End of Year BBQ

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 11am-3pm

Where: Martinelli Park (on Vine Street between Broad and 15th Streets)

RSVP here.

Come join Center City Student Affairs for our annual End of the Year BBQ on May 27th, 2015 from 11am-3pm in Martinelli Park! There will be free food, games, raffles, music, and fun! Be sure to pick up your wristband from our office, NCB (New College Buidling) 1106 before the event!

The event is cosponsored by the Student Government Organization for the School of Public Health and the Graduate Student Association.

More information can be found here.

Graduate Student Day

Friday, May 29, 2015 from 5-7pm in the Great Court (Main Building)

Join the Office of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Student Association for our annual awards night. This event is an occasion to recognize the accomplishments of graduate students in their research and teaching, to acknowledge the contributions of faculty mentors in their care, and to celebrate the work of the daughter organizations of the GSA in creating meaningful extracurricular activities for all graduate students throughout the year.

All graduate students are welcome and all GSA daughter organization leaders are encouraged to attend.

Food and refreshments will be provided.

Life and Career After Graduate School: Networking Reception and Panel Discussion

  May 6, 2015 6:00 PM ET

  May 6, 2015 8:00 PM ET

  Drexel University, Philadelphia

The Drexel University Alumni Association and the Graduate Student Association invite current graduate students and alumni to join alumni for a night of networking at the annual Campus to Career Alumni Panel Discussion.

A panel of graduate program alumni in various careers will share their experiences, answer questions, and offer advice about transitioning from the role of student to professional. All graduate program alumni are invited to attend this event to network and share your experiences with current students

RSVP here.

GSA Interdisciplinary Pitch Competition for Social Entrepreneurship

Do you crave the opportunity to present your ideas and cause significant, lasting change in the Philadelphia area? Pitch your ideas for a chance to make them a reality! Collaborate across disciplines with other students, alumni, faculty, or other partner(s) and present your ideas at a “Shark-Tank” style pitch competition and panel discussion on social entrepreneurship.

Important Dates: 

  • Information Session: Monday, April 27, 2015 (6PM) – Graduate Student Lounge (Main Building)
  • Practice Session: Thursday, May 15, 2015 12-2pm
  • Practice Session: Friday, May 22, 2015 10am-12pm
  • Pitch Competition: Wednesday, May 27, 2015Location for all sessions and the competition is the Baiada Institute (Gerri C. LeBow Hall, Suite 369)

Sponsors:

Drexel’s Graduate Student Association, Close School of Entrepreneurship, the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, Alumni Association, and Office of University and Community Partnership

For more information, contact Nicholas Thompson, GSA President, at nat58@drexel.edu.

SAVE THE DATE: Graduate Student Lounge Fundraising Kickoff and Networking Event

On Saturday, May 2 from 4-5:30PM, the GSA will be kicking off our fundraising efforts with a networking event in the GSA Lounge.  The event will be complete with food and refreshments, prizes, and giveaways.

Alumni from all graduate programs are invited to meet and mingle with current students during a casual reception.  Relive your days as a student and learn about plans for a major renovation of the lounge space.

Please come support the graduate student community and become a part of Drexel’s legacy as we embark on the path to reimagining the GSA Lounge.

Please RSVP at the following link: http://goo.gl/fiy5w4.

Donate today and support the growth of your Graduation Student Lounge. 

Drexel IGSA Presents: Persian New Year Celebration (Nowruz 1394) 3/27 7:30pm

Drexel IGSA Presents: Persian New Year (DREXEL GRADUATE STUDENT)
Join Drexel’s University’s International Graduate Student Association (IGSA) for the Persian New Year Semi-Formal Celebration in the Great Court on Friday, March 27, 2015! 

You must purchase one at a time. Please make sure you are registering on the correct page or you will not be guaranteed entry.

Friday, March 27, 2015 
7:30-11:30pm 
Great Court, Main Building 
Drexel University 
3141 Chestnut Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19104 

Pre-registration will close at 4:00pm on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Tickets will be sold at the door while supplies last for $5 MORE than pre-registration prices. Please bring your Drexel or other college/university ID (if applicable).

***Please check in by 9:00pm or entry is not guaranteed. Please check in at the front entrance of Main Building on Chestnut Street.*** 

Dress code is semi-formal. 

Purchase includes food from the Persian Grill, DJ, and dancing. 

There are no refunds or exchanges for this event. By checking out, you agree to have read and understood all of the above event details and policies. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact IGSA at igsa@drexel.edu before completing your registration.

Drexel GSA Presents: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Ottawa Senators 4/11

Drexel GSA Presents: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Ottawa Senators

Join Drexel GSA and your fellow graduate students as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Ottawa Senators Saturday, April 11, 2015 12:30pm at the Wells Fargo Center!

Tickets are ON SALE NOW here until Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 4pm and will remain on sale for cash only, exact change during regular office hours (8am-5pm, M-F) in the Office of Graduate Studies located on the 2nd floor of the Main Building (3141 Chestnut Street) in Randell Hall, Room 240.

Get your tickets online HERE (until 4/7, then in office cash only until 4/10): https://secure.touchnet.com/C20688_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=901

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Game @ 12:30pm
Wells Fargo Center (3601 South Broad Street)

Current Drexel graduate students in quarter programs ONLY: $20
Guest (1 per Drexel graduate student): $30*
*Guest ticket must be purchased at the same time as the current Drexel graduate student ticket.

Students can come and pick up their tickets anytime before 4pm on Friday, April 10, 2015 during regular office hours (8am-5pm, M-F) in the Office of Graduate Studies located on the 2nd floor of the Main Building (3141 Chestnut Street) in Randell Hall, Room 240. Students can also come in, register, and pay cash (exact change only) IF tickets are still available.

If you cannot come to pick up your ticket(s) by 4pm on Friday, April 10, 2015, you must authorize another student to do so by contacting the Office of Graduate Studies at 215.895.0366 or write to ogsstaff@drexel.edu or we will not release the ticket(s). You must bring your own Drexel graduate student ID with you to pick up ticket(s). Do not bring other student’s IDs.

Questions? Contact the GSA at dsogsa@drexel.edu or call (215) 895-0366 before you complete your purchase.

NO REFUNDS.

Books & Bagels: Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research 3/27 12pm

Join us for our next Books & Bagels: Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research!

Friday, March 27, 2015
12-1pm
Graduate Student Lounge (Main 010A)
Basement of Main Building
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Brief introduction to current research by graduate students followed by a moderated discussion.
Audience participation is encouraged.
Lunch will be provided.

Featuring:

Mamta Shah
PhD Candidate, Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies
School of Education
“Addressing Shifts in Educational Goals through Game-Based Learning”

Timothy Schultz
PhD Candidate, Information Studies
College of Computing and Informatics
“Mapping the Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial Space”

Moderated by Dr. Penny Hammrich, Professor and Director of Doctoral Programs, School of Education

Tune in live: http://tinyurl.com/BooksandBagelsMarch2015

Visit the Books & Bagels video archive:
http://www.youtube.com/user/DrexelGSA/videos

Want to speak at an upcoming Books & Bagels?
Fill out the form at this link:
http://tiny.cc/booksandbagelsnomination

Event Flyer: http://drexelgsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Flyer-3-27-15.pdf

Heartchase event

Please use the updated:

You’re invited to the HeartChase!
Get your game on! HeartChase is a good-cause community adventure game. It’s a fun and frenzied pursuit of hidden rewards and healthy lives. And best of all, it’s a chance to help our community and the AHA chase away heart disease for good. Teams of 2-5 people will compete against other teams in a chase through the community. Each team will face 10 checkpoint challenges and locate hidden donations all while tracking progress in the HeartChase Mobile Game App. The team with the most points at the end of the clock wins!

Register your team of (2-5) with Drexel GSA by creating a new account. You will be able to use the dropdown list to choose “Drexel GSA.” We encourage students to get faculty and staff involved on their team as well as donate to this great cause!

Please register with Drexel GSA here. Only the first 42 people who indicate they need a seat on the bus will receive one. This registration form also includes space for anyone who would like to drive to the event and potentially take any additional student who cannot take the bus. You will receive an email notification by Friday, April 10th if you have a seat secured on our bus.

Event details:

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Check-in opens at:
8:30am at Gorgas Park
HeartChase Game Play begins at:
10:00am
Location:
Gorgas Park, Roxborough, PA

To the students taking our bus:
Meet at Hagerty Library at 7:45am
Bus leaves Hagerty Library at 8:00am sharp
Bus arrives at Gorgas Park 8:30am
Bus leaves Roxborough at 1:00pm and arrives back to campus at 1:30pm