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  1. Learning the Ropes:Opportunities for Graduate/Professional Student LeadershipAugust 26, 2014Takehito KamataPresident, Council of Graduate Students

  2. Ski-U-Mah

  3. Council of International Graduate Students (CIGS) • promote “graduate and professional student engagement“ by creating an inclusive environment for sharing academic, professional, and social development opportunities • create a space/place for international graduate students to get our voice about academic, professional, and social development heard • is the only one of its kind at Big Ten University (also among leading American comprehensive research universities) today

  4. 1. CIGS - History • Fall 2013 • January 2014 • Spring 2014

  5. 2. CIGS - Value • Create an inclusive environment to promote graduate student engagement and to enrich the on-campus intellectual ecosystem to become an innovative organization • Enrich whole graduate student experiences • Bring great leadership experience to international graduate students and yield more international graduate student leaders in the whole university community

  6. 3. CIGS - Leadership team • Takehito Kamata, President • ShrutiSaxena, Vice President • Ángela Castro, Communication • Yaeeun Shin, Event Coordinator • Veronica Hang, Finance • SumitraMadhuriRamachandran, former COGS Vice President • Alfonso Sintjago, GAPSAPresident • Bruce Rwabasonga Mandela, former GAPSA Executive Board • Dr. NoroAndriamanalina, Advisor

  7. 4. COGS, GAPSA and CIGS • Council of Graduate Students • Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

  8. 5. Our events in August 2014 - 1 • International Student Orientation: Fall 2014 ISOP Resource Fair • Friday, August 15 • Tuesday, August 19 • Friday, August 22 • Wednesday, August 27 • Friday, August 29

  9. 6. Our events in August 2014 - 2 • The First 30 days in Graduate & Professional Schools on August 20, 2014

  10. Welcome tothe University of Minnesota !! Thank you ! cigsumn@umn.edu www.facebook.com/cigsinternational