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professional development workshops

Professional Development for Graduate Students

The Center for Graduate Life supports the success of graduate students from all disciplines by providing numerous academic and career professional development workshops. These graduate student professional development workshops are developed with the Graduate School's five core competencies in mind:  Communication, Leadership, Teaching & Instruction, Personal & Professional Growth and Advancement, and Research & Scholarly Inquiry. All enrolled graduate students are encouraged to add value to their degrees by attending these free workshops.

Students are also encouraged to attend the various other workshops sponsored by our campus partners.

Download the current Professional Development catalog.

Workshop Categories & Registration Date/Time Location Presenter

Communications (Oral & Written)

Professional Communications Support for Grad Students (Appointment Required) Each Tuesday, 5:30-6:30 Cone 268 Maryalicia Johnson, MBA
Dissertation Day:  Overcoming Procrastination Jan. 30, 10:00-4:30 Cone 268 See description
Abstract Writing Workshop Feb. 3, 1:00-2:00 Cone 268 Dr. Lisa Russell-Pinson
Dissertation Day:  Managing Time Feb. 27, 10:00-4:30 Cone 268 See description
Effective Communication with your Advisor Mar. 12, 12:30-1:30 Cone 268 Faculty Panel
Competitive Grant Writing for Grads in Education and the Social Sciences Mar.18, 3:00-4:30 Cone 268 Ms. Lesley Brown
Dissertation Day:  Overcoming Perfectionism Mar. 27, 10:00-4:30 Cone 268 See description
Dissertation Day:  Managing Stress Apr. 24, 10:00-4:30 Cone 268 See description
Dissertation Day:  Working with your Chair and Committee May 22, 10:00-4:30 Cone 268 See description
       

Leadership Skills

Effective Communication with your Advisor Mar. 12, 12:30-1:30 Cone 268 Faculty panel
       

Teaching and Instruction (Training)

GTA Workshop:  Developing Your Teaching Philosophy Feb. 10, 12:30-1:30 Cone, 268 Dr. Judith Krauss
       

Research, Ethics & Scholarly Inquiry

Mentees' Rights and Responsibilities Feb. 4, 12:30-1:45 Atkins, 126 Dr. Jo Ann Lee
Multiple Regression Using SPSS Feb. 12, 3:30-5:00 Denny 101 Dr. Joseph Whitmeyer
Factor Analysis Using SPSS Feb. 19, 3:30-5:00 Denny 101 Dr. Joseph Whitmeyer
       

Personal & Professional Growth and Advancement

Monday Mindfulness Sessions Each Monday, 11-12 Cone 268 Ms. Cara Blevins
Black Graduate Student 'Meet and Greet' Feb. 6, 5:00-7:00 See web event Grad Student Event
"Living Thinkers:  An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower" - screening and panel discussion Feb. 12, 6:30-8:30 CHHS 128 Various Faculty
Professional Networking Made Easy with the Right Elevator Speech Feb. 18, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Maryalicia Johnson, MBA
Graduate Student Etiquette Dinner Feb. 24, 2015 Student Activities Center Hosted by GPSG,SPIE/OSA, the GLFs, CCI Grads, GPHA & CLGO
       

Professional Science Master's and Other Special Topics

Professional Networking Made Easy with the Right Elevator Speech Feb. 18, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Maryalicia Johsnon, MBA
Intermediate Excel 2013:  An Overview Mar. 11, 3:30-5:00 Friday 280 Jennifer Hurlbert, MBA
       

Academic Courses and Public Lectures

GRAD 6020/8020 Transferable Skills for Career Success Each Semester Cone 268 Dr. Dipti Patel-Misra
GRAD 8990 - Academic Integrity Module Via Moodle Online Graduate School
GRAD 8001/6001 - Teaching at the University Level Each Semester Cone 268 Dr. Judith Krauss
GRAD 8010/6010 - Graduate Level Writing for International Students Each Semester Cone 268 Dr. Lisa Russell-Pinson
GRAD 8002/6002 - Responsible Conduct of Research Each Semester See schedule Dr. Jo Ann Lee, Dr. Glenn Boreman