GSO Schedule

 

 

FALL 2017 Graduate Student Orientation (GSO)

 

New Student Orientation 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Kent Student Center 

Schedule of Events

Time Event Staff
9-10am Check-in  
9:15-9:35am Campus Bus Tours  GSO Teaching Fellows
10-10:05am Welcome Remarks  Kyle Reynolds
10:05-10:20am Graduate Dean's Welcome Dr. Melody Tankersley
10:20-10:25am Career Exploration and Development Krittika Chatterjee
10:25-10:30am Research and Sponsored Programs Paulette Washko
10:30-10:35am Student Ombuds Dr. Amy Quillin
10:35-10:40am University Libraries  Ken Burhanna 
10:40-10:45am Information Services Tom Mahon
10:45-10:50am Psychological Services Dr. Pamela Farer-Singleton
10:50-10:55am University Health Services & Health Insurance Smoke-Free Campus Danielle Romig and Scott Dotterer
10:55-11:00am Academic Personnel Kimberly Baker
11:00am-12:15pm Lunch and Resource Fair 30+ campus departments and resource units
11:15-11:35am Campus Bus Tours GSO Teaching Fellows
12:20-3:50pm Breakout Sessions (3rd Floor Kent Student Center) GSO Teaching Fellows 
4-5pm Ice Cream Social with Graduate Student Organizations  Student organizations

Specific breakout sessions will be announced soon, but will include sessions on presenting at conferences, publishing research, faculty panels, and managing stress.

 

Teaching Assistant Orientation 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Kent Student Center

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Time Event Staff
9-10am Check-in  
10-10:05am Welcome Remarks Kyle Reynolds
10:05-10:15am Center for Teaching and Learning Dr. Jennifer Marchinkiewicz
10:15-10:25am Title IX: University Resources and Policies Bonita Prewitt
10:25-10:35am Information Services: Using Blackboard Roberta Bain
10:35-11:15am Complex Conversations In Academia GSO Teaching Fellows
11:15am-12:15pm Small Groups/Lunch Dr. Amy Quillin
12:20-3:50pm Breakout Sessions  GSO Teaching Fellows

Specific breakout sessions will be announced soon, but will include sessions on presenting at conferences, publishing research, faculty panels, and managing stress.