GS-LSAMP: Information for Current Members

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  • Time for a Spring 2013 "Sweet Deal"
    We NEED your help now, and you can earn $ for contributing

    Please take 2 surveys

    By March 4th: LSAMP Satisfaction Survey


    By end of Spring Break: Roadblocks-to-Success Survey

    Recruitment Bonus: $25 to YOU for every new member (download LSAMP Application HERE)



    Meeting just after Valentine's Day to:
    • Discuss upcoming activities to attend to earn your annual stipend
    • Discuss recruitment (earn $25 per new LSAMP member)
    • Discuss summer research opportunities - who is interested?
    • Discuss reducing "time-to-graduation" strategies- how do we make your stay shorter?- how can we help you graduate faster?
    To entice members (new and old) to show up, I am willing to spring for FREE PIZZA IF you RSVP in time.

    ANY STUDENT will get at least 1 slice of FREE PIZZA if you RSVP to wmontgomery@njcu.edu or kyamaguchi@njcu.edu BEFORE 10:30 AM, Friday Feb 15.

    FREE PIZZA (if you RSVP in time!!)


     
    2012-13 NJCU LSAMP
    UPCOMING ACTIVITIES
    • Friday Feb 15 - LSAMP Monthly meeting

    Free Pizza if you RSVP to wmontgomery@njcu.edu
    in time!!

    Topics for Discussion at Feb 15 Meeting:

    Reducing time-to-graduation - ideas?

    Increasing recruitment - ideas ?

    Cash bonuses: $25 for each new recruit and referee
    Application LINK

    Summer 2013 research opportunities (~$2500)

    Interns Wanted for Summer, 2013 (See us for more details)

    • HACU wants NJCU GIS students
    • NJ Land Conservancy wants NJCU Environmental students
    • USDA (usually) wants students for Field Offices
    • Liberty State Park wants students

    Upcoming Activities (all activities include credit toward your stipend)

    • Student Survey link
    • J. Wright Photo tour of Meadowlands
    • Feb 25, 3-5 PM 216, STEM teachers bring DESSERT!!
    • Mar 21 LSAMP/Bio/Chem 12-1 LUNCH will be SERVED....
    • March 25 3-5 PM, GSUB 129 Protein Xl-graphy speaker from Merck
    • April speaker - Kraft foods (Date-Time TBA)
    • April 22 - NJCU Undergrad Rsch Symposium
    • HSI-STEM Speaker Series
    • More Absiola Gallagher Support Workshops


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


    Archived 2012-13 Meetings found below:
    • Fri Sept 14 - LSAMP Monthly Meeting

    - Discussed alternate meeting dates & 2012 recruitment

    ( RSVP wmontgomery@njcu.edu and earn $25 for attending )

    • Sat Oct 20- NJCU Faculty + Students at Liberty Science Center
    • Bio Club Meeting - send us agenda and we will post

    • Geo Club Meeting - send us agenda and we will post
    • Tues Sept 25 4 PM Chem Club Meeting

    • Tues Nov 20 - Special speaker from Brooklyn:

    Eco-Activist and Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya

    "Media Arts & Global Citizenship: Confronting the Mounting Water Crisis"

    H-202 (Gothic Lounge), 3-4 PM

    • Tues Nov 27 - Joint meeting of LSAMP & Biology Club

    GSUB 129 (Student Union 1st floor), 3-4 PM

    Refreshments will be served!

    • Sat Dec 1 - STEM Success Conference -

    Rutgers U. Busch Campus, 11 AM- 3PM

     

     

     

     

    2011-12 Activities
     
    UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

    NSF - HSI/STEM Summer 2012 Research Program
    Application & Recommendation Deadline April 27
    Student Application Form HERE
    Faculty Recommendation Form HERE

    3rd Annual GS-LSAMP Research Conference
    Double Activity Points for Attendance!!

    NEXT MEETING
    Friday April 27, Rossey 605, 4-5 PM
    Subjects for discussion:
    • Summer 2012 research projects and applicants
    • Increasing recruitment
    • Activities for Summer 2012 and coming school year
       

     


     

    New LSAMP Activity -
    Monday, Apr 30, GSUB 129, 3 PM:
    "Judgment Day: Evolution on Trial"
    (film, coffee, and cookies)

     
    Mar 30 Monthly Meeting Agenda:
    • NSF - HSI/STEM Summer 2012 Sponsored Research
      • Applications HERE, Deadline April 20
      • Faculty Recommendation Forms HERE

    • Upcoming activities to count toward annual minimum:
      • April 13 RU-Nwk Career Day
      • April 13 NJCU STEM Tutoring Conference
      • April 18 NJCU Student Research Symposium
      • April 30 Film "Judgement Day"
      • RECRUIT RECRUIT RECRUIT



    Friday, Mar 2, 2012 Meeting Agenda

    Agenda Items:

    http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NP3LF8V

    • Pearson My Lab self-paced assessment / tutoring system - update
    • Special presentation by LSAMP Scholar




    Archived 2011-12 Activities Below:
    Monthly meeting Sept 30, 2011

    Agenda

    • NEWONLINESIGNUP SITE for TUTORING :

    http://njcu.mywconline.com/

    • Guest Speakers: Mandy Edgecombe & Marlon Segovia,Funded LSAMP Scholars for Liberty State Park, 2011
    • Upcoming Event:Thurs, Oct 13, 2011, CTL, 2 PM:

    Dr. Andrew Halloran, Madeira Rainforest Conservancy:

    "Tales from the South American Rainforest"

    • LSAMP Ambassadors Program:
    Monthly Meeting: Friday, October 28, 2011
    Agenda Items
    • Mentoring circles "kickoff"
    • Improving peer tutoring with separate Math page in njcumywconline
    • Rutgers - New Brunswick STEM Success Conference Sat Nov 12:
    Click on the following link to register:
     
     
    Monthly Meeting Friday Dec 2 w/ FREE PIZZA!!
    Agenda Items
    • Feedback on 1st round of mentoring circle meetings
    • Feedback on Nov 12 Rutgers NB STEM Success Conference
    • Feedback on mynjcuonline Peer Tutoring signup system
    • Discussion on how to improve STEM recuitment & retention
    • New business & launching into Spring 2012

    Special guest speaker:

    Ms. Agata Kacjkowski ( NJCU Biology Major) on:
    The Importance of Real-Life Experiences in STEM Education
     
     
    • M, December 5, 2011 - GSUB 218 - 3:30 PM
    Urban Environmentalists
    • T, December 6, 2011 - GSUB MPR C - 4 PM
    MATH FUN damentals
     

    NJCU & GS-LSAMP 2010-11 Activities

    • Oct 1: Monthly meeting (R617, 4-5 PM
      • (Guest Speaker: Heather Kutassy, LSAMP Scholar)
    • Oct 7: NJCU Career Fair (H202, 4 PM)
    • Oct 20: Meadowlands Eco-Visit
    • Nov 5: Monthly meeting (R617,3-4 PM)
      • (Guest Speaker Jane Sepulveda, LSAMP Scholar)
    • Nov 11:Student Opportunity Seminar (GSUB 129, 12 & 7 PM)
      • "Preventing Sexual Violence"
    • Nov 15: Biology Club Movie & Discussion (GSUB129, 3 PM)
      • "Intelligent Design (vs Evolution) on Trial"
    • Nov 20: City Hall, Jersey City (Time TBA)
      • "The Future of Urban Farming & Gardening"
    • Nov 29: Time Management Workshop (GSUB 306, 2 & 6 PM)
    • Nov 30: Study Skills Note-Taking Workshop (GSUB 306, 2 & 6 PM)
    • Dec 1: Test-Taking Workshop (GSUB 306, 2 & 6 PM)
    • Dec 2: Managing Test Anxiety (GSUB 306, 2 & 6 PM)
    • Dec 3:2011 Internship / Research Preview(GSUB 317, 1 PM)
    • Dec 3: Monthly Meeting (Time & Place TBA)
    • Feb 25: Recruitment Meeting (R617)
      • (Joe Mira and Adolfo Pertuz- "Stories of Success")
    • Mar 25: Monthly Meeting Agenda
      • LSAMP Research ApplicationsforSummer, 2011
      • NewOnlineSignup Procedure for Tutoring
      • Nominate Mentors for "Mentoring Circles"
        • Bio-Chem-Geos-Phys-CS-Math
      • RemainingWorkshops(GSUB 310)for Spring, 2011 Term:
        • Study Skills & Note-Taking: Tuesday,Apr 12(2,6 PM)
        • Test-Taking: Monday,Apr 18(2,6 PM)
        • Test Anxiety: Thursday,Apr 21(2,6 PM)
    • Apr 29: Monthly Meeting Agenda
      • Summer 2011FundedResearchers & Their Projects
      • Student feedback on new online signup procedurefor tutoring - tell us what you think
      • ACTIVITY OPPORTUNITY-
        • 10FREESEATSon each of 2NY/NY BaykeeperECO-CRUISES.ClickHEREfor application form. APPLY NOW - Seating is LIMITED.
    • BE AN AMBASSADOR-EARN$-RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS!

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    Notice that to be considered for a GS-LSAMP Research fellowship you must first be accepted into the program as a GS-LSAMP Scholar.

    Complete the form(s) above and mail or deliver to:

    Dr. William Montgomery or Dr. Kenneth Yamaguchi
    Geoscience/GeographyChemistry
    Rossey Hall R608 or Science Hall S 423