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Newsletter 04.28.2021

GSGA Newsletter

April 28, 2021

Hello SPH Students!

Today is the last day to vote for the future 2021-2022 GSGA student leaders. If you haven’t yet, here is the link to vote.  You can also visit our website to view the GSGA and Governing Council candidates’ bio and check out the Candidates’ Forum video!

We want to remind you that we are also searching for one student who would like to take on the Communications Officer (CO) role in GSGA for the 2021-2022 term. If you are great at social media and writing newsletters like this one — this is your chance!  These are skills you will develop as CO and can add to your resume. You will get guidance and training from the previous Communications Officer! Please send a letter of interest to GSGA@sphmail.cuny.edu

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021

CUNY Disability Awareness Month Events

Panel: Creating a Culture of Disability Inclusion and Equity

Thur April 29 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | RSVP

Four members of the CUNY and SPH communities will share their insights about what it means and what is required to create and sustain an inclusive and equitable learning and working environment for all. Following their brief presentations, panelists will engage us in a dialogue to explore actions that can be taken as individuals, as a campus community, and as a society to facilitate and ensure disability inclusion and equity. ASL interpretation will be available for this event.


Film Screening: Give Me Liberty

Fri, April 30 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | RSVP

John Jay College Event

May 4 | 6pm | RSVP


CUNY School of Public Health Upcoming Events

Various SPH Events | RSVP Here

Check out the upcoming SPH events! Events such as panels, dissertations, essential workers support groups, and more!


Crisis Text Line

Text CUNY to 741741 for crisis support!


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

Students for Racial Justice Support Group

Weekly on Wednesdays  |  5:00pm – 6:00pm  | RSVP

We acknowledge the emotional and social challenges of doing antiracism work while adjusting to the Covid-19 pandemic that has disproportionately impacted BIPOC. We name white supremacist terrorism as a threat to public health. Self-care is crucial as we engage in activism on the ground and/or from our homes. With great respect, we offer an open, weekly, virtual support group for CUNY SPH students promoting racial justice. The goal is mutual empowerment through sharing experiences and resources in a supportive environment where stress can be managed. If you would like more information please email Student Wellness Counselor Sherry Adams at sherry.adams@sph.cuny.edu.


Student Emergency Fund

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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