Applying to Graduate School Workshop

Applying to Graduate School Workshop

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 2PM - 4:30PM | University Commons

Sponsored by The College of Arts & Sciences & Career Development & Placement Center


  • 2:00PM             Welcoming remarks, University Commons
  • 2:10PM             Keynote Address: Dr. Michelle Nearon, Associate Dean for Graduate Student Development and Diversity at Yale Graduate School
  • 3:10–3:30PM     Break: Refreshments and information table from SHU Graduate Admissions in the University Commons foyer
  • 3:30–4:30PM     Breakout Sessions in UC classrooms

Breakout Sessions

  • Personal Statement Workshop* | UC 104
    Workshop with Dr. Michelle Nearon of Yale about how to write an effective personal statement essay for graduate school applications. Students who are actively applying to graduate programs or soon to do so are encouraged to attend. They are also encouraged to bring a draft of their personal statement to the workshop.

  • Humanities | UC 105
    Christine Susienka, June-Ann Greeley, Rick Magee & Dave Thomson

  • Communications, Media Arts & Art and Design | UC 106
    Andrew Miller & Nathan Lewis

  • Research and Applied Programs—Social Sciences and Social Work | UC 107
    Dawn Melzer, Rachel Bowman, Maureen Conard, Deidre Yeater & Pat Cal-Stannard

  • Law, Public Policy & Criminal Justice | UC 108
    Leslie DeNardis, Isil Akbulut Gok & Jim McCabe

  • Computer Science and Mathematics | UC 109
    Jason Molitierno, Dom Pinto & Sajal Bhatia

  • Research and Applied Programs—Biological and Natural Sciences | UC 110
    Linda Farber, Dhia Habboush, Ben Alper & Nicole Roy

*Limited number of spaces available

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