Virtual GLC Cafe Series: Application For Degree & Mid-Semester Question & Answer

Graduate School staff will discuss  the impact of the  application for degree as it relates  to triggering the graduation checklist.
 
When:      2/28/13 @ 12:30 –  2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an
account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Virtual GLC Cafe Series: Application For Degree & Mid-Semester Question & Answer

Graduate School staff will discuss  the impact of the  application for degree as it relates  to triggering the graduation checklist.
 
When:      2/28/13 @ 12:30 –  2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an
account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Graduate School Invites Citizen Scholar Applications

The Graduate School invites applications for the Citizen Scholar Award from currently enrolled graduate students who have used their knowledge and research skills to benefit society in any way, and whose effort on the project involved 16 hours or more of community service. Recipients of the award will be recognized during Graduate Education Week on Monday, March 25 from 4-5:30 in the Graduate Life Center. 

During the award ceremony each award recipient will have a chance to explain his or her project briefly, using one power point slide. Learn more about the Citizen Scholar Experience (CSE) initiative>>

Applicants should send their name, project title and brief description of the project to Associate Dean Rosemary Blieszner, rmb@vt.edu by March 8.

Graduate School Invites Citizen Scholar Applications

The Graduate School invites applications for the Citizen Scholar Award from currently enrolled graduate students who have used their knowledge and research skills to benefit society in any way, and whose effort on the project involved 16 hours or more of community service. Recipients of the award will be recognized during Graduate Education Week on Monday, March 25 from 4-5:30 in the Graduate Life Center. 

During the award ceremony each award recipient will have a chance to explain his or her project briefly, using one power point slide. Learn more about the Citizen Scholar Experience (CSE) initiative>>

Applicants should send their name, project title and brief description of the project to Associate Dean Rosemary Blieszner, rmb@vt.edu by March 8.

Virtual GLC Cafe Series: GRADUATING THIS SEMESTER?

Graduate School staff will discuss everything you need to know to graduate this semester.
 
When:      2/21/13 @ 12:30 2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an
account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Virtual GLC Cafe Series: GRADUATING THIS SEMESTER?

Graduate School staff will discuss everything you need to know to graduate this semester.
 
When:      2/21/13 @ 12:30 2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an
account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Virtual GLC Cafe Series: Scheduling Your Final Defense…What are the Proper Steps

Graduate School staff will discuss the steps in scheduling  for your final defense/exam.
 
When:      2/14/13  @ 12:00 2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an
account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Virtual GLC Cafe Series: Scheduling Your Final Defense…What are the Proper Steps

Graduate School staff will discuss the steps in scheduling  for your final defense/exam.
 
When:      2/14/13  @ 12:00 2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an
account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Nominations for Distinguished Graduate Alumni Achievement Award

Would you like to acknowledge outstanding accomplishments of an alumnus or alumna from your master’s or doctoral graduate program?  The Graduate School and the Alumni Association select the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Achievement Award recipient each year from those nominated.  We will accept one nomination per department until March 22, 2013 at 5 pm. The nomination requires submission of two letters and the nominee’s full vita. Submissions in the form of pdf files are preferred and should be emailed as an attachment to grads@vt.edu.
 
If you submitted a nomination last year, it is being considered again this year (will continue in consideration for up to three years) but you may update that nomination if desired.
 
For the full instructions see  graduateschool.vt.edu/alumni/award.html for description and link to nomination form. The award winner will be invited to be acknowledged at the Spring Commencement ceremony.  His or her lodging at the Inn will be paid by the Graduate School.  

Nominations for Distinguished Graduate Alumni Achievement Award

Would you like to acknowledge outstanding accomplishments of an alumnus or alumna from your master’s or doctoral graduate program?  The Graduate School and the Alumni Association select the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Achievement Award recipient each year from those nominated.  We will accept one nomination per department until March 22, 2013 at 5 pm. The nomination requires submission of two letters and the nominee’s full vita. Submissions in the form of pdf files are preferred and should be emailed as an attachment to grads@vt.edu.
 
If you submitted a nomination last year, it is being considered again this year (will continue in consideration for up to three years) but you may update that nomination if desired.
 
For the full instructions see  graduateschool.vt.edu/alumni/award.html for description and link to nomination form. The award winner will be invited to be acknowledged at the Spring Commencement ceremony.  His or her lodging at the Inn will be paid by the Graduate School.