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Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming events for graduate students!

October 5, 2019, 4:30-6:30pm; College of Engineering Homecoming Tailgate at Knowlton Hall, East Patio, 275 West Woodruff Avenue: Celebrate Homecoming Weekend, Buckeye Engineering style! Join fellow engineering and architecture alumni at the Homecoming Tailgate, which promises good food, fun and festivities for all ages. (Currently at capacity; sign up for wait list here.)

October 8, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm; Developing Your Personal Brand at Smith Lab 5079: Understanding the value of your personal brand requires reflection on both your skills and goals. During this workshop you will answer questions about your attributes and motivations while crafting your personal brand statement. We will cover applications for using your statement no matter your next step—career or academic. Snacks provided.

October 8, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm; Mentoring: A Pathway to Success in the Barbie Tootle room, Ohio Union, 3rd floor: Join us for a workshop on how to make mentoring support your success. Topics covered will include how to identify a mentor and how to make the most out of the mentoring relationship. Mentorship has been shown to improve both academic and career outcomes. Learn how to find a great mentor and be a great mentee. Please register

October 18, 2019, 8:00am-4:30pm; Graduate Engineering Open House at The Blackwell Inn Ballrooms, 2110 Tuttle Park Place: The Graduate Engineering Open House (GEOH) functions as a graduate program preview for prospective students on The Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. This one-day event provides an opportunity to learn about what College of Engineering has to offer you as a graduate student. Learn more here.

October 22, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm; Get the Mentoring You Deserve at Smith Lab 5079: Good mentoring is an integral component of your success as a graduate student. Not every advisor has strong mentoring skills and mentoring can come from people other than your advisor. This workshop is designed to teach you how to select an advisor who is a good mentor and/or identify other people to serve as mentors, to help you develop in all the areas of importance for you personally and professionally. Snacks provided.

October 24, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm; EED PhD Information Session at Hitchcock Hall 208: Have you been wondering about the new Engineering Education PhD? Come find out more about our program. Coffee, snacks, and chances to win prizes!

October 24, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm; Wellness Series: Personal Finance in the Barbie Tootle Room, Ohio Union, 3rd floor: This lecture and discussion-based session will focus on the knowledge needed for graduate and professional students to manage their finances during their time at Ohio State. Presented by Scarlet and Gray Financial from the Student Life Student Wellness Center this session will provide participants with information and resources to effectively budget, establish and maintain good credit, and understand their student loans. Please register.

October 29-30, 2019, 1:30pm 10/29 -1:00pm 10/30; Conference on Diversity in Aviation & Aviation Industry Night at Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center: The 2nd Annual Diversity in Aviation Conference is meant for all those who are passionate about the aviation industry, whether you currently work for an aviation organization, you aspire to work for one, or you just enjoy traveling or looking up in the sky, this is the place for you. Educators, students, HR professionals, pilots, mechanics, and executives are all welcome. This conference is being designed to offer a number of opportunities for a variety of interests. Learn more here

October 30, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm; Professional Development Series: Imposter Sydrome/ Growth Mindset in the Barbie Tootle Room, Ohio Union, 3rd floor: Many graduate and professional students feel that they are impostors, fearing that at any moment their students or colleagues might perceive them as “frauds.” One way to combat these feelings is to embrace a “growth mindset.” Participants will discuss common causes of feeling like an imposter in academia with the goal of helping participants identify concrete steps to recognizing their competence as academics, teachers and professionals. Lunch is provided.  Please register.

November 5, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm; Less Screens, More Greens at Smith Lab 5079 Technology is an integral part of our daily lives but excessive usage can affect our productivity and personal relationships. Through this presentation, students will learn about their personal digital wellness, techniques to avoid procrastination and easy technology changes that will benefit sleep schedules, productivity and personal interactions. Snacks provided.

November 12, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm; Teaching and Diversity Statements for the Academic Job at Smith Lab 5079: This session will help you create polished teaching and diversity statements for faculty positions. Tips will include but are not limited to what to include, exclude, and how to put your best foot forward. Snacks provided.

Thursday, November 14, 5:00-7:00pm EED OPEN HOUSE -- Travel grants available! Contact Ana Casado.1 for details

Check out the upcoming OUAB Grad/Prof Events on their online calendar! Events include:

Grad/Prof Quiz Night
Flicks for Free
Teaching Tool Kit series
Wellness Series: Communication Styles
And so much more!