I. SASgov Events & Announcements

1. Join SASgov on Facebook!
2. The Month of November: Blogged

II. GAPSA Events & Announcements
1. SOCIAL EVENTS

a. KoGSA Happy Hour, November 11
b. It’s the ’90s! Happy Hour, November 19
c. GAPSA Black and White Formal, November 20

2. CULTURAL EVENTS

a. Jersey Boys at the Forrest Theater, November 16
b. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at the Walnut Street Theatre, November 18

3. ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

a. IDEA SHOP, November 8
b. 2010 Wharton Social Impact Conference, November 12

4. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

a. Feel Good Friday: Poetry for Peace, November 5
b. Youth Climbing Lessons, November 7/14/21
c. Integrative Life-Skills Course for Graduate Students, November 11-15
d. Graduate Women’s Group, Mondays
e. Private Pilates, Monday-Saturday
f. New Yoga Classes Available Now, Monday-Saturday

5. OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. Blanket Drive for Shelter Animals at PAWS
b. PennVet and Red Cross Blood Drive, November 5
c. Public Policy Challenge Deadline Extended to November 12

III. Other University Announcements
1. Massage Therapy at Sansom International Place every Thursday: Oct. 7 through Dec. 16.
2. Wharton Finance Conference – NYC, 11/5/10
3. Penn Commuter and Parking Survey, 2010 – complete by December 1st!

IV. Graduate Student Center Events & Announcements
Academic Support Programs, grant workshops and more! See below! and check out the Grad Center website
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SASgov thinks you should know about:

Alternate Spring Break 2011 APPLICATIONS ARE HERE. GET PUMPED.

ASB is an incredible experience–one that will largely define your time here at Penn. This spring, we have

9 amazing Habitat for Humanity and Breakaway trips to various locations around the nation, including

Utah, North Carolina, Mississippi, Florida and beyond.

We encourage you to apply early, as the deadline for the application is Friday, November 12th at 11:59 pm.

ASB: Serve Others, Find Yourself.

Check out the application and trip descriptions here

Join us in a focus group to discuss access to the university’s recreational facilities at UPenn.  Whether you go to the gym religiously, work out occasionally, or have never even set foot in Pottruck, SASgov is interested in hearing your thoughts about physical fitness options for graduate students.

The meeting will take no more than one hour, and lunch or dinner will be provided by DiBruno. If you are interested in participating in either or both focus groups, please respond via the link below, which will take less than a minute!  If you are chosen to participate, you will be sent a follow up email with a confirmed time and location when the meetings are scheduled.  Email SASgov VP for Policy at sasgov-policy@sas.upenn.edu with any questions

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FNWH7L8

Hello all!

SASgov Weekly, October 19, 2010

I. SASgov Events & Announcements

1. Another SASgov Happy Hour!! Thursday, 10/28
2. SASgov Interdisciplinary Funding
3. SASgov Student Handbook

II. GAPSA Events & Announcements

1. SOCIAL EVENTS
a. Distrito Late Night Happy Hour, October 21
b. Benefit for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, October 22
c. Annual GAPSA Halloween Party at Mutter Museum, October 29

2. CULTURAL EVENTS
a. Vampires, Demons, and Mystical Creatures in the Ancient World, October 21
b. International Food Cart Experience : Indian Lunch at Lovash, October 21
c. Overnight Camp and Day Hike, October 22
d. JLSA Shabbat Dinner, October 22
e. “127 Hours” Movie screening at The 19th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival, October 24
f. Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, October 27
g. Boat Tour to Bartram’s Garden *RESCHEDULED, October 31

3. ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

a. Open Access: What are Penn and other Universities Doing?, October 21
b. Teaching Workshops, all week!

4. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

a. Yoga Experience at Penn, October 20
b. New Pilates Class Available Now, October 20
c. Love Your Body Day 2010, October 21 and 22

5. OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. University Committee Seats Still Available
b. Student Health Advisory Board Applications due October 22
c. House Director for local sorority needed

III. Other University Announcements

1. Massage Therapy at Sansom International Place every Thursday: Oct. 7 through Dec. 16.
2. Wharton Finance Conference – NYC, 11/5/10

IV. Graduate Student Center Events & Announcements
Academic Support Programs, grant workshops and more! See below! and check out the Grad Center website, at http://www.gsc.upenn.edu/

SASgov Events & Announcements

SASgov strives to improve the living, learning, and working experience of graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences.  For more information, please visit http://www.sas.upenn.edu/sasgov/

1. SASgov Happy Hour!!

Another Fall Happy Hour – next week Thursday, October 28!
Join SASgov at a fall Happy Hour, on Thursday, October 28, from 5 to 7 pm, at Room 223 of Houston Hall – the Golkin Room.

SAS and LPS grad students free with PennCard. Guests $5. Beer, soft drinks, pizza (which goes quickly!)

Make sure to bring both your SAS/LPS ID, and 21+ ID.
Date & Time: THURSDAY 10/28, 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: GOLKIN ROOM, HOUSTON HALL (HH 223)

2. Interdisciplinary Funding

This year, applications for SASgov’s Interdisciplinary Funding (in other words, for events jointly organized by 2 or more departments eligible for up to $1000) will be processed on a rolling basis. Stay posted for more details, coming soon in a separate email!!

3. SASgov Student Handbook

SASgov has published a handbook of useful information for SAS and LPS students.  There is information about sources for additional funding, graduation and filing dates for the next academic year, the Grievance Policy that went into effect in 2009-2010, details about fellowships and health insurance.  The handbook also includes links to sites around the University were students can find more detailed information.

II. *GAPSA Events & Announcements*

GAPSA is the university-wide student government for all graduate and professional students at the University of Pennsylvania.

1. SOCIAL EVENTS

a. Distrito Late Night Happy Hour, sponsored by GAPSA Social Activities
Date and Time: Thursday, October 21, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: 3945 Chestnut St. (on 40th street between Chestnut and Market)
Price: 2 free drinks for the first 200 Penn Graduate students. Tacos will be provided. Must present valid Penn graduate ID and 21+ ID for entrance.
Contact: GAPSA Vice Chair for Social Activities Esther Yu at gapsa.sa@gmail.com

Late night tacos and margarita party.  Dance to the beats of the DJ while enjoying some of the best tacos and margaritas in the city. Don’t forget to RSVP to the Facebook event.

b. Benefit for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, sponsored by Medical Student Government, Flag Football for Kids, and City Tap House
Date & Time: Friday, October, 22, come/leave anytime, but drink specials run from 9-11 p.m.
Location: City Tap House, 39th and Walnut located on the Radian Balcony
Price: Donate $10 at the door (all proceeds going to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) get some great Drink Specials including **$3 selected craft beers (what city tap is known for), $4 house wine, $5 cocktails**

**Raffle with prizes including $100 gift card and growlers filled with craft beer from City Tap – more to come**
**First 100 guests get a free beer!**

Come and enjoy live music and great drink specials at City Tap House to help raise money for Leukemia and Lymphoma.  City Tap has 60 different craft beers on tap as well as a full bar, wine, and lots of food.  There will also be an acoustic guitarist and a dueling piano player!

Contact: Zack McCormick, MS4, Kirstin Tawse, MS

c. Annual GAPSA Halloween Party at Mutter Museum, sponsored by GAPSA Social Activities
Date & Time: Friday, October 29, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Mutter Museum (19 S. 22nd Street)
Price: First 200 Penn Graduate students receive free entry, then just $15 after. All tickets are paid at door, NO NEED TO PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE. Entry includes full admission (usually $10 alone) to the entire museum and 2 hours open bar (from 10 p.m. – midnight) and appetizers. Must present Penn graduate ID and 21+ ID for entry. One guest per Penn Graduate ID. $20 for all guests.
Contact: GAPSA Vice Chair for Social Activities Esther Yu.

Enjoy a night of drinking, dancing, and spookiness at America’s premier museum of weird medical oddities! Come out in your best costume to strike fear or make your fellow grad students laugh. Strut your stuff on the catwalk for the traditional costume contest. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!!

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2. CULTURAL EVENTS

a. Vampires, Demons, and Mystical Creatures in the Ancient World, sponsored by Young Friends of the Penn Museum
Date & Time: Thursday, October 21, 6:15 pm
Location : Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Price: $10 General Admission, $5 Museum Members. Purchase tickets at museum website.
Contact Information: Bea Jarocha-Ernst.

Ever wonder where all the vampire hype started?  Long before Twilight and True Blood, even before Dracula, there were myths of fanged creatures and fiendish monsters circling the ancient worlds.  Explore ancient Egyptian and Mediterranean legends of vampires and demons with Penn Museum scholars Dr. Jennifer Wegner, Associate Curator of the Egyptian Section, and Dr. Peter Struck, Associate Professor of Classical Studies.  Leave your wooden stakes and silver bullets at home and venture out into the night with more ancient monsters.  Enjoy cocktails and mingling with other young friends after the program.  Cash Bar.

b. International Food Cart Experience : Indian Lunch at Lovash, sponsored by GAPSA International Council
Date & Time: Thursday, October 21, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lovash Indian Cuisine Food Cart; 37th and Spruce, Across from Upper Quad
Price: $2 per ticket. Tickets available at the GSC (3615 Locust Walk) starting Tuesday, October 19 at 11:00 am
Contact: GAPSA Vice Chair for International Affairs Divya Menon.

As a part of promoting International culture exchange and diversity at Penn, join the GAPSA International Student Council at its first International Food Cart experience. Come join us at Lovash Indian Cuisine. Every ticket holder can choose between a Vegetarian Platter or a Chicken Bowl. The Vegetarian Platter includes Mixed Vegetable curry, Channa Masala, Rice and Indian Bread. The Chicken Bowl will include Chicken Tikka Masala and Rice. There will be no bread served with the Chicken Bowl. Please note the ticket is valid only on Thursday, 21st October 2010. The ticket will be considered void after 3 p.m on 21st October, 2010. Limit to two tickets per Grad Penn ID. We have limited spots so do hurry!

c. Overnight Camp and Day Hike, sponsored by Penn Recreation
Date & Time: Friday, October 22, 5 p.m. – Saturday, October 23, 5 p.m.
Locations: Wharton State Forrest – Pine Barrens of NJ
Price: $110/member – $120/non-member
Contact: Yahya Abdul-Qaadir, Asst. Dir. Outdoor Adventure – 215.898.6100

Get out and enjoy the Fall season with an overnight camp and day hike through the Pinelands of Wharton State Forrest in southern NJ.  Relax while hiking past slow flowing rivers and quiet marshlands.  We provide everything you need to enjoy the outdoors.  All fitness levels welcome…no experience necessary.  Contact our membership office or check the Penn Rec website to register.

d. JLSA Shabbat Dinner, Sponsored by The Jewish Law Student Association and The Graduate Student Network
Date & Time: Friday, October 22, 7:15 p.m.
Location: Steinhardt Hall, 215 S. 39th Street (at 39th and Walnut)
Price: $10
Contact: JLSA

JLSA will be throwing a Shabbat dinner for law students on Friday, October 22! Come for a wonderful night of food, wine, and great company. Open to both law students and freinds of law students alike. RSVP here.

e. “127 Hours” Movie screening at The 19th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival, sponsored by GAPSA International Council
Date & Time: Sunday, October 24, 7:20 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Music Theater (1412 Chestnut Street)
Price: $6 per ticket (Original Price of the ticket is $12). Tickets available at the GSC (3615 Locust Walk) starting Tuesday, October 19 at 11:00 am. Limit to 2 tickets per Grad Penn ID.
Contact: GAPSA Vice Chair for International Affairs Divya Menon.
More information here!

The GAPSA International Student Council presents to you an opportunity to catch a special screening of the film ‘127 Hours’ directed by Oscar winning director Danny Boyle. The film due to be released in the US on 5th November 2010 is based on a true story of a mountain climber – Aron Ralston’s – remarkable adventure to save himself after his arm gets trapped underneath a boulder in an isolated canyon in Utah. 127 Hours is a brilliant, powerful and moving cinematic experience, an uplifting story of survival and perseverance. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the movie at The 19th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival before it hits the theatres.

f. Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, sponsored by GAPSA Student Programs
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 27, 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Eastern State Penitentiary, 22nd and Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Price: $10 each / limit of 2 tickets per Penn Graduate ID. Tickets available on Ticketleap
Contact: GAPSA Vice Chair for Student Programs Maria Murray.

Are you ready to be scared? Come celebrate Halloween in a haunted prison. Visit http://halloween.easternstate.org/halloween for more information.

g. Boat Tour to Bartram’s Garden  *Rescheduled*, sponsored by GAPSA Student Programs
Date & Time: Sunday, October 31, 11:45am – 2:45pm
Location: Walnut Street Docks, Walnut St and Schuylkill Banks
Price: $10 each / limit of 3 tickets per Penn Graduate ID. Tickets available on Ticketleap.
Contact: Vice Chair for Student Programs Maria Murray.

Leave Center City by boat and travel down the Schuylkill River to Bartram’s Garden, America’s oldest botanic garden. Disembark and tour the National Historic Landmark Bartram House and botanic garden, stroll the lawns and meadow, and browse the Museum Shop. For more information, please visit the Schuylkill Banks website.

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3. ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL/PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

a. Open Access: What are Penn and other Universities Doing?, sponsored by Penn Libraries
Date & Time: Thursday, October 21, 2 p.m.
Location: Class of ’55 Conference Room (241), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Contact: Shawn Martin.

Robert Firestone, Associate General Counsel at the University of Pennsylvania will be discussing trends in copyright, open access, and what Penn and other universities are doing to respond to a growing need to publish scholarly materials online. This lecture is part of the ongoing ScholarlyCommons series hosted by the Penn Libraries and is a part of our Open Access Week activities.

b. Teaching Workshops, sponsored by Graduate Student Center
Date and Time: Varies
Location: Graduate Student Center
Contact: jroselle@sas.upenn.edu

Navigating the Classroom and the Center for Teaching and Learning can help you improve your teaching skills and parlay your teaching experience into the job market. Learn more about workshop topics and times at the GSC!

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4. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

a. Yoga Experience at Penn, sponsored by Bhakti Yoga Band
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 20, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: HH-236-Platt Rehearsal Room, Second Floor, Houston Hall, UPenn Campus, 3417 Spruce Street
Price: Free including Dinner
Contact: byb_upenn@yahoo.com

Free Yoga Class to be followed by a free vegetarian dinner. Limited seats, entry is based on first come first served basis. Yoga mats will be provided. To know more about our weekly yoga sessions, contact byb_upenn@yahoo.com

b. New Pilates Classes Available Now, sponsored by Penn Recreation
Date & Time: Monday 10/18, Wednesday 10/20
Location: Pottruck Pilates Studio
Price: Starting @ $75
Contact: Katie Huber, Asst. Dir. Group Exercise and Instructional Classes – 215.898.6100

Challenge yourself and improve your core strength with a Pilates class.  New Mat and Equipment classes are available now starting as low as $75.  Members and non-members are welcome.  Contact our membership office or check the Penn Rec website to register.

c. Love Your Body Day 2010, October 21 and 22, sponsored by Penn Women’s Center

Love Your Body Day (LYBD) is a national campaign held each October that addresses issues affecting body image and unrealistic beauty ideals portrayed in the popular media.  For more information on the national Love Your Body Day campaign, visit The Now Foundation.

“Claim Your Beauty” Fashion Show  A showcase of all the variations of beauty to show that beauty is more than aesthetics and there is no set standard of beauty. Thursday, October 21st 7pm Rodin Rooftop Lounge. Refreshments will be served.

Cultural Standards of Beauty Discussion  A lunch conversation about what is considered beautiful in different cultures, and where the standards come from. Lunch will be served.  Limited seating. Thursday, October 21st 12pm Penn Women’s Center

Sex Myths & Sexual Health  Join the PWC as a panel of University of Pennsylvania physicians and nurses debunk prevalent sexual health myths and address questions!  Lunch will be served. Limited seating. Friday, October 22nd 12pm Penn Women’s Center

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5. OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. University Committee Seats Still Available

Graduate students can help influence policy at Penn by serving on a variety of committees. Represent your fellow students and learn more at GAPSA’s site. Students may apply for up to three committees via a short application here.

The following committees still have seats available (# of seats in parentheses):
Housing and Conference Services (3)
Lindback Teaching Award Selection Committee (1)
Committee on Manufacturing Responsibility (1)
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Advisory Board (1)
Library Committee on Graduate Research (4)
Museum Graduate Advisory Board (5)
Environmental Sustainability Action Committee(ESAC) (2 + 6 subcommittees)

b. Student Health Advisory Board Applications due October 22
Contact: pennshab@gmail.com

Penn’s Student Health Advisory Board is looking to recruit some creative and passionate graduate students. The Board works with the staff at Student Health Services (SHS) by providing feedback and this year is designing a public health campaign to hone in on health issues that need to be addressed with Penn students. It’s a great activity that gives the opportunity to make a big impact on campus. Appointment to the board is from January 2011 through December 2011. Please contact Andrea Hammons for more information and an application (due October 22nd).

c. House Director for local sorority needed

We are looking to fill the female house director position for a Penn sorority for next semester. We are willing to work with you if you need to move earlier. Job is very manageable and includes ordering household supplies and speaking with maintenance man for household requests. You will not need to put on any events or monitor the girls intensely. Your job would just be to make sure that the house is being maintained. You would get your own room with furniture, a huge closet, a private entrance to the house, a parking space outside your door, 3 meals a week and $250/month to help cover other food expenses. This job is perfect for a graduate student who does not have a lot of time, wants to live near campus and needs a little bit of extra funding. Please e-mail llinsky@wharton.upenn.edu if you are interested.

III. Other University Events

1. Massage Therapy at Sansom International Place every Thursday: Oct. 7 through Dec. 16
Massages are a great way to reduce stress, relieve back aches, relax, and take a break from studying. You can choose how long your massage will be based on how much you would like to pay.

Please bring your Penncard to your appointment!

WHO: Marie Gee, a licensed professional massage therapist [Mobile Massage Team]
WHERE: Benjamin Lounge (Basement floor of Sansom Place West; you will need your Penncard to gain access.)
DAY & TIME: Every Thursday between 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
PRICE: $1 per minute and a 5-minute minimum. CASH ONLY.
There is a 10% discount on a full 60 minute massage. Tips are a common courtesy, and they are NOT included in the listed prices. (General tipping rate is 10% to 20%.)
PAYMENT PROCEDURE: You must pay in advance of the massage; contact Sansom Advisor Bryce Stewart for details.

To sign up for a massage please click here.

(You MUST provide both your EMAIL and NAME with your reservation.)
Only ONE person can sign up per time slot!!  Once you sign up, we expect you to show up! Any cancellations must be made at least 1 day in advance so someone else can fill the empty slots.

2. Wharton Finance Conference – NYC, 11/5/10

The Wharton Finance Conference is the leading student-organized finance forum for industry practitioners, government finance officials, alumni, students and faculty to discuss current issues in finance. This year’s theme “Moving Financial Tectonics: Survival of the Fittest” seeks to generate an exciting discussion analyzing changes the financial world has experienced in recent years and the implications and outlook for the coming decade.

For more information, and to register, please visit http://www.whartonfinanceconference.com

IV. Grad Center Events & Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FLU CLINICS
Wednesday, October 20; 11AM-3PM; Claire Fagin Lobby at the School of Nursing
Wednesday, October 27; 11AM-3PM; Hoover Lounge at Vance Hall (near McNeil Hall)
Get your flu vaccine at one of the Student Health Service Flu Clinics. The vaccine costs $25 for those not covered by the Penn Student Insurance Plan (PSIP) and is free for those covered by PSIP.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAMS

WORKSHOPS FOR TAS
All workshops held in the Grad Center’s Room 305
Register
·         Preventing and Dealing with Student Cheating; Wednesday, October 20; 3:30-5PM
·         Reaching all the Students: Teaching to Different Levels; Thursday, October 21; 12-1:30PM
·         Knowing Your Goals: Teach More Efficiently and Effectively; Monday, October 25; 12-1:30PM
·         Teaching Students Who May Not Care about the Field; Tuesday, October 26; 4-5:30PM

WRITING PAINS? RELAX THE MIND AND BODY
Thursday, October 28; 4-5:30PM; Grad Center Room 305
Register
Do you lose focus in the middle of writing a chapter?  Has your writing productivity dropped?  Does writing stress you physically and mentally? Learn quick methods to re-motivate, rejuvenate, and remove stress from your mind and body when writing your dissertation.  Healthy dinner provided.

NEED FUNDING?
Navigating the Grant page on Facebook has info on grants, internships and part-time jobs.

WRITING YOUR GRANT PROPOSAL?
Get help from a peer who has successfully applied for the same or similar grant — it’s free! (On the flip side, give your advice and get $50!). *NEW* View sample grant proposals.

HAVE FUN; EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS

WATCH THE PHILLIES v. GIANTS
Tuesday, October 19; 4PM; Grad Center Common Room
The Grad Center’s big screen will show the Phillies take on the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GRAD CENTER!
Wednesday, October 27; 12:30-1:30PM; Grad Center Common Room
Celebrate the Grad Center’s 9th birthday with sweet treats!

DISCUSS THE BIG NECESSITY: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters
Wednesday, October 27; 4-5:30PM; Grad Center, Room 305
Tickets $5 each; includes copy of the book; purchase at the Grad Center
Join us for a discussion of the Penn Reading Project book “The Big Necessity,” a fascinating and fun read about the state of the world’s sanitation, and why we should give a sh*t. Afterwards, there will be a complimentary wine and cheese reception. Tickets are $5 and include the book and the book discussion, on sale now at the Grad Center, 3615 Locust Walk. Purchase your tickets ahead of time so you have time to read the book.

CIDER MAKING at BARTRAM’S GARDEN
Saturday, October 30; 12-4PM; meet at Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Enjoy a beautiful fall day at beautiful Bartram’s Garden, learn to make apple cider and taste the results of your hard work! Tickets are on sale at the Grad Center for $10; price includes house and garden tour, cider-making program and transportation on SEPTA.

LANGUAGE CHATS
Practice speaking Chinese, English, and/or Japanese with fellow students in an informal setting.  See the full schedule.

FOR STUDENTS WITH CHILDREN

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
Monday-Friday 10AM-3PM; Suite 240, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
The Family Resource Center is a hub for information, resources, activities, and advocacy for students with children.  You must register to use the Family Center.

HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT SERIES: INFANTS through PRIMARY SCHOOL
Thursdays from 12-1PM; Family Resource Center, Suite 240 Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Learn about the milestones your child will encounter throughout his/her development, as well as useful parenting skills to help you support your child’s healthy development through these important years.  Complimentary lunch will be provided and we do ask that you register in advance.
·         Toddlers through Kindergarten (2+ to 5 yrs): Thursday, October 21
·         The Primary School Years (6 to 10 years): Thursday, October 28

OCTOBER BRUNCH & PLAY DATE
Saturday, October 23; 10:30AM-12PM; Grad Center Common Room, 3615 Locust Walk
Join us for our monthly Brunch & Play Date.  Wear a costume and have fun with spooky Halloween crafts! Please register in advance.

WEEKLY STORY HOUR
Wednesdays at 10:30AM; Family Resource Center, Suite 240 Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Every Wednesday at 10:30AM, Family Fellow Meredith Wooten hosts story hour. Bring your little ones to listen to children’s stories and play in the Family Center.

GRAD CENTER SERVICES

·         The GRAD CENTER’S WEB SITE has information about Grad Center activities and resources, as well as important announcements!
·         The GRAD RESOURCES WEBSITE includes info on funding, employment, educational policies, student groups, notary services and more.
·         AT THE GRAD CENTER: Gnome’s Café, free meeting space, free coffee, wireless computing, book swap, and more.
·         FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER WEBSITE provides info on resources, policies, and programs of interest to Penn students with children.
·         ASK the GRAD CENTER GNOME! Where do you go when you need to know about Penn and Philly? Ask the Grad Center Gnome!
·         GNOME’S PICKS:  EVENTS YOU MIGHT LIKE! Our Gnome loves to share events that are happening around campus and the town.

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Alright y’all. Ana here again. That’s all for this week. Thanks for reading this far.

Peace.

TODAY!

Department Representatives: If you didn’t get the memo, or for more info, email Suzanne or me .

See you tonight!

SASgov’s got a blog!

It’s being pieced together by your VP for Public Affairs while the old website goes into rehab for a little while. Be patient with us. If you’ve got any questions, comments or suggestions, please shoot me an email!

If you need academic information, please check out our handbook.

Best,

Ana

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