Rally and Card Drive Kick Off!

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Dear Friends and Colleagues:  The time has finally come! On February 17th, the Coalition of Graduate Employees (CGE) and the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) will gather on the steps of Old Main to formally announce our partnership, as well as declare the beginning of our card drive! This is the first step in petitioning […]

The Coalition of Graduate Employees: The Who, What, Why and How – The Daily Collegian: Guest Columnist

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Source: The Coalition of Graduate Employees: The Who, What, Why and How – The Daily Collegian: Guest Columnist (This was previously published in the Daily Collegian) Since the Coalition of Graduate Employees officially announced our plans to work for a graduate employee union on Labor Day, interested students have asked us: What is the Coalition […]

Nominees for Co-Leaders

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We are currently taking nominees for co-leadership position. The co-leaders will be the face of the CGE. Although they will not be the sole point of contact for it they will be the first ones in charge of talking with media or at events. As such whatever graduate student is selected must be unafraid with […]

Meeting Summary from 9/21/15

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Moderator: Darwin First discussion point: How do we formalize decision making to ensure that we can make decisions when necessary? We are going to create two committees to deal with different efforts: media and organizing. Media: will build contacts with media, create press releases and other related documents, control the website, and do any necessary […]

Why I’m Pro-Union – Ally Kupar

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Today, I drove myself to the Doctor’s office on the other side of a sleepy early morning State College. I patiently explained my condition to an albeit standoffish doctor as I recounted the past two months of appointments and medication. In July, after returning from fieldwork in Kenya for my dissertation (well, pre-dissertation), I had […]