NC State Celebrates Graduate Education Week March 21-24

The Graduate Student Research Symposium on March 23 is a highlight of Graduate Education Week. (Becky Kirkland photo)

The Graduate Student Research Symposium and a meet-and-greet with Graduate School leaders are among the highlights of NC State’s Graduate Education Week, March 21-24. The Graduate School will host a number of special events open to campus and to the public.

The Graduate Student Research Symposium on March 23 will feature research posters from more than 200 NC State graduate students. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at McKimmon Center, 1:30-4 p.m. Awards will be presented for top student posters in different disciplines.
Alumni and friends: Let us know you are coming by registering online to attend the symposium.

On March 21, Dean Maureen Grasso and Graduate School leaders will welcome the campus community at a meet-and-greet event, 3-5 p.m., Hunt Library Teaching and Visualization Lab (4th floor). A multi-media presentation will feature highlights of the past year in graduate education.

The complete list of NC State Graduate Education Week events is below:

Monday, March 21

Workshop: Teaching Philosophy Peer Review (Graduate students*)
2-4 p.m., Talley Student Union, Room 4280

Meet and Greet with the Graduate School Leadership Team (Campus community, drop in)
3-5 p.m. in Hunt Library Teaching and Visualization Lab (4th floor)

Tuesday, March 22

Excellence in Graduate Teaching Awards, given by the Teaching Effectiveness Committee, NC State Graduate Student Association
12-2 p.m., Talley Student Union Ballroom
Opening remarks, ​Dr. Maureen Grasso, ​dean of the Graduate School, and special address, Dr. David Hinks, dean of the College of Textiles
Information: GSA’s Bhavya Singhi, bsinghi@ncsu.edu

Wednesday, March 23

Workshop: Care and Maintenance of Your Mentor Relationship (Graduate students*)
12-2 p.m., Talley Student Union, Room 3222
Offered by the Graduate School

Graduate Research Symposium (Open to the public)
1:30-4 p.m., McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh
View abstracts of student posters.

Thursday, March 24

Workshop: Designing Your Professional Portfolio Website (Graduate students*)
1-3 p.m., 3210 Talley Student Union
Offered by the Graduate School

*Graduate students should register for workshops in advance through go.ncsu.edu/gradworkshops

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