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Cowboys Coming Together
Cowboys Coming Together (CCT) is a community effort to address racial issues on the OSU campus through discussion-based dialogue and community action. Campus Dialogues happen in small groups of people from all over OSU (faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students) on a weekly basis.
Read the goals of CCT, see the timeline and get insight on what it takes to be a participant here
If you’ve been in CCT before or have experience facilitating small groups, sign up to be a facilitator here
Graduate Student News
Wally Is That You?
This week Wally got out and about to visit a place that’s kind of like Oklahoma weather – hot and cold at the same time.
I, for whatever reason, can’t remember the name of the place, though. Wally, being the pal he is, said he left the two-word name somewhere in this memo. Hope you find it.
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Management Badge Highlight
Management of resources, be they time, financial, physical assets or the members of a team are important for a successful career. Understanding and applying techniques for the best use of resources as well as successful development of relationships and careers can lead you toward a successful path.
Learn more about the management badge here
Professional Development Opportunities
360 Professional Development: Giving a 3 Minute Presentation
You’re invited to join the Graduate College team for this Lunch ‘n Learn Workshop. Participation in the workshop will count as a Level 1 Communication activity.
Mark Your Calendar
Career Trek: Job Search | Thursday, September 27 | 3-4 p.m. | 350 Student Union
Career Trek: Interview Skills | Wednesday, October 10 | 3-4 p.m. | 350 Student Union
Career Trek: Comparing Offers and Salaries Negotiation | Wednesday, November 7 | 3-4 p.m. | 350 Student Union
Grants and Fellowships Opportunities
2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is seeking to increase diversity among the nation’s college and universities faculties through its 2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship. Stipends are being offered for all stages of the doctoral process.
Find all the important deadlines here
Travel Awards Reminder: The Graduate College is providing $500 in professional development/travel funding to those who apply to prestigious fellowship opportunities such as the Ford Foundation Fellowship.
Important Information for Graduate Students
For students completing a thesis or dissertation, the “Guide to Graduation and Required Thesis/Dissertation Format Review” is required to be completed by Friday, October 19th, either in person or by watching the webinar.
All other students are recommended to watch the “Guide to Graduation for Non-Thesis Students” webinar. Both webinars are available through Graduate College Round-Up.
Students completing a thesis or dissertation should review the appropriate Model Document PDF for important formatting requirements.
The Graduate and Professional Student Government Association
Meet the Officers
Name: Courtney Lynn Whited
What is your goal for GPSGA?
“I would like the organization to develop more as a space where graduate students feel empowered to create a community on campus.”
The GPSGA Co- Sponsorship Applications are due Wednesday, September 19 at 11: 59 p.m.
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