Graduate Professional Development Conference – The conference featured sessions about résumé/CV building, developing professional relationships, interviewing and negotiating techniques, classroom atmosphere and behavior management, and roundtable discussions about grant writing and finding professional opportunities. Speakers included Dr. Brian Cherry, Dr. Christine Greer, Dr. Jill Leonard, Dr. Jennifer James-Mesloh, Rhea Dever, Susan Morgan, Christie Deloria, Dr. Alec Lindsay, Dr. Kurt Galbreath, Dr. Joe Lubig, Mike Strahan, and Dr. Liz Monske. Dr. Michael Broadway, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, was the keynote speaker. Roughly 35 students attended.
Excellence in Education Workshop – This workshop provided graduate students with information about the Excellence in Education Research Program and how to apply for the internal grant. Dr. Russ Prather from the English department was present to answer questions and provide faculty insight.
Volunteered at the UP 200 – Members of GSA monitored a crossing during the Midnight Run to keep track of passing mushers.
Want to get involved in GSA? New ideas and projects are always welcome!