March 31, 2021
Hello SPH students,
We hope you had a great weekend! There are many professional development opportunities happening in April. On April 8-9, the APHA Policy Action Institute is hosting a conference on topics such as health equity, COVID-19, climate change, the federal health agendas, and how to effectively communicate across party lines. If you are interested in attending, the information is below. Also, we want to remind you that if you are paying for this conference you may also qualify for reimbursement here.
Keep an eye out for the GSGA 2021-2022 nominations email! If you are interested in a GSGA position, email us email@example.com
Public Health Professional Development
Do you have an interesting paper, project, or research study to share that has not been previously presented? If so then you should apply to participate in the 2021 student poster presentation! Click here for more information.
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Scholarship | Deadline: April 1, 2021 | Apply here
We are pleased to announce that the Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Scholarship application is now open! 2021 marks the first year of CCF’s new Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Scholarship. The Foundation will award the first $25,000 Annual Scholarship to Italian American Students who exemplify the values and determination of Dr. Fauci. The scholarship will support Italian Americans with great academic prowess seeking financial aid at the graduate level in medical and public health fields of study.
Healthy CUNY is now on Instagram @healthycuny! Check out the information they are sharing with CUNY students as well as the food advocates who are promoting the SNAP campaign on various CUNY campuses such as Lehman College, LaGuardia CC, Brooklyn College, and Medgar Evers! And don’t forget to read the Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY!
Upcoming CUNY Events
The CUNY Climate Coalition meets bi-weekly via ZOOM Thursdays at 4:15pm. In this past year, we have worked on plastics reduction and composting, divestment from fossil fuels, and other environmental issues.
In-Person Climate Demonstration Wednesday, April 7th 5 PM Union Sq. marching to Washington Sq. Join us if you can! Fill out this form if you would like to join the CUNY-wide sustainability movement and get google calendar invites for posting on your social media accounts during Earth Month this April 1st – 30th.
Town Hall for CUNY Trans Students | April 14 | 6pm-8pm | RSVP Here
The NYC Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and Nicholas Cevoli, Brooklyn College LGBTQ Community Intern are pleased to co-host the Trans CUNY Student Town Hall. It will be a discussion of student experiences, human rights law, and next steps for CUNY accountability to comply with NYC laws.
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
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.