.com.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 26


Volunteering Opportunity at Community Impact

Teach, inspire, and empower an adult!
Community Impact annually provides service to 8,000 lower-income and homeless children, adults, and families in Harlem, Washington Heights, and Morningside Heights. Volunteer to help New Yorkers get their GED and/or improve their English language skills. For more information, contact Juanita Erb at jteinnyc@hotmail.comor call 212-854-1492.


Volunteering Opportunity at Food Pantry

Make a difference in your community, by serving food and packing up groceries at a food pantry. For more information, please contact Jayme Johnson (Community at Large Delegate) at jlj2145@columbia.edu.

Date: Every Wednesday
Place: 85 E. 165 Street, Bronx
Time: 12:00-6:00 p.m. (you can volunteer for an hour, two hours, or the entire time)


GSSC on Facebook

Join GSSC on Facebook, and we will keep you posted about all upcoming events!



Did you know...?

Doing a summer internship in NYC and planning to live on campus? Apply for the Summer Interns Living and Learning Program (SILLP) now! Live with 30+ peers interning in various industries, receive a discount on the cost of summer housing, and learn strategies to make the most of your internship from career experts and industry professionals. The application deadline is Thursday, April 28.

For questions or comments, please contact Katrin Nusshold (VP of Communications) at kn2232@columbia.edu.

Only one more week of class!