2017 Northeast Regional Conference

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Date(s) - 04/07/2017 - 04/09/2017
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Columbia University

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2017 Northeast Regional Conference


Welcome to the 2017 Norththeast Regional Conference for the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS)! This event is scheduled for April 7-9, 2017 at Columbia University in New York, NY,  and is hosted by the Graduate Student Council (GSC) at Columbia.


Keynote speaker:

David Austell, Associate Provost and Director of International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO).

David Austell provides leadership and oversight of the provision of services to Columbia’s international student and scholar community across two campuses and the expansion to three offices. He came to Columbia in 2014 and is very pleased to be here at an exciting time of growth and change.


More information Coming Soon! In the meantime contact nerc@nagps.org with questions on the event.


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Columbia University is located in NYC’s Morningside Heights neighborhood a little north of Central Park and adjacent to Harlem and the Upper Westside. The closest subway stop is at 116th Street and Broadway with the 1 train (the 1 train can be boarded at Times Square or Penn Station should you arrive there). If you’re arriving at La Guardia you can take the M60 express bus which will drop you off at 116th and Broadway, right in front of Columbia University. A ride on the bus or subway will cost $2.75.



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Bids for the 2018 Northeast Regional Conference


Saturday evening:

We will explore downtown NYC together! We’ll start off the evening by heading to NYC’s famous Highline Park after dinner and taking a walk through the park built on converted railroad tracks that offers a view across the water to NJ. After our walk through the Highline we can spend some more time exploring NYC’s downtown neighborhoods and head to a bar.

Call for Presentations

As part of the mission of NAGPS, it is our aim to build the capacity of student body governments to enable them properly serve their constituents. We in the NE region believe in this mission and invite you to share your experiences and knowledge with us during our conference. Please send presentations to Ayo Odukale (nerc@nagps.org) or Sandra ( snc2125@columbia.edu)