TEDxNCSU: Think & Do

TEDxNCSU: Think & Do – March 28, 2015

The Union Activities Board is excited to announce its upcoming TEDxNCSU: THINK & DO event focusing on ideas and action!  Through this annual event, our community’s change agents, storytellers, big-picture thinkers, innovators, scientists, and performers come together and share their mind blowing ideas and experiences!  TEDxNCSU spotlights several NC State and Raleigh community members who truly inspire our community.

Do you have an idea worth spreading?  Do you know someone who does?  Speaker applications and speaker nominations are open until Friday, February 20, 2014.

For more information visit http://uab.ncsu.edu/tedx/

Questions? Email tedxncsu@gmail.com

New Due Date for Outstanding Graduate Student Teachers Awards, Feb 7, 2015

The UGSA Teaching Effectiveness Committee is still accepting nominations for outstanding Graduate Student Teachers from the Spring 2014 and Fall 2014 semesters.

Application materials and additional information can be found on the UGSA Website under the Teaching Effectiveness Committee.

The DEADLINE to have your completed application turned in to YOUR DGP is Feb 7th, 2015!

Thanks and Good Luck,
2014-2015 TEC

TA Award Application 2014-2015

UGSA TA Evaluation

New On-Demand Teaching Workshops!

For the Spring 2015 semester, the Preparing Future Leaders team has added 14 new on-demand Fundamentals in Teaching (http://pfl.grad.ncsu.edu/workshops/fit-fundamentals-in-teaching/) workshops focused on how to teach effectively in the college classroom.
Topics include: Introduction to Teaching, Learning Styles, Student Motivation, Evaluation and Grading, Establishing Credibility and Authority, and many more.

On-demand workshops are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and they may be completed anytime, anywhere!  You can move through the workshops at your own pace. Registration is not required. See our on-demand web site http://pfl.grad.ncsu.edu/calendar/on-demand-events/ to learn more!

Graduation Ceremonies

Please follow the link below to view the departmental and main graduation ceremony schedules. The main graduation will begin at 9:00 am on Thursday, December 18th at PNC arena.  The ceremony will feature keynote speaker Chef Vivian Howard, star of the PBS hit reality TV show A Chef’s Life.
http://www.ncsu.edu/registrar/graduation/schedule.html

Opening of Craft Center Registration

Spring 2015 Registration is now available. Take a little break from the stress of academic classes. Relax, have fun, and be creative while learning a new craft: pottery, woodworking, photography, glass, jewelry & silversmithing, watercolor, screenprinting, knitting, art quilting, bike repair & maintenance, guitar playing lessons, and more!

For information about classes and how to register visit the Crafts Center website or call 919-515-2457. (Note: Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes.)
The Craft Center is conveniently located on the first floor of Thompson Hall, right next to the Coliseum Deck.

Outstanding Graduate Student Teachers Awards for 2014

The UGSA Teaching Effectiveness Committee is now accepting nominations for outstanding Graduate Student Teachers from the Spring 2014 and Fall 2014 semesters.

Application materials and additional information can be found on the UGSA Website under the Teaching Effectiveness Committee.

The DEADLINE to have your completed application turned in to YOUR DGP is January 10th, 2015!

Thanks and Good Luck,
2014-2015 TEC

TA Award Application 2014-2015

UGSA TA Evaluation

Graduate Student Tailgate!

The UGSA Social Committee is hosting a graduate student tailgating event at the Wake Forest/NC State football game on Nov. 15th!

Since the kickoff is at 3:00pm, we’ll be starting festivities at around 11:00 AM.  We’ll be having plenty of food out there, free giveaways, and games.  There will be a cornhole tournament and the winning department will receive one of two grand prizes for the tailgate.  Another prize will be given to the department with the most people showing up.  Feel free to bring friends and family!

Location: Corner of Trinity and Blue Ridge Road (Look for the party under the UGSA tents)

Contact the UGSA Social Committee for more information.