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