College Announcements: Feb. 28, 2018

Graduate Student Council to host 'Survivor: Research Island'

Survivor: Research Island is back for its second year on Saturday, March 24. The half-day seminar, hosted by the College of Education Graduate Student Council, includes several concurrent workshops to help graduate students survive the research process from start to finish. This year, topics will range from "how to build a committee" to "getting published."

Registration is open until March 16 and space is limited. To register, visit For more information, visit, email or follow @pennstatecoegsc on Twitter.

USAC accepting membership applications

The application period for 2018-19 membership in the University Staff Advisory Council has begun. The University Staff Advisory Council is a way for staff at all Penn State campus locations to get involved and serve fellow staff members. Appointed USAC members have voting responsibilities and serve three-year terms, beginning July 1. Monthly council meetings typically occur during normal University hours, last approximately two hours, and are considered University business. Full-time staff employees (nonbargaining unit) are eligible to apply. To apply, visit and download the application form. Applications must be received by March 31. For questions about the application or membership, contact the membership committee chair, John Ilie at

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Last Updated February 28, 2018