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Graduate School Orientation


Graduate Assistant Orientation 
Muenster University Center Ballroom - Friday, August 22, 2014

 

Graduate Assistant Orientation: Graduate Administrative Assistants (GAA) and Graduate Research Assistants (GRA) 

7:45 - 8:00 a.m.
Check-In
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Human Resources
Carl Gutzman, BOR Human Resources Representative
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Sexual Harassment, Fraternization and Discrimination
Roberta Hakl, Director of EEO/AA & Chief Title IX Coordinator
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
Jesus Trevino, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Diversity

Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation: Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA)
7:45 - 8:00 a.m.
Check-In
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Human Resources
Carl Gutzman, BOR Human Resources Representative
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Sexual Harassment, Fraternization and Discrimination
Roberta Hakl, Director of EEO/AA & Chief Title IX Coordinator
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
Jesus Trevino, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Diversity 
9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Policies and Services for Undergraduate Students
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Teresa McDowell-Johnson, Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. John Dudley, Ph.D., Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Best Practices in Teaching
Bruce Kelley, Ph.D., Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Evaluation of Teaching Assistants
Dale Pietrzak, Ed.D., Director, Academic Evaluation and Assessment

 

New Graduate Student Orientation
Muenster University Center Ballroom - Friday, August 22, 2014

 

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check-In
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch/Graduate and Professional Student Association
Ashley White, President of GPSA
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Welcome Address
Michael Card, Ph.D., Associate Provost/Dean of the Graduate School
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Sexual Harassment, Fraternization and Discrimination
Roberta Hakl, Director of EEO/AA & Chief Title IX Coordinator
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Students with Disabilities
Ernetta Fox, Director, Disability Services
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Library Resources for Graduate Students
Carol Leibiger, Ph.D., Information Literacy Coordinator, University Libraries
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Information Technology Services
Paula Cottrell, Computer Support Team Leader
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
USD Student Health Services
Rachel Olson, Director of Ancillary Services, USD Student Health Services & Family Planning
3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
Jesus Trevino, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Diversity
3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Graduate School Policies
Elizabeth Freeburg, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Education
 

If you have questions about the Graduate School Orientation, contact the Graduate School at grad@usd.edu or 1-800-233-7937.