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Introduction: Beginning graduate school is often a big change for most students. For many Cleveland is a new city, and unlike undergrad, you're not thrown into a living environment that eases the process of making new friends in a new place. The charge of the activities committee is to plan social events for graduate students to get them out of the lab and enjoying different places in the Cleveland area. These events are also an arena to facilitate new friendships between students from different departments and schools. Whether we're headed to an Indians Game, a local festival or event, or helping out with a nearby charity, GSS sponsored activities are great opportunities to meet new people and enjoy a little bit of Cleveland.

Activities Committee Charge:
The activities committee plans social and community service events for all graduate students. Some of the events happen right here on campus, allowing graduate students to participate in some of larger university events together such as Case for Community Day, Relay For Life, and the Hudson Relays. Other events provide students with the opportunity to see a little more of the city and enjoy their time in Cleveland, while simultaneously providing an avenue to develop friendships with students outside individual departments.

About the Chair: No Candidate Nominated

List of Events in 2011-2012

Upcoming Events

Past Events

  • Snow Days at Progressive Field (12/3/11)
  • GSS fundraiser for the Cleveland Foodbank (11/18/11 -- we raised $365!)
  • The PhD Movie (10/13/11 flyer )
  • Harvest Farm Festival 10/1/11
  • Indians Game and Pre-party 9/23/11
  • Fall Info Fair and BBQ 9/1/11
  • Tap Into Summer party on the quad 6/22/11

Activities Committee Roster:

Committee Member E-Mail  
No Candidate gss-activities@case.edu Committee Chair

2011-2012 Committee Goals

  • Increase frequency of GSS sponsored events, including at least 2 events over the summer
  • Plan events that appeal to a wide range of graduates on campus
  • Hold on-campus events that will offer graduate students a break from their workday
  • Expose graduate students to new areas of Cleveland by holding events in a variety of locations around the city

Activities Committee Meeting Minutes / Agendas:

Meeting Date/Time  Location Agenda Minutes
August 2nd 5-6p Tomlinson 217   pdf
September 13th 5-6pm Tomlinson 217   pdf
October 12th 4-5p Tomlinson 217   pdf