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GW Valor Professional Credentialing Grant, Applications Due 1 Nov 2015

The GW VALOR student growth strategy is to improve access and affordability of a quality GW education for the military and veteran community. There are a myriad of GW VALOR initiatives which support the mission. One such initiative is that the GW VALOR Professional Grant, where GW VALOR reimburses the cost (in the form of a grant) to take the examination for designated credentials.

Applications for tests occurring August 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016 now open. Apply Here. Due November 1, 2015.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Erwin at serwin@gwu.edu , or call (202)-994-0738 .

Eligible Programs

  • Accounting (CPA)
  • Marketing (PCM)
  • Project Management (PMP)
  • Human Resources (PCHR)
  • Nursing (RN/NP)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Law Bar Exam (JD)
  • Paralegal (PCPS)
  • Private Detective and Investigator (PI)
  • Professional Counselor (CPC)
  • Other

Call for Applications: 2015 Veterans Take Point Initiative, Aug 16 Deadline

The Atlantic Council is seeking applications for the Take Point Initiative, a fellowship program open to veterans of the United States Armed Forces who are 35 years old and younger and who currently work in, or would like to transition to, careers in international policy. The program includes opportunities to network with potential employers and funders, deepen their substantive policy expertise, and build nonprofit and thought leadership skills over the course of an intensive ten-day fellowship program in Washington, DC planned for October 13 – 23, 2015. Additionally, the Council will award over $60,000 in grant funds to Take Point fellows to support their work. In turn, fellows will commit to using their training to help provide a voice for other young veterans in the foreign policy discourse, including injured veterans.

Application deadline is August 16, 2015. Learn more at http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/programs/millennium-leadership-program/veterans-take-point-initiative/apply-now-veterans-take-point-initiative

MSPM: In the Know, March 24, 2015

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Summer and Fall 2015 Classes
Registration is now open for both the summer and fall 2015 semesters. Review your plans in DegreeMAP, schedule an advisement session with me, and register for classes to ensure you earn the seat in the course/section you want/need.

The Blackboard Collaborate schedule for summer 2015 is now available on the blog.
As a reminder, all general elective courses must be approved by your advisor to apply to the degree requirements. Failure to receive approval for your general elective may result in you having to take additional courses. Schedule an advisement session, plan ahead, and never make assumptions. Please also remember that you have both a general elective requirement to fulfill and a DNSC elective requirement. A DNSC elective is one that is offered by the Decision Sciences Department. Consult DegreeMAP to confirm your individual program requirements.

• VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant
The Office of Military and Veteran Student Services and GW Career Services are proud to announce a new initiative aimed to support our VALOR students in their efforts towards professional development. The VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant allows for eligible VALOR students to apply for reimbursement grants towards a number of professional certification exams. 10 exams are included on the list, the PMP being of most relevance to MSPM students. Application period is 1-20 Apr. Visit http://services.military.gwu.edu/valor-professional-credentialing-grant for details.

GW Women in Business Sixth Annual Spring Conference, 28 Mar
The GW Women in Business Association is hosting their sixth annual spring conference on Saturday, 28 Mar. This year’s conference, “Be Bold, Be You,” will feature business leaders from Lucky Group, Donna Karen, Under Armour Women, and Chobani. Purchase tickets before they sell out at gwwibspringconference.org!

MSPM: In the Know, October 8, 2014

The top 3 items you need to this week:

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Last Day to Withdraw, 17 Oct
The last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of ‘W’ is Friday, 17 Oct. Students must submit a Registration Transaction Form to process the request. Refer to the Withdrawals & Refunds page on the Office of the Registrar site regarding the refund schedule.

Semper Start-up Day, 15 Oct
Semper Start-up Day is an educational and peer networking event created to inspire, encourage, and support veteran entrepreneurs across the country. On Wednesday, 15 Oct, GW will host a day-long event which features TedX style presentations, workshops on angel investors, and mentorship networking. GW students and veterans receive a 100% discount with codes: GWSTUDENT & GWVETS. Register online today! 

GW Annual Faculty Awards, 24 Nov
Each year the university honors faculty with a series of awards to commemorate excellence in teaching, research and service at GW. Interested in nominating a member of the MSPM faculty for an award? Nominations for all faculty awards are due by 24 Nov. All nominations must be submitted through the UTLC website.

MSPM: In the Know, July 16, 2014

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Need-Based Scholarship Deadline, 24 Jul
Graduate Fellow Position, GW Military and Veteran Career Services
1 More Volunteer Needed for Fall Orientation

Dear MSPM students,

The top 3 items you need to know this week:

Need-Based Scholarship Deadline, 24 Jul

Thursday, 24 Jul, is the deadline to apply for the need-based scholarships available for the fall 2014 semester. Details on the criteria and application process are available on the blog at www.gwprojectmanagement.org.

Essays received with spelling errors, poor grammar, or formatting issues receive less consideration than those that exhibit graduate-level writing. Take full advantage of the GW resources that your tuition payments fund, such as the GW Writing Center or the English for Academic Purposes Program.

Graduate Fellow Position, GW Military and Veteran Career Services

The Interdisciplinary Career Services Initiatives office within the GW Center for Career Services is looking to fill their Graduate Fellow for Interdisciplinary Initiatives position for the 2014-2015 academic year. The fellow will participate as a member of the team charged with advancing career services and resources for military-related students including current service, veterans and military families.

Fellow is paid an hourly rate and is expected to work 20-25 hours per week. Must be a current GW graduate student that is either a veteran, active duty service member, or dependent to fill the position. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Marva Gumbs Jennings, Managing Director, Interdisciplinary Initiatives with subject line: Grad Fellow-Military and Veteran Career Services to mgumbs@gwu.edu.

1 More Volunteer Needed for Fall Orientation

One additional volunteer is needed to assist with the bridge game during the fall 2014 MSPM orientation scheduled on Friday, 15 Aug. This is a great way to meet the incoming students, plus lunch is provided. Time commitment is 1:30 to 4 pm. Contact Cambria Happ at chapp@gwu.edu if you are interested.