GSO Schedule | Kent State University

 

 

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 Tours  GSO Teaching Fellows
10-10:05am Welcome Remarks  Kyle Reynolds
10:05-10:10am Graduate Dean's Welcome Dr. Melody Tankersley
10:10-10:15am President's Welcome President Beverly Warren
10:15-10:20am Graduate Student Senate GSS Executive Board
10:20-10:25am Career Exploration and Development Julie Novotny
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 Tours GSO Teaching Fellows
12:20-3:50pm Breakout Sessions (3rd Floor Kent Student Center) GSO Teaching Fellows 
4-5pm Dessert Social with Graduate Student Organizations  Student organizations

Download a pdf of the full GSO schedule with breakout session offerings.  
You can read GSO breakout session abstracts to learn more about each session at https://www.kent.edu/graduatestudies/gso-session-abstracts.

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  
12:20-3:50pm Breakout Sessions  GSO Teaching Fellows