On September 8th, we hosted our second party down in the Student Lounge. We would like to thank all of the students and our readers who stopped by and grabbed a drink with us along with this year’s SGA candidates!
During the party we had an announcement where we talked about our future plans regarding the responses we gathered for our Gaming Tournament Questionnaire over a couple of months. %71 of the participants stated that they would consider participating in a gaming tournament hosted on campus. %34 of the participants stated that they would be interested in board games, %29 sports games, and %21 card games. We will bring these numbers up to the Student Life Department to come up with a fun and entertaining plan for a future gaming tournament and keep you, our readers, updated as we always do.
Before we handed the microphone over to the SGA candidates who participated in our party to introduce themselves in the crowd, we presented the prizes to the winners of our August Treasure Hunt contest.
Winners of our August Treasure Hunt:
Pallavi Saitu | Ariba Hasan | Ashish Ashtute
In addition to these announcements, we would also like to let our readers know that we are planning of hosting recurring hiking events as well as annual trips to touristic destinations within the city. We will share more details with you soon!
News & Updates
Golden Gate University students have chosen their new SGA officers! Below are the names of the new officers. Starting this week, you will see their names and faces around the campus very often. Remember that these student leaders are here to work with and for you. We encourage you to get to know them, exchange your ideas and see if you can contribute to this community as well!
Jatin Jaiswal – SGA President
Ruturaj Shete – Vice President of Campus Activities and Treasurer
Prachi Avsare – Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Abhishek Prasad – Vice President of Education and Secretary
Mohammed Khalil – Vice President of Community Involvement
Events to keep an eye on
The Graduate Advising Office will kick-off their US Employment for F-1 Students series for the Fall ’16 Term with their OPT/CPT Info session tomorrow at 2:00 PM. This event is highly beneficial for those who are interested in doing an OPT or CPT in the near future or towards the end of their program. If you can’t make it to the session tomorrow, there will be another one on November 9th at the same time and room.
As a part of their series, the office will host their first OPT Application Lab workshop on Monday, September 19th for those who are getting ready to apply for OPT.
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If you missed last week’s Career Meetup event to expand your network and share your career goals and experiences, Office of Career Planning’s monthly Online Networking Event is this Friday! The hour long online session starts at 12:00PM. You can click here to register for the event.
If you reserved your tickets for the Giants game on September 18th you can pick them up at the Office of Student Affairs. Our team will be joining the GGU community for a fun and–hopefully–sunny Sunday, we are hoping to see our readers there!
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