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Newsletter 03.17.2021

GSGA Newsletter

March 17, 2021

Happy Wednesday SPH students!

There are various professional developments events and opportunities coming up! Also, the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is searching for a student to serve as an editor for the Journal in a one year, unpaid fellowship program. This student will work closely with the journal office and one of their Associate Editors. Check below to learn more and apply.

We also want to remind you that GSGA is looking for student leaders who are interested in joining the 2021-2022 term. For more information, email us gsga@sphmail.cuny.edu

GSGA 2020-2021

Fall 2021 Academic Planning Student Survey

We’d like to hear your thoughts on the upcoming Fall 2021 semester and encourage you to take part in a survey that will help us plan for the fall term. Please check your email for an invitation to submit your anonymous responses. If you have not received the survey or have any questions, please email alexis.feinberg@sph.cuny.edu.

Public Health Professional Development

The American Journal of Public Health is searching for students to serve as an editor for the Journal in a one-year, unpaid fellowship program. The selected student will begin in April 2021. Deadline March 31, 2021;.

Learn more and apply here!

Virtual Women’s Health and Activism Summit 2021
Wednesday, March 24 to Friday, March 26  | 10 am – 1 pm |  Virtual  |  Register

In recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Women’s Advisory Board invites you to join us virtually for the 2021 Women’s Health and Activism Summit. This year’s theme, Reclaiming My Power, focuses on the WAB’s call to action of awakening power to create, nurture, and transform, and will incorporate discussions around communicating your needs in intimate relationships, wellness, mental health, combxploitation, and reproductive justice. The summit’s panel discussion will feature women sharing their ideas and experiences around wellness, visibility, and accountability. The panel will focus on inspiring, empowering, and strengthening women while answering the question, “How do we, as women and girls, thrive while experiencing the trauma of sexism, racism, colorism, transphobia, islamophobia, and harassment?” Virtual workshops will include “Breathwork; Living in Love,” “Communicating Your Needs in Your Intimate Relationships,” and “Acupuncture 101,” to name a few. The summit will feature keynote speakers Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, and Liberian peace activist, Jamilah Lemieux, leading millennial feminist thinker and renowned cultural critic and writer with a focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality, and Dr. Anisha Gandhi, Director of Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives for the NYC Health Department’s Bureau of HIV.

2021 Greenlight Festival: CUNY Climate Conference

Wed, Mar 31, 2021, 10:00 AM –Thu, Apr 1, 2021, 4:00 PM EDT | RSVP

GREENLIGHT is a two-day climate conference geared towards educating the public and connecting new grads with their futures in sustainability. Hear from over 20 industry leaders and professionals leading the way in the fight against climate change. Engage in meaningful conversations with like-minded peers about sustainability and the future of our planet.

Building Bridges: Creating Health | April 8 & 9 | Virtual
APHA’s Virtual Policy Action Institute brings the importance of policy to the forefront during National Public Health Week. Join elected officials, policy experts, and influential speakers as they explore such topics as health equity, COVID-19, climate change, the federal health agendas, and how to effectively communicate across party lines. #SpeakForHealth

Career Services

To view the SPH Career Services live calendar click here!


GSGA Student Awards

Apply for reimbursement when you pay out of pocket to attend virtual public health conferences! There are also GSGA awards for community service, professional development, and manuscripts. You can’t miss out on this. For more details, click here to check it out!

Wellness for Students 

Stress Management Support Group

Tuesdays from March 2 through May 11  |  5pm – 6pm  |  Virtual

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 813 2542 4718
Passcode: 540433

Email: Sherry.Adams@sph.cuny.edu

Crisis Text Line text: CUNY to 741741

Student Emergency Funds 

If you are a current CUNY SPH student-facing short-term financial hardship, we encourage you to submit an application to the Student Emergency Fund.

To access the application, you will need to log into SharePoint using your SPH login (sph\______) credentials.  Reach out to the HelpDesk@sph.cuny.edu if you require assistance with SharePoint.

Click here to apply.  Please note that applicants will be asked to submit supporting documentation to demonstrate financial need.

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