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january 2011

Boston College - Graduate and Professional Student Newsletter - January 2011
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Boston College Graduate and Professional Student Newsletter


BE REPRESENTED - Apply for the 2011-2012 GSA Executive Board

The Graduate Student Association is calling for new candidates for the 2011-2012 academic year. If you want to improve the graduate student experience and implement programs that meet their needs, then apply for one of our three positions: President, Vice-President, and Financial Director - each will receive a monthly stipend. There will be an information session on February 1st at the Murray Graduate Student Center and Statements of Intent are due online by February 8th. Please visit our website for more information or email us with any questions.

Have Fun While Aiding Those In Need

It is that time of year again for a night of fun and giving back at the Annual Graduate Student Association Charity Ball supporting the Jesuit Refugee Service on February 19th. Come for a night of food, dancing and mingling with other Boston College graduate students, while helping out a great cause! Click here for more information: tickets will be on sale shortly.

Graduate Student Spotlight

Woods College of Advancing Studies' Isaac Pio '11

From India to New Zealand to Boston, Isaac Pio chose to further his career goals at Woods College. Read his story.

Listen to a Story…Discover a Path

This month's Veritas et Vinum featured webcast features Dr. Patrick Rombalski: Vice President for Student Affairs at Boston College. Dr. Rombalski reflects upon his life and how his experiences relate to his work with students.

Graduate Student Wellness Events - Spring 2011

This spring, the Office of Graduate Student Life will be offering a series of wellness events with topics ranging from meditation and cooking workshops to seminars about work-life balance. More information will be forthcoming. If you have any questions or would like to contribute to our spring wellness offerings, please email Linde Haskins.

Join the Boston College Graduate LGBT and Ally Group!

This group aims to provide support, offer a forum for discussion, and to assist graduate students in feeling at home at Boston College. They are looking to form a growing graduate student club on campus. If you are interested in becoming a part of BC Grad LGBT, please email Kelly Drummond.

Campus Ministry Events for Spring 2011

The Graduate Campus Ministry has a bunch of great events and opportunities planned for this semester. Check them out!

Reminder: the Deadline to Apply for the Boston College Graduate Scholarship Symposium is January 28th!

Click here for details about the symposium, or here for more information about multiple conferences whose deadlines are in the near future.

Important Dates

  • January 17

    Martin Luther King Day—No classes

  • January 18

    Spring term classes begin

  • January 26

    Last date to drop/add online

    Last date for students who plan to graduate in May 2011 to verify diploma name online

  • January 29

    Spring medical insurance waiver deadline

Graduate Student Events

Make sure to check our website frequently as new events are added often!

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