Monday, March 30, 2009

Update: Weekly Meeting of April 1st

Hi GDP members,

The spring quarter has just started; have you had a chance to meet with your new professors and classmates? If you missed classes today, please set a couple more alarms next to you tonight!! Besides, I am here to encourage you to attend the first club meeting this Wednesday, at 1:30, at Rm. 9202.

A lot of updates and issues will be covered. Most importantly, two friends of mine (club members) will share their experience in other countries as first persons to see how one's life would like if s/he lives in poverty. Please find the agenda of the week here.

Also, people below are honored to be able to serve and create a better platform engaging in discussions for you this quarter.

Club Advisor: Prof. Timothy Payne
Club Advisor: Prof. Stephen McCloskey
President: Andy Chan
Vice President: Kala Heekin
Secretary: Felicia Firdaus
Treasurer: James Chan
Historian: Keiko Okada
Events Coordinator: Jennifer Widjaja
Public Information Officer: Aaron Young

Thanks for reading.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Update: Weekly Meeting of March 11th

Hi GDP members,

Time flies; we are going to have our last meeting of the quarter. By having this unique chance, I would like to thank the officers for their awesome suggestions and real actions. I also appreciate for all commitments from our members; your effort did pay off! Last but not least, I am glad to have our club advisors: Prof. Tim Payne and Prof. Steven McCloskey, kindly share their stories which interest everyone. Thank you so much!!

Date: Wednesday, March 11th
Time: 2 P.M.
Venue: Rm1010 - Inside the Admin. (1000) Building

Please find the meeting agenda of this week here. Want to know more about what GDP Club would be doing next quarter? Email to for “What are going on in GDP Club” (its on-line verson is NOT available yet). Welcome for comments on any event. Thank you.


Hunger Banquet Planning Subcommittee will be meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) at the main dinning hall at 1:45 pm. Please provide a hard copy for all your information and be on-time. Open and welcome to all club members.

Please read closely since it has been revised and is as the final version - Election of officers for Spring Quarter
Vice-president, Secretary, and Treasurer are available officer positions for Spring quarter. You can ALSO run for any position that someone is currently on. Election will be held during the meeting. You are asked to give a short 2-3 minute speech which at least covers the following questions:

1. Your academic major (Introduce yourself)
2. Reasons for choosing specific position (Share your strengths)
3. New ideas for the club

If you are interested, please email to (just want to have a basic idea of how many people will be running for the same position).

Bail Trip Committee will be meeting on Thursday, at Rm. 9202, 3 – 4 pm.

Thank you!!

Monday, March 2, 2009

Update: Weekly Meeting of March 4th

Hello GDP members,

Global Development Project Club presents the UN Millennium Development Goal#8 (the last goal): Develop a Global Partnership for Development at the beginning of the meeting. Please come and join us for this exciting discussion!

Date: Wednesday, March 4th
Time: 2 P.M.
Venue: Rm. 9202

Besides, we want to hear ideas from you! Cherish this opportunity to turn the club into your paths of thought perhaps. Please see the agenda for item #4. Click for the meeting agenda of this week; past meeting’s minutes is available here also!


Hunger Banquet Committee will be meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) at Rm 5386 (on the 3/F of the Foss Building), at 3 pm. Planning Subcommittee will also meet at 1:30 pm at the main dinning hall. Please attend both meeting if you are a part of the team; open and welcome to all members.

Thank you for all volunteers who scarify their leisure time in the FOOD DRIVE FOR NORTHWEST HARVEST. Our site at the PUB lobby will be closed on Friday at 1:30 pm - 4 more days!! Don’t miss the chance to help people indeed. We accept all kinds of food products. We also kindly invite ALL volunteers to gather at the PUB (1:45 pm) for pictures and a short sharing.

Please refer to last post for your assigned periods!

★ Election of officers for Spring Quarter
Vice-president, Secretary, and Treasurer are available officer positions for Spring quarter. Election will be held next Wednesday, March 11th. We hope interested members – You, can give a short 2-3 minute speech regarding your academic major, reason(s) for choosing specific position, and new ideas that you can bring into the club. Each person can ONLY run for one position!!!! Freshmen are more than welcome to be parts of GDP family.

Thank you for reading.