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Past Workshops

2018-2019 Academic Year

Tuesday, November 7, 5–7 p.m.

Medical Campus, French East 135

Pizza will be provided. If you would like more information about this event, please contact Chalee Engelhard, or check out the event's official flyer

$tart $mart Workshop

Tuesday, October 23, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

TUC 417

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

Donuts & Development

Presented by The Graduate School. Thursday, September 6th, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., TUC 400ABC.

The Graduate School's "Donuts & Development” is a professional development event for all graduate students. The purpose of this event is to provide graduate students with a one-stop shop to visit representatives from various professional development groups, offices, and courses across the university. Stop by to grab some free breakfast and coffee and hear about opportunities for preparing for the job search, teaching preparation, writing guidance, diversity & inclusion events, and more!

Questions? Email gradcurrents@uc.edu

Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Information Session

Thursday, September 27, 12–1:30 p.m. 

AACRC (60 W. Charlton St., West Campus) Main Lounge

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.

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

2017–18 Academic Year

Get Up And Go! Preparing For Your Teaching Assistantship At UC

Presented by the Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement (GATE)

Wednesday, August 22, 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Langsam Library Digital Commons (4th floor of Langsam Library in the back)

So you’ve been given your Teaching Assistantship and maybe a syllabus for the course or an email from the faculty member teaching the course. Now what?!  Up your teaching game and get off to a good start. Join the Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement (GATE) for a half-day workshop that will provide you with tips and tricks that can be easily implemented from the first day of class onward. This workshop is designed to help graduate Teaching Assistants (TAs) enhance the learning environment for their students, develop classroom management strategies, and consider what it means to be a TA outside of the classroom.

Register for this website at Faculty Development OneStop.

GATE Workshop: Teach Me to Teach (TMTT)

Wednesday, April 25, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Langsam Library 480C

This day-long workshop, hosted by the Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement, is intended primarily for graduate teaching assistants and instructors. Participants will be involved in hands-on activities designed to improve their teaching effectiveness and inform them about innovative and evidence-based pedagogical methods. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with the skills and critical understanding necessary to enhance student learning.

How to Get Hired: Best Interview Practices Workshop For Graduate Students

Thursday, April 12, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

TUC 417

A workshop that provides students with best interview practices to build confidence, answer questions effectively and create engaging conversations with employers to make a great first impression using your personal brand.

Speakers: Christina Misali and Katie Fogarty from TiER1 Performance Solutions

$tart $mart Workshop

Tuesday, April 3, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

TUC 417

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

Pursuing a Career in Academia: Panel Discussion with Tri-State Faculty

Thursday, March 1, 4–5:30 p.m.

TUC 427

Life as an academic, although prestigious and rewarding, can be challenging. Join the Preparing Future Faculty certificate program (PFF) on for a panel discussion with local tenured faculty about the ins and outs of obtaining a career in academia.

GATE Workshop: Teach Me to Teach (TMTT)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Langsam Library 480C

This day-long workshop, hosted by the Graduate Association for Teaching Enhancement, is intended primarily for graduate teaching assistants and instructors. Participants will be involved in hands-on activities designed to improve their teaching effectiveness and inform them about innovative and evidence-based pedagogical methods. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with the skills and critical understanding necessary to enhance student learning.

Microaggressions and Unconscious Bias in the Classroom and Academia II

Friday, November 17, 2-3 p.m.

TUC 425

This workshop is tailored to graduate students, especially those who fill the dual role of student and teacher (TA). As part of the workshop, presenter Dy'an Marinos will focus on microaggressions and unconscious bias in the classroom, and how TAs (teaching assistants) can discover their own biases and address prejudices and preferences that arise during class sessions. All graduate students are welcome! You do not need to be a past or current teacher, and you do not need to have attended Level 1 of this same workshop to attend.

Microaggressions and Unconscious Bias in the Classroom: For Graduate Students and TAs

Monday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

TUC 400A

This workshop is tailored to graduate students, especially those who fill the dual role of student and teacher (TA). As part of the workshop, presenter Dy'an Marinos will focus on microaggressions and unconscious bias in the classroom, and how TAs (teaching assistants) can discover their own biases and address prejudices and preferences that arise during class sessions.

All graduate students are welcome! You do not need to be a past or current teacher to attend.

$tart $mart Workshop

Tuesday, October 24, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

TUC 427

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

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.

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