Past Workshops

2017-18 Academic Year

Graduate Student Scholarship Opportunities

Friday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Teachers College Building, Room 407 (the "Annie Laws Room").

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is partnering with the Graduate Student Governance Association and the Graduate School to present a workshop on competitive fellowships and scholarships for domestic and international students. Learn about competitive fellowships and scholarships from outside the university to support your graduate education!
 

Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Information Session

Thursday, September 21, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 
Tangeman University Center (TUC) 427

Calling all graduate students, postdocs and newly admitted students of PFF: if it’s your goal to be a professor one day, then please join us for the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Information Session.

The UC PFF program provides instruction in modern teaching and learning and offers rich mentoring experiences that strengthen these career skills. The PFF program: prepares graduate students for academic careers at postsecondary institutions; helps graduate students conduct productive job searches and achieve early career success; and provides professional development that does not extend time-to-degree.

Staff and faculty will be on hand at the info session to review program requirements, talk about the courses, and answer your questions, including how PFF can fit into your busy school schedule. Lunch will be provided.

If you would like more information about the PFF program, please contact Patrick Barney, PFF coordinator, at gradpff@uc.edu.

 

2016-17 Academic Year

Graduate Student Writing Workshops

Presented by the Academic Writing Center

The Academic Writing Center is offering writing workshops to graduate students. These workshops are tailored to the specific writing needs of the graduate student experience. 

Spring 2017 AWC Workshops
Date and Location Workshop Topic
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 462

The Style of Graduate Writing

Thursday, Jan. 26, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Composing a Literature Review

Thursday, Feb. 2, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Developing a Research Question/Starting Your Dissertation

Thursday, Feb. 16, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Creating a Teaching Portfolio & Teaching Philosophy

Thursday, Mar. 9, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Writing a Conference Paper & Abstract

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Writing the Introduction/Conclusion to Your Dissertation

Thursday, Apr. 13, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Publication for Beginners

If you have any questions, email Dr. Joseph Cunningham at joseph.cunningham@uc.edu.
 

Faculty Job Search 411

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 4–5:30 p.m.
TUC 427

Get the inside scoop on the hiring process plus how to rock the job!

  • Applying for a faculty job?
  • Curious about tips and tricks for the hiring process?
  • Wondering what to expect once you land a position?

The Preparing Future Faculty program is inviting faculty members from local
institutions to discuss the hiring process and faculty life at their institution.
Confirmed speakers include representatives from UC Blue Ash, NKU, Xavier,
Thomas Moore, Mount Saint Joseph and Hebrew Union College.

$tart $mart Workshop

Wednesday, February 15, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
TUC 425

Learn skills to negotiate salary and benefits for the job you want after graduation!

Graduate Student Writing Workshops

The Academic Writing Center is offering writing workshops to graduate students. These workshops are tailored to the specific writing needs of the graduate student experience. 

Presented by the Academic Writing Center
Date and Location Workshop Topic RSVP
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 462

Writing a Dissertation Proposal

RSVP Here

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 462

The Style of Graduate Writing

RSVP Here

Thursday, Jan. 26, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Composing a Literature Review

RSVP Here

Thursday, Feb. 2, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Developing a Research Question/Starting Your Dissertation

RSVP Here

Thursday, Feb. 16, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Creating a Teaching Portfolio & Teaching Philosophy

RSVP Here

Thursday, Mar. 9, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Writing a Conference Paper & Abstract

RSVP Here

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Writing the Introduction/Conclusion to Your Dissertation

RSVP Here

Thursday, Apr. 13, 1-2 p.m.
Langsam Library 475

Publication for Beginners

RSVP Here

If you have any questions, email Dr. Joseph Cunningham at joseph.cunningham@uc.edu.

Professional Poster Preparation Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2–3:30 p.m.
Tangeman University Center (TUC) 400A

Associate Dean James Mack will go over the characteristics of a well-designed and presented poster. Students will then engage in an exercise where they will review example posters using the judging rubric from the upcoming Graduate Student Expo. Ideas for improvement will be discussed.

This workshop is highly recommended for students who plan to participate in the poster forum at the Graduate Student Expo or any upcoming conference poster session.

Academic Writing Center Graduate Student Workshops

The Academic Writing Center is offering a series of free writing workshops for graduate students. All workshops will take place in Langsam Library 475 and will cover topics that are specific to the graduate student experience. Refreshments will be provided. 

Fall 2016 Academic Writing Center Workshops
Date, Time and Location Workshop Topic
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 1-2 p.m. in Langsam Library 475

Writing a Dissertation Proposal

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 1-2 p.m. in Langsam Library 475 

Comprehensive Exam Strategies

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 1-2 p.m. in Langsam Library 475 

The Style of Graduate Writing

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 1-2 p.m. in Langsam Library 475

Composing a Literature Review

These workshops will serve as a helpful guide as you navigate pivotal graduate school writing challenges. If you have questions, please email joseph.cunningham@uc.edu.
  

Graduate Financial Literacy Workshop Series
Funding Your Graduate Education: Awards and Loans

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1–3 p.m.
Tangeman University Center (TUC) 400B

This workshop is geared towards graduate students and will cover types of graduate aid available and the steps to secure funding. Loan repayment information and examples specific to graduate student loans will be provided. We will also discuss budgeting, loan deferment, consolidation, satisfactory academic progress, and helpful resources.

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Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Information Session

Tuesday, September 13, 10–11:30 a.m. 
Tangeman University Center (TUC) 400A.

Calling all graduate students, postdocs and newly admitted students of PFF: if it’s your goal to be a professor one day, then please join us for the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Information Session.

The UC PFF program provides instruction in modern teaching and learning and offers rich mentoring experiences that strengthen these career skills. The PFF program: prepares graduate students for academic careers at postsecondary institutions; helps graduate students conduct productive job searches and achieve early career success; and provides professional development that does not extend time-to-degree.

Staff and faculty will be on hand at the info session to review program requirements, talk about the courses, and answer your questions, including how PFF can fit into your busy school schedule.

If you would like more information about the PFF program, please contact Sheva Guy, PFF coordinator, at gradpff@uc.edu.

To view this document, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download.