Columbia Spring Welcome, First-Generation Roundtable with Columbia Faculty, and Other Events and Opportunities, 1/25-2/8
Columbia Spring Welcome programming continues this week! We hope to see you at some of these events. As a reminder, University Life events are always free and open to all students.
Under the Key to NYC requirements, dining and entertainment events require proof of vaccination at the door. For any in-person event listed below, please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination and a picture ID.
University Life Opportunities and Events (All events in ET)
- Affinity Spaces. These affinity spaces bring students together to network, engage and socialize. They are designed with the needs of particular student communities in mind; however, all students are welcome. LGBTQ+ Affinity Space, TODAY, 1/25, 4-5 PM; First Generation Affinity Space, 1/26, 4-5 PM; BI&POC Affinity Space, 1/26, 6-7 PM.
- Virtual Speed Friending. University Life, in partnership with the Mailman Graduate Student Association and the School of Nursing Student Council, is hosting two sessions of networking, games, and free e-gift card giveaways. Register here for TODAY, 1/25, at 6 PM, and register here for 1/27 at 6 PM.
- First-Generation Roundtable with Columbia Faculty. Faculty members will share their experience navigating higher education as the first in their family to attend graduate school. This event is part of the Graduate Initiative for Inclusion & Engagement and is co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement. Friday, 1/28, 1:00-2:15 PM. Register here.
- Socializing During a Pandemic. Attention graduate students: are you finding it hard to connect and socialize? Has the pandemic put a damper in your social life? If so, join us for this workshop to learn strategies for building authentic connections while navigating COVID protocols. Designed with first-generation graduate and professional school students in mind, but all students are welcome. Thursday, 2/3, 5:00-6:00 PM. Register here.
University-wide Events and Opportunities (All events in ET)
- A conversation with Guy Stern, PhD. CUIMC’s Jewish Cultural Employee Resource Group will host this virtual event with one of the last surviving member of The Ritchie Boys in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Wednesday, 1/26, 4:00-5:00 PM. Register here.
- Creating a Community of Care: Recognizing and Responding to Stalking. Join Sexual Violence Response (SVR) for an introductory session to understand stalking as a form of violence. Thursday, 1/27, 5:00-6:30 PM. Register here.
- Columbia’s New Climate School: How It Plans to Make a Difference. This webinar from Columbia Global Centers will introduce and provide an overview of the Climate School to students and the general public. Friday, 1/28, 9:00 AM. Register here.
- Spring 2022 Global Virtual Internships. The Columbia Global Centers have identified approximately 40 virtual internships across their international partner networks. Apply here by Friday, 2/4.
- Paid Opportunity: Internship in Building Community Summer 2022 Program. The IBC is hiring over 100 Program & Residential Life Assistants who will coordinate community-building events and workshops, supervise students in the residence halls and on field trips, and support daily logistics for Columbia University’s High School Summer Immersion Program. Apply here by Sunday, 2/6 at 11:59 PM.
- Publish your Journal with Columbia University Libraries. Columbia Libraries’ open access journals program publishes 30 faculty and student-led journals in a variety of disciplines. Apply here by Monday, 2/7.
- SFS Website Feedback. Student Financial Services and CUIT Usability and Experience Design team are seeking students to participate in a feedback session for the new Student Financial Services’ website design and usability. Participants who complete a user interview will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Register here.
Have a great week,
Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
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Associate Vice President for Student Life
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