Tutoring for the summer 2014 session ends on Thursday, 8/14. We will resume our free tutoring services during the second week of classes, in September. Please check our Tutoring page on the McGhee Students’ Google site for more details.

In the Prior Learning Assessment Information Sessions, attendees learn the four ways that McGhee students may earn credit for their prior college-level learning. Topics covered will include foreign language proficiency, standardized testing (CLEP/Excelsior College/Advanced Placement exams), transfer credits, and credits earned through the portfolio process in McGhee’s Seminar in Experiential Learning (attending this information session is a prerequisite for entering the seminar).

The main focus of the assessment will be the prior college-level learning that adults have earned before returning to or starting college. Students will also be given the opportunity to ask questions related to individual academic circumstances.

No RSVP is required. This is a drop-in session, only.

  • Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • Location: NYU-SCPS Building, 7 E. 12th Street, Room 3rd floor
  • Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
The undergraduate new student orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 26 at 5:00pm, at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium (4th floor.)
 
At orientation, you will learn about the academic resources available at NYU and at McGhee that will help you transition to NYU coursework.
 
The schedule will be as follows:
- Registration and Refreshments at 5:00pm
- NYU Services Orientation at 5:30pm
- Dinner and Club Fest at 6:30pm
- McGhee-specific Session at 7:30pm
 
RSVP here to let us know that you can attend.
 
We hope to see you there!

 

 

Fall Welcome Week 2014 kicks off on Sunday, August 24th with NYU Welcome Day and continues on through Friday, August 29th. Overall, the week boasts over 500 programs that cover a multitude of topics from getting involved and learning about NYU, to staying safe and navigating public transportation.

For a full list of NYU Welcome Week Events and to create your own schedule, download the free NYU Guide app to your smartphone! Click here for instructions, or access the Guide here. You can also view NYU Welcome Week’s schedule online, hereNYU Welcome Week.

AOL, Inc. – HuffPost Religion Fellowship: 934635

HuggPost Religion is hiring a Fellow to join our team and work on our award-winning religion site and social media accounts. The Fellow will be integrated into the team with opportunities to learn and grow professionally in a fast-paced, intelligent, fun and slightly obsessed environment. The fellowship usually lasts four to six months and is a paid program that we use to identify potential full-time hires — in other words, fellows are considered to be in training from the moment they begin. The program ensures that fellows learn everything there is to know about how the Huffington Post approaches web publishing. Fellows have the chance discover whether HuffPost is the sort of place you want to launch your career.

To learn more and apply log into NYU Career Net and search for Job ID 934635

AOL, Inc. – HuffPost Sports Fellowhip: 934634

The Huffington Post is seeking editorial fellow to join its Sports vertical. Do you consume the majority of your sports news digitally? Do you have an appreciation for statistical analysis as well as viral videos? Are you obsessive about social media? Then you might be a perfect fit for the Huffington Post. The core fellow experiences will include writing headlines, packaging stories and video content, monitoring breaking news and identifying viral stories, pitching and producing, and aiding in managing Facebook and Twitter accounts

To learn more and apply log into NYU Career Net and search for Job ID 934634

AOL, Inc. – The Huffington Post Fellowship Program: 919640

The Huffington Post is seeking editorial fellows to join its New York office. The core fellow experiences will include writing headlines, packaging stories and video content, monitoring breaking news and identifying viral stories, pitching and producing, and aiding in managing Facebook and Twitter accounts. The HuffPost Fellowship usually lasts four to six months, giving our Fellows the opportunity to discover whether HuffPost is the right place to launch their career.

This is a paid program providing experience and training from beginning to end. We focus on teaching our Fellows everything there is to know about how the Huffington Post approaches web publishing.

To learn more and apply log into NYU Career Net and search for Job ID 919640

If you forgot your NYU CareerNet password, please click here, or to create your NYU CareerNet account, click here.

We will visit exhibitions at the NYC Museum and go to El Barrio on 104th street to see Hispanic and street art. Then, we will visit the beautiful Conservatory Gardens and Harlem Meer in Central Park and either walk up through Harlem for a vegan soul food buffet, or go east for a sunset picnic beside the historic Gracie Mansion – home of the mayor! We will look at New York art and architecture, discuss New York literature, and investigate options for a greener New York!

When: Saturday, July 12 – start at 2:30pm (afternoon and evening)

Where: Meet at 2:30pm in the Gilded Age section of the Museum of the City of New York, at 103rd St. and Fifth Avenue. Bring friends and family!

Cost: Just $10 for two museums.

RSVP to julia.keefer@nyu.edu, and call 212-734-1083, if lost.

Global Cities is seeking a student intern to carry out graphic design projects integral to the organization’s programming, including the development of digital and print materials. The intern’s work responsibilities will include assisting Global Cities staff with the development, layout, and design of an interactive PDF student workbook related to implementation of the organization’s education curriculum for an internet-based global awareness program for middle schools.

To learn more and apply, log into NYU CarrerNet and search for Job ID: 931566.

Best of luck!

McGhee Professor Julia Keefer invites you to a cross-cultural tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with current SCPS students who will guide you through time and across cultures in an exploration of the Museum’s encyclopedic collection.

Date: Saturday, June 14

Time: 4:30pm – 8:00/9:00pm

RSVP: julia.keefer@nyu.edu

See our flyer for more details, and contact Julia Keefer for more information at: 212-734-1083.

We hope to see you there!

 

In the Prior Learning Assessment Information Sessions, attendees learn the four ways that McGhee students may earn credit for their prior college-level learning. Topics covered will include foreign language proficiency, standardized testing (CLEP/Excelsior College/Advanced Placement exams), transfer credits, and credits earned through the portfolio process in McGhee’s Seminar in Experiential Learning (attending this information session is a prerequisite for entering the seminar).

The main focus of the assessment will be the prior college-level learning that adults have earned before returning to or starting college. Students will also be given the opportunity to ask questions related to individual academic circumstances.

No RSVP is required. These are drop-in sessions, only.

Mark Your Calendars! Click on the dates below to read full details -

6/18
Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
7/1 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
7/8 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
7/24 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
8/13 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
8/21 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
8/26 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
9/3 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session
9/10 Prior Learning Assessment Information Session

The McGhee Tutoring Service offers one-on-one tutoring sessions at no charge to McGhee students in math and writing.

If you have questions, or would like to make an appointment, contact us at mcghee.tutoring@nyu.edu or at 212-992-9055.

 

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