2013 Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1-5

March 27, 2013

April 1-5 is national Graduate Student Appreciation Week. This year UGGS is proud to announce our line up of events to show our appreciation for all of your hard work. Below are the events we will be hosting this week.
  • Graduate Student Yoga: Tuesday, April 2 from 9-10 am in UMC 382. Refreshments will be provided. 
  • Coffee Hour and Chair Massages: Wednesday, April 3, coffee from 2-4 pm and massages from 3-4 pm in the ATLAS lobby near the Pekoe Sip House. Chair massages are limited, so come early to reserve your spot.
  • Graduate Student VIP Night at Absinthe House: Friday, April 5 from 9 pm-2 am.
  • Social Media Giveaway: Enter to win a $50 gift card by liking our Facebook page and following us on Twitter. Details below.


Graduate Student Yoga with Janet on Tuesday morning, 9-10a: Celebrate and Appreciate the Grad Student Lifestyle! (UMC 382)

Our fellow graduate student Janet will lead the group through some basic yoga poses and flows to enliven the morning and get some graduate student blood pumping. No prior experience necessary, this will be a sweet class for yogis of all levels! Please bring a yoga mat if you have one and some water to quench your thirst. Wear clothing you can move around in comfortably, come prepared to have fun and breathe deeply.

Coffee Hour and Chair Massages Wednesday 2-4p with Chair Massages 3-4p ATLAS lobby

Grab your lab mates and swing by Pekoe for a free coffee on us! Look for the UGGS table out front to get your $3 drink ticket. There will also be massage chairs 3pm-4pm. Massages chairs are limited, so come early to reserve your spot.

Graduate Student VIP night at Absinthe House Friday 9p-2a

As the grand finale of appreciation week, we are having GRAD STUDENT VIP NIGHT at the Absinthe House in downtown Boulder! VIP night is open to current graduate students only and will include exclusive access to the Absinthe House's VIP lounge, a private dj for your listening pleasure, and exclusive VIP drink specials at the VIP lounge bar all night long. So get all of your graduate student friends together and come have a great time.

Social Media Giveaway

As a great big thank you during grad student appreciation week UGGS invites you to enter our social media contests.

Facebook Entry: Simply like the UGGS Facebook page found here: https://www.facebook.com/uggsinfo, and leave a comment on our Contest announcement post on what you feel is the best part of being a grad student. If you already like the page, simply post your comment to be entered to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards.

Twitter Entry: Follow UGGSatCU on Twitter, and tweet at us @UGGSatCU a favorite grad student moment to be entered to win one of two $50 Starbucks gift cards.

There will be four grand prize winners and three other winners will go home with some UGGS mugs!

You can enter only once, and can win only one prize, but please share the contest with your friends so they can buy you some coffee when they win, too!

Contest begins 3/28/2013 and ends after the Grad Student VIP party at the Absinthe bar, 4/5/2013.