Graduate Student Resource Center

Celebrating Graduate Students!

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Graduate Student Appreciation Week
April 1-5, 2019

The College of Graduate Studies and Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) celebrate all graduate students and invite you to join in CSU's fourth annual Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW). GSAW was started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students and is now an internationally recognized event that celebrates the contributions made by graduate students on campuses and in their communities. Plan your schedule now for the many prof. development and social activities between April 1-5. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Connect with your peers, grab some swag, and share in the fun as we celebrate YOU!

Special Activities-all week long

GSAW Photo Contest
Tweet a photo and comments
@CSU_GradLife from one of the many GSAW events using the hashtag #CSUGradWeek.  We’ll award Viking Outfitters gift cards for our three favorite photos!

Get out the Vote!
Elections are coming up for the 2019/2020 academic year!  Are you interested in a leadership role in GPSA, CSU's largest graduate student organization?  Learn about applying for a position on the GPSA Executive Board.  Applications accepted now through April 5th.

Cleveland International Film Festival
Free CIFF morning, matinee, and late night movie screenings for college students who present a valid college I.D.  Click above for a schedule for exact times. Plus, check out the CSU student discounts for additional show times.

Discounts for Grad Students with Viking ID Card 
Subway, 2242 Euclid. $1 Off Foot Long Sub w/drink purchase
Fanucce's, 2032 Euclid. Med. 8 Cut Cheese Pizza w/Garlic Butter Breadsticks $10.99
Cafe bon Appetit, 1900 Euclid. FREE combo upgrade (side & drink) or 10% off

DAILY SCHEDULES

Monday, April 1

Donuts and Coffee To Go
9-10 am, Parker Hannifin Hall, first floor
Head to class, offices or labs with an extra spring in your step today! Look for the big green and white banner outside of our building. Help us Kick Off the 2019 Graduate Student Appreciation Week with treats, gifts and event schedules for the week.

CSU @ Cleveland Clinic
11-1 pm, Grad Student Resource Fair

We're coming your way... visit the CSU Resource Table at the Cleveland Clinic. Learn about the Graduate Student Resource Center and GPSA, grab a treat, and head back to the labs with new grad student swag.

Grant Writing for Graduate Students
4-5 pm, Parker Hannifin Hall 104

Understand the grant development process. Learn about successful proposals, developing a viable project plan, identifying funders and assessing relevant prospects.

Mindfulness & Resiliency Workshop
5-6 pm, Parker Hannifin Hall 103

Practicing self-care is one of the most important priorities for keeping up with the demands on the inside and outside of grad school.
Clear your mind with a useful session on Mindfulness & Resiliency.

Tuesday, April 2

GSAW19 Open House
3- 6 pm, Rhodes West #210

Come check out the grad student lounge before class!  Meet fellow grad students and learn more about Graduate Student Appreciation Week. Plus FREE pizza!

Chat and Snack, Ahuja College of Business
4- 6 pm, BU 220

Catch up with an Ahuja Business Graduate Academic Advisor. Enjoy coffee and snacks and speak with an advisor if you have a quick question about your program. Pick-up information about your assigned Graduate Business Advisor too!

Grad Student Appreciation, College of Education and Human Services
4- 6 pm, Julka Hall 170

Join College of Education and Human Services' staff and fellow graduate students - plus appetizers and desserts in Julka Hall.

Wednesday, April 3

Sweets and Treats for Grad Students, College of Sciences & Health Professions
11:30- 12:45 pm, Innovation in Medical Professions Lobby, across from the Student Center
Thank you Grad Students!  Visit our table, learn about GPSA, grab a treat, and head to class with your new grad student swag.

International Student Conversation Hour
4-5 pm, Berkman Hall 412

Hosted by the Center for International Services.  Free coffee and conversation with CISP.

Grad Student Appreciation, College of Education and Human Services
4- 6 pm, Julka Hall 170

Join College of Education and Human Services' staff and fellow graduate students - plus appetizers and desserts in Julka Hall.

Chat and Snack, Ahuja College of Business
 4- 6 pm, BU 220

Catch up with an Ahuja Business Graduate Academic Advisor. Enjoy coffee and snacks and speak with an advisor if you have a quick question about your program. Pick-up information about your assigned Graduate Business Advisor too!

Levin College's Tasty Treats on Two
4:30-5:45 pm, Levin College UR 209 (second floor lobby near Student Services)

The Levin College of Urban Affairs invites you to visit the Advising office for tasty treats and gifts just for you.

Trivia Night - Students vs. Grad Faculty
GSAW Theme:  SPICE IT UP!  Bring a donation for the LIftUpVikes Spice Rack.
7-9 pm, Chili’s, Student Center Atrium

It's Trivia Night with GPSA! Invite friends and favorite faculty to play Last Call Trivia at Chili’s or come on your own and join a team.  Prizes for the top 3 teams, plus free chips and salsa for each team!
Free gift to all who bring spices for the LiftUp Vikes Food Pantry!

Thursday, April 4

Mayor Jackson Presents GSAW Proclamation, Cleveland City Hall. By Invitation Only.
Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson honors CSU with an official proclamation of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

Public Service Careers
U.S. Dept. of State Information Session
11:30 am, Career Services, Rhodes West 202

Meet with the State Department's Diplomat in Residence, Dale Giovengo, for an information session on careers in public service. Learn about employment opportunities within the State Department in a variety of Foreign Service and Civil Service roles. Light bites will be provided. *This is a walk-in event.

Preparing my Curriculum Vitae
4:30-5:30 pm, Levin College 326

Register here
Learn how to best showcase your professional accomplishments and academic research by learning to create your curriculum vitae.

Happy Hour
5-7 pm, Moe’s Tavern, 1740 East 17 Street

GPSA invites you to Happy Hour at Moe's. Try the CSU Viking Shandy and other food/drink specials. Meet fellow grad students!

Friday, April 4

Cleveland's 43rd International Film Festival
Running through April 7

Take a break & enjoy a free or discounted show. Click here for details.

Passport to World Culture
6-8 pm, Parker Hannifin Hall104

Watch for details.