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Mercy Umeri presents her graduate work to legislators in the capitol building in Topeka, Kansas.

WSU graduate student Mercy Umeri presents her graduate work to legislators in the capitol building in Topeka, Kansas at CGRS on March 10, 2017.

Professional Development Series 2017-2018

AUGUST 20 • WELCOME BACK FALL PARTY 

Join us for food, games and fun!
6:30-8:30 p.m.  |  RSC Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes

SEPTEMBER 7 • PAYING FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL
The National Science Foundation Graduate School Fellowship is open to
all first-year graduate students and undergraduate seniors in a STEM discipline.
5-6:30 p.m.  |  RSC 266 Pike Room

SEPTEMBER 28 • PREPARING TO TEACH IN THE MODERN WORLD
Learn what an LMS is and about the emerging landscape
surrounding accessibility.  
5-6:30 p.m.  |  RSC 265 Lucas Room

OCTOBER 26 • MASTERING LITERATURE REVIEWS
Review all of the steps from conducting comprehensive research
and synthesizing perspectives to presenting your findings. 
5-6:30 p.m.  |  RSC 266 Pike Room

NOVEMBER 15 • JOB SEARCH SKILLS (with Lunch!)
Learn how to translate common skills learned in graduate school to skills employers are seeking. Special guest speaker Jennifer Brantley, PhD has worked in healthcare, education, and the non-profit sector. She will share with you advice and tips to help you succesfully transition to the workplace. 
noon-1:30 p.m.  |  RSC 233 Santa Fe Room

Lunch is provided with registration. RSVP before Nov. 8 at wichita.edu/JSS. 

DECEMBER 1 • GRADS AT THE ULRICH
Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres at WSU’s art museum.
3-4:30 p.m.  |  Ulrich Museum of Art

 

ALL SEMESTER! • PEER COACHING CIRCLES

Looking to apply to participate in the peer coaching circles?/? Here's what you need: www.wichita.edu/peercoaching. Please note that the peer coaching circles are full for this year. Thank you for your interest.

We would like to thank the following co-sponsors of these events:
Ablah Library; Career Development Center; Instructional Design & Technology;
Student Involvement; Student Success; Ulrich Museum

Previous Programs

And don’t forget, we also support your professional development in other ways, including our travel fellowships. Please consider applying if you are presenting your research at a conference. See Student Travel Awards for more information.