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Archive of PROMISE Events

Archive of MyUMBC SPOTLIGHTS:
http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/spotlights?mode=archive


Programs for Academic Year 2010 - 2011:


2010-2011

Graduate Student Success Seminars & Activities



AUGUST


-Annual Summer Success Institute (SSI)

August 20-21, 2010

PROMISE Focus Groups

Friday, 8/20/2010, 8:30 AM, Commons 329 and 327


Secrets of the Faculty Interview

Friday, 8/20/10, 10:30 AM, Commons 331

RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/events/3936


Seminars and Workshops for the PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI)

Saturday,  8/21/10, 8:30-4:00 PM, Public Policy Bldg. LH 105, 206, 208

Direct links:

Summer Success Institute: http://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/promise-summer-success-institute-ssi/

2010 Program: http://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/promise-summer-success-institute-ssi/ssi-2010/


-TA Classroom Training

Friday, 8/27/10, 8:30-2:00 PM, Public Policy Bldg. LH 105

 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4049


SEPTEMBER


-Preparing for Ph.D. Candidacy: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

Friday, 9/17/10 , 12 noon - 1 PM, Commons 331

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4340


-Success Seminar (Funding/Fellowships)
Wednesday, 9/22/10 , 1:00-2:30 PM, AOK Library, 7th Floor Open Area

 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4360


-Dissertation House for UMBC Employees (only)
Friday, 9/24/10, 9:00 - 5:00 PM (Part I), Commons 329

Friday, 10/1/10, 9:00 - 12 noon (Part II), Commons 329

Details: http://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/

MyUMBC Link:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4362


-PROMISE Opening Meeting
"Community Connections with Faculty, Staff, and Students"

Friday, 9/24/10, 4:30  - 6:30 PM, Public Policy 206

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4363


OCTOBER


-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

Designing the Syllabus
Friday, 10/1/10, Commons 329, 12 noon - 2 PM

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4365


- Graduate Student Seminar
Pathways to Success in Science and the NIH and Beyond
Monday, October 11, 2010, 1:00 PM
Meyerhoff Chemistry Building Conference Room, 1st Floor
Special Guest: Dr. Roland Owens, Tenured Researcher at the NIH
http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4364


-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar: Consider Teaching at a Community College
Friday, 10/22/10, UC 310, 12 noon - 2 PM

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4755


-Success Seminar:

"When Faculty Say 'x', They Really Mean 'y', Part IV: Understanding Your Professors and Their Requirements "
Friday, 10/22/10, 4:30 - 6:30 PM, Academic IV, Lecture Hall 4

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4750



-Success Seminar:

Responsible Conduct of Research and the IRB
Tuesday, 10/26/10, 1 p.m. - 2:30 PM, Commons 331

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4751



NOVEMBER

-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

Public Speaking:  Teaching a Class
Friday, 11/5/10, 12 noon – 2 PM, Commons  329

 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4938


-SPECIAL SATURDAY SESSION
Practical Steps to Completing Your Master's Thesis of Dissertation
Saturday, 11/13/10, 10:00 AM – 12 noon, Commons 329

 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4941


-Success Seminar

Protean Prose: Identifying and Overcoming the Challenges of Academic Writing (A Graduate Level Writing Seminar)
Wednesday, 11/17/10, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, University Center (UC) Ballroom Lounge, 3rd Floor

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4943




DECEMBER


-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

Learning Styles
Friday, 12/3/10, 12 noon - 2 PM, Commons  329

 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5127


-Preparing for Spring 2011 GRADUATION: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

Friday, 12/10/10, 12 noon - 1 PM, Commons 331

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5128



JANUARY


- Teaching College Science

A 3-part luncheon series (Sponsor: Faculty Development Center)

12:00 – 1:30 PM, January 6, 13, and 20, 2011

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5259


-Dissertation House - On Campus
Winter Session , UMBC Campus only
Tuesday, January 18 - Friday, January 21, 2011, 9 AM- 5 PM
, Commons 329 & 327

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5126


FEBRUARY


-PROF-it Seminar (sponsored by the Faculty Development Center)

Teaching with Clickers for Deep Learning

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. – University Center 310

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5668



-Success Seminar: Leadership

Preparing for Global Leadership: Cultural Competence and Connections with and for International Students and Colleagues
Wednesday,  2/16/11, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, AOK Library, 7th Floor Open Area

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5670


-PROMISE Spring Semester Opening Meeting

Getting to Level 10
Friday, 2/19/11, 4:30-7 PM, Public Policy Building, Rm. 206

 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5673


Practical Steps to Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation

Thursday, 2/24/11, 4:30-6:30 PM, Commons 331

RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5817


MARCH



-Prof-It: Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

Writing an Effective Teaching Statement and Constructing a Teaching Portfolio

Wednesday, 3/16/11, UC Ballroom Lounge, 12 noon - 1:30 PM

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5910


-Success Seminar - Career Week: Career Paths for Grad Students
Wednesday, 3/30/11, 4:30-6:30 PM, AOK Library, 7th floor open area

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5982




APRIL


Words of Wisdom and an Opportunity to Talk with the President

Wednesday, 4/6/11, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 PM , AOK Library, 7th Floor Open Area

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5984



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