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Upcoming Workshops and Events

Please check this page regularly as new workshops are posted throughout the semester.

Job Opportunity for Grad Students with the Office of Annual Giving

The Office of Annual Giving is currently hiring for a Graduate Assistant to manage Florida Atlantic University’s Phonathon program. The Phonathon program is a university telemarketing fundraising campaign. This program is responsible for soliciting Florida Atlantic University alumni, friends and parents to request their financial support of student scholarships and academic programs. This program also plays a major role in updating alumni demographics.

This is a great career opportunity for a career focused and driven graduate student. This opportunity provides a great deal of work experience that will prepare you for your career post-graduation but requires sincere work ethic and determination. Learn more about the Phonathon Program by visiting Click here to apply.

Information Sessions

The Graduate College hosts monthly information sessions. Information sessions are one-hour long presentations that inform prospective graduate students about Florida Atlantic University’s graduate admissions process. Information sessions are held from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Sessions are held in the Undergraduate Admissions Theatre (Student Support Services Building, room 125) at the Boca Raton campus. Click here for more information and to register.

April 17, 2014
May 15, 2014
June 12, 2014
July 10, 2014
August 21, 2014

Scholarly Writing Workshops

The Graduate College is pleased to offer a series of Scholarly Writing Workshops. There is no fee to attend, and students may participate in one, two, or all three workshops. All currently-enrolled FAU graduate students are encouraged to attend. Class sizes are limited; be sure to reserve your space early. 

Presenting Scholarly Work
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:  TBA                     

Producing Scholarly Publications
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: TBA                                                                                                      

Developing Theses & Dissertation
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location:  TBA

For more information visit the Graduate Workshops page. Click here to register.

RCR Workshops

The Graduate College, in partnership with the Division of Research, offers a series of workshops each fall and spring semester on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) for all currently-enrolled graduate students at FAU. The workshops are led by FAU faculty and cover the nine instructional areas of RCR. RCR is a mandatory course for all students working on NSF or NIH-funded programs. Click here to view the spring 2014 RCR workshop schedule.

Davie Campus Visit

A Graduate College admissions representative visits the Davie campus for individual student appointments. To schedule an appointment please call 954-236-1012. Upcoming visits are listed below.

April 14, 2014

GPSA 2013 Owl Awards Winners

Excellence in Research Award: Jamala T. Patterson
Graduate & Professional Student Leader of the Year:  Vincent J. Long
Graduate & Professional Student Organization of the Year: AMWA (American Medical Women’s Association)
Outstanding Academic Advisor of the Year: Prof. Kenneth D. Dawson-Scully
Organization Advisor of the Year: Dr. Lindsey C. Henson
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year: Stephania Libreros
Graduate Assistant of the Year: Amrika Maharaj

FAU Events

2014 Teaching with Technology Showcase - Saturday, April 5, College of Engineering East Building, Boca Raton Campus

The Teaching with Technology Showcase is designed to open dialogue among FAU faculty members about the effective use of technology to support pedagogical practices in the classroom and online learning environments. By submitting a proposal, you will have the opportunity to showcase how you are incorporating technology to enhance pedagogy in the classroom and discuss advantages and disadvantages.

Graduate students are welcome to attend and encouraged to submit electronic poster sessions which will be displayed. The proposal submission deadline is: Friday, February 28, 2014.

For more information, visit the Teaching with Technology website:

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