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2020-21 Graduate Student Association Election
Call for nominations | Applications are due by Aug. 27

The election will be held ​via email on Aug. 31.

Application form: https://memphis.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3fapgol4TP3N5w9 

The University of Memphis Graduate Student Association Statement on Racial Injustice in America

Events

GSA Fall 2020 Meetings:

Friday, September 11, 2020 | 12 - 1PM

Friday, September 25, 2020 | 12 - 1PM

Friday, October 2, 2020 | 12 - 1PM

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 12 - 1PM

Topic: 2020 Fall GSA Monthly Meeting
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime

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Fall 2020: Professional Development Seminars

All Work and No Play: How to Manage Work/Life Balance as a Graduate Student
Monday, August 24, 2020 | 12 - 1 PM

Click here to view recordings of Aug 24 seminar

Academic Conference Tips: Delivering a Great Paper and Maximizing Your Conference Experience
Monday, September 14, 2020 | 12 - 1 PM

Get Stuff Done: Taking Control of Your Time and Managing Leisure Guilt
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 12 - 1PM

Managing Public Speaking Anxiety
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 12 - 1PM

Your Own Worst Enemy: Imposter Syndrome and Perfectionism
Wednesday, November, 04, 2020 | 12 - 1 PM

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Topic: GSA/Graduate School Professional Development Seminar Fall 2020
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime

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Past Events

Summer 2020 Workshops
Announcing: The Next Graduate Professional Development Seminar

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 12:30 - 1 PM

A special event for all graduate students! Join us for a virtual "Fireside Chat" on what professional development looks like during pandemic?
This session is intended to introduce ways to think about, and talk about, the skills that coping with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Click Here to RSVP (RSVP required in order to receive credit towards PDS certificate)

Melissa Bostrom, PhD, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development, The Graduate School, Duke University
Kathy Tuberville, EdD Director, Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center, University of Memphis
Mahbubul Hasan, M.S., President of the Graduate Student Association and MBA/Information Systems Candidate, University of Memphis
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Summer 2020: Digital Pedagogy Skill Workshops
Online Teaching/TA Skills: Getting Started in the Virtual Classroom
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | 12 -12:30 PM

We'll explore the digital skills needed to carry out a range of your TA responsibilities from managing the virtual classroom to hosting online office hours in Zoom! Graduate student TAs will be on hand to share examples from their own experience at U of Memphis.

Scott Vann, EdD, Assistant Director of Digital Learning
Katie Sharpe, EdD, Instructional Designer
Priyanka Singh, PhD, MBA
Mahbubul Hasan, MS, President of the Graduate Student Association and MBA/Information Systems Candidate
Maurice Goldstein, MS, GSA Vice-president & PhD student.
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Online Teaching/TA Skills: Using Zoom Breakout Rooms
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 12- 1 PM

Learn how to effectively use Zoom breakout rooms and its more advanced features (whiteboard & annotation tools). We'll demonstrate interactive examples in Zoom to guide the TA through the process of facilitating a live Zoom session.

Scott Vann, EdD, Assistant Director of Digital Learning
Fair Berg, EdD, Instructional Designer
Priyanka Singh, PhD, MBA,
Mahbubul Hasan, MS, President of the Graduate Student Association and MBA/Information Systems Candidate
Maurice Goldstein, MS, GSA Vice-president & PhD student
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Online Teaching/TA Skills: Facilitating Inclusive Online Discussions
Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 12-12.30

In the virtual classroom student learning will also take place through meaningful online discussion, including team-based discussions. Learn effective facilitation strategies to reach out, engage and manage virtual discussions using Zoom and Skype(Business).

Scott Vann, EdD, Assistant Director of Digital Learning
Katie Sharpe, EdD, Instructional Designer
Mahbubul Hasan, MS, President of the Graduate Student Association and MBA/Information Systems Candidate
Maurice Goldstein, MS, GSA Vice-president & PhD student
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Online Teaching/TA Skills: Wrapping up the Term
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 12:30-1 PM

Teachers/TAs have many tasks associated with wrapping up the term from managing student assignments and communications to using zoom/skype business. Our graduate student panel will share how they respond to (and solve!) end-of-semester instructional challenges.

Scott Vann, EdD., Assistant Director of Digital Learning
Fair Berg, EdD, Instructional Designer
Mahbubul Hasan, MS, President of the Graduate Student Association and MBA/Information Systems Candidate
Maurice Goldstein, MS, GSA Vice-president & PhD student.
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For questions, email GSA president Mahbubul Hasan.

Fall 2019 GSA Monthly Meetings

  • Nov. 1 and 15, Noon to 1, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)
  • An email reminder with more recent update will be sent. 


Spring 2020 GSA Monthly Meetings

  • 24 January: Graduate Student Senate meeting at Noon, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)
  • 21 February: Graduate Student Senate meeting at Noon, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)
  • 20 March:  Graduate Student Senate meeting at Noon, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)
  • 10 April: Graduate Student Senate meeting at Noon, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)

Spring 2020 Professional Development Seminar Calendar

  • 29 January: 12 to 2, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)
  • 05 February: 12 to 2, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)
  • 04 March: 12 to 2, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)
  • 08 April: 12 to 2, McWherter Library (2nd Floor Commons)

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