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Boston College Graduate and Professional Student Newsletter

MARCH 2011

Office of Graduate Student Life Plans Grad Student Gatherings

The Office of Graduate Student Life has planned a plethora of events for students this semester. Check out the complete list, and keep an eye on the sidebar for these great happenings! Please also take a look at the Spring Annoucements as there are a ton of interesting opportunities that you can be a part of!

Your 2011-2012 Graduate Student Assocation Executive Board is...

Congratulations to next year's board: President Jillian Stout Maxey, Vice President Daniel Arroyo, and Financial Director Jon Piron!

Get excited for the Boston College Graduate Scholarship Symposium!

The symposium is a one-day interdisciplinary presentation of student work from all of BC's graduate and professional schools. The purpose is to provide BC graduate and professional students with the opportunity to share their work, develop conference presenting skills, collaborate across disciplines and celebrate achievements. Please visit the event website.

Graduate Student Spotlight

Graduate School of Social Work's Abby Schwartz '13

Abby Schwartz has turned an interest in gerontology into a passion for helping people give better care to their loved ones. Read about her experiences.

Spaces Still Available for Final Whole Person Education Workshop

The workshop, "Talking about Tough, Divisive, and Potentially Hurtful Issues in the Classroom" on March 22, will be facilitated by Associate Dean of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Sparks. Please visit the website to submit your RSVP and view more information.

SustainBC Celebrates Green Month

Check out their webpage to learn about all of the great stuff happening during Green Month! Many organizations have come together to create a very packed month of activities.

Intestested in GLBTQ issues?

Then stop by the GLBTQ Graduate Student Drop-In Group. The group meets Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 pm in McElroy 141. Email the Women's Resource Center for more information.

New: Graduate Student Yoga Community

The Yoga Community strives to create an environment where individuals with any interest in yoga are weclome to practice. Whether you have never tried yoga or are a yogi, we encourage you to participate and contribute. Free, Murray House Dining Room, every Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 pm.

Important Dates

  • March 7-11

    Spring Vacation [please note that the Murray House will only be open from 9am-5pm during the break]

Graduate Student Events

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

Weekly Events


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