Student Programs

Mentor Luncheons

Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mon., 16 March
The Shlemon Mentor Programs are designed to extend the mentoring reach of individual professionals from applied geology to undergraduates and graduate students attending GSA Section Meetings. Over free lunches, mentors and students discuss professional opportunities and challenges that await students after graduation. Every student will receive a free ticket to the Shlemon Luncheon along with his/her badge; however, space is limited. [ more info ]

John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Tues., 17 March
The Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program presents mentoring opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates with a declared interest in applied hydrogeology as a career to interact and network with practicing hydrogeology professionals. This relaxed but focused small-scale event features a free lunch for student and mentors. Every student will receive a free ticket to the Mann Luncheon along with his/her badge; however, space is limited. [ more info ]

Questions about the Mentor Program? Contact Anny Jones, .


Outstanding Poster Program

One undergraduate and one graduate student poster will be selected for recognition. Awardees will be given a complimentary registration to the 2009 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, and the selected posters will be displayed at that meeting.


Travel Grants

Deadline for applications: 9 February 2009.

Travel grants are available from the South-Central Section in cooperation with the GSA Foundation for GSA Student Members making oral or poster presentations at the meeting.

You must be registered for the meeting before you apply for a travel grant. [ eligibility info ]


Volunteering

Please volunteer by 1 February 2009.

We rely on student volunteers to help meetings run smoothly, and the local committee and officers of GSA's South-Central Section are pleased to offer student volunteers free registration for the meeting in return for ~6 hours of work. Contact student volunteer coordinator John Holbrook at the University of Texas at Arlington, , for more information.

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