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Bard Early College Information Session
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Bard Early Colleges Faculty: A Ph.D. Career Path to Consider
This information session for doctoral students in all fields will introduce teaching in the Bard Early Colleges as a career path to consider. The Bard Early Colleges have over 200 faculty, the great majority with terminal degrees in their fields, teaching at ten campuses, predominantly in major urban centers. Nearly all positions are full-time and tenure-track.
Through a tuition-free college program in the liberal arts and sciences, the Bard Early Colleges help high school students, particularly those at risk of not completing postsecondary education, access, afford, and complete college. The ideal faculty candidates are educators passionate about their fields of study and committed to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation. Bard Early Colleges campuses are currently in New York City, New York State, Newark, Baltimore, Cleveland, New Orleans, and Shenzhen, China; a new campus in Washington, DC is opening this year.
Session leader: John B. Weinstein, Dean of the Early Colleges, Bard College
For further information on the Bard Early Colleges, see our website.
You can use this link to view current position listings.
Please sign up to attend using this form.
Title: Fake Journals and Conferences: What to Know about the Faux
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Speaker: Jill Cirasella, Associate Librarian for Public Services & Scholarly Communication (Graduate Center)
Abstract: As a researcher, you are eager to publish your work in journals and present at conferences. But don’t let your eagerness allow you to be fooled by fake (often called “predatory”) journals or conferences. These low-quality outlets exist for the sole purpose of profit, not for the dissemination of peer-reviewed research. Indeed, they frequently lie about their peer review practices and engage in other forms of deceit. Come learn how to spot these bad actors, and how to critically evaluate any journal or conference before submitting a paper or proposal.
Background of Speaker: Jill Cirasella is the Graduate Center’s Associate Librarian for Public Services & Scholarly Communication. In this position, she oversees reference, instruction, outreach, circulation, interlibrary loan, and scholarly communication services. Her research focus is scholarly communication, broadly construed: her projects include anxieties surrounding open access, attitudes about practice-based library literature, and the professional experiences of hard-of-hearing librarians. She serves on the boards of three open access journals, including the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, and is driven by a commitment to open scholarship.
Dec 14 | Professional Development Workshop – “How to obtain grant funding for dissertation research” ft. Edith Gonzalez
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Graduate Center, Room C197
The Vera Institute of Justice has as its mission to build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities. To do this, it works to tackle the most pressing injustices of our day—from the causes and consequences of mass incarceration, racial disparities, and the loss of public trust in law enforcement, to the unmet needs of the vulnerable, the marginalized, and those harmed by crime and violence. You can find out more about Vera at https://www.vera.org/.
Three staff members from Vera will be at the Graduate Center to discuss paid summer opportunities for GC doctoral students (levels 2 and 3). You can find the program information linked here.
As part of International Education Week 2018, the Office of International Students would like to invite you to attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session at the Graduate Center!
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships abroad for one academic year to graduate students, young professional, scientists, and artists. Program participants pursue graduate or professional study, advanced research, or English teaching in schools or universities abroad. Each year approximately 1,600 Americans traveling to more than 140 countries receive support from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session to learn about the types of grants available, eligibility requirements, application components, and the deadlines to apply. Come to the information session to learn more about the program and to meet the Fulbright Program Advisor at The Graduate Center.
Workshop Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 9206
**To be eligible for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program you must be a U.S. Citizen at the time of application**
Please RSVP for the event by completing the online registration form at: https://goo.gl/forms/UFLcHhArTuJUNnyW2
This is a reminder that the Educational Psychology Ph.D. program of the CUNY Graduate Center will hold an Open House on Thursday, October 18th, 4pm-6:30pm. It will serve as an information session for prospective applicants who would like to learn more about the Educational Psychology Ph.D. program.
The Open House will be held at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th & 35th Streets in Manhattan) in room 8304 (please note the room change). Be prepared to show identification (ID) at our Security Desk when you arrive. Light refreshments (coffee, tea, snacks) will be provided at this event. If you would like to attend, please RSVP at: https://tinyurl.com/EdPsychOpenHouse. For more information, please visit www.gc.cuny.edu/edpsych or contact Kelvin Wallace, Assistant Program Officer, at (212) 817-8295 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Graduate Center, Room 9206
About the Event
Thinking about applying your PhD toward broader, education-related fields? Interested in learning more about career options in education consulting, research, or technology? Come to our panel to meet alumni in these professions, hear their experience and advice, and to learn about transferring your graduate skills toward these fields.
· Lisa Auslander (PhD Urban Education), Principal Investigator and Project Director, Bridges to Academic Success
· Jennifer Bernstein (PhD English), President, Get Yourself Into College Inc.
· Rachel Burstein (PhD History), Senior Curriculum Designer, IXL
· Glen Olson (PhD History), Senior Curriculum Designer, IXL
· Christine Pinnock (PhD Cultural Anthropology), Owner, Building Future Legacies for Young Scholars
If planning to attend the event, please register using our 2017-18 Event Registration Form.