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GRADUATE STUDENT SUCCESS WORKSHOPS

The Graduate Student Success workshops are workshops sponsored by The Office of Graduate Studies, The RIT Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services and Graduate Departments across the university.  All of these workshops offer ways to become more successful as a Graduate Student.  Please note the time and location for each workshop since they are offered in different locations with different start times.  If you have any questions please contact Rauncie Ryan at LRRGLA@rit.edu

Are you a Graduate student who would like to teach a workshop?  Do you have a speciality that you think would help other students?  Contact Rauncie to set up a time and become a part of our student success workshop series. 

Workshops are limited to a specific number of students.  Please register.  If you register we ask that you please attend because there are only a certain number of seats for each workshop.  Please click on each workshop offering to register for it. 

September 2, 2014  Graduate Student Resources - Library 3rd floor Biblab - 3-4 p.m.

September 8th  A conversation with Assistant Dean Rauncie Ryan about Graduate Student Success - Reading Room SAU - 5 - 6 p.m.

September 15th  Writing a Thesis Proposal - Reading Room SAU - 5 - 6 p.m.

September 17th Graduate Student Resources - Library 3rd floor Biblab - 3-4 p.m. This workshop will introduce graduate students to the wide variety of services and resources available to them in print and electronically via the RIT Libraries web site.  Searching, citation management, and meetings with college librarians will also be discussed.   Attend to learn important information to get a jump on your thesis or dissertation research!

October 3rd Tiger Tales Toastmasters Noon - 1:00 p.m. Bldg 70 (GCCIS) - Room 2455 See description here

October 20th Special Speaker 4 p.m. Reading Room ~ Campus Center ~ Clarence B. Sheffield Jr. "Chip" is the Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking at RIT.  His topic will be “The Virtues of Critical Thought and Its Importance for Graduate Education” 

October 20th THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED SEE OCTOBER 27th Applying for a Ph.D. Program - discussion with Ph.D students and Ph.D program directors about pursuing a Ph.D. - Reading Room SAU - 5-6p.m.

October 23rd Graduate student mingle in the lobby area of the Innovation center from 5 - 6  p.m..  This will be an opportunity for you to meet students from other programs and to meet with Dean Flores and myself.  It will be a town hall type forum the first 30 minutes and then a mingle the last half of the gathering.  If you have concerns or questions we want to hear them.  There will be a limited number of cookies so please register here.

October 27th FACULTY ONLY workshop - Graduate Advising and Mentoring Workshop.  For more information click here

October 27th  Applying for a Ph.D.- Reading Room SAU - 5-6 p.m.  - Discussion with Ph.D Students and Ph.D faculty about pursuing a Ph.D

Nov 3rd  Biblab 3rd Floor of the Library - 3-4 p.m.  Graduate Thesis:  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.

Dec 1st  Test Taking Tips - Reading Room SAU  5-6 p.m.

December 8th   Dealing with Graduate Student Stress - Reading Room SAU - 5-6 p.m.

January 26th  How to present your research at the Research Symposium or a conference - Reading Room SAU - 5-6 p.m.

February 9 Student panel discussion on Interdisciplinary Research - Reading Room SAU - 5-6p.m.

March 2nd Tips on writing your thesis - Reading Room SAU - 5-6 p.m.

March 16th Graduate Thesis:  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.- Room and time to be announced

April 27th Networking - Reading Room SAU 5 - 6 p.m.

May 4th Guest Speaker - Reading Room SAU 5-6 p.m.

 

The Office of Coop and Careers offers workshops for graduate students as well.  You can find those workshops by clicking here

 

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