Issue 33| September 12, 2018
Graduate Student Life Newsletter
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Writing & Communications Center
Looking for a new exercise that is fun, energizing and a great time? And also want to have brunch? Kick off the semester and your exercise plan with your peers, prizes and great instructors during this private Stevens graduate students only indoor cycling class! A ticket purchase will include entry to the cycling class (45 minutes), free cycle shoe rental, Stevens OGSA swag and a chance to win Prime Cycle swag & have brunch after class! A $50 value for only $15!

Date: Saturday, September 22nd
Time: 1PM-3PM
Location: Prime Cycle
70 Hudson Street Hoboken, NJ 07030

To purchase your ticket, please visit Eventbrite
Take some time out of your busy schedule to enjoy a meal and get to know your fellow graduate women, faculty, and staff who take part in the Graduate Women's Programs! This is a great opportunity to network and meet new people at Stevens. Information about upcoming Graduate Women's Programming events will be provided. 

Please RSVP on Grad DuckSync:
Knitting in the Library
Join librarian Courtney Walsh as she shares her love of knitting (and purling)! First-timers welcome. Bring your own supplies; some yarn and needles will be provided for beginners. For more information, please visit:

Date: Friday, September 14th
Time: 1PM-2PM
Location: Library, Room 204
Lunch for Women@ SSE
This event hosted by Women in SSE will promote events happening this semester. 
Date: Tuesday September 18 th
Time: 11:30 AM -1:30PM
Location: Babbio 5th floor patio and Kitchen
In case of bad weather, SSE Lab on the same floor 
SVC Speaker Series: Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
The Stevens Venture Center Speaker Series presents, Mukesh Patel, a serial entrepreneur and advisor with experience in private equity, angel investments, innovation, business law and education.  He will present his talk titled, “Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship.”   Pizza will be served. 

Date:  Wednesday, September 26th
Time:  3-4 PM
Location:  Fielding Room (3rd floor), Howe Center
Stevens Venture Center HealthTech Hackathon
The second annual Stevens Venture Center HealthTech Hackathon is a sprint-like design event in which participants with diverse perspectives — clinicians, students, entrepreneurs, industrial designers, engineers, programmers and healthcare professionals — form teams to collaborate on solutions to pressing problems in healthcare today.
This year's event takes place over an intense, fun-filled three-day weekend to ideate, iterate and innovate in order to develop novel solutions to a specific healthcare challenge. The HealthTech Hackathon culminates in a team pitch competition with cash awards given to the best prototype software or apps.   Apply to the 2018 HealthTech Hackathon   by  Friday, September 28 .

Date:  Friday, October 5th-Sunday, October 7th
Location:  Babbio Center
Grad Student Needed for School Pick Up
Looking to hire a grad student for a few hours each week to pick daughter up from school and escort her home. Start date of September 12th (flexible). Schedule would be 2-5 days a week depending on the right candidate's availability. End date until December break.  
Daughter's school is in Manhattan at 18th Street and 6th Avenue. She would need pick up at 2:15pm. She would need brought back to our home in Jersey City where a caretaker will be waiting for her. 
Job would require 2 hours of work per day (travel time plus wait for dismissal and gather belongings time). The pay is $22 per day plus path train costs for the employee and for daughter.

For more information, please contact Nikki Barker
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Apartment in Jersey City
Apartment ready to move in ready. Newly renovated with stainless steel appliances. New bathrooms. Laundry is 2 blocks away in either direction. Lovely apartments. Citibike is 1 block away. Directly on Kennedy Boulevard opposite Leonard Gordon park, 15-20 minutes by car to your campus. Security cameras for added safety. Clean and vibrant neighborhood. For more information, please visit this link .

Tools & Resources for Apartment Hunting
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Scam Calls
Please be aware and cautious of  “scam calls.”  A scam call is a malicious call with the intention of illegally acquiring money or personal information from you. These calls seems to be targeting especially international students. The caller may pretend to be from a government agency such as DHS, USCIS, IRS or your home country embassy. If you are not familiar with these types of calls, it can be very alarming and scary to receive one. If you receive a call demanding personal information or payments, hang up immediately.
Remember, government officials will never threaten you or ask you for payment over the phone or in an email.
Please see more information on scam calls and how to report them at the announcements section of the ISSS website
NJ Transit Quik-Tik
Want to save money on your monthly transportation? Full-Time Stevens students can save 25% on the NJ Transit Monthly Pass. Buy your pass through  NJ Transit Quik-Tik  on your MyStevens account by following the steps in the example provided above.
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