The University of Georgia Graduate School seeks to support graduate student success beyond the classroom by offering workshops and resources to empower students. The Graduate Student Success Series was created to offer workshops that are held throughout the academic year. The workshops are led by university faculty and staff, and are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in graduate school.
Monday, August 30, 2021 at 5pm-6pm- Finding Success in Graduate School, Keith Allen, Division of Academic Enhancement
Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 5pm-6pm- Designing Effective Data Visualizations, Emily McGinn, UGA Libraries *held via Zoom*
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 5pm-6pm- Navigating Group Work in Graduate School, Aarum Youn-Heil, Division of Academic Enhancement
Monday, November 15, 2021 at 5pm-6pm- Why Mentorship Matters for Graduate Students, Dr. Jeremy Daniel and Destiny Lloyd, Career Center
*All workshops will be held at the Tate Student Center Room 482
Finding Success in Graduate School -conducted by Keith Allen, Division of Academic Enhancement, this workshop walks you through the various resources offered at UGA and offers tips for effective time management as it relates to academic responsibilities including reading for class. Finding Success in Graduate School: https://kaltura.uga.edu/media/1_s5x73grz.
A First Generation Student’s Guide to Graduate School -conducted by Dr. Megan Brock, Division of Academic Enhancement, this workshop provides students with tips for success that include how to communicate to your friends and families your needs as a student and desire for wanting to continue your education. A First Generation Student’s Guide to Graduate School: https://kaltura.uga.edu/media/1_w28nhwrk.
Staying Motivated in Graduate School– conducted by Dr. Megan Brock, Division of Academic Enhancement, this workshop provides students with tips for finding ways to stay motivated through the many ups and downs of graduate education and discusses factors that affect motivation. Staying Motivated in Graduate School: https://kaltura.uga.edu/media/t/1_nbja3bvz
Road Less Traveled: A Discussion on Industry Career Paths -conducted by Dr. Andrew Crain, Director of Experiential Professional Development, this workshop walks you through the various career services resources offered at UGA and discusses industry career options for future graduates. Road Less Traveled: A Discussion on Industry Career Paths: https://kaltura.uga.edu/media/t/1_owfnd28c
Designing Effective Data Visualizations -conducted by Katherine Kupier, Willson Center Digital Humanities Lab (Digilab), this workshop walks you through the various resources offered at the UGA Libraries Digilab and offers tips for creating effective data visualizations. Designing Effective Data Visualization: https://kaltura.uga.edu/media/t/1_x5s28ckf
For questions, or workshop materials, please contact Geovani Ayala, Associate Director, Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives, UGA Graduate School at firstname.lastname@example.org.