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Newsletter 03-24-2021

GSGA Newsletter

March 24, 2021

Hello SPH students!

The PHIIRE student club is here! The PHIIRE (Population Health Informatics Innovation, Research, and Education) Club is a new student-led initiative at CUNY SPH run by students in the MS in Population Health Informatics Program. The mission of the PHIIRE Club is to equip future public health professionals and leaders with the knowledge to address 21st-century challenges in urban communities and beyond.

Think you have what it takes to join this club? If you are interested in being part of a graduate student organization that empowers its members to think innovatively while leveraging the cross-sections of information science, technology, and public health, please contact Rafaela.Villacres63@sphmail.cuny.edu.

Spring 2021 PHIIRE Executive Committee:
  • Rafaela Villacres – Founder & President
  • Erica Rowe-Owen – Vice President
  • Kiyante Beaugris – Secretary
  • Sadaf Ahmad – Treasurer

Keep an eye out for the GSGA 2021-2022 nominations email! If you are interested in a GSGA position, email us gsga@sphmail.cuny.edu

Sincerely,
GSGA 2020-2021

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!


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!


 STUDENT RESOURCES

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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