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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates

GSA Newsletter: February 29, 2020

Open Office Hours Changing for the Graduate School
The Graduate School's open office hours (when the office doors are open) are changing to 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, beginning March 2.  

Graduate Student Success Focus Groups
The GSA is coordinating a number of focus groups with graduate students during the first week of March. Interim Associate Provost and Graduate School Dean, Cindy Wesley, Ph.D., is interested in learning more about what specific things could be done to improve graduate student success. The GSA is looking for at least one representative from each graduate program to attend one of these focus groups. Catering will be provided by the GSA (while supplies last). 

Focus Group #1
Monday, March 2
10-11:30 a.m.
Graduate School Conference Room (Carter Hall #2010)
Catering by Einstein Bros.

Focus Group #2
Tuesday, March 3
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Campus Commons: Yucca Fountain Exhibit
Catering by UNC Catering

Focus Group #3
Thursday, March 5
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Campus Commons: Yucca Fountain Exhibit
Catering by UNC Catering

GSA Grant Cycle 3
Applications submitted for GSA Grant Cycle 3 are still being reviewed. Decisions will be sent out via email by Friday, March 27, 2020. If missed the application deadline for the current grant cycle, you can apply during Grant Cycle 04. The Cycle 04 application opens on May 1st. If you have any questions about the grant process, contact the GSA Director, David.Shimokawa@unco.edu

Dinner with the GSA
Holmes Dining Hall
All events at 5 p.m.

  • Wednesday, March 11
  • Wednesday, April 8

Join your fellow graduate students for dinner! All programs invited! Monthly Wednesday dinners hosted by graduate student Miriam Gueck. First reserved, first served for available meal swipes from the GSA. Please RSVP directly with Miriam (guec8065@bears.unco.edu). Only register if you guarantee you can attend. Meet at the Holmes dining hall cashier.

Lunch with the GSA
Holmes Dining Hall
All events at 11:30 a.m.

  • Friday, Feb. 28
  • Friday, March 27
  • Friday, April 24

Join your fellow graduate students for lunch! All programs invited! Monthly Friday lunches hosted by graduate student Brittney Morgan. First reserved, first served for available meal swipes from the GSA. Please RSVP directly with Brittney (Brittney.Morgan@unco.edu). Only register if you guarantee you can attend. Meet at the Holmes dining hall cashier.

Graduate Student News Wanted
Do you have exciting news to share from your program or personal life? The GSA is looking for graduate achievements to mention in our newsletter and on our websites. Please send any info to GSA Administrative Assistant Francis.To@unco.edu