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Newsletter 03.10.2021

GSGA Newsletter

March 10, 2021

Hello SPH students,

Monday, March 8th was International Women’s Day! The theme this year was “Choose To Challenge.” What did you choose to challenge this year? We challenge you to attend the City College: Women’s Leadership Summit on Friday, March 12. It is open to ALL CUNY students! The last day to RSVP is today! See below for more information. 

We also encourage students to get involved in the SPH Graduate Student Government Association 2021-2022. Nominations will start soon this month and elections will begin in April. We are in need of student leaders! If you would like to find out more please email gsga@sphmail.cuny.edu.

P.S. Keep up with GSGA and follow us on Instagram and Facebook!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021


SPH Student Clubs & Opportunities

Are you studying or interested in Health Informatics? The PHIIRE Club is looking for SPH students to run for executive positions or become members! 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. The club advocates using SMAART(Sustainable, Multisector, Accessible, Affordable, Reimbursable, and Tailored) Informatics Framework to support the student projects we’ll be working on.

For questions email: Rafaela.Villacres63@sphmail.cuny.edu


There will be a rally against tuition hikes! Masks and social distancing will be required. See the flyer above for more information.


Think you got what it takes this year? Become part of the GSGA 2021-2022! Email us gsga@sphmail.cuny.edu.


Job Opportunities During COVID

COVID-19 Community Testing & Tracing Canvassing: Full-Time Community Canvassers (Brooklyn, NY)

Here is a job opportunity for those interested in keeping NYC safe and providing public health & vaccine education canvassing throughout Brooklyn! It is $20/hr. and they will provide health insurance for those working more than 30 hrs as well as overtime. To read more click here.

Professional Development 

City College: Women’s Leadership Summit |OPEN TO ALL CUNY STUDENTS!

Friday March 12, 2021 | 10 am – 2pm | Zoom RSVP

The mission of the CCNY’s Annual Women’s Leadership Summit is to inspire and empower students with leadership qualities to foster their skills to take on or continue in their leadership roles on and off-campus. The theme this year is “Navigating and Forging Your Essence”.


Job Search Bootcamp Series
Various Dates and Times  |  Virtual  |  Register 

This series of interactive workshops will help you deepen and apply the skills needed for a successful job search. Sessions will include topic overviews, interactive activities to apply skills, weekly goal setting, and the chance to find and partner with an accountability buddy for mutual support and encouragement around weekly post-session follow-up activities. You can register for specific sessions as relevant or attend them all. 

  • Session 3: Cover Letters  |  Friday, March 12  |  12pm – 1pm
  • Session 4: Interview Preparation  |  Wednesday, March 24  |  5pm – 6pm
  • Session 5: Salary Negotiation  |  Friday April 9  |  12pm – 1pm

To view the SPH Career Services live calendar click 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

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

Crisis Text Line text: CUNY to 741741


 

Newsletter 03.03.2021

GSGA Newsletter

March 3, 2021

Hello SPH Students,

March is here and it is National Nutrition Month!  Here are some tips regarding eating healthy:

  • Avoid distractions while eating
  • Take time to enjoy your food
  • Include healthy foods from all groups
  • Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

                      

 

Tonight at 8:00 pm the Sustainable CUNY Club will be hosting their meeting. On Friday, March 5th, it is the Virtual Career Fair! Also, Healthy CUNY’s new version of the Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY is now out!

See below our calendar for March 2021 and the RSVP links.

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to learn more healthy tips throughout the week!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021



SPH STUDENT CLUBS

Sustainable CUNY SPH Club

Today at 8pm | ZOOM LINK HERE

 

SPH Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights & Justice Club 

The Repro Club has an Instagram: @sphsexreprohrj. Make sure to follow and participate in their upcoming events! For more information about the club click here.


Student Wellness

Stress Management Support Group

Crisis Text Line text: CUNY to 741741

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

Student Wellness Counselor, Sherry Adams, will facilitate a weekly open support group for students that will promote the use of adaptive coping skills and the mutual aid dynamic. In conjunction with group participants, Sherry will share strategies for managing time, academic and personal stressors, and address the emotional impact of enduring simultaneous pandemics. This group will be a safe and affirming space for SPH students coping with a range of challenges to offer and receive support during these trying times. There will be opportunities for creative expression as a method of stress management and mindfulness exercises will be incorporated. If you would like more information please email Student Wellness Counselor Sherry Adams at sherry.adams@sph.cuny.edu.

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


Professional Development Events

CUNY SPH Virtual Spring Career Fair
Friday, March 5, 2021 | 12pm – 4pm  |  Virtual  |  Register

Join public and private sector employers of public health students and practitioners including hospitals, clinics, government divisions, non-profits, consulting firms, and a variety of for-profit organizations. Representatives will be in break-out rooms to give short introductions to their organizations and recruiting which will include internships, jobs, fellowships, and other opportunities followed by open Q&A.

Job Search Bootcamp Series
Various Dates and Times  |  Virtual  |  Register 

This series of interactive workshops will help you deepen and apply the skills needed for a successful job search. Sessions will include topic overviews, interactive activities to apply skills, weekly goal setting, and the chance to find and partner with an accountability buddy for mutual support and encouragement around weekly post-session follow-up activities. You can register for specific sessions as relevant or attend them all. 

  • Session 3: Cover Letters  |  Friday, March 12  |  12pm – 1pm
  • Session 4: Interview Preparation  |  Wednesday, March 24  |  5pm – 6pm
  • Session 5: Salary Negotiation  |  Friday April 9  |  12pm – 1pm

To view the SPH Career Services live calendar click here


Healthy CUNY

Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY

The new edition includes information about the COVID-19 vaccine and useful resources for finding help with food insecurity, mental health, educational challenges and so much more. Scroll through the whole guide, or simply link to topics of interest within the table of contents! Make sure to also stay updated and follow us on social media: Instagram: @healthycuny, Twitter and Facebook!


 

City College: Women’s Leadership Summit |OPEN TO ALL CUNY STUDENTS!

Friday March 12, 2021 | 10 am – 2pm | Zoom RSVP

The mission of the CCNY’s Annual Women’s Leadership Summit is to inspire and empower students with leadership qualities to foster their skills to take on or continue in their leadership roles on and off-campus. The theme this year is “Navigating and Forging Your Essence”.

 


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.

Ongoing Events

January 1 to April 11  |  Virtual  | Register

APHA invites you to participate in the Keep It Moving Challenge, a great way to focus on being active every day, staying motivated by your team members, and engaging in a little friendly competition. Sign up for the challenge today by joining the CUNY SPH team or creating your own.


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! 

Newsletter 02.24.2021

GSGA Newsletter

February 24, 2021

Happy Wednesday SPH Students,

We would like to thank the students who participated in the GSGA town hall last week. It was amazing to have SPH students share ideas, learn about student leadership opportunities, hear what students had to say about their experience as graduate students (especially during the pandemic), student clubs, and more! We encourage you to join us in our future events. Below you will find the last events of February and the upcoming events in March.

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021



SPH Student Clubs

Sustainable CUNY SPH Club Meeting

March 3, 2021| 8:00pm | Virtual Link

Questions? Email fiona.conway14@sphmail.cuny.edu


EVENTS

Student Empowerment Day

Rallying for funds to support students with disabilities in college

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 10:30 am | Zoom


CUNY SPH Virtual Spring Career Fair
Friday, March 5, 2021 | 12pm – 4pm  |  Virtual  |  Register

Join public and private sector employers of public health students and practitioners including hospitals, clinics, government divisions, non-profits, consulting firms, and a variety of for-profit organizations. Representatives will be in break-out rooms to give short introductions to their organizations and recruiting which will include internships, jobs, fellowships, and other opportunities followed by open Q&A.

Job Search Bootcamp Series
Various Dates and Times  |  Virtual  |  Register 

This series of interactive workshops will help you deepen and apply the skills needed for a successful job search. Sessions will include topic overviews, interactive activities to apply skills, weekly goal setting, and the chance to find and partner with an accountability buddy for mutual support and encouragement around weekly post-session follow-up activities. You can register for specific sessions as relevant or attend them all. 

  •  Session 2: Job Search Strategy& Networking  |  Wednesday, February 24  |  5pm – 6pm
  • Session 3: Cover Letters  |  Friday, March 12  |  12pm – 1pm
  • Session 4: Interview Preparation  |  Wednesday, March 24  |  5pm – 6pm
  • Session 5: Salary Negotiation  |  Friday April 9  |  12pm – 1pm

To view the SPH Career Services live calendar click here


Student Organization Founding Leaders Focus Group

Deadline March 10 | Apply Here

ASPPH is looking for 10-15 students across their member institutions to serve as participants of a long-term focus group investigating options for developing a student organization across schools and programs of public health.

For any questions, email: tseward@aspph.org.


City College: Women’s Leadership Summit |OPEN TO ALL CUNY STUDENTS!

Friday March 12, 2021 | 10 am – 2pm | Zoom RSVP

The mission of the CCNY’s Annual Women’s Leadership Summit is to inspire and empower students with leadership qualities to foster their skills to take on or continue in their leadership roles on and off-campus. The theme this year is “Navigating and Forging Your Essence”.


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.

Ongoing Events

January 1 to April 11  |  Virtual  | Register

APHA invites you to participate in the Keep It Moving Challenge, a great way to focus on being active every day, staying motivated by your team members, and engaging in a little friendly competition. Sign up for the challenge today by joining theCUNY SPH team or creating your own.


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 at the School of Public Health

The Office of Student Wellness is here to provide you with short-term individual counseling, support groups, community referrals, and various events aimed at promoting healthy coping skills.   As we collectively continue to navigate the range of challenges presented by multiple pandemics, the Office of Student Wellness seeks to gain a clearer understanding of your wellness needs and preferences for engaging.  This is a reminder to please complete the survey below to assist the Office of Student Wellness in supporting you and your peers.  Your feedback is much appreciated!

Survey: https://cunysph.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_37Vmqde2NJF8Iia


We’d like to hear from you!

Fill out this survey today and let us know what you would like to see this semester!


HealthyCUNY works with partners inside and outside of CUNY to promote well-being and a culture of health in order to foster the academic and life success of our students. To learn more about HealthyCUNY, simply click here!


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.

Newsletter 02.17.2021

GSGA Newsletter

February 17, 2021

Happy Wednesday SPH Students,

Tomorrow at 7:00 pm, the Graduate Student Government will host a town hall for SPH students. They will talk about student leadership positions, GSGA student awards, student clubs, and more! We encourage you to join us tomorrow and share with your classmates. You may RSVP here to get the zoom details.

Check below for student training, opportunities, and upcoming events!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021


Trainings 

Anti-Asian Xenophobic Harassment Training

February 17th at 5:00pm ET/4:00pm CT/3:00pm MT/ 2:00pm PT/ 11:00am HST. RSVP

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt their free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment. Click here to find out about the dates and times of the training.


EVENTS

Student Empowerment Day

Rallying for funds to support students with disabilities in college

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 10:30 am | Zoom


CUNY SPH Virtual Spring Career Fair
Friday, March 5, 2021 | 12pm – 4pm  |  Virtual  |  Register

Join public and private sector employers of public health students and practitioners including hospitals, clinics, government divisions, non-profits, consulting firms, and a variety of for-profit organizations. Representatives will be in break-out rooms to give short introductions to their organizations and recruiting which will include internships, jobs, fellowships, and other opportunities followed by open Q&A.

Job Search Bootcamp Series
Various Dates and Times  |  Virtual  |  Register 

This series of interactive workshops will help you deepen and apply the skills needed for a successful job search. Sessions will include topic overviews, interactive activities to apply skills, weekly goal setting, and the chance to find and partner with an accountability buddy for mutual support and encouragement around weekly post-session follow-up activities. You can register for specific sessions as relevant or attend them all. 

  • Session 1: Resume Writing  |  Friday, February 19  |  12pm – 1pm
  •  Session 2: Job Search Strategy& Networking  |  Wednesday, February 24  |  5pm – 6pm
  • Session 3: Cover Letters  |  Friday, March 12  |  12pm – 1pm
  • Session 4: Interview Preparation  |  Wednesday, March 24  |  5pm – 6pm
  • Session 5: Salary Negotiation  |  Friday April 9  |  12pm – 1pm

To view the SPH Career Services live calendar click here


City College: Women’s Leadership Summit |OPEN TO ALL CUNY STUDENTS!

Friday March 12, 2021 | 10 am – 2pm | Zoom RSVP

The mission of the CCNY’s Annual Women’s Leadership Summit is to inspire and empower students with leadership qualities to foster their skills to take on or continue in their leadership roles on and off-campus. The theme this year is “Navigating and Forging Your Essence”.


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.

Ongoing Events

January 1 to April 11  |  Virtual  | Register

APHA invites you to participate in the Keep It Moving Challenge, a great way to focus on being active every day, staying motivated by your team members, and engaging in a little friendly competition. Sign up for the challenge today by joining theCUNY SPH team or creating your own.


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 at the School of Public Health

The Office of Student Wellness is here to provide you with short-term individual counseling, support groups, community referrals, and various events aimed at promoting healthy coping skills.   As we collectively continue to navigate the range of challenges presented by multiple pandemics, the Office of Student Wellness seeks to gain a clearer understanding of your wellness needs and preferences for engaging.  This is a reminder to please complete the survey below to assist the Office of Student Wellness in supporting you and your peers.  Your feedback is much appreciated!

Survey: https://cunysph.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_37Vmqde2NJF8Iia


We’d like to hear from you!

Fill out this survey today and let us know what you would like to see this semester!


HealthyCUNY works with partners inside and outside of CUNY to promote well-being and a culture of health in order to foster the academic and life success of our students. To learn more about HealthyCUNY, simply click here!


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.

Newsletter 02.10.2021

GSGA Newsletter

February 10, 2021

Happy Wednesday SPH Students,

Would you like to learn more about the Graduate Student Government Association? Curious to know what we do to support SPH students? Start working with us now so that you can be ready to serve as a student leader next year! We are looking for students who want to serve their SPH student community and be part of a team. Email GSGA@sphmail.cuny.edu today if you are interested in becoming a member of your school’s student government. We will also be hosting a GSGA Townhall on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:00pm. RSVP here, get the most out of 2021, and get involved!

Thank you to the students who participated in the GO RED day last Friday! See below a collage of SPH students rocking their red and raising awareness on heart disease. We hope to see you in our next public health awareness collage. Take a look at the March calendar here.

Based on the recent survey we sent out, 84% of students said they were interested in concentration-specific events. Fill out this survey today to make this happen!

Check below for student training, opportunities, and upcoming events!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021

 


SPH Student Clubs 

Have you looked into joining an SPH student club or starting your own? Click here to find out more on how to get involved while earning your degree. 


GSGA Awards

Did you know that you can 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 may also get reimbursed for the upcoming 2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference below. Oh yes, we are talking serious here!

You can’t miss out on this. Click here to check it out!


Conferences and Training 

You may apply for reimbursement AFTER paying for the conference registration. Click here to view the GSGA awards guidelines and applications.

2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

February 16-18, 2021 | Virtual | RSVP

Join us for three days of virtual, boundary-breaking discussions about the latest and most important health policy issues facing our nation and the data and evidence that will drive innovation and help achieve our goals of better health and health care for everyone.


Anti-Asian Xenophobic Harassment Training

February 17th at 5:00pm ET/4:00pm CT/3:00pm MT/ 2:00pm PT/ 11:00am HST. RSVP

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt their free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment. Click here to find out about the dates and times of the training.


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.

Wellness at the School of Public Health

The Office of Student Wellness is here to provide you with short-term individual counseling, support groups, community referrals, and various events aimed at promoting healthy coping skills.   As we collectively continue to navigate the range of challenges presented by multiple pandemics, the Office of Student Wellness seeks to gain a clearer understanding of your wellness needs and preferences for engaging.  This is a reminder to please complete the survey below to assist the Office of Student Wellness in supporting you and your peers.  Your feedback is much appreciated!

Survey: https://cunysph.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_37Vmqde2NJF8Iia


STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

CUNY LGBTQI

The CUNY Central Office of Student Inclusion Initiatives will be accepting applications for two student development programs for LGBTQI+ students this upcoming semester. Both programs will run on Fridays through the Spring 2021 semester and will offer a variety of professional and personal development experiences.

1) The CUNY LGBTQI+ Advocacy Academy facilitated by James Vacca and will focus on political advocacy, policy development, community organizing, and civic engagement. Students accepted into this program will be offered a monthly stipend. For more information and the application click: https://bit.ly/CUNYAdvocacy

2) The CUNY LGBTQI+ Leadership Program facilitated by Dr. David Rivera and will focus on social justice, social-emotional learning, sociocultural identity development, and community engagement. For more information and the application click: https://bit.ly/CUNYLeadership

 


APHA’s Keep It Moving Challenge 

January 1 to April 11  |  Virtual  |  Register

APHA invites you to participate in the Keep It Moving Challenge, a great way to focus on being active every day, staying motivated by your team members, and engaging in a little friendly competition. Sign up for the challenge today by joining the CUNY SPH team or creating your own.


STUDENT RESOURCES

HealthyCUNY works with partners inside and outside of CUNY to promote well-being and a culture of health in order to foster the academic and life success of our students. To learn more about HealthyCUNY, simply click here!


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.

Newsletter 02.03.2021

GSGA Newsletter

February 3, 2021

Hello SPH Students,

This Friday, February 5th is National Wear Red day!  We encourage you to wear red this Friday and tag us on our Instagram @gsga_cunysph and Facebook. As public health students, let’s raise awareness together about cardiovascular disease. Make sure to use the hashtag #WearRedSPH and we will feature you in the next newsletter!

Thank you to the students who filled out the survey! Based on the survey we asked SPH students to fill out, we found that this semester SPH students prefer to see more of:

*86.4% Concentration-specific virtual events*

*68.2 % GSGA sponsored gifts with giveaways*

*59.1% Collaborations with speakers*

Some students suggested that events be recorded to watch later on and more opportunities to meet other students. The survey will remain open this semester. We strongly encourage you to share the survey with your classmates and continue to provide us with suggestions. After all, you deserve to have fun while working hard. In the meantime, GSGA will be hosting several activities for you this semester. Keep a lookout for thee invites!

Check below for student training, opportunities, and upcoming events!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021


Get Involved!

We are looking for students who are interested in running for Graduate Student Government Association and filling positions on the SPH Governance Council (GC) for the year 2021-2022. If you are interested in serving please send an email to GSGA@sphmail.cuny.edu. You can find detailed information about the GSGA. Stay tuned for more information about the GSGA and GC nomination process in future newsletters.


Conferences and Training 

Dave Kelly Pop-Up Workshop: Building Leaders Through Service®: The Qualities of Visionary Leaders

TODAY, February 3 | 3:00pm | RSVP


The Festival of Urgent Renovations 

February 4 -5 | RSVP

A free two-day virtual experience. Part conference, part competition – the festival will be a combination of talks and workshops by prominent change-makers, and actionable briefs tackling the world’s most urgent and systemic issues.


2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

February 16-18, 2021 | Virtual | RSVP

Join us for three days of virtual, boundary-breaking discussions about the latest and most important health policy issues facing our nation and the data and evidence that will drive innovation and help achieve our goals of better health and health care for everyone. If you need reimbursement after paying for the conference registration please click here to view the GSGA awards guidelines and applications.


Anti-Asian Xenophobic Harassment Training

February 17th at 5:00pm ET/4:00pm CT/3:00pm MT/ 2:00pm PT/ 11:00am HST. RSVP

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt their free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment. Click here to find out about the dates and times of the training.


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.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

CUNY LGBTQI

The CUNY Central Office of Student Inclusion Initiatives will be accepting applications for two student development programs for LGBTQI+ students this upcoming semester. Both programs will run on Fridays through the Spring 2021 semester and will offer a variety of professional and personal development experiences.

1) The CUNY LGBTQI+ Advocacy Academy facilitated by James Vacca and will focus on political advocacy, policy development, community organizing, and civic engagement. Students accepted into this program will be offered a monthly stipend. For more information and the application click: https://bit.ly/CUNYAdvocacy

2) The CUNY LGBTQI+ Leadership Program facilitated by Dr. David Rivera and will focus on social justice, social-emotional learning, sociocultural identity development, and community engagement. For more information and the application click: https://bit.ly/CUNYLeadership

 


APHA’s Keep It Moving Challenge 

January 1 to April 11  |  Virtual  |  Register

APHA invites you to participate in the Keep It Moving Challenge, a great way to focus on being active every day, staying motivated by your team members, and engaging in a little friendly competition. Sign up for the challenge today by joining the CUNY SPH team or creating your own.


SPH Student Clubs

Have you looked into joining an SPH student club or starting your own? Click here to find out more on how to get involved while earning your degree. 


GSGA February 2021 Calendar

To see GSGA’s entire spring 2021 calendar click here

Or click here to see all RSVP link at a glance 🙂 


STUDENT RESOURCES

HealthyCUNY works with partners inside and outside of CUNY to promote well-being and a culture of health in order to foster the academic and life success of our students. To learn more about HealthyCUNY, simply click here!


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.

Newsletter 1.27.2021

GSGA Newsletter

January 27, 2021

Hello, Continuing SPH Students and New Students!

GSGA welcomes you to the Spring 2021 semester! We hope this year brings you positive vibes and new opportunities. Our hope this year is that you communicate and engage with us virtually via our Instagram @gsga_cunysph and Facebook. Please fill out this short survey to let us know what you would like to see on our social media and newsletter!

To check out our website and GSGA calendar click here!

We are looking for students who are interested in running for Graduate Student Government Association and filling positions on the SPH Governance Council (GC) for the year 2021-2022. If you are interested in serving please send an email to GSGA@sphmail.cuny.edu. You can find detailed information about the GSGA. Stay tuned for more information about the GSGA and GC nomination process in future newsletters.

There is also an upcoming Public Health Conference: Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference (see below). If you need reimbursement after paying for the conference registration please click here to view the GSGA awards guidelines and applications.

We hope you enjoyed your break and are ready to come back or start out strong this semester. Please see below new opportunities for SPH students this year.

Don’t forget to follow us on our social media: Instagram and Facebook and fill out the survey!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021


GSGA February 2021 Calendar

To see GSGA’s entire spring 2021 calendar click here


Public Health Conference 

2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

February 16-18, 2021 | Virtual | RSVP

Join us for three days of virtual, boundary-breaking discussions about the latest and most important health policy issues facing our nation and the data and evidence that will drive innovation and help achieve our goals of better health and health care for everyone.


APHA’s Keep It Moving Challenge 

January 1 to April 11  |  Virtual  |  Register

APHA invites you to participate in the Keep It Moving Challenge, a great way to focus on being active every day, staying motivated by your team members, and engaging in a little friendly competition. Sign up for the challenge today by joining the CUNY SPH team or creating your own.


SPH Club Updates

Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Club

The Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Club is seeking officers to replace graduating club leaders. If you are interested in the field, please consider running for a club office and/or voting in the officer election. Zoom details provided to those who email current club president Polly Faust at polly.smithfaust42@sphmail.cuny.edu.

A new president, treasurer, secretary, and events coordinator will be needed, but the current officers are now capstone-free and able to help new officers get up to speed on club proceedings.

Graduating Students: If you, like the friendly Repro Club officers, have just completed a capstone on Sexual or Reproductive Health, Rights, or Justice and want to share your 5-minute capstone presentation link with club members curious about SPH student work in this field, please email polly.smithfaust42@sphmail.cuny.edu

Congratulations!

Take a look at other Student Clubs Here


STUDENT RESOURCES

HealthyCUNY works with partners inside and outside of CUNY to promote well-being and a culture of health in order to foster the academic and life success of our students. To learn more about HealthyCUNY, simply click here!


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.

Newsletter 12.18.2020

GSGA Newsletter

December 18, 2020

Happy Friday SPH Students!

This semester is almost over! We know it has not been easy for all of us this year. During this last week of class, we want to wish you good luck and Happy Holidays! We want to also share with you the Public Health Conference below. If you need reimbursement or planning to attend a Public Health conference in the future and need support please click here to view the awards guidelines and applications.

For the Fall 2020 semester there is a Credit/No credit option! If you haven’t already you can read more about it here or check your SPH emails regularly for updates.

Also, the GSGA newsletter will go on pause until Spring 2021. If you would like to catch up with our previous Newsletters simply click here. We also would like your feedback and suggestions on what you would like to see next semester on the newsletter. Send us an email at GSGA@sphmail.cuny.edu with your ideas!

We will maintain active on our social media Instagram and Facebook. So make sure to follow us!

We wish you a peaceful break, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021


Public Health Conference 

2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

February 16-18, 2021 | Virtual | RSVP

Join us for three days of virtual, boundary-breaking discussions about the latest and most important health policy issues facing our nation and the data and evidence that will drive innovation and help achieve our goals of better health and health care for everyone.


SPH Club Updates

Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Club

The Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Club is seeking officers to replace graduating club leaders. If you are interested in the field, please consider running for a club office and/or voting in the officer election. Zoom details provided to those who email current club president Polly Faust at polly.smithfaust42@sphmail.cuny.edu.

A new president, treasurer, secretary, and events coordinator will be needed, but the current officers are now capstone-free and able to help new officers get up to speed on club proceedings.

Graduating Students: If you, like the friendly Repro Club officers, have just completed a capstone on Sexual or Reproductive Health, Rights, or Justice and want to share your 5-minute capstone presentation link with club members curious about SPH student work in this field, please email polly.smithfaust42@sphmail.cuny.edu

Congratulations!


Upcoming Events

The New Georgia Project Action Fund

Travel to Georgia to knock on doors and support this year’s election! Sign up to travel from out of state to volunteer with the New Georgia Project Action Fund. All volunteer opportunities available to out-of-state volunteers who come to Georgia will involve in-person interactions with staff, volunteers, and voters. Safety is our top priority and we require all volunteers to follow strict COVID-19 safety guidelines, including mandatory masks and social distancing.

Different Days |12:30am – 11:30pm | RSVP


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.

Newsletter 12.09.2020

GSGA Awards

December 9, 2020

Hello SPH students!

Are you interested in attending Academy Health’s Datapalooza and National Health Policy virtual conference in February 2021? Or need reimbursement for the cost of attending the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting that was held virtually in October 2020? Students who did not receive a Dean’s award for presenting at APHA in 2020 are eligible to apply. GSGA supports students who are interested in attending these and other public health conferences! We want you to get the most out of your time at SPH by attending public health conferences that will enhance your studies and career. The conference sponsored by Academy Health in February 2021 will “harness and strengthen the synergies that exist between the data and policy worlds and offer innovative solutions to directly confront the challenges, opportunities, and threats facing U.S. health care.” Are you ready to attend? See the information below!


Public Health Conference 

2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

February 16-18, 2021 | Virtual | RSVP

Join us for three days of virtual, boundary-breaking discussions about the latest and most important health policy issues facing our nation and the data and evidence that will drive innovation and help achieve our goals of better health and health care for everyone.


CUNY SPH Student Clubs

International Student Club

Are you holding a non-immigrant status (either as principal or dependent)? Are you adjusting to life in the United States after many years abroad?Are you interested in getting to know other students with lived experience outside the United States?

The SPH International Students Club is inviting you to a general meeting aiming to discuss its membership, next steps, and events. Please join us!

International Student Club General Meeting | December 9  |  12 PM | RSVP 

Check out information on other clubs here!

Take a look at our Calendar of events!

 


Upcoming Events 

International Human Rights Day

Webinar: Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health Co-sponsor: Sexual &Reproductive Health Rights & Justice Club

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4-5 pm: RSVP

 

The New Georgia Project Action Fund

Travel to Georgia to knock on doors and support this year’s election! Sign up to travel from out of state to volunteer with the New Georgia Project Action Fund. All volunteer opportunities available to out-of-state volunteers who come to Georgia will involve in-person interactions with staff, volunteers, and voters. Safety is our top priority and we require all volunteers to follow strict COVID-19 safety guidelines, including mandatory masks and social distancing.

Different Days |12:30am – 11:30pm | RSVP

 


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.

Newsletter 12.02.2020

GSGA Newsletter 

 

December 2, 2020

Hello SPH Students!

Thank you to all the students who participated in the Friendsgiving Mixer last week! We enjoyed each other’s company, shared our plans for Thanksgiving, and watched Thanksgiving-related episodes from different TV shows.

We want to make you aware of open positions for student representatives. The first is the Committee for Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. The second is the newly formed SPH Committee for Equity and Inclusion. Interested students should send a letter of interest to GSGA@sphmail.cuny.edu.

Also, we want students to know that there are awards available for students who attend general public health and professional development conferences. More information can be found here.

Don’t forget to check out the upcoming events below or click here to see the calendar of events!

Sincerely,

GSGA 2020-2021


Upcoming Events 

International Persons with Disabilities Day

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 4-5 pm | RSVP 


International Human Rights Day

Webinar: Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health Co-sponsor: Sexual &Reproductive Health Rights & Justice Club

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4-5 pm: RSVP


Student Supports at CUNY Forum
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 10am – 12pm | RSVP

Please join the Network for College Success for a conversation on student supports at CUNY. We will start off with an overview of what is happening at CUNY, learn more about the Guide to Surviving and Thriving at CUNY and the SNAP Enrollment Campaign, as well as hear from a student panel facilitated by our partners at Young Invincibles. Attendees are encouraged to bring any questions, issues, or solutions that they have come across while working with students during the pandemic. There will be a live shared document to capture questions and solutions for all attendees to take part in.

You can learn more about the Network here:  http://studentsuccessnetwork.org/about/


Public Health Conference 

2021 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

February 16-18, 2021 | Virtual | RSVP

Join us for three days of virtual, boundary-breaking discussions about the latest and most important health policy issues facing our nation and the data and evidence that will drive innovation and help achieve our goals of better health and health care for everyone.


CUNY SPH Career Events

Fieldwork Orientations 

Various dates and times | Virtual  | Register

Planning to enroll in fieldwork for Summer 2021? Your next step is to register to attend a fieldwork orientation and fill out the fieldwork pre-registration form (linked above when you click “Register”). Because summer session is a shorter session, it’s important to get started planning your field work as soon as possible! Orientation will take place on zoom and dates being offered are:

  • Wednesday, December 2 | 8 – 9pm
  • Monday, December 7 | 5 – 6pm
  • Wednesday, January 27 | 8 – 9pm

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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