Professional Development Series for Graduate Students
"Making Google Work for You"
Presented by IT Support Services
October 4th, 2022
Learning how to maximize your experience and utilize the main applications in Google Suite.
“Anxiety and Depression in Graduate Students and Activities to Relieve Symptoms”
Presented by Dr. Rebecca Toland, Assistant Professor of Health Science
February 8th, 2022
Dr. Toland discussed the importance of taking care of your mental health while her experiential presentation provided helpful tips and techniques to reduce stress. She also discussed the common barriers that prevent us from tending to our mental health and ways to overcome them. The presentation provided a space for reflection and activities to improve mental health.
"Wellness for Graduate Students"
Presented by Erick Richman, Coordinator of Physical Activity and Wellness, Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences
October 19th, 2021
During this workshop, Mr. Richman provided a presentation about wellness. He encouraged students to find fun in their exercise, joy in their present abilities, and success in their personal goals while understanding human physiology, psychology, and biomechanics. Click on the title below for Mr. Richman‘s resource guide to wellness.
"Advocacy and Allyship: Pushing Past Implicit Biases"
Presented by Johnnae Roberts, Student Development Coordinator, Diversity Programs & Services
April 13th, 2021
This workshop explores and breaks down the definition of implicit biases. This break down allows us to become more aware of our own biases and allow exploration into taking steps to become advocates and allies for marginalized identities.
"Get Your Thesis Back on Track in 2021"
Presented by Dr. Emily Perry, CSU Alumna and Business Development Specialist for Quillbot
March 12th, 2021
Whether you are just starting your research and writing journey or are feeling stalled in your work, Dr. Perry discusses the basics of academic writing, goal setting, getting unstuck, and overcoming common problems like procrastination and writer‘s block. The overall goal of this seminar was to "empower and add momentum for getting your thesis back on track".
"Understanding My Identity"
Presented by Johniqua Williams, LSAMP Coordinator
October 29th, 2020
The goal of this session is to encourage students to consider their identities critically and how identities are more or less keenly felt in different social contexts.
"I'm Stressed. Now What?"
Presented by Kristopher Fitch
September 22nd, 2020
Join Kris to find out about good stress and bad stress and then, practice with him several stress relieving exercises.
"Defenders of Virtual Learning"
Presented by Dr. Kim Stokes
Instructional Design and Training Specialist
July 23rd, 2020
Successful online learning is the result of the power within each student who is dedicated to learning. In this workshop, Dr. Stokes talks about what it means to be an online student and discusses ways to work your course and use technology.