Events

Summer/Fall 2017

Date/Time/Location

Event

Description

August 15, 2017

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Conference Room 760

433 First Avenue

 

Board Meeting*

Kick-Off Board Meeting for the 2017-2018 year. This initial meeting will include a final review of the 2017-2018 budget and calendar.

September 5, 2017

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Journal Club)

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Board Meeting)

 

Conference Room LL1-04

433 First Avenue

 

Journal Club and Board Meeting*

Upsilon continues its Journal Club program. Discuss a journal article/topic with an expert in the field for an hour. Afterward, join us for Upsilon’s bimonthly Board Meeting.

October 5, 2017

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Smilow Multipurpose Room

NYU Langone

550 First Avenue

 

Upsilon Founders’ Day Event

Join Upsilon Chapter as we celebrate Sigma’s Founders’ Day in 1922. The event is open to current as well as prospective members. There will be a brief introduction of Sigma and Upsilon Chapter, followed by an inspirational talk on nursing. The night will continue with networking, activities, and fundraising for Upsilon Chapter grants and scholarships.

 

October 20, 2017

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

Room LL1-20

433 First Avenue

Adventures in Natural Nursing Upsilon Chapter welcomes Dr. Ellen Kahmi, the Natural Nurse, for our first educational event of the fall!

November 7, 2017

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Journal Club)

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Board Meeting)

 

Conference Room LL1-04

433 First Avenue

 

Journal Club and Board Meeting*

Join Upsilon for its second Journal Club and Board Meeting of the fall.

December 1, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

 

Room LL1-10

433 First Avenue

World AIDS Day Event Join Upsilon Chapter for its Annual World AIDS Day Event. Upsilon welcomes Dr. Sherry Derren, Co-Director of the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Meyers, who will discuss the progress and research needed to end the HIV epidemic.

December 6, 2017

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Location TBD

 

New Member Orientation

All Upsilon members are invited to network with our Fall 2017 inductees. Food and relaxation activities provide our new inductees with an opportunity to relieve some stress before the fall semester finals.

 

 

 

Spring/Summer 2018

Date/Time/Location

Event

Description

January 16, 2018

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Journal Club)

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Board Meeting)

 

Conference Room 760

433 First Avenue

 

Journal Club and Board Meeting*

The first Journal Club of the Spring Semester occurs just before classes begin, followed by Upsilon Chapter’s bimonthly Board Meeting.

February 9, 2018

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

 

Conference Room 760

433 First Avenue

Plant-Based Diets Upsilon Chapter welcomes Dr. Michelle McMacken, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine, and Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President, for an informative talk on the cardiometabolic protection offered by plant-based diets.

March 6, 2016

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Journal Club)

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Board Meeting)

 

Conference Room 760

433 First Avenue

 

Journal Club and Board Meeting*

Join Upsilon for its second Journal Club and Board Meeting of the spring.

April 2, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center

60 Washington Square South

 

Annual Induction and Awards Ceremony

Upsilon Chapter’s biggest event of the year will take place on Monday, April 2, 2018. Join us as we celebrate all of our new inductees from the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 classes. We will also announce the 2018 scholarship and grant recipients, announce other Upsilon awards, and hear from an inspirational speaker at this gala event.

 

May 1, 2018

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Journal Club)

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Board Meeting)

 

Conference Room 760

433 First Avenue

 

Journal Club and Board Meeting*

With the beginning of May comes Upsilon Chapter’s final Journal Club and full Board meeting.

May 2, 2018

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Location TBD

 

New Member Orientation

All members are invited to come network with the Spring 2018 inductee class as they wind down the semester and learn more about engagement with Upsilon Chapter.

May 22, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Conference Room 760

433 First Avenue

 

Annual Business Meeting*

Upsilon Chapter will hold its Annual Business Meeting at the end of May. The meeting will include reports from the Executive Board, as well as all of Upsilon’s standing and ad hoc committees.

June 12, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Conference Room 760

433 First Avenue

 

Transition Meeting*

This closed meeting is for outgoing and incoming Executive Board members, committee chairs, and committee members. The handover will include a review of the previous year, transitioning into budgeting, strategic planning, and calendar of events for the 2018-2019 year.

 

General Committee Timelines:

Governance Committee

  • Fall Induction Cycle
    • Call for applications – October 16, 2017
    • Applications due – November 3, 2017
    • Acceptance notification – November 20, 2017
  • Spring Induction Cycle
    • Call for applications – February 5, 2018
    • Applications due – February 23, 2018
    • Acceptance notification – March 5, 2018

Leadership Succession Committee

  • Leadership Interns
    • Call for applications – November 27, 2017
    • Applications due – December 15, 2017
    • Acceptance notification – January 19, 2018
  • Spring 2018 Elections
    • Call for nominations – March 19, 2018
    • Nomination closing – April 13, 2018
    • Approval of ballot by Executive Committee – To be determined
    • Voting begins – April 23, 2018
    • Voting closes – May 12, 2018
    • Candidate notification – May 14, 2018

Scholarships, Grants, and Awards Committee

  • Scholarships and Grants
    • Call for applications – January 29, 2018
    • Applications due – March 9, 2018
    • Acceptance notification – March 26, 2018

 

*For all Board Meetings, dinner is provided for members attending in person. However, members will also be able to attend virtually (via conference call/computer).