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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
Spring Dissertation Boot Camp Mar. 3-6 Cone 268  
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)

How to Conduct a Teaching Demonstration at an Academic Job Interview Mar. 10, 12:30-1:30 Cone 268 Dr. Judith Krauss
       

Research, Ethics & Scholarly Inquiry

Endnote Workshops for Grad Students - sponsored Atkins Library Ongoing See schedule Beth Scarborough, MLIS
       

Personal & Professional Growth and Advancement

Monday Mindfulness Sessions Each Monday, 11-12 Cone 268 Ms. Cara Blevins
Get Outside? Green River Revival at the WWRC! Mar. 14, 1:00-4:00 WWRC  
Grad Student Stress-Reduction and Self-Care Open House Mar. 26, 3:00-5:00 Cone 268  
Perfecting Your Elevator Speech (rescheduled from Februrary 18) April 1, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Maryalicia Johnson, MBA
       

Professional Science Master's and Other Special Topics

Perfecting Your Elevator Speech (rescheduled from February 18) April 1, 3:30-5:00 Cone 268 Maryalicia Johsnon, MBA
Excel 2013 for the Intermediate User 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