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Upcoming Graduate Student Success Workshops and Events

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Upcoming Workshops

NSF Workshop

For students eligible for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.  Please look over the eligibility criterea here:

NSF Eligibility

There will be an interactive sesson held where some of our outstanding faculty and students will be available to review your application drafts and provide you with constructive input.   

Workshop will be held on Friday September 30th at 1:00 p.m. in Bldg 87 Room 3200, next door to the Office of Graduate Education

To attend the workshop register here

The deadline for submission of the application is October 24-28, 2016.  The specific date will depend on your discipline.


Graduate Thesis/Dessertation Workshop:  The Endgame!

This workshop is geared toward those graduate students planning to defend a thesis or dissertation in December or May. Library staff members will lead the workshop informing you of the requirements for submitting print and electronic copies of your final work. They will discuss how and where to submit in print and electronically as well as where your electronic work will be available for the world to view and download! They will also discuss how to apply for an embargo of your work if necessary. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about title pages, signatures, abstracts, costs, editing, and general guidelines. Attending this workshop will help you understand all the steps in the process and will make a very stressful time in your graduate career proceed smoothly.

Please choose the session you wish to attend.

Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 2 p.m.


Wednesday November 2, 2016 at 9 a.m.

Location will be the Wallace Library, third floor, biblab - room 3650




Past Workshops for 2016-2017


August 24th

Introductory Teaching Skills workshop for Graduate Students - Faculty: Malar Hirudayaraj, Ph.D., Torrence Sparkman Ph.D., Linda Tolan Ph.D. Senior Associate Dean CAST, Linda Underhill, Ph.D., RD

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. August 24th, Bamboo Room SAU

The Goal of this workshop is to Learn the elements of teaching fundamentals and create a positive classroom experience for students.

You must register for this workshop and it is limited to 80 students.  Please do not register if you do not intend to attend the workshop. Register Here


Library Resources for Graduate Students
This workshop will provide graduate students with information that is helpful for research.  Roman Koshykar, RIT Libraries Graduate Services Coordinator, will demonstrate the most useful research sources you will need to rely on for you thesis research and will be available to answer all of your questions about the library’s services.  Recommended to all graduate students.

September 6th - 2-3 p.m.


September 7th - 12 - 1 p.m.

Third Floor of Wallace Center in the Biblab






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