Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Thank you to everyone who made GASPA a great success this year! I will miss being a part of such a wonderful organization, but most of all, I will miss those who made the year special. Good luck to everyone in the 2008-2009 academic year!

-Vanessa Haddad

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The details for the GASPA end of the year social have been confirmed! This year's social will be on Friday May 9 at 7:00pm at The Stillwater, 481 Delaware Ave. Admission is $5.00, and includes light refreshments. See you there!

The GASPA newsletter is now available! Check it out!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

GASPA would like to thank those who attended the Robert A. Davis Memorial Scholarship Dessert social last night! The event was a great success! Elections for the 2008-2009 GASPA Executive Board were held at the event, and here are the results:

President: Kristin Beck

Vice-President: Rand Hurrle

Treasurer: David Phillips

Secretary: Antonettisha Baker

Fundraising Chairperson: Malcolm Hicks

GASPA/RAD Liason: Latia Sinclair

Please congratulate these individuals on their success!

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Don't forget to attend the 7th Annual SPA Internship/Assistantship/Networking Fair this Friday, April 4, in Butler Library 210 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm! Over 40 local professionals will be present to meet SPA students! Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity! Immediately following this event is the SPA Alumni Chapter Happy Hour at Cole's, beginning at 5:00pm.

Also, if you are interested in running for a GASPA executive board position, e-mail GASPA President Brian Dubenion at by April 13. Include in your message what position you are running for, and a paragraph of intent. Available positions are as follows:


Vice President

Fundraising Chair

Newsletter Chair

Academic Chair

Communications Chair

Social Chair





GASPA elections will take place on Tuesday, April 15 at the RAD Dessert Social (7:30pm in the student union Assembly Hall). Good luck, and see you there!

Friday, March 14, 2008

GASPA would like to give a warm welcome back to students and faculty who attended the NASPA Conference in Boston this week. We hope that your experience was a positive one!

Friday, February 29, 2008

GASPA would like to thank Mike and Tami Heflin for their stellar presentation on Wednesday, February 27! GASPA will be sponsoring a conference etiquette and interviewing workshop with Dr. Timothy Ecklund on March 5, and you won't want to miss it!

Thursday, February 21, 2008

The Robert A. Davis Memorial Scholarship Dessert Social will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 7:30pm in the Student Union Assembly Hall! Admission is $3.00 at the door. Come enjoy food, music and raffles with fellow students and faculty!

Wednesday, February 7, 2008

GASPA gives a warm welcome to Matthew Foster, the new GASPA newsletter chairperson! Please be sure to congratulate him at the first GASPA general body meeting on Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30pm! The topic for the first meeting will be how to market yourself as a new professional, and what SPA students plan to do after graduation.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Happy new year to all and welcome back! GASPA hopes that you enjoyed your intersemester break! The meeting and event schedule has been updated for the Spring 2008 semester. Be sure to attend the GASPA welcome back bash, to be held on Wednesday, January 30 (update: the GASPA welcome back event has been postponed to February 13 due to severe weather).

GASPA would like to give a warm welcome to Noorjahan Wells as secretary and David Phillips as treasurer. We know that they will bring success and excellence to the GASPA e-board this semester!

Thursday, November 29, 2007

GASPA would like to thank all of the faculty, alumni and students who supported our events this semester. Thank you for all of your hard work, and for valuing the signifigance of participation outside of the classroom!

All are invited to the GASPA social! It will be held on Friday, December 7 at 7:30pm at the Shadow Lounge (1504 Hertel Ave., Buffalo). Admission is $5, and includes hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

GASPA welcomes to tonight's meeting guest speaker Dr. Dean Reinhart from the admissions office at Buffalo State!

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the comprehensive exam (Monday, November 5)! Be sure to stop by the SPA department office to sign up! 

Monday, October 22, 2007

The comprehensive exam review session with faculty will be on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 in Bacon Hall 202 at 7:30pm. This will be a valuable experience! Come and have your questions answered by SPA faculty! The exam is on Monday, November 5, 2007. Sign up in the SPA department by Friday, November 2.

Don't forget to register for the SPA conference! Forms are available on the SPA website (, or on the bulletin board outside of the SPA office.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

GASPA would like to give a special thank you to all of the Alumni panelists who made our general body meeting a highly valuable experience! The stories, advice and passion of our panelists have made GASPA students excited about the future. Thank you!

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Comprehensive exam study guides are now available in the SPA department office (Bacon 214C). The guides are free to GASPA members; however, there is a charge of $5.00 to non-members.

The exam is scheduled for Monday, November 5 at 4:00pm. Stop by the SPA department to sign up!

Thursday, October 3, 2007

GASPA would like to thank guest speakers Dennis Black and Dr. Charles Kenyon for their entertaining presentations last night! All students in attendance had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed your experiences! Thank you!

Monday, September 24, 2007

The new GASPA Membership cards are available now in the SPA Office! Come pick yours up in Bacon 214C, and be sure to give Mesha Mixon a BIG thank you for her efforts!