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Yanira Pacheco <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:56:11 -0400
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Subject: Recruiting GSS Leaders for Fall 2017

The Guided Study Sessions (GSS) program is recruiting leaders for the Fall
2017 semester!
Apply to be a GSS Leader today!

Recruiting Leaders for the following courses:
BSCI 160, BSCI 170, BSCI 201, BSCI 207, CHEM 131, CHEM 135, PHYS 161

About the Program:
The Guided Study Session (GSS) Program offers FREE, regularly scheduled study
sessions for traditionally difficult courses. Based on the Supplemental
Instruction model (SI), weekly 50-minute sessions are held using a
collaborative learning process. UMD students can attend once or attend every
session, as they please. Our data suggests that the more the students
participate in GSS, the higher their final grade will be in the course.

If you have any of the characteristics below we encourage you to become a GSS

GSS Leaders have:
· An interest in helping others
· Course competency in one of the following areas:
         o Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Economics,
Business, Mathematics, Psychology or Physics
· An "A" in the course they wish to support
· A 3.0 Cumulative GPA or better
· Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing at the time of application
· A schedule that allows the student to dedicate approximately 10 hours per
week to GSS
· Good interpersonal and communication skills

GSS leaders responsibilities include:

· Attend their assigned course
· Structure GSS sessions twice a week to encourage group learning and
student interaction - (Monday / Wednesday or Tuesday/ Thursday).
· Provide a minimum of 20 sessions per semester
· Participate in various trainings per semester (approximately once per
· Register for the 3 credit course HESI318N

Application Process:
Review of applications for the Fall 2017 semester has already started and
will continue until positions are filled. If interested you can complete the
application and send to it back via email to Yanira Pacheco, the GSS Program
Coordinator, at [log in to unmask] Once your materials have been reviewed, you
may be contacted for an interview. We understand that there are schedule
constraints, so feel free to contact us if you have any questions or
concerns. Via email ([log in to unmask]) or phone call at 301-405-3318.

Event Date: August 7, 2017
Contact Person: Yanira Pacheco
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Contact Phone Number: 301-405-3318
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