January 3-8, 2017

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – last updated 12/19

  • Career Advising: on hiatus until spring semester
  • Cook Counseling: on hiatus until spring semester
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm;
  • Peer to peer support coaching: on hiatus until spring semester
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus until spring semester

2. FIRST GLC CAFÉ OF 2017
Thursday, Jan 5, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Lobby
Celebrate the beginning of the new year with the first café of 2017 and share your new-year-celebration traditions (and snacks, if you like)! Of course the usual free coffee, tea, and cookies will be provided, as well as some hot chocolate and maybe hot cider. Take some books from our Reading Room collection to enjoy during the remainder of the break!

3. APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ACADEMY FOR GRAD TEACHING EXCELLENCE – 1st posting
VTGrATE (Academy for Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence) welcomes applications for Member, Associate, and Fellow in its learning community. VTGrATE provides advanced education and training in innovative teaching and learning strategies and provides a space to recognize excellence in teaching by graduate students. Membership is open to all graduate and professional students. Apply at https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cJfV4Y4ZXU6cK6p; faculty nomination/recommendation form is at https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7VBTYNmHD7YRSWF. Everything is due by 11:59pm on Saturday, Jan 28. Contact Nicole J. Johnson at nicj712@vt.edu with questions.

4. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE ONLINE JOURNAL – 2nd posting
Community Change, an online, peer-reviewed, graduate student journal that seeks to explore multiple approaches to democratic community development and change is accepting applications for its inaugural issue. Issues will feature scholarly refereed articles, book reviews, essays, interviews and other work, including multimedia and artwork. Interdisciplinary work is strongly encouraged. In addition to manuscripts relating to new developments, submissions that re-examine or challenge the questions and assumptions underpinning current theoretical and practical approaches to community development and change are also welcome. Submission deadline: Jan 13, 2017. For more information, visit www.communitychange.ipg.vt.edu. Posted on behalf of D’Elia Chandler, delia3@exchange.vt.edu.

Upcoming events:

NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION AND GLC CAFÉ SPECIAL EDITION
Friday, Jan 13, 2:00pm, GLC Multipurpose Room
New grad students are invited to learn about the expectation for graduate education, discover resources that will keep them on track from start to finish, meet the Grad School dean and staff, and pick up materials about campus/local resources. The program will conclude with a special GLC Café at about 3:30, to which returning grad students are also welcome!

 

January 3-8, 2017

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – last updated 12/19

  • Career Advising: on hiatus until spring semester
  • Cook Counseling: on hiatus until spring semester
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm;
  • Peer to peer support coaching: on hiatus until spring semester
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus until spring semester

2. FIRST GLC CAFÉ OF 2017
Thursday, Jan 5, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Lobby
Celebrate the beginning of the new year with the first café of 2017 and share your new-year-celebration traditions (and snacks, if you like)! Of course the usual free coffee, tea, and cookies will be provided, as well as some hot chocolate and maybe hot cider. Take some books from our Reading Room collection to enjoy during the remainder of the break!

3. APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ACADEMY FOR GRAD TEACHING EXCELLENCE – 1st posting
VTGrATE (Academy for Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence) welcomes applications for Member, Associate, and Fellow in its learning community. VTGrATE provides advanced education and training in innovative teaching and learning strategies and provides a space to recognize excellence in teaching by graduate students. Membership is open to all graduate and professional students. Apply at https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cJfV4Y4ZXU6cK6p; faculty nomination/recommendation form is at https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7VBTYNmHD7YRSWF. Everything is due by 11:59pm on Saturday, Jan 28. Contact Nicole J. Johnson at nicj712@vt.edu with questions.

4. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE ONLINE JOURNAL – 2nd posting
Community Change, an online, peer-reviewed, graduate student journal that seeks to explore multiple approaches to democratic community development and change is accepting applications for its inaugural issue. Issues will feature scholarly refereed articles, book reviews, essays, interviews and other work, including multimedia and artwork. Interdisciplinary work is strongly encouraged. In addition to manuscripts relating to new developments, submissions that re-examine or challenge the questions and assumptions underpinning current theoretical and practical approaches to community development and change are also welcome. Submission deadline: Jan 13, 2017. For more information, visit www.communitychange.ipg.vt.edu. Posted on behalf of D’Elia Chandler, delia3@exchange.vt.edu.

Upcoming events:

NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION AND GLC CAFÉ SPECIAL EDITION
Friday, Jan 13, 2:00pm, GLC Multipurpose Room
New grad students are invited to learn about the expectation for graduate education, discover resources that will keep them on track from start to finish, meet the Grad School dean and staff, and pick up materials about campus/local resources. The program will conclude with a special GLC Café at about 3:30, to which returning grad students are also welcome!