2014 NAGPS Southcentral Regional Conference

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 28/03/2014 - 30/03/2014
All Day

Location
Baylor Univeristy Sciences Building

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The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) would like to welcome you to the 2014 Southcentral Regional Conference! This annual conference brings together graduate student leaders from the Southcentral region.  

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NAGPS Members: $ 25/person

Non-Members: $35/person

 

 

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Baylor offers a diverse catalog of more than 100 master’s and doctoral programs to help you reach your career goals. Here, you’ll find the support of a caring Christian community and the opportunity to work alongside world-class faculty in purposeful research. Baylor invests in its 2,200 graduate students by providing top-tier, state-of-the art research facilities, museums, libraries and artistic venues that help foster a rigorous academic agenda.

Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor is centrally located within two hours of Dallas to the north and Austin to the south. Waco provides the amenities of a big city wrapped in the comfort of a close-knit community. The city is a regional hub offering you daytime and nighttime entertainment, fine dining, shopping, sports activities, and cultural events.

The Baylor University Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a community that strives to enrich the quality of academic and social life for students of each graduate program of Baylor University as well as advocate for these students and voice their concerns.

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Baylor University

Baylor Sciences Building

101 Bagby Avenue

Waco, Texas 76706

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NAGPS & Baylor has secured a block of double occupancy rooms for $122/night at the Hilton Waco. The hotel is short 1.5 mile drive (or a 30 minute walk) to the conference site.

 

Hilton Waco

113 South University Parks Drive,

Waco, Texas, 76701

254-754-8484

http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-waco-ACTWHHF/index.html

Group rate for NAGPS is $122/night.

Hotel in the heart of Downtown Waco, TX, on the banks of the Brazos River

Approx. 1.5 miles from conference location

Complimentary WiFi, 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool and landscaped gardens

 

Alternative hotel option:

La Quinta Inn-Waco University

1110 South 9th St

Waco, TX 76706-2399

254-752-9741

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Travel to Baylor University

Waco is approximately 2 hours from Dallas and Austin airports, but we recommend flying to Waco Regional airport.  A shuttle will be available from the hotel to the conference location. For those with their own cars, there is ample parking near the conference location.

 

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The SC Regional Conference is an occasion to perform some of the important business of meetings, including updates to our governing documents and the election of our leadership. During the business meeting, we will hold elections for the following regional positions:

— Vice-Chair

— Director of Outreach

— Director of Legislative Affairs

— Director of Communications

— Employment Concerns Chair

— Legal Concerns Chair

— Social Justice Chair

If you are interested in running for a position, please nominate yourself using this online form (we will also open the floor to nominations during the meeting).

Regional Board Nomination Form

 

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Connect with other attendees of the SouthCentral Regional Conference on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/events/277655035731369/

This is a great way to coordinate hotel rooms, rides, etc.!

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If you have any questions about the conference or if you would like to request that we organize a round-table on a specific topic so you can learn from the wisdom of other member schools, please contact the Director of Outreach, Kristofferson Culmer (Outreach@NAGPS.org).

More details are forth coming, so please register & prepare for a great conference!