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Resources from Past Workshops

Follow-up from Dean's Town Hall Health Insurance Meeting (08/30/11)

Improvisation for GSAS Students
Monday, March 19, 2012
O'Keefe Commons
3 - 5 p.m.

Distilling your Message
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Keating 124
3 - 5 p.m.

Dreamweaver Training - Learn to Make your own Graduate Student Webpage
(RSVP required - space is limited)
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
3 - 5 p.m.
Dealy 205
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
3 - 5 p.m.
Dealy 205

What Grad School Doesn't Teach You -- From Class to Career
Vincent E. Silvestri FCRH ' 79 MA '91 (Communications)
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Keating 124

Understanding the GSAS Distinguished Fellowships
Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 2:30-4 p.m.

Description of GSAS Fellowship 2010-2011
Accessing Funds
External Funding Resources

Publishing in the Social Sciences
Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2010
5:30-7 p.m.
Writerly rules for teachers
Mechanics and Stages of Peer Review Process
Crafting a Qualitative Research Article
Writing an Empirical Journal Article

Teaching Seminar Series: Effective Use of PowerPoint
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Guest Speaker: Kristen Treglia, Instructional Technologist

Teaching Seminar Series: Effective Use of Blackboard
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Guest Speaker

"Unique Challenges for Women in Academic and the Professional World" 
Date: Monday, March 29, 2010
Guest Speaker: 
                         Mary Ann C. Bartels, CBA'85, M.A. '92 (Economics) 
                                    Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mary Ann Bartels is Chief U.S. Market Analyst and head of the U.S. Technical
and Market Analysis team within the Investment Strategy Group.
Mary Ann is the lead analyst on research publications such as Market
Analysis Comment, Hedge Fund Monitor and Monthly Chart Portfolio of
Global Markets. She appears on CNBC and Bloomberg and is often
quoted in various publications including the Wall Street Journal and the
Financial Times.

Discussion on "Grad Student Loans, Savings, and Building a Financial Future"  
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Guest Speaker: 
                        Anthony J. DeVito, Ph.D.

Workshop Handouts

Creating a Teaching Portfolio for the Academic Job Search
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Guest Speakers:
                         Maryanne Kowaleski, Ph.D.
                                  Joseph Fitzpatrick S.J. Distinguished Professor and Director of Medieval Studies
                         Vlasta Vranjes, Assistant Professor of English
Workshop Decription:
This workshop offers practical advice about how to present teaching credentials when applying
for an academic position. Topics to be discussed includewhich materials to put into a teaching portfolio, writing the statement of teaching philosophy, how to handle student evaluations, what to talk about in the cover letter, and how to choose representative course materials. The workshop also presents different perspectives since it is jointly led by an experienced professor who has beenon many search committees and a new Ph.D. who just recently went through the jobsearch process.
Worshop Material

2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Science Research Workshop 
Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
              Dr. Rachel Annunziato, Department of Psychology
              Dr. Elizabeth A. Archie, Department of Biological Sciences
              Dr. Damian M. Lyons, Department of Computer and Information Science
              Dr. Frank Hsu, Clavius Distinguished Professor of Science, Professor of Computer and Information Science
Presentation Materials

Networking Training Night
Date: Monday, January 12, 2009
Guest Speakers:
                        Dessa Glasser, Ph.D., M.A. '83, Ph.D. '86 (Economics)
                                   Chief Risk Officer, BungeLtd.
                        Casey Thampoe, Ph.D., B.S. '80 (Biology), M.S. '82, Ph.D. '86 (Psychology), LAW - J.D. '94
                                    Senior Director - Patent Law, Schering-Plough Corporation
                        Rosemarie Traina-Moreno, M.A. '81 (Public Communications)
                                    Financial Consultant, R.T. Moreno & Co.
Workshop Decription:
This hands-on workshop will give you an opportunity to practice networking skills, and to pick up tips on how to best network from successful GSAS alumni from a variety of professional backgrounds.
More Details

"Not All Careers Are Linear"
Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Guest Speaker: 
                        Andrea Merenyi, BA '75, MA '85
Ms. Merenyi's Fordham degree has taken her from the Federal
Reserve Bank of New York to Moody's Investors Service and, most
recently, to the Credit Risk Management Group at Ambac Assurance.
Come hear her explain how she has found success while realizing
that careers are not linear.

"Putting Your Degree to Work in a Non-Academic Setting" 
Date: Monday, March 3, 2008
Guest Speaker: 
                       Gerald j. Siuta, Ph.D., GSAS ‘74
Workshop Decription:
Dr. Siuta will discuss the path that his career has taken
since Fordham, and help you learn how to put your
degree to work in a non-academic setting.

Attending a Professional Conference 
Date: Monday, October 22, 2007
Guest Speaker: 
                        Costas Panagopoulos, Ph.D.
Workshop Description: 
Participation at professional conferences and meetings is an integral part of the graduate education process. Conference attendance is important for networking and research presentations. This discussion will focus on ways to maximize the benefits of conference participation.





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