June 2017:Newsletter

SOGS Update, the official monthly electronic newsletter from SOGS, keeps you up to date on issues and events affecting graduate students at Western University.

For updates on events, issues and discussion relevant to graduate students and Western between editions of the newsletter, consider the following:

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INDEX:

GET INVOLVED (pg. 2)

  • Call for SOGS committee members (Academic Committee, Bylaws and Constitution Committee, Graduate Peer Support Committee, Policy Committee), commissioner (Advocacy Commissioner), and Speaker.

GRAD SOCIAL LIFE (pg. 3-4)

  • Board Game Night: @ The Grad Club, June 23, 7PM
  • Yoga on UC Hill: June 28, 7PM
  • Global Cafe presented by IESC and IGSIC: June 29, 3-5PM
  • IGSIC and IESC Niagara Falls trip: July 8, 8AM-6PM
  • IGSIC and OSC Grand Bend beach trip: August 5, 9AM-6PM
  • IGSIC and IESC Canada’s Wonderland Trip: August 26, 8AM-8PM

SOGS TRIVIA & CONTESTS (pg. 5)

  • SOGS May trivia winners
  • SOGS June trivia and photo contest
  • SOGS 2017-18 Handbook photo cover contest

@ THE GRAD CLUB (pg. 6)

  • Upcoming Events
  • Entertainment
  • Summer Hours

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (pg. 7)

  • Academic and Professional Communication Series
  • Teaching Assistant Training Program (TATP)
  • Weekly Thesis Writing Time
  • Important Academic Dates

2017 GRADUATE STUDENT TEACHING AWARD WINNERS (pg. 8)

STUDENT LIFE (P. 9)

  • Ontario Electricity Support Program
  • SOGS Food Bank initiative for NON-TA MEMBERS
  • Columbia Sportswear employee discount (June 5-25)

MEET YOUR NEW EXECUTIVE (pg. 9)

  • President, Mary Blake Bonn
  • VP Academic, Jina Kum

 

 

May 2017: Council Summary

The following provides a brief summary of the recent Council meeting on May 25. The complete Council package, which includes the agenda and reports, can be accessed online. Full minutes of the May Council meeting will be available in the June 2017 Council package.

This summary is provided to increase transparency, and to support Councillors in completing their obligations under Bylaw 2.3.5; “shall regularly communicate with his or her constituents concerning the activities, programs, and decisions of the Society”.

If you have any questions, please contact our office or the Speaker.

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May 2017: Newsletter

SOGS Update, the official monthly electronic newsletter from SOGS, keeps you up to date on issues and events affecting graduate students at Western University.

For updates on events, issues and discussion relevant to graduate students and Western between editions of the newsletter, consider the following:

Do you have a news item or announcement you would like to have included in the next SOGS Update? Email advocacy@sogs.ca for more information.

In this month’s Update

Research & workshops

In the headlines

Get involved

Grad Life at Western

At the Grad Club

Monthly giveaways: Photo contest & trivia

 

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April 2017: Council Summary

The following provides a brief summary of the recent Council meeting on April 27. The complete Council package, which includes the agenda and reports, can be accessed online. Full minutes of the April Council meeting will be available in the May 2017 Council package.

This summary is provided to increase transparency, and to support Councillors in completing their obligations under Bylaw 2.3.5; “shall regularly communicate with his or her constituents concerning the activities, programs, and decisions of the Society”.

If you have any questions, please contact our office or the Speaker.

Continue reading

April 2017: Newsletter

SOGS Update, the official monthly electronic newsletter from SOGS, keeps you up to date on issues and events affecting graduate students at Western University. If you are looking for previous issues of SOGS Update, please contact the office.

For updates on events, issues and discussion relevant to graduate students and Western between editions of the newsletter, consider the following:

Do you have a news item or announcement you would like to have included in the next SOGS Update? Email advocacy@sogs.ca for more information.

In this month’s Update

Research & workshops

In the headlines

Get involved

Grad Life at Western

At the Grad Club

Monthly giveaways: Photo contest & trivia

Continue reading

March 2017: Council Summary

The following provides a brief summary of the recent Council meeting on March 30. The complete Council package, which includes the agenda and reports, can be accessed online. Full minutes of the February Council meeting will be available in the March 2017 Council package.

This summary is provided to increase transparency, and to support Councillors in completing their obligations under Bylaw 2.3.5; “shall regularly communicate with his or her constituents concerning the activities, programs, and decisions of the Society”.

If you have any questions, please contact our office or the Speaker.

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March 2017: Newsletter

SOGS Update, the official monthly electronic newsletter from SOGS, keeps you up to date on issues and events affecting graduate students at The University of Western Ontario. If you are looking for previous issues of SOGS Update, please contact the office.

For updates on events, issues and discussion relevant to graduate students and Western between editions of the newsletter, consider the following:

Do you have a news item or announcement you would like to have included in the next SOGS Update? Email advocacy@sogs.ca for more information.

In this month’s Update

Research & workshops

In the headlines

Get involved

Grad Life at Western

At the Grad Club

Monthly giveaways: Photo contest & trivia

Continue reading

February 2017: Council Summary

The following provides a brief summary of the recent Council meeting on March 2. The complete Council package, which includes the agenda and reports, can be accessed online. Full minutes of the February Council meeting will be available in the March 2017 Council package.

This summary is provided to increase transparency, and to support Councillors in completing their obligations under Bylaw 2.3.5; “shall regularly communicate with his or her constituents concerning the activities, programs, and decisions of the Society”.

If you have any questions, please contact our office or the Speaker.

Continue reading

February 2017: Newsletter

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SOGS Update, the official monthly electronic newsletter from SOGS, keeps you up to date on issues and events affecting graduate students at The University of Western Ontario. If you are looking for previous issues of SOGS Update, please contact the office.

For updates on events, issues and discussion relevant to graduate students and Western between editions of the newsletter, consider the following:

Do you have a news item or announcement you would like to have included in the next SOGS Update? Email advocacy@sogs.ca for more information.

In this month’s Update

Research & workshops

In the headlines

Get involved

Grad Life at Western

At the Grad Club

Monthly giveaways: Photo contest & trivia

Continue reading

January 2017: Council Summary

The following provides a brief summary of the recent Council meeting on January 26. The complete Council package, which includes the agenda and reports, can be accessed online. Full minutes of the March Council meeting will be available in the January 2017 Council package.

This summary is provided to increase transparency, and to support Councillors in completing their obligations under Bylaw 2.3.5; “shall regularly communicate with his or her constituents concerning the activities, programs, and decisions of the Society”.

If you have any questions, please contact our office or the Speaker.

Continue reading