GPAC is pleased to kick off the GPAC Elections for the leadership positions that will represent all MPA and MPP students in the 2014-15 Academic Year. Voting will take place between March 10th and 12th, and winners will be announced on March 14th.
The only contested position is for Vice President. Each candidate has provided a statement on why they are best suited for the position of GPAC Vice President. We wish each candidate the best of luck as they engage in a respectful campaign process.
The candidates for Vice President are:
The following positions from the Executive Committee are uncontested: President, Executive Officerand Finance Officer. The following committees are also uncontested: MPP Committee, Online MPA Committee and Social Committee. Each of these officers and committees will be announced on March 14.
The new GPAC Leadership Board (2014-15) will go through an additional process to fill vacancies on the board. Based on the current structure of the board, the following positions/committees will be vacant: Communications Officer, Alumni Relations Officer, GSG Senator, GPAC Ambassador, Webmaster, MPA Committee, Non-Profit Committee, Professional Development Committee, and Sacramento Committee. If you are interested in any of these positions, please send an email to GPAC stating your interest.
TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL JHITE@USC.EDU. THANK YOU.
Pack your bags, bring the gambling chips (along with the good luck), and prepare yourself for all the camaraderie and partying that will define the annual Vegas trip!!!
From January 17th – January 19th, the Associated Students of Planning and Development (ASPD), the Graduate Policy and Administration Community (GPAC), and the Student Health Council (SHC) are hosting the EVENT OF THE YEAR. This trip will be one of your favorite memories of grad school (if you remember it, that is). Interested in attending? You should be! WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED with:
-Transportation (to and from Vegas) in a luxurious bus. We’ll provide the drinks (bottoms up) and snacks. We are planning on leaving USC on Friday at 11:00 a.m. and returning on Sunday around 4:00 p.m.
-Two nights at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino
-Free entrance to clubs TAO (located in the Venetian) and Marquee (top club in Vegas located in the Cosmopolitan)
Price: $155/person for a 4/room or $250/person for a 2/room or $500 for a couple with their own room (what a good deal, right?). We can do random room pairings or take your requests!
Please click below to purchase tickets – you will then receive a questionnaire regarding rooming preferences, club sign-up and other details.
Refund policy: A $20 processing fee will apply for all cancellations prior to December 15th when the Hotel Reservations are confirmed. From December 16 to January 16, a refund of $50 will be provided unless you can find a replacement for your spot.
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Hello GPACers, alumni, and friends,
Don’t miss out on a really popular fall event: the Fall Reception! Now is the time to buy your tickets. Guests are welcome. Please click on the PayPal button below to purchase tickets (make sure to add your name, guest(s) names, and your graduation year once you sign into PayPal). Note: Tickets may sell out and prices will increase Oct. 12th, so buy early to lock in your space and price!
If you cannot join us this year, please consider donating to the reception and GPAC via the button on the righthand side toolbar at the GPAC homepage. All levels of donations are appreciated. Please write Fall Banquet in the Purpose line provided.
If you are buying a ticket for a guest, please buy the ticket at the same price level at which you will purchase your ticket. You may change ticket quantity on the next page.
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Our Boys in Blue play the Orange and Black from that other city on Sept. 13th. First pitch is at 7:10pm. If you haven’t been to a Dodgers game yet, this is the perfect opportunity. Socialize with your fellow GPACers while taking in some baseball! Guests, significant others, friends, etc. are most welcome.
Tickets are $25. We will take care of purchasing and seating — you just pay through PayPal by Sept. 6th! TICKET SALES ARE CLOSED. If you have questions, please contact GPAC Vice President Jackson Hite at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to see you there! Fight on!
The Graduate Policy Administration Community invites you to attend the GPSS tailgate. Continue reading
Please save the date for the annual SPPD trip to Las Vegas! Continue reading
Join us at the Nonprofit mixer!
When? October 26th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Where? 21 Choices in University Village
Are you interested in the nonprofit sector and want to get to know who among your fellow classmates are too? Well this is the perfect event! Continue reading
Join GPAC as we cheer on the Trojans! If you don’t have tickets to the game, you can still attend the legendary tailgate. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. It is a great place to hang out and meet new people! Feel free to bring any guests as well as your beverage of choice. Continue reading
Announcing your new *GPAC* Senators for GPSS!
Author Anderson, David Judge & Caroline Kim
They will be joining existing Senators, Sally Kikuchi (GPAC), Dima Galkin (ASPD) and Regina Onyango (SHC) in representing SPPD!
Save the Date: Join Us at Our September General Meeting! Continue reading