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  • Critical Conversations for Graduate Students series (live and in person, Tuesdays in June) - Summer 2022 dates posted below - Registration available below!
  • Critical Conversations for Postdocs series (live and in person, Tuesdays in July) - Summer 2022 dates posted below - Registration available June 20  (More Info Coming Soon!)
  • Individual Coaching Appointments – Choose date and time to meet 1:1 via Calendly (https://calendly.com/individual-coaching-in-person-or-zoom)  

 

 Critical Conversations Series for Graduate Students

These programs are most suitable for students in PhD programs but are open to all Graduate School students (PhD, MA, MS, MLAS, MFA).

You are not required to attend all workshops in the series, just choose those that are most important to you. 

Active discussion is encouraged.

Summer 2022 - JUNE - Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 PM in Alumni Hall
[Registration Links Active May 16]

 Critical Conversations Series for Postdocs

These programs are most suitable for students in PhD programs but are open to all Graduate School students (PhD, MA, MS, MLAS, MFA).

You are not required to attend all workshops in the series, just choose those that are most important to you. 

Active discussion is encouraged.

Summer 2022 -  JULY - Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 PM in Alumni Hall
[Registration Links Active JUNE 20]

  • Beyond "Time Management" 
    Tuesday, July 12     4:00 - 5:00 PM    Alumni Hall 100
     In this session, we will discuss how to use time and set goals effectively, manage and harness anxiety, perfectionism and imposter syndrome, utilize resources and communicate with your faculty to set expectations and achieve your goals. 
  • Navigating Academic Relationships:  Effective Communication and Working through Conflict
    Tuesday, July 19     4:00 - 5:00 PM    Alumni Hall 100
    Maintaining a positive relationship with your faculty and research advisor is very important and can be achieved through frequent, open and candid communication, as well as establishing clear and aligned expectations.
  • Introduction to Strengths Coaching
    Tuesday, July 26     4:00 - 5:00 PM    Alumni Hall 100

    Participants will have the opportunity to assess their strengths through the CliftonStrengths tool and learn about the value of naming and claiming these strengths in their graduate school journey and beyond.   

Peak Performance Workshop Series

Workshops facilitated by staff from the University Counseling Center and the Academic Life Coaches.

This workshop series is designed to promote expert performance by exploring common issues impacting graduate and professional students and postdocs.  During each session, we will briefly cover theory and research on the topic and provide a space for attendees to discuss their related experiences and to gain support and consultation.

  • You are not required to attend all workshops in the series, just choose those that are most important to you.
  • RSVP is required to receive the Zoom link
  • Active discussion encouraged.
  • Workshops are offered every semester.

RETURNS FALL 2022 term

 

 

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