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Select Start Research Chat Event

Select Start Research Chat Event

When: Thursday, March 26th, 10:00am – 11:30am.


Where: Annex B conference room, CAC.


What: PCA/ACA research chat. 3 GSO members will rehearse 15-20 minute presentations in advance of the annual PCA/ACA academic conference. Attending members will then help the presenters workshop their presentation in terms of style, delivery, and content for approximately 15-20 minutes each.


As always, there will be free food and drinks.

Game Night on Wed March 11th – Co-sponsored by SC&I DSA and Select Start

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What: Select-Start is co-sponsoring a social gaming event with the School of Communication and Information’s
Doctoral Student Association as a way to foster dialogue between new and returning  students about the field of Game Studies.
When: Wednesday, March 11 from 4-6pm
Where: Huntington House, CAC
As always, free food and drinks will be provided.

Select Start Event – Game Knight!

Feb 24 Event flyer v1-page-001When: Feb. 24th (Tuesday) 8pm – 9pm.

What: Game demonstration hosted by Select-Start member Aaron Trammell. This meeting will be a demonstration of Aaron’s own game, and a practical workshop for GSO members interested in designing and developing their own digital and analog games. Participants in this meeting will also discuss how to use games in the classroom as an adjunct to regular lesson plans.

Where: Huntington House, CAC

There will be free food and drinks!


Welcome Back & Recruitment Fun-Time Social

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When: Feb. 11 (Wednesday) 4pm – 6pm.

Where: SC&I Faculty Lounge (CAC)

What: Welcome back social for returning Select-Start members and recruitment session for new members. Members will meet and informally discuss their ongoing research projects and current issues in Game Studies in a round table setting. New and returning members will also discuss the GSO’s plans for the upcoming semester, including upcoming discussion sessions and research chats, in which members meet to rehearse formal presentations in preparation for upcoming conferences or job talks.

There will be free pizza and drinks!


Select-Start End Of Semester Social


4:30-6:00 PM, Monday, December 8th

Room 323 SC&I building (4 Huntington Street), College Avenue Campus

Please join Select-Start, the Rutgers Game Studies group, for its end of the semester social on
Monday, December 8th from 4:30-6:00pm in the Faculty Lounge (room 323) in the SC&I
building. Select Start is a graduate student organization in the service of the academic Game
Studies community where students come together to share their thoughts on games and academic
research and discuss the latest gaming-related issues.

There will be free food and drinks! And also Christmas cookies!


Officer Elections

Fanny A. Ramirez for President
Andrew J. Salvati for Treasurer
Si Sun for Secretary
Frank Bridges for Marketing & Branding Specialist

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