Week 6- TSG Bulletin (More coming up this Module)

Dear T-birds,

There’s so much going on this season!  You’re almost done with the first half, and you’re busy with finals, networking, and job searches. We all have our set of meetings, visits, and activities. But the fun isn’t over. Celebrate with TSG at the Mid-Tri Festival and let off some steam.

We at TSG would like to know how we can best serve you during these busy days. Connect with us on social media or email us your thoughts.

TSG Updates

TSG Pool party and Movie Night

Movie: The Avengers!

Featuring : Global Sounds!
Friday, October 19, 2012
4:00p – 10:00p
The Fish

BBQ, Beverages, pool party, games, music, and movie all in one day (and night)! Come celebrate finishing a module with TSG at the fish.

Advise a Chef!
TSG and Chartwells
How would you like to show off your cooking skills by advising our chefs on food from where you come from and in the way you like it? TSG and Chartwells are working together on a program that can let you help in the kitchen. Contact us if you’re interested!
Remember, you can always submit your ideas and recipes to Chartwells through the submission box at the Commons and the recipe submission form on Chartwells’ site: http://www.dineoncampus.com/thunderbird >> Be Heard (tab) >> Recipes >> Submit a Recipe.

Marketing Chair Updates
Ashwathy at ashwathy@global.thunderbird.edu

Startup Weekend
October 19 to 21, 2012
Campus (TEC)
Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups. Prizes available, 7 meals included, free resources for entrepreneurs, advice from experienced mentors, pitch to local investors and more!

For more info and to register, visit www.swphx.com. Regular price: $75. Use promo code “TBIRD” to get 20% off registration.
All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers.

Events Chair Updates
Govind at govind.menon@global.t-bird.edu

Americas Regional Night
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The Pavilion
TSG with LATAM Club
This school has some very talented, international students who wish to showcase their diverse cultures to friends, families, professors, staff, and alumni. They do so with the most extraordinary performances at social, on-campus events called Regional Nights. (See videos here). TSG needs your help to make these nights shine even brighter this Fall.

So, please contact Events Chair, Govind Menon at govind.menon@global.t-bird.edu if you want to be a part of these fantastic celebrations.

International Liaison Updates
Nikhil at nikhil.kaul@global.t-bird.edu

AZCIV China Town Hall
Monday, October 29th
5:00 PM
Scottsdale Community College, Turquoise Room
AZCIV and TSG (Nikhil Kaul and Nicole Johnson — facilitation and contact)

AZCIV is an initiative that connects international visitors with professionals in and outside the community.

The Town Hall will open with a webcast from Beijing featuring Gary Locke, U.S. Ambassador to China. National Committee President Steve Orlins will moderate this 45-minute portion of the program, comprised of a 15-minutes talk, followed by half an hour of Ambassador Locke responding to emailed questions from throughout the country

To RSVP, Nikhil at nikhil.kaul@global.t-bird.edu

Community Outreach Chair Updates
Josephine at jochiang@global.t-bird.edu

Clinton Global Initiative University
Monday, October 22, 2012

Apply to become a campus representative for the Global Clinton Initiative University! Established in 2007, the organization is an extension of the Clinton Initiative, seeking to engage the next generation of leaders to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.

Details can be found here: http://www.cgiu.org/about/campus_representatives.asp

10k Women

27 female entrepreneurs from Haiti will be on campus Oct 13-28. This is part of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program (more info here: http://www.goldmansachs.com/citizenship/10000women/index.html).

-Some of the women have goods that can be purchased at the Marketplace events on October 15th from 3-6pm, and October 26 from 3-4pm. This is open to the public, and cash/credit cards are accepted.

-The keynote speaker is Ambassador Melanne Verveer, who will be speaking at the Commencement ceremony on October 26 from 1-2pm.

-French-speaking volunteers are still needed. Various opportunities are available to work with the Global Cohort. Just email TSG Community Outreach.

Saturday, November 17, 2012
TSG (Josephine Chiang and Brittany Baria)

We’re taking suggestions! Please let us know if you would like to recommend a local organization for ThunderCares Day before Monday October 15th!

October Volunteer Opportunities:

Valley Life is seeking volunteers for the State Fair (entry fee will be comp), Octoberfest, and Haunted House. Please email the TSG Community Outreach Chair at jochiang@global.t-bird.edu for more info on dates, times, and locations.

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