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 Graduate School Workshops Spring 2013


The Graduate School coordinates a variety of workshops throughout the year for Faculty/Staff and Students, providing Faculty/Staff and Students with resources to help with academic and professional success through information sessions, celebrating the achievements. For descriptions, please click titles or see below.

For Preparing Future Faculty Workshops click here.

For Library Workshops specifically for Graduate Students click here.

For Graduate Student Workshops offered this Spring click here or see below.

 

Dates Workshop Title Speaker Location Time
Jan 25 Alternative Opportunities in Higher Education Dr. Linda Lacey,
Dean of Graduate School
Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center) 12:00-1:00
Feb 8 Mentors and Mentees:
Building a Productive Relationship
Dr. Linda Lacey,
Dean of Graduate School
Milton Hall Room 50 9:30-11:30
Feb 15 Outcome Assessment Dr. Shelly Stoval, Senior Program Specialist, Associate Provost Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center) 12:00-1:00
Feb 16 How to Survive Graduate School Dr. Loui Reyes, Associate Dean of Graduate School Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center) 10:00-12:00
Feb 19 How to Apply to Graduate School Dr. Linda Lacey,
Dean of Graduate School
Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center) 4:30-5:30
Feb 20 How to Finance Graduate Education Dr. Linda Lacey,
Dean of Graduate School
Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center) 4:30-5:30
March 7 SLEEP for Academic Success Dr. Ralph Crabbe,
Counseling Psychologist
Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center) 12:00-1:00
March 14 Career Services Smorgasbord: Tips for Launching a Job Search in a Timely Manner Roseanne Bensley,
Director of Career Services
Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center) 4:30-5:30
March 15 The Job Search Dr. Monica Torres (English), Dr. Ginger Dickson (Counseling & Ed Psychology), Dr. Stefan Zollner (Physics) Colfax Room 210 (Corbett Center) 12:00-1:00
April 3 How to Write a CV/Resume Roseanne Bensley,
Director of Career Services
Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center) 4:30-5:30
April 19 Presentations of Journals Dr. Linda Lacey,
Dean of Graduate School
New Mexico Room 324(Corbett Center) 12:00-2:30
May 8 Honors Ceremony Honors Ceremony Corbett Center Auditorium 7:00 p.m. -
9:00 p.m.


Online Workshops

Workshop Title Speaker Link
How to Apply to Graduate School Dr. Linda Lacey http://gradschool.nmsu.edu/workshops/howtoapply.html
How to Finance Graduate School Dr. Linda Lacey http://gradschool.nmsu.edu/workshops/howtofinancegraduateschool.html
The Process of Thesis and Dissertation Review Milen Bartnick http://gradschool.nmsu.edu/mb/TDGWorkshop.html

 

 

Workshops Around Campus

Workshop Title Location Time Phone
Career Services Orientation Garcia Annex, Rm. 224
http://careerservices.nmsu.edu
Please visit Career Services website (575) 646-1631
Student Success Center http://ssc.nmsu.edu/hardman/services/index.html Please visit the Student Success Center Website (575) 646-3136
Teaching Academy Check Teaching Academy Website:
http://www.teaching.nmsu.edu/
Please visit the Teaching Academy for dates and times of workshops (575) 646-2204
Writing Center Clara Belle Williams Hall, Room 102
http://www.nmsu.edu/~english/resources/writingcenter/
Please see Writing Center website (575) 646-5297

 

Supplemental Workshop Materials

Document Related Workshop Author
Survival Skills in Graduate School How to Survive Graduate School Dean Lacey

 

 

Workshop Descriptions

Alternative Opportunities in Higher Education
Date: Friday, January 25, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Linda Lacey, Dean of Graduate School
Place: Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center)
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Description: This workshop is one of a series of workshops presented by the Graduate School for the Preparing Future Faculty program. The purpose of these workshops is to help prepare students who are interested in becoming a teacher in a community college or a university.

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Mentors and Mentees: Building a Productive Relationship (Teaching Academy Workshop)
Date: Friday, February 8, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Linda Lacey, Dean of Graduate School
Place: Milton Hall Room 50
Time: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Learn strategies to help you excel in graduate school such as forming study groups, networking with others, research, time management skills, proposal writing, and written and oral communication skills.

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Outcome Assessment
Date: Friday, February 15, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Shelly Stoval, Senior Program Specialist, Associate Provost
Place: Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center)
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Description: This workshop is one of a series of workshops presented by the Graduate School for the Preparing Future Faculty program. In addition, students will be given the opportunity to ask questions regarding the topic. This workshop is on how to do formative, classroom assessment to improve student learning, and includes some information on "Scholarly Teaching".

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How to Survive Graduate School
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Loui Reyes, Associate Dean of Graduate School
Place: Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center)
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn strategies to help you excel in graduate school such as forming study groups, networking with others, research, time management skills, proposal writing, and writ,ten and oral communication skills. Light refreshments will be provided.

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How to Apply to Graduate School
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Speaker: Dean Lacey, Graduate School
Place: Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center)
Time: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Description: Learn the importance of deciding which school to attend, GPA scores, and programs of study. Includes tips for presenting a successful application and obtaining funding.

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How to Finance Graduate School
Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Linda Lacey, Dean of Graduate School
Place: Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center)
Time: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Purpose: Graduate school tuition and books are more expensive than undergraduate tuition so it is important to know how to pay for graduate school before accepting an offer to a graduate school program.

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SLEEP for Academic Success
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Ralph Crabbe, Counseling Psychologist
Place: Sen. Chamber Room 302 (Corbett Center)
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Purpose: Tips for managing stress for better sleep, the importance of sleep and how does it help to achieve a higher GPA. These tips can help you ease stress and hopefully get a better night's sleep.

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Career Services Smorgasbord: Tips for Launching a Job Search in a Timely Manner
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Speaker: Roseanne Bensley, Director of Career Services
Place: Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center)
Time: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Description: Topics include success at our Employment Extravaganza, how to establish and be successful with AggieTRAK account, and creating resumes with Optimal Resume.

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The Job Search
Date: Friday, March 15, 2013
Speaker: Dr. Monica Torres (English), Dr. Ginger Dickson (Counseling & Ed Psychology), Dr. Stefan Zollner (Physics)
Place: Colfax Room 210 (Corbett Center)
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Description: This workshop is one of a series of workshops presented by the Graduate School for the Preparing Future Faculty program. The speakers will be a part of a panel and will provide students with useful information.

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How to Write a CV/Resume
Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Speaker: Roseanne Bensley, Assoc. Director Career Services
Place: Sen. Gallery Room 304 (Corbett Center)
Time: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Description:Learn tips on how to effectively write a professional Curriculum Vitae of Resume.

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Presentations of Journals
Date: Friday, April 19, 2013
Speaker: Dean Lacey, Graduate School
Place: New Mexico Room 324(Corbett Center)
Time: 12:00 PM-2:30 PM
Description: This workshop is one of a series of workshops presented by the Graduate School for the Preparing Future Faculty program. The speakers will be a part of a panel and will provide students with useful information.



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Honors Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Place: Corbett Center Auditorium
Description: Each semester, the Graduate School honors graduate students who have maintained 4.0 G.P.A. Students will receive a certificate. Students receiving awards should arrive at 6:45 pm.

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First Mondays
Graduate students, Graduate Alumni, Undergraduate Students and Friends of the Graduate School can network with one another from multiple disciplines to foster interdisciplinary relationships. Stop by, even if its only for 10 minutes, for light refreshments. Contact Sabrina Zamora at szamora@nmsu.edu for questions. Future dates are: March 4th 2013, April 1st 2013 and May 6th 2013


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Career Services Orientation
Date: Throughout the semester
Location: Garcia Annex, Rm. 224
Time:
Please see website: http://careerservices.nmsu.edu
Phone: (575) 646-1631
Description:Provides resources such as relevant websites, and techniques about the do’s and don’t of an interview.


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Student Success Center
Date: Throughout the semester
Time: Please visit website: http://ssc.nmsu.edu/hardman/services/index.html
Phone: (575) 646-3136
Description: Provides outreach services such as speed reading, concentration and memory, critical thinking, overcoming procrastination, preparation for graduate school, stress management and much more!


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Teaching Academy
Date: Throughout the semester
Website: http://www.teaching.nmsu.edu/
Time: Please visit the Teaching Academy for dates and times of workshops
Phone:(575) 646-2204
Description:Offers workshops such as writing, emotional awareness; mental health, vocal power, communication skills, mentoring for graduate assistants, web 2.0 and much more!


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Writing Center
Website: http://www.nmsu.edu/~english/resources/writingcenter/
Location: Clara Belle Williams Hall, Room 102
Phone: (575) 646-5297
Description: Free service available to NMSU students. Writers at any level of experience are welcome. Works with students on all aspects of proofreading and editing.

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