Hope everyone had a great finals week and am glad you all survived them. Below are the updates this week.
International Women and Families
President: Ashley Jaggi
The campus club for families, IWFC, is up and running this semester! IWFC offers activities, support, and fun.
For more details and further club information, please join IWFC’s e-mail list by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. You can also view our club page in MyThunderbird by following this link: http://my.thunderbird.edu/dynamicpages/clubs.asp
Advise a Chef!
Host: 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.
Events Chair Updates
Contact: Govind at firstname.lastname@example.org
Americas Regional Night
Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012
Location: The Pavilion
Host: 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 email@example.com if you want to be a part of these fantastic celebrations.
International Liaison Updates
Contact: Nikhil at firstname.lastname@example.org
AZCIV China Town Hall
Date: Monday, October 29th
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Scottsdale Community College, Turquoise Room
Host: 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 email@example.com
Community Outreach Chair Updates
Contact: Josephine at firstname.lastname@example.org
GBSN MBA Challenge
Can an MBA change the world? The annual Global Business School Network video contest isn’t for several months, but students can start planning now on their submission. The contest allows MBA students to show how they’re applying their business school education to make a difference in the developing world.
In 2011, a group of Tbirds won first place and were able to attend the GBSN conference in Mexico City! Here is a link to see this past year’s videos: http://www.gbsnonline.org/?page=videos_mbachallenge
Clinton Global Initiative University
Deadline: 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
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.
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Host: 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 email@example.com for more info on dates, times, and locations.
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