Thank you to everyone who accepted nominations for a position. It was great to see so much interest in serving as an officer. After some very close races, here are the new 2018 GSO officers:
- Grady Zuiderveen, President
- Emily Ball, Vice President
- Sara Mueller, Treasurer
- Carli Dinsmore, Secretary
- Monique Pipkin & Cat Mejia, Social Co-chairs
- Brian Redder, Faculty Liaison
- Melissa Miller, Faculty Social Committee
- Warren Reed, Alumni Representative
- Xin Chen, Webmaster
Thanks for voting, and looking forward to another great semester!
Hello faculty, staff, associates, and graduate students,
For our next meeting in the Diversity in Science brown bag lunch series, Stand for State
will provide a free training for the ESM department concerning Sexual Assault and Bystander Awareness. This 90-minute training will focus on teaching how to identify warning signs of sexual assault and harassment, intervene in concerning situations, and help create a safer atmosphere for the Penn State community.
All faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to join us Friday, October 20th from 12:30-2pm in FRB 217. Light snacks will be provided. Email me or the ESM GSO with any questions you may have.
Curtis Dell from USDA-ARS will be joining us Tuesday, October 3rd from 11:30-12:30 in FRB 217 to discuss job opportunities outside of academia! Curt will be discussing his experiences after graduate school, as well as what type of opportunities are available with ARS.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
We have a very exciting lineup of events underway! Scroll down to see what’s up our sleeves this semester. Remember, put us in your Google calendar, follow us on Facebook to see reminders, or keep an eye on this website for details and reminders.
Weekly coffee hour will resume on Monday mornings, 9:30-10:30am. We will alternate between 431 FRB and 405 ASI with our first hour starting August 23rd in FRB. Join us for coffee, treats, and good conversation.
Monthly happy hours will be the first Thursday of each month with details TBD as they approach. Kick back and relax with us starting September 7th.
Monthly Diversity in Science lunches will be organized again this semester, with the goal of trying to understand diversity in our profession and what challenges and opportunities exist. Stay tuned for more details.
Other fun events are in the works! The return of the popular Bocce Ball tournament will allow all of you to make good on competitive grudges you established last year. Additionally, the ever popular Chili Cookoff will be back November 8th from 11am-1pm in 217 FRB so start preparing your recipes!
Good luck and have a great semester.