GSO Schedule

Fall 2016 graduate student orientation (GSO)

 

New Student Orientation 

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Kent Student Center 2nd Floor Ballroom

Schedule of Events

Time Event Staff
9-10am Check-in  
10-10:05am Welcome Remarks  Kyle Reynolds 
10:05-10:10am Provost's Welcome  Provost Todd Diacon
10:10-10:25am President's Address President Beverly Warren
10:25-10:30am Student Ombuds  Patricia Dennison
10:30-10:35am University Libraries  Ken Burhanna 
10:35-10:40am Information Services  Tom Mahon
10:40-10:45am Research and Sponsored Programs  Paulette Washko 
10:45-10:50am Psychological Services Dr. Pamela Farer-Singleton
10:50-10:55am University Health Services & Health Insurance  Danielle Romig 
10:55-11:00am Campus Safety  Officer Tricia Knoles 
11:00am-12:10pm Lunch and Resource Fair   
12:15-3:30pm  Breakout Sessions   

A list of breakout session sessions can be found on the PDF GSO Schedule.  
Breakout Session Abstracts

There is no charge to attend GSO. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

 

Teaching Assistant Orientation 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Kent Student Center 2nd Floor Ballroom

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Time Event Staff
9-10am Check-in  
10-10:05am Welcome Remarks  Kyle Reynolds 
10:05-10:35am Lessons form the Other Side of the Desk: How to Become an Effective College Teacher Dr. Jennifer Marcinkiewicz
10:35-10:45am Title IX: University Resources and Policies  Bonita Prewitt 
10:45-10:55am University Libraries: Resources for TAs Vanessa Earp 
10:55-11:05am Information Services: Using Blackboard Roberta Bain
11:05am-12pm Complex Conversations in Academia  GSO Teaching Fellows 
12-12:50pm Small Groups/Lunch   
1-4pm  Breakout Sessions