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Information Session: Clinton Global Initiative Conference
When:
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Thursday, October 24, 2013
at 4:30 PM
Where:
Buntrock Commons, 144 Grieg Room
Contact:
Nate Jacobi

Description

Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) March 21-23, 2014

What is CGI U? The Clinton Global Initiative University is a three day event convened each year by President Bill Clinton. The mission of CGI U calls upon college students, university presidents, and leaders of the nonprofit community to address global challenges in the areas of education, environment, and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health. Throughout the year, and as a prerequisite of attending the CGI U meeting, students develop their own Commitments to Action: a specific plan of action that addresses a pressing challenge on their campus, in their community, or in a different part of the world.

More information:

Informational Session Tuesday, October 24th from 4:30 pm pm in BC 144

CGI U Application Deadline: Early Decision and Travel Assistance Deadline: November 22, 2013 Final Application Deadline: January 17, 2014

Support from St. Olaf If interested students are involved with a related student organization, they may be able to apply for funding through the Student Organizations Committee. Sudip Bhandari, CGI U Student Representative and Nate Jacobi, Associate Director, Piper Center for Vocation & Career, are also available to assist students in developing their applications and Commitments to Action. Please let Sudip and Nate know if you are planning to apply, so they can help coordinate a potential St. Olaf delegation to the CGI U.

(you are encouraged to apply much earlier so you have time to raise money and make travel plans)

Please contact Sudip Bhandari or Nate Jacobi if you have any questions.



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