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Events of relevance to graduate and professional students and faculty are listed chronologically below.
  • PD = professional development event for graduate and professional students
  • OGEL = event sponsored by the Office of Graduate Education and Life
  • Other = event sponsored by other campus office or group

  • Humanities Summer Internship Presentation (OGEL)

    Wednesday, September 18, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Cathedral Room, Mountainlair
    During summer 2019, a few humanities graduate students participated in summer internship programs to enrich their professional experience. You are invited to this session to hear about their valuable experiences that helped them grow as humanities students and future professionals in the field. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP HERE.

    Mixer for Black Graduate Students and Faculty (OGEL and BGSA)

    Friday, September 20, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | The Rooftop, Evansdale Crossing
    Join the Black Graduate Students Association for a social mixer at Evansdale Crossing. It will be a wonderful opportunity for black graduate students and black faculty to network and get to know one another. RSVP HERE.


    Student Health Insurance Information Session (OGEL and GPSS)

    Wednesday, October 16, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Laurel Room, Mountainlair
    The Office of Graduate Education and Life and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate will be co-hosting an information session on the WVU Student Health Insurance. Representatives from Aetna, Student Health, and Talent & Culture will be present to answer your questions about coverage, costs, and health insurance jargon. Session may be live streamed on the Evansdale campus if there is sufficient interest. RSVP HERE.

    Academic Integrity Workshop (OGEL and The Office of Academic Integrity)

    Monday, October 21, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair
    The Office of Academic Integrity and the Office of Graduate Education and Life will be co-hosting a workshop on October 21, 2019 in the Mountainlair Shenandoah Room from 4:30-6:00 p.m. for all graduate and professional students to discuss the New Academic Integrity policy and its expectations. This workshop will be interactive, providing students with an opportunity to discuss challenges and ask questions about Academic Integrity. Students will learn about the support offices on campus available to assist with graduate work within expected standards and how to maximize the use of these resources for academic success. RSVP HERE.

    Financial Literacy Workshop (OGEL and The Center For Financial Literacy)

    Tuesday, October 29, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Room 120, Advanced Engineering and Research Building 
    OGEL will be partnering with the Center For Financial Literacy and Education to host a workshop on basic financial planning. The topics will include budgeting, investing, large asset acquisitions, credit cards/the importance of maintaining good credit, and student loan debt. RSVP HERE.

    Career Symposium (OGEL and Career Services)

    Friday, November 1, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Blue and Gold Rooms, Towers
    This career symposium is designed specifically to fit the needs of graduate and professional students. There are sessions for everyone at the symposium whether you're just starting your graduate school career, looking for internships and research opportunities, or preparing to enter the workforce! Spend the day attending workshops on building a resume/CV, writing cover letters, searching for jobs, and preparing for a job interview. An etiquette lunch will be available for $15. Registration for this event will open soon.

    Campus Read Graduate Student Social (OGEL and Campus Read)

    Thursday, November 7, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. | Lounge, E. Moore Hall
    The Office of Graduate Education will host a relaxing evening social for graduate students to enjoy dinner and discuss the Campus Read book, Educated. RSVP HERE.


    My Journey, My Culture, My Identity (Other)

    Beginning September 12, Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. | Carruth Counseling Center
    Carruth Center is offering a therapy group for students who: find themselves to be one of a few (e.g. as international students, or women of color, or other identities), seek to develop resilience and positive coping with life’s adjustments, wish to find their voice or sense of self at WVU or home communities. want to increase their sense of belonging or meaningful connection.
    A pre-group individual meeting is required: If interested, or wondering if the group is for you, please stop in or call (304-293-4431) the Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services.


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