GSAC is sponsoring the Carol of the Lights Run December 9th at 6:30 pm. We are looking for a few volunteers and, of course, runners as well. The 5K track will go around the lights on campus and through the JONES AT&T Stadium onto the field.
We will also be doing an open house of the new Graduate Center in the Administration Building West Basement, so please come check out this new space just for graduate students. We want to hear from you how to design the space you will want to use.
We have a discount code for TTU students — “TTUlights” — if you register on the West Texas Endurance Website: http://
- All VOLUNTEERS get a free t-shirt for helping out.
- ALL RUNNERS will get a shirt and a travel coffee mug at the finish line to use for coffee/hot chocolate. You can take this mug to reJAVAnate in Cardinal’s and get a discount as long as you bring the mug.
Come to the next GSAC Meeting and Open Forum on Wednesday, December 5, 7-9 pm, at the future site of the Graduate Student Center! This is located in the basement of the west wing of the Administration Building, Rooms 40 & 41. If you need help finding us, just call 806.834.3348 and we will show you the way!
You can hear about the projects and issues we are working on and voice your own questions, ideas, and concerns during the Open Forum. The agenda will be posted before the meeting on our website under Publications: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/
If you can’t attend the meeting but want to share with us your thoughts about improving graduate student life, please email us at email@example.com.
Ever wonder how you’re going to make it to the end of semester, or even the end of the week with all of your responsibilities and expectations as a graduate student? Do you feel like your stress level affects your work or quality of life?
Keep calm and register for the Managing Stress as a Graduate Student workshop on Nov 28, 3-4:30pm! Go here to register: https://www.tltc.ttu.edu/WebApps/EMSEventEnrollmentPro/View/Pages/Member/EventList.aspx
This workshop will provide basic, easy-to-use skills and techniques to help graduate students cope with the stress of graduate school. We will also demonstrate and practice skills during the workshop, and attendees will have time to ask questions about stress and stress management. Danielle Jahn, M.A. Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. candidate, & GSAC representative, will present at the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center inside the University Library.
The next GSAC meeting is on Tuesday, November 13, 7pm – 9 pm, in Room 41 of the Administration Building. Our meetings include an “Open Student Forum” where graduate students may voice concerns and issues in an open and safe environment. This will take place
at the end of New Business on our agenda. from 7:20 – 7:40 pm. We will post the agenda on our website under Publications prior to the meeting: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/
If you have questions or issues that you want to bring to the attention of the Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC), please share them with us! You can speak during the Open Forum at our monthly meetings and/or contact Jeannie Bennett, Chair of the Student Welfare Commission, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The purpose of the Graduate Student Welfare commission is to establish ways in which to improve student life, provide a forum for the communication of grievances, issues, and concerns, and act as a direct link between the GSAC, graduate student organizations, administration, and other groups.
We encourage you to attend our meetings and add your voice!
Join the Graduate Student Advisory Council before the Texas Tech vs. UT game on Saturday, November 3, for free BBQ, drinks, music, and more!
We’ll start our tailgate at
noon 10:00 am in the Commuter West Parking Lot across from the United Spirit Arena at Indiana Avenue and Texas Tech Parkway. Although we’ll provide the BBQ and soft drinks, feel free to bring other refreshments or beverages with you.
We are really looking forward to seeing you! Wreck ‘em, Tech!
Bring your 4-legged friends, monsters and goblins and join us for this family friendly event. With 2 distance options (2K9 – 1.2 miles or 5 miles), there is an event for everyone. The “family friendly” course of 2K9 (1.2 miles) will take you along the beautiful Canyon Lake 6. The more challenging 5 mile course will have you running through the City of Lubbock Cemetery and paying tribute to Lubbock’s most famous son, Buddy Holly. The course will conclude with a loop around Canyon Lake 6.
When you register at www.WestTexasEndurance.com, please mention “GSAC” in notes section. Fees are $20 for kids, $27 for adults with dog, and $25 for adults without dogs. Dog supplies will be collected and donated to Haven Animal Care Shelter.
Festivities start at 8:30AM and include a dog costume contest. Volunteers are still needed. Participants and volunteers will receive a free long-sleeve tee.
The 2012 Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Conference will be held October 25-27 in the Canyon, Caprock, Arroyo, Mesa and Matador Rooms (2nd floor) of the Student Union Building. The preliminary schedule of presentations (including dates, times, and rooms) has been published: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/ahconference/pages.php?pg=2012Schedule. The selected panel session themes and paper topics include a thought-provoking mix of research from the fields of anthropology, communications, cultural studies, economics, education, environmental design, family studies, fine arts, language studies, marketing, and political science. We hope you will join us at the conference to appreciate the range and quality of scholarship presented by our fellow TTU graduate students!
If you are interested in serving as a moderator or judge at the Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Student Conference, then login with your eraider at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/news/abstract_LA_JudgeSignup.php to select a panel time slot. Judges will listen to all three presentations in a panel, give numerical scores according to a rubric, and give notes and critiques to the presenters. Judges are also invited to participate in panel question and answer periods. Moderators will help ensure that the panels run smoothly, keep the presenters within their allotted time, and collect the judges’ rubrics.
The conference is an opportunity for graduate students to share their scholarship with peers, have their presentations reviewed by a panel of judges, win awards for best of panel categories, and have their work published in a TTU Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Conference Proceedings.
We are looking forward to hearing our talented fellow graduate students present their scholarship at this event! We will update this space as the Graduate School shares more information on the event. For more Graduate School events, go to http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/grdschInfo/news.php.
For more information or to volunteer, contact email@example.com
Register now for free museum and/or film tickets for your family! The Graduate School, along with the Graduate Student Advisory Council, will host a Family Night Out at the Science Spectrum. Family Night Out, a social event for graduate students and their families, will be held on Saturday, October 20th at 5:30 PM. Pizza and beverages will be served.
The Graduate School will cover the cost of the museum and the film for the first 546 individuals (including guests) who register. The limit for those attending the museum only will be 264 individuals (including guests). Please visit the following link for registration: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/private/familynightout.aspx.
The GSAC is participating in the Bike Clinic event on Wednesday, October 17, 10 AM – 2 PM. The Bike Clinic will feature free bike diagnostic exams, basic bike workshops, information on biking safety, & on-site bike registration plus free food, drinks, and gifts. The Bike Clinic, sponsored by TTU Transportation and Parking Services, will be held in the Gazebo Area on corner of 15th and Boston Avenue.
Hope to see you there!