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GPSS Welcome Back BBQ Location Update

A notice is posted in maroon noting that there is an update to the GPSS Welcome Back BBQ. There is black text over a light blue background highlighting that the BBQ will be held in the Graduate Life Center Multipurpose Room with live music, food, and games on August 15th. There is a cartoon of a person in the rain in the bottom right corner of the image.

FALL BBQ WELCOME EVENT

DATE: Monday, August 15, 2022, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the Graduate Life Center (GLC) Multipurpose Room.

You are invited to the Graduate and Professional Student Senate Fall BBQ in the multipurpose room of the Graduate Life Center! Come enjoy free food, live music, games, and time to chat with fellow graduate students! Feel free to bring friends and family.

VOLUNTEER
We need graduate students to help set-up and tear-down for the BBQ. Volunteers will be asked to help from 4-8pm and do some lifting. Please do not apply if you would be uncomfortable doing these tasks. If you are interested in volunteering, please email gpss@vt.edu.

FALL EVENT PLANNING
We welcome your ideas for new and exciting events to be held this year! We also gladly welcome other student-serving organizations to join us in creating events that serve our communities.

Dates and times of all events will be announced on this page, on our Twitter and Instagram (@VTGPSS) accounts, and through the weekly Graduate School listserv email.

Example Volunteer opportunities: organization of events,  marketing of events, vendor management for an event, set up of event, tear down at end of event, organization of participants and their activities. 

Questions? Please email the Director of Events from your VT email address.

Our Community Building events are opportunities for our graduate and professional students to connect on a deeper, more personal level, encouraging their personal and professional growth. We will host in-person and virtual events throughout the coming year. 

We welcome your ideas for new and exciting events to be held this year! We also gladly welcome other student-serving organizations to join us in creating events that serve our communities.