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MSPM: In the Know, January 19, 2016

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Town Hall with Dean Livingstone, 27 Jan
Dean Linda Livingstone will host a town hall on Wednesday, 27 Jan, 6-7 p.m. EST in Duques Hall 353. The town hall is an opportunity to provide feedback on the specialized masters programs, the School of Business, and your experience directly to Dean Livingstone. We hope that you can attend.
A separate session will be scheduled for online students. A date and time will be scheduled in the coming weeks.

Attend the PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon Events this Spring
The GWSB MSPM program is proud to host the monthly free brownbag luncheon series. Earn 1 PDU and learn from top speakers in the DC metro area. Visit www.pmiwdc.org for the latest schedule.

New Student Orientation Slides
For those who attended the new student orientation on 8 Jan, the slides from the day-long session are attached.

MSPM: In the Know, December 22, 2015

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EY Program Management Internship
Ernst & Young (EY) is seeking program management interns within EY Advisory Services. Work locations include Chicago, Dallas, New York, and San Francisco. PMP certification preferred. Apply on GWorkSB by 31 Dec. GW Position ID 833548.

Seeking Volunteers for Spring 2016 Orientation, Bridge Game
Looking to volunteer for the MSPM program? We are actively seeking volunteers to assist with the bridge game at orientation. Volunteers needed on Friday, 8 Jan, approximately 3-6 p.m. If you are interested, contact mspminfo@gwu.edu.

Summer 2016 Schedule of Classes Available
The summer 2016 Schedule of Classes is now available online. Review the course offerings to determine your options this summer. Looking to study abroad this summer? Don’t forget to apply by 28 Feb for one of the short-term study away options.

MSPM: In the Know, January 2, 2015

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Spring 2015 Textbook List
The spring 2015 textbook list for MSPM courses is now available on the blog at www.gwprojectmanagement.org.• Spring Courses on Blackboard
Courses will likely not appear on Blackboard until the week of 12 Jan. Once the professor opens the course on Blackboard, that is when you’ll have access.

If you need to confirm your spring course registrations, do so in GWeb, not Blackboard.
Fall 2014 courses will be removed from Blackboard shortly. If you need to download materials from those courses, do so immediately. Once the course is removed, you will no longer have access.

Grades
As a reminder, graduate students at GW may earn the following grades: A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, and F. Grades A through C- are considered passing grades. Only a grade of F is a failure.

Please also remember that graduate students are required to maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA. If your GPA drops below a 3.0 after the completion of 9 credit hours, you will be placed on academic probation. I invite all students to review the GW and GWSB policies and regulations on this matter via the University Bulletin.

MSPM: In the Know, December 22, 2014

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GW Commencement 2015
The GW commencement site is now live for 2015. Details on the events hosted by GW and the GW School of business are included. The website will reflect the latest information. Students who graduate in Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 are invited to participate. For those who graduate in Spring or Summer 2015, I will be sending instructions on how to apply for graduation shortly.

• Short-Term Study Abroad Programs Info Session, 28 Jan
GWSB Global & Experiential Education offers 11 opportunities for graduate students to study domestically or overseas this summer and earn up to 6 credits. A complete list of the programs is available online. Interested in learning more about these programs? Join G&EE on Wednesday, 28 Jan, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Duques 255. Reception will follow from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Online student interested in learning more? Contact G&EE at sbintl@gwu.edu or 202-994-0767 to discuss.

Attend the MSPM Spring Reception, 9 Jan
The GW MS in Project Management Alumni Network cordially invites all current students to connect with alumni at the program’s spring orientation. You can also help welcome the incoming class of students. Hors d’ouevres, beer and wine will be served. Free to attend, register today! Friday, 9 Jan, 6-7:30 p.m. in Duques Hall, 6th Floor.

MSPM: In the Know, December 10, 2014

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MSPM Spring Orientation Student & Alumni Reception, 9 Jan
The GW MS in Project Management Alumni Network cordially invites alumni and current students to connect at the program’s spring orientation. This will be a great opportunity for both incoming and current MSPM students to connect with the program’s alumni and share their experiences at GW. Hors d’ouevres, beer and wine will be served. Register today! Friday, 9 Jan, 6-7:30 p.m. in Duques Hall, 6th Floor.

• Spring 2015 Scholarship Deadline, 14 Dec
Sunday, 14 Dec, is the deadline to apply for scholarship funding in the spring 2015 semester. We will award two scholarships, each in the amount of $3,750. Full details on the scholarships and the application process and requirements are available on the blog.

Graduate Aide Position, Office of Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships
The Office of Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships is actively seeking a full-time MSPM student to serve as a graduate aide beginning in January. Full details on the position are available on the blog. Position requires 20 hours per week, knowledge of MS Access, and includes an hourly wage and tuition benefits. Send your application/resume via email to gradfell@gwu.edu.

MSPM: In the Know, August 6, 2014

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MSPM Orientation Student & Alumni Reception, 15 Aug
Religious Observances and Holidays
Blackboard Access and Blackboard Collaborate Schedule

Dear MSPM students,

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MSPM Orientation Student & Alumni Reception, 15 Aug

All current MSPM students are invited to attend the 15 Aug reception hosted by the GW MS in Project Management Alumni Network. This will be a great opportunity to welcome the incoming class of MSPM students and to connect with MSPM alumni.

Hors d’ouevres, beer and wine will be served. Registration is requested, however the event is free of charge. Event will take place in Duques Hall, 6th floor, from 6:30 to 8 pm next Friday.

Religious Observances and Holidays

GW’s policy regarding accommodations for religious holidays may be found on the Office of the Provost website. This is a reminder that students must notify faculty during the first week of the semester of their intention to be absent from class on their day(s) of religious observance. The fall semester begins 25 Aug.

Blackboard Access and Blackboard Collaborate Schedule

The faculty will make their classes available on Blackboard no later than the first day of the class. Some may actually open the Blackboard site before the start of the semester. Please remember to use the GWeb Info Systems site to confirm your course registrations for the fall, this is the official site to do so.

The Blackboard Collaborate schedule has been posted to the blog at www.gwprojectmanagement.org for the distance/online classes. Your professor will also confirm the schedule in the course syllabus and in the first lecture. Contact your professor for any questions regarding the scheduled Blackboard Collaborate sessions.